Lindsey Graham suggests Trump may have changed his mind on pulling troops out of Syria: ‘I think the president’s going to finish the job when it comes to ISIS’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Senator Lindsey Graham may have changed President Trump’s mind about pulling troops out of Syria.  “I think the president’s going to finish the job when it comes to ISIS,” Graham told reporters after meeting with President Trump Sunday. Trump’s decision earlier this month to order his staff to execute the “full” and […]

Former US presidents, Queen Elizabeth, the Dalai Lama, and more react to the death of former president George H.W. Bush

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Former President George H.W. Bush died on Friday, November 30, at age 94. George W. Bush, Barack Obama, former first lady Michelle Obama, and others reacted to the 41st president’s death, and offered remembrances of his duty and public service. Former president George H.W. Bush died on Friday, November 30, at […]

Guns, explosives, submarines & cocaine: US charges Honduran president’s brother

Tony Hernandez, a former Honduran congressman and brother of the country’s sitting president, has been convicted of drug smuggling, possession of firearms and connections to “deadly and dangerous” gangs from Mexico and Colombia. The US attorney general and DEA announced Monday that Tony Hernandez has been charged with “conspiring to import cocaine”, possession of “machineguns […]

US general made preparations to nuke Vietnam behind president’s back, declassified memo shows

The commander of US forces in Vietnam had devised a secret plan to use nuclear warheads against the communist North during the Vietnam War, before President Johnson halted the ongoing preparations, declassified documents reveal. General William Westmoreland, who commanded American military operations in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968 had authorized a nuclear weapons […]

Latin American presidents should serve their people, not US interests – Bolivia's Evo Morales to RT

The US has switched from military coups and now effects regime changes through courts and parliaments, to deal with dissident Latin American leaders and claim their countries’ oil, Bolivian President Evo Morales has told RT. “There are some serious problems in Latin America. In Argentina, Brazil and Ecuador, the presidents, who used to be the […]

Former presidents, congressional leaders, and the military commend John McCain’s storied life and service

AP Sen. John McCain died on Saturday, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment. Former presidents, world leaders, and Congress mourned his passing and offered their condolences for his family. Sen. John McCain died on Saturday, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain […]

Dallas Cowboys owner calls Trump ‘problematic’ after US president’s comments on NFL

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said US president Donald Trump’s interest in the National Football League (NFL) is “problematic”, however he added that his players will be obliged to stand for the anthem. READ MORE: Leading US sports clubs cut ties with Papa John’s in wake of n-word scandal Speaking at the annual press conference […]

‘Haven’t presidents been killed?’: Putin compares the suspicious deaths of his political opponents to the assassinations of US presidents

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin dodged questions on a string of deaths that are suspected of being orchestrated by the Kremlin, during an interview on Fox News. Putin, who is in his third six-year term, likened the murders of political dissidents to the assassinations of US presidents and civil rights leaders. He also alluded […]

Here’s what every president’s signature looks like

Getty; Wikipedia; Jenny Cheng/Business Insider Each US president’s signature appears on thousands of documents from their terms in office, including letters, executive orders, and laws. Public signing ceremonies are a tradition in American politics where the president signs an act of Congress into law. It has many storied traditions, such as how many pens are […]