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Three Americans arrested amid Egypt protests

WASHINGTON — Three Americans have been arrested in Egypt in connection with the anti-military rallies that have rocked the country in recent days, the US State Department said Tuesday. When asked if the three US nationals were believed to be safe, department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the government had “no…

US seeks to limit damage from Texas execution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government is working to limit the diplomatic fallout after Texas executed a Mexican national over Washington’s objections that it violated U.S. treaty obligations and put U.S. citizens abroad at risk. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was “quite disappointed” on Thursday after Texas went ahead with…