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From TheJournal.ie US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death ANNE SACOOLAS

US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death

The 19-year-old was killed when his motorbike collided with Anne Sacoolas’ vehicle in England last August.

From TheJournal.ie Mike Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip after attack on US embassy in Iraq Cancelled

Mike Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip after attack on US embassy in Iraq

A mob of pro-Iran demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Baghdad yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial Mike Pompeo

Pompeo to travel to Ukraine later this week ahead of Trump's impeachment trial

The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Kiev since the scandal erupted.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn Occupied Territories

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

From TheJournal.ie US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal Occupied Territories

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

From TheJournal.ie US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary NATO

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump’s envoy to Ukraine resigns as impeachment gathers pace KURT VOLKER

Trump’s envoy to Ukraine resigns as impeachment gathers pace

The move came as House Democrats took their first concrete steps in the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Mike Pompeo subpoenaed to hand over Ukraine-Trump files in impeachment probe Impeachment

Mike Pompeo subpoenaed to hand over Ukraine-Trump files in impeachment probe

The heads of three House committees gave Pompeo one week to produce the documents.

From TheJournal.ie US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war' Response This post contains videos

US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the comments when arriving in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

From TheJournal.ie 'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks Mike Pompeo

'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.

From TheJournal.ie US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU Brexit

US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

From TheJournal.ie US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal Nuclear Arms

US blames Russia over ending of a major Cold War-era nuclear arms deal

This comes after Washington launched the process to pull out of the INF treaty this year.

From TheJournal.ie Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits Secretary Of State

Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits

The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to Washington

Simon Coveney is travelling to the US today - this is what he'll be up to

He’ll be meeting with Mike Pompeo, along with launching a new government strategy for the US and Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate

Pro-government Turkish media have repeatedly claimed that Khashoggi was tortured and decapitated by a Saudi hit squad.

From TheJournal.ie US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit Jamal Khashoggi

US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Donald Trump after returning from the Middle East to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance.

From TheJournal.ie Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang Pyongyang

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

From TheJournal.ie Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately' Pyongyang

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue Nuclear Weapons

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie 'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US Fire And Fury

'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war.

From TheJournal.ie Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable' Which Is It

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.

From TheJournal.ie Trump sends Pompeo back to North Korea to flesh out nuclear disarmament promise Fast Friends

Trump sends Pompeo back to North Korea to flesh out nuclear disarmament promise

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will also hold talks on the crisis with Japan and South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie 'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal Urgency

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China Guangzhou

US diplomat suffers brain injury after hearing 'abnormal' sound while working in China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the injuries are similar to those suffered by a diplomat in Cuba.

From TheJournal.ie 'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea Secret Meetings

'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea

The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported that Mike Pompeo made the trip in early April.

From TheJournal.ie CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un North Korea

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks You're Fired

Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks

Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.