Category: Politiko Global

Trump unleashed mob after VP rejected election plot: probe

Donald Trump pressured his vice president to go along with an illegal plot to overturn the 2020 US election and whipped up a mob that put his deputy’s life in danger when he refused, congressional investigators and former administration aides said Thursday.

Bolsonaro blamed as UN, activists denounce Amazon murders

The United Nations as well as environmental and rights groups expressed outrage Thursday at the murder of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, which they linked to President Jair Bolsonaro’s willingness to allow commercial exploitation of the Brazilian Amazon.

Shorthand for scandal, from Watergate to Partygate

The break-in 50 years ago by Republican operatives at a Washington office led to the historic resignation of US president Richard Nixon — but arguably it reverberated more deeply around the world with the coining of a single term: Watergate.

Anthony Fauci, Biden’s top Covid advisor, tests positive

Top scientist Anthony Fauci, the face of America’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, tested positive Wednesday for the virus on a rapid antigen test but is continuing to work from home while he recovers, the National Institutes of Health said.