US fails to win UN condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

World 12/06/18, 16:56

A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General Assembly.Before Thursday's vote, the 193-member world body had narrowly voted to require a two-thirds majority which Arab nations pressed ...

U.S.: Iran violating UN arms export ban in Yemen, Afghanistan

World 11/29/18, 19:23

The Trump administration on Thursday accused Iran of stepping up violations of a U.N. ban on arms exports by sending rockets and other weaponry to rebels in Afghanistan and Yemen. The new allegations come as the U.S. ramps up pressure on Iran to halt what it calls "malign activities" in the ...

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 ...

Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

Politics 10/20/18, 19:04

President Donald Trump says he hopes to select a U.N. ambassador to replace Nikki Haley very soon and is interviewing 5 candidates for the job.Trump said Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada: "We'll have somebody great ... we're going to pick somebody very quickly.Trump said he's interviewing three women ...

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley pokes fun at herself at NY charity

New York 10/18/18, 18:17

Outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was introduced as the next president of the United States at a white-tie gala in New York where she poked fun at her own Indian heritage, her boss and the current political climate.Keynote speaker Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, shares a light ...

South Carolina gov hopefuls clash in 1st of 2 debates

Politics 10/17/18, 23:05

With less than three weeks until Election Day, the men vying to be South Carolina's next governor got a chance Wednesday to begin drawing their final contrasts as voters prepare to decide between them.The debate in Florence is the first of two general election debates for Republican Gov. Henry McMaster ...

Serbian president issues veiled threat over Kosovo

Europe 10/17/18, 09:02

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says a U.S. call for the withdrawal of a UN peacekeeping mission from Kosovo would leave his country no choice but to "protect" its people in the former province.Vucic did not specify what kind of action Serbia could take in Kosovo which declared independence from Serbia ...

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 ...

10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 10/10/18, 06:31

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. MICHAEL INTENSIFIES, ROARS DOWN ON FLORIDAThe Category 4 storm is expected to become one of the panhandle's worst hurricanes in memory with reported 140 mph winds and a life-threatening storm surge of up ...

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 ...

4 Questions About Nikki Haley’s Departure as UN Ambassador

Opinion 10/10/18, 00:20

The Trump presidency has been full of surprises, but personnel changes typically are telegraphed or leaked well in advance. Nikki Haley’s announcement of her resignation as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, however, was a genuine surprise. A major player in the administration’s foreign policy and a revered figure among many ...

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 ...

U.S. Ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley, resigned

U.S. 10/09/18, 11:06

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley will leave at the end of the year, the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s national security circle, according to CNBC. Watch Live:  "Big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30am," Trump wrote on Twitter. Big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki ...

UN Ambassador Haley resigning; she gives no reason

U.S. 10/09/18, 10:30

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is leaving the administration at the end of the year. Trump spoke as he and Haley met in the Oval Office, shortly after word came of her plans to resign.He called Haley a "very special" person, adding that she told ...

President Trump to address drugs, nuclear weapons in UN speeches

America 09/20/18, 18:53

President Donald Trump will call for global action on the world drug problem, lay out his vision of the U.S. role in the world, and urge a halt to the spread of weapons of mass destruction during next week's gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly.Nikki Haley, the ...

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