Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize Abortion

Ireland's parliament will be charged with coming up with new abortion laws in the coming months. Marie O'Donnell votes in the historic referendum (Picture: PA) Lorraine Curtin and Petrina Conmee travelled all the way from Portugal to vote in the... More..

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United States team heading to Singapore to work on summit
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

United States team heading to Singapore to work on summit

It took place at Tongilgak, a building on the North Korean side of Panmunjeom, with the presidential office releasing photos of the two leaders together, including one of them sharing a warm embrace. The origin...More..

National Football League mandates anthem respect: Stand up, or stay in the locker room
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

National Football League mandates anthem respect: Stand up, or stay in the locker room

New York Jets CEO Christopher Johnson said the Jets will pay the fine if a player takes a knee during the anthem. "It's been a rule as long as I've been involved with the league", Silver said. The kn...More..

Things We Learned From Pusha T on 'The Breakfast Club'
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Things We Learned From Pusha T on 'The Breakfast Club'

It has been in the news a great deal lately that Kanye West has been showing love and support for controversial U.S. president Donald Trump , which those who have followed the rapper for a long time realize ...More..

China says it will cut auto import tariffs on July 1
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

China says it will cut auto import tariffs on July 1

There were reports that the United States had reached a deal with China with respect to ZTE's ban. The topic of the day is ZTE (HKG:0763, now suspended from trading), the Chinese telephony manufacturer ...More..

Weinstein turns himself in to NY police station
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Weinstein turns himself in to NY police station

Weinstein flinched as he heard the description. Mr Weinstein has denied committing any non-consensual sex acts. Weinstein's spokesman Juda Engelmayer and his lawyer Benjamin Brafman both declined to comme...More..

Communities to recognize Memorial Day
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Communities to recognize Memorial Day

The Memorial Day celebration will continue with the parade on West Boulevard. Civilians, veterans and military members are invited to challenge themselves in friendly competition while helping feed homeless v...More..

Latest Census Data Show Major Growth In Texas
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Latest Census Data Show Major Growth In Texas

Chicago ranks third with more than 2.7 million residents, followed by Houston and Phoenix. Dallas and Fort Worth , ranking at three and four respectively, have seen remarkable growth in the previous year, ...More..

Wigan pays tribute to those who died at Arena bombing
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Wigan pays tribute to those who died at Arena bombing

They included the Manchester Survivors Choir, made up of people who were at the arena on the night of the fateful concert last May 22, and Parrs Wood High School's Harmony Group, whose post-attack tribute went ...More..

HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plant
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plant

As the toll in the violence following the anti-Sterlite protests rose to 11 on Wednesday, the Home Ministry also sought a report from the Tamil Nadu government over the incident. "Mass murder of innocent peop...More..

Syrian President Assad tells Putin: 'Door open to political process'
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Syrian President Assad tells Putin: 'Door open to political process'

The informal interaction has no specific agenda and is very flexible. Since March, about 200,000 people were forced to relocate to other parts of the country as part of surrender deals after crippling sieges ...More..

New Zealand statement on Gaza deaths 'regrettable' - Israel Embassy
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

New Zealand statement on Gaza deaths 'regrettable' - Israel Embassy

Kuwait is urging the Security Council to condemn Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians "in the strongest terms", especially in the Gaza Strip, and to deploy and worldwide force to protect civilian...More..

As Mexico fumes, Trump says he alluded to only criminals as 'animals'
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

As Mexico fumes, Trump says he alluded to only criminals as 'animals'

President Donald Trump's comments about the gang MS-13, referring to them as "animals," became lost in a sea of controversy. Terming MS-13 as one of the " most vicious and deadly" gangs that operate by t...More..

EU Commission launches measures to protect EU business in Iran
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

EU Commission launches measures to protect EU business in Iran

The Blocking Statute forbids European Union companies from complying with the extraterritorial effects of United States sanctions, allows companies to recover damages arising from such sanctions, and nullif...More..

Trump reassures Kim he will not face same fate as Gadafy
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Trump reassures Kim he will not face same fate as Gadafy

He said he was not pursuing the " Libya model" in getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program. It does mean a review and reassessment of all the guarantees we have issued to go to war on behal...More..

Business Executives Give Feedback on Proposed Chinese Trade Tariffs
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Business Executives Give Feedback on Proposed Chinese Trade Tariffs

Dozens of executives recently testified before government trade experts to discuss how Chinese business practices have impacted their operations. The talks, part of a busy week of trade negotiations and tight...More..

Aliso Viejo blast: Mystery explosion kills woman in Orange County California
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Aliso Viejo blast: Mystery explosion kills woman in Orange County California

Authorities on Wednesday are working to determine whether a deadly explosion that took place at a medical office building in Aliso Viejo the previous afternoon was intentional. Barnes said an explosive device...More..

Anwar Ibrahim declares new dawn for Malaysia after release
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Anwar Ibrahim declares new dawn for Malaysia after release

To ecstatic cries of "Reformasi" (Reform) - Anwar's ralling cry - he vowed to hundreds of journalists, supporters and prison guards to support the new government's efforts to clean up the country. The finance m...More..

Trump repaid Cohen for 'third party' costs
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Trump repaid Cohen for 'third party' costs

Apol's letter was released with the Trump disclosures. Al-Rumaihi apparently refused, but Jeff Kwatinetz, a former business partner of al-Rumaihi's in a basketball league co-owned with Ice Cube, said in a swo...More..

Mary Scanlon wins crowded primary for newly drawn safe Democratic Pennsylvania district
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Mary Scanlon wins crowded primary for newly drawn safe Democratic Pennsylvania district

Instead, he focused his attacks on the candidate he hopes to unseat in the fall, two-term Democratic Sen. Robert Casey Jr., who has stockpiled almost $10 million for the race. Smith defeated Republican candidat...More..

Tom Wolfe, Author of 'The Bonfire of the Vanities', Dies at 87
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tom Wolfe, Author of 'The Bonfire of the Vanities', Dies at 87

Thompson and William F. Buckley. In 1962 he moved to NY and began working in the NY Herald Tribune. The author and journalist will be remembered as a pioneer of New Journalism, a style of news writing dev...More..

Donald Trump returns to Walter Reed to visit first lady
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Donald Trump returns to Walter Reed to visit first lady

President Trump visited the first lady for over an hour on Monday evening before returning to the White House through a thunder and lightning storm. Reporting on Monday, the White House said that the First L...More..

Soros Foundation moves from Budapest to Berlin
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Soros Foundation moves from Budapest to Berlin

Open Society Foundations will move its global operations in Budapest to Berlin in Germany, according to a press release Tuesday. The "open society Institute" George Soros announced the termination of i...More..

Iraq prime minister wins vote in Mosul province
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Iraq prime minister wins vote in Mosul province

Victory for the veteran nationalist´s Marching Towards Reform alliance with Iraq´s communists - pitched an anti-corruption outsider force - would be a slap in the face for Iraq´s widely reviled ruling establish...More..

Mueller wins as judge upholds his authority in Manafort case
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Mueller wins as judge upholds his authority in Manafort case

Judge Amy Berman Jackson roundly rejected Manafort's motion to dismiss the special counsel's indictment, citing several examples of legal rectitude for Mueller's aggressive investigation of Russian meddling...More..