Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

White House vague on whether Trump could be questioned by Robert Mueller White House vague on whether Trump could be questioned by Robert Mueller

On Tuesday, Sanders set out four different pillars of what the President wants in any deal, which included "serious" border security, an end to the diversity visa lottery program, an end to chain migration, and then a permanent solution for the DACA ...

Trump's Protectionist Vision to Be Tested at Davos Forum Trump's Protectionist Vision to Be Tested at Davos Forum

President Trump will today become the first sitting US president to attend the World Economic Forum since Bill Clinton in 2000. The Palestinians, he said , "disrespected us" by not "allowing our great vice president to see them, and we give t...

Trump says global cooperation can be part of 'America First' Trump says global cooperation can be part of 'America First'

The main theme at Davos is about how working together can solve the world's poverty, climate change and equality challenges, which is vastly incongruent with Trump's agenda. "Despite its formal name, Davos is about more than economics", Kenneth R...

Op. Israel gives green light for settlers to seize Palestinian land Op. Israel gives green light for settlers to seize Palestinian land

He protested that they "disrespected us a week ago by not allowing our great vice president to see them". "We give them hundreds of millions", Trump said during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Davos, Switzerland.

Padmaavat Row: Security tightened outside theaters across the nation Padmaavat Row: Security tightened outside theaters across the nation

In Goa, only a couple of single-screen theatres screened it amid police security. The Rajput Karni Sena said it had taken out a bike rally in Jaipur and in other areas against the film, which was released across the country today. But Padukone al...

LG to hike washing machine prices in response to Trump-imposed tariffs LG to hike washing machine prices in response to Trump-imposed tariffs

The trade action came after Whirlpool , which faced a strong challenge from its Korean rivals, requested the US International Trade Commission to investigate what it alleged was dumping by Samsung and LG in May past year. LG reported on Thursday tha...

Italy train crash: Two killed near Milan Italy train crash: Two killed near Milan

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Some of the injured received first aid treatment in a nearby field. The Italian military force, Carabinieri, said the commuter train was carrying hundreds of people when it derailed in northern Ita...

Trump approves tariffs on imported solar cells, modules Trump approves tariffs on imported solar cells, modules

According to SEIA, the tariffs could lead to the loss of approximately 23,000 U.S.jobs this year and delay or cancel substantial amounts of investments in solar. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said: "The President's action makes clear aga...

Massive shutdown of 'Toys R Us' includes four Minnesota stores Massive shutdown of 'Toys R Us' includes four Minnesota stores

Brandon's plan includes revamping a dozen locations to better combine the baby and toy businesses into one co-branded experience, with more such stores coming next year. While its share of the market has been dwindling, Toys "R" Us sells about 20 per...

HC declines to give relief to AAP MLAs HC declines to give relief to AAP MLAs

The court directed the EC to submit the entire records pertaining to the proceedings leading to the recommendation to the President before the next hearing on Monday. On 19 January, the poll panel had made the recommendation for the disqualificati...

Swiss Mummy Identified As Ancestor Of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Swiss Mummy Identified As Ancestor Of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

The site of her burial, in front of the altar in the church, indicated that she was probably a person of high status. The identity of the woman, buried in 1787 under the Barf├╝sser church in Basel, has always been a mystery, the Basler Zeitung rep...

New reported chemical weapons attack in Syria as United States calls out Russian Federation New reported chemical weapons attack in Syria as United States calls out Russian Federation

The statement made no reference to the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons, but instead said that Tillerson emphasized Russia's responsibility in ensuring the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad plays a role in the United Nation...

Foreign fighters join YPG fight against Turkey in Afrin Foreign fighters join YPG fight against Turkey in Afrin

While US forces are not officially stationed in Afrin, they are presently 97km away in Manbij. "We are not sure what the Russians are thinking, but we do not think they can act on behalf of the Syrian government or against the principles Russia has...

Kerry Tells Palestinians to Hold Out Against Trump Kerry Tells Palestinians to Hold Out Against Trump

According to the report, Kerry went beyond offering "moral support", and actually said that he would help the Palestinians to draw up a strategy for foiling the president's Mideast policy and drafting a peace plan of their own. While discussing possi...

United Nations urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations to ensure safeguards United Nations urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations to ensure safeguards

More than 688,000 Muslim Rohingya and a few hundred Hindu Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh since August 25 past year after the Myanmar military cracked down in the northern part of Rakhine state, amid witness reports of killings, looting and rape, i...

FBI Agents Allegedly Texted About 'Secret Society' The Day After Trump's Election FBI Agents Allegedly Texted About 'Secret Society' The Day After Trump's Election

The texts between Strzok and Page , would have covered a period during the Trump transition, running up to the time that Robert Mueller's Special Counsel investigation began. The two Federal Bureau of Investigation officials involved in a scandal ...

Several Americans Killed, Wounded In Kabul Hotel Attack Several Americans Killed, Wounded In Kabul Hotel Attack

The Western-backed government in Kabul has been struggling to fend off the Taliban and other militant groups since the withdrawal of most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in 2014. Several armored US military vehicles with heavy machine guns ...

Pakistan police arrests Zainab Ansari's murderer Pakistan police arrests Zainab Ansari's murderer

In this Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 photo, Mohammed Amin holds a picture of his daughter Zainab Ansari as her mother Nusrat stands in the background in Kasur , Pakistan. "Then in a polygraph test, the culprit confessed all of his wrong doings, we have t...

Intel CPU patches 'utter garbage', says Linus Torvalds Intel CPU patches 'utter garbage', says Linus Torvalds

Intel said through their spokesperson Navin Shenoy that they are aware of the issue causing higher-than-expected reboots and are working to deploy functional patches. He takes issue with the content of the Spectre (variant 2) patch as well as the ...

Twin auto bombs kill at least 33 in Benghazi Twin auto bombs kill at least 33 in Benghazi

The first blast struck outside a mosque as worshipers were leaving evening prayers. A second vehicle exploded 30 minutes later in the same area leading to more casualties. It has imposed strict military controls on Benghazi and other parts of easte...

Coalition airstrikes kill nine people in Yemen Coalition airstrikes kill nine people in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and its allies are facing mounting criticism - including from the U.S. - over the civilian toll in Yemen's conflict. "The coalition will coordinate". The coalition added that they aim to increase monthly imports to 1.4 million metri...

Bombing outside Save the Children office in Afghanistan Bombing outside Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Inamullah Miakhial, a spokesman for Nangahar regional hospital, said at least 11 injured people were brought to the hospital. "I hope for a quick and safe end to this horrific incident", he said on Twitter . The security forces are clearing the bu...

New TPP Pact May Be Signed in March Without US Participation New TPP Pact May Be Signed in March Without US Participation

Raj Bhala, an worldwide trade law expert at the University of Kansas School of Law, is available to discuss the new deal , its provisions, the expected effects of the pact, the original TPP, what a deal without the United States means, trade between...

CIA Chief: N. Korea Seeks Ability to Simultaneously Fire Multiple Nuclear Missiles CIA Chief: N. Korea Seeks Ability to Simultaneously Fire Multiple Nuclear Missiles

April 25 has been honored as the anniversary so far, as it is claimed to be the day when late founder Kim Il-sung, the grandfather of current North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, established the Korean People's Revolutionary Army, in 1934. "The US could ...

School Choice Week Rally Draws Hundreds To Downtown Raleigh School Choice Week Rally Draws Hundreds To Downtown Raleigh

This bill would eventually lead to defunding public education, which will eliminate the "choice" by impoverishing hundreds of public schools nationwide, rendering them unfunctional. Partida said, speaking in Spanish through a translator, said the pub...

EU Sanctions Venezuela as Almagro Condemns Presidential Elections EU Sanctions Venezuela as Almagro Condemns Presidential Elections

The EU sanctions come as the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, has denounced plans to hold presidential elections in Venezuela this year. In the last presidential elections, held in April 2013, months aft...

Trump Advisers Blocking Deal to End Government Shutdown Trump Advisers Blocking Deal to End Government Shutdown

Graham said Miller and others were responsible for the disagreement over how to move forward with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA . House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called Miller a white supremacist, and Sen...

Rutgers for 2nd straight win over ranked opponent Rutgers for 2nd straight win over ranked opponent

Nebraska beat U-M for the first time since December 12, 1964. Rutgers is 0-9 all-time against the Wolverines but is coming off one of its best games of the season, an 80-64 win against Iowa last Wednesday. In the half, Nebraska hit 45.8 percent...

Pennsylvania court orders new congressional map due to gerrymandering Pennsylvania court orders new congressional map due to gerrymandering

Because Democrats tend to live clustered together in cities, while Republicans tend to be more spread out across suburbs and rural areas, a requirement to draw compact maps that incorporate county and municipal boundaries will tend to favor Republ...

Over Terror Concerns, TSA Orders Extra Cargo Screening Over Terror Concerns, TSA Orders Extra Cargo Screening

Growing fears about terrorists sneaking a bomb into cargo on a plane bound for the US have prompted the Trump administration to issue a new order requiring closer scrutiny of air cargo from five predominantly Muslim countries. Under ACAS, carriers ar...

MP mulls review plea in Supreme Court over ban on film MP mulls review plea in Supreme Court over ban on film

He said the organisation had called for a shutdown across the country on January 25 to protest against the film's screening. Protesters claim the film falsely depicts a romance between 14th-century Hindu queen Padmavati and Muslim ruler Alauddin ...

Mike Pence brands claims of Donald Trump 'affair' with porn star 'baseless' Mike Pence brands claims of Donald Trump 'affair' with porn star 'baseless'

Pence may have not commented on Trump's alleged indiscretions - he did, however, speak further on POTUS's belittling comments about immigrants from " shithole countries " in Africa. In that same interview, Pence also defended Mr. Trump over his disp...

Turkey steps up assault on Kurdish militia in Syria Turkey steps up assault on Kurdish militia in Syria

Erdogan said in Ankara that his country will "not take a step back" from its Afrin offensive. "Turkey's measures against the YPG can not be limited to Afrin alone". Access to Afrin is restricted, making it hard to independently verify development...

Winter storm watch issued for southern Minnesota Winter storm watch issued for southern Minnesota

As the day goes on, the storm will move south, and the skies will clear up by late tonight . As for timing, the storm will push into Minnesota Sunday night, bringing possible freezing rain and icing to southeastern Minnesota. Our highs will only b...

Arsenal offer $80 million for Aubameyang Arsenal offer $80 million for Aubameyang

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praised Aubameyang's "strong character" Thursday, which did not go down well with Dortmund's sports director Michael Zorc . Aubameyang, the top scorer in the German top flight last season, was also dropped for last S...

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