Monday August 20-th, 2018

ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People

California's two US senators want to be briefed on any plans by the Trump administration for a major immigration sweep in San Francisco and other Northern California cities. Mayor Libby Schaaf said she is ready to go to jail to oppose the move by ICE...

UN Palestinian Agency Calls For Donations After US Freezes Funds UN Palestinian Agency Calls For Donations After US Freezes Funds

In a more detailed press statement, Krahenbuhl said the USA contribution of $60 million is "dramatically below past levels" and jeopardizes the "dignity and human security of millions of Palestine refugees, in need of emergency food assistance and ...

What we learned about Trump's health today from his doctor What we learned about Trump's health today from his doctor

Jackson said he hadn't planned to do a cognitive exam on Trump, but the president asked him to conduct "a test, or some type of screen" to assess his abilities. While Trump's physical did generally show he was in good health, Jackson admitted that th...

Chris Hemsworth Goes For Chris Hemsworth Goes For "Unique" Journey With '12 Strong'

Hitting theaters on Friday is the new Chris Hemsworth film " 12 Strong ", which tells the story of a Special Forces team sent to Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks to dismantle the Taliban. But the well-chosen, charismatic cas...

HHS Moves to Protect Med Workers' 'Consciences' HHS Moves to Protect Med Workers' 'Consciences'

LGBT advocates and other civil rights groups say that more far-reaching conscience protections could endanger patient care. "Many involved in providing medical care and those enrolled in health insurance plans have serious objections to participat...

Gunmen kill two female polio workers in Quetta Gunmen kill two female polio workers in Quetta

Police said that the vaccination team had not been given security as in the past the police presence had drawn attention to their work. The women died on their way to a hospital. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks yet, but Islamist m...

Pa. removes medical pot registry from police computers Pa. removes medical pot registry from police computers

Following Attorney General Jeff Sessions' revocation of memorandums issued by Justice Department officials in the Obama administration discouraging some federal prosecutions of marijuana operations permitted by state laws, Connecticut's top federal...

Kate Middleton Made Some New Friends Today Kate Middleton Made Some New Friends Today

Kate, who is expecting her third child in April, could have been forced to leave her sparkler at home because she is suffering with swollen fingers - common in expectant mothers. Princess Diana was a frequent visitor, actively promoting the work a...

DiNardo: With cardinal's death, keep abuse survivors 'close in prayer' DiNardo: With cardinal's death, keep abuse survivors 'close in prayer'

Conference of Catholic Bishops also said that the cardinal's death "will likely bring back painful memories for survivors" and urged those with knowledge of abuse to contact church officials or law enforcement. "In a shrinking world a global villag...

Should pot shops get to use banks? California's attorney general believes so Should pot shops get to use banks? California's attorney general believes so

A spokesperson for Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, who also signed the letter, could not immediately be reached for comment. "California voters have made it clear: when it comes to the cannabis industry, California is moving forward, not...

Gunmen kidnap foreigners, kill 2 police in Nigeria Gunmen kidnap foreigners, kill 2 police in Nigeria

Kidnappers have abducted two Americans and two Canadians in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, killing two police officers, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. "The two policemen were killed while the expatriates were abducted". The incident ...

Results of President Trump's physical to be released Results of President Trump's physical to be released

Jackson reported that the 6-foot-3 president weighed in at 239 pounds - three pounds heavier than he was in September 2016. The doctor also mentioned that in addition to taking Advil and Crestor, a drug used to control cholesterol levels, Trump a...

Bestselling Donald Trump exposé Fire and Fury to become TV series Bestselling Donald Trump exposé Fire and Fury to become TV series

The book immediately climbed to the top of The New York Times bestseller list while becoming the most downloaded book in its first week than any in recent memory. Because selling so many books and the rights to the books isn't enough, Wolff is ...

Brexit can be reversed if United Kingdom wants — EU Council chief Brexit can be reversed if United Kingdom wants — EU Council chief

Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg this morning, Mr Tusk said: "As regards our future relations, what we need today is more clarity on the UK's vision. European Union leaders have also set up a clash between the UK Government and...

Freedom House: Kyrgyzstan is the only partly free country in Central Asia Freedom House: Kyrgyzstan is the only partly free country in Central Asia

Georgia was ranked among the 59 " partly free " countries. As for political and civil freedoms, the country got 3 out of 7 points. The report also criticised Mr Erdogan for sacking elected mayors and replacing them with political allies and for...

Peter Madsen charged with murder and dismemberment of Swedish journalist Kim Wall Peter Madsen charged with murder and dismemberment of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Prosecutors said they would call for a life sentence against Madsen, which in Denmark averages 16 to 17 years before parole according to national statistics, though some convicts have been locked up much longer. After being detained and questioned ab...

Iran says deliberate US-backed drive inside Syria would… Iran says deliberate US-backed drive inside Syria would…

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday that the new US -backed force in Syria would "fan the flames of war", echoing the vehement response from Ankara and Moscow to the plan. The United States is at the head of an worldwide coalition using a...

North Korea seeks further Olympic talks North Korea seeks further Olympic talks

Liberal-minded politicians and activists assert the move has been helpful in building a sense of solidarity between the two Koreas, but conservative and hawkish politicians argue it has failed to prevent Pyeongyang's relentless pursuit of nuclear wea...

10 dead in Colombia military helicopter crash 10 dead in Colombia military helicopter crash

Transportation Minister German Cardona visited the site for the inspection of rescue work. A search and rescue mission continues to locate additional missing persons. "All my solidarity with relatives of the victims", President Santos said. At arou...

Ivana Trump: Trump is 'definitely not racist' Ivana Trump: Trump is 'definitely not racist'

Trump made the denial as he arrived for dinner with House majority leader Kevin McCarthy at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Durbin was the only Democrat at the meeting. Also in the Thursday meeting, Sens. The African U...

DHS secretary used 'hard language' in Trump for immigration meeting DHS secretary used 'hard language' in Trump for immigration meeting

He then began to criticize Nielsen's claim that she doesn't remember what Trump said in the Oval Office or whether the president used the term " shithole ". "Did you hear me use profanity?" "Did Trump use this word or a substantially similar word...

French charities manipulating migrants into seeking asylum in Britain, claims Emmanuel Macron French charities manipulating migrants into seeking asylum in Britain, claims Emmanuel Macron

Mrs May will meet the French President for a summit on Thursday after he visits Calais for the first time. He said: "I can not let the idea spread that some police forces use physical violence, confiscate personal belongings, wake up people in th...

Palestinian Leader Rebukes Trump: 'Shame On You' Palestinian Leader Rebukes Trump: 'Shame On You'

Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Abbas' remarks. The global community regards the West Bank an...

Hamas member injured in Lebanon bomb blast Hamas member injured in Lebanon bomb blast

The target, Mohamed Hamdan, was not a publicly known Hamas figure in Lebanon. The television channel then reported that Hamdan played a leading security role at Hamas, adding that Israel was tracing him. Security forces cordoned off the area and fi...

Toronto Anti-Muslim Attack Condemned by Trudeau Turns Out to Be Fake Toronto Anti-Muslim Attack Condemned by Trudeau Turns Out to Be Fake

At the time, Toronto police indicated the attack was being investigated as a hate crime. "The investigation is concluded". In a curt release Monday, TPS says that after a detailed investigation, police have determined that the events described i...

UK party suspends leader's girlfriend over racist Markle remarks UK party suspends leader's girlfriend over racist Markle remarks

Marney is an avid Brexiteer, a reader of infamously anti-immigration former politician Enoch Powell and a supporter of Donald Trump. "She's obsessed with race". In a statement, Marney apologized for the "shocking language" she used. "I believe ther...

Netanyahu begins India visit Netanyahu begins India visit

PM Modi broke protocol to receive Israeli counterpart and "close friend" Benjamin Netanyahu on his maiden visit to India. "I very much appreciate the gesture", Netanyahu said through his office shortly after the two were whisked away from the brief...

Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

The United States views the YPG as the most effective fighting force against ISIL. Turkey has long protested US support for the PKK/PYD, the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terrorist organisation, and its military wing PYG, while Washington sees it ...

Tunisia plans social reforms in wake of protests Tunisia plans social reforms in wake of protests

The 1018 budget, adopted at the end of a year ago, increases notably VAT, taxes on telephony or real estate and some im-port duties, and introduces a social contribution of solidarity on profits and wages to bail out social funds. "Three hundred and ...

7.1-Magnitude Quake Strikes off Peru Coast 7.1-Magnitude Quake Strikes off Peru Coast

Several municipalities were without electricity, and many adobe houses - houses built with earth - had collapsed, she said. Governor of Arequipa province Yamila Osorio said on Twitter that a 55-year-old man had died after being crushed by a roc...

Philippines raises volcano alert level as Mayon spews ash Philippines raises volcano alert level as Mayon spews ash

The level of danger was etched-up a notch following concerns that the phreatic or steam-driven eruptions could lead to hazardous emissions. Due to thick clouds, the crater and ash column were not visible but Phivolcs confirmed the column of ash w...

Huge blaze shuts down all services at Nottingham station Huge blaze shuts down all services at Nottingham station

Officers are working to identify anyone who may have been involved in the incident, and we are appealing for information from members of the public. The fire is believed to have started in a public toilet in the adjoining auto park building, but it...

Vulgarity used by president projected onto Trump Hotel in DC Vulgarity used by president projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The video was shared on Twitter by Robin Bell , who describes himself as an "editor, video journalist, and multimedia artist" who is based in Washington DC. The report said that after Trump was told that representatives of nations like Haiti and E...

King Salman gave Saudi women right to drive, now showroom King Salman gave Saudi women right to drive, now showroom

The Saudi government's amendment of its tourist visa policy to allow women to enter the country without a mahram (male chaperone) is proof that the country's administration is improving its stand on women's rights. Female Saudi supporters of Al-A...

Montanan visiting Hawaii respond to the missile warning Montanan visiting Hawaii respond to the missile warning

Senator Brian Schatz, a Hawaii Democrat, spoke to Pai on Saturday and praised him for working "with us on developing best practices on the communications side for states and municipalities to make sure this never happens again. Gen. Joe Logan contact...

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