Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that the U.S. reached a cease-fire agreement with Turkey to suspend its military operation in Syria to allow Kurdish forces to retreat from a designated safe zone. Pence said that Turkey will suspend its military operations for 120 hours to allow Kurdish forces to leave the safe zone.
The family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash involving the wife of an American diplomat said President Donald Trump dropped a "bombshell" during a meeting at the White House, revealing that the woman was waiting to meet them in the room next door. read more
When [Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham] received a call from a man he thought was Turkey's minister of defense earlier in August, it didn't strike him as unusual. "Thank you so much for calling me, Mr. Minister," Graham said. "I want to make this a win-win, if we can." read more
China and the U.S. held trade talks in Washington last week that ended with Trump saying both sides reached a "very substantial phase one deal." But while Trump characterized the talks' outcome as a success, Chinese state media said "substantial progress" was made. Also, it did not call phase one a "deal" while making little mention of the agricultural product purchases.
A photograph of President Donald Trump posing with a recently indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani was posted online in March 2014, two years prior to what had been their first known interaction. read more