White House infighting flares amid Democrats’ probe

Two of President Trump’s top advisers are battling over strategy, contributing to the administration’s increasingly tenuous response to the inquiry.

Trump cites Ukraine’s corruption, European stinginess to justify his actions. Neither rationale withstands scrutiny.

The Defense and State departments have certified that Kyiv has taken “substantial actions” to tackle corruption. And European nations spend more on Ukraine than the United States does.

Jimmy Carter hospitalized to relieve pressure on his brain due to recent falls

Last month, the former president was hospitalized for a minor pelvic fracture after falling at home.
Mexican state-run oil company Pemex’s Cadereyta refinery. (Reuters)
Mexican state-run oil company Pemex’s Cadereyta refinery. (Reuters)
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexico’s president. (Bloomberg News)
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexico’s president. (Bloomberg News)

A general was the leading suspect in the biggest anti-corruption case in Mexico. Then he disappeared.

The prosecution of the former chief of security for Mexican state-run oil company Pemex is seen as a test of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s anti-corruption drive. It isn’t going well.

Gavin Newsom accused PG&E of mismanaging funds and ‘corporate greed.’ The utility helped fund the careers of the governor and his wife.

Over the past two decades, the California governor and his wife have accepted more than $700,000 from Pacific Gas & Electric, its foundation and its employees as the utility has supported his campaigns, ballot initiatives, inauguration festivities and his wife’s film projects, records show.

The impeachment inquiry is finally going public

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In December, Patrick, 63, said he would not be a candidate for president. The former two-term governor of Massachusetts, elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010, at that time cited “the cruelty of our elections process.”
The army said it carried out the operation in response to attacks directed by Baha Abu Al Ata, the commander of the militant faction.
The goal of the prisoner exchange will be to jump-start stalled peace talks, said President Ashraf Ghani.
The aircraft in question were among 88 used planes purchased from foreign carriers. The Federal Aviation Administration official said they should be grounded.
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