• Women's march draws thousands as Trump term enters second year
Women's march draws thousands as Trump term enters second year

Afterward, a wave of women chose to run for elected office, and the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct became a cultural phenomenon. The National Mall was filled with more than its usual crowd of tourists and joggers Saturday morning as protesters descended on the space in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the one-year anniversary of the...

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  • Turkey pushes into Syria in attacks on US-backed Kurds
Turkey pushes into Syria in attacks on US-backed Kurds

Turkey could also face blowback from the Kurdish insurgency within its own borders. The United States is backing the YPG in Syria, seeing it as an effective partner in the fight against Islamic State. "We call on the opposing sides to exercise mutual restraint", the foreign ministry said in a statement. Russia, which has troops in the area, has urg...

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  • U.S. plotting another Korean War: North Korea
U.S. plotting another Korean War: North Korea

Russia's foreign minister pummeled the Trump administration's policies this week, calling us threats "destabilizing" and ultimatums regrettable , but at the United Nations on Friday Sergey Lavrov offered more of an olive branch to the White House.

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  • Kurdish militia fire rockets at Turkish town
Kurdish militia fire rockets at Turkish town

Last week, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared that Turkish forces would enter Syria, with Russia's consent, to "vanquish" the Kurdish militia that control Afrin, along the Turkish border. "Syria calls on the global community to condemn this Turkish aggression and immediately take the steps necessary to stop it", a representative from the Syr...

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  • Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivot
Jordan urges Pence to 'rebuild trust' after Jerusalem pivot

The site is located in east Jerusalem, occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move never recognised by the global community. "The United States of America remains committed, if the parties agree, to a two-state solution". President Trumps historic declaration regarding Jerusalem takes its place as one of Israel's histor...

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  • Trump weighs in on immigration, funding talks
Trump weighs in on immigration, funding talks

Jackson briefed reporters on the finding of Trump's first presidential physical conducted Friday . "He has a lot of energy and a lot of stamina", Jackson said of Trump. Even so, the cardiologists said Jackson understated the president's risk of having heart trouble. Jackson said the president's overall health "was excellent ", helped in par...

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  • UN African Ambassadors Take Issue With Trump's Reported Racist Comments
UN African Ambassadors Take Issue With Trump's Reported Racist Comments

Following a statement published last Friday demanding an apology of the American president for his "racist" remarks, Nikki Haley requested a meeting with African ambassadors to the United Nations, according to Equatorial Guinea ambassador Anatalio Ndong Mba.

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  • US Senate leader urges shutdown brinksmanship end by Monday
US Senate leader urges shutdown brinksmanship end by Monday

The Democrats and Republicans in the House and the Senate ― along with the Republicans in the House and the Republicans in the Senate ― were unable to come to an agreement by the funding deadline Friday night, and now the federal government is shut down .

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  • What You Need to Know About the 2018 Women's March
What You Need to Know About the 2018 Women's March

To show that we're still resisting a year later, the 2018 Women's March is taking place all around the country on Saturday, January 20th. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's office said 120,00 people attended a protest there. Last year, about a million people turned out to march on Washington in response to President Trump's win. But unlik...

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  • Hundreds of thousands take part in women's marches across US
Hundreds of thousands take part in women's marches across US

Many protesters carried signs with anti-Trump messages including "Real news, fake president", while in Oklahoma, demonstrators chanted: "We need a leader, not a creepy tweeter!". The women's march in Washington DC has had the feel of a political rally when U.S. Sen. This year's march was Chambers' first, she told CNN via Instagram.

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  • Chicago Women's March 2018 in pics
Chicago Women's March 2018 in pics

On Saturday, women and men in cities around the country participated in the national Women's March, which protested the president on the anniversary of his inauguration. President Trump acknowledged the event in an afternoon tweet. The 2017 rally in Washington, D.C., and hundreds of similar marches created solidarity for those denouncing Trump's ...

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  • Multiple injured after train crash at Sydney's Richmond station
Multiple injured after train crash at Sydney's Richmond station

Early reports suggested the train had derailed but Howard Collins, the head of Sydney Trains , told ABC News that was not the case. Three people are now trapped with a number of injuries. Emergency services were called to the station about 12pm (NZ time). "All passengers are now off the train following accident at Richmond Station", it tweet...

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  • USA defense strategy sees China, Russia threat
USA defense strategy sees China, Russia threat

Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said while the USA will continue to fight terrorism , "great power competition - not terrorism - is now the primary focus of United States national security". The importance of alliances is more than a talking point for Mattis, who noted that whenever he went into combat, he always fought alongside foreign troops.

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  • Policía venezolana cerca al exmilitar que se rebeló contra Maduro
Policía venezolana cerca al exmilitar que se rebeló contra Maduro

El primer vicepresidente del Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello , indicó que Óscar Pérez atacó a dos funcionarios de las Fuerzas de Acciones Especiales de la Policía ( FAES ) durante un operativo este lunes para su captura por parte de los cuerpos de seguridad del Estado.

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  • Toddler safe after mother killed during custody exchange in San Antonio
Toddler safe after mother killed during custody exchange in San Antonio

Police discovered the mother of an 18-month-old child had been fatally shot near the doorway of the home, according to media reports. The suspect, the boy's father, is being treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound. SAPD said the couple has a brief history of issues related to child exchanges over the last few months. San Antonio Police Chief...

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  • Trump campaign releases ad tying Democrats to murders by illegal immigrants
Trump campaign releases ad tying Democrats to murders by illegal immigrants

The 30-second video opens with footage of a recent courtroom outburst by Luis Bracamontes, a twice-deported undocumented immigrant accused of killing two Sacramento-area deputies in 2014. The campaign ad follows a long series of efforts by the Trump administration to portray immigrants as criminals, but experts have found that immigrants - includ...

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  • HM Rajnath Singh warns Pak of more surgical strikes
HM Rajnath Singh warns Pak of more surgical strikes

Union home minister Rajnath Singh said here on Sunday that India would not hesitate to cross the border and attack the enemy if the need arose. Singh's remarks come nearly a week after the Indian Army resorted to unprovoked aggression against Pakistani troops on the Line of Control (LoC), killing and injuring unarmed civilians along the working ...

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  • Four Wounded in Drive-By Taking pictures Outdoors Birthday Occasion
Four Wounded in Drive-By Taking pictures Outdoors Birthday Occasion

Paramedics took her to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. The man got into a fight with another person and someone took out a gun and shot him, police said. The two were in the vehicle when a blue Honda pulled up next to them and someone inside started shooting, hitting them, police said. The Chicago Sun-Times reported in July that a 22-year...

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  • Leander Paes-Purav Raja crash out of Australian Open men's doubles
Leander Paes-Purav Raja crash out of Australian Open men's doubles

Indian tennis fans suffered a heartbreak on Sunday morning after tennis ace and doubles legend Leander Paes and Purav Raja crashed out of the Australian Open . Having lost the first tiebreak 7-3 they edged the second, but lost the decider 8-6 when Purav hit a clean victor. In sharp comparison, Murray and Soares converted the only break chance that...

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  • Supreme Court sets 72-hour deadline in Zainab murder case
Supreme Court sets 72-hour deadline in Zainab murder case

When asked by the chief justice, Zainab's family showed their satisfaction over the performance of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the case. The autopsy report later revealed that the girl was raped before she was killed. Thousands of cases of child molestation have been reported in Kasur district in recent years, mostly in rural areas. ...

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  • ONGC to buy govt stake in HPCL for Rs 36915 cr
ONGC to buy govt stake in HPCL for Rs 36915 cr

Ltd (HPCL) for Rs36,915 crore. Once the deal is completed by the end of this month, the central government's entire share of 51% in HPCL will be transferred to state-owned ONGC, making it a big integrated oil conglomerate. The Finance Ministry in a release said, during the review in February 2016, the Prime Minister had underlined the need of eff...

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  • Who is Om Prakash Rawat?
Who is Om Prakash Rawat?

Meanwhile, Ashok Lavasa, who was the former finance secretary, has been appointed as the new election commissioner. Born on December 2, 1953, Rawat did his masters in Physics from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and thereafter MSc in Social Development Planning from United Kingdom.

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  • TD Securities Increases Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Price Target to C$250.00
TD Securities Increases Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Price Target to C$250.00

Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Canadian Natl Ry Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $59.05 billion market cap company. Its down 0.25, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. Griffin Asset Management reported 11,237 shares. Dodge And Cox reported 17,700 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wedgewood Partners Inc ow...

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  • Philippines suspends sending staff to Kuwait over deaths, abuse
Philippines suspends sending staff to Kuwait over deaths, abuse

Kuwait enjoys "a bright image in treating the expatriate workers and has laws that preserve their rights and organise their relations with the employers", the deputy foreign minister said. An OEC is a requirement of the POEA for Filipino workers before they could work overseas. On Friday, DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III signed Administrative ...

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  • Anti-abortion Tennesseans to participate in annual March for Life
Anti-abortion Tennesseans to participate in annual March for Life

Trump also decried the controversial, but rare, later-term abortion procedure, calling them "wrong" and a practice that "has to change". "I truly believe the day will come, because of your efforts and prayers, with pro-life majorities in our Congress, with President Donald Trump in the White House , I know America will choose life, once a...

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