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  • Desperation for Americans in Yemen as US refuses to mount rescue

    WASHINGTON A Michigan family with two toddlers and an infant was stranded in Yemen after being forced from its home by rebel gunmen. A California woman tried to flee through an arrangement with the embassy of Djibouti, but failed. A mother of four from...
  • Obama: Decision near on removing Cuba from terror list

    President Barack Obama will act soon on a recommendation about whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, he said Thursday as he opened a three-day trip to the Caribbean and Central America. Obama has long signaled he's...
  • Obama says decision soon on Cuba as state sponsor of terror

    President Barack Obama says he'll decide soon whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Obama says the State Department has completed its review of the question. He is signaling that Cuba will be removed as part of his...
  • Lawsuit seeks records on 2 Clinton donors, questions influence on her decisions

    WASHINGTON The conservative group Citizens United filed a lawsuit Thursday demanding that the State Department turn over correspondence it hopes will help determine whether Hillary Clinton's decisions as the nation's top diplomat were swayed by a pair...
  • US Embassy guard in Qatar assaulted, attacker in custody

    The U.S. State Department says an embassy guard in Qatar has been lightly wounded in an assault. In a statement it says that the guard received "superficial injuries" from the assault on Thursday and that the attacker has been taken into custody by...
  • NKorea says it deports American for plotting, making videos

    North Korea has deported an American woman who frequently visited the country over the past 20 years, accusing her of engaging in "plot-breeding and propaganda." North Korea's state media said Wednesday that Sandra Suh had traveled to North Korea...
  • Linthicum: Linthicum dancer heads to Cuba to practice 'cultural diplomacy'

    Linthicum: Linthicum dancer heads to Cuba to practice 'cultural diplomacy'
    Linthicum's Alicia Canterna, a professional dancer, will make an historic trip with her dance company, Company E, when it travels under the auspices of the State Department to Cuba to perform in the Old Havana Dance Festival from Sunday to April 22. The...
  • Senior US official in Venezuela for meetings with Maduro

    A senior U.S. diplomat was in Venezuela on Wednesday for talks with President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a regional summit in which tensions between Caracas and Washington threatened to overshadow a thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations. News of the visit by State...
  • 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...
  • Report: Russians hacked White House computer system

    CNN reported Tuesday that Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the...