Following Trump’s statement that military intervention in Venezuela was an option, many Maduro critics are rejecting the idea of a foreign invasion.
The Senate deadlocked 50-50 on moving forward with the healthcare debate, forcing vice president Mike Pence to cast the tie-breaking vote.
The affair took on a more political flavour than usual with a hostile administration in the White House which has shown scant concern towards queer issues.
The ambassador to the UN pointed out that just because the US has ‘opted out of a club’ doesn’t mean they won’t work towards stopping climate change.
The developments come amid fears North Korea could conduct another nuclear test.
Pence sought to defuse any tension arising from an acrimonious phone call early in Trump’s term with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull about refugees.
Trump ordered the carrier to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to rising tension over the North’s nuclear and missile tests.
Pence says latest attack in Paris a reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime and the US will not relent in its fight against terrorism.
Anies Baswedan won the race for Jakarta governor after a highly polarising campaign indicating the politics of religion is becoming a potent force.
US vice president Mike Pence, on a tour of Asian allies, has said repeatedly that the “era of strategic patience” with North Korea is over.
Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, says the US should resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis through negotiations and should reckon with the impact of its previous actions.
Pence is on the first stop of a four-nation Asia tour intended to show US’s allies, and remind its adversaries, that the Trump administration is not turning its back on the increasingly volatile region.
Pence’s Seoul stop kicks off a long-planned ten-day trip to Asia – his first as vice president – and comes amid concerns that Pyongyang could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test.
Moscow offered an alternative explanation: that the poison gas belonged to rebels and had leaked from an insurgent weapons depot hit by Syrian bombs.
Vice president Mike Pence said Bannon would continue to play an important role in policy and played down the shake-up as routine.
The lack of a resolution complicates a White House push for a House vote on a healthcare proposal before Friday, when lawmakers return to their districts for two weeks.
Ten days ago, House speaker Paul Ryan was forced to cancel a vote on an Obamacare replacement Bill, when it was clear he could not deliver the votes needed for it to pass.
The form does not say how much Flynn was paid but the speeches are in a section titled “sources of compensation exceeding $5,000 in a year.”
US representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives intelligence committee, said it was too soon to consider immunity requests.
Testimony from Flynn could help shed light on the conversations he had with Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kisylak last year.
The order’s main target is former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which required states to slash carbon emissions from power plants
On Monday, it emerged that executives of Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) had talks with Kushner during a bank roadshow last year.
The proposal would end the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid insurance programme for the poor and would replace Obamacare’s income-based subsidies with fixed tax credits for the purchase of private insurance.
Republican senator Mike Lee called the new plan “exactly the type of back-room dealing and rushed process that we criticised Democrats for.”
US President Donald Trump accused former president Barack Obama of wiretapping in a series of early morning tweets just weeks into his administration and amid rising scrutiny of his campaign’s ties to Russia.
Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time in government became a major point of criticism during her 2016 presidential run against President Donald Trump.
US Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign on Wednesday after the Washington Post reported he failed to disclose two meetings he had with Russia’s ambassador before Donald Trump was inaugurated as president.
Trump’s order will help the programme for promoting historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) facilitate partnerships with government agencies.
Trump made no mention of one of the main sources of European concern, his friendly overtures during the campaign toward Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Democrats are struggling to recover from an electoral rout in November in which they lost not only the White House, but both chambers of the US congress.
While conservatives celebrate Trump’s role in delivering them victory in November’s election, his agenda veers from traditional right-wing principles like limited government and open trade.
On President’s Day bomb threats were sent to 11 Jewish community centres, including ones in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee.
Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is a highly regarded military tactician and strategic thinker, but his selection surprised some observers.
A White House official said that Robert Harward, a senior executive at Lockheed Martin, cited family and financial reasons for turning down the job.
A watchdog panel asked the White House to explain reports why Trump dealt with a sensitive foreign policy issue in view of club guests.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have just demonstrated to other world leaders how to possibly approach President Donald Trump.
In some cities, the two sides of the abortion debate positioned themselves along the same street and were vocal, yet peaceful.
Vladimir Putin called Tayyip Erdogan and expressed his condolences, while the Kremlin blamed the incident on poor coordination between Moscow and Ankara.
Only two Republican Senators and two independents supported the Democrats in their opposition to DeVos’ nomination for education secretary.
There is an overwhelming consensus that voter fraud is rare in the US, but Trump has repeatedly said he thinks perhaps millions of votes were fraudulent.