Jeff Sessions Allows Employers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People & Women

The federal government directive was issued today by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who had been tasked by Trump to head a "review" of religious liberty protections , after pressure from anti-LGBT lobbying groups. Seventeen years ago, the federal... More..

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Group opposing nuclear weapons wins Nobel peace prize
by | Sunday, October 08, 2017

Group opposing nuclear weapons wins Nobel peace prize

ICAN was officially launched in 2007 with the aim of promoting the ideals outlined in the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons . In awarding the prize, Berit Reiss-Andersen, leader of the Norw...More..

White House honors Hispanic Heritage Month
by | Sunday, October 08, 2017

White House honors Hispanic Heritage Month

Trump's unnerving attempt at speaking Spanish came during a Hispanic Heritage Month event at the White House. "What storm? "You will see what it means", said Trump, who refrain from responding to persistent q...More..

by | Sunday, October 08, 2017

Weather: Weekend Heat & Rain

Wednesday: Partly cloudy, less humid, cooler. Clouds with showers on Friday . Today: Mix of Sun and Clouds. We remain mild and muggy Saturday night and Sunday with an increasing breeze ahead of a co...More..

Pakistan, Sri Lanka lock horns in final day-night Test today
by | Sunday, October 08, 2017

Pakistan, Sri Lanka lock horns in final day-night Test today

This match between the team Pakistan and Sri Lanka is touted as the much awaited and anticipated match which is making it an important match anyway. For Pakistan , Yasir Shah , Mohammad Amir and Wahab Ria...More..

by | Sunday, October 08, 2017

Turkey prepared to retake Syria's northern strategic city

Turkey boosted its military presence along its border with Syria after agreeing with Russian Federation and Iran to work towards a cease-fire in the region. Russia, along with Iran, is the key backer of Preside...More..

Trump Tries to Revive Health Care Debate With Phone Call to Schumer
by | Sunday, October 08, 2017

Trump Tries to Revive Health Care Debate With Phone Call to Schumer

Trump wrote on Twitter. Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer has always expressed a willingness to work with both the President and the GOP on a comprehensive plan, however key Republicans have refused to ev...More..

Firm Behind 'Fearless Girl' Statue Underpaid Women, US Says
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Firm Behind 'Fearless Girl' Statue Underpaid Women, US Says

The feds concluded that since "at least December 1, 2010", State Street discriminated against women in senior-level roles including vice president, senior vice president, and managing director positions by payi...More..

Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev headlines semifinal lineup — ATP Beijing
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev headlines semifinal lineup — ATP Beijing

In the ensuing tie-breaker, Nadal with some relentless back-court hitting, did not give Isner a semblance of a chance. Nadal is set to play the semi-final against Grigor Dimitrov , World No.8, who on F...More..

Donald Trump 'to announce he will decertify Iran nuclear deal'
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Donald Trump 'to announce he will decertify Iran nuclear deal'

The president has been weighing whether the agreement serves U.S. security interests as he faces an October 15 deadline for certifying that Iran is complying with its terms. Previously, the Russian State Duma...More..

Ghana wary of Uganda threat ahead of World Cup qualifier
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Ghana wary of Uganda threat ahead of World Cup qualifier

Defender John Boye and Afriyie Acquah will also not play a part in this game due to injury. " Ghana won't make it easy for them", Onyango told Kickoff. Egypt will officially qualify if they beat Congo in Alexa...More..

At Least 16 Bus Passengers Killed in Russian Train Collision
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

At Least 16 Bus Passengers Killed in Russian Train Collision

The Russian investigative committee's Moscow department for transport said earlier that at least 17 people had died in the collision. 'Some people say the passengers tried to push the bus off the track. Pet...More..

Playing down Trump's Twitter endorsement, Gillespie says he's 'surprised that it's news'
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Playing down Trump's Twitter endorsement, Gillespie says he's 'surprised that it's news'

With a tweet Thursday night, President Donald Trump has inserted himself into Virginia's gubernatorial race. Guadagno recently said that part of Trump's tax proposal would be a "disaster" for New Jersey, O...More..

Gerrymandering case could reshape Texas' politics
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Gerrymandering case could reshape Texas' politics

Partisan gerrymandering - molding electoral maps to give the majority party an edge over opponents - has always been a fact of American political life, but the practice faces a U.S. Similar lawsuits are pending...More..

May makes light of keynote speech cough with medicine-themed tweet
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

May makes light of keynote speech cough with medicine-themed tweet

She said the government wants Brexit negotiations to succeed, but is also preparing for a scenario in which they could fail. He said May's bungled election, her failure to unite the cabinet and a poor party...More..

We will not give Wales an easy time — Georgia boss
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

We will not give Wales an easy time — Georgia boss

THERE will be a strong Cork flavour to tonight's crunch World Cup qualifier. Of course, that's in a ideal world. The reverse fixture nearly a year ago to the day finished 3-1 to the Boys in Green and with h...More..

Putin did not propose extending oil output cut deal
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

Putin did not propose extending oil output cut deal

Salman in his reply called Russian Federation a "friendly nation" and said his country is committed to strengthen ties "in the interests of peace and security". Relations between the two countries in the past h...More..

French Trade and Current Account Deficits Narrow
by | Saturday, October 07, 2017

French Trade and Current Account Deficits Narrow

A trade deficit means that the United States is buying more goods and services from other countries than it is selling to them. Exports of goods increased just over $0.5 billion to $129.2 billion in August. T...More..

US Government Defends Voting Against UN Ban on Death Penalty For Homosexuality
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

US Government Defends Voting Against UN Ban on Death Penalty For Homosexuality

The United Nations recently tabled a resolution , "The question of death penalty", to denounce the capital punishment for consensual same-sex relations. "To state that the death penalty should not be applied o...More..

Cuba diplomats expelled from US
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Cuba diplomats expelled from US

The suspected attacks on USA diplomats began in the fall of 2016 and appeared to stop in March of this year. The State Department told Cuba on Tuesday to withdraw more than half of its diplomats from Was...More..