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Trump administration sues California for its sanctuary state legislation

Trump administration sues California for its sanctuary state legislation Sessions is expected to discuss the lawsuit during a speech on Wednesday morning in Sacramento. According to the CPOA's webpage about Legislative Day events, the event at the Sawyer is full. In the immigration context, the doctrine was widely heralded by open borders advocates in 2012, when the Supreme Court relied on it to strike down sections of Arizona's tough SB 1070 anti-illegal immigrati... [Full Article...]

White House working to prevent election meddling, top U.S. intel official says

White House working to prevent election meddling, top U.S. intel official says We just don't know how much and when and where", Coats said. President Donald Trump's director of national intelligence warned on Tuesday that Russian Federation would increase its attacks on American elections. Cyber Command, told the Armed Services Committee that President Trump had not given him any new authorities to counter Russia's cyber-operations. Democrats also pressed Coats to expl... [Full Article...]

Student arrested for bringing BB gun to Toki Middle School

Student arrested for bringing BB gun to Toki Middle School Bernal was not at the school Monday. Officials said school staff members received a tip around 8:30 a.m. that the 13-year-old boy potentially had a weapon. Vista del Lago sent a text message from principal Lori Emmington to students' guardians stating the school was on precautionary lockdown while police investigated a "suspicious report". [Full Article...]

Goldman Sachs rips into Donald Trump's tariffs plan as opposition builds

Goldman Sachs rips into Donald Trump's tariffs plan as opposition builds On Monday, House Speaker Paul Ryan became the most senior Republican critic of the plan. President Trump no doubt will respond with additional tariffs and it will result in a vicious cycle of rising tariffs that will kill economic growth. [Full Article...]

China to offer tax breaks worth US$126bn

China to offer tax breaks worth US$126bn Likewise, the NPC session stated that the China's contribution to global growth exceeded 30 percent while its urbanisation rate rose to 58.5 percent from previous 52.6 percent and the country added 66 million new urban jobs past year. The government will make sure that the valve of aggregate money supply is well controlled and maintain a moderate growth in M2 monetary supply, credit and aggregat... [Full Article...]

Italy's inconclusive vote opens way for 5-Star, far right

Italy's inconclusive vote opens way for 5-Star, far right Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert says that while the final election results aren't known yet "we wish those in positions of responsibility there success in forming a stable government, both for the good of Italy as well as the good of our common Europe". [Full Article...]

Man forces son to run to school in the rain for bullying

Man forces son to run to school in the rain for bullying Bryan Thornhill's son got kicked off the bus for three days due to his behavior, something Bryan said he would not tolerate. The 10-year-old boy's punishment was that he must run to school - even in the rain. The Virginia father's video has been shared almost 40,000 times as of Tuesday morning. Thornhill said he loves his two children very much. The father advocated for "old school, simple p... [Full Article...]

International Women's Day 2018: All You Need to Know About the Day

International Women's Day 2018: All You Need to Know About the Day A place where we can join together to make a difference, locally and/or nationally. We celebrate the day to remember the inequality all women faced in past and how it still remains in many cultures and also the day is observed to raise awareness about women issues and her struggles. [Full Article...]

Barnier Aide Casts Doubt on Key Plank of May's Brexit Plan

Foster, whose party's eight MPs give the prime minister a working majority in parliament, said she had put in clear terms to Barnier the strength of feeling in her party in opposition to such a development. He said the Republic would be affected much worse by checks on the Irish Sea because of its dependence on trade with the rest of the UK. Foster, the former first minister in Northern Irela... [Full Article...]

Oil Prices Higher Ahead of OPEC Meeting

Oil Prices Higher Ahead of OPEC Meeting USA oil majors, however, cannot engage in supply restrictions to affect the price as the OPEC cartel does, and some ministers on Monday played down the idea that the growth of shale could not be handled. In its monthly short-term energy outlook, the agency forecast that average full-year USA crude oil output would rise by 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd) to 10.70 million bpd this year. [Full Article...]

IAAF chief Lord Coe 'did not' mislead MPs about Russian Federation doping crisis

IAAF chief Lord Coe 'did not' mislead MPs about Russian Federation doping crisis This includes "withdrawing permission for Russian athletes to compete as neutrals in worldwide competition" and "taking the steps necessary to recommend that Rusaf [Russia's athletics federation] be expelled from IAAF membership", he said. The IAAF Council, meanwhile, maintained its freeze on athletes' change of nationalities until its next meeting in July. "It is a very hard question in terms o... [Full Article...]

South Asia Child Marriage Numbers Falling, Says Unicef

South Asia Child Marriage Numbers Falling, Says Unicef With a decline in a proportion of girls getting married in India, a huge reduction in child marriages has been also observed globally. A UNICEF release Tuesday attributed the progress in India to increasing rates of girls' education , government investments and public messaging around the illegality of child marriage. [Full Article...]

Fla. Senate passes bill to put restrictions on sale of rifles

Fla. Senate passes bill to put restrictions on sale of rifles Democrats released a list of 81 gun control bills they have filed over the past 20 years in the Legislature. The bill bans bump stocks , which allow semiautomatic weapons to fire more rapidly; increases the minimum age to buy a rifle from 18 to 21, the same for handguns; and imposes a three-day waiting period for all gun purchases. [Full Article...]

No one knows where Trump is on guns - perhaps including Trump

No one knows where Trump is on guns - perhaps including Trump Well, that would be a big story in itself, and all the more reason why networks should have signaled viewers Wednesday that what the president said about guns was the biggest news of the day. He stunned both sides by endorsing expanded background checks, raising the age limit for buying some firearms and keeping the mentally ill from obtaining weapons. [Full Article...]

Houston man shot and killed after putting on bulletproof vest

Houston man shot and killed after putting on bulletproof vest He was killed. Griffin left the party before returning to talk with police. Investigators said a partygoer shot the man after the victim put on the vest and fled with another witness, the Houston Chronicle reported . He was arrested and has been charged with manslaughter, unlawful possession of a firearm, and felon in possession of a gun. Police are also investigating whether the shooting occ... [Full Article...]

Russian spy critically ill in United Kingdom after 'unknown substance' exposure

Russian spy critically ill in United Kingdom after 'unknown substance' exposure What have the police said? Six years later, the former colonel was handed over to the U.S. as part of a swap deal involving espionage suspects. Johnson told the House of Commons that it was too soon to establish the cause of the "disturbing" incident, which caused a major security alert in the normally quiet city. [Full Article...]

Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu, 2 arrested

Convened by the Kolkata district committee of the party, the rally saw the participation of senior CPI-M leaders including its General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, politburo members Prakash Karat, Brinda Karat, Secretary of its West Bengal unit Surjya Kanta Mishra and state Left Front chairman Biman Bose. [Full Article...]

Indonesian Villagers Killed Rare Tiger Because They Believed It Was a Shapeshifter

Indonesian Villagers Killed Rare Tiger Because They Believed It Was a Shapeshifter The last of Indonesia's tigers - as few as 400 today - are holding on for survival in on the island of Sumatra. Villagers in a remote Indonesian community disemboweled a critically endangered Sumatran tiger and then hung the big cat from a ceiling. [Full Article...]

Japanese "James Bond" volcano shoots to thrill

Japanese A powerful volcanic eruption was observed Tuesday at Mt. Shinmoe on the southwestern Japanese main island of Kyushu after smaller eruptions were detected earlier in the month, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Residents living near Shinmoedake were warned about flying rocks and pyroclastic flows - hot gas and volcanic debris that race down the slopes at high speeds, incinerating or vap... [Full Article...]

Burkina Faso captures key attack suspect

Burkina Faso captures key attack suspect Fridays attack was the third deadliest in the past three years. The assailants were also wearing army uniforms, another sign of possible help from inside. According to French military sources, some 20 jihadists were "killed or captured" on that occasion. "In these hard moments, I would like to reaffirm to Africa and the entire world my unshakeable faith in the capacity of the Burkinabe people ... [Full Article...]


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