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Politics: The GOP says only ‘rich people’ will get a tax increase from their bill — but millions of middle-class Americans could pay more

The GOP says their tax bill will only increase taxes on rich people, but analysis shows that millions of middle income families will also get hit.

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Politics: How to move to Sweden and become a Swedish citizen

An American living in Sweden recently extolled the virtues of life in the Nordic country in a Twitter thread, which has gone viral. Here’s how to move there.

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Politics: Ivanka Trump: Tax cuts and deregulation will ‘ultimately eliminate the national debt’

Ivanka Trump appeared on Fox News’ morning show, “Fox & Friends,” for the second time this week to promote the GOP tax bill, which Congress passed Wednesday.

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Politics: TRUMP: Democrats want a ‘SHUTDOWN’ to distract from the tax bill

President Trump demanded Congress pass a government funding bill on Thursday, taking aim at Democrats who want specific provisions included.

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Politics: Virginia’s insane election will be determined by selecting the winner out of a hat

Which party has control of the Virginia House will be determined when election officials select the winner of a race that is tied by drawing names out of a hat.

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Politics: The Justice Department is reportedly interviewing FBI agents about the Uranium One deal that conservatives want to investigate Clinton for

The Justice Department is interviewing the FBI about former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s role in a controversial uranium deal with Russia.

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Politics: Digital security expert: Pro-Kremlin Twitter accounts trolled British politicians who criticised Russia

Atlantic Council researcher Ben Nimmo says this points to a “targeted attempt to influence British democratic debate.”

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Politics: The US reportedly wants a limited strike on North Korea to give Kim Jong Un a ‘bloody nose’

If the US attacks North Korea, it might just call a long-standing bluff and bring the embarrassing realization that Pyongyang’s bark is worse than its bite.

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Politics: The 22 women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct

Here are all of the allegations of sexual misconduct made against President Donald Trump. He has broadly denied all of them, calling the women “liars.”

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Politics: Report: Ukrainian government interpreter who was invited inside Downing Street accused of being a Russian spy

According to reports from the BBC and Ukrainian media, Stanislav Yezhov was arrested and accused of working for Moscow.

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Politics: Vehicle ramming attack that injured 19 in Australia probably wasn’t terror, police say

Victoria state police said they have no evidence to suggest that the ramming attack was terror-related.

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Politics: The government refuses to say whether Brexit will further expose the UK to terror attacks

Officials would not provide the Intelligence and Security Committee of parliament with a formal account of the national security risks of leaving the EU.

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Politics: Theresa May ditches plan to enshrine an exact Brexit date in law

The prime minister accepted a compromise after pressure from MPs across the House of Commons.

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Politics: Politicians are piling the pressure on Theresa May to root out Russian meddling in British democracy

MPs will hold a Parliament debate on the issue of Russian interference in UK politics and society this Thursday.

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Politics: Worst performing ministers in Nigeria for 2017

These ministers performed below expectation within the year.

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Dino Melaye: Controversial Nigerian senator causes stir after appearing in music video, flaunting his wealth

Senator Dino Melaye of Nigerian upper legislative chamber is ending 2017 on yet another controversy. This is as he appeared in a music video named after him and showing his lavish lifestyle.Being a personality known for his many controversies within th…

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Museveni: Ugandan MPs vote to scrap presidential age limit

Ugandan lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to remove presidential age limits, paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni to serve a sixth term in office.

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Political dreams: Lonely Cape Verde rethinks West African isolation

It was supposed to be tiny Cape Verde’s moment to shine: a chance for the Atlantic island nation to take up the rotating presidency of the commission of the 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

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