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November 20, 2018 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The German government says it has halted previously approved arms exports to Saudi Arabia amid the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Germany said a month ago it wouldn't approve any new weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, but left open what would happen...
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August 13, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirms the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads. But investigators...
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May 17, 2018 - 5:57 pm
By LISA MASCARO and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday as the first female director of the CIA following a difficult nomination process that reopened an emotional debate about brutal interrogation techniques in one of the darkest chapters...
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