International relations

November 08, 2018 - 7:32 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday that North Korea canceled this week's talks between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official, but a meeting between the two nations' leaders is still on for after Jan. 1. "I don't think there was some...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the Democrats gaining control of the House in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, election, Neal is poised to become chairman of the committee. He said Wednesday that the powerful committee would likely ask for President Donald Trump's tax returns. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Democratic lawmaker poised to lead the powerful tax-writing committee in the U.S. House said he would consider President Donald Trump's proposal for a middle-income tax cut, but only if there are adjustments on tax rates for top income earners. U.S. Rep. Richard Neal,...
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November 08, 2018 - 1:18 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A bridge across Africa's mighty Congo River, the first to link the capital cities of Kinshasa and Brazzaville, is planned according to an agreement signed in Johannesburg Thursday. The agreement between the African Development Bank and the governments of the participating states...
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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha answers a lawmaker's question at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Kang quoted U.S. officials as saying that it was North Korea that canceled a meeting this week between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official on nuclear issues. (Kim Ju-hyung/Yonhap via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 3:44 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's foreign minister said Thursday that U.S. officials told Seoul that it was North Korea that canceled nuclear talks this week between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha provided no reason,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2018, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks at a Liberal Party Wentworth by-election function in Double Bay in Sydney, Australia. Morrison on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 outlined the country’s plans to increase investments in infrastructure in the South Pacific as China’s influence in those nations grows. (Chris Pavlich/AAP Image via AP, File)
November 07, 2018 - 11:34 pm
CANBERRA., Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Thursday outlined plans to increase investments in infrastructure in the South Pacific as China's influence in those nations grows. Prime Minister Scott Morrison also detailed plans for greater military and diplomatic engagement with...
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A group of victims of the USS Cole bombing, from left Rick Harrison and David Morales, who were aboard the USS Cole when it was bombed, and Lorrie Triplett, Jamal Gunn and David Francis, who all lost family members in the bombing. pose outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, following arguments in a case that stemmed from the bombing. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
November 07, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court debated Wednesday whether to overturn a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the bombing of the USS Cole. The question the justices are being asked to answer is where notice of the lawsuit against Sudan should have been mailed, to its embassy...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 07, 2018 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the midterm elections (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's (pahm-PAY'-ohz) meeting with his North Korean counterpart was postponed but is being rescheduled. Pompeo had been scheduled to...
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People walk past a huge public TV screen showing a news program covering the U.S. midterm elections in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 07, 2018 - 10:43 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on global reactions to U.S. midterm elections (all times local): 9:10 p.m. European moderates are welcoming a re-balancing of U.S. politics after the midterm election but few expect big change in relations with President Donald Trump. EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici...
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Sam Derrick from Minnesota celebrates with a United States flag during a gathering organized by Democrats Abroad in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Democrats were poised to seize the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 07, 2018 - 8:01 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump's international business empire and his political dealings with the rest of the world...
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November 07, 2018 - 1:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior North Korean envoy's meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been delayed, throwing already deadlocked diplomacy over the North's nuclear weapons into further uncertainty. The State Department said in a short statement Wednesday the officials would...
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