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U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo speaks after meeting Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio in Rome, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 6:55 am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Wednesday that he was on the July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukraine president that's at the center of the House impeachment inquiry. But Pompeo continued to push back against what he said was Democrats' "bullying and...
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Workers refuel the tank at a gas station in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 5:48 pm
Oil prices retreated for a second day Wednesday even as the Saudi military blamed Iran for recent attacks to critical oil infrastructure and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strike an "act of war."
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the assessment was based on intelligence, but offered no evidence to support his claim.
CNN
June 13, 2019 - 6:28 pm
By Nicole Gaouette and Jennifer Hansler, CNN (CNN) - - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the assessment was based on intelligence, but presented no evidence to support his claim. "It is the assessment by the United States...
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes part in the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland.
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May 07, 2019 - 6:36 pm
By Matthew Lee BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. The unannounced trip began and ended...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington.
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March 15, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate or prosecute alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere and may do the same with those who try to take...
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People collect water from an open pipe above the Guaire River during rolling blackouts, which affects the water pumps in people's homes, offices and stores, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 11, 2019.
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March 12, 2019 - 7:28 am
By Fabiola Sanchez and Scott Smith, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United States announced late Monday that it is pulling the remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela, citing the deteriorating situation in the South American nation. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the...
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February 01, 2019 - 8:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, lifting what it sees as unreasonable constraints on competing with a resurgent Russia and a more assertive China. The move announced Friday sets the stage for delicate talks with U.S...
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North Korean official Kim Yong Chol, right, prepares to leave the Beijing International Airport in Beijing Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.
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January 18, 2019 - 10:16 am
By Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to meet former North Korean spy chief Kim Yong Chol on Friday for talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The State Department...
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Magic Mushrooms
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November 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Paul P. Murphy, CNN (CNN) -- Oregon's Secretary of State has just approved language for a potential ballot initiative that would legalize psychedelic mushrooms. Now organizers need to get 117,578 signatures to actually put their initiative on the ballot. If they get the requisite number of...
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Ivanka Trump looks back at supports and protestors as she enters Wilder Elementary School in Wilder, Idaho, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
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November 28, 2018 - 8:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is defending her use of a private email account as she was moving into an adviser's position in her father's administration. The elder daughter of President Donald Trump told ABC News for an interview aired Wednesday that using the private email account when she was...
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