Sunday April 30-th, 2017

Palestinian economy could double without 'occupation'

In January 2015 alone, 5,600 productive trees were vandalized, adding to the more than 2.5 million productive trees (including 800,000 olive trees) that have been uprooted since 1967, according to the United Nations agency. "However, this was not s...

World's first face transplant recipient dies after illness World's first face transplant recipient dies after illness

The woman died following a long illness, said the hospital in a statement, confirming the news revealed by newspaper Le Figaro . Dinoire was severely disfigured by her pet Labrador, and was given a new nose, chin and lips in 2005 by doctors Bern...

Pence on Clinton: 'Most Dishonest Since Richard Nixon' Pence on Clinton: 'Most Dishonest Since Richard Nixon'

Neither Donald Trump nor Mike Pence have released their tax returns - but Pence says that will change soon. Hillary Clinton , who has decades of tax returns in the public sphere, has made it a campaign issue; even Senate Majority Leader Mit...

Colin Kaepernick Reached Out To Thank Jeremy Lane For Support

Colin Kaepernick , the San Francisco 49ers quarterback whose refusal to stand during the national anthem has inspired intense public criticism, deserves the support of anyone who believes in free speech - including those who feel aversion toward hi...

Trump denies talking to Fla. AG about controversial donation

But "after the check came in, Bondi's office nixed suing Trump , citing insufficient grounds to proceed", the Associated Press has reported. August 2013: New York's attorney general files a lawsuit against Trump , accusing Trump University of per...

13 shot to death, dozens wounded in Chicago shootings 13 shot to death, dozens wounded in Chicago shootings

The Chicago Tribune reports another 51 people were injured in shootings since 9 p.m. Friday. Also among the non-fatal shooting victims was a man, 26, who was struck while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway, near 83rd St., late on Monday night.

Hillary Clinton uses Salute to Labor event to talk about American workers

With what seemed like a force grin, Mrs Clinton told the approximately 40 reporters on board: "I am so happy to have all of you with me". The Massachusetts Democrat, who was rumored to have been on Clinton's vice presidential shortlist, is expected...

Scottish leader calls for 'new conversation' on independence Scottish leader calls for 'new conversation' on independence

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she chose to speak about her pain at miscarrying a baby in the hope of challenging some of the "assumptions and judgments" made about women who do not have children. Sturgeon has said that the govern...

Clinton's classified email errors due to 'improper labeling': Kaine Clinton's classified email errors due to 'improper labeling': Kaine

But even in a year of political twists, it was notable that Pence would invoke the name of Nixon, a fellow Republican, in the same way. "A president was impeached and had to resign over an attack on the DNC during the presidential election in 1972"...

Third blast after 24 killed in Kabul carnage

Fraidoon Obaidi, chief of the Kabul police Criminal Investigation Department, said one of the two gunmen who had entered an office of Care International in Kabul had been killed but another was holding out, according to Reuters. The uptick in...

University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law

However, he said plaintiffs haven't shown they are likely to succeed on a claim that the law violates their constitutional equal protection rights, and he reserved judgment on another constitutional claim related to due process. The constitut...

Ohio's GOP officeholders back Trump with faint enthusiasm

Clinton has a decided advantage in field operations and get-out-the-vote machinery in OH, building on the successful campaigns that Obama ran in the state in 2008 and 2012 with some of the same personnel. While this five-point lead represents a stron...

3 shot during J'Ouvert celebration in Crown Heights 3 shot during J'Ouvert celebration in Crown Heights

Police say a male in his late teens or early 20s was shot in the chest at around 3:50 a.m. Monday in Brooklyn. He later died at hospital. A 22-year-old woman was later killed when she was shot in the head at Washington Avenue and Empire Boulevard, ...

Hermine spins away from East Coast, batters shore with waves Hermine spins away from East Coast, batters shore with waves

The storm is generating heavy rains , strong winds , and powerful waves from the Mid-Atlantic region to southern New England, which pose the greatest danger to coastal cities and beaches. Hermine's timing couldn't be worse for coastal communities h...

Carlson Takes Down Ailes In Sexual Harassment Suit Carlson Takes Down Ailes In Sexual Harassment Suit

An immediate investigation should be conducted of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and any company employee who obtained private phone records of journalists who criticized the network, Media Matters president Bradley Beychok said Friday, after a st...

Pence says Clinton is 'most dishonest' candidate since Nixon Pence says Clinton is 'most dishonest' candidate since Nixon

NBC anchor Chuck Todd grilled Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Sunday over whether Donald Trump still meant to deport the millions of immigrants living illegally in the USA, as he promised during the campaign . Todd challenged Pence, suggesting the ...

PA officials deny report Abbas willing to meet Netanyahu in Moscow PA officials deny report Abbas willing to meet Netanyahu in Moscow

Netanyahu told Bogdanov during the discussion that he is prepared to meet with Abbas "directly, and without preconditions". "The work goes on, contacts are in progress". If he'd like, in Ramallah. The ministers proposed an worldwide conference to f...

Tidal flooding still a threat as Hermine passes by

Post Tropical Cyclone Hermine moved up the East Coast Sunday, stalling out at sea further east than expected, but was still predicted to affect Labor Day plans with unsafe surf and possible tropical storm conditions for some areas of the northeast....

South Sudan agrees to 4000 United Nations troops

However, it has now agreed to the deployment on the condition that the force will be made up of regional troops whose remit will be agreed upon with the government before deployment. Both sides in the conflict have been accused of abuses. Minister ...

Seoul says North Korea fires 3 medium-range missiles

Earlier Monday, the North fired three Rodong medium-range missiles off its east coast. The missiles were fired from a region south of the capital Pyongyang just after noon (0300 GMT) and flew about 1,000 km (600 miles), hitting Japan's air defenc...

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