Foreign policy

Brittney Cain-Conley, lead organizer for Congregate Charlottesville, with hat, gets a hug from a supporter after she addressed the crowd during a vigil on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, held at the site where a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 14, 2017 - 6:19 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO UNITED AGAINST WHITE NATIONALISTS Opponents of the Virginia event that descended into chaos included clergy, students, Black Lives Matter activists, armed militia members and protesters...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, heavy machines move imported iron ore at the dock in Rizhao in eastern China's Shandong province. China announced Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North’s nuclear and missile programs.(Chinatopix via AP, File)
August 14, 2017 - 6:08 am
BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs. China, the isolated North's main trading partner, has been reluctant to push leader Kim Jong Un's...
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August 14, 2017 - 5:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs. China, the isolated North's main trading partner, has been reluctant to push leader Kim Jong Un's...
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August 14, 2017 - 5:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs. China, the isolated North's main trading partner, has been reluctant to push leader Kim Jong Un's...
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August 13, 2017 - 3:15 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament overwhelmingly has voted to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard in response to recent new American sanctions. In a session Sunday, 240 lawmakers voted for the bill, with only one abstention. Iran's state-...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at a military base in Subang, Malaysia, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. President Donald Trump declared the U.S. nuclear arsenal "far stronger and more powerful than ever before," even as Tillerson was working to calm the North Korea crisis and insisting there wasn't "any imminent threat." (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
August 12, 2017 - 12:01 am
HAVANA (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss — the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled longtime observers of U.S.-Cuban relations. His...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2013 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, left, speaks with Defense Minister Admiral Diego Molero, right, during an Independence Day parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela, as first lady Cilia Flores stands between them. Peru's government has expelled Molero, Venezuela's current ambassador to Peru, as regional pressure builds on Maduro's government for allegedly trampling on the constitutional order. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
August 11, 2017 - 10:02 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Peru expelled Venezuela's ambassador on Friday as regional pressure built on President Nicolas Maduro's government for allegedly trampling his country's constitutional order. The Venezuelan government retaliated by ordering the head of Peru's embassy in Caracas to leave...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, center, addresses Constitutional Assembly members during a special session at National Assembly building in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, where images of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez, right, and the country's independence hero Simon Bolivar are featured. The new constitutional assembly has declared itself as the superior body to all other governmental institutions, including the opposition-controlled congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 11, 2017 - 12:04 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said he wants a meeting with President Donald Trump, the same man he ridicules as a crass imperial magnate, as the U.S. weighs slapping crippling economic sanctions on his socialist administration. In a lengthy address Thursday to members...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2017, file photo, South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks as he presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Moon believes the best way to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis is engagement of the sort that two past liberal leaders used to win historic summits with Pyongyang. (Kim Ju-hyung/Yonhap via AP, File)
August 10, 2017 - 2:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With liberals back in charge in South Korea, Seoul is making peace offerings to its archrivals, but the North isn't biting. South Korean President Moon Jae-in believes the best way to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis is engagement of the sort that two past liberal...
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A copy of the local newspaper is for sale in Hagatna, Guam on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. The small U.S. territory of Guam has become a focal point after North Korea's army threatened to use ballistic missiles to create an "enveloping fire" around the island. The exclamation came after President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of "fire and fury like the world has never seen." (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
August 10, 2017 - 1:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times EDT): 1 a.m. Japan says it could shoot down missiles for its U.S. ally if North Korea fires them at Guam. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told Thursday's parliamentary session that a missile attack on the U.S...
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