Trump does not expand on his charge, nor explain what revelation by the daily is supposed to have hampered Baghdadi's capture
The incident took place as Afghan security forces were clearing a village of Taliban elements
The Washington Post quotes a former official as saying the intercepts suggest Jeff Sessions and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak had 'substantive' talks on Russia-related matters
Tehran's lead nuclear negotiator speaks of instances where the United States 'delayed in fulfilling their commitments' and 'violated the deal'
(3rd UPDATE) Sean Spicer quits after Trump named Anthony Scaramucci the new White House communications director, a role Spicer had hoped to play
US entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has received tentative approval from the government to build a conceptual 'hyperloop' system that would blast passenger pods down vacuum-sealed tubes from New York to Washington
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Since the cancer diagnosis, John McCain has been showered with tributes from all sides
Trump's expansive remarks to The New York Times painted a picture of a president preoccupied by allegations against him
(UPDATED) Los Angeles County coroner's office: 'It is being handled as a possible suicide'
(UPDATED) The president also criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent testimony before a Senate panel which is investigating possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign
(UPDATED) The 80-year-old U.S. senator underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week and tests 'revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot'
It put Trump's son and son-in-law at the center of a burgeoning scandal involving multiple US investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow in its efforts to tilt the 2016 election
The court accepted a Hawaii federal judge's ruling last week that the Trump administration had too narrowly defined what constitutes 'close family relationships' in its travel ban exemptions
(UPDATED) The disclosure raises questions about what the pair talked about, who was present and why the meeting was not previously disclosed
(UPDATED) The exchange of sanctions comes just hours after Washington admitted Tehran was complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago
(UPDATED) The Senate's top Republican said he will forge ahead with what could be a last-gasp vote – on a new plan to kill off most of the 2010 reforms of Trump's predecessor without a replacement at the ready
(UPDATED) Donald Trump backs away from a campaign promise to scrap a major nuclear security deal with Iran, with officials announcing the agreement and related sanctions relief will stay in place for now
'China firmly opposes any forms of official exchange and military contact between the US and Taiwan,' foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang tells reporters
The concerted pushback comes as a Washington Post-ABC News poll near the 6-month point in Trump's administration shows him facing significantly declining approval ratings
The official news agency of Iran's judiciary identifies the man as Xiyue Wang, a researcher at Princeton University
The curriculum will include 'technical aspects of tax collection, administration, and compliance'
As the Russia scandal encroaches ever further on Donald Trump's White House, the vice president is also walking a political tightrope
The abrupt departure of American officials from an Australian Pacific island refugee camp fans fears among asylum-seekers that plans to resettle them in the US may not go ahead
Political leaders on the Pacific island say it's time to decide whether to remain a US colony or become an independent nation
The reversal comes after public outcry over the Afghan girls' inability to attend the 3-day FIRST Global Challenge competition
Cuban President Raul Castro criticizes Donald Trump's partial rollback of his predecessor Barack Obama's rapprochement with the communist island
(UPDATED) The decision by Judge Derrick Watson is a victory for opponents of the ban, which the Trump administration says is necessary to keep out terrorists
A team of Afghan girls who had been denied visas to attend a Washington robotics competition are now allowed to come, organizers say
(UPDATED) With Democrats united in opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs support from at least 50 out of 52 Republicans to pass the measure in the 100-member chamber
(UPDATED) Human rights groups have decried the lack of independent reports about Liu Xiaobo's health, accusing the authorities of manipulating information
The US free trade agreement with South Korea, known as KORUS, went into force in March 2012, since when Washington says its trade deficit with the country has more than doubled
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In an interview with Pat Robertson of the Christian Broadcasting Network, the billionaire president claims his Russian counterpart would have preferred a win by the Democrat Clinton in 2016
The United States, a longtime ally of Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, has given mixed signals about its policy on the Gulf crisis
Christopher Wray stakes out an independent line amid worries Trump has sought to stifle the investigation into alleged collusion between his election campaign and Russia
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But the initiative has met a dismissive reaction from the Arab countries that imposed sanctions on Qatar last month
The International Olympic Committee is poised to hand the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games to Paris and Los Angeles, with a landmark double hosting deal set to be approved
(UPDATED) The US Marine Corps confirms that a 'mishap' involving a KC-130 occurred in the evening
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Wildfires rage in California and in British Columbia due to searing temperatures and high winds
Yangon officials said last week that they would deny visas to the 3-person team mandated by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate abuses reportedly committed by security forces in Rakhine state
(UPDATED) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will shuttle between Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia in what is the first serious intervention by Washington in the Gulf crisis
(UPDATED) As Senators returned for work in Washington after a week off, Trump challenged fellow Republicans to make good on their signature campaign promise: repeal and replace 'Obamacare'