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Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections

BANGKOK — Call it the courtroom war of the colonels. More than two dozen Myanmar Army colonels have bypassed the battlefield to fight their adversaries in civilian courts, using criminal defamation cases to stifle criticism of the [...]

U.S. Military Calls ISIS in Afghanistan a Threat to the West. Intelligence Officials Disagree.

WASHINGTON — Senior United States military and intelligence officials are sharply divided over how much of a threat the Islamic State in Afghanistan poses to the West, a critical point in the Trump administration’s debate over whether [...]

After Tariff Threat, Trump Says Guatemala Has Agreed to New Asylum Rules

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has signed an agreement with Guatemala to require migrants who travel through that country to seek asylum there instead of in the United States, President Trump announced Friday. American officials [...]

Hong Kong Lawmaker’s Video Is Seen as ‘Death Threat’ to Fellow Legislator

HONG KONG — In an ominous warning at a time when political violence has become a persistent concern in Hong Kong, Junius Ho, a pro-Beijing lawmaker, cast what was widely perceived as a death threat toward an opposition lawmaker in [...]

Trump campaign zeroes in on a new threat: Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is enjoying a renaissance after a painful campaign rollout, engineering her turnaround with litany of policy plans, a nonstop campaign schedule, and a populist message. | Paul Sancya/AP Photo Share on Facebook [...]

Ex-FBI leaders to testify on Mueller report, Russian threat

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats angling to spotlight damning allegations from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report are focusing Wednesday on contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. The House Intelligence Committee has invited [...]

In Iowa, Joe Biden to call Donald Trump an ‘existential threat’ to U.S.

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden plans to take on President Trump directly in a blistering speech on Tuesday in Iowa, where both men will be for various events. In a speech in Davenport, Mr. Biden plans to say he believes Mr. Trump is [...]

Trump drops tariff threat on Mexico after migration deal reached

President Donald Trump backtracked on tariffs against Mexico on Friday evening, announcing the change by tweet. | Oliver Contreras/Getty Images Immigration Mexico committed to stronger enforcement along its southern border but didn’t [...]

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump [...]

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that Mexico won’t respond to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat of coercive tariffs with desperation, but instead will push for dialogue. A day after [...]