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US hits Syria’s elite with new economic and travel sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday ramped up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle with a raft of...

Trump policy change frightens Cubans, shows Washington chaos

HAVANA (AP) - A week and a half ago, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a strongly worded announcement that the Trump administration...

Cables: US falsely said British queen backed 1953 Iran coup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to Iran mistakenly told the shah in 1953 that Britain's newly enthroned Queen Elizabeth II...

Pompeo denies impropriety in firing of State Dept. watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his top deputy are rejecting allegations that the State Department’s independent watchdog was fired for...

Trump OKs sanctions against international tribunal employees

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump lobbed a broadside attack Thursday against the International Criminal Court by authorizing economic sanctions and travel restrictions against...

Romney says he’ll ‘stay quiet’ on his 2020 presidential vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - Utah Sen. Mitt Romney on Monday became the latest prominent Republican to cast doubt on his support for President Donald Trump's...

Ousted State watchdog confirms investigations into Pompeo

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ousted State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Wednesday told members of three congressional committees that before he was abruptly fired,...

Trump, chafing at oversight, takes aim at inspectors general

WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Linick irritated powerful Democrats and Republicans alike in his seven years as the independent watchdog investigating waste and mismanagement at...

Fired inspector general set to speak to House investigators

WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Linick irritated powerful Democrats and Republicans alike in his seven years as the independent watchdog investigating waste and mismanagement at...

Trump, chafing at oversight, takes aim at inspectors general

WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Linick irritated powerful Democrats and Republicans alike in his seven years as the independent watchdog investigating waste and mismanagement at...