U.S. lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties
15:15 - 16.02.2017 -

A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter. Trump sought to focus attention on what he called criminal intelligence leaks about his ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Trump forced Flynn out on

North Korea launches ballistic missile test
12:12 - 13.02.2017 -

North Korea fired off a ballistic missile into the East Sea from Banghyeon North Pyongan Province early Sunday, according to South Korean officials. South Korea’s military is analyzing exactly what type of missile it was but there’s a strong possibility that it was a midrange Musudan type, according to officials. North Korea has test fired

US investigators corroborate some aspects of the Russia dossier
12:12 - 13.02.2017 -

For the first time, US investigators say they have corroborated some of the communications detailed in a 35-page dossier compiled by a former British intelligence agent, multiple current and former US law enforcement and intelligence officials tell CNN. As CNN first reported, then-President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama were briefed on the existence of

Kremlin says it wants apology from Fox News over Putin comments
21:21 - 06.02.2017 -

The Kremlin said on Monday it wanted an apology from Fox News over what it said were “unacceptable” comments one of the channel’s presenters made about Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly described Putin as “a killer” in the interview with Trump as he

Trump’s immigration ban faces new legal hurdle on Monday
21:21 - 06.02.2017 -

U.S. President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban faced a legal hurdle on Monday that could determine whether he can push through the most controversial and far reaching policy of his first two weeks in office. The government has a deadline to justify the executive order temporarily barring entry to the United States of people from

Trump adopts aggressive posture toward Iran after missile launch
15:15 - 02.02.2017 -

The White House put Iran “on notice” on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile and said it was reviewing how to respond, taking an aggressive posture toward Tehran that could raise tensions in the region. While the exact implications of the U.S. threat were unclear, the new administration signaled that President Donald Trump intended to

Trump, South Korea’s Hwang agree to strengthen defenses against North Korea: White House
16:16 - 30.01.2017 -

U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn agreed to take steps to strengthen joint defense capabilities to defend against North Korea’s nuclear threat, the White House said on Sunday after a telephone call between the two leaders. “President Trump reiterated our ironclad commitment to defend (South Korea), including through the provision

Emboldened by Trump, some police unions seek to overhaul Obama’s reforms
16:16 - 30.01.2017 -

Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, had a blunt message for Donald Trump during a meeting in September: court-ordered reforms aimed at curbing police abuses in the midwestern city are not working. Loomis and two other attendees said Trump seemed receptive to Loomis’s concerns that federally monitored police reforms introduced during the

Under scrutiny, Trump decides to dissolve his foundation
20:20 - 26.12.2016 -

U.S President-elect Donald Trump said on Saturday he intends to dissolve his charitable foundation, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, which has been under investigation by the New York attorney general. Trump gave no timeline for winding down the foundation, but said in a statement that he wanted “to avoid even the appearance of any conflict

12:12 - 22.12.2016 -

Turkish prosecutors are investigating why the off-duty policeman who shot dead Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was not captured alive, state media said on Wednesday, as the number of people arrested over the killing rose to 11. Ambassador Andrei Karlov was gunned down from behind while delivering a speech in an Ankara art gallery on Monday.

Exclusive: Top U.S. spy agency has not embraced CIA assessment on Russia hacking – sources
14:14 - 13.12.2016 -

The overseers of the U.S. intelligence community have not embraced a CIA assessment that Russian cyber attacks were aimed at helping Republican President-elect Donald Trump win the 2016 election, three American officials said on Monday. While the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) does not dispute the CIA’s analysis of Russian hacking operations,

In Trump stronghold, factories are humming but paychecks are thin
13:13 - 09.12.2016 -

When President-elect Donald Trump returns to this factory town on Friday for a victory celebration, he will find a region that is already experiencing the manufacturing renaissance he promised on the campaign trail. With local factories employing more workers than any time since the late 1990s, assembly line jobs are not hard to find. Those

Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles
8:08 - 05.12.2016 -

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan’s president raised hackles in Beijing. Trump’s unusual call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday prompted a diplomatic protest with the United States on Saturday, although Vice

Putin curbs anti-Western rhetoric, says wants to get on with Trump
16:16 - 01.12.2016 -

President Vladimir Putin struck an unusually conciliatory tone in his annual state of the nation address on Thursday, saying Moscow wanted to get on with the incoming U.S. administration and was looking to make friends not enemies. Putin has used previous set-piece speeches to lash out at the West and the United States in particular,

Trump to pick Seema Verma for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: transition official
14:14 - 29.11.2016 -

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is set to name Indiana health policy consultant Seema Verma as his pick for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a transition official told Reuters on Monday. Trump is expected to officially announce his selection of Verma and Republican U.S. Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon who he

Clinton team to take part in U.S. state vote recount, Trump blasts effort
9:09 - 27.11.2016 -

Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign will take part in a recount of Wisconsin votes in the U.S. presidential race, an effort Republican winner Donald Trump called “ridiculous” on Saturday. Wisconsin’s election board on Friday approved the recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. She has said she wants to guarantee the integrity of the U.S.

Cuba’s Fidel Castro made revolutionary mark on history
9:09 - 27.11.2016 -

The son of a wealthy landowner, Fidel Castro turned his back on a life of privilege to lead a left-wing revolution in Cuba that endured for decades and was shaped by his political cunning, keen sense of destiny and boundless ego. Castro, who has died at the age of 90, was at once idealistic and

Trump: The Unconventional Candidate Looks to Conventional Economic Team
14:14 - 11.11.2016 -

Donald Trump was an unconventional candidate, but now that he’s been elected president he’s assembling a fairly conventional Cabinet of key economic advisers plucked right from the Republican mainstream, the Fox Business Network has learned. People inside the Trump camp say the President-elect has signaled he wants to select billionaire financier Wilbur Ross as his

Riot declared in Oregon as anti-Trump demonstrators damage cars, buildings
14:14 - 11.11.2016 -

Police in Portland, Ore. declared that a once peaceful protest was a riot after demonstrators were seen attacking drivers and committing acts of vandalism during their march against Donald Trump’s election Thursday night. Portland police said at least 29 people were arrested in the riot and that more information would be given on the charges

Transition Begins With Trump Keeping Journalists in the Dark
14:14 - 11.11.2016 -

Donald Trump is keeping Americans in the dark about his earliest conversations and decisions as president-elect, bucking a long-standing practice intended to ensure the public has a watchful eye on its new leader. Trump on Thursday refused to allow journalists to travel with him to Washington for his historic first meetings with President Barack Obama