Victim of Neo-Nazi White Nationalists Wept for Social Justice
2017-08-14 07:13:23 UTC
(Reuters) - Heather Heyer came to downtown Charlottesville with her friends to make a stand against white nationalists who converged on the Virginia college town to demand the city keep a statue honoring a Confederate war hero, her boss said on Su...
Trump fails to address deadly white nationalists rally
2017-08-13 17:02:48 UTC
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Sunday are investigating the outbreak of violence in Virginia following a white nationalist rally that killed one person and injured more than 30, presenting U.S. President Donald Trump with a m...
White Nationalist Terrorism In US: Car Slammed Into Crowd in Charlottesville, Va.
2017-08-13 06:24:18 UTC
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump declined to denounce white nationalists terrorism in Charlottesville, Va., Friday night and Saturday. Instead, he condemned a “display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on man...
Mueller Turns Up The Heat With Unusual Search Warrant In Russia Probe
2017-08-12 21:02:20 UTC
Federal prosecutors have lots of ways to intensify pressure on the people they're investigating, from early morning FBI raids to leaning on relatives of those under government scrutiny.
But even by those measures, the special counsel investigat...
Trump threatens military intervention in Venezuela
2017-08-12 04:00:31 UTC
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis that Caracas disparaged as "craziness."
Russia, China and Germany alarmed at escalating rhetoric of Trump, North Korea
2017-08-11 17:05:03 UTC
Russia, China and Germany expressed alarm at the escalating rhetoric from Pyongyang and Washington, while the Pentagon said the United States and South Korea would move ahead as planned with a joint military exercise in 10 days, an action sure to ...
Trump thanks Putin for kicking US diplomats out of Russia
2017-08-11 06:22:36 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the United States to slash its diplomatic staff in Russia, remarks likely to rekindle criticism of Trump's kid-gloves handling of ...
Trump has unchecked authority to use nuclear weapons
2017-08-11 05:27:54 UTC
The military chain of command provides the president with complete authority to order the use of nuclear arms, Princeton researcher and Global Zero founder Bruce Blair tells DW (Deutsche Welle) Germany's international broadcaster. He also talks ab...
WH-Gorka: Tillerson’s input on military matters nonsensical
2017-08-11 04:42:23 UTC
An adviser to President Donald Trump said it was "simply nonsensical" to think that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should discuss US military decisions in relation on North Korea.
Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president, made the ...
North Korea calls Trump's threat a 'load of nonsense'
2017-08-10 01:52:26 UTC
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea dismissed on Thursday warnings by U.S. President Donald Trump that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States as a "load of nonsense", and outlined detailed plans for a missile strike ...
FBI raids home of Trump's Paul Manafort
2017-08-09 18:32:42 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI agents seized documents and other material last month at the Virginia home of President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, as part of a special counsel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 201...
Who is more crazy, Kim Jong-un or Trump?
2017-08-09 21:09:42 UTC
Sen. John McCain summed up a widespread American view when last March he described Kim Jong-un as “this crazy fat kid that’s running North Korea.”
The breathless style of media reporting about Kim, and his father before him, has played up his ...
Trump: North Korea will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen
2017-08-09 07:19:36 UTC
GUAM/DANDONG, China (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it is considering plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be ...
Check your math: less immigration equals less growth
2017-08-08 08:03:31 UTC
(Reuters) - Less than week after a U.S. President Donald Trump embraced legislation to reduce immigration, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari urged residents of South Dakota to embrace newcomers instead.
"Just going to mat...
Trump made up a story that is 100 percent false
2017-08-08 06:01:26 UTC
The former owner and former CEO of a New York restaurant are pushing back at President Trump using claims about a renovation there in comparison to the war in Afghanistan, Page Six reported on Monday.
During a meeting with his national security...
Turkish assault will draw Kurds away from the battle vs ISIS
2017-08-07 18:17:46 UTC
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Days after a reshuffle of Turkey's top military commanders, President Tayyip Erdogan has revived warnings of military action against Kurdish fighters in Syria that could set back the U.S.-led battle against Islamic State.
NY Times Rejects Pence’s Accusation Of "Fake News": The Story Speaks For Itself
2017-08-07 00:00:27 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday denied that he is preparing for a presidential election run in 2020, saying the suggestion is "disgraceful and offensive."
Pence was responding to a New York Times report that some...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Chicago will sue the Trump administration
2017-08-06 20:40:09 UTC
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chicago will sue the Trump administration on Monday over threats to withhold public safety grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, escalating a pushback against a federal immigration crackdown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel ...
UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on N. Korea
2017-08-06 03:55:26 UTC
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash by a third the Asian state's $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang's two intercontinental ballistic missile ...
US officially informed the UN of its exit from the Paris accord
2017-08-05 06:27:42 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has officially informed the United Nations it will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement in a document issued on Friday, but left the door open to re-engaging if the terms improved for the Unite...
HAPPY OBAMA DAY!
2017-08-04 23:55:43 UTC
CHICAGO — Former President Barack Obama turned 56 Friday and got a special present from Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.
With a stroke of his pen, the Republican governor designated Aug. 4 as Obama Day — a holiday to honor the 44th pre...
Mueller's inquiry into Trump's Russia ties ramping up
2017-08-03 21:28:31 UTC
WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington to investigate allegations of Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing two unnamed people familiar with the m...
Trump pressured Mexico president to lie to the public
2017-08-03 17:25:11 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump pressured the Mexican president to stop voicing opposition in public to his plan to have Mexico pay for a border wall, according to transcripts of phone calls published on Thursday that gave an in...
Trump wants to cut legal immigration by 50 percent
2017-08-02 20:42:22 UTC
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - After a crackdown on "Undocumented Immigrants" that has sharply reduced the number of border crossings from Mexico, U.S. President Donald Trump is now turning his attention to reducing the number of legal immigrants...
Trump's Misleading Statement Could Cause Trouble
2017-08-02 05:19:23 UTC
WASHINGTON — On Tuesday the White House acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump personally participated in crafting a statement regarding a June 2016 meeting Donald Jr. had with Russian lawyer and publicist Rob Goldstone. The statement prove...