The U.S. treasury secretary’s meeting with Mohammed bin Salman illustrated how the White House is retaining close ties with the embattled Middle Eastern leader despite a growing international outcry.
The Saudi government long denied that it killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi and said he walked out of its consulate after visiting on Oct. 2. The body double appeared to be an attempt to back up that claim, but the cover story fell apart because the video clearly reveals flaws, according to a diplomat familiar with the matter.
The British prime minister insisted that 95 percent of the deal has been negotiated and would be good for the country. But the last 5 percent is a big hurdle.
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Most presidents maintain that things matter — life, words, people. So what to make of this president’s rhetorical trope?
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Montgomery County often has one of the lowest voting rates in Tennessee — a state that often has one of the lowest rates in the country. Some residents cite skepticism and disillusionment as reasons for declining to cast ballots.
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The president took aim at Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador after authorities failed to halt a group headed for the U.S. border.
The president’s announcement of a new tax cut comes barely two weeks ahead of midterm elections that will decide control of Congress.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi walked a fine line when asked about her future as the top leader of House Democrats.
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The discordant song told the stories of cold winds and shifting snow dunes. But in January 2016, the hum faded to something like a dial tone for two of the warmest weeks on record for the polar continent.
Four women are using a novel approach to make their voices heard: a provision in the state’s Constitution that permits crime victims to request a court-appointed prosecutor if a local district attorney refuses a case.
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