Trump-backed candidate Lake wins Republican nod for Arizona governor

Trump-backed candidate Lake wins Republican nod for Arizona governor

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Kari Lake, a former news anchor who has embraced former President Donald Trump’s false claims of vote fraud, has won the Republican nomination for Arizona governor, according to Edison Research. Arizona Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake speaks during former US President Donald Trump’s rally ahead of Arizona primary elections, in Prescott … Read more

Italy ratifies NATO membership for Finland, Sweden

Italy ratifies NATO membership for Finland, Sweden

Brothers of Italy party leader Giorgia Meloni arrives for a meeting at the Quirinale Palace in Rome, Italy January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Italy’s parliament on Wednesday gave its final approval to a bill ratifying the accession of Finland and … Read more

Biden approval rating falls to 36%, matching record low: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Biden approval rating falls to 36%, matching record low: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Democratic 2020 US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden walks past solar panels while touring the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative in Plymouth, New Hampshire, US, June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s public approval rating … Read more

Idaho Republicans poised to reject 2020 election results

Idaho Republicans poised to reject 2020 election results

The Idaho Republican Party will consider 31 resolutions at its three-day convention starting July 14, 2022, including one already adopted by Texas Republicans that President Joe Biden isn’t the legitimate leader of the country.Keith Ridler/The Associated Press The Idaho Republican Party will consider 31 resolutions at its three-day convention starting Thursday, including one already adopted … Read more

Rishi Sunak leads UK Conservative leadership race after second ballot voting

Rishi Sunak leads UK Conservative leadership race after second ballot voting

After the resignation of Boris Johnson, contenders lined up to be the next Conservative Party leader and British prime minister. A first round of voting was held on July 13, and two contenders out of eight were eliminated. The remaining will move on to additional rounds of voting until two candidates remain. Conservative Party MPs … Read more

British PM Boris Johnson insists he will not quit despite mounting resignations, rebellion in his party

British PM Boris Johnson insists he will not quit despite mounting resignations, rebellion in his party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, in London, on July 6.Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Britain’s Boris Johnson defied pressure from senior ministers and a mounting rebellion within his party to quit on Wednesday, vowing to stay on as prime minister and fight off any attempts to oust him. After more than 30 resignations … Read more

France opens investigation into rape allegations against minister Zacharopoulou

France opens investigation into rape allegations against minister Zacharopoulou

French State Secretary for Development, Francophonie and International Partnerships Chrysoula Zacharopoulou arrives for a working meeting with the French Prime Minister and members of the government at the Hotel Matignon in Paris, France, June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 22 (Reuters) – The Paris public … Read more

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launches campaign for second independence referendum

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launches campaign for second independence referendum

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at a news conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, on June 14.Russell Cheyne/The Associated Press Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launched her campaign for a second independence referendum on Tuesday, arguing that Scotland would be economically better off outside the United Kingdom. Ms. Sturgeon, who leads the Scottish National Party as … Read more

Two Republicans try to fend off Trump challengers in South Carolina

Two Republicans try to fend off Trump challengers in South Carolina

Former US President Donald Trump speaks during the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual convention in Houston, Texas, US May 27, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) – Republican US Representatives Tom Rice and Nancy Mace waited on Tuesday to learn their political fates in South … Read more

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wins confidence vote

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wins confidence vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a confidence vote on Monday.POOL/The Associated Press British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote on Monday, but a large rebellion in his Conservative Party over the “partygate” scandal dealt a blow to his authority and leaves him with a struggle to win back support. Mr. Johnson, who … Read more