DOJ: Trump hiring Kushner doesn't violate anti-nepotism laws

The statute , from 1967, reads: "A public official may not appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement, in or to a civilian position in the agency in which he is serving or over which he exer... More..

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Conway insists again that US doesn't care about Trump's taxes
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Conway insists again that US doesn't care about Trump's taxes

She insisted that there was "no way to qualify the crowd size" - an estimated 800,000 people attended Mr Trump's ceremony, significantly less than President Obama's ceremonies in 2009 and in 2013 - and she then...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Trump's Inauguration Scores Second-Highest Ratings Since 1981

Bush (29 million) in 2001. On Saturday, Trump slammed what he called the "dishonest" media for sharing "false" photos of the size of the crowd at his inauguration. In other words, he's supposed to be preparin...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Envoy to Kazakhstan to attend Syria talks in Astana - State Department

Earlier in the day, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and his deputy, Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy held a meeting with the Russian delegation. Toner said the decision not to send a delegation was due to t...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Tamil Nadu: 2 dead, over 80 injured as hundreds participate in Jallikattu

Shops and establishments' associations in various parts of Chennai and across the state have made a decision to down their shutters as a mark of protest against the ban on Jallikattu . Prime Minister Naren...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

President and Vice President attend Inaugural Luncheon

Initially a group of a dozen people met at the Friendship Heights Metro Station, which is located on the border of Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Seen in the background are members of his cabinet and wife, Mel...More..

At least 13 killed as Indian train derails
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

At least 13 killed as Indian train derails

The accident came only two months after almost 150 people were killed in a similar disaster, highlighting the poor state of the rail network, which is one of the world's largest. Majority have been shifted to h...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

S. Korean minister arrested over artist blacklist allegation

The court also issued an arrest warrant for Kim Ki-Choon, former chief of staff for Park. Cho was presidential secretary for political affairs between 2014 and 2015 before she was named culture minister in 20...More..

Tehran's Iconic Plasco Building Collapses After Fire: Iran State Media
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Tehran's Iconic Plasco Building Collapses After Fire: Iran State Media

A fire engulfed a landmark building in Tehran, Iran, this morning, leading to a complete collapse that may have killed as many as 30 people, including many firefighters. "When Iranian regulations do not deal wi...More..

Top Trump Admin Priority: 'State-of-The-Art Missile Defense' Against North Korea
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Top Trump Admin Priority: 'State-of-The-Art Missile Defense' Against North Korea

The policy outlines intentions to scrap the "harmful and unnecessary" Climate Action Plan and Waters of the USA rule brought in by Barack Obama. They also feared the heavy equipment might damage the roads in Wa...More..

Tornado Hits Southern Mississippi Reportedly Killing At Least 4 People
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Tornado Hits Southern Mississippi Reportedly Killing At Least 4 People

Gov. Phil Bryant said he has been in regular contact with the emergency agency and "ordered all available resources toward rescue and recovery". Multiple people were trapped in their houses, Glen Moore, the d...More..

Nigerian military 'mistake' kills at least 50 in strike on refugee camp
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Nigerian military 'mistake' kills at least 50 in strike on refugee camp

But Boko Haram continues to launch deadly raids and destructive suicide bombings on civilian communities near the fringes of the forest, which spans over 23,000 square miles in northeast Nigeria. "I sympathize ...More..

More survivors rescued from avalanche-hit Rigopiano hotel in Italy
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

More survivors rescued from avalanche-hit Rigopiano hotel in Italy

Emergency crews pulled out four more survivors from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche and were searching Saturday for more as family members awaited word if their relatives were among the lucky ones...More..

Business, Agriculture Pressing Trump to Salvage TPP
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Business, Agriculture Pressing Trump to Salvage TPP

Mattis was confirmed by a 98-1 vote earlier Friday in the first action taken by US senators after Trump took the oath of office, and was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence. American manufacturing jobs will c...More..

Four killed in Australia as auto ploughs into pedestrians
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Four killed in Australia as auto ploughs into pedestrians

At one point according to Akiir, Jimmy had threatened to kill them both by driving into a pole. "People called out, there were people yelling as the vehicle came down". That chase was abandoned for public s...More..

Suspect in cop killing captured, Orlando police say
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Suspect in cop killing captured, Orlando police say

Orlando police are looking for whoever vandalized fallen Orlando Lt. Debra Clayton's vehicle. When Clayton confronts him, he runs and she takes chase, the video shows. During the proceedings, Loyd spoke out o...More..

Trump vows to 'keep the Twitter going'
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Trump vows to 'keep the Twitter going'

Trump came under fire again later Friday night for "plagiarizing" the design of his inauguration cake that a celebrity pastry chef said copied the design he made for Obama's 2013 inauguration. "The center will ...More..

Turkey: Parliament approves Bill to boost Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Turkey: Parliament approves Bill to boost Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers

Turkey's parliament has approved a draft bill that would dramatically expand the president's powers - paving the way for a referendum later this year. There were 142 votes against the bill. To secure its nece...More..

Student injured in OH school shooting
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Student injured in OH school shooting

Prosecutors are seeking to charge Ely Ray Serna, the shooting suspect, as an adult for numerous charges including attempted murder, felonious assault, improper discharge of a firearm, inducing panic and illegal...More..

Read the letters Bill Clinton, George W. Bush wrote to their successors
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Read the letters Bill Clinton, George W. Bush wrote to their successors

The 92-year-old former President was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on January 14 to address a respiratory issue stemming from pneumonia. "Mrs. He ended up watching the proceedings from his hospital r...More..