Republicans on the verge of tax victory as Corker, Rubio fall in line with GOP

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn, announced Friday that he will vote yes on the GOP tax reform bill Corker was the only Republican to vote against the Senate's initial version of the bill With Corker's backing, the tax reform bill has crossed what many viewed as a final hurdle, virtually assuring its eventual enactment Sen. Bob … Continue reading Republicans on the verge of tax victory as Corker, Rubio fall in line with GOP

Why Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move might have made Russia a lot stronger

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is likely to have strengthened Russian President Vladimir Putin Moscow could even take over the role of "honest broker" in the stalled peace process between Israel and Palestine, given its close ties to both Israel and the Arab world   U.S. President … Continue reading Why Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move might have made Russia a lot stronger

Tillerson says the US is ready to begin direct talks with North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions He seemed to back away from a key U.S. demand that Pyongyang must first accept that giving up its nuclear arsenal would be part of any negotiations   U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks … Continue reading Tillerson says the US is ready to begin direct talks with North Korea

Fall in employment rate spells end of UK jobs boom

Official figures reveal drop in number of people in work and pay rises lagging behind inflation   Evidence that Britain’s long jobs boom has come to an end has emerged after official figures showed the number of people in work fell by 56,000 in the three months ending in October. After an upswing stretching to … Continue reading Fall in employment rate spells end of UK jobs boom

Charles Barkley on Jones projected win: ‘This is a wake-up call for Democrats’

Washington (CNN)Former NBA player Charles Barkley said Tuesday night that Democrat Doug Jones' victory is "a wake-up call for Democrats." Speaking to CNN's Jake Tapper from Jones' election night party, Barkley said Democrats have "taken the black vote and the poor vote for granted for a long time." "It's time for them to get off … Continue reading Charles Barkley on Jones projected win: ‘This is a wake-up call for Democrats’