Assoudeh A Willett

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The Week in Pictures: July 28 - August 4

Vain fugitive turns himself in after spotting ‘unflattering’ mugshot on Facebook

A South Wales man wanted for an alleged assault spotted his mugshot on the local police’s Facebook page and deemed it so unflattering he wanted it taken down. He turned himself in Thursday and got his wish.<p>Wayne Esmonde, 35, had his face put on the South Wales Police’s page earlier this week as …

Kushners' Partner in China Draws Scrutiny Over U.S. Visa Program

WUHAN, China—The New Jersey building project that drew a federal subpoena for presidential adviser Jared Kushner’s family company relied on a Beijing firm to find wealthy Chinese to invest in exchange for green cards.<p>Qiaowai Immigration Consulting Co. dominates the business of finding Chinese …

2 huge Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier

BETHELEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Two murals showing an oversized President Donald Trump have appeared on Israel's West Bank separation barrier, just …

Macron touts Europe’s interests, but early actions put France first

By James McAuley<p>James McAuley<p>Foreign correspondent focusing on French and European politics and culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>PARIS — In May, Emmanuel Macron’s victory over his opponent, the far-right populist Marine Le Pen, was seen as a win for the European Union or, as Macron put it, a “Europe that …

Foreign Policy

'Military Olympics' - Russia plays host to International Army Games

Seven countries have taken part in the recent 'friendly' war games held in Siberia. Russia hopes to forge connections by bringing international …

MS-13 isn't the only homicidal street gang in town - meet Barrio 18

MS-13's biggest rival: Barrio 18<p>In early March of 2016, the bodies of eight electrical company employees and three farmers were found hacked-up and bullet-riddled near a desolate field in El Salvador’s San Juan Opico municipality.<p>The wanton force involved – the killers used machetes and machine …

El Salvador

US officially tells UN it wants out of Paris climate deal

The Trump administration on Friday officially told the United Nations that the U.S. intends to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate pact.<p>But the State Department’s announcement doesn’t formally start the process of the U.S. getting out of the voluntary agreement. That’s still to come.<p>Still, the …

Scientist Says Human Evolution Was Random Chance, Not Climate Change

Human existence might be just a coincidence, according to a new analysis of the patterns of evolution.<p>One scientist ran computer simulations to see …

Pentagon Asks White House to Give Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

U.S. news<p>WASHINGTON — A recommendation to send high-tech tank-killing weapons to Ukraine to help in its fight against Russia is now at the White House, according to three U.S. officials.<p>The officials said a proposed aid package includes Javelin anti-tank missiles with an estimated cost of about $50 …

As Mueller Closes In, Republicans Turn Away from Trump

Even G.O.P. senators are moving to prevent the president from impeding the F.B.I. investigation.<p>Hours after news broke that special counsel <b>Robert Mueller</b> had impaneled a grand jury in the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian election interference, <b>Donald Trump</b> took the stage at a …

The Secret Service is Sick of Getting Hosed by Donald Trump

After a dispute with the Trump Organization, the Secret Service has ditched the skyscraper for a comparatively cheap trailer.<p>Since <b>Donald Trump</b> packed up his bathrobes and self-tanning formula last January and begrudgingly moved into that “dump” on Pennsylvania Avenue, rare is the weekend that he …