A Lowbrow President in Oval Office Embarrasses America Again
2017-06-29 19:38:20 UTC
U.S. President Donald Trump assailed a woman TV news host in highly personal terms on Thursday, calling her "crazy" and alleging she had been bleeding at one point from a facelift, in a Twitter attack that drew strong criticism including from fell...
Germany distancing itself from the US and the UK
2017-06-29 17:38:22 UTC
BERLIN — Germany is distancing itself from the US and the UK and toward France. Chancellor Angela Merkel made that abundantly clear in a major speech to parliament about the EU's future and next week's G20 summit in Hamburg.
Germany and France ...
Okay, Mr. President, the World is Finally Laughing at the US
2017-08-05 08:40:13 UTC
BERLIN — The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to lead, a survey from the Pew Research Cent...
Large crowds turned out for Pride marches in San Francisco & New York
2017-06-26 07:01:24 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK — Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in New York City and San Francisco, the two U.S. places most associated with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement, with the East Coast city bringin...
Obama: The Senate bill would raise costs, reduce coverage, roll back protections
2017-06-24 17:51:21 UTC
Barack Obama released a blistering statement on Thursday condemning Senate Republicans’ plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, calling the draft legislation a “massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the ric...
#Election2016: US has evidence that Russian hackers targeted 21 states
2017-06-21 16:35:08 UTC
WASHINGTON — Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states' election systems in last year's presidential race, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Wednesday.
Jeanette Manfra, the department's acting deputy undersecretary of cy...
U.S. has limited options on North Korea without Chinese
2017-06-21 06:55:50 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang.
Ford announces a new manufacturing investment in China
2017-06-20 17:58:55 UTC
DETROIT/WASHINGTON — Ford will export the next-generation Focus compact car from China to North America in 2019, rather than from Mexico as earlier planned, saving the company $500 million, a top executive said on Tuesday.
It is the first major...
Trump owes at least $315.6 million to German and other lenders
2017-06-17 07:34:21 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S. Office of Government Eth...
Trump is Being Investigated Finally
2017-06-14 23:34:48 UTC
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials.
Mueller is investigating al...
Spread of Hate Crimes in U.S.: Man Opens Fire on Republicans
2017-06-14 20:12:47 UTC
ALEXANDRIA, VA. — A man who had posted angry messages against U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game on Wednesday, wounding...
Trump is far away from overhauling bank regulation
2017-06-14 05:54:55 UTC
WASHINGTON — Wall Street banks on Tuesday cheered U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump's plans to loosen the leash put on them in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis but they do not expect significant change any time soon.
Sessions to testify before the Senate intelligence committee
2017-06-11 03:01:14 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday to address matters former FBI Director James Comey brought up this week in testimony to the same ...
Macron to US Scientists: Move to France with Your Families
2017-06-13 05:13:57 UTC
If you are an American scientist, student, teacher, or business person working on climate change solutions, France would love for you to stay awhile.
Following President Trump's June 2 decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement — a m...
Ex FBI Boss Comey: Trump is a lying liar who lied
2017-06-08 16:32:31 UTC
WASHINGTON — James Comey said on Thursday he was disturbed by President Donald Trump's bid to get him to drop a probe into the former national security adviser, but the former FBI director would not say whether he thought the president sought to o...
Comey's Testimony Puts More Pressure On U.S. President Trump
2017-06-07 21:31:02 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle |
WASHINGTON — Former FBI director James Comey accused U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday of asking him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of a probe into Russia's alle...
7 States Sue Trump's "Environmental Protection Agency"
2017-06-07 02:15:20 UTC
“If the Trump Administration won’t follow the law—and put our children’s wellbeing first—we will fight back," New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said in a statement.
Seven states filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection ...
Middle East: The travesty of Trump's illusionist policy
2017-06-06 18:31:52 UTC
DOHA/DUBAI — U.S. President Donald Trump, wading into the worst split between powerful Arab states in decades, said on Tuesday his trip to the Middle East was "already paying off" with leaders there taking a hard new line in accusing Qatar of fund...
Trump Can Use Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony
2017-06-02 15:10:38 UTC
U.S. President Donald Trump will decide whether to invoke his presidential powers to block former FBI Director James Comey from giving congressional testimony next week, White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Friday.
Comey, fired b...
Trump announced U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement
2017-06-02 15:21:03 UTC
U.S. far-right nationalist and climate change denier President Donald Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, announced the United States will withdraw from the Paris Accord and begin talks to re-enter a fair deal.
With his with...
Global Warming: U.S. wants to plunder the planet
2017-05-31 18:28:52 UTC
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, plans to make good on his campaign vow to withdraw the United States from a global pact to fight climate change, a move that promises to deepen a...
Will France and Germany lead European defense?
2017-05-31 08:50:53 UTC
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it's time for Europe to take its fate into its own hands, given a Trump Administration attitude toward European defense that's too tepid for the comfort of some NATO governments.
Countries that are underspe...
With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
2017-06-02 19:04:57 UTC
BRUSSELS — It doesn't actually matter whether Donald Trump just described Germany as "bad" or "evil." Either way, it gives us the opportunity to return the insult.
With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
It is above all the stup...
"America First" might turn out to be rather lonely
2017-06-02 19:05:10 UTC
At the NATO summit in Brussels, US President Donald Trump acted like a diplomatic bully. He arrived late, then shoved the Montenegrin prime minister aside to ensure his place in the front row. He turned what was planned as a short ceremonial addre...
Trump causes deep divisions with G7 leaders over trade, migration and climate
2017-05-26 17:42:42 UTC
TAORMINA, ITALY — Leaders from the world's major industrialized nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily which is expected to expose deep divisions with U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump over trade and climate change....