Josh Lederman

Associated Press

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Josh Lederman covers foreign policy, national security and the State Department for the Associated Press.

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President Trump is in China, a country he accused of economic abuse during last year's campaign.

In China, Trump tries a charm offensive

President Trump is in China, a country he accused of economic abuse during last year's campaign.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the safety of American employees in Havana cannot be guaranteed.  He's ordered more than half of the US staff in Havana  withdrawn  from the…

US withdraws embassy staff from Cuba, issues travel warning

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the safety of American employees in Havana cannot be guaranteed.  He's ordered more than half of the US staff in Havana withdrawn from the…

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Just days before departing for his first trip overseas, President Trump is embroiled in another controversy.

Will US allies be wary of sharing intel with the administration?

Just days before departing for his first trip overseas, President Trump is embroiled in another controversy.

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