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Donald Trump to meet with Henry Kissinger: Washington Post

View photos Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene, Oregon, U.S., May 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File PhotoMore WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to meet on Wednesday with former Secretary … Continue reading

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Kasich warns against GOP candidates ‘bashing’ minorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican John Kasich says his party will have a hard time winning the White House if candidates are “bashing Hispanics, turning off African-Americans” and failing to excite young voters. Kasich spoke to CNN in his first major … Continue reading

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Nevada Democrats: Sanders campaign has violent streak

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s Democratic party is warning that chaos at its state convention this weekend shows that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ insurgent campaign has a penchant for violence. The state party makes its allegation in a letter to the … Continue reading

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Former Trump girlfriend rebuts NY Times story on history with women

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters after his rival, Senator Ted Cruz, dropped out of the race following the results of the Indiana state primary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 3, … Continue reading

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2 Mexican men extradited to US in death of federal agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Mexican men have been extradited to the United States to face charges in the 2011 shooting death of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent. Jesus Ivan Quezada Pina and Alfredo Gaston Mendoza Hernandez were ordered … Continue reading

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to June talks on territory dispute

VIENNA (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed Monday to resume negotiations next month on a settlement to their dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region following last month’s outbreak of violence, the worst in 26 years. Following talks with U.S. Secretary of … Continue reading

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Kerry unavailable on date of Paris Middle East peace talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry attends talks on the expanding presence of the Islamic State jihadist group in Libya on May 16, 2016 in Vienna, Austria (AFP Photo/Leonhard Foeger)More Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is … Continue reading

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Canada announces ban on transgender discrimination

Canada’s justice minister will unveil legislation to protect transgender people from hate speech and discrimination (AFP Photo/Geoff Robins)More Montreal (AFP) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced legislation Monday to protect transgender people from hate speech and discrimination, as debate … Continue reading

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Guatemala, Belize to hold talks on border dispute

Guatemalans protest against the murder of a Guatemalan teen outside the embassy of Belize in Guatemala City on April 25, 2016 (AFP Photo/Johan Ordonez)More Guatemala City (AFP) – Guatemala and Belize will hold talks in Turkey this weekend on a … Continue reading

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Brothers plead guilty to beating homeless immigrant

BOSTON (AP) — Two Boston brothers who claimed to be inspired in part by Donald Trump’s views on immigrants have pleaded guilty to beating a homeless Mexican man. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1Th6LGP) 38-year-old Scott Leader and 30-year-old Steven Leader … Continue reading

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