Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «country»

May 1, 2017 12:47 AM Emboldened by Trump but Divided by Generations, Democrats Look to 2020

In a largely leaderless party, two distinct groups are emerging, defined mostly by age and national stature. On one side are three potential candidates approaching celebrity status who would all be over 70 years old on Election Day: Mr. Biden, and Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont. All three are fiery speakers inclined 12

April 30, 2017 9:53 PM U.S. Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, First Cuban-American Elected to Congress, Retiring Next Year

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, pictured right, announced Sunday that she'll retire from Congress at the end of her term next year. In this 2016 photo, Ros-Lehtinen, puts heart glasses on a dog at the ASPCA's Paws for Love Valentine's Day pet adoption event at the Capitol. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress and the first 17

April 30, 2017 9:51 PM European Union Doubles Down on Support for Iran Nuclear Accord

Backing pits Brussels against Washington weeks before pivotal presidential election TEHRAN—The European Union rallied behind Iran’s nuclear deal during a high-level visit to the country over the weekend, vowing to safeguard the accord despite U.S. threats to scrap it and pledging to support the Islamic Republic’s economy. With less than three weeks before 12

April 30, 2017 6:55 PM ‘It can’t just be a march. It has to be a movement.’ What’s next for climate activists?

“Okay, so what’s next?” said Gene Karpinski, president of the League of Conservation Voters, on Sunday morning as he looked out at the nearly 100 women gathered inside a meeting room at Union Station. Less than 24 hours earlier, they had joined tens of thousands of demonstrators on a sweltering day in the nation’s capital for the latest mass protest 11

April 30, 2017 5:10 PM A look back at the sad and bizarre events leading up to Casey Kasem's death Â

Jean Kasem was accused of removing her husband from the hospital and stealing his remains. While he was one of the most beloved and iconic personalities in radio, the last few months and days of Casey Kasem's life were plagued with bizarre family drama. As Casey, who would have turned 85 this week, quietly fought a battle against Lewy body dementia 15

April 30, 2017 3:48 PM Trump invites controversial Philippine leader Duterte to the White House

Signaling what's perhaps a warming relationship between their two countries, President Trump invited the controversial leader of the Philippines to the White House in a phone call Saturday. The two leaders had “a very friendly conversation” in which they talked about the North Korea threat, according to the White House's readout of the call. The two men, who have drawn 16

April 30, 2017 3:23 PM On Trade, a Politically Feisty Trump Risks Economic Damage

Not that Nafta is sacred. Economists and advocates across the ideological spectrum have long criticized the landmark agreement with Canada and Mexico as being in need of updating. Nafta was negotiated in the elder George Bush’s administration and signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1993 — before the web was a commercial force. It lacks rules 13

April 30, 2017 3:05 PM Trump is not ruling out military action against North Korea

President Trump did not appear to be ruling out military action against North Korea if the country pushes forward with its nuclear weapons program. In an interview with CBS News’s John Dickerson that aired Sunday on “Face the Nation,” Trump said he would not be pleased if North Korea takes that step. “He’s going to have to do what he has to do. But he understands 13

April 30, 2017 1:49 PM Report: Iran becomes self-sufficient in gas production

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's official IRNA news agency is saying the country has become self-sufficient in producing the amount of gas the country requires on a daily basis. The report says President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated a new refinery that produces some 12 million liters (3.17 million gallons) of gas in its first phase. Iranians consume 60 million 15

April 30, 2017 12:47 PM The Latest: US won’t seek South Korean money for THAAD

Seoul’s presidential Blue House says White House National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster has confirmed that the U.S. will not be seeking South Korean money for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, currently being installed in the country’s south. U.S. President Donald Trump said last week that Trump said he would make the Asian 18