Wednesday April 26-th, 2017

Sinn Fein chooses new leader O'Neill for Northern Ireland Sinn Fein chooses new leader O'Neill for Northern Ireland

One of her first acts after the appointment a year ago was to abolish a longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood in the province. "The other side of an election, I will work with whoever is returned", she said. She said the creation ...

Obama sent $221 million to Palestinians during final hours Obama sent $221 million to Palestinians during final hours

Rep. Ed Royce (R., Calif.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Rep. Kay Granger (R., Texas), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, had placed a hold on the money after actions by the Palestinian Authority to gain membershi...

Colorado's Gorsuch top Trump pick for Supreme Court

Both Pryor and Sykes were on a list of 20 possible replacements for Scalia, who died previous year. Senate Republicans blocked Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama's nomination to fill the vacancy, moving the decision into the hands of the next a...

Brexit, so what?: German firms expect little fallout, says poll Brexit, so what?: German firms expect little fallout, says poll

The decision of 11 judges will determine whether Prime Minister Theresa May can invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty herself, or if she needs the permission of Parliament to do so. Prime Minister Theresa May has said Britain would leave the EU's si...

President Trump Signs First Bill Into Law President Trump Signs First Bill Into Law

It passed Congress last week and was signed into law today. The upper chamber overwhelmingly approved Mattis as Secretary of Defense and Kelly as Secretary of Homeland Security just hours after Trump had been sworn in as the 45 President of the U...

Brexit 'will bring down all of Europe', Marine Le Pen declares Brexit 'will bring down all of Europe', Marine Le Pen declares

The big stars: France's Marine Le Pen, the Netherlands' Geert Wilders and Germany's Frauke Petry, each of them contesting elections this year. Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out meeting Le Pen ahead of the French polls, with her spokesman sayin...

Pakistan to return Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan as goodwill gesture Pakistan to return Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan as goodwill gesture

Chohan's family has been under stress since the news of his disappearance broke on September 29 previous year - his grandmother died of a heart attack two days later. Maleeha Lodhi, country's ambassador to the United Nations, however, told Al Jazeer...

Bomb Shatters Crowded Market in Pakistan's Tribal Region Parachinar Bomb Shatters Crowded Market in Pakistan's Tribal Region Parachinar

Sabir Hussain, a doctor at Parachinar's main hospital, told the Associated Press agency that 11 critically-wounded people were brought there, but died during treatment. The attack was carried out "to teach a lesson to Shi'ites for their support f...

Man who shot another in Seattle protest clash claims self-defense Man who shot another in Seattle protest clash claims self-defense

The university issued a warning alert about the incident, urging people to avoid the area. Though the protest started off peacefully, violence quickly erupted as protesters began to volley bricks and blue paint at police officers. "I am not prepa...

Hungarian and Italian authorities begin investigations into deadly bus accident Hungarian and Italian authorities begin investigations into deadly bus accident

Police had spoken to all the survivors to gather details about the accident, an official from Verona highway police headquarters said. Tibor Czako, head of the Pizolit company that owned the bus said it was "in good condition" and "road-ready" befo...

Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu Governor in charge Vidyasagar Rao clears ordinance Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu Governor in charge Vidyasagar Rao clears ordinance

Meanwhile, the state government is also exploring legal avenues to ban animal rights organisation PETA in Tamil Nadu for lobbying against the sport. Even as the race was flagged-off by state Local Administration Minister S P Velumani, a large numbe...

Governor Cuomo to secure reproductive health services Governor Cuomo to secure reproductive health services

These changes would expand upon protections provided by the Affordable Care Act, which mandates free access to most contraceptives, but not in bulk (more than one month at a time ), and doesn't do away with co-payments or annual deductibles for medi...

Canadians blocked from taking part in USA women's march Canadians blocked from taking part in USA women's march

After this, Dyke said the travellers' cars were searched, their mobile phones examined and each member of the group had their fingerprints and photos taken. Mr Kroese and his Canadian friend were refused entry, fingerprinted and photographed before b...

Free College Basketball Picks and Start Times: West Virginia vs. Kansas State Free College Basketball Picks and Start Times: West Virginia vs. Kansas State

Carter played by far his best game of the season as he eclipsed 20 points for the first time this season as he went 9-for-18 from the floor with two three-pointers. West Virginia held the lead for the majority of overtime, but Woodard scored with les...

OR defeats Stanford Men's Basketball 69-52 OR defeats Stanford Men's Basketball 69-52

Junior forward Jordan Bell had 26 points on 11-for-12 shooting, including a 7-for-7 performance in the second half while scoring 18 points. OR shot 47.1 percent from the field, including 11-for-25 on 3-pointers, while outrebounding the Cardinal 40-...

Rubio Expresses Support For Tillerson As Secretary Of State Rubio Expresses Support For Tillerson As Secretary Of State

McCain said on ABC's "This Week" that he was " very cautious" about the decision to vote for Tillerson. After Rubio roasted the would-be secretary of state for refusing to call Vladimir Putin a war criminal, political columnists suggested he cou...

Scarlett Johansson left angry when her speech was cut off Scarlett Johansson left angry when her speech was cut off

Vicky general rhetoric echoes Republican members of Congress by saying that there are plenty alternatives to Planned Parenthood , one of which is the Women's Resource Center that sits just 50 feet from its auto lot, health advocates are skeptical th...

More snow expected in northern Arizona, rain in Phoenix area More snow expected in northern Arizona, rain in Phoenix area

By Monday, 1 to 2 inches of new snow is expected to accumulate, and Monday night, another 1 to 3 inches of new snow is predicted. The heaviest snowfall will occur Sunday night through Monday night. Get ready, northern Arizona - heavy snow is on its w...

Trump Buries Hatchet With CIA on First Official Visit — Praise for Intelligence

To be sure, there were plenty of Trump hallmarks in the Sunday speech: The President needled the media by holding up a letter Obama wrote him and pledging not to tell the press what was in it. He doesn't come from our country, but had a lot do with...

SNL spoofs Kellyanne Conway with Chicago parody SNL spoofs Kellyanne Conway with Chicago parody

McKinnon, who has sang on SNL before, fully shows off her vocal and dance skills in this performance, as she glides around a mirror-filled stage among a cast of male dancers. "This time previous year I supported Ted Cruz", McKinnon said during an i...

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