President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot at the Pentagon, the president's spokeswoman said Thursday.
The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital care.
*Exxon to bump spending to $33- $35 bln in coming year. NEW YORK, March 6- Exxon Mobil Corp plans to boost capital spending for several years, CEO Darren Woods said on Wednesday, and the largest U.S. oil company's shares fell after he laid out a strategy to "lean in" while the rest of the industry cuts back. Exxon shares were down $1.33 apiece in mid-day trading at $78.86.
Under Kim Jong Un, North Korea has conducted its most powerful nuclear test and launched its first-ever intercontinental ballistic missile.
HOUSTON, Jan 31- Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday outlined a major reorganization of its global exploration business aimed at reversing weak oil and gas output. Chief Executive Darren Woods, who took over the helm two years ago, has spent billions of dollars to buy production, build new pipelines and expand refineries after a series of costly misfires on deals under...
President Donald Trump called former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "dumb as a rock" a day after Tillerson said the president encouraged him to break the law while he was in the administration.
Utah Republican Senate elect Mitt Romney plans to submit requests to join at least three Senate committee posts, including the Finance and Commerce committees.
Before the Trump administration began calling for unimpeded commerce and an end to authoritarianism in the Indo-Pacific, both Japan and Indonesia already had their own policy ideas for the critically important region.
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley will step down at the end of the year, and President Donald Trump has not yet announced a replacement.
The charm offensive includes resuming the hiring of diplomats' family members when posted abroad, cheerleading emails to staff about his travels, and a push to replenish the top ranks of U.S. diplomacy, officials said.
ProPublica found that $16.1 million of political and taxpayer money has been spent at Trump hotels and other properties since the president was elected. Most of it was from political entities such as the Trump campaign but government agencies chipped in, too.
Just last year, Trump and Kim Jong Un were exchanging insults and threats. Now they're on the verge of a historic summit that is back on track for June 12, the president said Friday.
The State Department pondered placing the label of state sponsor of terror on Putin’s government after the attack on the former Russian spy. Instead, the Trump administration continued to treat Russia as a partner in fighting terrorism even as evidence of its misbehavior continues, ProPublica reports.
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday decried what he called “a growing crisis in ethics and integrity” in American public life.
A White House official dismissed McCain's opposition to a Trump administration nominee because "he's dying anyway," three sources with knowledge told NBC News.
President Donald Trump is set to host a joint press conference with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Monday afternoon.
The DNC announced a far-reaching lawsuit against the Trump campaign, Russia and Wikileaks on Friday, alleging a conspiracy during the 2016 presidential election.
The senator says the Trump administration is harming its ability to formulate coherent policy toward North Korea's nuclear program and other important issues in Asia.
Shulkin has been under fire for two critical internal watchdog reports, including one that found his wife's travel to Europe with him last year had been improperly paid for by taxpayers.
The new recruits — Bolton, Kudlow and Pompeo — diverge from their predecessors on ideology, experience and style.