Tom Price resigns as Health Secretary

U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price has resigned, according to the White House. Price was under pressure from President Trump over expenses incurred during his tenure and the usage of expensive private charter plane. Don Wright will take over as Acting Health Secretary at midnight tonight. Trump, speaking about Price, said he did “not like the […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi to skip U.N. General Assembly over Rohingya genocide outrage

Myanmar’s Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate has announced she will not attend the U.N. General Assembly as outrage continues to mount over her inaction in the growing humanitarian crisis in the country’s Rakhine State. More than 230,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee their homes, with thousands more being killed, their homes razed. […]

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Jamaica coalition unlikely: FDP, Green Party see three-way deal as “unlikely”

A grand coalition between the CDU and the SPD is all but certain now with both FDP Chairman Christian Lindner and Green Party Lead Candidate Katrin Goering-Eckardt saying a so-called “Jamaica Coalition” was unlikely. Goering-Eckardt, who, along with Cem Ozdemir chairs the Green Party, said she could “not imagine Jamaica,” as the Greens and the […]

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Merkel takes stand against Polish government: erosion of rule of law “a serious problem”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel took a hard stance against the Polish government on Tuesday, calling their judicial reforms “a serious problem,” and agreeing with Brussels that something must be done. “We cannot simply hold our tongues and not say anything for the sake of peace and quiet,” Merkel, who is running for reelection in September, […]

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