Trump welcomes jailed Utah man home after return from Venezuela

An American jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago has been released after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Saturday, May 26th, 2018
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Prime minister, abortion rights groups claim win in Ireland’s referendum

Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for social justice on Saturday as exit polls and early results indicated Ireland had voted overwhelmingly to repeal a 1983 constitutional ban on abortion. Powered by More...

By admin On Saturday, May 26th, 2018
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North and South Korean leaders hold surprise 2nd summit

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month ahead of Kim’s possible meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Saturday, May 26th, 2018
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Trump lawyer’s selling of access to president unveils the murky world of lobbying

The actions of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen have provided a peek into the murky world of buying access to the president, lobbying and the rules governing the practice. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Trump’s withdrawal from North Korea summit weakens optimism in South

The idea of peace on a peninsula still technically at war has started to feel so real that there’s a boom in property sales inside the demilitarized zone, writes Saša Petricic. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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The weird zigzags of a ship trying to navigate the U.S.-China trade war

The travels of an 80,000-tonne shipment of an obscure American feed crop symbolize everything wrong with Trump’s trade fight with China. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Harvey Weinstein surrenders to NYPD, expected to face sex assault charges

Film producer Harvey Weinstein on Friday surrendered to authorities at a New York City police station on sex crime charges, months after he was toppled from Hollywood’s most powerful ranks by scores of women More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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‘Once in a generation’: this time, Irish government calls for ending abortion ban

Campaigns for both sides of Ireland’s referendum on abortion made their final arguments Thursday ahead of the vote. Ireland is the last Western democracy whose laws still ban abortions, something the government More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Trump had to ‘face the music’ that U.S., North Korea worlds apart on nuclear deal

Donald Trump’s decision to scrap a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may have been a case of the president finally realizing his deal-making skills couldn’t bridge the gap between More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Who paid for them? Concern over spike in Facebook ads ahead of Ireland abortion vote

A divisive vote on abortion has emerged as a test case for democracies grappling with the dark side of political advertising on social media, writes Nahlah Ayed. Powered by WPeMatico  More...