Executives of sanctioned Russian bank met Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner
2017-03-28 09:06:25 UTC
By Elena Fabrichnaya, Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle |
MOSCOW/WASHINGTON — A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donal...
20 Democratic Senators oppose Trump's Supreme Court nominee
2017-03-28 01:45:12 UTC
<h3>Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will need 60 votes — including the support of at least eight Democratic senators — to overcome an initial procedural hurdle. GOP leadership has refused to rule out using the "nuclear" option, whi...
TV Showdown: You Are Bad For America!
2017-03-27 17:56:36 UTC
<h2>TED KOPPEL TO SEAN HANNITY: "YOU ARE BAD FOR AMERICA" </h2>
On Sunday’s episode of “CBS Sunday Morning,” CBS News aired a featured story by veteran broadcast journalist Ted Koppel that included a clip of a heated in...
Russian Opposition Leader Arrested
2017-03-27 03:51:48 UTC
By Denis Pinchuk and Natalia Shurmina |
MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA — Thousands of people across Russia protested corruption on Sunday, leading to scores of arrests including that of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Kurdish Peshmerga and Arab militias took a military airport in Syria held by ISIS
2017-03-27 02:53:14 UTC
By Angus McDowall and Suleiman Al-Khalidi |
BEIRUT/AMMAN _ An alliance of Kurdish Peshmerga and Arab militias (SDF) took a military airport in northern Syria held by ISIS, close to the country's largest dam that may be in danger of collapse.
UK and Gulf Arab states seeking free trade deal
2017-03-26 16:55:50 UTC
By Tom Finn |
LONDON/ DOHA — Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, Gulf officials say.
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
2017-03-25 23:39:22 UTC
By Gina Cherelus
Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said.
Love For EU Seen On The Streets, 'Europe is our common future'
2017-03-25 17:01:18 UTC
By Isla Binnie |
While 27 EU leaders staged a solemn celebration on the ancient Capitoline Hill, thousands of ordinary people took to the streets, waving the blue and gold flag of the crisis-plagued Union.
We are for a Europe i...
AMERICA'S SHAME: Refugees Are Fleeing Into Canada From The U.S.
2017-03-25 17:06:52 UTC
By Christinne Muschi and Melissa Fares |
HEMMINGFORD, QUEBEC — A Sudanese man hopped out of a taxi just before daybreak, a duffle bag slung over his shoulder as he headed for the U.S. - Canadian border.
Within seconds, the man, who was brav...
Congress Fails to Abolish Obamacare: The Story of Trump and the GOP's Tragic Loss
2017-03-24 23:26:57 UTC
Washington — The 2010 Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - remains in place despite seven years of Republican promises to dismantle it. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a top campaign promise by Trump in last year's presidential electio...
Trump Was Gambling And Lost Badly To 'OBAMACARE'
2017-03-24 21:15:02 UTC
Obamacare's Happy and Healthy 7th Birthday! Trump was gambling and lost badly to 'OBAMACARE.'
Washington — Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to over...
'This is a disappointing day for us': House Speaker Ryan
2017-03-24 20:24:58 UTC
Republican leadership aide says healthcare bill has been pulled
By Dustin Volz and David Lawder |
WASHINGTON — Republican leaders of the House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system from consideration o...
Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed and returns to his home
2017-03-24 18:16:56 UTC
By Lin Noueihed | Egypt's Hosni Mubarak freed and returns to his home in Heliopolis.
CAIRO — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, ...
Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse
2017-03-24 05:39:53 UTC
Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse.
In a wide-ranging interview with the music writer Bill Flanagan, Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for the late Amy Winehouse, calling her "The last real individualist around"; his and ...
BREXIT: Merkel Doesn't Fear More Countries Could Leave EU
2017-03-24 01:42:31 UTC
Berlin — Chancellor Angela Merkel does not fear that more countries will leave the European Union, she told a German newspaper as the bloc's leaders prepare to celebrate 60 years of union on Saturday days before Britain files for divorce.
Unexpected Increase Of Americans Filing For Unemployment Benefits
2017-03-23 17:43:18 UTC
By Lucia Mutikani |
WASHINGTON — An unexpected increase in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week, data on Thursday showed. Still, the labor market continues to tighten, which together with the strength in housing, ...
Trump fighting a losing battle ahead of healthcare vote
2017-03-22 20:04:04 UTC
By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell |
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare roll...
Latest updates and video from the UK parliament attack in London
2017-03-23 03:10:28 UTC
UK parliament attack: Four people killed and 20 injured.
By Toby Melville |
LONDON — Five people were killed and at least 40 injured in London after a car plowed into pedestrians. An attacker stabbed a policeman close to the British par...
US dollar struggles near a four-month low against the yen
2017-03-22 03:58:12 UTC
By Shinichi Saoshiro |
TOKYO — The dollar struggled near a four-month low against the yen on Wednesday as a bout of investor risk aversion hit U.S. stocks and sent U.S. Treasury yields sharply lower, eroding the greenback's interest rate allur...
Fox News fires Trump's paranoid conspiracy source, Napolitano
2017-03-22 00:43:29 UTC
Even Fox News is sprinting away from Donald Trump’s bogus and paranoid claim that President Barack Obama ordered wiretaps of Trump Tower.
According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, the right-wing “news” organization has fired senior judi...
BREXIT: Goldman Sachs moving hundreds of London jobs to EU
2017-03-21 15:34:42 UTC
By Anjuli Davies | LONDON
Goldman Sachs will begin moving hundreds of people out of London before any Brexit deal is struck as part of its contingency plans for Britain leaving the European Union, the Wall Street firm's Europe CEO said.
Rex Tillerson skipping first NATO meeting, visiting Moscow
2017-03-21 04:52:25 UTC
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip an April 5-6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers for a U.S. visit by the Chinese president and will travel to Russia later in the month, U.S. officials said on Monday, a step allies may see as putt...
Since Invading Afghanistan, U.S. Has No Plan For Making Compensation Payments To Victims' Families
2017-03-20 07:15:16 UTC
By Idrees Ali |
WASHINGTON — Nearly 16 years since invading Afghanistan, the United States has no standardized process for making compensation payments to the families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed or injured in U.S.-led military o...
Germany rejected Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and US
2017-03-20 10:10:17 UTC
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money for defense.
"There is no debt account at NATO," von der Leyen said in a state...
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
2017-03-19 10:42:04 UTC
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
Rights groups have expressed concern over the mounting civilian death toll, as Islamic State fights from homes and densely-populated areas, a threat the Iraqi military and U....