South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

Mr Kathrada, affectionately known as Kathy, spent more than 26 years in prison, 18 of which were on the notorious Robben Island, where Mr Mandela was also jailed. Kathrada frequently engaged with youth leaders and led trips to the former Robben Islan... More..

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GOP health deal elusive as House to take Easter break

Trump administration officials and leading legislators said Wednesday they plan to resume their hunt for common ground between conservatives and moderates. The fund is meant to subsidize coverage for patients...More..

France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI

These presidential calls to war provide the foundation for public understanding of the conflict. Mexico rejected the German offer, but the potential for an alliance with Germany resonated throughout Washington...More..

UKIP's Mark Reckless defects back to Conservative Party
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

UKIP's Mark Reckless defects back to Conservative Party

Back at last year's May elections UKIP won its first seats in the assembly - gaining seven regional seats. He goes on praise the " exemplary " leadership of Prime Minister Theresa May, adding "she has been st...More..

Texas House to take up budget on Thursday
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Texas House to take up budget on Thursday

Now that the Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, which King chairs, has reviewed the bill, House Bill 300 is scheduled to come up for action on the House floor soon. they need and deserve a great one...More..

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time in seven years
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time in seven years

Last month India posted a 1-0 win over Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers - their first-ever in Myanmar in over 64 years. India were ranked 99 in November 1993 and 100 in October, 1993, December, 1993 ...More..

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ANC calls for calm ahead of protests in South Africa

Mantashe denied that he and the other Zuma critics had been forced to apologise. The resignation of the axed ministers and deputy ministers, who still served as MPs, began soon after. Zuma's ruling ANC has alwa...More..

Sen. Reed Calls On Rep. Nunes To Recuse Himself From Russia Investigation
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Sen. Reed Calls On Rep. Nunes To Recuse Himself From Russia Investigation

Trump suggested late Monday that the House panel should investigate Bill and Hillary Clinton's dealings with Russian Federation. The Washington Post first reported that the White House aimed to block Yates f...More..

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Islamic State's second-in-command killed in air strike

In Iraq, coalition military forces conducted five strikes consisting of 45 engagements against ISIS targets in Mosul, coordinated with and in support of the Iraqi government. "Our concern here is that even with...More..

Russia Has Just Banned Images Of Vladimir Putin In Drag
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Russia Has Just Banned Images Of Vladimir Putin In Drag

As noted by the Russian website TJ Journal , the first news organization to flag the Justice Ministry's designation, numerous such images of Putin have circulated on the Internet for years. They included openly...More..

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Shonda Rhimes joins national Planned Parenthood board

Politico first reported Thursday that Trump, who has come under fire for her apparent failure to moderate her father's at times extreme presidency, reached out to Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards ...More..

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Chelsea win but Tottenham keep the title race alive

Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud scored second-half goals to give temporary respite to long-serving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who has been the subject of criticism from some fans as the team goe...More..

Coloring book with Hitler image pulled from Dutch stores
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Coloring book with Hitler image pulled from Dutch stores

However, even without colouring the image in it's clear that there is a swastika on his armband. Kruidvat has also launched a subsequent launched investigation into how the image ended up in the book. Kruidva...More..

Goal reached: US women's soccer team gets new contract
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Goal reached: US women's soccer team gets new contract

The deal has much to praise, making long strides toward securing equal pay with the men's squad-fitting for a women's team that garners ratings during global competition which could make other sports leagues...More..

Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the title
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the title

But the Tar Heels (33-7) didn't let that scenario shape up on Monday against Gonzaga (37-2), who was in the national championship game for the first time. "I'm not surprised at all". It took all the rhythm out ...More..

Dutchmen go hand-in-hand to support gay rights
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Dutchmen go hand-in-hand to support gay rights

Protesters march through the Dutch capital Amsterdam. Her call won high-level support when the leader of the Democracy D66 party Alexander Pechthold and his colleague Wouter Koolmees arrived at the parlia...More..

Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster made the decision, which Trump approved, the official said. Prince Harry surprises double amputee former soldier Prince Harry has surprised a soldier who lost his legs ...More..

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Iraq in chaos as Daesh launches devastating raid on Tikrit

Iraqi security forces surrounded the area to prevent them from moving to adjacent neighbourhoods, while fierce clashes with the attackers broke out in Zuhour, the source said. The predominately Sunni Arab provi...More..

Egypt's Sisi, meeting Jewish leaders, is optimistic on Israeli-Arab peace
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Egypt's Sisi, meeting Jewish leaders, is optimistic on Israeli-Arab peace

Despite the IS-claimed Russian plane crash in Egypt's Sinai that killed over 200 Russians in October 2015, strategic relations between Moscow and Cairo have not been affected.Egypt hosted in October 2016 its fi...More..

Is Melania Trump Un-American for Wearing Dolce & Gabbana in Her Official Portrait?
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Is Melania Trump Un-American for Wearing Dolce & Gabbana in Her Official Portrait?

In fact, Harper's Bazaar titled the article "The Funniest Reactions to Melania Trump's Portrait". While President Donald Trump moved to the White House following his inauguration in January, his wife Mel...More..