Latest Nikki Haley News

Serbian president issues veiled threat over Kosovo

Oct. 17, 2018 10:17 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A U.S. call for the withdrawal of a UN peacekeeping mission from Kosovo would leave Serbia no choice but to "protect" its people in the former Serbian province, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Wednesday. Vucic did not specify what kind of action Serbia could take in Kosovo,...

Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

Oct. 17, 2018 9:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates. In a...

Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

Oct. 16, 2018 11:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates. In a...

US, rights groups say UN rights council vote lets abusers in

Oct. 12, 2018 4:56 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Human rights groups and the United States said U.N. Human Rights Council elections Friday gave abusive countries a seat at a table where they should be called out, as nations including the Philippines and Eritrea won an uncontested election. Eighteen countries, ranging from India to...

Can we talk? Trump's riding high _ and he's got a lot to say

Oct. 12, 2018 11:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Can we talk? Donald Trump would like to chat. And, boy, is he ever. Riding high after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's successful confirmation, the president has been on a rollicking press tour of late. He's inviting reporters up to his private cabin on Air Force One. He's calling...

AP source: Dina Powell tells Trump she doesn't want UN job

Oct. 11, 2018 7:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former deputy national security adviser Dina Powell told the White House on Thursday that she's not interested in serving as the next U.N. ambassador, a person familiar with the conversation told The Associated Press. President Donald Trump had said the Goldman Sachs executive was on his...

Melania Trump says she might be 'the most bullied person'

Oct. 11, 2018 3:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump says she could be "the most bullied person" in the world, judging by "what people are saying about me." She made the remark during a television interview in which she promoted her Be Best initiatives, which take on online bullying. Critics have pointed out that...

The Latest: Trump praises Haley, says she'll make money'

Oct. 10, 2018 1:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is praising outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, saying her departure announcement "was very elegantly done." Trump tells reporters as he receives a briefing on...

Haley became a popular UN diplomat despite Trump policies

Oct. 10, 2018 11:18 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nikki Haley came to her job as the top U.S. diplomat at the United Nations with no foreign policy experience, but in less than two years she made many friends — even among ambassadors from countries at odds with the Trump administration's policies. Tuesday's sudden announcement...

Trump says he may pick new UN ambassador this month

Oct. 10, 2018 8:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced she is resigning at the end of the year, raising questions about who will fill the key national security post and about the outspoken diplomat's own political...