Government And Politics

US Latinas need twice the time to match white male’s income

Nov 20, 2019

Government figures show that on average, Latinas in the United States are paid 54 cents for every dollar that a white, non-Hispanic male makes

Italian prosecutors investigate ex-minister Salvini

Nov 19, 2019

Prosecutors in Sicily are investigating former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for not allowing an NGO rescue ship to enter Italian waters this summer

Algeria kicks off presidential campaign, 5 candidates to run

Nov 17, 2019

Algeria’s presidential campaign is officially starting on Sunday with five candidates vying to replace the longtime leader pushed out in April in an ongoing protest movement

Former US ambassador to Ukraine tells Congress attacks from 'corrupt interests' have created 'crisis’ in State Dept

Nov 15, 2019

Former US ambassador to Ukraine tells Congress attacks from 'corrupt interests' have created 'crisis’ in State Dept

Syrian troops begin deploying along border with Turkey

Nov 14, 2019

Syrian state media is reporting that government forces have started deploying in areas close to the Turkish border in the country’s northeast

Venezuela embassy in Brazil occupied by Guaidó supporters

Nov 13, 2019

A group of people backing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó have occupied the nation's embassy in Brazil's capital, Brasilia

Progressive lawyer Boudin wins San Francisco's DA race

Nov 10, 2019

Chesa Boudin, the son of anti-war radicals who went to prison for murder, has won San Francisco's tightly contested race for district attorney by campaigning to overhaul the criminal justice system

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Nov 7, 2019

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has announced his retirement after more than three years leading the department he joined as a patrolman in 1988

The Latest: Malaysia to free Cambodian opposition activists

Nov 7, 2019

A Malaysian rights commissioner says the government will release senior Cambodian opposition official Mu Sochua and two other activists

International court sentences Congo warlord to 30 years

Nov 7, 2019

The International Criminal Court has sentenced a Congolese warlord known as "The Terminator" to 30 years imprisonment after he was convicted of crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery

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