Government And Politics

The Latest: UK minister resigns amid probe over aide

Nov 6, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared his main rival to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as he prepares to officially launch the governing Conservative Party's campaign for the Dec. 12 election

Group says political misinformation on the rise on Facebook

Nov 6, 2019

An advocacy group tracking misinformation says it has found an increase in fake political news shared on Facebook ahead of the 2020 presidential elections

Poles to travel visa-free to US starting Nov.11

Nov 6, 2019

Poland's President Andrzej Duda says that Poles will be able to travel to the U.S. without a visa starting next week, in a move by the Washington administration that has been long awaited by the Poles

A 'refreshed' memory: Takeaways from Ukraine testimony

Nov 6, 2019

Investigations linked to foreign aid: Takeaways from Ukraine testimony transcripts

Wisconsin Senate to vote on firing agriculture secretary

Nov 5, 2019

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate is scheduled to vote on whether to fire the state agriculture secretary appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers

Israeli top court rejects rights activist's expulsion appeal

Nov 5, 2019

Israel's Supreme Court rejects appeal of rights group's local director to reverse his deportation order

Xi meets Lam in 'vote of confidence' over Hong Kong protests

Nov 5, 2019

A senior Hong Kong official says Chinese President Xi Jinping's surprise meeting with the territory's leader, Carrie Lam, is a "vote of confidence" in her government's ability to tackle five months of anti-government protests

Abortion ban proposal faces a murky future in South Carolina

Nov 5, 2019

A group of South Carolina senators are expected to take another step toward banning almost all abortions in the state

US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

Nov 4, 2019

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement

Turkey says it captured slain IS leader's sister in Syria

Nov 4, 2019

A senior Turkish official says Turkey has captured the older sister of the slain leader of the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, calling the arrest an intelligence "gold mine."

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