(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis as his choice to become the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more than a half-century, a move that sets up a possible fight with congressional critics of Obama’s overtures to the communist island nation. DeLaurentis currently is the top diplomat at the…
Israel’s former President, Prime Minister and elder statesman, Shimon Peres, died on Tuesday after having suffered a stroke two weeks earlier. He was 93. Peres’ standing in the world of international politics, and the impact he had during his decades of public service, was evidenced by the tributes and condolences expressed by several world leaders,…
Donald Trump continued his longstanding denial of his own record on the Iraq War, angrily disputing Hillary Clinton’s reminder of his actual record.
He called it a “mainstream media” falsehood put out by Clinton. MORE