Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worries about Middle East supplies.
Virginia’s governor Ralph Northam (D.) called for a special session of the state legislature in order to take up a collection of gun-control proposals mostly unrelated to last week’s attack in Virginia Beach where 12 people were murdered. He has yet to specify when the session will take place.
The United States and United Arab Emirates announced Wednesday afternoon the start of a new defense pact that will see the Trump administration bolster military coordination between the two countries at a time when many Arab nations are seeking help to combat a rising threat from Iran.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Seth Moulton entered the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Monday as a long-shot contender in a contest that now includes almost 20 candidates.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) accused Democratic leadership Saturday of having “silenced” Muslim lawmakers and only using them for “photos” on Saturday.
The White House determined Friday for the first time that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) no longer controls any territory in Syria.
Various Democratic candidates for president said they will not be attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual Policy Conference, with the sole exception of New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.
Fiat Chrysler announced plans Tuesday to invest $4.5 billion in its existing Michigan plants and create nearly 6,500 new jobs as a result.