Trump Issues First Veto After Congress Rejects Border Emergency

Trump Issues First Veto After Congress Rejects Border Emergency

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday issued his first veto, rejecting legislation to overturn his declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the southwestern border. The bill had attracted significant Republican support in Congress, a rare and notable departure from partisan solidarity. “Today, I am vetoing this resolution,” Mr. Trump told reporters…
She Extols Trump, Guns and the Chinese Communist Party Line

She Extols Trump, Guns and the Chinese Communist Party Line

Ms. Yang’s mother, Zhang Guiying, told The Herald, which first reported Ms. Yang’s appearances at Mar-a-Lago, that there was a simple explanation for her daughter’s frenzy of political activity: “She likes to show off.” Reached outside her home in Wellington, Fla., Ms. Zhang declined to comment to The Times. It is unclear how much financial…
Trump Blames ‘Treasonous’ Critics for Russia Inquiry

Trump Blames ‘Treasonous’ Critics for Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — President Trump went on the offensive on Monday a day after the special counsel investigation reported no conspiracy with Russia, suggesting that critics who pursued such suspicions were “treasonous,” guilty of “evil things” and should be investigated themselves. Grim faced and simmering with anger, Mr. Trump repeated his assertion that a collection of…
A Hate-Fueled Massacre Designed for Its Times

A Hate-Fueled Massacre Designed for Its Times

He asked survivors about his father, Dawoud Nabi, 65, a native of Afghanistan who had lived in New Zealand since 1977. “Someone said he jumped the fence and said he’s safe,” he told The New York Times. “Then I waited and waited and my daughter called and said he’s dead.” On Saturday morning, his hands…
The Tragedy of Baltimore

The Tragedy of Baltimore

Protesters took to the streets after Gray’s death. Batts, who had canceled a European vacation he was scheduled to take the previous week, appealed to Hogan’s new state police chief for reinforcements, but he received an offer of only about 120 officers, far fewer than he hoped for. The demonstrations proceeded mostly peacefully for a…
Trump Surveys Tornado Damage in Alabama, and Signs Some Bibles, Too

Trump Surveys Tornado Damage in Alabama, and Signs Some Bibles, Too

BEAUREGARD, Ala. — President Trump offered words of comfort on Friday for Alabama’s tornado survivors, scrawling his presidential signature on some of their Bibles as they moved close to him at a church that provided shelter during the storm and was now doling out emergency aid. “We saw things you wouldn’t believe,” Mr. Trump said…
#MAGA Church: The Doomsday Prophet Who Says the Bible Predicted Trump

#MAGA Church: The Doomsday Prophet Who Says the Bible Predicted Trump

A charismatic preacher inveighing against imminent devastation is nothing new. America has long been fertile ground for would-be doomsday prophets, stretching back centuries. Matthew Sutton, a professor of history at Washington State University and the author of “American Apocalypse,” said Mr. Cahn fits a unique American mold. “In key historical moments, religious figures like this…
‘I, Too, Was a Survivor’: Senator McSally Ends Years of Silence

‘I, Too, Was a Survivor’: Senator McSally Ends Years of Silence

One victim was Lynn Hall, who said she was raped in December 2001 while in her first year at the Air Force Academy. Already a civilian pilot when she entered the academy, Ms. Hall had been introduced to a senior upperclassman, who would go on to rape her on one of the upper floors of…
Rescuers Battle Flooding in Desperate Bid to Save Cyclone Victims

Rescuers Battle Flooding in Desperate Bid to Save Cyclone Victims

MAPUTO, Mozambique — The fierce winds and torrential rains slammed into three of the poorest countries on earth, upending the lives of more than one million people in a matter of minutes. Then the floods from Cyclone Idai came and stayed. Nearly a week after southern Africa was hit by one of the worst natural…
A New Age of Warfare: How Internet Mercenaries Do Battle for Authoritarian Governments

A New Age of Warfare: How Internet Mercenaries Do Battle for Authoritarian Governments

The company has established an ethics committee, which decides whether it can sell its spyware to countries based on their human rights records as reported by global organizations like the World Bank’s human capital index, and other indicators. NSO would not sell to Turkey, for example, because of its poor record on human rights, current…

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