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WASHINGTON | US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is backing Craft for the post, and she also has the support of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, according to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

WASHINGTON | Judge imposes gag order after Roger Stone posted photo on Instagram of judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of gun

WASHINGTON (AP)— Judge imposes gag order after Roger Stone posted photo on Instagram of judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of gun. By Associated Press

BRUSSELS | EU border guard chief says ‘no burning crisis’ over migrants

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union‘s border agency says there is “no burning crisis” right now in Europe due to migrant arrivals, but that more and more Africans are trying to enter Spain from Morocco. Frontex chief Fabrice Leggeri said Wednesday that “right now we are not in the middle of a … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU border guard chief says ‘no burning crisis’ over migrants

MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Klobuchar pledges to ‘lead from the heart’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)  — The Latest on Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. (all times local): 3 p.m. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar says if elected president she will seek to immediately address the problem of climate change. She tells a Minneapolis crowd that on Day One of her administration, the U.S. would rejoin the Paris climate accord, the … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | The Latest: Klobuchar pledges to ‘lead from the heart’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Alabama church removes pew honoring Confederate president

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)  — An Alabama church has removed a pew honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis, saying the memorial had no place at a time when rebel symbols have been adopted by white supremacists. The pastor of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Robert C. Wisnewski Jr., posted a message on the church website last week saying … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Alabama church removes pew honoring Confederate president

United States | U.S.-Portugal Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding To Establish a 12-Month Pilot Program To Build Intercultural Understanding and Provide Training at Innovative Organizations

United States – The U.S. Department of State will host an MOU signing ceremony with Portugal at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019, in the Treaty Room. The ceremony will commemorate the launch of a 12-month pilot program between both nations that will provide structured and guided training for young American and Portuguese people … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Portugal Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding To Establish a 12-Month Pilot Program To Build Intercultural Understanding and Provide Training at Innovative Organizations

WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump says she knew little about Moscow project

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump‘s daughter, Ivanka, says she knew “literally almost nothing” about the Trump Organization’s work to possibly build a hotel, office and residential building in Russia while her father was running for the White House. Ivanka Trump also tells ABC News in an interview aired Friday that she isn’t concerned any … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ivanka Trump says she knew little about Moscow project

WASHINGTON | President Trump to meet young Austrian Chancellor Kurz

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz next week at the White House. The 32-year-old Kurz is a conservative and is the youngest head of government in Europe. He took office in December 2017 in a coalition with the nationalist, anti-migration Freedom Party. He has made curbing unregulated migration a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | President Trump to meet young Austrian Chancellor Kurz