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United States

Jonathan Landay

U.S.-Afghan tensions erupt over Kabul's exclusion from peace talks

Mar 14 2019

WASHINGTON The United States and Afghanistan clashed publicly on Thursday over U.S. peace talks with the Taliban, with a visiting Afghan official accusing the chief U.S. negotiator of "delegitimizing" the Kabul government by excluding it from the deliberations.

Democrats pursue subpoenas on Trump separations of immigrant families

Feb 23 2019

WASHINGTON In what is likely to be their first public use of subpoena power since taking over the U.S. House of Representatives in January, Democrats were set to vote on Tuesday on subpoenaing documents on the Trump administration's migrant family separation policy.

Trump aides ignored legal warnings in pushing reactor plan: Democratic report

Feb 20 2019

WASHINGTON Top White House aides ignored repeated warnings they could be breaking the law as they worked with former U.S. officials and a close friend of President Donald Trump to advance a multi-billion-dollar plan to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East, Democratic lawmakers alleged in a report released Tuesday. | Video

Trump aides ignored legal warnings in pushing reactor plan -Democratic report

Feb 19 2019

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 Top White House aides ignored repeated warnings they could be breaking the law as they worked with former U.S. officials and a close friend of President Donald Trump to advance a multi-billion-dollar plan to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East, Democratic lawmakers alleged in a report released Tuesday.

U.S. calls on countries to take Islamic State prisoners from Syria

Feb 04 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Monday called on countries to take in foreign fighters captured by America's Kurdish allies in Syria, two days ahead of a meeting in Washington of dozens of coalition partners fighting Islamic State to discuss the way forward in Syria.

U.S. to announce suspension of compliance with nuclear pact: officials

Jan 31 2019

WASHINGTON The United States will soon announce plans to suspend compliance with a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia, responding to an alleged violation of the treaty by Moscow, U.S. officials said on Thursday. | Video

U.S. has offered to hold arms control talks with Russia: official

Jan 24 2019

WASHINGTON The United States has offered to hold arm control talks with Russia during a United Nations meeting in Beijing next week that almost certainly would include a feud over a Cold War-era treaty, a senior State Department official said on Thursday.

U.S.-born Iranian TV anchor's arrest confirmed by U.S. court

Jan 19 2019

WASHINGTON An American-born Iranian television anchor has been arrested as a material witness in an undisclosed U.S. federal investigation, according to a federal court order granted on Friday.

U.S. initiative warns firms of hacking by China, other countries

Jan 08 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday launched a drive to push U.S. firms to better protect their trade secrets from foreign hackers, following a slew of cases accusing individuals and companies of economic espionage for China.

U.S. initiative warns firms of hacking by China, other countries

Jan 07 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday launched a drive to push U.S. firms to better protect their trade secrets from foreign hackers, following a slew of cases accusing individuals and companies of economic espionage for China.

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