US quits climate pact

President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was pulling the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat global warming and distancing the country from its closest allies abroad. Framing his decision as “a reassertion of America’s sovereignty,” Trump said he was “elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.”

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White House shaken as Russia probe pierces Trump’s inner circle

White House shaken as Russia probe pierces Trump's inner circle

The probe into Russia’s role in the US election pierced the innermost circle of the White House Saturday, with reports that Donald Trump’s son-in-law sought a secret communications line with Moscow — the most damning allegation yet from the scandal.

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Melania Trump skips headscarf as she arrives in Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump and Melania arrive in Riyadh - 20 May 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Accompanying her husband on his first international trip, US first lady Melania Trump on Saturday stepped off of Air Force One conservatively dressed in long sleeves and pants to conform to the strict dress code that Saudi Arabia enforces for its female citizens. But one thing was missing from her black […]

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