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US defense secretary arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit

US DEFENSE SECRETARY ARRIVES IN BAGHDAD ON UNANNOUNCED VISIT

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit, reportedly for discussions on defeating the Islamic...

Trump's Defense Chief: We're Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil

TRUMP'S DEFENSE CHIEF: WE'RE NOT IN IRAQ TO SEIZE ANYBODY'S OIL

BAGHDAD - The U.S. military is not in Iraq “to seize anybody's oil”, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks...

 
 
 
McCain slams Trump - without using his name - in speech warning of ‘flirting with authoritarianism'

MCCAIN SLAMS TRUMP - WITHOUT USING HIS NAME - IN SPEECH WARNING OF ‘FLIRTING WITH AUTHORITARIANISM'

WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. John McCain delivered a withering critique of President Donald Trump in a speech Friday that highlighted...

After combative news conference, fact checks give Trump poor score

AFTER COMBATIVE NEWS CONFERENCE, FACT CHECKS GIVE TRUMP POOR SCORE

President Donald Trump held a press conference at the White House Thursday to announce his new pick for labor secretary, Alexander...

 
 
 
Bronx Zoo's adorable animals ready for their close-up

BRONX ZOO'S ADORABLE ANIMALS READY FOR THEIR CLOSE-UP

Jim Breheny, the director of the Bronx Zoo, has been working at the New York City attraction since he was a 14-year-old volunteer....

Nobody Seems To Have Liked Working For Donald Trump's New Labor Pick

NOBODY SEEMS TO HAVE LIKED WORKING FOR DONALD TRUMP'S NEW LABOR PICK

WASHINGTON ― In 2014, R. Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump's second pick for U.S. secretary of labor , became a top candidate...

 
 
 
Labor secretary nominee faces Senate hearing, for 4th time

LABOR SECRETARY NOMINEE FACES SENATE HEARING, FOR 4TH TIME

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and a leading Republican are highlighting a key fact about labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta:...

TV briefs: Trump vs. CNN, Justin Ross Harris' ex-wife speaks, new Fox 5 meteorologist

TV BRIEFS: TRUMP VS. CNN, JUSTIN ROSS HARRIS' EX-WIFE SPEAKS, NEW FOX 5 METEOROLOGIST

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 16: U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters during a news conference announcing Alexander...

 
 
 
Who is Alex Acosta?

WHO IS ALEX ACOSTA?

Trump's back-up Labor Secretary has skeletons in his closet, too. Alex Acosta, at right in this 2005 photo, is President Donald Trump's...

Trump announces new Labor nominee at White House press conference

TRUMP ANNOUNCES NEW LABOR NOMINEE AT WHITE HOUSE PRESS CONFERENCE

In his first solo press conference at the White House, US President Donald Trump announced his new nominee to head the Department of...

 
 
 
Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

TRUMP NAMES ACOSTA AS NEW CHOICE TO BECOME LABOR SECRETARY

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one...

Trump announces law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as new labour secretary nominee

TRUMP ANNOUNCES LAW SCHOOL DEAN R. ALEXANDER ACOSTA AS NEW LABOUR SECRETARY NOMINEE

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labour secretary nominee,...

 
 
 
Trump's Labor Secretary Pick Testified Before Congress Defending Muslims' Civil Rights

TRUMP'S LABOR SECRETARY PICK TESTIFIED BEFORE CONGRESS DEFENDING MUSLIMS' CIVIL RIGHTS

President Donald Trump ‘s newest pick for Labor Secretary has a long history of defending the civil rights of Muslim-Americans, and...

The Latest: Law school dean is Trump's pick for labor head

THE LATEST: LAW SCHOOL DEAN IS TRUMP'S PICK FOR LABOR HEAD

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump : 1:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's chosen R. Alexander Acosta to be labor...

 
 
 
WATCH: Trump Picks R. Alexander Acosta As New Labor Nominee

WATCH: TRUMP PICKS R. ALEXANDER ACOSTA AS NEW LABOR NOMINEE

The president's first choice, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his nomination on Wednesday after facing criticism from members of both parties.

Trump to pick Alexander Acosta as new labor secretary nominee

TRUMP TO PICK ALEXANDER ACOSTA AS NEW LABOR SECRETARY NOMINEE

President Trump will name a new labor secretary Thursday, a day after his first choice for the job withdrew from consideration after...

 
 
 
BREAKING: Trump Announces Alexander Acosta as New Labor Secretary Nominee

BREAKING: TRUMP ANNOUNCES ALEXANDER ACOSTA AS NEW LABOR SECRETARY NOMINEE

Just one day after Andrew Puzder bowed out from President Donald Trump's nomination for Labor Secretary , Trump has announced his new...

Donald Trump's Reported Labor Secretary Pick Could Be The First Latino In His Cabinet

DONALD TRUMP'S REPORTED LABOR SECRETARY PICK COULD BE THE FIRST LATINO IN HIS CABINET

President Donald Trump plans to name attorney R. Alexander Acosta as his new pick to run the Department of Labor, NBC News and CNN...

 
 
 
‘Mad dog' Mattis issues ultimatum to NATO: Increase defence spending or U.S. changes its commitments

‘MAD DOG' MATTIS ISSUES ULTIMATUM TO NATO: INCREASE DEFENCE SPENDING OR U.S. CHANGES ITS COMMITMENTS

BRUSSELS - Defence Secretary Jim Mattis issued an ultimatum Wednesday to allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization , warning...

Pentagon chief says NATO members must boost defense spending

PENTAGON CHIEF SAYS NATO MEMBERS MUST BOOST DEFENSE SPENDING

BRUSSELS - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday issued a sharp ultimatum to NATO Wednesday, telling allies they must start...