Government And Politics

Global indexes slump as Trump threatens more China tariffs

Jun 19, 2018

US stocks are sliding and indexes in Europe and Asia are also falling after President Donald Trump stepped up a trade dispute with China

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

Jun 19, 2018

Trump administration finalizes a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people

Some parents of epileptic kids wary of pot-based medication

Jun 19, 2018

Parents desperate to help their children with severe epilepsy for years have used marijuana-based products made legal by a growing number of states

Coronation plans threaten Thai election schedule

Jun 19, 2018

Thailand's prime minister has said his military government will hold elections only after a coronation ceremony for the new Thai king takes place, casting fresh doubt on promises the polls will be held by February next year

The Latest: Attorneys general demand family separation stop

Jun 19, 2018

Democratic attorneys general are demanding the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border

EU court orders French far-right leader to repay $346,000

Jun 19, 2018

A top European Union court has ruled that French far-right leader Marine le Pen must return 300,000 euros ($346,000) to the European Parliament for funds incorrectly paid to an assistant

Slain Mongolian model's father seeks Malaysia to reopen case

Jun 19, 2018

The father of a Mongolian model whose murder touched off a scandal in the highest levels of Malaysia's recently ousted ruling party says he will ask new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to reopen the investigation into his daughter's death

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which the sides agreed to work toward denuclearization in exchange for security guarantees

France's Macron tells teenager: Call me 'monsieur'

Jun 19, 2018

A video of French President Emmanuel Macron strongly admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname is going viral on social media

Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

Jun 19, 2018

Democratic attorneys general are demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border

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