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December 13, 2017 9:30 PM Turkish police summon FBI official: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police summoned a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official on Wednesday over statements made in a U.S. court by a former Turkish police investigator who fled the country last year, the state-run Anadolu Agency said. Anadolu said the FBI official was summoned following testimony given by Huseyin Korkmaz in the trial 22

October 4, 2017 8:23 AM Motorcycle explodes at Jordanian military office in Paris

PARIS – A Jordanian official says a motorcycle exploded in front of the Jordanian Embassy's military office in Paris and that it is unclear whether anyone was hurt. Abdallah Alolaimat, a consular official at the Jordanian Embassy in Paris, told The Associated Press that the explosion hit Wednesday morning in front of the Jordanian military attache's 8

April 4, 2017 6:19 PM Former Trump adviser admits to 2015 communication with Russian spy

Carter Page, who served briefly as a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, made an appearance in a federal espionage case several years ago because he communicated with a Russian intelligence agent under surveillance by the FBI. In a statement released Tuesday, Page confirmed his role in the 2015 Justice Department spy case, adding 27

January 18, 2017 3:47 PM The Daily 202: Lamar Alexander is dragging Betsy DeVos across the finish line to become secretary of education

THE BIG IDEA: No senator has done more to shield a Donald Trump cabinet pick from scrutiny and tough questions than Lamar Alexander has for Betsy DeVos. After postponing the secretary of education nominee’s hearing for a week, the chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (known as HELP) rescheduled it for last night at the very unusual 46

October 21, 2016 10:10 AM Duterte didn't really mean 'separation' from U.S., Philippine officials say

MANILA The Philippines will maintain trade and economic ties with the United States and the West, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from Washington. Duterte made his comments in Beijing, where he was paving the way for what he calls a new commercial alliance as relations with long-time 12

October 21, 2016 7:57 AM Philippines Backtracks on Rodrigo Duterte's 'Separation' From U.S. Comments

Duterte made his comments while paving the way for what he calls a new commercial alliance. The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from Washington. Duterte made his comments in Beijing, where he was paving 9

August 5, 2016 3:03 PM Rio Olympic Games kick off under cloud of insecurity

RIO DE JANEIRO — Despite a slew of robberies and terrorism arrests in the weeks leading up to Friday's opening ceremony, U.S. officials say they are confident that Brazilian security forces can fully protect the Olympic Games. American law enforcement has spent years training Brazilian officials and increased the level of information they share with their 37

February 22, 2016 4:49 PM Nigerian Navy Rescues Hijacked Oil Tanker, 1 Pirate Killed

The Nigerian navy says it has rescued a hijacked oil tanker in a dramatic night operation in which one pirate was killed. The Panama-flagged Maximus was escorted Monday into Lagos harbor. Rear Admiral Henry Babalola said it has four captured hijackers from Nigeria and Ghana as well as the crew of 18 from India, Pakistan, China, South Korea, Sudan and Ghana 34

January 9, 2016 11:33 PM Mexico willing to extradite recaptured drug lord Guzman

MEXICO CITY — Mexico is willing to extradite drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States, a federal law enforcement official said Saturday, a sharp reversal from the official position after his last capture in 2014. “Mexico is ready. There are plans to cooperate with the U.S.,” said the Mexican official, who spoke on condition anonymity 34

December 24, 2015 7:11 PM Americans held in Iran during 444-day hostage crisis finally get compensation

Compensation for American Embassy personnel held hostage for 444 days in Iran more than three decades ago was hailed on Thursday by the former captives and the lawyers who for years fought Tehran and Washington to get a measure of vindication. A provision buried in a spending bill signed by President Obama last week will give up to $4.4 million to each of the 37 surviving 32