Latest Nikki Haley News

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has book coming in the fall

Apr. 10, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikki Haley, the former United Nations ambassador and South Carolina governor, has a book deal. St. Martin's Press announced Wednesday that Haley's book, currently untitled, will come out this fall. According to the publisher, the 47-year-old Haley will write about her experiences as...

Federal bills would let state prisons jam cellphone signals

Mar. 28, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal legislation proposed Thursday would give state prison officials the ability they have long sought to jam the signals of cellphones smuggled to inmates within their walls. U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and U.S. Rep. David Kustoff of Tennessee introduced companion bills in...

Israeli group honors Nikki Haley with coin

Mar. 13, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli organization has minted a coin emblazoned with the face of Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's former ambassador to the United Nations, to commemorate her defense of Israel in the world body. The Sanhedrin, a Jewish organization that dreams of restoring the Jewish Temple,...

UN expert says Kim Jong Un demand shows sanctions work

Mar. 12, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. panel monitoring sanctions against North Korea said Tuesday the fact that the only thing Kim Jong Un asked for at the Hanoi summit was to have sanctions lifted shows they are biting — despite his increasingly sophisticated efforts to evade the tough...

The Art of the Walk? Summit collapse and Trump's diplomacy

Feb. 28, 2019 11:11 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump framed the breakdown of his nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as wisely knowing when "to walk." But the stunning collapse revealed the limits of his unique brand of personal diplomacy and raised concerns about future efforts to disarm a global...

Trump accepts Kim 'word' he had no role in Warmbier death

Feb. 28, 2019 2:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at his word" that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who died after being imprisoned there. Kim "tells me he didn't know about it, and I will take him at his word," Trump...

Nikki Haley nominated for board seat at Boeing

Feb. 26, 2019 3:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been nominated for a seat on the board of directors at Boeing Co. The defense contractor and aircraft manufacturer said Tuesday that Haley will stand for election at its annual shareholder meeting on April 29. Haley was...

Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

Feb. 23, 2019 12:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Trump said in a pair of tweets that Craft "has done an outstanding job representing our Nation" and he has...

Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

Feb. 22, 2019 12:12 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is backing Craft for the post, and she also has the support of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security...

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

Feb. 21, 2019 8:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is backing Craft for the post, and she also has the support of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security...