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Top North Korea envoy meets Trump at White House for nuclear talks

Pompeo, who made several trips to Pyongyang a year ago, sought to meet his counterpart last November, but the talks were called off at the last minute. The rapp...


Lasers, Drones, Hypersonic Weapons: Trump Unveils New Missile Plan

President Donald Trump unveiled the military's long-delayed Missile Defense Review (MDR), the first overhaul of USA missile defense policy since 2010. While...


Westbrook ice disk: Mysterious formation sparks jokes 'aliens have landed'

Is it a frozen crop circle , an icy moon, or an alien landing? Citing a 2009 Daily Mail report , the newspaper says the discs "occur at bends in the river w...


Barr Won't Commit To Following Ethics Staff's Advice On Russia Probe Recusal

He also repeatedly sought to assuage concerns that he might disturb or upend special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as it reaches its final stages. "O...


Trump under fresh scrutiny over relationship with Putin

Dowd, who represented Trump from June 2017 until his resignation on March 22, 2018, was responding to a Times report from Friday that the FBI opened the inves...


Netanyahu confirms weekend strike on 'Iranian weapons' in Syria

The tunnel wasn't operational or a threat to Israel's citizens, Israel's military says. Tehran has yet to react to the Israeli claims. Israel and the United N...


Government shutdown becomes the longest in USA history

Trump spoke with Jeanine Pirro during "Justice with Judge Jeanine" Saturday on Fox News and deflected questions about when he would use emergency powers to ...


U.K. Labour leader agrees no deal Brexit would be 'catastrophic'

My message to Parliament this weekend is simple: it is time to forget the games and do what is right for our country. "A day is long time in politics so thing...


Manafort shared Trump polling information with Ukrainian affiliate throughout 2016 marketing campaign

Prosecutors say Manafort breached their plea agreement by lying, but defense lawyers argued that any misstatements were simple mistakes made by a man coping w...


Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's campaign fined for not providing workers' comp coverage

Last week, a conservative activist released an old video of Ocasio-Cortez dancing in college, apparently in an homage to the '80s classic The Breakfast Club , ...


US congresswoman Gabbard, who met Syria's Assad, says will run for president

Gabbard's declaration follows a December 12 appearance on MSNBC's "Hardball" in which she said she was "seriously considering" a presidential run. "There is...


Sen. Lindsey Graham says he sees no "pathway forward" in shutdown dispute

House Democrats spent the week advancing spending bills to reopen shuttered parts of the federal government, but the legislation they have put forward will not ...


Led coalition says Syria troop withdrawal has begun

Confirmation of the first withdrawals comes amid confusion over plans to implement President Donald Trump's pullout order and threats from Turkey to attack...


Suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra

Suspicious packages have sparked a major emergency response and evacuation of some foreign consulates across Melbourne, including New Zealand, with embassies in...


Euro 9m in Monero Demanded in High Profile Norwegian Kidnapping Case

She was said to have been attacked when raiders snatched her from the couple's bathroom at their house which is surrounded by woodland. The kidnappers are dem...


United States team to visit China for trade talks

The US and China have exchanged tit-for-tat tariffs on more than $300 billion worth of goods in total two-way trade, locking them in a conflict that has begun t...


Bolton says Turkey must not attack Kurdish fighters once US leaves Syria

U-S President Donald Trump also said his country is withdrawing its forces from the Arab country, but the pullout is NOT taking place so quickly. Mr Bolton ...


United States congress opens with Democrats taking House

Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, also indicated support for an element of the Democrats' approach. "Two months ago, the American people...


US State Department Renews China Traveling Advisory Over Raised Diplomatic Tensions

The rights of foreign nationals in China have received renewed focus because of public concern over the fate of three U.S. citizens accused of committing "econo...


U.S. House gavels into beginning of session

Democratic leaders said they pressed President Trump to accept their proposal to approve measures to fund through the end of the fiscal year those federal agenc...


US agents fire tear gas to stop fence crossing

Those who tried to cross included adult men, women with small children and adolescents. He said Mexico advocated "respect for migrants' human rights, secu...


Federal government shutdown enters second week with no resolution in sight

Speaking as a partial government shutdown went into a ninth day due to an impasse over Trump's demands for funding for a wall at the US-Mexico border, Kelly ...


White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

With time dwindling before a new Congress is sworn in, Donald Trump has not budged in his demand for billions in funding for a border wall, narrowing prospe...


Rubio Meekly Objects To Way White House Has 'Handled' Shutdown

In the evening, Trump left the White House for a short ride to Vice President Mike Pence's residence to join him, acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and se...


Trump’s move to leave Syria & Afghan leaves West in a tizzy

Meanwhile, Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters said this week that they are preparing to move into eastern Syria alongside Turkish troops as USA forces wi...


Fears of new Indonesia tsunami as Anak Krakatau volcano seethes

Indonesia sits on the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire and is regularly hit by earthquakes. A network of ocean buoys that are supposed to warn of sudde...


Syrian regime 'confronts' Israeli missiles near Damascus

Meanwhile, Lebanese reports said Israeli warplanes infiltrated the Lebanese airspace on Tuesday evening at the time of the attack. "The aggression originated ...


US says 8-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in custody

A CBP spokesman declined to elaborate Tuesday, but said details will be released shortly. Jakelin Caal Maquin and her father, Nery Caal, were apprehended by Bor...


NORAD to track Santa despite partial shutdown

Big screens around the room show a Santa icon making progress around the globe and United States and Canadian officers do live TV interviews from the phone ro...


United States working with Turkey on 'slow, highly co-ordinated pullout' from Syria

A Kurdish-led force captured much of northern and eastern Syria from the Islamic State group with the help of the USA -led coalition. Trump abruptly anno...