House Committee Plans Wednesday Vote To Subpoena Full Mueller Report

Trump said, adding that he might end "all trade" with Mexico, which, according to the United States Chamber of Commerce, accounts for almost $2-billion a day. "To this end, I have asked the Committee to authorize me to issue subpoenas, if necessary... More..

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British MPs launch
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

British MPs launch "last ditch" attempt to avert no-deal Brexit

None got a majority, but the votes revealed a solid block of support for a "soft Brexit " that would maintain close economic ties between Britain and the EU. Supporters of the so called Norway-plus plan believ...More..

Trump Administration Reversed Rulings on Security Clearances, Whistleblower Tells Congress
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Trump Administration Reversed Rulings on Security Clearances, Whistleblower Tells Congress

White House counsel, Pat Cippoline, has argued , "that the power to deny or grant security clearances "belongs exclusively" to the executive branch and therefore Congress has no authority to make such "unprece...More..

Pakistan soldiers killed in fresh clashes on India border
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Pakistan soldiers killed in fresh clashes on India border

However, Indian Army sources said that Pakistan was downplaying the extent of damage their forces suffered in the severity of Indian retaliatory fire in response to constant ceasefire violations by Pakist...More..

Trump says he will likely close southern border this week
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Trump says he will likely close southern border this week

The President also announced the administrations intentions to cut aid to the "Northern Triangle" - the three developing South American nations of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. It is unclear if rail ...More..

Trump's expansion plans for drilling in the Arctic were blocked in court
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Trump's expansion plans for drilling in the Arctic were blocked in court

President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a USA judge said in a ruling that re...More..

Trump Orders Cut to Financial Aid to Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Trump Orders Cut to Financial Aid to Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala

Mr Trump said it follows the failure of the three countries to stop immigrant caravans heading to the US. US President Donald Trump has ordered the State Department to cut all direct financial assistance to ...More..

Mistaken for an Uber
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Mistaken for an Uber

However, police say, she entered a vehicle that surveillance footage shows stopped where she was waiting and got inside. " Samantha Josephson . My daughter's name is Samantha Josephson", she said. Josephson w...More..

Five things in Wilson-Raybould's written evidence on the SNC-Lavalin affair
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Five things in Wilson-Raybould's written evidence on the SNC-Lavalin affair

The submission was meant to bolster her contention that she faced inappropriate pressure last fall from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , his top aides and others to stop the criminal prosecution of Montreal eng...More..

Turkey's ruling AK Party to lodge objection over Istanbul voting results
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Turkey's ruling AK Party to lodge objection over Istanbul voting results

Many went to the ballot box certain that the opposition will not win, but that at least they would make their presence felt by the ruling party. The paper also featured a story on the victory of Turkey's fi...More..

Japan snubs China at dawn of new imperial era
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Japan snubs China at dawn of new imperial era

Only time will tell what will define the new era for future generations. -China trade war and the planned consumption tax hike in the nation in October. The announcement allows only a month ahead of the switc...More..

NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban

Drivers traveling into the busiest sections of Manhattan will be charged a toll starting in 2021 and single-use plastic bags will be banned across NY state next March under a new state budget agreement. The Me...More..

Bloc won't recognize Israeli sovereignty on Golan
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Bloc won't recognize Israeli sovereignty on Golan

The Arab League summit in Tunisia is expected to see its 22 nations unite against destabilising unrest in the region and provide a window on members' views on the long-standing Palestinian-Israeli conflict week...More..

by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

U.S. cuts aid for some Central American countries over migrants

Trump has also accused Mexico of failing to curb the flow of migrants illegally entering the US, and threatened to close the US-Mexican border "next week" unless something changes. Adam Isaacson, a senior o...More..

'Dozens' granted security clearances had disqualifying issues, security official says
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

'Dozens' granted security clearances had disqualifying issues, security official says

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), the chairman of the committee, said in a letter sent to White House Council Pat Cipollone that Newbold had detailed "grave breaches of national security at the highest leve...More..

U.S. student mistook murderer´s vehicle for Uber
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

U.S. student mistook murderer´s vehicle for Uber

Shame on him", she said. "I cannot fathom how someone could randomly select a person, a lovely girl and steal her life away", Marci Josephson told the judge. She will be buried in Perrineville, New Jersey. "Sk...More..

Trump tees up a health care fight with an uncertain outcome
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Trump tees up a health care fight with an uncertain outcome

Last week, the Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act , prompting Democrats to launch a media blitz on health care and and the need to protect the coverag...More..

Nevada Politician Lucy Flores Speaks Out About Joe Biden's Inappropriate Behavior
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Nevada Politician Lucy Flores Speaks Out About Joe Biden's Inappropriate Behavior

Lucy Flores wrote in The Cut how Biden forcefully kissed the back of her head in 2014 when she was the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor in Nevada. She could read the discomfort on their faces. "I ...More..

Migrant arrests surge at U.S.-Mexico border
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Migrant arrests surge at U.S.-Mexico border

In comments to reporters Friday, Trump suggested as much as $500 million is at stake. The President also announced the administrations intentions to cut aid to the "Northern Triangle" - the three developing S...More..

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejoices at first exit poll victory in Ukraine's election
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejoices at first exit poll victory in Ukraine's election

The two will meet in a run-off vote on April 21 after ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko and dozens of other candidates were knocked out of the race. Zelensky's political experience had been limited to playin...More..

Facebook removes many accounts in India, Pakistan for 'inauthentic behavior'
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Facebook removes many accounts in India, Pakistan for 'inauthentic behavior'

Gleicher also revealed that Facebook had taken down almost 687 pages and accounts linked to the social media department or IT Cell of the Indian National Congress, the leading opposition party in India. The soc...More..

by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Democrats prepare subpoenas for full Mueller report

Barr, who says he will release a redacted report in Mid-April, does not seem willing to meet that deadline. Trump on Monday took aim at Democrats in the aftermath of the Mueller probe. "It's unfortunate that ...More..

How to play Snake on Google Maps for Android, iOS and desktop
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

How to play Snake on Google Maps for Android, iOS and desktop

This year Google has decided to make Maps the main platform of its gag. The option will show straight in Google Maps. Your goal is to pick up passengers for your train, which you do by running those passenger...More..

Arab summit to showcase unity against Trump's Israel policy
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Arab summit to showcase unity against Trump's Israel policy

Arab leaders are already grappling with unrest in Algeria and Sudan , worldwide pressure over the war in Yemen, regional splits over Iran's influence in the Middle East and a bitter Gulf Arab dispute. Khme...More..

Juncker says European Union 'running out of patience' with United Kingdom over Brexit
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Juncker says European Union 'running out of patience' with United Kingdom over Brexit

Parliament is due to vote on Monday evening on a range of alternative Brexit options selected by Speaker John Bercow from nine proposals put forward by lawmakers, including a no-deal exit, preventing a no-dea...More..

Eurostar cancels all trains to and from London after trespasser on tracks
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Eurostar cancels all trains to and from London after trespasser on tracks

Thousands of passengers had their travel plans halted before the 44-year-old man was caught by police on Saturday morning. A spokesman for National Rail said: "The trespasser just outside London St Pancras ...More..

Facebook to tighten live stream access after mosque attacks
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Facebook to tighten live stream access after mosque attacks

Facebook has said that it is tightening the rules in view of the use of its live video service- Fcebook Live which was used to air the attack on mosques in New Zealand. They said that while they have always inc...More..

Storm kills at least 25, injures 400 others in Nepal
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Storm kills at least 25, injures 400 others in Nepal

Security personnel have been deployed in the affected areas to carry out rescue and relief operations. The storm swept through villages in a farming region of Bara and Parsa districts in southern Nepal , abo...More..

3 female Saudi activists temporarily released after a year in prison
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

3 female Saudi activists temporarily released after a year in prison

It marked a significant moment for the 11 women on trial, almost all of whom were taken from their homes in the Saudi capital 10 months ago and transferred to the Red Sea city of Jiddah just weeks before the k...More..

by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Vietnamese woman jailed for killing Kim Jong-un's brother

Both women insisted they were tricked into participating in the brazen attack in a busy Kuala Lumpur airport which they thought was for a TV prank show. The original charge had alleged the two women colluded wi...More..

Cities Around The World Turn Off Lights To Mark Earth Hour
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Cities Around The World Turn Off Lights To Mark Earth Hour

A March 2018 B.C. Hydro report called Lights out: Why Earth Hour is Dimming in B.C., found that seven in 10 B.C. residents meant to take part in Earth Hour , but participation had declined for a fifth year. ...More..

Ethiopia set to release preliminary report into Boeing 737 MAX crash
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Ethiopia set to release preliminary report into Boeing 737 MAX crash

The suspension of Boeing 737 Max flights will continue until the authorities are "fully satisfied" all safety concerns have been adequately addressed, but other Boeing jets can operate as usual, said Senior M...More..

Facebook's Zuckerberg calls for governments to 'update the rules' of the internet
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg calls for governments to 'update the rules' of the internet

Facebook has been facing a lot of scrutiny from lawmakers in the more recent past, triggered by two awful events: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and the Christchurch terrorist attack which was broadcast liv...More..

President Erdogan's party LOSES mayoral race in Turkish capital
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

President Erdogan's party LOSES mayoral race in Turkish capital

The ruling party accused Ankara mayoral candidate Yavas of forgery and tax evasion while also threatening to not accept results in the southeast if candidates with alleged "terror" links from the pro-Kurdish ...More..

Venezuela's rival factions rally as power struggle persists
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Venezuela's rival factions rally as power struggle persists

After Washington barred US companies from selling them to Venezuela in January - and warned foreign companies to follow suit - Maduro faced a dire predicament: How would he stave off the industry's total coll...More..