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France's Macron reshuffles cabinet amid scandals, plummeting popularity

A year and a half into his first term, French President Emmanuel Macron is looking for a new start.

Trump shifts tone on Saudi Arabia as evidence mounts over Khashoggi's disappearance

The US moved closer to acknowledging the role of Saudi Arabia in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's apparent death as new details emerged linking his disappearance to people close to the kingdom's crown prince.

US, Chinese defense chiefs hold 'straightforward' talks amid tensions

Top US and Chinese defense officials met in Singapore Thursday for a head-to-head meeting which nearly didn't take place amid growing tensions ... /
Actress who played naked Melania Trump in T.I. video receiving death threats

The actress featured as the stripper version of Melania Trump in a controversial video by rapper T.I. says she’s been flooded with death threats ...

Trump shifts tone as evidence mounts

The US moved closer to acknowledging the role of Saudi Arabia in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's apparent death as new details emerged linking his ...

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Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana

A campaign group for journalists' safety is among those to call for the US president to apologise.

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Trump Administration Rethinks Foreign Aid With Eye Toward China

A gleaming new $3.2 billion railway cuts in half the travel time from Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, to the coast. Major investments in transportation, energy and maritime infrastructure are turning Pakistan into a major economic corridor. A new ...

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Trump Creates New Development Assistance Agency to Counter China

President Trump has signed a bill establishing a new foreign investment agency that aims to facilitate $60 billion of private lending for infrastructure projects in developing nations. Some see this as a reversal for a president who campaigned on an "America First" strategy that proposed slashing funding for international assistance. As White ...

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Pressure Mounts on Trump to Confront Saudis on Khashoggi Disappearance

The Trump administration is under increased pressure to obtain Saudi Arabia's explanation of the disappearance of Saudi-born journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey two weeks ago. Turkish investigators say they have evidence the journalist was killed at a Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi officials deny that but have yet to explain Khashoggi's ...

Haley pokes fun at Trump, Elizabeth Warren at Al Smith Dinner

Ambassador Nikki Haley delivered the keynote speech at the annual Al Smith dinner. Her remarks included political jokes before taking a more serious ...

Trump to meet with Pompeo as Khashoggi crisis engulfs White House

President Donald Trump will meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday as the White House struggles to contain a spiraling crisis over a ...

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Report: US Interior Watchdog Faults Zinke’s Travel Practices

The U.S. Interior Department’s watchdog agency has said in a report that sending a security detail to protect Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his wife on a vacation to Turkey and Greece had cost taxpayers more than $25,000, the Washington Post ...

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At Rally and Without Evidence, Trump Says Democrats Back Caravan

President Donald Trump suggested without evidence Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a “caravan” of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming to enter the United States. Addressing thousands of supporters at a campaign rally in Montana, Trump said immigration is now one of the leading issues in the 2018 ...

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Trump Administration Seeks DACA Immigration Ruling Soon

The Trump administration said it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon on the administration’s decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. The U.S. Department of Justice wants the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rule on President Barack Obama’s ...

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Israeli Supreme Court allows US 'boycott' student to stay

Lara Alqasem was denied entry into Israel amid claims she supports an anti-Israel boycott campaign.

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Fox and Mnuchin quit Saudi summit

This comes amid fears journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside a Saudi consulate in Turkey.

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Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

Donald Trump says he may call upon the military to shut the border if the Central American caravan continues.

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon: French left-wing leader quizzed over cash

Police question Jean-Luc Mélenchon amid a row over his rage at a search at his party's HQ.

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US Downgrades Jerusalem Diplomatic Mission to Palestinians

The United States on Thursday downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the U.S. Embassy to Israel. The move, which was immediately denounced by the Palestinians and hailed by Israel, is the latest Trump administration decision to align with Israeli government views and a ...

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Democrats: Trump Intervened Personally to Stop FBI HQ Move

Congressional Democrats say they have evidence that President Donald Trump personally directed subordinates to scrap a long-planned relocation of FBI headquarters from downtown Washington to the suburbs.   In a letter Thursday, Democratic lawmakers say Trump's direct involvement presents a brazen conflict of interest. Trump owns a downtown hotel ...

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US Giving Saudis More Time to Finish Investigation into Missing Journalist

The U.S. appears willing to give Saudi Arabia a bit more time to finish its investigation into Turkish allegations that Saudi agents killed a ...

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Rural Americans Struggle with Poor Broadband Access

Even in the country that invented the internet, access has remained painfully slow for many rural residents in places like the central state of ...

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US, Chinese Defense Chiefs Meet in Effort to Improve Ties

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has told his Chinese counterpart that improved high-level relations between their countries will reduce the risk of ...

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Facebook's Election 'War Room' Takes Aim at Fake Information

In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook’s expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads “War Room.” Behind the ...

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Biden: Trump 'Coddles' Autocrats Like Kim, Putin, Saudis

Former U.S. vice president Joe Biden says President Donald Trump may not “know what he's doing” and coddles dictators.   The potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate told CBS “This Morning” Thursday he's concerned Trump “seems to have a love affair with autocrats” and “coddles” dictators, including North Korea's Kim Jong Un, Russia's ...

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Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty

The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old pact give China an 'unfair' advantage.

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Exiled Vietnamese Blogger: I’m Not Alone in Pushing for Freedom

A prominent Vietnamese blogger sent into exile in the United States says her reunion with her family after two years in prison is proof she is not alone in speaking for freedom.   Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh was smiling when she emerged from the George ...

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