Oscar awards 2017: Unlike last one, diverse nominations this year

We certainly do not know which of the above Best Picture nominees will reign at this year's Academy Awards. "The Oscars are a fun betting event where you can sit there and watch the entire four-hour show filled with small betting possibilities". More..

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Nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong Nam

It is possible that Kim Jong-un now sees Kim Han-sol as the potential heir to his father's claim to the leadership of the North Korean people. US and South Korean officials believe Mr Kim was killed by agents...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Three killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian village

In a statement to AFP, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said it was "very concerned" after 517 Nigerians were expelled, including 313 who had requested asylum. According to the Office for the Coordination ...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Cruz predicts another Supreme Court vacancy this year

And he predicted there may be another vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court within months, but did not elaborate. During a conversation at the Conservative Political Action Conference ( CPAC ), Cruz said that the...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Schumer: GOP Lawmakers Have 'Real Problems' With Trump, Will 'Break' Away

Such a strategy would also lay the groundwork for the upcoming electoral battles nationally in 2018 and 2020, putting flesh on what the Democratic Party and progressives would be offering to the American people...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Hundreds pack fiery town hall meeting with Congressman Dave Brat

He scored a stunning GOP primary upset in 2014 by defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, propelling him to national attention. "What a coward!" said Katherine Haque-Hausrath, a protest organizer who de...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Mugabe says not concerned anymore about death prophesies, defends wife

The 2000 parliamentary election in Zimbabwe was dogged by allegations of voting fraud, violence and intimidation at the hands of supporters of the Zanu-PF party. Mugabe may well hope that Trump will reconsider ...More..

United States should expand nuclear arsenal - Trump to Reuters
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

United States should expand nuclear arsenal - Trump to Reuters

Trump said in the interview he would like to see a world with no nuclear weapons but expressed concern that the United States has "fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity". "We're going to start making good ...More..

Tillerson in Mexico to 'soothe tensions'
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Tillerson in Mexico to 'soothe tensions'

The talks in the Mexican capital followed the cancellation of a planned visit by Pena Nieto to the White House, after Trump followed through on his pledge to order the construction of a border wall along the ...More..

Top Trump Cabinet Officials Visit Mexico Amid Fury Over Deportation Plans
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Top Trump Cabinet Officials Visit Mexico Amid Fury Over Deportation Plans

By today, U.S. officials are required to finish calculating all the money that their country provides to Mexico - a task that Mr Trump first demanded in the executive order he signed last month directing th...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Senator John McCain Makes Secret Trip to Syria

Sen. John McCain made an unannounced trip to northern Syria last week to meet with US forces stationed there, his office announced on Wednesday. McCain is believed to be the first USA lawmaker to travel to th...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Concerned about the severe weather Friday

Download the Storm Shield Weather Radio App for your iPhone or Android device and get severe weather alerts wherever you are. Damaging winds are the main severe weather threat, though an isolated tornado ca...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

USA white supremacist David Duke praises France's Le Pen

The Harris Interactive poll showed similar results. The BVA-Salesforce poll published Thursday gave Le Pen on 27 per cent of the vote in the first round of the election, due to take place on 23 April, up 2.5 ...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Device Found Outside PSNI Officer's Home In L'Derry

It is believed the bomb had been planted on the vehicle of the police officer, but had fallen off as he drove from home this morning. The finger of blame will again point at dissident republicans opposed to t...More..

Mexico Ready to Defend Immigrants Amid New US Measures
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Mexico Ready to Defend Immigrants Amid New US Measures

America's top diplomat and top US counterterrorism official headed to Mexico Thursday for what could only be described as an awkward visit. Jonathan Montag, a San Diego-based immigration lawyer who has written ...More..

Sheriff on Trump's immigration guidelines
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Sheriff on Trump's immigration guidelines

Kelly then admitted it would take some time to hire that many new border patrol officers and said he doesn't believe, "we're going to get 10,000 and 5,000 on board within the next couple of years". The Ho...More..

US, Mexico square off on immigration as top officials meet
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

US, Mexico square off on immigration as top officials meet

On Tuesday, the USA changed immigration enforcement policies that could subject millions of people living in the US illegally - including many Mexicans- to deportation . "I want to make clear, in the most emph...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Former student charged with killing Tara Grinstead

GBI special agent in charge of the Perry investigative office, J.T. Ricketson, said he could not provide additional details until the news conference. He said Duke was arrested Wednesday and is now in the Irwin...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Woolacombe Beach knocked off the top spot in best beaches awards

The only south Devon beach in the 2016 Trip Advisor Top 25 was Goodrington at Paignton. TripAdvisor ranked the Sarasota County shoreline No. 1 in the USA and No. Luskentyre beach: Miles of white sand surround...More..

Officer, chief charged in Florida fatal shooting of ex-Rosemount school librarian
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Officer, chief charged in Florida fatal shooting of ex-Rosemount school librarian

Russell announced his office is charging Punta Gorda Police Officer Lee Coel with one count of manslaughter with a firearm, which is a first degree felony. The retired Rosemount, Minn., librarian was taken to a...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Netanyahu visit: hundreds protest in Sydney over visit by Israeli PM

The two-state solution has always been the bedrock of the worldwide community's policy for a settlement between Israel and the Palestinians but Trump's apparent loosening of that main tenet, at a joint news con...More..

Trump tamps down on illegal immigrants
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Trump tamps down on illegal immigrants

ICE and other law enforcement officers can not enter private residences or non-public areas of a business without a warrant, officials have said. Gov. In fact, we may be even more divided over the issue than ...More..

Suspect in Fatal Bar Shooting Arrested in Clinton, MO
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Suspect in Fatal Bar Shooting Arrested in Clinton, MO

One person was listed in critical condition. "Garmin will have grievance counselors on-site and available for its associates today and tomorrow". Bar employees say no one on their staff was wounded. Witnesses s...More..

Two-thirds of Americans anxious Trump will lead nation into major war
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Two-thirds of Americans anxious Trump will lead nation into major war

Donald Trump's approval ratings have nosedived in SC - a state in which the Republican President won with a 14 percentage point margin over Hillary Clinton in the election three months ago. But for conservati...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Poll shows surge in Putin's favorable ratings among Americans

Almost three-quarters of people, 72 percent, however, view Putin unfavorably, Gallup found. The number of independent voters positive about Putin rose 11 percent, to 23 percent. Again, much more Republicans a...More..

Research Report for: Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARGS)
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Research Report for: Argos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARGS)

JMP Securities Maintains the stock to Market Outperform on 3/09/16 by stationing a price target of $12. Sanders Morris Harris Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Argos Therapeutics by 109.9% in the third quar...More..

Trump Immigration Order Will Start A War? Mexico Won't Accept Deported Immigrants
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Trump Immigration Order Will Start A War? Mexico Won't Accept Deported Immigrants

Videgaray added a cryptic but pointed warning that Mexico wouldn't hesitate to challenge the USA move at the United Nations or other global venues. The senator noted that the number of undocumented Mexican immi...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Iraqi forces free Mosul airport from IS militants

The troops have gained ground rapidly in outlying areas south of the city, Iraq's second largest, since launching a new phase of a four-month offensive to terminate Islamic State's territorial holdings in the c...More..

Kansas Makes Moves To Expand Medicaid Amid Obamacare Repeal
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Kansas Makes Moves To Expand Medicaid Amid Obamacare Repeal

The bill would have expanded Medicaid to non-elderly adults earning up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level. Concannon, who serves as vice chair of the health committee, said the state shouldn't expect...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

ACTU: Penalty rate cuts will create 'a new class of working poor'

It will also reduce Sunday penalty rates in the hospitality industry from 175 per cent to 150 per cent for permanent staff only; reduce Sunday penalty rates in the fast food industry from 150 per cent t...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Landlord accused of killing tenant

Khan, 44, founded a Parkchester-based real estate brokerage, Zakir Khan Realty Group , in 2002 but recently had to close the office after struggling financially. Khan is a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, who has...More..

Mugabe warns party against canvassing for Zimbabwe positions
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Mugabe warns party against canvassing for Zimbabwe positions

The land reform programme, indigenisation and economic empowerment, Presidential Inputs Support Scheme and Command Agriculture are some of the examples of President Mugabe's commitment to the empowerment of t...More..

Tiger knocks drone out of the sky in China
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Tiger knocks drone out of the sky in China

The drone led the tigers through the snow until one managed to land a massive paw on the device and swat it to the ground. The playful tigers then ganged up and used their paws and mouths to play with the unu...More..

USA tourists, pilot killed in Australian light plane crash
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

USA tourists, pilot killed in Australian light plane crash

The Australian pilot was flying four American tourists to a golfing holiday when their plane crashed into a shopping centre shortly after takeoff, killing all on board. There were no fatalities other than thos...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Iraq forces advance on airport west of Daesh-held Mosul

After the collection of Iraqi forces reach Mosul city proper, the ICTS will take over the more unsafe, street-by-street battle for Mosul. " The Rapid Response Forces and federal police are fully in control of...More..