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Trump on North Korea: They have to 'behave'

North Korea

The Latest: Tillerson calls China official to discuss NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlights of Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local):<p>2 p.m.<p>U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken …

North Korea

US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

TOKYO (AP) — From two continents, top Trump administration officials warned Tuesday that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless …

North Korea

Pentagon's Mattis discussing war aims in Mideast this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is looking to the Middle East and North Africa for broader contributions and new ideas to fight …

Middle East

White nationalist claims Trump directed rally violence

Trump supporter asks a federal court to hold the president liable for any damages stemming from a lawsuit filed by protesters who attended a Kentucky campaign stop.<p>A white nationalist leader accused of assaulting a young African-American woman at a Donald Trump campaign rally filed a countersuit on …

Donald Trump

On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, eager to stop rapid advances in North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, is signaling a break with decades of US policy as he looks to coax China into ramping up the pressure on North Korea.<p>Trump's sweetening the pot, offering China better …

North Korea

Yemen war needs a political solution: U.S. defense secretary

RIYADH (Reuters) - A political solution through U.N.-brokered negotiations is needed to resolve the conflict in Yemen, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday as he made his first trip in the role to Saudi Arabia.<p>At the same time, officials have said the United States is considering …

Middle East

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carry Out Execution

<b>Updated 10 a.m. ET Tuesday</b><p>Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request by Arkansas to lift a stay that would have allowed officials to conduct the state's first execution in nearly a dozen years.<p>But while Monday's two scheduled executions were blocked, a path has been cleared for the state …

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