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U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

Such a move would deepen the Trump administration's already broad rejection of former President Barack Obama's policies on global warming, which Trump has repeatedly suggested is not as serious as scientists claim. In the 2014 executive order, Obama directed the State Department and other agencies to factor climate resilience into development programs to help vulnerable populations around the world protect themselves from the effects of droughts, floods, and storms exacerbated by climate change...
Tags: Science, Obama, Barack Obama, State Department, Trump, GAO, U S State Department, Mike Pompeo, General Accountability Office


Jordan, France, Iran follow Pompeo to Baghdad, Le Drian announces loan

King Abdullah's visit, his first since 2008, follows a week after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped off in both countries at the start of a Middle East tour meant to mobilize Arab countries against Iran and reassure them over the planned U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria. The Jordanian king was greeted by President Barham Salih on a red carpet at Baghdad airport before heading to meet Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. Salih welcomed the visit as strengthening "joint interests and secur...
Tags: Science, Iran, Syria, Middle East, Baghdad, State, Abdullah, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Barham Salih, Jordan France Iran, Adel Abdul Mahdi Salih


Secretary of State Pompeo urges Gulf states to heal rift

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Arab Gulf neighbors had gone on for too long. "We are all more powerful when we are working together and disputes are limited. When we have a common challenge, disputes between countries with shared objectives are never helpful," he said at a press conference in Qatar. (Reporting by Eric Knecht; Writing by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)
Tags: Science, Qatar, Dubai, Gulf, Reuters, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Eric Knecht, Asma Alsharif


Pompeo says good outcome possible for both Turkey and Syrian Kurds

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was optimistic that a "good outcome" can be achieved that protects both Turkey and the Syrian Kurds, after speaking to the Turkish foreign minister. Speaking in Abu Dhabi, Pompeo also said the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria is a "tactical change" and does not alter U.S. military capacity to counter Islamic State and Iran. (Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Writing by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Mark Heinrich)
Tags: Science, Islamic State, Turkey, Iran, Syria, State, Lesley Wroughton, Lisa Barrington, Pompeo, ABU DHABI Reuters, Mike Pompeo, Abu Dhabi Pompeo


Pompeo says Venezuela's Maduro government is 'illegitimate'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described Venezuela's government under President Nicolas Maduro as illegitimate on Saturday and said the United States would work with like-minded countries in Latin America to restore democracy there. "The Maduro regime is illegitimate and the United States will work diligently to restore a real democracy to that country," Pompeo told reporters in Abu Dhabi, where he is on a tour of Middle East countries.
Tags: Science, United States, Middle East, Venezuela, Abu Dhabi, Nicolás Maduro, Latin America, State, Maduro, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Iran's Zarif calls Iran-focused summit in Poland a 'desperate circus'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized Poland on Friday for jointly hosting a global summit with the United States focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, calling it a "desperate anti-Iran circus". Earlier on Friday Washington announced that the summit would be held in Warsaw from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the meeting would focus on stability and security in the Middle East, including on the "important element of making sure that I...
Tags: Science, Washington, Iran, United States, Middle East, Poland, Warsaw, State, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Zarif, Mike Pompeo


U.S. to host Iran-focused global summit in Poland Feb. 13-14

The United States plans to jointly host a global summit focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, next month in Poland, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News in an interview to air on Friday that the meeting would "focus on Middle East stability and peace and freedom and security here in this region, and that includes an important element of making sure that Iran is not a destabilizing influence." Pompeo said the meeting would "bring t...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Science, Africa, Iran, United States, Middle East, Poland, Fox News, State Department, State, U S State Department, Western Hemisphere, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


U.S. condemns Venezuela's Maduro for 'usurpation of power'

(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for usurpation of power on Thursday, as the South American leader was sworn in to second term in office that governments around the world described as illegitimate. (Reporting by Brian Ellsworth; Editing by Susan Thomas)
Tags: Science, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Maduro, Mike Pompeo, Brian Ellsworth, Reuters U S Secretary of State


US warns Iran against space launch

The United States on Thursday warned Iran of consequences if it goes ahead with plans to send off three space launch vehicles, charging despite Tehran's denials that the move would violate a UN resolution. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Iran's satellite-delivery rockets used technology "virtually identical" to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, which could eventually include long-range missiles capable of reaching the United States. "The United States will not stand by and watch the...
Tags: Science, US, Iran, United States, Un, Tehran, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Iran rejects U.S. warning against space launches, ballistic missiles

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected a U.S. warning against carrying out space vehicle launches and missile tests, saying on Thursday they did not violate a U.N. resolution. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a pre-emptive warning to Iran earlier on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology. "Iran's launch of space vehicle...
Tags: Science, Iran, Dubai, Reuters, State, U N Security Council, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Mike Pompeo


U.S. warns Iran on space launches, Tehran rejects concerns

Iran rejected the warning, issued by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, saying its space vehicle launches and missile tests were not violations. Pompeo said Iran planned to launch in the coming months three rockets, called Space Launch Vehicles (SLV), that he said incorporate technology "virtually identical" to what is used in intercontinental ballistic missiles. "The United States will not stand by and watch the Iranian regime's destructive policies place international stability and securit...
Tags: Science, Iran, United States, Tehran, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


U.S. warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States warned Iran against pursuing planned space launches and asked it to cease all ballistic missile activity, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. "The United States will not stand by and watch the Iranian regimes destructive policies place international stability and security at risk," Pompeo said in a statement. "We advise the regime to reconsider these provocative launches and cease all activities related to ballistic missiles in order to avoid...
Tags: Science, Washington, Iran, United States, Reuters, State, Doina Chiacu, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has assured Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the U.S. is still committed to fighting Islamic State in Iraq and other areas despite its planned withdrawal of troops from Syria, the latter's office said on Saturday. Abdul Mahdi and Pompeo discussed the withdrawal and Washington’s decision to grant Iraq a 90-day extension on a waiver from sanctions against Iran that would allow Baghdad to purchase electricity from Tehran, the Iraqi prime minis...
Tags: Science, Washington, Islamic State, Iraq, Iran, Syria, United States, Tehran, Baghdad, State, Adel Abdul Mahdi, Abdul Mahdi, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Mike Pompeo Says U.S. Is Suspending Nuclear Treaty Obligations Due to Russian 'Cheating'

The United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia’s alleged violation of the pact, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday.
Tags: Science, Russia, United States, State, Mike Pompeo


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says There's 'No Direct Reporting Connecting' Saudi Prince to Khashoggi Murder

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says there’s no intelligence connecting the order to murder Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi to the Saudi crown prince.
Tags: Science, State, Mike Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


U.S. Will Sanction 17 Saudis Involved in Khashoggi Killing

The Department of the Treasury announced today that they will sanction the 17 individuals who were involved in the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul this October. The move from the Trump Administration will freeze any assets the individuals have in the U.S. and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Saudi Arabia, Sanctions, Yemen, Istanbul, Mohammed bin Salman, Mike Pompeo, Department of the Treasury, Trump Administration, Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Consulate, Khashoggi Killing


Twitter Suspends Pro-Saudi Bots Spreading Propaganda About the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Anyone who tweeted about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the past two weeks saw major pushback on Twitter from accounts in Saudi Arabia. But that could slow down in the coming days. Twitter has now reportedly banned an unspecified number of alleged bots that were pushing pro-Saudi propaganda.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Donald Trump, Mohammed bin Salman, Mike Pompeo, Steve Mnuchin, President Trump, Our Garbage Twitter, Jamal Khashoggi


Mike Pompeo Says Saudis Promised a 'Transparent' Probe Into Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won’t spare anyone, including royals.
Tags: Science, Saudi Arabia, State, Mike Pompeo, Jamal Khashoggi


China Tells the U.S. to Stop Criticizing Beijing's Policies

China’s foreign minister has told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States should stop what he called groundless attacks on his country’s policies.
Tags: Science, China, Beijing, United States, State, Mike Pompeo


Mike Pompeo Cites 'Progress' With Kim Jong Un During North Korea Trip

There was no indication whether Pompeo had arranged a second summit
Tags: Science, North Korea, Kim Jong, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Arrives in Pakistan Hoping to 'Reset' Strained Relations

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Pakistan as relations between the two countries sinks to a new low.
Tags: Science, Pakistan, State, Mike Pompeo


North Korea's Foreign Minister Shoots Back at U.S. Over Sanctions Warnings

The move comes after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke in Sinagpore
Tags: Science, North Korea, State, Mike Pompeo


North Korea Is Still Producing 'Fissile Material' Despite a Pledge to Denuclearize, Mike Pompeo Says

North Korea has continued producing fuel for nuclear weapons despite Kim Jong Un's support for denuclearization
Tags: Science, North Korea, Kim Jong, Mike Pompeo


North Korea Says Talks With Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Were 'Regrettable'

North Korea also accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes
Tags: Science, Washington, North Korea, State, Mike Pompeo


President Trump Sends North Korean Dictator a CD of Elton John's 'Rocket Man' Because Our World is Just One Big Joke

President Trump gave a speech at the United Nations in September of 2017 where he famously called Kim Jong Un, “rocket man.” Now, in one of the most bizarre stories we’ve heard this week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will deliver a CD of Elton John’s song “Rocket Man” to the North Korean dictator today. Our world…Read more...
Tags: Science, Kim Jong Un, United Nations, Elton John, Cd, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Kim Jong, Mike Pompeo, President Trump, ROCKET MAN


Mike Pompeo in North Korea to 'Fill in Details' of the Denuclearization Agreement

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang Friday to "fill in some details" of the denuclearization commitments made by Kim Jong Un
Tags: Science, North Korea, Pyongyang, State, Mike Pompeo


Mike Pompeo Says He Won't Put a Timeline on North Korea Denuclearization

Pompeo's comments sharply contrast with those of a senior U.S. defense official
Tags: Science, North Korea, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Mike Pompeo Vows U.S. Will Protect 'the Most Vulnerable Refugees' Amid Trump Administration's Family Separation Controversy

"We will continue to help the world’s most vulnerable refugees, reflecting the deeply held values of the American people"
Tags: Science, Mike Pompeo, Amid Trump Administration


Here We Go

Welp, this is it. Read more...
Tags: Science, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump, Welp, John Bolton, Mike Pompeo, Singapore Summit


Trump Confirms He Will Completely Bullshit His Way Through the Kim Jong-un Summit

Next week, the leaders of the United States of America and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will meet for one of the most important diplomatic summits so far in this century. It’s been known forever that Trump is just gonna wing it, especially considering he canceled it and then brought it back. But you’d…Read more...
Tags: Science, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump, Trump, United States of America, Kim Jong, Democratic People 's Republic of Korea, Mike Pompeo, North Korea Summit



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