Venezuela leader backs Supreme Court gutting congress powers

On 29 March, the Supreme Court ruled that the opposition-controlled National Assembly was in contempt of court, and that as long as this situation persisted, the Court would exercise parliamentary powers directly. "The only thing this does is further... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Three million European Union migrants in United Kingdom 'should keep child benefits' - Brexit department

Merkel said leaders wanted to respond to people's concerns, about the economy, welfare, migration and defence with "a protective Europe" that offered assurances on their wellbeing.All 27 national leaders, alo...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

France's Le Pen Lacks Election Funds, Denies Russian Backing

After the meeting she said that one of her first actions if she wins will be to look at "swiftly" ending European Union sanctions imposed on Russian Federation over the Ukraine crisis. In 2014, her party recei...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Indian-origin South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies today

Kathrada, Mandela and several other African National Congress activists were sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964. He was moved to Pollsmoor prison in 1982 and was released from jail on October 15, 1989 at ...More..

U.S. intelligence committee is 'confused'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

U.S. intelligence committee is 'confused'

During his testimony, Comey also told the committee that Russian Federation wanted "to hurt our democracy, hurt her [Clinton], help him [Trump]". Back in January, The New York Times had reported a joint cou...More..

President Xi meets US Secretary of State
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

President Xi meets US Secretary of State

Mr Xi is reportedly set to meet his USA counterpart in Florida next month. But on Sunday, the United States said it was willing to work closely with China to convince North Korea to back away from its ballist...More..

North Korean missile launch fails, United States and South Korea say
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

North Korean missile launch fails, United States and South Korea say

Then earlier this month, North Korea launched four missiles, three of which landed within Japan's exclusive economic zone. The launch attempt was made near the city of Wonsan, on North Korea's east coast, the...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Missing person reported found

A federal judge missing for two days and found in last night in Dunmore is in fair condition this morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center, the hospital said. on Tuesday. He was found shortly after 6:30 p....More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Trump Signs Two New Executive Orders On Trade

President Donald Trump signed two executive orders Friday created to crack down on trade partners taking advantage of the U.S. "Nothing we're saying tonight is about China", Navarro added. runs a deficit with...More..

Callers reported a swerving pickup before deadly bus crash
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Callers reported a swerving pickup before deadly bus crash

Uvalde police Lt. Daniel Rodriguez says a man called about 12:02 p.m. Wednesday to report the swerving truck heading north on US 83 and to ask deputies to respond. "They weren't complaining. They were just sitt...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Adam Schiff Views Intel Docs Shown to Devin Nunes Last Week

He disclosed the existence of the intelligence reports on March 22, and in his public comments he has described his sources as whistle-blowers trying to expose wrongdoing at great risk to themselves. Spicer...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

I-85 lanes closed indefinitely in Atlanta, causing major traffic disruptions

An inferno erupting burning so long that an elevated section of the freeway collapsed. Atlanta woke up to a real mess this morning - A traffic mess on Interstate-85 that has already created delays as people...More..

Trump says North Korea dictator 'is acting very, very badly'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Trump says North Korea dictator 'is acting very, very badly'

North Korea said Sunday it successfully conducted a ground test of a new high-thrust engine at its Sohae Satellite Launching Station. Claiming the test to be successful, Kim Jong-un said it was a new birth of...More..

India seeks $2 bn funding from NDB, wants it 'nimble-footed'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

India seeks $2 bn funding from NDB, wants it 'nimble-footed'

Stating that the NDB - set up by the BRICS bloc two years ago - must be alive to the role envisioned for it by its founders, he said India has a huge unmet need for infrastructure investment, estimated at about...More..

Dalai Lama recalls flight to India ahead of northeast trip
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Dalai Lama recalls flight to India ahead of northeast trip

China views the Nobel Peace laureate Dalai Lama, who fled into exile in India after a failed uprising against Chinese rule in 1959, as a risky separatist. Dai Bingguo , a top retired Chinese diplomat has sugges...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

White House tells lawmakers in Russia probe: Come see intel yourselves

Why this matters: Nunes still insists he can oversee an independent investigation that covers the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, but that assertion is losing credibility by the day. During the briefing...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

China calls America selfish amid Trump attempt to revive coal

The plan was opposed by the coal-mining industry, which was concerned about losing market share to cleaner natural gas and renewable energy technologies. "Climate change is a challenge faced by all mankind". ...More..

ISIS warns Syrian dam at risk of collapse
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

ISIS warns Syrian dam at risk of collapse

The U.S. has provided substantial air and ground support to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, who are closing in on the IS capital Raqqa, 40 kilometers (25 miles) upstream from Tabqa Dam. "Shelling on t...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Spain PM urges democracy in Venezuela after court coup

In the global arena, the Pedro Pablo Kuzcynski government of Peru immediately withdrew its ambassador from Caracas in reaction to the ruling, while the governments of Colombia, Argentina and Mexico released sta...More..

Russian experts paint sinister picture of Russian meddling
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Russian experts paint sinister picture of Russian meddling

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees on receiving immunity from "unfair prosecution" in exchange for agreeing to be questioned as ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Wisconsin Badgers Eliminate NCAA Champions

Villanova is - was? - the reigning national champion. "We're going to ride them as far as they take us", he said . "Even when sometimes I haven't been shooting the ball well or have been off for a few nights...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

SKorean supporters of arrested ex-president protest in Seoul

She has denied most of the allegations against her. Choi is being held at the same detention center as Park, as is Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-Yong who was also arrested last month in connecti...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Company: Dakota Access Pipeline to Be Operating 'Sometime This Week'

The brief court filing late Monday from Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn't detail the attacks, but said they " pose threats to life, physical safety and the environment ". The vandalism comes as anoth...More..

North Korean Missile Explodes Seconds After Launch
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

North Korean Missile Explodes Seconds After Launch

South Korea's defense ministry came under fire on Thursday for its alleged failure to disclose information promptly on North Korea's latest missile launch which apparently ended in failure . China says the s...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

China says body of North Korean returned to North Korea

Interpol has issued a "red notice" for four North Koreans wanted in connection with the assassination. LIEUTENANT-COLONEL HASRIZAN KAMIS, the pilot who flew the group home. "We are still hoping the North Kore...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Britain targets legal certainty with plan to convert European Union law after Brexit

Further complicating things in the full withdrawal negotiations will be Gibraltar, the British overseas territory on the Mediterranean that Spain has wanted back since it ceded it more than three centuries ago....More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Merkel Vows to Fight for Re-Election Following German State Win

Two more regional elections in May - in the far northern state of Schleswig-Holstein and the populous western region of North Rhine-Westphalia - offer the Social Democrats the chance to regain the initiative. I...More..

Tesla updates Autopilot, Autosteer now works to 80 miles per hour in new cars
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Tesla updates Autopilot, Autosteer now works to 80 miles per hour in new cars

Though while the hardware is more advanced, it's taken Tesla's engineers a few months to slowly roll out the capabilities of the companion software. The 8.1 update launched only domestically today, and is exp...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Krauthammer: Trump Shouldn't 'Inject Himself' Into Flynn Immunity Talk on Twitter

The Trump administration has denied any such coordination. Schiff said committee leaders would be discussing the issue with their Senate counterparts and the Justice Department. There are three other people a...More..

Russian prosecutors to block social media pages calling for more protests
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Russian prosecutors to block social media pages calling for more protests

More than 1,000 protesters were arrested in Moscow , and some of them also have been sentenced to brief jail terms and fines. But acting State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said that the US govern...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

CBP Seeking Bids for Building Border Wall Prototypes

It is not clear whether Trump will stick to campaign pledges for a continuous wall on the 2,000-mile border, although Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has said he would be looking at a v...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

South Africans face uncertain future as Zuma "reshuffles" Gordham

Zuma announced 10 changes to the Cabinet and 10 more at deputy minister level. South African President Jacob Zuma sacked popular Indian-origin finance minister Pravin Gordhan in a midnight cabinet reshuffle ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Anti-Brexit protesters hit London streets

Prime Minister Theresa May has been adamant as she intends to take Britain out of the European Union following last year's referendum. Never miss a story again - sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

US House Intelligence chair suddenly cancels open hearing on 'Russia links'

The head of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee canceled a planned public hearing in its probe of allegations of Russian interference in the US presidential election, saying the panel needed...More..

Scottish leader softens stance on possible independence vote timing
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Scottish leader softens stance on possible independence vote timing

Closing the SNP's spring conference in Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon, the first minister was defiant and warned May that blocking an independence referendum would "shatter beyond repair" the union between S...More..