US Sanctions Iranian Officials for Barring Candidates

WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on five Iranian officials in charge of vetting candidates for the Islamic republic's parliamentary elections, in which thousands, predominantly moderates,...

Trump Ousts Top Pentagon Official Who Certified Ukraine Aid

President Donald Trump has ousted the Pentagon's top policy official who had certified last year that the Defense Department had seen enough anti-corruption progress in Ukraine to justify releasing...

Bloomberg Qualifies for Next Democratic Debate

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during his campaign launch of "Mike for Black America," at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Feb. 13,...

Federal Judges to Hold Emergency Meeting on Trump Admin. Interference in Politically Sensitive Cases

In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, Roger Stone, left, with his wife Nydia Stone, leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. A national association of federal judges...

Rain Postpones Daytona 500, Dampening Event, Trump’s Visit

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. - The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR's season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from...

Taliban: Peace Deal With US To Be Sealed by End of Feb

ISLAMABAD - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the end of this month in the presence of international guarantors...

Justice Department drops McCabe criminal investigation

The Department of Justice is dropping its criminal investigation of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe without bringing charges, it announced on Friday. McCabe's attorneys received a phone call and a...

Trump and Bloomberg: A septuagenarian spat fit for Twitter

One septuagenarian New Yorker is a "5'4" mass of dead energy." The other septuagenarian New Yorker is a "carnival barking clown." Both are hoping to be president next year. The...

The Atlantic: John Kelly says Vindman was right to report Trump’s call with Zelensky

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly said Wednesday that Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, was right to raise concerns...

British Finance Minister Unexpectedly Resigns

British lawmaker Rishi Sunak, and Chancellor of the Exchequer leaves 10 Downing Street, where he was given the job by Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, as the former Chancellor...