Judges scrutinize Trump's travel ban / Court likely to rule later this week

National security veterans, major USA technology companies and law enforcement officials from more than a dozen states backed a legal effort against the ban. "I have learned tremendous things that you could only learn, frankly, if you were in a cer... More..

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Trump pledges to honor 'One China' in call with Xi
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump pledges to honor 'One China' in call with Xi

China also strongly criticized Trump accepting a congratulatory phone call from Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-Wen. Beijing considers Taiwan to be a renegade province and the subject is a sensitive one for Chi...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Student's fire trick was just nasty, says homeless man

I said: 'Can you spare any change please, sir?' and he said: 'Let me see what I've got'". The homeless man, Ryan Davies - an unemployed crane operator - told the Cambridge News he had been "disgusted" by wh...More..

South African's Jacob Zuma Deploys Troops To State Address SONA
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

South African's Jacob Zuma Deploys Troops To State Address SONA

The EFF repeated its charge that Zuma, 74, was no longer a legitimate president after the nation's top court ruled past year that he violated the constitution by not obeying an order by the nation's graft omb...More..

Manchester United ready to offer Mourinho contract extension
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Manchester United ready to offer Mourinho contract extension

I like them a lot, they like me a lot. "Friends are open, friends are honest...." "Even if we won everything, you would always want to improve because that is the dynamic nature of the sport we are in". "No p...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Israeli groups ask court to block law legalizing settlements

It also is problematic because it applies Israeli law to occupied land that is not sovereign Israeli territory. Time and again I have heard MPs and others describe how the insignificant outposts they had im...More..

Akhilesh, Rahul to release CMP tomorrow
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Akhilesh, Rahul to release CMP tomorrow

With BJP locked in a tough fight in the state assembly polls, the Prime Minister dwelt at length on the "family rule" of the Yadav clan and cases of major crimes under its watch, besides "corruption" during the...More..

Trump Interview in Israeli Press Renews Confusion Over US Mideast Policy
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump Interview in Israeli Press Renews Confusion Over US Mideast Policy

A Palestinian opened fire and stabbed shoppers with a screwdriver near a busy open air market in central Israel on Thursday, wounding at least six people, police said . The settlements are considered illegal u...More..

Trump in apparent U-turn on Israeli settlement growth
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump in apparent U-turn on Israeli settlement growth

Indeed, if Trump is concerned (as I believe he is) about Israel's national security and its future wellbeing, the only way to safeguard that is by insisting that the two-state solution remains a viable option. ...More..

Interactions between Chinese, US leaders
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Interactions between Chinese, US leaders "very positive" signs of ties -- German expert

The Xi-Trump phone call appears to have re-established a status quo regarding Taiwan. "They also extended invitations to meet in their respective countries". "We highly commend President Trump for expressin...More..

Top Trump Advisor Faces Backlash Following Fashion Endorsement
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Top Trump Advisor Faces Backlash Following Fashion Endorsement

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking minority member on the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to Chairman Jason Chaffetz today asking the committee to " refer for review and potential disciplinary ac...More..

Minus + Minus = Minus: Rajnath Singh's definition of Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Minus + Minus = Minus: Rajnath Singh's definition of Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance

However, the ruling party at the Centre had only won 11 out of these 73 seats in the 2012 UP Assembly elections, a statistic it is desperate to put behind itself, especially given the ongoing crisis in the Sama...More..

Germany and France criticise Israel over vote on West Bank outposts
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Germany and France criticise Israel over vote on West Bank outposts

Adalah and the Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Centre also requested an injunction to freeze its implementation pending a ruling by the court. The settler movement is a potent political force in Israel,...More..

Most Europeans want immigration ban from Muslim-majority countries, poll reveals
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Most Europeans want immigration ban from Muslim-majority countries, poll reveals

In fact, not one single country in this study had even a third of its surveyed population disagree with the study's focus statement. In no country did the percentage that disagreed surpass 32%. The stark find...More..

South Africans express anger, disappointment over parliament brawl
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

South Africans express anger, disappointment over parliament brawl

But the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has condemned the president's decision, describing the move as "deeply concerning". Members of Zuma's party, African National Congress (ANC), attempted to co...More..

Nagaland legislators appeals tribal bodies to lift shutdown
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Nagaland legislators appeals tribal bodies to lift shutdown

More than 50 people, including 35 legislators, attended the two-hour-long consultative meeting held at the state banquet hall, wherein the CM tried to clarify his position, but the tribal leaders declined the r...More..

Strong 6.5 quake shakes southern Philippines: USGS
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Strong 6.5 quake shakes southern Philippines: USGS

Another resident, Jeffrey Gemparo, posted photos on his Facebook account showing some buildings with cracks after the natural disaster was felt. Intensity 6 was felt in Surigao City while instrumental Inten...More..

Over 120 die amid police strikes in Brazil
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Over 120 die amid police strikes in Brazil

Police in Brazil are notoriously underpaid in general, but PM personnel in Espirito Santo have one of the lowest wages in the entire country. Across most of the sprawling city, where violent crime is on the r...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

The Executive Order on Immigration

As I mentioned, the opinion cited three Supreme Court decisions to back the court's assertion that "evidence of goal beyond the face of the challenged law may be considered in evaluating Establishment and Equ...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Sen. King 'Concerned' by Trump's National Security Council Changes

Former Breitbart editor Steve Bannon said that within 10 years, America would be at war with China, in a radio show aired in 2016, just months before Trump's election. "The National Security Council, it seems t...More..

Over half of United Kingdom business leaders call Brexit vote impact negative
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Over half of United Kingdom business leaders call Brexit vote impact negative

Earlier, the Commons debated the last set of amendments to the Bill, including on key principles for the negotiation process, before the bill went on to its third and final reading for the vote. Eurosceptic Jac...More..

Donald Trump Says Conversation With China's Xi Jinping Was 'Very Warm'
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Donald Trump Says Conversation With China's Xi Jinping Was 'Very Warm'

Trump and his aides threw this policy into question in December , when the then-president-elect had a phone conversation with the democratically elected Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. Trump's daughter, Ivank...More..

In Anti-US Rallies In Iran, Trump Is Front And Center
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

In Anti-US Rallies In Iran, Trump Is Front And Center

He also used the opportunity to poke fun at Trump's travel ban by stating that he shows his human rights ideal by placing a 5-year-old child in handcuffs, reports NBC News. They also chanted slogans against s...More..

Trump, Abe to discuss trade and defense at White House
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump, Abe to discuss trade and defense at White House

But Mr Abe, who is accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, has said that he wanted to have a summit that "can send a message saying the Japan-US alliance will strengthen further with...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Panneerselvam vs Sasikala: Latest developments in the AIADMK war so far

The Sasikala drama in Tamil Nadu has taken a fresh new turn with the Election Commission pointing out that many rules were overlooked by the AIADMK party while electing her as the general secretary . This ...More..

Russian Federation considering giving Edward Snowden to Trump as a 'gift'
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Russian Federation considering giving Edward Snowden to Trump as a 'gift'

NBC news cited a senior USA official who said that handing over the former National Security Agency contractor is one of several ways to "curry favor" with the White House. Snowden fled his job as an NSA contr...More..

CNN Resurrects 'Fake News' Dossier Without Proving Trump Connection
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

CNN Resurrects 'Fake News' Dossier Without Proving Trump Connection

The verification was based on intercepted communications exclusively between foreign nationals, including those tied to or inside the Russian government, known by USA intelligence officials to be "heavily invol...More..

President Trump, Japan's Prime Minister Abe Hold Joint News Conference
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

President Trump, Japan's Prime Minister Abe Hold Joint News Conference

He argued that the US and Japan should build "a free and fair market based on rules" in the Asia-Pacific region. President Donald Trump says the alliance between the United States and Japan is a cornerstone o...More..

Here's Donald Trump's ALL CAPS Response To Court's Ruling On Muslim Ban
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Here's Donald Trump's ALL CAPS Response To Court's Ruling On Muslim Ban

The government also offered the novel legal theory that irreparable harm would befall the country if the judicial branch of the government had the power to review executive orders relating to national security ...More..

Fistfight in South African parliament as guards eject MPs
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Fistfight in South African parliament as guards eject MPs

Zuma twice tried to address the chamber but the EFF MPs continuously interrupted his speech. "Finally", said a laughing Zuma , who then started an annual address on the economy and other national matters. C...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

Shortly after the court issued its 29-page ruling, Trump tweeted: " SEE YOU IN COURT , THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!" He told reporters his administration ultimately would win the case and dismissed t...More..

Trump compliments Japanese leader for his 'strong hands'
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump compliments Japanese leader for his 'strong hands'

He says the two leaders are developing a good relationship, which he predicts will be good for Japan . Most Japanese budget cars on American roads are produced in the United States by American workers, Abe...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Japan's Abe to speak in Dubai on Sunday

The Japanese leader made a stopover in NY on his way to Latin America to congratulate Mr Trump. On a congratulatory phone call in November, Abe invited himself to Trump Tower - and, after stopping in NY on a tr...More..

Mark Warburton denies resigning from Rangers after club announcement
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Mark Warburton denies resigning from Rangers after club announcement

Rangers manager Mark Warburton is reportedly pursuing a new signing at Ibrox. He now claims he is consulting with his legal team. Warburton had earlier in the morning defended McParland's record of signings ...More..

Digital results deliver boost to News Corp
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Digital results deliver boost to News Corp

News Corp made a loss of $290 million compared with a profit of $62 million in the same period past year. The struggling empire reported a loss from continuing operations of $US219 million ($287 million) comp...More..