ABC's Muir Left Speechless After Trump Brings Up March for Life

In the latest spat, U.S. broadcaster CNN replied to a tweet from Mr Trump accusing the broadcaster of being "fake news" by showing one of the president's claims to be false. Rather than share what he would say to the unequal coverage of both events... More..

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Trump's Call for Voter Fraud Investigation Based on Misquoted Research
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump's Call for Voter Fraud Investigation Based on Misquoted Research

The Democratic Party has always been in favor of increasing voting rights for noncitizens, as well as felons, in the knowledge that these groups are more likely to vote Democrat rather than Republican. But the ...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Turkey To Cancel Migrant Deal If Coup Suspects Not Extradited From Greece

The soldiers - three majors, three captains and two sergeant majors - fled to Greece by helicopter in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in July of 2016 and asked for political asylum, as they feared ...More..

Trump and Putin Will Talk Saturday and Lifting Sanctions Is 'Under Consideration'
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump and Putin Will Talk Saturday and Lifting Sanctions Is 'Under Consideration'

He is set to meet with British prime minister Theresa May on Friday to discuss the current status of their countries' "special relationship", the future of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and trade rela...More..

Shabaab attacks Kenya army base in Somalia
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Shabaab attacks Kenya army base in Somalia

These claims originated from the al-Shabaab, figures that were said to be propaganda by the enemy. Kenyan forces invaded Somalia in 2011 to repel Al-Shabab. No independent sources were able to provide a death t...More..

Thousands watch as plane plunges into river in Australia
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Thousands watch as plane plunges into river in Australia

The 52-year-old father of three moved to Perth from Queensland last year to become Fortescue's director of business development after a long career in the coal mining industry, including as chief executive of a...More..

FA Cup: Ikeme Rested As Wolves Knock Liverpool Out
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

FA Cup: Ikeme Rested As Wolves Knock Liverpool Out

The first goal gave us something to hold on to, on the counter attack I thought we were incredible and what we have got is incredible team spirit. "We didn't create enough, that is the truth". It was an outst...More..

Shell wins High Court battle on Niger Delta pollution claims
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Shell wins High Court battle on Niger Delta pollution claims

Debevoise & Plimpton co-managing partner Lord Peter Goldsmith has secured a victory for Shell in the High Court as a judge barred 40,000 villagers from the Niger Delta from claims against the oil giant over ...More..

Revolt and Resignations: Labour Party Conflict over Brexit Vote
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Revolt and Resignations: Labour Party Conflict over Brexit Vote

Debbonaire, MP for Bristol West, told the Bristol Post : "I have always said I would be minded to vote against Article 50 if it meant leaving the single market or something close to it". However, Ms Abbott a...More..

Rajon Rondo Hits Back At Dwyane Wade's Criticism Of Young Bulls Players
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Rajon Rondo Hits Back At Dwyane Wade's Criticism Of Young Bulls Players

So I don't know what happened". Games are supposed to hurt. You're not supposed to sleep, you're not supposed to want to talk to anybody. It makes you talk. My vets didn't care about their numbers. After the ga...More..

GOP lawmakers set 200-day plan
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

GOP lawmakers set 200-day plan

A two-day retreat in Philadelphia apparently did little to help the congressional Republicans come to any sort of consensus on what comes next. "This is our chance to achieve great and lasting change for our ...More..

Putin and Trump to speak by phone on Saturday
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Putin and Trump to speak by phone on Saturday

But possible topics include the USA sanctions that were levied over accusations that the Kremlin backed hackers seeking to tamper with the recent presidential election. "I don't know Putin, but if we can get al...More..

Ireland says settlements call into question Israeli commitment for negotiations
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Ireland says settlements call into question Israeli commitment for negotiations

The office of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres joined the European Union in condemning Israel's approval of the new Jewish housing units, saying that it undermined the Secretary General's vis...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Chelsea Manning an "ungrateful traitor"

Obama commuted 330 sentences in a single day - the most ever - bringing his presidential total to an unprecedented 1,715. The decision to commute Manning's sentence was criticized by several Republicans, incl...More..

Poinsettia Bowl's end means even less football in San Diego this year
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Poinsettia Bowl's end means even less football in San Diego this year

The change leaves BYU without a bowl agreement for the next two seasons. The Cougars have an agreement to play in the Hawaii Bowl in 2019. "We were aware today's announcement from the San Diego County Credi...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

USA no longer considered 'full democracy,' group says

That's not to say Trump is totally out of the picture here. The report said that new U.S. President Donald Trump, who won an election victory on the basis of an anti-elite, populist campaign, was "not to b...More..

Trump team scrutinizing EPA climate science, grants in agency review
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Trump team scrutinizing EPA climate science, grants in agency review

EPA staff have been prohibited from releasing press releases and updating the agency's blog or social media accounts. "The US Department of Agriculture has banned scientists and other employees in its main r...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Mattis to visit South Korea, Japan in first overseas trip

The U.S. spends more on its military than the next seven or eight nations combined depending on how one measures it. Tokyo believes this meeting will serve to reaffirm the importance of its security allianc...More..

Catholic leader quits after row with pope over condom scandal
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Catholic leader quits after row with pope over condom scandal

Mr Boeselager's departure followed relevations the order's charity division had distributed thousands of condoms to poor people in Myanmar under his watch - something the Catholic Church disagrees with. The Ord...More..

Pelosi: I Feel 'Sad, Sorry' for 'Insecure' Trump After Voter Fraud Comments
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Pelosi: I Feel 'Sad, Sorry' for 'Insecure' Trump After Voter Fraud Comments

Stephen Bannon registered to vote in NY prior to the election, but he still is registered to vote in Florida. The Truth About Voter Fraud, a report written by experts at The Brennan Center for Justice, foun...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Japanese MoD Launches First Ever Military Communications Satellite

The satellite lifted off from Japan's Tanegashima spaceport on board an H-IIA rocket at 0744 GMT and effectively entered the circle, said a representative for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which manufactures t...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Journalists among wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack

Al Shabaab frequently attacks hotels and government buildings in Somalia in protest against the country's government, which is backed by Western countries. Located near the federal parliament building, the hote...More..

Trump's immigration executive orders: what we know
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Trump's immigration executive orders: what we know

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. The other order moves to strip Federal grant money from "sanctuary" states and cities, often governed by Democrats, which harbour illegal immigrants. There is room for c...More..

Two Men Arrested On Suspicion of Arson After Explosion in London
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Two Men Arrested On Suspicion of Arson After Explosion in London

Police said five were injured in the explosion. A spokesman for Scotland Yard said: "Officers, the London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service are now at the scene". Police and ambulance were also at...More..

Iran to participate in Geneva talks on Syria: deputy FM
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Iran to participate in Geneva talks on Syria: deputy FM

Kazakhstan hosted Syrian opposition talks in 2015 and the U.N. sponsored several rounds of negotiations that included the United States and produced short-lived cease-fires. The Syrian regime, meanwhile, has sa...More..

Aaron Paul Teases a Possible Appearance on 'Better Call Saul'
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Aaron Paul Teases a Possible Appearance on 'Better Call Saul'

This is where Paul's character could be best utilized. Since Paul already built solid followers, it is not a surprise at all that avid viewers of the show's spin-off keep their hopes up about the character'...More..

Outside chance that winning Euromillions ticket was bought locally
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Outside chance that winning Euromillions ticket was bought locally

Ireland's biggest Lotto victor was Dolores McNamara, who scooped €115million in 2005, while other cheques have been written in recent years for €94m for someone who bought a ticket in north Dublin, €87m for a s...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria back truce deal

He expressed thanks to the Kazakh leadership "for all the facilitations it provided to help our meetings and activities succeed". Chief opposition negotiator Mohammad Alloush (C) of the Jaish al-Islam (Army o...More..

EasyJet highlights effect of weak United Kingdom currency
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

EasyJet highlights effect of weak United Kingdom currency

Passenger numbers also rose, by 8.2 percent to 17.4 million, on the back of an 8.6 percent capacity uplift. Number of passengers carried increased to 17.4 million, driven by a growth in capacity of 8.6 per ce...More..

Eurozone manufacturing PMI exceeds five-year high
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Eurozone manufacturing PMI exceeds five-year high

It said its January Composite Purchasing Managers Index came in at 54.3 points, only slightly down from December's 54.4 points. A Reuters poll had predicted a modest uptick to 54.5. The composite output index...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Women commend army over defeat of Boko Haram

Officials said the use of babies could signal a "dangerous" trend. They had passed a vigilante checkpoint, mistaken for civilians because they were carrying infants. Most of the group's suicide bombing are ...More..

Trump to talk to Modi tonight
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Trump to talk to Modi tonight

Besides, India is concerned about its outsourcing industry and about the fate of its skilled workers, who are in the U.S. under the H-1B visa programme. Trump has spoken to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudea...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Hensarling Marks 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

With an ideologically divided Supreme Court and the late Justice Antonin Scalia's seat still vacant, many worry that the landmark decision could be overturned with the appointment of a new, far-right-leaning ju...More..

Cab driver raves about John Elway while he sits in back seat
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Cab driver raves about John Elway while he sits in back seat

John Elway!". The Post said the ride took place in Washington D.C. when the Elways were going to the Presidential Inauguration. A D.C. cab driver got himself an unexpected passenger over the weekend and said ...More..

Severe Weather Possible Friday and Saturday nights
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Severe Weather Possible Friday and Saturday nights

The tornadoes destroyed neighborhoods in MS, the Florida Panhandle, Alabama, and southern Georgia. Bullard said she awoke before dawn Sunday to the sound of hail pounding the roof. The region under high r...More..

Trump seeks support during first week in office
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump seeks support during first week in office

After initially tweeting a snarky response to the protests, the president called peaceful protest a "hallmark of our democracy" in a morning tweet. It will be the first visit from a foreign leader for President...More..

Rescuers Race to Reach Those Trapped by Avalanche at Italian Hotel
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Rescuers Race to Reach Those Trapped by Avalanche at Italian Hotel

Up to 30 people are believed to have been in the hotel when it was hit by the avalanche. Rescuers arrived on the scene by ski around 4 a.m., after delays caused by harsh weather and roads blocked by snow and de...More..

Hope flickers as Italy avalanche survivors tell of trauma
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Hope flickers as Italy avalanche survivors tell of trauma

The ANSA news agency reported Monday that the prefect's office had called Di Tommaso after receiving the avalanche alarm, but that the hotel owner - who was in coastal Pescara at the time, not in the hotel - ha...More..

Pentagon Spokesman Denies US' Coordination of Airstrikes in Syria With Russia
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Pentagon Spokesman Denies US' Coordination of Airstrikes in Syria With Russia

United States defence officials have denied claims that the USA military is coordinating with Russian Federation on combat missions in Syria. Pahon said the Defense Department had a channel of communication...More..

In the Year of the Rooster, China's leadership sizes up Trump
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

In the Year of the Rooster, China's leadership sizes up Trump

Trump has pledged to use "every lawful presidential power to remedy trade disputes" with China, including tariffs. Even more seriously, there could be a military confrontation if the delicate diplomatic foundat...More..

US Counterintelligence Probes Flynn's Russian Contacts
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

US Counterintelligence Probes Flynn's Russian Contacts

The report went on to say, "One former intelligence official briefed on the matter said the investigation is looking into whether certain former Trump campaign aides had improper contacts with the Russians". ...More..

Gladys Berejiklian puts housing affordability as top priority
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Gladys Berejiklian puts housing affordability as top priority

Asked about the prospect of her changing the government's controversial policy of forced council amalgamations, she said: "I'm not ruling anything in or out today, but I do appreciate what sections of the commu...More..

Michelle O'Neill Named Sinn Féin's New Leader Of The North
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Michelle O'Neill Named Sinn Féin's New Leader Of The North

Mrs O'Neill (40), an MLA in Mid-Ulster, also paid warm tribute to Mr McGuinness and said she planned to lead the party in a similar fashion by endeavouring to break-down barriers. The parliament will now offici...More..

The legal challenge over who can trigger Britain's exit talks from EU
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The legal challenge over who can trigger Britain's exit talks from EU

If the court rules against the prime minister, ministers would likely bring draft legislation backing her timetable before the House of Commons and House of Lords. But others think that she should have to ask P...More..

President Trump Signs First Bill Into Law
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

President Trump Signs First Bill Into Law

The upper chamber plans to meet again on Monday to take up the nomination of Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) as Central Intelligence Agency director, according to the report by Patricia Zengerle . Mattis , 66, r...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Sixteen dead after school trip bus crash

The crash site had reportedly been cleared by around 8 a.m. this morning. "As the shock fades, the losses become even more excruciating". The vehicle was carrying teenage students from Hungary and returning t...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Police Taser their own race relations leader in Bristol

Judah Adunbi, 63, who is a founder member of an Independent Advisory Group (IAG) which works with Avon and Somerset Police in western England to improve relations with the local black community, was shot with...More..

What Trump's Obamacare Executive Order Means
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

What Trump's Obamacare Executive Order Means

But Trump still needs Congress to do away with the law for good. I have heard many stories related to this "Affordable Health Care Act" that, in my opinion, are anything but. Without it, the companies and most ...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

8.0 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Papua New Guinea, triggering tsunami warning

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has warned of the possibility of the coastal areas of Pacific countries like Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Nauru, Vanuatu, Chuuk, the Solomon Islands and others being hit by un...More..

'SNL' roasts Kellyanne Conway with critical musical number
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

'SNL' roasts Kellyanne Conway with critical musical number

Duh. Conway is one of President Trump's top advisers and often defends the president to the media. The bit started off by showing Conway in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, where she consistently ...More..