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Federal court rules trans employees can't be fired for religious reasons

Federal court rules trans employees can't be fired for religious reasons The appeals court said it disagreed also with the lower court in holding the funeral home had violated Title II by administering a discriminatory-clothing allowance policy, in providing male, but not female, employees workers with a clothing benefit. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince's United Kingdom visit prompts heavy criticism by opposition

Saudi crown prince's United Kingdom visit prompts heavy criticism by opposition According to Downing Street, the meeting between the 32-year-old Mohammad bin Salman, better known as MBS, and May will tackle worldwide challenges, such as terrorism, extremism, the conflict and humanitarian crisis in Yemen and other regional issues such as Iraq and Syria. [Full Article...]

Hope Hicks told House Intelligence Committee she was hacked, sources say

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks informed the House Intelligence Committee that one of her email accounts had been hacked, according to an intelligence source. The latest revelation raises questions over who might have infiltrated Hicks' emails and why. President Trump confers with ex-White House Communications Director Hope Hicks in January. [Full Article...]

Italy's Berlusconi Blames Poor Election Showing On Public Office Ban

Italy's Berlusconi Blames Poor Election Showing On Public Office Ban The far-right, anti-immigrant League party, headed by Matteo Salvini , took nearly 18 per cent of the vote compared to the 14 per cent won by Mr Berlusconi's Forza Italia - a stinging personal defeat for the 81-year-old billionaire media mogul. [Full Article...]

Why an Emirates Adviser's Cooperation With Mueller May Be Terrible for Trump

Why an Emirates Adviser's Cooperation With Mueller May Be Terrible for Trump Nader was served with search warrants and a grand jury subpoena on January 17 at Washington Dulles International Airport, while en route to a celebration of Trump's first year in office at Mar-a-Lago. According to the Times , Nader worked with the Bill Clinton administration in its attempt to broker a peace deal between Syria and Israel, convincing the White House that he could leverage his... [Full Article...]

Upendra exits KPJP, to float new party Prajaakeeya

Upendra exits KPJP, to float new party Prajaakeeya The party was launched in October previous year, and barely six months on, Upendra and the party's founder-general secretary, D Mahesh Gowda, are at loggerheads. "In a release, members of the new outfit Prajaakeeya said, ".it was unanimously made a decision to form a new party called PrajaaKeeya and contest the next possible election". [Full Article...]

India notes Pakistan's positive response to prisoners' exchange proposal

India notes Pakistan's positive response to prisoners' exchange proposal A second seeks to revive the judicial commission and a third seeks to facilitate "the visit of medical experts (from both sides) to meet and examine the mentally challenged prisoners for their repatriation" , the Pakistan statement said. There are also 22 mentally challenged Indians, lodged in Pakistani jails, awaiting their repatriation for want of verification of their addresses and antecedents... [Full Article...]

Drop in political murders in Kerala under LDF govt: CM

Drop in political murders in Kerala under LDF govt: CM Earlier in the day, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said in the Assembly that there was not need of a CBI probe in the case. Responding to the verdict, CPI (M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told reporters that the CPI (M) did not fear a probe by the CBI since it had nothing to hide. [Full Article...]

Royal welcome and noisy protests await Saudi crown prince on United Kingdom trip

Royal welcome and noisy protests await Saudi crown prince on United Kingdom trip Stephen Bell, a spokesman for the STWC, told newsmen in January that London had to withdraw its invitation to the crown prince, stating that Riyadh was responsible for the humanitarian catastrophe in war-torn Yemen. According to analysis by human rights charity Reprieve, executions have doubled under the Crown Prince. The organisation said since his appointment in July 2017, 133 people had b... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: 'Ready and willing' to preserve DACA

Donald Trump: 'Ready and willing' to preserve DACA Hispanics and Latinos are one of the largest and fastest growing groups of immigrants in the United States. The Latino Coalition describes itself as a network that addresses "issues directly impacting Hispanic business owners & consumers across the U.S.A". [Full Article...]

Nashville mayor pleads guilty to property theft after affair

Nashville mayor pleads guilty to property theft after affair Rob Forrest Jr., whose retirement became effective the same day the mayor admitted to the affair. In the first minutes of his tenure as mayor, David Briley reinforced his support for a mass transit overhaul. Barry told the newspaper at the time that she wouldn't be resigning from office over the matter. "This is a very bad day". "I think the question is going to be whether he can devote the ... [Full Article...]

Zinke - Daines Propose Bicameral Bill to Save National Parks

Zinke - Daines Propose Bicameral Bill to Save National Parks U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander visits the Smokies with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on August 25, 2017. "Infrastructure is also about access for all Americans", he continued. Alexander hopes that addressing the backlog of projects will also create more jobs for Tennesseans and attract even more visitors. "The fact of the matter is, so many of our national parks throughout the country need the supp... [Full Article...]

British diver films sea of rubbish off Bali

British diver films sea of rubbish off Bali British diver Rich Horner was exploring a site known as Manta Point near the island of Nusa Penida, the largest of three islands off the southeastern coast of Bali, when he spotted a soup of jellyfish, foliage and garbage. "Oh, and some plastic", wrote Horner in his March 3 Facebook post . ".It will be eaten by a lot of fish and filter feeders, mantas, whale sharks and whales". [Full Article...]

President Trump says maybe United States will have a president for life someday

President Trump says maybe United States will have a president for life someday And he's great", Trump said . 'And look, he was able to do that. The relations may have thawed a little, as Trump reminded people that "China is great" and praised the hospitality of Xi during Trump's trip to China. Do you think she's happy?' he said. US Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat, said on Twitter that "whether this was a joke or not, talking about being President for life like X... [Full Article...]

UAE Adviser With Ties To Kushner Agrees On Co-Operating With Mueller

UAE Adviser With Ties To Kushner Agrees On Co-Operating With Mueller The New York Times reported that George Nader, an adviser to the United Arab Emirates with ties to various Trump aides, is cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and testified before a grand jury last week. "We chatted on topics ranging from oil and commodity prices to how much his country wished for resumption of normal trade relations" with the United States, said the Black Water fou... [Full Article...]

Helicopter crashes in Russia's Chechnya, killing five

Helicopter crashes in Russia's Chechnya, killing five Previously, another source told Sputnik that at least nine people were on board of the crashed helicopter, and some five of them dead. Officials said the helicopter crashed in thick fog after its rotor clipped a mountainside while preparing to land. [Full Article...]

Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy, CHAN Super Eagles, Bobsled Team

Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy, CHAN Super Eagles, Bobsled Team The President also seized the opportunity of the event to host the CHAN Super Eagles. The Les Bleus legend, a member of France's 1998 World Cup -winning squad: "Yes, we know there are a number of strong African countries in the game but Nigeria has always been a great footballing nation, and they have an exciting team heading to the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

European Union offers Britain trade deal with limited access for banks

The proposals are the most detailed yet from the government on how a long-term agreement on financial services with the European Union might work after Brexit , more than 20 months after Britain voted to leave the EU. The report emerged today as European Union officials prepare to publish the first draft of negotiating rules for the trade talks phase. The Chancellor has warned the City of Lo... [Full Article...]

Trump vows to counteract Russian Federation meddling in midterms

Trump vows to counteract Russian Federation meddling in midterms He would only say he enjoys conflict in the White House, that he hears opposite opinions and then makes a decision. "I like different points of view". HORSLEY: Yeah. You know, the president rarely talks about election meddling. He spoke highly of old-fashioned paper ballots as tough to hack and said he would counteract whatever Russian Federation tries to do. [Full Article...]

Lightning strikes teacher during 'thunder snow'

Lightning strikes teacher during 'thunder snow' A teacher was struck by lightning during Wednesday's powerful storm , police said. She was taken to the school nurse's office by other teachers and was "alert and conscious", though she did have "tingling to her hand and arm", Malland told the website. [Full Article...]


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