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Pompeo’s Sochi summit could help drive ‘wedge’ between Russia, China: source

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, despite nixing a planned trip to Moscow, still is expected to travel to Sochi, Russia on Tuesday for high-level meetings with Vladimir Putin and other senior Kremlin officials—a trip that one source said could result in … Continue reading

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Schumer urges Pompeo to warn Putin against any more election interference

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, penned a letter on Sunday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead the cabinet member’s planned trip to Russia in which he urged Pompeo to warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that any attempts to interfere… Continue reading

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Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq as US steps up warnings to Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad Tuesday to show support for the Iraqi government as the Trump administration intensified its pressure campaign against Iran. Continue reading

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Pompeo meeting with Merkel cancelled over ‘pressing issues’

The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been canceled. Continue reading

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Pompeo warns Russia against ‘messing around with Venezuela’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are scheduled to meet to discuss, among other things, the continuing political crisis in the South American … Continue reading

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Maduro was ‘ready’ to leave Venezuela before Russia convinced him to stay, Pompeo tells Fox News

The U.S. has learned Venezuela’s disputed President Nicolas Maduro was “ready” to leave the country amid protest violence and calls for his ouster — until Russia convinced him to stay, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Tuesday night. Continue reading

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Trump administration declares support for Venezuela uprising against Maduro: ‘We are with you!’

Vice President Pence and other top-ranking members of the Trump administration voiced their full support Tuesday for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he led a contingent of heavily armed troops into the streets of Caracas amid a call for the… Continue reading

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Pompeo announces expansion of US ban on aid to groups providing abortion-related services

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday that the United States is expanding its ban on giving aid to groups that either promote or provide abortions. Continue reading

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Schumer rails against ‘ancient poison’ of anti-Semitism in AIPAC remarks

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer lamented what he called the “ancient poison” of anti-Semitism Monday evening during a speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) annual conference in Washington, in which he criticized both Pre… Continue reading

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Pompeo vows to pile economic, political pressure on Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News Thursday that the United States would step up financial and political pressure on Iran’s theocratic regime as it seeks to “extend its reach” across the Middle East. Continue reading

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Pompeo: I’ll serve as secretary of state until Trump ‘tweets me out of office’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doesn’t suspect he’ll be kicked out of office any time soon. Continue reading

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India-Pakistan tensions will only die down when both sides ‘can go back to their people and claim victory’, experts say

Tensions are rising as nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan both said they shot down each other’s fighter jets on Wednesday, prompting international powers to urge restraint as relations between the two Asian nations showed no signs of improvement Continue reading

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McConnell says Pompeo should ‘think about’ 2020 Senate bid

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News’ “The Story with Martha MacCallum” Tuesday that he would like Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to consider running for the Senate in 2020, but added that there was no need for him to leave tha… Continue reading

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Pentagon watchdog warns ISIS could retake Syrian territory in months after US withdrawal: official

A forthcoming report from the Pentagon’s inspector general concludes that the ISIS terror group will regain territory it has lost in Syria in a matter of months without military pressure, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News late Thursday. Continue reading

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Pompeo confident of Trump-Kim summit in February, tells Fox News he’s helping lay groundwork

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed he’s started laying the groundwork for a second top-level summit between the United States and North Korea, telling Fox News on Wednesday night that “we’ll have a summit� by the end of February. Continue reading

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US warship sails in Sea of Japan waters claimed by Russia

A U.S. Navy warship sailed in waters claimed by Russia in the Sea of Japan Wednesday as tensions increase over the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from a decades-old arms control treaty. Continue reading

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Pompeo says Iran tested ballistic missile, in violation of UN resolution

The Trump administration on Saturday accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range ballistic missile, with the capability to strike parts of Europe and the Middle East — a move the U.S. says is in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution. Continue reading

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Graham threatens to withhold spending bill vote until Senate gets CIA briefing on Khashoggi

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Wednesday that he is willing to hold up Congress’ agenda — including a spending bill meant to avert a partial government shutdown — until the Senate hears from the CIA about the murder of Saudi activist Jamal Khashoggi. Continue reading

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Pompeo to meet North Korean counterpart in New York Thursday

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be traveling to New York on Thursday to meet with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol. Continue reading

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Saudi ruler ordered detention of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, report says

Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, ordered that Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi be lured to that country from his home in the U.S. and detained, the paper reported Wednesday evening.  Continue reading

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