Government And Politics

Moment of silence held for attack near London mosque

Jun 19, 2018

Grieving family members joined community leaders for a moment of silence in London, remembering a man who died and a dozen others who were injured when a jobless man drove his van into a crowd leaving evening prayers during Ramadan last year

Iraq Foreign Ministry condemns strikes it says killed Iraqis

Jun 19, 2018

Iraq condemns the targeting of pro-Syria paramilitary troops in eastern Syria after an airstrike killed mostly Iraqi Shiite forces

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping on visit to Beijing

Jun 19, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping on visit to Beijing

Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Global stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods

Philippine Supreme Court upholds expulsion of chief justice

Jun 19, 2018

The Philippine Supreme Court has upheld the expulsion of its chief justice, the authoritarian president's highest-ranking critic, in a final ruling that critics warned is unconstitutional and threatens judicial independence

Suspect in Paris attacks released under judicial supervision

Jun 19, 2018

French prosecutors say that a suspect in the November 2015 extremist attacks in Paris has been released and placed under judicial supervision in Belgium

California lawmakers debate creating regional electric grid

Jun 19, 2018

A contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states faces a crucial test Tuesday in a state Senate committee

High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

Jun 19, 2018

The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina

Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

Jun 19, 2018

A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor

Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

Jun 19, 2018

Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents

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