Wednesday , April 26 2017

Politics

UN says 66,000 displaced in 5 months of north Syria fighting

  BEIRUT / AP A UN humanitarian agency says some 66,000 people have been displaced in five months of fighting in Syria’s crowded northern battlefield. Turkish, Syrian government, Syrian opposition, and autonomous Kurdish-led forces have all been jostling for territory formerly held by the IS group near the Turkish-Syrian frontier, ...

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White House: Congress must probe Obama ‘power abuse’

A bloodied supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump is seen after a "People 4 Trump" rally and counter-protest turned violent in Berkeley, California March 4, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

  PALM BEACH / AP The White House demanded on Sunday that Congress investigate whether former President Barack Obama abused his executive powers in connection with the 2016 presidential election. President Donald Trump leveled that claim on Saturday when he accused his predecessor of tapping telephones at Trump Tower. But ...

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