Associated Press in Washington

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Frustrated Republican candidates contemplate changes to debate setup
US likely to carry out more raids on Islamic State after rescuing 70 hostages and preventing ‘horrific massacre’ in Iraq
China in ‘aggressive’ effort to expand its South China Sea outposts, says US

China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert sovereignty, the US intelligence chief said on Thursday.

27 Feb 2015 - 7:55PM

China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert sovereignty, the US intelligence chief said on Thursday.

China in ‘aggressive’ effort to expand its South China Sea outposts, says US
US-based Uygur journalist claims China targeting him by pressuring his family
Jeb Bush clears path to 2016 presidential campaign
US sharply criticises new Israeli housing project

The Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that its plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from “even its closest allies” and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that its plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from “even its closest allies” and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.

US sharply criticises new Israeli housing project
Obama in Texas as border surge of child immigrants called overwhelming

President Barack Obama visited Texas on Wednesday and urged Congress to move swiftly to approve an emergency spending request for US$3.7 billion to deal with a crisis of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border with Mexico

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

President Barack Obama visited Texas on Wednesday and urged Congress to move swiftly to approve an emergency spending request for US$3.7 billion to deal with a crisis of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border with Mexico

Obama in Texas as border surge of child immigrants called overwhelming
White House bars media from Dalai Lama meeting
US waives sanctions on Iran broadcaster for 180 days in the run-up to nuclear talks
Obama's pivot to Asia faces setback from fellow Democrat over trans-Pacific trade deal
White House ‘very disappointed’ as US journalist is forced to leave China
Australian minister slams ‘treachery’ of NSA whistleblower Snowden
2013 was joint 4th warmest year around the world on record: NOAA
US: No dialogue if North Korea keeps nuclear programme
Caroline Kennedy sworn in as US ambassador to Japan
Resistance to malaria drugs spreading in Southeast Asia
UN panel told NKorea regime to blame for deadly famine
Guard at US consulate site pleads guilty to selling secrets
Huawei, ZTE to be questioned by US in spy probe
Eclipse season on Mars, so Curiosity took photos
US lawmakers call China ‘bully’ in sea disputes
Ai Weiwei to get Smithsonian exhibition
Barack Obama fights back in second US presidential campaign debate
Banana Boat sunscreen recalled after reports of users catching on fire
Lover's e-mails to rival led FBI to CIA chief Petraeus
US road safety chief bullish about driverless cars
US election campaigns reshuffled as storm nears
David Petraeus faces US Congress over attack on consulate in Libya
CIA tells of bid to rescue US diplomats in Benghazi
US urges calm in China, Japan dispute