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U.S. Department of State

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  • GOP investigators asked Clinton about private email in 2012

    Hillary Rodham Clinton was asked by congressional investigators more than two years ago whether she had used a private email account while serving as secretary of state but the State Department later declined to address the question. Rep. Darrell Issa,...
  • Cuba to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm

    Cuba to open talks about US fugitives as ties warm
    HAVANA — The U.S. and Cuba will open talks about two of America's most-wanted fugitives as part of a new dialogue about law-enforcement cooperation made possible by President Barack Obama's decision to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of...
  • Congressional soccer game puts Republicans on top

    WASHINGTON Sometimes a partisan-netted goal is hard to come by on Capitol Hill, when it's all edging and no clear winner. But congressional members met under the lights of RFK Stadium on Tuesday night to tally goals at the third annual Capital Soccer...
  • Obama drops Cuba from terror list, readies for showdown with Congress

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama told Congress on Tuesday that he is removing Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, the latest action in his drive to normalize relations with the island but one that paves the way for a showdown with Congress....
  • Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list

    Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list
    The White House says President Barack Obama is removing Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a key step in President Barack Obama's bid to normalize relations between the two countries.The White House says on Twitter that Obama has submitted...
  • 5 Things to know about Clinton's decision to run again

    The launch of Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign marks the end of a long and methodical decision-making process for the former secretary of state, senator and first lady. While the Democratic political apparatus had been pushing...
  • Putin lifts Russia's ban on delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran

    Putin lifts Russia's ban on delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday cleared the way for delivery of sophisticated air defense systems to Iran with a decree that U.S. officials warned could disrupt the emerging deal to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. Kremlin...
  • Cuba may lose 'sponsor of terrorism' designation

    Cuba may lose 'sponsor of terrorism' designation
    President Obama said Thursday that his State Department had finished a review of whether to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, potentially the first step in formally changing U.S. policy toward the island nation at a time of warming...
  • Syrians deserve chance to honor heritage

    I believe that members of Allentown's Syrian community should have the right to symbolically honor their country of birth or heritage by the raising of the Syrian flag at City Hall as they have done for years. I know that the State Department has had...
  • Allentown's concern over flag misguided

    Allentown officials are upset over raising the flag of a terrorist state while our feckless, incompetent commander in chief re-establishes diplomatic relations with Cuba and negotiates a framework nuclear agreement with Iran? Give me a break! Both of...
  • Obama looks to Cuba shift to win back Latin America at summit

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama left the 2012 Summit of the Americas in Colombia an isolated world leader, berated by his Latin American counterparts over U.S. policies toward Cuba. This time will be different. As Obama prepares to return to the summit...