Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Donald Trump says Mexico has taken advantage of US Donald Trump says Mexico has taken advantage of US

But after an onslaught of criticism, he later said it was just one example of how the U.S. would pay for the wall, until Mexico can reimburse them. President Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spoke for an hour Friday morning and di...

Demonstrators opposed to Trump travel ban rally at Pittsburgh International Demonstrators opposed to Trump travel ban rally at Pittsburgh International

The demonstration came hours after organizers heard about the immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations: Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. We also spoke to many today, who say as long as the executive order is in effect, they...

Trump to call Japan's Abe, other world leaders Saturday

Ahead of the planned talks between the two leaders, Defense Minister Tomomi Inada will hold her first meeting with USA counterpart James Mattis in Tokyo early next month. The leaders think that the Japan-U.S. economic relationship is important, sai...

Trump planning stronger USA effort against Islamic State

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump ordered the Pentagon on Saturday to boost USA military activity against the so-called Islamic State. Trump made increasing the size and strength of the military a top priority during the campaign. The United St...

Will welcome those fleeing terror, war regardless of their faith: Canadian PM Will welcome those fleeing terror, war regardless of their faith: Canadian PM

Trudeau Tweeted on Saturday (Jan. 28) that Canada welcomes refugees, regardless of their faith. However, Canadian carrier WestJet has already complied with the immigration ban and said that it would reimburse passengers who were affected by the ...

French voters go to polls to choose Socialist presidential candidate

About 1.3 million people have cast their ballots at over 75 percent of the polling stations, Le Monde newspaper reported, citing organizers. With 60% of the votes counted, the hard-left Mr Hamon was on 58%, compared to 41% for former prime minister...

United States soldier killed in Yemen while targeting al-Qaeda

The loss of the service member is the first-known combat death of a member of the US military under President Donald Trump. Sources in the region said the raid targeted the houses of three tribal chiefs linked to Al-Qaeda. The local al-Qaida unit...

Tourist boat carrying 31 people 'disappears' off Malaysia coast Tourist boat carrying 31 people 'disappears' off Malaysia coast

The Malaysian navy, maritime police and air force were involved in the search, which covered 400 nautical miles. The survivors were rescued some 32 hours later as they were floating in the waters near Labuan island further south, said one official....

Texans join thousands of abortion opponents at March for Life in Washington

Legislation that "defunds" Planned Parenthood specifically targets patients who rely on federal safety net programs, such as Medicaid or Title X. For many, Planned Parenthood is the only health care provider they can turn to, as nationwide over half ...

"CalExit" Initiative Cleared For Signature Gathering

Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment seeking California's secession from the US can begin collecting voter signatures to qualify for the 2018 ballot, the secretary of state's office said Thursday. Since the November presidential election,...

Jeunghun Wang dreams of Masters debut after Qatar Masters victory Jeunghun Wang dreams of Masters debut after Qatar Masters victory

Jeunghun Wang broke through a crowded leaderboard with a 7-under 65 Saturday to open a three-shot lead at the Qatar Masters. The 21-year-old Korean entered the final round with a three-shot lead, but found himself in a playoff after posting a fina...

PM May Urged Turkey's Erdogan to Sustain Democracy, Human Rights

In both visits, she has tried to drum up trade deals for Britain, attempting to strengthen her hand in negotiations to leave the bloc. Mrs May told the president that Britain stood with his defence of Turkey's democracy, but warned him it was "impo...

Google recalls employees traveling overseas amid Trump's Muslim ban Google recalls employees traveling overseas amid Trump's Muslim ban

Pichai said several of the affected Google staffers - employees originally from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen who are legally allowed to work in the US - were traveling overseas, on either work trips or vacations, when Trump signe...

Pelosi: 'Right Now, We Are Fighting the Repeal' of Obamacare Pelosi: 'Right Now, We Are Fighting the Repeal' of Obamacare

Those changes include creating a public option like Medicare to compete with private plans, paying doctors for value rather than volume, and increasing the use of health savings accounts. "This approach of "repeal first and replace later" is, simply ...

John Hurt, 'Alien' and 'The Elephant Man' Star, Dies At 77

But his first truly iconic role came in 1979 with Ridley Scott's acclaimed sci-fi horror Alien - eternally memorable for the shocking scene where the baby xenomorph suddenly bursts out of Hurt's chest during a relaxed meal. Stephen Fry celebrated ...

Amarinder is CM candidate Amarinder is CM candidate

The ruling SAD and the AAP have been mocking the Congress, asking why the party was not declaring Amarinder Singh as its chief ministerial candidate for the February 4 Assembly polls. "Then it went for a pact.It saw an opportunity after a feud in SP....

Merkel, Hollande underscore need for European unity Merkel, Hollande underscore need for European unity

Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov earlier confirmed that the two leaders were scheduled to hold a telephone conversation on January 28. Trump accepted Merkel's invitation to attend the G-20 summit in Hamburg in July and said he looked forw...

Trump's Newest Statements on Voter Fraud Are Wilder Than Ever Trump's Newest Statements on Voter Fraud Are Wilder Than Ever

Muir proceeded by asking the president for a specific date or window when the building of the massive project would be underway, but Trump would not commit to specifics. Even more solid than it is right now. And he will I think do a great job. We ...

Greece Rejects the Extradition of Turkish Soldiers Greece Rejects the Extradition of Turkish Soldiers

The soldiers - three majors, three captains and two sergeant majors - fled to Greece by helicopter in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in July of 2016 and asked for political asylum, as they feared for their lives. Relations between Ankar...

Muhlenberg College rings in the Lunar New Year Muhlenberg College rings in the Lunar New Year

People walk under a sculpture decorated with a rooster in downtown Singapore as part of celebrations ahead of the Chinese lunar new year. For Li, who lives in Kuala Lumpur, slowing down the pace of life does not mean one is not productive, adding...

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