World Bank’s new president skips China’s Belt and Road for Africa trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 40 world leaders and scores of finance officials, including International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, are gathered in Beijing for China’s second Belt and Road infrastructure summit, but the World Bank’s new president isn’t among … Continue reading World Bank’s new president skips China’s Belt and Road for Africa trip

Bernie Sanders puts focus on healthcare with Medicare for All bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled the latest version of his ambitious “Medicare-for-All” plan on Wednesday, moving the healthcare debate among Democratic presidential contenders to center stage in the 2020 race. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie … Continue reading Bernie Sanders puts focus on healthcare with Medicare for All bill

Homeland Security’s acting deputy secretary offered resignation to Trump: Nielsen

FILE PHOTO – U.S. Homeland Security official Claire Grady attends a news conference during a meeting of the Interior ministers of G7 nations in Paris, France, April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen … Continue reading Homeland Security’s acting deputy secretary offered resignation to Trump: Nielsen

Senate Republican leader calls net neutrality bill ‘dead on arrival’

FILE PHOTO – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters about his reaction to President Donald Trump’s proposed FY2020 budget in Washington, U.S. March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on … Continue reading Senate Republican leader calls net neutrality bill ‘dead on arrival’