Sunday, August 7, 2022

Politics

Arpaio Makes Comeback Bid For Sheriff’s Post He Lost In 2016

Phoenix - Joe Arpaio, the Arizona lawman known for leading immigration crackdowns, jailing inmates in tents and receiving a pardon from President Donald Trump, is running for his f...

Officials: Global Approach To Digital Tax Is Still On Track

Biarritz - A global attempt by more than 120 countries to find a way to more fairly tax global internet giants is moving ahead despite individual countries’ deciding to impose thei...

Best G-7 Can Do For Global Economy: Just Don’t Make It Worse

Biarritz, France - The global economy craves a double shot of confidence right now but the best that leaders of the Group of Seven can offer is a less intoxicating cocktail: not ma...

Trump Claims Serious Trade Negotiations With China To Begin

Biarritz - President Donald Trump, facing pressure to scale back a U.S.-China trade war contributing to a global economic slowdown, claimed Monday that serious talks will begin soo...

When They Go Low? Dems Navigating Nasty Race Against Trump

Hampton, SC - President Donald Trump told American congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they came from. He vowed to revive a racial slur to tear down Elizabeth Warren, prom...

Trump Skips Climate Meeting At G-7 Summit

Biarritz, France - U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France — then claimed to “know more about th...

Israeli Labor Party Chairman Amir Peretz Shaves Trademark Mustache To Make A Political Point

Jerusalem - Labor Party chairman Amir Peretz has given a whole new meaning to the expression “Read my lips.” Peretz sacrificed the mustache that he has sported in various stages o...

US Stocks Rally On Optimism For A US-China Trade War Thaw

Wall Street - Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday as investors found reason to be cautiously optimistic again about the potential for progress in the costly trade wa...

Trump On US-China Trade: ‘Sorry, It’s The Way I Negotiate’ [VIDEO]

Biarritz, France - Brushing off concerns about global economic instability, President Donald Trump on Monday defended the way he is trying to squeeze a trade deal out of China, say...

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh To Challenge Trump In 2020 GOP Primary

Washington - Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman ad tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Rep...

Scaramucci Makes Appearance At Biden Rally, Pledges To Have Donald Trump Replaced [VIDEO]

Southampton, NY - Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci appeared at a Southampton, New York, campaign stop where Joe Biden addressed well-heeled Democrats, ...

White House Reverses Trump On China ‘Second Thoughts’

Biarritz, France - President Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged having second thoughts about escalating a trade war with China, but the White House later reversed, saying the pres...

State Department Wipes Palestinian Authority From The Map…. Off Their Website

Washington - The US State Department appears to have removed the Palestinian Authority from its list of Middle Eastern "Countries and Areas" on its website. The list of countries ...

Trump Sends Mixed Messages To China On Trade War

Biarritz, France - Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a g...

Sanders Calls On McConnell To End Obstructionism

Lousiville, KY - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to r...

Johnson Acknowledges Touch And Go Prospects For Brexit Deal

Biarritz - U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Sunday that the prospect of a Brexit deal was “touch and go,” as other European Union capitals grasp the problems Britain ...

Nadler Criticizes Tlaib And Omar For Sharing Controversial Cartoon

New York - Rep. Jerry Nadler criticized fellow Democrats Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib for sharing a cartoon that shows President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Doing Well After Treatment For Tumor On Her Pancreas

Washington - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg completed a three-week treatment course for a tumor found on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said Friday. “The focused radia...

Trump, G-7 Leaders To Open Summit Focused On World Economy

Washington - President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy...

North Korea Foreign Minister Calls Pompeo ‘Poisonous Plant’

Seoul - North Korea’s foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a “poisonous plant of American diplomacy” and vowed to “shutter the absurd dream” that s...