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  • Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership

    Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership
    As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia. Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
  • From John Kerry: We need more visas, now, for our Afghan allies

    From John Kerry: We need more visas, now, for our Afghan allies
    The way a country winds down a war in a faraway place and stands with those who risked their own safety to help in the fight sends a message to the world that is not soon forgotten. As President Obama announced last week, the U.S. will withdraw all...
  • U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

    U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram
    The Obama administration will send military, intelligence and law enforcement advisors to Nigeria to help the beleaguered government find and rescue more than 270 teenage girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group last month, the White...
  • Israelis reject reports of spying on the U.S. as Susan Rice visits

    Israeli officials on Wednesday rejected espionage allegations reportedly made in American intelligence circles, the latest obstacle to Israel’s inclusion in the visa waiver program that would ease its citizens' travel to the U.S. According to a...
  • U.S. tells Iran its choice for U.N. ambassador is 'not viable'

    WASHINGTON — The White House stepped up its opposition Tuesday to Iran's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, but sought to keep the controversy from derailing negotiations over the Islamic Republic's disputed nuclear program. Hamid...
  • Afghan officer kills 3 U.S. doctors

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Three American doctors were killed Thursday when an Afghan police officer opened fire inside one of Kabul’s leading hospitals in the latest deadly attack aimed at foreigners in Afghanistan. The shooting occurred at...
  • Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador

    WASHINGTON — President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States. The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican...
  • Iran's U.N. envoy isn't a threat

    The United States is irked that Iran has chosen as its representative to the United Nations a diplomat who apparently was involved with a student group that seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979. The embassy takeover, a violation of international...
  • NBC News Lures 'Nightline' Anchor Cynthia McFadden From ABC

    NBC News said Thursday it had hired Cynthia McFadden, who leaves ABC News after a stint there lasting 20 years. McFadden was named senior legal and investigative correspondent for the NBCUniversal unit by Deborah Turness, the executive who took the reins...
  • Nigella Lawson barred from entering the U.S. at London airport

    Nigella Lawson barred from entering the U.S. at London airport
    Celebrity cook Nigella Lawson was barred from boarding an LAX-bound plane at London's Heathrow airport over the weekend and it's still unclear why. Lawson, one of the stars of the reality cooking show "The Taste," had admitted to using cocaine many...
  • White House: U.S. will not issue visa to Iran's pick for U.N. envoy

    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will not issue a diplomatic visa to Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations, the White House said Friday, complicating efforts to improve relations between the two countries. The administration opposes...