» UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months
22/05/19 14:53 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia
» Resisting calls to resign, Britain's May will campaign for EU elections
22/05/19 14:52 from Reuters: Top News
British Prime Minister Theresa May resisted growing calls to resign on Wednesday, vowing to press on despite mounting opposition from lawmakers and even some of her own ministers to her latest Brexit gambit.
» Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20% since share offer
22/05/19 14:50 from Reuters: Top News
Shares of Tesla fell for a sixth straight session on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the struggling electric car maker, leaving buyers of its recent share offer, including Chief Executive Elon Musk, $167 million in the hole.
» NY state passes bill allowing Congress to request Trump's tax returns
22/05/19 14:49 from CNN.com
Democrats in New York state passed a pair of bills Wednesday that would allow Congress to get hold of President Donald Trump's state tax returns amid an escalating fight with top administration officials over access to the President's fe...
» Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time'
22/05/19 14:47 from Reuters: Top News
U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direc...
» Fed's Kaplan says U.S. is 'flirting' with yield curve inversion
22/05/19 14:46 from Reuters: Top News
U.S. bond markets are "flirting" with a yield curve inversion that could signal slower economic growth ahead, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Wednesday.
» Trump responds angrily to Pelosi claim he's 'engaged in a cover-up'
22/05/19 14:46 from ABC News: ABCNews
President Donald Trump responded angrily to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's claim he's "engaged in a cover-up" just after they met at the White House.
» Will the Supreme Court take up a Roe v. Wade showdown in 2020?
22/05/19 14:45 from Top Stories
Multiple states have passed strict abortion limits in hopes of sending a Roe v. Wade challenge to the Supreme Court.
» AP Was There: American Taliban Fighter in US custody
22/05/19 14:41 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
AP Was There: American Taliban Fighter in US custody
» Michael Avenatti charged with defrauding Stormy Daniels
22/05/19 14:41 from Top Stories
» U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say
22/05/19 14:39 from Reuters: Top News
The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
» Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions
22/05/19 14:38 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers
» Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation
22/05/19 14:38 from Reuters: Top News
President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusa...
» Stolen RV sets off violent car chase in California
22/05/19 14:36 from CNN.com
A suspect who led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley has been arrested.
» Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul
22/05/19 14:34 from Reuters: International
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project.
» Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada
22/05/19 14:34 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
The Philippine president’s spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago be forcibly shipped back to Canada
» Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts
22/05/19 14:33 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old
» The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal
22/05/19 14:30 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader has said the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers
» Armed group kills 34 civilians in Central African Republic
22/05/19 14:29 from Reuters: International
An armed militia killed 34 civilians in an attack on Tuesday in Central African Republic, a government spokesman said, issuing a deadline for the group's leader to give up the perpetrators to the authorities.
» Pilot pleads not guilty in triple murder case
22/05/19 14:28 from ABC News: ABCNews
The pilot was arrested on May 11 at the Muhammad Ali International Airport. He pleaded not guilty in a Kentucky triple murder case.