Government And Politics

Shelling on Syrian president's hometown kills 2

Sep 25, 2017

Syrian state media say two people have been killed in shelling on President Bashar Assad's ancestral village of Qardaha

Emboldened UK Labour Party divided over the B-word: Brexit

Sep 25, 2017

Britain's opposition Labour Party is holding its annual conference, buoyed by an unexpectedly strong election showing, but facing an internal a divide over Brexit.

Japan's Abe says he will call snap election for parliament

Sep 25, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced he will dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap election for next month

Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members say

Sep 25, 2017

Church's divine plan to beat the recession and keep tithes flowing in involved filing fraudulent unemployment claims at companies owned by congregants, former followers say

Memo to GOP: Red states also among losers in health bill

Sep 25, 2017

Memo to GOP: Republican-friendly states would lose money under health care bill

McCain's moment: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP

Sep 25, 2017

Sen. John McCain's friends and advisers aren't surprised by his decision to stand against the latest Republican effort to overhaul the nation's health care law

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will dissolve lower house of parliament and call elections next month

Sep 25, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will dissolve lower house of parliament and call elections next month

VP Pence to flex fundraising muscle for Republicans

Sep 25, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is traveling around the country campaigning for Republicans as he begins to prepare for the midterms elections

UN human rights office: Russia violating int'l law in Crimea

Sep 25, 2017

The U.N. human rights office says Russia is violating international law in Crimea, including by imposing Russian citizenship on its people and deliberately transferring hundreds of prisoners and detainees to prisons in Russia

The Latest: Turkey may close airspace, border to Iraqi Kurds

Sep 25, 2017

The Latest: Turkey mulls closure of its airspace, border crossing with Iraqi Kurdish region in response to referendum

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