Trump levies more sanctions on Russia in spy poisoning case

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is imposing more sanctions on Russia in connection with the 2018 poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter. A Russian lawmaker said ...

Landmark US-Russia arms control treaty is dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead, prompting fears of a new global arms race. ...

Doubts emerge about Trump pick for US intelligence chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for national intelligence director has been mayor of a small Texas city, a federal prosecutor and a member of Congress. But questions were already emerg...

US officials: Iran test-launched a medium-range missile

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Iran test-launched a medium-range ballistic missile, continuing a program criticized by the U.S. and other nations. The test was conducted on Wed...

Pakistan PM says Taliban may soon release 2 hostages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Taliban may soon release two hostages as talks progress on a peace deal for Afghanistan. The prime minister is on a thre...

India disputes that it asked Trump to mediate Kashmir fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — India is disputing President Donald Trump's comment that it asked him to mediate the long-running dispute over Kashmir. India's Ministry of External Affairs says "n...

Trump denies CIA link to Iran spy claim

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is labeling as a "lie" a report by Iran that it has arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country's nuclear ...

Taliban talks key topic when Trump meets Pakistani leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Pakistan's prime minister, Imran Khan, about ending America's longest war, the conflict in Afghanistan. Trump and Khan are bo...

Dutch collector presents D-Day flag to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Dutch collector is at the White House presenting the United States with an American flag flown on the stern of a boat during the World War II D-Day landing on Utah Beach. ...

Trump to rally supporters in N.Carolina amid fight with Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading south to rally supporters in North Carolina amid a fight with four Democratic congresswomen of color who he said should "go back" to their own count...

US, Russian delegations to discuss arms control in Geneva

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delegations from the U.S. and Russia are expected to meet this week to discuss arms control and the possibility of coaxing China into negotiating a new, three-way nuclear weapons pac...

Envoy to Afghanistan says US not 'cutting and running'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid talk of a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the U.S. envoy talking to the Taliban said Thursday that America is not "cutting and running" from its longest war and that wom...

Treasury targets 2 Lebanese lawmakers, Hezbollah official

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is imposing sanctions on a Hezbollah security official and two members of Lebanon's parliament who are suspected of using their positions to further the aims ...

Trump's tough talk on Iran prompts Senate vote on war powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Political unease over the White House's tough talk against Iran is reviving questions about President Donald Trump's ability to order military strikes without approval from Congress....

A half-hour away: How Trump opted against Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how t...