Trump launches direct attack on Xi as fight over Covid-19 gets ugly
While Trump has often blamed China for failing to prevent a pandemic now ravaging the global economy, he has been careful to maintain that his relationship with Xi remains strong. China has regularly fired back with similar charges, saying Trump was looking to obscure the facts around the virus to deflect from its own shortcomings.
Donald Trump says he is taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus
The drug has the potential to cause significant side ...
Rosenstein, Wray face angry House Republicans in hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray are facing sharp questioning about the Justice Department's independence during a Thursday hearing befo...
From ‘respect’ to ‘sick and twisted’: How coronavirus hit US-China ties
While the hostility has so far been mostly confined to words, there are warning signs the relationship could worsen. The trade truce that Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, reached in January could fall apart, despite recent pledges to keep to its terms. Other tensions, including those over Taiwan and the South China Sea, are also flaring.
Why are women-led nations doing better with COVID-19?
We should resist drawing conclusions about women leaders from a few exceptional individuals acting in exceptional circumstances. But experts say that the women’s success may still offer valuable lessons about what can help countries weather not just this crisis, but others in the future.
Senate Democrats demand White House testimony on impeachment
The letter comes as a top Democrat in the House, Representative Adam Schiff said the impeachment process won’t be a failure if Trump is acquitted by the Senate, as seems almost certain. Republicans control the 100-member body; some GOP members have declared their minds made up.
On COVID-19, China either made a terrible mistake or probably it was incompetence: Trump
"Either they made a terrible mistake -- probably it was incompetence. Somebody was stupid and they did not do the job that they should have done. It is too bad," the president said in response to a question.
What's next for Democratic presidential candidates after New Hampshire
The two leading candidates from Iowa's caucus, Senator Bernie Sanders and former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, stayed at the top of the field. But Senator Amy Klobuchar surged to third, throwing the viability of both Senator Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden into question.
Can one man do it all? Turkey is about to find out
Despite an election campaign that international observers say was neither free nor fair, Turkey's various opposition parties mounted a significant challenge in the elections, and may continue to do.
Amid pandemic, oil woes, Saudi Arabia eyes further reforms
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the force behind Saudi Arabia's sweeping changes and risky gambles, is eyeing further steps he hopes will improve the kingdom's international image, which was badly damaged by the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by government agents in 2018 and the war in Yemen.
Chinese Communist Party is attempting to undermine democratic traditions across continents: Study
The report consists of research findings on Cambodia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Serbia, Ecuador, Zambia, Mongolia, Hungary, The Gambia, Myanmar, Malaysia and the Maldives.
Friend of India Joe Crowley loses his Congressional primary in New York
Crowley congratulated Ocasio-Cortez on her victory. The young Democrat had challenged Crowley on the grounds that he had ties with special interests.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says sexual assault 'never happened'
A California woman named Tara Reade, who worked as a staff assistant in Biden's U.S. Senate office from December 1992 to August 1993, has accused Biden in media interviews of pinning her against a wall in 1993, reaching under her skirt and pushing his fingers inside her.
Donald Trump to move quickly on Supreme Court nominee
The president said he had identified a group of at least five potential candidates for the nation's high court and he may interview as many as seven.
US House defeats Donald Trump-supported immigration bill
The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act was defeated by 121 to 300 votes in the Republican-majority House of Representatives.
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