The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with a wish list of $18 billion in reductions, including cuts to medical research, infrastructure and community development grants. Like President Donald Trump's initial 2018 budget proposal, which was panned by both Democrats and Republicans earlier this month, the program has little chance to be enacted.
Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 8:28am
A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions as it helps Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State group, Amnesty International said Tuesday.
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 8:13am
Three civilians were killed and 28 other people were injured in anti-India protests that erupted Tuesday following a gunbattle between rebels and government forces that killed a rebel in disputed Kashmir, police and witnesses said.
Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 8:13am
Hungary's new legislation allowing for the detention of asylum-seekers in shipping containers at border camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules.
The jailing of a dozen people working for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was "an obvious attempt to disrupt" his anti-corruption work following major nationwide protests, a spokeswoman for his organization said Tuesday.
The European Parliament's biggest group says it will not be possible to negotiate Britain's divorce proceedings and a new relationship at the same time, and warns that the two-year negotiation timeframe will be too short to have a full Brexit resolution.
Howard Amos, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 7:06am
A senior Russian general on Tuesday criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting Syria's infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the Sunni extremist group.
Ralph Jennings, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 7:05am
A Taiwanese pro-democracy activist believed to be in Chinese custody may have attracted the attention of China's security services after he used the social media site WeChat to discuss China-Taiwan relations, a colleague said Tuesday.
Thomas Adamson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 6:35am
Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday.