Trump to Propose 30% Cut to State Dept., USAID

We now have an America first president. And it shouldn't surprise anybody that we have an America first budget. In the FY 2016 budget proposal , Obama's White House cited that the program was expected to serve 8.5 million mothers and young children ... More..

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Donald Trump hits back at criticism of White House's GCHQ spying claims

A White House official confirmed that Darroch and the prime minister's national security adviser, Mark Lyall Grant, expressed concerns to both Spicer and Trump's national security adviser, Lt. National Security...More..

Military action against North Korea 'an option': Tillerson
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Military action against North Korea 'an option': Tillerson

Speaking in Tokyo at the start of a trip to Asia focused on the threat from North Korea, Tillerson defended the cuts as a necessary correction to a "historically high" budget that had grown to address conflic...More..

'He Ram': Politicians React to Yogi Adityanath Being Named UP CM
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

'He Ram': Politicians React to Yogi Adityanath Being Named UP CM

As of now, Sinha, who represents Ghazipur in the Lok Sabha, is among the frontrunners in the race for the CM's chair in the country's most populous state. Adityanath established himself as a firebrand Hindutva ...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

DOJ report does not confirm Trump's wiretap claim

I didn't make an opinion on it - that was a statement made by a very talented lawyer on Fox, and... "I'd like to see the president come out there and talk about what he knows, not what he's read in the paper"...More..

Defector: North Korea's next nuclear test could lead to collapse
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Defector: North Korea's next nuclear test could lead to collapse

Visiting the headquarters of an army unit early this month, the North's leader Kim Jong-Un praised his troops for their "vigilance against the US and South Korean enemy forces that are making frantic efforts fo...More..

Legendary rock and roll musician Chuck Berry dead at age 90
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Legendary rock and roll musician Chuck Berry dead at age 90

Goode " - but it's " You Never Can Tell " with which TV viewers are probably most familiar. He was also among the first musicians to be inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, earned a Grammy Lifetime Achi...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

EU lost diplomatic leverage over Turkey — Former EU official

He suggested that Europe is moving toward the days just before World War II, private NTV reported. The referendum could see Turkey's parliamentary system replaced with an executive presidency using constitu...More..

GOP Congressman: Trump Should Apologize To Obama Over Wiretapping Claims
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

GOP Congressman: Trump Should Apologize To Obama Over Wiretapping Claims

Fox News, which has become markedly pro-Trump in its coverage, quickly broke with the president and said it had "no evidence of any kind" that he'd been wiretapped. Mr Spicer tried to turn the tables on those...More..

Trump Change Means Student Loan Defaulters Face Big Fees
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Trump Change Means Student Loan Defaulters Face Big Fees

The action does not affect any borrowers whose loans are held by the Education Department, according to the department. Could Navient's low sign-up rate for student loan repayment plans have led to more bor...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Area JC Penney stores are spared in latest round of closures

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has announced it is implementing a plan to optimize its national retail operations as part of the Company's successful return to profitability. The company earlier said that it would...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

President Trump Prods Germany Over NATO, but Touts Merkel Meeting

At a joint news conference , Trump said some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries owe "vast sums" in dues, which is "very unfair to the United States". The meeting, between two leaders who have not a...More..

Bournemouth 2 Swansea City 0: Afobe seals big step towards safety
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Bournemouth 2 Swansea City 0: Afobe seals big step towards safety

The first real chance fell to Ryan Frasier , who ran at the Swansea defence, beat Tom Carroll before shooting from 20 yards but the low drive is just off target. Hull are easily the biggest threat to our po...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

United Kingdom raps White House over 'ridiculous' Trump spy claims

The White House has assured the UK Government it will not repeat allegations that GCHQ spied on Donald Trump, in a bid to avoid a major diplomatic row. "It belies a complete lack of understanding of how the rel...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson: Military action against North Korea an 'option'

Tillerson acknowledged this concern Friday, but said that China should instead focus its attention on "the threat that makes that necessary, that being the escalating threat from North Korea". Beijing shares ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

White House Apologizes To Britain Over Wiretapping Claims

Asked about it at the press conference, Trump said , "All we did was quote a certain very talented legal mind who was the one responsible for saying that on television". listened in on Mrs Merkel's phone calls...More..

Hindu firebrand Yogi Adityanath picked as Uttar Pradesh chief minister
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Hindu firebrand Yogi Adityanath picked as Uttar Pradesh chief minister

The goof-up came at a time when lakhs of Internet users are reading the Wikipedia pages of BJP leaders to guess the next CM of UP. He is also a member of the Lok Sabha representing Ghazipur. They also held a pr...More..

Goof-up: Yogi Adityanath, Keshav Prasad Maurya both are UP CM, says Wiki
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Goof-up: Yogi Adityanath, Keshav Prasad Maurya both are UP CM, says Wiki

Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party could manage to get only 19 seats in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Union Minister of Telecommunication, Manoj Sinha seems to be the strongest candidate for the Chief...More..

Homeless man's incredible hipster makeover
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Homeless man's incredible hipster makeover

The video shows Antonio receiving a hair cut, beard trim and colour and the results are pretty incredible. A video of the man's transformation was posted on La Salvajeria's Salon's Facebook, marking its thi...More..

Trump shuns shaking Merkel's hand during Oval Office encounter
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Trump shuns shaking Merkel's hand during Oval Office encounter

Merkel, who has since tightened Germany's immigration stance, faces re-election September 24. The comment reflected the tension that permeated the joint press conference. "Two per cent of annual GDP is what N...More..

White House denies apologising to British government over spying claims
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

White House denies apologising to British government over spying claims

But, on Thursday, Spicer hit a new low - delivering a combative, angry and largely fact-free defense of his boss's allegation-without-evidence that then President Obama had ordered the wire-tapping of Trump Tow...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

British Intelligence Agency Denies Claim About Wiretapping Trump

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said in a statement on Thursday they saw "no indications" of surveillance at Trump Tower in NY as the president claimed in Twitter ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Statement on President's FY2018 Budget and House Education and Workforce Committee Plan

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES A new report looks at why fewer New Yorkers are pursuing a high school equivalency diploma. And it's not pretty. A bipartisan crew of lawmakers sent Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ...More..

Spanish Prime Minister Calls on Basque Terrorist Group ETA to Dissolve
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Spanish Prime Minister Calls on Basque Terrorist Group ETA to Dissolve

Urkullu said his government had been informed of the possible disarmament, and said he hoped it would be "definitive, unilateral, irrevocable, complete and legal". Arnaldo Otegi , leader of far-left Basque pro-...More..

State Department spokesman flails in defending press corps stiff-arm
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

State Department spokesman flails in defending press corps stiff-arm

Erin McPike of Independent Journal Review is in Asia with the secretary of state. The travel offer came from the State Department, and "after editorial consultation, McPike accepted the seat", he said . Un...More..

Twin explosions near Agra station, no casualties reported
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Twin explosions near Agra station, no casualties reported

Reports came on Friday night claiming that a derailment bid near Agra had been foiled late after locals discovered rocks kept on tracks, apparently meant to cause a rail accident. Director General of Police Mah...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Donald Trump denies White House was pushing 'ridiculous' GCHQ wiretap claim

In a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , the US President was asked whether he regretted tweeting the claim that the Obama administration had wiretapped Trump Towers during the elect...More..

BJP Undecided On Rajnath Singh For UP Chief Minister, Decision On Saturday
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

BJP Undecided On Rajnath Singh For UP Chief Minister, Decision On Saturday

The ceremony is likely to be a grand affair with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah attending the event. Central observers - Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and national general secretar...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

GCHQ dismisses Trump Tower wiretapping claims as nonsense

A spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said Friday that the White House had backed off the allegation. "They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored", a spokesperson for the British li...More..

Tusk says Turkey is 'detached from reality' in row with Dutch
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tusk says Turkey is 'detached from reality' in row with Dutch

A crowd of protesters waving Turkish flags was dispersed with police dogs, batons and water cannons. This sets a risky precedent in a Europe where the far-right is on the march, and where minorities are experie...More..

Kevin O'Leary Says Conservative Leadership Race Is Being 'Rigged'
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Kevin O'Leary Says Conservative Leadership Race Is Being 'Rigged'

Bernier told The Post that O'Leary's "desperate" . "What we've heard from some people that approached our campaign and some people who have noticed this in person is there's been a series of prepaid credit...More..

Tillerson delivers stark warning to North Korea of possible military response
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson delivers stark warning to North Korea of possible military response

There is no chance that North Korea will eliminate its nuclear program as a precondition to negotiations. I'm pleased to be here this afternoon in Beijing to discuss the way forward in forging a constructive ...More..

Syria: Hundreds leave Waer district in Homs
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Syria: Hundreds leave Waer district in Homs

Buses began transporting people out of the Al-Wair district on March 18. Al-Waer is the only neighborhood still under opposition-control in Homs after regime troops took over the city in 2014. Syrian state te...More..

Man in Tennessee fatally shot by police as he streamed encounter online
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Man in Tennessee fatally shot by police as he streamed encounter online

Hess was airlifted to a hospital and later died. Hess was in Tennessee visiting his mother, who lives in the Memphis area, Provost said. Rodney James Hess, 36, parked his sport-utility vehicle on a highway ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Wiretap claim: U.S. says sorry to UK

A report from the New York Times tonight says that one of the sources Fox's Judge Andrew Napolitano cited for his claim about GCHQ surveillance of Trump that sparked a national incident this week came f...More..