President Trump Awards Gen. Jack Keane Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Donald Trump awarded former Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. (Ret.) Jack Keane the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White House ceremony on Tuesday. “Today it is my great privilege to present our nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to a courageous warrior and a fearless patriot, Gen. […]

Elizabeth Warren rebounds on ‘SNL’ after dropping bid for president

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren helped open “Saturday Night Live,” just days after ending her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination by making a cameo appearance as herself. She played a guest in the opening sketch, in which the host of Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle,” Laura Ingraham, played by Kate McKinnon, complains that criticism of […]

Taiwan’s president wins second term with landslide victory over pro-Beijing rival

The strength of Tsai’s victory particularly underscores Taiwanese voters’ antipathy toward China and the Communist Party’s designs on absorbing the self-ruled island of 23 million people. “The results of this election carry an added significance,” a characteristically restrained Tsai told reporters here after her landslide win. “They have shown that when our sovereignty is threatened, the […]

Iran’s president confirms human error in Ukrainian jet unintentionally shot down

OTTAWA — The president of Iran says a military investigation has concluded that missiles fired due to human error caused the horrific crash of a Ukrainian plane and the deaths of 176 innocent people. “The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake,” Hassan Rouhani said late Friday in a post on Twitter. “My […]

Mexico won’t probe ex-leader Calderon after U.S. nabs aide: president

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico will not investigate former president Felipe Calderon after one of his onetime aides was charged in the United States with accepting bribes from a drug cartel, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday. At a regular government news briefing Lopez Obrador was asked if Mexico would probe Calderon following […]

Trump impeachment news live: 12-hour debate delays vote as president breaks own record for most tweets in a day

House committee supports articles of impeachment, full House set to impeach Donald Trump   The House of Representatives is set to begin the process of removing a president from office for the fourth time in US history, as the House Judiciary Committee voted on party lines to send articles of impeachment to Congress.   Donald […]

Donald Trump news: US President shouts ‘get her out!’ as protester disrupts rally | World | News

Trump was in Hershey, Pennsylvania, as he ramped up his campaigning ahead of next year’s Presidential election. In the middle of delivering his speech, a woman holding up a pink “GRABBING POWER BACK” sign and wearing a shirt with an expletive on it tried to disrupt proceedings. She was immediately pounced upon by security who […]

Brazilian president calls activist Greta Thunberg a ‘brat’

Jair Bolsonaro and Greta Thunberg (AP) Brazilian president calls activist Greta Thunberg a ‘brat’ Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg a “brat” after she expressed concern about the killings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon. Email Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called young Swedish environmental activist […]

Former US president Jimmy Carter hospitalized for urinary tract infection | US news

Former US president Jimmy Carter was admitted to a south Georgia hospital over the weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, a spokeswoman said Monday. Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for The Carter Center, said in a statement that the 95-year-old former president was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus over the weekend. […]

President Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan today

President Trump showed up in Afghanistan on Thursday for a surprise Thanksgiving visit with troops engaged in America’s longest-ever military conflict. Mr. Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:30 p.m. local time and spent more than two-and-a-half hours on the ground, speaking to troops and meeting with Afghanistan’s president. Reporters were under strict instructions […]