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Immigrants Group Sues Trump for Ending Refugee Program

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The NAACP filed a similar lawsuit last month on behalf on behalf of immigrants from Haiti. In another part of the complaint , the plaintiff attorneys conclude, "The Trump Administration's decision to terminate TPS for Salvadorans and Haitians harkens back to some of the darkest and most discredited chapters in US history". Read More »

Florida shooting: How AR-15-style guns are legal

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The vice-like grip of the National Rifle Association is strong. Since the Florida House of Representatives rejected a ban on many semiautomatic guns on Tuesday, the youths have been putting state politicians on notice that they can't take their votes for granted. Read More »

Tiffany Haddish to host MTV Movie and TV Awards

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This year's show, which is now being billed as the MTV Movie & TV Awards, will break new ground with Tiffany Haddish as the first black woman to ever emcee the show. The comedian recently revealed in an interview with Vulture that although she's worked incredibly hard to get to where she was, sometimes it's still shocking. Read More »

Americans Take Gold, Silver In Men's Freestyle Halfpipe

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Ferreira put up a run that was arguably good enough for gold with huge amplitude, but his score of 96.40 left him in second. Porteous didn't even bother trying on Run 3, cruising through the halfpipe without a trick and waiting at the bottom for the other competitors. Read More »

Grand Jury Indicts Missouri Governor for Felony Invasion of Privacy

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On January 10, Greitens, a onetime Democrat who joined the GOP in 2015 and has always been seen as a rising star in the Republican Party, acknowledged that before he became governor, he had had an affair. Eric Greitens was indicted Thursday afternoon on charges of felony invasion of privacy and taken into custody . Just this morning, before the indictment was made public, the Republican Governors Association lauded Greitens for proposing to cut taxes in Missouri, tweeting that through ... Read More »

Rep. Tenney facing backlash over Florida shooting comments

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Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney, R-New Hartford, speaks during a news conference at the Capitol, in Albany, N.Y. The Republican congresswoman from upstate NY says "many" people who commit mass murder are Democrats . Tenney has had a recent run of controversial remarks , saying the domestic abuse allegations against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter were not "crimes of character". Read More »

Investigation of California senator finds 6 misconduct cases

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An outside investigation found six women, including former staff and an intern, were "more likely than not" subjected to unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior by Mendoza over the past decade. Investigators interviewed 47 witnesses and Mendoza himself before releasing their findings, the Los Angeles Times reported . A four-page summary of their findings was released on Tuesday. Read More »

Alex Trebek: Running for office 'a possibility'

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Trebek, longtime host of TV quiz show " Jeopardy ", will headline the chamber's 34th annual dinner on October 1. The chamber said incumbent Gov. Tom Wolf , a Democrat, has been invited along with the victor of the Republican primary on May 15. Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind seeks both economic & emotional investment in Uttar Pradesh

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Bundelkhand Development Corporation had been set up to give push to economic activities in the region, and UPSIDC also made some efforts, but the region failed to attract investment. "I hope such summit is organised every year". The investors are delighted due to the activeness of the UP government. Uttar Pradesh is all set to get a defence industrial corridor , which will not only help create jobs but also boost industrial growth. Read More »

Data from NSPCC shows increase in child sex offences recorded in Hampshire

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There were 138 sex crimes recorded by the Bedfordshire force in which the victims were aged 10 and under, and 37 in which the victim was aged four or younger. Stay Safe' initiative which has been delivered in schools across Wearside, will help children learn the signs of abuse in an age appropriate way and what to do if they have been victims. Read More »

Britain Attempts To Push EU For Longer Brexit Transition

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In the latest of several speeches by ministers to lay out Britain's Brexit plans, Davis told business leaders in Austria that fears of Britain plunging into a "Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction" after leaving the European Union are unfounded. Read More »

Sharif wants to bulldoze court decisions: Sindh minister

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Pakistan's ruling PML-N today suffered another blow as the country's Election Commission rejected the new tickets issued to party's candidates for the upcoming Senate polls, a day after the apex court declared all decisions taken under ousted premier Nawaz Sharif's leadership as "null and void". Read More »

Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health announce healthcare merger

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Mercy Health , which operates almost two dozen medical facilities in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, including St. Joseph Warren Hospital, has begun the process of merging with Maryland-based Bon Secours Health System . Additionally, the new system would employ more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. The mission, vision, values and geographic service areas of Bon Secours and Mercy Health are well-aligned and highly complementary, according to Richard J. Read More »

Air France Staff Strike Leaves 50% Flights in Paris Airport Canceled

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Air France has said 75% of its medium-haul flights in and out of Paris Charles de Gaulle would operate as normal, along with 85% of its short-haul services. Employees of the French flag carrier have demanded a 6% raise, but the carrier's management has yet to agree to any increase in wages. A dozen trade unions representing various categories of workers have dismissed the offer as "small change" and threatened more strikes. Read More »

Senate Asks FG To Intensify Efforts To Rescue Missing Yobe Girls

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Bego had said, as of late Wednesday night, that about 50 students out of a total of 926 students at the school were still unaccounted for. The Senate has asked the Federal Government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe return of all the schoolgirls abducted by insurgents in Yobe . Read More »

Tech3 and Yamaha to part ways for 2019

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MotoGP team Tech3 have announced they will not be using Yamaha engines from next season. Though their partnership will soon coming to an end, both Tech3 and Yamaha say they will be fully committed to each other for this season. Like nearly all the factory teams , both of KTM's rider contracts (with former Tech3 team-mates Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro ) are up for renewal at the end of 2018. Read More »

'Daily Show' Contributor Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner

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Her embrace of these values and her truth-to-power style make her a great friend to the WHCA", said Talev. 'Her Pennsylvania roots, stints on Wall Street and in science and self-made, feminist edge make her the right voice now'. Trump does plan to attend a similar event, the Gridiron Club's annual dinner, on March 3. "Remember, you guys are public enemy number one". Months before last year's dinner, Trump, who has had a hate-hate relationship with numerous media organizations that fill out ... Read More »

Respect will of people: India to Maldives Prez

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Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has rejected an offer of mediation by Secretary General Antonio Guterres, a United Nations spokesperson said today. The emergency in Maldives was imposed on February 5, after the Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Hamid Ali, had annulled the conviction of nine opposition leaders, including exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed. Read More »

Hrithik's papad-selling picture from 'Super 30' sets is extra 'ordinary'

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In these shots, Hrithik was playing the time when Anand was struggling to gather some money to survive. Mathematician Kumar gained fame for teaching students from poor backgrounds on how to crack the IIT and JEE exams free of cost. A new picture of the actor has come out from the sets and he can be seen selling papad on a bicycle. Produced by Phantom Films and Reliance Entertainment, Super 30 will be released on 25 January 2019. Read More »

Frank Ntilikina, Emmanuel Mudiay, Trey Burke to see more minutes for Knicks

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Noah's name circulated in trade talks in the weeks leading up to the February 8 deadline, but attempts at deals were unsuccessful. According to ESPN's Ian Begley , Hornacek also spoke about playing Ntilikina more at point guard. "(Team president) Steve (Mills) and (general manager) Scott (Petty) will have to handle that", Hornacek said. We're trying to get our young guys to step it up. Read More »

Amid reports of gunman, police cordon off street in Brussels

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Belgian police say an incident involving a suspected armed man in Brussels is not terror-related. Calie said the police searched one building and found nothing, and a second search was in progress. Calie said "we can rule out terrorism". The area was sealed off at around 12:15 p.m. and people were warned to stay in their homes. The incident in Brussels brings back to memory the terror attack in the city in March 2016, when militants affiliated to Daesh or the Islamic State (ISIS) ... Read More »

Trump Suggests Pulling Immigration Officers Out of California

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Trump said heavily Democratic California, which gave Hillary Clinton a resounding victory in the 2016 presidential race, was "doing a lousy management job". There is no evidence that the White House actually has plans to penalize California as the president described. "It is unfortunate that the university is disregarding the needs of those students who seek a career with ICE", the statement said, adding that Rutgers alumni work throughout the agency, including as "detention and deportation ... Read More »

Florida mass shooting: Marches, walkouts and sit-ins to demand gun control

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Students who survived the shooting in Florida are also planning to protest in Washington , D.C. on March 24 at an event organized by March For Our Lives . While the high school walkout was happening, middle-schoolers across the street also participated. Collins past year introduced legislation that would nullify much of Gov. Read More »

Rotomac bank fraud: Vikram Kothari, his son arrested

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The CBI arrested the Kotharis after interrogating them for four days and conducting searches at their homes and office spaces in Kanpur. The case against Rotomac Global Pvt Limited, director Vikram, his wife Sadhana, and Rahul and unidentified bank officials was reportedly filed on a complaint received from Bank of Baroda . Read More »

Athletes in motion at the Pyeongchang Olympics

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Diggins and teammate Kikkan Randall earned the United States its first freestyle team sprint medal since its inception at the 2006 Turin Games. Germany's run of dominance on sliding sports continues with a gold medal in women's bobsled. Read More »