On his first Memorial Day in office, President Donald Trump is saluting those he calls "real heroes." Trump is honoring the men and women of the U.S. military who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the nation and their families. Trump participated in the annual observance at Arlington National Cemetery, saying those who died are "special, special people."
Sylvie Corbet and John Leicester, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 3:24pm
Flexing his diplomatic muscles, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had "extremely frank" and "direct" talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday and launched an extraordinary attack on two state-funded Russian media outlets he accused of spreading "lying propaganda" during France's presidential campaign.
Susannah George and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 1:45pm
While Iraq's conventional military has been slowly clearing the Islamic State group from inside Mosul's complex urban terrain, Iraq's Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary forces have been working their way through less glamorous territory: vast deserts west and south of the city that run along and across Iraq's border with Syria.
Demetris Nellas, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 10:52am
Constantine Mitsotakis, a former Greek conservative prime minister remembered for his fierce confrontations with liberal and socialist parties as well for backing free-market reforms, died Monday at 98 after a 60-year political career.