President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to withdraw.
The Pentagon needs to consider adding new ballistic missile interceptors and a defensive radar on Hawaii to protect it from the growing threat posed by North Korea, the top U.S. military officer in the Pacific told Congress on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that.
The North Carolina legislature seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, overriding his veto of a Republican bill that would reduce the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals.
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The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to shift greater power to his military leaders.
Oregon's House of Representatives has approved a bill that would require public universities and community colleges to promote respect among their employees for people from all cultures, races and sexual orientations.
Texas Republicans are poised to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.
A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced an Iranian businessman to 10 years in prison after being convicted of trying to bring an electric motor and other devices there to further Iran's nuclear program.