October 23, 2018

Meet Harriet, the Irish singing donkey

iStock/Thinkstock(DUBLIN) -- A singing donkey in Ireland is now an internet sensation. Martin Stanton, a local who has visited Harriet the donkey regularly for over a year, posted a video of her singing on Facebook last week. The donkey was praised for her operatic tones and stage presence and Stanton's post was shared more than 2,000 times. Stanton told ABC News he was shocked to hear her sing. “She lives about 20 minutes away from me in Toureen, Connemara,” he said. “I know the family who..
October 23, 2018

What will happen if Trump exits the INF Treaty with Russia?

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- As National Security Adviser John Bolton was in Moscow, where he's expected to inform Russian officials of the Trump administration’s intention to withdraw from a major nuclear arms agreement -- the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty -- President Trump himself said Monday it definitely would happen. "I’m terminating the agreement because they violated the agreement," Trump told reporters in Washington. "I’m terminating the agreement," he repeated for e..
October 22, 2018

US national security adviser John Bolton in Russia to announce end to historic Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has arrived in Moscow, where he is expected to tell Russian officials that America plans to withdraw from a historic nuclear arms treaty that dates to the Cold War. Bolton met on Monday with the head of Russia’s National Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, Russia’s state news agency, RIA Novosti reported, citing Patrushev’s press office. Later Bolton dined with foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, with Russia's foreign min..
October 22, 2018

Two U.S. Navy warships sail through Taiwan Strait

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- Two U.S. Navy warships sailed through the international waters of the Taiwan Strait on Monday, the body of water separating China and Taiwan, the island nation that China considers a breakaway province. The transit could increase tensions between the U.S. and China as both countries are involved in a trade dispute and as the U.S. voices concerns over China’s militarization of the South China Sea. “USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) and USS Antietam (CG 54) conducted a routi..