Warning of ‘cruel and one-sided laws,’ Iran tells its citizens not to travel to the U.S.

GENEVA — Iran warned its citizens, particularly scientists, on Tuesday not to visit America, saying Iranians there were subjected to arbitrary and lengthy detention in inhuman conditions.“Iranian citizens, particularly elites and scientists, are requested to seriously avoid traveling to America, even to take part in scientific conferences and even having an invitation,” a travel advisory...

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House made no public statement as of a 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) deadline on Sunday to say whether he would send legal counsel to participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week.Although the deadline passed, it was not immediately known if the White House had been in contact with the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee about...