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Obama's last money shower for the UN: some $9.2 billion
In its last year in office, the Obama Administration showered at least some $9.2 billion on the United Nations and its sprawling array of organizations, according to a document recently posted on the State Department website.
Iran and China respond to Trump with military drills
China and Iran, two countries that top President Trump's enemies list, are pushing back against his tough talk this week with showy and provocative military drills.
Top Iran officer: If enemies do wrong, 'roaring missiles' will come down on them
Iran's missiles will come roaring down on the country's enemies if they do wrong, a senior commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard was quoted as saying in a Saturday report from semi-official Tasnim news agency.
Trump to meet NATO leaders in May, White House says
Donald Trump will meet fellow NATO leaders in May, the White House said Sunday after the president's call with the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Trump hits Iran with new sanctions for missile test
The Trump administration ordered sanctions against more than two dozen people and companies from the Persian Gulf to China Friday in retaliation for Iran's recent ballistic missile test, increasing pressure on Tehran without directly undercutting a landmark nuclear deal with the country.
'Allahu Akbar': French soldier shoots machete-wielding suspect outside the Louvre Museum
A French soldier shot a machete-wielding attacker who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' Friday outside the Louvre Museum in Paris, multiple media reports said.
Iran: 'Only Seven Minutes Needed for the Iranian Missile to Hit Tel Aviv'
"Only seven minutes is needed for the Iranian missile to hit Tel Aviv," senior member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission and former Revolutionary Guard official, Majtaba Zonour, told semi-official Fars News Agency Saturday.
Inside the United States
Trump tells U.S. troops 'justice will prevail' in fight against Islamic terrorists
In his first address to U.S. troops, President Trump vowed Monday to defeat “radical Islamic terrorists” abroad and to prevent terrorism from “taking root” in America.
Pentagon failed to disclose up to thousands of air strikes: report
The Pentagon has failed to disclose up to thousands of air strikes the U.S. military carried out over several years in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan against militants in those countries, the Military Times reported on Sunday.
Federal judge in Seattle blocks Trump's travel order nationwide
Two federal judges across the country from each other issued two separate and equally different decisions late Friday -- one refusing to extend an injunction against President Donald Trump's U.S. travel suspension and one blocking its effect nationwide.
Texas Pastor Finds Burning Cross Outside Historic African-American Church
The pastor of a historic African-American church in East Texas says he was alarmed to see four tree limbs formed into the shape of a cross set on fire outside his church early Sunday morning.
Pastor, Eight Others Missing in Uganda after Muslims Beat, Rape Congregation
A pastor in eastern Uganda and eight other Christians are missing two weeks after a Muslim mob attacked a church prayer meeting, locked the congregation in, beat several members and raped 15 women, sources said.