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Obama skeptical of Assad claim on chemical weapons

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President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States is investigating whether chemical weapons have been deployed in Syria, but he’s “deeply skeptical” of claims by Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime that rebel forces were behind such an attack.

Posted: March 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Clinton out, Kerry in as US secretary of state

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Senate Foreign Relations Chairman (second from right) Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., arrived on Capitol Hill in Washington, last Thursday (Friday in Manila), for the start of his confirmation hearing to become the next top diplomat, replacing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center. From left are, committee presiding Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Clinton, Kerry and Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Hillary Rodham Clinton formally resigned Friday as U.S. secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her shatter records for the number of countries visited. John Kerry was sworn in to replace her.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Defiant Clinton takes on lawmakers on Libya attack

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered fiery rejoinders to Republican critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, facing off with lawmakers who included potential 2016 presidential rivals.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hillary Clinton back at work after hospitalization

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This handout photo provided by the State Department shows Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holding up a football jersey, number "112" at the State Department in Washington, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, as she returned to work on Monday after a month-long absence caused first by a stomach virus, then a fall and a concussion and finally a brief hospitalization for a blot clot near her brain. She was also given a blue football jersey with "Clinton" and the number 112 —the record-breaking number of countries she has visited since becoming secretary of state—printed on the back. AP/State Department

Cheers, a standing ovation and a gag gift of protective headgear greeted Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as she returned to work on Monday after a monthlong absence caused first by a stomach virus, then a fall and a concussion and finally a brief hospitalization for a blood clot near her brain.

Posted: January 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Hillary Clinton hospitalized with blood clot

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Hillary Rodham Clinton. AP FILE PHOTO

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted to hospital with blood clot following concussion.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US investigates: Attacks coordinated to mark 9/11?

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White House workers walk on the roof of the White House after lowering the flag to half staff for the death of U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 in Washington. AP/Evan Vucci

The Obama administration, roiled by the first killing of a U.S. ambassador in more than 30 years, is investigating whether the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and not a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam YouTube video.

Posted: September 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Clinton to urge ASEAN unity on South China Sea

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. AFP FILE PHOTO

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for Southeast Asian states to present a united front to the Chinese in dealing with territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

Posted: September 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US resumes some arms shipments to Bahrain

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In this file photo, Bahraini anti-government protesters carry signs during a march Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Al-Dair, Bahrain, chanting anti-government slogans and urging freedom for political prisoners. The picture raised at bottom is of Zakariya al-Asheeri, a blogger from the village who died in police custody during last year's crackdown on the pro-democracy uprising. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

The United States is resuming some arms shipments to Bahrain after most transfers were suspended last year amid a crackdown on political dissent.

Posted: May 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US sends message to Syria, Congress with diplomacy

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The Obama administration sent two distinct messages by dispatching the US ambassador to Syria to meet anti-regime protesters in a besieged city. To Syrian President Bashar Assad: Reform now. To critics in the United States of its engagement policy: Stop complaining.

Posted: July 9th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US expands human trafficking blacklist

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The Obama administration on Monday nearly doubled the number of countries that may face US sanctions for not doing enough to combat human trafficking, calling on those and other nations to get serious and take tough steps to eradicate the lucrative illicit practice.

Posted: June 28th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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