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Egyptian-American Aid Worker, Released From Cairo Jail, Returns To US – NPR

NPREgyptian-American Aid Worker, Released From Cairo Jail, Returns To USNPRAn Egyptian-American aid worker and her Egyptian husband have returned to the U.S. after being imprisoned for nearly three years in Egypt, over charges of child abuse that were ...

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AP Explains: How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea – Washington Post


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AP Explains: How a single Trump sentence enraged South Korea
Washington Post
SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. President Donald Trump's apparently offhand comment after meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping — that “Korea actually used to be a part of China” — has enraged many South Koreans. The historically inaccurate sentence ...
Bold, Unpredictable Foreign Policy Lifts Trump, but Has RisksNew York Times
Furious South Koreans Blast 'Ignorant' Trump For 'Distortion Of History'Huffington Post
Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strikeReuters
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US announces ‘sweeping’ sanctions on Syrian scientists for chemical attack – Los Angeles Times


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US announces 'sweeping' sanctions on Syrian scientists for chemical attack
Los Angeles Times
Following up on a limited U.S. military strike against Syria, the Trump administration on Monday announced new "sweeping" sanctions on the Syrian government agency it blames for producing chemicals used in a deadly attack on Syrian civilians earlier ...
Trump administration sanctions 271 in Syrian chemical attackWashington Post
Treasury Targets Assad Regime Scientists with New SanctionsNBCNews.com
US Sanctions Syrian Government Workers After Sarin AttackNew York Times
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George H.W. Bush praises eldest son from hospital bed – New York Daily News


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George H.W. Bush praises eldest son from hospital bed
New York Daily News
“Big morale boost from a high level delegation,” George H.W. Bush captioned a photo with his eldest son from the hospital. (George HW Bush via Twitter). BY Kate Feldman. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 9:59 PM. George H.W. Bush is ...

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Jeff Sessions Dismisses Hawaii as ‘an Island in the Pacific’ – New York Times


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Jeff Sessions Dismisses Hawaii as 'an Island in the Pacific'
New York Times
Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Virginia last month. His comments this week about Hawaii have drawn criticism. Credit Chet Strange for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke dismissively about the State of Hawaii ...
Jeff Sessions's dismissal of Hawaii as an 'island in the Pacific' is peak colonialismWashington Post (blog)
Jeff Sessions Marvels At How A Judge 'On An Island In The Pacific' Could Stall Travel BanHuffington Post
Jeff Sessions refers to Hawaii as an 'island in the Pacific' while questioning judge's decision to block travel banLos Angeles Times
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Trump says he does not see expanded role for US in Libya beyond ISIS fight – Washington Post


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Trump says he does not see expanded role for US in Libya beyond ISIS fight
Washington Post
President Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his criticism of the Iran nuclear deal and pledged not to expand the United States' role in Libya beyond fighting the Islamic State. At a time when several of the president's stances on foreign affairs appear to ...
Trump, alongside Italian PM, says no US role in LibyaCNN
Trump Bound For Europe Soon But Still Doesn't Understand How It WorksHuffington Post
Trump says no US role in Libya, moments after Italian PM calls it 'critical'Fox News
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Iran election: Rouhani set for showdown with rival Raisi – BBC News


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Iran election: Rouhani set for showdown with rival Raisi
BBC News
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and leading hardliner Ebrahim Raisi have both been approved to run in elections next month, state media has reported. However former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was barred from standing by a ...
A look at Iran's presidential candidatesWashington Post
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Polarizing Ex-President of Iran, Is Barred From Running AgainNew York Times
Rouhani, rival to run in Iran's presidential election; Ahmadinejad barredReuters
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Australian citizenship test to get harder, based on ‘values’ – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Australian citizenship test to get harder, based on 'values'
USA TODAY
SYDNEY — The Australian government unveiled sweeping new citizenship rules this week that require applicants to live here for at least four years, speak English fluently and conform to "Australian values." Applicants will be asked whether they believe ...

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