President Donald Trump offered an upbeat assessment of US-China trade talks and said he would meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese negotiating team.
The White House’s promise to stonewall a congressional impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump will get an early test on Friday, when the former ambassador to Ukraine is scheduled
During his fight to remain in the White House, it is just and fitting that Donald Trump, a political neophyte, should battle Nancy Pelosi, a woman long-versed in the ways of Washington.
Facing a backlash for appearing to greenlight Turkey’s assault against Kurdish forces in Syria, President Donald Trump on Friday dialed up pressure on America’s NATO ally by threatening crippling sanctions.
By Friday evening, the strongest blaze, dubbed the Saddleridge Fire, had consumed 7,542 acres (3,052 hectares) in areas of the San Fernando Valley, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of downtown Los Angeles, fire officials said.
The US military confirmed an explosion around 9.00pm (1800 GMT) within a few hundred metres of its post near the town of Kobani, in an area "known by the Turks to have US forces present."
"Kevin McAleenan has done an outstanding job as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security. We have worked well together with Border Crossings being way down," Trump said in a tweet.
Battles raged on Friday as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to press an assault against Kurdish forces in Syria, dismissing "threats" from other countries while the US warned Ankara of fresh sanctions.
France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday the European Union would impose sanctions on US products if no settlement was reached with Washington on a trade dispute over