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Trump opts to renegotiate Nafta instead of exiting deal

Trump now says he will renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, which he has long criticized, rather than scrap it. In what the White House descr...


Trump to make decision on Paris climate pact after G7 summit

With the rest of the world awaiting a definitive U.S. position ever since, the new president has said he will make his decision before the next G7 meeting on ...


FBI Director James Comey fired by President Trump, White House reports

In the final days of the race, though, Comey announced that the FBI had reopened its investigation into the Clinton emails after recovering additional informati...


Officer charged over shooting of teenager Jordan Edwards in auto

Lee Merritt , an attorney for Jordan's family, said at a news conference Monday that the family is calling on the police department to release audio and video f...


US Pushes for Multibillion-Dollar Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia

One of the people with knowledge of the sales said that as planning for Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia intensified in recent weeks, the arms negotiations also acc...


Republican Sen. Graham curious on Trump business deals

In the legal context, during the "discovery phase", one side is allowed to look at all relevant evidence or at evidence that might reasonably lead to relevant ...


China launches first homemade aircraft carrier amid North Korean crisis

The first, the Liaoning, is a secondhand Soviet ship built more than 25 years ago. Building on that experience, the new carrier can be expected to take on an ...


English losing importance in Europe: EU chief

Speaking to an audience of European diplomats and experts in Florence, Jean-Claude Juncker also described the UK's decision to leave the EU as a tragedy. Earlie...


Turkey 'concerned' by United States flags beside terrorist 'rags'

The U.S. moved troops and armored vehicles through several Syrian cities and towns on Friday and Saturday in a show of force apparently meant to dissuade Turkey...


'Very good' chance for Israel-Palestine peace

He stressed his commitment to work with both Palestinians and Israelis to reach a peace agreement between them, pointing out at the same time that the USA or an...


Democrats Keep Pounding on Michael Flynn

Such payments possibly violate Defense Department and U.S. constitutional prohibitions on retired military personnel conducting activities involving foreign gov...


Niece of France's Le Pen held as rising star quits politics

Speaking to the Sunday Times , Jean-Marie said: 'She has character, she doesn't lack that. Despite representing a fringe party on the extreme right, Le Pen s...


ACLU of Texas issues travel advisory in light of new immigration law

The American Civil Liberties Union has issued a warning about traveling to Texas because of the state's new law banning so-called sanctuary cities. This is ...


Magical Messi leads Barcelona to crucial victory over Villareal

In the second half, there was further joy for Barcelona as they embellished the score with a goal from Luis Suarez and another from Messi. Barcelona ran r...


Ann Coulter Says She Won't Be Speaking at Berkeley on Thursday

The university had prepared to call up hundreds of police officers to provide security for Coulter's appearance, fearing it would be met by an outbreak of viole...


Reinforcements deployed to help battle rising flood waters in Quebec

One of the hardest-hit towns is Rigaud, west of Montreal . The child's mother managed to swim to safety but police are continuing to search for the missing p...


White House Postpones Another Climate Change Meeting

Salaheddine Mezoua of Morocco, who presided over the last high-level climate negotiations in 2016, said he trusted that "the good sense and pragmatic spirit P...


Several Chatham County fire departments send crews to West Mims fire

The fire was forecast to continue to burn actively Monday, with high rates of spread that could move rapidly through commercial timberland outside the wildlife ...


Jordan not part of Syria deescalation deal

Meanwhile, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Moscow and other countries-guarantors of memorandum have provided the United States with all...


U.S. warns 'third country sanctions' on North Korea

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Patrick Murphy said Tillerson urged ASEAN members to consider cutting or downgrading diplomatic relations with Pyongyang to ...


Trump adviser vows to release video of Hillary's concession

Scavino posted the video to his personal account, not his official White House account. Just over six months after President Donald Trump defeated former Secr...


Erdogan threatens more strikes against US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria

US troops were seen Saturday in armored vehicles in Kurdish areas of Syria, a show of force apparently meant to dissuade Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces from a...


Pentagon opens investigation into Michael Flynn

Flynn once headed the DIA. Documents released Thursday reveal former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was specifically warned in 2014 not to take mon...


Dozens of Nigerian school girls freed by Boko Haram

While 21 girls had been freed in the first negotiated release in October, 195 had remained hostage until this weekend. The use of children as suicide bomber...


Large explosion rocks Damascus, Syrian war monitors say

The Kremlin on Thursday called for restraint after Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles at a military position near Damascus airport. Israeli air...


Ismail Haniya elected as new Hamas chief

It stresses however that its struggle is not against Jews due to their religion but against Israel as an occupier. The group reaffirmed it will not recognize ...


Crushing loss for Labour points to big Tory majority in Commons

Final results showed the ruling centre-right party gaining ground across the country, with the main opposition Labour party taking a pounding and Brexit cheer...


Rangers to face Sabres in 2018 Winter Classic at Citi Field

Because the Rangers are required to play all their home games in Madison Square Garden, the outdoor game in Queens will be a Buffalo home game. The Sabres wer...


State of emergency in Montreal after heavy flooding

The Ministry of Public Safety said waters were expected to crest sometime Monday in Quebec province, where flooding has been especially bad. Coiteux cautioned...


GOP Health Care Bill Heads to Skeptical Senate

President Donald Trump has signed a one trillion USA dollar spending bill to fund the government through to September, his first piece of major legislation. The...


Conservatives Make Strong Gains In UK Local Elections

The local elections in England have actually gone a lot worse for Labour than Rallings and Thrasher predicted. But the results were widely seen as vindicati...


Actor Vinod Khanna Dies. Twitter Remembers His Most Memorable Roles

The yesteryear actor was suffering from advanced bladder carcinoma (bladder cancer). In 1997 Khanna became a member of parliament on a Bharatiya Janata Party ...


Obama Unveils Design, Vision for Presidential Library in Chicago

Former president Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the conceptual design of his future presidential library and museum in the city's historic Jackson Park ,...


President Trump fires FBI chief James Comey

Trump attached support from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in support of Comey's dismissal. Comey said while th...


Jared Kushner Details Trump Israel-Saudi-Vatican Trip

Government and diplomatic circles in Saudi Arabia welcomed today the announcement of the first official visit by US President Donald Trump as a significant ...