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Mike Pence Lashes European Allies for Their Stance on Iran

His speech to foreign ministers and diplomats from about five dozen countries came hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dropped any remaining pretense about the goal of the conference, which had been formally described as focusing [...]

New York voters give Cuomo and Schumer their ‘lowest ratings ever’ says poll

There’s disconcerting news for both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, according to a new Siena College poll. New Yorkers are not entirely thrilled with the two Empire State Democrats. “Voters give Cuomo and [...]

Millions of Indians Trek to the Ganges, and Modi Chases Their Votes

Many pilgrims believe the water will wash away their sins. Just a few yards from the riverbanks, Mr. Modi appeared, again. This time, he took the form of a high quality cardboard cutout, so sharp and lifelike you could count the curly [...]

At Least 28 Haitian Migrants Dead After Their Boat Sinks Off Bahamas

A boat smuggling Haitian migrants has sunk off the Bahamas, leaving at least 28 dead and 17 others in police custody, officials said on Sunday. Chief Petty Officer Jonathan Rolle of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force said that residents of the [...]

Donald Trump: Republicans are ‘wasting their time’ looking to work with Democrats on wall

President Trump said Thursday that Republicans are “wasting their time” looking for a deal on the border wall since he’s sure Democrats won’t support it. “Republicans on the Homeland Security Committee are wasting their time,” he [...]

Germany and France Renew Their Vows, but Challenges Abound

BERLIN — When it was originally signed in 1963, in the long wake of World War II and with the Cold War deepening, the Élysée Treaty served to reconcile Germany and France and establish their relationship as “an indispensable stage [...]

A League of Their Own, as Only 3 Arab Leaders Attend Summit

The league’s membership has had to wrestle with questions about how to rebuild Syria’s shattered infrastructure and economy — an undertaking that could cost hundreds of billions of dollars — and what to do about the more than [...]

Lindsey Graham wants Pelosi and Trump to stop their ‘sophomoric’ stunts

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration with President Trump and the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Sen. Lindsey [...]

Congress leaves town as federal workers miss their first paycheck

People rally against the partial federal government shutdown outside the U.S. Capitol Thursday. Roughly 800,000 federal workers face their first day without a paycheck Friday. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

These Migrants Rescued Greeks From the Sea. Their Reward: Citizenship.

ATHENS — When wildfire winds devoured the Greek countryside last summer, flames cut off escape routes for dozens of people in a small coastal town until only one option remained: the sea. Three fishermen raced to help from their boats, [...]