U.S., Japan, South Korea consider more steps against North Korea

The United States, Japan and South Korea have been working to cut off North Korean revenue streams from coal and overseas workers and are considering further joint action after Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday. Daniel Russel, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said the three countries had been making progress in […]

Continue reading »

Palestinian leader says he is proud to be branded a ‘global terrorist’ by U.S.

Fathi Hammad said that he is pleased to be named a “global terrorist” by the United States. On Friday, the U.S. State Department branded the senior Hamas leader a “specially designated global terrorist.” This is a rarefied list of international enemies belonging to organizations such as al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Hezbollah, the Taliban, the Jewish Kahane group, Algerian Salafists, the Islamic […]

Continue reading »

Clinton says U.S. presidential election an ‘alternative reality’

Democrat Hillary Clinton said on a late-night television show on Monday that sometimes she feels she is in an “alternative universe” in the U.S. presidential race against Republican Donald Trump. “I do feel sometimes like this campaign has entered into an alternative universe,” Clinton said on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. “I have to step into the alternative reality, answer questions […]

Continue reading »

Israel and U.S. are close to a deal on the biggest military aid package ever

A senior Israeli official will arrive in Washington next week for a final round of negotiations involving the largest military aid package the United States has ever given any country and that will last more than a decade after President Obama leaves office. Brig. Gen. Yaakov Nagel, the acting head of Israel’s National Security Council, has been dispatched with instructions […]

Continue reading »

Trump Could Threaten U.S. Rule of Law, Scholars Say

Donald J. Trump’s blustery attacks on the press, complaints about the judicial system and bold claims of presidential power collectively sketch out a constitutional worldview that shows contempt for the First Amendment, the separation of powers and the rule of law, legal experts across the political spectrum say. Even as much of the Republican political establishment lines up behind its […]

Continue reading »

U.S. House speaker Ryan says he is not yet ready to endorse Trump

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday continued to withhold his support from Donald Trump for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, saying he is not ready to endorse the political neophyte who has never held elected office. Ryan, the nation’s top elected Republican, brushed aside reports that he was ready to endorse Trump, during a meeting with reporters in the […]

Continue reading »
1 2 3 4 31