Russia arrests retired officer accused of spying for Ukraine

US President Barack Obama, along with five European leaders, vowed earlier this month to keep up sanctions against Russian Federation over the conflict. "This decision is a recognition of Ukraine's agreement in meeting European standards. We highly... More..

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So, Don't Sweat That New Overtime Rule Just Yet

They're troubled that low-level retail and restaurant managers who make $25,000 a year but work 60 hours a week can't log overtime pay. As of now, a salaried worker making less than $23,660 is eligible for over...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Charging decision expected in Wayne State officer's death

He was remanded to jail Friday on charges including first-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm. DETROIT (AP) - The Wayne State University police officer who was killed in the line of...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Pakistan won't tolerate targeting of civilians by India: Nawaz

Attack on bus is blatant violation of International Humanitarian Law. In Wednesday's escalation, Indian artillery and shelling hit several villages along the Line of Control that divides the Pakistan- from In...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

UN Syria envoy warns time 'running out' for east Aleppo

Meanwhile, more than 350 mortars and rockets have been reportedly launched by armed rebel groups indiscriminately into western Aleppo since November 1, killing more than 60 people, including women and childre...More..

Ukraine seeks EU support for Russia sanctions
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Ukraine seeks EU support for Russia sanctions

Still, Tusk said he hoped Ukrainians would be granted visa-free travel to the European Union - coveted by Kiev - by year-end. Russian Federation and the European Commission agreed to hold trilateral negotiati...More..

Donald Trump's UN Pick Was First Governor to Sign Anti-BDS Legislation
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Donald Trump's UN Pick Was First Governor to Sign Anti-BDS Legislation

DeVos is a billionaire Republican donor who has been active on school choice issues as well as promoting charter schools. DeVos, too, was slow to warm to Trump. "She inserted herself into this and became Sout...More..

Historic Victory Against Hyper-Partisan Gerrymandering Emerges from Wisconsin
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Historic Victory Against Hyper-Partisan Gerrymandering Emerges from Wisconsin

The court stated that Act 43 [text], enacted by the Wisconsin Legislature [official website] in 2011, directly influenced the the results of the 2012 and 2014 elections. With the 2016 election, Donald Trum...More..

by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin share cold, awkward handshake at global summit

Obama and Putin met in Peru on Sunday at the APEC summit , likely for the last time during Obama's presidency for an icy handshake. "To this end, it was agreed that (Russia's foreign minister) Sergey Lavrov ...More..

Greek PM expresses shock at refugee deaths in camp blaze
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Greek PM expresses shock at refugee deaths in camp blaze

Nearly 6,000 migrants and refugees are now stranded in Lesbos with more than half residing at the Moria camp. According to police investigation, the fire started from a gas canister which exploded when the gr...More..

Suspect: Victim reneged on deal to give her baby
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Suspect: Victim reneged on deal to give her baby

Sesmas was booked into the Dallas County jail on outstanding warrants. Laura Abaca-Nogueda, 27, was found dead in her Wichita, Kansas home by her boyfriend. Portillo said she fought Sesmas off and, eventua...More..

Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa will be new Pakistan army chief
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa will be new Pakistan army chief

In fact, Dunya News said that PM Sharif decided to make Bajwa army chief during the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) party's two month-long sit-in Islamabad in 2014, that is, two years ago. While the officer is ...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

France presidential race: Fillon wins conservative candidacy

Speaking from his campaign headquarters, Fillon called for unity and action to defeat France's far-right and its discredited left. A conservative admirer of Margaret Thatcher has become the unexpected victo...More..

New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Harrison stated that it had been made clear that the Bayou Classic event was not the place to bring guns. "We're going to pursue this to the fullest extent of the law, because this was not something that shoul...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Israel bombs alleged IS militant hideout in Syria

The confrontation appeared to be the first of its kind between Israel and Islamic State-affiliated forces based in Syria. "If they change their policies and are now attacking Israel, I guess the source is bec...More..

Fillon scores huge win in French conservative presidential primaries
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Fillon scores huge win in French conservative presidential primaries

Juppe conceded after initial result showed Fillon had gained the majority of the votes, winning 67 percent of the ballots with results counted from 9,193 polling stations out of 10,229. During the campaign he c...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Rebel defenses fall to advancing Syrian forces

Government forces advanced with a ground and air assault on the edge of the besieged eastern half of the city into the Hanano housing area, a move created to split the rebel-held east in two. Moscow and Damasc...More..

INEC declares Akeredolu Ondo Governor-Elect
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

INEC declares Akeredolu Ondo Governor-Elect

The APC candidate polled 244,662 votes to defeat his close rivals, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) of Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and Olusola Oke of Alliance for Democracy (AD) who scored 150,381 and 126,889 votes r...More..

Customs seizes 9 armoured military vehicles reportedly bound for Singapore
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Customs seizes 9 armoured military vehicles reportedly bound for Singapore

Without mentioning Taiwan, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement that a shipment of Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) and other military equipment had been held in Hong Kong since Wednesday due to a...More..

United States to abandon TPP on January 20, Says President-elect Trump
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

United States to abandon TPP on January 20, Says President-elect Trump

Obama saw the TPP - which excluded China - as vital to expanding America's influence in the region. The question is: what next? No wonder then that Beijing saw the USA pivot to Asia , and the TPP wit...More..