Trump Fires Rex Tillerson, Says CIA’s Pompeo to Become Secretary of State
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was ousted Tuesday by President Donald Trump, ending a rocky tenure in an abrupt move that blindsided the former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO just hours after he returned from an almost week-long trip to Africa.
Trump fired his longtime personal assistant over an unspecified 'security issue'
President Donald Trump's longtime personal assistant, John McEntee, was fired from his White House position for an unspecified security issue, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday morning.
Trump’s pick for new CIA director is female career spymaster
President Donald Trump’s choice to be the first female director of the CIA is a career spymaster who once ran an agency prison in Thailand where terror suspects were subjected to a harsh interrogation technique that the president has supported.
ICE Spokesman Quits, Disputing Trump Administration Claim on Arrests
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman in San Francisco has resigned after becoming frustrated by Trump administration statements about a recent sweep targeting illegal immigration.
Trump Says Russia Likely to Blame for Poisoning Ex-Spy in U.K.
President Donald Trump said Russia was likely behind the poisoning of a former spy in U.K. that threatens to further strain relations between Vladimir Putin’s government and the West.
Britain gives Putin until midnight to explain nerve attack on former spy
Britain gave President Vladimir Putin until midnight on Tuesday to explain how a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union was used to strike down a former Russian double agent who passed secrets to British intelligence.
Gaza blast targets Palestinian PM Hamdallah's convoy
An explosion in the Gaza Strip has targeted the convoy of the Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah.
Over 7 Million Cubans Vote for New National Assembly
"This is not an end of the revolution or legacy, it’s a continuation," Cubans are saying.
Afrin: Turkish forces 'encircle' Syrian Kurdish city
The Turkish military says it has surrounded the Kurdish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria, the focus of an offensive against a Kurdish militia.
U.S. Posts Biggest Budget Deficit Since 2012
The U.S. recorded a $215 billion budget deficit in February – its biggest in six years – as revenue declined.
Trump blocks Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm on security grounds
US President Donald Trump has blocked a planned takeover of chipmaker Qualcomm by Singapore-based rival Broadcom on grounds of national security.
U.S. Employment Outlook Means Tough Recruiting for Trump’s Army
The lowest unemployment rate in a decade is good news for Americans, but bad news for an expanding U.S. military.
There’s No One Steering the Ship at NASA
Drifting for a year without an administrator, the agency’s acting chief quits as manned missions are poised to resume.
Junior high teacher accused of feeding puppy to turtle
A school district in Preston, Idaho is investigating an incident that took place at Preston Junior High last week.
Deadly Texas parcel bomb attacks 'linked'
Two parcel bombs that left a teenager dead and two others injured in Austin, Texas are believed to be linked to a case earlier this month, police say.