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Trump urges GOP to vote on his immigration plan

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The speech was short on details of his policy proposals. Trump urged lawmakers to work toward bipartisan compromises, but pushed a hard line on immigration , insisting on a border wall and other concessions from Democrats as part of any deal to protect the Dreamers. Read More »

Mbete: Sona 2018 postponed, no new date set

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The 75-year-old faces the likely prospect of prosecution over corruption which had blemished his two terms in office and the ANC under the new leadership of Deputy President Ramaphosa is keen to distance itself from such allegations a year before South Africa heads to the polls. Read More »

Union Budget 2018: 10.5% hike for MHA, gets Rs 92000 crore

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Khelo India has been the main gainer by getting additional Rs 170 crore in the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget proposal presented on Thursday. The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), which is engaged in anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir, the Northeast, and often deployed in internal security duties, has been allocated Rs 20,268 crore for 2018-19, in comparison to Rs 18,720.08 crore given in 2017-18. Read More »

Opposition boycotts RS over differences with Chairman

I would like to reiterate that it would be my commitment to allow any issue to be raised by any member as per the rules. They reportedly protested against the adjournment of the House straight till 2pm, minutes after it had assembled at 11am, thereby doing away with the Zero Hour and the entire Question Hour when issues of public importance are raised. Read More »

US consumer protection official puts Equifax probe on ice

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They allege CFPB head Mick Mulvaney , Trump's former budget chief, has not been performing his full duties as head of the CFPB. There was speculation that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would crack down on credit agencies and require better data handling. Read More »

North Korea says U.S. will make FIRST STRIKE in nuclear apocalypse warning

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A new U.S. nuclear policy review outlined last week "reaffirms that North Korea's illicit nuclear program must be completely, verifiably, and irreversibly eliminated, resulting in a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons", he said. Despite an global outcry and crippling sanctions, Pyongyang has refused to scale back its nuclear ambitions. "While we must always be ready to respond with decisive action to a North Korean provocation, it would be extremely irresponsible to instigate military ... Read More »

Pence on Possibility of Meeting With N. Korea: 'We'll See What Happens'

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Washington has previously said it won't seek to initiate contact with North Koreans attending the South Korean games, but it does want talks with Kim Jong-Un in an effort to get him to abandon his nuclear program. Otto Warmbier died soon after his release from North Korean prison a year ago, and his parents torturing him during detention."Otto was systematically tortured and intentionally injured by Kim Jong [Un] ..." THE prospect of South Korean and North Korean athletes marching together ... Read More »

Bannon Will Be a No-Present for Home Intel Interview

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The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee (oxymoron?) is about to release a totally discredited "secret memo " containing cherry-picked classified information and serious intentional omissions. "As far as I know, no", he responded, then refused to answer when asked whether his congressional staff members had communicated with the White House. Read More »

Super Bowl audience dips from a year ago, early data shows

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More than half of all households in the Providence region tuned in for the Patriots' hard-fought Super Bowl loss Sunday night, though even more were watching in the Boston area, preliminary ratings show. Social activists say Minneapolis was turned into a playground for the rich during Super Bowl week, and critics are using the spectacle to rally against economic injustice such as the displacement of dozens of homeless people, and the police shootings of blacks that spawned player protests ... Read More »

Leading Ivory Investigator Esmond Bradley Martin Murdered In Kenya

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Along the way, the former United Nations special envoy had made many enemies after being involved in the investigation of leading ivory rackets. Police found the body of Esmond Bradley Martin in his house with a stab wounds to neck. Conservation group Save the Elephants described Martin as " a longtime ally ", a passionate champion of wildlife and meticulous researcher. Esmond Bradley Martin, a leading conservationist who documented the black market ivory and rhino trade, was mysteriously ... Read More »

Top poaching investigator killed in his Karen home

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Martin's wife, Chryssee, was anxious after Martin didn't respond to phone calls and went to check on him at their home in the Lang'ata suburb southwest of the city's business district. Esmond's wife Chryssee Martin, who reported the death, said she found her husband's body after coming from a nature walk at 4pm. "He was instrumental in enabling conservationists to understand the dynamics of the ivory and rhino horn trade". Read More »

Israeli man stabbed to loss of life at West Financial institution settlement

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Israel accused the killed young man, identified as 19-year-old Ahmad Nasr Jarrar, of murdering an Israeli settler in the northern West Bank on January 9. "The security forces will catch whoever tries to attack Israeli citizens and we will deal with them to the fullest extent of the law". Last week, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man and demolished four homes during a raid in Jenin in search of Jarrar. Read More »

Azerbaijan Announces Snap Presidential Elections

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Since that has not happened, the Council of Europe could take recourse to sanctions against Azerbaijan. With the same referendum the presidential term was extended from five to seven years. "Therefore, the issues envisaged in the Order on Declaring Early Presidential Elections in Azerbaijan fully complies with the requirements of the Constitution and the legislation of the country", Ali Hasanov said. Read More »

Six held for attack on poet : CM

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Dalit outfits said they have been protesting against the alleged " caste wall " adjacent to the Bhajana Madom Devi temple. "My government will act tough to foil their designs", he said while condemning the attack. In Kerala also renowned writer M T Vasudevan Nair and film maker Kamal were among those who had been threatened. There has been an increase in attacks on the freedom of expression in the country since the past few years, Vijayan said, adding that M M Kalburgi, Govind Pansare and ... Read More »

Super Bowl security document found on commercial flight

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Although not labeled as classified, the Department of Homeland Security draft "after-action" reports were designated " For Official Use Only " and " important for national security ", according to CNN . "It's shows sort of casualness about the safety and security that we're promising our state and local partners when we do these exercises and training", said the former Assistant Secretary of DHS Juliette Kayyem. Read More »

US House committee votes to release Russian Federation memo from Democrats

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Trump also also fired off a missive at the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee - knocking Rep. Adam Schiff , D-California, as "one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington " and calling him " Little Adam Schiff ". But Democratic and Republican lawmakers say that assertion is wrong. Three other FISA judges also signed off on extensions that the Justice Department sought. Read More »

Tsunami warning test causes scare in Houston area

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A Tsunami Warning IS NOT IN EFFECT. "We are now trying to find out how a message went out as a warning". A Tsunami Warning is not in effect. 904AM: A Tsunami Warning was mistakenly sent by an app. He said the notification read as an actual warning, and did not indicate that it was a test unless it was opened. It was just a Tsunami test message. Read More »

Assange awaits ruling on United Kingdom warrant

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If the court rules in Assange's favour, 46-year-old will be able to walk out of the Knightsbridge embassy - with up to £18million stashed in bitcoin accounts after investing in 2010. Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said legal precedents "underline the importance of a defendant attending court when bail to do so", adding: "I am not persuaded that the warrant should be withdrawn". Read More »

Trump Asked Rod Rosenstein If He Was 'On My Team'

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Sen. Orrin Hatch, one of the top-ranking Republicans in the Senate, told reporters on Friday that, essentially, he would look the other way if Trump fired Rosenstein because he became too "controversial", according to CNN reporter Shimon Prokupecz. Read More »

Chaos at Newsweek: All employees despatched residence

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In a sign of the financial struggles faced by Uzac and Newsweek Media Group , public records also show Uzac, along with the company, owe about $180,000 to a firm called Kings Cash Group LLC, which offers loans to companies with "bad credit or other blemishes on their financial histories", according to its website. Read More »

Donald Trump thinks not clapping for him is 'treasonous'

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President Donald Trump's assertion that it is treasonous for his opposition to refuse to applaud him has invited comparisons with tyrant-run states like North Korea. "If they ever got in and took over, your taxes would go way up". Wouldn't be good. That, I can tell you. You'd see bad things happening. Trump, a real estate mogul, says Pelosi is a rich woman who lives in a big handsome house. Read More »

'Frozen' Toddler Dies After Wandering Out While Dad Slept

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Temperatures on Friday ranged between 12 and 19 degrees Fahrenheit (-11 and -7 degrees Celsius). Results from an autopsy are expected soon - the medical examiner's office however said she suffered from severe hypothermia. "It was freezing and that was my biggest worry when the cops came, when they started asking about the kids, they didn't divulge what was really going on, but when he asked about the kids, obviously something was going on and I was anxious", Crystal said. Read More »

After Anupam Kher, Ram Madhav's Twitter hacked

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The posts indicated that the accounts were targeted by "pro-Pakistan" Turkish cyber army ayyildiz tim. Kher, who is now in Los Angeles , said he got to know about the breach from his friends in India and has alerted the microblogging site about the incident. Read More »

Kenyan opposition MP charged with treason over Raila Odinga's 'swearing in'

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The charge sheet indicated that he is being indicted for consenting the administration of an oath on Odinga, action authorities say , bound the NASA chief to commit a capital offence of treason. Miguna Miguna remains detained despite a court order on Friday for his release . "As soon as we serve the order this morning I expect the stations to be back on", he said. Read More »

Paris attacks suspect stays mum at trial

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His grey jacket, white shirt, dark pants and brown dress shoes contrasted with the hooded track top of his co-defendant, Sofiane Ayari. €œI do not wish to answer any questions, € Abdeslam said when asked to confirm his name, according to Deutsche Welle. Read More »

'Dancing with the Stars' Tour Bus Involved in Iowa 70-Vehicle Pile-Up

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A tour bus transporting members of the " Dancing with the Stars: Live! ". HollywoodLifers , keep the injured members of the DWTS cast and crew in your thoughts. A number of other roads were also closed for the day, including Highway 30 near Grand Junction and Interstate 80 (I-80) in Clive. A third person in the vehicle was taken to the hospital for serious injuries. Read More »

Slick roads cause pile-ups in Missouri

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that troopers near the incident responded to more than 300 roadway incidents that left about 50 people injured Sunday. The interstate was reopened on all crash sites by 8:30 p.m., but officials cautioned drivers to remain vigilant on the roads, with additional snowfall in the forecast. Read More »

Security shoots, arrests man after attempted break-in of Iran's presidential office

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According to the deputy governor, the man is alive and an investigation is underway to find about the motivation behind his move. It wasn't immediately known whether President Hassan Rouhani was on site when the incident took place. A New York Times reporter said the man was wearing a white shroud, which may have indicated he meant to die, and attacked presidential guards with the weapon. Read More »

On 'SNL,' Melania Trump is consoled over her Stormy Daniels humiliation

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On " Saturday Night Live ", Melania Trump (played by Cecily Strong ) debated whether she would attend her husband's first State of the Union speech. Mine was little hats. First lady Melania Trump takes her seat at the State of the Union address. "And like America you had a choice, so don't choose to eat 7-11 sushi and then come to me saying, 'Something's wrong!'" McKinnon said. Read More »

Hong Kong activists have jail sentences overturned

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The case sparked controversy because a magistrate initially gave the three lenient sentences but the justice secretary requested a review that resulted in prison time ranging from six to eight months, raising worries about judicial independence and rule of law. Read More »

Norovirus Outbreak At Winter Olympics Prompts Military Response

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Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said, " North Korea informed us that the main group of North Korean performers will arrive on Tuesday aboard the Mangyongbong-92". Pence said his message, if he met any officials from the North, would be the same as it has been in public. In Korea, Pence will visit a memorial to the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack attributed to the North, and hold meetings with President Moon Jae-in. Read More »