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US stops Taliban territory tracking in Afghanistan
Middle East

US stops Taliban territory tracking in Afghanistan

The US military announced it has stopped collecting data on which territory in Afghanistan is controlled or influenced by Taliban…
Three importers cut Iran oil shipments to zero: U.S. envoy
Middle East

Three importers cut Iran oil shipments to zero: U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three of eight importers granted waivers by Washington to buy oil from Iran have now cut their…
Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump’s border wall
World

Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump’s border wall

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by Donald Trump along…
Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall
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Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more…
Trump reviving his border wall fight with new budget request
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Trump reviving his border wall fight with new budget request

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6…
Trump plans ’emergency’ to fund wall as Congress moves to avert shutdown
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Trump plans ’emergency’ to fund wall as Congress moves to avert shutdown

President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency to fund his controversial border wall, the White House said Thursday,…
US congratulates Egypt on AU presidency, calls for cooperation
Egypt

US congratulates Egypt on AU presidency, calls for cooperation

The US government offered congratulations on Thursday to the Egyptian government upon assuming the presidency of African Union (AU), calling on Egypt…
Trump says not ‘happy’ with border deal but shutdown unlikely
World

Trump says not ‘happy’ with border deal but shutdown unlikely

President Donald Trump indicated Tuesday that he will walk back his threat to shut the government even if he does…
Trump climbs down in wall row, Congress passes bill ending shutdown
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Trump climbs down in wall row, Congress passes bill ending shutdown

  President Donald Trump on Friday brought a temporary end to the longest government shutdown in US history, while dropping…
After a month of shutdown, US federal workers turn to food banks
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After a month of shutdown, US federal workers turn to food banks

  Most never needed help from a food pantry. But a month since the US government shutdown began, dozens of…
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