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U.S. Struggles With Arabic Reports on Syria Truce Violations

WASHINGTON, March 3 – A hotline set up by the U.S. State Department to log reported violations of the cessation of hostilities in Syria has suffered from a lack of fluent Arabic-speakers, the department said on Wednesday. “There were some language issues,” State Department spokesman Mark Toner said at his daily briefing. “We’re working to correct

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Judge Orders Clinton Aides to be Questioned Under Oath on Emails

By Jonathan Allen Feb 23 – A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that U.S. State Department officials and aides to Hillary Clinton should be questioned under oath about whether the former secretary of state’s use of a private email system was an effort to skirt open records laws. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Emmet

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