U.S. Supreme Court rejects bid to repeal Obamacare

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Republican bid backed by former President Donald Trump’s administration to invalidate Obamacare, preserving the landmark healthcare law for the third time since its 2010 enactment. The 7-2 ruling declared that Texas and other challengers had no legal standing to file their lawsuit seeking to nullify a law,… Read More U.S. Supreme Court rejects bid to repeal Obamacare

Police arrest, charge man in connection with explosive packages sent to President Trump’s critics 

The man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of U.S. President Donald Trump’s leading critics was arrested on Friday on federal charges during one of the most toxic election campaigns in decades. 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc, a former stripper and professional wrestler once charged with threatening to bomb an electric company for… Read More Police arrest, charge man in connection with explosive packages sent to President Trump’s critics 

Security authorities intercept suspected explosives sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Time Warner

Authorities intercepted suspicious packages sent to former U.S. President Barack Obama, former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Time Warner Center in New York, officials said on Wednesday. The packages sent to the two leading Democrats and a bomb delivered to one of the party’s major donors days earlier come roughly two weeks before… Read More Security authorities intercept suspected explosives sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Time Warner

U.S. President Trump cancels Britain trip, blames predecessor for poor London embassy deal

U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, saying he did not want to endorse what he understood was an Obama-era decision to move out of the old one. The cancellation is a further blow to relations between the allies. More than a year into… Read More U.S. President Trump cancels Britain trip, blames predecessor for poor London embassy deal

U.S. President, Barack Obama pardons 64, commutes 209 prison sentences including former military intelligence analyst behind leaks

President Barack Obama shortened the sentences of 209 prisoners and pardoned 64 individuals on Tuesday, the White House said. The prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst behind the biggest breach of classified materials in U.S. history, was included among the sentences commuted. Last Thursday, anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, the recipient of… Read More U.S. President, Barack Obama pardons 64, commutes 209 prison sentences including former military intelligence analyst behind leaks

250 U.S. Special Operations troops to be deployed to Syria

President of the US, Barack Obama will make an announcement regarding an additional 250 special operations forces to be sent to Syria in the coming weeks, according to White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes. “Our special forces can provide critical expertise” to Syrian forces, Rhodes said, adding that those Syrian troops “will be… Read More 250 U.S. Special Operations troops to be deployed to Syria