If Africa is a shithole, it's in pretty good company

And they are poisonous. More than a dozen top White House officials discussed advancements for women at home and in the workplace during a "Conversation with the Women of America" event Thursday. It is Graham's fault the president exploded (thoug... More..

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Thunderstorms, increased fire risk expected Monday and Tuesday
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Thunderstorms, increased fire risk expected Monday and Tuesday

State Forester George Geissler says any fire that starts will likely spread rapidly, making suppression very hard. The high will be near 42, with temperatures falling to 32 between 10 p.m. Wednesday , the high ...More..

Donald Trump spent shutdown weekend watching old recordings of himself on television
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Donald Trump spent shutdown weekend watching old recordings of himself on television

Under the proposal taking shape, Democratic would agree to a three-week spending measure - until February 8 - in return for a commitment from the Republican leadership in the Senate to address immigration p...More..

Pennsylvania Congressional District Map Is Ruled Unconstitutional
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Pennsylvania Congressional District Map Is Ruled Unconstitutional

The League of Women Voters had challenged the district map in court, arguing that the state's congressional lines were "among the most extreme partisan gerrymanders in American history". That plan must be submi...More..

Shutdown watch: Midday vote but Democrats have trust issues with GOP
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Shutdown watch: Midday vote but Democrats have trust issues with GOP

Republicans and Democrats in Congress and the White House have blamed each other for the possible government shutdown , which would see vital services halted and federal workers not paid. Despite McConnell...More..

S.Korea hails North's participation at Olympics
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

S.Korea hails North's participation at Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's administration sees North Korea's participation in the Games as a way to calm tensions caused by Pyongyang's recent nuclear and missile tests, and war of words with the US...More..

Tillerson: Sometimes we forget importance of US-UK relationship
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Tillerson: Sometimes we forget importance of US-UK relationship

Speaking alongside him, United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson said there was a "wide measure of agreement" in Europe on the need to work together with the USA to address Iran's ballistic missile acti...More..

Mike Pence calls Jerusalem 'Israel's capital' on visit with Netanyahu
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Mike Pence calls Jerusalem 'Israel's capital' on visit with Netanyahu

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had previously said the relocation would likely take years. By recognizing Yerushayalim as Israel's capital, U.S. "We strongly urge the Palestinian leadership to ...More..

Turkey launches ground incursion into Kurdish-held northern Syria
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Turkey launches ground incursion into Kurdish-held northern Syria

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army rebel factions had captured a Kurdish village with no resistance and were clearing landmines, a Turkish official said. The Turkish Armed Forces on January 21 took control of 1...More..

Razzies 2018 nominations: Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp up for 'Worst Actor' trophy
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Razzies 2018 nominations: Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp up for 'Worst Actor' trophy

The formerly Oscar-buzzy mother! earned Worst Actress and Worst Director nominations for Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky , respectively. Tyler Perry was put in the Worst Actress category for ...More..

Shots Fired At Texas High School
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Shots Fired At Texas High School

We do know that the suspect was in custody before 8:30 a.m. Gun Violence Archive reports that so far in 2018, there have been 13 mass shootings that have injured and killed innocent civilians. He would no...More..

by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Cardinals hiring Steve Wilks as head coach

Other outlets reported Wilks was expected to be named Cardinals head coach. After Sean McDermott left to coach the Buffalo Bills following the 2016 campaign, Carolina promoted Wilks to his current spot. He he...More..

ANC not negotiating terms for Zuma to resign - Magashule
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

ANC not negotiating terms for Zuma to resign - Magashule

Mr Ramaphosa is widely expected to follow Zuma as head of state. Yesterday morning, his party's ruling body, the ANC's 86-strong national executive council (NEC), emerged after two days of heated debate to an...More..

Obasanjo, Saraki, Okorocha arrive Monrovia for Weah's inauguration
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Obasanjo, Saraki, Okorocha arrive Monrovia for Weah's inauguration

And since President-elect Weah's speech will be flowered by millions of people across the world, especially global players, it's expected of him to use the inauguration to set forth his administration's foreign...More..

Celebrate the gift of school choice in Colorado, US
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Celebrate the gift of school choice in Colorado, US

School Choice Week started in SC and nationwide, Sunday, with the goal of making sure parents know their options when it comes to their children's education. Top state lawmakers were in Springdale Saturday (Jan...More..

Trump's Davos trip now in flux, says White House budget director
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Trump's Davos trip now in flux, says White House budget director

President Donald Trump as well as celebrities, chief executives and top bankers. The theme of the Forum, " Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World " is both thoughtful and apt. The White House has sai...More..

Mueller team of Federal Bureau of Investigation began more texts agent
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Mueller team of Federal Bureau of Investigation began more texts agent

In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Saturday, Johnson - the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee - described several of the texts that appear to involve the FBI's handling of Hill...More..

by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

The comment about other nations was reportedly made during a bipartisan meeting aimed at finding a compromise deal for Dreamers, young people without legal immigration status who were brought to the United Stat...More..

Om Prakash Rawat to take charge as chief election commissioner
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Om Prakash Rawat to take charge as chief election commissioner

Rawat, a 1977-batch IAS officer from the Madhya Pradesh cadre, will have a tenure of little over 10 months. The appointment of the election commissioner was made as a vacancy would have arisen in the three-...More..

Spain renews arrest bid as Catalonia's Puigdemont travels to Denmark
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Spain renews arrest bid as Catalonia's Puigdemont travels to Denmark

The University of Copenhagen said on Friday that Puigdemont would attend the event on Monday at its political science department: "Catalonia and Europe at a Crossroads for Democracy?" His trip comes a day aft...More..

Under Trump, US leadership approval drops to new lows overseas
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Under Trump, US leadership approval drops to new lows overseas

Trump's performance. "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" he said, according to the anonymous sources. Asked about the president's accomplishments during his first year in...More..

China sought to water down Vancouver meeting on North Korea
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

China sought to water down Vancouver meeting on North Korea

But Kim is facing not just pressure from the United States but from Russian Federation and China, both nearby, both of whom don't want any kind of war involving North Korea , where the launch of an errant ...More..

President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40% — CNN Poll
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40% — CNN Poll

The survey of opinion from 134 nations showed a record collapse in the U.S. approval ratings to take up leadership in world affairs to 30% under the Trump presidency which is a significant drop from 48% that...More..

Democrats would possibly attempt to lengthen shutdown: Mulvaney
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Democrats would possibly attempt to lengthen shutdown: Mulvaney

For instance, on Friday, just hours before the shutdown began, Mulvaney told conservative radio host Sean Hannity , "I found out for the first time last night that the person who technically shuts the governme...More..

North Korea 'Sending 22 Athletes' to 2018 Winter Olympics
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

North Korea 'Sending 22 Athletes' to 2018 Winter Olympics

The two nations will march into the opening ceremony under the name "Korea", while flying the Korean unification flag and marching to the song "Arirang". There is precedent for fielding a joint team in worldwid...More..

Vikings 7-38 Eagles: Nick Foles stars as Philadelphia hammer Minnesota
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Vikings 7-38 Eagles: Nick Foles stars as Philadelphia hammer Minnesota

This was it. The Minnesota Vikings hit the road to take on the Philadelphia Eagles in a game that would find the victor heading to Super Bowl 52 to face off against the victor of the Patriots and Jagu...More..

Why Aamir Khan Loves China
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Why Aamir Khan Loves China

His movies have a track record of doing exceptionally well in the Chinese box office. Dangal , Aamir's last film in which he acted as a strict father with three daughters, was regarded as a black horse in Ch...More..

Florida police search for suspect after two IEDs detonate at mall
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Florida police search for suspect after two IEDs detonate at mall

Polk County. Fla . Sheriff's Office converges on Eagle Ridge Mall on Sunday night. Upon reaching the spot, the fire crews learned that an IED had been detonated in the corridor. Even as the police was investi...More..

ONGC acquires 51.11pc of Govt stake in HPCL
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

ONGC acquires 51.11pc of Govt stake in HPCL

The deal will help the Centre exceed its Rs. 72,500-crore sell-off target even as the year's fiscal deficit target was breached in the first eight months of the year. The acquisition has been made on an arm's l...More..

Recreation thread: Michigan Wolverines beat Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 62-47
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Recreation thread: Michigan Wolverines beat Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 62-47

James Palmer Jr. scored 19 points, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 14 and the Cornhuskers beat the Wolverines 72-52 on Thursday night for their first win in the series since joining the Big Ten. Simon added a j...More..

Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent

This indicates a hazardous eruption is "imminent" and that the danger zone has been extended to 8 kilometers radius. Glowing red lava was rolling down the slopes of the Philippine volcano as authorities maint...More..

Natalie Portman describes 'sexual terrorism' she experienced at aged 13
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Natalie Portman describes 'sexual terrorism' she experienced at aged 13

The Women's March in Los Angeles drew 600,000 participants on Saturday as women across the country took to the streets in what was largely a protest against President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin s...More..

Northern Syrian movements condemn Turkish invasion
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Northern Syrian movements condemn Turkish invasion

He said that the PYD/PKK's armed wing, the YPG, had forced Kurds into exile, as more than 300,000 Kurds have fled to Turkey. "Syria's dominant Kurdish party on Wednesday called on the U.N. This, according...More..

Korean arts delegation to visit South on Sunday: Seoul
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Korean arts delegation to visit South on Sunday: Seoul

A North Korean delegation has arrived in South Korea to inspect venues for the cultural performances that will be held during next month's PyeongChang Olympic Games. The 22 North Korean athletes will march to...More..

Women around the world march to protest a year of Trump
by | Monday, January 22, 2018

Women around the world march to protest a year of Trump

Last year's march in Washington sparked debate over inclusion, with some transgender minority women complaining that the event seemed designed for white women born female. "I attended this year because 2017 rea...More..