WASHINGTON  | Pelosi, foes clinch deal all but paving her way to speaker

WASHINGTON  — Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber’s top post. Within moments of announcing she would restrict her time in the job, seven … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Pelosi, foes clinch deal all but paving her way to speaker

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

STRASBOURG, France — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:15 French authorities have issued a wanted poster and are calling for witnesses amid a massive manhunt for the suspected shooter nearly 24 hours after a deadly attack at the Strasbourg Christmas market. A photo of Cherif … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

United States | Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on Iran

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you very much, and good morning. Thank you for the kind words. I appreciate them. Just two days ago, the head of the IRGC’s airspace division, Amir Hajizadeh, boasted that Iran is capable of building missiles with a range beyond 2,000 kilometers. He said, quote, “We have the ability … Continue reading United States | Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Meeting on Iran

LAS VEGAS | A trade of Tanners: Nats send Roark to Reds for Rainey

LAS VEGAS — The Washington Nationals have traded Tanner Roark to the Reds for another right-hander named Tanner, less proven Tanner Rainey. There have been only a handful of big league players over the years with the first name of Tanner, and this was the first time two of them got traded for each other. … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | A trade of Tanners: Nats send Roark to Reds for Rainey

United States | Public Designation, Due to Significant Corruption, of Nicaragua’s Roberto Jose Rivas Reyes

United States – Due to his involvement in significant corruption, the Department is publicly designating the President of Nicaragua’s Supreme Electoral Council, Roberto Jose Rivas Reyes, under the terms of Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2018. Rivas was designated in December 2017 under Executive Order … Continue reading United States | Public Designation, Due to Significant Corruption, of Nicaragua’s Roberto Jose Rivas Reyes

United States | On the Attack in Strasbourg

United States – The United States stands in solidarity with France and condemns in the strongest terms the horrific act of terror in Strasbourg. Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of those affected and with all the people of Strasbourg. We commend the work of the first responders, and are ready to … Continue reading United States | On the Attack in Strasbourg