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Man in yellow shirt is focus of Bangkok bombing probe asking now? Do you understand the word investigation? It's not like they claim responsibility."In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby said the U.S. is offering to support Thailand in its investigation but has not received...
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Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18

...Bangkok issued an emergency message for U.S. citizens, advising them to avoid the shrine's area.In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby expressed deep sympathy to those affected by the Bangkok explosion. He said authorities...
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Violence in Turkey leaves at least 9 dead

...said Turkey was determined to fight terrorism through "cooperation and solidarity" with its NATO ally.In Washington, State Department Spokesman John Kirby said U.S. officials were working with Turkish authorities to investigate the incident...
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US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...has yet been finalized, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity under regulations.In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby said any joint military efforts with Turkey would not include the imposition of a no-fly...
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Bering Sea halibut bycatch cut leaves both trawlers and halibut fishermen unhappy

...thinking this is a step backward," said council vice chairman Bill Tweit during the meeting.Tweit, of the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife, was immediately met by shouts from fishermen in the audience. About an hour earlier...
S. Korea agency: N. Korea executed defense chief North Korea. Information about the secretive, authoritarian state is often impossible to confirm.In Washington, State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said the U.S. can't confirm reporting of the execution of North Korean officials...
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Yemen's humanitarian truce barely holds as violence resumes

...Marzieh Afkham said Iran would not permit any country involved in the Yemen war to inspect its cargo.In Washington, State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said the U.S. opposed the idea of governments delivering their own assistance outside...
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Man with traffic complaint arrested on outstanding Washington warrant

...extraditable no-bail warrant," she said in an interview Thursday.The warrant was issued in August 2011 by the Washington State Department of Corrections after Whisenant failed to report for community supervision, which is akin to probation, according...
Chinese ban of US shellfish to continue

...that the country said tested above its standard for inorganic arsenic.Later sampling and testing by the Washington State Department of Health concluded that arsenic levels were safe - even according to Chinese standards. The tests did reveal...
Pakistani activists accuse outed US spy of murder

...fighting al-Qaida and Taliban militants based in Pakistan who are outside the reach of American soldiers.In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki declined comment about the political party's letter or demands. She described "a...


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