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United States

Mary Milliken

U.S. demands Russia explain American's detention on spying charges

Jan 02 2019

BRASILIA/MOSCOW The United States wants an explanation for why Russia detained a former U.S. Marine on spying charges in Moscow and will demand his immediate return if it determines his detention is inappropriate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. | Video

Pompeo says cooperation with Israel over Syria and Iran to continue

Jan 01 2019

BRASILIA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that the United States would continue to cooperate with Israel over Syria and in countering Iran in the Middle East, even as President Donald Trump plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.

Spanish PM Sanchez says he could compromise on budget, sees no snap election

Sep 27 2018

NEW YORK Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he could relinquish his plans for more ambitious spending in order to secure passage of his government's 2019 budget in parliament, an important test for his four-month-old minority government. | Video

Worüber Trump und Putin in Helsinki wohl reden werden

Jul 16 2018

Moskau/Washington Die Präsidenten der USA und Russlands, Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin, kommen am Montag zu ihrem ersten Gipfeltreffen zusammen.

Worüber Trump und Putin in Helsinki wohl reden werden

Jul 14 2018

Moskau/Washington Die Präsidenten der USA und Russlands, Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin, kommen am Montag zu ihrem ersten Gipfeltreffen zusammen.

Exclusive: Half of Americans back Trump's handling of North Korea - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Jun 13 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Just over half of all Americans say they approve of how President Donald Trump has handled North Korea, but only a quarter think that his summit this week with Kim Jong Un will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Wednesday.

Shooting: Cool teenager, emotional Italian and many new champions

Aug 22 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO Bookended by a no-nonsense American teenager and an emotional Italian man, the shooting gold medal winners were an assorted lot of first-time Olympians and dark horses who left many favorites in the dust.

Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat tropical note

Aug 22 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games. | Video

Olympics-Rio tops off rocky yet rousing Games with tropical tribute

Aug 21 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 21 A bit of melancholy and unbridled joy converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief for having pulled off South America's first Games.

Basketball: Four golds in hand, American trio may say farewell

Aug 20 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO Three American women made history on Saturday by tying the Olympic record for the most golds in basketball at four. Chances are they won't be back for the record-breaking fifth.

World News

Erdogan: Turkey is ready to take over Syria's Manbij

Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria's Manbij, where four U.S. citizens died in an Islamic State-claimed bombing last week, President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Sunday, the Turkish presidency said.