Month: August 2018

Senate GOP battles for leverage with House on spending

The Senate is taking significant steps to lower the odds of either a government shutdown or massive omnibus spending package -all while giving itself more leverage in negotiations with the House.Senate Majority Lea…

Presumed US war remains begin journey home from South Korea

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) – Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed U.S. war dead began their journey home following a repatriation ceremony in South Korea on Wednesday. North Korea handed over the remains …

Israeli military faces Druze uproar over Jewish nation law

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s military chief is pleading to keep politics out of the army amid protests by the Druze minority against a recently passed law that enshrines the state’s Jewish character. Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot has called on “all commanders an…