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A top U.S. defense official said rival countries are developing hypersonic weapons that are capable of breaking through its missile defense system. "They are quite capable," U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Michael D. Griffin said during a discussion at the Hudson …

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President Donald Trump has threatened that the United States will pull out of the World Trade Organization if the global trade body does not stop taking advantage of the country, and end its unfair treatment. "We will leave if we have to," he said while addressing workers at Shell Pennsylvan…

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With President Donald Trump's escalating trade war with China raising concerns about the global economic outlook, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer offered a temporary reprieve on Tuesday by announcing a delay in imposing new tariffs on certain Chinese products. Lighthizer said the…

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has canceled a Norway-brokered negotiation with the opposition this week in protest against a set of sweeping U.S. sanctions targeting his government. The two-day talks with representatives of Opposition leader Juan Guaido, aimed at resolving the country'…

U.S. Defense Department watchdog warned that the Islamic State (IS) was "resurging" in Syria and is trying to expand its command and control in neighboring Iraq taking advantage of the United States withdrawing its troops from the war-infested country. This warning is contained in the second…

China took strong exception to the U.S. decision to designate it as a "currency manipulator", as their central bank came out with a detailed version why the Yuan's value went down. Describing the U.S. labeling as a "capricious act of unilateralism and protectionism", the People's Bank of Chi…

After moving significantly higher over the course of morning trading on Thursday, stocks pulled back sharply after President Donald Trump announced plans to impose a 10 percent tariff on the remaining $300 billion worth of Chinese imports. The major averages climbed off their worst levels go…

The Senate has confirmed Kelly Knight Craft as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. President Donald Trump's nominee was approved Wednesday by a vote of 56 to 34 with a few Democrats crossing the line. Seven Democrat senators who are participating in this week's presidential primary de…

The latest round of U.S.-China trade talks ended without a major breakthrough. The 12th round of talks between the two economic powerhouses lasted just half a day, and at the end of the talks held in Shanghai, both sides agreed to meet again in September to continue negotiations to resolve t…

After a gap of more than two months US-China trade talks resumed in Shanghai Wednesday in the shadow of President Donald Trump's tweet blaming Beijing of trying to change the course in their favor. "My team is negotiating with them now, but they always change the deal in the end to their ben…

As part of the Trump administration's efforts to revive hopes of a long-pending trade deal between the United States and China, a high-level U.S. delegation will head to China next week. The White House announced that at the direction of President Donald Trump, U.S. Trade Representative Robe…

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is set to become Britain's new Prime Minster after he won the election to Conservative party leadership convincingly. In a voting process spread across two and a half weeks among party members, Johnson won 92153 votes, while rival candidate and current …