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Biden-Harris Rematch Expected in Next Democratic Debates

Democrats are gearing up for their second primary debates ahead of the 2020 election, with a rematch looming between frontrunner Joe Biden and first round star Kamala Harris.

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U.S. Destroys Iranian Drone in Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. military shot down an Iranian drone on Thursday that came within 1,000 yards of one of its naval vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, President Donald Trump said.

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Trump Disavows Rally Chant of 'Send Her back'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to distance himself from the incendiary chant of "Send her back" aimed at a Somali-born Democratic lawmaker during an election rally the night before.

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Boris Johnson Kicks Up a Stink with Brexit Fish Tale

Brandishing a kipper at a packed campaign event, Boris Johnson railed against EU red tape he said was punishing the producer of the smoked fish, only to be accused by Brussels on Thursday of "fake news".

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Trump Doesn't See Sanctions 'Right Now' on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia.

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Pence Says U.S. to Press Religious Freedom in North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence vowed Thursday to press North Korea to respect freedom of religion, despite the narrow U.S. focus on denuclearization in high-profile summits.

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Spain PM Says Does Not Want Far-Left Leader in His Government

Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Thursday that he would not accept far-left Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias being part of his government.

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Democrat Omar Brands Trump 'Fascist' after Rally Taunts

U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Thursday said she believes President Donald Trump is a "fascist," one day after he criticized the Democrat at a rally where his supporters chanted demeaning comments about her.

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'Send Her Back!': Trump Rally Sets Tone for Toxic 2020 Race

Fired up by Donald Trump, the crowd targeted Somali-born Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar, one of only three Muslims in the US House of Representatives, with cries of "Send her back! Send her back!"

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Iran Guards Say They Have Seized a 'Foreign Tanker'

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday they had detained a "foreign tanker" and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf.

The tanker was seized on Sunday "south of the (Iranian) island of Larak" in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the force's Sepahnews website said.

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