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U.S. has plan to dismantle North Korea nuclear program within a year: Bolton
White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday he believed the bulk of North Korea’s weapons programs could be dismantled within a year, as the United States and North Korea resumed working-level talks.
Syrian rebels resume peace talks with Russians after Jordan mediates
Talks between the Syrian opposition and Russian negotiators to reach a ceasefire in a rebel-held town in southwestern Syria have resumed after mediation by Jordan that has been seeking a ceasefire, an opposition spokesman said.
EU reportedly warns of new tariffs worth $300 billion if Trump targets automakers
The United States could get a new round of retaliatory tariffs worth as much as $300 billion, if it moves ahead with new duties on European cars, the Financial Times reported.
US to strictly enforce secondary sanctions on Iran, Trump says
The White House will strictly enforce the upcoming secondary sanctions on companies that do business with Iran, President Trump reaffirmed on Sunday.
Trump Allies Giuliani and Gingrich Cite Soviet Collapse in Foreseeing End to Iranian Regime
Addressing an Iranian opposition group’s rally in Paris on Saturday, two close political allies of President Trump pointed to the collapse of the Soviet Union in predicting the downfall of the Islamic regime in Tehran.
'Looking forward to it': Trump says he can succeed where others failed with Putin summit
The odds for success are slim and the political risk will be huge for President Trump when he sits down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland next month, but the dealmaker in chief is relishing his turn to go toe-to-toe with the former KBG colonel.
Saudi king said will boost oil output if needed: White House
The leader of Saudi Arabia promised President Donald Trump that he can raise oil production if needed and the country has 2 million barrels per day of spare capacity, the White House said on Saturday, rowing back on an earlier Trump tweet that appeared to suggest the Saudis had agreed to boost output by that amount.
Palestinians planning mass protests against Trump’s peace plan
Palestinian activists in the West Bank said over the weekend they have received a green light from the Palestinian Authority to organize protests against US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-unveiled plan for peace in the Middle East.
Golan Heights: Israel Deploys Tanks And Artillery In Warning To Assad's Syria
Israel beefed up its tank and artillery deployment on the Golan Heights frontier with Syria on Sunday, cautioning Damascus' forces to keep a distance as they sweep rebel-held areas over the border.
Qatari official: Israel, Hamas in indirect talks on Gaza crisis
The Qatari Ambassador to Gaza Mohammed Al-Emadi confirmed on Sunday evening for the first time that Israel is holding indirect discussions with the Hamas terror group in an effort to formulate a solution to the humanitarian crisis in the strip that will include infrastructure projects.
Palestinians: Calling Jerusalem Israel’s capital is ‘incitement’
The Palestinians consider statements such as 'Jerusalem is the capital of Israel' and 'Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish people' as a form of 'incitement,' according to a report released on Sunday by the PLO Department of Culture and Information.
Inside the United States
Trump: 'Big week' ahead with a focus on picking a Supreme Court nominee
President Trump predicts a "big week" ahead, declaring in a tweet Sunday he will be focused on deciding who he will nominate to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Supreme Court Ruling Protecting Pregnancy Centers Dismantles 'Conversion Therapy' Bans, Lawyer Says
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of pro-life crisis pregnancy centers should encourage those resisting bans on counseling services for individuals dealing with unwanted sexual struggles and gender confusion, according to a family advocate's analysis of Clarence Thomas' opinion.
Poll: 59% fear violence from Trump haters, 31% predict civil war
The division in the United States that has escalated into the organized harassment of presidential aides has six in 10 worried about the violence from anti-Trump advocates and nearly a third fearing it will end in civil war.
Fast-spreading California wildfire forces evacuations in Yolo County
A fast-growing wildfire that broke out over the weekend in Northern California, fueled by parched lands and high winds, prompted evacuations on Sunday and sent ash spewing over a wide area of the region, officials said.
5,500 Women Hospitalized Every Year After Suffering Complications From Abortion: Study
A new study released earlier this month has found that an average of 5,500 women are sent to emergency rooms each year in the United States because of complications related to abortion procedures.
Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversal
For evangelical Christian leaders like Jerry Falwell Jr., this is their political holy grail.