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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)
Pompeo slams UN report on deadly US drone strike on Iranian U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized an independent U.N. human rights expert's report saying a U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in January amounted to a violation of international law
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FILE - In this July 15, 2016, file photo, then U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind. responds to questions in Indianapolis. Votes are being tallied Friday, July 10, 2020, to decide whether Republicans will nominate Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for a new term despite allegations of groping four women that resulted in a month-long suspension of his law license. Former Rep. Rokita is Hill's most prominent challenger, saying he entered the race because Hill had a history of "bad judgment, bad choices and not taking responsibilities". (AP Photo/Darron Cummings File)
Indiana attorney general accused of groping facing GOP testVotes are being tallied to decide whether Republicans will nominate Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for a new term despite allegations of groping four women that resulted in a month-long suspension of his law license
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 file photo, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, attends a meeting with Sweden's Foreign Minister Ann Linde in Moscow, Russia. Lavrov said Friday, July 10 that contacts with the U.S. negotiators leave little optimism about the possibility of extending the New START arms control treaty that expires next February. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)
Russia skeptical about nuclear pact extension prospectsRussia's top diplomat says he's not very optimistic about prospects for extending the last remaining U.S.-Russia arms control agreement because of Washington's focus on making China sign up to the pact
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Trump Boasts About Wowing Doctors on Cognitive TestThe two men expected to face each other in the general election have a combined age of 151, which is one reason why both keep taking digs at each other about mental fitness. In an interview with Sean Hannity Thursday night, President Trump suggested he did not think that Joe...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2018, file photo, then Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during a news conference in Green Bay, Wis. The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday, July 10, 2020, overturned three of four partial budget vetoes issued by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, bucking decades of court precedent that upheld the governor's broad veto powers. However, the justices also upheld one of Evers' vetoes and declined to consider a challenge to a pair of partial vetoes issued by Republican Gov. Scott Walker in 2017, saying the 2019 lawsuit was filed too late. (Jim Matthews/The Green Bay Press-Gazette via AP File)
Wisconsin high court gives mixed ruling on partial vetoes The Wisconsin Supreme Court has sidestepped a chance to rein in the governor’s veto power
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A view of the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, an UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Istanbul's main tourist attractions in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Friday, July 10, 2020. Turkey's Council of State, threw its weight behind a petition brought by a religious group and annulled a 1934 cabinet decision that changed the 6th century building into a museum. The ruling allows the government to restore the Hagia Sophia's previous status as a mosque.The decision was in line with the Turkish President's Recep Tayyip Erdogan's calls to turn the hugely symbolic world heritage site into a mosque despite widespread international criticism, including from the United States and Orthodox Christian leaders. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey's president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosqueTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century iconic Hagia Sophia into a mosque, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had turned it into a museum
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Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down three vetoes, upholds one in mixed ruling for Democratic governorWisconsin Supreme Court strikes down three vetoes, upholds one in mixed ruling for Democratic governor
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FILE - In this April 29, 2015, file photo, people walk past displays of Goya Foods products at the new corporate headquarters in Jersey City, N.J. Goya Foods is facing a a swift backlash after its CEO Robert Unanue praised President Donald Trump at White House event on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Almost immediately, Twitter exploded, with users both famous and not reminding Unanue of Trump's history of derogatory comments and harsh policies toward Hispanics, most notably, the administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Goya CEO, praising Trump, sparks online clash The supercharged political landscape in the U.S. has grown potentially more perilous for companies ahead of the 2020 presidential election as Goya, a food company with a tremendously loyal following, discovered this week
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