Senate Republicans resist calls for a drawn-out Trump trial

Senate Republicans resist calls for a drawn-out Trump trial

Republican leaders appear determined to conduct a relatively brief impeachment trial of President Trump in the Senate next month, possibly without calling witnesses, overruling the president’s push for a weeks-long spectacle to seek political retribution against Democrats. The internal tussle pits Trump’s delight in a bare-knuckle public fight versus the backroom style of Senate Majority […]

Government takes dramatic steps to stop protesters furious at citizenship bill

Government takes dramatic steps to stop protesters furious at citizenship bill

Protesters are angry the bill will grant citizenship to thousands of Hindu, Christian, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh migrants from some neighbouring countries where New Delhi says they are religiously persecuted. Demonstrators say this will flood their hometowns with unwanted foreigners. The bill will also make it harder for Muslim migrants to attain Indian citizenship, although […]

Hasidic Jews Moved To Jersey City For A Nicer Life. They Became Targets.

Hasidic Jews Moved To Jersey City For A Nicer Life. They Became Targets.

A deadly anti-Semitic attack on a Hasidic Jewish grocery store in New Jersey has pushed a tight-knit, deeply religious community into the national spotlight.  Four people died during the hours-long shootout in Jersey City on Tuesday, including two Jewish Americans ― Mindel Ferencz, a 31-year-old mother who owned the grocery store with her husband, and Moshe Deutsch, […]

Fox News Host Says Female Reporters Trade Sex For Stories All The Time

Fox News Host Says Female Reporters Trade Sex For Stories All The Time

Jesse Watters’ comments came amid a controversy over a journalist’s portrayal in Clint Eastwood’s film. Controversy has brewed for weeks over the portrayal of journalist Kathy Scruggs in Clint Eastwood’s upcoming film, “Richard Jewell,” which characterizes the late Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter as trading sex for scoops. But according to Fox News host Jesse Watters, it’s […]

Myanmar’s lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defense

Myanmar’s lawyer to critics on genocide case: Everyone has right to defense

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Canadian lawyer William Schabas, an international scholar on genocide, has been criticized by friend and foe for first researching crimes against the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar, and now defending the state accused of perpetrating them. William Schabas, a Canadian attorney defending Myanmar against genocide charges at the U.N.’s International Court of […]

Michelle Obama latest: Ex-FLOTUS shares tender moment with husband Barack | World | News

Michelle Obama latest: Ex-FLOTUS shares tender moment with husband Barack | World | News

The former First Lady was joined by Barack and Hollywood actress Julia Roberts at their foundation’s leadership conference in Kuala Lumpur. Julia and Michelle spoke on stage at the inaugural Leaders: Asia-Pacific conference. It is focused on promoting women’s education in the region. Whilst in Malaysia, the former White House residents participated in a community […]

White House delays new tariffs on China

White House delays new tariffs on China

President Trump will not impose new tariffs on an additional $160 billion of Chinese imports that were scheduled to take effect this weekend, after tentatively signing off Thursday on a so-called phase-one trade agreement with Beijing, according to an administration official close to the process. Trump’s promise of a deal overhauling trade with China has […]

Even China can’t fix its own crisis

Even China can’t fix its own crisis

As cities around the world — from Sydney to Singapore, Berlin to New York — struggle to make housing affordable, especially for lower- and middle-income buyers, a range of remedies is being tried. Governments have imposed additional taxes on overseas buyers, adopted rent controls or long-term rent freezes to protect tenants and stem spiralling prices. […]

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