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Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

23 May 2017 –  Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper yesterday as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump administration...

North Korea accuses US of provoking nuclear war

North Korea Accuses US Of Provoking Nuclear War

18 April 2017 – North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador accused the United States yesterday of turning the Korean Peninsula into “the world’s biggest hotspot” and creating “a dangerous situation in...

Trump says US-Russia relations at “all-time low”

Trump Says Us-Russia Relations At All-Time Low

13 April 2017 – With tensions rising over Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump said last night that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low” as...

Trump signs new anti-terror travel ban

Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

07 March 2017 – Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers yesterday, hoping to avoid a new round of...

President Trump says ‘join forces’ for new greatness

Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

01 March 2017 – Heralding a “new chapter of American greatness,” President Donald Trump issued a broad call for overhauling the nation’s health care system and significantly boosting military spending...

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

22 February 2017 – Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation, including people simply arrested for traffic violations, under a sweeping rewrite of...

5 dead in Quebec City shooting

5 dead in Quebec City shooting

30 January 2017 – Five people were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the president of the center said yesterday. Authorities reported two arrests...

Kerry says Obama’s climate change targets won’t be reversed

Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

17 November 2016 – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a stirring appeal  to all countries, including his own, to press ahead with the fight against climate change, saying...

Cambodia resettlement deal still stands

Cambodia resettlement deal still stands

14 November 2016 – The nascent refugee resettlement agreement between Australia and the United States will not affect Cambodia’s own voluntary transfer deal for refugees detained on the Pacific island...

No change to foreign policy during transition

No change to foreign policy during transition

10 November 2016 – The State Department today said the U.S. stance regarding sanctions against Russia will not change following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. “Our stance...