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Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation
- April 21, 2017

Berkeley officials said that they were not canceling Coulter's appearance because of her controversial views. Berkeley had, until the protest turned violent, defended the right of Yiannopoulos to appear. Amid the Berkeley tumult Thursday, Spencer was asked whether he meant to visit that campus, too. Although Coulter is promoting her new book, In Trump We Trust , Keating said there are "no restrictions" on her topics of discussion. (more...)
Records Match some Ukraine Ledger Payments to Ex-Trump Aide Records Match some Ukraine Ledger Payments to Ex-Trump Aide
- April 21, 2017

As part of the ongoing probe into Russian manipulation of the 2016 election, Manafort is among four people being reviewed by congressional investigators. "Mr. Manafort received formal guidance recently from the authorities and he is taking appropriate steps in response to the guidance", Maloni said, according to CNN . (more...)
Pushes U.N. Security Council to focus on Iran not Israel Pushes U.N. Security Council to focus on Iran not Israel
- April 21, 2017

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday was holding its monthly open debate on the Middle East. In Yemen - the poorest county in the Middle East - the situation also continues to deteriorate as 18.8 million people require humanitarian assistance, including 10.3 million in need of immediate help. (more...)
Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law
- April 21, 2017

Planned Parenthood relies on Medicaid reimbursements and Title X funding - the funding that states can pull under Trump's order. Question: Why are taxpayers funding Title X "family-planning grants" in the first place? Even Trump himself acknowledged the good work Planned Parenthood does as a Republican presidential debate in 2015, while simultaneously maintaining that he is "totally against" abortion. (more...)
Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela
- April 21, 2017

Venezuela's government seized General Motors' 2,700-worker plant in Valencia, Venezuela, as civil unrest grips that country with thousands of protestors demonstrating against the current regime there. According to CNN Money , the Venezuelan government has unexpectedly seized General Motors' auto plant, causing the vehicle company to halt production within the country effective immediately. (more...)
Fox News announces Bill O'Reilly's departure, citing sexual harassment allegations
- April 21, 2017

Mr O'Reilly, who has been on holiday since April 11, said in a written statement he was proud of the "unprecedented success" at Fox, and it is "tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims". time slot, according to Nielsen data. One was Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor. "The five other women that he had paid off and made to sign gag orders could not talk and I imagined them all behind me, gagged and bound". (more...)
Dog goes missing in Hamilton after being put on wrong flight Dog goes missing in Hamilton after being put on wrong flight
- April 21, 2017

A search is underway in Hamilton for a labradoodle named Cooper, who was put on a WestJet plane to Hamilton instead of Newfoundland by mistake. When Cooper was let out for a break, he got of his leash and vanished. "The community of Mount Hope and Hamilton have been incredible", Pittman said. "The safety and care of pets, whether they are traveling as cargo or as carry-on, is always a top priority for WestJet, and we sincerely apologize to the pet's owner for what has occurred", WestJet ... (more...)
Sheer horsepower: Cars displayed at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show
- April 21, 2017

Crozz, Skoda Vision E and Audi e-tron Sportback. The side profile has a hint of Aston Martin and looks quite appealing thanks to the sloped roofline, flush door handles, and the absence of B-pillars. The British automaker says the sprint to 62 mph will take "less than four seconds", while the vehicle will offer over 310 miles of range. The unspecified battery pack is said to last more than 310 miles between charges. (more...)
Islamic State claims Paris shooting Islamic State claims Paris shooting
- April 21, 2017

A man who shot dead a policeman on the Champs Elysees in Paris on Thursday was the focus of an anti-terrorism probe with a history of attempting to kill officers, sources close to the investigation said. Hollande, who said he was convinced the shooting was a "terrorist act", cancelled a trip to Bretagne and will chair a security cabinet meeting Friday. (more...)
Arkansas conducts controversial execution after Ledell Lee's appeal was denied
- April 21, 2017

Asa Hutchinson, speaks with reporters early Friday, April 21, 2017, following the execution of death row inmate Ledell Lee. His execution was Arkansas' first since 2005. The justices' ruling also rejected two pharmaceutical manufacturers' petition related to the case. Their one-paragraph order did not elaborate on why. (more...)
Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species
- April 21, 2017

Eight states and the District of Columbia have fully legalized the recreational use of marijuana, and marijuana is legal for limited medical use in a majority of states. Stone, who is open about both his marijuana use and admiration for his former boss President Richard Nixon, this morning shared a photo on Twitter of a bong in the shape of Nixon with the caption "Happy 420!" On the whole, Americans seem to have relaxed their stance on marijuana use: A majority say they view the substance ... (more...)
Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal
- April 21, 2017

But Tillerson added that the current administration would evaluate whether the lifting of sanctions that had been placed on Iran "is vital to the national security interests of the United States". The Trump administration's inter-agency review of policy toward Iran will examine whether the lifting of sanctions against Tehran is in the USA national security interests. (more...)
British Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Support Early General Election In June
- April 21, 2017

She said she changed her mind on a walking holiday over the Easter break with her husband last week, after "reluctantly" concluding that the "game-playing" over Brexit among politicians in London would make negotiating much harder. Under current legislation, parliaments have to sit for five years before new elections take place. For voters in Britain, this snap election will be the third time they've been to the polls in three years. (more...)
North Korea warns against US 'hysteria' as it marks founder's birth
- April 21, 2017

There was a high degree of confidence it was not an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official said on condition of anonymity. Unlike Wang, Geng was clear in condemning the North Korean nuclear program as a violation of worldwide law, independent of any chiding of the United States: "The DPRK-related resolutions adopted at the UN Security Council have made clear that the DPRK should give up all its nuclear programs and stop all related activities". (more...)
Vijay mallya arrested in london, gets bail
- April 21, 2017

Following is the legal twists and turns leading up to the arrest of liquor baron Vijay Vittal Mallya in London. He is required to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on May 17. A Metropolitan Police statement said officers from the Extradition Unit arrested Mallya on an extradition warrant from India. Mr Mallya was bailed on condition that he resides at his home address, that he does not leave or attempt to leave England and Wales, that his passport is surrendered to police and he ... (more...)
Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote
- April 21, 2017

As for the Constitutional Court, "this is not part of its jurisdiction" while the European judicial instance "does not have a mandate this is a domestic affair", said Erdogan . Asked whether the European Court of Human Rights could issue a ruling on the case, an ECHR official said that anyone could submit an appeal to the court once they have exhausted their options for justice at home, but that it would be hard to say in advance whether the court has jurisdiction. (more...)
GM Ceases Operation in Venezuela as Plant is Seized
- April 21, 2017

Tens of thousands of protesters asking for the resignation of Pre. But for the most part, he created a zone of calm amid another chaotic day of a now three-week-old protest movement. The opposition is planning Monday sit-ins to block highways. General Motors will immediately cease operations in the country of Venezuela after the US automaker announced authorities there illegally seized its manufacturing plant and industrial hub. (more...)
Paris Police Officer Killed In Suspected Terrorist Attack
- April 21, 2017

The Prime Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, accused her of trying to capitalize on the attack. One of the key questions was how the attack might impact French voters. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will remain in power as long as he has the backing of Russian Federation so "we must accept a compromise", Fillon said. (more...)
IS claims responsibility for Paris shooting IS claims responsibility for Paris shooting
- April 21, 2017

He said the entire area is on lockdown and a full investigation will be carried out to figure out the motive. While authorities did not confirm any links between IS and the assailant, President Francois Hollande said at a press briefing that he was convinced the incident pointed to a terrorist attack . (more...)
Israel vows not to negotiate with Palestinian hunger strikers
- April 21, 2017

The protest comes amidst a spate of violence between Israelis and Palestinians, and at a time of renewed attempts by the United States to revive the peace talks. They are convicted terrorists and murderers. Under worldwide humanitarian law, prisoners from occupied territories must be held in the occupied territory, not in the territory of the occupying power. (more...)