Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Texas's Republican-controlled Legislature has pushed closer to law a bill that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objectio... More..

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John Terry takes centre stage at Chelsea championship party
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

John Terry takes centre stage at Chelsea championship party

The result moved Conte's men onto 29 Premier League wins for the season - level with Jose Mourinho's title-winning Chelsea team of 2004-05 - with already-relegated Sunderland set to be their final opponents at ...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

US Set to Impose New Sanctions On Venezuela

The opposition leader stressed the passport was valid until 2020. Over 40 people have been killed during protests that have been sweeping across Venezuela since April 4. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sai...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Woman march in Venezuelan capital against socialist govt

An extended period of low crude prices have severely strained the agenda of the socialist government as Venezuelans struggle with scarcities of staple food and medial supplies. "All sectors of society will mobi...More..

Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests

Family and friends described the youngster as "outgoing" and a joy to be around on Thursday afternoon - while also condemning the suspects for their alleged actions. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation co...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

Moon told Abe that most Koreans could not accept the agreement, according to the Blue House, while Japan's top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Abe told him it was "extremely important" to implement it....More..

CHP Issues AMBER Alert for Boy Abducted From San Francisco
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

CHP Issues AMBER Alert for Boy Abducted From San Francisco

Friday for 1-year-old Makai Bangoura, who was abducted at 3 p.m. Thursday. The San Francisco District Attorney's Office said the mother got new custodial status from the court and filed a police report. Be on...More..

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

Despite the turmoil, the president departed for his first overseas trip the same day. The ex-FBI chief has not spoken publicly since his surprise firing last week. White House aides initially said that Trump ...More..

German minister backs NAFTA on Mexico visit, urges USA support
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

German minister backs NAFTA on Mexico visit, urges USA support

Washington last month imposed tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber exports, triggering the fifth formal bilateral dispute over timber in less than 40 years. The National Cotton Council issued a release saying t...More..

Uncertainty in Presidency over who will sign 2017 budget
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Uncertainty in Presidency over who will sign 2017 budget

According to an earlier report by NAIJ.com, the presidency promised that the 2017 budget will be signed immediately by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo when it gets to them. "When it is transmitted to the Preside...More..

GST services tax rates finalized: education, healthcare exempted; 28% for five-star hotels
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

GST services tax rates finalized: education, healthcare exempted; 28% for five-star hotels

The rates are in line with those finalised for goods. Mobile users will now have to shell out more money with govt taxing the telecom sector with 18%. The GST structure will be replacing the central excise du...More..

Hearse stolen, body dumped in Texas
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Hearse stolen, body dumped in Texas

The hearse did have a deceased body inside that was being transported by the funeral home. Later Friday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office tweeted that it had "recovered the stolen vehicle from earlier this morn...More..

Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon

Campaigning in West Linton with Scottish Secretary David Mundell, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said her party's opposition to a second referendum had particular relevance to younger voters. She wi...More..

French president meeting EU chief, to reveal minister picks
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

French president meeting EU chief, to reveal minister picks

French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe intend to reach a balance between the world of politics and business, which had never been among priorities of traditional left and right pol...More..

Mattis on War in North Korea: 'Tragic on an Unbelievable Scale'
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Mattis on War in North Korea: 'Tragic on an Unbelievable Scale'

Mattis said that the North is not listening to global warnings. Dunford said the USA continues to work with Russia on "deconfliction" of their ground forces in Syria and "my impression is the Russians are a...More..

Prime Minister greets Japanese trade minister
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Prime Minister greets Japanese trade minister

Both of them still want to persist with the much more comprehensive TPP agreement even without the USA, but some other countries are reluctant to implement the deal, arguing that it would do little to benefit t...More..

Trump told not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital ahead of visit
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Trump told not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital ahead of visit

Israel wants the White House to explain why a USA diplomat preparing President Donald Trump's visit to Jerusalem said Judaism's holy Western Wall in its old city is part of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, a...More..

Trump Holds Joint Press Conference LIVE STREAM
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Trump Holds Joint Press Conference LIVE STREAM

It was Trump's first time taking questions since his Justice Department named a special counsel to probe Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. Some conservatives, here and in Colombia, oppose the peace...More..

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Grassley also said, if there was interference, "then it seems to me Comey should have taken action on that interference". "If these White House documents in fact exist memorializing the President's statements...More..

U.S. admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

U.S. admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

China is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of diplomatic support and has come under heavy pressure to use its influence to rein in the North's missile and nuclear activities. Xi's remarks came i...More..