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  1. The Latest: Former presidents recall Brzezinski's influence

    05.27 / 22:11 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the death of former national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Former presidents are remembering Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG'-nyef breh-ZHIN'-skee), as an "influential voice" who "shaped decades of American national security policy." Barack Obama says that he…
  2. Hillary Clinton cleared of Benghazi lawsuit brought by victims' parents

    05.27 / 19:22 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by relatives of two Americans killed during the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. Mrs. Clinton neither enabled the Benghazi attack by using her now-infamous private email server nor defamed its victims' parents afterwards, U.S.…
  3. Donald Trump on first foreign trip: a 'home run'

    05.27 / 18:27 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    Wrapping up his first foreign trip, President Trump told U.S. troops in Italy Saturday that his nine-day international tour was "a home run." "I think we hit a home run no matter where we went," Mr. Trump said at Naval Air Station Sigonella, in Sicily. "And now we're getting on…
  4. United Kingdom lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

    05.27 / 17:31 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe," as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester bombing. More arrests are expected. Prime Minister Theresa May said "a significant amount of police activity" and several arrests…
  5. Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

    05.27 / 17:31 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden first trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate…
  6. The Latest: Trump recaps trip before returning to Washington

    05.27 / 16:27 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local): 5:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is recapping his first foreign trip and saluting U.S. military personnel at an event before he returns to Washington. The nine-day trip - Trump's first as…
  7. Jared Kushner under fire over reported talks with Russian ambassador

    05.27 / 16:27 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    President Trump's senior advisor and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is under fire for a series of new allegations involving his past interactions with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak. Mr. Kushner spoke with Moscow's envoy last year about creating a covert channel that would let Mr. Trump's transition team…
  8. 11 Democrats, Republicans compete to succeed Christie in NJ

    05.27 / 15:21 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A wealthy former diplomat. The state's No. 2 official. Three legislators. An actor who starred in "Jersey Shore Killer" and others. When New Jersey Democratic and Republican voters go to the polls in just over a week to pick their party's standard-bearers in the November contest…
  9. What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth

    05.27 / 14:26 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures. President Donald Trump, who once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax, said…
  10. Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

    05.27 / 11:37 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Jimmy Carter had been impressed with the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski well before he won the presidency in 1977. That he immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus. "He was inquisitive, innovative and a natural choice as my national security…
  11. UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

    05.27 / 05:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper. There was no rape,…
  12. Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

    05.27 / 04:48 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West as President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, died Friday. He was 89. His death was announced on social media Friday night by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. She called him "the…
  13. Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

    05.27 / 00:04 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has so far been a "complete disaster." Speaking at an energy conference Thursday in Houston, Boehner praised Trump for his approach abroad and his aggressiveness in fighting…
  14. Interior Secretary Zinke to visit Alaska

    05.26 / 23:06 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZINK'-ee) will visit Alaska. The state's congressional delegation announced Zinke will arrive Saturday for a multi-day trip that will include a visit to Prudhoe Bay. His itinerary also includes visiting Denali National Park and Preserve, which is celebrating its centennial, and…
  15. The Latest: Trump condemns Egypt attack

    05.26 / 20:48 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    TAORMINA, Italy (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is blaming "evil organizations of terror" and a "thuggish ideology" for an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that killed at least 28 people, including children. In a strongly…
  16. Donald Trump grieves over 'slaughter' of Christians in Egypt terror attack

    05.26 / 20:48 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    President Trump called the terrorist attack on Christians in Egypt Friday a "merciless slaughter" that would strengthen the resolve of the U.S. and its allies to crush extremist groups. "Terrorists are engaged in a war against civilization, and it is up to all who value life to confront and defeat…
  17. Julian Assange advised against leaking as Ecuador's new president readies transfer talks with U.K.

    05.26 / 20:48 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    Ecuador's newly inaugurated leader warned Julian Assange against meddling in the affairs of Ecuador and its allies on Thursday as the administration of socialist President Lenin Moreno looks to resolve the international custody battle surrounding the widely sought-after WikiLeaks chief. Mr. Moreno, 64, took office on Wednesday this week and…
  18. US-RUSSIA CROSSTALK: Russophobia is about blocking Trump agenda

    05.26 / 17:50 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: The current wave of Russophobia sweeping Washington and the halls of power in the Leftist, corrupt media is not about Russia. It is about stopping the Trump agenda. Democrats had no problem cozying up the Kremlin in the past. They still don’t. However, they are using Donald Trump’s contacts…
  19. US-RUSSIA CROSSTALK: Crisis in US-Russia relations

    05.26 / 17:50 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: The crisis in Russian-American relations we are witnessing has reached a boiling point. Even in the darkest days of the Cold War, the Soviet ambassadors to Washington were not labeled spies and visits by Moscow’s foreign minister to the White House were not seen as putting the republic in…
  20. Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans 'bad' _ on trade

    05.26 / 16:50 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) - President Donald Trump has said Germans are "bad" for having a large trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point. As the leaders of seven wealthy democracies gathered for…