Category: World News

Denmark becomes third Nordic country to form leftist government this year

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark on Wednesday became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen finalised terms for a one-party minority government, making her the country’s youngest-ever prime minister. While the new left-leaning government is unlikely to fundamentally change Denmark’s economic policy, Frederiksen, 41, has promised […]

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U.S. Congress pushing back at Trump over Saudi arms deals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for President Donald Trump to avoid congressional review of arms sales, underscoring lawmakers’ anger over his approval of $8 billion in military deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The Republican-majority Senate Foreign Relations Committee backed […]

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Corrected: Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack

(Reuters) – Bill Cosby’s lawyers on Tuesday appealed his Pennsylvania conviction for drugging and sexually attacking former Temple University administrator Andrea Constand at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago. Attorneys for the once-beloved American actor and comedian, star of “The Cosby Show,” submitted a written appeal of the 2018 guilty verdict to the Pennsylvania […]

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