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Iranian lawmakers burn two pieces of papers representing the U.S. flag and the nuclear deal as they chant slogans against the U.S. at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
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May 09, 2018 - 8:00 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling a U.S. Senate panel the Trump administration will work with allies and partners to prevent Iran from acquiring...
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President Donald Trump shows a signed Presidential Memorandum after delivering a statement on the Iran nuclear deal from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
May 08, 2018 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the U.S. is pulling out of the landmark international nuclear accord with Iran, declaring he was making the world safer but dealing a profound blow to allies and deepening his isolation on the world stage. "The United States does not make...
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The Ballet Folklorico Mexicano performs during a Cinco de Mayo reception in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, in 2012.
Olivier Douliery/Pool/Sipa Press
May 05, 2018 - 9:23 am
By Brandon Griggs (CNN) -- You know the old saying, "There's no such thing as a stupid question?" Turns out, there is. And when it comes to Cinco de Mayo -- the annual fiesta that gives Americans an excuse to load up on tacos and margaritas -- people ask a LOT of them. These are actual questions...
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member of the Central American migrant caravan, holding a child, looks through the border wall
AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik, File
May 03, 2018 - 1:08 pm
By Elliot Spagat and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The group that organized a monthlong caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States wanted to draw attention to the plight of people fleeing violence. If headlines are any measure, it has been a smashing...
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Migrants cheer and celebrate
AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik
May 02, 2018 - 9:07 am
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States sought the world's attention as scores of migrants traveled through Mexico on a journey to escape their violent homelands. Now that the group has arrived at the border, the...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner
May 01, 2018 - 11:10 am
By Josef Federman, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's latest accusations about Iran's past nuclear activities received a warm welcome in Washington but a far cooler reception in Europe on Tuesday — deepening divisions among Western allies ahead of...
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The White House in
April 23, 2018 - 11:44 am
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some of its employees amid a string of deadly protests. The State Department says it's raising the threat level for Nicaragua and encouraging...
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