Trump rejects any meeting with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. gathering

Both countries' presidents were due to attend the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York. Trump is scheduled to ...
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Cabinet: IDF to continue operating against Iran in Syria

Security Cabinet says Israel shares in sorrow with Russia over planed downed by Syria, vows to continue to act to ...
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Netanyahu departs for US ahead of meeting with Trump

As Prime Minister leaves for New York, Netanyahu vows Israel will continue to take action against Iranian forces in Syria.

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The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):
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Yemen’s Houthi rebels taking and torturing hostages – HRW

Yemeni rebels are taking hostages and committing serious abuses against them, Human Rights Watch says ...
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Trump: 'no plans' to meet Iran's Rouhani 'despite requests'

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had no plans to meet with Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations ...
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Mueller probe spent $4.5 million from October to March: Justice Department

Mueller probe spent $4.5 million from October to March: Justice DepartmentBy Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating suspected Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election spent $4.5 million between October last year and March 2018, the Department of Justice said on Thursday. Mueller’s office is also looking into possible links between President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia.


Melania Trump declares her health and marriage are in good shape after not appearing in public for 20 days

Melania Trump declares her health and marriage are in good shape after not appearing in public for 20 daysAfter three weeks out of the public eye, Melania Trump has put to rest speculation about her health and marriage. The first lady, who is recovering from medical treatment for a kidney condition, took to Twitter to say she was “feeling great” and is at the White House. The first lady’s tweet landed while her husband was participating in a White House event that seemed tailor-made for a first lady, as famous athletes joined Donald Trump and his daughter and senior adviser, Ivanka Trump, on the South Lawn to promote youth sports and fitness.


Sixteen contenders to face off in final of U.S. spelling bee

Sixteen contenders to face off in final of U.S. spelling beeCoolly acing such obscure words as “staphylinid,” “amphipneustic” and “synecphonesis,” 16 young contestants made it to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday after five hours of tense competition. “I knew almost all the words in Round 6, so I was really upset,” said Melodie Loya, 13, who forgot the silent “g” in the word “pignoli,” a synonym for pine nuts. The 91st annual bee, which began on Tuesday and ends on Thursday night, opened with a field of more than 515 spellers, aged 8 to 15, hailing from across the United States and eight other countries.