US tags Iran anew as top terror sponsor, global attacks fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of intensifying numerous conflicts and trying to undermine governments thro...

Trump, Pompeo bash ex-Secretary of State Kerry on Iran talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unloaded on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for "actively undermining" U.S. policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian ...

Ex-Secretary of State John Kerry draws Trump's ire (again)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has never been a big fan of former Secretary of State John Kerry, accusing him of cluelessly negotiating the Iran nuclear deal and surrendering American compet...

US, Cuba to meet on unexplained 'health attacks' in Havana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today in an effort to determine the method and motive behind mystery incidents in Havana that have injured American...

Bolton: International Criminal Court 'is already dead to us'

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global ...

US relationship with international court crashes under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global ...

Pompeo has received North Korean letter Trump was expecting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY'-oh) has received the letter that President Donald Trump has said he was expecting from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon). ...

US to release $1.2 billion in military aid to Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has authorized the release of $1.2 billion in U.S. military assistance to Egypt, despite human rights concerns that have held up previous funding. ...

US warns Maldives of possible sanctions if elections flawed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is warning the Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives of possible sanctions on key officials if upcoming elections are not free and fair and the country does...

New envoy for North Korea to visit South Korea, China, Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The newly appointed U.S. special envoy for North Korea will make his first diplomatic trip abroad next week in the latest effort to press for progress in uncertain denuclearization t...

US puts Mali al-Qaida affiliate on terrorism blacklist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has put al-Qaida affiliate in the west African nation of Mali on its terrorism blacklist. The State Department said Wednesday it had added ...

On trip to Pakistan, Pompeo seeks 'reset' in strained ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants to "reset" strained relations with Pakistan when he travels to the South Asian nation on Wednesday and meets with its new prime minister....

US cuts aid to Palestinians, cites policy differences

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza. ...

US cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional aides say the Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral assistance to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for the West...

Pompeo names Ford exec to be special North Korea envoy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he has appointed a senior executive with Ford Motor Company to be his special envoy for North Korea and the two will go to Pyongyang next week. ...