Government And Politics

Donors suspend funds for Poland's Jewish museum

Jul 16, 2019

A Jewish association says private donors to Poland's renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern at the government's failure to extend the term of its director

Moving US land agency west brings praise, prompts questions

Jul 16, 2019

The Trump administration's plan to move the government's largest land management office from Washington to the West is prompting a mix of praise, criticism and questions

Emails show Iowa official's Tupac fixation before his ouster

Jul 16, 2019

The director of the Iowa Department of Human Services had an obsession with the late rapper Tupac Shakur during the 2-year tenure

Brazil's top court halts probe of president's son

Jul 16, 2019

Brazil's top court has suspended an investigation into the finances of President Jair Bolsonaro's son, saying the initial steps in the probe hadn't been authorized by a judge

Bukele defends Salvador on migration, crime, raps neighbors

Jul 16, 2019

El Salvador's new president says his country is trying to reduce irregular migration and fight crime and drug trafficking, and deserves to be treated differently than nearby countries

Officials: Migrants return to bombed Libya detention center

Jul 16, 2019

A Libyan detention center where an airstrike killed more than 50 people two weeks ago is filling up with migrants again, and work has resumed at a weapons workshop in the compound

Ambassador to resign to run for Tennessee US Senate seat

Jul 16, 2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty is currently in the process of resigning his position as he prepares to run for Tennessee's open Senate seat

PM of Iraq's Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad

Jul 16, 2019

The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq's self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month

Former Mitsubishi workers seek assets sale for forced labor

Jul 16, 2019

Colonial-era Korean laborers seek approval for the sale of assets of former Japanese employer

Facing censure, Trump insists 'not a racist bone in my body'

Jul 16, 2019

Trump insists his tweets 'were NOT Racist' as 4 Democratic women of color slam him for 'bigoted remarks'

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