HONG KONG (Reuters) – The U.S. navy will continue to upgrade its military capabilities in the Pacific given its steadfast commitment to the region, a U.S. vice admiral said on Monday, while urging China’s growing navy to avoid provocation. Read the full story.
TUNIS (Reuters) – Washington has offered Tunisia help in shoring up security following its “model” revolution, U.S. Senator John McCain said Monday. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Senate Democrats slammed Republicans on Sunday for a “reckless” threat to shut down the government amid deepening political posturing on both sides over federal spending and the budget deficit. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Sunday issued its strongest condemnation yet of Libya’s violent crackdown on protesters, citing what it called credible reports of hundreds of deaths and injuries and threatening to take “all appropriate actions” in response. Read the full story.
The issues were serious but the mood was cheery on Sunday among demonstrators in Wisconsin protesting an effort by the Republican governor to reduce the bargaining power of public employee unions. Protesters, marking the start of a second week of mass action, jammed inside the state Capitol’s rotunda, protected from the sleet and wet snow […]
CHICAGO (Reuters) – As demonstrators wrangled on Saturday over Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s move to weaken public unions, analysts weighed the consequences of 14 Democratic senators’ decision to flee the state to stall the bill’s consideration. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. diplomats on Sunday condemned violent crackdowns on protesters in Libya and Bahrain but stopped short of calling for a change of government in countries facing a wave of pro-democracy demonstrations. Read the full story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. military officer arrived in the turbulent Gulf region on Sunday for a week-long visit to underscore U.S. strategic ties with allies challenged by protest movements sweeping the Arab world. Read the full story.
Supporters of legislation to reduce public employee union bargaining power and benefits in Wisconsin were far outnumbered by opponents on Saturday, as the two sides shouted competing slogans but did not clash. Tens of thousands have demonstrated this week against Republican Governor Scott Walker‘s proposed legislation, which supporters say is needed to control spending and […]
As demonstrators wrangled on Saturday over Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker‘s move to weaken public unions, analysts weighed the consequences of 14 Democratic senators’ decision to flee the state to stall the bill’s consideration. Their absence means the State Senate, controlled by Republicans, lacks the necessary quorum to act on the proposal. “This is seen as […]