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19 October, 2017 1:41 AM Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides China

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Wednesday for the U.S. and India to expand strategic ties. He also pointedly criticized China, which he accused of challenging international norms needed for global stability. Tillerson’s remarks on relations between the world’s two largest democracies, ahead of his first trip to South Asia as secretary 28

17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 12

10 October, 2017 8:54 PM Senator Bob Corker Takes On Trump

Senate Republicans, where is your moral courage? Where is your commitment to your constituents to keep us safe from harm — this time inflicted by an erratic, lying, threatening, incompetent Donald Trump? When will your voices be heard? Senator Bob Corker, under attack from the president and fellow Republicans because he dared to voice his alarm at Mr. Trump’s 40

7 October, 2017 2:58 AM Trump sends lieutenants to Pakistan with tough message

Weeks after Mr. Trump angrily accused Islamabad of providing safe haven to "agents of chaos," Rex Tillerson plans to depart for Pakistan. President Donald Trump will dispatch his top diplomatic and military advisors to Pakistan in the coming weeks, turning up the heat on a nuclear-armed ally accused of harboring terror groups. Weeks after Mr. Trump angrily 10

4 October, 2017 3:36 PM Rex Tillerson refutes report that he was on verge of resigning over the summer

No, he isn't: "I have never considered leaving this post," Tillerson said. In abruptly scheduled remarks, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday refuted a report that said he had been on the verge of resigning from his Cabinet post over the summer. "I have never considered leaving this post," Tillerson said about what he called an "erroneously" 5

30 September, 2017 3:07 PM Puerto Rico Crisis: San Juan Mayor Pleads for Federal Aid, Trump Hits Back

The mayor of Puerto Rico's largest city earned a rebuke from President Donald Trump on Saturday after pleading for more federal assistance in the wake of Hurricane Maria. "We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy," San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said Friday at a news conference. She highlighted donations from companies 61

27 September, 2017 3:15 AM Firebrand jurist Moore wins GOP primary runoff in Alabama

Firebrand jurist Roy Moore clinched victory over Senator Luther Strange to take the GOP nomination for the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Moore will face Democrat Doug Jones in a December 12 special election. MONTGOMERY, Alabama: Firebrand jurist Roy Moore won the Alabama Republican primary runoff for US Senate on Tuesday, defeating 138

26 September, 2017 3:03 AM Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims

UNITED NATIONS: Myanmar's U.N. ambassador insisted Monday that there is no "ethnic cleansing" or genocide taking place against Muslims and objected "in the strongest terms" to countries that used those words to describe the situation in Rakhine State. Hau Do Suan used his "right of reply" at the end of the six-day gathering of world leaders at the General 33

20 September, 2017 2:41 AM Trump's fiery UN address redefines US role in the world

It was described by one observer as a "42-minute tweetstorm" and by another as president George W. Bush's "'axis of evil' speech on steroids." But in most respects, Trump's first stint before the green marble rostrum was everything you might expect from the truculent, norm-shattering businessman-turned-politician. It was decidedly not what anyone would 52

19 August, 2017 5:34 AM Trump dumps controversial chief strategist Bannon in latest upheaval

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Friday fired chief strategist Stephen Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing the far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his anti-globalization and pro-nationalist agenda. Before the latest shakeup, Bannon, known for far-right political views, had fought with more moderate 76