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Iran-Backed Iraqi Militia Vows Revenge to US Airstrikes

BAGHDAD — An Iranian-backed militia said Monday that the death toll from U.S. military strikes in Iraq and Syria against its fighters has risen to 25, vowing to exact revenge for the "aggression of evil American ravens." "Our battle with America and its mer...
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US Angers Palestinians With Reversal on Israeli Settlements

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday softened the U.S. position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the effort to gain Palestinian statehood. “Calling the establishme...
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Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he fired national security adviser John Bolton, citing strong disagreements on a number of policy issues. Trump tweeted that he told Bolton Monday night his services were no longer needed at the White House a...
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White House Says Tariffs ‘Going Forward’ as Talks Continue

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally to stem the flow of Centr...