Italian restaurant owner was mistaken target of Trump admin. sanctions

The sanctions were part of a crackdown on blacklisted Venezuelan crude. One of the final acts of the Trump administration was almost certainly one of the most confounding for Alessandro Bazzoni, a restaurant owner in…

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Kerry: US ‘hopeful’ it can work with China to tackle climate change

Sino-US relations have been strained in recent years by disagreements about trade, China’s treatment of its Uighur minority, as well as China’s actions in Taiwan and Hong Kong. US Special Presidential Envoy for…

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North Korea unresponsive to Biden’s behind-the-scenes diplomatic outreach

During his election campaign, Biden described Kim as a “thug” and said he would only meet him “on the condition that he would agree that he would be drawing down his nuclear capacity.”…

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London policeman in court as woman’s murder sparks protests

The disappearance has triggered a wave of accounts from women about the dangers they have felt and experienced when walking streets alone at night. Police in London clashed with mourners and protesters on Saturday after…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg statue unveiled in Brooklyn, New York

While being known as an ardent liberal Supreme Court Justice, Ginsburg was a strong champion of women’s rights and gender equality over the years. A statue of the late Supreme Court Justice and…

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Former US presidents Obama, Bush, Clinton, Carter promote vaccine in new ad

“The science is clear. These vaccines will protect you and those you love from this dangerous and deadly disease,” said President Bush in one of the PSAs with Obama and Clinton. Former US…

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Praise Britain, the royal family and history’s most accomplished polity

MIDDLE ISRAEL: Britain without the crown would be like a lighthouse without a lamp, just like history without Britain would be like a zoo without a lion. A crown is merely a hat…

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China, Iran, others seek support at UN to push against unilateral force

Other founding members of the group are Algeria, Angola, Belarus, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cuba, Eritrea, Laos, Nicaragua, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Syria and Venezuela. NEW YORK – China, Russia, North Korea, Iran and others…

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NY Assembly speaker okays ‘impeachment’ probe into Cuomo allegations

The governor issued a broad apology at a news conference last week for any behavior that made women feel uncomfortable, but maintained that he has never touched anyone inappropriately. NEW YORK – New York State…

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Biden to direct states to make all adults eligible for vaccine by May 1

In a speech on Thursday night marking the anniversary of the coronavirus lockdown, Biden will offer both hope and warnings, the officials said. WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will direct states to make…

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