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Trump to reveal Iran deal's fate amid low hopes for survival

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to tell the world whether he plans to follow through on his threat to pull out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran and almost surely ensure i...

State Department: Giuliani not a spokesman on foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sought to distance itself from Rudy Giuliani's dramatic public statements about Iran and North Korea, saying that President Donald Trump's new lawyer does no...

State Dept.: Giuliani doesn't speak for US on foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is making clear that former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's dramatic statements about foreign policy do not represent President Donald Trump. ...

Pompeo calls for vigor as diplomats carry out Trump policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — He didn't mention Rex Tillerson by name. But the contrast was clear as new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived at the State Department vowing to reinvigorate American diplomacy an...

Pompeo says State Department will 'get our swagger back'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is vowing to help the State Department "get our swagger back." Pompeo on Tuesday will appear for the first time at the State Departme...

US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is lifting U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel. Under the Obama admini...

Senate expected to confirm Pompeo for secretary of state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo is expected to clear his last hurdle to become secretary of state when the Senate votes midday Thursday to confirm him. Pompeo's c...

US raises Nicaragua threat level, pulls diplomats' families

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests. The State ...

US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others. ...

AP sources: US, Emirates near deal to solve air subsidy spat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and the United Arab Emirates are nearing a deal to resolve a years-old spat over alleged government subsidies to Emirati airlines that the major U.S. airlines claim...

AP sources: US, France and UK discuss gas attack response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials have consulted with global allies on a possible joint military response to Syria's alleged poison gas attack, as President Donald Trump canceled a fore...

Trump hosting emir of Qatar despite saying it funds terror

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hosting the ruling emir of Qatar for a White House meeting, welcoming a leader whose tiny gas-rich nation he once accused of funding terrorism at a "high le...

US official says North Korean leader ready to discuss nukes

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump, officials...

US says North Korea is willing to discuss nuclear program

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump,...

US punishes Russian oligarchs, officials with more sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is punishing seven Russian oligarchs and 17 Russian government officials with sanctions for what the U.S. calls Russia's "malign activity" around the world. ...