WASHINGTON The U.S. and Iran stepped back from the brink of possible war on Wednesday as President Donald Trump signaled he would not retaliate militarily for Irans missile strikes on Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. No one was harmed in the strikes, but U.S. forces in the region remained on high alert.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. There was an unspecified incident involving the Secret Service at President Donald Trumps Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, but authorities would not say Tuesday what happened the latest in a series of incidents at the club since the president took office three years ago.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump faces one of the greatest tests of his presidency after Iran launched ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. It was Irans most brazen direct assault on America since the 1979 seizing of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. The strikes pushed Tehran and Washington perilously close to war, and put the worlds attention on Trump as he weighs whether to respond with more military force. The president huddled with his national security advisers on Tuesday night, but offered no immediate indication of whether he would retaliate. He said in a tweet that All is well! and announced plans to address the nation on Wednesday morning.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehrans main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported.
WASHINGTON U.S. officials on Monday braced for Iran to respond to the killing of its most powerful general, noting heightened military readiness in the country and preparing for a possible tit-for-tat attempt on the life of an American military commander.
SYDNEY Australias government on Monday said it was willing to pay whatever it takes to help communities recover from deadly wildfires that have ravaged the country.
GREENSBURG, Pa. A deadly crash involving a passenger bus and multiple other vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike left at least five dead and dozens injured early Sunday, shutting down a large portion of the highway.
TEHRAN, Iran An Iranian general who replaced the leader killed by a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad vowed Sunday to take revenge as Tehran abandoned the remaining limits of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers in response to the slaying.
JAKARTA, Indonesia Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesias capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. Hundreds of U.S. soldiers deployed Saturday from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Kuwait to serve as reinforcements in the Middle East amid rising tensions following the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to Iran on Saturday, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic very fast and very hard if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Irans elite Quds Force.
SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison defended his leadership and his governments record on climate change Sunday as milder temperatures brought hope of a respite from wildfires that have ravaged three states, claiming 24 lives and destroying almost 2,000 homes.
BAGHDAD Iran promised to seek revenge for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdads airport that killed the mastermind of its interventions across the Middle East, and the U.S. said Friday that it was sending thousands more troops to the region as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing.
AUSTIN, Texas A man stabbed two people, one fatally, inside a restaurant during a violent string of attacks Friday at a shopping plaza in Texas capital city that began with an assault at a coffee shop and ended with the suspect leaping off a roof, police said.
SYDNEY Australias prime minister called up about 3,000 reservists as the threat of wildfires escalated Saturday in at least three states with two more deaths, and strong winds and high temperatures were forecast to bring flames to populated areas including the suburbs of Sydney.
MIAMI Highlighting his record on religious liberty, President Donald Trump on Friday worked to energize a group of evangelical supporters who make up an influential piece of his political base that could prove vital in battleground states.
WASHINGTON With a single drone strike, President Donald Trump did more than just take out an avowed enemy of the United States. He may have have also upended a central element of his foreign policy.
JUNEAU, Alaska Five fishermen missing after a crab boat sank in the frigid waters off Alaska were feared dead after authorities called off a search for those working in the one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S.
WASHINGTON U.S. health officials will begin cracking down on most flavored e-cigarettes that are popular with underage teenagers, but their plan includes major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-delivery devices.