U.S. House Democrat seeks emergency hearing on North Carolina election

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 11:40 GMT

A Democratic U.S. congressman on Wednesday called for an emergency hearing into claims of fraud in a North Carolina election.

Major US tourist sites prepare for Hurricane Florence

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 08:36 GMT

From Charleston's colonial mansions, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.

US Carolinas brace for 'direct hit' from Hurricane Florence

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 01:10 GMT

Hurricane Florence would deliver a "direct hit" to the US East Coast, emergency officials warned on Tuesday.

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury weighs verdict

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Weighing in even as a Virginia jury deliberates for a second day, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday.

Expected star witness may not testify in Trump ex-aide Manafort's trial

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 10:30 GMT

U.S. prosecutors raised the possibility that an expected star witness may not testify against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

States sue U.S. over policy tying funds to immigration compliance

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 12:50 GMT

New York and five other states filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to block the Trump administration from making cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

White House press secretary says asked to leave restaurant for working for Trump

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 10:07 GMT

Sarah Sanders said on Saturday that she had been asked to leave a Virginia restaurant the night before because she worked for President Donald Trump.

Ex-CIA case officer charged with retaining classified information

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 11:40 GMT

A former CIA officer has been charged with gathering classified defense information he allegedly intended to pass to the Chinese government.

U.S. spy agencies to brief state officials on election threats

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 10:39 GMT

U.S. intelligence agencies will meet with election officials from all 50 U.S. states this weekend to lay out threats to the integrity of elections.

New York charges 17 with numerous crimes, ties to Salvadoran drug gang

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 11:05 GMT

Law enforcement authorities on Thursday unveiled a slew of charges, including murder, drug trafficking and conspiracy.

Colombian paramilitary chief deported from US to face charges

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 09:09 GMT

Hebert Veloza, 50, alias "HH," touched down in Bogota after being loaded on a plane in Alexandria.

Virginia election likely a crucial test vote for Trump

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 10:17 GMT

Tuesday's vote for governor in the US state of Virginia has national ramifications.

Egypt Today's evening international news

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 03:50 GMT

World news varied Sunday between political, social and others issues.

UN chief condemns neo-Nazism, politicians 'who exploit fear'

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 01:45 GMT

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday condemned the recent white supremacist rally in the United States as well as "political figures who exploit fear.

Disgruntled employee at Charleston, SC, restaurant shoots 1

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 05:00 GMT

A disgruntled employee shot one person and held others hostage in a South Carolina restaurant on Thursday.

Texas man charged with trying to blow up Confederate statue

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 08:27 GMT

Authorities in Houston charged a 25-year-old man on Monday with trying to blow up a Confederate statue, federal prosecutors said.

Maryland removes statue of 19th century slavery advocate

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 02:38 GMT

Maryland authorities removed a statue on Friday of a 19th century chief justice who wrote the pro-slavery Dred Scott decision.

UPDATE: Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 05:29 GMT

Work crews in Baltimore took down four monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy on Wednesday before dawn to avoid protests.

Airline trade group sees 5 percent surge in U.S. Labor Day air travel

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 12:13 GMT

Labor Day air travel will get a boost this year, fueled by affordable ticket prices and higher household wealth

NAFTA renegotiation talks open amid high expectations

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 09:51 GMT

Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States open the first round of talks on Wednesday to revamp the 23-year-old regional free trade agreement