- U.S. opposes U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:06:50 -0500 - The United States opposed on Friday for the first time an annual draft resolution at the United Nations calling on Israel to rescind its authority in the occupied Golan Heights, drawing praise from Israeli officials.
- North Korea tests new 'tactical' weapon, releases U.S. prisoner
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:04:59 -0500 - North Korea's leader witnessed the test of a newly developed high-tech weapon, the country's state media reported on Friday, while Pyongyang also released a U.S. prisoner, sending conflicting signals at a time of sensitive negotiations.
- UK PM May defends Brexit deal as opponents plot no-confidence vote
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:51:34 -0500 - British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government on Friday as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of her job.
- May's Brexit deal won't get through parliament: former Brexit sec
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:48:53 -0500 - British Prime Minister Theresa May's draft European Union divorce deal will not get the approval of the UK parliament, former Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Friday.
- Northern Irish businesses put pressure on DUP by backing Brexit deal
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:29:24 -0500 - Northern Irish business groups lined up to back Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement on Friday and put pressure on her allies from the British province to drop their staunch opposition to the plan.
- U.S. House Republican to subpoena ex-FBI head Comey, ex-AG Lynch
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:08:25 -0500 - The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is planning to issue subpoenas compelling former FBI Director James Comey and former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to be deposed about their decision-making ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a House Democratic aide told Reuters on Friday.
- Trump says U.S. may not impose more tariffs on China
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:01:07 -0500 - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he may not impose more tariffs on Chinese goods after Beijing sent the United States a list of measures it was willing to take to resolve trade tensions, although he added it was unacceptable that some major items were omitted from the list.
- Amid progress against California blaze, number of missing soars
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:52:42 -0500 - Family members and survivors on Friday sought news of the 630 people considered missing after the deadliest wildfire in California history reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble, and killed 63.
- 'I brace myself': anxious search for the missing in California fire
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:52:42 -0500 - Rose Farrell was an independent-minded 99-year-old determined to live by herself in Paradise, California. A caregiver checked on her daily and she relied on a walker, but still had her car in her driveway.
- Supreme Court to hear census citizenship question dispute
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:50:50 -0500 - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trump's administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens.
- California state senator says 'too soon' to speculate about utility legislation
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:28:57 -0500 - California state Senator Bill Dodd said on Friday it was "too soon" to speculate about future legislation affecting utility PG&E's ability to recover costs related to potential liabilities from wildfires.
- Trump: Russia probe investigators' questions were easy to answer
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:15:23 -0500 - President Donald Trump on Friday said he had "very easily" completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, but had not yet submitted them to Mueller's office.
- U.S. prepares criminal case against Wikileaks' Assange
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:09:54 -0500 - U.S. prosecutors are preparing to pursue a criminal case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, escalating a long battle targeting his anti-secrecy group even as he remains holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
- Irish PM says hard border highly likely without Brexit deal
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:06:51 -0500 - Ireland's prime minister said on Friday his government would find it very difficult to avoid imposing a hard border on Northern Ireland if Britain crashes out of the European Union without an exit agreement.
- Russians impersonating U.S. State Department aide in hacking campaign: researchers
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:41:50 -0500 - Hackers linked to the Russian government are impersonating U.S. State Department employees in an operation aimed at infecting computers of U.S. government agencies, think tanks and businesses, two cybersecurity firms told Reuters.
- Ireland has no plans to prepare infrastructure for hard border: foreign minister
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:37:00 -0500 - Ireland has no plans to start preparing infrastructure for a possible hard border with Northern Ireland, Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Friday.
- Tight Senate race in Florida hangs on hand recount of ballots
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:34:59 -0500 - Florida election officials on Friday were slogging through a hand recount of ballots to determine who won a hard-fought U.S. Senate contest, with about a dozen high-profile races across the country remaining unresolved more than a week after elections.
- Still counting: Uncalled U.S. federal and state elections
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:34:28 -0500 - Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S. Senate, but 11 federal and two state gubernatorial races remain undecided more than a week later.
- Brexit reversed: What is the path back from Brexit?
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:19:50 -0500 - To leave, or not to leave: More than two and a half years since the United Kingdom voted to exit the EU, that is still the question.
- Migrants in Tijuana feel squeeze from both sides of U.S. border
- Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:05:10 -0500 - Central American migrants on Mexico's northern border are coming under pressure from two sides as the Trump administration blocks asylum to anyone entering the United States illegally, while local politicians question whether they should be in Mexico.