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Windrush: Amber Rudd vows speedy compensation for hardship

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The SNP home affairs spokeswoman Joanna Cherry MP said the scandal had been caused by the government's "ludicrous immigration target" and claimed Ms Rudd was being used as a "human shield" to protect Theresa May , the Home Secretary at the time that numerous toughest immigration restrictions were introduced. Read More »

Czech President Says Trump Followed His Lead on Jerusalem Embassy Move

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Adding to confusion on the subject, President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman said on Wednesday that his country will indeed transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Dancila's official visit takes place a short while after the country's government "adopted a memorandum", romania-insider.com reads, in order to start the procedure for moving Romania's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Read More »

Menendez Admonished By Ethics Committee Over Doc's Gifts

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That's according to a unanimous bipartisan report by members of the Senate Select Committee on Ethics. "As such, your actions reflected discredit upon the Senate". Menendez, D-N.J., was ordered to repay the fair market value of all gifts he previously had not paid for, and to amend his personal financial disclosure forms to acknowledge them. Read More »

Total Loser: Broward County Sheriff Gets Trashed In No Confidence Vote

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The 3-year-old union represents the office's deputies who hold the rank of sergeant and below, and its contract expires September 30. Thursday's vote results are not binding in any way. Bell said he discovered the administration had authorized a local auto parts store that supplies the agency's fix shop to fill its trucks at the office's pumps, taking thousands of dollars of taxpayer-funded gas. Read More »

Vettel and Hamilton braced for another Baku street scrap and more

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Verstappen said he did not think his attempt to pass Hamilton around the outside of Turn Seven, a few laps before this clash with Vettel, had been over-optimistic. When you have a fast auto and you're controlling the race, the strategy comes to you. I'm hoping that if we can really get on top of the tyre situation we'll be able to show the true performance of the vehicle. Read More »

Switzerland tightens North Korea sanctions again

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The last five of six nuclear tests by Pyonyang was conducted in Mount Mantap, including the test in September 3, 2017 that caused the collapse. Landslides and earthquakes following the explosion led to speculation that the site was suffering from "tired mountain syndrome". Read More »

Cuomo urges rogue Democratic senator to end pact with GOP

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These were the first state elections in NY since actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced a primary challenge to Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, and the first since Cuomo brokered the end of the Independent Democratic Conference, a breakaway group that caucused with Republicans to give them a large Senate majority. Read More »

ATC Summons PTI Chairman Imran Khan in SSP Torture Case

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Imran Khan had married Bushra Maneka in Lahore on 18 February and has often referred to her as his spiritual guide. According to the website, Imran Khan was not happy with was Bushra Maneka's son living with them at their Bani Gala residence while she had objected to the presence of domestics dogs in the home. Read More »

Indian guru faces life in prison for raping teenage devotee

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Overall, it is a bad news for Asaram Bapu and his followers are saying that this is really not good. Also, you all should know that Asaram has been lodged for 56 months since his arrest . Here are the live updates: *A total of six followers of Asaram have been detained ahead of his rape case verdict. Judge Madhusudhan Sharma announced the prison term for Bapu and sentenced two of his associates to 20 years in prison each for helping him in the crime. Read More »

Dems fail in Arizona House race

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Just last month, Democrat Conor Lamb won Pennsylvania's special election for the state's 18th Congressional District - another reliably red seat - by a slim margin of less than 1 percentage point, filling the seat vacated by Republican Tim Murphy . Read More »

Facebook profit soars as it shakes off data scandal

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Mobile ad revenue is now 91 percent of the total, and headcount increased 48 percent year-over-year to 27,742. Are advertisers spending more or less? But even wary owners, especially those trying to reach a wide audience on a small advertising budget, say they need to go where their customers are - and for many, that's Facebook . Read More »

Stormy Daniels attorney: 'Stunning' that Cohen will plead the Fifth

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Daniels says she signed a nondisclosure agreement in exchange for the hush money that bars her from speaking publically about having sex with President Trump in 2006. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is taking Cohen to court in California, Martha MacCallum reported. Ahead of Wednesday's declaration, lawyers for Trump and Cohen argued in court filings that there is "substantial overlap" between Daniels' lawsuit and the criminal investigation. Read More »

Belgium Says Loot Boxes In Games Like Overwatch Are Illegal

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Loot boxes in Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are now illegal in Belgium, with the country's legislators declaring today that if the games' publishers don't remove the offending microtransactions, people behind the games could face fines and even time behind bars. Read More »

Danish inventor Peter Madsen given life sentence

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In reading the verdict, Judge Anette Burkoe said Madsen's explanation that Wall had died in an accident was "not credible" and that Madsen had committed murder in a "serious and brutal manner to a randomly chosen woman, who had accepted his offer to go on a trip in the submarine", according to Sky News . Read More »

Prince family files suit after charges decision

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It accuses Walgreen Co. and pharmacists at two of its Minnesota branches of "dispensing prescription medications not valid for a legitimate medical objective". Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 50 times more powerful than heroin. Walgreens declined comment due to the pending litigation. The source of those pills is unknown and no one has been charged in Prince's death. Read More »

Alfie Evans: latest statement from Alder Hey Children's Hospital

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The head of the Vatican's Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital said the Italian defense ministry had a plane ready to transport Alfie to Italy if he were allowed. "No-one knows why. But that it has happened and is continuing to happen can not be denied". Alder Hey said it would not be issuing updates on Alfie's condition out of respect for his privacy. Read More »

United Kingdom markets watchdog urges joint action with European Union on Brexit risks

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Regarding Capital Markets Union, the European Commission's plan to improve access to non-bank financing across the EU, he said the "departure of the United Kingdom makes this project even more important and even more urgent". "We intend to keep our team here", Mustier said. The head of the City watchdog has attempted to keep bankers' Brexit hopes alive hours after a top European Commissioner shot down plans for a so-called mutual recognition deal. Read More »

Monkey selfie suit rejected in US Federal Court

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Naruto had snapped the selfies in 2011 after Slater left the camera unattended on a reserve in Indonesia . The photos, captured when the monkey grabbed Slater's camera, posed and clicked, became an instant hit, appearing in newspapers, magazines, websites and on TV shows around the world. Read More »

U.S. may make immigration 'a condition of the new NAFTA'

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Nielsen said in a statement on Monday. The attorney general's statement also comes less than three weeks after President Trump claimed, without proof, that women traveling through Mexico to the US border were being raped "at levels that nobody has ever seen before". Read More »

Some Utah students to walkout on Columbine anniversary

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Roughly 300-400 showed up to the pre-rally event at Brown's Island, but they all shared their powerful message favoring gun control to deter violence in schools. "Just in March, four guys brought guns to our school and threatened a kid". "Maybe bags should be checked before school, too". But now I don't know. "So I don't mind being marked absent". Read More »

Canadian goose attacks high school golfer on MI course

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Blissfield Athletics added that Couling was okay but "his pride was hurt". Couling told the Detroit News that his run-in with the feathered attacker quickly became the topic of conversation around his high school, and the freaky images went viral nearly as soon as they were initially shared. Read More »

Swaraj arrives in Mongolia on two-day visit

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Briefing reporters in Beijing , Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou said, "both sides have agreed not to sign an agreement or release any joint document but reach important consensus to resolve outstanding issues". China's opposition to India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and its move to block bids at the United Nations to list Masood Azhar, chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed militant group, as a global terrorist, has irked New Delhi. Read More »

'Nut rage' sisters leave Korean Air, father apologizes

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But it surely was her youthful sister, Emily Cho, who triggered public anger extra not too long ago after stories emerged that she insulted an promoting government and threw water in his face final month. She had demanded a Korean Air plane return to its gate at Kennedy International Airport in NY so a flight attendant could be removed for serving the nuts in a bag instead of a porcelain bowl. Read More »

18 killed in 'arson attack' on Chinese karaoke bar

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It said public security authorities are stepping up their investigation. The suspect's arrest on Tuesday came shortly after authorities offered a reward for information on his whereabouts. Deadly fires are common in China, where safety regulations are widely flouted and enforcement is often lax. The parlour had only one passage for entering and exiting, the report said. Read More »

Will the Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House?

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There are some players who do, too. Lurie made his comment in response to a player saying it was hard to trust owners since many supported Trump, who was sharply critical of players protesting during the national anthem before games. 'But this is not where you brandish a group of people because they own assets in a sport we love, supporting what many of us perceive as, you know, one disastrous presidency, ' he said, using a vulgarity to emphasize 'disastrous, ' then adding: 'Don't quote ... Read More »

Rossi rues Texas temps after fourth-place finish

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The reigning world champion didn't lead the entire race though with Suzuki's Andrea Iannone shooting off the line to lead into turn one after a strong performance in qualifying. Not to mention Britain's own Cal Crutchlow , who won in Argentina and now leads the rider standings. The title for the ride of the day, however, has to go Dani Pedrosa who finished the race in seventh, despite having a wrist surgery only 2 weeks ago! The last three spots in the top 10 list were taken by Tito ... Read More »

Theresa May insists: We will quit customs union after Brexit

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On the other hand the United Kingdom could decide to leave the EU VAT system entirely which the committee said is likely to mean "new and substantial-barriers to trade". Ministers have argued that the move is unnecessary because United Kingdom citizens will automatically receive those protections when Britain leaves the EU. Read More »

European Union calls new trade agreement with Mexico 'very positive' for farmers

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The EU and Mexico said Saturday they had reached an "agreement in principle" to modernise an existing free trade deal, as the Latin American country faces pressure from protectionist measures threatened by US President Donald Trump . The EU-Mexico agreement was reached after "months of intense negotiations, said a statement co-signed by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, her agriculture counterpart Phil Hogan, and Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal. Read More »

Russia, Iran at top of G7 agenda despite absence

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He called this part of a bigger war "against the democratic transatlantic community". He said the G-7 nations should support initiatives by Myanmar and Bangladesh to improve the situation in the crisis-hit Rakhine State in western Myanmar. Read More »