Bloomberg US, China Open to Joint Sea Drills With Asean, Singapore SaysBloombergThe U.S. and China were both open to joining separate maritime drills with Southeast Asian nations as early as next year, Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said. Speaking on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations defense ...China and Asean to go ahead with first joint naval exercise in sign of greater engagementSouth China Morning PostSingapore takes over chairmanship of Asean Defence Ministers' MeetingThe Straits TimesPentagon chief seeks continued maritime cooperation with ASEANPhilippine StarInquirer.net -The Korea Herald -CNN Philippines -Xinhuaall 100 news articles »

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The Hill High stakes as Trump heads to HillThe HillPresident Trump and Senate Republicans will huddle Tuesday on Capitol Hill in hopes of finding something that has eluded them all year: party unity. Republicans are in broad agreement about the need to pass tax reform, but are struggling to get on the ...You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for Tax CutsNew York TimesThree things to remember about the rhetoric surrounding the Trump tax planWashington PostDonald Trump gambled you wouldn't care about his tax returns. He was right.CNNLos Angeles Times -NBCNews.com -Bloomberg -Reutersall 1,301 news articles »

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Wall Street Journal US to Allow Refugees From All Countries but With New RulesWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—The Trump administration will allow refugee admissions to the U.S. to resume for all countries but with new rules meant to better vet applicants, administration officials and others familiar with the planning said. The White House plans to ...and more »

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CNN Tillerson in India: China, Afghanistan and Pakistan to dominate agendaCNNNew Delhi (CNN) The Trump administration's South Asia strategy is under the spotlight this week, as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to New Delhi after stops in Kabul and Islamabad. A rising and increasingly assertive China, as well as America ...Mysterious discrepancies spotted In Tillerson photographs with Afghanistan presidentFox NewsRex Tillerson Says The Taliban Is Welcome In The Afghan GovernmentNewsweekTillerson heads to Pakistan after US warning over Taliban safe havensHindustan TimesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Washington Post -Bloomberg -New York Timesall 394 news articles »

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CBS News Missing Texas girl's dad arrested, charged with felonyCBS NewsDALLAS -- The father of a missing 3-year-old North Texas girl was arrested Monday after voluntarily giving new answers to investigators' questions about his daughter's disappearance. Wesley Mathews, 37, was charged Monday afternoon with first-degree ...Father of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews arrested after changing story, police sayWashington PostChild's body found in Richardson is 'most likely' missing 3-year-old Sherin MathewsDallas Morning Newsall 327 news articles »

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Washington Post China's leader elevated to the level of Mao in Communist pantheonWashington PostBEIJING — China's Communist Party formally elevated President Xi Jinping to the same status as party legends Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping on Tuesday, writing his name into its constitution and setting the nation's leader up for an extended stay in ...Xi Jinping Becomes China's Most Powerful Leader Since Mao ZedongTIMEXi Jinping Becomes China's Most Powerful Leader in DecadesNBCNews.comIn communist China, it's increasingly all about XiCBS NewsQuartz -U.S. News & World Report -CNBC -Bloombergall 282 news articles »

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New York Times Five weeks after Maria most of Puerto Rico remains an island in the darkUSA TODAYSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — They're still in the dark. Lady Lee Andrews doesn't know how much longer she can keep her Poet's Passage souvenir shop afloat without electricity — or tourists. Sonia Rodriguez relies on a generator to power the elevator in ...'Like Going Back in Time': Puerto Ricans Put Survival Skills to UseNew York TimesSmall Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back onWashington PostPuerto Rico Native Prepares To Hand-Deliver Goods Collected, Stored In HartfordHartford CourantU.S. News & World Report -Miami Herald -Slate Magazine -Valley Newsall 285 news articles »

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New York Times Congressional Auditor Urges Action to Address Climate ChangeNew York TimesMembers of the Wyoming Hot Shots firefighting crew battling the Lizard Fire near Willcox, Ariz., in June. Credit Kyle Miller/Wyoming Hot Shots, via Associated Press. WASHINGTON — Fires, floods and hurricanes are already costing the federal government ...GAO: Trump should craft strategy to deal with economic harm of climate changeWashington ExaminerGovernment report calls on Trump to act on climate changeCNNall 10 news articles »

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Washington Post Caught in a deadly ambush, US troops in Niger waited an hour for French air power to arriveWashington PostThe U.S. Special Forces team caught in a deadly ambush three weeks ago in Niger did not request help from nearby French forces for about an hour after the firefight began near a village the Americans had visited during a reconnaissance mission several ...US general: Many questions remain about Niger attackFox NewsNiger Attack Was Likely a Set-Up by Terrorists, Officials SayNBCNews.com'We're there because ISIS and Al-Qaeda are': The Pentagon gives new details on Niger ambushBusiness InsiderPolitico -Los Angeles Times -New York Times -BuzzFeed Newsall 133 news articles »

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CNN Trump disputes military widow's account of condolence callCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump on Monday disputed a widow's account of a condolence call he made to her following the death of her husband in Niger earlier this month. Trump tweeted shortly after Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David ...Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson said Trump stumbled recalling her husband's nameWashington PostThe Hill's 12:30 ReportThe HillWar of words spreads to soldier's widow, TrumpFox NewsLos Angeles Times -The Atlantic -The New Yorker -BBC Newsall 1,717 news articles »

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