CBC FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot' 2017-12-13T00:48:43.000000000-05:00 Two FBI officials who would later be assigned to the special counsel's investigation into Donald Trump's U.S. presidential campaign described him with insults like "idiot" and "loathsome human" in a series of text messages last year, according to copies of the messages released Tuesday. UN envoy says 'door ajar' to negotiated North Korea solution 2017-12-12T21:19:01.000000000-05:00 The UN political chief said Tuesday that senior North Korea officials told him during a four-day visit to the country last week "that it was important to prevent war" over the country's rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore in stunning Alabama Senate upset 2017-12-12T19:50:42.000000000-05:00 In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed Republican rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. Trump's Jerusalem declaration: a gift to Israel, but price tag may be high 2017-12-12T11:55:09.000000000-05:00 Israelis welcome Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but they may be forced into giving concessions during future negotiations, writes CBC News Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel. Trump lashes out at 'false accusations' of sexual misconduct, Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand 2017-12-12T10:07:38.000000000-05:00 U.S. President Donald Trump, pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insisted Tuesday he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met." France's Macron says world is losing battle against climate change 2017-12-12T09:28:07.000000000-05:00 More than 50 world leaders, plus CEOs, investment fund managers and celebrities, have gathered in Paris for a climate change summit on the 2nd anniversary of the Paris climate accord. Man charged with terror counts after NYC subway bomb attack 2017-12-12T09:27:06.000000000-05:00 The Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a botched suicide bombing in the New York subway mocked U.S. President Donald Trump on Facebook on his way to carry out the attack, writing "Trump you failed to protect your nation," authorities said Tuesday as they brought federal charges against him. France awards U.S. climate scientists grants to 'Make Our Planet Great Again' 2017-12-12T09:19:50.000000000-05:00 Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term. Robert and Grace Mugabe currently in Singapore, Zimbabwe official says 2017-12-12T09:15:02.000000000-05:00 Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace Mugabe, have travelled to Singapore on their first trip abroad since Mugabe resigned last month under pressure from the military and ruling party, the presidential spokesperson said Tuesday. 'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year 2017-12-12T07:14:36.000000000-05:00 Merriam-Webster has revealed "feminism" as its word of 2017.