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US offers $7 mn to find Hezbollah agent as Pompeo visits Argentina

US offers $  7 mn to find Hezbollah agent as Pompeo visits ArgentinaThe United States on Friday offered a $ 7 million reward to find a Hezbollah operative accused of masterminding a deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to unite Latin American nations against the militants. Pompeo visited to mark the 25th anniversary of Argentina’s deadliest attack, lighting a candle at the site of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association where a plaque lists the names of the 85 dead.



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US VP Pence visits overcrowded migrant camp, deplores 'crisis'

US VP Pence visits overcrowded migrant camp, deplores 'crisis'The vice president visited the McAllen Border Station, where he was taken to a sweltering outdoor portal where 384 men were held in a caged area. The stench was horrendous, according to media reports from journalists traveling with Pence who were allowed into the area for 90 seconds. “To be honest with you, I was not surprised by what I saw,” Pence said afterward.



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O'Rourke visits Mexico, meets turned away US asylum seekers

O'Rourke visits Mexico, meets turned away US asylum seekersDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the U.S., but were turned away at the border. A fluent Spanish speaker, O’Rourke met around a table at a shelter with immigrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, some of whom wept as they told of being denied entry into the U.S. while their asylum claims are processed. “We hope, by sharing these stories, that the conscience of our country is awoken right now, and the need to change the policies that we have in place” becomes apparent, O’Rourke said via a livestream on his Facebook page.



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Xi visits North Korea's Kim ahead of Trump talks

Xi visits North Korea's Kim ahead of Trump talksNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, with the two men each facing challenges of their own with US President Donald Trump. Xi is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years, after relations between the Cold War era allies deteriorated over Pyongyang’s nuclear provocations and Beijing’s subsequent backing of UN sanctions. The North Korean leader has now visited his older ally four times in China and Pyongyang has been increasingly keen for Xi to reciprocate, while according to diplomats Beijing has been biding its time to see how nuclear talks between Kim and Trump play out.



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Trump's visits Buttigieg country for speech at NRA convention but singles out only Bernie Sanders

Trump's visits Buttigieg country for speech at NRA convention but singles out only Bernie SandersPresident Donald Trump visited Pete Buttigieg territory for the NRA convention and mentioned Bernie Sanders but not the South Bend mayor.



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Trump's visits Buttigieg country for speech at NRA convention but singles out only Bernie Sanders

Trump's visits Buttigieg country for speech at NRA convention but singles out only Bernie SandersPresident Donald Trump visited Pete Buttigieg territory for the NRA convention and mentioned Bernie Sanders but not the South Bend mayor.



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Brazil president visits Western Wall with Netanyahu in first

Brazil president visits Western Wall with Netanyahu in firstBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visited the Western Wall alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, becoming the first head of state to do so with an Israeli premier. The visit came after Bolsonaro, sworn in as Brazil’s president on January 1, arrived for a three-day trip to Israel on Sunday. The site, one of the holiest in Judaism, is located in east Jerusalem, occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move never recognised by the international community.



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Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens

Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopensCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A Jordanian prince and the family of a slain 3-year-old boy and were among those who visited a New Zealand mosque Saturday when it reopened for the first time since a terrorist killed dozens of people there.



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US hits Iran with new sanctions while Pompeo visits Lebanon

US hits Iran with new sanctions while Pompeo visits LebanonWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration hit Iran with new sanctions on Friday while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was denouncing Iran's growing influence on a visit to Lebanon.



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UN chief visits mosque, stresses sanctity of religious sites

UN chief visits mosque, stresses sanctity of religious sitesNEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres went to the first mosque built in New York City on Friday to show solidarity with the Muslim community, urging people everywhere "to reaffirm the sanctity of all places of worship and the safety of all worshippers."



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