Trump son-in-law family apologizes for China name drop

The program has offered wealthy foreigners a way around complicated US immigration rules, allowing them to live in the United States and seek permanent residency in return for substantial investments. In 2014, the most recent year for which data is a... More..

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UK Conservatives open up record lead

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has challenged her party to redouble efforts over the next month. "There's no question the Tory vote is on the increase and therefore we have to galvanise the SNP support", ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Malaysia, North Korea Asian Cup qualifier to go ahead in Pyongyang

Kim Hak Song , who worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was detained as he tried to leave the country, according to the North Korean news agency, KCNA. The English version of the state...More..

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President Trump Calls the Russia Investigation a 'Taxpayer Funded Charade'

At the hearing, Yates said she made a decision to bring this to the White House's attention because Russian officials would likely have proof that Flynn misled White House officials, opening up the opportunit...More..

Tories make gains in United Kingdom local elections
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tories make gains in United Kingdom local elections

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has extended its lead slightly over the main opposition Labour party in the past week, according to an ORB opinion poll on Saturday. Liberal Democrats imp...More..

UK PM's party secures big gains in local polls
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

UK PM's party secures big gains in local polls

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will order her Conservatives to forget last week's triumph in local elections and to renew their efforts to work "flat out" for "every vote" in Britain's national campaign. The L...More..

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AAP says Kapil Mishra's suspension was 'much needed,' 'important'

This is very painful for me but I can't keep quiet. He also claimed since he has made accusations against Mr Kejriwal, he had been getting death threats from those close to the chief minister. Resonating simila...More..

North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong

The Kim regime has been testing ballistic missiles in recent days, while the USA began installing a defense system in South Korea that would ideally destroy missiles launched from the North before they hit thei...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Sanders defends Trump's praise of Australian healthcare system

Some 20 Republicans voted in opposition, along with all Democrats, in the most contentious congressional vote of Trump's young presidency. "We have a failing health care - I shouldn't say this to our great ...More..

Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

The Israeli government coalition had tried in the previous parliament to push for two proposals of the "nation-state bill". The legislation still has to pass through the Justice Ministry and wind its way thro...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

UK PM May's Conservatives make gains in local elections

He said voters recognised the need to "chip in a little more" to address the "chronic underfunding" of healthcare, pointing to a recent opinion poll which suggested 70% of voters would back a 1p rise in income ...More..

Pakistan claims it killed 50 Afghan border troops
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Pakistan claims it killed 50 Afghan border troops

To a query, General Aamir said that the Bab-e-Dosti on Pak-Afghan border would remain close till normalcy of the situation. On the Afghan side, officials reported that scores of people killed in the incident,...More..

British PM eyes net immigration target of 'tens of thousands'
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

British PM eyes net immigration target of 'tens of thousands'

Downing Street aides privately acknowledge that having failed to get net migration down to "the tens of thousands" for six consecutive years - net migration now stands at 273,000 - they are just as unlikely t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Independence is an unwanted election challenge for Scottish nationalists

The SNP leader said Theresa May would win the election and the SNP would "stand up for Scotland" at Westminster while the Tories would follow the Prime Minister. "In seats like Rutherglen and Hamilton West, a...More..

French presidential candidates trade barbs ahead of Sunday's crucial vote
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

French presidential candidates trade barbs ahead of Sunday's crucial vote

Durpaire also noted the traditional right wing conservative party, the Republicans, are not as united today against Le Pen as they were against her father in 2002. Macron and Le Pen are facing off in a high-sta...More..

Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers

Armed police personnel sealed off the area for several hours in a new security alert in Paris. France has been in state of emergency for over a year after Daesh terrorist group organized attacks in the capita...More..

Protests Continue at Governor's Mansion Over Law Banning 'Sanctuary Cities'
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Protests Continue at Governor's Mansion Over Law Banning 'Sanctuary Cities'

Texas' law takes effect in September and will allow police officers to ask about a person's immigration status during routine stops. She has made police outreach to immigrant communities a cornerstone of her te...More..

After killing militant commander, Afghan forces push deeper into Islamic State territory
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

After killing militant commander, Afghan forces push deeper into Islamic State territory

He is the second Isis leader to be killed by U.S. and Afghan troops in the space of nine months, according to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander in Afghanistan John Nicholson, who confirmed the kill...More..

Passengers in car when Jordan Edwards was shot recall ordeal
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Passengers in car when Jordan Edwards was shot recall ordeal

Edwards, an honor student, and his two brothers and two other teenagers were leaving an unruly house party in Balch Springs when Oliver opened fire on their vehicle with a rifle. The suit alleges Oliver had a "...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Former Justice Department official Sally Yates said she twice delivered a warning to the White House legal counsel that Flynn had been lying about his exchanges with the Russian ambassador, the Russians obv...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Yates: I warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

Yates did not say specifically that her concerns about Flynn's behavior was related to these calls, but she appeared to be implying that was the case. Monday's hearing was held to discuss the investigation cond...More..

NAPLAN tests begin across the country
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

NAPLAN tests begin across the country

If you are a student in Year 9 and you live in New South Wales, you are about to become part of the most tested generation yet. The state government announced in 2016 that students would be required to achiev...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tories 'leading fightback against SNP' with major gains in local elections

In Paisley's Ferguslie Park, identified a year ago as having Scotland's greatest level of deprivation, the Tories chalked up a councillor. So, the fact that the party won only 32% in the local elections wou...More..

Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea

Kimmel displayed a few online publications that decried his heartfelt plea, and labeled him an "out of touch Hollywood elitist creep". "But there were also some not so nice things that people said online, inclu...More..