US Pulls Nonessential Staff From Iraq Amid Mideast Tensions

BAGHDAD — The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions sweeping the Persian Gulf region over still...
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White House Wants $4.5 Billion in Emergency Border Funding

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as the administration contends with a surge of Central American migrant families, with the bulk of the money for shel...
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Court Hears Arguments Over Citizenship Question on Census

WASHINGTON — Conservative Supreme Court justices were mostly silent Tuesday as a Trump administration lawyer defended the government's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census , an indication the court's majority may be inclined to side with the admini...
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US Terror Label for Iran Revolutionary Guard Takes Effect

WASHINGTON — The U.S. terrorism label for Iran's Revolutionary Guard formally took effect on Monday, amid a battle between the Trump administration and some in Congress over waivers on oil and nuclear sanctions that are due to expire or be extended early next ...