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Syria’s Assad seeks to control economy, goes after cousin

BEIRUT (AP) – On a summer day last year, presidential guards drove out of the charity organization founded by Syria’s wealthiest businessman and a close cousin of President Bashar Assad, carting away boxes of documents and computers. [...]

Mattis goes after Trump: The president ‘tries to divide us’

*/ ]]> Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis broke his silence on the conduct of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, blasting him and top military leaders and saying he is “angry and appalled” with the events of the past week. “Donald [...]

After Reality Star’s Death, Japan Vows to Rip the Mask Off Online Hate

TOKYO — During the last weeks of Hana Kimura’s life, a steady stream of hate washed over her social media accounts. On Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, anonymous posters attacked her appearance, her outspoken behavior and especially [...]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Here’s What We Know After 6 Months of Covid-19

The virus is less a ‘hidden enemy’ than a microscopic photocopier. It’s hard to believe the coronavirus has been a known entity for only six months. In that time, its toll has been devastating, writes Alan Burdick, a science editor [...]

Black Liberty U. alums rebuke Falwell after blackface tweet

NEW YORK (AP) – Nearly three dozen black alumni of Liberty University denounced school President Jerry Falwell Jr. on Monday, suggesting he step down after he mocked Virginia’s mask-wearing requirement by invoking the blackface scandal [...]

Trump warns protesters after White House partially locked down by Floyd demonstration

A U.S. Secret Service officer stands inside the fence at the White House as demonstrators protest the death of George Floyd. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Saturday morning warned protesters who forced [...]

Grassley, Leahy urge Supreme Court to maintain live broadcasts after pandemic is over

Sens. Charles E. Grassley and Patrick Leahy are calling on the Supreme Court to maintain live broadcasting of oral argument audio after the coronavirus shutdowns end. The Iowa Republican and Vermont Democrat wrote on Friday to Supreme Court [...]

California GOP lawmaker loses duties after harassment found

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Officials stripped a lame-duck California state lawmaker of his duties Wednesday after investigators found that he twice sexually harassed women, including by insinuating that he could help one politically if [...]

Jeff Sessions fires back after Trump attacks former AG’s campaign to rejoin Senate

Jeff Sessions continued to defend himself on Saturday after President Trump mounted an attack on the Alabama Republican’s campaign to reclaim his former seat in the U.S. Senate. Mr. Sessions, Mr. Trump’s former attorney general, fired back [...]

After Coronavirus: Rebuilding the American Town Square.

Facebook Twitter Email Print It’s a good thing that states are following their own lead in reopening their economies. If Washington, DC, were in charge, demanding a one-size-fits-all strategy, it would just be anti-American. Across the country, [...]