One photo twists the knife on Trump's anti-abortion executive order

24 Jan, 2017

Bush reinstated it before President Barack Obama removed it nearly immediately after his own inauguration. The policy, known as the "Mexico City" abortion rule despite having nothing to do with Mexico City, was first signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1985.

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to contest Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

24 Jan, 2017

Mr Nuttall has previously called Stoke the "capital of Brexit" as the town had the highest proportion of Leave voters in the country. Mr Nuttall is seeking to take control of what was Tristram Hunt's seat - the former Labour MP has departed to become director of the Victoria and Albert Museum.

U.S. coalition strikes over 90 Daesh boats in Mosul

24 Jan, 2017

Also in the day, the soldiers recaptured al-Qowsiyat village in north of Rashidiyah after heavy clashes with IS militants and airstrikes on their positions, leaving some 40 militants killed and four vehicle bombs destroyed, the statement added.

Mexico vows 'no confrontation, no submission' to Trump

24 Jan, 2017

It said he congratulated Trump on his inauguration and expressed willingness to work for the benefit of both countries "with a focus on respect for the sovereignty of both nations and shared responsibility". Trump has threatened to slap hefty tariffs on Mexican-made goods, sending the peso to a string of historic lows against the dollar. President Donald Trump is arranging to meet soon with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, two long-standing US ...

'Miracle' as 10 pulled alive from avalanche horror

22 Jan, 2017

Penne: Two young children were among eight people pulled alive on Friday from the ruins of an Italian mountain hotel, almost two days after it was buried under a devastating avalanche. Meters-high piles of snow piled up in the central Italian area after days of snowfall earlier in the week that blocked roads and left numerous guests unable to leave before the avalanche.

Leader of Australia's most populous state quits

21 Jan, 2017

She also was forced to deny calling Michael Photios, a lobbyist who is viewed as the eminence grise of the left faction of the party, after she head about the resignation. "Mike Baird has been an outstanding premier for the people of NSW and it has been an honour to serve as a local member and a minister under his leadership", Mrs Williams said.

High-Rise Building In Tehran Collapses In Fire

21 Jan, 2017

The building collapsed three hours later, in images broadcast live on Iranian television. The Fars news agency, quoting an unnamed source, reported that 30 firefighters were feared to have died in the blaze and ensuing collapse. Search dogs were looking for survivors, and the rescue operation could last for more than two days, Reuters says, citing Iranian state TV. It is said that, as a safety measure, residents and employees of many surrounding buildings have been asked by the authorities ...

30 people missing as avalanche buries Italian hotel

20 Jan, 2017

One male survivor said he walked outdoors to retrieve an item from the family auto just before the avalanche hit Hotel Rigopiano . Rescuers have attempted to call out to survivors at the hotel, but no-one has responded, news agency Ansa reported .

Will take steps to hold Jallikattu, says TN CM O Panneerselvam

20 Jan, 2017

You will soon see (the steps). Sporting paper horns, young men and women held creatively worded placards in Tamil and English, asking the state and central governments to immediately pave the way for holding of the sport. Jallikattu is every Tamilian's identity". Music Composer A.R. Rahman on Thursday tweeted in support and said that he was fasting on Friday in support of the spirit of Tamil Nadu.

ISIS camps bombed in Libya by US

20 Jan, 2017

The B-2s, each capable of carrying as many as 80 precision guided bombs, hit the camps in the desert where USA intelligence officials believed ISIS was training scores of fighters to launch terror attacks against targets outside Libya. The Pentagon portrayed Wednesday night's airstrikes as a mop-up effort emanating from the Sirte campaign, suggesting that the U.S. bombardment went unfinished.

Facebook Bans Russia's RT News Ahead of Trump Inauguration

20 Jan, 2017

The network imposed restrictions on RT right at the moment the channel was broadcasting Barack Obama's news conference. According to RT, it hasn't provided any official explanation for the ban , but it did refer to a "review of how we work with government agencies" on a phone call informing it of the denial of service.

WikiLeaks hails commutation of Manning sentence

19 Jan, 2017

Mostly active in Chicago and New York City, the group is believed to be responsible for more than 140 bombings since 1974, according to the Chicago Tribune . "Thank you, @POTUS." Miranda also wished that he could be with every Puerto Rican in Chicago at the time. Rivera functioned as a bomb maker for the group and helped to recruit others.

Most people are rushing to thank Obama for commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence

18 Jan, 2017

Manning had been jailed since 2010. Prosecutors said Cartwright falsely told investigators that he did not provide information contained in a news article and in a book by New York Times journalist David Sanger, and said he also misled prosecutors about classified information shared with another journalist, Daniel Klaidman.

Japan's whale kill disappoints New Zealand

17 Jan, 2017

The photos - taken by anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd - show a minke whale hauled onto the deck of the giant abattoir ship Nisshin Maru after being speared by a harpoon. "They're hit with an explosive harpoon that goes straight into their body, hooks come out and shrapnel is sent through their body, it's a bad bloody death...

Stolen baby found alive in U.S. 18 years after abduction

16 Jan, 2017

Her family have been notified about the break in the case but police have stressed that, as Mobley is now an adult, any reunion with them will have to be on her terms. "She has a lot to process", the sheriff said. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office/APA photo of Kamiyah Mobley , an infant girl who was kidnapped by a woman, first provided by police in 1998.

Payet refuses to play, says angry Bilic

15 Jan, 2017

There's been some murmuring about his the Frenchman not being entirely happy, and West Ham manager Slaven Bilic confirmed on Thursday that the player wants to leave the club. I feel let down. "They know what it means to the fans and to the club". "Payet signed a long-term contract and now he's saying he doesn't want to play anymore.

Majority Americans Disapprove of Trump Handling Transition

15 Jan, 2017

Trump is far less popular than President Barack Obama was when he was elected in 2008 on a message of hope and change. In a Gallup poll released Friday, 51 percent of Americans viewed Trump's transition negatively while 44 percent approved of the way he was preparing to take office.

Food Sales Up At Marks & Spencer In Third Quarter

15 Jan, 2017

It was the first time that the retailer had increased third-quarter underlying sales for the division since 2010-11 and the first quarterly rise since 2014-15. In addition, "against the background of uncertain consumer confidence the business remains focused on delivering the strategic actions announced previous year".

Modi used demonetisation to hide his failures, says Rahul Gandhi

12 Jan, 2017

He claimed that Modi has destroyed the autonomy of institutions of India such as RBI. The Congress will defeat these people and remove them from power. He also turned to media with witty smile on his face. A quick, loose translation would be, "It seems your dream is to take poor people's money". "We believe in the potential of Indians, however", Mr Gandhi said.

USS Mahan Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Boats

10 Jan, 2017

The Iranian boats came within 900 yards of the Mahan , but other recent encounters with Revolutionary Guard boats have been much closer. The vessels from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps reportedly closed in on the USS Mahan yesterday at a high rate of speed.

How to watch Manchester United vs

08 Jan, 2017

In his first game following a £27m move from Everton in 2004, he scored a hat-trick against Fenerbahce in a 6-2 Champions League win. "It's incredible because everybody knows who Sir Bobby [Charlton] is and what he means for the history of the club and English football and, for Wayne to score the same number of goals for Manchester United, is fantastic".

Fla. AG who received illegal donation from Trump may get WH job

08 Jan, 2017

On Thursday, Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs reported that Bondi would take a job with the Trump White House, though no particular position was mentioned in the story. Bondi made Florida front and center in the challenge of the new healthcare law when she served as the lead attorney general in an unsuccessful 2012 lawsuit filed by 26 states to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Blast Hits Syrian Border Town, Killing At Least 43

08 Jan, 2017

The group said the toll was likely to rise. However, no group immediately claimed responsibility for the latest blast. Azaz is just 4 miles from the Turkish border and 20 miles north-west of Aleppo. Azaz was held by Islamic State militants for six months in 2013, and the group has been blamed for several attacks in the area since it was pushed out by a rebel offensive.

Schumer: Trump better pick a mainstream Supreme Court nominee, or else

07 Jan, 2017

Of the Republicans, she said , "to repeal without replacing it is just an act of cowardice". The so-called Biden Rule-which McConnell originally cited to obstruct Obama's nominee-is highly debatable. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said, "These reports that Congressman Price traded hundreds of thousands of dollars in health-related stock while, as a senior member of Congress, advocating for legislation that impacted those very companies" stock prices should shock and appall every American.

United Kingdom vehicle sales at record high in 2016

06 Jan, 2017

However the SMMT is predicting sales could fall as much as 5pc this year as demand for new cars drops from its peak. Mike Hawes , SMMT chief executive, added: "2017 may well be more challenging as sterling depreciation raises the price of imported goods but, with interest rates still at historic lows and a range of new models arriving in 2017, there are still many reasons for consumers to consider a new vehicle in 2017".

President Trump thinks computers aren't safe, promises hacking revelations

05 Jan, 2017

Priebus added that the specifics covered during the briefings would be kept classified, as much of it would be incredibly shocking to the American populace. It was not clear when the briefing originally had been scheduled to take place. "They say Russian Federation is excellent", he said at a July 29 town hall event in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Brazilian police say Greek ambassador was killed by wife's lover

02 Jan, 2017

Formerly consul in Rio de Janeiro from 2001 to 2004, Amiridis took up his ambassadorial post in the capital Brasilia at the beginning of 2016. Police also arrested a cousin of Gomes, who told police Gomes offered him 80,000 reals (US$24,500) to help with the murder - evidence police said pointed to a premeditated crime.

MNF: Cowboys vs Lions Game Thread

28 Dec, 2016

Prescott has been great, but the former Ohio State star has been better. Although the Dallas Cowboys had already wrapped up a division title and home field advantage, Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions at AT&T Stadium produced some of the season's more memorable moments.

Iran Condoles with Russian Federation over Plane Crash

26 Dec, 2016

They were going to Syria to perform a New Year's concert for troops. Weather also seems to be out as a possible explanation and Russia's RIA news agency cites an unnamed source saying that preliminary data suggests a technical malfunction was to blame .

Browns Quarterback Robert Griffin III Leaves Game With Concussion

25 Dec, 2016

When San Diego's checked-out offense finally got into field-goal range with 3:49 remaining, Jamie Meder , a 6-3, 308-pound defensive lineman, extended his right hand and blocked the 32-yard attempt by Josh Lambo . The Chargers, trailing 20-17, got the ball back on their own 22 with 1:46 to play, and Philip Rivers started leading them down the field, thanks to a couple of big throws to Antonio Gates .

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