WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said yesterday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the “top of the pack,” saying the United States has fallen behind in its weapons capacity.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A Pentagon-led plan to defeat Islamic State, due in draft form by Monday, will look beyond Iraq and Syria to include the threat from jihadists around the world fueling the conflict, America’s top general said yesterday.
MANILA, (Reuters) – A Philippines Senator and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs was arrested yesterday by law enforcement agents after charges were filed in court alleging she received money from drug dealers inside the country’s prisons.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico yesterday expressed “worry and irritation” about U.S. policies to two of President Donald Trump’s top envoys, giving a chilly reply to the new administration’s hard line on immigration, trade and security.
(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration yesterday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama.
CANNON BALL, N.D., (Reuters) – Several dozen demonstrators, the last holdouts from a mass protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline, faced off against riot police yesterday as they defied a deadline to end their months-long occupation of an encampment on federal land.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace its directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries, a White House official said yesterday.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – South Africa’s High Court blocked the government’s attempt to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday, the latest blow to scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma from an assertive post-apartheid judicial system.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Amnesty International said yesterday U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a “darker” place.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as “dreamers” who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released yesterday.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – Any talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement would involve all three member nations, a top Canadian official said yesterday, dampening speculation the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first and then Mexico.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The US military is “not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil”, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump, as he held talks with Iraqi leaders yesterday.