The path to peace on the Korean peninsula was never going to be short and easy. But following US President Donald Trump’s historic and unconventional face-to-face meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, progress continues to be made.
Staffing shakeups under US President Donald Trump have become a fixture of his administration. Even Australia’s prime ministers have more staying power than many top White House staff.
Demonstrating that she stands above those petty barbs, Mrs Trump says she’s fine with the mockery and criticism aimed her way, but is committed to the issue, because she believes ‘it will provide a better world for our children’.
The blue wave that the American left-wing had predicted would sweep Democrats into power in both houses of Congress was a bit of a fizzer.
As part of an agreement signed with Papua New Guinea, the Lombrum naval base will be extended in order to accommodate Australian and US naval ships.
Critics are, of course, not happy with Trump’s decision to appoint Whitaker. But moving away from their usual mantra, their accusations have a more pressing angle than an unwavering dislike of the President.
US President Donald Trump is once again the target of an unfounded and unfair smear campaign from the mainstream media. This occurred over the two days following his return from commemorations in Paris marking 100 years since the end of the First World War, and the anniversary of the country’s 2015 terror attacks.
The US Commerce Department has submitted draft recommendations to the White House on its investigation into whether to impose tariffs of up to 25% on imported cars and parts on national security grounds.
The Australian Tribune leads the charge for freedom of the press and freedom of speech. However, both freedoms should come with a handy ‘user’s guide’. You are free to speak your mind, but not to yell ‘Bomb!’ in an airplane, for example.
The New York Times would have us believe this ‘suggests a great deception’. And you didn’t need to read between the lines to see how it’s all US President Donald Trump’s failings. Clearly the president had the wool pulled over his eyes by the wily Kim Jong-un.
US President Donald Trump’s decision not to attend an event honouring US military casualties in France drew the expected criticism from his opponents and their media outlets.
US President Donald Trump continues to have his hands full, with more and more migrants jumping on caravans heading for the US border.
US President Donald Trump’s love-hate affair with the media is the stuff of legends. And that legend turned ugly in a lengthy press conference following this week’s midterm elections.
Democrats are losing sleep over the idea that Trump may yet appoint a third Supreme Court justice. The left-wing’s concerns arise from a bad fall taken by liberal justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Not surprisingly, Trump’s opponents are attempting to paint the trademark grants as a conflict of interest.
The resignation came at Trump’s specific request. And it follows on months of harsh criticism from Trump, particularly over Sessions’ handling of the Mueller ‘witch hunt’.
The Republicans not only held onto the Senate, but expanded their majority. The Democrats took over majority control of the House of Representatives.
Australia is a small country, which means it’s sensitive to global shifts. Any slowdown in the US economy, or turmoil in US politics is likely to have a significant impact here.
If Arthur B Culvahouse Jr is approved by the US Senate, not a given in the poisonous American political landscape, he likely will not have much trouble getting a phone call from the president in the Oval Office.
But not so this year… More than 30 million Americans have cast early ballots ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections, eclipsing the 2014 early totals nationally and suggesting a high overall turnout for contests that could define the final two years of US President Donald Trump’s term.
Rather than attempting to atone for these actions on the anniversary of the US embassy seizure, thousands of Iranians chanted ‘Death to America’ and rallied on the eve of US sanctions on Iran’s oil sector.
Trump plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 meetings in Argentina at the end of the month.
If the news were reported properly, you would walk away with the same facts regardless of what source you were reading. But today’s news reporting is far more editorial than news.
Clearly, peace won’t be achieved overnight. Not after more than 68 years of hostilities. But Trump may just get his Nobel Peace Prize yet.
Those include wars, which are often proxy wars that drag on for decades, as powerful nations choose to support different factions. Government corruption, organised crime, and multi-generational poverty are some of the other key problems plaguing third world nations.
The rest of the US border is porous. There is steel fencing in some high traffic areas, and virtually no barriers in others. And the liabilities of such an exposed border are becoming increasingly apparent.
Is some moronic man disrespectful to a woman on public transport? Blame US President Donald Trump.
One of US President Donald Trump’s campaign promises was to build a ‘big beautiful’ wall along the Mexican border. And he pledged Mexico would pay for it. Trump, of course, was talking about the US border with Mexico.
The Cherokee Nation has denounced her actions as a ‘mockery’ and ‘dishonoring legitimate tribal governments and their citizens.’ Warren is not alone in the appropriation of ethnic background for political advancement however.
Give a man a fish and you’ll likely find him waiting for another free fish the next day…not whittling a new fishing rod for himself.