Category Archives: Politics

Chad rebels threaten to depose slain president’s son

N'DJAMENA, Chad — Rebels in Chad threatened to depose the son of the country's slain president after he was named interim leader of the central African nation, raising the spectre Wednesday of a potentially violent power struggle. Uncertainty prevailed...

Dems push $25B to electrify school buses, a Biden priority

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are unveiling legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, aiming at a component of President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infr...

Dems push $25B to electrify school buses, a Biden priority

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are unveiling legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, aiming at a component of President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infr...

Dems push $25B to electrify school buses, a Biden priority

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are unveiling legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, aiming at a component of President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infr...

Putin, in annual address, lauds Russia’s vaccine work

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual address to the nation Wednesday amid a sweeping Kremlin crackdown on opposition protests and soaring tensions with the West. Putin began his state-of-the-nation speech by hailing the nation...

Hungary’s government spars with mayor over homeless hospital

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary's right-wing government and the liberal leadership of the country's capital city are absorbed in a conflict over a hospital for the homeless that may soon be forced to close its doors. The hospital provides medical care, soc...

Hungary’s government spars with mayor over homeless hospital

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary's right-wing government and the liberal leadership of the country's capital city are absorbed in a conflict over a hospital for the homeless that may soon be forced to close its doors. The hospital provides medical care, soc...

Top Navalny associates detained ahead of protests

MOSCOW — Two close associates of Alexei Navalny were detained Wednesday ahead of protests planned to support the imprisoned Russian opposition leader, who has been on a hunger strike since March 31. Navalny's team called Sunday for nationwide protests ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.In Canada, the provinces are reporting 240,000 new vaccinations administered for a total of 10,483,418 doses given. Nationwide, 944,342 people or 2.5 per...

Judge to deliver decision today on request to delay Meng extradition case

VANCOUVER — A judge is scheduled to release her decision today on a request to delay the final leg of hearings in Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's extradition case. The hearings were set to begin next week but lawyers for Meng say