Ted Kemp has 20 years of experience as an editor and writer covering geopolitics, economics and business. He is Managing Editor for CNBC International Digital, overseeing global news coverage for CNBC.com and mobile. He is based in Singapore.
Kemp worked previously as Senior Editor, Markets and Finance, based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. He also led CNBC.com's political coverage on an interim basis. In 2011-2012, he was editorial manager for CNBC.com's London bureau, where he led coverage of the European financial crisis and the Arab Spring. He has written for business and lifestyle magazines, newspapers and web outlets, on topics ranging from high finance to boxing, and is co-author, with Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea (USMC-ret.) of The Ragged Edge: A U.S. Marine's Account of Leading the Iraqi Fifth Battalion.
Kemp began his career as a markets reporter at Dow Jones. He earned his MS in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The president urged all Middle Eastern states to help maintain regional stability after Lebanon's leader suddenly left office.
Kurdish authorities said the Iraqi army is shelling positions held by peshmerga fighters, Reuters reported on Thursday.
Iraq's national army was closing in on the city of Kirkuk, following last month's Kurdish vote for independence.
Detectives have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the investigation of Friday's terror bombing.
Irma churns viciously up Florida's west coast, aiming at Tampa-St. Petersburg after making landfall twice.
Hurricane Irma gained strength as it broke loose from Cuba and was upgraded to a category 4 storm in the early morning hours Sunday.
Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, has already lashed the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain.
North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Institute boasted of "perfect success" at testing an extremely powerful nuclear weapon.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged defense officials to step up military reform "in case North Korea stages a provocation."
Donald Trump Jr. says he met with the attorney after she dangled information that might help his father's campaign.