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Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 23 The Washington Post say paused Disinformation Governance Board was doomed from its inception...

Chinese FM to visit Solomon Islands amid security pact worry

BANGKOK (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Solomon Islands this week in what the South Pacific nation’s leader said was a “milestone” in his country’s relationship with China, amid con...

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is "even stronger' after Russia's invasion of ...

Court ruling extends uneven treatment for asylum-seekers

EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — As the sun set over the Rio Grande, about 120 Cubans, Colombians and Venezuelans who waded through waist-deep water stepped into Border Patrol vehicles, soon to be released in...

US takes control of Afghan embassy, consulates in NY, CA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has taken control of Afghanistan’s embassy in Washington and the country’s consulates in New York and Beverly Hills, California, the State Department said Tuesday. ...

Legal advocates sue US over Iranian-born scholar's treatment

BOSTON (AP) — A Canadian diabetes researcher scheduled to start a two-year fellowship at Harvard Medical School was wrongfully denied entry to the U.S. and discriminated against based on her Iranian h...

Vatican minister visits Ukraine as pope toes delicate line

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s foreign minister, Archbishop Paul Gallagher, is heading to Kyiv this week as the Holy See seeks to balance its concern for Ukrainians amid Russia's war with its effor...

California church shooting motivated by anti-Taiwanese hate, authorities say

The gunman who carried out a shooting at a California church was motivated by his hate of Taiwanese people, authorities said. The shooter killed Dr. John Cheng and wounded five others during a lunch ...

Malaysian foreign minister meets Myanmar opposition figure

BANGKOK (AP) — The foreign minister of Myanmar’s shadow government, which opposes the military council that runs the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation, on Sunday described as “productive” a meeting s...

Move Okinawa’s unwanted US military bases to Taiwan

May 15th is the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's reversion from American to Japanese rule. Okinawa's governor, Denny Tamaki, has called on all of Japan to debate how to reduce the number of U.S. ...

Belize House of Representatives passes motion supporting Taiwan's global participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Belize House of Representatives on Friday (May 13) passed a motion supporting Taiwan’s international participation for the first time since the two countries est...

Did US intelligence-sharing with Ukraine cross a line?

Over two months into Russia's brutal invasion, Ukraine has continuously defied expectations while fending off a nuclear superpower that has tenfold its military budget. It is no secret that the ...

Arguments set on whether pandemic asylum restriction can end

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge hears arguments Friday on whether the Biden administration can lift pandemic-related restrictions on immigrants requesting asylum later this month. ...

As others are blocked, Colombians reach US through Mexico

NEW YORK (AP) — When his cellphone and computer accessories business was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Alvaro started thinking about leaving Colombia for the U.S. The 55-year-ol...

Analysis: Marcos as Philippine president a boon for China, awkward for U.S.

The decisive victory of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the Philippines' presidential election on Monday is set to re-shape the Southeast Asian country's relations with China and the United States as ...