North Korea poses a huge threat

North Korea poses a huge threat

But the vice president expressed impatience with the unwillingness of North Korea to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. "We are exploring a new range of diplomatic, security, and economic measures and all options are on the table", Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman, said.

Nikki Kaye tipped to be big mover in Cabinet reshuffle

Nikki Kaye tipped to be big mover in Cabinet reshuffle

Speculation about the new foreign minister has centred on Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, Trade Minister Todd McClay and Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee. Hooton said Nicky Wagner, who now holds the Christchurch Central seat, could also be a big victor in the reshuffle. Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith will remain in place, but with a lighter load, despite widespread concern in the National Party caucus over his handling of the politically charged issues of housing and ...

USA ties worse under Trump, says Putin

Iran strongly condemned the United States' missile strike on Shayrat airbase, where allegedly Bashar Asad's forces conducted deadly chemical attack on civilian people. Still, Tillerson sought to stress the positives from his meetings. Tillerson also told Lavrov that better relations with the US require Russian Federation stop its support for Assad.

Trump Welcomes Aid Worker Back With Cheesy Lee Greenwood-Inspired Video

The Obama administration worked to get them released, but made no progress with President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi, not least because of its consistent condemnation of el-Sissi and his brutal crackdown on freedoms in Egypt. Hijazi, who also has dual Egyptian citizenship, founded a nonprofit with her husband to help homeless children. The government of el-Sissi is terrible, but Trump's embrace led to freedom for these aid workers.

Clashes erupt at 'mother of all protests' in Venezuela

At least five deaths and hundreds of arrests have been blamed on the response to paralyzing protests that were triggered by the Supreme Court's shock decision three weeks ago to strip the opposition-controlled legislature of its last remaining powers.

Hollande cast vote in first round of French presidential election

Le Pen hopes to pull France out of the European Union and its shared euro currency — a blow that would be far worse than Britain's exit and could spell death for the EU, the euro and the whole idea of European unity borne from the blood of World War II.