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EU Attacks U.S. for $640 million Cut to U.N. Agencies

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Putting money into U.N. agencies, where the Trump administration has just cut U.S. funding by $640 million, is as important to global peace and security as defense spending — “and sometimes even more,” a top European Union official said Tuesday.

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U.N. Attacks Poland For Anti-Abortion Laws

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and other countries criticized Poland at the U.N.’s Human Rights Council on Tuesday for new laws that are seen as limiting the independence of the judiciary and public media. Several Western nations also criticized

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Delingpole: Trump Edges Closer To Pulling Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump is edging closer to taking the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement. The clincher, according to insider reports, is that he has been warned by lawyers that if he doesn’t pull out it may seriously affect his plans to revive the U.S. economy with cheap, abundant fossil fuel and a reduction in environmentalist red tape.

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Netanyahu Thanks All 100 Senators for ‘Standing Up For Israel At UN’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday thanked the U.S. Senate for “standing up for Israel at the UN” after all 100 senators signed a letter to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday calling for an end to the “unacceptable” anti-Israel bias at the international body.

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Royce Wants New Sanctions on Iran for Terrorist Travel Violation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, pushed for new sanctions against the Iranian regime following news that Iran’s Quds Force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani defied a United Nations resolution forbidding him from leaving his country.