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The British Embassy in Washington, D.C. Kim Darroch resigned as U.K. ambassador to the U.S. on Wednesday, after cables in which he criticized the Trump administration were leaked. Boris Johnson, expected to become the new prime minister, said nothing in Darroch's support. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People on Sept. 30 in Beijing, China. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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How The U.S. Ambassador To China May Have Xi Jinping's Ear

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S. Fitzgerald Haney, former U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica, with his wife, Andrea, on that country's Dancing with the Stars. He is donating his stipend to a local cancer institute. Via Teletica hide caption

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Former U.S. Ambassador To Costa Rica Dances With The Stars

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The White House announced Tuesday night that former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, shown here in 2012, is President Trump's choice to be the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak arrives before President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sessions Revelations Put 'Quiet, Behind-The-Scenes' Russian Envoy In Spotlight

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has been named as the next U.S. Ambassador to China. He's pictured here delivering his annual Condition of the State address before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature, in January. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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