Trump hit by first diplomatic crisis over Mexico border wall

Trump is expected to sign a series of executive orders as early as Friday or in the coming days that will effectively allow Congress to appropriate funding for his key campaign promise, a "big, beautiful" wall along the southern border, as well as ... More..

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Trump to order construction of border wall with Mexico
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump to order construction of border wall with Mexico

US President Donald Trump wants a new 20 per cent tax on all imports from Mexico to pay for a wall on the southern US border. "The fact that it is being said that Mexico should pay for the wall is something t...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Boat carrying 31 persons missing in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities said the catamaran was headed towards the Mengalum island from Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the country's Sabah state. The agency has sent out ships and helicopters to the site for resc...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Gambian Vice President resigns as Jammeh remains defiant

Earlier, a military commander with the regional bloc known as ECOWAS announced that troops were positioning along Gambia's borders. Jammeh declared a 90-day state of emergency, just two days before he is sche...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump's travel ban sparks outrage, Britain's May in Turkey

Calling Trump's decision "an open affront against the Iranian nation and the Muslim world", the Iranian Foreign Ministry said the measure would backfire and promote more violence and extremism. While the list d...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump Pledges To Honour Obama's Australian Refugee Deal, Source Says

Mr Turnbull's office is yet to comment on the 25-minute long conversation between the two leaders. The White House said in an earlier statement that Trump and Turnbull "emphasized the enduring strength and ...More..

Trump's immigration order may affect dual citizen Canadians from affected countries
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump's immigration order may affect dual citizen Canadians from affected countries

Trudeau also posted a picture of him greeting a Syrian . A spokeswoman for Trudeau said he has a message for Trump. WestJet and Air Canada say they are waiving cancellation fees for people who hold ...More..

Anti-abortion protestors take to the streets of Washington
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Anti-abortion protestors take to the streets of Washington

Trump often campaigned on promising to nominate a Supreme Court justice with conservative views on abortion and pledged to back anti-abortion rights justices who would overturn Roe v. The nation's Founders rec...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

European leaders meet to deliberate Brexit, Trump response plan

This, Francois Hollande says, is Trump trying to undermine the integrity of the EU. "In an unstable and uncertain world, turning inward would be a dead-end", Hollande told Trump in their first official te...More..

We should torture IS fighters who kill Christians
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

We should torture IS fighters who kill Christians

A person is strapped to a board with the upper part of his body on a downward incline. Critics said the clandestine sites marred America's image on the world stage. Donald Trump hints he would be willing to c...More..

Fire destroys Victoria mosque
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Fire destroys Victoria mosque

According to reports from the Houston Chronicle , a clerk from a nearby convenience spotted the flames around 2 a.m. and called the fire department. 'By that time, fire engines were already there pouring water...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Anti-abortion groups hold triumphant rally after Obama years

One of President Donald Trump's top advisers, Kellyanne Conway, also is on the speakers' list. "I believe there is no human right more fundamental and more sacred than the right to life, and that every single...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Toronto businesses antsy about Trump's promise to renegotiate NAFTA

Trump says Mexico WILL pay for the wall by imposing 20% tariffs on imports from Mexico but perhaps the President doesn't understand how tariffs work? Toronto Board of Trade President Jan De Silva believes "co...More..

Trump Signs Order to Strengthen Refugee Vetting Process
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump Signs Order to Strengthen Refugee Vetting Process

St. Louis , a ship carrying almost 1,000 German Jews. The order also suspended the Syrian refugee program for four months. Bloomberg also notes that Trump's new ban doesn't include majority-Muslim countri...More..

Green Card Holders Fall Under Trump's Executive Order
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Green Card Holders Fall Under Trump's Executive Order

Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) helped block Republican-sponsored legislation created to cut off the flow of refugees from Syria . The order caused chaos and confusion at airports across the country on Saturday, ...More..

Serena expects battle with 'toughest opponent' Venus
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Serena expects battle with 'toughest opponent' Venus

World number two Serena Williams decimated her semifinal opponent Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-2 6-1 to storm into the finals of Australian Open. Past year the German upset Serena Williams to win the title. But let...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Iran Retaliates Against Trump Order by Banning US Visitors

As I wrote in another article, Debunking the Many Myths Americans Have About Iran, Iranians are among the friendliest people towards the U.S. in the Middle East, a region where USA good will is in short supply....More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Those with dual nationalities also affected by Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Lawyers and advocates working at the airport say they didn't have a hard count on the number of people taken into custody after getting off their flights, but Congressman Jerry Nadler, D-New York, said 12 peopl...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump signs order for tighter vetting to prevent terrorism

There have already been reports of "green card" holders, who are allowed to work in the U.S., being prevented from getting on flights. He arrived at New York's JFK airport on Friday evening and was detained. ...More..

Trump Bans People From Seven Majority Muslim Nations From Entering U.S.
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Trump Bans People From Seven Majority Muslim Nations From Entering U.S.

Giving ground, he said United States defence secretary James Mattis's opposition would override his own belief. "In America, we do not judge a person by the color of their skin or the God they pray to or the ...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Japan's Abe, Donald Trump to meet February 10

Earlier this week, Mr Trump announced the United States would withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership, the twelve-nation free trade agreement which included the U.S. Census Bureau. US President Donald Tru...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Amazon Sells Out Of '1984' Copies - Here's How You Can Get One

The popularity of the book - released in 1949 - comes after President Trump's adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared on NBC's Meet The Press with Chuck Todd Sunday. We are not interested in the good of others;...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Iran bars entry to U.S. citizens

In Tehran, two travel agencies told AFP they had been instructed by Etihad Airways, Emirates and Turkish Airlines not to sell U.S. tickets or allow Iranians holding American visas to board US-bound flights. Sin...More..

Chinese New Year 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Chinese New Year 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?

More specifically, it is the Year of the Female Rooster , which is associated with the color red. In addition to an animal, Chinese astrologers assign one of the five elements to the year, Gold (Metal), Wood...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Mike Pence to address 'March for Life' in person

Some people at the rally are yelling "pro-life!" and saying in quieter tones, "anti-Trump". "He asked me to thank you for your support, for your stand for life and for your compassion for the women and child...More..