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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Russia ends broadcasts by Voice of America 'propaganda' tool

    The Russian government has cut off broadcasts of Voice of America after a leading state media figure denounced the U.S. government-funded radio as "spam on our frequencies." VOA's contract with the Russian media oversight agency wasn't renewed after...
  • U.S. won't issue visa for Iran's pick for U.N. ambassador

    WASHINGTON — The White House will block Iran's choice of United Nations ambassador from entering the United States, officials said Friday, stoking new tension between Tehran and Washington as they approach a critical moment in negotiations over...
  • 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...
  • Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents

    Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents
    WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/...
  • 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...
  • Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman

    Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95. A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
  • U.S. military presence in Africa growing in small ways

    U.S. military presence in Africa growing in small ways
    WASHINGTON — Amid a surge of Islamic militancy in North Africa, a team of fewer than 50 U.S. special operations troops with a single helicopter arrived at a remote base in western Tunisia last month. Their mission: train Tunisian troops in...
  • Toxic smog hangs over large swath of China but many ignore threat

    Toxic smog hangs over large swath of China but many ignore threat
    BEIJING – To mask or not to mask -- that is still a question. A huge swath of northeast China -- more than 10% of the country’s landmass -- is again engulfed in toxic smog. Beijing’s air quality index, as measured by the U.S. Embassy,...