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US Attorney General Nominee Grilled on Russia Probe

Barr served in the same position under former President George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993. As Trump spoke, remarks that Barr is preparing to make at his Se...


Jayme Closs kidnap: Suspect Jake Patterson 'saw her on school bus'

Smart, who is married and now 31, said that although the details of Jayme's ordeal have not been released, the fact that the girl "rescued herself" speaks volum...


May warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don't back Brexit deal

The EU is waiting to see the outcome of Tuesday's vote - and the margin of the expected defeat - before considering its response, officials said, with some pred...


Broward County, Florida Sheriff Suspended Over Parkland Mass Shooting Response

Israel said he "wholeheartedly" rejected the governor's order and would fight it in court, arguing that DeSantis was making a "power grab" against the will...


Trump Russia: FBI probed whether Trump was working for Moscow

In addition to the Comey dismissal in May 2017 , the President had raised concern in the Federal Bureau of Investigation for comments he made to Russian offi...


Saudi teenager Rahaf al-Qunun lands in Canada after offer of asylum

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, the 18-year-old woman who captured global attention after escaping from her family and barricading herself in a hotel room in Thailand...


At the Border, Trump Moves Closer to Emergency Declaration

President Donald Trump plans to visit a border patrol station and a section of the border during his visit Thursday to McAllen, Texas. Democrats, meanwhile,...


Syria withdrawal already under way

The surprise move comes amid conflicting statements over when a withdrawal would begin and at what pace since President Donald Trump abruptly announced the ...


Syrian Kurds say American teen among 8 captured foreign ISIS fighters

Interested in Donald Trump? "In falsely seeing ourselves as a force for what ails the Middle East , we were timid in asserting ourselves when the time and ou...


North Korea's Kim arrives in Beijing for meeting with Chinese president

The visit, during which he is being accompanied by several leading North Korean officials, is his fourth to China in less than a year. While China and Russian...


U.S. team to visit China for trade talks

He said slowing consumer demand in China gives Trump an edge in ongoing trade negotiations. Trump repeated that the United States has "taken in billions and b...


Top US officials visit Ankara amid tensions on Syria

Last month Trump made the unexpected decision to withdraw 2,000 US troops from Syria, sparking criticism from many allies and security aides, including his own ...


Trump Meets Press, Asks Border Patrol to Explain Need for Wall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., reiterated Thursday that the Senate will only take up government spending legislation that Trump supports. Congre...


State Department warns Americans traveling to China

The U.S. wants Meng to face fraud charges. Meanwhile, the United States warned its citizens Thursday they could face arbitrary action by authorities when they...


Congresswoman Who Called Trump A 'Motherf***er' Runs From Reporters

Tlaib's office echoed her message in a statement. Rashida Tlaib was unapologetic about her choice of words calling for the impeachment of President Donald ...


Taiwan president defiant after China calls for reunification

President Xi said Beijing should not wait "generation after generation" to unify Taiwan but declared the task would be fulfilled when China achieves its "grea...


North Korea to Trump: Don't test us

He said he was willing to resume joint projects with the South, including reopening the Kaesong industrial park and Mount Kumgang resort, without conditions. "H...


Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem: Netanyahu

An estimated half-million spectators were expected to cheer Bolsonaro in Brasilia as he became president. But previous comments he has made endorsing the use of...


Russian Federation detains USA citizen suspected of spying

News of the detention comes shortly after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia is "open to dialogue" with the USA in a holiday message to President Dona...


China releases detained Canadian teacher Sarah McIver:The Asahi Shimbun

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has formally demanded the "immediate release" of the two Canadians. Sarah McIver , an English teacher from Alberta...


LGBT ally Elizabeth Warren launches Presidential bid

This represents "a marked departure from 2016, when left-leaning grass-roots groups were hungry for Warren to take on the more establishment Hillary Clinton i...


Brother of Slain CA Officer Reacts After Police Arrest the Murderer

If he had been reported , Christianson said , Singh would still be alive. Cpl. Within just a couple of minutes, Singh got back on the radio to report that sho...


Confident about election victory: Sheikh Hasina

The 47-year-old, who entered politics reluctantly and has declined to take a senior position in the ruling Awami League , said he was not keen on becoming pri...


SPOTTED: Pelosi Relaxes During Gov't Shutdown at Expensive Hawaii Resort

Pelosi vowed shortly after the partial government shutdown that when she presumably assumes her speakership of the House, Democrats would put forth legislat...


Democrats refuse to fund Trump’s ‘immoral’ wall

In a befuddling series of tweets Friday, President Trump appeared to threaten both the Democrats and USA trade relations with Mexico when he suggested he ...


Saudi king orders major government reshuffle

Assaf, a former long-serving finance minister and a board member of national oil giant Saudi Aramco, was among several people detained as part of a " corruption...


United States to coordinate troop withdrawal from Syria with Turkey

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Ankara and Washington agreed to complete withdrawal of the YPG forces from Manbij before USA pu...


US President Donald Trump makes surprise visit to troops in Iraq

They travelled there unannounced "late on Christmas night" to thank troops for "their service, their success and their sacrifice", it said . Last week, Trump...


Justice 'Recuperating' After Cancer Surgery, Released From Hospital

Post-surgery, there was no evidence of any remaining disease. "Justice Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital yesterday and is recuperating at home", Kath...


Mattis wishes troops 'Merry Christmas' ahead of departure

A key unanswered question is what the administration will do for the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which have gotten weapons and training to fight Islami...