Tuesday, February 27, 2024

US

Romney Says Trump Ukraine Call ‘Troubling’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says that he has read the rough transcript of the call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president and finds it "deeply troub...

Washington Plunges Into Impeachment Probe Into Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington plunged into an impeachment crisis on Wednesday, as House Democrats opened an investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign season dealings with...

Transcript Released, Trump Prodded Ukraine Leader on Biden Claims

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PHONE CALL TRANSCRIPT 10:33 a.m Preside...

The Trump-Ukraine Controversy, And The Jews Involved, Explained

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — A week ago, impeachment was not the flavor of the season. The interest in Robert Mueller’s special counsel report into Russian election interference had waned...

UK Parliament Resumes Amid Political Turmoil, Brexit Crisis

London- Britain's House of Commons reconvened on Wednesday following the bombshell Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted illegally by suspending Parliame...

Trump Greets Impeachment Inquiry with Confidence, Irritation

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty-eight floors above Manhattan, President Donald Trump watched his legacy change and his political future grow more uncertain. The president, back in his hom...

US Official Expects ‘Hundreds More’ Cases of Vaping Illness

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. could soon climb much higher, a public health official said Tuesday. Dr. Anne Schuchat, of the Centers for D...

Pelosi Orders Impeachment Probe: ‘No One Is Above The Law’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats...

Frustrated US Administration: Israel ‘Missing a Great Opportunity’

WASHINGTON (JNS) Senior American officials are extremely frustrated over the ongoing political deadlock in Israel. Trump administration officials familiar with American-Israeli rel...

Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry

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WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump, facing growing calls by Democrats for his impeachment, said he has authorized the release on Wednesday of a complete trancript of a phone ca...

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann Steps Down Amid Company’s Major Drop in Value

NEW YORK (JTA) — WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has stepped down as CEO of the shared office space company, which has suffered a major devaluation amid investors’ fears over the ch...

Trump Administration Issues Less-Generous Overtime Rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has issued a rule that will make overtime pay available to 1.3 million additional workers, though the proposal replaces a more generous o...

Trump Focuses on Iran at UN Speech: ‘Will Never Tolerate Such Anti-Semitic Hate’

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NEW YORK (JNS) In his speech at the annual U.N. General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump called on the international community to take action against th...

5-Year-Old Rescued from Subway Tracks After Father Jumps in Front of Train

BRONX - A man has died and his 5-year-old daughter suffered light injuries on Monday when he jumped in front of a subway train while holding onto the little girl, police and witnes...

Trump Ordered Aid Frozen; More Democrats Want Impeachment

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump personally ordered his staff to freeze nearly $400 million in aid to Ukraine a few days before a phone call in which he pressured the Easte...

President Trump Mocks ‘Happy Young Girl’ About Climate Change

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After teen climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered an emotional speech to world leaders at the United Nations in New York City on Monday, news cameras captured her staring at Pre...

Dems Intensify Calls For Details Of Whistleblower Complaint

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Washington - Congressional Democrats on Monday pressed their demands for full disclosure of a whistleblower's complaint about President Donald Trump and intensified their calls for...

Britain Joins US In Blaming Iran For Saudi Oil Attacks

United Nations - Britain joined the United States on Monday in blaming Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but the Iranian foreign minister pointed to claims of...

US Universities See Decline In Students From China

Burlington, VT - After a decade of booming enrollment by students from China, American universities are starting to see steep declines as political tensions between the two countri...

At UN, Trump Focuses On Religious Freedom, Not Climate

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United Nations - President Donald Trump was addressing a conference for world leaders at the United Nations, but he was talking to his political base Monday as he breezed by a majo...