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Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Published 21/08/2017

It will be President Donald Trump's turn on Monday to address a problem that vexed his two predecessors when he details his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, America's longest military conflict. [more…]

U.S. national monument review to test key land protection law

U.S. national monument review to test key land protection law

Published 20/08/2017

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will recommend on Aug. 24 whether to eliminate or shrink nearly two dozen national monuments, creating the first major test for a 111-year-old law that gives presidents the power to protect swaths of public land. [more…]

Charlottesville violence tests Trump`s presidential mettle

Charlottesville violence tests Trump`s presidential mettle

Published 13/08/2017

For President Donald Trump, this was the week when the real world began to intrude upon his presidency. [more…]

In call with Trump, China`s Xi urges restraint over North Korea

In call with Trump, China`s Xi urges restraint over North Korea

Published 12/08/2017

China's President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump he urged all sides to avoid words or action that raise tensions. [more…]

Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia next year

Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia next year

Published 11/08/2017

U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc (ANTM.N) said on Friday it will exit Obamacare markets in Virginia and reduce its plan offerings in Washington and Scott counties and the city of Bristol next year. [more…]

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

Published 07/08/2017

The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. [more…]

In Afghan review, Trump`s frustration carries echoes of Obama years

In Afghan review, Trump`s frustration carries echoes of Obama years

Published 06/08/2017

Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown an affinity, and perhaps even a deference, to the generals he has surrounded himself with in his Cabinet and at the White House, save one exception: the war in Afghanistan. [more…]

Trump bump: Court fights draw big money into attorney general races

Trump bump: Court fights draw big money into attorney general races

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at the Virginia Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson party fundraising dinner at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S. June 26, 2015.

Four years ago, Frances Broaddus-Crutchfield, 74, gave $500 to the campaign of Virginia's Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring.

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Trump administration reaches deal with Texas counties on immigration

Trump administration reaches deal with Texas counties on immigration

Published 31/07/2017

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) acting director Thomas Homan addresses the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. July 27, 2017.

U.S. immigration authorities signed deals on Monday with 18 of Texas' 254 counties to expand a program that allows jailers at local sheriffs' offices to cooperate with federal authorities in immigration enforcement.

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Insurers to fill Obamacare gaps in Ohio`s individual market

Insurers to fill Obamacare gaps in Ohio`s individual market

Published 31/07/2017

Five health insurance companies in Ohio, including Molina Healthcare Inc, have stepped up to sell health plans in 19 counties that would have been without Obamacare individual coverage in 2018, the state's insurance regulator said on Monday.

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