Sunday, April 18, 2021

Government

U.S. ship back at sea after virus outbreak and captain fired

A U.S. aircraft carrier ship whose captain was removed for scathing remarks about a coronavirus outbreak onboard has returned to service in the Pacific...

Washington emblazons defiant ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign near White House

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday renamed a street in front of the White House "Black Lives Matter Plaza" and had the slogan painted...

Trump suggests governors call in National Guard to ‘dominate the streets’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had suggested to some governors to call in the National Guard in the face of mostly...

Explainer: U.S. protesters call to ‘Defund the Police.’ What would that look like?

Nationwide protests over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, the latest in a long string of high-profile slayings of black men by white...

Anti-government ‘Boogaloos’ charged with planning violence at Las Vegas protests

Three Las Vegas men alleged to be part of the extremist Boogaloo movement have been arrested and charged with planning to cause violence and...

Obama calls on all U.S. mayors to pursue policing reforms in wake of protests

In his first live remarks on the unrest gripping dozens of U.S. cities, former President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged every American mayor to...

After long silence, Mattis denounces Trump and military response to crisis

After long refusing to explicitly criticize a sitting president, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused President Donald Trump on Wednesday of trying to divide...

India’s 2018/19 jobless rate declines to 5.8%: government report

India's unemployment rate during July 2018-June 2019 period declined to 5.8% from 6.1% during a year-earlier period, a government report released on Thursday said. Joblessness...

UK spy chief says no threat to Five Eyes alliance over Huawei

Disagreements over China's Huawei Technologies do not pose a threat to intelligence-sharing ties between Britain and its allies, the head of the UK's GCHQ...

Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists: NYT

The Trump administration has selected five companies, including Moderna Inc, AstraZeneca Plc and Pfizer Inc, as the most likely candidates to produce a vaccine...

Latest News