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US pushing allies to cut Iran oil imports to zero by Nov 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is pushing U.S. allies to cut their oil imports from Iran to zero by November. President Donald Trump last month withdrew the U.S. from the...

AP source: 1 more US worker confirmed hurt by Cuba incidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25. That...

Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest al...

US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called an organization "not worthy of its name." The decision announced Tuesday mark...

Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware are calling on the Trump administration to withdraw its nominee for a key State Department position...

US poised to announce exit from UN human rights council

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution. ...

US urges Russia to release political, religious prisoners

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia. The State Department says the number ...

Inside the summit: Talks with aliens, familiar frustrations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Now, with the smiling snapshot a part of history, new details are emerging about the...

US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and its Asian allies are working to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. would hal...

Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

WASHINGTON (AP) — America and the world can "sleep well tonight," President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday, boasting that his summit with Kim Jong Un had ended any nuclear threat from North Korea ...

Analysis: By Trump's own yardstick, NKorea pact falls flat

SINGAPORE (AP) — After all the hype, all the vows to tackle what's perhaps the world's most urgent crisis, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell short of the kind of deal the...

Officials mulling final preparations for Trump-Kim summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un spent Monday huddling with advisers in luxury Singapore hotels less than half a mile apart, readying for a nuclear summit that cou...

Mystery ailment leads US to evacuate more from China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has evacuated several more of its workers out of China after medical testing revealed they might have been affected by unexplained health incidents that have hurt U...

North Koreans to meet Trump; deliver letter from leader

NEW YORK (AP) — A top aide to Kim Jong Un will make a rare visit to Washington Friday to hand a letter from the North Korean leader to President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after...

US says up to 120,000 political prisoners held in N. Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is estimating that 80,000 to 120,000 political prisoners are being held in prison camps in North Korea. That's according to the State Depar...