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After claiming Oprah Winfrey knew about Harvey Weinstein, Seal scales down attack

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In today's hour , we entertained the idea. "Can't we just have a regular one for a while, just a regular boring old white dude president?' asked Che, who is black". A joking reference to Oprah Winfrey as a future USA president has sparked an apology from NBC. And what's up with the Golden Globes? Apparently and, not surprisingly, her reservations quietly evaporated soon after Trump's shocking victory. Read More »

SCBA president Vikas Singh meets CJI Misra

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Hectic parleys took place throughout the day, with lawyers meeting different judges, including Justice Arun Mishra who heard Mumbai special judge B S Loya's death case. At the heart of the matter appears to be their exclusion from the setting of procedures used to hire and promote judges in all of the courts in the land, plus concerns about the allocation of the hearing of a case which is not specified but is related to a case being heard by a lower court judge who died in 2014 during the ... Read More »

Reports on Zuma, Ramaphosa meeting 'distorted, incorrect', says Zuma's spokesman

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According to a statement from Kenyatta's office, he would meet with deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday. "Further incorrect reports have been published indicating alleged demands said to have been made by President Zuma to have former AU Commission chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma appointed as Deputy President of the Republic, the Presidency further said". Read More »

Haitian immigrants react to derogatory Trump comment

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Trump reportedly made the remarks at a White House meeting on immigration on Thursday (11 January) during which he questioned why the United States would want to accept immigrants from " shithole countries " - referring to Haiti , El Salvador and African nations. Read More »

UAE arrest of Qatari Al-Thani family member denied: WAM

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It also said that he had expressed his desire to leave the UAE following which all measures were taken to honour this desire without any reservations. I was a guest of Sheikh Mohammed. He won a diplomatic coup in apparently brokering a deal with Saudi Arabia to reopen its land border with Qatar so that its citizens could attend the Hajj. Read More »

DACA 'probably dead' because of Democrats

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Trump sought to focus the blame for any lack of progress on DACA on Democrats , tweeting : "DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military". Read More »

Dortmund drop Aubameyang again for indiscipline

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He was a little surprised today, he did not quite feel that way himself, but for us it's a straightforward story". 'I don't know what's going on inside his head. "We expect him to be at training tomorrow [Monday]". Aubameyang's attitude has been the subject of several media reports in recent weeks, with one German publication claiming the striker's headline-hogging and special privileges would not be tolerated at Bayern Munich. Read More »

Trump blasts Democrats over immigration as feds resume DACA renewals

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Many Republicans say they will only agree to a deal if it comes with funding to build the wall along the Mexican border that Trump promised during the campaign. The Graham-Durbin deal offers Mr. Trump less than 10 percent of what he is seeking on the border wall, while attaching several new conditions to construction. Read More »

Snow and cold temperatures move in tomorrow

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Even a small amount of snow is likely to cause travel difficulties. With this warm up, we will see scattered snow showers develop in the afternoon and evening. Monday will be mainly sunny and not as cold. Due to these dangerously low wind chills, a Wind Chill Advisory will be in place beginning at 5 PM on Monday through noon on Tuesday . Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn Says US Is Not Britain's Most Important Relationship

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The British Parliament's Opposition Leader and chief of the UK Labour Party said he was "concerned" by Israel's refusal to grant entry to members of organizations promoting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, and blasted President Donald Trump for his "failure" to back the United Nations and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Read More »

'AMERICA FIRST!': Trump Launches Latest Attack on DACA, Democrats

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US President Donald Trump said Sunday a deal to resolve the status of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children is "probably dead", blaming it on Democrats. Perdue said that "the potential is there" for a deal to protect the "Dreamers" but that Democrats needed to get serious. The President admitted he had used "tough" language during the meeting but denied he had using the specific word. Read More »

Chelsea Manning eyes Democratic nomination for Maryland Senate seat

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Miss Manning was arrested in May 2010, while serving with the U.S. army in Iraq, after she confessed to a computer hacker, Adrian Lamo, that she was the source of Wikileaks' documents. Manning has now gone from prison to USA senatorial candidate in less than a year during which she often made headlines, as the fame and infamy she gained by leaking a trove of classified documents follows her after release. Read More »

SC to hear tomorrow the plea seeking probe into Judge Loya's death

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They will not speak to anyone. They have also made a point about Judge Loya's case and I think that is also something that needs to be investigated properly. He further said that the controversy was affecting Anuj's studies as well. He told PTI, "I am speaking on behalf of the entire family, including my aunt and my grandfather". Read More »

US again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump

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The ruling came hours after Mr Trump presided over a high-profile White House meeting with lawmakers from both parties on the fate of so-called Dreamers. "There has been no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russians, or Trump and Russians", he said. They have known no other country. And that at the time was condemned from all sides. Read More »

Southern California's Deadly Mud Flows Seen from Space by NASA

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The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 on Saturday but a man who had also been on the list of missing persons was located alive, authorities said. The 281,893-acre Thomas Fire , which broke out December 4 in Santa Paula, was brought to 100 percent containment Friday, the U.S. Forest Service said. Read More »

Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoptions In Effort To Prevent Child Abuse

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Of lawmakers' decision to ban outside adoptions, Ofeibea reports, "Many Ethiopians back the move, though some suggest Ethiopia may not be able to cope with large numbers of orphans and children needing homes". Hana Williams, 13, was found dead in the backyard of their home in Washington state in 2011. Several countries have since suspended adoption from Ethiopia due to concerns over possible human trafficking cases. Read More »

Evans rallies No. 11 ASU to 77-75 win over Beavers

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He wanted them to learn to fight through it, and they may have to if they can't get more consistent scoring. "Credit them. They played their butts off". "A win's a win". "They want to keep doing what we've done here (and) that's hard", he said. "We know it and see all the potential". OR lost two of its first three conference games to match its total for the entire 2016-17 season and had the disheartening trip to Corvallis. Read More »

Spartak spark racism storm with offensive tweet

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Spartak Moscow , Russian league champs past year, later posted a video in which one of the three Brazilian players in the earlier post, Fernando , denied there was any racism at the club. " I love you, my friend ". "We are a friendly family". Russia, billed to host the FIFA World Cup in June has a long history of racial prejudices and intolerance. Read More »

Trump Caves To Federal Court, Continues DACA Renewals

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Senator Jeff Flake, a Republican who has been critical of Trump, said Democrats were serious about a bipartisan deal on immigration. "No more Lotteries! AMERICA FIRST". "I am telling you that he did not use that word". "I can not believe in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday". Read More »

Alert Level Raised to 2 After Filipino Volcano Mayon Spews Steam

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PHIVOLCS raised alert level 2 over Mayon Volcano early Sunday, meaning there is increasing unrest, after the volcano spewed ash on Saturday afternoon. The Mayon Volcano once again spewed "ash plume" at 11:43 a.m that lasted for about 15 minutes based on seismic record, Phivolcs said in its 3:30 p.m. Read More »