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Determined Clinton woos wary blue-collar white voters

AFP PADUCAH NO Democratic presidential candidate has won Kentucky since 1980 except Hillary Clinton's husband Bill, but she is treating the state as an opportunity to appeal to a demographic that has consistently snubbed her: ..

'Ignorance is not a<br/>virtue,' Obama says as he lambasts Trump's populist campaign

AFP WASHINGTON US President Barack Obama on Sunday criticized the populist campaign of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, decrying"anti-intellectualism" and noting that"ignorance is not a virtue." Obama did not ..

Top court tosses rulings backing Obamacare

REUTERS WASHINGTON THE US Supreme Court on Monday threw out lower-court rulings that had required Christian employers to comply with a mandate in President Barack Obama's healthcare law to provide female workers insurance ..

REUTERS PENNSYLVANIA THE FEDERAL corruption trial of US Representative Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania is to begin on Monday with opening statements, three weeks after he lost the Democratic primary election. Fattah, 59, is accused ..

AFP LONDON DONALD TRUMP warned Monday he may end up having a bad relationship with British Prime Minister David Cameron, who branded the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's proposal to stop Muslim immigration to ..

WASHINGTON PRESIDENT Barack Obama is honoring 13 law enforcement officers who risked their lives to protect others. Obama will present the Medal of Valor at a ceremony in the East Room on Monday. Three Santa Monica, California, ..

Washington FACEBOOK chief Mark Zuckerberg has invited conservative leaders to a meeting this week to discuss allegations that the social network has been suppressing some political views. A Facebook spokeswoman told AFP ..

KINGSTON POLICE in Jamaica say a Georgia tourist has been convicted of illegal gun charges after an undeclared pistol was found in her luggage. The Jamaica Constabulary Force has identified the woman as Nikki Adams, a 33-year-old ..

LONDON BRITISH Prime Minister David Cameron stands by his description of Donald Trump's proposal for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States as"divisive, stupid and wrong", a spokesman said on Monday. Trump, ..

Reuters WASHINGTON The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to a law that hits the justices close to home: a ban on protests on the marble plaza in front of the courthouse where they hear cases and issue rulings. The court left ..

afp Bras'edlia Street protests and controversy over the absence of female ministers clouded Brazilian acting President Michel Temer's political honeymoon on Monday as he began his first full week in power. Temer took ..

Reuters WASHINGTON US and Colombian labour unions said the Colombian government failed to enforce worker protections in a free trade agreement with the United States, raising questions about similar provisions in a massive ..

afp Havana Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels agreed on Sunday to remove child soldiers from their ranks as part of the peace deal they are close to signing with the government. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) ..

afp Caracas Venezuela braced on Monday for more upheaval as President Nicolas Maduro prepared to unveil the scope of a new emergency decree and the opposition readied protests against what it calls a bid to cling to power. The leftist ..

Reuters LIMA Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori will ask the US Drug Enforcement Administration about a local report that the agency is investigating a senior figure in her party over money laundering, she said on ..