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Iran Shoots Down a U.S. Drone, Escalating Tensions

Iran shot down a United States surveillance drone early Thursday, both nations said, but they differed on the crucial issue of whether the aircraft had violated Iranian airspace, in the latest escalation in tensions that have raised fears [...]

Iran Says It Shot Down a U.S. Drone

Iran shot down a United States drone after it entered its airspace, state media reported on Thursday, the latest escalation in the tensions between the two countries. Press TV, a state-run news outlet in Iran, said that what it called a “spy [...]

Progressives’ predicament: Bring down Biden without attacking Obama

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s time in the Obama White House remains a taboo topic of attack for his 2020 rivals. | Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg 2020 elections ‘People are very nostalgic for that time,’ one [...]

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Urge City’s Leader to Step Down

The man, whom the police identified as a 35-year-old with the surname Leung, had been perched for hours on the roof of an upscale mall near the Hong Kong government complex, where the protests have been concentrated. Shortly after 9 p.m., [...]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to step down as White House press secretary at end of June

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is stepping down, President Trump said Thursday. The president tweeted that “our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to [...]

Thomas Donohue to step down as U.S. Chamber CEO in 2022

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that longtime President and CEO Thomas Donohue will step down in June 2022, and will relinquish his title as president immediately. The chamber’s board of directors also said that senior executive [...]

Trump says he turned down meeting with U.K. Labour leader Corbyn

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he hadn’t noticed the protests against his visit to the United Kingdom. | Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump said Tuesday [...]

Protesters tear down Zhukov bust in Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) – Protesters have torn down a towering bust of Soviet military hero Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Ukraine’s second-largest city. Destruction of the monument in Kharkiv on Sunday came amid protests by an array of far-right and [...]

Angela Merkel tells Harvard University grads to reject isolationism, ‘tear down walls of ignorance’

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a new generation of leaders must “tear down walls of ignorance” and reject isolationism to overcome global problems such as terrorism and climate change. Merkel made the comments [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump doubles down on Kim Jong Un

Presented by */ ]]> President Trump said he was ‘not bothered’ by North Korean missile testing, but Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the tests were ‘of great regret.’ | Eugene Hoshiko – Pool/Getty [...]