Branstad confirmed USA envoy to China

Branstad confirmed USA envoy to China

As the longest-serving governor in the more than 22 years, Branstad oversaw Iowa throughout the farm crisis of the 1980s that brought financial ruin to many farmers and during the Great Flood of 1993 that inundated communities throughout the Midwest.

US not started assessment on any Trump intel disclosure to Russia - Coats

However the White House said at midday that there would be no announcement Friday.When asked about whether he pushed Comey , the man he fired earlier in the month, to end the Russian Federation investigation, Trump was firm and quick to reply: "No, no".Yesterday, shortly before Mr Trump's press conference at the White House, Mr Rosenstein briefed the entire US senate on Capitol Hill, a previously-scheduled engagement.But a report in the New York Times this week that Trump allegedly ...

Worry about Saudi carrying out another 9/11: Iran to Trump

Trump spoke about the devastation that violent extremists have unleashed across the Middle East, but made clear that he believes it's up to leaders of those countries to act to contain the problem. Mr Netanyahu called Mr Trump "a true friend" to Israel and expressed optimism about the president's role in the Middle East peace process. The groups that the USA has been fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere since the September 11, 2001 attacks on Washington and NY are mostly Sunni Muslims, ...

Laptops Reportedly to Be Banned on All Flights to US From Europe

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to make an announcement about it, although there is no word on when it would take place. Some experts expressed concern about laptops' lithium batteries, which can catch fire and could pose problems if they're locked away from passengers, according to the Daily Beast .

China says RCEP trade deal aligned with 'Silk Road spirit'

President Donald Trump's switch to an "America First" agenda. The current turmoil over global trade negotiations was laid bare at the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) forum, which failed to agree on its usual post-event joint statement due to U.S.

Queen Elizabeth says whole country shocked by Manchester attack

Queen Elizabeth says whole country shocked by Manchester attack

It bore all the hallmarks of a suicide bombing, and children are among the dead. "This has been the most horrific incident we have ever faced here in greater Manchester, one that we all hoped we would never see", said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins.