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Kasich again postpones eight scheduled executions

Kasich again postpones eight scheduled executions

John Kasich today to reschedule the lethal injections of eight inmates. The federal magistrate judge Michael Merz had banned the use of drugs that paralyse inmates and stop their hearts, after deat...

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Elizabeth Warren blasts GOP senate on 'The Daily Show'

Elizabeth Warren blasts GOP senate on 'The Daily Show'

Elizabeth Warren continued to revel in the national spotlight last night after Republicans' now-infamous vote to cut off her anti-Jeff Sessions testimony on the Senate floor. If GOP lawmakers' had h...

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ISIS fighter becomes first stripped of Australian citizenship

The newspaper says that Sharrouf is the first Australian to lose his citizenship under the country's anti-terrorism laws. The law allows authorities to strip the legal status of dual-citizens if th...

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Iranians Celebrate 1979 Revolution With Rallies

In his first weeks in office, Trump is eager to show that he will take a more aggressive and confrontational approach with Iran, which he called "the number one terrorist state" during an interview ...

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Shutdown of Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren Spawns #LetLizSpeak & #ShePersists

Shutdown of Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren Spawns #LetLizSpeak & #ShePersists

The Massachusetts Democrat's crime? It is up to the presiding officer to flag such language and, typically, remind senators of the rule and their potential violation of it before they move to offici...

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EU's Jean-Claude Juncker says he won't seek second term in 2019

The former prime minister and finance minister of Luxembourg is widely considered one of the most experienced European Union politicians. "You promise country A one thing, country B one thing and coun...

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Elizabeth Warren is an Abomination

Elizabeth Warren is an Abomination

Last week, Ms Warren was rebuked by the Senate under a little used rule, for reading a 1986 letter from Martin Luther King's widow that was critical of Mr Trump's pick for Attorney General, Jeff Sessi...

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Threats against judges in Trump Muslim ban case prompt beefed-up security

The ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the ninth Circuit marks the latest twist in the national drama that has unfolded since Trump signed the order January 27, the Wall Street Journal reports ....

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Police officer killed during anti-government protests in Iraq capital

Another police official said at least 11 protesters were wounded by rubber-coated bullets or tear gas canisters when the violence erupted, while dozens were also treated for breathing difficulties. Th...

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Appeals court decision on Trump travel ban coming Thursday

A day earlier, a USA appeals court upheld a restraining order on Trump's original travel banafter it sparked protests at home and overseas, and caused chaos at some United States airports. The 9th ...

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United States facing rising crime and threat of deadly terror: Donald Trump

United States facing rising crime and threat of deadly terror: Donald Trump

Trump has issued 11 executive orders since his inauguration on January 20, and seven in his first two weeks. While Sessions hasn't laid out his stance on some key issues - including antitrust enfor...

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European Union resumes aid to Gambia's new government

The European Union pledged on Thursday to provide Gambia's new democratically elected government 75 million euros ($80 million), two years after cutting aid due to human rights abuses by former Presid...

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Kevin Durant's Return to OKC Is Setting Record Ticket Prices

Kevin Durant's Return to OKC Is Setting Record Ticket Prices

Now, Durant had the opportunity to sign with any team. By now, Oklahoma City Thunder fans have probably watched Durant play a few times in a Warriors uniform and probably cheered when the Spurs kn...

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NY man admits seeking to help Islamic State group

NY man admits seeking to help Islamic State group

Those men included Munther Omar Saleh, a college student whom prosecutors say obtained instructions to build a pressure cooker bomb and planned to carry out an attack in New York City. On June 13, 201...

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Employee Tries To Save Child At McDonald's Drive-Thru

Employee Tries To Save Child At McDonald's Drive-Thru

Wilson tried to escape from Crossty, who immediately got out of the vehicle and tried to pull the child away from Wilson, according to Cincinnati.com. They then stopped at multiple locations before en...

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Sasikala not general secretary, says sacked party leader

While there are unconfirmed reports of almost 100 MLAs kept isolated at the luxury resort near Mahabalipuram, the Sasikala faction appears to be impatient to take power. Mr. Maithreyan said "Is she th...

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White House probes leaks of details of Trump's calls

White House probes leaks of details of Trump's calls

Under the treaty , both countries have until 2018 to reduce their total number of deployed strategic nuclear warheads to no more than 1,550, the lowest in decades. "Most importantly, we urge you to r...

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Trump hugs ally Japan after easing US-China tensions

Trump hugs ally Japan after easing US-China tensions

Trump praised his guest's "strong hands", the pair's "very, very good chemistry" and rolled out a White House military honor guard in a remarkable public display of diplomatic affection. "That said,...

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Signatures of support to Sasikala will be verified : Tamil Nadu Governor

Ponnaiyan, who led the party's regular briefing about late chief minister Jayalalithaa's health status during her 75 days of hospitalization, said Panneerselvam is giving "good governance, free of cor...

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Trump hits back after court nominee's criticism

Trump hits back after court nominee's criticism

Gorsuch took exception to the president's recent tweets in which he attacked a federal judge in Seattle as a "so-called judge" after he blocked Trump's travel ban on refugees, as well as immigra...

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Support for Panneerselvam grows as C Ponnaiyan joins OPS faction

Support for Panneerselvam grows as C Ponnaiyan joins OPS faction

Private security personnel from Mannargudi, where Sasikala is originally from, are posted outside the resort and they are keeping a watch on the movements of even local villagers. He said they have th...

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USA appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

USA appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

Trump has said the travel ban order is necessary to protect Americans from terrorism. That is potentially compelling evidence that even a watered-down order might be meant to discriminate, said Leon...

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Iraqi Forces Fire Tear Gas at Shi'ite Protesters Near Green Zone

Iraqi Forces Fire Tear Gas at Shi'ite Protesters Near Green Zone

Rising to his call to protest, demonstrators had gathered near the Green Zone - a cluster of embassies and government buildings - to demand an overhaul of the commission that supervises elections befo...

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Trump backs 'One China' policy in call with China's President

Trump backs 'One China' policy in call with China's President

Speaking at a regular press conference, Lu declined to answer whether it was Xi or Trump who initiated the call, or how long the preparation period was that led to the call. Needless to say, China wil...

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CNN's Dana Bash: High Schoolers 'Act More Mature' Than Trump

CNN's Dana Bash: High Schoolers 'Act More Mature' Than Trump

Who is responsible for the disrespect: Trump or the pastor? The latest volley between Democrats, the White House and Gorsuch's supporters further muddy the already murky question of whether Gorsuch'...

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Trump backs 'one China' policy in call with Chinese leader

Trump backs 'one China' policy in call with Chinese leader

December 2: Breaking tradition, Trump "risks China's wrath" by speaking on the phone with the president of Taiwan. In response, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said China highly appreci...

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Spokesperson Ponnaiyan joins Panneerselvam's camp — AIADMK leadership crisis

The officials arrived here at 6:30am and inquired about their alleged detention by AIADMK supremo and CM-designate Sasikala. However, it is unclear if all of them are at the Golden Bay Resorts. I don'...

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'Our patience has a limit,' says Sasikala; heads to meet AIADMK MLAs

Madras High Court on Friday sought the state's response to allegations that AIADMK MLAs were being illegally detained in a resort and 20 of them were fasting in protest. She also gave him a letter pre...

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Sasikala to meet AIADMK MLAs, seeks appointment with Governor to parade lawmakers

Sasikala to meet AIADMK MLAs, seeks appointment with Governor to parade lawmakers

Among the three two were MPs and one is senior minister in Tamil Nadu Cabinet. Yesterday, Sasikala herded all but three of her MLAs to a resort to keep them out of bounds from the DMK or for fear th...

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The US blocks former Palestinian PM from United Nations mission

Bloomberg first reported Guterres wanted to tap Fayyad for the post. Fayyad, 65, was prime minister of the Palestinian Authority from 2007 to 2013 and also served as finance minister twice. decision...

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Kellyanne Conway's Endorsement of Ivanka Products Apparently Violates Federal Law

Kellyanne Conway's Endorsement of Ivanka Products Apparently Violates Federal Law

Conway's began her infomercial for Ivanka by pivoting from a conversation about Donald Trump's policy goals with this segue: "You asked about Ivanka". A leading Democratic lawmaker has also formally c...

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Betsy DeVos blocked by protesters from entering DC public school: 'Shame! Shame!'

Betsy DeVos blocked by protesters from entering DC public school: 'Shame! Shame!'

The event was closed to the media. Another protester screamed that DeVos "does not represent" what the 7th St. SW public school "stands for". Another said: "She's giving money to senators and bu...

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Ex-soldier of China leaves for Beijing today

Ex-soldier of China leaves for Beijing today

Wang, this case will come to a satisfactory ending", said China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang during his regular media briefing. According to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperso...

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Tamil Nadu crisis: Police, revenue officials inquire AIADMK MLAs staying in resort

Tamil Nadu crisis: Police, revenue officials inquire AIADMK MLAs staying in resort

Sasikala's meeting with the Governor lasted about 40 minutes. Sasikala said she was initially reluctant to take the responsibility of the Chief Minister as she was struck with grief following former...

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Poland's prime minister hurt in vehicle crash

Poland's prime minister hurt in vehicle crash

The vehicle carrying Szydło hit a tree causing the prime minister minor injuries. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has reportedly been injured in a auto crash. However, two Polish officials were i...

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