Donald Trump scores wins over Russia on economy, national security

Europe 10/23/18, 23:45

President Trump's often-criticized effort to forge better relations with Russia has morphed into a confrontational stance that this week scored economic and national security wins. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that her government is backing construction of a shipping depot for importing liquefied natural gas from the U.S., bowing to Mr. ...

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

Politics 10/20/18, 20:33

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.Trump's announcement that the United States would leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, treaty brought sharp criticism on Sunday ...

Update: Trump praises Haley, says she’ll make money’

U.S. 10/10/18, 13:48

The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is praising outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, saying her departure announcement "was very elegantly done." Trump tells reporters as he receives a briefing on Hurricane Michael that he hopes Haley, who announced abruptly Tuesday ...

Trump says he may pick new UN ambassador this month

U.S. 10/10/18, 00:38

In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced she is resigning at the end of the year, raising questions about who will fill the key national security post and about the outspoken diplomat's own political ambitions.Trump later told reporters he was considering ...

Notable firings and resignations from Trump’s White House

U.S. 10/09/18, 12:22

Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017.—Oct. 9: Trump announces U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's resignation, effective at end of the year.—Aug. 29: Trump announces that White House Counsel Don McGahn would leave sometime in the fall.—July 5: Environmental Protection ...

Malaysia arrests 8 suspected militants, 7 of them foreigners

World 10/06/18, 03:01

Malaysian police say eight suspected militants, including seven foreigners, have been arrested for allegedly spreading religious extremism that could threaten national security and fan terrorism in the region.National police chief Mohamad Fuzi Harun says the suspects are connected with an Islamic religious school in Yemen that promotes teachings that permit ...

White House outlines counterterrorism strategy, slams Iran

U.S. 10/04/18, 15:59

President Donald Trump's national security adviser is outlining the administration's long-awaited counterterrorism strategy and offering harsh words for Iran.John Bolton calls Iran the "central banker of international terrorism." He says the strategy will rely on military and nonmilitary means to fight extremists, focusing on Islamic State militants as well as ...

Update: US to warn Iran of ‘hell to pay’ for defiance

World 09/25/18, 14:49

The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local):2:35 p.m.U.S. national security adviser John Bolton will warn Iran of "hell to pay" and "serious consequences" if it defies the U.S.Bolton was to deliver a speech Tuesday in New York featuring rhetoric that is tough even by the standards ...

In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

World 09/23/18, 23:25

Authorities in Hong Kong on Monday took an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territory on national security grounds.John Lee, the territory's secretary for security, announced that the Hong Kong National Party will be prohibited from operation from Monday.Lee's ...

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