BC Election 'too close to call'

The Liberal election-night party is in a downtown hotel, just across the street from where the NDP will be gathering - an oddly close proximity for supporters of the two polarizing parties. "We can't afford four more years of Clark", Horgan told su... More..

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Nigerian President Buhari Welcomes Freed Chibok Girls

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's presidency released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists which parents anxiously scoured to see if their daughters were released three y...More..

Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

The next day, North Korea's state news agency announced security services had detained Kim's husband, Kim Hak-song, "on suspicion of hostile acts against the state". Kim's wife said her husband had been teachin...More..

Russian Ripples: Sally Yates, James Clapper Testify on Capitol Hill
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Russian Ripples: Sally Yates, James Clapper Testify on Capitol Hill

Trump ignored Obama's advice and tapped Flynn for the top White House national security role. Probes by several congressional committees have been bogged down for weeks amid accusations by Democrats that Repu...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Canada floods: Montreal declares state of emergency

The state of emergency, which gives firefighters extra resources to battle the flooding, will be in place for 48 hours and the situation will be reviewed afterward. He said the man was trying to help people who...More..

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Video allegedly shows Palestinian hunger-striker Marwan Barghouti sneaking candy bar

Israel released a video on Sunday of Barghouti allegedly eating in his prison cell during the strike. He said he was unsure whether the release of the footage would help break the strike. Israel said it s...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Trump team's slapdash tax plan

The federal gasoline tax raised $20.6 billion for the highway trust fund in 2015, and the diesel tax raised an additional $8.5 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office . "The House Republican tax...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Did The Kushners Really Tell Chinese Investors They Could Get A Visa?

The presentation by representatives from the Kushner real estate business also once again raised questions about the family's business ties overseas, and whether they pose a conflict of interest for Jared Kus...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump's revised travel ban goes before federal appeals court

In his March ruling, Maryland U.S. District Court Judge Theodore D. Chuang wrote that the "history of public statements continues to provide a convincing case that the objective of the Second Executive Ord...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Yates concerned Russians could blackmail Flynn

Flynn had been an adviser to Donald Trump and an outspoken supporter of his presidential candidacy in the 2016 campaign. She said she anxious Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail as a result. In a 30-minute inte...More..

Ismail Haniya elected new Hamas leader
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Ismail Haniya elected new Hamas leader

Chania became Chairman of the Hamas political Bureau, replacing in this post, Khaled Mashaal, who led the radicals in 1996. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the group hoped Haniyeh's election "would see o...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tories 'extremely foolish' over election boasts, says Alex Salmond

The SNP took 32.3% of first preference votes in the single transferable vote system, with the Tories on 25.3% and Labour on 20.2%. Now more than ever, it's only the SNP that can stop the Tories in Scotlan...More..

U.S. citizen detained in North Korea
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

U.S. citizen detained in North Korea

China has apparently passed on the message to North Korea while arguing that more forward-looking proposals will be needed to win over Pyongyang. He became a naturalized US citizen more than a decade ago. Kor...More..

Yankees-Cubs heading to 18th inning
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Yankees-Cubs heading to 18th inning

With one out and Hicks on third, Castro hit a bouncer up the middle. "We all know how good he is". The New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs will face off tonight in the final game of their three-game series at...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised Trump travel ban

In fact, in one week, on May 15, a different federal appeals court, the 9th Circuit, will hear arguments in a similar case brought by the state of Hawaii. Monday marks the first time the revised travel ban is h...More..

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

The Trump administration also has called for deep cuts at the EPA, reducing its overall budget by almost a third, at the same time the administration has moved to reverse or slow some of the agency's regulato...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Price defends cutting almost $1 trillion from Medicaid

Democrats are giddy about what could be severe political consequences for the GOP. The GOP health bill would eliminate the fines Obama's law imposed on people who don't buy coverage, and erase tax increases i...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Pochettino rocked by Hammer blow

Until now. As it stands, Chelsea hold a four-point lead with four matches remaining, and a game in hand on Spurs. Spurs responded two minutes later when Harry Kane's long-range shot was saved by Adrián th...More..

WEATHER: Gradual clearing, Sunny on Sunday
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

WEATHER: Gradual clearing, Sunny on Sunday

Cloud cover will increase south and along I-20 today , and winds will continue their strength out of the south-southeast around 10 to 20 miles per hour. Lows will stay in the mid-60s. Lows will be in the mid-5...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Venezuela opposition protests against constitution reform

Capriles effectively ruled out any opposition presence at a meeting on constitutional revision to be held Monday at the presidential palace. "Are you going to support me in the Constituent Assembly or do you ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump hopes for 'terrific' peace deal in Middle East

In February, Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and broke with decades of USA policy by signaling he might be open to a one-state solution. Trump urged Netanyahu to "hold back on sett...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Anti-Corruption Leader Arvind Kejriwal Faces Bribery Allegation

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Monday trolled on Twitter as he has maintained maintained total silence in the ongoing Kapil Mishra issue, but chose to congratulate Emmanuel Macron who won the Fre...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

What world leaders say about Macron's victory

Leader of 'En Marche!' Emmanuel Macron waves to supporters with wife Brigitte after winning the French presidential election, at The Louvre Monday night. But a high number of blank or spoiled votes and unusua...More..

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Buhari was scheduled to leave in the morning but extended his departure in order to meet the Chibok Girls who were released on Saturday evening by the Boko Haram group after three years in captivity. "The p...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Theresa May maintains strong election lead in weekend opinion polls

With the Conservatives gaining more than 500 councillors - as well as winning tightly-fought mayoral races in the West Midlands and Tees Valley - Theresa May insisted she was taking "nothing for granted". How...More..