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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump reacts at the end of his speech at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H.    The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the results even as officials insist the penalties are achieving their aims. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what endThe Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever
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Renamed Adrian Aryra 1 super tanker is seen in background as people cool-off in the water in the British territory of Gibraltar, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. Authorities in Gibraltar on Sunday cleared the way for an Iranian supertanker to sail to an undisclosed location after rejecting the United States' latest request not to release the vessel. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destinationAn Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, right, speaks with Constitutional Assembly President Diosdado Cabello at the Supreme Court during an annual ceremony that marks the start of the judicial year in Caracas, Venezuela. The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Cabello as members of Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administration official told The Associated Press on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist bossAP Exclusive: A senior administration official says the U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Afghans carry the body of a victim of Dubai City wedding hall bombing during a mass funeral in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug.18, 2019. The deadly bombing at the wedding in Afghanistan's capital late Saturday that killed dozens of people was a stark reminder that the war-weary country faces daily threats not only from the long-established Taliban but also from a brutal local affiliate of the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63Islamic State claims Kabul wedding attack that killed at least 63 people as Afghans question prospect of peace
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Cabinet Office in Whitehall in London on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.  Demonstrations for both sides of the Brexit debate continue around parliament, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed that Britain will leave the EU on Oct. 31,  with or without a Brexit deal. (AP Photo/ Vudi Xhymshiti)
Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaosLeaked British government documents have warned of disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Demonstrators gather near the Chinese Liaison Office in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. Protesters turned Hong Kong streets into rivers of umbrellas Sunday as they marched through heavy rain from a packed park and filled a major road in the Chinese territory, where mass pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity this summer. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protestHong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Migrants stand on the deck of the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat off the coast of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Sunday, Aug.18, 2019. An Open Arms spokeswoman tells The Associated Press that the humanitarian group is not willing to sail to Spain's southernmost Algeciras port given the emergency situation that they are experiencing inside the boat. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian islandItalian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is telling a Spanish humanitarian rescue boat with 107 migrants to go to Spain, not Italy
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Protesters trashed a bus station, spray painting the walls and shattering the windows, on the sidelines of a women's march sparked by a string of alleged sexual attacks by police officers, in Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.  On Friday, hundreds of women demonstrated largely peacefully in downtown Mexico City with pink spray paint and smoke. This week, an auxiliary policeman was held for trial on charges he raped a young female employee at a city museum. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape marchWorkers have erected a wooden wall around Mexico City's iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police
The Associated Press6 hours ago
People walk on snow atop the Ok volcano crater on their way to a ceremony  by the area which once was the Okjokull glacier, in Iceland, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to the first Icelandic glacier to disappear. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacierIcelanders hike up a volcano to say goodbye to a glacier that fell victim to climate change
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'Larry Kudlow kept the Greenland story alive on Fox News Sunday even though the island nation has said it's not for sale , reports NBC News . The White House economic advisor chuckled when host Dana Perino asked whether she could join him on a possible site survey to Greenland. "It's an...
Newser7 hours ago
Migrants stand on the deck of the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat off the coast of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Sunday, Aug.18, 2019. An Open Arms spokeswoman tells The Associated Press that the humanitarian group is not willing to sail to Spain's southernmost Algeciras port given the emergency situation that they are experiencing inside the boat. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
The Latest: Slovakia police detain 30 migrantsSlovakia police say they have detained a group of 30 migrants who attempted to get to the country from neighboring Hungary hidden under a freight train
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Images show Iran satellite launch looms despite US criticismIran appears to be preparing to attempt another satellite launch after twice failing this year to put one in orbit, despite U.S. accusations that the Islamic Republic's program helps it develop ballistic missiles
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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