World Leaders

Punchlines: 'I'm president, and you're not'

Eileen Rivers, USA TODAY<p>In case you were wondering who the president is, Time magazine can clarify that for you.<p>In an interview President Trump loudly declares it, by stating to the reporter that he must be doing fine because "I'm president, and you're not." Find out why the rest of Trump's …

Jimmy Kimmel

US President Donald Trump to have first meeting with African head of state

Official says Trump will meet ally Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi next month.<p>United States President Donald Trump is set to have his first …

Egypt

The Secret Service’s $60 Million Request for More Trump Protection Was Rejected

Almost half of the money was intended to protect Trump’s Family and Trump Tower in New York City.<p>The Secret Service recently requested an additional $60 million in funding, much of to protect President Donald Trump and his family over the 2018 budgetary year. The proposal, however, was rejected by …

Government

G-man v POTUS: The FBI says it is investigating the president’s campaign

G-man v POTUSThe FBI says it is investigating the president’s campaign<p>A slice of the country hears that the president is the victim of government …

Devin Nunes

Baby on the way for glamorous Swedish royals

Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are expecting their second child.<p>The prince, son of Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and fifth in the …

Royal Family

Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia

The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan …

Africa

Fillon accuses Hollande of plotting to damage his reputation

François Fillon, the French presidential candidate, has accused President François Hollande of being directly involved in a Socialist government plot …

François Fillon

Gorsuch is an originalist. What’s that?

Government & Politics<p>President Donald Trump and foreign heads of state have been invited to the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the U.S. …

Government

Puny Little Bully in Chief Goes After Teenage Girl…

for making a little website mocking him (it feature kitten punching Trump). Noting this on Facebook I received in reply the epitaph of the Christian …

Hosni Mubarak

Meet the Women Mayors Fighting Climate Change

Worldwide, Women Mayors Are Fighting Climate Change<i>At a gathering of women mayors from around the world, we saw good evidence that there should be</i> …

Climate Change

Trump's first foreign trip will be to Brussels for NATO meeting in May, White House says

The White House has announced what is expected to be President Donald Trump's first foreign trip.<p>Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the president will travel to Brussels, Belgium, on May 25 for a meeting with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization heads of state.<p>NATO Secretary General Jens …

NATO

The Secret Service Requests Additional $60 Million to Protect the Country's Least Valuable Asset

According to internal agency documents obtained by the <i>Washington Post</i>, the US Secret Service has requested an additional $60 million in funding to …

Government

Three parties agree to draft constitutional amendment bill

SEOUL, March 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's three political parties on Wednesday hammered out a joint draft revision of the Constitution that calls for …

Constitutional Amendments

Inside the Secret Plan for What Will Happen After the Queen’s Death

Late last week, <i>The Guardian</i> published a fascinating piece that examined what exactly will happen when Queen Elizabeth II dies. Written and meticulously researched by Sam Knight, the article quickly made the rounds on social media. And while it dealt largely with the existential crisis that England …

Royal Family

Today in Trump-Russia News: Paul Manafort reportedly worked on behalf of Russian interests

It's not easy to keep up with the ongoing soap opera of allegations, denials, leaks and that compose the Trump-Russia mess. But we've got you …

Russia

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says Western View of Women is a ‘Zionist Plot’

Iran’s Supreme Leader, who also occasionally covers up rape crimes, Ali Khamenei took to Twitter to share his views on women’s rights and claimed …

Iran

The Queen should sue Trump for libel, says former government ethics lawyer

The former chief ethics counsel to President George W Bush has suggested the Queen pair up with former President Barack Obama to sue Donald Trump …

George W. Bush

Iran’s supreme leader slams government record on economy in New Year message

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticised the government’s economic record, saying their efforts have fallen short of expectations.<p>During his New Year’s speech at Imam Reza shrine, he urged the government to boost domestic production while accusing western countries of using …

Iran

Fillon Slips Further in France as Canard Reports Putin Ties - Bloomberg

Republican candidate Francois Fillon fell further behind in the French presidential race as satirical newspaper Le Canard Enchaine published details …

Russia

Iran's Supreme Leader says feminism is 'Zionist plot'

Iran’s Supreme Leader has claimed gender equality is a “Zionist plot” aiming to corrupt the role of women in society.<p>Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a …

Iran

Iran's Khamenei criticizes government's economic record

| DUBAI<p>Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Monday the government's economic policies had fallen short and called for a new "resistance economy" to create jobs, piling pressure on the president before May elections.<p>Hardliners led by Khamenei have repeatedly criticized President …

Iran

China says preparatory work for Xi-Trump meeting has begun

Preparatory work for a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump has begun, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after a weekend visit to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.<p>With warm words from Xi, Tillerson on Sunday ended his first trip to Asia …

China

Jailed Zimbabwean anti-Mugabe pastor 'collected tin of lice' to show president 'nasty' conditions

Pastor Patrick Phillip Mugadza in prison for claiming 92-year-old Mugabe will die later this year.<p>A fiery Zimbabwean cleric, Pastor Patrick Phillip …

Africa

The World’s Most Powerful Women: March 20

EUROPE/MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA<p>End of Elizabeth's era<p><i>The Guardian</i> has a fascinating moment-by-moment run-down of what will happen when Queen Elizabeth II, …

Women's News

Banksy’s Now Got a Striking Hotel on the Israel and Palestine Border

Up until now, your familiarity with Banksy, everyone’s favorite anonymous graffiti artist, has probably been relegated to photos of his work. But …

Hotels

Is President Trump coming to Kansas City for the World War I centennial?

Plans for the World War I centennial to be observed in Kansas City on April 6 will be detailed Tuesday, amid speculation that President Donald Trump …

Military History

African summit without actual Africans? Only in Trump's America

This much is clear—Donald Trump has a plan to make America as unwelcoming to foreigners as possible. Between his wretched presidency and cabinet full …

Liberal POV

Iran's top leader faults government's progress on economy

Iran's supreme leader has suggested the government has fallen short in its efforts to improve the economy as moderate President Hassan Rouhani …

Iran

Dijssebloem hints at staying on as Eurogroup chief until end of the year

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, whose Dutch labour party suffered a crushing defeat in last week’s elections, has suggested he could continue in his role as the …

Greece

Britain’s TV and Radio Stations Already Have Meticulous Plan for Queen’s Death

At age 90, Queen Elizabeth II has the distinction of being Britain’s longest-living monarch of all time. (She also recently achieved a bit of …

TV