US President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House today, for talks expected to focus on their differences over NATO, Russia, global trade and a host of other issues.
"Certainly we do not want to, for things to get to military conflict," the US secretary of state said. "If they elevate the threat of their weapons program to a level that we believe require action, then, that option's on the table."
It was a humiliating setback for Trump, who saw his first attempt at limiting travel from the Muslim world halted by the federal courts last month after it had caused chaos at airports both in the US and abroad.
A federal law from late last year is requiring the military to find ways to reduce taxpayer subsidies for the commissaries that sell food at discount prices to active duty and retired armed service members.
Japan and India signed a controversial civil nuclear deal on Friday that will allow Japanese companies to export atomic technology to the Asian giant as the two countries deepen economic and security ties.
US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday furiously denied explosive claims that Russian intelligence has gathered compromising personal and professional information on him, hours before he faces the media for the first time since his election win.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to dismantle DACA — a federal program that offers temporary reprieve to undocumented immigrants brought to the US as minors. We spoke to DACA recipients about how they see their future under a Trump administration.