President Donald Trump took the unusual step Friday of publicly criticizing the FBI, saying it was failing to stop national security leaks to the media, even from within the agency.
Suicide bomber kills 51 near Syria town taken from IS
A suicide bomber attacked Turkish-backed rebels just outside the Syrian town of Al-Bab Friday, killing 51 people in a major blow just hours after they hailed its capture from the Islamic State group.
Trump calls China ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation
President Donald Trump declared China the “grand champions” of currency manipulation, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analyzing Beijing’s foreign exchange practices.
Saudi minister in talks with Iran team over hajj
A Saudi minister held talks with an Iranian delegation about the possibility of Iranian pilgrims rejoining the annual hajj despite ruptured ties between the two countries, state media reported late Thursday.
13 Europe-bound migrants suffocate in Libya container
The bodies of 13 migrants, including two teenagers, who died of suffocation in a shipping container bound for Europe have been found in Libya and 56 survivors rescued, aid officials said Thursday.
Democrats set to pick leader in new Trump era
US Democrats, licking their wounds from last year's election debacle, will pick a new leader Saturday to take the fight to President Donald Trump and his Republicans.
Trump reverses Obama ban on private prisons
President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday reinstated the use of private prisons for federal inmates, saying commercial prison operators are needed for the correctional system's "future needs."
Ex-IMF chief Rato handed 4.5 years in jail for embezzlement
Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato was handed a jail sentence of four years and six months Thursday for misusing funds when he was the boss of two Spanish banks.
Mumbai's original inhabitants fear world's tallest statue
A fitting tribute to a local legend or a grotesque misuse of money? The decision to build the world's tallest statue just off Mumbai's coast has divided the city.