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Security: Two Competing Plans to Cease Shutdown Fail within the Senate

Security: Two Competing Plans to Cease Shutdown Fail within the Senate

ImageSenator Ben Sasse of Nebraska on Thursday outside the Senate chamber. Measures from both Republicans and Democrats did not get enough votes to reopen the government.CreditCreditErin Schaff for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — A pair of measures to reopen the government — one with President Trump’s border wall, the other without it — failed in…

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Security: California to tug troops from border in obvious riposte to Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed an order withdrawing more than two-thirds of the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, calling claims of an illegal immigration crisis there nothing but “political theater.” Newsom said most of the roughly 360 National Guard members deployed to the border would be…

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Security: Trump, Erdogan discuss Syria, boosting U.S.-Turkish substitute: White Dwelling

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018. Tatyana Zenkovich/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. and Turkish presidents agreed to keep pursuing a negotiated settlement for northeastern Syria that meets both countries’ security needs, as well as their mutual…

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Security: Venezuela’s opposition had clandestine conferences with militia: Guaido

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido takes part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition has had clandestine meetings with members of the country’s military and security forces, Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, said in…

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