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Trump defends CIA nominee Haspel amid questions about torture role

President Donald Trump on Monday defended his nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency as she faces stiff opposition over her

Oliver North next president of National Rifle Association

Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra arms-for-hostages scandal under US president Ronald Reagan, is to become the next president

Emerging markets whiplashed as US yields rise

A rise in returns on US government bonds is provoking investors to pull money out of emerging markets, which is weakening

US asks UN council to reject ‘unacceptable’ Abbas remarks

The United States on Friday asked the UN Security Council to reject the “unacceptable” and “deeply disturbing” remarks by Palestinian president

Trump woos NRA gun lobby in Dallas

US President Donald Trump headed to Dallas, Texas Friday to address the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting, the powerful lobby’s first

US jobless rate hits 17-year low amid scarce labor

Unemployment in the United States fell to a fresh 17-year low in April amid steady hiring, welcome news for the White

Zeta-Jones to star in Facebook comedy ‘Queen America’

British Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones will star in the dark comedy “Queen America,” the first major series produced by Facebook, which

Trump confirms ‘reimbursement’ of lawyer for payment to porn star


US President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday he reimbursed his personal lawyer for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels

Cosby’s wife Camille slams ‘mob justice’


The wife of Bill Cosby on Thursday slammed as “mob justice” her husband’s conviction by a US jury of sexual

US trade deficit narrows in March on record exports


The US trade deficit narrowed in March for the first time in seven months as exports reached the highest level