Politics

Donald Trump to hold back on some JFK files

Trump To Hold Back On Some JFK Files

27 October 2017 – President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the John F. Kennedy assassination last night, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the...

China’s Xi Jinping given second 5-year term as leader

China's Xi Jinping Given Second 5-Year Term As Leader

25 October 2017 – Chinese President Xi Jinping today unveiled the new lineup of the ruling Communist Party highest body, whose members will rule alongside him as he embarks on...

Trump’s border wall models take shape in San Diego

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape In San Diego

20 October 2017 – The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall took shape today at a construction site in San Diego. The prototypes form...

New Zealanders await new Prime Minister

New Zealanders Await New Prime Minister

19 October 2017 – New Zealanders expect to learn later today if their next prime minister will be 37-year-old liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern or 55-year-old conservative incumbent Bill English. The...

Catalans protest case as court declares vote illegal

Catalans Protest Case As Court Declares Vote Illegal

18 October 2017 – Spain’s top court ruled yesterday that an independence referendum in Catalonia was unconstitutional, adding weight to government efforts to block the region from breaking away from the...

North Korea says nuclear war may break out any moment

North Korea Accuses US Of Provoking Nuclear War

17 October 2017 – North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned today that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any...

US must work with Russia and move past issues says Trump

US must work with Russia and move past issues says Trump

10 July 2017 – President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia” after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir...

Taiwan first in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage

Taiwan First In Asia To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

25 May 2017 – In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last night, punctuating a years-long campaign by advocates for gay rights in...

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

23 May 2017 –  Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper yesterday as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump administration...

Belarus opposition leader jailed before planned protest

Belarus opposition leader jailed before planned protest

01 May 2017 – The wife of a leading opposition figure in Belarus says he has been arrested and jailed on the eve of a planned protest. Maria Adamovich...