Category : North America

WORLD / North America - 8 hours ago

Trump’s budget cuts could ‘eviscerate’ USAID

The Trump administration’s budget proposal includes cuts of one to two-thirds in funding to the USAID program, the government’s foreign aid agency. If passed, the cuts could threaten missions, jobs and worsen the migrant crisis. The proposed slash in...

WORLD / North America - 13 hours ago

SCOTUS balks at CIA torture report release request

The US Supreme Court has turned down an appeals request from the American Civil Liberties Union seeking to force the CIA to release the full 2014 Senate report about the agency’s use of torture tactics. In rejecting the appeal, the justices let stand...