Politics and Elections News

AP News - 6 mins ago

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister-designate has named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been a forceful voice internationally on the conflict in Ukraine.Ewa Kopacz replaced Sikorski with Grzegorz Schetyna, 51, ...more

Reuters News - 10 mins ago

By Seyhmus Cakan DIKMETAS Turkey (Reuters) - Close to a thousand Syrian Kurds gathered on the border seeking to cross into Turkey on Friday after Islamic State fighters seized 21 villages and besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria, a Reute ...more

Reuters News - 15 mins ago

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian TV news anchor has been sacked after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing Xi's name with the Roman numerals XI, a senior official at the state television channel said on ...more

Reuters News - 18 mins ago

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will struggle to recruit members in the world's second-most populous nation and he praised Indian Muslims for their commitment to fight for the country. Al Qaeda anno ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.The decision prevented the rupture of a 307-year uni ...more

Reuters News - 33 mins ago

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow endorses a draft resolution on combatting foreign "terrorist fighters" proposed by Washington at the U.N. Security Council, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian Foreign Ministry official on Friday as saying. "On the ...more

AP News - 40 mins ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Six years ago, little-known North Carolina state legislator Kay Hagan upset Sen. Elizabeth Dole after Hagan and her Democratic allies drilled in voters' minds the idea that Dole was too closely aligned to an unpopular president.

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AP News - 53 mins ago

President Barack Obama presses ahead with his campaign to diminish and eventually defeat Islamic State group extremists in Iraq and Syria, but the list of radical Islamic elements the United States and many of its coalition allies are fighting does not ...more

AP News - 55 mins ago

BEIJING (AP) — China's best-known artist dissident Ai Weiwei blasted his country's Communist government for losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics.The bearded artist, whose supporters say he was hit with a $2 ...more

AP News - 59 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote.The b ...more