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Trump's band of 'my generals' is disbanding

Trump's band of 'my generals' is disbanding

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's band of "my generals" is disbanding.
US envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

US envoy optimistic about N. Korea despite latest friction

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea on Friday expressed optimism about the diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis, a day after the North issued a surprisingly blunt statement saying it will neve
Llamas help Andes peoples survive, but youths are leaving

Llamas help Andes peoples survive, but youths are leaving

SANTIAGO DE MACHACA, Bolivia — Stormy winds, frosty nights and a scorching midday sun make life difficult on the Andean plateau, but the docile, tough-natured llama is one reason why indigenous people have been able to survive the harsh conditions fo
Chicago archbishop to have leading role in sex abuse reforms

Chicago archbishop to have leading role in sex abuse reforms

The Catholic archbishop of Chicago, who was hand-picked by the pope to help organize an upcoming Vatican summit on clergy sex abuse, will have a leading role in the church's effort to seek reforms, including the response to new allegations from the I
Analysis: As advisers leave, Trump's guardrails come off

Analysis: As advisers leave, Trump's guardrails come off

WASHINGTON — Last year, during one particularly frenetic stretch in Donald Trump's presidency, a top Republican senator said there were three men guarding the country from chaos: Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, White House chief of staff John Kelly and
Alba the albino orangutan returned to jungle in Indonesia

Alba the albino orangutan returned to jungle in Indonesia

BUKIT BAKA BUKIT RAYA, Indonesia — The world's only known albino orangutan climbed trees, foraged for food and began building a nest after being released into a remote Borneo jungle more than a year after conservation officials found her starving and
US charges 2 hackers with alleged Chinese intelligence ties

US charges 2 hackers with alleged Chinese intelligence ties

WASHINGTON — U.S.
Business jet crashes onto football field, killing 4 aboard

Business jet crashes onto football field, killing 4 aboard

ATLANTA — A Tennessee-bound business jet crashed Thursday, killing all four people aboard, when it plunged onto a football field at an Atlanta park, igniting its fuel and sending thick smoke over a nearby neighbourhood , officials said.
Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall

Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump's border wall

An online fundraiser started by an Air Force veteran to pay for construction of President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall was up to millions of dollars Thursday, bringing further attention to an issue that could lead to a government shutdown.

Democrats to start presidential primary debates in June 2019

Democrats will hold at least a dozen presidential primary debates starting in June 2019 and running through April 2020, with party Chairman Tom Perez promising rules that will give everyone in a potentially large field a fair shot at voters' attentio