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/ Sep 11, 2017

No talk of ousting U.S. House Speaker Ryan: key GOP conservative

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, a leading House conservative, said on Sunday that fellow conservatives are not discussing replacing Speaker Paul Ryan despite unhappiness with the way Republican leaders handled last week's debt ceiling increase that included no fiscal reforms. Many Republicans are unhappy with the ...

Former Georgian leader Saakashvili's train halted near Ukraine border

/ Sep 10, 2017

Former Georgian leader Saakashvili's train halted near Ukraine border

A train carrying former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and his supporters was prevented from leaving a railway station in Poland for Ukraine on Sunday, deepening a standoff between Saakashvili and Ukrainian authorities. Saakashvili intended to return to Ukraine despite being stripped of Ukrainian citizenship by ...

/ Sep 9, 2017

U.S., Russia diplomats to meet despite tensions, sources say

Senior U.S. and Russian envoys are to meet next week in Scandinavia in a bid to calm escalating diplomatic tensions that have sparked a return to Cold War-era animosity, U.S. officials said Friday. The State Department's third-ranking official, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas ...