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August 19, 2017 5:31 PM With Bannon’s Ouster, Question Remains Whether His Agenda Will Be Erased, Too

On immigration, Mr. Trump listens to another adviser, Stephen Miller, who pushed the administration’s travel ban on Muslims. Mr. Miller has strengthened his position in the West Wing, in part by building a rapport over 18 months with Mr. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Mr. Miller, who has been seen by some as a member of the Bannon camp, chafes at suggestions 2

August 19, 2017 8:11 AM Steve Bannon vows to 'go to war' for Trump agenda after sacking

Donald Trump's former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president's opponents, after being fired from his job at the White House. Steve Bannon, who has returned as head of ultra-conservative website Breitbart News, said he would fight for the agenda that won Mr Trump the election. "I've got my hands back on my weapons," he said, "it's 1

August 19, 2017 6:17 AM Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump's original senior staff. A favorite in the farther-right portions of the Republican Party 1

August 16, 2017 7:47 PM Pence cuts short Latin America trip and pressures Chile to sever all ties to North Korea

SANTIAGO, Chile — Vice President Pence is cutting short his Latin America trip by one day to return to Washington for a strategy meeting Friday at Camp David with President Trump and the national security team. Pence also has canceled two scheduled political appearances on Saturday in Virginia — a campaign stop with Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie 1

August 16, 2017 2:12 PM Barack Obama tweet’s just became the most ‘liked’ in Twitter’s history

According to Twitter, Obama’s post-Charlottesville tweet has drawn 3.2 million likes, 1.3 million retweets, making it the 5th most retweeted tweet ever Former President Barack Obama has made history again, it appears. This time his mark has been made in the Twitter universe, on the back of a message and photo that he posted Sunday in response to the weekend’s 4

August 15, 2017 4:56 AM N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, state media said, but would watch US actions before making a decision. Although prepared for "the enveloping fire at Guam", the North said it would watch what "the foolish Yankees" do. Last week's threat against Guam escalated the sharp rhetoric 1

August 12, 2017 7:59 AM Trump Warns of Potential U.S. 'Military Option' in Venezuela

President Donald Trump said he’s considering a military option in response to the political and economic crisis in Venezuela, raising the specter of a U.S. intervention in Latin America that could spread turmoil in the region. Trump’s statement suggested the U.S. may get more deeply involved in Venezuela, which has been subject to increasing sanctions 8

August 12, 2017 6:00 AM North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

China's President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid "words and actions" that worsen tensions, state media says. Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain "fire and fury" on the North. A White House statement said the US and China agreed North Korea must stop "provocative 4

August 12, 2017 12:11 AM Trump threatens Venezuela with unspecified 'military option'

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation in Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis. "The people are suffering and they are dying. We have many options for Venezuela including a possible military option if necessary," Trump told reporters 3

August 11, 2017 7:58 PM North Korea warns of nuclear war, Donald Trump says US is locked and loaded

President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying the US military was "locked and loaded" as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war and world powers expressed alarm. US President Donald Trump delivered another warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday that the U.S. is ready