Tillerson: Time for Iranian-backed militias to leave Iraq

Washington (CNN)US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, anticipating an end to the fight against ISIS, said Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias to exit the war-torn nation of Iraq.Tillerson was speaking in Riyadh alongside the Saudi Arabian foreign minister days after US-backed forces declared the liberation of Raqqa, ISIS's

Tillerson Calls on Europe to Back Latest Sanctions on Iran

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on European governments to join a U.S.-led sanctions regime against Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, saying that countries doing business with the Islamic Republic’s force do so at their own risk.The Revolutionary Guards “foment instability in the region and create destruction in the region,” Tillerson

Trump urges House GOP to pass Senate budget, tax reform

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump urged House members to adopt the Senate's budget this week and follow through on tax reform during a House GOP conference call Sunday. House leaders updated members on the Senate's passage of its budget, which was revised at the House's request, and the House's plan to

Typhoon Lan Weakens as It Passes Tokyo

Typhoon Lan, a powerful storm that drenched most of Japan with rain Sunday, weakened as it passed Tokyo, causing little disruption to commuters Monday morning.The typhoon was located about 75 kilometers (47 miles) northeast of Tokyo as of 7 a.m. local time and expected to move off Japan’s Pacific coast by

Motorist dies in fire engine crash

The road was closed by police in both directions, with a diversion put in place. Image copyright Craig Thorpe/Leicester Media Image caption A passenger in the BMW has been taken to hospital with injuries police said were not life-threatening