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'This is an important victory for the rule of law, making clear that there is one set of rules for everyone,' says New York attorney general Barbara Underwood
It's a sharp and unexpected rebuke to the highest-ranked Trump aide so far to face a judge in the Russian collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Reporters Without Borders says 80 journalists have been killed worldwide so far this year – most notably the Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi – with 348 in jail and 60 more held hostage
Xi Jinping vows to press ahead with economic reforms but makes clear that Beijing will not deviate from its one-party system or take orders from any other country
The disclosures by the Jesuit provinces of Maryland and USA Midwest are the latest chapter in the ongoing sexual abuse scandal roiling the Catholic Church
'The FBI's reputation has taken a big hit because the president of the United States, with his acolytes, has lied about it constantly,' says former FBI director James Comey
The White House appears dug in on Donald Trump's call for Congress to budget $5 billion in 2019 to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border that he insists will check illegal immigration
From trampling near-sacred allies like Canada to trying to make good with rival Russia and enemy North Korea, Donald Trump's foreign policy shook up the world
A replacement to Ryan Zinke will be announced next week, says President Donald Trump
Latin Americans have long migrated to the United States – half a million Central Americans cross Mexico each year to chase their American dreams – but they used to do it in secret
A senior Palestinian official says the Australian decision to open a trade office in the city violated international law
(UPDATED) Residents of Balangiga welcome the return of the bells that symbolized the Philippines' dark past and long struggle for independence
Ukraine's foreign minister calls for a speedy international response to Russia's 'aggression' after it seized the 3 Ukrainian navy ships and 24 sailors
The airline doesn't provide the name of the company that shipped the organ, or confirm any further details.
Maria Butina – the first Russian convicted in the sprawl of cases arising from Moscow's interference in the 2016 presidential election – faces up to 6 months in prison, followed by likely deportation
According to reports, Jared Kushner met with the Republican leader to discuss the job
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says wasting the opportunity 'would not only be immoral, it would be suicidal'
Pleading for leniency in a packed Manhattan courtroom before US District Court Judge William H. Pauley III, Michael Cohen says he has been led astray by misplaced admiration for Donald Trump
US District Judge S. James Otero says Daniels must pay Donald Trump $293,000 to cover the president's attorney fees and costs plus $1,000 in sanctions for filing the lawsuit
Judge William Pauley will have to decide if there is room to go easy on Michael Cohen, who has asked for the lightest sentence possible to 'start his life over'
Forty-four former US senators urge current and future members of the US Senate to make sure that 'partisanship or self-interest not replace national interest'
Sisters Mary Margaret Kreuper and Lana Chang, who are said to be best friends, took the money from tuition, fees, and donations at St. James Catholic School
'Alarmism should not silence realism,' says Preston Wells Griffith, special advisor to US President Donald Trump
(UPDATED) In a statement, China's foreign ministry says 'the US side has seriously violated the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens, and the nature of the violation is extremely bad'
US President Donald Trump's comments came admi the UN climate talks in Poland, where 200 nations gather to agree on a rulebook on the 2015 climate accord
'We are facing an all-out assault which is not only threatening our independence and identity but also is bent on breaking our longstanding ties,' says Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
The proposed measure wins 87 votes in the General Assembly, falling short of the required two-thirds majority. Fifty-eight countries oppose the measure and 32 abstain.
If confirmed by the Senate, she will take over from Nikki Haley, who announced her resignation in October without offering details on why
'The 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush, has reached his final resting place,' says family spokesman Jim McGrath
(UPDATED) One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in stable condition
Former US president George HW Bush will lie in repose at St Martin's Episcopal Church, where the Bushes worshipped for decades, until he is buried Thursday, December 6
The Chinese commerce ministry lauds Donald Trump's talks with Xi Jinping at the weekend as 'successful' and says it is 'confident' that their agreement will be implemented
(UPDATED) The surprise recommendation comes ahead of Michael Flynn's upcoming sentencing, which has been postponed 4 times over the past year
'I have zero question in my mind that the crown prince directed the murder and was kept appraised of the situation all the way through it,' says Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says US and China held 'very specific discussions' in Buenos Aires on December 1 on steps to defuse their conflict
US President Donald Trump also praises another former advisor, Roger Stone, for refusing to testify against him
(UPDATED) The Republican stalwart is being honored with 4 days of commemorations and services in Washington and in Texas, where he will be buried on December 6
The former president will lie in state in the US Capitol ahead of a state funeral at the towering National Cathedral, expected to draw dozens of dignitaries from around the world
(UPDATED) United States President Donald Trump says they are considering 3 sites for his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
(3rd UPDATE) Trump withdraws his threat to raise the US tariffs even more on January 1, in return for a promise from China to buy more US goods and enter into a 90-day period of talks to resolve their differences
A final communique adopted at the summit says all G20 members, except the United States, agreed to implement the 'irreversible' Paris Agreement on climate change
Both US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping express optimism over finding a solution to their ongoing trade war
President Donald Trump is set to declare December 5 as National Day of Mourning for George H.W. Bush's death
India police says suspected Americans who urged John Allen Chau to go to North Sentinel has left India
(UPDATED) Here are excerpts of messages from the worlds of politics, business and Hollywood for the 41st US President
US President Donald Trump sounds upbeat about making progress with Chinese President Xi Jinping after weeks of dire warnings
The decorated war pilot, oilman, and diplomat who later became the 41st US President steered America through the end of the Cold War
(UPDATED) 'George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for,' his son, former president George W. Bush, says in a statement
The Pentagon says the sail intends to 'challenge excessive maritime claims' by China and to 'preserve access to waterways as governed by international law'