Things You Should Know About Trump's Labor Secretary Pick, R. Alexander Acosta

Matthew Haller, senior vice president for communications and public affairs at the International Franchise Association, said the IFA was impressed with Acosta's background and thought he would have an easier time gaining Senate confirmation. More..

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Trump 'thinking seriously' about moving United States embassy to Israel to Jerusalem
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump 'thinking seriously' about moving United States embassy to Israel to Jerusalem

Israel Hayom - is regarded as a mouthpiece for Israel's prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu. "I don't want to condemn Israel during my term", Trump said. "The embassy is not an easy decision". It's already been ...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Canadian missing since 2012 found in Amazon rainforest

In 2011, Anton was charged with assault and weapons offences but he disappeared before he was due in court, said a Daily Telegraph report. A Brazilian policewoman had spotted Anton and mistook him for a beggar ...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Putin critic Alexei Navalny given five-year suspended jail term

After the sentencing, Navalny told reporters he planned to continue to oppose corruption in Russian Federation. But after massive rioting in Moscow, the sentence was later reduced to suspended. But political an...More..

Romanians protest after government revokes corruption decree
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Romanians protest after government revokes corruption decree

The crowds were much thinner compared to the previous six days when hundreds of thousands flocked to the streets of the capital Bucharest and many others elsewhere in Romania, as the government even retracted t...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Australian Catholics 'hang their heads in shame' at scale of abuse

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was told of the 1,880 alleged perpetrators within the Catholic Church, 572 were priests. The archbishop voiced his conviction that when "t...More..

Kremlin calls situation in Donbass exclusively internal Ukrainian conflict
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Kremlin calls situation in Donbass exclusively internal Ukrainian conflict

The rebels' Lugansk Information Center reported Saturday that Lugansk People's Militia commander Oleg Anashchenko died in the explosion along with an unnamed person. The worsening security situation in easter...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Trump on NAFTA: "Have to make it fair"

Under previous administrations, the US trade representative led trade negotiations, but Washington trade lawyer Robert Lighthizer, Trump's pick for that post, hasn't been confirmed yet. The EU and Mexico have a...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Army Corps ordered to approve Dakota Access Pipeline

John Hoeven of North Dakota released a statement announcing that acting Secretary of the Army Robert Speer had directed to Corps of Engineers to proceed with the easement, one of the final pieces of the 1,172...More..

Federal Judge Blocks 'Muslim Ban' -- ACLU and Protesters Declare Victory
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Federal Judge Blocks 'Muslim Ban' -- ACLU and Protesters Declare Victory

The ACLU launched their lawsuit against the President and the USA government on behalf of two Iraqi citizens who had been detained and denied representation for several hours. On Saturday, more than a dozen...More..

Liverpool: Klopp takes the blame for Wolves loss
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Liverpool: Klopp takes the blame for Wolves loss

Liverpool have never lost three games in a row under Jürgen Klopp. But once again, a young, under-strength Liverpool side failed to deliver in a cup tie. "We did really well, we can not create more chan...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'

The Donald was surrounded by his aides including Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Vice President Mike Pence, Press Secretary Sean Spicer and National Security Adviser Michael Flynn...More..

May talks trade in Turkey for a fresh Brexit boost
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

May talks trade in Turkey for a fresh Brexit boost

The UK foreign minister Boris Johnson said on a visit to Ankara previous year that he was hoping for a "jumbo" free trade deal with Turkey after Brexit. Meanwhile, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said Mrs May sho...More..

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona Placed on Lockdown
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona Placed on Lockdown

The lockdown was lifted after Security Forces sweeps were completed at 11:38 a.m. Schrag said people on base are now "free to resume normal operations". "Base personnel, if you haven't already, please seek sh...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Chelsea Manning will lose hormone treatment

But just days before the commutation, WikiLeaks tweeted that Assange-who is living in a self-imposed exile in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London amid fears he could be charged in the U.S. He has refused to me...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Ex-CIA Boss Brennan, Others Rip Trump Speech in Front of Memorial

Director of National Intelligence said Sunday. And I just want to let you know, the reason you're the number-one stop is exactly the opposite. "I can assure you this new President and our entire team recogniz...More..

by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

China Demands Trump Ban Taiwanese Delegation from Inauguration

Trump will be sworn in as US president on, amid strained diplomatic ties after he questioned Beijing's "One China" policy on Taiwan and vowed to put high tariffs on goods from China. "They are tightening ...More..

Iran says Astana talks prelude to definitive solution
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Iran says Astana talks prelude to definitive solution

On numerous occasions Trump has called the nuclear agreement a "really, really bad deal", and has said that he may want to renegotiate its terms after he is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Goldman Had a Blowout Quarter As Donald Trump Poached Its Staff

Like other Wall Street banks, Goldman benefited from jumps in volume across fixed-income markets late in the quarter after Donald Trump won the US presidential election and the Federal Reserve raised its key in...More..

Somerset Mayor Quits Woodmont Country Club over Obama Membership Flap
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Somerset Mayor Quits Woodmont Country Club over Obama Membership Flap

The mayor of Somerset, Maryland, quit his exclusive country club yesterday citing Martin Luther King , Jr.'s words. Barack Obama could be refused membership to an prestigious golf club over his anti-Israel...More..

Women's March on Washington Boots Pro-Life Group After Angry Feminists Complain
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Women's March on Washington Boots Pro-Life Group After Angry Feminists Complain

Late last week, though, a Texas pro-life group - New Wave Feminists - joined the women's march as a sponsor, representing just some of the many pro-life women across the country who oppose Trump's election for ...More..

Molenbeek police raid: Brussels terror fears as cops launch raid
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Molenbeek police raid: Brussels terror fears as cops launch raid

Three men detained for questioning after an anti-terror raid in the Brussels district of Molenbeek have been released without charges, Belgian prosecutors say. Streets in the "jihadi capital of Europe" have bee...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Foreign Ministry chief chalks up Paris conference as win for Israel

Sunday's Mideast peace conference in Paris concluded that the "two-state solution" is the only way forward to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned both sides against taking any independent action...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Almost 100 refugees missing after boat sinks off Libya

People smugglers have exploited the chaos in Libya since the 2011 ouster of leader Muammar Gaddafi to traffic refugees and migrants in boats to Italy 300km away. According to UNICEF the majority are originati...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Canada foreign minister replaced in cabinet reshuffle

Ahmed Hussen , a Somali refugee, was named Canada's new immigration minister. Maryam Monsef will transfer from democratic institutions to status of women. She will be replaced as trade minister by François-Ph...More..

Israel's Netanyahu Offers Financial Benefits for Good Press
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Israel's Netanyahu Offers Financial Benefits for Good Press

Mozes is the owner of leading Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, Ynet and Ynet News and is now in the centre of the investigations into accusations of corruption which have been levelled at Netanyahu, the ...More..

Gunman at large after wounding U.S. consular official in Mexico
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Gunman at large after wounding U.S. consular official in Mexico

In 2012, two U.S. government officials - widely reported to be CIA agents - and a Mexican marine where wounded in 2012 when they were shot at by federal police officers as they were driving in the central state...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Trump Inauguration: Obama assembles farewell White House party with all-star lineup

Kelly Rowland made a VERY color appearance, rocking a bright yellow pantsuit. One sample search term on the archive home page is "Bo OR Sunny" and sure enough, more than 1,100 results come up related to post...More..

Spain: More Than 1000 Migrants Attempt To Reach Ceuta
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Spain: More Than 1000 Migrants Attempt To Reach Ceuta

A picture of a sub-Saharan migrant hiding inside a suitcase in Ceuta , the Spanish enclave in northern Africa, is putting the spotlight again on the extreme measures migrants take to reach Europe. Video from t...More..

India's Modi defends decision to demonetize high-value bills
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

India's Modi defends decision to demonetize high-value bills

At that time, Modi said that by December 30, normalcy was likely to return. People in India have until the end of Friday to deposit discontinued notes in bank and post office accounts, or risk their money bec...More..

Punishment coming for Russia over U.S. election interference
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Punishment coming for Russia over U.S. election interference

Embassy in Moscow and four diplomats from the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg persona non grata ". "We reject such unfounded allegations and accusations against Russian Federation". The president-elec...More..

Israeli PM to face criminal probe over bribery, fraud
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Israeli PM to face criminal probe over bribery, fraud

Israeli Police have been pressing the Attorney General for some time for a green light to turn the investigation into a criminal probe. According to a report aired by a local newscaster, police have recently ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Romania's President refuses to nominate Muslim Prime Minister

The PSD leader also said that the PSD-ALDE coalition is also considering establishing a committee that will decide if the President's gesture was constitutional or not. Having only briefly served as regional de...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

George Michael's Wham co-star Andrew Ridgeley pays tribute to his 'beloved friend'

Eighties pop star Howard Jones, said: "Can't believe George Michael has passed.one of the greatest singers and writers the United Kingdom ever produced". In 1998, he was arrested on charges of cruising for ...More..

Senegal defends its UN Israel settlement vote
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Senegal defends its UN Israel settlement vote

It is the first resolution the Security Council has adopted on Israel and the Palestinians in almost eight years. Numerous 90 comments railed against the USA vote in the Security Council, calling Shapiro, amo...More..

Prince George & Princess Charlotte Enjoy Christmas Day Candy Canes at Church Service!
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Prince George & Princess Charlotte Enjoy Christmas Day Candy Canes at Church Service!

Meanwhile, just half an hour's drive from Englefield, Prime Minister Theresa May attended a Christmas Day church service with her husband, Philip. For Prince George and Princess Charlotte, it was their first ...More..

Syrian forces clear explosives in evacuated east Aleppo
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Syrian forces clear explosives in evacuated east Aleppo

The evacuation effort began last week but was halted after a day because of renewed fighting. Some of Aleppo's residents have described the evacuations as forced displacement. We review the key developmen...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Andrei Vasilevskiy: Vasilevskiy gets No. 1 role with Bishop out

It's uncertain how long Howard will be sidelined, but his reaction from the sequence hints that it could be lengthy. It is expected Petr Mrazek will make a majority of the starts while Howard is out. After fi...More..

Snooper's charter is ruled unlawful by EU
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Snooper's charter is ruled unlawful by EU

Judges ruled authorities should not be allowed to authorise their own access to data, and independent courts or bodies should approve or deny requests. "The Government must now urgently fix the Investigator...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

UN Chief recommends arms embargo on South Sudan

The pair signed a shaky peace deal past year but fighting has continued. "Reports suggest that President Salva Kiir and his loyalists are contemplating a new military offensive in the coming days against the ...More..