Pompeo: Iran run more like than a mafia than a government

In speech before Iranian exiles, Secretary of State blasts Iranian regime, vows America will support Iranian people.

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Have Trump critics let their dismay go too far?

Will President Trump's critics have to admit this time that they have gone one step too far?

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Greenblatt praises ‘daring’ IDF rescue

U.S. envoy praised IDF for rescue operation of hundreds of members of the White Helmets in Syria.

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The woman who defied Iran

Masih Alinejad took off her headscarf and started a movement.

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Hero grandma, couple on 45th anniversary among boat victims

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The 17 people killed when a tourist boat capsized in a Missouri lake included nine members ...
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As Violence Flares, Kushner Threatens to Abandon a Plan B for the Mideast: Rebuilding Gaza

Jared Kushner and his partner in peacemaking, Jason D. Greenblatt, have declared that no foreign investors will pour money into ...
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U.S. judge strikes down Obama administration overtime pay rule

U.S. judge strikes down Obama administration overtime pay ruleA federal judge in Texas on Thursday struck down an Obama administration rule that would have extended mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million U.S. workers, siding with business groups and 21 states that had challenged it. The Trump administration had already said it would make changes to the rule, which riled trade groups and companies when it was adopted. The rule would have doubled to about $47,000 the maximum salary a worker could earn and still be automatically eligible for overtime pay.


Donald Trump says he will donate $1m of his own money to Harvey relief as Mike Pence helps out on the ground

Donald Trump says he will donate $1m of his own money to Harvey relief as Mike Pence helps out on the groundPresident Donald Trump says he will donate $1 million (£75,000) of his own money to flood relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana after the devastation unleashed by Hurricane Harvey, the White House said on Thursday. "He’ll pledge, proudly, $1 million of his own personal money to help the people of Texas and Louisiana," spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. The White House did not say whether the money would come from Mr Trump or his foundation. Trump calls Hurricane Harvey response 'epic' 01:12 During the 2016 presidential campaign Mr Trump came under fire for repeatedly announcing charitable donations but not following through. Mrs Huckabee Sanders said the US president wanted suggestions from the White House press corps about how to spend the money. Mike Pence hugs a woman during a trip to survey the damage from Hurricane Harvey in Rockport, Texas Credit: Bloomberg The spokeswoman also announced that Mr Trump has tentative plans to visit "the Houston area" on Saturday as well as Lake Charles, Louisiana. During a visit to Texas on Tuesday Mr Trump had been unable to visit the flood zone because of difficult logistics and security concerns. Hurricane Harvey hits Texas, in pictures