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U.S. Department of State News: Swearing in of Venezuela’s New National Assembly President

WASHINGTON – Jan. 5, 2018 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: Today the United States celebrates the swearing-in of the new Executive Board of Venezuela’s National Assembly led by Deputy Juan Guaidó as its President.  Chargé d’Affaires James Story attended this important event.  The National Assembly is the only legitimate and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Swearing in of Venezuela’s New National Assembly President

ISTANBUL | Turkey’s Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president says he has heard an audio recording in which a suspected killer of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly says: “I know how to cut well.” Speaking Friday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan added that the man heard in the recording was a high-level soldier and “morgue employee” who “openly” said he could … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkey’s Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

PRISTINA, Kosovo | The Latest: Serbian leader lashes out at US over Kosovo army

PRISTINA, Kosovo — The Latest on Kosovo’s vote to create an army (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Serbia’s president has denounced the United States for its support of a Kosovo army and praised allies Russia and China for their opposition to the move. President Aleksandar Vucic addressed the nation in his typical dramatic tone, saying … Continue reading PRISTINA, Kosovo | The Latest: Serbian leader lashes out at US over Kosovo army

WASHINGTON | Ex-Trump lawyer: Hush money paid over election concerns

WASHINGTON — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump‘s longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned about how their stories of alleged affairs with him “would affect the election.” Michael Cohen — who for more than … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ex-Trump lawyer: Hush money paid over election concerns

PHILADELPHIA | Army beats Navy for 3rd straight time and Trump at game

PHILADELPHIA — Army had the corps bouncing in front of the president and kept the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. The No. 22 Black Knights recovered two fumbles in the fourth quarter, Kelvin Hopkins Jr. had two rushing touchdowns and Army beat Navy 17-10 on Saturday to win its third straight game in the series. President Donald Trump … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Army beats Navy for 3rd straight time and Trump at game

PHILADELPHIA | Trump handles coin toss at start of Army-Navy football game

PHILADELPHIA — President Donald Trump mixed politics and sports Saturday, announcing the departure of his chief of staff before settling in for Army-Navy football game. The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry between the service academies, and officiated the coin toss at Lincoln Financial Field, home of … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Trump handles coin toss at start of Army-Navy football game

WASHINGTON | Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s pick to be America’s ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president’s “America first” approach to foreign policy. If confirmed by the Senate, Heather Nauert, a 48-year-old former Fox … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

WASHINGTON | Nation bids goodbye to Bush with high praise, cannons, humor

WASHINGTON — The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral as … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Nation bids goodbye to Bush with high praise, cannons, humor