Foreign policy

July 05, 2017 - 10:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomats are struggling to figure out what mission the Trump administration expects them to carry out, and they see the importance of their jobs waning as President Donald Trump seeks drastic cuts to the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development...
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United Kingdom U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, left, and United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, right, listens during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 05, 2017 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times EDT): 6 p.m. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is warning China its massive trade with the United States is at risk if its trade with North Korea violates U.N. sanctions. Nikki Haley's...
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United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley listens during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, Wednesday July 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 05, 2017 - 4:32 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned China on Wednesday that it risks its massive trade with the United States if its business with North Korea violates U.N. sanctions. In a hard-hitting speech at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council following Pyongyang's successful...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Washington. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set topic list, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 04, 2017 - 5:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda." So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world's most famously...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Washington. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set topic list, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 04, 2017 - 9:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda." So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world's most famously...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Washington. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set topic list, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 04, 2017 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda." So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world's most famously...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Washington. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set topic list, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 04, 2017 - 8:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda." So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world's most famously...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Washington. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set topic list, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss? (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 04, 2017 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda." So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world's most famously...
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President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 30, 2017 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took South Korea to task over its trade surplus with the United States on Friday, demanding renegotiation of a bilateral pact, even as the close security allies voiced joint resolve against the nuclear weapons threat from North Korea. Trump talked tough on...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, arrives for a meeting with Philippine community at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Duterte, whose war on drug has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
June 30, 2017 - 2:39 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." One accused him of crimes against humanity before the...
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