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Ivanka Trump calls for religious tolerance as Jewish community centres threatened
- February 22, 2017

The New York Times reported that 11 separate bomb scares were called into Jewish community centers on Monday. Jewish centers in five US states were targeted Monday in a fourth wave of coordinated bomb threats called into the centers. (more...)
British Parliament debates Trump's United Kingdom visit British Parliament debates Trump's United Kingdom visit
- February 22, 2017

We've made this projection to stand alongside the almost two million people who signed the petition to demand that this state visit should not take place and the hundreds of thousands of people who are taking to the streets to oppose the racism and xenophobia that Trump represents. (more...)
More twists and turns in Kim Jong Nam's assassination
- February 22, 2017

Surveillance footage from cameras at Kuala Lumpur International Airport identified her as a suspect in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, police said. A white police van was seen leaving the complex at 4:00 am (2000 GMT Monday), an AFP journalist said. (more...)
Debate On Brexit Bill Due To Start In UK Parliament's Upper House
- February 21, 2017

May's presence in the Lords chamber ahead of two days of debate during the Bill's first stage in the upper chamber is likely to be interpreted as a visual warning to peers seeking to amend the legislation. "The British people have voted for that and was clear in the referendum". She said she did not want anybody to hold up what the people of Britain wanted following last June's national referendum which resulted in support for leaving the European Union by a 52-48 majority. (more...)
Starvation declared in parts of South Sudan Starvation declared in parts of South Sudan
- February 21, 2017

During the war for independence from Sudan in 1998 over 70,000 people died of starvation. A mother feeds her child with a peanut-based paste for treatment of severe acute malnutrition in a UNICEF supported hospital in the capital Juba, South Sudan , Jan. (more...)
Whittier police officer shot, killed during traffic crash investigation involving stolen vehicle
- February 21, 2017

A Southern California police officer was killed and another wounded in a Monday morning shooting, authorities confirmed. The identities of the officers have not been released. Few details have been released about the incident, and it was not immediately clear what prompted the shooting. Investigators did not know why the suspect opened fire. (more...)
Airstrikes target militants on Afghan border
- February 21, 2017

He added that Pakistan and Afghanistan have fought against terrorism and shall continue this effort together. The Pakistani officials asked to remain anonymous because they are not authorized to brief the media on the record. Karzai said the Afghan government wants Pakistan to take strict action against terrorists that are hiding in Pakistan. Pakistan-backed Taliban has created havoc in Afghanistan. (more...)
Russian Ambassador To The UN Dies After Shocking Collapse Russian Ambassador To The UN Dies After Shocking Collapse
- February 21, 2017

He wasn't conscious at the time of his transport to New York's Presbyterian Hospital, who announced his dead not long after 11am. According to reports, the announcement of his death during a session at the United Nations headquarters was met with shock. (more...)
At least 14 killed in Mogadishu market blast At least 14 killed in Mogadishu market blast
- February 21, 2017

Farmajo who is in office since last week, said he will pay all the hospital bills charged on patients injured in Sunday's marketplace bombing, and airlift the critically wounded for special treatment overseas. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast in the eastern African nation but the militant group al-Shabab has carried out similar attacks in the capital. (more...)
Tony Blair Returns to the Limelight with Bid to Reverse Brexit
- February 20, 2017

Blair is expected to voice his opposition to "hard Brexit" in a major speech on Friday and launch a " mission " to find "a way out from the present rush over the cliff's edge", according to media reports. Answering questions after his speech, Mr Blair also rejected suggestions he should shoulder some of the blame for Brexit because he failed to impose controls on immigration from the European Union when he was in Downing Street. (more...)
Another Health Insurer Threatens to Quit Obamacare After Losses
- February 20, 2017

Day said he hopes the ACA is repealed. Finally, Daniel Polsky, et al., in 2015 showed that the Affordable Care Act improved patients' access to primary care . Any plan to fix the health care law must maintain the tax breaks, subsidies, and provisions that make the ACA work for small businesses like mine. (more...)
"Blind Sheik" guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in USA prison
- February 20, 2017

His son told the Reuters news agency his family had received a call from US authorities confirming the death. Omar Abdel Rahman, the Egyptian jihadist spiritual leader linked to the 1993 World Trade Centre bombing, died serving a life sentence in the United States today, his son said. (more...)
Priebus: Trump Personnel 'Absolutely' Did Not Collude with Russia During Campaign Priebus: Trump Personnel 'Absolutely' Did Not Collude with Russia During Campaign
- February 20, 2017

The chief of staff criticized outlets for using unnamed sources in reports that the Trump campaign had been in frequent contact with Russian Federation, and the US intelligence community was withholding information from the White House . Dickerson asked Priebus about whether Trump was serious about calling the news media "the enemy". " I can assure you, the top levels of the intelligence community have assured me that [the allegation] is not only grossly overstated, but also wrong ..." ... (more...)
Homeland Security Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport
- February 20, 2017

Kelly also said the new rules replace nearly all previous rules issued under previous administrations on how deportations should be conducted. By including this context in its fact sheets , and emphasizing that 75 percent of the immigrants detained last week had some kind of criminal conviction, the Trump administration emphasized continuity. (more...)
Three-year-old child killed and 15 injured as massive explosion rocks southern Turkey Three-year-old child killed and 15 injured as massive explosion rocks southern Turkey
- February 19, 2017

A auto bomb attack that killed an 11-year-old boy in Sanliurfa, Turkey, was carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, according to the province's governor. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed condolences for the victims and wished a quick recovery for those who were injured in the blast. Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag condemned the explosion as a deliberate attack on the judiciary and said it would not deter them from doing their jobs. (more...)
White supremacist arrested for planned attack 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof'
- February 18, 2017

Attorney's Office in SC. McDowell has been arrested several times since 2007, and has connections to white supremacist organizations from his time in SC prisons, according to the New York Daily News . I want to do that shit. According to the complaint, he added, he wanted to do something on a big scale and write "In the spirit of Dylann Roof". Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell , 29 years old, was arrested on Wednesday after he purchased a.40 caliber Glock gun and a lot of ammunition ... (more...)
Amtrak police officer charged with murder in shooting near Union Station
- February 18, 2017

His family said he was approached and shot for no apparent reason. A suit filed on behalf of Robertson on Tuesday said he and his travel companions had gone inside Union Station to escape the cold, but the Amtrak officer asked them to leave. (more...)
President Trump defends 'wonderful' Flynn who was 'treated unfairly'
- February 17, 2017

The official said they weren't sure whether the intercepted phone call - where Flynn reportedly talked with the ambassador about sanctions - was based on Federal Bureau of Investigation intelligence or NSA intercepts, or whether the call between Flynn and the Russian Ambassador was collected under a FISA warrant. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Online, the First Daughter's Brand on Discount
- February 17, 2017

They altogether welcomed the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe along with his wife while they zoomed off considering a weekend aside at the holiday resort. Nordstrom already has refused that the action was encouraged by nothing apart from poor sale. The rebuke is not unique of its kind as Trump has already broken with tradition by singling out companies, such as Boeing, which has caused disturbances in their stock prices. (more...)
CT delegation expresses outrage after Russian spy ship spotted off coast
- February 17, 2017

Evidently the missiles had been in development for years, despite protests from the USA that they violated the treaty. President Putin appears displeased at losing his man in the Trump administration: Russian warplanes have buzzed a United States navy destroyer and a spy ship has appeared off the USA coast. (more...)