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As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish
As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when _ and how _ the probes will end
US, Japan agree to maximize diplomatic pressure on N. Korea
U.S. and Japanese senior diplomats have agreed to maximize pressure on North Korea to resolve tensions over its nuclear program, while citing the need to be prepared for the worst if diplomacy fails
North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'
North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
The Latest: Putin halts NKorea ties in line with UN demands
The European Union has slapped new sanctions on North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax plan is far from the biggest ever
AP FACT CHECK: Trump calls it the largest package of tax cuts in history but it isn't
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax plan, health care distortions
AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump is presenting a distorted picture of his tax plan, record and approach to health care
The Latest: UN leader hopes Iran nuclear deal will stand
A spokesman says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "strongly hopes" the Iran nuclear deal will remain in place.
Europe: Leaders ask Trump to weigh implications of Iran move
The leaders of Britain, France and Germany say they remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal and are "concerned by the possible implications" of Washington's decision to no longer back it in its current form
Iran's president: Nuclear deal 'stronger' than Trump thinks
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country "will continue to stick to" the nuclear deal, calling it "much stronger" than U.S. President Donald Trump thinks
Iran's speaker: Spiking nuclear deal would be insult to UN
The Kremlin has warned that a U.S. move against a nuclear deal with Iran will hurt global stability, while the Iranian parliament speaker said such action would be an insult to the United Nations