Archive for December, 2018

Outgoing Democratic senator warns his party

Outgoing Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly said Democrats need to be careful in promoting too many progressive ideas in red …Read the Rest

Democratic Senator Warren takes step toward 2020 U.S. presidential bid

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a progressive Democrat who has exchanged stinging insults with President Donald Trump, said on Monday she …Read the Rest

She becomes the first high-profile Democrat to launch a presidential exploratory committee ahead of an expected 2020 run

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren took a major step toward a presidential run on Monday, announcing in a video message and …Read the Rest

Russia detains American in Moscow over suspected spying

Russia’s domestic security service (FSB) said on Monday it had detained an American citizen suspected of spying in Moscow. Source: …Read the Rest

Russian apartment block blast kills at least four, dozens missing: agencies

Rescuers scrambled amid freezing temperatures to recover people trapped in the rubble of a Russian city apartment block that collapsed …Read the Rest

Merkel urges divided Germans to pull together in 2019

Acknowledging that her government disappointed many Germans in 2018, Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 …Read the Rest

U.S. companies repatriate over half a trillion dollars in 2018, but pace slows

U.S. companies have sent home over half a trillion dollars of cash they held overseas in 2018 to take advantage …Read the Rest

Trump freezes federal workers' pay in 2019

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday freezing federal workers’ pay for 2019, following through on a proposal he …Read the Rest

U.S. judge dismisses suit versus Google over facial recognition software

A lawsuit filed against Google by consumers who claimed the search engine’s photo sharing and storage service violated their privacy …Read the Rest

Democrats head into 2019 split on everything but Trump

Democrats are coming into control of the House and entering the 2020 presidential primary unified in their opposition to President …Read the Rest