Government And Politics

Trump, McConnell insist they're together for GOP agenda

Oct 16, 2017

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appear together to laud their relationship and claim that, reports to the contrary, they are unified in support of a joint GOP agenda.

Trump: Cuba 'is responsible' for attacks on US personnel

Oct 16, 2017

President Donald Trump says he believes Cuba "is responsible" for attacks on American government personnel in Havana

Jailed Rwandan opposition figure accuses president

Oct 16, 2017

Jailed Rwandan opposition figure says she was detained for challenging longtime president

Mexico's attorney general resigns a year into job

Oct 16, 2017

Mexico's Attorney General Raul Cervantes has resigned, saying that he no longer wants to be a distraction to passage of a law that would make the agency more independent

Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post

Oct 16, 2017

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive by the Taliban for five years after abandoning his post in Afghanistan, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

Supreme Court backs push to remove Ten Commandments monument

Oct 16, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with a lower court that ordered a New Mexico city to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lawn outside City Hall

Trump to follow Alabama loss with SC endorsement

Oct 16, 2017

President Donald Trump is taking another chance on Southern politics. Trump was appearing at a private fundraiser for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, an early Trump backer. His choice for an Alabama U.S. Senate seat recently lost the GOP runoff.

CORRECTS: Spanish judge rules Catalonia's regional police chief can remain free with restrictions in sedition case.

Oct 16, 2017

CORRECTS: Spanish judge rules Catalonia's regional police chief can remain free with restrictions in sedition case.

Militants rob bank, attack church in Egypt's Sinai; 7 dead

Oct 16, 2017

Islamic militants in Egypt's Sinai rob bank, attack church and trade gunfire with police, killing 6 people

Populist parties point pathway for European politics

Oct 16, 2017

Right-wing parties chalked up two more victories in Europe over the weekend putting further pressure on mainstream conservatives to take a harder line on immigration

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