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Macron Demands Answers From Iran Over Academic’s Detention

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday called on Tehran to explain why a Franco-Iranian academic based at a Paris university has been arrested in Iran, expressing concern for the woman's welfare.

US Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Over Epstein Affair

US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday, amid a backlash over a secret plea deal he negotiated a decade ago with Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sexually abusing young girls.

Calls Mount for Resignation of Trump Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, In Wake of Epstein Arrest

Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls.

Trump Derides May’s ‘Foolish Policies,’ ‘Pompous’ Envoy

Federal Judge Denies Duncan Hunter’s Motions To Dismiss Indictment

A federal judge Monday denied Rep. Duncan Hunter's requests to dismiss a 60-count indictment that accuses the congressman of misusing $250,000 in campaign funds and to have prosecutors on the case recused due to alleged political bias.

Obrador Denies ‘Political Persecution’ in Graft Case

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday denied that he was persecuting figures linked to the previous government, as authorities began making arrests in his administration's first major corruption case.

US Courts to Decide Future of ObamaCare

Former US president Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, which has insured tens of millions of Americans, went before a federal appeals court Tuesday in a high-stakes case whose outcome could play a major role in the 2020 presidential campaign.

Trump Slams May after Damning Leak of Cables

Donald Trump lashed out at Theresa May on Monday, visibly angry at her continuing support for the British ambassador to Washington despite the leak of diplomatic cables highly critical of his presidency.

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set by Endangered Deal

Iran on Monday breached a uranium enrichment cap set by a troubled 2015 nuclear deal and warned Europe against taking retaliatory measures, as France decided to send an envoy to Tehran to try to calm tensions.

Federal Judge Denies Duncan Hunter’s Motions To Dismiss Indictment

A federal judge Monday denied Rep. Duncan Hunter's requests to dismiss a 60-count indictment that accuses the congressman of misusing $250,000 in campaign funds and to have prosecutors on the case recused due to alleged political bias.

Obrador Denies ‘Political Persecution’ in Graft Case

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday denied that he was persecuting figures linked to the previous government, as authorities began making arrests in his administration's first major corruption case.

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Call for Trump Impeachment

Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination seized upon remarks on Wednesday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

Top US General Says Xi Broke Promise on South China Sea

The US military's top general said Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jingping reneged on promises not to militarize the South China Sea and called for "collective action" to hold Beijing responsible.

Mueller Quits, Denies Probe Cleared Trump, Hands Baton to Congress

Robert Mueller said Wednesday his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president -- passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment.

Israeli Parliament Dissolves as Netanyahu Fails to Meet Deadline to Form Government

Israelis faced the increasing likelihood Wednesday of another general election only months after the last polls with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition talks deadlocked hours ahead of a midnight deadline.

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar to Speak in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is scheduled to speak in Santa Monica Tuesday to promote her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and in Beverly Hills to discuss her memoir.
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