• Trump renews threat to close the southern border, blasts Mexico on immigration
Trump renews threat to close the southern border, blasts Mexico on immigration

Trump's tweet risked undermining his administration's diplomatic efforts on immigration , and came as Mexico said it planned to set up a "containment belt" of federal forces to stem an increasing flow of Central American migrants. "May close the Southern Border!" he wrote then. March is shaping up to be even busier. "Mexico has the strongest,...

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  • Barbara Bush Gave Up Her Republican Status Because She Hated Trump
Barbara Bush Gave Up Her Republican Status Because She Hated Trump

According to Page, Jeb had urged the former first lady to "let go" of her frustrations with the controversial candidate, and instead focus on herself and her health. 'We're a strong country, and I think it will all work out'. "I think it's a very sad situation that's taking place". "I woke up and discovered, to my horror, that Trump had won", B...

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  • Daylight Savings SCRAPPED by European Union so clocks won't change
Daylight Savings SCRAPPED by European Union so clocks won't change

Moving your clocks forward in the Spring and an hour back again in the Autumn is on track to become history as the European Union has voted to end daylight savings time in the EU by 2021. That assessment received 4.6 million responses, of which 84% were in favour of ending clock changes, according to a statement from the European Parliament.

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  • Anti-stall system activated in Ethiopian Boeing crash
Anti-stall system activated in Ethiopian Boeing crash

According to Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde GebreMariam, pilots transitioning to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from older 737 models were required only to undertake a short computer-based training program prescribed by Boeing and approved by the FAA.

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  • The Times view on Theresa May's Brexit deal
The Times view on Theresa May's Brexit deal

Britain's Parliament is due to vote Tuesday on whether to approve 's Brexit divorce deal with the, which it already rejected once. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow also has said the government can't bring the rejected deal back a third time unless it has been substantially changed.

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  • Prince William to visit Christchurch attack victims
Prince William to visit Christchurch attack victims

About 5,000 people attended, fewer than organizers had expected, perhaps reflecting the heavy security presence and road closures around the venue. The names of each of the 50 victims of the terrorist attack will be read by members of the Muslim community.

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  • Korea returns staff to liaison office
Korea returns staff to liaison office

Dozens of South Korean officials headed to an inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea on Monday, the unification ministry said, despite Pyongyang's abrupt pullout of its staff from the office last week. The North's decision to withdraw its staff came a week after its vice foreign minister threatened to pull out of nuclear negotiations with the...

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  • 'Bread-Sliced' Panera Bagels Out of St
'Bread-Sliced' Panera Bagels Out of St

Louis style. Krautmann pointed out it creates more slices and more surface area for cream cheese. And he said any leftover slices make nice bagel chips with hummus. New York's senior senator joined the conversation Wednesday, telling St. Louis in classic NYC-fashion, "fuhgeddaboudit". It even won the disdain of New Yorkers, a city that is p...

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  • Man tries to flee Australia on jet ski
Man tries to flee Australia on jet ski

The man was tracked by federal and state police on an Australian Border Force vessel after he was seen leaving Punsand Bay, in Queensland's far north, on Monday. 'Through our posture in the Torres Strait and working closely with our AFP and Queensland Police partners, we have the ability to detect a range of border threats, including suspicio...

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  • At least 19 dead after fire at Bangladesh office building
At least 19 dead after fire at Bangladesh office building

At least 19 fire-fighting units are battling the blaze and emergency services are trying to rescue the people who are still feared to be trapped inside. Firefighters at the scene were working to evacuate those still inside of the building. He said at least eight other people were being treated at the hospital.

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  • Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents
Man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents

Patterson admitted that on October 15 he shot and killed the father through the front door of the family home in Barron, in Barron County, with a shotgun, killed his wife in a bathtub and duct-taped Jayme's mouth and stuffed her in the trunk of his auto, according to police.

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  • Facebook Charged Over Targeted Housing Ads by HUD
Facebook Charged Over Targeted Housing Ads by HUD

It's taken fire for allowing advertisers to target groups of people identified as "Jew-haters" and Nazi sympathizers. The US filed charges against Facebook. HUD said that damages could be awarded if a judge agreed that Facebook had engaged in discrimination. "Just because a process to deliver advertising is opaque and complex doesn't mean that ...

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  • U.S. will not 'stand idly' on Russian role in Venezuela: Pompeo
U.S. will not 'stand idly' on Russian role in Venezuela: Pompeo

She said that it doesn't require any approval by Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly. Russian Federation yesterday said its decision to send military personnel to Venezuela in support of the embattled regime of President Nicolas Maduro was in accordance with the country's laws, after the move drew a strong rebuke from the US.

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  • 2 killed in ‘random’ shooting, crash in Seattle
2 killed in ‘random’ shooting, crash in Seattle

The incident began when shots were fired near Sand Point Way and Northeast 125th Street, Seattle police spokesman Sean Whitcomb said. The woman is critically injured. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine said they were grieving with the loved ones of the victims. The driver of the bus is said to be in stable condit...

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  • DeVos blasts media over ‘shameful’ coverage of Special Olympics proposed cuts
DeVos blasts media over ‘shameful’ coverage of Special Olympics proposed cuts

Liz Plank added: " Betsy DeVos donating a portion of her salary to the Special Olympics only to turn around and decimate the entirety of its funding is a special kind of plutocrat savior ableist bulls***t". She also intends to withdraw the entire $17.6 million of federal funding for the Special Olympics , the world's largest sports comp...

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  • Pope Francis filmed refusing to let Catholics kiss his papal ring
Pope Francis filmed refusing to let Catholics kiss his papal ring

Traditionalists were upset by his behaviour while greeting worshippers in Loreto in Italy, where he repeatedly yanked his hand away as they tried to kiss the papal ring. It has been theorised that this approach is down to a desire to stay humble among the Catholic masses and help the church become a more modernised entity.

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  • Comey Accepts Mueller Finding On Collusion, Defends Opening Russia Probe Anyway
Comey Accepts Mueller Finding On Collusion, Defends Opening Russia Probe Anyway

CNN pointed out that the 43 percent who said Trump was exonerated is almost identical with the 42 percent saying in an earlier poll that the president had not colluded, meaning the Barr report changed public opinion very little. "The one sentence we've seen from the report says this is not an exoneration of the president". This was followed by ...

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  • Migrants disembark in Malta after ship hijacking ordeal
Migrants disembark in Malta after ship hijacking ordeal

Malta deployed patrol boats and a helicopter to capture a migrant-packed Turkish tanker after it was hijacked by asylum seekers rescued by the crew near Libyan shores. "It is unacceptable that the response by European Union leaders is to remove Operation Sophia's rescue capacity", said Izza Leghtas, senior advocate for Europe for Refugees Inte...

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  • Algerian army chief wants president declared unfit to lead
Algerian army chief wants president declared unfit to lead

Algerians waited on Wednesday for a decision by the constitutional council on whether ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fit for office , after the top army officer called for his removal in a bid to defuse mass protests. For Article 102 to be invoked, it will have to be supported by two thirds of parliament. Bouteflika earlier this month ...

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  • All options open to make Russia leave Venezuela, Trump says
All options open to make Russia leave Venezuela, Trump says

Trump added that "all options are open" in stopping Russian interference in Venezuela. Russia , one of the major countries that still recognizes Maduro as leader, sent two planes carrying 100 troops and tons of military equipment to Venezuela on Saturday.

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