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Trump backs down under fire, 'clarifies' on Russia meddling

Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump strained Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.

Trump says not to lift sanctions on Russia, no "time limit" on DPRK dialogue

U.S. President Donald Trump said at the White House on Tuesday that he will not lift the existing sanctions on Russia, and that there is no "time limit" concerning the U.S. dialogue with the DPRK.

U.S. arrests Russian national for allegedly interfering with U.S. politics

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday that a Russian woman has been arrested and charged with allegedly interfering with U.S. politics. 

Trump, Putin content with summit despite lack of concrete results

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday voiced their satisfaction with their first one-on-one meeting here, though acknowledged problems remain.

Trump, Putin agree to strengthen cooperation in Syria, anti-terrorism

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday agreed to cooperate in issues concerning conflict in Syria, anti-terrorism and nuclear disarmament.

Trump, Putin start first bilateral meeting in Helsinki

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin started their first bilateral meeting in Helsinki on Monday, and they are expected to discuss a wide range of issues.

Putin arrives in Helsinki for summit with Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Helsinki on Monday noon for the first formal bilateral summit with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump.

Trump says Putin meeting will go 'fine'

​President Donald Trump says his upcoming meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin will go "fine."

Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions.

Supporters cheer as Trump nears Helsinki hotel

​Several dozen supporters of President Donald Trump, many waving American flags and sporting "Make America Great Again" caps, have cheered as the U.S. leader neared his hotel in Helsinki before his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Tesla CEO denies being top donor to Republican House committee

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Saturday denied that he is a top donor to a Republican political action committee dedicated to Republican dominance in Congress.

PNG PM visits Chinese hospital ship, lauds humanitarian mission

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill visited Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace on Saturday evening, highly commending the vessel's humanitarian mission to his country.

DPRK, U.S. discuss return of U.S. soldiers' remains in Korean War

​The DPRK and the U.S. held talks Sunday to discuss the repatriation of U.S. soldiers' remains during the 1950-1953 Korean War, Yonhap news agency said citing unnamed sources.

French police motorcycles crash during Bastille Day parade

​Two French police motorcycles have crashed during a demonstration in front of President Emmanuel Macron and other guests at a grandiose Paris parade celebrating Bastille Day.

Nigeria commissions China-assisted Abuja light rail

A Chinese-developed light rail line in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, designed to reduce traffic in the city of 1.2 million people, is now active.

Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England

President Donald Trump closed out a turbulent 30-hour visit to England on Friday that featured massive protests, moments of pageantry and startling diplomatic backflips as the U.S. leader tried to smooth over controversies on trade, Brexit and his critical assessment of British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Tesla to step up innovation, expand business in China

Tesla will deepen its innovation activities and expand business areas in China, the U.S. carmaker's Beijing branch said Thursday.

Last two video rental stores to close in U.S. Alaska state

The last two home video rental shops in the northwest U.S. state of Alaska said they will close their business Monday, marking the final demise of an era in the last strongholds of home video rental business of the country.

Fed chairman Powell says high tariffs could be "negative" for U.S. economy

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Thursday that the Trump administration's high tariffs against imports could be a negative for the U.S. economy.

Thai cave rescue mission inspires filmmakers, cartoonists

Twelve schoolboys and their soccer coach were safely rescued from a cave in Thailand after having been trapped for more than two weeks on Monday.

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