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Julian Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Revokes Asylum Status

Alan Duncan, the minister responsible for Europe and the Americas at Britain’s Foreign Office, said in a statement that the arrest had followed “extensive dialogue” between the two countries. Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign [...]

Mulvaney on cusp of permanent status upgrade

Mick Mulvaney’s advancement from acting to permanent chief of staff would be a vote of confidence in his ability to navigate a tumultuous West Wing. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo White House ‘He has stayed out of a lot of people’s [...]

House Dems to test Wilbur Ross’ ‘survivor’ status

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will appear before the House Oversight Committee about his decision to add a question about citizenship to the U.S. Census. | Win McNamee/Getty Images congress Some Democrats expect an apology on Thursday [...]

New Mexico legislature reconsiders its unsalaried status

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – The nation’s only unsalaried legislature is reconsidering its volunteer work ethic. The New Mexico House of Representatives on Wednesday debated a constitutional amendment that would provide salaries to state legislators. [...]

Whitaker may have violated group’s tax-exempt status

WASHINGTON (AP) – Matthew G. Whitaker, the nation’s new acting attorney general, repeatedly chided presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in public statements during 2016 while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt [...]

Whitaker led group that may have violated tax-exempt status

WASHINGTON (AP) – Matthew G. Whitaker, the nation’s new acting attorney general, repeatedly chided presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in public statements during 2016 while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt [...]
Ross tries to reclaim ‘killer’ status with Trump in China trade talks
Investor Wilbur Ross was brought into the administration as one of President Donald Trump’s “killers” – but in recent months, the commerce secretary has been increasingly marginalized, with his agency widely seen in the [...]
Wave of Independent Politicians Seek to ‘Open Cracks’ in Mexico’s Status Quo
Among Mexican voters, there is “a great dissatisfaction with the traditional partisan system and the states’ lack of ability to respond to citizens’ demands,” said Alejandro Poiré, secretary of the interior in the administration [...]
Quebec university defends asking job candidates about menstruation, HIV status
MONTREAL – A Quebec City university is being criticized for a questionnaire that required job candidates to reveal whether they’ve been tested for HIV, the date they last menstruated and whether they’ve been treated for cancer. Universite [...]
Britain Rejects Bid to Grant Julian Assange Diplomatic Status
Mr. Assange has managed to wear out his welcome over the years, alienating many of his previous supporters, like Edward J. Snowden, the former American intelligence contractor who leaked documents about surveillance programs, who have [...]