AJ Impact

US legislator blasts Facebook's Libra plan as digital 'bin Laden'

Social media giant's ambitious cryptocurrency proposal receives bipartisan wrath from members of Congress.

US legislator blasts Facebook's Libra plan as digital 'bin Laden'

Opinion

Canada's failed populist: A cautionary tale

The downfall of Ontario's provincial premier, Doug Ford, is a prime example of what happens when populism takes power.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Inside Story

Is Donald Trump racist?

The House of Representatives has condemned as racist comments by the US president about four congresswomen.

AJ Impact

Not made in America: Chinese drones banned by US tech supplier

With increased tension between Beijing and Washington, California-based company Cape pivots towards US manufacturers.

Not made in America: Chinese drones banned by US tech supplier

United States

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The notorious drug cartel boss was found guilty on multiple conspiracy counts in an epic drug-trafficking case.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in prison

US & Canada

2020 US Election: Trump needs support of rural Midwest

Trump captured 2016 victory with backing of rural and suburban, mostly white, voters in states such as Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Environment

After hottest June, Earth heading for warmest month ever

As climate continues to heat up, temperature records keep breaking.

After hottest June, Earth heading for warmest month ever

AJ Impact

US, Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: Reuters

More US farm goods could enter Japan and Japanese car parts to US would have reduced tariffs under deal, say sources.

US, Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: Reuters

United States

Trump: US not seeking 'regime change' in Iran standoff

US president says determined to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons, as supreme leader vows to scale back commitments.

Trump: US not seeking 'regime change' in Iran standoff

AJ Impact

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China

Google reiterated its denial that it works with China's military, or that it has been infiltrated by its intelligence.

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China

US & Canada

Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months

Dr Leana Wen cites 'philosophical differences over the direction and future' of the US's leading abortion provider.

Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months

AJ Impact

Short Answer

What is Amazon's role in the US immigration crackdown?

Activists blast tech giant's business offering cloud services to ICE, the US government agency conducting raids.

What is Amazon's role in the US immigration crackdown?

Peru

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

After extradition request, US authorities arrest Toledo, who faces corruption charges in Peru.

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

Racism

Trump faces US House vote on resolution condemning racist tweets

US president again doubles down on his racially charged tweets against four Democratic congresswomen of colour.

Trump faces US House vote on resolution condemning racist tweets

United States

Turkey can't have both F-35 and S-400: Trump nominee

Calling it a 'tough situation', President Trump says US won't sell fighter jets to Ankara after its Russian purchase.

Turkey can't have both American F-35s and Russia's S-400s: US