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Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says aides tried to recruit her to thwart Trump

Two of President Donald Trump’s senior advisers undermined and ignored him in what they claimed was an effort to “save the country,” former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley claims in …


Kathleen Parker: Women who run

The challenge for the six female presidential candidates is how to stand out. Fortunately, or not, some have already made headlines with their uniqueness.


Nikki Haley brings pro-business message to Spokane

The story of a young child with a fascination for business isn’t what packed the banquet room at the Davenport Grand for the spring meeting of the Association of Washington …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

Boeing nominates former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley to board of directors

Boeing announced Tuesday that it has nominated former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley to its board of directors, where she is expected to help guide the …


Trump names State spokeswoman Nauert for UN ambassador

President Donald Trump announced Friday he’s nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018

U.N. Ambassador Haley resigning

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is leaving the administration at the end of the year, she and President Donald Trump announced Tuesday. She gave no reason for her departure after two …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018

U.S. mission defends costly curtains at U.N. ambassador’s Nikki Haley’s home

The U.S. mission to the United Nations is defending the installation of costly curtains at the official New York residence of Ambassador Nikki Haley on security grounds. It also said …


Nikki Haley: When I challenge the president, I do it directly

The author of the anonymous “resistance” op-ed published this week in the New York Times might think he or she is doing a service to the country. I strongly disagree.


UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018

Trump administration pulls U.S. out of UN human rights council

The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It …


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

Contrasting U.N. Security Council measures on Gaza both fail

Competing U.N. Security Council proposals to respond to the escalation of violence in Gaza both failed Friday, demonstrating the deep divisions that have paralyzed the U.N.’s most powerful body.


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018

Haley’s pushback draws fans, rattles White House

The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even …


UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

White House adviser apologizes for saying U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley was confused

The new White House economic adviser apologized Tuesday to U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley after suggesting she was suffering from “momentary confusion” when she announced over the weekend that new sanctions …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018

U.N. unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria “without delay” to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.


Trump condemns Taliban role in Afghan attacks, says no talks

President Donald Trump told visiting members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday the U.S. would no longer talk with the Taliban following a recent string of deadly attacks in …


U.S. ambassador says Trump policy in Afghanistan is working

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the Trump administration’s policy in Afghanistan is working, saying talks between the government and the Taliban are closer than ever before.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018

Haley for president? U.N. diplomats bet Trump envoy has ambitions

Whether leading efforts to isolate North Korea or hailing cuts to the United Nations budget, Haley’s ability to channel Trump’s blunt style is prompting fellow U.N. envoys and foreign policy …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018

U.N. envoy says no change in U.S. position on North Korea talks

President Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador said Sunday the administration isn’t changing its conditions regarding talks with North Korea amid growing tensions over the North’s nuclear and missile programs.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017

Trump threatens Jerusalem opponents with U.S. funding cutoff

President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to cut off U.S. funding to countries that support a resolution criticizing his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.


U.S. urges U.N. to punish Iran, but Russia says no sanctions

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the Security Council on Tuesday to punish Iran for what the Trump administration calls its “dangerous violations” of U.N. resolutions and “destabilizing behavior,” while Russia …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

U.S. blocks UN vote calling for Trump to rescind Jerusalem decision

UNITED NATIONS – The United States vetoed a Security Council resolution on Jerusalem on Monday that called on all states to refrain from establishing embassies in the city. The resolution, …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017

U.S. says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

President Donald Trump’s envoy to the United Nations says “undeniable” evidence proves Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017

Haley: North Korea ‘brings us closer to war’ the U.S. doesn’t seek

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday that North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could reach Washington and the entire U.S. Eastern Seaboard “brings us …


U.S. ambassador to U.N. evacuated from volatile South Sudan camp

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was evacuated from a U.N. camp for displaced people in South Sudan on Wednesday because of a demonstration against President Salva …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017

Trump U.N. envoy: Russia’s election interference is ‘warfare’

Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump’s chief envoy to the United Nations, cast Russian interference in the 2016 election as “warfare” on Thursday, breaking in tone, if not substance, from a …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi urges unity, creates new aid committee

Myanmar’s embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, called for national unity Thursday and said she has created a committee that will oversee all international and local assistance in violence-struck Rakhine …


Haley lays out argument to say Iran not abiding nuclear deal

President Donald Trump’s envoy to the United Nations laid out an argument Tuesday for the U.S. to declare Iran in violation of the nuclear deal, but suggested the Trump administration …


UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017

U.S. envoy urges global action on worsening Venezuela crisis

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday urged the international community to take action to deal with the worsening crisis in Venezuela where she said “people are starving while their government …


Haley says U.S. won’t let the UN ‘bully’ Israel anymore

President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday the U.S. will not allow the U.N. to “bully” Israel anymore.


UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017

From Nikki Haley, another side of Trump’s ‘America First’

Nikki Haley crouched low in the trailer of an 18-wheeler taping up a box of lentils and wheat for besieged Syrians, her hands-on diplomacy a world apart from the gleaming …


On the Syrian border, Haley confronts civil war’s reality

President Donald Trump’s U.N. envoy set foot Wednesday in the no-man’s-land between Syria and Turkey, witnessing the precarious transfer of aid supplies into a seemingly interminable conflict. That reality is …