Trump threatens to revoke journalists' press credentials

Trump ultimately tore up his media blacklist. He has also mused about changing libel laws to make it easier to sue reporters (though he has no such authority) and blames reporters for his low approval ratings. She referred reporters to Trump's o... More..

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Google and Facebook ban ads linked to Ireland's abortion referendum
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Google and Facebook ban ads linked to Ireland's abortion referendum

Concerns had been raised about the unregulated nature of online advertising and how people can be targeted in the context of the upcoming vote. Elsewhere, most of the country's biggest media publishers ap...More..

Kenya: 5 Killed, Families Displaced as Patel Dam Bursts Its Banks
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Kenya: 5 Killed, Families Displaced as Patel Dam Bursts Its Banks

He said the incident occurred on Wednesday evening, causing extensive damage to homes, schools and businesses. The Patel dam is one of three reservoirs owned by a large-scale farmer in the area. However, the ...More..

NASA Con Men Wearing Space Suits In India Paraded Around By Police
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

NASA Con Men Wearing Space Suits In India Paraded Around By Police

They told the businessmen that he would be able to make a profit by selling the item to the space agency. The pair allegedly convinced the victim to buy a copper plate for $213,156, claiming it had "special p...More..

One of California's top high schools is in Fresno, latest ranking shows
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

One of California's top high schools is in Fresno, latest ranking shows

In addition to its top spot for the state, Maeser ranked as No. 698 among the nation's public schools. "This recognition is validation of the hard work and dedication demonstrated by our stakeholders on a d...More..

North Korea says denuclearization pledge not result of US-led sanctions
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

North Korea says denuclearization pledge not result of US-led sanctions

Trump told reporters that there would be an announcement soon. Bolton met his South Korean counterpart Chung Eui-yong in Washington late last week to discuss plans for both locations, according to local ...More..

China vice premier to visit USA for more trade talks
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

China vice premier to visit USA for more trade talks

The row has fuelled worries about a trade war between the economic superpowers that has the potential to hammer the global economy. China's April imports jumped 21.5%and its exports grew 12.9% against the pri...More..

Armenia Parliament Voted Pashinyan as PM
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Armenia Parliament Voted Pashinyan as PM

Many Armenians saw that as a cynical ploy by Sarskyan to extend his hold on power. Pashinyan had lost the original vote on May 1 due to initial opposition from the dominant Republican Party. The opposition le...More..

Korea's Kim, China's Xi hold 2nd summit ahead of Trump summit
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Korea's Kim, China's Xi hold 2nd summit ahead of Trump summit

Ramped-up security in the northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian since Monday has sparked speculation about a visit by a high-ranking North Korean official, with Kyodo News confirming airport operations r...More..

Sessions says border crossers will face prosecution
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Sessions says border crossers will face prosecution

The extreme family-separation measure, which had been reported to be under consideration in March, marks a dramatic shift from current policy, in which authorities generally try to keep detained families togeth...More..

Hawaii Volcano Insurance: Is There Such a Thing?
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Hawaii Volcano Insurance: Is There Such a Thing?

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has destroyed 26 homes since it began spewing lava hundreds of feet into the air last week, and residents who evacuated don't know how long they might be displaced. It's often exp...More..

Role of Meghan Markle's parents in wedding
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Role of Meghan Markle's parents in wedding

Meanwhile, Ms Markle will not have a maid of honour and all of her bridesmaids and pageboys will be children. However, although Prince Charles and his siblings aren't keen on Ferguson, it's believed Har...More..

White House confirms Trump to skip Jerusalem embassy opening
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

White House confirms Trump to skip Jerusalem embassy opening

In preparation, workers began installing road signs pointing to the embassy in the city Trump has recognized as Israel's capital. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was not on the list. View of the US Consulate i...More..

Michael Avenatti: Rudy Giuliani statements 'an absolute unmitigated disaster'
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Michael Avenatti: Rudy Giuliani statements 'an absolute unmitigated disaster'

So according to Rudy Giuliani who, I don't know if it was in the minutes before that or the minutes after that, admitted that the guy he's representing committed a crime, believes that people in this country ...More..

Afghanistan: 12 killed in blast inside mosque in Khost
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Afghanistan: 12 killed in blast inside mosque in Khost

In New Delhi , Indian foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said: "We are aware of the abduction of Indian nationals from Baghlan province in Afghanistan ". Abdul Hanan Zadran, deputy chief for the police ...More..

United States scolds China over 'Orwellian' airline demands
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

United States scolds China over 'Orwellian' airline demands

The notice demanded that carriers change how Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao are identified on their websites and in their promotional material so that the references fall in line with the Communist Party's standar...More..

Cambridge Analytica ordered to hand over data on USA voter
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Cambridge Analytica ordered to hand over data on USA voter

The Friday order by ICO contradicts this position and orders SCL Elections to provide Carroll with a description of his personal data, as well as the purposes the data was processed for and the source of the da...More..

John McCain Accuses Donald Trump
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

John McCain Accuses Donald Trump

But Arizona's senior senator actually received a call from a person who was the least bit disappointed: President Obama. McCain is recovering at his home near Sedona after undergoing intestinal surgery...More..

Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal injured in gun attack
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal injured in gun attack

On Sunday, Ahsan Iqbal suffered a bullet wound in his right shoulder in a firing incident in a corner meeting at Kanjroor in Narowal . Iqbal's son, Ahmad, told Geo News his father was conscious and out ...More..

Giuliani not ruling out chance of Trump taking the Fifth
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

Giuliani not ruling out chance of Trump taking the Fifth

The comment from Giuliani , the former NY mayor who recently joined Trump's legal team , comes amid an ongoing furor over a string of assertions he has made regarding the 2016 payment to Stormy Daniels , why...More..

Gazans Converge on Gaza Strip for Sixth Friday in a Row
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Gazans Converge on Gaza Strip for Sixth Friday in a Row

Palestinian protesters try to pull down the fence of the border after they burn tires during a protest at Gaza's border with Israel. Among the victims - 58 adolescents and 29 women. The AP - which is hardly ...More..

During a firefight in IN killed by a policeman
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

During a firefight in IN killed by a policeman

Adamson says a suspect in that homicide opened fire and shot one of the officers, who later died. Officer Pitts was a 16 year veteran with the Terre Haute Police Dept. The suspect was injured and medics on th...More..

Planning a fiesta for Cinco de Mayo?
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Planning a fiesta for Cinco de Mayo?

The Host of Food & Drink Podcast on CTbites.com Ken Tuccio and the Owner of Don Carmelo's Mexican Grill, Luis Solis, tell us all about Norwalk's Cinco de Mayo Block Party on Saturday, May 5th at the Don Carme...More..

Iowa Governor Signs Six-Week Abortion Ban Legislation
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Iowa Governor Signs Six-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

Getting the bill passed wasn't easy. Referred to as the " fetal heartbeat " abortion ban, the House passed the bill 51-46 on Tuesday and the Senate approved it 29-17 on Wednesday. Today, 10 of the 11 judg...More..

Judge Accuses Mueller's Team of 'Lying', Casts Doubt on Case Against Manafort
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Judge Accuses Mueller's Team of 'Lying', Casts Doubt on Case Against Manafort

A federal judge in Paul Manafort's financial case challenged prosecutors Friday, questioning if the indictment's aim is to help Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Manafort's lawyers have tried to have the char...More..

North Korea returns to Korean Standard Time
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

North Korea returns to Korean Standard Time

North Korea has offered to close its nuclear test site this month-and invited United States experts to verify the move. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised to sync his country's time zone with the South'...More..

As governor approves raises, Arizona teacher strike ends
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

As governor approves raises, Arizona teacher strike ends

They stood together with their right hands over their hearts and sang "America the attractive". Teachers in Arizona plan to end their historic statewide strike as early as Thursday. Like other states that...More..

USA warns China of consequences of militarisation in South China Sea
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

USA warns China of consequences of militarisation in South China Sea

On Wednesday, US news network CNBC reported that China had installed the missile systems on three outposts in the South China Sea. China has the right to conduct peaceful construction activities on the Na...More..

US, Iran talk tough over fate of nuclear deal
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

US, Iran talk tough over fate of nuclear deal

As Iran's economy tanks, Rouhani faces growing criticism from opponents who never supported his efforts at détente with the West. The poll, taken by the Geocartigraphia organization in advance of the upcomi...More..

Body Cam Footage Shows Police Enter Las Vegas Killer Stephen Paddock's Suite
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Body Cam Footage Shows Police Enter Las Vegas Killer Stephen Paddock's Suite

Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have said Paddock killed 58 people and injured hundreds more before killing himself as authorities closed in. A preliminary report released in January said Paddo...More..

Trump postpones United Kingdom tariffs over trade war fears
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Trump postpones United Kingdom tariffs over trade war fears

Germany also said it still expects a permanent exemption . Brazil has argued that 80 percent of its steel exports to the United States are semifinished products used in the steel industry and therefore do...More..

Customs union dead in the water after BREXIT meeting
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Customs union dead in the water after BREXIT meeting

But if Theresa May makes it to October with no agreement in place, that would pose even broader questions for the Brexit process following a vote in the British parliament on Tuesday. The so-called custom...More..

Congress playing communal card in Karnataka: RS Prasad
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Congress playing communal card in Karnataka: RS Prasad

Karnataka is headed for a close contest between the BJP and the Congress with the former largely depending on Modi's popularity to regain power in the state after a gap of five years. "It is about the securit...More..

Dominican Republic cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Dominican Republic cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China

In a statement made after the decision, the Dominican Republic said it "recognises that there is only one China in the world, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of the Chinese territory ". The move reduces t...More..

Severe weather awareness week: Severe Thunderstorms
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Severe weather awareness week: Severe Thunderstorms

Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are all in play with any storms that develop. The pattern change will bring several days of potentially significant severe weather in the central U.S. Temperatures ar...More..

Burning Skyscraper Collapsed in Sao Paulo
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Burning Skyscraper Collapsed in Sao Paulo

A rescue worker along with a sniffer dog searches for victims on a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 1, 2018. "Happily the majority got out", he said, adding that residents believed the fi...More..

In addition to not chose the Prime Minister of Armenia
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

In addition to not chose the Prime Minister of Armenia

Shortly before the vote, a leader of the Republican Party, which is allied to Sarksyan and has the majority in parliament, said it would not back Pashinyan because he did not have the qualities required to be a...More..

Armenia opposition leader in crunch talks ahead of PM vote
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Armenia opposition leader in crunch talks ahead of PM vote

It is expected that the national Assembly of Armenia will vote for a new Prime Minister on may 1, Pashinyan will declare new parliamentary elections, which according to the Armenian Constitution could be ...More..

Amazon expanding Boston tech hub, hiring on 2000 workers
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Amazon expanding Boston tech hub, hiring on 2000 workers

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh called the expansion "great news" for the city. Since 2011, Amazon has invested more than $400 million in the city, adding corporate offices and fulfilment centers. To date, more than 1...More..

Walmart to sell its United Kingdom arm ASDA to British rival Sainsbury
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Walmart to sell its United Kingdom arm ASDA to British rival Sainsbury

It combines the No. 2 and No. 3 supermarket chains, with a total 31.4 per cent share of the market that would put it ahead of the current leader, Tesco , according to data from Kantar Worldpanel. Charles Newso...More..

Ty Herndon Performs at White House Correspondents' Dinner
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Ty Herndon Performs at White House Correspondents' Dinner

While she expressed surprise at how much controversy her performance generated, Wolf was disappointed by it because "I didn't want to cater to the room". Wolf told Gross that "having the ability to laugh a...More..

Mueller has list of questions for Trump
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Mueller has list of questions for Trump

Should Trump meet with Mueller, he could expect to explain why he dined with Comey on January 27, 2017, and what was said, although the fired G-man has already shared his version of events in unclassified memos...More..

S. Korean president calls for rapid ratification of Panmunjom Declaration in parliament
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

S. Korean president calls for rapid ratification of Panmunjom Declaration in parliament

But as usual, the president left open the possibility of pulling the plug on talks, saying: "If it's not a success, I will respectfully leave". President Donald Trump appeared to solicit advice on Twitter as ...More..

Stormy Daniels sues President Trump for defamation over 'con job' tweet
by | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Stormy Daniels sues President Trump for defamation over 'con job' tweet

Daniels, who filed her latest suit in federal court in NY, claims Trump defamed her through a post on his Twitter page that belittled her allegation that a man threatened her in Las Vegas in 2011, telling h...More..

Sainsbury's and Asda in talks about shock £10bn grocery merger
by | Monday, April 30, 2018

Sainsbury's and Asda in talks about shock £10bn grocery merger

But fears were raised yesterday over consumer choice and the impact it may have on jobs. A further announcement will be made on Monday 30 April, it said. One source close to Wal-Mart said the merger would all...More..

Red Fort Gets Privatised By Dalmia Group: Corporates Start Adopting Indian Monuments
by | Monday, April 30, 2018

Red Fort Gets Privatised By Dalmia Group: Corporates Start Adopting Indian Monuments

As a part of responsible tourism, "Monument Mitra" will spend CSR funds and will be granted "limited visibility" at the monument and on the ministry's Incredible India website. This includes basic and advanced ...More..

Trump wants Tester to quit over VA nominee role
by | Monday, April 30, 2018

Trump wants Tester to quit over VA nominee role

For the sake of brevity, I will leave you with Tom Nichols' explanation of the issue and why Tester's description of it was so disingenuous. And again on Friday, during a press conference with German Chancell...More..

Crude oil futures up 0.42% on global cues
by | Sunday, April 29, 2018

Crude oil futures up 0.42% on global cues

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts . Soaring US output has made WTI crude about $6 a barrel cheaper than Brent and drawn exports to record highs. West Texas Intermediate crude for June delivery rose 14 cents to ...More..

Saudi Arabia was intercepted 4 rockets from Yemen
by | Sunday, April 29, 2018

Saudi Arabia was intercepted 4 rockets from Yemen

There was no confirmation from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels. The war has its roots in the Houthi takeover of Sanaa in late 2014, which forced the Saudi-backed government of President Abed Ra...More..

French President Emmanuel Macron rocks US Congress with speech
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron rocks US Congress with speech

Not now not in five years, not in 10 years, never", he told lawmakers. He has said more recently that he will refuse to sign the next round of waivers on May 12 unless the agreement is amended to take a tough...More..