Trump calls for 'major investigation' into alleged voter fraud

Trump had, in late November, falsely claimed that "millions" had voted illegally in the election, enough to have swung the popular vote in favor of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton by almost 3 million votes. "Still, there's a patte... More..

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President Trump nominates Thomas Homan as acting ICE director
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

President Trump nominates Thomas Homan as acting ICE director

President Trump quietly promoted Thomas D. Homan to relieve Daniel Ragsdale of acting director duties since taking over the agency's top post on January 20. Ragsdale served as deputy director for four years a...More..

Pakistan will continue to show diplomatic, moral support to Palestine: PM Nawaz
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Pakistan will continue to show diplomatic, moral support to Palestine: PM Nawaz

Addressing the media, President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas expressed gratitude to Pakistan for its support for the cause of Palestinian people, besides providing financial assistance and scholarships to Palesti...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Two Saudis killed by Houthi rebels in Red Sea boat attack

The vessel was targeted off the western coast of Yemen by the armed Houthi movement. In October, Houthi rebels also targeted a United States navy vessel on the Red Sea, just several miles north of the strateg...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Defense secretary orders review of F-35 fighter jet program

The executive order suspends the US Refugee Admissions Programme for 120 days until it is reinstated "only for nationals of countries for whom" members of Trump's Cabinet deem can be properly vetted. In a separ...More..

Green card holders caught in Trump's ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Green card holders caught in Trump's ban

Green card holders now in the US, who hail from any of the seven countries listed in Trump's order, will need approval before leaving the country or risk being detained while re-entering the country, the offici...More..

Iran to ban US citizens in response to Trump's order
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Iran to ban US citizens in response to Trump's order

All that work ground to a halt after Mr. Trump signed the order. The order, which bars admission of Syrian refugees and suspends travel to the United States from Iraq , Iran , Sudan and four other countries...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump To Hannity: 'SNL,' Madonna, and ISIS Are Bad

Compared to Hannity's 2017 averages, the Trump interview provided a bump of 62% in total viewers and 87% in the demo. Along with Madonna, Trump also slammed "Saturday Night Live", which recently made headline...More..

Refugee order 'feeds into politics of fear'
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Refugee order 'feeds into politics of fear'

District Court for the Eastern District of NY comes after leading civil rights groups earlier today filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's executive order banning refugees and other individuals f...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Alfonso Pedraza is heading to Leeds United

This could end up being a major coup for Leeds United as they'll have first refusal this summer on an Spanish U21 worldwide thats netted six goals and secured eight assists during his loan spell with Lugo, as l...More..

Miss Universe competition 2017
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Miss Universe competition 2017

Below you can see a video of last year's victor Pia Wurtzbach giving her the crown. Miss Haiti, Raquel Pelissier , a 25-year-old survivor of the devastating 2010 natural disaster that destroyed her hometow...More..

Mulayam against SP-Congress alliance, says won't campaign in UP
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Mulayam against SP-Congress alliance, says won't campaign in UP

We are like two wheels of bicycle.Not much difference in age between us; today is the beginning, said Akhilesh Yadav. His absence during the party manifesto release ceremony had already raised many eyebrows in ...More..

Economic Survey 2017 may recommend UBI
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Economic Survey 2017 may recommend UBI

At the lower band of Economic Survey's projection, if the economy grows at 6.75 per cent in 2017-18, it would be the lowest growth in five years. The Economic Survey will be tabled in the Parliament later in th...More..

White House won't deny rumor Trump will sign anti-LGBT order
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

White House won't deny rumor Trump will sign anti-LGBT order

Vice President Mike Pence is not known as a friend of the gay community and as governor of IN he signed a bill, known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which would have opened the door to allowing busin...More..

French Socialists pick left-winger for presidential candidate
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

French Socialists pick left-winger for presidential candidate

Hamon comfortably beat Valls in the run-off vote to clinch the party's nomination. The latest poll by Kantar Sofres-One Point put Hamon at 15 percent of the vote, well above previous predictions for the socia...More..

Malcolm Turnbull confirms Australian dual-nationals can enter the United States
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull confirms Australian dual-nationals can enter the United States

The Obama administration had agreed to resettle refugees among nearly 1,300 asylum seekers held at Australia's expense on the island nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea. While not specifically confirming a li...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Priebus: Green card holders will be allowed into U.S., case-by-case

Where do green card holders from Trump's seven banned countries stand? Trump's executive order resulted in mass protests and uncertainty on Saturday as residents with green cards and travelers with visas wer...More..

Trump is playing politics with national security
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump is playing politics with national security

Trump signed the order Friday, but Kelly was informed of the details that day, as he was traveling to Washington, according to the Journal. The policy also included re-vetting 58,000 Iraqi refugees already...More..

Trump States New US Defense Chief A 'Man Of Total Action'
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump States New US Defense Chief A 'Man Of Total Action'

President Donald Trump will likely give the Joint Chiefs of Staff Friday a series of objectives for fighting ISIS so the military can design the strategic and tactical options to be presented to him in 30 days,...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin hold historic telephone call

Trump signed a presidential memorandum on the plan to defeat the Islamic State group Saturday, including in it the possibility of teaming up with "new coalition partners", suggesting that pairing up with Russia...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The danger of Steve Bannon on the National Security Council

Pentagon spokesperson Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said the memo is unlikely to yield practical outcome for the attendance of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , because the Defense Secretary consults the...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Ko Ni death: Crowds mourn shot Myanmar lawyer

In an article in Mizzima on 30 January, CSW's East Asia Team Leader Benedict Rogers wrote: "Yesterday's horrific assassination of U Ko Ni is a severe blow to the prospects for peace and democracy in Myanmar ...More..

Trump travel ban leaves refugees 'heartbroken'
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump travel ban leaves refugees 'heartbroken'

The UNHCR estimates that 20,000 refugees in "precarious circumstances" would have been able to come to the USA during the 120-day period that refugees are barred. Resettlement has been a sign of tangible soli...More..

Sixth person dies after Bourke Street attack
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sixth person dies after Bourke Street attack

The Blackburn South woman, whose name has not yet been released, died in hospital just before 7.30pm on Monday. The man accused of driving the auto, 26-year-old Dimitrious Gargasoulas, has been charged with f...More..

Thousands Of Canadians Gather At Vigils For Mosque Attack Victims
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Thousands Of Canadians Gather At Vigils For Mosque Attack Victims

A university student has been charged with shooting six people dead during evening prayers at a mosque in Quebec. Reaction from Canada's leaders meanwhile has been unanimous in expressing shock and condem...More..