• U.S. charges China-controlled company in trade secrets theft

    U.S. charges China-controlled company in trade secrets theft

    Nov 01, 2018 10:05 PM EDT

    ... the United States. The U.S. has taken an increasingly confrontational stance toward what it characterizes as China's "predatory" economic policies. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo set the tone in a June speech where he accused China of an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.Tensions over trade ...

  • Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

    Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

    Jul 25, 2018 07:08 PM EDT

    ... days after the White House rejected a Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, prior to the announcement, that the U.S. would never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and demanded that Ukraine's ...

  • Analysis: Pence carries Trump’s baggage to Latin America summit

    Analysis: Pence carries Trump’s baggage to Latin America summit

    Apr 12, 2018 08:33 PM EDT

    Earlier this week, Trump said he would not go to Lima, Peru and Colombia as planned to focus on a possible U.S. attack on Syria. Now, it's Vice President Mike Pence who will be carrying America's and President Donald Trump’s baggage to the Summit of the ...

  • News Wrap: Sierra Leone rescue crews battle devastating mudslide

    News Wrap: Sierra Leone rescue crews battle devastating mudslide

    Aug 16, 2017 12:22 AM EDT

    ... Facebook page. And, separately, monsoon-fueled rains across Southeast Asia have now killed more than 200 people in Nepal, Bangladesh, and India. The president of Argentina today became the latest Latin American leader to speak against the prospect of U.S. military action in Venezuela. President Mauricio Macri said force ...

  • Pence says U.S. won't stand by as Venezuela 'crumbles'

    Pence says U.S. won't stand by as Venezuela 'crumbles'

    Aug 14, 2017 04:30 PM EDT

    CARTAGENA, Colombia — Seeking to highlight the growing plight in Venezuela, Vice President Mike Pence on Monday met with people who've fled the country to neighboring Colombia. Pence visited the Calvary Chapel in Cartagena, where met with faith leaders and Venezuelan families before planning to depart to Buenos Aires, Argentina ...

  • Pence to begin Latin America tour as global crises grow

    Pence to begin Latin America tour as global crises grow

    Aug 13, 2017 06:10 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence will visit Colombia amid escalating tensions with neighboring Venezuela and North Korea. Pence is set to meet with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday at the start of a weeklong trip to Latin America that is likely to be dominated by conversations about the ...

  • How the Panama papers could affect the presidential race

    How the Panama papers could affect the presidential race

    Apr 06, 2016 03:40 AM EDT

    ... access to them, though none are thought to be as famous as celebrities and politicians from other countries, such as Russian President Vladimir Putin and Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi. In all, 12 current or former heads of state are included in the legal records from Panama's Mossack Fonseca ...

  • North Face co-founder Douglas Tompkins dies while kayaking in Chile

    North Face co-founder Douglas Tompkins dies while kayaking in Chile

    Dec 09, 2015 03:58 PM EDT

    ... preservation. He was brought by helicopter, not breathing, to a hospital in the town of Coyhaique, and doctors were unable to revive him. Special correspondent Mike Cerre reports from Patagonia on Tompkins' conservation and eco-tourism efforts. Tompkins, 72, co-founder of clothing companies North Face and Esprit, retired in ...

  • The last men who fought in the Vietnam War remember the fall of Saigon

    The last men who fought in the Vietnam War remember the fall of Saigon

    Apr 29, 2015 07:17 PM EDT

    ... Nhat airport. I picked up their remains with two Vietnamese ambulance drivers and sent them to the hospital… I never anticipated [the situation] would unravel like it did. The war had gone on for years and I thought it would continue for many more.” Sargent Pham Cong Dung, North Vietnamese ...

  • Border spat: When optics and substance don't meet

    Border spat: When optics and substance don't meet

    Jul 10, 2014 12:55 PM EDT

    ... the June ruling from the federal appeals court, which backed gay marriage. In former Missouri Rep. Todd Akin’s forthcoming book, with a forward from Mike Huckabee, the failed Senate candidate says he regrets publicly apologizing for his remarks about rape in a campaign ad. Keep an eye on the ...

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