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The Trump administration is looking at ways to quickly strengthen Saudi missile defenses and disrupt the flow of Iranian weapons across the Mideast.

Saudi authorities are widening a corruption probe and seeking cash settlements from some people.

Russia's Kaspersky, which the U.S. suspects of a role in cyberspying, was seen as a threat as early as 2004.

Senate GOP leaders face concerns about their tax bill from at least a half-dozen Republican senators.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe made his first public appearance since the military took control of the country.

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The White House request for disaster-relief funds falls far short of what is needed, lawmakers said.

NATO's head apologized to Turkey after its leader pulled troops from a joint exercise he called offensive.

Indonesia's speaker is the focus of a corruption probe into missing state funds.

A Venezuelan opposition leader fled house arrest and crossed into Colombia.

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November 18, 2017 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)