President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers were locked in a standoff with Democrats over the government shutdown, with Republicans saying they would not negotiate on immigration until the government is reopened.
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Pence tells Egypt's Sisi that U.S. would back two-state solution
Vice President Mike Pence told Egypt's leader on Saturday the United States would support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it, seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
North Korean delegation arrives in South Korea for Olympics prep
North Korean music and arts officials arrived in South Korea on Sunday, the first of a series of visits to prepare for the North's last-minute participation in next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Germany's SPD to vote on coalition talks with Merkel's conservatives
Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SPD) will decide on Sunday whether to start formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, a move which would bring Europe's economic powerhouse one step closer to a stable government.
Airstrikes pound Syria's Afrin as Turkey launches 'Operation Olive Branch'
Turkey opened a new front in Syria's nearly seven-year-old war on Saturday, launching airstrikes against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Afrin province that raise the prospect of a further strain on relations between Ankara and Washington.
In Pennsylvania, women who voted for Trump voice support after first year
The first year of Donald Trump's unorthodox presidency may have been a dizzying ride, but Belinda Miller has never regretted voting for him in 2016.
Migrants stuck in Serbia want to move on
After traversing several countries en route to the rich West, Najibullah, a former policeman from the Afghan town of Kholm, his pregnant wife and four children, got stuck in Serbia.
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A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea this week, U.S. officials said on Saturday, and Beijing vowed to take "necessary measures" to protect its sovereignty.