XML Politic News

Obama moves to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba

Governments around the world are applauding the U.S. and Cuba after their diplomatic breakthrough. President Obama said Wednesday that it was time to end an experiment in diplomatic and economic isolation that dates back to the Eisenhower administration. Major Garrett reports from the White House.

City frozen in time wakes up to new reality in Cuba

published less than 1 hour ago
Talks had been kept secret for 18 months, but once made public people in Havana broke out in song and dance to celebrate

U.N. appeals for $8.4 billion for humanitarian relief to Syrians

published about 1 hour ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - The United Nations launched its biggest ever humanitarian appeal for Syria on Thursday, seeking $8.4 billion after only securing about half the funding it asked for in 2014.

Audit: Nebraska left $56 million in federal welfare funds on the table

published about 2 hours ago
A state audit found Nebraska left $56 million in federal welfare funds on the table in the past four years, and instead tapped more state funds to help low-income residents.
FOX News   

Israel's Lieberman says hopes Palestinians return to talks

published about 2 hours ago
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Israel hopes the Palestinians come back to the negotiating table, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Thursday, calling a U.N. Security Council draft resolution seeking a peace deal within a year counter-productive.