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Lawyer: US drops lawsuit, grand jury probe over Bolton book

The Justice Department on Wednesday abandoned its lawsuit against John Bolton, former President Donald Trump's onetime national security adviser, over his book that officials argued disclosed classifi...

US drops lawsuit over book by ex-Trump national security adviser John Bolton; lawyer says grand jury probe also dropped

WASHINGTON (AP) — US drops lawsuit over book by ex-Trump national security adviser John Bolton; lawyer says grand jury probe also dropped.

Explosive-laden 'drone' boat targets Saudi port of Yanbu

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A remotely piloted boat packed with explosives targeted the Saudi port of Yanbu in the Red Sea on Tuesday, the kingdom said, with the blast sending black smoke into ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 10 The Tampa Bay Times on the potential of the Super Bowl to have been a coronavirus super...

Initial Biden steps give Taiwan reason for optimism: William Stanton

Understandable concern All supporters of a free and democratic Taiwan have inevitably and understandably been concerned about the policies President Biden’s new administration will adopt towa...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2021. There are 338 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2021. There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26...

China imposes sanctions on 28 Trump-era officials including Pompeo

China said on Wednesday (Jan. 20) it wanted to cooperate with President Joe Biden’s new U.S. administration while announcing sanctions against “lying and cheating” outgoing Secretary...

China hits Trump officials with sanctions on their way out

WASHINGTON (AP) — China imposed sanctions on nearly 30 former Trump administration officials moments after they left office on Wednesday. In a statement released just minutes after P...

US President Trump might have reversed course on China: Bolton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If he had been elected to a second term, United States President Donald Trump might have performed a 180 on China and become more conciliatory on trade issues, according t...

Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” in a move that hits the country with new sanctions shortly before President-elect Joe Biden t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2021. There are 359 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. ...

With Trump silent, reprisals for hacks may fall to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — All fingers are pointing to Russia as the source of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump, long wary of blaming Moscow for cyberattacks, has so ...

Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but his pleas to Michigan l...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2020. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 2000, lawyers for Al Gore and Georg...