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Saudi Arabia’s Populist King in Waiting

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Washington is underestimating the scale of Mohamed bin Salman’s ambition.

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Charlie Rose Accused Of Sexually Harassing And Groping Women

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Talk show host Charlie Rose has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women, The Washington Post reported Monday.

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China criticizes unilateral action after NK sanctions

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China's government has criticized "long-arm jurisdiction by other countries" after Washington penalized a group of Chinese companies accused of trading with North Korea.

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New US sanctions target North Korean, Chinese companies

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a North Korean corporation involved in exporting workers overseas. The ...]

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US airstrike kills more than 100 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

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Washington, Nov 22 : The airstrike carried out in coordination with Somali authorities left over 100 members of the al-Shabaab terrorist group dead, the US military informed. "In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia...

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Military Staff Removed From White House After 'Incident' On Trump's Asia Trip: Report

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Three members of a White House team staffed by military personnel have been removed from their positions after being accused of improper contact with foreign women during President Donald Trump’s recent trip through Asia, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Allegations Against Al Franken Could Cost Democrats A Progressive Fighter In The Senate

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WASHINGTON ― The allegations of sexual harassment against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)

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U.S. slaps new sanctions on North Korean, Chinese companies

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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a North Korean corporation involved in exporting workers overseas. The action came a day after the United States returned North Korea to its list of state sponsors of terrorism. "These designations include companies that have engaged in trade with North Korea cumulatively worth hundreds of millions of dollars," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. "We are also...

Interior denies wrongdoing involving Zinke's wife, travel

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Interior denied any wrongdoing Monday after documents surfaced showing government staffers were forced to scramble to accommodate requests from Secretary Ryan Zinke's wife as she accompanied him on trips outside of Washington D.C.

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US lawmaker John Conyers faces ethics probe over sex harassment claims

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November 22, 2017 12:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US Congress opened an internal ethics investigation on Tuesday (Nov 21) into powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, after allegations that he harassed his female staff for years.

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