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State Department overhauls travel warning system for Americans abroad
The State Department is overhauling its travel warning system for Americans abroad for the first time in years in an effort to streamline information on threats overseas and present it in a clearer, more direct fashion, it said. The changes come at a time of global upheaval that’s difficult for
UN says 100,000 people in Central African Republic need aid
The UN says some 100,000 people in the Central African Republic town of Paoua have been caught in clashes between armed groups and urgently need humanitarian aid
A party? Pulling funding? What could be next for Trump admin after loss at UN?
Hours after 65 countries abstained, voted absent, or voted against a United Nations resolution condemning President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel 's capital and move the U.S. embassy there, they got an invitation from U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley -- to a party-- to say "thank you
War, hunger, extremism will intensify in 2018: Report
War, hunger and extremist violence around the world will intensify next year, a Geneva-based think-tank predicted in a new report. The report published Thursday by ACAPS, a nonprofit that supports the global humanitarian sector with daily monitoring and analysis of 150 nations, examined the current
Saudia Arabia criticized for giving female robot citizenship, while it restricts women’s rights
A robot woman in Saudi Arabia was granted citizenship this week, sparking a backlash that said the robot appeared to have more rights than millions of human women and foreigners living in the Gulf nation. Sophia , a robot with human female features that can make facial expressions and hold
Pope Francis Arrives for First-Ever Trip to Africa
As Pope Francis arrives in Africa, shortly after a rash of terrorist attacks in Beirut, Paris and Bamako, there is huge concern for his safety. So, what is His Holiness worried about? “I’m scared of the mosquitoes,” he told reporters traveling with him on the papal plane, cracking a big smile.
Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRIMARY PRIMER: We have three days of primaries this week with six states voting, but today we’ll be watching Kansas, Missouri, Washington, and Michigan, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and CALEB JACKSON note. There’s a marquee match-up in Kansas that’s ...
Africa Leaders Summit: Who Didn't Make the Cut?
More than 45 African heads of state are now in Washington, D.C., for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first of its kind. The Obama administration invited nearly all of Africa’s leaders, hoping to strengthen ties between the U.S. and the continent, with an eye on...
U.S. Sends Drone, 80 Troops to Chad for Missing Schoolgirls Search
The United States is sending 80 military personnel and at least one unarmed Predator reconnaissance aircraft to Chad as part of a growing effort to find the more than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists a month ago. The unmanned reconnaissance aircraft will join...