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Lawmakers urge restrictions on Postal Service consolidations

Aug 16, 2019 • 11:52 PM ET World The Washington Times  

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Members of the state's congressional delegation are citing deficiencies in mail service to southern Arizona as they ask that the …

Justice Department issues warrant for Iranian tanker seizure

Aug 16, 2019 • 10:30 PM ET World The Washington Times  

A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a fierce international dispute, the Justice Department …

Hong Kong protesters took their organizing principle from Bruce Lee. Now some are having second thoughts

Aug 16, 2019 • 9:37 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Hong Kong protests have led to some clashes with civilians and suspected spies as well as police. Some protesters are rethinking their tactics. …

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expresses 'great satisfaction' over weapons tests

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:35 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Kim praised his military's "mysterious and amazing success rates" in weapons testing and vowed to build "capabilities no one dare provoke." …

Hundreds defy restrictions and join protests in Kashmir as U.N. holds rare meeting on the issue

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:29 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir. …

Trump meets with national security team on Afghanistan

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:10 PM ET World The Washington Times  

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other members of the national security team briefed President Donald Trump on Friday …

Country's largest tribal nation seeks congressional delegate

Aug 16, 2019 • 5:46 PM ET World The Washington Times  

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The newly elected chief of the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation plans to appoint the tribe's first-ever delegate to the U.S. House …

Trump allies push back on proposed foreign aid cut

Aug 16, 2019 • 4:39 PM ET World The Washington Times  

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two of President Donald Trump's strongest allies in Congress pushed back Friday on his administration's plans to slash some $4 …

GOP appropriators urge Trump to reconsider cuts to foreign aid

Aug 16, 2019 • 4:19 PM ET World The Washington Times  

Two top Republican appropriators urged President Trump Friday to abandon a package of foreign-aid cuts of as much as $4.3 billion, saying the …

What if China sends paramilitary forces to crush the Hong Kong protests?

Aug 16, 2019 • 3:41 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Could Hong Kong face its own Tiananmen Square-type moment if China sends in forces to end protests? …

Q&A: A health official says Ebola has been 'cured.' Here's why that's not really the case

Aug 16, 2019 • 3:37 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Reports that Ebola has been "cured" are greatly exaggerated. Here's what new drugs can do for those sickened in the latest outbreak -- and what they …

Donald Trump urges Pakistan PM to talk to India on Kashmir

Aug 16, 2019 • 2:23 PM ET World The Washington Times  

President Trump urged Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday to work with India in settling tensions in the Kashmir region, which is steeped …

Rep. Tlaib rejects Israel's offer to visit relatives, citing 'oppressive conditions'

Aug 16, 2019 • 12:35 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Israel barred Tlaib and another congresswoman from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the international boycott movement, …

U.S. officials said to meet with Hong Kong lawmakers amid crisis

Aug 16, 2019 • 11:49 AM ET World The Washington Times  

Lawmakers from Hong Kong are meeting with U.S. government officials on Friday in an attempt to find a solution to the crisis in the semi-autonomous …

'Freak' lizard attack in Australia injures elderly couple and their dog

Aug 16, 2019 • 11:44 AM ET World USA TODAY  

An elderly couple was hospitalized and their dog injured after a goanna attacked them Thursday in Flametree, Queensland, rescuers say.              …

New US Ambassador arrives in Mexico amid migration tensions

Aug 16, 2019 • 11:42 AM ET World The Washington Times  

MEXICO CITY (AP) - New U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Christopher Landau arrived in Mexico City on Friday to take up one of Washington's most important …

US tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters to Taiwan

Aug 16, 2019 • 10:49 AM ET World The Washington Times  

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will …

Man pleads guilty to wire fraud, money laundering

Aug 16, 2019 • 10:32 AM ET World The Washington Times  

SEATTLE (AP) - A former Newcastle resident charged with defrauding Seattle-area residents and others of around $5.8 million while pretending to be a …

Tribunal de apelaciones de EE.UU dictaminará sobre la suspensión de Trump a las protecciones para inmigrantes

Aug 16, 2019 • 9:28 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Un panel de tres jueces de la corte federal de apelaciones expresó escepticismo hacia una orden judicial dictada el año pasado por un juez con sede …

Iranian supertanker captain no longer wants the job, his lawyer says

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:38 AM ET World The Washington Times  

MADRID (AP) — A lawyer representing the captain of an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says his client no longer wants to be in …