Tehran is seeking to exact a cost for U.S. sanctions that have battered its economy, but it wants to avoid an all-out war.
The former secretary of state told lawmakers that he believed there was more the United States needed to do to counter Russia on the global stage, said a person who was in the room.
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The president shut down infrastructure talks after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him earlier of managing a “coverup” in probes of his conduct and administration.
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The California native, who pleaded guilty to aiding the Taliban and carrying weapons, was the first person to be convicted of a crime in the “War on Terror.”
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The deaths were reported in Golden City, a small town about 45 miles from Joplin, Mo. Meanwhile, at least 20 people were hurt when a tornado ripped through the capital city of Jefferson City.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party are poised to win a clear majority of seats in Parliament, a result that represents a stunning mandate for the charismatic and polarizing politician.
Mary Gregory received the trophies and posed for photos. But four days later she was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man.
President Trump didn’t like the way China treated U.S. companies. Now the world’s two largest economies are fighting over who will control the sensitive world of communications.
Since the last election in 2014, the continent has been hammered by a refugee crisis, terrorist attacks, Brexit and a fitful economic recovery following the global financial crisis.
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The Past, Rediscovered
The redesigned note featuring the abolitionist, who escaped slavery and led hundreds to freedom, will no longer be unveiled in 2020, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
TV Review
ABC’s live restaging of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” — Norman Lear’s two socially relevant 1970s sitcoms — was a fun idea, but not much more than that.
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Filthy rich and dominated by a tech monoculture, it’s gone from America’s great romantic city to what one of its residents calls “a train wreck.”
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Although the president has taken steps to confront the deadly drug crisis, the depth of the problem continues to overwhelm the government.
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This one will blow “meh” takeout and frozen entrees out of the water.
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