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Trump to meet with Pompeo as Khashoggi crisis engulfs White House

President Donald Trump will meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday as the White House struggles to contain a spiraling crisis over a journalist's apparent death at a Saudi consulate.

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EU leaders say leave us to our beer

European leaders took a break from Brexit talks Wednesday evening to enjoy a beer and a plate of French fries together in Brussels' opulent Grand Place.

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Brexit deadlock after May offers 'nothing new' at crucial EU summit

European leaders have dropped plans for a special summit to complete a Brexit deal because insufficient progress had been made in negotiations, two ...

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Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period

Theresa May says both sides are determined to reach a deal, despite no major breakthrough.

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Food, Water, a Ride: Guatemalans Help Honduran Migrants

Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from ...

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Theresa May: Brexit deal possible with intensive work

The UK prime minister is meeting EU leaders in Brussels with talks deadlocked over the Irish border.

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US moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, UK, EU

The US wants to negotiate three separate trade deals, but talks with the UK would start after Brexit.

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US to Open Trade Talks With Britain, EU, Japan

The White House has announced plans to negotiate separate trade deals with Britain, the European Union and Japan. "We are committed to concluding these negotiations with timely and substantive results for American workers, farmers, ranchers and businesses," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Tuesday. He added that the White House ...

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Washington Has Stood by Riyadh through Multiple Crises

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed the ultimate protected status from the United States throughout its short history. Riyadh has had a special relationship with the U.S., from President Franklin D. Roosevelt meeting Saudi Arabia's first King Abdul Aziz on Valentine's Day in 1945 to the kingdom becoming America's main Mideast ally following ...

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German minister: Brexit deal "is close"

Germany's Europe Minister Michael Roth says the EU must negotiate in the interests of European citizens.

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Venezuela crisis hits food markets and a morgue

Shortages, inflation and power cuts are causing misery in Venezuela's oil-rich Zulia state.

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Would you eat slaughter-free meat?

There's a looming crisis over the world's appetite for meat. This chicken nugget may be the answer.

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Theresa May says Brexit deal still 'achievable' despite differences

The prime minister calls for "cool heads" as the UK and the EU search for a deal ahead of a key summit.

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From 'gay plague' to 'test and treat': How America's AIDS crisis shifted over 40 years

From Reagan’s press secretary laughing about the AIDs crisis to the activist group ACT UP shutting down the FDA, we look back at the early days of the epidemic.

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US Designates Hezbollah, 4 Other Groups as Top Threats

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday designated five groups, including the Lebanese Hezbollah and the Central American street gang MS-13, as “top transnational organized crime threats,” targeting them for stepped up prosecutions by the ...

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Hungary enforces 'cruel' ban on rough sleeping

Police in Hungary now have the power to remove rough sleepers from streets as well as dismantle huts and shacks

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NAACP Legal Defense Fund tells Florida schools to stop policing Black hair

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has sent a letter to the Florida Department of Education this month asking that it ban schools from enforcing racist ...

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Saudi Arabia forcefully rejects ‘threats’ over Khashoggi disappearance as international crisis simmers 

The Washington Post columnist has not been seen since entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul this month.

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Brexit: Raab and Barnier hold talks to resolve 'big issues'

Dominic Raab and Michel Barnier meet as pressure grows on both sides ahead of an EU summit.

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Newly Freed Pastor Meets Trump

An American pastor, just after being freed by Turkey following two years in detention, knelt next to the U.S. president in the Oval Office on Saturday afternoon and prayed for Donald Trump to be given "supernatural wisdom." Andrew Brunson, an evangelical Christian, also expressed his appreciation for the strong pressure by the U.S. government on ...

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Debating the Future of Handguns: The Canada Letter

Readers offer their views on a proposal to ban handguns and assault weapons in Canada and a look at a novel, multimedia project involving young women ...

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In post-Mugabe era, new Zimbabwe president facing chaotic economic situation

A financial crisis in Zimbabwe is setting off fears that basic necessities like food, medicine and fuel are running out and that the daily shortages ...

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Canada politician says crucifix 'not religious symbol'

Quebec's new leader wants to ban all religious symbols, but says the crucifix does not count.

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Brexit: No 10 bid to assure ministers over customs union

No 10 says any move to keep the UK in a form of customs union with EU would be "time limited".

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Trump to Host US Pastor Freed by Turkish Court

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will meet at the White House Saturday with American pastor Andrew Brunson, who returned to the U.S. after being detained in Turkey for two years. "It will be wonderful to see and meet him," Trump wrote in a Saturday morning tweet. "He is a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience." Trump ...

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American Pastor on Trial in Turkey

The trial of an American pastor whose detention has sparked a diplomatic standoff between Ankara and Washington resumed Friday in Turkey. Speculation has been growing that Turkey could allow Andrew Brunson to return to the United States, ending the diplomatic crisis.U.S. President Donald Trump has condemned Brunson's prosecution on terrorism ...

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Zimbabwe currency crisis: No cash, no bread, no KFC

A deepening unease is settling over Zimbabwe as the country's fragile local currency loses value at alarming speed.

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