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  1. Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

    07.23 / 13:50 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has ended his assignment in Washington. The Russian Embassy in Washington announced on Twitter that Kislyak's tenure ended on Saturday. Kislyak's successor…
  2. The Latest: Israeli DM says no ties will harm Palestinians

    07.23 / 11:46 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on developments in Israel (all times local): 1 p.m. Israel's defense minister says it can live without security cooperation with the Palestinians, but they will suffer if Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas carries through with his promise to do so. Speaking to the YNet news site…
  3. Wyoming delegation differs over best health care approach

    07.22 / 20:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Members of Wyoming's all-Republican congressional delegation disagree whether they should vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement law lined up. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso say they might support a bill that would repeal President Barack Obama's signature health care reform legislation…
  4. Congress strikes deal to stiffen Russia sanctions; Trump questions boost bill

    07.22 / 17:53 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    Congress has reached a final deal on new Russia sanctions legislation, leaders announced Saturday, clearing the path for final approval of legislation that would codify penalties imposed by the Obama administration and would require President Trump to seek approval from Capitol Hill should he want to lift the sanctions. The…
  5. Soft persistence encouraged in US student's jailing in China

    07.22 / 16:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A former U.S. senator and ambassador to China is encouraging patient and polite persistence in efforts to free an American university student from jail in China. Max Baucus says he is in touch with diplomats in the U.S. and China to help bring University of Montana…
  6. Donald Trump: 'the U.S. President has the complete power to pardon'

    07.22 / 15:55 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    President Trump claimed Saturday he has "the complete power to pardon," publicly responding for the first time to recent news reports suggesting he's seeking pardons for individuals being investigated by prosecutors probing Russia's role in last year's White House race, including relatives, staffers and himself. "While all agree the U.S.…
  7. Optimism survives on 25th anniversary of Seeds of Peace

    07.22 / 14:56 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) - Middle East peace is no closer today than it was a quarter century ago when Seeds of Peace brought the first Israeli and Palestinian teens together in the woods of Maine. But the latest group to spend time together sees reason for optimism. Husam Zarour, a…
  8. Qatar's ruler voices willingness to talk to solve Arab rift

    07.21 / 20:56 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Qatar's ruling emir said on Friday that his embattled Gulf nation remains open to dialogue with four Arab countries that have isolated it, but that any resolution to the crisis must respect his country's sovereignty. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani made the comments…