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The Star
U.S. stepping up push for ceasefire, aid in Syria - officialsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will push to secure a
U.S. stepping up push for ceasefire, aid in Syria - officials
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will push to secure an immediate Syrian ceasefire and aid for civilians ahead of a crucial meeting in Munich this week as he seeks to keep a fragile peace process alive, U.S. officials... Read more
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Raw Story
Feds look for new ways to fight ‘clear and present danger’ posed by domestic extremistsThe U.S. Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees
Feds look for new ways to fight ‘clear and present danger’ posed by domestic extremists
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees as a rising threat from domestic anti-government extremists, senior officials told Reuters, even as it steps up efforts to stop Islamic State-inspired attacks at... Read more
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Swissinfo
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankingsBy Matt Spetalnick and Jason Szep WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. lawmak
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankings
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
By Matt Spetalnick and Jason Szep WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislation to seek major reforms in how the State Department ranks countries on human trafficking, in response to concerns that the... Read more
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Reuters
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankingsFatima from Uzbekistan, a resident of the City of Hope shelter for women, looks
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankings
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Fatima from Uzbekistan, a resident of the City of Hope shelter for women, looks in the mirror in Dubai February 14, 2008. WASHINGTON A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislation to seek major reforms in how the State... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New US bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankingsWASHINGTON: A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislat
New US bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON: A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislation to seek major reforms in how the State Department ranks countries on human trafficking, in response to concerns that the latest annual report was watered down for... Read more
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Business Insider
The US is thinking of adding another layer to its ballistic missile defense shieldThe proposal, which has been discussed sporadically for several years, was give
The US is thinking of adding another layer to its ballistic missile defense shield
Business Insider / Posted 20 days ago
The proposal, which has been discussed sporadically for several years, was given fresh impetus by North Korea's fourth nuclear test on Jan. 6 and by recent strides in China's missile technology capabilities, said current and former US military... Read more
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Zawya
How U.S.-Iran prisoner swap drama unfolded in fits and startsIranUPDATE 2-How U.S.-Iran prisoner swap drama unfolded in fits and starts In This
How U.S.-Iran prisoner swap drama unfolded in fits and startsIran
Zawya / Posted 26 days ago
UPDATE 2-How U.S.-Iran prisoner swap drama unfolded in fits and starts In This Article (Adds release of Americans but 4 still in Iran, Swiss mediation, threat of new missile sanctions, details on prisoner talks) By Lesley Wroughton, Matt... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As relations thaw, some Iranian prisoners in US hope for early releaseWASHINGTON: Vahid Hosseini struggled to make it in the United States after he l
As relations thaw, some Iranian prisoners in US hope for early release
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON: Vahid Hosseini struggled to make it in the United States after he left Iran 25 years ago. A trained engineer, he hauled trash, delivered pizza and worked in landscaping. Then, in 2008, Hosseini found a more lucrative activity: buying... Read more
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Swissinfo
As relations thaw, some Iranian prisoners in U.S. hope for early releaseBy Joel Schectman and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vahid Hosseini st
As relations thaw, some Iranian prisoners in U.S. hope for early release
Swissinfo / Posted 30 days ago
By Joel Schectman and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vahid Hosseini struggled to make it in the United States after he left Iran 25 years ago. A trained engineer, he hauled trash, delivered pizza and worked in landscaping. Then, in 2008,... Read more
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Swissinfo
As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final yearBy Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Barack Obama prepares to deliver
As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final year
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Barack Obama prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address on Tuesday night, the U.S. president and his aides have insisted he will not be content simply to run out the clock on foreign policy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final yearWASHINGTON: As Barack Obama prepares to deliver his final State of the Union ad
As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final year
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
WASHINGTON: As Barack Obama prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address on Tuesday night, the U.S. president and his aides have insisted he will not be content simply to run out the clock on foreign policy and is acting decisively to... Read more
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