Saturday May 27-th, 2017

Trump and Obama meet in White House to begin transition talks

Clinton was on top among voters reporting under $50,000 in total family income for 2015, while voters making more than $100,000 backed Trump by about 6 of 10 voters. He blamed America's "phoney" electoral college system for the result, despite the...

Trump Open to Keeping Parts of Obamacare Trump Open to Keeping Parts of Obamacare

It is only to say that, if one of the defences of the first-past-the-post system of voting - for that, in its essentials, is how US presidents are elected, as Canadian members of Parliament are - is that it prevents extremists and yahoos from coming ...

Putin critical of Russia's soccer team ahead of World Cup

A top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke of points of agreement between the Kremlin and President-elect Donald Trump in a wide-ranging interview with CNN Friday, even as he said the relationship with the current White House is "lous...

Trump pledges restraint with Twitter from White House

It was a powerful appeal to a nation ripped apart by the divisive 2016 campaign. And when pressed on the fears felt by African-Americans, American Muslims and other minorities since the election, Trump dismissed the anxieties as products of the m...

Elbowing each other all the way, Trump, Clinton near finish

But for the moment, it is hard to ignore the conclusion that the authoritarian Trump might have inched a bit closer to the Oval Office because some right-wing Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are big fans of Peter Schweizer and Ed Klein.

Djokovic wins opening match at ATP finals, beats Thiem in 3

The turning point came at the end of the opening set when, having seen Thiem take his seventh chance to win the tie-break, Djokovic angrily smashed a ball in the direction of his support camp. After that I just felt very comfortable on the court. H...

Obama, Trump to meet at White House — Transition Obama, Trump to meet at White House — Transition

He's going to be friendly with a good relationship with foreign people that's what we need. USA presidency victor Donald Trump said, "All people and all other nations we will seek common ground, not hostility, the partnership not conflict".

Predicting the Week 12 College Football Playoff poll

As the game wore on, all three facets, offense, defense, and special teams, started landing power punches and showed they were deeper and more physical than a tough Wake Forest team that came into the contest giving up an average of 18 points per g...

Trump says will take USD 1 his salary with no vacations Trump says will take USD 1 his salary with no vacations

Following his US presidential election win earlier this week, questions have been raised about whether the billionaire will accept the £320,000 ($400,000) salary the US President is entitled to. "Either Obamacare will be amended, or repealed and re...

Deportation fears grip immigrants after Trump's election

With the threat of losing the deportation relief they obtained through President Barack Obama, young immigrants are use their personal success to thwart potential deportations when Donald Trump takes over the White House. Because there is expected to...

Amiesimaka tips Eagles to qualify Amiesimaka tips Eagles to qualify

Nigeria have a flawless six points from two games in Group B, four ahead of Cameroon who drew 1-1 at home to Zambia. He did not only give the entire team a pat on the back for the impressive run but also singled out Chelsea duo Victor Moses and ...

Syrian troops reverse rebel advance west of Aleppo Syrian troops reverse rebel advance west of Aleppo

On October 28, rebels counterattacked in a bid to break the siege, targeting western districts of Aleppo, but their progress slowed after early successes. The city has for years been divided into a government-held western zone and a rebel-held easter...

E-cigarettes linked to high risk of teen smoking E-cigarettes linked to high risk of teen smoking

E-cigarettes have now been rated as tobacco products due to concerns they lead teenagers to use tobacco. Use of electronic cigarettes my teens makes it much more likely they will move on to smoking tobacco, and that they will smoke more heavily, a...

'Sweet, talented, beautiful:' Crowdfunding page set up for mom of dead girl 'Sweet, talented, beautiful:' Crowdfunding page set up for mom of dead girl

An Amber Alert had been issued for Nia on Thursday after her father, Adam Jay Eastman, failed to return her to her mother's custody the night before. Nias father, Adam Jay Eastman, was found dead in a rural area from self-inflicted injuries, and ho...

S.Africa's Zuma faces new no-confidence vote S.Africa's Zuma faces new no-confidence vote

The release of last week's long-awaited report from the public protector, the country's anti-corruption chief, which Zuma had tried to block, instilled fresh life into a corruption scandal that broke earlier on this year surrounding Zuma's alleged ti...

University of Pennsylvania investigating 'repugnant' racist cyberbullying University of Pennsylvania investigating 'repugnant' racist cyberbullying

Calvary Rogers , a student at the university, posted to Facebook on Friday afternoon , saying every black freshman was added to a GroupMe message thread titled "N-- lynching". Both groups had explicit and racist messages. This is absolutely vile...

Clinton goes for uplift, Trump goes after her on final day Clinton goes for uplift, Trump goes after her on final day

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump criss-crossed America in a hectic last-minute campaign push for votes. "But I've got to say, anger is not a plan, my friends", she told the crowd in Pittsburgh. Mike Pence for the final two events in New Hampshire an...

What will happen to marriage equality under the Trump Administration? What will happen to marriage equality under the Trump Administration?

Those reaching out say they are anxious that Trump and Republicans, may, among other anti-equality actions, try to overturn marriage equality , reinstate the military ban on openly LGBTQ service members, and rollback protections of transgender peopl...

S. Korea court approves arrest of Park's friend S. Korea court approves arrest of Park's friend

Newly appointed Prime Minister Kim Byong-joon, right, speaks to the media as he arrives at his office in Seoul , South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. South Korea's embattled President Park Geun-hye replaced her prime minister and tw. The new Prime M...

Next steps in legalized recreational marijuana

Marijuana is, after all, still classified by the federal government as a schedule 1 narcotic. On the presidential campaign trail, Trump is on record saying cannabis is a state issue and should not in the hands of the federal government to decide ...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT