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Two US aircraft carriers to train in Sea of Japan

Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers are expected to begin training together as soon as Wednesday in the Sea of Japan in what U.S. military officials say may be interpreted by North Korea as a signal of a more aggressive U.S. military posture.

Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

Tension between Germany and the United States intensified Tuesday with President Donald Trump accusing the longtime US ally of hurting the US financially.

How Trump can change the subject

President Donald Trump's odyssey through Europe and the Middle East fulfilled a more narrow political focus for the reeling White House: It was a nine-day distraction from the dominant narrative of a presidency under siege.

Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

A heated argument erupted between legislators at the Texas Capitol Monday afternoon, after one state representative claimed he called US Immigration and Customs Enforcement on protesters.

Manuel Noriega, former dictator of Panama, dead at 83

Manuel Noriega, the former Panamanian dictator and convicted drug trafficker who was once one of Central America's most notorious military strongmen, has died, according to a tweet by Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela on his verified Twitter account.

Portland mayor asks feds to stop 'alt-right' rallies

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, is trying to stop what he describes as two upcoming "alt-right" demonstrations as his city continues to mourn the stabbing deaths of two residents who intervened in a possible hate crime.