Mahathir bin Mohamad Fast Facts

Personal:Birth date: December 20, 1925 Birth place: Alor Setar, Kedah Father: Mohamad bin Iskandar, an Indian Muslim and a teacher in Northern Malaysia Marriage: Siti Hasmah Ali (1956) Children: Marina, Mirzan, Melinda, Mokhzani, Mukhriz, Maizura, Mazhar Education: Entered the King Edward VII College of Medicine in Singapore in 1947 Religion: Islam Other Facts:He became the … More Mahathir bin Mohamad Fast Facts

Mattis pressed on Bolton's, Giuliani's support for regime change in Iran

Mattis sidestepped questions from lawmakers Wednesday about whether Bolton’s and Giuliani’s vocal support for regime change in Iran has directly influenced the current US strategy, but offered little indication that Trump and his top advisers have reached a consensus on the administration’s long-term vision. “Our problem with Iran is not with the Iranian people. It … More Mattis pressed on Bolton's, Giuliani's support for regime change in Iran

Trump’s Trade Moves Put U.S. Carmakers in a Jam at Home and Abroad

WASHINGTON — President Trump frequently talks about reviving the American auto industry, but his approach to trade policy may backfire on the country’s carmakers. Mr. Trump’s efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, to impose tariffs on imported aluminum and steel and to reduce America’s trade deficit with China could limit the reach … More Trump’s Trade Moves Put U.S. Carmakers in a Jam at Home and Abroad

Ryan backs Nunes in latest dispute with Justice Department

Ryan, who spoke with Nunes this week, argued that his demand for documents related to the Russia investigation is “wholly appropriate” and should be complied with. “This request is perfectly appropriate, within the scope of the committee’s investigation. And I hope and I believe and expect that they will be complied with,” Ryan, a Wisconsin … More Ryan backs Nunes in latest dispute with Justice Department

Larry Nassar victims say Texas isn't seriously investigating Karolyi Ranch

“I can’t understand why this is not taken seriously in Texas right now,” said Jamie Dantzscher, an Olympic bronze medal gymnast who was abused by Nassar. In Michigan, a special prosecutor was appointed to dig into what Michigan State University officials knew about Nassar, the convicted child abuser and former USA Gymnastics team doctor. That … More Larry Nassar victims say Texas isn't seriously investigating Karolyi Ranch

Dick Cheney Suggests Restarting Torture Interrogation Program

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday expressed strong support for restarting the torture interrogation program he helped launch in the wake of 9/11. In an appearance on Fox Business to discuss Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing to become CIA director, Cheney said he “wholeheartedly” supports the so-called enhanced interrogation program, which includes torture techniques such as waterboarding, despite … More Dick Cheney Suggests Restarting Torture Interrogation Program