‘Built by my family’: America’s grand buildings constructed by slaves

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – Monticello, the expansive brick home of Thomas Jefferson, sits atop a hill overlooking farmland, trees and the University of Virginia, the institution founded by the third U.S. president. A reflection of Trinity Church is seen in … Continue reading ‘Built by my family’: America’s grand buildings constructed by slaves

Trump says he’s ‘very disappointed’ Swedish PM didn’t free rapper A$AP Rocky

FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump enters the room to participate in the “Pledge to America’s Workers – One year Celebration” event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis … Continue reading Trump says he’s ‘very disappointed’ Swedish PM didn’t free rapper A$AP Rocky

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country’s judicial system was independent of political interference. FILE PHOTO: Posters asking for ASAP … Continue reading Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent

Trump says he will call Swedish prime minister about rapper A$AP Rocky

FILE PHOTO: U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky attends the Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he would call Swedish Prime Minister Stefan … Continue reading Trump says he will call Swedish prime minister about rapper A$AP Rocky

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first … Continue reading Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund