US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

Politics 02/21/19, 17:19

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Two people familiar with the matter say Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is backing Craft for the post, and she also has the support of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...

Trump says State spokeswoman might be next UN ambassador

Politics 11/01/18, 17:48

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is among the people under consideration to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, President Donald Trump said Thursday. Trump said his administration will "probably make a decision" next week on a replacement for Nikki Haley, who announced in October that she would step ...

US pastor detained in Turkey may soon be released

U.S. 10/11/18, 13:38

An American pastor may soon be released after two years of captivity in Turkey.A person involved in efforts to free Andrew Brunson says the 50-year-old evangelical pastor from North Carolina could be freed at his next court appearance on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because officials had ...

US secretary of state heads to North Korea for nuclear talks

U.S. 10/02/18, 15:45

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading back to North Korea for another round of talks aimed at getting Kim Jong Un to give up nuclear weapons. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters on Tuesday that Pompeo will meet with Kim on Sunday, following a daylong visit to Japan. This ...

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