Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Honduran president’s brother convicted of drug trafficking in U.S. trial

Honduran politician Juan Antonio (Tony) Hern├índez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations More...

By On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry expected to resign

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has told President Donald Trump he will step down, a day before a deadline set by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives More...

By On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, who took on Trump, dead at 68

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office More...

By On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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U.S. tightens rules for Chinese diplomats in bid to ‘add reciprocity’

Chinese diplomats in the United States must now give advance notice of any meetings with state, local and municipal officials, as well as at educational and research More...

By On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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U.S. conducted secret cyberstrike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack

The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, two U.S. officials More...

By On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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U.S. Democrats face tough questions in fourth round of debates

Tuesday night’s presidential debate gives the three Democratic front-runners a chance to answer recent doubts about their campaigns, while nine other candidates More...

By On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Nobel in economics awarded to 3 based in U.S. for work on alleviating global poverty

The Nobel in economics has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, all based in the U.S., “for their experimental approach to alleviating More...

By On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Syrian army moves to confront Turkish forces as U.S. withdraws

Syria’s army deployed near the Turkish border on Monday, hours after Syrian Kurdish forces previously allied with the U.S. said they had reached a deal with More...

By On Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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U.S. ambassador hand-picked by Trump will testify in impeachment probe this week

A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine More...

By On Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Is the U.S. in a constitutional crisis? Depends who you ask

After a week in which the White House issued a blanket refusal to co-operate with what it describes as an ‘invalid’ impeachment inquiry, constitutional More...

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