Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood, speaks during a news conference on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, at the…
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John Rood certified last year that Ukraine had made enough progress in fighting corruption to release nearly $400 in U.S. military aid, undermining White House explanation for the freeze
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:21
The Dakota Access Pipeline being installed between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota, 25 August 2016
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North Dakota regulators are expected to take action Wednesday on a proposal to expand the capacity of the Dakota Access pipeline
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:13
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo visitors look at the surveillance cameras by China's telecoms equipment giant Huawei…
A federal judge in Texas has dismissed Huawei's challenge of a US law that bars the government and contractors from using the Chinese tech giant's equipment
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:46
Harvey Weinstein gestures as he walks by reporters as he leaves a Manhattan courtroom after attending jury selection for his…
A jury of seven men and five women started deliberating Tuesday in the closely watched #MeToo trial
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:38
A man with a face mask walks past the Great Hall of the People, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus,…
Beijing says headline of recent editorial, which was critical of government's response to coronavirus outbreak, was racist
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:04
U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for campaign travel to…
The days of Tea Party attacks on 'corporate welfare' and the Export-Import Bank are behind them
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:01
Trump Announces Pardons, Commutes for High-profile Individuals
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President Trump granted clemency Tuesday to former Illinois governor, NFL club owner, NY police commissioner and others
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 05:49
Pompeo Heads to Saudi Arabia to Talk Iran, Other Key Issues
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Riyadh on Wednesday at a time of heightened tensions in the Middle East. Some issues on the agenda include tensions with Iran, the Trump administration's Mideast peace plan, the ongoing war in Yemen and human rights issues. VOA’s Ardita Dunellari reports the meetings take place at a time when both countries are recalibrating their approach to open regional matters and to their bilateral relations.
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 05:44
A Politically Liberated Trump Consolidates Power Towards Reelection
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Post acquittal, the president targets those who stood against him during the impeachment process, rewards allies and bulks up his administration with loyalists
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 05:29
People stand on stage during setup for the Nevada Democratic presidential debate, Feb. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joins hopefuls Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg, Klobuchar and Warren for first time on stage Wednesday
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 05:18
FILE - Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, left, walks with his twin brother, Yevgeny Vindman, after testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 19, 2019.
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Veterans sign statement lashing out at president for firing Lt Col Alexander Vindman, who testified in impeachment probe
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 01:07
(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 13, 2020 US Attorney General William Barr holds a press conference regarding the…
Week after attorney general overturns Justice Department's recommendation for stiff prison sentence for Trump's friend Roger Stone, public uproar over political meddling in US system of justice rages
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 20:48
U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for campaign travel to…
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President Donald Trump said national security concerns, which had been cited as reasoning for the plans, should not be used as an excuse to make it difficult for foreign countries to buy US products
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 19:29
FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Construction site of the first border wall in Texas since President Trump took office as seen near…
The Trump administration is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a US-Mexico border wall, sparking criticism about potential for fraud, waste and abuse
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 18:59
Harvey Weinstein leaves a Manhattan courthouse during his rape trial, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John…
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The jury of seven men and five women begins their discussions after the judge warns Weinstein's lead defense lawyer against talking to the press until jurors have reached a verdict
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 18:14