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New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran

Added: 26.06.2019 2:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his first trip as Pentagon chief.


Jeremy Hunt tweets solo Q&A after Boris Johnson skips debate

Added: 25.06.2019 22:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has used a Twitter Q&A session to lay out his policies if he is voted the country's Prime Minister, after rival Boris Johnson declined to debate him publicly on Tuesday.

The Pentagon's record lack of leadership is starting to show

Added: 25.06.2019 19:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

When the defense ministers of NATO countries meet in Brussels this week, there will be a notable absence: a Senate-confirmed, permanent United States Secretary of Defense.

Agriculture Secretary Perdue on climate crisis: 'It rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today'

Added: 25.06.2019 17:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue cited weather patterns and said "it rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today" when asked about the cause of the global climate crisis in an interview with CNN.

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Betsy DeVos faces new lawsuit over student debt forgiveness

Added: 25.06.2019 17:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing another lawsuit over the department's loan forgiveness program aimed at helping defrauded students.


Mexico sends nearly 15,000 troops to the US border

Added: 25.06.2019 12:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border, according to the country's Secretary of Defense Luis Sandoval.


Putin aide: downed U.S. drone was in Iranian airspace

Added: 25.06.2019 10:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russia has military intelligence that shows that a U.S. drone was in Iranian air space when it was shot down by Iran last week, Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of Russia's Security Council, said on Tuesday.


Azar calls on Congress to help border child care

Added: 25.06.2019 5:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is calling on Congress to come up with a "unified package" to help fund the care of unaccompanied children being held at the southern border. (June 24)


Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO

Added: 25.06.2019 5:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior U.S. official said.


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