NYC Mayor: 'Fearless Girl' statue can stay through Feb. 2018

The statue will now stay in NY until the next International Women's Day on March 8 , 2018. In this March 22, 2017 photo, the Charging Bull and Fearless Girl statues are sit on Lower Broadway in NY. Supporters now aim to convince New York Cit... More..

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100 pc committed to Paris deal, says China after Trump snubs

But numerous group's members and other corporate titans supported Obama's Clean Power Plan , or have set their own goals. The U.S. administration's disregard for climate action is more than unfortunate. The ...More..

Southgate: Sunderland's Defoe has been great for England youngsters
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Southgate: Sunderland's Defoe has been great for England youngsters

With Sunderland bottom of the table, despite his 14 league strikes, that will likely mean a move. So how does the devout Christian, who does not drink or smoke, do it at his age? "I think we've got to look ...More..

Japan ruling party urges strike ability amid NKorea threat
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Japan ruling party urges strike ability amid NKorea threat

A broader party panel will look at the proposal today, and it is set to be presented to Abe soon. Japan's ruling LDP party has urged the government to " immediately consider " deploying USA anti-missile syste...More..

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Turkey ends Operation Euphrates Shield in Northern Syria

Adding some limited details to the Trump Administration's calls to establish safe zones in northern Syria , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed today that the subject was discussed during today's visi...More..

China bans beards, veils to curb extremism
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

China bans beards, veils to curb extremism

Officials would ban spreading " extremist ideas ", as well as marrying under religious rites and not legal procedures, and " using the name of Halal to meddle in the secular life of others ". Hundreds of people...More..

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United Kingdom publishes bill to replace European Union laws

In his draft guidelines, Mr Tusk proposed that if the 27 leaders saw "sufficient progress" towards a withdrawal treaty then negotiations on a future trading relationship could start. In December, the leaders ag...More..

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White House officials played role in surfacing documents Nunes viewed

Thursday's mainstream media narrative was that Ezra Cohen-Watnick and Michael Ellis called Nunes to the White House grounds March 21, where they passed classified information to Nunes that confirmed Obama a...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

The resolution - which was bizarrely not vetoed by the Obama administration- was severely condemned by Israel. Most of illegal outposts such as Amona are built on private Palestinian lands. But on Friday, t...More..

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McGuinness: Ex-paramilitary who helped bring peace to Northern Ireland

Prime Minister Theresa May told parliament she could never condone the ex-IRA commander's violent past but she credited his "indispensable" role in moving the Republican movement away from violence. If the two ...More..

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South Africa's currency plummets after finance minister is fired

Most of the sacked ministers were "good performing ministers", he said. South Africa's new ministers and deputy ministers are being sworn in this Friday afternoon, according to a statement issued by the Off...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Analysts remain skeptical of TransCanada's Keystone XL going ahead

Demonstrators in front of the White House celebrate President Barack Obama's blocking of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on November 6, 2015. "This is a significant milestone for the Keystone XL project ", sa...More..

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Comey keeps it real with Trump

In addition, the House intelligence committee's ranking Democrat, Adam Schiff, has renewed his party's calls for an independent probe of Trump campaign links to Russian Federation. Four former Trump campaign of...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Banks Worried Zuma Trying to Erode South Africa's Oversight

So far the race to replace Zuma has been muted but the divisive reshuffle is likely to split the ANC into two sides, one-aligned to Zuma and the other to Ramaphosa, a former trade union boss turned business...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Tillerson says Assad's fate up to Syrian people

The decision has "negatively affected the Turkish people's sentiments towards the United States", said Cavusoglu. Turkey appears to be sidelined as US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces including Kurdish fighter...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Jong-Nam Murder: No Strong Evidence to Arrest Three North Koreans - IGP

Malaysia and North Korea announced Thursday that they agreed to the exchange of the corpse of Kim Jong-nam for nine Malaysian nationals detained in Pyongyang. "We have obtained whatever we want from them", he s...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Bennett to Trump: Move Over This Embassy

Shapiro also warned that Trump's proposed cuts to foreign aid could damage relations with the Arab world, and promote instability in countries like Egypt and Jordan. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, wh...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Anti-Russian sanctions resulted in degradation of int'l relations, law - Putin

I expect that it will extend to other regions of the world, said Putin at the Arctic Territory Forum in Arjanguelsk. The Russian leader also said that he would be open to meeting Trump on the side lines of an...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law post-Brexit

By triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the Britain and European Union are expected to have a two-year process in which the terms of exit will be negotiated. European Council President Donald Tus...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

United Kingdom police make another arrest in parliamentary attack investigation

They are still trying to establish whether he had been "inspired by terrorist propaganda or if others have encouraged, supported or directed him". The official cautioned that much is still unknown about the c...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Impeached president questioned over corruption scandal

Geun-hye, 65, has been accused of colluding with her decades-long confidante Choi Soon-sil, who is now in custody, to receive tens of millions of USA dollars in bribes from Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee...More..

Trump Revokes Obama Executive Order Awarding Contracts to Companies With LGBT Policies
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Trump Revokes Obama Executive Order Awarding Contracts to Companies With LGBT Policies

Trump ". While Executive Order 13672-which bans federal contractors that make over $500,000 in government-funded profits from discriminating against LGBTQ employees-still stands, activists are concerned that ...More..

Malaysians held in North Korea return home
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Malaysians held in North Korea return home

This prompted a war of words where North Korea's ambassador Kang Chol accused Malaysia of colluding with "hostile forces", allegations which Kuala Lumpur dubbed as "delusions, lies and half-truths". The two l...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Israeli teen arrested in connection with threats to Jewish community centers

Israeli police say he was using masking technology to disguise the fact that he was making threatening calls to Jewish centers in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. Officials have also not confirmed if th...More..

Stripped of their powers, Venezuelan lawmakers charge Maduro with a 'coup'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Stripped of their powers, Venezuelan lawmakers charge Maduro with a 'coup'

The Venezuelan government's latest step toward autocracy drew criticism and reproach from other Latin American nations, led by Peru, which recalled its ambassador in a show of protest. In Caracas , national ...More..

Amber alert issued for two children from Haskell Texas
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Amber alert issued for two children from Haskell Texas

The suspects were last heard from in Haskell, TX. McGee and Wilson were at the Child Protective Services office for a supervised visit. McGee was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, and black Air ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Israel's ambassador breathes a sigh of relief

The findings also indicated that support for ending the Israeli occupation as part of a peace agreement was halved over the past 12 years from 6 percent in 2005 to just 36 percent in 2017. He referenced the lat...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Assad's fate 'to be decided by Syrian people,' says Tillerson

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was present at the meeting when the announcement was made.In an interview with Turkish television channel NTV, Yıldırım said the operation in Syria was a success and further ope...More..

Lights out at 9pm for ousted South Korean president
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Lights out at 9pm for ousted South Korean president

Ms Park is in the same detention centre as Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong, who is accused of bribing Choi in return for government backing of a 2015 merger that helped him consolidate control over South Korea's ...More..

Federal Judge approves $25m settlement in Trump University lawsuit
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Federal Judge approves $25m settlement in Trump University lawsuit

Two class-action suits were launched in California in 2010 by former students who claimed they had been deceived by false marketing, and a suit was brought by NY state attorney general Eric Schneiderman in 2013...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Turkey ends military 'Operation Euphrates Shield' in Syria

On Thursday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to visit Turkey. Seven months after Turkey launched what it called Operation Euphrates Shield to clear threats it saw to Turkey from Syrian territory, T...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Trump to target trade abuses with executive orders

Announcing the new executive orders, press secretary Sean Spicer said that Mr Trump had been elected to do "everything he can to support American workers" and to end unfair trade practices "once and for all...More..

Sean Whelan - Two years not enough for Brexit talks
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Sean Whelan - Two years not enough for Brexit talks

Nine months after Britons voted to leave, May notified EU Council President Donald Tusk through a hand-delivered letter that the United Kingdom is quitting the bloc under Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treat...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Was justice done in the Bridgegate scandal?

A third former Christie ally, Port Authority official David Wildstein, testified that he and Baroni had bragged to the governor about "tremendous" traffic while the lane closures were underway. But Wildstein, w...More..

Sacking triggers civil war in S.Africa's ruling ANC
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Sacking triggers civil war in S.Africa's ruling ANC

The sweeping cabinet changes were "not normal" and will further deepen the "serious public concern and unease" in the country, he said in the foundation's statement . But even allies of the ruling party had wa...More..