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  1. Will Joe Run? Biden Feels the Push to Take On Trump in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Voice of America

    Shortly after Joe Biden boarded a recent flight from Washington to New York, a string of passengers began stopping at his seat in coach to deliver some version of the same message: Run, Joe, run. "We're with you," one said, according to a Democratic strategist who happened to be on the plane and witnessed the scene.

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  2. Late Senator John McCain Returns to US Capitol for Final FarewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Voice of America

    The flag-draped casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is carried up the steps to lie in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Aug. 31, 2018, in Washington. The remains of the late Senator John McCain will lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Friday as Americans continue to mourn the loss of the long-time legislator and war hero.

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  3. Voyeur Rabbi Victims Reach $14.25 Million SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Voice of America

    Victims of a prominent Washington rabbi who for years secretly videotaped women as they used a ritual bath reached a $14.25 million settlement with four Jewish organizations, their lawyer confirmed Wednesday. The settlement covers over 150 women filmed by Bernard "Barry" Freundel, along with other women who undressed where the hidden camera was located even if they were not taped, attorney Alexandra Harwin told AFP Wednesday.

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  4. Poll: Many Indifferent to Kavanaugh Supreme Court NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Voice of America

    Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 30, 2018. Does Brett Kavanaugh belong on the Supreme Court? It's a question that may be consuming Washington, but one that elicits a shrug from many Americans.

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  5. Services for McCain Begin Wednesday in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Voice of America

    The desk of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is draped in black on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Aug. 27, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Memorial services honoring the late Senator John McCain begin Wednesday in Arizona, the western state he represented in Congress for more than 30 years.

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  6. US Congress Skeptical of Trump's Mexico Trade DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Voice of America

    President Donald Trump's trade deal with Mexico could struggle to win approval from Congress unless Canada comes on board, lawmakers from both parties said on Tuesday, saying support from Democrats would be needed to pass a purely bilateral deal. Trump unveiled the Mexico deal on Monday and threatened to slap tariffs on Canadian-made cars if Canada did not join the revamp of the trilateral North American Free Trade Agreement , which Trump has long criticized.

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  7. McCain had a 'Wicked' Wit That he Often Aimed at HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Voice of America

    In this Oct. 25, 2017, file photo Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., followed at right by House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, makes a humorous face to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Such rascally greetings produced smiles before the discussion or tough questions even had begun.

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  8. Iran Asks UN's Highest Court to Suspend US SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Voice of America

    Iran warned Monday that reimposed U.S. sanctions would cripple its economy and plunge the volatile Middle East deeper into crisis as it urged the United Nations' highest court to suspend the Trump administration's economic pressure on Tehran. In a written statement about the case at the International Court of Justice, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Iran's claims "meritless" and defended the sanctions as a way of keeping Americans safe.

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  9. McCain to be Honored in Arizona, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Voice of America

    Senator John McCain looks on during a press conference about his resistance to the so-called "Skinny Repeal" of the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 27, 2017. Senator John McCain, who died Saturday after a yearlong battle with brain cancer, will be honored at ceremonies in Arizona and Washington.

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  10. Eyeing China, US Scolds El Salvador, Warns Others on Cutting Taiwan TieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Voice of America

    The Trump administration says it is re-examining relations with El Salvador after the Central American nation broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China. In a statement, the White House criticized the country's decision as well as Beijing's diplomatic outreach that led to the move.

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  11. NASA Chief Excited About Prospects for Exploiting Water on the MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Voice of America

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine makes remarks during the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee's joint hearing with the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, in Washington, June 22, 2018. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has a vision for renewed and "sustainable" human exploration of the moon, and he cites the existence of water on the lunar surface as a key to chances for success.

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  12. Senator Collins: Trump's Court Pick Says Roe v Wade Is Settled LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Voice of America

    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh at her office, before a private meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Aug. 21, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh agrees with the court's Chief Justice John Roberts that the landmark Roe v.

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  13. Trump Rebuts Report He Mulled Denying Obama Intel AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Voice of America

    President Donald Trump talks with former president Barack Obama on Capitol Hill in Washington, following Trump's inauguration, Jan. 20, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump denied a report Tuesday that said he considered denying former president Barack Obama access to intelligence briefings in response to perceived threats from Obama and other members of his administration.

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  14. Turkish-US-Syrian Cooperation Deepens as Bilateral Relations Remain in CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Voice of America

    Turkish-U.S. cooperation continues to deepen in Syria, despite a crisis in bilateral relations. According to the Turkish military, the two NATO allies are about to carry out joint military patrols in northern Syria's Manbij region.

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  15. US Ends Syria Stabilization Funding, Cites More Allied CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Voice of America

    The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from the conflict, citing increased contributions from anti-Islamic State coalition partners. The State Department said it had notified Congress on Friday that it would not spend some $230 million that had been planned for Syria programs and would instead shift that money to other areas.

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  16. Trump Revokes Ex-CIA Director's Security ClearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Voice of America

    John Brennan, then the deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, gestures during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, May 2, 2011. The security clearance of a former Central Intelligence Agency director was revoked Wednesday by U.S. President Donald Trump, who said in a statement that John Brennan has been sowing "division and chaos" about his administration. 5 comments

  17. Trump Blames Attorney General, Fired FBI Agent for Russia ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Voice of America

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes a point during his speech at the Western Conservative Summit, June 8, 2018, in Denver. U.S. President Donald Trump unleashed new attacks Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and fired FBI agent Peter Strzok, blaming them for the investigation of Russian links to his 2016 U.S. presidential campaign that has consumed his presidency.

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  18. UK Defense Chief: Post-Brexit Britain to Remain StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Voice of America

    Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and U.K. Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson stand for the National Anthem during an arrival ceremony prior to their meeting at the Pentagon, Aug. 7, 2018. Britain will always be a "tier one" military power, British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson told the Atlantic Council think tank Tuesday in Washington, contradicting recent comments by British Prime Minister Theresa May. In June, the prime minister asked Williamson to justify Britain's role as a tier one military power at a Downing Street meeting, challenging Defense Ministry plans to modernize the armed forces just weeks before a NATO summit, according to the Financial Times .

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  19. FBI Task Force Sharing Information About Online TrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Voice of America

    The FBI's new foreign influence task force is sharing information about online trolls with technology companies as part of the bureau's behind-the-scenes effort to disrupt Russian and other foreign influence operations aimed at U.S. elections, FBI and Justice Department officials say. FBI Director Christopher Wray set up the task force last November as part of a broader government approach to counter foreign influence operations and to prevent a repeat of Russian meddling in the 2018 midterm and the 2020 presidential elections. 22 comments

  20. Pompeo Announces $113 Million in New US Initiatives in 'Indo-Pacific'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Voice of America

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 25, 2018. Building on President Donald Trump's "Indo-Pacific" strategy, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced $113 million in new regional investments focused on technology, energy and infrastructure.

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