January 29, 2020

Pompeo visits UK amid disagreements over US diplomat’s wife, Huawei

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(LONDON) -- The U.S. and U.K.'s top diplomats met late Wednesday in London, promising to build an "even stronger" bond between the two long-time allies, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. But disagreements over several key issues have bogged down the so-called "special relationship," which critics say has been bruised under President Donald Trump. In the last week, the U.S. denied the U.K.'s extradition request for an American diplomat's wife who k..
January 29, 2020

US military identifies 2 pilots killed in Afghanistan crash

KeithBinns/iStock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- U.S. military plane crashes in Taliban-held Afghan territoryThere was no official word on why the plane crashed or how many were on board. The Taliban claimed that it was shot down.U.S. Air Force The Pentagon has identified the two U.S. Air Force pilots killed on Monday when their E-11A aircraft crashed in a Taliban-controlled area in central Afghanistan. Lt. Col. Paul K. Voss, 46, of Yigo, Guam, and Capt. Ryan S. Phaneuf, 30, of Hudson, New Hampshire, di..
January 29, 2020

Pompeo makes first trip to Ukraine amid heavy criticism and Trump impeachment trial

Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks(WASHINGTON) -- While all eyes in Washington are on the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to the country at the center of the scandal that led to deliberations in the Senate -- Ukraine. Pompeo will make his first trip there later this week during his tour of Europe and Central Asia that became controversial after he removed a National Public Radio correspondent from the list. This came after he berated..
January 29, 2020

Duchess Kate serves up cereal during nursery visit

Phil Harris - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- During a visit to south London at a nursery, Duchess Kate was spotted serving up cereal to school children. While at Stockwell Gardens Nursery & Pre-School, the Duchess of Cambridge had been initially advised from staff on the importance of nutritious food in a child's development and discussed her landmark early years survey that revealed 10,000 people have signed up in a week since launching. "Parents, carers, and families are at the heart of..