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(3rd UPDATE) Here is a list of countries and international organizations donating to the Philippines after Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)
To the end, John McCain remained convinced that America's values should be shared and defended worldwide
In Los Angeles, a decades-old federal court settlement known as the Flores Agreement mandates immigration officials release detained minors if they are held more than 20 days.
Officials have confirmed the deaths of 112 people as a result of the eruption on June 3, but scores more people remain unaccounted for
Government agencies were unable to say what would happen to the children already sent to tent camps and other facilities spread across the country while their parents were charged with immigration offenses.
Abe also expressed a readiness to finance denuclearization costs in North Korea.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump described migration as a big problem for Europe. He then told Japan's Abe: "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon."
The new cases eerily echo the odd noises and subsequent illnesses suffered by 24 U.S. diplomats evacuated from Cuba since 2016, deepening a baffling medical enigma.
Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.
Reports concern US State Department that the Daraa was within the boundaries of a de-escalation zone it had negotiated with Russia and Jordan last year
President Donald Trump threatens to abrogate NAFTA while demanding Congress to pass tougher immigration legislation and support his plan for a wall along the Mexican frontier
'Our new slogan when we start running — can you believe it, in two years from now — is going to be: 'Keep America great, exclamation point,' says Trump
The EU's top trade official says the US failed to provide full clarity on how Europe and Japan could be spared set to continue next week
The comments come after the American leader said he received encouragement from the leaders of China and Japan
(UPDATED) 'China doesn't want a trade war with the United States,' says China National People's Congress spokesman Zhang Yesui
The Havana embassy has been operating with a reduced staff since September 2017, when diplomats and family members were evacuated after suffering brain injuries
(2nd UPDATE) President Donald Trump says that lives were being 'shattered' by allegations that may be false, hoping the aides are given 'due process'
The raids took place in cities including San Francisco, Sacramento and San Jose in the north of California
Militant groups and youth organizations sneak past police security to burn a flag near the US Embassy and hold a lightning rally at the in SM Mall of Asia
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The financial sanctions had put restrictions on international banking transactions, exchange of technology and spare parts, and other cumbersome trade regulations have hampered economic growth.
(5th UPDATE) President Donald Trump says federal officials are prepared for the storm. He also urges residents of the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida to 'listen to your local authorities and be safe.'
Washington has presented a draft UN resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea an assets freeze on Kim Jong Un a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers
The first total solar eclipse to sweep North America in nearly a century will march across the continent August 21 Watch it here courtesy of NASA
UPDATED Malacañang says the Philippine Embassy in Seoul and Consulate General in Agana are closely monitoring the situation to prepare for any eventuality
Grassroots communities shall link arms together and vulnerable countries like the Philippines shall continue demanding for climate justice says The Climate Reality Project Philippines
Passengers may now request for laptop from the cabin crew for in flight use
United States President Donald Trump faces crucial tests regarding US Russia relations
UPDATED By restricting the access of certain media Donald Trump s White House takes things one step further triggering an outcry
UPDATED US President Donald Trump visits North Charleston to renew his campaign vow to champion jobs and industry
It was my vulnerability which forced me to be braver and more independent than I was
The US is set to award the Congressional Gold Medal to 260 000 Filipino veterans as a fitting tribute to their dedicated service during the last war
The sad truth is that this is just another symptom of what has been going on in the rest of the world
An unauthorized use at the Republican Convention against our wishes says a band statement on Twitter
UPDATED Mongolia has made remarkable progress for a young democracy says US Secretary of State John Kerry
Two men who suffered horrific injuries in the world s first nuclear strike seven decades ago come face to face with the present day commander in chief of the country that launched the attack And one of them gets a hug
Democrat Hillary Clinton s presidential bid is positively lackluster when compared to the Donald Trump spectacle but the ex secretary of state could give her campaign a jolt with an inspired choice of running mate
Venezuela braces for protests after President Nicolas Maduro declared a state of emergency to combat the foreign aggression he blamed for an economic crisis that has pushed the country to the brink of collapse
Puerto Rico says it has counted 925 cases of Zika so far 18 of which involve pregnant women
Cuba clears the way for the resumption of cruise voyages from the United States lifting a restriction on Cubans entering or leaving the country by sea
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto s decision to send landmark legislation to Congress is the result of a national debate on cannabis laws
Hillary Clinton launches a withering attack on Republican frontrunner Donald Trump at an appearance before thousands of Jewish voters saying America s next president cannot be neutral when it comes to Israel
Senior Saudi royal Prince Turki al Faisal criticizes President Barack Obama for comments accusing the longtime US ally of feeding Middle East conflicts
Christmas lights in American homes consume more electricity than many developing nations
As leaders of two of the largest democracies in the world the President and President Widodo will discuss plans to expand existing areas of bilateral cooperation
A heavily armed man opens fire in a terrorist attack on a high speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris injuring at least two people before being overpowered by two American passengers
Trump says it is only illegal immigrants he objects to not Latinos in general
Filipino Americans have been celebrating Independence Day in New York City for almost 30 years and every year it only gets grander
Former ABC News Beijing Bureau Chief Chito Sta Romana talks about the options available to Manila