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  • U.S. House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

    As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans' resolve in backing President Donald Trump's drive to build a wall on the border with Mexico, which has sparked an impasse over agency funding.

  • Jamal al-Badawi, U.S.S. Cole attack planner, killed in U.S. airstrike

    A key al Qaeda operative linked to the planning and execution of the deadly 2000 attack on the American warship U.S.S Cole was killed during a U.S. airstrike in Yemen, military officials confirmed Sunday. Jamal al-Badawi, a "legacy" al Qaeda member was killed while traveling through Marib governate by an
  • U.S. says aware of reports of Iran's detention of U.S. citizen

    The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it was aware of reports of the detention of a U.S. citizen held in Iran for more than six months, amid heightened tensions between the countries following the reimposition of U.S. sanctions.