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US Senators Demand Investigation of Reports of Torture in Yemen

Two senior U.S. senators are asking Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to investigate reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates accused of torturing detainees in Yemen. Arizona Senator John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and the ranking Democrat, Jack Reed of ...

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US Drops Reward Offer for Former al-Shabab Leader

The U.S. State Department has withdrawn its reward offer for Mukhtar Robow, a former leader of the Somali militant group al-Shabab. In June 2012, the State Department offered up to $5 million for information on Robow that brought him "to justice." At the time, Robow was still considered a top leader of al-Shabab, having served periods as its ...

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Guilty Plea by Ulster Loyalist May Shed Light on Police Collusion

Gary Haggarty, a former Protestant paramilitary leader in Northern Ireland’s Troubles, pleaded guilty on Friday to hundreds of crimes committed while ...

India: Tourists flee as protests spread

The sleepy hills of India's northeast have erupted into violence, as calls for a separate state for the area's Nepali-speaking Gorkhas gain traction.

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Trump: Friendship Between Leader of Russia Probe, Fired FBI Director 'Very Bothersome'

In his first televised face-to-face interview in six weeks, U.S. President Donald Trump said it is "very bothersome" that the man leading the probe ...

Ousted South Korean president's confidante sentenced

The confidante of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to three years jail for her role in a corruption scandal that brought down the ...

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Pelosi Strikes Back, Declaring 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

WASHINGTON — Pushing back on criticism following a Democratic loss in a Georgia special election this week, Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she's "worth the trouble" as Democrats' leader in the House.

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Trump Questions Why Obama Administration Didn't Thwart Russian Election Meddling

U.S. President Donald Trump is questioning why his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, and his administration didn't block Russia from meddling in last year's presidential election. In a Twitter comment Thursday, Trump posed a question: "By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all took place during the Obama ...

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US Senate Unveils Health Care Bill

Republican U.S. senators have finally unveiled their version of a health care bill aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act, former President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement. After weeks of secret meetings, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell initially released the proposal Thursday only to Republican Senators before ...

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Haiti ex-coup leader Guy Philippe sentenced in US

A court in the US has sentenced Guy Philippe to nine years for conspiracy to launder drug money.

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Trump Basks in Cheers of Iowa Supporters

U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday basked in the cheers of his supporters in the rural heartland of America, far from the controversies of ... /
Model protests Dolce & Gabbana’s Trump support while walking the runway

Atlanta musician Raury didn’t know about Dolce & Gabbana’s ties to Donald Trump or their “boycott” campaign that makes fun of people who protest or who disagree with their politics until he was already in Milan, the day before he ...

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Thirteen days in the history of the accused leader of the Benghazi attacks

Secret boats, a special warship cell and diplomacy figured in the capture of Abu Khattala, a court hears.

Leopoldo López Fast Facts

View CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about the life of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López..

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U.N. Leader Softens His Predecessor’s Criticism of Iran Missile Tests

Secretary General António Guterres’s relatively mild language in a report to the United Nations Security Council could complicate American efforts to punish Iran.

The secrets behind Kim Jong Un's personal piggy bank

When the world's most mysterious leader arrives for a parade, he steps out of a black Mercedes Benz and onto a red carpet.

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