Paul Ryan says bipartisan talks are ongoing to address DACA

Now Trump has called for an initial $18 billion in US taxpayer funding for the wall, a proposal Democrats uniformly are opposed to, along with some Republican lawmakers. Trump put their fate in doubt in early September when he announced he was endi... More..

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Pakistan says USA military aid suspension 'counterproductive'
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Pakistan says USA military aid suspension 'counterproductive'

Asif accused American President Donald Trump's administration of turning Pakistan into a "whipping boy". Briefing the Parliamentary Committee on National Security about tension between Pakistan and th...More..

Disgraced ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio is officially running for Senate
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Disgraced ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio is officially running for Senate

Reporters, including myself, had dismissed Arpaio's ambitions as PR stunts. Now he's running for Senate. After the Maricopa County sheriff's office detained a Latino man with a valid visa for nine hours in 20...More..

Alligators survive U.S. brutal cold by poking noses through ice
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Alligators survive U.S. brutal cold by poking noses through ice

Residents in North Carolina are getting a front row seat to alligators on ice. "When alligators aren't sunbathing, they'll spend the other half of their life in water". All of the alligators in the park hav...More..

Louisiana teacher handcuffed forcibly after asking questions at board meeting
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Louisiana teacher handcuffed forcibly after asking questions at board meeting

During the public comment portion of the meeting, Hargrave was called on to speak twice. Following Hargrave's removal and subsequent overnight booking into jail (fascist America has truly arrived) the Louisi...More..

Trump to attend Davos despite criticizing forum during his campaign
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump to attend Davos despite criticizing forum during his campaign

Anxiety over Trump's "America First" agenda dominated conversation at the World Economic Forum a year ago, though the incoming USA administration eschewed sending any official representatives. Ms Sanders reject...More..

Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Wolff book 'full of lies,' author had 'zero access'

This, of course, is precisely why so many people are lining up at their local bookstore to purchase their very own copy. Mr Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in the book - that Trump is not fit to ...More..

MI couple wanted in death of 4-year-old arrested in Georgia
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

MI couple wanted in death of 4-year-old arrested in Georgia

MI police charged Candice Diaz and Brad Fields in the death of Diaz's four-year-old daughter. She was pronounced dead a short time later at an Ann Arbor hospital. Police announced Monday a manhunt is on for Dia...More..

European Union to invite Iran FM for talks over protests: Berlin
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

European Union to invite Iran FM for talks over protests: Berlin

At least 22 people have been killed and 1,700 arrested in the government's crackdown against the protests that began on December 28. They were the largest demonstrations in Iran since 2009. ambassadors were amo...More..

Blow for Britain's May as Northern Ireland secretary resigns
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Blow for Britain's May as Northern Ireland secretary resigns

Brokenshire, a key May supporter, had not been mentioned in any of the speculative pre-shuffle reports and had been expected to stay in his cabinet job. Meanwhile, Brandon Lewis was promoted to Chairman of the ...More..

Explosion reportedly kills at least 23 people
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Explosion reportedly kills at least 23 people

The ministry said three of the armed drones landed outside the base and others detonated when they crashed, while seven drones were shot down. The siege on Idlib, a large province in northwestern Syria whic...More..

Made mistakes, but will present a new Congress, new vision: Rahul Gandhi
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Made mistakes, but will present a new Congress, new vision: Rahul Gandhi

Over the last few months, Mr Gandhi had taken a page out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book, addressing Indians during his visit overseas. The Congress took to Twitter and said Rahul Gandhi had a "eupho...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Brandon Lewis Named New UK Tory Chairman After Twitter Mix-Up

Also surprising, was the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt keeping his job and adding social care to his responsibilities. Lewis was appointed housing and planning minister in July 2014 by then PM David Cameron. I...More..

NFL, NFLPA launch joint review of Cam Newton concussion protocol
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

NFL, NFLPA launch joint review of Cam Newton concussion protocol

The NFL revised the concussion protocol after Houston Texans QB Tom Savage was let back into a game following a hit that left him shaking on the ground, though the Texans were not fined. "He actually got poked ...More..

BBC gender pay row out in the open after Carrie Gracie's resignation
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

BBC gender pay row out in the open after Carrie Gracie's resignation

It was found that on an average, men are being paid 9.3% more than women at the BBC . "It is hugely regrettable that an outstanding and award-winning journalist like Carrie Gracie feels she has no option b...More..

United Nations envoy says no change in U.S. position on North Korea talks
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

United Nations envoy says no change in U.S. position on North Korea talks

Issues of mutual concern to improve inter-Korean relations would be on the dialogue agenda, such as urgent issues which South Korea proposed in July a year ago to discuss, the spokesman said. North and South Ko...More..

Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms

Tom Steyer , the billionaire Democratic megadonor, says he is not running for office in 2018 but will spend $30 million on an effort to win control of the House. He said Republicans won't cross a president who ...More..

MLK holiday celebration includes parade and call to service
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

MLK holiday celebration includes parade and call to service

Commemoration at University Park will begin on Monday, Jan. 15, and will celebrate and honor the life of the late civil rights leader. All are welcome to participate by signing up at volunteer.psu.edu . Sheldo...More..

Manhunt underway for suspected cop killer in Washington state
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Manhunt underway for suspected cop killer in Washington state

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said Monday that authorities are looking for a mixed race or white man who is tall and thin, with curly dark hair in a ponytail. The suspect, who authorities described as ...More..

Egypt's Presidential Elections Set for March
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Egypt's Presidential Elections Set for March

Once appeals by rejected candidates are settled, "the final list of candidate names and their symbols will be announced and published in the official gazette and Al-Ahram and Al-Akhbar newspapers" on February 2...More..

Trump admin ends protections for 200000 Salvadorans
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Trump admin ends protections for 200000 Salvadorans

This fall, her department ended temporary protected designations for thousands of immigrants, including more than 50,000 from Haiti and thousands more from Nicaragua and Sudan, which critics say needlessly ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Israel Imposes Travel Ban On 20 Foreign Ngos Over Boycott Movement

Israeli officials said the blacklist is part of a policy aimed at turning the tables on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Among those featured on the list are six USA organizations, in...More..

Cinevista studio fire: Investigators recover body of audio assistant
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Cinevista studio fire: Investigators recover body of audio assistant

Although the studio had fire-fighting equipment installed, it was not functional, said fire officials. The fire was successfully brought under control by 8.30 am and no causalities were reported. A technician w...More..

Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower in NY
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Fire reported on top floor of Trump Tower in NY

The fire department is on the scene, the police spokesman said. The blaze started just before 7:00 a.m., the New York Fire Department confirmed. The president was not inside the building at the time. Peop...More..

Supreme Court of India to review ban on gay sex
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Supreme Court of India to review ban on gay sex

Datar responded. "We are not on that part". The apex court has referred the plea seeking decriminalisation of sex between two consenting adults to a larger bench. "The test of popular acceptance does not furn...More..

One ticketholder wins mega Powerball £412million lottery jackpot
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

One ticketholder wins mega Powerball £412million lottery jackpot

Sam Safa says many of Reeds Ferry Market regulars have been stopping by since it opened at 5:30 a.m. Sunday to congratulate him and chat about the nation's seventh-largest jackpot. The victor, in Florida, took ...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Lana Del Rey says Radiohead is suing her over 'Creep'

This weekend, rumors emerged that Radiohead were taking legal action against Lana Del Rey for copying " Creep " on her Lust For Life song " Get Free ". The track is now credited to Lana , Kieron Menzie...More..

Maths fan discovers largest known prime number
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Maths fan discovers largest known prime number

It is calculated by raising the number 2 to the 77,232,917th power, and then subtracting 1. There are infinitely many - a fact established by the Greek mathematician Euclid around 300 B.C. When it was done ...More..

Saudi Warplanes Continue to Bomb Areas across Yemen
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Saudi Warplanes Continue to Bomb Areas across Yemen

Lowcock said for the "unfolding catastrophe" to be quelled, three things must happen: There must be a reduction in fighting, both on the ground and in terms of airstrikes; ports must remain open for transport o...More..

Five employees charred to death after fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Five employees charred to death after fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant

The fire occured at the Kailash Bar and Restaurant located on the ground floor of the Kumbara Sangha building in the congested vegetable market in the old city area in Bengaluru . Following the incident, fire ...More..