Category: POLITICS

Chemical weapons inspectors reach Syrian town

International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reported Tuesday, after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities.   The fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is investigating reports

Trump to host Macron for first state visit on April 24

Trump to host Macron for first state visit on April 24 WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has set the date for the first state visit of President Donald Trump’s administration. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump will be hosting French President Emmanuel Macron (eh-mahn-yoo-EHL’ mah-KROHN’) on April 24. Trump was the first U.S. president

FBI in public fight with Trump over releasing Russia memo

FBI in public fight with Trump over releasing Russia memo   WASHINGTON (AP) — As a public clash between President Donald Trump and the FBI simmered, the White House said Thursday a separate dispute with House Democrats over edits made to a classified memo on the Russia investigation won’t affect the timeline of a national

Schiff says Russia memo doesn’t vindicate Trump

Schiff says Russia memo doesn’t vindicate Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. (all times local): 9:31 a.m. Rep. Adam Schiff, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, says there is nothing in a classified Republican memo on the Russia investigation that vindicates President

Tillerson seeks to show ‘America First’ isn’t America alone

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As President Donald Trump declared that “America First does not mean America alone” at a global economic forum in Switzerland, his top diplomat was on a European trip of his own, trying to convince skeptical allies that the oft-repeated phrase is more than just lip service. Yet a year into Trump’s