China's parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved directly imposing national security legislation on Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in a city roiled last year by months of anti-government protests.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had certified on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer warrants special treatment under U.S. law as it did when it was under British rule. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
A Chinese proposal to impose national security laws on Hong Kong could see mainland intelligence agencies set up bases there, raising fears of direct law enforcement and what U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called a “death knell” for the..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China about the coronavirus pandemic. According to Reuters, Beijing pledged to spend $2 billion to fight the virus. Pompeo called the money “paltry” compared to the vast amount of lives lost and..
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied knowing that the Office of the Inspector General was conducting any investigations into him, despite confirming that he answered a series of questions sent by the office earlier this year. President Donald Trump..
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President Donald Trump won’t take responsibility for firing the State Department’s inspector general. According to Business Insider, Trump fired him at the request of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Reports show that Steve Linick was investigating..
President Donald Trump fired the State Department’s inspector general, Steve Linick. The White House said Trump did so at the recommendation of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to Reuters, two top Democrats announced they would..
Democrats in Congress launched another investigation against President Donald Trump. They accused Trump of trying to fire the State Department’s internal watchdog because he went against his administration. Trump told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi he..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd , the biggest contract chipmaker, said it plans to build a $12 billion factory in Arizona in an apparent win for the Trump administration's efforts to wrestle global tech supply chains back from China. Ciara..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Israel on Wednesday for sharing information during global efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic and took another swipe at China over what he said was its lack of transparency.
The alleged killer of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn is "wanted internationally" after an Interpol Red Notice was issued for her arrest, a family spokesman has said. Anne Sacoolas, 42, was charged with causing death by dangerous driving in December,..
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Venezuelan state television broadcast on Wednesday a video of captured American Luke Denman, in which he said he was instructed to seize control of Caracas' airport and bring in a plane to fly President Nicolas Maduro to the United States. Gavino..
As US continues to corner China over late response to the deadly Coronavirus and its origin...now US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has claimed that there is a significant amount of evidence that the new coronavirus emerged from a Chinese laboratory,..
Shots fired by North Korea across its border with South Korea were likely “accidental,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday as speculation continues to swirl about the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Emer McCarthy..
Accusations are flying between U.S. and Chinese officials over how each country is handling the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Wednesday that the Chinese Communist Party has a "responsibility to tell the..
NORTH KOREA — Quoting U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, the BBC wrote that U.S. officials 'haven't seen' North Korea's leader since the 36-year-old last appeared in state media on April 12th; his absence has led to mass speculation that he was..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the World Health Organization needs an overhaul. According to Reuters, he said Washington may never restore WHO funding after the coronavirus pandemic. Democrats criticized the Trump administration, saying they..
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the COVID-19 pandemic shows the need to overhaul the World Health Organization.
Pompeo told Fox News on Wednesday there needed to be “a structural fix of the WHO” to correct its “shortcomings.”
The Afghan government freed 100 Taliban prisoners on Wednesday as a first step in a peace process with the hardline Islamists, despite the group's suspension of talks on a planned prisoner exchange crucial to moving to formal talks to end years of..