Politics

  • DNC Chairman Promises Fair Nomination Process in 2020
    Dnc_chairman_promises_fair_nomination_process_in_2020 2017-11-05 08:41:30 UTC
    DNC Chairman Promises Fair Nomination Process in 2020 after Rigged 2016 Primary. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday vowed to ensure all candidates have an equal chance to win the Democratic presiden...
  • Manafort Tries to Avoid House Arrest by Offering $12 Million
    Manafort_tries_to_avoid_house_arrest_by_offering__12_million 2017-11-04 23:01:38 UTC
    President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to post $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and to limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday. ...
  • Iran states US President is Crazy And Suicidal
    Iran_states_us_president_is_crazy_and_suicidal 2017-11-04 18:37:40 UTC
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran put a ballistic missile on display as thousands marched on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy, with a senior official accusing President Donald Trump of a “crazy” return to confrontatio...
  • North Korea conflict: A US president who doesn't want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening
    Who_is_more_crazy__kim_jong-un_or_trump_ 2017-11-03 23:58:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Saddled with the toughest job in American diplomacy, the chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea stands between a U.S. president who insists he doesn’t want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening. Wh...
  • GOP Massive Tax Cuts Will Lead to Major Deficit and Debt
    Gop_massive_tax_cuts_will_lead_to_major_deficit_and_debt 2017-11-02 21:24:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans unveiled long-delayed legislation on Thursday to deliver deep tax cuts that President Donald Trump has promised. The bill, representing what would be the largest overhaul of the U...
  • Spain Issued a European Arrest Warrant for Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont and 4 Members of his Sacked Cabinet
    Spain_issued_a_european_arrest_warrant_for__catalonia's_carles_puigdemont 2017-11-02 18:52:51 UTC
    MADRID/ BARCELONA/ BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Spanish judge on Thursday issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four members of his sacked cabinet, now in Belgium, after they failed to appear at a High Court he...
  • Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont Refuses to Return to Spain
    Catalonia's_carles_puigdemont_refuses_to_return_to_spain 2017-11-02 06:36:44 UTC
    MADRID (Reuters) - Dismissed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday he would ignore a court order to return to Spain to answer charges over the region’s push for independence, but he could testify from Belgium. If Puigdemont fails t...
  • Manafort's Ties to Russia Coincide with Work on Trump’s Campaign
    Manafort's_ties_to_russia_overlaps_with_his_work_on_trump%e2%80%99s_campaign 2017-11-01 18:05:37 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, had three U.S. passports, millions in assets and ties to Russian oligarchs, according to federal court documents after his indictment on tax fraud and money ...
  • The Link Between Martin Luther King Jr. and German Reformer
    The_link_between_martin_luther_king_jr._and_german_reformer 2017-11-01 11:00:35 UTC
    <blockquote>When Martin Luther King Jr. brought his civil rights campaign to Chicago, then the US's second largest city, in the summer of 1966, he took a page out of his German namesake's book and attached his demands for fair and open housing to ...
  • Brussels: Puigdemont seeks guarantees for return to Spain, but agrees to snap election
    Catalan_president_carles_puigdemont_rejected_the_madrid's_decision 2017-10-31 19:55:57 UTC
    BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont agreed on Tuesday to a snap election called by Spain’s central government when it took control of the region to stop it breaking away, but he said the fight for independence w...
  • Mueller's Clear Signal to the White House and Trump Associates
    Mueller's_clear_signal_to_the_white_house_and_trump_associates 2017-10-31 18:35:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump brushed off the first indictments in the probe of his campaign’s ties to Russian election meddling, but the charges sent a clear signal to the White House and other Trump associates: Robert Mu...
  • Trump's Trio Face Criminal Charges in Mueller's Russia Probe
    Trump's_trio_face_criminal_charges_in_mueller's_russia_probe__ 2017-10-30 23:24:27 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. A third fo...
  • Guilty Plea: Trump Aide Lied To FBI About Russian 'Dirt'
    Guilty-_trump_aide_lied_to_fbi_about_russian_'dirt' 2017-10-30 18:49:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George Papadopoulos has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents, the federal special counsel said on Monday, becoming the third adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign to face criminal charges in its investigation. Pap...
  • Who are Paul Manafort and Rick Gates?
    Former_trump_campaign_manager_paul_manafort_in_custody_ 2017-10-30 17:00:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a businessman and long-time Republican Party operative, surrendered on Monday to the FBI to face the first charges produced by a special counsel investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. pre...
  • Conspiracy Against US: Trump aide Paul Manafort charged
    Conspiracy_against_us-_trump_aide_paul_manafort_charged 2017-10-30 16:24:02 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, was indicted on charges of money laundering and conspiracy against the United States, the most serious step yet in a special counsel investigation into Rus...
  • Iceland Leftwingers Hope to Oust Conservative PM
    Katrin_jakobsdottir_-_iceland_leftwingers_hope_to_oust_conservative_pm 2017-10-29 07:45:27 UTC
    REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Icelanders, angry over a string of political scandals, ousted the center-right government in an election that could pave the way for a young charismatic opposition leader to form a left-leaning coalition, vote counts indicate...
  • Iran's Rouhani says "we will continue to build missiles"
    Iran's_rouhani_says_%22we_will_continue_to_build_missiles%22 2017-10-29 17:18:13 UTC
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defense and does not see it as a violation of international accords, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a speech broadcast on state television. “We have built, are buildin...
  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Files Charges in Russia Probe
    Russian_probe-_mueller_goes_after_trump's_tax_return 2017-10-29 06:30:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. The indictment was sealed u...
  • A Half-Century Later, US Released JFK Assassination Files
    After_more_than_half_a_century_us_released_jfk_assassination_files 2017-10-27 19:54:26 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the unveiling of 2,800 documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy but yielded to pressure from the FBI and CIA to block the release of other recor...
  • Kurds Push for Dialogue, Offer to Put Independence on Hold
    Kurdistan__kurds_push_for_dialogue_and_offer_to_put_independence_on_hold 2017-10-25 17:26:06 UTC
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Kurdish authorities in Iraq offered on Wednesday to put an independence drive on hold, stepping up efforts to resolve a crisis in relations with Baghdad via dialogue. But an Iraqi military spokesman suggested an offensive - ...
  • GOP senators slam Trump for 'flagrant disregard of truth and decency'
    Gop_senator_slams_trump_for_'flagrant_disregard_of_truth_and_decency' 2017-10-25 16:54:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Jeff Flake said on Wednesday he expected more Republican colleagues to speak out against Donald Trump’s behavior as well as his policies, one day after denouncing the Republican president in a speech. Flake h...
  • UN Praise Germany for its Welcoming Policy Toward Refugees
    Un_praise_germany_for_its_welcoming_policy_toward_refugees 2017-10-23 07:39:33 UTC
    BERLIN — While praising Germany's openness toward refugees, the UN refugee agency's Germany branch has urged the newly elected members of the Bundestag to provide the right to family reunions after March of next year to asylum seekers who only hav...
  • Barcelona: Fury at Spanish plan to sack Catalan government
    Barcelona-_fury_at_spanish_plan_to_sack_catalan_government 2017-10-27 14:50:26 UTC
    <strong><a href="http://www.global-gathering.com/news/18061">BREAKING NEWS:</strong><blockquote><h2>Catalonia declares independence from Spain, direct Madrid rule looms</h2></a><hr> BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia’s parliament declared ...
  • Trump Plans to Release Classified Files on Kennedy's Assassination
    Trump_releases_classified_files_on_kennedy's_assassination 2017-10-27 00:27:58 UTC
    <blockquote><h2><hr><a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/18059"> >> Trump Blocks Release of Some JFK Assassination Records</a><hr> <a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/18058"> >> A Half-Century Later, US Released JFK Assassination Fil...
  • EU Reaffirms Full Commitment to the Iran Nuclear Deal
    Eu_reaffirms_full_commitment_to_the_iran_nuclear_deal 2017-10-19 23:53:02 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Thursday reaffirmed their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, hoping that the U.S. Congress would not let it collapse despite relentless criticism by President Dona...