Trump will nominate a woman next week to succeed Ginsburg on Supreme Court
President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will nominate a woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, a move that would tip the court further to the right following the death of liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg. ?I will be putting forth a nominee next week. It will be a woman,? Trump said at a […]

Taiwan president says drills show China is threat to whole region
TAIPEI – The last two days of Chinese aircraft approaching Taiwan demonstrate that Beijing is a threat to the entire region and have shown Taiwanese even more clearly the true nature of China?s government, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Sunday. Multiple Chinese aircraft flew across the mid line of the Taiwan Strait and into Taiwan?s […]

Iran?s Zarif says world should oppose U.S. sanctions or expect same
DUBAI – The world community should oppose the United States? use of sanctions to impose its will as a ?bully,? or expect to face sanctions itself, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday. Separately the chief of the elite Revolutionary Guards rejected as a ?bluff? any possibility of a military conflict with the […]

Thai protesters challenge monarchy as huge protests escalate
BANGKOK – Openly challenging the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, thousands of protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday to present demands that include a call for reforms to curb his powers. Protesters have grown ever bolder during two months of demonstrations against Thailand?s palace and military-dominated establishment, breaking a longstanding taboo on criticising the […]

Ginsburg?s death on Rosh Hashanah especially significant for some Jewish Americans
WASHINGTON – Just as many Jews in the United States were sitting down to a post-sunset Rosh Hashanah dinner on Friday, preparing to dip apples in honey to signal the sweetness of the year to come, news came of Ruth Bader Ginsburg?s death. Ginsburg, the first female Jewish member of the U.S. Supreme Court, died […]

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