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Russia accuses US of trying to derail Syria peace initiative

A top Russian diplomat has accused the U.S. of promoting unverified reports about chemical weapons attacks in Syria in order to cloud Russia's peace initiatives

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

US Treasury official presses Hong Kong, Beijing on NKorea

Treasury official says she urged officials in Hong Kong and Beijing to step up measures to counter North Korean smuggling and financing, as the U.S. fine tunes efforts to shut down Pyongyang's nuclear program

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Mnuchin says US committed to free trade

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his country is "absolutely" committed to free and fair trade, two days after President Donald Trump signed off on new tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Terror trial likely to be disrupted by prison guards strike

The trial of a man accused of providing assistance to the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks is likely to be disrupted by prison guards protesting their working conditions

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Export figures, Turkish tanks fuel German arms sales debate

Newly released figures show Germany's centrist coalition approved more weapons exports over the past four years, fueling debate over the country's weapons sale policy

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mattis thanks Vietnam for supporting sanctions on N. Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is thanking Vietnam for supporting U.N. sanctions against North Korea and expressing hope for building closer military ties to Hanoi

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning

Workers were laying bricks, digging ditches and setting up frames at a temporary camp in Myanmar where Rohingya Muslims would stay when they return from Bangladesh refugee camps

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

Arizona gets another shot at Colorado after an upset loss in Boulder and Buffaloes coach Tad Boyles comments about the FBI probe involving the Wildcats

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Gay couple sues after 1 twin's US citizenship denied

Two gay men say both their twin sons are American citizens, but the U.S. government says the status belongs to only one. Now they're suing for recognition of both boys

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Chung's stunning run continues into Australian Open semis

Hyeon Chung has become the first Korean to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam, beating Tennys Sandgren in the quarterfinals to follow up his upset victory over six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Big quake and tsunami fears rattle temblor-prone Alaskans

Big quake and tsunami fears rattle temblor-prone Alaskans

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Japanese snowboarder has tricks, height for Olympic gold

Japanese snowboarder Ayumu Hirano is honing a new trick that just might vault him onto the top step of the podium at the Winter Olympics in South Korea

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press