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US Denies $400 Million to Tehran was Ransom Payment

VOA News Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. «does not pay ransom» amid criticism of the Obama administration’s payment of $400 million in cash to Iran on the same day Tehran released four American hostages. U.S. officials said the airlifting of $400 million in foreign currencies to Iran in January was to partially […]readmore


Clinton Supporters Hope for Big Lift From Obama Speech

Mary Alice Salinas VOA News WHITE HOUSE—Democrats are hoping that President Barack Obama will help presidential candidate Hillary Clinton energize the party to win the White House when he delivers a highly anticipated speech Thursday at the Democratic National Convention.White House officials say the president continues to work on the speech, which he began to […]readmore

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US Foreign Aid Budget Targets Terrorism, Mideast Instability

CAPITOL HILL—The massive, year-end spending bill passed by Congress on Friday contains a boost for foreign aid, putting a strong focus on anti-terrorism efforts and addressing instability in the Middle East. It also aims to protect American diplomats and facilities abroad and to provide humanitarian assistance to those in need. Overall spending for State and […]readmore

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Obama to Americans: Islamic State is Losing Ground

  Mary Alice Salinas Last updated on: December 14, 2015 WHITE HOUSE—President Barack said Monday that he is «confident» the U.S.-led coalition will prevail in its battle against the Islamic State, adding that the militant group is losing ground and its leaders have no place to hide.»Our message to them is simple: ‘You are next,’ […]readmore