Tag Archives: Washington Times

Couple found slain, family member sought

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) – Authorities have identified a husband and wife found stabbed to death in a New Jersey home. Another family member is being sought. Chief Lawrence Suffern of the Englewood police department told the North Jersey Record that officers called to the house Saturday morning found two bodies with stab wounds and were Read More…

Mother indicted in death of infant son

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A 25-year-old Alabama mother has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son last year. Al.com reports Lakendra Yashekia Williams, of Tuscaloosa, was booked Thursday into the Tuscaloosa County Jail after a grand jury indicted her on charges of murder and aggravated assault. Williams was initially arrested on Read More…

EDITORIAL: The president's eye on Iran

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Diplomat-speak is not President Trump’s greatest talent, but recognizing threats to U.S. national security is, and the civilized world can be grateful. The president’s blunt language describing why the United States must keep an eye on Iran from a watching post in neighboring Iraq did not please the mullahs in Tehran, but America and Read More…

EDITORIAL: China's slowing economy

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The growth of the Chinese economy has slowed to the lowest in three decades, suggesting peril to world security by the second-largest economy and principal trader. When China spits, as the proverb goes, Asia swims. The rest of the world gets wet feet, too. Weaker growth of Chinese exports has reduced demand for imports Read More…

EDITORIAL: Trump likes to be unpredictable, the State of the Union address is his chance to do so

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Constitution requires that the president “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” For Donald Trump, that “time to time” will fall Tuesday evening. By many accounts, the state of the Read More…

EDITORIAL: Australia braces for change

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Troubled times are closing in on “the lucky country.” Australia hasn’t had a recession in almost 30 years, which is one good reason to call it lucky. Australia has made good use of geography and happy fortune. It escaped the global financial crisis of 2008-09 and it has skillfully exploited its natural resources to Read More…

EDITORIAL: Trump at two years on

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Two years down and two to go. Like him or loathe him, Donald Trump is the force of nature his supporters hoped he would be and his detractors feared he would be. There’s no reason to think he will change his ways of getting things done leading up to the 2020 presidential election. If Read More…

EDITORIAL: Putting William Barr to the test

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The balance of political power in Washington requires a nimble gait afoot for those who come to town to do good and stay to do well. William Barr, the president’s nominee for U.S. attorney general, has navigated skillfully the avenues that lead to the top at the Department of Justice. If confirmed as the Read More…