Recent News Headlines : Washington - United States

AFTER MONTHS OF HYPE, NORTHWEST BRACES FOR SOLAR ECLIPSE


Forty percent of Oregon-bound eclipse watchers are expected to be in place by Monday, but a recent Transportation Department survey reveals cause for concern... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 0

AMID TRUMP BACKLASH, HIS U.N. ENVOY SAYS STAND UP, ISOLATE HATE


Haley, a former governor of South Carolina, said the horrible acts seen in Charlottesville took me back to sad days dealing with the Charleston tragedy in 2015... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 916

BANNON EXIT WON'T END WHITE HOUSE CHAOS THAT COMES FROM THE TOP


To his own detriment, the president resisted an unequivocal condemnation of white supremacists for the violence in Charlottesville, a position cheered on by Bannon... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 217

UNILATERAL PROBE OF CHINA'S TRADE COULD HURT BOTH WASHINGTON, BEIJING[1]


But the United States has rarely used the outdated trade tool since the World Trade Organization came into being in 1995... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 0

BANNON'S SELF-DECLARED WAR IS OVER


The war is over for former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon... READ MORE

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BANNON DEPARTURE TIPS TRADE SCALES IN FAVOR OF WHITE HOUSE 'GLOBALISTS'


The departure Friday of Steve Bannon, the White House's top economic nationalist, will likely tip the trade policy scales in favor of the Trump administrat... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 0

AFTER TRAGEDIES, TRUMP STRUGGLES WITH THE ROLE OF CONSOLER IN CHIEF


The White House isn't saying whether Trump plans to travel to Charlottesville at any point... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 0

TRUMP STUDYING OPTIONS FOR NEW APPROACH TO AFGHAN WAR


President Donald Trump is studying and considering his options for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White House said... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 0

ANALYSIS | SPAIN'S CATALONIA HAS LONG BEEN A TOURIST MAGNET -- AND A TERRORISM HOTSPOT


Spain attacks Terror in Las Ramblas and Cambrils came as no surprise... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 84

WHITE HOUSE CHIEF STRATEGIST BANNON STEPS DOWN


The White House said Friday Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon will leave his job... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 0

STEVE BANNON, INNOVATOR IN WEAPONIZED NEWS, IS HOIST BY HIS OWN PETARD


There remain in the White House other Bannon allies with lines to Breitbart... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 256

WHAT WERE EX-TRUMP ADVISER BANNON'S POLICY WINS AND LOSSES?


Bannon was a top Trump administration critic of the international Paris Climate Agreement, along with Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 184

AFTER FIRING, BANNON RETURNS TO HIS 'KILLING MACHINE'


With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump's White House from outside than he was within... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 645

BANNON DEPARTURE TIPS TRADE SCALES IN FAVOR OF WHITE HOUSE 'GLOBALISTS'


Many of Trump's views on trade pre-dated Bannon's arrival on his campaign in any case... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 188

U.S. FORMALLY LAUNCHES PROBE OF CHINA'S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PRACTICES


The probe is the administration's first direct measure against Chinese trade practices, which the White House and U.S. business groups say are bruising American industry... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 390

BARCELONA AND CAMBRILS ATTACKS: WHY WAS SPAIN TARGETED BY TERRORISTS?


Rajoy will be mindful of the electoral disaster that engulfed his ruling conservative People's party PP after the Madrid attacks... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 633

SOOTHING THE NATION? TRUMP STRUGGLES LIKE NO OTHER PRESIDENT


A divisive figure who shares Trump's America first instincts, Bannon lost his job on Friday... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 8

STRATEGIST STEVE BANNON LEAVES TRUMP'S TURBULENT WHITE HOUSE


WASHINGTON AP -- Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1234

STEPHEN BANNON'S SOFTER SIDE EMERGES AS HE CONTRADICTS DONALD TRUMP


Bannon has told colleagues that he believes China is manipulating the United States by stringing it along on North Korea... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 49

OFFICIALS: STATE DEPARTMENT SUFFERS WORLDWIDE EMAIL OUTAGE


WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials say the State Department has suffered a worldwide email outage affecting its entire unclassified system... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1792

TRUMP DISTANCES HIMSELF FROM STEVE BANNON AFTER CHARLOTTESVILLE


Trump is distancing himself from chief strategist Stephen Bannon in the wake of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 131

TRUMP SAYS STEVE BANNON 'NOT A RACIST' BUT REMAINS VAGUE ON WHETHER HE'LL KEEP CHIEF STRATEGIST JOB


Trump says Steve Bannon 'not a racist' but remains vague on whether he'll keep chief strategist job... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 0

MAN WITH ASSAULT RIFLE ARRESTED AT TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL IN D.C.


Bryan Moles of Edinboro, Pa., was taken into custody at the downtown hotel, where he was staying as a guest, police said... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 235

1 AMERICAN KILLED, 1 INJURED IN SPAIN ATTACKS


WASHINGTON AP -- The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 0

STATE DEPARTMENT EMAIL RESTORED AFTER WORLDWIDE OUTAGE


WASHINGTON AP -- State Department email service has been restored after a nearly 12-hour worldwide outage hit its entire unclassified system... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 7

NORTH KOREA CALLS PLANNED U.S.-SOUTH KOREA MILITARY EXERCISE A 'CATASTROPHE'


Mass dances are usually held to mark important dates and national holidays in the North Korean capital... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 31

PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD ADVISOR SAYS SYRIA WAR NEARING ITS END


Washington also has a garrison in the southeast Syrian desert, near a strategic highway border crossing with Iraq, to train local rebels to battle Islamic State... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 0

ESTIMATES OF NORTH KOREA'S NUCLEAR WEAPONS HARD TO NAIL DOWN


WASHINGTON AP -- The U.S. intelligence agencies' assessments of the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal have a wide gap between high and low estimates... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 0

JULY'S GLOBAL LAND TEMPERATURES WERE THE HOTTEST EVER RECORDED


Land measurements are important because we live on land, said NOAA climate scientist Jake Crouch... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 0

NORTH KOREA: TILLERSON REJECTS BANNON CLAIM THAT MILITARY STRIKE IS OFF TABLE


In an interview with The American Prospect published on Wednesday, Bannon said of North Korea's nuclear threats There is no military solution, forget it... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 374

Trending News Headlines : Washington

IN UKRAINE, A MALWARE EXPERT WHO COULD BLOW THE WHISTLE ON RUSSIAN HACKING


Cyber Berkut released stolen emails that it and Russian state news media said had exposed the real story Hillary Clinton had colluded with Ukraine... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 18292

TALIBAN LETTER TO TRUMP URGES US TO LEAVE AFGHANISTAN


Written in a tone of negotiation, the Taliban asked Trump to study the historical mistakes of his predecessors and to withdraw troops from Afghanistan completely... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 11627

VAN SWERVES INTO CROWDS IN BARCELONA'S POPULAR LAS RAMBLAS DISTRICT; 13 REPORTED DEAD AND SCORES INJURED


The Islamic State later claimed responsibility for the attack, which Spanish authorities were treating as terrorism... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 9013

SOUTH KOREA BLUNTLY WARNS US AGAINST UNILATERAL ATTACK


Analysts expect North Korea to conduct more missile tests after the United States and South Korea begin annual joint military exercises on Monday... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 7072

CHINA TELLS US AND NORTH KOREA TO COOL IT


The annual 10-day military drills antagonizes North Korea, as Pyongyang believes they are preparations for an invasion... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 6402

CHARLOTTESVILLE VIOLENCE: AMERICA - DIMINISHED AND DISMISSED


But this year the reaction in Europe to America felt different... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 5664

PATRIOTS SUPER BOWL COMEBACK ECHOES 2016 RACE


Noting the late comeback, the President congratulated the Patriots and his friend quarterback Tom Brady, tweeting, What an amazing comeback and win by the Patriots... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 5134

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. FORCES TO STAY IN SYRIA FOR DECADES, SAY MILITIA ALLIES


The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has deployed forces at several locations in northern Syria, including an airbase near the town of Kobani... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 4304

ANALYSIS: COMBATIVE TRUMP RETURNS TO FORM WITH DEFENSE OF ALT-RIGHT


Trump changed the subject to slave owners George Washington and Thomas Jefferson... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 4260

TRUMP RETURNS TO BLAMING 'BOTH SIDES' FOR DEADLY VIOLENCE IN VIRGINIA


Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, who attended the Charlottesville rally, applauded the president's performance... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 3916

NORTH KOREA 'FAILS' SOUTH'S MOON AFTER 100 DAYS


Pyongyang's state media denounces South Korean president's 'hypocrisy' over sanctions after first 100 days in office... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 2360

SAUDI, IRAQI LEADERS 'DRAW CLOSER' AFTER SADR MEETING


The reason behind the gathering in Jeddah centred on a shared interest in countering Iranian influence in Iraq, Baghdad-based analyst Ahmed Younis said... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 2331

BARCELONA REELS UNDER COORDINATED ATTACKS THAT CLAIM MORE THAN A DOZEN LIVES


Islamic State supporters celebrated the Barcelona attack Thursday and promoted previous threats made against Spain, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist activity... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 2107

WHEN TRUMP IS AWAY, THE CHICKEN WILL PLAY; INFLATABLE FOWL ROOSTS OUTSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE


The Trump chicken balloon has appeared in Washington before, most recently before a protest in April to pressure Trump into releasing his tax returns... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 2077

NO ONE SHOULD BE SURPRISED AT TRUMP'S THOUGHTS ABOUT CHARLOTTESVILLE


Duke endorsed him in early 2016 and said that white people who didn't support Trump were betraying their European heritage... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 2037

CHINA WARNS OF RETALIATION IF US HARMS TRADE TIES


Trump's order reflects growing frustration among American companies about China's trade policies, he said in a statement on Tuesday... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 2030

KIM JONG UN AWAITS NEXT MOVE BY 'STUPID YANKEES'


According to South Korea and Japan's officials, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile off its east coast early Aug 3, 2016... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 1959

US MUST NOT LINK TRADE WITH DPRK ISSUE


McMaster said China's help was vital to resolving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue and the United States was not looking for a trade conflict... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 1704

10-YEAR-OLD INDIAN RAPE VICTIM GIVES BIRTH AFTER ABORTION DENIED


In mid-July, a district court in Chandigarh ruled that the girl was too young and her pregnancy too advanced to have an abortion... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1658

TRUMP REMINDED THREATS WORK DIFFERENTLY IN DIPLOMACY THAN IN REAL ESTATE


When you're president of the United States, where does your allegiance lie? Iran poses a different issue... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1622

IRAN COULD QUIT NUCLEAR DEAL IF NEW SANCTIONS IMPOSED


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that Tehran could abandon its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers within hours if the United States keeps on imposing new sanctions... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 1613

GE AND TESLA TO OUTFIT 50 HOME DEPOT STORES WITH SOLAR PANELS


Home Depot will buy the output from each of the systems under power purchase agreements in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California and Washington, D.C... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 1578

'ALT-RIGHT' PRESIDENT: CHARLOTTESVILLE CONFIRMS THE WORST ABOUT DONALD TRUMP


Washington Unlike some former presidents, Barack Obama is showing no signs of completely abandoning public life... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1458

COULD TRUMP'S BLUNDERING LEAD TO WAR BETWEEN CHINA AND JAPAN?


Since the 1950s, Japan, and then South Korea, Taiwan and China, have been able to put bitter political and historical enmities aside to pursue economic growth... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1444

NORTH KOREA SAYS IT WILL WAIT A LITTLE MORE BEFORE ACTING ON GUAM THREAT


China and Russia also kept up pressure on North Korea and the United States to tone down the language of their exchanges... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1432

TRUMP DEFENDS 'HISTORY AND CULTURE' OF CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS


Donald Trump Confederate monuments have been torn down, dismantled and covered up this week in Baltimore, Md., Birmingham, Ala., and Durham, N.C... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1412

A US-CHINA TRADE WAR IS THE LAST THING THE WORLD NEEDS


Based on the numbers alone, China fits the profile, with annual US-China trade nearing 520 billion and a deficit exceeding 300 billion in 2016... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1386

DONALD TRUMP FINALLY CONDEMNS WHITE SUPREMACIST GROUPS


Donald Trump has declared that racism is evil and that the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups are repugnant ... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 1382

MOON VENTS KOREA FRUSTRATION BY ASSERTING RIGHT TO VETO U.S.


South Korean President Moon Jae-in has signaled his country will no longer stay quiet as tensions escalate between the U.S. and North Korea... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1379

SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN: NO WAR IN KOREAN PENINSULA


South Korea president open to sending special envoy to North Korea... READ MORE

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