Troop deployments

President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks about the deployment of 5G technology in the United States during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 24, 2019 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump renewed his threat Wednesday to send more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border following an incident in which Mexican soldiers confronted U.S. personnel. Mexico blamed the incident on confusion, and said it was not looking for confrontation with the U.S. In...
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April 03, 2019 - 8:10 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — After an exceptionally dry winter and weeks of unseasonably high temperatures, Portugal is assembling a record number of firefighters and water-dropping aircraft as it braces for a potentially difficult wildfire season. The Interior Ministry says Wednesday that almost 11,500...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2019, file photo, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton adjusts his glasses before an interview at the White House in Washington. Bolton is condemning Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, saying he is using foreign military personnel to stay in power. Bolton further warned external actors _ those outside the Western Hemisphere _ against deploying military assets to Venezuela or anywhere else in the hemisphere. He says the U.S. will view such actions as "provocative" and a "direct threat to international peace and security in the region." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 29, 2019 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday condemned Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro for what it said was his reliance on foreign military personnel to stay in power and renewed a warning to Russia against getting involved. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John...
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March 27, 2019 - 2:15 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has scoffed at the U.S. demand to withdraw its military personnel from Venezuela, saying that their presence in the country is fully legitimate. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement late Tuesday that the presence of Russian military personnel...
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March 09, 2019 - 4:38 pm
UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Heavy military deployment, scattered attacks on polling centers and at least eight deaths were reported on Saturday as Nigerians went to the polls to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy. Violence erupted after nightfall in Warri and Ughelli...
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March 09, 2019 - 1:18 pm
UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy amid reports of heavy military deployment, attacks against electoral facilities in a few areas and at least eight deaths. The election came two weeks after the...
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March 09, 2019 - 10:42 am
UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy amid reports of heavy military deployment, attacks against electoral facilities in a few areas and at least seven deaths. The election came two weeks after the...
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March 09, 2019 - 5:30 am
UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy amid reports of heavy military deployment and attacks against electoral facilities in a few areas. The election comes two weeks after the presidential vote in which...
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March 09, 2019 - 5:04 am
UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians are going to the polls to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy amid reports of heavy military deployment and attacks against electoral facilities in a few areas. Saturday's election comes two weeks after the presidential vote and is...
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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, right, and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris exchange documents at Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 8, 2019. South Korea and the United States have formally signed a deal that increases Seoul's financial contribution for the deployment of U.S. troops in the Asian country. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
March 08, 2019 - 5:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the U.S. on Friday formally signed a deal on Seoul's increased payment for the U.S. troop deployment, amid worries about the future of the countries' decades-long military alliance. President Donald Trump earlier pressured Seoul to increase its share,...
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