Politics

  • Mr President, Europe Doesn't Like You!
    Mr_president__europe_doesn't_like_you! 2017-02-20 08:07:53 UTC
    <h3>Swedes were left scratching their heads over what happened #LastNightInSweden after US President Trump invented a terror attack in their nation. Now, the gaff has become a running joke on online.</h3> Those still mourning the victims of t...
  • Trump plans to raise asylum bar and speed deportations
    Trump_plans_to_raise_asylum_bar_and_speed_deportations 2017-02-19 13:42:51 UTC
    By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the process. The new guidelines, contained in a dr...
  • Trump's new Exec Order: ICE has the authority to deport undocumented immigrants
    Trump's_new_exec_order-_ice_has_the_authority_to_deport_undocumented_immigrants 2017-02-19 04:42:32 UTC
    The entire population of nearly 12 million Undocumented immigrants are subject to deportation. The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation, according to ...
  • McCain tells Europe: Trump contradicts himself
    Mccain_tells_europe-_trump_contradicts_himself 2017-02-18 05:12:25 UTC
    John McCain slams Donald Trump in Munich speech without using his name. By Phil Stewart and Robin Emmott | MUNICH, GERMANY - Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to...
  • Germany And Canada Strongest Defender Of Unalienable Rights
    Germany_and_canada_strongest_defender_of_the_'unalienable_rights' 2017-02-18 09:02:11 UTC
    Among 'last defenders' of liberal world order, Merkel does the heavy lifting It seems an ice age since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Germany's Angela Merkel were anointed the last defenders of the liberal international order. But it was ...
  • Hallucination: Trump Blames Obama For Chaos
    Hallucination-_trump_blames_obama_for_chaos 2017-02-19 02:06:47 UTC
    Washington - President Donald Trump launched an extraordinary denunciation Thursday of his critics and media reports that his White House is in chaos, complaining he inherited a "mess" and slamming stories that his campaign was constantly in conta...
  • White House Dilemma:: Puzder out as Trump's Labor nominee
    Andy_puzder_donald_trump 2017-02-15 23:06:13 UTC
    Andrew Puzder said he was withdrawing his nomination after labor complaints by workers at his food business, a revelation that he had employed an undocumented immigrant and the resurfacing of a decades-old Oprah Winfrey tape. By Sarah N. Lync...
  • Did Putin guide Trump's presidential campaign?
    Did_putin_guide_trump's_presidential_campaign_ 2017-02-16 01:28:30 UTC
    Key Senate committee chairman wants briefing on Flynn. Latest: The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday to send the committee doc...
  • Trump May Have Had His Worst Week - Flynn Resigns
    National-security-adviser-mike-flynn 2017-02-14 10:15:46 UTC
    By Steve Holland and John Walcott | WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United S...
  • House GOP will not seek Trump tax returns
    House_gop_will_not_seek_trump_tax_returns 2017-02-14 00:40:22 UTC
    WASHINGTON - A congressional tax oversight committee will not seek President Donald Trump's tax returns, despite calls from Democrats for a review to determine possible business ties to foreign countries including Russia, the panel's Republican ch...
  • Trump Wants To "Tweak" NAFTA
    Trump_wants_to_%22tweak%22_nafta 2017-02-14 22:19:57 UTC
    By Andrea Hopkins | WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would be "tweaking" its trade relationship with Canada, stopping short of calling for a major realignment in a development likely to please visiting Canad...
  • CNN: US Intelligence Has Confirmed Parts of the Trump-Russia Dossier
    Cnn-_us_intelligence_has_confirmed_parts_of_the_trump-russia_dossier 2017-02-11 10:24:40 UTC
    US investigators have confirmed parts of the 35-page batch of memos compiled by a former British spy, CNN reported Friday afternoon. The memos, first written about by Mother Jones in October 2016, contained allegations of collusion between officia...
  • U.S. federal agents arrested hundreds of immigrants this week
    U.s._federal_agents_arrested_hundreds_of_immigrants_this_week 2017-02-11 08:27:20 UTC
    By Sharon Bernstein and Kristina Cooke U.S. federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states this week in what officials on Friday called routine enforcement actions. Reports of immigration swee...
  • Trump's New Ban Is Coming After He Lost The Old One In Court 3-0
    Trump's_new_ban_is_coming_after_he_lost_the_old_one_in_court 2017-02-11 10:38:25 UTC
    Trump's New Ban Is Coming After He Lost The Old One In Court 3-0. By Ayesha Rascoe and Steve Holland | PALM BEACH, FLA./WASHINGTON - Trump said that he is considering issuing a new travel ban, while White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus...
  • Trump Pulled Back: U.S. committed to Japan security
    Donald_trump_leads 2017-02-10 21:53:20 UTC
    By Steve Holland and Kiyoshi Takenaka | WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday praised the alliance between the United States and Japan as a cornerstone of regional peace and stability, edging away from campaign pledges to force Tokyo t...
  • Trump embodies the shameless corruption
    Donald_trump_embodies_the_shameless_corruption 2017-02-10 08:18:33 UTC
    <h3>Democrats need to mount a strong, ongoing argument that Trump’s corruption is integrally linked to policies that go against ordinary people. It’s unlikely that a Republican House and Senate would want to start impeachment proceedings unless Tr...
  • U.S. appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban
    Trump_travel_ban_in_limbo 2017-02-09 23:54:56 UTC
    By Daniel Levine San Francisco - A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Donald Trump's order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of ...
  • Trump denounced US-Russia Nuclear Arms Treaty, though he did not know anything about it
    Trump_denounced_us-russia_nuclear_treaty__though_he_did_not_know_anything_about_it 2017-02-09 23:51:17 UTC
    By Jonathan Landay and David Rohde | WASHINGTON - In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced an Obama-era treaty that caps U.S. and Russian deployment of nuclear warheads. During a pause in the ca...
  • The U.S. President focuses on own family business
    Nordstrom_after_retailer_drops_ivanka_brand 2017-02-08 21:01:27 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked Nordstrom Inc (JWN.N) for what he said was its unfair treatment of his daughter Ivanka after its decision to not purchase her clothing line for this upcoming season. Shares of the retailer fell ...
  • Silicon Valley: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, Intel, eBay,.. file a legal brief opposing Trump's immigration ban
    Silicon_valley 2017-02-06 21:06:45 UTC
    Several technology giants, including Apple, Google and Microsoft, banded together on Sunday to file a legal brief opposing President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban, arguing that it "inflicts significant harm on American business." The...
  • TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN IN LIMBO
    Trump_travel_ban_in_limbo 2017-02-05 22:29:35 UTC
    By Dustin Volz and Ayesha Rascoe | WASHINGTON The ruling by U.S. fedral Judge James Robart, appointed by former Republican President George W. Bush, along with the decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to deny the g...
  • This Der Spiegel Trump cover is stunning
    16920_this_der_spiegel_trump_cover_is_stunning 2017-02-04 04:37:43 UTC
    Edel Rodriguez came to the United States from Cuba as a political refugee in 1980. Like many immigrants, he was angered by President Trump's executive order temporarily banning entry to the United States for travelers from seven Muslim-majority co...
  • Crisis Mode In Silicon Valley; don't travel outside the country right now
    Crisis_mode_in_silicon_valley__don't_travel_outside_the_country_right_now 2017-02-04 02:35:35 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley venture capitalist Kate Mitchell said her startup companies have a message for their employees who are foreign nationals: Don't travel outside the country right now. "Common sense would say, why take the...
  • Trump Immigration Order Blocked Nationwide
    Trump_immigration_order_blocked_nationwide 2017-02-04 20:08:03 UTC
    By Dan Levine and Scott Malone | SEATTLE/BOSTON A federal judge in Seattle on Friday put a nationwide block on U.S. President Donald Trump's week-old executive order. The judge's temporary restraining order represents a major challenge to Trum...
  • United States to issue new Iran sanctions
    United_states_to_issue_new_iran_sanctions 2017-02-02 23:47:39 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trump is poised to impose new sanctions on multiple Iranian entities, seeking to ratchet up pressure on Tehran while crafting a broader strategy to counter what he sees as its destabilizing behavior, people familiar with th...