Government And Politics

Top court says privacy the fundamental right of every Indian

Aug 24, 2017

India's top court has ruled that the right to privacy is a fundamental right of every citizen of the country

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

Aug 24, 2017

Qatar has restored full diplomatic relations with Iran, ignoring the demands of Arab nations now trying to isolate the energy-rich country

The Latest: Qatar foreign minister spoke with Iran's FM

Aug 24, 2017

Qatar says its foreign minister spoke with Iran's FM just before announcing ambassador would return to Tehran

Lucky numbers for $758.7M Powerball jackpot drawn

Aug 24, 2017

Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing.

China criticizes US trade probe as protectionism

Aug 24, 2017

China has criticized the U.S. government's decision to launch a trade investigation of Beijing's technology policy as protectionist and an attack on the global trading system

Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns

Aug 24, 2017

Egypt has reacted angrily to the U.S. decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over concerns about Cairo's human rights record, a surprise decision given the countries' close ties since President Donald Trump took office

The Latest: New 7th Fleet chief thanks navies for support

Aug 24, 2017

Vice Adm. Phillip Sawyer, the new commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, has thanked the many navies that contacted the fleet with condolences and offers of support following the collision between the USS John. S. McCain and an oil tanker east of Singapore

California Supreme Court ruling could fast-track executions

Aug 24, 2017

California could take a giant step closer to resuming executions when the state Supreme Court issues a highly anticipated ruling on a ballot measure to speed up the state's dysfunctional death penalty system

Malaysian premier to meet Trump at White House on Sept. 12

Aug 24, 2017

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will visit the White House on Sept 12 at the invitation of President Donald Trump

Federal judge again tosses out Texas voter ID law

Aug 24, 2017

A federal judge has once again thrown out Texas' voter ID law in the latest court defeat for state Republican lawmakers over voting rights

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