Dutch lead populist charge in European Parliament elections

World / Politics May 19, 2019

Dutch lead populist charge in European Parliament elections

A flamboyant Dutch populist could open the floodgates for a tidal wave of euroskeptic and anti-immigration parties across the continent in this week's European Parliament elections. Classics-quoting climate skeptic Thierry Baudet founded the Forum for Democracy just two years ago, but his party is on ...

Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from key ports in Yemen

World May 12, 2019

Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from key ports in Yemen

Yemen's Houthi rebels on Saturday began a long-delayed withdrawal of forces from the port facility in the key city of Hodeida, the group said, following the terms of a December cease-fire aimed at alleviating the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the head of ...

FBI has 850 open cases on domestic terrorism, officials say

World / Crime & Legal May 9, 2019

FBI has 850 open cases on domestic terrorism, officials say

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has around 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism, most of them involving anti-government and white nationalist extremists, a senior FBI official said Wednesday. About half of the 850 involved anti-government, anti-authority actors, Michael McGarrity, the FBI assistant director for counterterrorism, ...