US President Trump appoints Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, for new role after firing his hawkish aide John Bolton.
Republican Michael J Folmer was charged with possessing child pornography, sexual abuse of children and criminal use of a communications facility, Pennsylvania's Attorney General said.
President Donald Trump says he ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran while Tehran has warned the US it will retaliate "immediately" if it is targeted over a weekend attack on Saudi oil installations.
Muslim civil liberties group links 2017 spike in anti-Muslim harassment by individuals and government agencies to President Trump’s Muslim travel ban.
ICC prosecutor has previously sought to examine possible atrocities by the Taliban, Afghan government forces, and US forces, mostly between 2003-2004.
A decriminalisation proposal fell five votes short of the 70 required for its approval, with 59 assembly members voting against and six refraining.
Tropical storm Humberto gains strength and is expected to return to hurricane force by evening but its track now puts it far from Bahamas and US coast, National Hurricane Center says.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will discuss with Riyadh possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that last week's attacks on Saudi oil sites originated in Iran, a claim Tehran denies.
Experts trying to establish how many victims are in the mass grave since it was discovered earlier this month in a remote area known as La Primavera outside Guadalajara, Mexico's second city.
Daniel Wilkinson, managing director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, says President Jair Bolsonaro has put "defenders of the [Amazon] forest at serious risk."
US President Trump blasts The New York Times after it updated a story detailing a previously unreported accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say the alleged victim did not recall the incident.
Researchers uncover a large data breach thought to impact an estimated 17 million people of Ecuador, Interior Minister Maria Paula Romo says, including records belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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