Politics

  • U.S. Military Will "Prevent Trump From Firing Nuclear Weapons"
    U.s._military_will_%22prevent_trump_from_firing_nuclear_weapons 2021-01-08 19:17:21 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling fellow Democrats that the nation&rsquo;s top military officer has told her there are steps in place that would prevent President Donald Trump from firing nuclear weapons.</p><p>Pelosi has spoken to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs o...

  • Washington in Shock After Trump's Mob Riots
    Washington_in_shock_after_trump's_mob_riots_ 2021-01-08 03:35:45 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — With 13 days left in President Donald Trump’s term, a nation shaken by the violence carried out in his name was left wondering what he might do next, and there was open talk in Washington of trying to force him from office early. Out of sight in the White House — and <a href="ht...

  • U.S. Suspends 25% Tariffs on French Imports
    U.s._suspends_25__tariffs_on_french_imports 2021-01-07 19:02:26 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States has indefinitely suspended 25% tariffs on French cosmetics, handbags and other imports it had planned in retaliation for a digital services tax Washington says will harm U.S. tech firms, as it investigates similar taxes elsewhere. The U.S. Trade Represen...

  • Calls Grow for Trump's Removal From Office
    Calls_grow_for_trump's_removal_from_office 2021-01-07 18:30:08 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on US President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to remove him from office following Wednesday’s violent assault on the Capitol by the president’s supporters. In a statement Thursday, Schumer said the attack on the Capitol “was an insur...

  • US Congress Confirm Biden as Presidential Election Winner
    U.s._congress_confirm_joe_biden_as_presidential_election_winner 2021-01-07 18:08:27 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Trump...

  • Trump Finally Acknowledges His Defeat in Nov. 3 Election
    Trump_finally_acknowledges_his_defeat_in_nov._3_election 2021-01-07 18:36:43 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat <a href="https://apnews.com/hub/election-2020">in the Nov. 3 election&nbsp;</a>and announced there would be an &ldquo;orderly transition on January 20th&rdquo; after Congress concluded the <a href="https://apnews....

  • U.S. Capitol Terror: Four Deaths, 52 Arrests
    U.s._capitol_terror-_four_deaths__52_arrests 2021-01-07 08:23:31 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Four people died and 52 were arrested, Washington D.C.’s police chief said, after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory. In a late night news conference, Met...

  • Biden: Our Democracy Is Under Unprecedented Assault
    Biden-_our_democracy_is_under_unprecedented_assault_ 2021-01-07 07:58:26 UTC
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden called Wednesday for the restoration of “simple decency” as a mob incited by his predecessor stormed the U.S. Capitol and delayed Congress from certifying the results of November’s election. Biden had planned to deliver a speech focused on how ...

  • Twitter Suspended US President Trump From Posting to Their Platform
    Twitter_suspended_us_president_trump_from_posting_to_their_platform 2021-01-07 18:35:09 UTC
    San Francisco (AP) — In an unprecedented step, Facebook and <a href="https://twitter.com/TwitterSafety/status/1346970430062485505" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Twitter suspended President Donald Trump</a> from posting to their platforms Wednesday following the storming of the U.S. Ca...

  • FACT CHECK: Liar-In-Chief's Falsehoods
    Fact_check-_liar-in-chief's_falsehoods 2021-01-07 18:33:54 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressed his hopeless case for overturning the election to a crowd of supporters Wednesday, fueling the grievances of a mob that then stormed the Capitol and disrupted the confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Drawing on baseless conspirac...

  • Democrats to Control House, Senate for First Time in 10 Years
    Democrats_to_control_house__senate_for_first_time_in_10_years 2021-01-07 18:33:27 UTC
    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his turbulent final days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s pro...

  • Pro-Trump Mob Breaches U.S. Capitol, One Dead
    Pro-trump_mob_breaches_us_capitol 2021-01-07 02:11:35 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors. They — lawmakers, staff members and more — were hiding under tables, hunkered in lockdowns, saying prayers, and seeing the fruits of ...

  • Georgia Runoff: Black Voters Carry Democrats to Victory
    Georgia_runoff-_black_voters_carry_democrats_to_victory 2021-01-06 08:34:16 UTC
    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. A pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King ...

  • Georgia US Senate Runoffs: Democrats Are Clear Favorites
    Georgia_us_senate_runoffs-_democrats_are_clear_favorites_in_both_races 2021-01-06 08:34:04 UTC
    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials began counting the final votes of the nation’s turbulent 2020 election season on Tuesday night as polls closed in two critical races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate and, in turn, the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative agenda. The two...

  • Boris Johnson's Father Applies for French Citizenship: I Will Always Be European
    Boris_johnson's_father_applying_for_french_citizenship-_i_will_always_be_european_ 2021-01-02 21:42:41 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was in the process of applying for a French passport to maintain his ties with the European Union after Brexit. Stanley Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament who voted Remain in Britain’s 201...

  • UK Parliament Approves Boris Johnson’s Post-Brexit Trade Deal
    Uk_parliament_approves_prime_minister_boris_johnson%e2%80%99s_post-brexit_trade_deal 2020-12-30 19:25:29 UTC
    LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) -British lawmakers approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Wednesday, as both sides looked to begin a new chapter of relations just days before their divorce becomes a reality. Britain and the European Union signed the...

  • European Union Governments Approve Brexit Trade Deal
    European_union_governments_approve_brexit_trade_deal 2020-12-30 19:21:45 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments approved on Tuesday a trade deal regulating relations between the 27-nation bloc and Britain, paving the way for its provisional application from Jan 1, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said. The deal, which preserves Britain’s zero-tariff and ...

  • Russia Issues Navalny an Ultimatum: Fly Back From Germany or Be Jailed
    Russia_issues_navalny_an_ultimatum-_fly_back_from_germany_or_be_jailed 2020-12-29 02:46:47 UTC
    <p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia&rsquo;s prison service on Monday gave Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a last minute ultimatum: Fly back from Germany at once and report at a Moscow office early on Tuesday morning, or be jailed if you return after that deadline.</p><p>Navalny, one of President Vladimir ...

  • Deal Reached on EU-UK Trade Relationship
    Deal_reached_on_eu-uk_trade_relationship 2020-12-26 20:54:26 UTC
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Just a week before the deadline, Britain and the European Union struck a tentative free-trade deal Thursday that should avert economic chaos on New Year’s and bring a measure of certainty for businesses after years of Brexit turmoil. The deal, reached after nine tough months o...

  • A New Social Media Platform With Incredible Features
    A_new_way_for_social_media_with_incredible_features 2021-01-10 19:02:05 UTC
    <p><a href="https://glogat.com/signup" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong>Glogat is a free social media platform</strong></a> that not only offers a way to stay connected globally, but also provides a number of useful features, such as blogging, video calls, livestreaming and secti...

  • Extended EU, UK Talks Leave a Post-Brexit Deal in Limbo
    Ursula_von_der_leyen_-_extended_eu__uk_talks_leave_a_post-brexit_deal_in_limbo 2020-12-18 02:33:14 UTC
    LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union struck a pessimistic tone in trade talks on Thursday, with a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying it was “very likely” there would be no agreement unless the bloc changed its position “substantially”. Just over two weeks ...

  • Donald Trump Ousts US Attorney General William Barr
    Donald_trump_ousts_us_attorney_general_william_barr 2020-12-15 00:11:44 UTC
    U.S. President Trump says William Barr is out as attorney general. Attorney General William Barr resigned on Monday, ending a tenure in which the President Donald Trump loyalist carried the administration's "law and order" message but ultimately dealt the most credible blow to Trump's unfound...

  • Joe Biden Clinches Electoral College Victory with 306 Votes
    Joe_biden_wins_major_victory_in_us_elections 2020-12-15 00:13:30 UTC
    LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - State by state, the U.S. Electoral College convened on Monday to formally confirm Democrat Joe Biden’s victory as the next U.S. president and effectively end President Donald Trump’s long-shot attempt to overturn the election results. Members of the Electoral College...

  • US Imposes Sanctions on Turkey over Russian S-400 Air Defence Missile Systems
    Us_imposes_sanctions_on_turkey_over_russian_s-400_air_defence_missile_systems 2020-12-14 20:48:59 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday imposed sanctions on its NATO ally Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system, in a striking move against a longtime partner that sets the stage for further confrontation between the two nations as President-elect Joe Biden prepar...

  • Supreme Court Rejects Trump/ GOP's Bid to Overturn Biden’s Victory
    Supreme_court_rejects_trump__gop_bid_to_overturn_biden%e2%80%99s_victory 2020-12-12 00:23:12 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court. The court’s order was its second th...