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WASHINGTON (AP) — After a slow start, it appears increasingly likely that the Obama administration will hit its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States before the end of September. State Department figures show that 2,340 Syrian refugees arrived last...
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain seemingly has every reason to oppose Donald Trump. The Republican presidential nominee has attacked many issues dear to the Arizona senator, including the family of a fallen soldier, NATO and even McCain's own military service. Yet McCain,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama vigorously denied on Thursday that a $400 million cash payment to Iran was ransom to secure the release of four Americans jailed in Tehran. He defended the transaction as evidence that the nuclear accord with Iran has allowed for progress...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday he does not trust Russia to cooperate militarily with the United States on ending or slowing the civil war in Syria but that the proposition must be tested to try to bring an end to the conflict. At a Pentagon news...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed surprise Thursday at criticism of his administration's $400 million cash payment to Iran to settle a longstanding legal claim, adamantly rejecting claims that it was a ransom paid for the release of four Americans held in Iran...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Back on the defensive, Donald Trump's campaign chief acknowledged conflict inside Trump Tower on Thursday as anxious Republicans struggled to shift voters' attention to Hillary Clinton's record on foreign policy. The feud between the GOP's presidential...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump obtained a work visa before she modelled professionally in the United States in the mid-1990s, her former modeling agent told The Associated Press. That appeared to back up her statements as recently as Thursday that she adhered to U.S...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump's former modeling agent says the wife of the GOP presidential nominee obtained a work visa before she modelled professionally in the U.S. in the mid-1990s. The comments from Paolo Zampolli (POW'-loh zam-POH'-lee) appeared to back up her statements...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's order blocking a transgender male from using the boys' restroom at his Virginia school underscores how the presidential election results will shape the high court. One of the court's nine seats has been vacant since Justice Antonin Scalia...