Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP win in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty rode the endorsement of President Donald Trump to victory Thursday in a contested Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat i...

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP win in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty rode the endorsement of President Donald Trump to victory Thursday in a contested Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat i...

Returning UN envoy: Israel won't suffer for tight Trump ties

RAANANA, Israel (AP) — Israel's returning ambassador to the United Nations affirmed the country's bond with the Trump administration Tuesday, dismissing notions that Israel would pay a price for its t...

Trump nominates former SC official for Belize ambassadorship

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated South Carolina's former lieutenant governor to be the next ambassador to Belize. The White House announced Friday that Andr...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, July 9, the 191st day of 2020. There are 175 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 9...

'People aren’t stupid': Pence's virus spin tests credibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has long played the straight man to Donald Trump, translating the president's bombast into more measured, calming language. His job has b...

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Today in History Today is Monday, June 22, the 174th day of 2020. There are 192 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 22,...

Trump's tough stance on China presents opportunity for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Trump on Friday (May 29) heavily criticized the World Health Organization (WHO) for being contaminated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and announced that th...

Nikki Haley says 'Chinese takeover of HK' would 'endanger Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday (May 26) posted a tweet saying that the new oppressive security law Beijing is proposing for Hong Kong ...

Spoiler? Amash's 3rd-party presidential bid raises concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as a jam-packed presidential field finally was whittled down to two, the first major third-party candidate is emerging to potentially muddle the contest between President Donald...

Former US ambassador to UN launches petition backing Taiwan's WHO bid

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has launched an online petition urging the U.S. Congress to probe whether China covered up the coronavirus outbreak and support Taiwan...

Nikki Haley calls for probe into WHO's handling of Taiwan’s coronavirus warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called for an investigation into the World Health Organization’s (WHO) handling of Taiwan’s warning of...

US official applauds Taiwanese president's response to WHO chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Eliot Engel (D-NY), on Saturday (April 11) voiced his support for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) after she rebuffed accu...

Fallout of '08 bailout looms over Washington negotiations

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the fall of 2008, an unlikely alliance of lawmakers, regulators and Bush administration officials banded together to rescue an economy they feared was hours away from collapse. Th...

Nikki Haley resigns from Boeing board over airlines bailout

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley has resigned from the board of Boeing Co., cutting ties with a company she long supported as South Carolina governor because of her opposition ...