North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi loses his home seat in humiliating election defeat

The Indian National Congress Party went from understated optimism to shellshocked defeat within the space of a few hours on Thursday as Narendra Modi and his party celebrated another landslide victory. For the Congress leader, Rahul Gandhi, the performance by his party was nothing short of a humiliation

'There’s a danger here': Trump warns Democrats about impeachment

President Trump responded to a Democratic push for an impeachment inquiry by saying he would not work with Congress until investigations ended.

Pelosi says Trump 'is engaged in a cover-up' — drawing his fury

The House speaker slammed the president’s efforts to stonewall ongoing congressional investigations amid calls from some members of her party for his impeachment.

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available

New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns. The Democratic-controlled state Assembly and Senate voted along party lines on the measure, which would

Mnuchin Says It’s ‘Unlawful’ to Give Democrats Trump’s Tax Returns

“If I had turned them over, I would have been violating the law,” Mnuchin told the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday. The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Richard Neal, has demanded six years of Trump’s personal and business returns under a law allowing him to make such

Iran's reach puts U.S. forces, allies in striking range

BAGHDAD/DUBAI/KABUL (Reuters) - Threats of conflict between the United States and Iran have highlighted the places and ways their forces, proxies or allies could clash. Iran backs militias in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan, where U.S. troops are also based, and in Lebanon and Yemen, located next to Washington

Trump impeachment considered 'inevitable' by growing number of House Democrats, congressman says

A senior Democrat in the House has suggesting increasing numbers of his colleagues expect Donald Trump to be impeached.Many in the party have resisted calls for proceedings to be initiated, with many suggesting that doing so would aid the president's repeated and unsubstantiated claims that he is

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):

Trump administration delays Harriet Tubman $20 bill until 2028

Donald Trump’s administration has delayed production on a newly-redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, citing counterfeit issues.The bill was scheduled to be unveiled next year during the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Tubman, who escaped slavery and later became a prominent abolitionist

Biden blasts Trump for saying he 'deserted' Pennsylvania: 'I was 10'

The former vice president blasted President Trump for telling the crowd at a rally in Pennsylvania earlier this week that he “deserted” them.

US fingers Iran on Gulf attacks but eases tone

President Donald Trump's administration charged Tuesday it was "quite possible" Iran was responsible for the sabotage of Gulf oil interests but said its own robust response had prevented potential attacks on Americans. Top Trump officials appeared to be toning down weeks of fiery warnings

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