United States government Headlines

  • The Latest: Japan's Abe welcomes US move on North Korea

    The Latest on the U.S. declaration of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism (all times local): ——— 3:45 a.m. Japan's leader has welcomed America's re-designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terror. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHIN'-zoh AH'-bay)...

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  • Argentina's navy says sounds didn't come from missing sub

    Sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday did not come from an Argentine submarine that has been lost for five days, the country’s navy said Monday, dashing newfound hope among relatives of the 44 sailors aboard.

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  • Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

    The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked for authorization Monday to investigate reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by U.S. military and the CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces.

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  • US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

    The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation. The Homeland Security Department said conditions in...

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  • Trump charity stepped up 2016 giving amid campaign scrutiny

    President Donald Trump sharply increased the amount of money he gave away through his foundation last year as the charity drew scrutiny during the campaign. A 2016 tax return posted on the nonprofit monitoring website GuideStar shows that the Donald J. Trump Foundation gave away $3.1...

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  • Justice Dept. to sue to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

    The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit’s official filing.

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