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FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
March 04, 2019 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of a dual Saudi-U.S. citizen imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for more than a year are claiming that he has been subjected to routine torture and is on the verge of an emotional breakdown. After months of quietly trying to secure his release, the family of Dr. Walid Fitaihi...
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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, right, and Timothy Betts, acting deputy assistant secretary and senior advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements in the U.S. Department of State, talk during their meeting at Foreign Ministry in Seoul,
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool
February 10, 2019 - 9:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the United States struck a new deal Sunday that increases Seoul's contribution for the cost of the American military presence on its soil, overcoming previous failed negotiations that caused worries about their decades-long alliance. South Korea last year...
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This undated photo provided by the Whelan family shows Paul Whelan in Iceland.
Courtesy of the Whelan Family via AP
January 04, 2019 - 12:53 pm
By Jim Heintz and Gregory Katz, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The American former Marine who is being held in Moscow on spying charges also holds British and Irish citizenship, officials said Friday, and Britain's foreign secretary charged that Russia is trying to use him as a pawn in its...
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Missionary killed by tribespeople
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November 23, 2018 - 9:26 am
By Euan McKirdy, CNN (CNN) -- The Christian evangelist who attempted to convert one of the world's last remaining isolated tribes wrote of his convictions in pursuing the mission even in the face of open hostility and attempts on his life, according to diary entries and notes. In excerpts from his...
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Dreamstime
November 23, 2018 - 7:28 am
(CBS News) — This holiday shopping season could generate more than $1 trillion for retailers. More than 160 million shoppers say they'll browse and buy this weekend. A new survey finds nearly half of all Americans feel pressure to break the bank when it comes to holiday gifts. According to a new...
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A Delta Airlines 767 airplane touches down.
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
July 24, 2018 - 9:29 am
By Daniel Shane (CNN Money) -- Big US airlines could soon hit political turbulence in China. Major carriers including United, American and Delta are among those that were given a Wednesday deadline by Beijing to change how their global websites refer to Taiwan. The showdown has been looming for...
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New citizens participate in a naturalization ceremony, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the New York Public Library. Two hundred people from 50 countries gained citizenship.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
July 03, 2018 - 7:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — In these complex times, a simple question about the quintessential American holiday of fireworks, cookouts and parades isn't always so simple. As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation's 242nd birthday, some feel a deeper sense of patriotism. For others, the social issues roiling...
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Todd Ellison
Philly POPS
Steve Tawa
June 21, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Next year at this time, the Philly POPS will be bringing in a new conductor, Todd Ellison, to lead the ensemble in American popular music. In a mutual decision, current Music Director Michael Krajewski will conclude his six-year tenure next spring. He's a pianist with...
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US Embassy Beijing
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May 23, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By Steven Jiang, Ben Westcott and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that an incident involving a US government employee stationed in China who reported "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure" suggesting a mild brain injury has medical indications that...
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