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U.S. Says Most of China’s Claims in South China Sea Are Illegal

“The State Department, I think, was just looking for ways that we can more forcefully act and speak out in support of the smaller claimants who are getting bullied by China,” said Bonnie S. Glaser, a senior director for Asia at the [...]

Trump says he’ll sign order granting ‘Dreamers’ citizenship; White House says he didn’t mean that

The White House played clean-up Friday after President Trump suggested he was working on an executive order that would attempt to grant citizenship rights to illegal immigrant “Dreamers,” saying Mr. Trump is actually talking about [...]

Trump says he’s still looking at pardon or commutation for Roger Stone

President Trump said Friday he’s still weighing a grant of clemency for Republican confidant Roger Stone. The president told reporters he is “looking at” the case of Mr. Stone, who is due to report to prison on Tuesday. The president’s [...]

Envoy says US ready to resume talks with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – President Donald Trump’s point man to North Korea said Wednesday that the U.S. administration is ready to resume stalled nuclear negotiations despite the North’s repeated claims that it has no immediate [...]

Over 180 Bodies Found Dumped in Burkina Faso Town, Report Says

DAKAR, Senegal — The bodies of at least 180 men thought to have been killed by security forces have been found dumped in fields, by roadsides and under bridges in a town in the West African country of Burkina Faso over the past eight [...]

Bubonic Plague Found in a Herder in Inner Mongolia, China Says

A herdsman in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia was confirmed to be infected with bubonic plague, health officials said, a reminder of how even as the world battles a pandemic caused by a novel virus, old threats remain. The Bayannur [...]

‘Parler feels like a Trump rally’ — and MAGA world says that’s a problem

President Donald Trump shakes hands with conservative organizer Charlie Kirk, who is among several high-profile conservatives who have taken to the Parler network. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo */ ]]> Republican lawmakers and President [...]

Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says

A fire at Iran’s main nuclear fuel enrichment site caused significant damage, setting back the country’s nuclear program by months, the government acknowledged on Sunday, after initially saying the destruction was minor. A Middle [...]

Grassley says DoD office that paid FBI spy Halper ‘has lost its way’

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley is seeking to cut in half the budget for an in-house Pentagon think tank, citing in part dubious contracts awarded to Stefan Halper, the FBI’s main spy in its Trump-Russia probe. Mr. [...]

Australian lawmaker says he isn’t a suspect in China probe

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – An Australian state lawmaker said Monday that he was not a suspect in a police investigation into unnamed people advancing China’s goals in Australia, days after his home and office were searched by police. Shaoquett [...]