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      White House Indicates Trump Would Sign New Sanctions Bill
      Jul24

      White House Indicates Trump Would Sign New Sanctions Bill

      WASHINGTON — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as...

      Separatists Proclaim a New State to Replace Ukraine
      Jul18

      Separatists Proclaim a New State to Replace Ukraine

      Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of Ukraine. The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk casts further doubt on the 2015 cease-fire deal that was supposed to stop fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland and bring...

      3 Years On, Families Honor Loved Ones Lost on Downed MH17 
      Jul18

      3 Years On, Families Honor Loved Ones Lost on Downed MH17 

      VIJFHUIZEN – The father of two siblings killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine three years ago said Monday that relatives of the 298 people killed would not rest until those responsible face justice. At an emotional ceremony marking three years since MH17 was shot down, Evert van Zijtveld said a group representing...

      U.S.-Russia Talks Resume; Moscow Demands Dachas’ Return
      Jul17

      U.S.-Russia Talks Resume; Moscow Demands Dachas’ Return

      WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia on Monday resumed high-level talks aimed at resolving irritants between Washington and Moscow, as Russian patience dwindles for the return of two seized diplomatic compounds. Undersecretary of State Tom Shannon and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov were meeting on Monday. U.S. officials...

      Reports: Head of Siemens Partner Questioned in Russia
      Jul14

      Reports: Head of Siemens Partner Questioned in Russia

      MOSCOW – Russian news agencies say the head of a company that operates a joint venture to produce gas turbines with Germany’s Siemens was questioned by the Federal Security Service on suspicion of disclosing state secrets. The reports come days after Siemens filed suit against another Russian company for allegedly sending two of the...

      Trump, Macron Look Past Differences on Paris Climate Pact 
      Jul14

      Trump, Macron Look Past Differences on Paris Climate Pact 

      PARIS – President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron set aside lingering differences on climate change during their meeting in France on Thursday, asserting that it shouldn’t prevent them from working together toward a post-war roadmap for Syria and to enhance Mideast security. Trump, standing alongside Macron at a news...

      U.S. Anti-Boycott Laws Could Come into Play in Qatar Crisis
      Jul13

      U.S. Anti-Boycott Laws Could Come into Play in Qatar Crisis

      WASHINGTON – As the Persian Gulf crisis drags into a second month, a four-country boycott of Qatar is raising questions about whether U.S. businesses that follow suit could unwittingly run afoul of U.S. anti-boycott laws. Under obscure tax and export provisions designed decades ago to protect Israel, U.S. companies can be punished if they accept...

      White House Criticizes Russia Sanctions Stalled in House 
      Jul11

      White House Criticizes Russia Sanctions Stalled in House 

      WASHINGTON – A new package of economic sanctions on Russia and Iran unacceptably constrains the president’s authority, the White House said Monday as Democrats complained that the Trump administration was trying to weaken the penalties. The legislation sailed through the Senate nearly a month ago in response to Russia’s meddling in...

      Germany’s Siemens Says Russia Sent Turbines to Crimea
      Jul10

      Germany’s Siemens Says Russia Sent Turbines to Crimea

      BERLIN – Germany’s Siemens AG says at least two gas turbines delivered to Russia were re-routed to Crimea, in violation both of European sanctions and a contract with the company. Siemens told the dpa news agency Monday the Russian customer, who was not identified, had confirmed multiple times in writing that the turbines would not go to...

      Trump Meets Putin: Talk of Positive Results, Not of Election
      Jul07

      Trump Meets Putin: Talk of Positive Results, Not of Election

      HAMBURG – At long last face to face, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced confidence Friday that their historic first meeting would pave the way for a positive trajectory for their two countries. If thornier issues like election meddling came up in their two-hours-plus meeting, they discussed them only in private. In...