Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to hold his first press conference in the presence of representatives of domestic and foreign media since his landslide election victory and winning a second term in office. A court has banned quoting o...

Warriors take 3-0 series lead against Spurs Warriors take 3-0 series lead against Spurs

However, it wasn't a smooth run for the Warriors as neither side could notch up to a 20-point lead all through the game. Leonard originally injured it in game five of the second round against Houston and reinjured it in the series opener against ...

Trump's next budget to include paid family leave plan

Voters must send Trump and any Republican a resounding message first in the special elections that are taking place in 2017, and in the midterm elections in 2018. Under the newest proposal, fathers and adoptive parents would also qualify for the fina...

Actress Lisa Riley hopes BBC drama Three Girls 'will help thousands' Actress Lisa Riley hopes BBC drama Three Girls 'will help thousands'

Holly (Molly Windsor) is new in town and is desperate find her feet and make some new friends. She is groomed by a man known as "Daddy" and lured with food, alcohol and cigarettes before being raped and passed around the British-Pakistani men like ...

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Texas' Republican-controlled Senate approved a bill early Monday that allows publicly funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.

Trump to Russians: Firing Comey Took 'Great Pressure' Off

In closed-door meetings with lawmakers on Thursday and Friday, Rosenstein said he wrote the memo after Trump told him one day before the May 9 firing that he wanted to dismiss Comey. Comey's decision ended more than a week of speculation about whethe...

Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress

At the same time , congressional committees are continuing their own investigations, leading to some turf warfare and sniping as the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee both sought to lay claim to testimony from Comey, w...

Take Away the Juice, Pediatricians Say Take Away the Juice, Pediatricians Say

Previously in 2001, the AAP advised parents to wait until a child reached at least six months old to give them juice, but has since chose to bump up the age due to growing health concerns in younger kids. Doctors noted that fruit juice has no nutriti...

Terry: This could be one of the greatest seasons in Chelsea's history

But Fabregas came off the bench to sweep in Willian's pass and keep Chelsea on course to become the first team to win 30 games in a 38-game season in England's top division. There was an element of good fortune about his goal as Willian's corner ...

Trump lands in Israel on second leg of first foreign trip

An Egyptian report Monday said that U.S. President Donald Trump will invite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas to a peace summit, to be held either in Egypt or Washington. Some Palestinians said they were ...

White House puts 'Jerusalem, Israel' on website

The problem began when American officials were doing a site survey ahead of the president's stop at the holy site. Trump will be the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall, a holy site in Jerusalem . Among the main differences betwee...

Britain's exit bill tops EU's tough divorce position Britain's exit bill tops EU's tough divorce position

Mr Barnier said the backing of the remaining 27 countries was a further show of "determination and confidence" in what promise to be two years of bruising negotiations with London . These are now scheduled to begin the week of June 19 after the U.K....

UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

Mr. Corbyn says the pledges in Labor's manifesto - a draft of which was leaked on Wednesday - will be "very popular". The UK has been participating in airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria since 2015. Mr Corbyn began by criticising Western inter...

DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

The report that CNN carried over the weekend cites close to 50 instances in Clarke's 2013 thesis where it seems he failed to put quotation marks around statements he took nearly verbatim from other sources. In the CNN report, Clarke is accused of...

These teens got the ultimate prom selfie with Justin Trudeau These teens got the ultimate prom selfie with Justin Trudeau

Trudeau was in the Greater Vancouver Area on Friday visiting families at the Don Christian Recreation Centre and meeting with members of the Filipino community, both in Surrey, followed by a visit to Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford. - Destination BC (...

Snap poll expected to strengthen Theresa May Snap poll expected to strengthen Theresa May

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday he would defeat a "cosy cartel" at the heart of British politics, casting himself as the anti-establishment challenger in the snap election. Whereas earlier this year May said Britain was ready to ...

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify in US Congress Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify in US Congress

The story included a statement from White House press secretary Sean Spicer , who said: "'As the president has stated before, a thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity". The White H...

South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North

Moon said he planned to send a special envoy to Russian Federation in the near future. He has said he would be prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right". Moon and Trump may also disagree on the USA missile defense system THAAD. Lee My...

Amber Alert issued for boy with possibly suicidal man Amber Alert issued for boy with possibly suicidal man

An infant was found safe in Los Angeles on Friday after his father, who has joint custody, failed to return the boy to his mother in the San Francisco area. Bangoura has been missing since May 12, and police say he was taken by 30-year-old Jason Lem....

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the panel, said Comey's testimony would help "answer some of the questions that have arisen since Director Comey was so suddenly dismissed by the President". Intercepted Russian communications sug...

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