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Trump admin to turn existing Jerusalem consular into the US embassy

The Trump administration has settled on a location for the new US embassy in Jerusalem and plans to move into the facility by 2019, two senior administration officials tell CNN.

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Desperate Cubans seek U.S. visas in Colombia after Havana embassy cutbacks

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban actress Aniet Hernandez lost all hope that she and her two children would ever join her husband in Miami when the Trump administration slashed staffing at the U.S. embassy in Havana in September and stopped almost all visa processing.

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U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

The plans suggest the administration no longer cares about cushioning the blow of its new policy, which has cast President Trump’s peacemaking ambitions into doubt.

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Jordan says Israel apologizes for deaths of two Jordanians at embassy

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that soured ties and led to the closure of the Israeli embassy in Amman, state media said.

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Jordan says Israel apologizes for killing of two Jordanians in embassy incident

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that has soured ties and led to the closure of the Israeli embassy in Amman, state media said.

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Jordan says Israel apologizes for killing of two Jordanians in embassy incident: government spokesman

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan said on Thursday that Israel has formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that has soured ties and led to the closure of the Israeli embassy in Amman, state media said.

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After Trump denial, Netanyahu clarifies remarks on timeframe for U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments, challenged by U.S. President Donald Trump, that envisioned a one-year timeframe for the planned relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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Tillerson to visit London, hopes to visit new embassy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday he would make a one-day visit to Britain next week where he hoped to visit the new U.S. embassy.

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Conan: Trump's comments are irrelevant

CNN's Anderson Cooper sits down with show host Conan O'Brien to discuss his upcoming trip to Haiti following President Trump's comments about the country.

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Exclusive: Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then.

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US to move embassy to Jerusalem by year's end, Netanyahu says

The United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of the year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Carlyle Group Says Wanlin Liu Has Joined The Carlyle Asia Private Equity Team As Managing Director

* THE CARLYLE GROUP SAYS WANLIN LIU HAS JOINED THE CARLYLE ASIA PRIVATE EQUITY TEAM AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

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Op-Ed Contributor: A Perfect Marriage: Evangelicals and Conservatives in Latin America

Christians are seducing poor voters and conservative parties. Is that good for democracy and minority rights?

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Carlyle considering IPO to exit Turkey's Penti - sources

ISTANBUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of its minority holding in Turkish lingerie and swimsuit retailer Penti, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Billion dollar US embassy opens in London

The new US embassy in London opened its doors to the public for the first time on Tuesday, a billion dollar glass monolith presiding over a former industrial site south of the city.

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South Africa protests to U.S. embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has protested to the U.S. embassy in Pretoria about reported remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump that some immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from "shithole" countries.

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The embassy that Trump thinks is a 'bad deal'

With a price tag of $1 billion, the new US embassy in London is one of the most expensive buildings of its kind in the world. After US President Donald Trump said he was canceling his visit to London in part because of his proclaimed outrage over the cost, it is now one of the most notorious.

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US ambassador resigns, says he can no longer work with Trump

The US ambassador to Panama has resigned over differences with the Trump administration.

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U.S. ambassador to Panama resigns, says cannot serve Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, telling the State Department he no longer feels able to serve President Donald Trump.

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Trump blamed Obama for UK embassy move, but Bush made the call

President Donald Trump blamed his decision not to visit the UK on a "bad deal" cut by the Obama administration over the relocation of the US embassy in London.

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New ambassador grilled at briefing

President Donald Trump's new US Ambassador to the Netherlands held his first press conference with Dutch media at The Hague on Wednesday, and it was awkward.

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Trump cancels Britain trip, blames Obama for 'peanuts' London embassy deal

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, blaming Barack Obama for selling off the old one for "peanuts" in a bad deal.

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Trump Says He Will Not Go to London for Embassy Opening

British reports have cited concerns about protests during a Trump visit, but the president said he disapproved of the new U.S. Embassy’s “off location.”

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Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new U.S. embassy

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a visit to London scheduled for early this year, saying he was disappointed with the "Obama administration having sold" the U.S. embassy in the British capital.

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Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks end to embassy stay

QUITO/LONDON (Reuters) - Ecuador has given citizenship to Julian Assange as part of its efforts to allow the WikiLeaks founder to leave the country’s London embassy where he has been holed up for more than five years.

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Pressed on False Claims About Muslims, U.S. Ambassador Goes Silent

In an exchange with Dutch journalists, Peter Hoekstra declined to clarify his prior remarks. “This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions,” one reporter said.

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DC to rename street in front of Russian embassy after murdered anti-Putin dissident

Washington's city council has unanimously passed a measure to rename the street in front of the Russian Embassy after Boris Nemtsov, a pro-democracy activist and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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No conclusions on cause of health symptoms at embassy in Cuba: Canada official

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has not reached any conclusions on what has caused unusual health symptoms in some diplomatic personnel and their families at the country's embassy in Cuba, a senior Canadian government official said on Wednesday.

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Danish bomb squad searching area around U.S Embassy in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish bomb squad is searching the area around the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen, police said Wednesday.

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U.S. won't send Americans back to Embassy in Havana yet: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government will not send American staff back to the U.S. Embassy in Havana yet, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday amid concerns over what Washington calls attacks that have sickened two dozen diplomats.

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Tillerson to order new probe of Havana embassy health "attacks"

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will convene a new high-level investigation into the harm that Washington says U.S. diplomats in Havana suffered in unexplained health attacks, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday.

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U.S. won't sent Americans back to Embassy in Havana yet: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government will not send American staff back to the U.S. Embassy in Havana yet, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday amid concerns over what Washington calls attacks that have sickened two dozen diplomats.

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Fred Bass, Who Made Strand Bookstore a Mecca, Dies at 89

Building on what his father began, Mr. Bass ultimately oversaw a bustling emporium housing “18 miles of books” in Lower Manhattan, with outposts here and there.

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Pakistan summons U.S. ambassador after Trump's angry tweet

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan summoned the U.S. ambassador in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's angry tweet about Pakistan's "lies and deceit", while Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt.

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The President has tweeted more than 2,300 times, leaping from controversy to achievement to grievance

Through a little less than a year in office, President Donald Trump has tweeted more than 2,300 times, using Twitter to attack political opponents, announce policy shifts, rant about the media, spread propaganda and, in frequent pitched outbursts, seek to undermine public confidence in the Russia investigation.

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Israel ambassador asks to meet New Zealand pop star Lorde over canceled show

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Israel's ambassador to New Zealand on Wednesday appealed to the pop star Lorde to meet him after she canceled a show in Tel Aviv after appeals from activists for her to shun Israel as a protest against its treatment of Palestinians.

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ScienceTake: How It Works: The Large Mouth of the Largemouth Bass

The bones in the legendary maw of the largemouth bass function according to a well-known engineering model, scientists have found.

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'God bless you', Netanyahu tells Guatemalan president over Jerusalem embassy move

JERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales with a "God bless you" on Monday over his decision to move the Central American country's embassy to Jerusalem.

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Israel praises Guatemala over Jerusalem embassy move

JERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales drew praise from Israeli officials on Monday for deciding to relocate the Central American country's embassy to Jerusalem, a move in step with U.S. policy in a dispute over the city's status.

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Guatemala Will Move Its Israel Embassy to Jerusalem, Following Trump’s Lead

The nation is the first to follow President Trump in deciding to change the site of its embassy from Tel Aviv.

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Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem, president says

Guatemala plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on his official Facebook account on Sunday.

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Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem, backing Trump

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the city's status.

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US ambassador's 'fake news' claim backfires

In an interview, US Ambassador to the Netherlands Peter Hoekstra denied a comment he made in 2015 about the "Islamic movement," calling it fake news. He later apologized on Twitter.

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US ambassador apologizes for 2015 remarks after he initially denied making them

The new US Ambassador to the Netherlands is apologizing for "certain remarks" he made in 2015 suggesting that the Netherlands was in chaos because of Muslims.

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Turkey plans to change embassy street name in row with UAE: report

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey plans to change the name of the street where the embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located to Fakhreddin Pasha, the historical figure at the center of a diplomatic row caused by a retweet, the state-run Anadolu agency said on Saturday.

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US ambassador denies own comments. Then denies denial

The new US ambassador to the Netherlands lied twice to a Dutch news crew about 2015 comments he made saying the country was in chaos because of Muslims.

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Two men plead guilty in case tied to brawl near Turkish embassy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two men pleaded guilty to felony assault charges on Thursday stemming from a violent street brawl last spring near the Turkish embassy in Washington, D.C. during a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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U.S. concerned by KRG security raid on local broadcaster: embassy

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad said on Wednesday it was concerned by the closure of a local Kurdish broadcaster at the hands of Iraqi Kurdish security forces a day earlier.

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California Today: California Today: A Rail Evangelist Defends the Safety of Trains

Wednesday: Railway safety, two dissenting Republican congressmen, the Thomas fire grows, Uber flips some real estate, and, finally, light bulbs.

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Cooperation between China, U.S. to lead to win-win outcome: China's embassy in U.S.

BEIJING (Reuters) - Cooperation between China and the United States will lead to a win-win outcome for both sides, but confrontation will result in mutual losses, China's embassy in the U.S. said in a statement posted on its website on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 4-Lebanon detains Uber driver suspected of murdering British embassy worker - security source

BEIRUT, Dec 18 (Reuters) - A Lebanese Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to killing a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Monday.

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Moldova recalls ambassador from Moscow for consultations

KIEV/CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldova recalled its ambassador to Russia for consultations in response to the harassment and intimidation by Russian authorities of Moldovan politicians and officials, the Moldovan foreign ministry said on Monday.

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Erdogan defies Trump, says Turkey has own embassy plans

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes one day to open a Turkish embassy in Jerusalem, ahead of a possible UN vote Monday which seeks to nullify the US decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.

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Lebanon detains Uber driver suspected of murdering British embassy worker: security source

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Monday.

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BRIEF-The Carlyle Group And Level Equity, With Net Health Management, To Buy Net Health

* THE CARLYLE GROUP AND LEVEL EQUITY, WITH NET HEALTH MANAGEMENT, TO BUY NET HEALTH

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Lebanon detains suspect in murder of British embassy worker -source

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese security forces have arrested a Lebanese taxi driver suspected of killing Rebecca Dykes, a British woman who worked at the British embassy in Beirut and was found dead on Saturday, a security source said.

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British embassy employee found slain in Lebanon, sources say

A British woman found slain in Lebanon has been identified as Rebecca Dykes, according to a Lebanese security source familiar with the matter.

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Female British embassy worker found strangled near Beirut

BEIRUT/LONDON (Reuters) - A female British embassy worker has been found strangled near a highway outside Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Sunday.

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Erdogan says Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of Palestine.

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Erdogan says Turkey will open embassy in East Jerusalem

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of Palestine.

Evangelical Movement nytimes.com

Has Support for Moore Stained Evangelicals? Some Are Worried

Reflexive backing of divisive, scandal-plagued figures like Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate, is hurting their movement’s image, some evangelical Christians say.

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Revance will wait to seek backing for Botox-rival

(Reuters) - Revance Therapeutics Inc will wait to seek partnerships with bigger drugmakers until it is closer to regulatory approval for its Botox rival treatment, Chief Executive Dan Browne told Reuters in an interview.

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U.S. prepares to open doors on billion-dollar London embassy

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States' diplomatic team in London, custodians of one of the most significant bilateral relationships of the last 100 years, will next month move into a new home: a billion-dollar, 12-storey glass cube overlooking the River Thames.

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Tillerson Says Embassy in Jerusalem Is at Least Three Years Away

On Tuesday, Rex W. Tillerson discussed the future of the embassy in a speech at the State Department and then took questions from department employees.

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UN Ambassador Haley cites 'will of American people' on Jerusalem decision

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday cited "the will of the American people" in defending President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US Embassy there.

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Protesters and police clash outside US embassy in Beirut

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a "terrorist" and "child murderer state" in an address Sunday as he criticized US President Donald Trump over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Violence flares at protest near U.S. Embassy in Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Protests in Lebanon Near U.S. Embassy After Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Lebanese Army forces fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of protesters outside the embassy near Beirut.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why I Can No Longer Call Myself an Evangelical Republican

Preserving my identity as a Christian conservative means turning away from two movements that have shaped my life.

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Soccer: Japanese and North Korean fans brush off 'irrelevant' politics

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and North Korea met on Saturday in what had the potential to be a tumultuous soccer match but spectators largely shrugged off the tensions between the two countries and focused on supporting their teams.

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For US evangelicals, Jerusalem is about prophecy, not politics

As I watched Donald Trump announce that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move our embassy to that city, I could only think of one thing: my high school youth group Bible study.

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Tillerson: Jerusalem embassy move probably won't happen this year or next

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem "is not something that is going to happen this year, probably not next year."

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Nearly Every Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Disagrees With Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

All but two of the 11 former envoys said the decision — a departure from seven decades of U.S. policy — was foolish and even dangerous.

United States International Relations nytimes.com

For Trump, an Embassy in Jerusalem Is a Political Decision, Not a Diplomatic One

The president seemed to relish playing a familiar role: the political insurgent, defying foreign policy orthodoxy on behalf of the people who elected him.

Palestinians nytimes.com

Israeli-Palestinian Reflexes Take Over in U.S. Embassy Dispute

An Israeli minister said the move to Jerusalem would be “destiny,” while the leader of Hamas called it “an unaccountable gamble.”

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The choice to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy there has raised fears of Mideast unrest

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Trump tells Mideast leaders he will move embassy to Jerusalem, breaking with U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Israeli and Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling violence in the Middle East.

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Why moving US Embassy to Jerusalem is a big deal

US President Donald Trump's pledge to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has caused controversy across the world.

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Trump tells Mideast leaders he'll move embassy to Jerusalem; breaks with U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle East.

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Trump tells Mideast leaders of plan to move embassy to Jerusalem in break with U.S. policy

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a move that would break with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle East.

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Venezuela's former ambassador to U.N. leaves the United States: source

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela's former ambassador to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, has left the United States after being forced to resign by President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to a source with knowledge of his travel plan.

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Trump tells Mideast leaders of intention to move embassy to Jerusalem: officials

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Palestinian and Jordanian leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, their representatives said, amid a growing outcry across the Middle East against any unilateral U.S. decision on the ancient city.

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Trump tells Mideast leaders of intention to move embassy to Jerusalem - officials

WASHINGTON/GAZA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Palestinian and Jordanian leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, their representatives said, amid a growing outcry across the Middle East against any unilateral U.S. decision on the ancient city.

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Palestinians say Trump told Abbas he intends to move US embassy to Jerusalem

President Donald Trump outlined his intentions to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in a call with President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday according to Palestinian Authority spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh.

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Trump tells Abbas intends to move embassy to Jerusalem: Abbas spokesman

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump informed Palestinian President Mahmolud Abbas on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Abbas's spokesman said.

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Exclusive: Trump names career diplomat to head Cuban embassy - sources

HAVANA (Reuters) - The Trump administration has named career diplomat Philip Goldberg to head the all-but-abandoned U.S. embassy in Havana, according to three sources familiar with the matter, at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Cuba.

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Trump delays announcement on whether U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not announce a decision on Monday on whether he will again delay moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a White House spokesman said, despite Monday's deadline for doing so.

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Trump delays announcement on whether moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not announce a decision on Monday on whether or not he will again delay moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a White House spokesman said, despite Monday's deadline for doing so.

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U.S. embassy to Russia to resume some visa services after diplomatic row

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy to Russia said on Monday it would restart some visa services in U.S. consulates which it had previously canceled due to diplomatic expulsions that had left it short-staffed.

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McMaster not sure if Trump will move embassy in Israel

White House national security adviser HR McMaster said Sunday morning that he doesn't know whether President Donald Trump will decide to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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State Department plans for protests after Jerusalem embassy announcement

The State Department's security arm has been told to plan for potentially violent protests at US embassies and consulates once the Trump administration announces it is moving the embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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Trump to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv, but Recognize Jerusalem as Capital

The president is trying to appease evangelical supporters and powerful Jewish donors even as he works to avoid derailing his administration’s peace efforts.

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Documents Reveal New Details on What Trump Team Knew About Flynn’s Calls With Russia’s Ambassador

The documents made public on Friday show that the transition team knew that Mr. Flynn was going to be discussing sanctions with the Russian ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak.

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* NIPPON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY TO MAKE STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN TCW GROUP

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UPDATE 1-Nippon Life to buy 25 pct of U.S. asset manager TCW from Carlyle

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Trump likely to delay move of U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is likely to waive a requirement that the United States move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, but is weighing other options to make clear his intent to do so eventually, a senior administration official said on Thursday.

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Opinion: Why the black press is more relevant than ever

For years, newsrooms across America have had a problem with a lack of diversity and inclusion. People of color are underrepresented among news organizations, which do not reflect the makeup of the general population and have made little progress in the past decade.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Is There an Evangelical Crisis?

Trump is testing whether identity or theology defines his evangelical supporters.

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Object detected by U.S. navy flight is not missing Argentine sub: embassy

BAHIA BLANCA, Argentina (Reuters) - An object detected by a U.S. Navy plane near the area where a missing Argentine navy submarine sent its last signal last week turned out not to be the missing vessel, a U.S. embassy spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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Ion Investment to buy controlling stake in Dealogic from Carlyle, Euromoney

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Financial technology company Ion Investment Group said on Wednesday it would buy a controlling stake in Dealogic, which provides financial content and analytics, from Carlyle Group LP and Britain's Euromoney Institutional Investor.

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Burkina Faso recalls ambassador to Libya over "slave markets" report

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's foreign minister said on Monday it had recalled its ambassador to Libya over a report that black African migrants were being auctioned as slaves there.

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British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser

AMMAN (Reuters) - At the British embassy to Jordan, a former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser - as a traditional well established in the ministries of London goes global.

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Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Germany over Gabriel comments

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has summoned its ambassador in Germany home for consultations over comments allegedly made by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel during a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

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Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador to Germany for consultation

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador in Germany for consultation over comments made by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel during a joint news conference with his Lebanese counterpart, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

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Opinion: How to Escape From Roy Moore’s Evangelicalism

If you don’t think right-wing politics should dominate Christian life, where can you find the right congregation?

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Former Trump campaign adviser delivers 'irrelevant' documents to congressional committees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Thursday delivered subpoenaed documents he described as "irrelevant and unnecessary" to two congressional committees investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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U.S. embassy defends credibility of Liberia presidential poll

MONROVIA (Reuters) - The U.S. embassy in Liberia on Wednesday defended the credibility of last month's presidential election there, amid allegations of irregularities and fraud that have delayed a run-off poll.

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Exclusive: Carlyle seeks to raise $1 billion for new energy fund - sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Carlyle Group , the world's largest private equity firm, is raising $1 billion for a new fund to invest in oil and gas outside the United States as a stronger outlook for oil prices rekindles investor appetite, banking sources told Reuters.

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Golf: Murray apologizes for questioning Champions Tour relevance

(Reuters) - PGA Tour player Grayson Murray has apologized for questioning the relevance of the 50-and-over Champions Tour.

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U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

A firm with ties to President Vladimir V. Putin’s former boss in the Russian spy service has been employed to protect American diplomatic missions.

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Four Serbs get suspended sentences for 2008 attack on U.S. embassy

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Four Serbian men got suspended prison terms on Tuesday for taking parts in riots at the U.S. embassy in 2008 - a long-delayed case that has soured relations between Belgrade and Washington.

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Why Richard Avedon’s Work Has Never Been More Relevant

The photographer’s social conscience, revealed in a show at Pace/MacGill and a new edition of “Nothing Personal,” deepens his enduring legacy.

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Exclusive: Carlyle explores sale or IPO of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics - sources

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP is exploring a sale or initial public offering of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc, a U.S. diagnostics company that could be valued at more than $7 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said.

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North Korean embassy official in focus at Kim Jong Nam trial

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Three men wanted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam were driven to the murder site in a car bought by a North Korean embassy official, a Malaysian court was told on Wednesday, bringing into focus the embassy's role in the sensational murder.

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U.S. embassy in Turkey resuming visa issuing on 'limited basis'

ANKARA (Reuters) - United States missions in Turkey have partially resumed processing visa applications, the embassy said on Monday, and a Turkish government source said Ankara could follow suit in the first step to ease a diplomatic crisis between the two allies.

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U.S. embassy in Turkey says resumes processing visas on 'limited basis'

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States has resumed processing visas at its missions in Turkey on a "limited basis", the embassy said in an email on Monday, in what could signal a tentative improvement in the ongoing diplomatic crisis between the two countries.

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Airport video shows North Korean embassy official with Kim Jong Nam murder suspects

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An North Korean embassy official and a manager of Air Koryo, the national airline, met suspects wanted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam shortly after the murder, according to video recordings shown at the trial in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.

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Venezuela opposition leader Guevara seeks refuge in Chile ambassador's home

CARACAS (Reuters) - Prominent Venezuelan lawmaker Freddy Guevara has sought refuge in the Chilean ambassador's residence in Caracas amid fears he could be jailed, a development that leaves the ailing opposition with even fewer leaders to take on leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

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Venezuela opposition leader Guevara seeks refuge in Chile ambassador's residence

CARACAS/SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Prominent Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Freddy Guevara has sought refuge in the Chilean ambassador's residence in Caracas after authorities sought to remove his congressional immunity so that he could be tried for instigating violence.

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Iran displays missile, calls Trump 'crazy' in marking 1979 U.S. embassy takeover

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran put a ballistic missile on display as thousands marched on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy, with a senior official accusing President Donald Trump of a "crazy" return to confrontation with Tehran.

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Gunfire heard in Eritrea's capital as protests break out, U.S. embassy says

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The U.S. embassy in Eritrea said it has received reports of gunfire in several parts of the capital, Asmara, after protests erupted in one of Africa's most secretive nations.

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BRIEF-IBM elects Joseph Swedish and Frederick Waddell to Board of Directors​

* IBM - ‍Board of Directors today elected Joseph R. Swedish and Frederick H. Waddell to Board​

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BRIEF-UK's CMA ‍considering whether Cott Corp, Refresco Group NV deal will result in creation of relevant merger situation ‍​

* ‍CONSIDERING WHETHER COTT COR, REFRESCO GROUP NV DEAL WILL RESULT IN CREATION OF A RELEVANT MERGER SITUATION ‍​ Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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Fiat Chrysler suspends Maserati Levante output for 9 more days - union

MILAN, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler will halt production of Maserati Levante sport utility vehicles at its plant in northern Italy for another nine days between Nov. 22 and Dec. 7, the FIOM union said in a statement on Friday.

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U.S. appoints new top official at Havana embassy as tensions flare

HAVANA (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it had designated career diplomat Lawrence Gumbiner as the new chief of its Cuba embassy that has been at the center of a diplomatic crisis due to allegations of mysterious health attacks on its personnel.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Carlyle Group unveils new leadership as founders step back

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP said on Wednesday that Glenn Youngkin and Kewsong Lee would become its co-chief executives, in the U.S. private equity firm's biggest shakeup since it was founded by David Rubenstein, William Conway and Daniel D'Aniello 30 years ago.

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CORRECTED-Carlyle Group unveils new leadership as founders step back

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP said on Wednesday that Glenn Youngkin and Kewsong Lee would become its co-chief executives, in the U.S. private equity firm's biggest shakeup since it was founded by David Rubenstein, William Conway and Daniel D'Aniello 30 years ago.

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Carlyle Group unveils new leadership as founders step back

(Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP said on Wednesday that Glenn Youngkin and Kewsong Lee would become its co-chief executives, in the U.S. private equity firm's biggest shakeup since it was founded by David Rubenstein, William Conway and Daniel D'Aniello 30 years ago.

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India tells U.S. it plans to retain North Korea embassy as a channel of communications

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Wednesday told U. S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson it plans to retain its North Korean embassy, so as to keep open channels of communication as Washington steps up global pressure to isolate Pyongyang for its nuclear and missile programs.

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The Newseum Is Increasingly Relevant, but Can It Survive?

The institution that celebrates journalism is now reckoning with years of financial deficits, partly caused by a news industry in turmoil.

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Zimbabwean President out as goodwill ambassador after outcry

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may be one of the longest-serving leaders, but his stint as a goodwill ambassador was anything but.

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W.H.O. Rescinds ‘Good-Will Ambassador’ Appointment for Mugabe

A storm of criticism had greeted the appointment of the Zimbabwean leader this past week.

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Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill ambassador after outcry: statement

GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a WHO goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following an outrage among donors and rights groups at his appointment.

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W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks

The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.”

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WHO under fire for Mugabe ambassadorship

The World Health Organization is under fire after it selected Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as its goodwill ambassador.

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Sessions, Franken get heated at hearing: 'The ambassador from Russia is Russian'

Jeff Sessions told Democratic Sen. Al Franken Wednesday that he had no "improper discussions" with the Russians in a tense exchange during the attorney general's hearing with the Senate judiciary committee Wednesday.

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Britain summons Chinese ambassador after UK activist denied Hong Kong entry

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it had summoned the Chinese ambassador in recent days to express its concern that a British rights activist was denied entry to Hong Kong last week.

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Senate confirms Callista Gingrich as U.S. Ambassador to Vatican

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to confirm President Donald Trump's nomination of Callista Gingrich to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican.

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China ambassador: How our 'opening up' is helping world economy

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Carlyle, OppenheimerFunds form wealth management venture

(Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group LP and asset manager OppenheimerFunds Inc will form a joint venture to provide wealth management services to rich investors in the United States,...

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German ambassador warns that internet controls could harm companies, isolate China

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's internet restrictions have struck a "new blow" against foreign companies working there, Germany's ambassador said on Monday, warning that such moves could undermine Beijing's political and commercial ties with the world.

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Kaepernick files grievance, says NFL owners punished him

Colin Kaepernick, who is still a free agent, filed a grievance against NFL team owners in which he alleges that they colluded to keep him unsigned.

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Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, citing collusion

(The Sports Xchange) - Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, accusing the 32 owners of collusion, his legal team announced on Sunday.

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Black Lawmakers Hold a Particular Grievance With Facebook: Racial Exploitation

Sheryl Sandberg’s meeting on Thursday with the Congressional Black Caucus afforded lawmakers a chance to vent over Russia’s exploitation of racial division.

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U.S. still seeking explanation for arrest of staff in Turkey: ambassador

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States is still seeking an explanation from Ankara for the detention of staff at U.S. missions in Turkey which led Washington to stop issuing visas and triggered a diplomatic crisis, the U.S. ambassador said on Wednesday.

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Turkish President Erdogan Blames U.S. Ambassador for Visa Row

As both countries suspended visa services, Turkey defended its arrest of a United States Consulate employee.

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EU aims to reopen embassy in Libya

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is seeking to reopen its embassy in Libya pending security conditions, officials said on Tuesday, offering further political support for the Tripoli government struggling to establish control.

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Trump's grievance with NFL goes way back

President Trump took a shot Tuesday at the NFL's tax breaks. What he didn't say is he has had a long-running grievance with America's most popular sport.

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Trump says giving peace a chance before U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem: interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Saturday that he wanted to give a shot at achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians before moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Hosting Proms and Selling Cows: North Korean Embassies Scrounge for Cash

Desperate for hard currency to keep their operations afloat, diplomats from the so-called hermit kingdom smuggle liquor, drugs, cars and guns — and engage in more mundane activities.

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U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia cautions citizens after unconfirmed reports of foiled attack in Jeddah

RIYADH (Reuters) - The United States Embassy in Saudi Arabia warned U.S. citizens to exercise caution in the area around the Peace Palace in Jeddah on Saturday after reports on social media of an attack there.

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Some U.S. visitors to Cuba complain of symptoms similar to embassy 'attacks': U.S

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department has received a "handful" of reports from private U.S. citizens who traveled to Cuba and say they have experienced symptoms similar to those suffered by American diplomats in mysterious "attacks" in Havana, a U.S. official said on Friday.

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Why 'Blade Runner' is more relevant today than it was 35 years ago

Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" opened in June of 1982 starring arguably the biggest actor in the world at the time, Harrison Ford. While it was positioned to be a blockbuster, the film faded after a few weeks with minimal box office gross and mixed reviews.

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Peter Kraus returning to 'Bachelor' franchise

It's not "The Bachelor," but fans of the franchise will get a chance to see Peter Kraus give love another shot.

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Highlighting Vietnam War's relevance, exhibit opens in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When the idea for a Vietnam War exhibit came up at the New-York Historical Society a few years ago, Trustee James Grant recalls that even after more than four decades, passions about it were strong.

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Tennis: Britain's Evans banned for one year over failed doping test

(Reuters) - Briton Dan Evans has been banned for one year after testing positive for cocaine, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday.

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U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats From Embassy in Washington

The expulsions came after after 22 Americans suffered a mysterious illness in Havana.

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U.S. to expel nearly two-thirds of Cuban embassy staff: U.S. sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will order nearly two-thirds of Cuba's diplomatic personnel to leave the United States after months of mysterious "attacks" that have damaged the health of U.S. embassy staff in Havana, according to a congressional source and a person familiar with the plan.

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BRIEF-Aerie Pharmaceuticals appoints Ann Keevans as director of human resources, Europe

* Aerie Pharmaceuticals announces appointment of Ann Keevans as director of human resources - Europe Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Egypt's Hasm militants claim attack targeting Myanmar embassy

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian militant group Hasm claimed responsibility on Sunday for a small explosion at Myanmar's embassy in Cairo, saying it was in retaliation for that country's military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Fashion Review: In the Russian Embassy with Comme des Garçons and Other Weirdness

The weekend also included a Janus turn at Balenciaga, Peter Pan collars at Undercover and Joseph Altuzarra’s joy at being back in Paris.

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Illnesses at U.S. Embassy in Havana Prompt Evacuation of More Diplomats

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson repeated the American assertion that embassy personnel were deliberately targeted. But he did not blame Cuba.

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Cubans Alarmed at U.S. Embassy Withdrawals and Travel Warning

The actions, triggered by unexplained health problems among diplomats, dealt a harsh blow to the island’s plans for economic growth.

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U.S. cuts embassy staff in Cuba, warns citizens not to visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is cutting its diplomatic presence in Havana by more than a half and will warn U.S. citizens not to visit Cuba because of targeted attacks that have injured at least 21 U.S. personnel, a senior official said on Friday.

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U.S. orders 60 percent of staff out of embassy in Cuba: AP

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has ordered 60 percent of its staff to leave the U.S. Embassy in Havana because of "specific attacks" on diplomats and will warn American tourists that some attacks have occurred in Cuban hotels, the Associated Press reported on Friday, citing unidentified senior officials.

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Carlyle Group to sell Klenk Holz unit to Binderholz

Sept 29 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP signed a definitive agreement to sell Klenk Holz AG, its German building materials unit, to Binderholz GmbH, the private equity firm said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Carlyle Group to sell Klenk Holz AG to Binderholz‍​

* Further details of the transaction were not disclosed Source: http://bit.ly/2xKtV7s Further company coverage:

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Roy Moore opposed the appointment of an 'admitted homosexual' to an ambassadorship in 2006

Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Alabama, wrote two columns in 2006 criticizing the Bush administration for appointing openly gay men to government positions.

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U.S. preparing plan to draw down embassy staff in Havana: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is crafting a plan for a drawdown of staff from the U.S. embassy in Havana in response to still-unexplained incidents that have harmed the health of some U.S. diplomats there, U.S. and congressional officials said.

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Evangelicals urge more action from Trump against white supremacists

A group of prominent evangelical Christians are calling on President Donald Trump to take further steps to condemn white supremacists -- specifically those in the alt-right -- following the August white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one woman dead.

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Senate confirms Huntsman as ambassador to Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed former Utah governor Jon Huntsman on Thursday to be President Donald Trump's ambassador to Russia, sending an experienced diplomat to fill the crucial post in Moscow.

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UPDATE 1-Carlyle mandates Goldman Sachs to sell stake in Turkey's Penti - sources

ISTANBUL, Sept 28 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group is looking to sell its 30 percent stake in Turkish lingerie and swimwear retailer Penti and has mandated Goldman Sachs to advise on the sale, three people familiar with the matter said.

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LPC: Carlyle explores sale of in-store marketer Array

NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Private equity firm The Carlyle Group is exploring a sale of portfolio company Array Marketing Group, a Canadian provider of retail merchandising displays, that could value it as much as US$1bn, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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U.S. Senate panel backs Huntsman to be Trump's ambassador to Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously backed former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman to be President Donald Trump's first ambassador to Russia on Tuesday, clearing the way for his likely approval by the full Senate.

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European ambassadors to U.S. back Iran nuclear pact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The ambassadors to Washington from Britain, France, Germany and the European Union all strongly backed the international nuclear agreement with Iran on Monday, as long as Tehran continues to comply with the pact.

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Fed needs to see prices rise before next rate hike, Evans says

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should wait until there are clear signs that American paychecks and prices are rising before raising interest rates again, a U.S. central banker said Monday, warning that moving too fast would be a policy "misstep."

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Carlyle targets first-close of new Asia buyout fund at over $4 billion: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Carlyle Group is targeting the first closing of a new Asia buyout fund within the next couple of months at over $4 billion, three people familiar with the matter said, bulking up in a region that has become a key market for global funds.

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Carlyle targets first-close of new Asia buyout fund at over $4 bln - sources

HONG KONG, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group is targeting the first closing of a new Asia buyout fund within the next couple of months at over $4 billion, three people familiar with the matter said, bulking up in a region that has become a key market for global funds.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Carlyle Group exits Australian mining services play Coates Hire

* Deal depends on lenders approval, statement (Adds deal detail)

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UPDATE 1-Australia's Seven Group to buy remaining stake in Coates Hire from Carlyle

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Australia's Seven Group Holdings on Wednesday said it would buy the stake it does not already own in Coates Hire from Carlyle Group LP and minority owners for A$517 million ($414.01 million) to boost its industrial services division.

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Australia's Seven Group to buy remaining stake in Coates Hire from Carlyle

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Australian diversified investment company Seven Group Holdings on Wednesday said it would buy the stake it does not already own in earth-moving equipment provider Coates Hire from Carlyle Group and minority owners for A$513 million ($410.66 million).

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Trump choice for Russia ambassador: 'No question' Russia meddled

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was "no question" that Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, and pledged to bring up the issue with the Russian government.

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Post Holdings to buy Bob Evans Farms for $1.5 bln

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Packaged foods company Post Holdings Inc said it would buy frozen meals maker Bob Evans Farms Inc for about $1.5 billion.

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Tillerson Says U.S. May Close Cuba Embassy Over Health Attacks

Closing the embassy would be the most dramatic action yet by the Trump administration to return the Cuba relationship to its Cold War deep freeze.

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US may close embassy in Cuba

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that the US was considering closing its embassy in Havana, Cuba.

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U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon.

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US ambassador to UN Haley: 'Tillerson is not going anywhere'

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, addresses reports that she was once offered the secretary of state position and whether she would replace Rex Tillerson.

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Kuwait to Expel North Korean Ambassador, Other Diplomats

Kuwait will expel North Korea's ambassador to the oil-rich country and four other diplomats, potentially limiting Pyongyang's ability to earn money for its nuclear program from laborers it sends to the Gulf.

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Amid Pornography Case, Vatican Recalls Priest From Washington Embassy

A priest working as a diplomat in Washington has returned to the Vatican amid suspicions by American officials that he possessed child pornography.

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Pastors stand firm as Trump's U.S. evangelical base weakens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Donald Trump bowed his head in the Oval Office earlier this month, Texas Southern Baptist Pastor Robert Jeffress and other U.S. religious leaders laid their hands on Trump's back and prayed for Hurricane Harvey's victims.

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Carlyle to sell South Korean security firm ADT Caps: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group is planning a sale of South Korean security systems company ADT Caps in what could be the country's biggest M&A deal in two years, sources with...

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He’s 28, a Prince and Representing a Kingdom: Meet Washington’s Newest Ambassador

Prince Khalid bin Salman will rely on his royal status to promote Saudi Arabia’s interests in Washington, but his track record is unproven.

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Grievances against friends and foes

Hillary Clinton latest memoir, in the eyes of the former secretary of state and those around her, is meant to be a reflection on the 2016 election and an examination of Donald Trump's stunning win.

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Afghanistan will never again be militant sanctuary: U.S. ambassador

KABUL (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan said on Monday Washington would never allow militants to use the country as a sanctuary, as American and allied troops in Kabul commemorated the Sept. 11 attacks.