The senators will be briefed by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Analysts warned against reading too much into the exercises with conventional weaponry, noting that North Korea's annual winter training cycle culminates in big exercises every year around this time.
The president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani says he and British Prime Minister Theresa May agree that the rights of EU nationals living in the United Kingdom need to be secured as quickly as possible in Brexit negotiations. May added that securing the "right deal" with Brussels for Britain is her priority. It had been hoped talks could start by the end of that month, but EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Wednesday that "the real political negotiations" with Britain ...
Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull will come face-to-face for the first time since that fiery January phone call damaged the allies' relationship. "That same day at the museum, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said.
At a news conference Tuesday, White House press secretary said some documents had already been handed over by the Department of Defense. He is a subject in investigations by intelligence committees in the House and Senate, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, into allegations Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 US election.
The new citizenship laws will also require permanent residency for at least four years, and if successful, new citizens will have to demonstrate their "integration" into Australian society by providing evidence of joining clubs, being employed, and enrolling children in school.
The Iran certification, made 90 minutes before a midnight Tuesday deadline, means Tehran will continue to enjoy relief from US nuclear sanctions. - The U.S.is committed to a strong Europe, though he didn't say directly whether he prefers that the European Union stay intact.