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Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration for U.N. post

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has withdrawn herself from consideration to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the department said Saturday. President Trump announced his intention in December to nominate Ms. Nauert, [...]

Nauert withdraws from consideration to become UN ambassador

Heather Nauert was a Fox News host prior to becoming the State Department’s spokeswoman. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has withdrawn herself [...]

Can Trump Spin a Wall From Nothing?

Michael Kruse is a senior staff writer for Politico. */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Friday signed a deal for far less money than he wanted to start to put up a tiny fraction of a slat-fence variety of the long-promised border wall [...]

Kashmir Suffers From the Worst Attack There in 30 Years

AWANTIPORA, Kashmir — A vehicle filled with explosives rammed into a convoy of Indian paramilitary forces on a busy highway in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir on Thursday, killing at least 40 soldiers, local officials said, [...]

‘It’s the dance’: Trump milks suspense from shutdown deal

Even as it has become clear that Congress would not yield to him, President Donald Trump has continued to make grandiose claims about erecting the wall that was his signature campaign promise in 2016. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images government [...]

Trial tied to theft of guns from Chicago train begins

CHICAGO (AP) – A trial linked to the theft of 27 handguns and six assault rifles from a train at a Norfolk Southern rail yard in Chicago has started in federal court. Prosecutors began their presentation against Cameron Battiste on Monday [...]

Thai King’s Sister Is Formally Barred From Running for Prime Minister

Thailand’s election commission on Monday disqualified the king’s sister from running for prime minister, formally putting an end to a candidacy that had briefly upended the nation’s political landscape. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, [...]

Iran Dispatch: The Iranian Revolution at 40: From Theocracy to ‘Normality’

In February of 1979, Tehran was in chaos. A cancer-stricken Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Western-backed autocrat, had gone into exile in mid-January, leaving behind a rickety regency council. On Feb. 1, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, [...]

Body Is Recovered From Wreckage of Soccer Star Emiliano Sala’s Plane

A body has been recovered from the plane carrying the Argentine soccer striker Emiliano Sala, which crashed into the English Channel last month, the British authorities said late Wednesday. The British Air Accidents Investigation Branch [...]

A Desperate Exodus From ISIS’s Final Village

She said that she had been a committed citizen of the caliphate, but that hunger had forced her to surrender. For weeks, she said, she and her daughters subsisted on animal feed. Another woman spoke of scavenging for a plant that grows [...]