/ Feb 23, 2017

Ecuador to hold runoff in tense presidential vote

Ecuador will hold a runoff presidential election in April after a hard fought and inconclusive first round, the electoral commission said Wednesday. The voting is being watched closely to see if oil-producing Ecuador will become the latest leftist-run country in Latin America to shift ...

State Department silent as Trump forges foreign policy

/ Feb 8, 2017

State Department silent as Trump forges foreign policy

President Donald Trump’s two-week blitz of national security initiatives has shaken up world affairs, but Washington’s own foreign policy headquarters has fallen all but silent. While daily White House news conferences have become must-see political theater, the State Department has not held a press ...

/ Feb 8, 2017

Poll shows support for Scottish independence rising

Support for Scottish independence rose after the British Prime Minister came out in favor of the U.K. making a clean break with the European Union, a BMG survey for Herald Scotland showed. The survey indicated 49 percent of Scots support independence with 51 percent ...

Trump's presidency spurs new realm of unpredictable protests

/ Feb 7, 2017

Trump's presidency spurs new realm of unpredictable protests

New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco: the cities are many and so are the anti-Trump protests. Since the U.S. president’s inauguration, daily life in multiple metropolitan centers has been carried out with the knowledge that at any moment — and on weekends ...