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Sen. Tim Kaine, joined at left by Sen. Mike Lee, just after the Senate advanced a resolution asserting that President Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
WRVA News
February 13, 2020 - 9:17 am
By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan measure limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran is moving toward approval in the Senate. The resolution, authored by Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, asserts that Trump must win...
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Jeff Katz
January 10, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was caught on camera giggling during a press conference as her colleague discussed American casualties in the Iraq War while claiming she was "stricken with PTSD" due to conversations about war with Iran. Omar was seen giggling behind Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) as the...
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Anti government Iraqi protesters gather by a banner with pictures of Iraqi politicians and Arabic that reads "the Tahrir square questionnaire to select a prime minister," during the ongoing protests in Tahrir square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 3:29 pm
By SAMYA KULLAB and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's caretaker prime minister asked Washington to work out a road map for an American troop withdrawal, but the U.S. State Department on Friday bluntly rejected the request, saying the two sides should instead talk about how...
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In this photo released on the official Facebook page of the Syrian Presidency, Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, speaks with Syrian troops during his visit to the strategic town of Habeet, in the northwestern province of Idlib, Syria. (Facebook page of
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WRVA News
October 22, 2019 - 12:47 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria following the Turkish invasion earlier this month into the country's north (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A senior Trump administration official says Syrian Kurdish-led forces have withdrawn from an area in northern Syria that Turkey wants cleared of...
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AP News
October 03, 2019 - 5:22 pm
By CARLO PIOVANO and LORNE COOK Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — The trade wars threatening to push the global economy into recession are entering a new phase, with the United States and European Union escalating a dispute that endangers the world’s biggest trade relationship. After the Trump...
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China put investors in a selling mood. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 350 points as the...
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A military judge on Friday set a date in early 2021 for the start of the long-stalled war crimes trial of five men being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison on charges of planning and aiding the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Air Force Col. W. Shane Cohen set the start date in an order...
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 5:49 pm
By JOE McDONALD, PAUL WISEMAN and JILL COLVIN The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Escalating his trade war with China, President Donald Trump bumped up his tariffs on Chinese imports Friday, lashing back after Beijing raised taxes on U.S. products. In a tweet, Trump said he would be raising...
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 2:13 pm
By JOE McDONALD, PAUL WISEMAN and JILL COLVIN AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory...
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August 06, 2019 - 12:13 pm
By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China stabilized its currency Tuesday, suggesting it might hold off from aggressively letting the yuan weaken as a way to respond to U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. The yuan declined to 7.0562 to the dollar before strengthening back to 7.0297 in the...
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