Gavin Newsom, who is running to succeed California Gov. Jerry Brown, is moving forward with major Hollywood fundraiser set for Thursday just days after the largest wildfire in California’s history took the life of another firefighter.
The Turkish government on Wednesday announced new tariffs on U.S. imports, ratcheting up its trade war with the U.S. the same day a local court denied an American pastor’s appeal to be released from house arrest.
The Trump administration on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Russia after determining that Moscow used a nerve agent in an attack on a former Soviet spy and his daughter who are now British citizens.
The use of chemical or biological weapons, which is a violation of international law, triggers sanctions under U.S. law. Washington had previously expelled roughly 60 Russia diplomats in response to a nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal.
Several top Democratic presidential contenders and other prominent liberals’ calls to “Abolish ICE” aren’t helping Democratic hopefuls in California running in the 10 most competitive House races there.
The Department of Homeland Security has re-opened the asylum applications of a group of 87 Iranian Christians and other religious minorities who have been marooned in Austria for more than a year awaiting a final decision.
The State Department is reconsidering an $850 million contract award for IED and bomb removal in hot spots around the world after a previous agency grant to the same company received new scrutiny just weeks into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s tenure.
A liberal activist group fighting to abolish ICE is falsely accusing a for-profit prison company of separating families and is planning to amplify that message in nationwide protests at the company’s ICE detention facilities next week.
As President Donald Trump renews his battle with Congress to fund his multi-billion-dollar border wall with Mexico, Democratic lawmakers and liberal groups in California have stepped up their campaigns to blacklist businesses involved in building the border wall.
Sam Brownback, who serves as the ambassador at large for religious freedom at the State Department, pledged a new U.S. government commitment to halting the persecution of religious minorities around the world and called on other countries to join the campaign.
President Trump and his top U.S. diplomat ramped up rhetoric aimed at Iranian political leaders and clerics late Sunday night, with Trump warning Iranian President Rouhani not to threaten the United States again or face grave consequences.