San Diegans fight to close the pay gap

It is held in April to symbolize how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. For this reason, the local YWCA is holding an equal pay event called "Y YOU Matter", and are urging Coastal Bend women to ask for t... More..

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EU legislators tell UK on Brexit: no parallel talks
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

EU legislators tell UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

The row broke out as MEPs laid down their red lines for Brexit negotiations, voting by a margin of 516 to 133 (50 abstentions) in favour of agreeing the terms of the divorce first before striking a new trade de...More..

US civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

In a new memo made public Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked for what amounts to a review of some two dozen agreements between the DOJ's Civil Rights Division and police departments across the cou...More..

French election candidates spar in TV debate
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

French election candidates spar in TV debate

The French economy has not recovered since the economic crisis of 2008, and Hollande's policy of imposing high tax rates has caused a capital flight to Britain, Belgium, and other low-tax countries rather than ...More..

Fire officials investigating military aircraft down
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Fire officials investigating military aircraft down

Homes in the area of the crash have been evacuated, and Prince Georges County Fire/EMS spokesman Mark Brady tweeted video from near the scene. The plane went down near Temple Hills Road and Woodelves Way in...More..

United Kingdom police hunt suspects over asylum-seeker attack
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

United Kingdom police hunt suspects over asylum-seeker attack

The 17-year-old Kurdish Iranian boy, named by media as Reker Ahmed, was set upon by a group of up to 30 people shortly before midnight on Friday as he waited at a bus stop with two friends near a pub in Croyd...More..

North Korea Fires Missile Into East China Sea: South Korea
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

North Korea Fires Missile Into East China Sea: South Korea

The US would tackle North Korea even without China's help, the president said . News of the telephone call between the USA and Chinese top envoys came soon after the publication of an interview with Mr T...More..

Malaysia releases Kim Jong Nam's body, citizens in N Korea return
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Malaysia releases Kim Jong Nam's body, citizens in N Korea return

Kim Jong-Nam, the elder half-brother of the North's young, unpredictable leader Kim Jong-Un, was killed at Kuala Lumpur's airport on Feburary 13 in a freakish assassination using VX nerve agent , a chemical ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in show of strength

When North Korea test-fired this missile in February, South Korean officials said it flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) before landing in worldwide waters. Pyongyang is barred under United Nations resolution...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Thousands Of Mourners Gather For Martin McGuinness' Funeral

During the ceremony Reverend David Latimer from First Derry Presbyterian Church spoke movingly of the friendship he had developed with the former deputy First Minister over the past decade. Ireland's president ...More..

Russia Says Syria Gas Incident Caused By Rebels' Own Chemical Arsenal
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Russia Says Syria Gas Incident Caused By Rebels' Own Chemical Arsenal

The WHO added that "the likelihood of exposure to a chemical attack is amplified by an apparent lack of external injuries reported in cases showing a rapid onset of similar symptoms, including acute respirato...More..

UN calls emergency meeting over Syrian gas attack
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

UN calls emergency meeting over Syrian gas attack

Many casualties were the result of asphyxiation, doctors said. This photo provided on Tuesday April 4, 2017, by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, that is consistent with independent ...More..

St Petersburg Attack: Russian Investigators Confirm Bomber as Akbarjon Djalilov
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

St Petersburg Attack: Russian Investigators Confirm Bomber as Akbarjon Djalilov

Russian investigators suspect a radical Islamist immigrant from Kyrgyzstan detonated the explosive in a St. Petersburg subway vehicle on Monday, killing 14 in the worst terrorist attack in a major Russian city ...More..

LIST: School closings/changes Wednesday due to severe weather threat
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

LIST: School closings/changes Wednesday due to severe weather threat

According to a release from the district's public information office, elementary students will be dismissed at 11:10 a.m., middle and high school students will be dismissed at 12 p.m. High Schools: 12:15 p.m. ...More..

Syria chemical attack: Russian Federation blames rebels
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria chemical attack: Russian Federation blames rebels

Washington, Paris and London have drawn up a draft U.N. Security Council statement condemning the attack and demanding an investigation. Trump said that "heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime are a ef...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Belgium Warns against Violence During Turkey Referendum Vote

US Secretary of State , Rex Tillerson , arrived in Ankara earlier today, marking the first official to the country by a US official in the Trump administration. Along with allied Syrian rebel groups, they al...More..

Gibraltar says Spanish navy patrol ship made illegal incursion into its waters
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Gibraltar says Spanish navy patrol ship made illegal incursion into its waters

While British officials restated a commitment to Gibraltar , former Conservative Party leader Lord Michael Howard noted that in 1982, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher sent troops to the Falkland Island...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Jewish American Lobby Opens Conference in Washington

President Trump has also repeatedly voiced his backing of Israel. Under President Donald Trump, the United States of America will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. That aid was committed by former Pre...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Egypt's El-Sisi visits Trump, vows to work with the US

He told Trump the United States would find Egypt at its side in "bringing about an effective strategy in the counterterrorism effort". Obama never invited the Egyptian leader to the White House and Egypt's go...More..

St Petersburg metro blast carried out by a Kyrgyz origin: Russian investigators
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

St Petersburg metro blast carried out by a Kyrgyz origin: Russian investigators

He said the suspect's parents were being questioned by Kyrgyz security officers in the city of Osh. Russia's health minister on Tuesday raised the death toll from 11 to 14 and said 49 people are still hospita...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

'Typhoid Mary of the Obama Administration': Sen. Tom Cotton Jabs Susan Rice

Rice also denied being the person who leaked the identity of Michael Flynn, Mr. Trump's former national security adviser: "I leaked nothing to nobody and never have and never would". To comport with the F...More..

Certainly, Russia was involved in U.S. presidential polls: Haley
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Certainly, Russia was involved in U.S. presidential polls: Haley

After quoting the President's interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, where he argued that the usa wasn't "so innocent", Raddatz sneered "So how does the US maintain its role as the moral conscience of the worl...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

White House woos GOP lawmakers with revised health care bill

The White House offer would also let states seek an exemption to the law's requirement that insurers must offer coverage to people with serious diseases. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) tweeted Monday night that the c...More..

Canadian Investors: What You Need to Know About the 2017 Federal Budget
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Canadian Investors: What You Need to Know About the 2017 Federal Budget

The Liberals are also eliminating the 15 per cent tax credit for commuters who buy a transit pass, a move that will save the government $150 million but will be a significant hit for lower income Canadians, sai...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Car bomb kills at least 7 at restaurant in Somalia's capital

A particularly deadly strike on a busy market left 39 people dead in February, while a twin auto bomb attack on a popular Mogadishu hotel left 28 dead in January. Mohamed Hussein, who blamed al-Shabab for the a...More..

Russia Blames Syria Gassing On Leak From Rebels' Chemical Cache
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Russia Blames Syria Gassing On Leak From Rebels' Chemical Cache

He recalled that the use of chemical weapons is prohibited and that "this worldwide norm must be fully respected and upheld". Russian news agency, Tass, quoting the Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman said a S...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Foreign minister holds meeting with focus on Mideast peace

The summit reaffirmed the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative that offered Israel normalization of relations if it hands back captured lands for the creation of a Palestinian state. However, it was quickly denied by the...More..

Police make new arrest after Westminster terror attack
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Police make new arrest after Westminster terror attack

Before he launched Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a known criminal who posed little serious threat. A European government sourc...More..

South Africa's Cosatu urges Zuma to step down
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

South Africa's Cosatu urges Zuma to step down

With Zuma scheduled to step down as party leader in December and as the nation's president in 2019, many ANC officials may believe it's not the time to remove him, said Daryl Glaser, a political science profess...More..

N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

The Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul confirmed that the missile was launched from Sinpo, South Hamgyong province, eastern North Korea, at 6.40 local time, Efe news reported. Pyongyang is barred under United Nat...More..

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

The launch came amid worries that the North might conduct banned nuclear or rocket tests ahead of the first summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week. The upcoming m...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

NCAA Shuns LGBTQ Groups, Restores NC as Destination for Championship Games

The NCAA says it's supporting the law that replaced HB2 last week, which will bring neutral-site championships back to North Carolina. At least four cities that banned government travel to North Carolina ov...More..

Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in Central Asia
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in Central Asia

Russian counter-terrorism officials may have been aware of a possible terrorist attack, but did not have enough information to prevent it, according to some reports . If it is confirmed that the metro bomb...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile Into Waters Near Japan

He told reporters in Tokyo on Wednesday that "Japan can not tolerate North Korea's repeated provocative actions". North Korea fired a ballistic missile Tuesday into waters off the peninsula, according to th...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

More needs to be done: UP farmers on loan waiver

Akhilesh said that the BJP had promised to completely waive off farmer loans but had instead betrayed the farmers in Uttar Pradesh. "These are not good signs", said Randhir Singh, a farmers' rights activist fro...More..