special ads



  • U.S. vetoes UN call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

    U.S. vetoes UN call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision0

    By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn. The remaining 14 council members voted in favour of the Egyptian-drafted resolution, which did

    READ MORE
  • Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week

    Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week0

    By Amanda Becker and Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. Republicans said on Sunday they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week, with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trump aiming to sign the bill by week’s end. John Cornyn, the No. 2 U.S. Senate Republican, said

    READ MORE
  • Now I Get It: How the repeal of net neutrality will affect you

    Now I Get It: How the repeal of net neutrality will affect you0

    In a highly controversial move that could reshape the internet, the Federal Communications Commission has officially repealed net neutrality regulations. Net neutrality is the principle that all internet traffic should be equal and fair. The rules were put in place by the FCC in 2015 under the Obama administration. They prohibited internet service providers from

    READ MORE
  • Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

    Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee approval to give President Donald Trump the Christmas legislative triumph he’s been aching for. The legislation would slash tax rates for

    READ MORE
  • Sexual harassment is wrong. Mob justice is, too.

    Sexual harassment is wrong. Mob justice is, too.2

    A few weeks ago, I wrote a satirical column aimed at some of the well-known sexual predators who’ve been exposed in this strange season of national catharsis. Specifically, I was a little disgusted by what has become the clichéd apology for men in media, politics and entertainment — a predictable statement in which they claim

    READ MORE
  • U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom

    U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom0

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal marked a victory

    READ MORE