National security adviser John Bolton extended the invitation, for which “discussions are already underway,” the White House said. But Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats was clearly surprised when he was told about the news.
The effort is designed to foil covert operations such as the one Russia undertook in 2016 to disrupt the presidential election.
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The British prime minister is set to denounce the “backstop” that was supposed to support peace in Northern Ireland.
House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he generally does not believe in having public clashes with the president. (Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock)
House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he generally does not believe in having public clashes with the president. (Epa-Efe/Rex/Shutterstock)
The House speaker hasn’t made concrete progress on his key legislative priorities and has shied away from publicly confronting President Trump. Instead, Ryan has been spending his final months in office trying to help Republicans keep their majority.
Intense winds and thunderstorms caused the duck boat carrying at least 31 people to capsize and sink in Table Rock Lake in the popular Ozark mountains of southwest Missouri. Officials said at least five people are still missing.
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Elvia Ottniel with three of her children — Meily, 4, Andy, 7, and Dilan, 1 — in their kitchen in Las Nueces, Guatemala. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
Elvia Ottniel with three of her children — Meily, 4, Andy, 7, and Dilan, 1 — in their kitchen in Las Nueces, Guatemala. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
José Ottoniel in the front yard of his house in Las Nueces. Behind him are his wife, Elvia, and his son Dilan, 1. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
José Ottoniel in the front yard of his house in Las Nueces. Behind him are his wife, Elvia, and his son Dilan, 1. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
José Ottoniel and his son Dilan at their house. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
José Ottoniel and his son Dilan at their house. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
José Ottoniel was deported to Guatemala in June. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
José Ottoniel was deported to Guatemala in June. (Daniele Volpe for The Post)
While the U.S. government scrambles to reunify migrant families separated at the border, some parents think the best option might be the thing they most dread — remaining apart.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) told a local news station that he has plenty of questions about the 2016 hack of the Democratic National Committee, and that it might have been an “inside job,” followed by a years-long coverup.
WhatsApp is limiting message forwarding in India, where two dozen people have been killed this year in violent mobs fueled by rumors spread on the global messaging platform.
William Nguyen, a 32-year old Houston native of Vietnamese descent, was arrested by plainclothes police last month during protests in Ho Chi Minh City against a proposed law on special economic zones that many fear would benefit Chinese investors.
Stewart said in a statement that “the fake news media will stop at nothing to destroy Republicans.” A spokeswoman for the Times said a houseguest answered the door and the journalist left a note without entering the premises.
The storm towered to an incredible 55,000 feet as it swept into Marshalltown, about 50 miles northeast of Des Moines, causing “catastrophic damage.”
A group traverses the rapids at a $45.2 million white-water rafting and kayaking center that was paid for by a 1-cent sales tax increase in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
A group traverses the rapids at a $45.2 million white-water rafting and kayaking center that was paid for by a 1-cent sales tax increase in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett in downtown Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett in downtown Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
The Devon Boathouse, along the Oklahoma River, was renovated using tax funds in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
The Devon Boathouse, along the Oklahoma River, was renovated using tax funds in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Cyclists ride on a tax-financed bike path along the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Cyclists ride on a tax-financed bike path along the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
A multistory ropes course and slide is a feature in the Riversport District along the Oklahoma River that was renovated using funds from a 1-cent sales tax increase. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
A multistory ropes course and slide is a feature in the Riversport District along the Oklahoma River that was renovated using funds from a 1-cent sales tax increase. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
In his campaign for governor, former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett is being helped by voters who have changed their views on some tax hikes. “The whole city has been transformed,” said one resident, who lauded the public projects paid for by taxpayers.
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