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White House Planning ‘Made in America’ Week

Plagued by daily revelations related to the escalating Russia investigations, the White House is dubbing the coming week “Made in America week” as it tries to focus on issues that…

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U.S. Renews Offer of Syria Cooperation With Russia

The Trump administration has renewed an offer to cooperate with Russia in the Syrian conflict, including on military matters, ahead of President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin…

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Syria, Russia Accuse U.S. of Plotting ‘Provocation’

Syria’s government and its ally Russia accused Washington on Thursday of concocting a “provocation” in Syria, which would then be blamed on President Bashar Assad’s government as alleged use of…

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U.S. Economic Growth in Q1 Upgraded to 1.4 Percent

The U.S. economy got off to a lackluster start during the first three months of 2017, though it enjoyed more momentum than earlier estimates indicated. The Commerce Department said Thursday…

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Census: U.S. More Diverse, White Population Grows Least

The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could strain government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. Every ethnic and racial…

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U.S. Reassures Israel on Iranian Threat in Golan

An American envoy has promised that hostile forces in Syria will not be allowed to threaten Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday. Brett McGurk, the Special Presidential Envoy for…

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Moscow Cancels Meeting With U.S. Diplomat After Sanctions

Angered by expanded U.S. sanctions, Russia on Wednesday cancelled a high-level meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon. The move cast some…

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