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  • In Saudi visit, Obama works to calm Gulf tensions with US story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 3:09 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - President Barack Obama strained to ease tensions with Persian Gulf allies Thursday, pledging U.S. help in confronting Iran and other security threats. Yet he failed to win the commitments he sought to boost economic aid to Iraq.

  • Top Pennsylvania official uses private email against policy 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 12:37 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general has routinely used personal email accounts to conduct official business, transmitting confidential information and the identities of undercover agents, despite an office ban that says doing so risks security.

  • Kerry says US opposes torture in any form 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 3:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry has a message to the world: The U.S. opposes torture.

  • CIA director says he would not obey a waterboarding order 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 8:39 pm

    WASHINGTON - The director of the CIA says his spy agency will not engage in waterboarding or other so-called enhanced interrogation techniques even if ordered to by a future president.