Government And Politics

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip as trade worries persist

Nov 21, 2019

Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, giving the market its third straight drop. Technology stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending led the way lower.

Rights group: Islamist leader’s daughter tortured in prison

Nov 21, 2019

Amnesty International alleges daughter of senior leader of outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group has been tortured and denied medical treatment in prison

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

The Latest: Border activist testifies he didn’t harbor men

Nov 19, 2019

An Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants is testifying that he’s guided by neutrality and the desire to save lives

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

China lashes out at NY Times report on Xinjiang documents

Nov 18, 2019

China’s foreign ministry is lashing out at the New York Times over its release of leaked documents portraying the inner working of Beijing’s campaign to detain more than a million Muslims in reeducation camps

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

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