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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued his temporary ruling as a result of a lawsuit brought against the administration by the city of San Francisco and the county of Santa Clara. And he said t...

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Mural of Michelle Obama stirs debate

Mural of Michelle Obama stirs debate

Yet Devins never acknowledged whether or not Mesfin provided the source image for his outdoor mural or served as any sort of inspiration for his work. She said she has been in touch with Mesfin via em...

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Ivanka Trump booed, hissed at when mentioning father at women's event

Trump was participating in a panel discussion on women's empowerment and entrepreneurship at the W-20, a summit of G-20 countries aimed at promoting women's workforce participation and equality. Femin...

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Trump's fresh attack on Canada's dairy farmers reopens old trade fight

Trump's fresh attack on Canada's dairy farmers reopens old trade fight

The president's attacks continued Thursday in the Oval Office as he was signing a memorandum on trade. Mr. Trump has previously raised questions about U.S. It's a disaster. It's a trading disaster. ...

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Sonny Perdue sworn in as United States agriculture secretary

Sonny Perdue was confirmed on Monday as the Trump administration's new agriculture secretary. Here's what you need to know about the person now in charge of many the nation's farm and food policies. "...

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Anzac Day services commemorate fallen military personnel

Presenting the Call to Remembrance at the Dawn Service , the Darling Downs' senior Australian Defence Force officer, Colonel James Brown, Commandant Army Aviation Training Centre, captured the mixed ...

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Keep Survivors in Mind on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Give Israel a break at UN: Israel has the right to be treated like any other UN member state , was what the United Nations Secretary-General said at yesterday's World Jewish Congress' Plenary Assemb...

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US military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site

US military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site

The statement said that Seoul and Washington have been pushing to get THAAD working soon to cope with North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threats. In March, the United States military announce...

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Trump slaps first tariffs on Canadian lumber

Speaking to a technology company in Ontario, Trudeau said he would defend the national interest, and cabinet colleagues were poised to speak to the media to outline Canada's possible responses to the ...

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Euro surges, yen dives as French election fears abate

Euro surges, yen dives as French election fears abate

Le Pen, visiting the Rungis wholesale market outside Paris on Tuesday, said the French government must promote meat from France. On Monday evening, one day after the first round of the French pres...

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Arctic blast to bring winter conditions back to the Grimsby area

Arctic blast to bring winter conditions back to the Grimsby area

Just when you thought spring might finally have started settling in, an Arctic blast looks set to bring a taste of winter weather back to the Grimsby area very soon. Snow in late April was unusual but...

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Trump picks fight with Canada over dairy products and trade

It is going to result in some tough times for some operators across the country. NAFTA also stipulates that goods be freely traded, without import taxes, between the United States, Canada, and Mexic...

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Canada foreign minister on Trump tariffs: 'We're going to play hard'

Trudeau was responding to the announcement of new USA duties of up to 24 percent on softwood lumber entering from Canada. The two countries are suddenly sparring openly over cheap Canadian timber an...

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Spicer defends White House's lack of transparency

Spicer defends White House's lack of transparency

Instead, the Trump administration said it would release information under far more limited circumstances: when Freedom of Information Act requests are filed for those visiting offices of the White H...

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Trump proposes $2.4 trillion corporate tax cut

He says he's long considered the organization an "underperformer". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a Monday conference call with reporters that Trump is risking a federal shutdown "by...

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Peace with North Korea remains possible thanks to China, Pence says

Peace with North Korea remains possible thanks to China, Pence says

In exchange, Australia would take asylum seekers in the United States from El Salvador Guatemala and Honduras. The deal struck by former president Barack Obama was publically labelled a "dumb" agree...

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Orthodox, Catholic Belarusians celebrate Easter

One explanation for this custom is that eggs were formerly a forbidden food during the Lent season, so people would paint and decorate them to mark the end of the period of penance and fasting, then e...

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Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber

The U.S. government ruling reviewed submissions from major producers in Canada, three of the largest in B.C. The preliminary decision found rates of subsidization 20.26 per cent for Canfor, 19.5 per c...

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Venezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest government

Venezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest government

In addition, five people were injured at the Merida protest, Venezuela ombudsman Tarek William Saab said. Venezuelan opposition activists march in a quiet show of condemnation of the government of P...

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Trump congratulates NASA astronaut

During the 20-minute special "Earth-to-space" call, Trump spoke at length with Whitson, who was joined by a visibly excited space first-timer, astronaut Jack Fischer. Commander Whitson said her dream ...

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USA sanctions 271 in Syrian chemical attack

The latest Canadian sanctions "affect 17 high-ranking individuals in the Assad regime and five entities linked to the use of chemical weapons in Syria ", the Foreign Ministry said. "The bottom line i...

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Paris shooting assailant not on security watch list

Paris shooting assailant not on security watch list

Polling stations opened Saturday in France's far-flung overseas territories for the country's unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the race observed a ban on campaigning. He add...

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Belgian prosecutor's office denies any link between Belgium, Paris attack

Belgian prosecutor's office denies any link between Belgium, Paris attack

An attacker has killed a police officer and seriously wounded two others before being shot dead in an attack on the Champs Elysees shopping district in the French capital, according to Paris police ...

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Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan

Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan

If President Donald Trump does propose slashing the USA corporate tax rate to 15%, as reports have suggested, one estimate is that it could cost the government some $2 trillion in lost revenue. Trum...

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Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open

That's according to two people who were in the room who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss details of the meeting, which was not meant to be on the record. "I think it's become symbolic of bet...

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China Warns North Korea Conflict Could Happen 'At Any Moment'

China Warns North Korea Conflict Could Happen 'At Any Moment'

If North Korea goes ahead with a further nuclear test today or in the next few days, then an worldwide response is necessary, but it must not involve military action. "As long as dialogue takes place,...

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Trump picks fight with Canada over dairy, trade

Trump picks fight with Canada over dairy, trade

The Trump administration is imposing a 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, intensifying a trade dispute between the two countries. USA egg exports to Canada fe...

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Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

Opponents say the practice puts oceans and wildlife at risk. The Democratic Party's problems run somewhat deeper at the state level, which can not be ignored, but nationally it will not take much fo...

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Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals for annulment of referendum

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals for annulment of referendum

But it has been particularly outraged by an electoral board decision, announced as the polls closed Sunday, to accept ballots that didn't bear the official stamps used to verify they are genuine, as r...

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CRPF Personnels Killed During An Encounter With Maoists In Sukhma

CRPF Personnels Killed During An Encounter With Maoists In Sukhma

Around 7-8 personnel, who were earlier reported missing, have been accounted for, he said. Prime Minister Modi said the attack was "cowardly and deplorable". "The total strength of a Maoist cadre in...

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Clark warns knee-jerk response to softwood duties could undermine talks

Clark warns knee-jerk response to softwood duties could undermine talks

Trump tweeted Tuesday that Canada is making life "very difficult" for American dairy farmers and that the government "will not stand" for it. Canadian producers say they're confident that US buyers...

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Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas in a brief ceremony April 25 at the Supreme Cou...

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Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

Six trailers carrying parts of the THAAD system were taken to a deployment site at a South Korean golf course. A Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successf...

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Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

Dabate attempted to claim a $475,000 life insurance policy on his wife five days after the murder and withdrew $90,000 from an investment account in her name the next month. Dabate told investigators ...

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Outcry over delay in air pollution rules

Outcry over delay in air pollution rules

Answering an urgent question from Sue Hayman - Labour's Shadow Environment Secretary - in the Commons this afternoon, Mrs Leadsom said that the plan has been completed and that postponement of publica...

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