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The Latest: No border crossing surge with Canada pot sales
October 17th, 2018  1:41 PM

U.S. officials say the legalization of marijuana in Canada has not prompted any changes in the flow of traffic at U.S.-Canada border crossings

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West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports
October 15th, 2018  5:24 PM

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast federal properties including military installations as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia

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The Latest: Governor: Coal export idea is 'harebrained' plan
October 15th, 2018  4:01 PM

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says the Trump administration's idea to use military bases or other federal properties to export fossil fuels to Asia would undermine national security and state rights

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Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks
October 15th, 2018  2:56 PM

Britain and the European Union are stuck on the tricky question of how the Irish border fits into any Brexit deal

Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks
Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge
October 14th, 2018  8:17 PM

Harris Corp., L3 Technologies merging to form one of world's largest defense contractors

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The Latest: Rubio says reassess ties if Saudi killed writer
October 14th, 2018  1:13 PM

A member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the U.S.-Saudi relations may need "to be completely revised" if an investigation finds the kingdom's government responsible for the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi

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Trump's business ties to kingdom run long and deep
October 13th, 2018  6:41 AM

President Donald Trump's ties to Saudi Arabia run long and deep

Trump's business ties to kingdom run long and deep
A look at US-Saudi weapons at issue in missing writer case
October 13th, 2018  1:08 AM

A look at U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which some want reconsidered following the disappearance of Saudi journalist

A look at US-Saudi weapons at issue in missing writer case
'I love the Saudis': Trump business ties to kingdom run deep
October 12th, 2018  7:41 PM

President Donald Trump's ties to Saudi Arabia run long and deep, and he's often boasted about his business ties with the kingdom

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AP source: Dina Powell tells Trump she doesn't want UN job
October 11th, 2018  7:30 PM

Former deputy national security adviser Dina Powell has told the White House that she is not interesting in serving as Trump's U.N. ambassador

Jared Kushner, Dina Powell
Indian defense minister in Paris amid jet deal controversy
October 11th, 2018  7:53 AM

India's defense minister is travelling to Paris amid controversy over a multi-billion dollar deal in which France will sell 36 fighter jets to India

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In Greece, German president apologizes for wartime 'horrors'
October 11th, 2018  7:25 AM

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has apologized for "horrors" committed during the Nazi occupation in Greece, as that country prepares to relaunch claims for hundreds of billions of euros in World War II reparations

In Greece, German president apologizes for wartime 'horrors'
China says accusations against alleged spy 'out of thin air'
October 11th, 2018  6:37 AM

China says accusations against an alleged spy of attempting to steal trade secrets from several American aviation and aerospace companies were "made out of thin air"

China says accusations against alleged spy 'out of thin air'
S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North
October 11th, 2018  5:14 AM

South Korea has walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following U.S. President Donald Trump's blunt response

Cho Myoung-gyon
South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea
October 10th, 2018  9:51 PM

South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy, but Trump indicates disapproval of such a possiblity

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on North Korea
The Latest: Trump: Lifting sanctions needs 'our approval'
October 10th, 2018  1:30 PM

President Donald Trump says a South Korean proposal to lift some unilateral sanctions on the North will only take place with his say-so

The Latest: Trump: Lifting sanctions needs 'our approval'
Australia, Japan agree to keep pressure on North Korea
October 10th, 2018  3:16 AM

Australia and Japan have reaffirmed their commitment to pressure North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program and enforce sanctions on Pyongyang

Taro Kono, Marise Payne
California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse
October 8th, 2018  6:25 PM

One year after wildfires devastated Northern California's wine country and destroyed thousands of homes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first experience cleaning up after a wildfire has turned into an expensive bureaucratic mess.

California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse
Russia dismisses suspected spy actions as routine Dutch trip
October 8th, 2018  3:53 PM

Russia's foreign minister has dismissed accusations made in the Netherlands against suspected Russian spies, saying they were intended to distract public attention from stark divisions between Western nations

Russia dismisses suspected spy actions as routine Dutch trip
California wildfire victims say cleanup crews added to woes
October 8th, 2018  11:05 AM

Hundreds of California wine country homeowners who lost their houses to a wildfire last year claim that a $1.3 billion U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cleanup project made their ordeals worse

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