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U.S. blames Iran for Saudi attacks, 'pretend' diplomacy

15 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants that have cut the kingdom's output roughly in half, as he ruled out Yemeni involvement and denounced Tehran for engaging in false diplomacy.

U.S. blames Iran for Saudi attacks, 'pretend' diplomacy

15 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants that have cut the kingdom's output roughly in half, as he ruled out Yemeni involvement and denounced Tehran for engaging in false diplomacy.

U.S. blames Iran for Saudi attacks, 'pretend' diplomacy

15 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants that have cut the kingdom's output roughly in half, as he ruled out Yemeni involvement and denounced Tehran for engaging in false diplomacy.

Trump floats possible defense treaty days ahead of Israeli elections

15 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster Netanyahu's re-election bid just days before Israelis go to the polls. | Video

Protesters greet Trump in Baltimore after his tweets blasting city

13 Sep 2019

BALTIMORE Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday as President Donald Trump made his first visit to the city since he blasted it as "disgusting" and "rodent-infested" in hotly debated tweets in July. | Video

Mexico sees decrease in U.S.-bound immigration from Central America

11 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and he expects the trend to continue.

U.S. credits Mexico, Central America for sharp drop in border arrests

10 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday credited Mexico and Central American countries with helping to cut U.S. border arrests by nearly 60% from a record high earlier this year but then lashed out at a federal judge for ruling against a strict anti-asylum policy.

Pence to deliver postponed China speech this fall: White House official

06 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON A major speech on China by Vice President Mike Pence that was expected to take a tough line on Beijing has been rescheduled for later this year, a White House official said. 

Pence says he hopes for orderly Brexit amid showdown

05 Sep 2019

REYKJAVIK U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday he hoped Great Britain and the European Union would reach a deal for an orderly UK exit from the bloc, commenting on the issue that has convulsed British politics for months and reached a crescendo this week.

Democrats slam Pence for staying at Trump hotel in Ireland

04 Sep 2019

SHANNON, Ireland U.S. Vice President Mike Pence drew fire from Democrats on Tuesday when he met with Irish leaders in the capital Dublin but stayed at a hotel owned by President Donald Trump almost 300 km (180 miles) away at his boss's urging. | Video

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