• Donald Trump Dumps on 'Dicky Durbin' for Blowing Up DACA Deal
Donald Trump Dumps on 'Dicky Durbin' for Blowing Up DACA Deal

Trump has been accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting last Thursday with a bipartisan group of six senators. Yet, a few days later his bipartisanship was all forgotten when reports said he asked why we were accepting immigrants from "s***hole" countries like Haiti and not accepting mo...

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  • Facebook widens probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit
Facebook widens probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit

Petersburg, ' including Glavset, an alleged successor of the Internet Research Agency, and the Federal News Agency, a reported propaganda 'media farm, ' according to Russian investigative journalists", the Senate report said. The London-based Russian Embassy took the opportunity to cite history's most famous scientist Albert Einstein, quoting him...

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  • United States unwelcome to participate in Syria's rebuilding process: Foreign Ministry
United States unwelcome to participate in Syria's rebuilding process: Foreign Ministry

Tillerson pushed for free, transparent elections, believing them to be an end to the Assad regime. "Responsible change may not come as immediately as some hope for, but rather through an incremental process of constitutional reform and UN-supervised elections.

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  • Birmingham To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham's original bid for the games was originally rejected as the Commonwealth Games Federation deemed it to be "non-compliant". The CGF ripped up the contract with the South African city earlier this year when financial milestones were missed, then quickly organized a process to find a replacement city that could organize with new, tighter...

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  • Qatari royal 'held' in UAE flies to Kuwait
Qatari royal 'held' in UAE flies to Kuwait

King's College London academic, Andreas Krieg, said he thought the allegation that Qatar intercepted Emirati airliners was "fake news" and that the country had no incentive to breach International Air Transport Association (IATA) rules. Even if an Emirates passenger jet had flown over Qatar, this wouldn't be grounds for an interception. MoFAIC re...

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  • Eagles coaches show players 'Minneapolis Miracle' to open Vikings week
Eagles coaches show players 'Minneapolis Miracle' to open Vikings week

Led by the indefatigable duo of coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady, they've already collected five Lombardi trophies, including one previous year. Fletcher Cox dominated the line of scrimmage against the Falcons , and defensive Brandon Graham excelled next to them. The season would be a tough one for Bradford as he played in 14 games...

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  • Amazon Echo goes on sale in Australia and New Zealand next month
Amazon Echo goes on sale in Australia and New Zealand next month

Amazon Music also has an introductory deal, with the company offering a free 90-day trial period, triple the standard 30-day trial period. The smart home devices will also enable users to create or check calendars, set times or alarms, set reminders, create to-do lists, play music, control other smart home devices including lights, thermos...

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  • House Republicans Ate Italian Food While Threatening a Government Shutdown Over Immigration
House Republicans Ate Italian Food While Threatening a Government Shutdown Over Immigration

The BBC reports that the Democrats are seeking protection for around "700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to country as children, known as "Dreamers", after Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) program a year ago".

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  • Qatar monitoring situation of royal member 'held' in UAE
Qatar monitoring situation of royal member 'held' in UAE

The UAE General Authority of Civil Aviation (GCAA), has described the interception by Qatari fighter-planes of a UAE civilian aircraft on a regular and normal flight path to Manama, Bahrain, as "a flagrant and serious threat to the safety of civil aviation and a clear violation of global laws and conventions".

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  • Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment
Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment

Evoking the words of Martin Luther King and the "greatest heroes in this country who spoke out about people who have convenient amnesia or who are bystanders", Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, said Nielsen was "complicit" in the damage done by Trump's reported insult.

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  • Steve Bannon interviewed by Russia probe committee after fall from power
Steve Bannon interviewed by Russia probe committee after fall from power

Separately, Mr Bannon was meeting with the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. Bannon is testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, and there has been speculation that he might turn on the president .

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  • Leading Kosovo Serb politician shot dead in Mitrovica
Leading Kosovo Serb politician shot dead in Mitrovica

Oliver Ivanović was one of the key politicians in Serb-dominated northern Kosovo. He was taken to a hospital but doctors were unable to save him. The Serbian news agency Tanjug quoted his lawyer as saying he was shot five times. Kosovo, once the core of the medieval Serbian state, experienced increasing tension between the Serbian and Albanian p...

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  • Rohingya refugees to return 'within two years
Rohingya refugees to return 'within two years

In a study released in December, non-profit Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said at least 6,700 Rohingyas, including 730 children aged less than five years, had been killed in Myanmar during the first month of the crisis.

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  • Prominent Venezuelan Rebel Might Be Dead Or In Custody After Shootout
Prominent Venezuelan Rebel Might Be Dead Or In Custody After Shootout

In the footage posted on his Instagram account, Perez said he and his companions were surrounded and pinned down by police marksmen on a roadway at El Junquito. "Venezuela, don't lose hope". Now only you have power so that we can all be free, ' he said in an earlier video, staring into the camera and telling his children he loves them and hopes to ...

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  • Rahul promises food park in Amethi
Rahul promises food park in Amethi

Angry protesters greeted Rahul Gandhi here and in Amethi , his Lok Sabha constituency, on the first day of his two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh on Monday, his first after becoming the Congress president. Shukla told reporters: "Prime Minister Modi promised us to bring back black money stashed overseas, but nothing happened". Rahul Gandhi's vis...

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  • Oil market waits for Mr Trump decision on Iran sanctions waiver
Oil market waits for Mr Trump decision on Iran sanctions waiver

In effect, he is asking them to act as mediators to accomplish changes that Iran is refusing to make. "If at any time I judge that such an agreement is not within reach, I will withdraw from the deal immediately". Iran says the nuclear deal is not renegotiable and it will stick to the accord as long as the other signatories respect it but will "s...

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  • Russia, Turkey Slam Plan For Kurdish-Led 'Terror Army' On Syrian Border
Russia, Turkey Slam Plan For Kurdish-Led 'Terror Army' On Syrian Border

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey's would soon carryout a military operation to eliminate the growing terrorist threat south of the border . Islamic State was effectively defeated a year ago, but Washington says its troops are prepared to stay to make sure the Islamist militant group can not return.

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  • Icy conditions possible Friday as cold front replaces mild weather in Toronto
Icy conditions possible Friday as cold front replaces mild weather in Toronto

Mild and rainy conditions are expected most of Thursday in southern Ontario and into Friday, with 10 to 20 millimetres likely in most areas. The GRCA said the rest of the watershed remained under a flood watch, with ice jams possible on the water and flooding possible in low-lying areas.

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  • Oil tanker sinks after collision with cargo ship
Oil tanker sinks after collision with cargo ship

Only three bodies from the 32 crew have been recovered, one body was recovered two days after the accident, while when salvors were able to board the vessel on Saturday they retrieved two more bodies. "The oil spill situation is very serious", CCTV quoted the reporter as saying on social media. The Chinese say the ship left a 10-square-kilometre ...

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  • Turkish plane skids off runway metres from the sea
Turkish plane skids off runway metres from the sea

Flights have resumed at the Trabzon International Airport on Sunday morning, after being temporarily suspended following the incident. No one was injured on board of the flight. The airport was temporally closed for several hours before it reopened, according to local governor Yucel Yavuz . "We will re-open the airport to airport traffic as soon a...

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  • David Perdue: Reports About Trump's Haiti Comments 'Gross Misrepresentation'
David Perdue: Reports About Trump's Haiti Comments 'Gross Misrepresentation'

Ben Marter tweeted Sunday, shortly after Republican Georgia Sen. Durbin also said that Sen. As the entire world now must know, Trump referred to African nations, along with El Salvador and Haiti, as "s--hole countries" in a meeting on immigration reform Thursday, and asked why the USA didn't encourage more immigration from countries like Norw...

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  • Hawaii's ballistic missile threat alert, a false alarm
Hawaii's ballistic missile threat alert, a false alarm

For almost 40 minutes, it seemed like the world was about to end in Hawaii , an island paradise already jittery over the threat of nuclear-tipped missiles from North Korea . Residents and tourists in Hawaii were put in a bomb shelter during a missile scare. PGA tour player John Peterson was taking part in the Sony Open in Hawaii.

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  • Trump disputes WSJ quote on North Korea
Trump disputes WSJ quote on North Korea

Donald Trump is calling out the Wall Street Journal for misquoting him on his relationship with North Korea , with the US President insisting that he really said, 'I'd probably have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un '. 'The Mainstream Media is crazed that WE won the election!' Trump tweeted, expressing his frustration over his coverage ...

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  • Two Palestinian teens killed in clashes with Israeli troops
Two Palestinian teens killed in clashes with Israeli troops

The IDF said in a statement that it was possible the tunnel would have been extended into the direction of Sinai, allowing Gaza terrorists to send men and material to Sinai. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the tunnel's construction was a clear violation of Israeli sovereignty and destroying it delivered a stinging blow to one of Hamas' most...

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  • Environmental Groups Question Motives for Florida Drilling Exemption
Environmental Groups Question Motives for Florida Drilling Exemption

This week he announced he is removing Florida from consideration for any new offshore platforms, citing the pleas of Gov. Rick Scott that Florida is "unique" and "heavily reliant on tourism as an economic driver". "We are outraged ", she said. IAGC President Nikki Martin called the announcement "a win for the American people", adding that, "...

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