Actor Jussie Smollett was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten on the streets of Chicago by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, police said.
Senator Lindsey Graham was reacting to former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's comments that US President Trump might have committed a crime in handling the Russia probe and top officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment.
US President Trump warns EU allies that inaction on their part will force Washington to release some 800 Daesh members. Meanwhile, Germany says it can take back its citizens captured in Syria only if Daesh suspects have "consular access."
The report follows the US president's claim that Japan's President Shinzo Abe had nominated him for the top Nobel honour for opening talks and easing tensions with North Korea.
David Satterfield has been the acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs since 2017 and has also previously served as the deputy US chief of mission in Iraq, ambassador to Lebanon.
India warns Pakistan of consequences after a suicide bombing by a local Kashmiri militant killed at least 44 Indian paramilitary soldiers in disputed Kashmir. Islamabad rejects New Delhi's accusations.
US President Donald Trump demanded Congress include money for the wall, one of his biggest 2016 campaign promises, in a funding bill he was expected to sign either later on Friday or Saturday.
The measure, which avoids another government shutdown, includes only $1.375 billion for border barriers or fencing, far less than the $5.7 billion that US President Trump has demanded for his long-sought border wall.
The US House passed a resolution that would force the administration to withdraw its troops from involvement in Yemen. The bill will now head to the Senate for consideration following the 248-177 vote.
US president's comments come as the third round of trade negotiations between the US and China are set to resume in Beijing to avert more than doubling tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, in appearances on NBC's "Meet the Press" and "Fox News Sunday," said "you absolutely cannot" eliminate the possibility of another shutdown on Friday if a deal is not reached over the wall.
Amazon CEO says the National Enquirer wanted him to make a public statement that the tabloid's coverage of his extra-marital relationship with a former TV anchor was not politically motivated.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2019 TRT World.