The American delegation in Poland was put in an awkward position as career bureaucrats sought to advance the Trump administration’s coal-friendly agenda while the State Department tried to offer constructive contributions to the Paris agreement that the president loathes. Whichever American presence prevails could decide the summit’s success.
The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished.
YouTube has become a convenient online library for racists, anti-Semites and proponents of other extremist ideas.
Russia’s U.N. ambassador, Vasily Nebenzya, at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council during which Britain announced its findings in the Skripal investigation, pointing to two Russian suspects. (Getty Images)
Russia’s U.N. ambassador, Vasily Nebenzya, at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council during which Britain announced its findings in the Skripal investigation, pointing to two Russian suspects. (Getty Images)
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Sen. Bob Corker said that the measure, while nonbinding, would still send a strong statement that despite President Trump’s denials, they hold Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
Meng Wanzhou’s arrest has roiled markets and is at risk of devolving into a broader political dispute.
All five missing Marines have been declared dead, bringing the death toll from from the collision between a fighter jet and a refueling plane to six.
The retiring Utah Republican became the latest lawmaker to defend the president in the wake of a new legal filing directly implicating him in efforts to buy women’s silence.
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To many watchers in Europe, Britain’s push for Brexit looks like a self-inflicted wound.
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