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  • Ex-Pentagon spokesman Kirby appointed State Dep't spokesman

    Secretary of State John Kerry has a new spokesman. Kerry welcomed the former Pentagon spokesman, John Kirby, as the public face of the State Department Wednesday, hailing Kirby's "impeccable judgment, collegiality and character." Kirby is retiring from...
  • Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches got fast approval at State

    State Department officials gave speedy and sometimes only cursory consideration to potential conflicts of interest when approving former President Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches to global companies and foreign governments during Hillary Rodham Clinton'...
  • Rachel Marsden: Americans deserve a better return on diplomatic missions

    PARIS -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Sochi, Russia, this week, apparently to play dumb with the Russians on the taxpayer's dime. In advance of Kerry's visit, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said at a press briefing, "Well, I don't...
  • 5 things to know about Bill Clinton's paid speeches

    The State Department gave speedy, near-blanket approval to hundreds of lucrative appearances by former President Bill Clinton during Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. Five things to know about a review of records on this matter by The...
  • John Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis

    John Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis
    Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. The State...
  • Kremlin confirms Putin-Kerry meeting in Sochi

    The Kremlin has confirmed that President Vladimir Putin will meet with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed the meeting about an hour before Kerry's scheduled arrival on Tuesday...
  • Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis

    Secretary of State John Kerry departed Monday for Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin, on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. The...
  • Kerry to meet with Putin in Sochi, State Department says

    Kerry to meet with Putin in Sochi, State Department says
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry will meet Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials in the southern Russia city of Sochi, a State Department spokeswoman said Monday. The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Kerry...
  • Kerry to hold talks with Russian president Putin this week

    Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Russia this week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kerry's first visit to Russia since the Ukraine crisis began, the State Department announced Monday. Relations between Moscow and the West have...
  • Kerry to meet with Putin for Tuesday talks; Ukraine, Syria on tap

    WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday in the southern Russian city of Sochi to discuss a range of issues, including Ukraine, Syria and Iran, the U.S. State Department announced Monday. The...
  • From Miami Gap executive to Haiti industrial park promoter

    CARACOL, Haiti Mark D'Sa was a top apparel executive pulling in six figures and flying business class to meet clients when the request got to his inbox. The U.S. government wanted to talk. Ten months had passed since Haiti's devastating Jan. 12, 2010,...