North Korea’s foreign ministry blamed the drills and “confrontational warmongering” by US officials for making war inevitable.
House and Senate negotiators will need to work out differences on issues ranging from business taxes to the repeal of the Obamacare mandate that Americans obtain health insurance or face a penalty before lawmakers can pass a final version.
Deutsche Bank has lent the Trump Organisation hundreds of millions of dollars for real estate ventures and is one of the few major lenders that has given large amounts of credit to Trump in the past decade.
The international community does not recognise Israeli sovereignty over the entire city, home to sites holy to the Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions.
If Trump made such a move, it could spark demonstrations or violence by Palestinians or by Muslims around the world.
Mattis, on a one-day visit to Pakistan, said the South Asian nation had made progress in the fight against militancy inside its borders but needed to make more.
Trump campaigned last year on a promise to deport large numbers of immigrants and build a wall on the US border with Mexico to help tackle illegal immigration and crime in the United States.
The individual mandate is meant to ensure a viable health insurance market by forcing younger and healthier Americans to buy coverage to help offset the cost of sicker patients.
Republicans and President Donald Trump are a big step closer to their goal of slashing taxes for businesses and the rich while offering everyday Americans a mixed bag of changes.
Peter Sands was elected the executive director of the financing organisation even though he did not have American support, perhaps indicating the country’s waning importance.
Top economic adviser Gary Cohn, whose relationship with Trump became tense earlier this year, has considered leaving once the Republican effort to overhaul the US tax system is completed in Congress.
Morales, a former coca farmer in power since 2006, had previously accepted the results of a referendum in 2016, when 51% of voters rejected his proposal to end term limits.
The White House defended the retweets by the Republican president, who during the 2016 US election campaign called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”
The Trump administration has repeatedly said all options were on the table in dealing with North Korea’s ballistic and nuclear weapons program, including military ones, but that it still prefers a diplomatic option.
The missile test, North Korea’s first since mid-September, came a week after US President Donald Trump put the country back on a US list of countries it says support terrorism, allowing it to impose more sanctions.
Salvador Nasralla was ahead by a 5 point margin with 70% of ballots counted, too large a lead for his rival President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Richard Cordray, a Democrat, stepped down on Friday as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which was created after the financial crisis to protect consumers from abusive lending practices.
“The United States will also pursue accountability through US law, including possible targeted sanctions” against those responsible for the alleged abuses, Rex Tillerson said.
A confidential State Department “dissent” memo said Tillerson breached the Child Soldiers Prevention Act when he decided to exclude Iraq, Myanmar and Afghanistan from a US list of offenders in the use of child soldiers.
The judge, who blocked the order provisionally in April, issued a permanent injunction in the suit brought by the city and county of San Francisco and Santa Clara County, which said the order was unconstitutional.
The Republican president, who has traded personal insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but has not ruled out talks, said the Treasury Department will announce additional sanctions against North Korea on Tuesday.
Setya Novanto is one of the most senior politicians in Indonesia to be detained by the independent Corruption Eradication Commission.
Thousands of Liberian women have banded together to bring about peace and to fight for women’s rights. They’ve changed the face of the African nation.
At a decisive meeting on the future of LAWS, countries such as Pakistan and Cuba have called for a pre-emptive ban, while others like US, Germany and Russia disagree.
During the Second World War, the government subjected thousands of troops to mustard gas tests – and kept it a secret.
Sexual assault in the military, which is defined as anything from groping to rape, is believed to be significantly higher than the number of reports.
During his presidential campaign last year, Trump identified 20 conservative candidates for the Supreme Court.
Police fired tear gas at the convoy in which Odinga was travelling and used a water cannon as they tried to stop it reaching the capital’s main business district.
Iraqi forces “liberated Rawa entirely, and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings”.
Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted UN Security Council resolution to extend the inquiry by one month.
The unfolding drama in Harare was thrown into confusion when a smiling Mugabe was pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe’s military chief, the man behind the coup, raising questions about whether or not the end of an era was near.
The ban on the Cambodia National Rescue Party followed the arrest of its leader, Kem Sokha, for treason.
More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since late August, driven out by a military counter-insurgency clearance operation in Buddhist-majority Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
Visiting Seoul last week, Trump warned North Korea he was prepared to use the full range of US military power to stop any attack, but also urged Pyongyang to “make a deal.”
The deaths of four American soldiers in Niger last month highlighted the nature and implications of US military presence in Africa.
Jeff Sessions has acknowledged he was aware of contact between Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russian intermediaries, modifying a previous statement about the extent of connections to Moscow.
The mandate for the joint inquiry by the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which has found the Syrian government used the banned nerve agent sarin in an April 4 attack, expires on Friday.
US mayors and governors want to show the world they stand by US commitments, but to their African counterparts solidarity means cash.
The United Nations this week released a report showing how ISIS in northern Somalia has grown to around 200 fighters from just a few dozen last year.
Their comments came after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election.