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US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible...
Dems accuse GOP official of ‘amnesia’ on Trump vulgarity

WASHINGTON — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer...
Diplomats scramble to contain outrage over Trump’s remarks

WASHINGTON — American diplomats scrambled Friday to salvage their nation's bonds with Africa, Haiti and even the celebrated "special relationship" with Britain after President...
The Latest: Trump defends remarks about Africa, Haiti

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local): ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A group representing sex offenders sued again Thursday to challenge a law that requires a marker to be placed in the...
State Dept disavows comments by US ambassador to Netherlands

WASHINGTON — The State Department on Thursday disavowed 2015 comments made by the new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands in which he said that...
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WARSAW, Poland — Poland's media regulator says it has lifted a fine imposed last month on a private American-owned television broadcaster. ...
5 Mexican states get highest US ‘do not travel’ warning

MEXICO CITY — Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday,...
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian lawmakers have approved a ban on foreign adoptions amid concerns about mistreatment of children overseas. ...
Reuters journalists charged with violating Myanmar law

BANGKOK — Prosecutors in Myanmar formally charged two journalists from the Reuters news agency on Wednesday with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the...

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