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EU to react swiftly if Trump slaps tariffs on EU cars
February 18th, 2019  7:26 AM

The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs

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The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat
February 17th, 2019  9:13 AM

Qatar's foreign minister is cautioning that the Islamic State group will continue to be a threat even after its last pocket of resistance in Syria is shut down

The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat
The Latest: Envoy says US working to consult allies on Syria
February 17th, 2019  8:43 AM

The U.S. envoy for Syria says his country's withdrawal from Syria will not be "abrupt" and that Washington is working to ensure allies don't feel "under-consulted."

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The Latest: Israeli challenger: No appeasement for Iran
February 17th, 2019  8:17 AM

The leading challenger to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says there will be no appeasement of Iran if he is elected

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The Latest: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal
February 17th, 2019  7:50 AM

Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States

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Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists
February 16th, 2019  7:46 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has robustly defended European powers' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal but U.S. Vice President Mike Pence promptly accused Europe of once again undermining the United States

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The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe
February 16th, 2019  4:20 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn lengthy applause for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and her support for Europe's decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran

The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe
The Latest: Kerry 'ashamed' Pence didn't note climate change
February 16th, 2019  1:32 PM

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he's ashamed that Vice President Mike Pence didn't mention climate change at an international security conference and is vowing to help make it a voting issue

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The Latest: Russian envoy lashes out a UK defense minister
February 16th, 2019  1:09 PM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has fired back at British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson, calling him the "minister of war."

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The Latest: Serbia, Kosovo trade barbs over strained ties
February 16th, 2019  11:25 AM

The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo have traded barbs at an international security conference over the responsibility for a stalemate in efforts to improve their ties

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The Latest: China defends Huawei from US security fears
February 16th, 2019  8:35 AM

A top Chinese official is defending Huawei, dismissing American concerns that the telecom giant might covertly collect data and report it to Beijing, and urging Europeans to ignore Washington

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The Latest: China not interested in joining missile treaty
February 16th, 2019  7:00 AM

A senior Chinese official is signaling that Beijing isn't interested in joining an expanded version of the Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty between the United States and Russia that Washington and Moscow have decided to abandon

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The Latest: Pence warns of the 'threat' from China's Huawei
February 16th, 2019  6:50 AM

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is urging allies to take seriously "the threat" posed by Chinese telecom giant Huawei as they look for partners to build 5G wireless infrastructure

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The Latest: Pence continues to criticize Europe over Iran
February 16th, 2019  6:29 AM

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is doubling down on his criticism of European nations working to preserve a nuclear deal with Iran, saying they should follow Washington's lead and withdraw from the agreement

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The Latest: Merkel says US calling European cars a threat
February 16th, 2019  6:12 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says U.S. authorities appear to have concluded that European cars are a threat to national security

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US seeks ways to recycle lithium batteries in cars, phones
February 15th, 2019  5:39 PM

US seeks ways to develop lithium-ion battery recycling to address global demand, potential shortages of materials for electric vehicle, phone batteries

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Europeans fire back at criticism from US over Iran
February 15th, 2019  2:24 PM

Germany's foreign minister has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade measures as creating a "lose-lose" situation and defended Europe's attempts to keep a nuclear deal with Iran alive after the unilateral American withdrawal

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The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump's go-it-alone approach
February 15th, 2019  12:57 PM

Germany's foreign minister is calling for a return to multilateral solutions, criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump's go-it-alone approach as counter-productive

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The Latest: Defense chief: UK steadfast on European security
February 15th, 2019  9:25 AM

France's Europe minister is urging Britain to "hurry up" and decide whether it's leaving the European Union with or without a deal

The Latest: Defense chief: UK steadfast on European security
White House scrambles to find pots of money to use for wall
February 15th, 2019  6:07 AM

Even if President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it

Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Ivan Duque, Maria Juliana Ruiz Sandoval

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