The statues are seen by many Americans as symbols of racism and glorifications of the Confederate defence of slavery in the Civil War.
Sources said US special counsel Robert Mueller had also convened the grand jury investigation to help examine allegations of Russian interference.
Scaramucci’s brief tenure was marked by a determination to crack down on White House leaks to the media and profanity-filled comments to The New Yorker
Charlie Chaplin’s sympathy for the working class defines all his most famous silent films.
Dozens of people were discovered inside a sweltering tractor trailer parked at a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas. The truck driver has been arrested.
Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after the Global Robotics Competition, and two were seen entering Canada, police said.
But in a partial win for Trump, the court gave the government more leeway to enforce a separate ban on refugees included in a March 6 executive order.
Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement that other members of the ISIS group were also killed in the strike on Tuesday.
Has Donald Trump actually done anything to destroy the liberal order he criticised as a candidate, or has he simply tinkered with its margins?
Ivanka Trump took the president’s place at a G20 meeting, an event that raised eyebrows and drew a sharp rebuke from Chelsea Clinton.
While Democrats claim the new Bill is massive wealth redistribution for the rich, moderate and conservative republicans are torn over its provisions.
In time, the G20 summit might be remembered as the symbolic – if not substantive – end of America’s international leadership.
Grandparents, aunts, uncles or grandchildren of US citizens from six Muslim-majority countries are not being allowed to enter the country.
In January, the US had said it would lift the embargo provided that Sudan acted to further improve its human rights record in the following 180 days.
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
Narendra Modi’s focus should be on establishing good chemistry with Donald Trump, reassuring the latter that India is a reliable partner democracy for the US.
Since a resumption of peace negotiations last year, there have been multiple rounds brokered by the UN between representatives of Syrian rebels and the government of President Bashar al-Assad, resulting in scant progress.
While the disclosures show his assets and liabilities, Trump continues to refuse to disclose his tax returns,.
InThe Senate decided that efforts to fix US-Russia relations should not be made and that the priority remains to probe the election tampering issue.
Thiry Democratic US senators and 166 members of the house brought forth yet another lawsuit against the US president for his myriad conflicts of interest.
Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello campaigned for statehood as the best avenue to boost future growth for the island, which has $70 billion in debt, a 45% poverty rate and near-insolvent pension and healthcare systems.
A year after the shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub took 49 lives, the victims were honoured in a pre-dawn ceremony led by the citizens of Orlando.
During a visit to NATO headquarters last month in Brussels, Trump had pointedly not mentioned US support for the critical portion of the NATO charter.
Judiciary Committee chairman Grassley said it goes against the US constitution by misrepresenting how Congress functions and asked it to be rescinded.
The announcement increases pressure on Qatar in a diplomatic and economic campaign to isolate the small Gulf Arab state accused of supporting terrorism.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in the attack, while the US claims only one person died.
He praised the action against American ally Qatar over growing terrorism even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest US air base in the region.
Ending catch and release was one of Trump’s central promises during his presidential campaign, but officials say there has been little change in the policy.
Due to congressional budget cuts, the 38-year continuous U.S. Arctic satellite monitoring programme is about to end, leaving researchers blind to ongoing Arctic sea ice losses.
Some may say it’s far fetched to compare a 1970s African dictator with the President of the US. But the similarities between Idi Amin and Donald Trump are quite startling.
Kurdish YPG militiamen form a key part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, which Washington is backing in its fight against the jihadists.
The full impact of Trump’s decision still depends on whether other countries follow the US lead and decide to withdraw from the pact.
Nadia Murad had been captured and sold as a slave by ISIS, after being taken in the summer of 2014 to Mosul, ISIS’ de facto capital in Iraq.
Ananya correctly spelt the word ‘marocain’ to decisively defeat Rohan Rajeev, of Edmond Oklahoma during the stirring 25-word championship round.
Terrorist attacks are more than ‘breaking news,’ but the media aren’t taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.
Despite tumult across continents, the index said that the world had overall become more peaceful in 2016 when measured across a range of indicators.
Trump wants to cut US diplomacy and aid budgets by about a third, or nearly $19 billion. This includes cutting some $1 billion from UN peacekeeping funding.
He is charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of two men who intervened when he shouted religious slurs at two women who were the subject of the religious slurs on Friday
Mike Dubke started off with President Trump three months ago, and says he will leave only after he sees through the president’s overseas trip.
Noriega was a spy for the CIA, until the US invaded Panama, ending a criminal career that saw him working with drug traffickers like Pablo Escobar.