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U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan

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U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that the United States has blamed on Iran, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Friday.

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

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The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week.


U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang

Added: 14.06.2019 22:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where U.N. experts say some one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims are held in detention centers.


The challenges of North American specialty cut flowers

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Cut flower production in the United States and Canada has increased in recent years. Due to this resurgence, formation is needed regarding current production and postharvest issues.

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes

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The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources and experts said.


Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

Added: 14.06.2019 16:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program.

On This Day: 14 June 1946

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In 1946, the future President of the United States - Donald Trump - was born in New York. (June 14)


Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette

Added: 14.06.2019 15:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.


A former slave who was the first black Catholic priest takes a step toward sainthood

Added: 14.06.2019 13:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

No Catholic seminary in the United States would take him, so Augustine Tolton went to Rome, where he thought he might become a missionary to Africa.

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UK must refuse extradition of Julian Assange to the United States

Added: 14.06.2019 11:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Following the formal extradition request by the United States to the United Kingdom for Julian Assange and ahead of tomorrow’s extradition hearing in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court, Massimo Moratti, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Europe, said: “The British government must not accede to the US extradition request for Julian Assange as he faces a real risk of serious human rights violations if sent there. The UK must comply with the commitment already made that he would not be sent anywhere he could face torture, ill-treatment or the death penalty. The British government must not accede to the US extradition request for Julian Assange as he faces a real risk of serious human...

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