Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Ontario Premier calls for minimum wage hike, progressive new labor laws

She says it will rise even more in January of 2019, to $15 dollars an hour. "That's millions of people, many of them supporting a family on a wage that just doesn't go far enough", she said. In 2016, the median hourly wage was $13 for part-time wor...

Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando International Airport

Incident ongoing involving man w/ weapon in terminal - Level 1 A-side, rental vehicle area. Few details have changed, but customers will continue to pay a $2-per-day customer facility charge that will finance moving the rental auto counters closer ...

Trump Lashes Out at Germany Over Trade and NATO, Promises 'Change'

Trump's recent run of criticism aimed at Germany began last week at a G7 meeting, in which the President blasted traditional U.S. allies over North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obligations and made clear that he was more than willing to go it alone...

Donald Trump: Did the President just shove aside a prime minister? Donald Trump: Did the President just shove aside a prime minister?

Far from robustly reaffirming Nato's mutual defence commitment in the way many members hoped he would, Mr Trump repeated his complaint that the United States was shouldering an unfair burden. The Daily Mail also reports that NATO's official se...

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths pass 140

Numerous hundreds of thousands asked to evacuate over the weekend had returned home by Tuesday to begin clearing debris and mud from their waterlogged homes. As the extent of the damage became clear, worldwide relief organization Save the Children w...

Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

But it was US President Donald Trump's refusal to confirm US support for the Paris climate change agreement or NATO's Article 5 during summits in Europe last week that likely caused the Chancellor the most consternation. Even the mere impress...

I Went Way Too Far

Many on social media called on CNN to drop Griffin, and for venues to cancel Griffin's upcoming standup-comedy shows . It took CNN hours before any host on the channel dared to bring her up. "I'd love to make a statement.' We kind of figured out w...

Uber fires autonomous car researcher involved in lawsuit Uber fires autonomous car researcher involved in lawsuit

Levandowski is at the heart of an ongoing legal battle between Uber and Google's self-driving vehicle division Waymo. The suit alleges that Levandowski, who used to work for Waymo, conspired with Uber to steal trade secrets from his former employ...

Manchester Arena Attack Arrests 'Significant', Important Items Found

British police have arrested two more men in connection with the Manchester attack , taking the number of people in custody to eight, Greater Manchester police said. A German security official told the AP on Thursday the report was accurate, sp...

Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Merkel was hosting a press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she was asked whether Germany was looking towards Asia to develop relations, following her comments on Sunday that "Europe could no longer rely on the USA and Bri...

Six die as Cyclone Mora hits B'desh, thousands evacuated

As the situation is gradually improving, the people who were moved to shelters have begun returning to their homes. The cyclone moved towards Chittagong by crossing the Cox's Bazar-Chittagong coast near Kutubdia under Cox's Bazar district at a ...

Four facts about the history of Memorial Day Four facts about the history of Memorial Day

Hundreds of veterans attended the ceremony, including Richard Thill, 93, a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor from St. Paul . his grandson, Richard Thill III, helped him during a wreath-laying ceremony, as he has done for the last decade.

Jerusalem, Vatican in talks on pope visit to Israel Jerusalem, Vatican in talks on pope visit to Israel

The meeting, which concluded Trump's tour of the world's largest monotheistic religions, could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not o...

Trump goes on another Twitter rant, calls leaks 'fabricated lies'

The White House has denied that Trump pressured Comey in any way, though the Federal Bureau of Investigation director is believed to have written detailed memos on his discussions with the president that indicate the opposite. "I think it's very im...

IAG (LON:IAG) shares drop after BA IT outage causes chaos IAG (LON:IAG) shares drop after BA IT outage causes chaos

The airline said it was making "good progress" in reuniting bags with customers around the world as it continued to count the cost of the systems failure that affected its operations worldwide and caused chaos as all BA flights were halted at Heat...

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

The siege "seems to be an effort by ISIS-inspired local groups to be recognized as a province of their caliphate", reporter Michael Sullivan told NPR yesterday , and the Philippine government is now taking the threat posed by ISIS more seriously.

Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition

Another wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground. Sayid Reza Yasa, a USA citizen who helped organize the demonstration, said he lost a tooth in the scuffle after he was beat up and knocked to the ground. The Turkish embassy did not re...

Centre sends 400 anti-riot policemen to Saharanpur in UP Centre sends 400 anti-riot policemen to Saharanpur in UP

On May 5, one was killed and at least 15 were injured, including a police officer, as members of two caste groups clashed over loud music being played during a procession. Following the incident, three FIRs were registered and 24 people arrested on M...

After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, negotiated the deal and agreed reduce the country's emissions by between 26 and 28 percent by 2025 compared to 2005 levels. She added: "Here we have a situation of six against one, meaning there is still no sign of ...

Teen prepared to test his skill at spelling bee Teen prepared to test his skill at spelling bee

Sylvia Nguyen, who will attend 6th grade next year at Oak Grove Elementary, will compete next week in the 90th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. If you missed it, the story makes for interesting reading and offers a little in...

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