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Top U.S., Mexico Diplomats Meet in Washington amid Migrant Crisis

Mexico's new Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday for what he called a "friendly" meeting amid tensions over the migrant crisis at the border.

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U.S. Stocks Fall as Trump Speaks of More China Tariffs

Wall Street stocks fell early Tuesday following hawkish comments from President Donald Trump on the ongoing trade dispute with China ahead of a key Group of 20 summit.

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Most Asia Markets Up, Investors Cautious Ahead of Trump-Xi Talks

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday but traders remain on edge after Donald Trump warned he will ramp up his trade war with China if he does not reach a deal with Xi Jinping at upcoming talks.

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Trump Dilemma: Preserve Saudi Alliance or Declare MBS a 'Murderer'

The Saudi assassination of a U.S.-based journalist has put President Donald Trump in an intractable bind.

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U.S. Studying Turkey's Demands to Extradite Preacher

The United States is studying Turkey's demands for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of orchestrating a failed 2016 coup attempt, the State Department said Thursday.

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U.S. to Deny Asylum to Illegal Border Crossers

The United States will no longer allow people who enter the country illegally to claim asylum, officials said Thursday, unveiling a controversial new crackdown on immigration.

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Young Progressives, VP Brother to Enter U.S. Congress

The U.S. midterm elections on Tuesday will bring a range of fresh faces to Washington, from the vice president's brother to the youngest-ever woman in Congress.

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Lieberman Thanks Trump as Iran Sanctions Take Effect

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman welcomed U.S. sanctions that took effect Monday targeting Iran's oil and financial sectors, calling it a "critical" blow to Tehran's actions in the region.

"President (Donald) Trump's bold decision is the sea-change the Middle East has been waiting for," Lieberman said in a statement.

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Trump, Xi Eye G20 Talks after 'Very Good' Phone Call

US President Donald Trump said Thursday he had "very good" talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on the trade conflict between the two economic giants, and meetings were being planned at the G20 summit at the end of this month.

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Thousands of US Troops Head for Southern Border

The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 active-duty troops to beef up security along the US-Mexico border, officials announced Monday, in a bid to prevent a caravan of Central American migrants from illegally crossing the frontier.

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