China called on the U.S. government on Tuesday to "stop the unreasonable crackdown" on Huawei after the United States stepped up pressure on the tech giant by indicting it on charges of stealing technology and violating sanctions on Iran.
In our news wrap Thursday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered his diplomats to leave the U.S. and accused Washington of trying to put a puppet in his place after the Trump administration backed opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president.
Journalist Jason Rezaian was the Washington Post’s bureau chief in Tehran until 2014, when he and his wife, Yeganeh, were arrested by Iranian authorities. She was released after three months, while Jason was held for another 15. He describes the…
By Deb Reichmann, Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
Declaring that space is the new warfighting domain, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed the U.S. will develop an unrivaled missile defense system to protect against advanced hypersonic and cruise missile threats from competitors and adversaries.
In our Wednesday news wrap, the death toll from Tuesday’s attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya, climbed to 21. The Somalia-based terrorist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility, saying it was retaliating for the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as…
In our Wednesday news wrap, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will reportedly leave the Justice Department once a new attorney general is confirmed. Rosenstein oversees the special counsel’s Russia investigation and has been attacked by President Trump. Also, Israeli security…
By Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
U.S. Navy veteran Michael R. White is the first American known to be detained under President Donald Trump's administration.
By Philip Issa, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's Mideast tour is meant to promote the White House's hard-line position on Iran.
By Associated Press
The Trump administration is doubling down on commercial and diplomatic efforts in the coming weeks to "put real pressure on Iran," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at the start of a Mideast tour Tuesday.
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
President Donald Trump twisted circumstances behind the deaths of two migrant Guatemalan children to insulate his administration from any blame, contending without justification that they were in dire health before they reached the border. Here's a look at the president's…
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