• MP Wants National Flag Flown At Half Mast On Australia Day
MP Wants National Flag Flown At Half Mast On Australia Day

Bess Price said such ceremonies would only ever be indigenous symbolism while Aboriginal women in remote communities continued to suffer higher rates of domestic violence. "This is effectively a Greens' publicity stunt on repeat". SOME Perth mayors have given short thrift to a campaign by Greens leader Richard Di Natale for supporters in all coun...

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  • In Tweet, President Trump Says Durbin 'Blew' Deal On DACA
In Tweet, President Trump Says Durbin 'Blew' Deal On DACA

Graham spoke to reporters after making a short speech at a prayer breakfast in Columbia Monday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "(The President ) said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. "I can not believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office , any president has ever spoken the words that I personally hea...

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  • Siena poll finds Cuomo's favorability at highest in 8 years
Siena poll finds Cuomo's favorability at highest in 8 years

Among all voters, 74 percent say sexual harassment in the workplace is a significant problem (29 percent say "very" significant) compared to only 14 percent who say it's not a very significant problem and six percent who say it's not at all significant.

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  • North Korea tourism SHOCK: Rogue holidaymakers told 'to plan their DEATH'
North Korea tourism SHOCK: Rogue holidaymakers told 'to plan their DEATH'

The State Department is advising Americans who plan on traveling to North Korea to write their wills and make funeral plans before entering the communist country. "North Korea has repeatedly supported acts of worldwide terrorism including assassinations on foreign soil", the president said. Other countries listed as level-four high-risk areas i...

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  • Cuomo outlines budget plan amid deficit
Cuomo outlines budget plan amid deficit

In his State of the State, Cuomo said one option could be shifting from a state income tax to a payroll tax. The proposed budget, unveiled this afternoon in Albany, freezes state aid to municipalities, gives a modest increase in funding for state university campuses and holds flat the amount that state agencies spend.

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  • Texas airports scrap 100s of flights as icy temperatures hit
Texas airports scrap 100s of flights as icy temperatures hit

Winter Storm Inga brought light to moderate snowfall across the Midwest on Monday , stretching from Wisconsin and MI to Kentucky and northern Arkansas. Houston is enduring 21 degrees (-6 Celsius) and San Antonio stands at 30 degrees (-1 Celsius). This sleet/ice mix will spread toward the Gulf Coast, eventually reaching parts of southern and coa...

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  • Novak Djokovic calls for a players' union to demand greater prize money
Novak Djokovic calls for a players' union to demand greater prize money

Novak Djokovic may have doused fears injury will cruel his Australian Open campaign after producing a clinical performance to move through to the second round at Melbourne Park. The Englishman recently set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest hole ever completed - a rapid one minute and 50.6 seconds! Here I outline what I think we'll se...

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  • Demi Lovato says swimsuit photos show new-found 'self-love'
Demi Lovato says swimsuit photos show new-found 'self-love'

And during an appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show , the singer revealed the photos are part of her process of self-love. I have really surrendered to the process of learning to love yourself, and I feel it shows through my pictures. 'If I do see [negativity], I just feel sorry for them because who leaves a negative comment on somebodies profi...

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  • SPD Berlin chapter votes against grand coalition, polls more optimistic
SPD Berlin chapter votes against grand coalition, polls more optimistic

Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) have approved a tentative coalition deal with Social Democrats, and suggested beginning formal negotiations next week to swiftly form a "grand coalition" agreement, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

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  • Xiaomi Mi Max 3 full specs hit the web: What to expect
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 full specs hit the web: What to expect

You can also opt for Flipkart's Buyback Guarantee, which guarantees that you will get the best value when you exchange the Mi Max 2 to another smartphone with Flipkart in the future. It will reportedly come with a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel camera. Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Mi Max are: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual-band Wi-Fi, Wi...

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  • Xi, Trump hold talks amid trade tensions
Xi, Trump hold talks amid trade tensions

The two leaders talked Monday and noted recent inter-Korean discussions leading to North Korea sending athletes and an orchestra to South Korea for next month's Winter Olympics. "The two countries should adopt constructive measures to properly settle economic and trade issues of mutual concern by opening up the market to each other", China's state-...

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  • Latest school closures for Tuesday
Latest school closures for Tuesday

Dr. A. H. McCoy Federal Building will delay opening until 10:00 a.m.to follow the decision made by the Jackson offices and Hinds County offices. In Caddo Parish, Loyola College Prep, St. Terry Hayes, McLean County Schools superintendent, said that even with the "heat wave" the area experienced Monday with the 30-degree high, it wasn't enough to m...

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  • Gallup/Sharecare: Uninsured Rate Ticked up 1.3 Points to Close Out 2017
Gallup/Sharecare: Uninsured Rate Ticked up 1.3 Points to Close Out 2017

This seemingly modest increase is the largest single-year increase Gallup and Sharecare have documented since it started in 2008. According to the new Gallup-Sharecare data, the number of Americans who purchased their own health insurance coverage through the ACA's health-care exchanges also dropped by 1 percent to 20.3 percent.

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  • Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash Near Dubbo
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash Near Dubbo

Two people have died and three people remain trapped after a multi-vehicle crash about 20km north of Dubbo. Conditions and ages of the people involved are not known at this stage. "This is an absolute horror", she said. We had a worker collapse with shock. One bloke just told me "you don't wanna go down there". Police said the crash involved fo...

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  • DHS secretary under oath: Trump didn't say 'sh-hole'
DHS secretary under oath: Trump didn't say 'sh-hole'

Patrick LeahyPatrick Joseph LeahyAvalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign America isn't ready to let Sessions off his leash Your tax dollars fund Afghan child rape MORE (D-Vt.) at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing whether Trump used vulgar language - in particular, the word " shithole " - to decry immigration from count...

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  • Armenia ranked partly-free in fresh Freedom House report
Armenia ranked partly-free in fresh Freedom House report

Freedom in the World is an annual global report on political rights and civil liberties, composed of numerical ratings and descriptive texts for each country and a select group of territories. In its previous report the Freedom House global non-governmental organization also put Ukraine on the list of " partly free " countries. "The ruling Geor...

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  • 'Please don't harass us', Justice Loya's son emotional appeal
'Please don't harass us', Justice Loya's son emotional appeal

Justice Shah confirmed having written an open letter along with the other retired judges to the reporters. The petitions were filed in the top court last Thursday and allocated to Justices Arun Mishra and Mohan M Shantanagoudar the next day who sought the Maharashtra government's response on the pleas by January 15.

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  • President Trump invites bystanders from motorcade to Mar-a-Lago
President Trump invites bystanders from motorcade to Mar-a-Lago

Despite membership fees that cost an eye watering $200,000, the club's smoke detectors were missing flashing lights to alert the hearing impaired during an inspection in November 8, according to state records cited in the Miami Herald . There were also food-safety violations discovered. Fresh state records show the b-and-b needed emergency repai...

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  • Centre abolishes Haj subsidy
Centre abolishes Haj subsidy

In January 2017, Saudi Arabia had increased India's annual quota for Haj pilgrims from 136,020 to 170,520. He said the subsidy, which was given in the form of cheaper air tickets via government-owned Air India and assistance with domestic travel to airports, would instead be used to educate minorities including girls.

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  • Pastor denounces Trump remarks while Pence sits in pews
Pastor denounces Trump remarks while Pence sits in pews

Whoever said it is wrong, and they oughta be held accountable. In his sermon, Watson pointed out that some of the congregation members came from Africa and Haiti. Watson, for his part, says that he felt "led by God", though having Trump's understudy as a captive audience was surely a powerful motivator. "He said, 'I chose to go with love because ...

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  • Trudeau defends North Korea meeting in the face of Russian, Chinese criticism
Trudeau defends North Korea meeting in the face of Russian, Chinese criticism

Trudeau made the remarks after Russian Federation became the latest to slam the meeting - taking place Tuesday in Vancouver and co-hosted by Canada and the US - as a threat to peace efforts. Premature U.S. action could invoke Thomas Hobbes' warning that, "Hell is truth seen too late". Although Donald Trump was unable to visit the Demilitarized Zo...

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  • US federal agency returns to accepting renewal requests under DACA program
US federal agency returns to accepting renewal requests under DACA program

During the now-infamous bipartisan meeting on the subject, Trump reportedly called for the U.S.to accept more immigrants from Norway, rather than Haiti and African countries. Efforts to extend the program are further complicated because it could make a funding bill to avert a government shutdown due Friday more hard.

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  • PM Modi inaugurates Barmer oil refinery
PM Modi inaugurates Barmer oil refinery

The oil ministry in a separate statement last week said than the refinery will create indirect employment for 40,000 persons at the peak of its construction and direct employment for 1,000 persons. He also spoke about the UjjwalaYojanafor cooking gas, and the significant progress made in electrification of 18,000 unelectrified villages. "In 2013 ...

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  • Nine dead after under-construction bridge collapses in Colombia
Nine dead after under-construction bridge collapses in Colombia

Nine people were killed at the scene and the 10th died after being taken to a nearby hospital with severe injuries. A partially-constructed bridge collapsed in Colombia , killing 10 workers and injuring several others. Transportation Minister German Cardona flew over the site later on Monday and visited rescue staff on the ground with Dimitr...

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  • Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments
Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments

The US president has come under attack after he was reported to have called some nations "shitholes" in a White House remark. The President also denied making the comments attributed to him, but didn't get into specifics about what he did or did not say.

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