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American Allies Urge Trade Peace as China and the US Bump Heads

American Allies Urge Trade Peace as China and the US Bump Heads

Updated March 23, 2018 2:54 a.m. ET U.S. allies in Asia called for calm after President Donald Trump’s latest tariff moves and said they wanted to avoid a trade war—even Japan, which was made to pay duties on steel that others avoided. On Thursday, Mr. Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese […]

Federal government, schools delayed as area cleans up after snow storm

Federal government, schools delayed as area cleans up after snow storm

WASHINGTON — Most major roads in the D.C. area are in good shape leading to relatively easy Thursday morning commute as the area cleans up from one of the biggest snow storms in years. Quick Links: Federal agencies in the D.C. area are open under two hours delayed arrival. The federal government joined several school […]

Spring nor'easter targets Northeast with heavy snow, winds

Spring nor'easter targets Northeast with heavy snow, winds

Power outages possible Crews work on downed power lines following a nor’easter. CBS News Major power outages are possible, especially given the hit the power grid took during the earlier March nor’easter. On Monday, New York’s Westchester County Board of Legislators held a special meeting on the massive power outages caused by the previous storms, […]

Police Respond to Sixth Explosion in Texas as Serial Bomber's Terror Continues

Police Respond to Sixth Explosion in Texas as Serial Bomber's Terror Continues

“It’s such a random sending of these bombs,” said Nelson W. Wolff, the top elected official in Bexar County, which includes San Antonio. “You’ve got somebody out there, or possibly more than one person, that’s obviously got a system going, and that doesn’t mean it couldn’t be changed from one town to the other.” The […]

Stormy Daniels payment not about Donald Trump's campaign, Michael Cohen says

Stormy Daniels payment not about Donald Trump's campaign, Michael Cohen says

Carolyn McAtee Cerbin, USA TODAY Published 11:53 p.m. ET March 19, 2018 | Updated 12:16 a.m. ET March 20, 2018 Michael Cohen, personal attorney for Donald Trump, comments to the news media after his meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee was unexpectedly canceled on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2017. (Photo: Shawn Thew, EPA-EFE) […]

Sheriff: 3-year-old girl abused by babysitter dies

Sheriff: 3-year-old girl abused by babysitter dies

Bridge collapse: Seconds separated those who lived and died Bridge collapse: Seconds separated those who lived and died Posted: Sunday, March 18 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-03-19 03:35:02 GMT Updated: Monday, March 19 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-03-19 11:18:48 GMT (AP Photo/Jennifer Kay). Six crosses are placed at a makeshift memorial on the Florida International University […]

Sens. Graham, Paul at odds on Pompeo, Haspel nominations

Sens. Graham, Paul at odds on Pompeo, Haspel nominations

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speaks to supporters in Hebron, Ky., on Aug. 11, 2017. (Bryan Woolston/AP) A leading GOP hawk on Sunday praised Mike Pompeo’s nomination to lead the State Department, while Congress’s most libertarian-minded senator slammed it. Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) called Pompeo a “highly qualified person” to be secretary of state and suggested […]

Trump sacks Tillerson as secretary of state

Trump sacks Tillerson as secretary of state

Media captionTrump says goodbye to Tillerson: ‘I like Rex a lot, but we disagreed’ US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr Trump said the new state secretary would do “a fantastic job”. […]

Trump on Tillerson – I like Rex a lot, but we disagreed

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Pompeo: Trump’s loyalist new diplomat

Pompeo: Trump’s loyalist new diplomat

Media captionClaims about Trump ‘dangerous and false’, says ex-CIA director Mike Pompeo was a hardline Republican congressman before President Donald Trump appointed him to direct the CIA and later to lead the US Department of State. The former Tea Party representative from Kansas was tipped by Mr Trump to be the top US diplomat after […]