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January 2, 2019 9:47 PM U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Colombia coca cultivation: Pompeo

CARTAGENA (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned about an increase in coca cultivation in Colombia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but will work with the Andean country to cut production of the raw material for cocaine in half by the end of 2023. Pompeo met with Colombian President Ivan Duque on a brief visit to the coastal 120

January 2, 2019 4:58 PM Pompeo, Brazil foreign minister discuss democracy support for Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua

BRASILIA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has discussed with Brazil’s new foreign minister how they could support the people of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua “in restoring their democratic governance and their human rights.” State Department deputy spokesman Robert Palladino said that Pompeo and Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo 90

December 29, 2018 1:13 PM Turkey, Russia have common aim to clear Syria of terror organizations

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey and Russia have the common aim of clearing Syria of all terror organizations, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday following a meeting with Russian officials in Moscow, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported. Cavusoglu also said Turkey would continue to be in close cooperation with Iran and Russia on Syria 92

December 28, 2018 2:20 PM Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

(Reuters) - The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon.com Inc and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc about a joint bid for the team’s regional sports network, Yes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The baseball team, which owns 20 percent of Yes, has also been talking to other potential partners including 147

December 27, 2018 5:19 PM New Jersey high school wrestling team won't compete in events with ref who told athlete to cut dreadlocks

A New Jersey school district takes action against referee Alan Maloney who made Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson cut his dreadlocks moments before a match. A New Jersey school district has said its wrestling team will no longer compete in events officiated by a referee who told one of its athletes to cut his dreadlocks before a match 226

December 26, 2018 12:16 PM Russia sentences Ukrainian man to eight years in jail for spying: Kommersant

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court has sentenced a Ukrainian man to eight years in a maximum security prison for espionage and trying to illegally obtain and export military goods, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper reported on Wednesday. Kommersant said Igor Kiyashko, a lawyer from Ukraine, had been found guilty of trying to purchase engine parts for MiG-29 fighter 110

December 26, 2018 11:36 AM Iran in talks with Afghan Taliban: Iranian state media report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has been holding talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban with the knowledge of the Afghan government, a senior Iranian security official was quoted by the official news agency IRNA as saying on Wednesday during a visit to Kabul. The news came days after reports last week of talks between U.S. and Taliban officials over proposals for a ceasefire 125

December 25, 2018 9:35 PM Syrian state media report missile attack near Damascus

BEIRUT – Warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday and some of the missiles were shot down by air defense units, Syrian state TV said. There was no immediate word on casualties. While Syrian television didn't identify the planes, Lebanon's the state-run National News Agency reported that Israeli 106

December 25, 2018 7:45 PM Eight-year-old Guatemalan dies after being detained by U.S. border agents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy died shortly after midnight on Tuesday after being detained by U.S. border agents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a statement, the second migrant child this month to die in U.S. detention. The boy and his father were in CBP custody on Dec. 24 when a Border Patrol agent 95

December 25, 2018 1:07 AM Black wrestler's lawyer says referee's lateness led to haircut

(Reuters) - A lawyer for a high school wrestler who was pressured into cutting his dreadlocks by a referee last week said on Monday that the referee was late to the match and should have raised the issue of hair length hours earlier. The New Jersey Division of Civil Rights has launched a probe into the conduct of referee Alan Maloney, who is white, after 110