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United Nations employees in Gaza demonstrate against USA aid cut

United Nations employees in Gaza demonstrate against USA aid cut Schools, clinics and food distribution centers in the Gaza Strip were closed most of Monday by a demonstration by thousands of employees of the United Nations agency that serves Palestinian refugees. The U.S. Embassy in will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, U.S. Vice President said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian an... [Full Article...]

Senate to Take Initial Vote on Bill Banning Abortions after 20 Weeks

Senate to Take Initial Vote on Bill Banning Abortions after 20 Weeks President Donald Trump has announced he is ready to sign the bill . It's also known as "Micah's Law". "The takeaway from these studies is this: Science, at a minimum, suggests that unborn children can feel pain at 20 weeks - can feel the abortionist's knife and suction tube as it rips them apart in the womb", Lee said . [Full Article...]

Trump doesn't plan to use State of the Union to quit NAFTA

Trump doesn't plan to use State of the Union to quit NAFTA Lighthizer is clearly not happy with Canadian proposals aimed at breaking a logjam on autos, and he accused Canada of mounting a "massive attack" on its trading regime with a wide-ranging complaint to the World Trade Organization earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley denies author's allegations of secret liaison with US Prez Trump

Nikki Haley denies author's allegations of secret liaison with US Prez Trump A few days later, she said that the UNSC could strengthen the provisions in Resolution 2231, which was approved in July 2015 to endorse the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran, or adopt a new resolution banning Tehran from all activities related to ballistic missiles. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu To Putin: Iran Trying To Turn Lebanon Into 'Missile Factory'

Netanyahu To Putin: Iran Trying To Turn Lebanon Into 'Missile Factory' Russian Federation is a military ally of Bashar Assad, Syria's president, and of the Iranian regime, with which it conducts major arms deals. Netanyahu had previously discussed the same with US President Donald Trump in Davos during the World Economic Forum on Jan 25. [Full Article...]

Vehicle mows down pedestrian in Philadelphia - police open fire

Vehicle mows down pedestrian in Philadelphia - police open fire A struggle ensued, and the cop whipped out his department-issued handgun and shot the driver in the head. He said: "Anytime someone is trying to run people over we got to look at that angle and see what the investigation leads us". He was pronounced dead soon after arriving, FOX29 reported. Police now report the suspect remains in extremely critical condition. The pedestrian was taken to the... [Full Article...]

Equities rise after Economic Survey pegs fiscal growth at 6.75 percent

Equities rise after Economic Survey pegs fiscal growth at 6.75 percent The BSE Sensex spurted 233 points to end a fresh lifetime high of 36,283.25, while the broader Nifty too finished at record 11,130.40. The 30-share index was trading higher by 338.90 points or 0.94 per cent at 36,389.34 1100 hrs. The BSE auto index gained the most at 1.60 per cent, followed by IT 1.16 per cent, teck 0.92 per cent, consumer durables 0.60 per cent, metal 0.24 per cent, capital goo... [Full Article...]

What Will Be In Donald Trump's First State Of The Union Speech?

What Will Be In Donald Trump's First State Of The Union Speech? Since 1947, the speech has been known as the " State of the Union Address ". Key lobbying groups, including farm organisations and the US Chamber of Commerce, have voiced their support for Nafta, putting pressure on Mr Trump to not give the six-months' notice necessary to quit the deal (a country is not obliged to withdraw from Nafta, even after giving formal notice to do so). [Full Article...]

GOP senators call on Trump to show restraint in Russian Federation probe

GOP senators call on Trump to show restraint in Russian Federation probe But the questions Mueller is looking at are not about the issue the special counsel was supposed to examine: collusion with Russians to fix the 2016 presidential election. Mueller, and I'll be glad to pass it tomorrow", Sen. Graham's bill, which he co-authored with Democratic Sen. "That was seven months ago, and the White House counsel is still on the job and Mr. [Full Article...]

Obscure politician is face-saving challenger in Egypt vote

Obscure politician is face-saving challenger in Egypt vote Even before campaigning has officially begun, the United Nations, rights groups and opposition figures criticised the run-up as compromised by arrests, intimidation of opponents and a nomination process stacked in favour of the incumbent. Established in 2011 directly after the January 25 revolution, Al-Nour is an ultra-conservative Islamist party , which believes in the strict implementation of S... [Full Article...]

Australia's new defence a export push a boost for WA firms

Australia's new defence a export push a boost for WA firms The latest remarks strike a different note to previous responses from Senator Payne and also Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. The loans program, named the Defence Export Facility, will aim to help companies access overseas markets. However, Mr Turnbull said nations could not forgo defence spending because the "price of liberty is eternal vigilance". Save the Children's Australian CEO Paul ... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump 'flies back after dodging Donald'

Melania Trump 'flies back after dodging Donald' Is Stormy Daniels ready to speak? Freaky reports have since claimed he made Daniels spank him with a copy of Forbes that featured his own face on the cover. The White House has since dismissed the claims about Stormy as "old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election". [Full Article...]

Trump tried to fire Mueller. So what?

Trump tried to fire Mueller. So what? House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) disagreed, saying he still just can't see why such legislation would be necessary. The committee, which has posted a business meeting for 5 p.m. Is this the most fire diss track of all time? A bill written by Graham and Sen. Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and, D-Del., have offered a similar plan. [Full Article...]

Police Arrest 7-Year-Old Boy for Allegedly Attacking Teacher

Police Arrest 7-Year-Old Boy for Allegedly Attacking Teacher His alleged crime: getting in a fight with a teacher. Officials say when they put the child in handcuffs, they were following protocol. "I feel like my heart is broken", Mercy Álvarez , the boy's mother, said . The parents think their son was being bullied at the school and that he was not strong enough to knock down his teacher. The first-grader was then hospitalized under the Florida Ment... [Full Article...]

Rafael Benitez: 'Still time for Newcastle United to do business'

Rafael Benitez: 'Still time for Newcastle United to do business' That chat was of course mainly about the January transfer window and Rafa Benitez told the media that the owner had promised to back him in the remaining days of the window, with his targets set to be landed. Mitrovic - who is ready to quit the club this month - wasn't involved against Chelsea . The Spanish boss said: "If he stays here, he can play". The Serbia worldwide wants to play regul... [Full Article...]

Suspected serial killer targeting Toronto gay community facing more murder charges

Suspected serial killer targeting Toronto gay community facing more murder charges Bruce McArthur was previously charged in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman. The victims have been identified as Majeed Kayhan, 58, Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and Dean Lisowick, 47. -Sgt. Hank Idsinga called the scope of the investigation unprecedented: "I've seen large-scale investigations before with dozens and dozens of officers working on them". [Full Article...]

At least 40 dead, 140 wounded in Kabul blast

At least 40 dead, 140 wounded in Kabul blast Waziri confirmed that 11 soldiers were killed. The clashes between security forces and insurgents lasted for about five hours leaving at least 16 security personnel wounded. Separately, Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, noted that the explosion occurred near a High Peace Council facility in a civilian-populated area of Kabul . [Full Article...]

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down McCabe is taking "terminal leave" from his post until March, when he will be eligible for retirement benefits. As CNN reports , McCabe has been the subject of criticism from President Trump in recent weeks over what conservatives contend to be political bias linked to the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and R... [Full Article...]

Jennifer Hudson to star as Aretha Franklin in biopic

Jennifer Hudson to star as Aretha Franklin in biopic Hudson was introduced at Columbia Records president Clive Davis' pre-Grammys party and confirmed long-held rumours that Hudson was to take on the role. For example, last June, Aretha Franklin was honored in Detroit with a street named in her honor. In a 2016 interview with People , the singer stated that she had given just one actress approval to portray her, but she didn't reveal who the a... [Full Article...]

Syrian National Dialogue Congress starts in Sochi

Syrian National Dialogue Congress starts in Sochi According to a report by the Syrian Center for Policy Research, the conflict has claimed the lives of over 470,000 people, injured 1.9 million others, and displaced almost half of the country's pre-war population of about 23 million within or beyond its borders. [Full Article...]


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