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October 29, 2019 - 6:43 am
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State group's leader, the Pentagon is increasing U.S. efforts to protect Syria's oil fields from the extremist group as well as from Syria itself and the country's Russian allies. It's a...
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October 29, 2019 - 4:29 am
By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A military officer at the National Security Council twice raised concerns over the Trump administration's push to have Ukraine investigate Democrats and Joe Biden, according to testimony the official is...
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October 25, 2019 - 9:23 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has shifted its review of the Russia probe to a criminal investigation, a person familiar with the matter says. It's a move that is likely to raise concerns that President Donald Trump and his allies may be using the...
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October 23, 2019 - 12:24 pm
By BILL BARROW and MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Joe Biden is hammering President Donald Trump's treatment of the middle class while campaigning in his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, hours ahead of the president's own rally in Pittsburgh. The former vice...
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October 23, 2019 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Turkey has informed the U.S. it will make "permanent" a five-day cease-fire in Syria. In response, he says he's directing the lifting of economic sanctions on Turkey. Claiming success at the U.S.-brokered effort, Trump said Wednesday, "this was an...
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October 18, 2019 - 5:55 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Frayed U.S. relations with Turkey over its incursion in Syria raise a sensitive question rarely discussed in public: Should the United States remove the nuclear bombs it has long stored at a Turkish air base? It's a tricky matter for...
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October 18, 2019 - 2:23 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 7:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is offering assurances that the cease-fire he agreed to has not already broken down. Trump says on Twitter on Friday that Erdogan...
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October 17, 2019 - 3:43 pm
By LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House acknowledged Thursday that it held up military aid to Ukraine as President Donald Trump pushed the country's new leader to investigate the Democratic National Committee in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a central question in...
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October 16, 2019 - 4:21 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Washing his hands of America's presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in supporting the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as U.S. partners against Islamic State extremists...
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October 16, 2019 - 4:08 pm
By MATTHEW LEE, JILL COLVIN and GREGORY KATZ Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The grieving parents of a British teenager who was killed in a car crash involving an American diplomat's wife felt ambushed when President Donald Trump tried to get them to meet with the woman in front of the press,...
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