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  • 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 see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase

    Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase
    Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first time since they laid out the framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. The State Department said Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif...
  • Delay Nepal travel, State Department urges

    A State Department warning issued May 1 asks U.S. citizens to defer non-essential travel to Nepal as the country continues to try to recover from the magnitude 7.8 quake on April 25. The warning cautions visitors about aftershocks and damage to...
  • U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program

    U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program
    The White House is considering revamping its overseas hostage-rescue program after CIA drone strikes that mistakenly killed an American and an Italian held captive by terrorists in Pakistan, the latest incident to reveal gaps in U.S. counter-terrorism...
  • 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...
  • Bill Clinton condemns efforts to 'take down' his foundation, defends paid speeches

    Bill Clinton condemns efforts to 'take down' his foundation, defends paid speeches
    Former President Bill Clinton accused critics of an effort to undermine the work of his foundation for political gain, saying there is no evidence that donors sought to influence his wife's work at the State Department even as he conceded that "it looks...
  • Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama

    Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama
    Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepared for a historic encounter with Cuban...
  • Where are the 'jobs, jobs, jobs?'

    Where are the 'jobs, jobs, jobs?'
    I'm so glad City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young recognizes the many problems facing Baltimore ("Solutions, not excuses, for Baltimore post Freddie Gray," April 30). These past days have been traumatic and have placed our city in an ugly...
  • Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'

    Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'
    Bill and Hillary Clinton are to money what the Gulf of Mexico is to the Mississippi River: the inevitable destination of a large and never-ending flow, which is sometimes polluted. The latest example comes in the form of donations of $2.35 million to...
  • Community news: PNC faculty member bound for Turkmenistan

    PNC professor receives Fulbright award Tantatape Brahmasrene, professor of finance and international business at Purdue University North Central in Westville, has been selected for a Fulbright Senior Specialists project in Turkmenistan at International...
  • 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...