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Trump: 'Major' Conflict with North Korea Possible, Seeks Diplomacy
"There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely," Trump told Reuters in an Oval Office interview ahead of his 100th day in office on Saturday.
Arkansas Execution Delayed, Supreme Court Hears Appeal
Hours before Thursday's planned execution, lawyers for Kenneth Williams filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to halt the proceedings.
Senate Confirms Alexander Acosta to Labor Department, First Hispanic in Trump Cabinet
Acosta, a former member of the National Labor Relations Board and dean of the Florida International University College of Law in Miami, was nominated as labor secretary by Trump in mid-February.
Russian Navy Ship Sinks Off The Turkish Coast After Crashing Into Cargo Vessel
The Turkish coast guard rescued all 78 personnel from the Russian intelligence vessel after it collided with a ship carrying livestock.
Hackers Exploited Known Microsoft Word Flaw for Months Before Company Patched It
Hackers used the flaw to help steal millions from online bank accounts and to spy on Russian speakers, likely in Ukraine.
Southeast Asian Nations to Go Easy on Beijing Over South China Sea Expansion
Members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will adopt a softer than usual tone about South China Sea disputes at a leaders' summit on Saturday in Manila.
Hong Kong Arrests Nine Democracy Activists Over November Protests
The arrests relate to November demonstrations over the influence of Beijing in Hong Kong's affairs.
U.S. and South Korea Warn North Provocation Will Result in 'Swift Punitive Action'
North Korea remained defiant and vowed to continue with nuclear and missile tests.
Lawmakers Say Trump Lacks Clear Plan for North Korea After White House Briefing
Asked if the administration had a firm strategy, Senator John McCain, who chairs the Armed Services Committee, said, "They're developing one."
Trump Attacks Federal Court Ruling on 'Sanctuary Cities,' Vows to Take It to the Supreme Court
Tuesday's ruling by U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco was the latest blow to Trump's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement.
Chinese Navy Launches First Aircraft Carrier Made in China as Regional Tensions Rise
China is growing its naval power as tensions rise over North Korea and the South China Sea.
China Finds U.S. Businesswoman Guilty of Stealing State Secrets, Orders Deportation
The U.S. embassy has said they are worried about the citizen's welfare.
U.S. Starts Moving THAAD Missile Defense System to South Korea, Sparking Protests
The earlier-than-expected move was denounced by the frontrunner in South Korea's presidential election.
Trump Blocked From Withholding Funds From Sanctuary Cities
A federal judge has ruled that the president's order was overly broad and likely to be found unconstitutional.
Flynn Likely Broke the Law With Paid Russia Trip, Chaffetz Says
Donald Trump's former national security adviser didn't receive permission as a former military officer for the 2015 trip, House Oversight chair says.
Thailand Outraged as Man Broadcasts Daughter's Murder on Facebook
Clips of the murder remained online for around 24 hours after the man killed his daughter then himself.
Spain Arrests Suspects 'With Links to Brussels ISIS Attack'
The operations were carried out in conjunction with Belgian and Moroccan police.
Arkansas Carries Out First Double Execution in the U.S. in 17 Years
The double execution took place days after the state ended a nearly 12-year hiatus on executing prisoners on death row.
Donald Trump Calls for New United Nations Sanctions on North Korea
"The status quo in North Korea is also unacceptable," Trump told a meeting with the 15 U.N. Security Council ambassadors, including China and Russia, at the White House.
China's Xi Calls for Restraint as U.S. Aircraft Carrier Strike Group Heads for Korean Waters
North Korea said on Monday that the deployment of the USS Carl Vinson was "an extremely dangerous act."
Morocco and Algeria Summon Each Other's Ambassadors Over Syrian Refugee Squabble
Border disputes are common between the two African neighbors and culminated in armed conflict in the 1960s.
French Elections: Marine Le Pen Aide Calls Emmanuel Macron 'Arrogant'
Round two of the bitter fight for the French presidency has kicked off.
Tesla Skips Traditional Manufacturing Steps for Model 3
Musk expects the Model 3 rollout to help Tesla deliver five times its current annual sales volume.
Afghan Security Forces Continue To Torture Detainees: U.N. Report
The report comes as Afghan officials prepare to face a review of the country's record of implementing anti-torture laws.
Trump To Sign Executive Orders on Environment, Energy
The new measures signed by Trump seek to gut most of the climate change regulations put in place by President Barack Obama.