Mattis’ final words from Pentagon: ‘Hold fast’ with allies

Mattis’ final words from Pentagon: ‘Hold fast’ with allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Mattis ended one of history’s more turbulent tenures as defense secretary on Monday by re-emphasizing a key difference with President Donald Trump and...
Japan says it will resume commercial whaling

Japan says it will resume commercial whaling

Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru is anchored in Shimonoseki, western Japan, Friday, March 31, 2017. (Souichiro Tanaka/Kyodo News via AP) (The Associated Press)TOKYO – Japan says it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts but says it will no longer go to the Antarctic to hunt.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday…
Congo on Sunday faces a troubled, long-delayed election

Congo on Sunday faces a troubled, long-delayed election

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s presidential election takes place on Sunday after more than two years of delays. Protests , an opposition outcry and the surprise barring...
Maine governor scribbles ‘stolen election’ on certificate confirming Democrat’s election win

Maine governor scribbles ‘stolen election’ on certificate confirming Democrat’s election win

Outgoing Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage took a swipe on Friday at a Democratic candidate’s victory in a controversial House race, writing “stolen election” next to his...

Yellow vest protesters target French media as movement ebbs

PARIS – Yellow vest protesters marched on the headquarters of leading French broadcasters Saturday, as small groups turned out Saturday in Paris and around France despite waning momentum for their movement.Hundreds of demonstrators, some chanting "Journalists - Collaborationists!" traced a path around Paris visiting the central offices of television networks BFM and state-run France Televisions…
Karl Rove: Who will win the shutdown?

Karl Rove: Who will win the shutdown?

All the major actors in the government-shutdown drama have seen their standing suffer with the public. That includes Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi and...
Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal

Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal

BAGHDAD (AP) — President Donald Trump’s surprise trip to Iraq may have quieted criticism at home that he had yet to visit troops in a combat zone,...
Father of dead Guatemalan boy heard rumors they could cross

Father of dead Guatemalan boy heard rumors they could cross

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The father of an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody took his son to the border after hearing rumors that parents...
Trump says most workers affected by shutdown are Democrats – Fox News

Trump says most workers affected by shutdown are Democrats

President Trump on Thursday pushed Democrats to support his demands for border security by claiming most of the workers affected by the partial government shutdown belong to their party.The government partially shut down on Saturday after lawmakers were unable to agree on a package to keep the government open that includes funding for Trump’s campaign…
Michael Goodwin: Don’t expect Trump to stop being Trump in 2019

Michael Goodwin: Don’t expect Trump to stop being Trump in 2019

President Donald Trump listens during a signing ceremony for criminal justice reform legislation in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Washington. ...

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