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Philippines Backs Off Threat to Terminate Military Pact With U.S.

MANILA — In a strategic setback for China, the Philippine government on Tuesday said it was suspending termination of a longstanding military pact with the United States that President Rodrigo Duterte has criticized as unfair. The [...]

‘Why are you not burying him?’: Trump allies fret over rising Biden threat

*/ ]]> Some of President Donald Trump‘s political allies and donors are starting to get antsy. With only five months until the November general election, several Trump advisers, campaign veterans and prominent Republicans see the [...]

North Carolina throws convention threat back at Trump and GOP

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if state officials don’t roll out the red carpet soon. On Tuesday, those officials put the onus on national Republicans [...]

Nigerian Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights Emerging Threat in Africa: Live Coverage

An outbreak in Nigeria is just one of Africa’s alarming hot spots. The coronavirus has been relatively slow to take hold in Africa, but blazing hot spots are beginning to emerge on the continent. In Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, [...]

Trump grapples with a surprise threat: Too much Trump

*/ ]]> Donald Trump’s top aides are fiercely debating a question their boss rarely confronted during his decades of jousting with tabloid newspapers, starring on reality TV shows and running a media-soaked presidential campaign: [...]

Brazil and Coronavirus: Defiant Bolsonaro Dismisses Threat

RIO DE JANEIRO — As coronavirus cases and deaths mount in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro has remained defiant, the last notable holdout among major world leaders in denying the severity of the coronavirus. Brazilians, he declared [...]

Taliban Attack Afghanistan Amid Growing Coronavirus Threat

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban on Saturday attacked several provinces in northern Afghanistan, overrunning large parts of one district even as American diplomats expressed optimism that a peace process stalled over the release of [...]

Trump administration confronts a growing coronavirus threat within

if President Donald Trump’s administration has a unified policy on how it is handling the grim march of the virus within its own ranks, it isn’t sharing it. | Alex Wong/Getty Images */ ]]> The federal agency that serves [...]

Mitch McConnell rejects calls send Senate home amid coronavirus threat

The Senate will convene Monday amid coronavirus panic with an eye toward “swiftly” voting on the massive relief package that cleared the House early Saturday morning, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday night. The Kentucky Republican, [...]

Boris Johnson Pressed to Move Brexit Deadline Amid Coronavirus Threat

LONDON — As leaders on both sides of the English Channel batten down the hatches for the coronavirus, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain is coming under rising pressure to ask the European Union for an extension in its negotiations [...]