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A Transgender American Diplomat Who Does Not Exist
Robyn Alice McCutcheon
Disappeared in a poof, just like my three years of work on the Paris Agreement.
Rex Tillerson Spent $1 Million In Taxpayer Money Flying Around The Country, Watchdog Group Estimates
Some of the multimillionaire former secretary of state's expensive flights were clearly described as "personal travel" in newly released documents.
State Department Aide Heather Nauert Dragged Over 'Stunningly Tone Deaf' Saudi Arabia Photo
The former Fox News host was all smiles in her Riyadh picture despite journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
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Trump's Latest Attack On Same-Sex Couples Is Exactly What His Base Wants
Those who support the State Department's new directive are the same people who think men are the real Me Too victims.
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Trump Administration Will No Longer Grant Visas To Same-Sex Partners Of Diplomats
Same-sex couples used to be eligible for spousal visas, given how few countries recognize the right to marry.
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Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Is, Tired, Of, All, The, Excessive, Commas
The State Department has sent two emails to staff outlining proper comma usage, according to a CNN report.
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Terrorism-Related Deaths Fell 27 Percent In 2017, State Department Says
Fewer attacks in Iraq account for much of the drop. But groups like ISIS and al Qaeda continue evolving as potent threats.
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State Department Spent $52,700 On Curtains For UN Ambassador Residence
The New York Times walked back its story highlighting current U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley after the State Department said she wasn’t involved in the purchase.
Jimmy Kimmel Sums Up Trump Administration With Instagram Post From Mike Pompeo
"Nothing sums this administration up better..."
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U.S., Cuba Officials Discuss Mysterious Embassy Health Attacks On Diplomats
The illnesses, which first appeared last year, were initially described as the result of sonic attacks or health attacks.
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State Department Team Fighting Russia Election Interference Still Waits For Funds
The money Congress allocated hasn’t reached the unit and the end of the fiscal year is only a month away.
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Trump Administration Denies Passports To Americans Living On Border: Report
Hundreds and possibly thousands of Hispanic Americans along the Texas and Mexico border have been affected.
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U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia For U.K. Nerve Attack
By Lesley Wroughton, Reuters
A State Department spokeswoman said it had been determined that Russia “has used chemical or biological weapons in violation of international law."
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State Department On Saudi Arabia-Canada Spat: We're Staying Out
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The Trump administration gave HuffPost its first comment on the fight over Canadian criticism of Saudi repression -- nearly 24 hours after it began.
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White House, GOP Erase Trump Nominee's Role At LGBTQ Rights Group
State Department nominee R. Clarke Cooper ran Log Cabin Republicans for two years, but you'd never know it based on his confirmation process.
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U.S. Judge Temporarily Halts Release Of 3D Printed Gun Blueprints
By Tina Bellon, Reuters
U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik in Seattle said the blueprints’ publication could cause irreparable harm to U.S. citizens.
3D-Printed Gun Blueprints Are Already Being Downloaded By Thousands Of People
Amid a last-minute bid by states to prevent the spread of untraceable firearms, a company has released plans for seven 3D-printed guns, including an AR-15.
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States Sue Trump Administration To Block Release Of 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints
They're making a last-ditch effort to stop a Texas-based company from releasing downloadable models for plastic guns on Aug. 1.
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Gun Safety Groups Race To Stop Company From Unleashing 'The Age Of The Downloadable Gun'
On Aug. 1, Defense Distributed will release online blueprints for 3D-printed guns that are virtually untraceable.
State Department's Family Travel Chat Gets Mercilessly Trolled
"How can I be sure my child’s skin is white enough for the government not to steal him from me when I attempt to return to the United States?”
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State Department Spokeswoman Bashes CNN For Missing Event Closed To The Press
"Why are you using a government account to attack a single news outlet not covering a photo op not open to the press?" someone tweeted, criticizing Heather Nauert, formerly of Fox News.
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Venezuela's Socialist Leader Nicolas Maduro Re-Elected Amid Allegations Of Irregularities
By Luc Cohen and Andreina Aponte, Reuters
The State Department has already announced that the U.S. will not recognize the election result.
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Dems, Trump Admin Find Common Ground: Helping Victims Of Myanmar's Genocide
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
But they don't yet have the public support of the president -- and Mitch McConnell is delaying a vote on proposed sanctions for perpetrators of the crisis.
Loose-Lipped Rudy Giuliani Does Not Represent U.S. On Foreign Policy, Warns State Department
Trump’s newest lawyer has been spouting about North Korea and Iran.
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Why A Former CIA Director Shouldn't Run The State Department
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Confirming Mike Pompeo as America's chief diplomat will send a troubling message to the rest of the world.
Leah Millis / Reuters
Mike Pompeo Nomination Barrels Ahead Despite Growing Democratic Opposition
Leaked news of his secret trip to North Korea is increasing pressure on holdouts to support him as secretary of state.
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