SEVEN WAYS OBAMA IS TRYING TO SABOTAGE THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION Here are some of the biggest mousetraps Obama scattered across the White House floor on his way out

President Barack Obama’s final weeks in office seem dedicated to setting foreign and domestic policy on fire to make life as difficult as possible on his successor, Donald Trump. Here … Continue Reading →

Syrian ceasefire threatened by fresh clashes near Damascus Despite fighting near Damascus, the nationwide truce brokered by Russia and Turkey appears to have largely held elsewhere.

There are concerns about the durability of a nationwide ceasefire in Syria after government forces and their allies clashed with rebels. The fresh fighting could put the truce – brokered … Continue Reading →

GOP zeroes in on changes to Medicaid

While Democrats have been pounding the drum against proposed changes to Medicare, Republicans appear far more likely to pursue an overhaul of Medicaid, the healthcare program for the poor. Medicaid … Continue Reading →

WHITE HOUSE COULD ANNOUNCE RETALIATION AGAINST RUSSIA THURSDAY: REPORT The package is expected to include sanctions, covert cyber measures and diplomatic censure

The White House is expected to announce a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for meddling in the U.S. election as soon as Thursday, CNNreported. The package is expected to … Continue Reading →

SAUDI ARABIA JAILS MAN FOR A YEAR AFTER HE PUBLICALLY CALLED FOR END OF MALE CONTROL OVER WOMEN Man said he launched campaign after finding some ‘female relatives were facing injustice at the hands of their families’

A Saudi man has been jailed for a year after he called for an end to the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom’s male guardianship system. The unnamed man was also fined 30,000 riyals (£6,500) after … Continue Reading →