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US appeals for calm as allies clash in Iraq

Added: 17.10.2017 12:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

The United States has made an urgent call for calm in northern Iraq as Iraqi forces and Kurdish fighters -- two of Washington's key allies in the region -- clash over disputed territory.

From: www.cnn.com

Kirkuk: A crisis waiting to happen, with consequences for region

Added: 16.10.2017 18:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Two armies funded and trained by the United States are now facing off in northern Iraq, a confrontation that could have lasting consequences for the future of the country and the broader Middle East.

From: www.cnn.com

Corker: Trump can't 'castrate' Tillerson

Added: 14.10.2017 3:41 | 2 views | 0 comments

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennesse, told The Washington Post in an interview posted Friday that President Donald Trump's public statements on foreign policy "castrate" his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson -- creating "binary" scenarios for the United States on the world stage.

US President to unveil strategy that won't scrap nuclear deal, as he had promised to do as a candidate

Added: 13.10.2017 11:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump will announce a combative new strategy toward Iran on Friday, ending the United States' adherence to his predecessor's nuclear deal but stopping short, for now, of scrapping the agreement entirely.

From: www.cnn.com

Obesity among all US adults reaches all-time high

Added: 13.10.2017 9:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States will not be escaping the obesity epidemic crisis anytime soon: Nearly 40% of adults and 19% of youth are obese, the highest rate the country has ever seen in all adults, according to research released Friday by the National Center for Health Statistics.

From: www.cnn.com

Kelly: Americans should be concerned about N. Korea

Added: 12.10.2017 23:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Thursday that Americans should be concerned about North Korea's ability to reach the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile, cryptically telling reporters that if the threat grows "beyond where it is today, well, let's hope that diplomacy works."

From: www.cnn.com

What if Trump were the President of 'Nambia'?

Added: 12.10.2017 21:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

How would the last week of American news be covered if Trump were not the President of the United States but instead the leader of "Nambia," the fictional African country that he accidentally invented during a recent press conference?

From: www.cnn.com

Trump threatens aid to Puerto Rico -- a different tone from Texas and Florida

Added: 12.10.2017 18:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said Thursday morning that the United States cannot aid hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico "forever," offering the island territory a dramatically different level of commitment than he extended Texas and Florida after hurricanes rocked each of those states.

In the crosshairs: Americans held in Turkey

Added: 11.10.2017 13:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

The diplomatic row between Turkey and the United States unfolded rapidly over less than a week -- Turkey arrested a US consular staff member, Washington responded by freezing most of its visa services in the country and Ankara did the same.

From: www.cnn.com

Erdogan: Turkey does not recognize US ambassador after visa spat

Added: 10.10.2017 21:07 | 4 views | 0 comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that his country does not recognize the authority of the current US ambassador, John Bass, after the United States decided to suspend visa services within Turkey on Sunday.

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