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Singapore scare highlights US anxiety over mystery injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump was heading to Singapore for a historic summit with North Korea's leader, a State Department diplomatic security agent in the advance team reported an unusu...

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

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

Ditching entourages, Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet 1 on 1

SINGAPORE (AP) — They came with scores of aides, bodyguards and diplomats in tow: Donald Trump from Washington, Kim Jong Un from Pyongyang. But for the better part of an hour, the two men will square ...

Many have their doubts about Trump-Kim summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The self-proclaimed master dealmaker is facing doubts from multiple corners as he prepares to negotiate with Kim Jong Un. Ahead of President Donald Trump's landmark...

US pulls 2 more from Cuba amid new potential health cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has pulled two more of its workers out of Cuba and are testing them for possible brain injury, three U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Friday, amid concer...

Doubts on all sides in US as Trump-Kim summit looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The self-proclaimed master dealmaker is facing doubts from multiple corners as he prepares to negotiate with Kim Jong Un. Ahead of President Donald Trump's landmark...

Obama-era license aimed to let Iran convert money in dollars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran brief access to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedl...

After embassy move, Trump weighs Jerusalem consulate changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering giving U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman more authority over the U.S. outpost that handles Palestinian affairs, five U.S. officials said,...

US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months, reversing an administration plan for the unit's imm...

US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months, reserving an administration plan for the unit...

Trump's Mideast policies fuel global worries for the region

WASHINGTON (AP) — The opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem amid bloodshed in Gaza has fueled global concern that U.S. policies are roiling the region. President Donald Trump's de...

US embassy jubilantly opens in Jerusalem as Gaza rages

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United States opened its new embassy in Jerusalem Monday with a high-powered American presidential delegation joining Israel's top leadership in a celebration of their c...

US hopes North Korea will become close partner, Pompeo says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States aspires to have North Korea as a "close partner" and not an enemy, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, noting that the U.S. has often in history become good friend...

Trump exit from Iran nuclear deal enters uncharted territory

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not as simple as just saying "we're out" of the Iran nuclear deal. If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuc...

Complex choices await world if Trump exits Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not as simple as just saying "we're out" of the Iran nuclear deal. If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuc...