United States Politics and Government

North Korean troops killed missing S.Korean official, burned body, Seoul says

3 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SEOUL - North Korean troops shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was...
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DOLLAR WILL CRASH IN 2021, US should brace for double-dip recession, economist warns

DOLLAR WILL CRASH IN 2021, US should brace for double-dip recession, economist warns

9 minutes ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Next year will be brutal for the US currency, according to Yale University senior fellow Stephen Roach. He said that his “seemingly crazed idea” that the dollar will crash...
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Police in Belarus detained 364 people at protests on Wednesday - ministry

21 minutes ago   |   National Post

MINSK - Police in Belarus detained 364 people at anti-government protests on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
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Swiss court reverses Credit Suisse climate change trespass ruling

21 minutes ago   |   National Post

LAUSANNE - A Swiss court on Thurday reversed an earlier ruling acquitting a dozen climate activists from trespassing at Credit Suisse on the grounds that their actions were...
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EU says Lukashenko is not legitimate Belarus president

21 minutes ago   |   National Post

BRUSSELS - President Alexander Lukashenko is not the legitimate president of Belarus, the European Union said on Thursday, saying his abrupt swearing-in on Wednesday went...
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Hong Kong activist Wong arrested over unauthorized assembly

21 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

HONG KONG - Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was arrested again Thursday for allegedly participating in an unauthorized assembly last October. Wong tweeted...
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‘It's all about the dollar:' As the greenback strengthens, the markets tumble

‘It's all about the dollar:' As the greenback strengthens, the markets tumble

23 minutes ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune's no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here . Good morning. Yesterday's sell-off in the...
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15 sex offenders in N. Ireland to have their convictions rescinded due to UK govt error

15 sex offenders in N. Ireland to have their convictions rescinded due to UK govt error

25 minutes ago   |   RT

Fifteen sex offenders in Northern Ireland will have their convictions rescinded due to a clerical error in drafting new legislation covering sex crimes which no one noticed for...
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The US is facing a dollar collapse by the end of 2021 and over a 50% chance of double-dip recession, economist Stephen Roach says

The US is facing a dollar collapse by the end of 2021 and over a 50% chance of double-dip recession, economist Stephen Roach says

41 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The US dollar will collapse by the end of 2021, and the economy can expect to face a more than 50% chance of a double-dip recession, economist Stephen...
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Options for ASEAN Trade Expansion: Within, Plus Three or Six, European Union or the United States?

49 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract The ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have pursued trade agreements with major trade partners (Plus Three - China, Japan and Korea...
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Breonna Taylor protesters walk down I-94

Breonna Taylor protesters walk down I-94

People are protesting over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death. Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Protesters are gathering across U.S. cities, decrying the outcome of a grand jury investigation. Read more ...

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas... Read more ...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no evidence of wrongdoing

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama... Read more ...

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

The officers were shot after investigating reports of gunfire at an intersection where there was a large crowd, the interim Louisville police chief said. Read more ...

Louisville officer shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Louisville officer shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say an officer has been shot. Read more ...

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game away from the NBA Finals. Read more ...

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired... Read more ...

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

"At this time, the Governor feels healthy and is displaying no symptoms, and the First Lady has mild symptoms," his office said. Read more ...