Republican congressman among five shot by gunman in Virginia

Republican Congressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been shot along with five others in Alexandria, Virginia, at a baseball practice attended by multiple Republican lawmakers. Scalise, who is the third-highest ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, was reported to be “in good spirits” before going in for a hip surgery. President Donald […]

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Panama establishes ties with PRC China in a blow to Taiwan

The Central American nation of Panama has established formal relations with the Peoples’ Republic of China, in what Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says is a move “the Taiwanese people cannot accept.” In establishing relations with China, Panama has broken what is one of Taiwan’s last remaining official diplomatic relations. Both Taiwan and China claim to […]

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Canada will play a larger role in global politics as U.S. pulls back, says Freeland

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, announced on Wednesday that the Government of Canada wants to be more active in global politics, especially with the U.S. “giving up its mantle” under President Donald Trump’s increasingly isolationist policies. Freeland, in her biggest foreign policy announcement since being shuffled into the position in January, also criticized […]

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