Tag: State Department

BEIJING (AP) — The United States said Wednesday that it has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston “to protect American intellectual property” and the private information of Americans.  China strongly condemned the move,…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump announced he is sharply restricting passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that…

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. advised against all travel to China as the number of cases of a worrying new virus spiked more than tenfold in a week, including the highest death toll in a…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A persistent buzz about Mike Pompeo stepping down as the top U.S. diplomat to run for an open Senate seat in Kansas has built to a roar as impeachment hearings into…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fired U.S. ambassador to Ukraine sounded an alarm Friday about the denigration of American diplomacy and the hollowing out of the State Department under President Donald Trump as she recounted how…

The Trump administration broke a federal law when it reached a settlement allowing a gun-technology company to post online the digital blueprints for making weapons with a 3D printer, a judge ruled. The State Department…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. But President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff thought otherwise. As the aid was being…

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top State Department aide testified in the impeachment inquiry that the Trump administration’s politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate GOP leader briefed colleagues on a…

Saleh Mohammed fled his native Myanmar in 2015. “Too much fighting over there,” he said. As a member of the Rohingya ethnic minority, he was in particular peril. His life was in danger. He settled…