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GOP reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks

Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around t...

GOP reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks

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Republican reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks....
12:51, 09/10/2019

Trump says peace talks with Taliban are ‘dead’ President Trump said Monday that peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan are over after collapsing last week. “They’re dead. They’re dead. As far as I’m concerned, they’re dead,” Trump said outside the White House as he prepared to board Marine One for the first leg...
09:51, 09/10/2019

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier and 11 other people....
02:51, 09/08/2019

Trump says Taliban have 'never been hit harder' after nixing peace talks President Trump claimed on Twitter Saturday that the Taliban have “never been hit harder,” one week after he abruptly canceled peace talks with the Islamist organization....
23:34, 09/14/2019

Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks President tweets that he called off planned Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace talks on Afghanistan scheduled for Sunday that would have brought him face to face with Taliban leaders at Camp David, the presidential retreat in the hi...
00:00, 09/09/2019

US and Taliban close to deal to allow peace talks, Trump envoy says Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for peace in Afghanistan, says agreement would reduce violence and allow ‘intra-Afghan’ talksUS and Taliban negotiators are close to an agreement that would reduce fighting and allow full peace talks among Afghans, a top US official said on Sunday, a day after insurgen...
15:51, 09/01/2019

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier and 11 other people....
02:51, 09/08/2019

Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Taliban, Afghan President President Trump said Saturday he called off a planned Camp David summit with Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after a Taliban bomb attack in Kabul killed an American soldier....
04:51, 09/08/2019

Trump under fire over revelation of cancelled US-Taliban peace talks President says he scrapped Camp David talks after Kabul blastHouse Republican attacks invitation to Afghan ‘terrorists’Donald Trump sprang a major surprise that drew criticism when he revealed there had been plans for secret peace talks on Afghanistan in the US beginning on Sunday and bringing him f...
19:00, 09/08/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops....
01:51, 09/11/2019

Trump Pronounces Taliban Agreement "Dead" And Peace Talks Over President Donald Trump said Monday that negotiations with the Taliban "are dead" and indicated that he had no further interest in meeting with the group over an end to the Afghanistan war....
07:51, 09/10/2019

Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president said he did not intend to try to revive efforts to reach a peace accord with the Taliban that could accelerate the removal of American troops from the country....
01:18, 09/10/2019

President Donald Trump calls off US peace talks with Taliban Trump canceled peace negotiations after the militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldier. The US president claimed he was to meet Taliban leaders in the US....
16:34, 09/08/2019

Trump’s decision to halt U.S.-Taliban talks pushes Afghanistan towards vote The Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half the country, have told Afghans to boycott the vote and warned that rallies and polling stations would be targets....
19:51, 09/10/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vows to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban has said it will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gains territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops....
12:17, 09/10/2019

Taliban warn of more American deaths after Trump ends peace talks Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, criticized Trump for calling off the dialog and said U.S. forces have been pounding Afghanistan with attacks at the same time....
22:17, 09/09/2019

Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Afghan President and Taliban Leaders President Trump said Saturday he called off a planned Camp David summit with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Taliban leaders after a Taliban bomb attack in Kabul....
02:51, 09/08/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks are now ‘dead’, Trump says after cancelling secret meeting Trump’s remark to reporters at the White House suggested he sees no point in resuming a nearly yearlong effort to reach a political settlement with the Taliban....
05:51, 09/10/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
06:51, 05/01/2019

Game on: After Trump declares peace talks ‘dead,’ US commander takes aim at Taliban GAME ON: Angered by the Taliban’s deadly attacks on civilians and United States troops, President Trump declared negotiations over an American withdrawal from Afghanistan “dead” and promised to make the Taliban regret its “mistake.”...
15:51, 09/10/2019

Trump says he’s canceling Afghan peace talks, secret meeting with Taliban leaders President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was calling off “peace negotiations” with Taliban leadership after a U.S. service member was killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Trump tweeted that he was scheduled to hold a secret meeting at Camp David Sunday with Taliban leade...
10:00, 09/09/2019

Peace talks with Afghans, Taliban called off after Trump cancels secret meeting Peace talks between the U.S. and leaders from Afghanistan and the Taliban are dead, after the Taliban admitted they were behind a deadly bombing in Kabul last week that resulted in the death of a U.S. soldier....
18:00, 09/08/2019

Donald Trump says he canceled secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after Kabul attack President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban officials at Camp David after the latter claimed responsibility for a suicide blast that killed a U.S. service member in Kabul....
08:34, 09/08/2019

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead' A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant group in Afghanistan were "dead."...
03:34, 09/14/2019

Trump cancels secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after deadly bombing in Kabul President Trump said he canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban after the group was credited for a car bomb that killed two NATO and American service members in Kabul last week....
07:01, 09/08/2019

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have to have consult with leadership on the next steps. The negotiations, held since last year in Qatar, sought a deal in which the US would withdraw its tr...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
23:00, 06/29/2019

Sixth round of Taliban-U.S. peace talks end U.S. and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their sixth round of peace talks on Thursday with "some progress" made on a draft agreement for when foreign troops might withdraw from Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Pompeo: Taliban peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ CAMP DAVID DISCORD: It began with a short series of tweets Saturday in which President Trump revealed he had invited the Taliban and the president of Afghanistan to Camp David for secret talks to wrap up a deal that would have traded the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan for a promise from ...
18:51, 09/09/2019

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
02:17, 07/07/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within the Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
06:00, 05/23/2019

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. As in previous talks between Khalilzad and the Taliban, the focus is on the withdrawal of US troops a...
22:00, 06/29/2019

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said Wednesday....
06:00, 07/04/2019

Morgan says U.S likely to make a team decision on Trump invite United States forward Alex Morgan said that any decision about whether to accept an invitation to visit President Donald Trump at the White House would only come after Sunday's World Cup final and would likely be a collective team choice....
14:17, 07/05/2019

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Looming over that deadline are already twice-postponed presidential elections, now scheduled for Sept....
06:51, 07/08/2019

Confusion Over Afghan-Taliban Talks Further Complicates Peace Process The Afghan government’s announcement of direct negotiations with the Taliban in two weeks was rejected by the insurgents, casting uncertainty over a stalled process....
21:17, 07/27/2019

State Department: ISIS scaring Taliban into peace talks with US Taliban leaders have an interest in negotiating with the United States because of the risk that an Islamic State offshoot will establish a caliphate in Afghanistan, according to a senior diplomat....
11:36, 09/20/2019

Taliban: Fresh round of talks with US peace envoy opening The Taliban say a fresh round of talks with U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is to begin in Qatar, where the religious movement maintains a political office....
08:17, 05/01/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiations with the Taliban....
13:51, 04/29/2019

Taliban attack second Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday and killed several members of security forces, officials said, even as Washington’s peace envoy said the U.S. and the militant group are “at the threshold of an agreement” to end America’s longest war....
15:17, 09/01/2019

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date....
02:17, 07/07/2019

Former Defense Secretary Mattis: Trust Is Key Issue in Taliban Peace Talks (WASHINGTON) — Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says that when it comes to trying to negotiate an Afghanistan peace deal with the Taliban, the key question is whether they can be trusted. Mattis cites past U.S. nuclear talks with the Russians, when the American side talked about “tr...
08:00, 09/09/2019

Is Kunduz attack a Taliban tactic to influence Doha peace talks? Taliban insurgents have attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, capturing several installations there. Experts say the siege attempt could be aimed at getting the maximum out of the ongoing Doha talks with the US....
04:17, 09/01/2019

Taliban Bomb Blast Kills 4 In Kabul After Fallout Of Peace Talks With US A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued to escalate following the collapse of peace talks......
14:34, 09/12/2019

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks Experts said the attack in Kabul, the capital, was a clear signal about the state of the peace talks the United States is holding with the militants in Qatar....
05:51, 05/09/2019

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Blast in Kabul Kills 14 Afghans Amid U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks Insurgents said they were responsible for the large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American diplomats....
21:34, 08/07/2019

Taliban delegation holds talks in China as part of peace push China recently played host to a Taliban delegation as part of efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, China's foreign ministry said on Thursday....
11:17, 06/20/2019

Taliban Attack Afghan City Of Kunduz Amid Peace Talks With US Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, Afghan and Taliban officials said, even as the United States and the hardline Islamist group seem close to finalizing a deal for......
18:51, 08/31/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
06:34, 05/29/2019

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the “most productive session” to date.Zalmay...
23:00, 07/06/2019

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel, six civilians and wounded more than 180, officials said, as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace....
14:00, 07/07/2019

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans....
19:17, 08/03/2019

Taliban kills 14, wounds over 100 in Kabul suicide bombing amid US 'peace talks' Tragedy struck the heart of Afghanistan once again on Wednesday in a suicide car-bomb attack which killed at least 14 people and injured a further 145....
20:34, 08/07/2019

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan....
12:17, 08/03/2019

Amid Peace Talks, Taliban Launch ‘Massive Attack’ on Afghan City of Kunduz (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban launched a large-scale attack on Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s main cities, killing at least 15 people and wounding more than 75 others, government officials said Saturday, even as the insurgent group continued negotiations with the United States on endi...
19:51, 08/31/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to do harm abroad. The inspector general’s report noted risks to human rights and women’s rights that wo...
02:17, 05/02/2019

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have teams, they are going to meet over the next weeks, th...
17:17, 06/30/2019

No Camp David Photo Op With the Taliban Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary, Trump Says A significant amount of news coverage was devoted Sunday to a bizarre Twitter thread President Donald Trump posted the previous day about Afghanistan....
08:00, 09/09/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump scraps peace deal with Taliban over Kabul bombing US President Donald Trump has said he cancelled a peace deal with the Taliban after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including an American soldier....
18:00, 09/08/2019

Taliban Arrive in Moscow Days After Trump Declares Peace Deal ‘Dead’ (ISLAMABAD) — A Taliban official says the insurgent group’s negotiating team has arrived in the Russian capital just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a deal that had been nearly a year in the making was dead. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not say w...
01:34, 09/14/2019

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
03:00, 08/17/2019

| Trump says US-Taliban talks are 'dead' President Donald Trump says that long-running talks with the Taliban that were meant to end with a withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan are now "dead."...
03:17, 09/10/2019

Opinion: Trump calling off Taliban talks is not the end The US president's surprise announcement has stalled negotiations. But neither the US nor the Taliban can risk scrapping the troop pullout deal entirely — the consequences would be dire for both, says Florian Weigand....
06:34, 09/09/2019

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks To Start In Doha, Says Taliban Official A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the US starts Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out of America's longest war....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Kushner to invite Arab leaders to hear peace plan: report ​Top White House adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will reportedly invite Arab leaders to a planned peace summit at Camp David when he travels this week to the Middle East. ​Kushner, assigned by the president to pull off the “deal of the century,” is visiting I...
18:17, 07/31/2019

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from its longest war....
20:17, 07/19/2019

US-Taliban Talks Cancelled Over Kabul Bombing, Says Trump US Taliban Talks Called Off: US President Donald Trump said Saturday he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan's leader, abruptly slamming the door on a year of diplomacy to......
05:51, 09/08/2019

Why did President Donald Trump call off Taliban talks? Last week, the US and Taliban negotiators told DW in Doha that a draft agreement had almost been agreed upon. So President Trump's decision to call off peace talks with the Taliban came as a surprise for many....
16:34, 09/08/2019

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks ‘dead’ A representative of the Taliban says a negotiating team has arrived in Russia just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan...
01:34, 09/14/2019

John Bolton's departure could resurrect Trump's Taliban talks President’s Trump’s split with former national security adviser John Bolton could foreshadow an effort to revive the Taliban peace talks that delivered the final blow to the pair's strained relationship....
21:34, 09/12/2019

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promised to keep up military pressure on the militants, in a stunning reversal of efforts to forge a deal ending nearly 20 years of war in Afghanistan....
20:34, 09/08/2019

Trump Declares U.S.-Taliban Talks Dead, Makes New Threat President Trump declared that talks were dead between the U.S. and the Taliban and warned the U.S. could do “certain things” that would cost millions of lives in a move to end the war, a step he said he doesn’t want to take....
15:17, 09/10/2019

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, a senior administration official said....
20:34, 08/16/2019

Taliban Vows To Fight On After US President Trump Says Talks Are "Dead" The Taliban this morning vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with insurgents were "dead", saying Washington would regret abandoning......
20:51, 09/10/2019

Republicans and Democrats denounce Trump's shock Taliban talks revelation Amy Klobuchar: ‘This isn’t a gameshow. These are terrorists’Liz Cheney says Taliban should never visit Camp DavidDonald Trump’s shock announcement that he had canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban this weekend has prompted criticism and confusion, including from his own Republican party. Rela...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Taliban Negotiators Meet With Russian Officials After Trump Ends Talks Taliban representatives have held talks with Russian officials in an apparent effort to restart discussions with the U.S., days after President Trump declared negotiations with the insurgent group dead....
17:01, 09/14/2019

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks with group are ‘dead’ MOSCOW — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after US President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan. Russian state news agency Tass cited the Taliban’s Qatar-based spokesman S...
00:34, 09/14/2019

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks....
02:18, 09/10/2019

Trump declares US-Taliban talks 'dead' after cancelling Camp David meeting Taliban says Trump sabotaged ‘finalised’ Afghanistan dealExperts doubt Kabul attack was real reason for cancellationDonald Trump has declared talks between the US and the Taliban “dead” after he called off a Camp David meeting over the weekend, triggering fears of a spike in violence in Afghanistan ...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials said....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Trump says talks with Taliban are ‘dead,’ after canceling secret Camp David summit President Trump declared Monday that peace talks between the United States and the Taliban over the war in Afghanistan are “dead,” after canceling secret plans over the weekend for a Camp David summit. ...
23:51, 09/09/2019

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain....
09:17, 06/24/2019

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troops from Afghanistan....
22:51, 07/22/2019

U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat operations this year....
00:17, 09/17/2019

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality in Pakistan....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Pompeo participating in Dover ceremony to mark return of body of fallen soldier hours after Trump cancels Taliban talks Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is taking part in a ceremony to mark the return of the remains of an American soldier, hours after President Trump announced he canceled a secret meeting he was to hold with Taliban leaders because the terrorist group killed a dozen people in a car bombing in Kabul, Af...
07:01, 09/08/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Cross Roads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
19:00, 06/01/2019

Why a Taliban peace deal won't end bloodshed in Afghanistan The Taliban continue to attack civilians in Afghanistan despite reportedly pledging to negotiators in Qatar that they would stop. What is the militant group trying to achieve by continuing these violent attacks?...
22:17, 07/26/2019

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
01:00, 08/09/2019

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban. Tadamichi Yamamoto told the Security Council on Wednesday he...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Taliban Attack Afghan City as They Talk Peace With U.S. Militants launched attacks from several directions on Kunduz, which they have entered twice in recent years, even as negotiations continued in Qatar....
07:17, 08/31/2019

U.S., Taliban begin new peace negotiations for Afghan withdrawal Discussions between U.S. and Taliban mediators started Wednesday in Qatar with the goal of creating a lasting peace and a phased withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
14:51, 05/09/2019

Trump: Talks with Taliban are 'dead' U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now "dead," President Donald Trump declared Monday, one day after he abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had arranged with Taliban and Afghan leaders aimed at ending America's longest war. (Sept. 9)        ...
00:51, 09/10/2019

Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home casting a pall over efforts to end Afghanistan's years of war....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Afghan leader in Pakistan to talk ties, peace with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Afghan president has arrived on his first visit to Pakistan, in an attempt to forge a fresh relationship with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government and reach out to Islamabad for help in getting the Taliban to talk peace with Kabul. Ashraf Ghani arrived in Islamabad on Th...
09:34, 06/27/2019

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future Afghan governments....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Mike Pompeo: U.S. wants peace deal but Taliban must meet terms Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that things are "about to get worse" for the Taliban after President Donald Trump canceled secret peace talks, but the United States is still interested in reaching a deal....
00:00, 09/09/2019

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban officials met to hammer out a peace agreement....
02:00, 08/06/2019

Taliban say "occupation" must end for Afghan peace as delegates meet in Moscow A Taliban delegation met a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow on Tuesday, insisting that international forces must leave Afghanistan for peace to be agreed, amid gathering diplomatic efforts to end the 18-year war....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Ready To Be Guarantor For Afghan Peace Deal Between US, Taliban: Russia Russia is ready to be a guarantor of any peace deal for Afghanistan agreed between the United States and the Taliban, the Russian foreign ministry said on Wednesday....
00:17, 08/29/2019

US Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad To Testify Over Taliban Peace Plan The US envoy who negotiated with the Taliban will testify behind closed doors to Congress on Thursday, 12 days after President Donald Trump abruptly ended talks with the Afghan militants....
11:18, 09/19/2019

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement with the Taliban actually emboldening Islamist militants?...
23:51, 07/31/2019

Taliban attack Afghan province as doubts on peace deal grow Taliban fighters launched fresh assaults in the western Afghan province of Farah on Friday, government officials said, part of a wave of violence that has cast a shadow over a peace deal struck between U.S. and Taliban negotiators this week....
03:34, 09/07/2019

Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talks with senior Afghan politicians on the peace process, officials said on Monday....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
08:34, 07/09/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Taliban attack Afghan province as violence overshadows peace deal Taliban militants launched a major attack in Afghanistan's western province of Farah on Friday, the latest in a series of assaults on provincial centers just a day after a deadly suicide bombing in Kabul, officials said....
10:34, 09/06/2019

Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen: 'We had finalized a peace deal with Americans' In an exclusive interview with DW, Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban's spokesman in Doha, said the insurgent group is committed to peace talks despite US President Donald Trump's decision to call off the peace negotiations....
17:18, 09/10/2019

Spike in Taliban attacks 'unhelpful' to Afghan peace push: U.S. general A spike in attacks by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan has been "particularly unhelpful" to peace efforts there, a senior U.S. military commander cautioned on Saturday as he visited neighboring Pakistan, where many Taliban militants are based....
00:51, 09/08/2019

Taliban claim blast in Afghan capital as draft peace deal agreed The Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bomb explosion that rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding dozens more and shaking windows and doors in houses several kilometers away from the blast....
06:34, 09/03/2019

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001....
21:20, 08/11/2019

Impeachment warrior Al Green complains resolution doesn’t cite Trump for racism Democratic Rep. Al Green, one of the most vocal advocates for impeachment, complained Thursday that his colleagues' latest resolution establishing that process didn't include accusations of discrimination against President Trump. ...
22:02, 09/13/2019

ISIS replacing Taliban as biggest threat to peace in Afghanistan while rebounding in Iraq and Syria THE VIRULENCE OF ISIS: A pair of congressionally mandated Pentagon reports out this month paint a sobering picture of brutal Islamic State fighters who have been disrupted but not defeated and are on the rise in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Okinawa governor delivers 'peace declaration' on anniversary of WWII battle Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki made a "peace declaration" Sunday on the 74th anniversary of the end of the World War II ground battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of Japanese lives....
22:00, 06/23/2019

Montreal marks 50th anniversary of John Lennon, Yoko Ono bed-in for peace A half-century later, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel is celebrating their storied pacifist pitch to the world with an art exhibition and tours of the suite they occupied....
03:51, 05/26/2019

Reps. Cohen, Green vow to keep pursuing articles of impeachment against Trump While a resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against President Trump was overwhelmingly shot down last week, two House Democrats have said they are not giving up on the matter....
23:34, 07/21/2019

Afghan peace deal in doubt as American solider among dozen killed by Taliban bomb in Kabul The Taliban took credit for a car bomb that killed two NATO service members, including an American, a day after U.S. officials said they had the basis for a deal with the terrorist group....
12:34, 09/06/2019

House Democrats hit back at Trump after Mueller hearings, cite ex-special counsel's 'powerful words' Top House Democrats hit back Wednesday at President Trump after the Robert Mueller hearings saw the former special counsel largely rehash the findings of his report on the Russia investigation....
04:51, 07/25/2019

Trump turns tables on ‘Squad,’ calls reps ‘very racist’ as feud drags on President Trump's feud with four freshman congresswomen known collectively as the "Squad" dragged into its second week as the president sought Monday to flip the script on those accusing him of stirring racial tensions. ...
02:17, 07/23/2019

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban After a tweeted intervention by the president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and prohibited the Democrats’ visit....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Trump Got His Wish: Israel Bans Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib From Visiting Donald Trump is a petulant child who will only play the game if he can make the rules up as he goes. As it stands, the president of the United States can bash Muslims, blacks, gays and the left side of the aisle; troll news anchors; call the media “fake news”; make up derogatory nicknames for Congre...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Trump doubles down on ‘go back’ tweets amid outrage, calls on ‘Radical’ reps to apologize President Trump doubled down Monday after taking heavy fire for inflammatory tweets calling on Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from -- even though most of his intended targets were born in America -- as he called on those same lawmakers to "apologize" and chastised the party...
14:51, 07/15/2019

Taliban say gap narrowing in talks with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say the gap is narrowing in talks with Washington’s special peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. The two sides are continuing to meet in Qatar, where the insurgent movement maintains a political office. In a voice message...
09:51, 05/04/2019

Retired Admiral McRaven has no regrets over criticizing Trump Retired Navy Admiral and former U.S. special operations chief William McRaven has no regrets about criticizing President Donald Trump, though he said on Wednesday that friends in the military faulted him for disparaging the commander-in-chief....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Justin Amash Is Paying the Price for Criticizing Trump Michigan Rep. Justin Amash recently became the first congressional Republican to say that President Donald Trump had participated in “impeachable conduct.” His week since has been less than great, to say the least....
01:51, 05/23/2019

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday that peace talks between the United States and Taliban leaders are dead. So what come next for blood...
05:17, 09/10/2019

U.S., Taliban end Qatar talks with no agreement United States and Taliban negotiators have ended their eighth round of peace talks in Qatar without a deal, but both sides agreed to consult with their leaders about next steps....
03:17, 08/13/2019

US, Taliban To Hold More Talks On Ending War The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending America's longest war....
01:17, 06/23/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objectionable pork" in the 1994 crime bill, saying the money would better spent if Americans were forced to write checks to "radical feminist" groups....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Trump says it’s ‘possible’ he’ll invite Russia to the G-7 next year President Trump on Sunday said “it’s possible” that he’ll invite Russia to attend the G-7 summit the US is hosting next year, even though European countries oppose allowing Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be readmitted. ​”We did discuss it. We had a very good discussio...
05:34, 08/26/2019

US, Taliban to open Doha talks in fresh bid to end war A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban is to begin in Qatar, just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1...
06:34, 06/29/2019

Taliban and U.S. Start New Round of Talks in Qatar As fighting intensifies across Afghanistan, American and insurgent envoys — though none from the Afghan government — will discuss a possible troop withdrawal....
12:34, 05/01/2019

Taliban Says "Americans Will Suffer More" For Cancelling Talks The Taliban on Sunday said US President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanistan at a time when the insurgent group was ready to......
18:00, 09/08/2019

Taliban Says Moving Closer To A Deal In Talks With US US and Taliban negotiators moved closer Tuesday to a deal, the insurgent group said, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced guarded hope for a deal under which Washington will withdraw large numbers......
00:17, 08/29/2019

Taliban says gap closing in talks with US for troop withdrawal Talks between the Taliban and the peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan are narrowing a gap between both sides, a spokesman for the insurgent group said Saturday....
12:51, 05/04/2019

Taliban says talks' cancellation will mean more U.S. lives lost The Taliban said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel peace talks with its leadership would lead to the further loss of American lives and assets....
15:34, 09/08/2019

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country’s 17-year war, calling the latest round of talks with the Taliban the “most pro...
00:51, 07/07/2019

Afghan war — What to expect from the US-Taliban Doha talks The US and the Taliban are close to finalizing a deal to end the 18-year-long Afghan war. But Kabul is still not completely on board, and this could complicate matters. Shamil Shams and Masood Saifullah report from Doha....
05:00, 08/28/2019

Taliban say latest round of talks with US ‘critical’ ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Taliban spokesman says the seventh and latest round of peace talks with the U.S. is “critical,” as the militant group meets with Washington’s envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Mideastern state of Qatar, where it maintains a political office. Suhail Shaheen told The A...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Trump attacks London mayor for criticizing inaction on Hurricane Dorian US president criticized Sadiq Khan, after London mayor suggested Trump was golfing rather than organizing hurricane reliefDonald Trump has once again attacked Sadiq Khan, after the London mayor criticized the president for his handling of Hurricane Dorian. Related: Lessons of the second world war ar...
04:34, 09/04/2019

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past week on Judge Michael Kwan’s actions. Kwan, who has...
03:00, 05/26/2019

Jason Chaffetz accuses Dems of 'projection' in criticizing Trump's declassification plan Democrats were puffing hot air and criticized the Trump administration because they feared his declassification plan would uncover their dirty deeds....
19:17, 05/25/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory” practices by the social media company. In a seri...
19:34, 04/28/2019

‘I Didn’t Know That She Was Nasty.’ Trump Responds to Meghan Markle Criticizing His 2016 Presidential Run President Donald Trump has responded to negative comments that Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, made about him during his 2016 presidential run. In an interview with the British newspaper The Sun that was published on Saturday, Trump was asked how he felt about Markle calling him “misogynisti...
22:51, 06/01/2019

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president....
19:00, 09/08/2019

| Afghan-Taliban talks could happen within two weeks: minister Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban could begin within the next two weeks, an Afghan official says, marking a potentially crucial step in efforts to end the war....
11:17, 07/28/2019

Taliban: No direct talks with Kabul until US troop withdrawal An Afghan government official had earlier said a delegation would meet the Taliban within the next two weeks in Europe. The militant group dubs the government an "American puppet" with no negotiating power....
11:17, 07/28/2019

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops after 18 years of war....
16:00, 08/17/2019

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
20:00, 05/28/2019

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
21:17, 06/29/2019

US-Taliban talks: DW reporters' firsthand account from Doha Journalists are eagerly awaiting a breakthrough in the US-Taliban talks in Doha, Qatar as the two sides continue to iron out details of a deal. But reporters are faced with difficult conditions to get the truth out....
23:51, 08/30/2019

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said....
16:17, 05/26/2019

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks...
01:34, 08/21/2019

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
09:00, 06/10/2019

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid peace talks....
04:00, 08/22/2019

UN envoy: It’s ‘imperative’ to start Afghan-Taliban talks The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says it is imperative that direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban start quickly, and he is urging the militant Islamist group to retract its threat to disrupt the upcoming presidential election...
23:51, 09/10/2019

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Russia hosts Taliban delegation following collapse of US talks Insurgent group visits Moscow days after after Donald Trump declares US negotiations with Afghan group ‘dead’A Taliban delegation has held talks with Russian officials in Moscow after US negotiations with the Afghan insurgents collapsed, the Russian foreign ministry has said.“The Russian president’s...
09:18, 09/15/2019

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
13:17, 07/09/2019

Would Colbert invite Trump on his show again? 'The quick answer would be no' "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert said during an interview on Wednesday night that he would not invite President Trump back onto his show, saying it'd be hard for him to be "properly respectful of the office."...
12:00, 08/15/2019

| US World Cup winners plan to snub Trump invite Megan Rapinoe says she does not think the USA's Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the White House....
08:51, 07/10/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Trump giving Democrats a taste of their own medicine by criticizing Biden in Japan Is President Trump crossing the line by criticizing former Vice President Joe Biden oversees? Or is the president just doing what Democrats have always done? Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh lauded the president Tuesday and called out Democrats for their criticism of Trump mocking Bid...
05:00, 05/29/2019

‘I Just Wanna Do Everything I Can For 2020.’ Criticizing Trump, Taylor Swift Says She Now Regrets Past Political Silence (Bloomberg) — Taylor Swift said U.S. President Donald Trump probably thinks of the U.S. as an “autocracy” and that she has become disillusioned with the state of American politics in an interview with British newspaper The Guardian. The criticism of the president is unusually point...
08:34, 08/26/2019

US Envoy To Afghanistan Briefs Foreign Minister On US-Taliban Talks US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and apprised him about progress in the Afghan peace process....
22:34, 08/06/2019

Taliban: More Americans will die after secret Camp David talks cancelled The Taliban on Sunday said that President Trump’s decision to call off a secret meeting that he had scheduled with the terror group’s leaders at Camp David “will lead to more losses to the US.” “Now that US President Trump has announced the suspension of negotiations wi...
10:00, 09/09/2019

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
13:34, 07/09/2019

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top lawmaker demands a September hearing....
12:34, 09/06/2019

Blast in Kabul Kills 14 and Injures 145 as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for the large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American diplomats....
15:34, 08/07/2019

Latest Round Of US-Taliban Talks Ends, Official Says They Were Productive Taliban and US negotiators have wrapped up their latest round of talks for a deal that would see America shrink its troop presence in Afghanistan, both sides said Monday....
02:51, 08/13/2019

Bombing Kills Dozens at in Kabul as Taliban Talks Continue Attackers set off bombs that wrecked a war museum and TV station, but it was unclear what the target was. Militants were still holed up in a nearby Defense Ministry building....
10:00, 07/01/2019

Afghan Taliban send team to Russia after U.S. talks collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the insurgent group said....
16:00, 09/14/2019

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the basic rights of Afghan civilians should be avoided....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Afghan Taliban Sends Delegation Russia After Talks With US Collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the......
16:34, 09/14/2019

Afghans Supported by U.S. Repel Taliban to Increase Leverage in Talks Afghans supported by U.S. forces push back against the Taliban in a small farming district to help increase leverage in the Doha peace talks. But it’s unclear what the Kabul government will do to keep the district secure and the Taliban at bay....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Taliban: More Americans will die after secret Camp David talks canceled The Taliban on Sunday said that President Trump’s decision to call off a secret meeting that he had scheduled with the terror group’s leaders at Camp David “will lead to more losses to the US.” “Now that US President Trump has announced the suspension of negotiations wi...
16:34, 09/09/2019

U.S. Envoy Meets Afghan Leader Over Taliban Talks, Official Says (KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan official says U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with President Ashraf Ghani in the capital, Kabul, to brief him on the latest round of talks with the Taliban on ending America’s longest war. Ghani spokesman Sediq Sediqqi confirms that the meeting took p...
17:34, 09/02/2019

| US star Rapinoe accepts House invite after snubbing Trump Megan Rapinoe has accepted an invitation to visit the House of Representatives just days after saying she would refuse a similar offer from President Donald Trump....
00:00, 06/30/2019

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
07:34, 07/08/2019

Israel denies entry to Democratic Reps. Omar and Tlaib ahead of their planned visit, amid Trump’s public push for such a move After a tweeted intervention by President Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and decided to prohibit the visit....
17:34, 08/15/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing the American troop presence as conditions permit....
10:17, 07/26/2019

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talking without results....
17:51, 06/28/2019

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts say....
23:34, 07/09/2019

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, incl...
04:17, 06/08/2019

New York firefighters recall 9/11 victims in wake of cancelled Taliban talks Firefighters are still dying from the effects of the 2001 terror attacks and colleagues had mixed reactions to diplomatic movesNew York firefighters, who continue to lose members to 9/11-related sickness, have offered mixed reactions to the now-cancelled secret Camp David talks with the Taliban that...
17:34, 09/11/2019

U.S., Taliban resume talks after rival Afghans agree steps to end bloodshed U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides calling for an end to civilian casualties....
11:17, 07/09/2019

Relentless Taliban violence casts a pall over 'slow' Afghan talks Talks with the Taliban on ending Afghanistan's war are making steady but slow progress, the chief U.S. envoy involved in the negotiations said on Friday while signaling growing frustration with relentless militant violence....
15:34, 05/10/2019

Big Death Toll Feared in Kabul Bombing as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for a large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American diplomats....
12:34, 08/07/2019

Taliban launches major attack on Afghan city, as talks with US go on in Doha Taliban militants launched an attack on the Afghan city of Kunduz from multiple directions early Saturday morning, a Defense Ministry spokesman said -- the first major Taliban assault on the provincial capital since 2016....
19:51, 08/31/2019

Trump's surprise DMZ invite to Kim Jong Un 'very interesting,' North Korea official says The North Korean government reportedly found President Trump’s surprise Twitter invitation to meet with Kim Jong Un at the DMZ this weekend “very interesting.”...
07:51, 06/29/2019

US, Afghanistan Agree To Accelerate Afghan Peace Talks The United States and Afghanistan said Thursday they have agreed to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged country....
21:17, 07/25/2019

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in the capital, Kabul....
09:17, 08/18/2019

Swiss government to mediate Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between Cameroonian authorities and separatists in a bid to end escalating violence in the country's Anglophone regions, the Swiss government said on Thursday....
18:00, 06/27/2019

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statement....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end the war....
14:17, 06/30/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
16:51, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
15:51, 07/17/2019

Ukraine calls for more peace talks after four die in eastern Donbass Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the leaders of Russia, Germany and France to resume talks on a peaceful solution to the separatist conflict in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region after four soldiers were killed in shelling on Tuesday....
21:00, 08/06/2019

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
22:00, 07/08/2019

Afghan government urges Taliban to stop violence, hold direct talks Afghan President Ashraf Ghani urged the Taliban on Sunday to end violence and talk directly to his government after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he had canceled a planned meeting with the insurgent group over a draft peace accord....
15:34, 09/08/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Afghan President Inherits Long-Sought Role After U.S. Ends Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to cancel a U.S.-Taliban deal and end negotiations effectively hands Afghan President Ashraf Ghani the control he has long craved over a peace process from which he had been excluded....
12:00, 09/11/2019

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wounded more than 140, officials said, as rival......
03:34, 07/08/2019

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. “I am directing my administration to explore all ...
04:51, 07/12/2019

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
15:34, 06/29/2019

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:51, 06/06/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought together more than 3,200 participants, politicians, tribal elders, many prominent figures and others to ha...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are low....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Pak Says Wants To Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power after the national elections were fought in the shadow of renewed......
11:17, 05/23/2019

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify before Congress about ongoing peace talks with the Taliban.The threat comes as American negotiators have outlined a potential peace agreement with the Tal...
03:34, 09/06/2019

US holds talks with European allies on Afghan peace deal U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper briefs allied officials in Europe on an emerging peace deal with the Taliban but cautions that no final deal has been sealed to end the longest war in American history...
23:00, 09/04/2019

Taliban Fighters Attack Afghan City of Kunduz Amid Talks to Finalize U.S. Withdrawal Afghan security forces fought to drive Taliban fighters out of the northern city of Kunduz, even as negotiators for the hard-line Islamist militia seek to complete a deal for withdrawal of U.S. troops....
18:51, 08/31/2019

Xi Jinping Meets Imran Khan, Talks Of India-Pakistan Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping met Imran Khan in Beijing today and expressed hope that Pakistan and India could meet each other halfway improving their strained relations following the Pulwama terror......
18:34, 04/28/2019

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative of open dialogue between the two nations but is "more and more hell bent" on hostile acts. ...
20:34, 07/04/2019

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the way....
21:34, 05/28/2019

U.S. Soldier Whose Death in Afghanistan Upended Peace Talks ‘Loved His Country’ President Trump said he called off negotiations with the Taliban after they claimed responsibility for the death of Sgt. First Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz....
05:51, 09/10/2019

Ajit Doval Visits Russia, Holds Talks With Counterpart Amid J&K Decision In the backdrop of renewed focus on Kashmir issue, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visited Moscow on Thursday and held talks with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev during which both sides......
01:00, 08/22/2019

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, officials from both sides said on Wednesday....
04:00, 09/12/2019

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) told the Security Council on Tuesday, underscoring that they must be inclusive and represent “the whole spectrum of Afghan society”....
22:51, 09/10/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedom....
11:00, 08/22/2019

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
21:51, 08/03/2019

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could remove South Korea from its list of favored trade partners....
17:17, 08/01/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) the number of Afghan Na...
21:51, 05/01/2019

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday....
11:17, 07/09/2019

North Korea: Pompeo remarks on nation's 'rogue behavior' making peace talks 'more difficult' North Korea's vice foreign minister on Saturday said that recent remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding "North Korea's rogue behavior" will complicate peace negotiations between the two countries....
21:17, 08/31/2019

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, saying that his remarks would make a “boiled head of a cow (fall into) a side-splitting laughter.”...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
17:34, 08/17/2019

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack of "political will" to improve relations....
12:34, 08/06/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy....
21:00, 08/22/2019

U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a year-long trade war, despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump....
08:51, 07/31/2019

Men less likely than women to cite impact of parental leave on career Campaigners say system is set up to fail mothers after Ipsos Mori survey resultsMen are significantly less likely than women to think that taking time off to look after a child has had a negative impact on their career, polling has found.According to research by Ipsos Mori shared with the Guardian, ...
01:51, 08/05/2019

Paul Manafort's lawyers cite double jeopardy law in N.Y. case Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort said their client shouldn't have to face trial in New York on fraud charges because he was already convicted in federal court....
02:00, 09/06/2019

G20 finance chiefs cite 'intensified' trade row, but don't call for its resolution Group of 20 finance leaders said on Sunday that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
13:51, 06/09/2019

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
17:51, 08/19/2019

The Taliban at Camp David: Trump Says Why Not? Mr. Trump, not a frequent visitor to the “very rustic” retreat, says it is a place where presidents have hosted “pretty bad people.” Not everyone agrees....
05:51, 09/10/2019

Cuphead Developers Delay DLC, Cite Desire To Make Games In A Healthier Way Fans of tough-as-nails animated shoot-’em-up Cuphead have been waiting since 2018 for Delicious Last Course, a DLC expansion with a whiff of finality about it. Unfortunately, they’re going to have to wait a little longer, because it’s been delayed to 2020. The developers offered a commitment to qual...
23:17, 07/02/2019

New York dad not yet charged in the hot car death of twins as prosecutors cite pending investigation A New York man who says he forgot his twin infants in the back of a hot car Friday while he went to work won’t face criminal prosecution just yet as a grand jury hearing was reconvened for the end of August. ...
20:51, 08/01/2019

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers — as recently as Friday — killed themselves in nine days....
18:34, 06/16/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee of the USSR claimed that the decision had been take...
13:17, 05/09/2019

Trump says U.S. has good negotiations with Taliban but no deal yet U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States had good negotiations going on with the Taliban but had not yet reached a deal with the Islamist group on U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan....
05:18, 08/31/2019

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain....
21:17, 08/29/2019

US Having "Very Good" Discussions With Taliban: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well....
01:35, 08/19/2019

| Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11 President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever as America marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan....
08:01, 09/12/2019

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
02:00, 08/17/2019

Trump on Fed Decision: 'You Can't Win 'Em All' President Trump said he wished the Federal Reserve had cut interest rates at its two-day meeting this week, but added he was encouraged the central bankers seemed ready to deliver rate reductions at coming meetings....
23:17, 06/20/2019

Experts cite 'bully parents' in decline in youth sports participation nationwide Youth sports have long been seen as a right of passage in American childhood – from Little League baseball to Pop Warner football – but participation levels are dropping nationwide because kids say it's no longer fun for them....
18:51, 05/31/2019

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment....
02:34, 09/09/2019

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
23:51, 05/23/2019

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling speculation that a deal to end America’s longest ...
22:17, 08/17/2019

Donald Trump says he was due to host Taliban at Camp David President says he cancelled secret peace talks with insurgents and the Afghan president after Kabul attack killed 12 including US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace talks on Afghanistan scheduled for Sunday that would have brought him face to face with Taliban leaders at Camp Dav...
13:34, 09/08/2019

Trump: U.S. ‘close’ to Taliban deal, troops to drop to 8,600 The Pentagon has been developing plans to withdraw as many as half of the 14,000 U.S. troops still there, but the Taliban want all U.S. and NATO forces withdrawn....
03:17, 08/30/2019

U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border On an August morning in West Texas, a caravan rolled across the U.S.-Mexico border. Packed into a train of vehicles -- two vans and seven SUVs -- were 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives....
15:34, 08/20/2019

Murray not concerned about lack of scheme reps Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray says he is not worried that he won't run his offensive scheme in its entirety during the preseason and is convinced he will still be ready Week 1 against Detroit because of how well he knows the system....
08:51, 08/13/2019

Report Finds Media More Likely to Cite Video Games as Factor in Shootings When Suspect Is White Researchers have long discredited the link between video games and gun violence—more specifically, mass shootings. But not only is the narrative false, like many other facets of American life, it’s also touched by race....
22:00, 09/18/2019

Peace Is a Lifestyle: Erica Ford’s Peace Mobile Is Healing a Community Affected by Gun Violence, One Ride at a Time Like fellow Queens, N.Y., native, L.L. Cool J, Erica Ford has been here for years. She’s been in these streets. Always a standout, with gray tresses since she was in her 20s, Ford has long been at the intersection of hip-hop and activism. At turns playful and stern, like a drill sergeant, sis is ser...
02:17, 09/17/2019

Trump marks his 3rd 9/11 anniversary at Pentagon Donald Trump marked his third 9/11 anniversary as president on Wednesday amid his growing frustration about what he calls the "endless war" in Afghanistan, where al-Qaida conceived the deadly 2001 attacks. (Sept. 11)        ...
20:00, 09/11/2019

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on the talks....
06:34, 09/11/2019

Only Trump Would Brag About Canceled Taliban Meeting, Jimmy Kimmel Says “Next month he’s taking Al Qaeda to Six Flags, did you know that?” the host joked on Monday night about the president’s canceled secret meeting with the Taliban....
16:51, 09/10/2019

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor......
08:00, 05/24/2019

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that the country is still focussed on peace. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
08:17, 09/10/2019

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong with negotiating with the terrorist group....
01:51, 08/04/2019

In Trump's team, misgivings emerge over any deal with Taliban in Afghanistan: U.S. officials As negotiators work to nail down an agreement with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, misgivings have grown among some Trump administration officials and lawmakers that it will erode the United States' ability to thwart attacks from there, U.S. officials said....
05:18, 08/31/2019

The Trump Administration Treats Detainees Worse Than Somali Pirates and the Taliban Did On a ranking of how awful the U.S. treats the people it detains and imprisons, you’d hope that we fall somewhere between the standards of other countries and not below terrorist organizations. Alas, you’d be unfortunately mistaken....
00:17, 06/25/2019

Trump cancels plan to host Taliban leaders at presidential retreat Donald Trump has claimed he was set to meet with leaders of the Taliban at his presidential retreat before they admitted to an attack which killed a US soldier....
09:00, 09/08/2019

Trump tried to stop 'American Taliban' Lindh's early release from U.S. prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor extremist views....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Trump Said He Tried to Stop Release of John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban’ Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released from prison on probation this week after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Trump taunts ‘never Trumpers’ on anniversary of his presidential bid President Trump needled the “never Trumpers” on the fourth anniversary of him and First Lady Melania Trump descending the escalator at Trump Tower to announce his bid for the presidency. The video posted on his Twitter page begins with “The Simpsons” send up of Trump launchin...
21:17, 06/16/2019

Trump to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day at Normandy President Donald Trump is joining other world leaders Thursday on the beaches of Normandy, France, paying tribute to the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion...
07:51, 06/06/2019

Trump Administration Delays Decision on Car Tariffs The Trump administration has put off a final decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on automobile and auto-part imports for about six months, two administration officials said....
18:34, 05/15/2019

Trump likely to delay decision of imported car tariffs President Trump will likely delay his decision on slapping tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, avoiding opening yet another front in his global trade battles with China. A formal announcement is expected by Saturday, the due date for Trump to make a decision on recommendations by...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Aramco reps describe missiles and fires as facilities were attacked When 18 drones slammed into the world's biggest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia last Saturday, the roughly hundred workers on weekend night shift leapt into action to confront the blazes that had erupted....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Reps. Kennedy and Cheney consider their choices in the call of familial ambition The Massachusetts Democrat and the Wyoming Republican — two members of the House — are weighing runs for Senate, often a launchpad to the presidency....
18:34, 09/07/2019

Uber fights fee cap with lobbyists who pose as restaurant reps: critics Uber is being accused of using “deceptive” tactics to fight its regulatory battles in the Big Apple. The ride-hailing giant — scrambling to thwart a potential cap on the lucrative fees that its Uber Eats food-delivery service charges restaurants — has tapped a team of political lobbyists who critics...
15:00, 09/12/2019

The Latest: Orthodox reps not at pope’s multi-faith event Pope Francis is presiding over a peace meeting in Bulgaria with members of the Balkan country’s different faith communities and a children’s choir singing “We Are the World.”...
19:51, 05/06/2019

The U.S.-Mexico soccer rivalry endures, even with more reps and lower stakes The enthusiasm gap between the beloved U.S. women, coming off their second straight World Cup title, and the U.S. men is vast. But Coach Gregg Berhalter's team is seeking to change that....
14:34, 09/07/2019

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The state-run news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez as saying Saturday that the Egyptian delegation will be led by a deputy finance mi...
02:51, 06/23/2019

Big Ben says he went too far criticizing Brown In a sit-down interview with KDKA-TV Pittsburgh that will run Monday evening, Ben Roethlisberger says he went too far while criticizing Antonio Brown on the radio....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Father of CIA officer slain after 9/11 calls for Trump to block release of 'American Taliban' The father of CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, the first American to be killed in action after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has blasted the scheduled release this month of John Walker Lindh, the so-called American Taliban who was part of a prison uprising in which his son was slain....
14:17, 05/02/2019

Trump scraps secret meetings with Afghan, Taliban leaders after deadly bombing President Trump announced Saturday that he had canceled planned secret meetings at Camp David with Taliban and Afghan leaders after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bombing that killed a U.S. soldier, a Romanian soldier, and 10 civilians in Kabul earlier this week....
05:17, 09/08/2019

Joe Arpaio announces bid for sheriff on second anniversary of Trump pardon Republican who branded himself ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ was voted out of office in 2016 after 24 years Joe Arpaio announced on Sunday – the second anniversary of his pardon by Donald Trump – that he will see re-election to his old job next year.Arpaio, 87, is a Republican who was voted out of of...
15:00, 08/26/2019

Read: Trump’s tribute to veterans on the 75th anniversary of D-Day Remarks by President Donald Trump in Normandy on the 75th anniversary of D-Day: President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the first lady of the United States and members of the United States Congress; to distinguished guests, veterans and my fellow Americans: We are gathered here o...
10:17, 06/07/2019

Donald Trump marks D-Day anniversary before trip to Ireland President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Trump says decision on Florida evacuation will likely be made Sunday U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the decision whether to order some residents of Florida to evacuate likely would be made on Sunday as the state braces for Hurricane Dorian....
01:17, 08/31/2019

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
08:51, 07/04/2019

Trump administration to delay decision on auto tariffs The White House will delay for up to six months a decision on whether it will impose tariffs on cars and auto parts. The Trump administration put the decision on hold following meetings with auto industry groups over the last week, according to multiple reports....
21:51, 05/15/2019

Dow breaches 27,000; healthcare in spotlight after Trump's decision on rebate U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on improved bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks, while healthcare stocks were mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
21:34, 07/11/2019

Dow tops 27,000 as Trump's decision on rebate boosts healthcare The Dow Industrials crossed 27,000 points for the first time and the S&P 500 was near record highs on Thursday, lifted by technology and healthcare stocks and raised bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Trump’s bizarre tweetstorm on his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed that he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that question asked earlier?...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Trump says no decision yet on levying tariffs on more Chinese goods U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was has not made a decision to go ahead with tariffs on another $325 billion in goods from China and said he plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit next month....
21:17, 05/13/2019

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that it would “show great weak...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Fantasy football: Cowboys plan 20-25 reps for Ezekiel Elliott in Week 1 While the news of the end of Ezekiel Elliott's holdout was a good thing for fantasy football team owners, the Dallas Cowboys running back might not see his typical workload in Week 1....
22:00, 09/04/2019

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions North Korea’s U.N. Mission is accusing the Trump administration of deliberately trying to undermine peace efforts by pressuring all countries to implement U.N. sanctions...
22:51, 07/03/2019

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official said....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Trevor Noah: 'Trump has put a photo opportunity above peace' Late-night hosts dissect Trump’s recent beefs, from a Twitter fight with Chrissy Teigen to secretly planned – and cancelled – talks with the TalibanTrevor Noah unpacked a week of presidential news that was already full and bizarre by Monday night’s Daily Show, starting with the president’s Twitter b...
01:17, 09/11/2019

Ivanka Trump Wants More Women Involved in Peace Processes In major peace talks from 1990 to 2017, women made up just 2% of mediators, 8% of negotiators and 5% of witnesses and signatories, according to the United Nations. Ivanka Trump wants to change that. In a roundtable discussion with lawmakers from both parties this week, the White House senior adviser...
12:34, 06/13/2019

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
03:00, 08/17/2019

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
21:51, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump's peace conference will fail, Palestinians say ‘Deal of the century’ will begin with economic workshop that does not address core disputesPeace efforts that ignore Palestinian political aspirations will fail, senior Palestinian officials have said, after the Trump administration announced an economic conference will take place next month as the ...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s son-in-law still tight-lipped on Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law is being tight-lipped about the guts of the long-awaited White House blueprint for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. At a think tank event in Washington Thursday, Jared Kushner offered no details of the plan, whi...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
20:34, 07/05/2019

Trump expected to sign off on Taliban deal to bring 5,000 US troops home after nearly 18 years in Afghanistan THE DEAL IS DONE: President Trump is being presented today with a draft agreement with the Taliban that would provide for the phased withdrawal of more than 5,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan, from five bases, over five months. There are between 13,000 and 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, split be...
21:34, 09/03/2019

President Trump honors veteran to commemorate D-Day 75th anniversary President Trump shared D-Day veteran Ray Lambert's World War II story. Lambert was in attendance to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Melania Trump Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Her ‘Be Best’ Initiative as President Looks On (WASHINGTON) — Melania Trump celebrated Tuesday’s anniversary of her “Be Best” initiative by announcing its expansion and another international trip to promote it. The first lady launched “Be Best,” her first major initiative, a year ago Tuesday to focus on child ...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Trump praises D-Day veterans at solemn 75th anniversary ceremony President Trump gave a touching tribute Thursday to the D-Day invasion veterans who turned the course of World War II, calling them “among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trump and other world leaders gathered in France at the Normandy American Cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer, near O...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Trump, other leaders mark D-Day's 75th anniversary in Normandy, France President Trump planned to join other world leaders in Europe on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a monumental event that was largely responsible for shaping the outcome of World War II....
12:34, 06/06/2019

9/11 anniversary: Trump says day is 'seared into our soul' as nation remembers 18 years later Eighteen years after the Tuesday morning President Trump says "is seared into our soul," the nation paused to solemnly mark the events of the 9/11 terror attacks and the nearly 3,000 people who were lost – but never forgotten....
20:34, 09/11/2019

Donald Trump, Queen Elizabeth II Commemorate 75th D-Day Anniversary US President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II gather with 300 veterans on the south coast of England on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day - one of the heroic turning points of......
16:51, 06/05/2019

Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump had openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

How Israel’s Travel Ban on Reps. Omar and Tlaib Is Uniting Democrats — Including Their Critics There was a surprising side effect to Israel’s decision to ban Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the country: unity in the Democratic caucus. Israel’s announcement, aided by President Donald Trump’s explicit endorsement, prompted Democratic lawmakers to rally around ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
02:00, 08/16/2019

India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5....
17:51, 06/01/2019

Kremlin waiting for U.S. decision on Putin-Trump meeting: Ifax The Kremlin said on Sunday it hopes a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump takes place, but that it has not received a definitive decision from Washington on the matter, Interfax news agency reported....
13:17, 05/19/2019

Trump decision on China tariffs depends on Xi meeting: U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on whether to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods is contingent on the outcome of his meeting this weekend with Chinese President Xi Jinping, for which no preconditions have been agreed, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he sat down for an interview with Fox News across from...
12:34, 08/15/2019

Trump applauds Barr’s decision to scrutinize Russia probe President Trump on Tuesday said he was in the dark about his attorney general’s appointment of a federal prosecutor to scrutinize the origins of the Justice Department’s Russia probe — but that he welcomed the news. “I didn’t ask him to do that. I didn’t know it. I saw it last night, and they want.....
22:34, 05/14/2019

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’US vice-president Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on their flagpoles during LBGTQ pride month. Related...
15:34, 06/11/2019

Trump’s bizarre tweets and comments about his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed that he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that question asked earlier?...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Trump elevates Poland at the expense of Germany with troop decision Trump said he was not worried about the erosion of democracy in Poland, saying he is confident that Polish President Andrzej Duda understands that his country’s economic success is linked to its democratic standing....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Trump sees Mideast peace. Others see a ‘racist, colonial mentality.’ Next week the administration will hold an event aimed wooing West Bank development projects, but the Palestinian political and business communities have rejected it outright....
17:34, 06/19/2019

Trump cites Ramadan as time of ‘hope, tolerance and peace’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is celebrating the month of Ramadan as a time when people join forces in “pursuit of hope, tolerance and peace.” Trump is holding an iftar dinner for ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps representing Muslim-majority nations. The iftar d...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza....
21:34, 06/22/2019

Trump's Mideast peace envoy set to leave office Trump's special envoy for Middle East peace, Jason Greenblatt, is leaving the administration. He had been leading the effort to devise the oft-delayed peace plan, and his departure casts further doubt on the proposal's future. (Sept. 5)        ...
23:34, 09/05/2019

In Pursuit of Peace, Trump Generates Rare Friction With Netanyahu The pushback on Israel suggests that the White House is recalibrating its approach to Israel and the Palestinians as it wrestles with when, and how, to put a peace proposal on the table....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be “tempted” by money at the expense of the Palestinian question...
13:00, 06/23/2019

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project....
15:51, 06/21/2019

Saudi paper urges Palestinians to consider Trump peace plan The editor-in-chief of a Saudi newspaper is urging Palestinians to keep an open mind toward a Mideast plan being devised by President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner....
14:34, 05/15/2019

President Trump Announces He Canceled a Secret Meeting with Taliban, Afghan Officials at Camp David (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including an American soldier, and has called off peace negotiations with the insurgent g...
17:34, 09/08/2019

Trump and Putin Joke About 'Getting Rid of Journalists' on Anniversary of Capital Gazette Shooting At the G20 Summit in Osaka, United States President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a nice hearty chuckle about ridding their countries of journalists. This happened to came on the one-year anniversary of the Capital Gazette shooting in Maryland, in which five journalists died...
03:00, 06/29/2019

U.S. issues new sanctions against Iran on anniversary of Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear deal The sanctions targeting metal exports came hours after Iran’s president said the country will pull back from some of its commitments in the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Trump joins world leaders, veterans to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day President Trump was among the world leaders who gathered on the southern coast of England Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The president, as well as other leaders of wartime Allies, gave a standing ovation to more than 300 veterans who fought that day as they took the center s...
13:51, 06/05/2019

President Trump Joins World Leaders to Honor Veterans on D-Day Anniversary (PORTSMOUTH, England) — World leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. But the stars of the show were the elderly veterans of that campaign who said they were surprised by all the attenti...
14:34, 06/05/2019

Vladimir Putin Invites Donald Trump To Mark 75th War Anniversary President Vladimir Putin on Friday invited Donald Trump to Russia in May to mark the 75th anniversary of the victory over Adolf Hitler, according to top foreign policy advisor Yury Ushakov....
22:51, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump, leaders honor Allied victory on D-Day 75th anniversary Seventy-five years after 150,000 Allied troops descended upon Normandy beaches to liberate German-occupied France, World War II veterans, heads of state and history buffs gathered Thursday to commemorate the victory....
17:17, 06/06/2019

Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision: sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Trump blasts Kentucky Derby decision to disqualify Maximum Security ​President Trump on Sunday blamed “political correctness​” for ​a controversial decision ​at the Kentucky Derby that led to the disqualification of the apparent winner in favor of a 65-to-1 long shot. ​”​The Kentuky Derby decision was not a good one. It was a rough and tumble race ...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Trump blasts decision to let aide accompany Mueller to testimony: 'VERY UNFAIR' President Trump on Tuesday blasted the House Judiciary Committee's decision to let former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s top aide on the Russia investigation accompany him during his testimony before House lawmakers on Wednesday....
07:17, 07/24/2019

Health groups appeal decision on Trump administration Obamacare alternatives Seven medical groups have appealed a decision that let the Trump administration offer less costly and less robust medical coverage as an alternative to Obamacare....
21:51, 07/29/2019

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Thom Tillis: President Trump’s Mexico tariff threat is the right decision President Trump has to use every device at his disposal -- including tariffs -- when it comes to the immigration crisis on the southern border, Senate Judiciary Committee member Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said Tuesday....
01:17, 06/05/2019

Liberal U.S. House Democrat urges Trump impeachment decision by year-end A leading progressive voice in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Thursday for intensifying the probe into President Donald Trump's behavior in office with the goal of determining whether to impeach him by year's end....
01:17, 08/30/2019

Trump expected to delay auto tariffs decision by up to six months: officials U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to delay a decision on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, three Trump administration officials told Reuters, , avoiding opening yet another front in his global trade battles....
22:00, 05/15/2019

President Donald Trump Delays Decision On Auto Tariffs For Up To 6 Months President Donald Trump on Friday announced a six-month delay in imposing steep tariffs on auto imports, seeking to pressure Europe and Japan into bargaining table concessions on trade....
08:51, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-India plays down Trump decision to remove U.S. trade privileges The Indian government said on Saturday it will continue to seek to build strong economic ties with the United States despite a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to end preferential trade treatment for India from June 5....
13:34, 06/01/2019

Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
00:00, 06/21/2019

Schumer praises Trump's decision to lift tariffs on Canada and Mexico Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised President Trump’s decision to lift tariffs against Mexico and Canada on aluminum and steel, but said there are “still many other issues” that must be resolved before the Democrats will back his proposed new trade deal, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
15:34, 05/18/2019

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Trump needs to make peace with China and get a cut in interest rates | Larry Elliott US president’s target has tended to be Beijing but his focus is likely to turn more to the Federal ReserveStock markets around the world are sending a message to Donald Trump: end your trade war with China or face the nightmare scenario of running for a second term in the White House with the econom...
16:34, 05/29/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother to Donald Trump: Let's talk about your peace plan The White House will soon unveil its Middle East peace plan. A 90-year-old grandmother to Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she'd welcome President Trump to talk about it.        ...
16:51, 09/21/2019

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in......
07:51, 06/23/2019

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous," his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday....
19:51, 07/23/2019

Trump, Kim Jong Un To "Shake Hands For Peace" Today, Says South Korea US President Donald Trump said he was looking forward to his meeting Sunday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean peninsula....
07:00, 06/30/2019

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace possible only with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital....
20:34, 05/29/2019

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
15:17, 06/30/2019

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the rogue nation for an assault on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
00:17, 06/16/2019

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians....
12:17, 06/14/2019

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, taking aim at what he called “the constant drumbeat of tired rhetoric that is designed to prevent progress and bypass direct negotiati...
07:17, 07/24/2019

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fiscal investment in exchange for a cease-fire....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willing to engage with him, but Abbas was cool to the gesture....
00:17, 07/04/2019

Dennis Rodman, who hangs with Trump and Kim, says Korea peace deal 'could still work' Former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman, one of a handful of Westerners to have met North Korean head of state Kim Jong Un, and a friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Monday he thought the two leaders could work out a deal....
07:17, 09/10/2019

Trump Peace Plan Wins Praise from Israelis, Rejection from Palestinians The Trump administration has delayed plans to roll out the political portion of its plan, which will be necessary to implement the economic part, until after Israeli elections in September....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
21:17, 05/19/2019

Trudeau calls out NDP for criticizing CETA deal "You have to ask the question of people like the NDP in Canada: If you don't think that we should have a free trade deal with Europe — as progressive, positive and aligned as they are — then with whom would the NDP want to sign a trade deal?" Trudeau asked....
01:51, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump, Queen Elizabeth join Allied leaders to mark D-Day anniversary President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
17:51, 06/05/2019

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott legislature's 400th anniversary celebration if Trump attends Virginia Democratic lawmakers said Friday they will boycott an upcoming ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America if President Trump attends, urging organizers to "Send Him Back." ...
01:51, 07/21/2019

State records reveal extent of botched abortions, as GOP reps push ‘born-alive’ protection law At least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions across three states since 2016, according to state health data that offers a glimpse into the extent of an issue that lawmakers have fiercely debated in recent months....
16:51, 08/19/2019

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
19:00, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
02:51, 06/21/2019

Trump appeals judge's decision upholding Dems' subpoena for financial records The move, which was expected, has set up an early legal test of the president's strategy of fighting off congressional oversight by rejecting the legitimacy of subpoenas he argues are motivated by politics....
16:51, 05/21/2019

Trump weighs pardons for servicemembers accused of war crimes, as families await decision President Trump is considering potential pardons for military members and contractors accused of war crimes as Memorial Day approaches -- deliberations that have prompted warnings from critics that the move could undermine the rule of law but also raised the hopes of their families who say the servi...
20:51, 05/24/2019

Supreme court decision to let Trump deny asylum reverses years of US policy Justices’ order reverses a lower court ruling that blocked the restrictions in some statesThe supreme court ruled on Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce nationwide restrictions that would prevent most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US.The administration ann...
07:34, 09/12/2019

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps for killing wildlife.The traps, which are known as M...
02:00, 08/16/2019

CORRECTED-Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
02:51, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
04:17, 08/18/2019

Trump administration touts Mideast peace plan at Kushner’s Bahrain ‘workshop’ The Peace to Prosperity Workshop begins in Bahrain with a vision for $50 billion in investment but scant political proposals for an Israeli-Palestinian settlement....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
14:17, 06/30/2019

Trump's 'deal of the century' hasn't a hope of bringing peace | Yehuda Shaul Nothing short of ending ending legal discrimination will make a difference to Israel and PalestineHere in Jerusalem, we await publication of Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, which is expected to be released in the coming weeks. The US president has promised it will bring an end to a century-lon...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Afghanistan peace process might take years just to begin, Trump administration auditor warns The administration's top Afghanistan auditor threw cold water on President Trump’s plan to broker peace and quickly withdraw American troops from the country, saying that the process might not even begin for years....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has yet to be unveiled to the public. A White House official said Tuesday that Kushner, along with President Trump’s special envoy for international...
00:34, 05/29/2019

Top Trump diplomat shares plans for future peace accords between Israelis, Palestinians Jason Greenblatt spent 20 years as the top real estate lawyer for New York developer Donald Trump. He worked on numerous deals from his office in the gleaming Trump Tower on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue....
03:17, 07/29/2019

Trump is 'very fond' of Palestinian President Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner U.S. President Donald Trump is "very fond" of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and is willing to engage him on the U.S. peace proposal at the right time, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed such deal....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the Middle East....
20:00, 05/31/2019

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism by many experts that it’s was a just made-for-TV moment that lacked any substance. During the...
13:17, 07/02/2019

Trump praises Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap as ‘first giant step to peace’ President Trump tweeted praise to Russia and Ukraine for Saturday’s prisoner swap that could herald an easing of tensions between the neighboring nations. “Perhaps a first giant step to peace,” Trump posted. “Congratulations to both countries!” Each country released 35 detainees in the exchange, the...
22:00, 09/07/2019

Long line of Israeli-Palestinian peace bids precede Trump push The United States is holding an economic conference in Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday to encourage investment in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip....
10:51, 06/25/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
05:51, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump’s ‘peace agreement’ is a betrayal of Afghanistan and its people | Simon Tisdall This cut-and-run policy will leave the country trapped in a conflict with the Taliban and fail the casualties of warIf Donald Trump has his way a “peace agreement” in Afghanistan will be finalised in the coming days. It’s a sure bet the US president will claim noisy, personal credit for ending one o...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top advisers on the issue....
02:51, 07/09/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for international negotiations, gave some clues this week of what to expect....
22:51, 05/11/2019

Exclusive: Trump's 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace built on big-money projects The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and do...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
16:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s official state news agency released a statement that said Biden was “an imbecile bereft of el...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. But that wasn’t all he posted....
18:51, 07/17/2019

Criticizing populism, Britain's May has Brexit advice for successor Prime Minister Theresa May launched a broadside against populism on Wednesday, using a valedictory speech to encourage her successor to embrace compromise to secure Britain's exit from the European Union....
21:17, 07/17/2019

President Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is marking the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts. The group includes Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong. They are being briefed ...
20:17, 07/19/2019

Trump’s Presence at Virginia Event Marking Key Jamestown Anniversary’s No Present; Many Boycott, Protest An event to mark the 400th anniversary of the legislative start of Jamestown, Va.—the English colonial settlement that saw the first captive Africans arrive to these shores—was boycotted by much of the state’s black caucus, as well as other Democrats, and openly protested by another, due to the pres...
09:51, 07/31/2019

Trump’s Presence at Virginia Event Marking Jamestown Anniversary Brings Boycott, Protest An event to mark the 400th anniversary of the legislative start of Jamestown, Va.,—the English colonial settlement that saw the first captive Africans arrive on these shores—was boycotted by much of the state’s black caucus, as well as other Democrats, and openly protested by another, due to the pre...
07:51, 08/01/2019

World leaders including President Trump gather to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day landings President Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders are gathering Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, honoring the Allied forces who risked and gave their lives in the invasion that helped liberate Europe from Nazi Germa...
15:17, 06/05/2019

‘I Cannot Tell a Lie’: Decision to Paint Over George Washington Mural Raises Dem Fears of a Campaign Gift to Trump Controversy is roiling Democratic circles in San Francisco over a controversial decision by the city’s school board to paint over an early-20th-century mural that depicts George Washington as a slave owner as well as a military commander who oversaw the decimation of Native Americans....
04:34, 07/23/2019

Trump Throws Temper Tantrum Over Supreme Court Decision, Threatens to Delay Census On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration could not currently go forward with its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Trump’s solution to this particular defeat is to suggest delaying the Census, and no CONSTITUTION will stand in his WAY....
23:17, 06/27/2019

Trump officials defend decision to send FEMA funds to ICE ahead of Hurricane Dorian (NBC News) — Trump administration officials said Sunday that transferring $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund to Immigration and Customs Enforcement won’t affect the federal government’s ability to respond to Hurricane Dorian, a ma...
09:34, 09/02/2019

CNN host Don Lemon takes Jemele Hill inside his decision to call Trump ‘racist’ on air CNN anchor Don Lemon and former ESPN personality Jemele Hill both think President Trump is racist, so they got together to dish on the decision to call the president “a racist” live on CNN....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Rashida Tlaib's grandmother responds to Trump mocking decision not to visit Israel: 'May God ruin him' Muftia Tlaib, the 99-year-old grandmother of Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., had some strong words for President Trump after he claimed the elder Tlaib was a "winner" because her granddaughter decided not to visit her in Israel....
00:17, 08/18/2019

Thune says Trump’s choice of Moore for Fed Board ‘is in trouble,’ expects decision on nomination this week Republican senators said the White House is aware Moore lacks the votes for Senate confirmation, and they expect either him to withdraw or the White House to cancel his pending nomination....
01:17, 05/02/2019

Julian Castro attacks Trump while defending brother's decision to publish donor names Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) Julian Castro defended his brother's controversial decision to publish the names of some President Trump donors, arguing it was important for people to know about businesses in San Antonio that donated to the president....
05:17, 08/10/2019

The official in charge of Trump's Middle East peace plan is leaving the White House Jason Greenblatt, the official in charge of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, is departing the White House, Trump announced Thursday....
22:34, 09/05/2019

Jason Greenblatt, a Designer of Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan, Is Leaving the Administration The administration’s plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not been released, raising new questions about what President Trump has called the “ultimate deal.”...
18:17, 09/05/2019

Trump reveals, pulls plug on ‘secret’ Afghanistan peace summit at Camp David President Trump on Saturday revealed a previously secret plan for a Camp David summit with the Taliban and Afghan leaders — but said he called it off in the wake of Thursday’s suicide attack in Kabul. “The major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going to secretly me...
03:17, 09/08/2019

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday....
19:17, 05/28/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widely anticipated peace plan for the Israelis and the ...
07:17, 05/26/2019

D-Day 75th Anniversary: key events and commemorations that mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy On June 6, 1944 – forever to be known as D-Day – Allied forces attacked the Nazi-occupied French coast in what became the largest seaborne military invasion in history to liberate Europe from the Nazis....
14:00, 06/03/2019

Biden says it was 'mistake' to not cite sources Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is acknowledging that his campaign made a mistake when it failed to cite sources of parts of his climate policy plan that faced accusations of plagiarism shortly after it was released. (June 5)        ...
02:34, 06/06/2019

Sarasin cuts Shell stake, criticizing its climate strategy London-based asset manager Sarasin & Partners has sold nearly 20% of its holdings in Royal Dutch Shell, saying the oil and gas company's spending plans are out of synch with international targets to battle climate change....
17:17, 07/09/2019

Another Democrat joins AOC in criticizing border patrol agents: 'We were disrespected' Rep. Norma Torres, D-Calif, said she felt unsafe during her visit to a southern border detention facility on "New Day" Tuesday and claimed she was disrespected by the agents on duty. ...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Journalist found dead in Mexico after criticizing local authorities A Mexican journalist was found dead with stab wounds on Saturday, authorities said, adding to a growing list of reporter deaths in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for the press. The state of Mexico prosecutor said it was investigating the cause of death of Nevith N., 42, whose body...
15:34, 08/25/2019

Behar warns Julian Castro against criticizing old people: 'We will turn on you' "The View" hosts had some biting criticism for former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro after he seemed to take a shot at former Vice President Joe Biden's memory....
00:00, 09/14/2019

"Professional Pessimists": PM Modi Slams Those Criticizing Budget 2019 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today explained the Union Budget to BJP workers in his constituency Varanasi and called those criticizing his government's vision of a 5 trillion dollar economy as......
12:00, 07/06/2019

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech. Pyongyang’s offi...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Britain joins Germany in criticizing Macron's Mercosur threat Britain joined Germany on Saturday in criticizing French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur group of southern American countries to pressure Brazil on Amazon forest fires....
21:34, 08/24/2019

D-Day 75th anniversary 2019 LIVE: The Queen, Donald Trump and other world leaders join commemorations The Queen has been joined by US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and other world leaders to honour the 75th anniversay of the D-Day landings....
13:17, 06/05/2019

Dem witness John Dean obstructed Cohen hearing, created 'cottage industry' over Watergate comparisons, GOP reps allege House Republicans on Monday lined up to hammer John Dean, the Democrats' star witness at Monday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, saying the former Nixon White House counsel deliberately obstructed their questioning of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen earlier this year, and pointing out he has a...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy resigns amid Kushner's stalling peace plan – live US president says Jason Greenblatt will be leaving to pursue work in the private sector after three years in administrationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.34pm BST A federal grand jury has indicted a 43-year-old Houston man for possession of a bump stock. 11.04pm BST Donald...
01:00, 09/06/2019

Russia, Ukraine release 70 in major prisoner exchange, Trump calls it a 'first giant step to peace' A trade of some of the highest-profile prisoners caught up in a bitter standoff between Ukraine and Russia were released Saturday during a major prisoner exchange....
07:00, 09/08/2019

Lara Spencer apologizes for criticizing Prince George's ballet lessons "Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer has apologized after she was accused of making a sexist and stereotypical comment about one of Prince George's favorite pastimes....
06:00, 08/24/2019

Kyle Busch dodges fine for criticizing NASCAR rules package CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch says he was not surprised he dodged a fine from NASCAR for ranting about its rules package. Busch minced no words in criticizing the 2019 package after Monday’s rain-postponed race in Delaware. His comments in years past likely would have drawn a hefty fine, b...
21:17, 05/08/2019

ESPN's Ryan Clark flips out on Paul Finebaum for criticizing Cam Newton during 'Get Up' ESPN commentator Paul Finebaum declared Cam Newton done. That set off Ryan Clark, who used Finebaum's praise of Eli Manning against him.       ...
11:17, 09/19/2019

Hot dog champion Joey Chestnut blasts sportswriter for criticizing competitive eating Joey Chestnut defended competitive eating after sportswriter Peter King labeled the events as "disgusting."       ...
04:00, 07/05/2019

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr late last month, marked the end of a 16-year hiat...
21:34, 08/14/2019

David Ortiz backs Red Sox manager Alex Cora's decision to skip White House, criticizes Trump Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz backed the team’s current manager Alex Cora for his decision to skip President Trump’s White House ceremony to celebrate the 2018 World Series team....
18:51, 05/10/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's deadline. ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the plan to date....
10:17, 06/03/2019

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
00:17, 08/01/2019

I'm not sure a Spice Girls invite is what Theresa May really, really wants Geri and the gang do insist on weaving themselves into history – but is the world ready for Stoic Spice?A mixed week for Theresa May. On the one hand: she gave a speech on synthetic changes to her withdrawal agreement bill, the sequencing of which before the European elections is best described as “...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Use Your Destination Wedding as a Way to Invite People Who Won't Come If you feel obligated to invite a bunch of people to your wedding while secretly hoping the majority of them send their regrets, the destination wedding is the way to go....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Sinclair Weatherman Allegedly Fired After Criticizing Bullshit Storm Code Policy Less than a week after an Illinois meteorologist working at a Sinclair Broadcast Group station criticized a corporate policy on-air, a job was listed for a replacement weatherperson, leaving viewers to speculate that the meteorologist was fired for admonishing the group’s “code red” severe weather ...
00:34, 06/13/2019

People are criticizing Kylie Jenner's walnut face scrub before it's even been released. Here's what dermatologists have to say about it. James Devaney / Getty Kylie Jenner recently announced the release of a new walnut face scrub, but some people aren't happy. She said the scrub is really gentle, but many aren't convinced because walnut scrubs can be damaging to the skin. So people have been reacting negatively to the launch on Twi...
01:00, 05/20/2019

K-pop's BTS gets coveted Recording Academy membership invite Korean pop sensation BTS have been invited to join the Recording Academy as part of a drive to diversify the group that chooses the annual Grammy Awards....
06:00, 06/07/2019

20,000 BJP Workers Get Party Invite For PM Modi's "Grand Welcome" The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party headquarters in Delhi this evening. The large......
05:34, 05/23/2019

Can Someone Please Give Jason Whitlock a Hug or Invite Him to Brunch or Something? Sentient Stacy Adams shoebox Jason Whitlock is trending again today, for the same reason that his name always appears on my timeline when it does. A popular black athlete said or did something moderately cool, and this act offended Whitlock’s sensibilities enough for him cast judgment on said athlet...
01:51, 07/31/2019

Opinion: Height of privilege? Criticizing the Chicago Cubs' decisions on fan, Addison Russell Some fans howled at Cubs' decision to ban fan for racist gesture, believing he rather than Doug Glanville, should get benefit of the doubt        ...
00:34, 05/10/2019

Kyle Busch dodges fine for criticizing NASCAR rules package after Dover race Busch's expletive-riddled assessment after Monday's rain-postponed race in Delaware in years past likely would have drawn a hefty fine.        ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Rapinoe, USWNT accept Capitol Hill invite US women’s soccer all-star Megan Rapinoe confirmed on Tuesday that she’s accepted an invitation for her World Cup-winning team to visit Congress. Rapinoe shared the news on CNN, saying the invites came from a number of elected officials, including Democrats Sen. Chuck Schumer, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio...
06:00, 07/10/2019

After BJP Snub Over Ministry Berths, Nitish Kumar Gets An Invite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's rift with the BJP over cabinet berths has been interpreted as an opportunity by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal. The party, which failed to open account in the......
20:34, 06/03/2019

AP source: Big East votes to invite UConn to rejoin A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation says the presidents of schools in the Big East have voted to invite UConn to rejoin the conference for basketball and other sports       ...
01:17, 06/25/2019