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Workers adjust the flags of a Group of Seven meeting in Brussels, Belgium, June 5, 2014. G-7 foreign ministers are meeting Monday and Tuesday in Tuscany, Italy.
Diplomats from world powers have spent the past few years trying to figure out how to address the conflict in Syria, North Korea's nuclear ambitions and Russia's actions in its neighborhood and abroad. Those issues remain a key focus this week, some with a renewed sense of urgency, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with his G-7 counterparts in Italy before traveling for talks in Moscow.More concrete outcomes from the G-7 are more likely in late May when leaders…
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Sun, 04/09/2017 - 21:26
FILE - Donald Trump drives himself around a golf course in Doral, Florida, March 6, 2016. Even thought the White House released no detailed accounting of much of President Trump's schedule over the weekend, according to a source, he played 18 holes S
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U.S. President Donald Trump went to one of his golf courses on the Florida Atlantic coast Sunday for a second consecutive day, following an eventful week that included his much-scrutinized summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during which he ordered cruise missiles launched at a Syrian airbase.White House officials were tight-lipped about the president’s activities Saturday and Sunday, which were known to have included time on the golf course and a long phone call,…
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Sun, 04/09/2017 - 16:10
FILE - Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland speaks at the Women's Empowerment Panel, at the White House in Washington, March 29, 2017. Reportedly leaving President Donald Trump's national security staff, she is said to be in line to be the
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U.S. President Donald Trump is continuing to shuffle the ranks of his top national security advisers. Trump aides confirmed Sunday that deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland, who worked for three previous Republican presidents, is expected to leave Trump's staff soon, likely to be named as the U.S. ambassador to Singapore. The 65-year-old McFarland came into the White House as an aide to Trump's first national security adviser, retired Army…
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Sun, 04/09/2017 - 15:19
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley attends a meeting of the Security Council on the threats posed by international terrorism at U.N. headquarters, Feb. 7, 2017.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is suggesting if President Donald Trump needs to carry out more military strikes on Syria, he will."He will not stop here," Ambassador Nikki Haley told CNN on Sunday.  "If he needs to do more, he will."But Haley and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave mixed signals on the priority of removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power."There's not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen with…
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Sun, 04/09/2017 - 07:03
Map of Afghanistan provinces.
Insurgents have killed at least 13 Afghan security forces in separate attacks, officials said Sunday, as the country struggles to contain a long-running Taliban insurgency and combat a growing threat from a local Islamic State affiliate.   Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the governor of the northern Balkh province, said a roadside bomb killed nine security forces and wounded several others Saturday night in the Chimtal district, where they were waging an…
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Sun, 04/09/2017 - 03:36
 Legendary musician Chuck Berry sits on a stage next to a statue of himself during its dedication, July 29, 2011, in University City, Mo. The statue of the St. Louis native was dedicated near Blueberry Hill, the University City club where the octogen
Family, friends and fans paid their final respects to the rock `n' roll legend Chuck Berry on Sunday, celebrating the life and career of a man who inspired countless guitarists and bands.The celebration began with a public viewing at The Pageant, a music club in Berry's hometown of St. Louis where he often played. Hundreds of fans filed past Berry, whose beloved cherry-red Gibson guitar was bolted to the inside of his coffin's lid.“I am here because Chuck Berry…
FILE - Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters, in New York, Sept. 23, 2011.
Eritrea has once again found itself on the wrong side of international norms as a U.N. report accused the East African country of violating an arms embargo by buying military communications equipment from North Korea. This marks the third consecutive year that Eritrea has been named by the U.N. panel monitoring sanctions on North Korea, said Hugh Griffiths, coordinator of the panel. In response, the
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