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Dearborn attorney disputes Trump claim travel ban doesn't target Muslims

A 2016 Congressional Research Service report notes that refugee admissions were also briefly suspended after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack to rev...


Tammy Baldwin will oppose SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch

Some of the opposition to Gorsuch's nomination is also related to when the Republican-controlled Senate blocked former President Barack Obama from filling the s...


Iranian refugee in custody in Fiji, faces deportation back to PNG

Amnesty International Pacific researcher, Kate Scheutze, says they are disappointed with how Fiji handled Sawari's deportation. The 21-year-old's lawyer, Aman...


NYC Picks Stonewall to Protest Trump's Assault on Minorites

According to NBC New York , the protesters waved yellow flags and marched from the intersection of Eight Street and Sixth Avenue to Stonewall, which is known as...


'Iran biggest state sponsor of terrorism' says Mattis

This false accusation, which if true would have amounted to an act of war, in turn came a day after National Security Adviser Michael Flynn trenchantly said the...


NK leader sacks chief of spy agency: Seoul

North Korea prioritized Russian Federation in a statement issued on Friday that listed the heads of state who were reportedly presented with holiday cards from ...


Think-tank challenges UK's strategy of exiting single market

It comes after a Supreme Court ruling empowered Parliament to give its approval before any official talks on Brexit could begin. The British government toda...


Budget Increases Public Spending, Halves Basic Tax Rate

On the issue of removal of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT), the FM opined that it is not practical to remove or reduce MAT at present though, he has proposed to all...


Russian hacking aims to destabilise West, Sir Michael Fallon says

The chairman of the Commons defence committee, Conservative MP Julian Lewis, in a speech a fortnight ago was less sanguine than Fallon and described Trump's com...


Wife of former Brazil leader Lula near death after stroke

Marisa Leticia Rocco, who was first lady from 2003 to 2011 and a veteran labor activist like her husband, was pronounced brain dead at 66 at the Sirio-Libanes h...


Iranian baby will travel to OR for life-saving surgery, hospital says

She and her family did all of the necessary paperwork to get travel visas so they could seek treatment at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Fatema...


Hafiz Saeed's JuD rebrands with J&K connection

On September 29 previous year, Indian Army commandos carried out cross-border raids deep inside Pakistan-administered Kashmir to destroy the militant launch pad...


Terrorists Killed In Encounter In North Kashmir's Baramulla

The security forces on Sunday launched a search operation in the area. Two police personnel were also injured in the gun battle which took place near Amargarh v...


Karnataka: Former Congress leader SM Krishna will join BJP, says BS Yeddyurappa

We don't know when he is going to join yet but that will soon be fixed. Later, the Karnataka BJP chief said: "If he comes, it will add more strength to us".Mr...


Russian Federation accuses Ukraine of violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians

The Trump administration has severely criticised Russian Federation for the first time with its newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations lambasting Mosc...


AIADMK general secretary Sasikala to take over as Tamil Nadu CM?

The development comes a day after Sasikala appointed senior leaders, including some former ministers and a former Mayor, to key party posts. She has also reca...


SpaceX CEO Elon Musk meets with President Trump

He concluded: "I understand the perspective of those who object to my attending this meeting, but I believe at this time that engaging on critical issues will o...


Turkish Warplanes Kill 51 Islamic State Fighters

Government forces are moving toward al-Bab, risking a showdown with Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces who have been trying to capture the IS-held town for...


U.S. energy jobs rise as higher prices boost oil drilling

Yet the rate rose for a mostly good reason: More Americans started looking for work. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 227,000 in January, and...


Loretta Lynch praises Sally Yates for 'courageous leadership'

Sally Yates, who was appointed by Mr Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, said she was not "convinced that the executive order is lawful". Some in the agency be...


Philippine factory fire put out; all workers accounted for

In Cavite's economic zone of 88 hectares sprawled at PEZA Bacao 2 in this city, HTI occupies some 6 hectares for its housing construction and production technol...


Without Dems, Committee Advances Price Nomination

While his nomination has drawn criticism and concern from the start, civil-rights groups argue there are additional reasons why a vote should be delayed. The C...


Modi sees 'SCAM' in UP rivals; CM, Congress hit back

Modi also accused the state's ruling Samajwadi Party of corruption and hindering development, and said that violence and goons ruled the state. Hoping to repe...


Punjab assembly polls: 70% voting amid skirmishes at some places

While the voter turnout of Punjab was tentatively 70% until 5 pm. Mr Kejriwal, called the electioneering in both states an "incredible experience" for his party...


White House: Israeli settlement building may not help peace

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat has again warned that the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) will withdraw recognition of Israel and join 16 worldw...


Australian golfer Steven Bowditch arrested for extreme DUI

Officers observed the vehicle not moving through two green lights and approached the motor to find the 33-year-old asleep. Officers say Bowditch, 33, was pass...


French soldier shoots knife attacker at Paris's Louvre museum

Paris police say a soldier opened fire outside the Louvre Museum after he was attacked by someone who was armed with a machete. Nearby metro lines were also shu...


UN Security Council lifts sanctions against former Afghan PM Gulbadin Hekmatyar

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signs a peace agreement with Hizb-i-Islami, led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 29, 2016. The United Nation...


Trump's wall: Mexican construction firms likely to be biggest winners

He canceled after Trump moved forward with plans to construct a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border and have Mexico pay for construction. "Unless Mexico will t...


USA defence chief, in Japan, reaffirms commitment to defence treaty

In his first public remarks overseas as United States (US) defense secretary, Jim Mattis criticized North Korea Thursday for provocative acts and said he wo...


European Union leaders discuss Trump 'threat' in fear at Malta summit

However, the newspaper adds, it is "not certain that raising Mr Trump will be a diplomatic triumph for Mrs May when the President has suggested he would like ...


London tube strikes called off

RMT members were due to walk out from 6pm on Sunday until 10am on Monday, and again from 10am on Tuesday until 11am on Wednesday. Under former mayor Boris Joh...


Government needs to work on cyber security, says MPs

The report says the breadth of the NCSC's role is considerable and it is still unclear which organisations from across the public and private sectors can call ...


United States admits civilians 'likely' killed in Yemen raid

Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens was killed in the assault, and three other USA service members were wounded. In a statement released shortly after the al Bay...


Kim Jong Un fires 'close colleague' and security chief in latest purge

As Minister of State Security, Kim Won Hong oversaw the North Korean agency responsible for running the country's notorious prison camps, rooting out spies in N...


Turkey-Greece: fresh tension over desert Aegean islets

Turkey said relations between the two countries would be reviewed. Today, the Turkish foreign minister, reacting to reports of a possible boosted Greek milita...


Former Norway PM held at Washington airport over Iran visit

The incident is not typical of those being reported in the wake of Donald Trump's travel ban being enacted by executive order, in that Bondevik is not a citiz...


San Francisco sues over Trump's cuts to sanctuary cities

San Francisco now collects $1 billion annually in federal funds , or over 10% of its $9.6 billion budget. In a statement quoted by the San Francisco Chronicl...


Abbott's absence from vote stokes a Labour rebellion

The Brexit rebels included York Central MP Rachael Maskell, one of four members of the shadow frontbench team to quit their roles in order to vote to block the ...


Facts About IRS Law Restricting Political Sermons

It's just been reported that President Donald Trump, while speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast , pledged to end the Johnson Amendment , which allows t...


Donald Trump's Travel Ban Effect: Iranian Baby's Much-Needed Heart Surgery Delayed

Taghizadeh said even though he us a citizen, Trump's actions against immigrants make him feel like he's not. In a statement, Fariborz Jahansoozan, an official...


North Korea fires head of prison camp system

Jong Un was named leader in 2011 following the death of his father Kin Jong II, and has since been the dictator in head of several executions brought out within...


Trump's granddaughter on song in Mandarin

Ivanka's appearance at the new year's celebration, with her five-year-old daughter Arabella in tow, managed to melt hearts and smooth relations between the two ...


Abe, Mattis reaffirm United States commitment on Senkakus

Meanwhile, Toyota has announced plans to invest $10 billion over the next five years in the US, and said it will expand capacity at a plant in IN by 40,000 vehi...


Union Budget 2017: 'Useless, Heartless, Actionless' Says Mamata Banerjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used a special acronym for this year's budget - FUTURE, which stands for farmers, underprivileged, transparency, urban rejuvena...


James Corden vs. Adam Lambert: Who's the Better Queen Front Man?

First Lambert sang " We Will Rock You ", which Corden referred to as "amateur hour" before launching into a performance of " Don't Stop Me Now ". Adam Lamber...


Super Bowl DUI Task Force fully inflated

But they want people to play and be safe. Modesto Police Department's DUI Enforcement Team will be out this weekend and next looking for impaired drivers in a...


Mint employee busted for smuggling out €118000 of gold in bum

Ontario Court judge Peter Doody sentenced Lawrence to the jail term on Thursday and also ordered him to pay a fine of 190,000 Canadian dollars (€134,000). Gary ...


US Sends Navy Destroyer to Patrol Off Yemen Amid Iran Tensions

The Cole has been sent to an area off Yemen where USA warships were attacked in October, resulting in a retaliatory Tomahawk cruise missile strike from a US d...


"El Chapo" to appear in federal court in person

Judge Brian Cogan responded to the defense's request, saying, "They're taking extra security measures". He was transported from jail in Lower Manhattan to feder...