Pompeo: Iran run more like than a mafia than a government

In speech before Iranian exiles, Secretary of State blasts Iranian regime, vows America will support Iranian people.

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Have Trump critics let their dismay go too far?

Will President Trump's critics have to admit this time that they have gone one step too far?

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Greenblatt praises ‘daring’ IDF rescue

U.S. envoy praised IDF for rescue operation of hundreds of members of the White Helmets in Syria.

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The woman who defied Iran

Masih Alinejad took off her headscarf and started a movement.

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Hero grandma, couple on 45th anniversary among boat victims

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The 17 people killed when a tourist boat capsized in a Missouri lake included nine members ...
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As Violence Flares, Kushner Threatens to Abandon a Plan B for the Mideast: Rebuilding Gaza

Jared Kushner and his partner in peacemaking, Jason D. Greenblatt, have declared that no foreign investors will pour money into ...
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U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillers

U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillersBy Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department on Monday launched an overhaul to an Obama-era plan to protect sage grouse that it says aims to both preserve the species of bird while expanding opportunities for oil development in western states where they live. The move is a win for the drilling industry which had long argued that the plan developed by former President Barack Obama was too restrictive, but a setback for conservation groups concerned the Interior Department under President Donald Trump is watering down wildlife protections.


Puerto Rico hit with 2 lawsuits challenging board's power

Puerto Rico hit with 2 lawsuits challenging board's powerSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico was hit with two lawsuits Monday that for the first time challenge the constitutionality of a federal control board overseeing the island's finances and its power to start a bankruptcy-like court process for some of the U.S. territory's more than $70 billion public debt.


US wants UN mission in Lebanon to report on Hezbollah

US wants UN mission in Lebanon to report on HezbollahThe United States wants UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon to take on an expanded mission and investigate alleged violations by Hezbollah militias in the volatile area, Ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday. The UN Security Council is set to vote on renewing the UN interim force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) later this month, and Haley said she will seek “significant improvements” to its mandate.


Data firm: Flynn advisory role never materialized

Data firm: Flynn advisory role never materializedWASHINGTON (AP) — A firm connected to a data mining and analysis company that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign said Monday that former national security adviser Michael Flynn was in talks about taking an advisory role less than a week before Election Day. But the company says the position never materialized.