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BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington on Friday spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions after the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in Baghdad, and said it was exploring a possible expansion of NATO’s presence there. Seeking to tighten pressure on its foe, the United States meanwhile imposed
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FILE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at the unveiling of the congressional portrait of Former House Speaker John Boehner at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 19, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. Senate have enough votes to proceed on rules for the impeachment trial of President
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MIAMI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said his Democratic opponents would tear down crosses and pledged to bring prayer to public schools at a re-election rally to shore up evangelical support. U.S. President Donald Trump makes a speech to evangelical supports in Miami, Florida, U.S., January 3, 2020. REUTERS/Eva Marie Uzcategui Trump
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders on Friday condemned the air strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, saying President Donald Trump’s decision was reckless and could lead the United States to another war in the Middle East. “President Trump just tossed a stick of dynamite into a tinderbox,” said former Vice President Joe
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Night falls over the U.S. Capitol Dome, as members of the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives deal with a budget showdown with the Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate, and a possible government shutdown in Washington, September 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate remained at a stalemate on Friday over how to proceed with
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