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  1. Trump Assails Democratic Opposition to Pompeo NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Voice of America

    Secretary of state-designate Mike Pompeo listens during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation, April 12, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. President Donald Trump assailed opposition Democrats Monday as "obstructionists" who appear set to vote against CIA director Mike Pompeo as Trump's pick to become secretary of state.

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  2. Angling for a Summit, Kremlin Avoids Criticizing TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Voice of America

    A view shows a tower of the Kremlin and the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow, Russia, March 16, 2018. Kremlin officials, from President Vladimir Putin down, wasted no time in condemning the U.S.-led punitive airstrikes on Syria a week ago, warning of dire consequences.

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  3. North Korea, Comey, Stormy Add to Trump's Chaotic WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Voice of America

    Word of a potentially historic breakthrough on North Korea is forced to compete with a scathing assessment of the president by his former FBI director. Add into the mix, court appearances earlier in the week by his personal lawyer and an adult film actress who claims she had an affair with the president.

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  4. US Congress Asks White House for Larger Syria PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Voice of America

    The Trump administration's recent airstrikes in Syria - just the latest action in a long-running conflict that has challenged U.S. presidents of both parties - has prompted a new round of questions on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers are asking where last week's strikes fit in the larger U.S. strategy in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and for greater clarity to prevent an escalation of the conflict.

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  5. Syria Airstrikes Reopen War Powers DiscussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Voice of America

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., right, confers with committee member Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 11, 2017. The airstrikes ordered by President Donald Trump against Syria last week have prompted the U.S. Congress to revisit an often-delayed debate that centers on the most serious of its powers: the decision to authorize U.S. military force abroad.

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  6. US Senators Offer Legislation Covering Military Action Against MilitantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Voice of America

    U.S. senators announced long-awaited legislation on Monday to provide congressional authorization for campaigns against militant groups in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, as lawmakers push to take back authority over the military from the White House. A group led by Senators Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Tim Kaine, a committee Democrat, proposed an Authorization for the Use of Military Force that would authorize "all necessary and appropriate force" against al-Qaida, the Taliban, Islamic State and associated forces.

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  7. Britain's Theresa May Says Airstrikes on Syria in British National InterestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Voice of America

    Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, April 14, 2018. May says the need to act quickly and protect "operational security" led her to strike Syria without a prior vote in Parliament.

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  8. Who is America's Best European Ally?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Voice of America

    Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks with French Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian during European Union foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg, April 16, 2018. In Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron led the charge for the Western military strike on Syria, but as far as the British are concerned, he did so by shoving them out the way.

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  9. National Women's Monument Attracting a New Generation of FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Voice of America

    Located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington DC, the Belmont-Paul National Monument and museum offers visitors a look back to an earlier time in American history - at the turn of the century, when women struggled and fought to have the same rights as American men. Many things have changed since then, but as VOA's Rio Tuasikal reports, the message of its founders is as relevant today as it was then.

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  10. Justice Dept. Report Says Ex-FBI Deputy Director Misled InvestigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Voice of America

    Then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe pauses during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill, June 7, 2017, in Washington. Andrew McCabe, the fired FBI deputy director, misled investigators multiple times about his role in a news media disclosure about Hillary Clinton just days before the 2016 presidential election, according to a Justice Department watchdog report.

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  11. Trump Pick for Top Diplomat Dismisses Claims He Is a War HawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Voice of America

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo, picked to be the next secretary of state, smiles after his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary of State, Thursday, April 12, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. President Donald Trump's choice for Secretary of State, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at his confirmation hearing Thursday that claims he is a war hawk are unfounded.

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  12. Western Allies Offer Support for US to Strike at Syria, With ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Voice of America

    A picture taken April 8, 2018, shows Syrian army soldiers advancing in an area on the eastern outskirts of Douma, as they continue their fierce offensive to retake the last opposition holdout in Eastern Ghouta. America's allies are offering to join a possible military response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.

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  13. US Progressives Plan Wave of Protests If Trump Fires MuellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Voice of America

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. progressive and left-wing groups are gearing up for a wave of protests across the United States in the event that President Donald Trump fires the special counsel probing allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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  14. US Mulls 'Coordinated' Response to Syria Gas AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Voice of America

    This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in the eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, April. 7, 2018.

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  15. What Is Attorney-Client Privilege?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Voice of America

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 19, 2017.

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  16. Facebook's Zuckerberg Faces Grilling on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Voice of America

    On the eve of an expected grilling by U.S. lawmakers, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg once again apologized for inadequately protecting the data of millions of social media platform users and highlighted steps the firm is taking to prevent a repeat. In multiple interviews with news media outlets and in prepared remarks to be delivered on Capitol Hill, Zuckerberg on Monday acknowledged that the tools Facebook provides to promote human interconnectedness were exploited for ill or nefarious purposes.

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  17. Former US Senator Daniel Akaka Dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Voice of America

    Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 16, 2011. Akaka died April 5, 2018, at age 93. Akaka, a Democrat, served more than three decades in Congress before he retired in 2012.

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  18. Mueller's Russia Probe Shows it Pays to CooperateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Voice of America

    George Papadopoulos, taken by surprise by FBI agents at an airport last summer, now tweets smiling beach selfies with a Mykonos hashtag. Rick Gates, for weeks on home confinement with electronic monitoring, gets rapid approval for a family vacation and shaves down his potential prison time.

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  19. Trump: US Will Be Taking 'Strong Action Today' on ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Voice of America

    President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Baltic leaders in the East Room of the White House, April 3, 2018, in Washington. U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would be taking "strong action" later Wednesday on immigration.

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  20. EPA Chief Draws Trump Praise - and IreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Voice of America

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt arrives for a news conference at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, April 3, 2018, on his decision to scrap Obama administration fuel standards. President Donald Trump offered a measured gesture of support for the embattled head of the Environmental Protect Agency on Tuesday but those words of encouragement for Scott Pruitt also came with a White House warning about the ethical questions surrounding his travel spending and ties to Washington lobbyists.

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