Politics and Elections News

Reuters News - 11 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actors Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will take leading roles in the second season of HBO's crime thriller "True Detective," Time Warner Inc's cable network said on Tuesday. Irish actor Farrell, 38, will star as compro ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he ha ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas Abbas said Tuesday that he will submit a resolution to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday seeking a three-year timetable for the withdrawal of Israeli forces from the West Bank.The resolution w ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by 2030, but the feasibility of such a goal was eroded when a key player, Brazil, said it would not join.The United States, Canada and the e ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign emphasized her experience and competence. Her 2016 campaign pitch could be simpler: She would be the first female president.As Clinton considers another White House bid, she is ...more

Reuters News - 20 mins ago

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California and the federal government on Tuesday released an ambitious plan to accelerate the building of large renewable energy projects in the state’s sun soaked desert while setting aside millions ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a one-day United Nations summit revealed the many obstac ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 47-year-old man provided cocaine to secure votes for school board candidates in South Texas.A federal judge in McAllen on Monday scheduled the arraignment of Francisco "Frankie" Garcia of Donna for ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Arab allies launched what leaders declared would be a long and sustained military assault against Islamic State strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and the U.S. simultaneously targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting immi ...more

Reuters News - 47 mins ago

MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Britain's monarch is famously above politics, but Prime Minister David Cameron was overheard on Tuesday saying Queen Elizabeth had "purred" with happiness when he phoned her to inform her Scotland had voted to reject inde ...more