Trump opposes DOJ’s offer to resume review of classified documents

Former US President Donald Trump speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas on August 6, 2022. Brian Snyder | Reuters Lawyers for the former president donald trump on Monday urged a federal judge to reject an attempt by the Justice Department to resume document review seized from Trump’s home while agency … Read more

Trump opposes DOJ’s offer to resume review of classified documents

Former US President Donald Trump speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas on August 6, 2022. Brian Snyder | Reuters Lawyers for the former president donald trump on Monday urged a federal judge to reject an attempt by the Justice Department to resume document review seized from Trump’s home while agency … Read more

The far right advances in a hotly contested vote

Once a fringe party shunned by others across the political spectrum, preliminary results showed Sweden’s Democrats winning nearly 21% of the vote. Maja Suslin | AFP | Getty Images According to initial results, a group of right-wing political parties have secured a slim lead in the Swedish general election and appear to be on track … Read more

In a nod to JFK, Biden pushes ‘moonshot’ to fight cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to channel John F. Kennedy on the 60th anniversary of JFK’s lunar speech, highlighting the Biden administration’s efforts to “end cancer as we know it.” The president was traveling to Boston on Monday to draw attention to a new federally-backed study that seeks to validate the use … Read more

Ukraine’s counterattack around Kharkiv defeats Russia

A military truck bearing the “Z” symbol of the invading Russian forces lies in the town of Balakliya, which Ukrainian troops liberated over the weekend. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Ukraine’s surprise counterattack in the country’s northeast has sent shock waves through the Russian military, with military strategists saying occupying forces have … Read more

Ethiopian Tigray rebels say they are ready for AU-led peace talks | Conflict News

The TPLF says it expects a “credible” peace process with “mutually acceptable” mediators to negotiate with the government. Ethiopian rebels in Tigray say they are ready to join the African Union (AU)-led peace talks, removing an obstacle to possible negotiations with the government to end nearly two years of fighting. The announcement came amid a … Read more

Biden to hit China with broader restrictions on US exports of chips and tools: Reuters

U.S. President Joe Biden speaking at the grand opening of Intel’s new semiconductor plant September 9, 2022 in Johnstown, Ohio. The Biden administration plans next month to expand restrictions on U.S. shipments to China of semiconductors used for artificial intelligence and chip-making tools, several people familiar with the matter said. Andrew Lance | Getty Images … Read more

Allies push for US weaponry after seeing impact in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — As other countries see the impact of U.S. weapons in the war in Ukraine, the Pentagon is receiving more and more requests, including the high-tech multiple-launch rocket system that Ukrainian forces successfully used against Russian ammunition depots and other supplies, defense officials said Friday. Bill LaPlante, the department’s undersecretary for acquisitions, told … Read more

Big Manchin energy deal draws pushback from many Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats desperately needed the vote of Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia to get their signature legislative priority through the finish. So they did what Washington does best: They made a deal. To help garner his support for a bill hailed by advocacy groups as the biggest investment ever in the fight … Read more

King Charles proclaimed British monarch in historic ceremony

Britain’s King Charles gestures outside Buckingham Palace, following the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in London, Britain September 9, 2022. Henry Nicholls | Reuters King Charles was officially proclaimed Britain’s new monarch on Saturday in a ceremony at St. James’s Palace where former prime ministers, bishops and a host of politicians shouted “God Save The … Read more