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Elizabeth Warren gives populist economic message to Puerto Rico

Then. Elizabeth Warren, one of the many Democrats who drove to president in 2020, spoke at Alejandro Tapia y Rivera Theater in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday night, giving her populist economic message the challenged US territory. Warren thanked Puerto Rico for the hardships over the past two years, especially the debt crisis and the recovery after Hurricane Maria. "Puerto …

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Meng Wanzhou: US to move ahead with Huawei executive extradition

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei's Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada in December                  US officials have confirmed they plan to pursue the extradition of a senior Huawei executive and are expected to file and formal request with Canada. Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested on 1 December in Vancouver at the request of the US. China …

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House passes the NATO bill to send a strong message to Trump

"It's so disturbing – worried to see the US sending mixed signals about our commitment to the alliance or treating it as a burden," said Foreign Minister Eliot Engel, a New York Democrat, at a press conference on Capitol Hill. "You know what a burden would be?" he asked. "A burden would be for the United States to try to …

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The art of killing an agreement, or the Central American Minors Protection Act of 2019

O n On Saturday, President Trump asked what he called a compromise on border security. On Monday evening, the Senate Republicans released the proposal, a total of 1 301 pages, outlining what the government financed and the road agreements rolled into actually brought about. Buried in the package is a proposal called, innocent enough, the Central American Minors Protection Act …

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Journalist Recording The Absurdity And Torture Of 544 Days In Iran's Evin Prison: NPR

Jason Rezaian speaks during the inauguration of the Washington Post headquarters on January 28, 2016.                                                                            Almond Ngan / AFP / Getty Images                                       hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images               Jason Rezaian speaks during the inauguration of the Washington Post headquarters on January 28, 2016. Mandel Ngan / AFP / …

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The United States will seek extradition of the Huawei CFO from Canada

WASHINGTON / DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The US Department of Justice said Tuesday that it will continue the extradition of the chief economist of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] arrested in Canada in December. FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's Chief Financial Officer, is seen in this extended handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei …

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Brazil's Bolsonaro is the face of the populism at Davos Forum

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain, who handles the chaos of Britain's exit from the European Union and President Emmanuel Macron in France, facing a wave of concerns from "Yellow West" protesters, both skipped this year's meeting. Mr. Pompeo said the critics of the Trump administration were not ready to face the challenge of reforming international institutions such as the …

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Search for Spanish toddler who fell down borehole hits major setback

The search and rescue mission to find a two-year-old boy who falls into a narrow, deep borehole in southern Spain a week ago has hit a major setback. As the rescue team was preparing to lower miners into a vertical shaft that runs parallel to the borehole the toddler falls into, they noticed that the rescue tunnel cannot be fed …

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Theresa May's Brexit plan B sounds like plan A

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal suffered a humiliating and dramatic defeat in Parliament last week. May returned on Monday to give a statement to Parliament on her next steps – the so-called "plan B." But plan B didn't sound all that different from plan A. That leaves the United Kingdom stuck in the same place it's been for …

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