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Warring Afghans meet to find peace after decades of war

Issues at the talks include a permanent cease-fire, the rights of women and minorities, and the disarming of tens of thousands of Taliban fighters and militias.

Pompeo inks deal to support more US troops in Poland

Pompeo and Poland's defense minister signed an Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement that sets out the legal framework for the additional troop presence.

US ‘looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late Monday that the U.S. is "looking at" banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps over national security concerns.

Trump fires State Dept. watchdog critical of admin moves

President Donald Trump has fired the State Department's inspector general, an Obama administration appointee whose office was critical of alleged political bias in the agency's management.

Pompeo says ‘enormous evidence’ for unproven theory that coronavirus came from lab

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there are "enormous" signs that the novel coronavirus outbreak originated a biomedical laboratory in Wuhan, China -- the city where cases first exploded.

US starts partial pullout of troops from Afghanistan

The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday.

US, Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan

The United States and the Taliban have signed an historic peace agreement aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan, America's longest.

Trump says Iranian should have been ‘taken out’ years ago

President Donald Trump says the targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was ordered because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans.

Pompeo blasts Ukraine critics for ‘silly gotcha game’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday defended the Trump administration's approach to Ukraine, which is driving an impeachment inquiry in Congress, and called it typical of the transactional way countries deal with one another.

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Cher in Pakistan for resettlement of ‘loneliest elephant’

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Duke Energy warns of scams hitting customers

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Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

Most removed their face coverings when they approached a maskless Francis to receive their red hats, but the first African-American to become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church kept his on.