Hours Before Leaving Office, Obama Gave $221 Million To Palestinians

Mr Obama respected the non-binding hold until last Thursday, the eve of President Trump's inauguration, when he notified Congress that he would release the money. Obama, who was a strong supporter of the Palestinian Authority, had pressed Congress fo... More..

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by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Trump To Name His Supreme Court Choice Next Week

But no matter, ABC's Jon Karl reports Tuesday morning that his sources say Gorsuch is indeed the leading candidate and Trump's announcement will come sometime next week. But Pryor's involvement in a 2011 de...More..

UK Supreme Court to decide tomorrow if Parliament votes on triggering Brexit
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

UK Supreme Court to decide tomorrow if Parliament votes on triggering Brexit

The claimants argued this would be unconstitutional and that only parliament can agree to leaving the European Union because to do so would strip Britons of rights granted by parliament. Earlier this week, repo...More..

Union ministries clear ordinance on Jallikattu
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Union ministries clear ordinance on Jallikattu

Chief Minister O Panneerselvam announced on Saturday that Jallikattu would be held in three locations in the State on Sunday. Tamil Nadu witnessed large scale protests by students in 1960s over the imposi...More..

New US prez Trump's first order of business: Limit 'burden' of Obamacare
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

New US prez Trump's first order of business: Limit 'burden' of Obamacare

Capitol, President Donald Trump signed his first bill into law: waiving the legal requirement for Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis in order for him to carry out his duties as defense secretary . "Together with t...More..

NY to expand access to free abortion, contraception
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

NY to expand access to free abortion, contraception

The Republican controlled Congress has already made steps to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office has estimated that 4.5 million New Yorkers, which about half are women, have commerci...More..

Person Shot Outside Anti-Trump Protest at the University of Washington
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Person Shot Outside Anti-Trump Protest at the University of Washington

The attack occurred amid protests outside Kane Hall on the UW campus, where demonstrators had gathered to block people from attending Yiannopoulos' sold-out Inauguration Day appearance. Protesters arrived at th...More..

Rubio will support Tillerson, removing confirmation hurdle
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Rubio will support Tillerson, removing confirmation hurdle

Tillerson's nomination in committee and in the full Senate", Rubio said in a statement posted on Facebook . Rubio and other members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are scheduled to meet Monday af...More..

Oregon Ducks' Dillon Brooks has sprained left foot; no timetable for return
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Oregon Ducks' Dillon Brooks has sprained left foot; no timetable for return

OR spotted the Cardinal the first five points and then hit four straight 3-pointers in taking a 16-7 lead. Total fouls: Stanford 20, OR 14. "We're not anxious about any streak", freshman guard Payton Pritchar...More..

Market bombing leaves 22 dead, 50 wounded in Pakistan
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Market bombing leaves 22 dead, 50 wounded in Pakistan

Some of the wounded were taken to hospital in Parachinar , while others were airlifted to hospitals in Peshawar, the capital of north-western Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, reportedly due to the local hospitals'...More..

Pakistan to return Indian soldier captured on day of 'surgical strikes'
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Pakistan to return Indian soldier captured on day of 'surgical strikes'

In what it calls a goodwill gesture, Pakistan Army has chose to return Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan to India. The Indian soldier, who strayed across the line of control just hours after the Indian spe...More..

Russia's healthcare ministry offers help to Hungarians injured in Italy road accident
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Russia's healthcare ministry offers help to Hungarians injured in Italy road accident

As well as those killed, some 40 others were injured when the bus burst into flames after crashing on a motorway. Italian police commander Geralomo Lacquanita said the bus veered off the road and crashed in b...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Bus crash in northern Italy results in the death of 16 people

Those who escaped did so by desperately smashing windows and leaping out. The teenagers all came from a secondary school in Budapest. "Even though I graduated from the school five years ago, I spent many ha...More..

Trump's first executive order aims to scrap Obamacare
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Trump's first executive order aims to scrap Obamacare

US hospitals could find themselves in financial straits if millions of Americans lose health insurance coverage, and the Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements aren't increased to help offset the resurgence in ch...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Statement following taser incident in Bristol

Mr Adunbi, who revealed he was singled out in another case of mistaken identity a decade ago, said last night: "The first time round it could have been an accident - but a second time, that's a racist attack". ...More..

SNL spoofs Kellyanne Conway with Chicago parody
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

SNL spoofs Kellyanne Conway with Chicago parody

Kate McKinnon reprised her impersonation for the number, which delves into Conway's "real" motivations for supporting Trump as his campaign manager and now-consultant: stardom. But, there was another thought ...More..

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Near Papua New Guinea
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Near Papua New Guinea

The quake was 153 kilometers (95.5 miles) deep and centered 40 kilometers (24 miles) west of the town of Panguna, according to the US Geological Survey. Areas that are in danger include the coasts of Papua New ...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Trump to Central Intelligence Agency: I am with you 1000 percent

Trump and the new leadership of the intelligence community, so he comes to appreciate more - more than he's indicated so far - the fine and important work the intelligence community does", John Negroponte told...More..

Gambia's old leader emptied coffers, shipped out luxury cars
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Gambia's old leader emptied coffers, shipped out luxury cars

Meantime, the man who won the Gambian presidential election, Adama Barrow, has been sworn in as president in neighbouring Senegal, and has been recognised as the new president by the worldwide community. He als...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

India vs England 3rd ODI: Hosts Eyeing Whitewash in ODI Series

An experienced Jonny Bairstow could be in the running to break into the XI, but England might prefer Sam Billings , considering he opened in the last of his six ODIs, against Bangladesh in October 2016 when...More..