U.S. military spending up for first time in seven years: report

World Apr 29, 2019

U.S. military spending up for first time in seven years: report

U.S. military spending has risen for the first time in seven years, reflecting Trump administration policy, according to a new report released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Worldwide military spending also rose by 2.6 percent to $1.8 trillion overall last year, SIPRI ...

Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

World / Politics Feb 23, 2019

Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump's first veto. The Democrats ...