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Japan Caved to Trump on Trade Talks. Now the Real Haggling Begins.

TOKYO — When Shinzo Abe sat down for a three-hour dinner with President Trump at Trump Tower in New York in September, the pair celebrated the Japanese prime minister’s 64th birthday. By the end of that week, it looked like Mr. [...]

Money talks: Campaigns draw millions in ‘outsider’ cash

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – It’s been eight years since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that political spending is free speech. The decision eased the way for corporations, unions or nonprofits to spend massive amounts to support, or more [...]

Jeff Sessions joins European talks on terrorism, migration

LYON, France (AP) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has joined European security chiefs holding talks in France on fighting terrorism and controlling migration. Elite police forces are staging an anti-terrorism exercise Tuesday in [...]

Mike Pompeo: North Korea talks progress

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday trumpeted progress in U.S.-North Korean relations on a slew of issues, from efforts to persuade Pyongyang to abandon nuclear weapons to closing in on details for a second Trump-Kim Jong-un summit. Mr. [...]

For Canada and U.S., ‘That Relationship Is Gone’ After Bitter Nafta Talks

TORONTO — He called his relationship with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada “testy.” But President Trump put that down to heated trade negotiations only. Now that the newly named deal was settled, things between the two [...]

Iran’s Terms to Reopen Nuclear Talks? Trump Has to Back Down

The statement was read first in English by Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign affairs chief, and then in Persian by Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly [...]

With Vatican Talks and Bulldozers, China Aims to Control Christianity

BEIJING — Over the last two years, China’s estimated 60 million Christians have felt the power of a newly assertive government eager to bring their faith to heel. The authorities have demolished hundreds of Protestant churches across [...]

Koreas to hold military talks ahead of their leaders’ summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea said Tuesday that it will hold military talks with North Korea this week to discuss ways to ease tensions along their border ahead of a summit between their leaders. The talks scheduled for Thursday [...]

Jim Mattis Visits Afghanistan Amid Push for Peace Talks

KABUL, Afghanistan — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit Friday, in the midst of a push by the Trump administration to restart peace talks with the Taliban. Mr. Mattis was joined in Kabul, the [...]

Waging War From a Hotel Basement: Colombian Rebels Offer Hostages and Ask for Talks

HAVANA — The rebels have blown up oil pipelines and blasted police stations in Colombia with homemade bombs. They take over highways, shutting down parts of the country for days. They have killed soldiers in ambushes — and kept [...]