Stricter sanctions on N. Korea ‘agreed upon by U.S., China’ 10:06 pm, November 24, 2016

  • Stricter sanctions on N. Korea ‘agreed upon by U.S., China’

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  • Russia defies EU sanctions

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  • British warship arrives in Israel

    HAIFA, Israel (AP) — A British warship on Tuesday conducted a joint exercise with the Israeli navy before docking in the port of Haifa for a visit that comes at a time of heightened tensions in the…

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    PARIS (Reuters) — France’s frontrunner for the conservative ticket in next spring’s presidential election hit back on Tuesday after a personal attack from his rival, heralding a hard-fought fin…

  • Philippine general: U.S. agrees to scale back military drills

    MANILA (Reuters) — Philippine and United States military officials agreed to scale back joint exercises and reduce U.S. troop deployments, a Philippine general involved in the talks said on Tuesday,…

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    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Saying nothing is beyond the reach of God’s mercy, Pope Francis told Catholics worldwide he is allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of abortion — women and health wo…

  • Queen could host Trump in months

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