California county defies governor’s virus shutdown order

California county defies governor’s virus shutdown order A rural California county allowed nonessential businesses to reopen and diners to eat in restaurants on Friday, becoming the first to defy Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statewide orders barring such moves during the coronavirus pandemic. Modoc County is “moving...

Erdoğan Defies Trump. So Why Do They Get Along?

Erdoğan Defies Trump. So Why Do They Get Along? The two have undeniable personal chemistry, but their countries are drifting apart. He defied the United States repeatedly, bought Russian weapons, and assaulted American partners in Syria. Now Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is headed to...