Trump announced Bolton's departure on Twitter on Tuesday, saying he had disagreed with "many" of his adviser's suggestions.
The official, since named by Russian media, had reportedly been supplying intelligence to the U.S. for decades.
The man managed to keep himself afloat using two bits of plastic foam, surviving until the Russian vessel picked him up near the coast.
The Hong Kong edition of the China Daily newspaper said it had uncovered the plot via a post on the Telegram encrypted messaging app, prompting online ridicule.
Tens of thousands of protesters descended on the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, calling on the Trump administration to lend more support.
Trump said he had been ready to meet Taliban leaders on Sunday but cancelled the visit following the death of a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan last week.
Tens of thousands of activists descended on the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday to call for more backing from the U.S. government.
"Hong Kongers are fighting for freedom, fighting for democracy, fighting for human rights," a pro-democracy activist said. "These are values that the United States stands for."
A Taliban spokesperson criticized Trump's decision to cancel a planned meeting with the group's representatives that was scheduled for this weekend.
Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger and Florida Rep. Michael Waltz both had tough words for the commander in chief after he invited Taliban leaders to Camp David.
The artwork sparked outrage at Burning Man and has been the subject of multiple complaints to the Ant-Defamation League.
The former secretary of defense said the days of cooperation with Russia are gone and that the U.S. must stand alongside its allies against President Vladimir Putin.
The 95-year-old, who died in Singapore, ruled Zimbabwe with an iron fist until toppled by a military coup in 2017.
Anti-government protesters have been marching against a ban on some opposition parties in the upcoming Moscow city parliament elections.
Relations between NATO allies the U.S. and Turkey have been strained by Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft system.
Sir Nicholas Soames, a former defense minister and 36-year veteran of the House of Commons, was among 21 lawmakers expelled from the Conservative Party over Brexit.
The leaderless crowds direct each other via encrypted messaging apps, creating a fluid, adaptable and stubborn mass street protests movement.
South Africa is grappling with a wave of violence that has largely targeted foreign nationals from other African countries.
The Hong Kong chief executive bowed to months of pressure and withdrew the controversial bill on Wednesday.
The Coast Guard closed Florida ports as the storm approached the East Coast, forcing several cruise ships to change their itineraries.
Last month, Twitter took down almost 200,000 China-linked accounts that were trying to undermine the protests in Hong Kong.
Trump canceled his visit to the country to stay in the U.S. and oversee the preparations for, and response to, Hurricane Dorian
The president canceled a trip to Poland to stay behind and monitor the storm, but has been engaging in personal Twitter spats and golfing in Virginia.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said American pressure on the Iran nuclear deal is designed to create a pretense for conflict.
"There's got to be ways to combat this instead of just pointing at the thing and saying, 'Well, now it's getting worse!'" the man said.
Negotiators are reportedly close to an initial agreement that will open dialogue between the Taliban and the Afghan government with a view to ending almost two decades of conflict.
The storm hit the Bahamas on Sunday afternoon, bringing with it strong winds, heavy rain and massive storm surges which left homes and businesses underwater.
People's Liberation Army spokesperson Ren Guoqiang said the deployment was routine and that troops would continue their normal duties.
Hong Kong police are preparing to face a thirteenth consecutive weekend of protests over China's influence over the former British colony.
Trump has reportedly ordered his national security team to review some $250 million in military aid to Ukraine, which is fighting pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country.