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Donald Trump Slams Radio Host After Fumbling Foreign Policy Questions

Donald Trump’s support is running higher than ever, but a radio interview Thursday night may have tripped up his stride. The Republican frontrunner lashed out against conservative radio show host Hugh Hewitt this morning after fumbling multiple questions on foreign … Continue reading

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President Obama Hosts Saudi King at the White House

President Obama hosted Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz at the White House today, the first visit since he became king earlier this year. The two leaders’ meeting comes as Gulf nations fear the Iran nuclear agreement will destabilize the … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia satisfied with Obama’s assurances on Iran deal

By Yeganeh Torbati and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is satisfied with assurances from U.S. President Barack Obama about the Iran nuclear deal and believes the agreement will contribute to security and stability in the Middle East, a … Continue reading

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Trump, after Republican pledge, breaks from pack on Iran, gay marriage

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump showed again on Friday he will not easily be bound to party orthodoxy, breaking from many of his rival’s policy stances on issues from the Iran nuclear deal … Continue reading

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Key lawmaker opposes Iran nuclear deal in blow to Obama

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said on Friday he would vote against the nuclear agreement with Iran, lessening the chances that President Barack Obama can win enough votes to avoid having to use his veto … Continue reading

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Clinton says ‘sorry’ for email confusion, says she wasn’t thinking

By Alistair Bell and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was sorry that her use of a personal email account while secretary of state had caused confusion, and blamed herself for “not … Continue reading

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Gen. Martin Dempsey Calls Migrant Flow Into Europe a ‘Real Crisis’

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, called the flow of migrants into Europe from Syria and North Africa “a huge problem” and acknowledged that there is a growing recognition among U.S. and NATO military leaders … Continue reading

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Expect ‘Enhanced’ Security on Railroads over Labor Day Weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Says

Just weeks after several Americans thwarted an attack on a high-speed train in Europe, Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson said today he had “great confidence in the safety of rail travel” in the United States –- and promised a boost … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Former Clinton aide has rebuffed FBI and State Department investigators in email probe

But sources familiar with the Clinton probe said Pagliano is a potentially central figure who may be one of the few who can answer key questions about why the private email server was set up, what he was told by … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush rejects Trump demand that everyone speak English in U.S

By Steve Holland LACONIA, N.H. (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Thursday rejected what he called a bizarre notion voiced by front-running rival Donald Trump that people should speak English in the United States. Bush, who is … Continue reading

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