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 2020-12-07 11:00 

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WSJ CEO Council 2020: Key Things to Watch...

The Wall Street Journal's CEO Council annual meeting kicks off Monday evening and continues through Tuesday, featuring interviews with Elon Musk, Jake Sullivan, Cedric Richmond, Mark Milley, Deborah Birx, Anthony Fauci, Carrie Lam, Mike Pompeo and mor...

 2020-11-19 15:56 

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Pompeo Visits Israeli Settlement in First for Any Top U.S. Diplomat...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited a West Bank Israeli settlement, a capstone to the Trump administration's support for Israeli settlements in Palestinian-populated territory that President-elect Joe Biden views as an obstacle to peace....

 2020-11-18 20:55 

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Pompeo Warns Easing of Iran Sanctions Would Be 'Dangerous Choice'...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the unwinding of the U.S. sanctions regime against Iran would be "a dangerous choice," obliquely expressing concerns the Biden administration would ease the four-year pressure campaign....

 2020-11-13 22:11 

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Pompeo to Visit Mideast With Focus on Religion, Israel Ties...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leaving for a Near East trip focused on religious issues and the Trump administration's diplomacy with Israel, but burdened by the election defeat that neither Mr. Pompeo nor his boss has acknowledged....

 2020-10-30 08:04 

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Pompeo Ends China-Knocking Tour of Asia With Stop in Vietnam...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ended an Asian tour focused on criticism of Beijing with a last-minute stop in Vietnam, which is tangled in disputes with its neighbor China in the South China Sea....

 2020-10-29 11:22 

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In Indonesia, Pompeo Urges Muslims to Challenge China's Xinjiang Policies...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Indonesians to take a firm stand against China's treatment of its ethnic minority Muslims, seeking to rally support in a Muslim-majority country whose government has been wary of criticizing Beijing....

 2020-10-28 22:32 

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Belarus Frees U.S. Citizen After Three Months in Detention...

The U.S. government has secured the release of an American citizen from detention in Belarus, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....

 2020-10-28 12:27 

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Pompeo Visits Sri Lanka as It Deepens China Relationship...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Sri Lanka against its tightening ties with China, as his tour of South Asia this week put a spotlight on the growing rivalry between the U.S. and China for influence in the region....

 2020-10-21 17:00 

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Pompeo, Esper to Visit India to Bolster Ties, Counter China...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper are set to visit New Delhi next week, part of an effort to cement U.S. strategic and military ties with India in their mutual rivalry with China....

 2020-10-06 12:13 

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U.S., Japan, India and Australia Strengthen Ties to Counter China...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the foreign ministers of Japan, India and Australia pledged to uphold territorial sovereignty and freedom of navigation as rising tension between the countries and China draws them closer to counter Beijing's ambitio...

 2020-09-30 14:07 

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Pompeo Calls On Pope Francis to Defend Religious Freedom in China...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched a strong attack on religious persecution in China and called on the Vatican to stand up for religious freedom there....

 2020-09-23 21:05 

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Pompeo Warns About Chinese Influence in Wisconsin Visit...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used a statehouse speech in Wisconsin on Wednesday to warn about the dangers of Chinese political influence in the U.S....

 2020-09-16 11:30 

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House Panel to Hear Senior State Department Officials' Testimony on Watchdog Firing...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he recommended President Trump fire the State Department's former inspector general, Steve Linick, because Mr. Linick's office was the source of leaks to the news media....

 2020-09-15 18:59 

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Pompeo to Visit South America, in Show of Support for Region's Democracies...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to South America this week in a bid to demonstrate U.S. support for the region's democracies, highlight its response to the coronavirus pandemic and promote regional security, the State Department said....

 2020-08-28 19:42 

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House Chairman Moves to Hold Pompeo in Contempt of Congress...

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel has initiated contempt proceedings against Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, alleging the top U.S. diplomat has hindered a congressional inquiry into his alleged politicization of the department....

 2020-08-26 11:00 

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Melania Trump, Mike Pompeo and a Pardon: Takeaways From the RNC's Second Night...

The second of four nights of the Republican National Convention included speeches from several Trump family members, including first lady Melania Trump. Here are some of the top takeaways....

 2020-08-26 00:35 

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Mike Pompeo's Republican Convention Address Stirs Criticism...

The chief diplomat's message of support for Trump policies is seen by some as overstepping the traditional boundary between diplomacy and politics....

 2020-08-25 19:25 

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RNC 2020: Melania Trump, Mike Pompeo to Make Case for Trump on Night Two...

First lady Melania Trump is expected Tuesday to make a case for her husband to win four more years in the White House during the second night of the scaled-back Republican National Convention, which will also showcase Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....

 2020-08-25 17:33 

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Pompeo Push for Sudanese-Israeli Ties Is Rebuffed...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's bid to persuade Sudan to recognize Israel appeared to be rebuffed, in a setback to the administration's efforts to expand the United Arab Emirates-Israel peace deal to other Arab nations....

 2020-08-24 13:03 

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Pompeo Urges Arab States to Follow U.A.E. in Striking Deals With Israel...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Arab countries to join the United Arab Emirates in forging formal ties with Israel, as part of a U.S. diplomatic push to align old enemies in the Middle East against a common rival in Iran....

 2020-08-12 13:32 

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Pompeo, EU Officials Warn Belarus Over Election, Protests...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on authorities in Belarus to protect protesters and give citizens there more political freedom, the latest pressure on a regime that may now face new sanctions from the neighboring EU....

 2020-08-06 17:25 

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Brian Hook Steps Down as Special U.S. Envoy to Iran...

Brian Hook is stepping down from his post as the State Department's special representative for Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday....

 2020-08-06 16:37 

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Pompeo to Visit Central Europe, Discuss Russia, Nuclear Issues...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to visit Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia next week to discuss nuclear issues, concerns about Russia, and other matters, the State Department said....

 2020-07-30 14:56 

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Pompeo Warns New Measures Planned for China Over Human Rights...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. is planning measures to address human-rights violations in China's Xinjiang region, furthering the administration's recent confrontation with Beijing....

 2020-07-23 15:22 

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Secretary of State Pompeo to Urge Chinese People to Change Communist Party...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling on the Chinese people to alter the ruling Communist Party's direction in a sharp-toned speech explaining the Trump administration's response to an assertive China....

 2020-07-20 14:32 

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Whistleblower Complained to State Department Watchdog About Pompeo, Document Shows...

A whistleblower complained to the State Department's internal watchdog about alleged misconduct by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and reported that other senior State Department officials didn't act on his or her concerns, according to a copy of t...

 2020-07-15 14:09 

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Secretary of State Pompeo Lifts Sanctions Exemption From Nord Stream 2 Pipeline...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said a sanctions exemption will be removed for a Russian natural gas pipeline to Germany, paving the way for new penalties to be imposed on the contentious project....

 2020-07-08 21:05 

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Pompeo Urges Iraq to Act Against Killers of Top Security Analyst...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Iraq to hold to account those responsible for the assassination of a prominent Iraqi security analyst who had been threatened by Iran-backed militias, raising pressure on the new government to rein in the powerful para...

 2020-07-07 21:24 

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TikTok User Data: What Does the App Collect and Why Are U.S. Authorities Concerned?...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the Trump administration is considering limiting U.S. users' access to the video-messaging app. Here is a look at TikTok's user-data practices and the concerns officials are raising....

 2020-06-30 15:56 

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Pompeo Urges U.N. to Extend Iran Arms Embargo...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the United Nations Security Council to extend a five-year ban on conventional weapons trade with Iran, which is due to expire in October....

 2020-06-17 19:00 

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Pompeo, Top Chinese Envoy Meet in Bid to Ease Tensions...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with his Chinese counterpart in Hawaii on Wednesday to help manage a relationship that is strained over issues ranging from Hong Kong to the coronavirus....

 2020-06-01 17:42 

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Pompeo Declines to Enter Kansas Senate Race, Setting Up Heated GOP Primary...

The speculation over whether Mike Pompeo would run for Senate in Kansas this year ended Monday when the state's filing deadline for candidates officially passed, and the secretary of state didn't file....

 2020-05-29 09:30 

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Biden Campaign Drops Fundraiser With Former Top Prosecutor on Mueller's Team...

Trump campaign had criticized plans for the fundraiser, saying Andrew Weissmann had tried to take down Trump's presidency. Some GOP donors have pleaded Mike Pompeo to run for an open Senate seat in Kansas, and more in Washington Wire....

 2020-05-29 03:37 

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Pompeo's Domestic Travel Didn't Violate Federal Law, Investigation Finds...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a top critic a previously unreleased legal opinion concluding there was no evidence that trips he took to his home state violated federal law....

 2020-05-27 22:36 

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U.S. to Stop Allowing Foreign Companies to Facilitate Iran's Civil Nuclear Program...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. would stop allowing foreign companies to facilitate Iran's civil nuclear activities, a core provision of the 2015 international nuclear agreement....

 2020-05-27 16:51 

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U.S. Officially Declares That Hong Kong Is No Longer Autonomous...

The State Department has officially determined that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement Wednesday that holds implications for the future of economic ties and could lead to sanctions against Chin...

 2020-05-22 13:00 

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'All We Did Was Talk About Kansas.' Pompeo Dinners Draw Scrutiny....

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hosted a dinner at the State Department for guests with ties to Kansas, one of a series of private events that Democrats are now scrutinizing as Mr. Pompeo comes under fire for recommending the removal of his agency's wa...

 2020-05-20 13:17 

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Pompeo Spurned Request for Interview in Saudi Arms Inquiry, Official Says...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to sit for an interview with the State Department inspector general's office, which has been was investigating an unorthodox $8 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....

 2020-05-18 19:04 

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State Department Watchdog Was Probing Pompeo's Use of Aide...

The State Department inspector general ousted by President Trump was conducting an inquiry into allegations that Mike Pompeo had misused government resources....

 2020-05-17 02:58 

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China Told Labs to Destroy Coronavirus Samples to Reduce Biosafety Risks...

A senior Chinese official appeared to confirm Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's allegation that Beijing had told labs in the country to destroy coronavirus samples in early January but slammed his characterization as misleading....

 2020-05-13 18:54 

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Secretary Pompeo, in Israel, Discusses Annexation Amid Coronavirus Lockdown...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a rare diplomatic foray to Israel amid the coronavirus pandemic to advance the Trump administration's Israeli-Palestinian plan that allows Israel to annex swaths of the West Bank....

 2020-05-08 17:10 

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Pompeo, Taking Break From Coronavirus Hiatus, Will Visit Israel...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Jerusalem next week to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and political rival Benny Gantz, the State Department said....

 2020-05-06 12:51 

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China Challenges Pompeo to Show Proof Coronavirus Came From Wuhan Lab...

China challenged Mike Pompeo to present evidence that would back his recent claim that the coronavirus came from a Chinese laboratory, in the first official government reaction to the U.S. secretary of state's statement....

 2020-05-04 18:42 

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Chinese Media Denounce Pompeo Allegation That Coronavirus Can Be Traced to Wuhan Lab...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's allegation that the coronavirus pandemic can be traced to a Chinese lab sparked an angry response by China's media on Monday; its government didn't comment during a national holiday....

 2020-05-03 22:45 

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Pompeo Says There Is Evidence Coronavirus Came From Wuhan Lab...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he has seen "enormous evidence" that the novel coronavirus originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, adding fuel to a point of tension between the U.S. and China....

 2020-04-29 20:25 

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U.S. Borders to Remain Shut to Foreign Travelers as States Reopen...

The Trump administration has no immediate plans to reopen the country's borders after imposing a ban on foreign travelers from the European Union and the U.K. last month to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....

 2020-04-07 23:43 

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Afghan Peace Process Hits Roadblock as Taliban Break Off Talks...

The Taliban broke off talks with the Afghan government in Kabul on Tuesday, creating a fresh stumbling block for the peace process only weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's diplomatic rescue mission to Afghanistan....

 2020-03-24 13:29 

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Afghanistan Will Ask U.S. to Rethink $1 Billion Cut to Aid...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the deep cut after he failed to broker a diplomatic deal during a trip to Kabul meant to inject new momentum into the U.S.'s efforts to extricate itself from the war in Afghanistan....

 2020-03-23 07:49 

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Pompeo Arrives in Kabul on a Diplomatic Rescue Mission...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an unannounced trip to Afghanistan for a diplomatic rescue mission....

 2020-03-11 21:14 

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U.S. Upbraids China Over Human Rights...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo singled out China's treatment of religious minorities as one of the world's worst examples of abuse as he presented the State Department's annual report on human rights on Wednesday....

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