Government And Politics

4 Palestinians killed in latest Jerusalem fallout clashes

Dec 15, 2017

Clashes have broken out amid a fresh wave of violence across the West Bank and along Gaza's border on Friday as the fallout continued over President Donald Trump's announcement last week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, killing two Palestinians

Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuana

Dec 15, 2017

While California is about to make recreational pot legal, Texas is tiptoeing into marijuana with a restrictive medical cannabis program that critics say is doomed to fail

EU sees new 'dramatically difficult' phase in Brexit talks

Dec 15, 2017

The European Union cleared the way Friday for Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the second stage but it warned that the discussions on trade and other matters relating to their future relationship will be "dramatically difficult."

DHS adds new requirements for visa waiver countries

Dec 15, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is demanding tougher security measures from countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program.

Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from grace

Dec 15, 2017

Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from grace, positions new leader for election

Spanish court allows extradition of 121 Taiwanese to China

Dec 15, 2017

A Spanish court has granted China's extradition request for 121 Taiwanese accused of belonging to Spain-based gangs which swindled people in China out of millions of euros (dollars) by telephone

The Latest: Tillerson backtracks on NKorea stance

Dec 15, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has backtracked from an early offer of unconditional talks with North Korea.

FIFA worried about government interference in Spain

Dec 15, 2017

FIFA says it will send a delegation to Spain to investigate concerns that the government is meddling in the independence of the country's national soccer federation

The Latest: Zimbabwe leader: Little opposition ahead of vote

Dec 15, 2017

The Latest: Zimbabwe's leader says no opposition to speak of ahead of next year's election

Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional NKorea talks

Dec 15, 2017

America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers that the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to have negotiations with the United States