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Skyscrapers, city halls, bridges across US lit up in honor of LGBT Pride
Structures across the U.S. -- including city halls, bridges, and skyscrapers -- are bathed in rainbow lighting this weekend in honor of LGBT Pride. June is internationally recognized as Pride Month, and many cities -- including New York City -- are hosting Pride marches on Sunday. From New York
US soon to have permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia
US soon to have permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia, funding for new embassy: Ambassador
US envoy: Guatemala lawmakers who hired lobby firm 'idiots'
A Guatemalan congressman is demanding an apology from the U.S. ambassador after the diplomat called him and three colleagues "idiots."
Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit
President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, makes his first solo visit to Mideast in attempt to restart peace talks
A look at places US has banned its citizens from visiting
Since Civil War times, the U.S. has tried to prevent its citizens at various points from traveling to certain countries. Under the Passport Act, the secretary of state can ban U.S. passports from being used to enter countries at war with the United States or that pose significant security threats
Report: Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware
An internet watchdog has found that Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by Israeli-produced spyware that is sold exclusively to governments
Trump reverses parts of Obama-era Cuba policy
White House also announced that they are reversing. The Obama administration's. Steps to normalize. Relations with Cuba. Because of their human rights violations. Forget about the fact that he has shaken hands of some of the big is dead spots out after we. I want to point that out at that would be
AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?
AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe on special counsel investigation, Trump or his lawyer?
Explosion at Colombia shopping mall leaves 3 dead, 9 injured
An explosion at a Colombia shopping mall left three people dead and nine injured on Saturday, ABC News has confirmed. Enrique Penalosa, the mayor of Bogota, Colombia, called the incident, which took place in the women's bathroom on the second floor of Centro Andino, a “cowardly terrorist attack.”
Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations
Cuba rejects Trump's criticism as 'hostile' but seeks to maintain official ties even as U.S. rolls back some changes instituted by Obama