THE CONVERSATION - February 7, 2019 - The sudden resignation of World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has rekindled debate about leadership succession and the mission of the international financial institution.
ALBANY, NY (AP) December 24, 2016 - — A wealthy businessman who co-chaired president-Elect Donald Trump's state campaign confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday that he told an alternative newspaper he hoped President Barack Obama would die from mad cow disease and that the first lady would "return to being a male."
WASHINGTON DC, June 24, 2016 — The United States Supreme Court yesterday announced that it was deadlocked in a case challenging President Obama’s immigration plan, that would have allowed as many as five million undocumented immigrants to legally work in the United States, and sheilded them from deportation.
During his trip (April 20-21) to Saudi Arabia US President Obama held a private meeting with King Salman and attended a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit focused on regional stability, Iran and counterterrorism. His entourage included US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan, demonstrating the focus on security.