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Pentagon signals open-ended troop commitment in Syria

The US military plans on staying in Syria as long as necessary to ensure the Islamic State group does not return,

Tillerson meets EU, NATO leaders under cloud

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met his European counterparts in Brussels Tuesday to shore up ties, with allies insisting he

Methodically, prosecutor Mueller edges toward White House

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of President Donald Trump’s former advisor Michael Flynn has ratcheted up tensions in Washington, with the

Trump endorses accused child molester Moore for Senate

US President Donald Trump on Monday issued his most explicit endorsement to date of embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who

Facebook to launch chat app for kids, with parental controls

Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with

Ex-Trump aide Flynn pleads guilty to lying about Russia links

Donald Trump’s former top advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI over his contacts with Russia, in

Obama says ‘think before you tweet’

Former US president Barack Obama said Friday that social media powers like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter are leading to “snap judgements

Key US inflation index slows in October


A closely watched US inflation measure retreated in October as a hurricane-related spike in energy prices subsided, according to new

Dow above 24,000 points for 1st time on tax cut advances


The Dow jumped above 24,000 for the first time early Thursday as US equities rallied ahead of an expected tax

Trump nominates economics professor to fill Federal Reserve seat


President Donald Trump has nominated well-known economist and university professor Marvin Goodfriend to fill a vacant seat on the Federal