Latest Nikki Haley News

Vote, take risks, be fearless: Celebs offer advice to grads

May. 23, 2018 6:03 AM EDT

Work hard, be true to yourself, embrace diversity and seize the moment. It's the same advice graduation speakers have offered for ages, yet every year some addresses stand out. Some are powerful. Some are poetic. Some are political. This year, colleges have invited speakers ranging from Hillary Clinton to Chance...

UN envoy: Ending corruption and trafficking key in Libya

May. 21, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya warned Monday that the oil-rich country's "perverse economic model" based on corruption and trafficking in people and goods "must be shattered" to end its political crisis and progress toward stability and democratic elections this year. Ghassan Salame also...

Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

May. 18, 2018 4:01 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians resumed their fiery protests at Gaza's border with Israel on Friday as a U.N. human rights body criticized Israel for the "disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force" that killed at least 59 Palestinians earlier this week. Israel condemned the resolution by...

Kuwait urges UN to condemn Israel and protect Palestinians

May. 18, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kuwait is urging the Security Council to condemn Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians "in the strongest terms," especially in the Gaza Strip, and to deploy an international force to protect civilians. A draft resolution by Kuwait, which is the Arab representative on the...

The Latest: Israeli military sends aid to Gaza

May. 15, 2018 8:41 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Israel says the military has delivered eight trucks full of humanitarian aid and medical supplies to the Gaza Strip, where Israeli troops firing from across the border killed nearly 60 Palestinians at mass border...

Gaza hospitals struggle to cope with high casualty toll

May. 15, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Patients with gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in Gaza's under-equipped and overwhelmed main hospital Tuesday, with dozens still waiting in line for surgery a day after Israeli soldiers shot and killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds in mass protests on the Gaza...

7 governors sign letter backing Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

May. 15, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and a group of fellow governors are backing President Donald Trump's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, citing what they called Trump's "transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula." In a letter this week to Norwegian Nobel...

Calls for investigation, but no consensus at UN Gaza meeting

May. 15, 2018 3:15 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.'s Middle East envoy said there was no justifying the killings of more than 50 Palestinians by Israeli fire at the Gaza border, and several Security Council members called for an independent investigation, but the council had no unified message Tuesday as the U.S. said Israel...

UN votes to take first step toward a global environment pact

May. 10, 2018 9:42 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly voted Thursday to take a first step toward establishing a Global Pact for the Environment, a decision the United States opposed. The 193-member world body approved the resolution on a vote of 143-5 with seven abstentions. The U.S. was joined in voting against...

Nikki Haley tells graduates to be grateful they live in US

May. 10, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says today's college graduates should be grateful to live in America. "As a country we are experiencing something of a gratitude crisis today," Haley said in her commencement address Thursday at Clemson University. Haley, who was South Carolina's governor...