Trump lawyers want classified documents trial after election

A vehicle carrying former U.S. President Donald Trump is driven to the Alto Lee Adams Sr. U.S. Courthouse on March 01, 2024 in Fort Pierce, Florida.  Joe Raedle | Getty Images Lawyers for former President Donald Trump on Friday urged a Florida federal court judge to schedule his criminal trial on charges related to retaining … Read more

low turnout and boycott expected

Iranian women cast their ballots at a polling station during elections to select members of parliament and a key clerical body, in Tehran on March 1, 2024. ATTA KENARE | AFP Iran holds its parliamentary elections on Friday, in the first vote for Iranians since a nationwide protest movement for women’s rights rocked the country … Read more

In a bizarre British by-election, a pro-Palestinian firebrand just swept to victory

ROCHDALE, England – Feb 29: Workers Party of Britain candidate George Galloway speaks after being declared the winner in the Rochdale by-election on February 29, 2024. Christopher Furlong | Getty Images News | Getty Images Staunchly pro-Palestinian left-wing firebrand George Galloway on Thursday won a chaotic by-election in Rochdale, northwestern England that was defined by … Read more

Ukraine’s losses on the battlefield raise more war risks for Russia

A Ukrainian serviceman belonging to infantry battalion of 42 Brigade is seen during a maintenance training, as Russia-Ukraine war continues at an undisclosed location in Donbas, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on February 27, 2024. Anadolu | Anadolu | Getty Images Early on in the war with Russia, Ukraine’s successes on the battlefield prompted warnings from defense … Read more

China making ‘concerted effort’ to dominate critical US port equipment

A top trade official at the Department of Homeland Security said in Capitol Hill testimony on Thursday that the Biden administration is concerned about the extent of Chinese manufacturing presence in critical U.S. port operations. During a House hearing that centered on cranes operating at the ports in the United States, 80% of which are … Read more

Republicans slam Defense Secretary Austin for hospitalization handling

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin testifies before a House Armed Services Committee hearing about his failure to disclose his cancer diagnosis and subsequent hospitalizations, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 29, 2024. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Republicans grilled U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at a hearing Thursday about the handling of his January … Read more

Trump lags in small-dollar donations as GOP fundraising company hits snags

Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Every so often, Matthew Hurtt receives concerning emails. The subject lines are each slightly different: “Stop charging my account,” “Urgent!” and “Donation not approved,” but the people who send them all want the same thing: to halt the Republican political contribution platform WinRed from making any more automatic, … Read more

Putin’s State of the Union focuses on sovereignty, the West and Ukraine

In this pool photograph distributed by Russian state agency Sputnik, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin addresses the audience during the Future Technologies Forum at the World Trade Center in Moscow on February 14, 2024. Alexander Kazakov | AFP | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia is united as it faces the threats of “international … Read more

Trump gag order sought in New York hush money trial

Former U.S. President Donald Trump appears in court with members of his legal team for an arraignment on charges stemming from his indictment by a Manhattan grand jury following a probe into hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, in New York City on April 4, 2023. Timothy A. Clary | Pool | Reuters … Read more

Trump, Biden seek to dominate Michigan presidential primary. What to know

A resident votes at an early voting site in Marshall, Michigan, on Feb. 17, 2024. Scott Olson | Getty Images Republican ex-President Donald Trump and Democratic President Joe Biden on Tuesday expect to notch decisive victories in Michigan’s primary elections that will bolster their campaigns heading into Super Tuesday next week. Both candidates face challengers … Read more