Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts calls out Trump for his attack on a judge

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts calls out Trump for his attack on a...

“We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges,” Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement seen as rebuking the president. | Win McNamee/Getty Images legal The president had attacked the judge who ruled against his asylum policy as an 'Obama judge.' By MATTHEW CHOI 11/21/2018 01:13…
Laotians still being killed 50 years after US bombing campaign

Laotians still being killed 50 years after US bombing campaign

Vientiane - This year's Thanksgiving celebration marks 50 years since the American military embarked on the biggest bombing campaign in history, decimating the small Southeast Asian country of Laos by dropping more than two million tonnes of bombs on it at the height of the Vietnam War.  Half a century on, innocent lives are still being…
US tourist ‘killed’ by arrow-shooting Andaman island tribesmen

US tourist ‘killed’ by arrow-shooting Andaman island tribesmen

A United States tourist is believed to have been killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to fire at outsiders with bows and arrows, Indian police said. Seven fishermen have been arrested for facilitating John Allen Chau's visit to North Sentinel Island, where the killing apparently occurred, police officer Vijay Singh said. Visits to…
Stalemate on Trump’s wall amid threat of shutdown

Stalemate on Trump’s wall amid threat of shutdown

“Here is the thing: Walls work. We know they work,” Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said in introducing his bill to get President Donald Trump more money for a border wall a sticking point for his Democratic colleagues. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Congress Both parties are refusing to bend, with a government funding deadline two weeks…
UAE appeals court sentences Matthew Hedges to life in prison

UAE appeals court sentences Matthew Hedges to life in prison

A UAE court has sentenced British academic Matthew Hedges to life in prison after he was convicted of spying and supplying sensitive security information to external actors. Abu Dhabi's Federal Court of Appeal handed down the verdict on Wednesday, according to a family spokesperson.  "We can confirm that he was sentenced to life in prison.…
POLITICO Playbook: Pelosi locks up support of another would-be rival

POLITICO Playbook: Pelosi locks up support of another would-be rival

Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) had considered a challenge to Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House before endorsing her on Tuesday. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images ANOTHER RIVAL JUMPS ON BOARD TEAM PELOSI … LATE YESTERDAY, REP. MARCIA FUDGE (D-OHIO) endorsed NANCY PELOSI for speaker. Fudge toyed with a run for the chamber’s top job after…