It’s on: Tensions between Trump and the GOP escalate in public fight

It’s on: Tensions between Trump and the GOP escalate in public fight NEW YORK — Tensions between the Republican Party and its own front-runner erupted into a full-blown public battle as top party officials rebuked Donald Trump on Friday for alleging that the GOP primary system was “rigged” against him. […]


Criticizing Israel

Criticizing Israel, Bernie Sanders Highlights Split Among Jewish Democrats It was the sort of question — Does Israel have a right to defend itself as it sees fit? — that had often caused candidates, especially those with designs on winning a primary in New York, to produce paeans to the […]


Fight to Impeach Brazil’s Leader Tears at Fabric of Daily Life

Fight to Impeach Brazil’s Leader Tears at Fabric of Daily Life BRASÍLIA — The wall, nearly a mile of corrugated metal, plunges down the center of the majestic lawn that faces Brazil’s National Congress, the modernist icon designed by Oscar Niemeyer. It was hastily erected in recent days, and is […]


Pope Makes Provocative Trip to Greece as EU Deports Migrants

Pope Makes Provocative Trip to Greece as EU Deports Migrants LESBOS, Greece — Pope Francis is known for his symbolic gestures, but even by Franciscan standards, his visit to a Greek refugee detention center as the European Union implements a controversial deportation plan is as provocative as any he has […]


Firefighter shot fatally

Firefighter shot fatally, second wounded in Prince George’s One firefighter was shot and killed and a second was critically wounded Friday evening ­ when they went to a house in Prince George’s County to answer a medical call, authorities said. The firefighters were shot about 7:30 p.m. at the door […]


Criticizing Israel

Criticizing Israel, Bernie Sanders Highlights Split Among Jewish Democrats It was the sort of question — Does Israel have a right to defend itself as it sees fit? — that had often caused candidates, especially those with designs on winning a primary in New York, to produce paeans to the […]


The Czech Republic is getting a new name: Czechia

The Czech Republic is getting a new name: Czechia Politicians in the Czech Republic are set to put decades of debate to an end this week by officially announcing a new name for the country: Czechia. In a meeting with reporters this week, Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said he supported […]


Belgian Transport Minister Resigns Amid Security Shortcomings

Belgian Transport Minister Resigns Amid Security Shortcomings Belgium’s transport minister resigned on Friday amid allegations that she ignored warnings over shortcomings in security monitoring and funding at Brussels Airport, becoming the first member of the government to fall in the wake of last month’s terror attacks. Belgian Prime Minister Charles […]


Taxes show ​Bernie Sanders gave 4 percent of income to charity in 2014

Taxes show ​Bernie Sanders gave 4 percent of income to charity in 2014 WASHINGTON –Bernie Sanders released his full 2014 federal tax return Friday, revealing that he mostly lives off a six-figure government salary and donated about 4 percent of his family’s income to charitable causes. Sanders and his wife, […]