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U.S. to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a news conference with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key at Premier House in Wellington, New Zealand Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016.(Photo: Mark Ralston, pool photo via AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees ...

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As Duterte speaks, U.S. military might need to listen

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he wants U.S. troops out of his country in the next two years and is willing to scrap defense pacts with longtime ally Washington if necessary. Video provided by AFP Newslook Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, is greeted by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in ...

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Relief at Last for U.S. Owners of Diesel Volkswagens

For the owners of nearly a half-million diesel cars in the United States who have been caught up in Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal, relief may finally be in sight. On Tuesday, Judge Charles Breyer of the United States District Court in San Francisco gave final approval to an agreement calling for ...

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Philippine president says he won’t sever ties with U.S.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte makes a speech during the Philippines – China Trade and Investment Fourm at the Great Hall of the People on October 20, 2016 in Beijing, China.(Photo: Getty Images) MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties ...

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Philippine President Duterte announces separation from U.S.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced his “separation” from the United States, expressing his desire for the Philippines to become more dependent on China. (Oct. 20) AP Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli (left) shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after he made a speech during the Philippines – China ...

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How U.S. Torture Left a Legacy of Damaged Minds

Before the United States permitted a terrifying way of interrogating prisoners, government lawyers and intelligence officials assured themselves of one crucial outcome. They knew that the methods inflicted on terrorism suspects would be painful, shocking and far beyond what the country had ever accepted. But none of it, they concluded, ...

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Yahoo Said to Have Aided U.S. Email Surveillance by Adapting Spam Filter

By CHARLIE SAVAGE and NICOLE PERLROTH October 5, 2016 A system intended to scan emails for child pornography and spam helped Yahoo satisfy a secret court order requiring it to search for messages containing a computer “signature” tied to the communications of a state-sponsored terrorist organization, several people familiar with the matter said on ...

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