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Trump seeks ‘reset’ with Islamic world amid political tumult at home

RIYADH - U.S. President Donald Trump, struggling to shake a brewing scandal at home, attempted a reset on Sunday with the Islamic world after...

Under siege in Washington, Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

Under political fire at home, US President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday on his maiden foreign trip as he struggled to shift attention from the aftermath of his firing of the director of the FBI.
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Trump’s trade rep brings ‘America First’ policy to Asia-Pacific summit

HANOI - U.S. President Donald Trump's new trade representative held his first face-to-face meetings with some key partners on Saturday as the United States...

Chelsea Manning shares first picture of herself since release

Chelsea Manning, the transgender US Army soldier responsible for a massive leak of classified material, shared a photo of herself for the first time since she was released from prison.

Japan scrambles jets over China drone flight near disputed islets

Japan scrambled fighter jets on Thursday after four Chinese coastguard vessels entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed East China Sea islets and a drone-like object flew near one ship, Japan said.

Chinese jets in ‘unprofessional’ intercept over East China Sea – US Air Force

(UPDATE - 1:54 p.m.) Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.
Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript.

WATCH | File protest over Chinese rockets on Kagitingan Reef – lawmaker

The government should, “at the very least,” file a diplomatic protest over China’s installation of rocket launchers on disputed Fiery Cross Reef, also called Kagitingan Reef by Manila, a lawmaker said Wednesday.

Former FBI chief Mueller appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

The US Justice Department on Wednesday named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election and possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow.

Former US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in bribery scandal

A former US Navy admiral at the center of a massive bribery scandal was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 months in prison for choosing "karaoke over character," US prosecutors said.

Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn – source

US President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end the agency's investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, according to a source who has seen a memo written by Comey.

Chelsea Manning leaves prison to a US more accepting of transgender identity

Chelsea Manning, the US Army soldier responsible for a massive leak of classified material, will walk out of prison on Wednesday after seven years to find a country that has grown more accepting of her transgender identity but less enamored with the cause that led to her incarceration.

‘ANY TIME, ANY PLACE’ | Defiant North Korea vows more missile launches

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a mid- to-long-range missile test and would continue such launches "any time, any place," defying UN Security Council resolutions and warnings from the United States.