Prominent Mexican journalist shot dead

Reporters without Borders now ranks Mexico as the most risky country in the world for journalists, with nine media professionals murdered in 2016 alone. Javier Valdez Cardenas, who won the Committee to Protect Journalists' worldwide press freedo... More..

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Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation

The Commonwealth is open to acquiring a larger share or outright ownership of Snowy Hydro from the NSW and Victorian State Governments, Morrison said, "subject to some sensible conditions". A fee subsidy for Ne...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Who are the 3 judges hearing arguments on Trump travel ban?

In the second appeals court hearing in a week on President Trump's order seeking to limit immigration from the Mideast, the search went on again among judges on Monday for a way to decide the controversy narrow...More..

UK's Labour Party vows to ditch May's Brexit plan if elected
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

UK's Labour Party vows to ditch May's Brexit plan if elected

The stakes have been raised ahead of Britain's early election in June, with the opposition Labour Party setting out its Brexit strategy. Theresa May has accused Jeremy Corbyn of being "simply not up to the jo...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Pope urges Macron to strengthen France's Christian roots

But over 20 LR members of parliament, including some party heavyweights and former ministers, issued a joint statement on Monday urging the party to positively respond to the "hand extended by the president"....More..

Elgin-area congressman: If Trump has tapes, Oversight Committee should have them
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Elgin-area congressman: If Trump has tapes, Oversight Committee should have them

Laura Ingraham tweeted that the reporting was "false", while Hugh Hewitt said Comey's successor was what mattered. MARTIN: So what do all these contradictory statements tell us about how information is diss...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

Kevin Durant added 16 points and Draymond Green provided another impressive all-around performance with 13 points, nine rebounds, six assists, two steals and two blocks. Warriors coach Mike Brown had a run-...More..

Mamata meets Sonia, Rahul on presidential polls
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Mamata meets Sonia, Rahul on presidential polls

Mamata was also meeting JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav, and said she plans to be in Delhi again early next week to rope in Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to join the Opposition in t...More..

Police chief shot in upstate NY, suspect barricaded in home
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Police chief shot in upstate NY, suspect barricaded in home

Maybrook Police Chief Arnold "Butch" Amthor was shot while responding to the scene around 10 a.m. Tuesday in the village of Maybrook , 55 miles north of New York City. Police said Bostick opened fire at offic...More..

Republican who revived healthcare bill faces onslaught of anger
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Republican who revived healthcare bill faces onslaught of anger

Anderson did not indicate if he planned to attend, but said the town hall would give residents a chance to speak to MacArthur directly about his health care vote. Tom MacArthur at his Town Hall Meeting in Willi...More..

Iraq forces say recaptured nearly 90% of west Mosul
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Iraq forces say recaptured nearly 90% of west Mosul

In June 2014, 40% of Iraqi territories fell under the control of jihadists. It was the fifth day of an operation aiming to dislodge the extremist militants from areas beside the Iraqi-Syrian border in western...More..

Election 2017: One week left to register to vote on June 8
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Election 2017: One week left to register to vote on June 8

Vying for the Wells seat will be Conservative James Heappey, Andy Merryfield for Labour, Tessa Munt for the Liberal Democrats and Lorna Corke for the Christian People's Alliance. If you are already registered t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Labour mulls second Brexit referendum in manifesto

Tajani met May at 10 Downing St. on Thursday to discuss European Union lawmakers' goals for the talks, which are due to start after Britain's June 8 election. Speaking to activists on his eighth campaign visit ...More..

Netanyahu slams 'absurd' United Nations vote on Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Netanyahu slams 'absurd' United Nations vote on Jerusalem

The resolution , tabled by Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon, Algeria, Morocco, Oman, and Sudan, was passed 22-10 with 23 abstentions. The UNESCO resolution criticized Israeli excavations in east Jerusalem as a viola...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

As the Comey firing and the Russian Federation probe consumed cable news networks and the internet, the administration announced an agreement with China to promote market access for USA natural gas, financial s...More..

Trump gets Trump as U.S. launch campaign to 'cut North Korea off
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump gets Trump as U.S. launch campaign to 'cut North Korea off

The agreement for the leaders to meet in late June followed a meeting in Seoul between Chung Eui-yong, Moon's foreign policy adviser, and Matt Pottinger, the Asia director on Trump's National Security Council, ...More..

Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier

But Clark had a different interpretation, saying she reads the results as a plea to the major parties to work together more effectively. "The more likely hookup is the Liberal-Green one, just simply because o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Turkey-US: strained relations

The US-led coalition officials told Rudaw English it had seen "open source" reports of written agreement between the SDF and the coalition guaranteeing that SDF would be the only force to liberate Raqqa; howe...More..

Australian Government
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Australian Government "looking very closely" at laptop ban on global flights

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that the Australian Government is seriously considering the banning of laptops on some global flights, a move that would mimic similar bans in the USA and United Kingdom...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump praised Australia's universal healthcare system - Bernie Sanders had a hilarious reaction

While it is "an important step" to repeal President Obama's health care law, "Congress will continue to act on legislation to provide more choices and freedom in health care decisions", he said . It's going ...More..

Nets Sprint to Hammer Trump With Comey Memo, But Haven't Seen It
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Nets Sprint to Hammer Trump With Comey Memo, But Haven't Seen It

Chaffetz's letter to acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe requests all memoranda, notes, summaries and recordings that relate to any communications between Comey and the president. In a statement, the White House ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Comey wrote in memo that Trump asked to end Flynn investigation

Comey allegedly began documenting his communications with the president when he believed Trump was trying to gain improper influence over the direction of investigations into ties between Trump's associates and...More..

Trump disclosure endangered Israeli spy
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump disclosure endangered Israeli spy

In a series of morning tweets, Trump declared he has "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation. The Democratic-NPL is on the attack, ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

Sessions forwarded Rosenstein's memo to Trump and recommended that he remove Comey from his role. The speech was Trump's first public appearance outside the White House since Comey's firing on Tuesday. Mr Com...More..

UN Condemns North Korea Missile Test, Vows Sanctions
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

UN Condemns North Korea Missile Test, Vows Sanctions

The ballistic missile tested by North Korea this weekend reached a high altitude not seen in prior missile tests, raising concerns about the progress North Korea is making with its missile program. US President...More..