US National Security Advisor Resigns Under Fire

National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S.   Flynn’s departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup in the president’s senior team of advisers. Flynn was a loyal Trump supporter throughout the campaign, but …

Trump’s Response to North Korea’s Missile Launch Raises Concerns

President Donald Trump’s carefully worded and measured condemnation of North Korea’s missile test on Sunday leaves unclear what new policies he may pursue to halt the Kim Jong Un government’s advancing nuclear program.  Standing alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who called North Korea’s missile launch “absolutely intolerable,” Trump said, “The United States of America …

Judge Jails Officials From Kenya’s Medical Union

A Kenyan judge has jailed officials of a national doctors’ union for a month because of an ongoing strike.  The public hospital doctors are seeking better pay and working conditions.   They have been on strike since December 5.  The doctors want the government to implement a 2013 salary and working conditions agreement, and have rejected …