• Senate confirms new DHS chief
Senate confirms new DHS chief

In light of those [court] decisions, then DHS-Secretary Kelly [Kelly left DHS on July 31 to become White House chief of staff] rescinded DAPA and the expansion of DACA on June 15, 2017. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) criticized Nielsen for playing a role in the development of Trump's travel ban and a failure to acknowledge how humans contribute to cli...

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  • Recognizing the Rights of All People is Important: Pope
Recognizing the Rights of All People is Important: Pope

Pope Francis spoke to pilgrims in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall during his weekly general audience, during which he recounted the phases of his recent November 27-Dec. The Vatican and Israel established full diplomatic relations in 1994. He added that Israel must not allow its own interests to "disrupt what the United Nations has repeated many times...

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  • Ravi Shankar Prasad questions Congress' stand on Ram Janmbhoomi case
Ravi Shankar Prasad questions Congress' stand on Ram Janmbhoomi case

Congress leader Anand Sharma said that Prime Minister was diverting the issue from lack of development in Gujarat. In the order, Sibal's name featured as a lawyer for the UP Sunni Waqf Board. "Yesterday, Sibal advocated the cause of the Muslim community". Regarding the timing of building a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Sibal said, " We believe in the ...

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  • Fire burning in Sepulveda Pass
Fire burning in Sepulveda Pass

All ramps along that stretch were also closed. Drivers are advised to take alternate routes to the south but were warned to expect severe congestions. "It's critical residents stay ready and evacuate immediately if told to do so". "I was going to die in this house", she said as tears came to her eyes.

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  • Supporters free Saakashvili from Ukraine police van
Supporters free Saakashvili from Ukraine police van

In turn, Saakashvili was stripped of his citizenship while he was out of the country. Before his arrest, he accused Mr Poroshenko , his one-time ally, of being a traitor and a thief as he addressed supporters. The Kremlin reacted to the situation with bewilderment and humor. "Mr. Saakashvili will be charged under Article 256, without Article 110...

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  • Australian lawmaker proposes to same-sex partner on floor of parliament
Australian lawmaker proposes to same-sex partner on floor of parliament

Former prime minister Tony Abbott, a fierce no campaigner, flagged amendments to the bill, but said he will be voting in favour of legalising same-sex marriage. Wilson said the couple considered themselves engaged, and that wearing rings on their left hands were their answers to "a question that they once could not ask".

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  • Lebanon PM Hariri revokes resignation as all parties agree on deal
Lebanon PM Hariri revokes resignation as all parties agree on deal

The Lebanese government also announced Tuesday that it was reaffirming its policy of "disassociation" from regional conflicts, adopted in 2013 in an attempt to insulate the country from the war in neighboring Syria. Aoun stressed that the country's political crisis would end within a week, and that there was "a broad agreement" among all political ...

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  • A Driver's Opinion On The ELD Mandate
A Driver's Opinion On The ELD Mandate

Jake Swartzentruber, an independent truck driver from Hutchinson, said he doesn't believe the electronic logging devices will make driving safer because it will discourage drivers from taking naps when they're sleepy. He said he understands the need to keep track of his hours, but adds, "where I was is nobody's business but my own". The law requi...

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  • Russian Federation designates Radio Free Europe and Voice of America as
Russian Federation designates Radio Free Europe and Voice of America as "foreign agents"

The list also includes the Kavkaz.Realii, Krym Realii and Sibir Realii websites, the Current Time TV channel - a joint project of Voice of America and Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty - the Radio Liberty-owned factograph .info website and IdelRealii project.

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  • Four people killed in serious collision in Wexford
Four people killed in serious collision in Wexford

Gardaí, New Ross Fire Brigade and a fleet of ambulances raced to the scene to assist the injured. Two people were pronounced dead immediately at the scene. Hard shoulders on either side are delineated by broken yellow lines and in the middle of the road, for a considerable distance, a central reservation area, approximately two metres wide, had b...

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  • House Of Cards To Return Without Kevin Spacey
House Of Cards To Return Without Kevin Spacey

Production of " House of Cards " season 6 was suspended in October, following sexual assault allegations against star Kevin Spacey . And we are excited to bring a conclusion to the series for the fans. Spacey will no longer be involved with the project after Netflix cut ties with the actor and producer . It's nearly certain that the focus of t...

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  • UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea
UN Political Chief to Visit N. Korea

They are expected to discuss a wide range of issues. The United Nations has dispatched an envoy to North Korea for a rare visit aimed at defusing tensions over Pyongyang's intercontinental ballistic missile launch, as the US and South Korea began joint military exercises condemned by North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.

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  • Kennedy Sends Mixed Messages in Supreme Court Cake Case
Kennedy Sends Mixed Messages in Supreme Court Cake Case

The justices are weighing competing values, with free speech and religious freedom on one side and equality on the other. The Kentucky court recently struck an interesting balance between the free speech and religious freedom rights of businesses which oppose messages based upon their content, and gay people who insist upon being served by a bu...

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  • Willie Taggart named new football coach of Florida State University
Willie Taggart named new football coach of Florida State University

In his final season with USF - 2016 - Taggart led the Bulls to a 10-2 record, and a bowl victory over SC. In eight seasons, Fisher went 83-23 (.783) and guided the Seminoles to three ACC titles as well as the 2013 national championship. Taggart's presence in Florida will making things more hard for Florida's Dan Mullen, especially on the recruiting...

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  • Maduro: Venezuela to create new 'petro' cryptocurrency
Maduro: Venezuela to create new 'petro' cryptocurrency

Venezuela's real currency - the bolivar - is in freefall, with inflation running at 4,000% and the country running out of basic food and medicine. Sources say compliance departments are scrutinizing transactions linked to Venezuela, which has slowed some bond payments and complicated certain oil exports.

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  • Young man meets 81-year-old he befriended on 'Words with Friends'
Young man meets 81-year-old he befriended on 'Words with Friends'

Find out more in the video above. Last week, Sleyon tweeted about a friendship that originated over a year ago, when he and Rosalind "Roz" Guttman began playing Words with Friends with each other. She also shared photos of the gamers bonding for the first time. Words With Friends is a multi-player Scrabble-like mobile phone game which was...

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  • Texas officer shot to death while serving warrant
Texas officer shot to death while serving warrant

Copeland, a 19-year veteran of the force who was working on his day off, was struck multiple times. The San Marcos Police Department will hold a press conference at the SMPD headquarters, 2300 S. They described him as a hard-working and well-liked member of the department and said he leaves behind a wife and four children. "They're simply trying...

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  • Rep. John Conyers won't seek re-election
Rep. John Conyers won't seek re-election

Dan Kildee. The House Ethics Committee has already launched an investigation into the allegations, but such probes often take months, if not years, to complete. "It will be Congressman John Conyers who decides what it is he is going to do". He immediately hired Rosa Parks, who served on his staff until her retirement in 1988, and he backed the majo...

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  • Airlines Are Set to Make Even More Money Off Passengers in 2018
Airlines Are Set to Make Even More Money Off Passengers in 2018

A hard Brexit would be a "disaster" for UK-based airlines, the head of the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday. "More routes are being opened, and airlines are achieving sustainable levels of profitability", said de Juniac.

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  • Trump lawyer: Deutsche Bank has not received subpoena for Trump records
Trump lawyer: Deutsche Bank has not received subpoena for Trump records

Trump's relationship with Deutsche Bank stretches back some two decades and the roughly $300 million he owes to the bank represents almost half of his outstanding debt, according to a July 2016 analysis compiled by Bloomberg news agency. He has announced criminal charges against four people so far, including Trump's former national security advis...

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