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U.S. imposes travel restrictions on certain Venezuelans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it was imposing travel restrictions on “a number of Venezuelan government officials” who it said were involved in human rights abuses. “While we will not publicly identify these individuals because of visa record confidentiality, our message is clear: those who commit such abuses will not […]

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EU, U.S. Expand Sanctions on Russia

The European Union and the U.S. adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday to punish Moscow’s unbending stance in the Ukraine conflict. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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File photo of U.S. President Obama meeting with Russian President Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen

U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the U.S. government said on Monday that Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, and urged immediate bilateral talks on the issue. "This is a very serious matter which we have attempted to address with […]

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How Has Immigration Affected U.S. Politics?

How Has Immigration Affected U.S. Politics? – Politics Informer Video

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National Briefing | Washington: House Bill Calls for V.O.A. To Support U.S. Policies

The House passed legislation on Monday that is intended to clarify the mission of the government-financed Voice of America. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Why Tensions Are Climbing Between Israel and the U.S.

Capital Journal: Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib looks at increasingly fraught U.S.-Israeli relations and finds mutual mistrust stemming from a broken peace process and ongoing talks over the fate of Iran’s nuclear program. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. Says Images Show Direct Russian Role in Ukraine

The Obama administration released photographic evidence it says shows Russian forces fired rockets across the border into eastern Ukraine. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Senator Cornyn talks to reporters on immigration crisis in Texas in Washington

Cornyn expects U.S. House to pass ‘skinnied-down’ border bill

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. Senate, said on Sunday he expected the House of Representatives to pass a "skinnied-down" emergency funding bill this week to deal with a surge of migrant children at the southwestern U.S. border. The Republican-controlled House is debating how […]

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy while at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in California

U.S. House votes overwhelmingly for say on Obama’s Iraq decisions

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Friday for a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending U.S. troops for any "sustained combat role" in Iraq without congressional authorization. The House adopted the resolution by a vote of 370-40, reflecting the strong desire by both Republicans and Democrats in the chamber that […]

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Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S.

New tariffs on Chinese solar panels, including widely anticipated duties imposed by Washington on Friday, are spurring companies to manufacture more solar-power equipment in the U.S. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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