US President Donald Trump is taking part in the swearing-in ceremony of the new CIA Director Gina Haspel, at the agency's headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump called on China on Monday to continue being “strong and tight” on the border with North Korea, also welcoming the decision to reduce the trade deficit between China and the US.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has chosen Iran as a topic for his first major foreign policy speech set for Monday in the wake of Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Department of State Director of Policy Planning Brian Hook said.
Ahead of next month's summit with North Korean chief Kim Jong-un in Singapore, US President Donald Trump is concerned about the possibility of the meeting turning into a “political embarrassment,” and has begun asking his aides if he should go out on a limb and proceed with the talks, The New York Times has reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Trump's administration wants to boost business with Russia, since it is the last constructive relationship that remains amid the tense political relations, Alexis Rodzianko, president and CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, said in a magazine published for the upcoming St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
During her Class Day speech at Yale University, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, threw bits of shade at her rival Donald Trump.
Please McDonald’s (and every other fast-food joint): Take-away dinners will taste just the same using recyclable containers and our environmental impact will be significantly reduced.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The adoption of the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may take place in 2019 as US President Donald Trump is focused on striking a beneficial deal, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
Good serving staff is hard to find and harder to keep, and now Pyongyang wants those dozen waitresses who long ago fled to Seoul returned without delay.
A Pentagon representative has claimed that Russia is not doing enough to address the radicalization of terrorists. Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said that Daesh* is fleeing from Syria and Iraq and bolstering their positions in northern Afghanistan. Sputnik spoke about the issue with Rahimullah Yusufzai, security analyst.
US President Donald Trump stated he would demand the country's Justice Department probe into the FBI/DOJ meddling in the 2016 US presidential election upon the request of "people within the Obama administration".
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley does not have a professional State Department Twitter handle and uses her personal account both for making official statements and posting pictures of her dog, which appears to violate the department’s rules, POLITICO reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A man suffered a leg injury after he was hit by a lava spatter on a balcony of his house during the eruption of the Kilauea volcano located on Hawaii’s Big Island, local authorities said.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged foreign meddling in the 2016 US election took an unexpected turn as it is now looking into “social media manipulation” by an Israeli-linked company, The New York Times reported.
BEIJING (Sputnik) – China and the United States agreed to avoid trade wars and further mutual tariffs, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Department of Defense criticized Russia for not putting enough efforts into combating radicalization and terrorism within its own borders, Pentagon representative Lieut. Col. Kone Faulkner told Sputnik on Saturday.
A new statistic has revealed that, to date in 2018, more children in US schools have been killed in shootings than the current total of military service member fatalities.
New data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that US birth rates hit a record low in 2017.
Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan threatens to further alienate the Palestinians who see it as yet another giveaway to Israel.
As relations between the US and Russia deteriorate, a key Cold War arms control accord has come under threat of being nixed.
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