Will Beijing cut Trump some slack after that phone call with Taiwan?
In a single phone conversation with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Dec. 2, President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of diplomatic protocol. By speaking directly to Tsai and then calling her the “president of Taiwan” on Twitter, Trump implied ...
'Trump Has Already Created Lots of Chaos'
China Flew Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near Taiwan Before Trump Call
US seeks to reassure Beijing after Trump call with Taiwan leader
Oakland officials say murder charge possible in warehouse fire
OAKLAND, Calif. — The warehouse where at least 36 people died in a massive fire Friday night was essentially “a potential crime scene,” officials said Monday, as they worked on the grim site during an effort that has stretched for days. Alameda County ...
Before deadly Oakland fire, Ghost Ship warehouse was scene of legal sparring and tenant drama
Oakland's 'Ghost Ship,' Site of Fire, Was a Motley Warehouse With a History
Colleagues Paint Caustic Portrait of Artist Colony Founder
Los Angeles Times
Obama makes a push for transparency before handing over executive power to Trump
Los Angeles Times
President Obama is making a push for transparency in his last days in office before handing off the vast counter-terrorism apparatus he has built to President-elect Donald Trump, starting with a major address Tuesday defending his record on national ...
Donald Trump Heads to Military Town as Obama Heads to Central Command
Chicago Faces Political Power Outage as Trump Succeeds Obama
Obama to warn against waterboarding as Trump prepares for office
Brexit: EU negotiator says 'time's short' for reaching deal
The UK will have to reach a Brexit deal by October 2018, according to the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit. Michel Barnier told reporters that "time will be short" for negotiations because the proposed deal needed to be ratified as part of the two year ...
EU negotiator eyes October 2018 for Brexit deal
EU Brexit Negotiator: U.K. Has Less Than Two Years to Negotiate Brexit Deal
Europe's tech investors desperately want more certainty from Brexit
The Boston Globe
Why Donald Trump could save jobs but damage the economy
The Boston Globe
President-elect Donald Trump is trying to remake the American economy one business at a time. The strategy? Cajole and scold until companies everywhere decide to make more things in America. In just the past week, Trump used some of his newfound ...
Business community responds cautiously to Trump's tweets about tariffs
Top Republican says he won't back Trump's plan for huge tariffs
Why Blue States Are the Big Winners in Trump's Tax Plan
French Interior Minister Cazeneuve replaces Valls as PM
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has been named as prime minister, replacing Manuel Valls, who resigned in order to make a bid for the presidency next year. Mr Valls presented his resignation to President Francois Hollande on Tuesday.
François Hollande Names Bernard Cazeneuve as France's New Prime Minister
France's Hollande names Cazeneuve PM as Valls prepares election bid
Manuel Valls Resigns as French Premier and Declares Presidential Bid
Politics|Stopgap Spending Bill to Be Unveiled as Congress Finishes Up
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Congress is quickening its pace toward adjourning late this week, marching toward a final vote on legislation boosting medical research and speeding drug approvals and readying a separate stopgap spending bill to prevent the ...
After Senate tribute, Vice President Biden jokes about 2020 run. Or maybe he was serious?
Joe Biden Says He's Considering 2020 Presidential Run
Biden Emotional at Vote on Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son Beau
LIVE: Jayalalithaa to be laid to rest next to MGR Memorial, off Marina beach; funeral at 4.30
Jayalalithaa will be buried at the MGR memorial, built in the memory of her political mentor MG Ramachandran. The site, near the Marina beach is around 2 km from the Rajaji Hall, where her body was kept for people to pay their last respects. According ...
Thousands Mourn Popular Indian Politician, Actress
Mass grief as India political star Jayalalithaa dies
Jayalalithaa's Chief Minister Template Followed By Nitish, Modi
ROUHANI: Iran will not let Trump rip up the nuclear deal
Hassan Rouhani Iran's President Hassan Rouhani reviews the honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha. BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani ...
Iran will not let US 'rip apart' nuclear deal, Rouhani warns Trump
Netanyahu to speak to Trump about West's 'bad' nuclear deal with Iran
LA authorities boost security after threatened rail attack
LOS ANGELES – The threat of a terror attack against a busy commuter rail station in the Los Angeles area has prompted authorities to increase security throughout the region and urge commuters to report any suspicious behavior they see. "Information was ...
LA on alert after warning of plot to detonate device at Universal City Metro station
FBI Receives Uncorroborated Threat Against Metro Red Line
Los Angeles Beefs Up Metro Security Amid Terror Threat