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Pompeo visits Mexico, will be urged to reunite migrant families 

Discussions were anticipated to address ways to combat transnational criminal organizations, the U.S. opioid epidemic along with trade tensions. yet irregular migration across Mexico’s northern border into the United States loomed large during the meetings. “The United States will be committed to producing measurable progress to ensure security on both sides of which border,” Pompeo told journalists. U.S.-Mexico ties have ...

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Lawmakers press Trump to cancel Putin summit after Mueller indictments

Democrats weren’t so eager to move on, however. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., was among the first to call for Trump to cancel the summit, warning in which, “Glad-handing with Vladimir Putin on the heels of these indictments would likely be an insult to our democracy.” additional Democrats soon joined Schumer. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in which ...

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132 die in Pakistan election violence ahead of Sharif return

The deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed at least 132 people, including a candidate, on Friday just before the arrest of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his return to the country. from the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128 people, including a politician running for a provincial legislature. Four others died in a ...

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South Korea increases engagement with North Korea

According to a poll by the Asan Institute, a Seoul-based think tank, South Koreans’ opinion of North Korea stood at a record high last month. Kim’s favorability rating also hit an all-time high, exceeding both Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in addition to Chinese President Xi Jinping. “Many experts criticized the U.S.-North Korea summit for its lack of detailed plans” ...

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