20 May 2017, 02:11 | Marlene Myers
No-Holds Barred, Defense Chief Unveils Trump Plan for Islamic State
While the Middle Euphrates River Valley corridor may be the next key battleground, USA officials believe it will not be the last. While U.S. military advisers worked in concert with the Iraqi army in the Mosul fight, the Raqqa fight will be different.
Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump also said at the time that "the process is going to move quickly" and that he would make a "fast decision" to replace Comey. Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017.
Former US representative Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case
The plea calls for a prison sentence between 21 and 27 months, though the sentencing judge is free to impose more or less time . Anthony Weiner cried in court Friday morning while pleading guilty to sending lewd messages to a 15-year-old girl last year .
U.S. crude oil inventories drop sharply as imports decline
The Opec report confirmed that USA oil and gas companies have already stepped up activities in 2017 amid a recovery in oil prices. Oil cartel OPEC are due to meet later this month, which could see an agreement to sustain oil cuts to help raise falling prices.