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5 Takeaways on President Trump’s Foreign Policy From the U.N. General Assembly

WASHINGTON — This week’s gathering of the annual United Nations General Assembly was dominated by President Trump. He emphasized his “America First” vision in his speech to the assembly and at a rambling news conference the [...]

U.N. General Assembly Updates: Israelis and Palestinians to Address Meeting

“Jerusalem is not for sale, and the Palestinian people’s rights are not up for bargaining,” Mr. Abbas said in his speech to a mostly friendly audience at the United Nations General Assembly. He also assailed an Israeli law narrowly [...]

U.N. General Assembly: Trump Accuses China of Election Meddling

“Regrettably, we found that China is attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election, coming up in November, against my administration,” Mr. Trump said. “They do not want me, or us, to win, because I am the first president [...]

Trump Addresses U.N. General Assembly: Live Updates

President Trump, whose apocalyptic speech in his United Nations debut last year riveted much of the world’s attention, spoke again on the world’s most important diplomatic stage Tuesday, at the organization’s New York headquarters. [...]

Donald Trump touts North Korea progress, seizes initiative at U.N. General Assembly

NEW YORK — President Trump swept into this year’s U.N. General Assembly on a positive note, claiming credit during initial meetings Monday that “tremendous progress” has been made in nuclear talks with North Korea and asserting that [...]
Defying Trump, U.N. General Assembly Condemns U.S. Decree on Jerusalem
Many Security Council resolutions since then, which have the force of international law, have warned that Jerusalem’s status is unresolved, that claims of sovereignty by Israel are invalid and that the issue must be settled in negotiations [...]
Live Briefing: At U.N. General Assembly, Signing a Nuclear Pact and Debating Another
She did not answer a question about whether the United States was committed to staying in the accord. “The international community cannot afford dismantling an agreement that is working and delivering,” she told reporters outside [...]
California Assembly leader shelves single-payer health plan
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The leader of the California Assembly says he does not have plans to take up single-payer health care this year. Democratic Speaker Anthony Rendon said Friday the Senate bill to create a government-funded health [...]
California Assembly OKs protection against workplace raids
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The California Assembly on Wednesday passed and sent to the Senate a bill prohibiting employers from letting immigration agents enter worksites or view employee files without a warrant or subpoena. Assemblyman [...]

Maryland General Assembly passes ethics reform bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Maryland lawmakers have approved a measure tightening state ethics laws. Gov. Larry Hogan, who proposed the bill, praised the legislature on Saturday for working in a bipartisan fashion. The Republican governor says [...]