United Nations says more than 270,000 displaced in southern Syria

Syrian youths carry Syrian president's portraits after Syrian government forces recently recaptured the village of Ghariyah ash Sharqiyah from the rebels, in the province of Deraa, on July 4, 2018. Although Washington warned it would respond to viola... More..

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Ex-athletes say Ohio State doc groped, ogled men for years
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Ex-athletes say Ohio State doc groped, ogled men for years

Jordan's star has risen rapidly in the Republican Party in recent years due to his role in the very conservative House Freedom Caucus. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), facing claims that he knew about alleged sexu...More..

Majority of Americans Want Supreme Court Vote Before Midterms
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Majority of Americans Want Supreme Court Vote Before Midterms

The Center for Public Integrity has been busy as well, aggressively working to obtain the financial disclosure forms of the mostly state and federal judges who are rumored to be in the running. Senate Minority ...More..

Justice Department reverses Obama guidelines on race in school admissions
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Justice Department reverses Obama guidelines on race in school admissions

House of Representatives' Democratic leader. However it did not ban affirmative action. In June, a special report by ProPublica found that Trump's Department of Education had dropped more than 1,200 civil...More..

President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years

Wade out of respect for precedent. Scott released a video ad Monday that deemed the Democrat a "rubber stamp" for President Barack Obama's judicial nominees and noted that he "voted against Supreme Court Jus...More..

Drama as ‘dead’ woman returns to life in mortuary
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Drama as ‘dead’ woman returns to life in mortuary

Over the past decade, South Africa has had several similar instances involving people being misidentified as dead, only to be found alive and well inside a morgue refrigerator, according to the BBC . The inj...More..

US will never be able to stop Iran oil exports: Rouhani
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

US will never be able to stop Iran oil exports: Rouhani

Iran's first vice president is saying the country's private sector will be able to buy and export crude oil under a new plan to combat USA sanctions. The U.S. Mounting pressure from the Trump administration c...More..

Retiring ICE director rips NY Dems for vilifying agency
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Retiring ICE director rips NY Dems for vilifying agency

Since then, calls to abolish ICE have grown from a whisper to a shout. "We wish Tom and his family all the best and know they will remain part of the DHS family". But the truth is that abolishing ICE isn't that...More..

German interior minister offers resignation over migration row
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

German interior minister offers resignation over migration row

Seehofer and his party met Sunday seeking a response to a hard-fought agreement to reduce migration into the European Union and so-called "secondary migration" between member states hammered out by Merkel at...More..

Family, not the President claim first loyalty: Trump lawyer Michael Cohen
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Family, not the President claim first loyalty: Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Cohen also countered Trump's position on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe, saying "I don't like the term 'witch-hunt.' As an American, I repudiate any foreign government's attempt to interfere in our ...More..

Eleven family members found dead in Delhi home
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Eleven family members found dead in Delhi home

An investigating officer reported that the 11 dead bodies were found hanging with a ceiling fan of the house and were blindfolded and gagged. Seven of the victims are women, including a 75-year-old, while fou...More..

ICE chief Thomas Homan blames Congress for border separations
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

ICE chief Thomas Homan blames Congress for border separations

In a couple of weekend tweets , Trump praised ICE as "one of the smartest, toughest and most spirited law enforcement groups" and said there's "Zero chance" that the border security agency will be ab...More..

Trump calls controlling Senate 'vital' after Kennedy's retirement
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump calls controlling Senate 'vital' after Kennedy's retirement

The president will arrive in the "Peace Garden State" Wednesday evening, where he will hold a "Make America Great Again" rally in Fargo. It took a while, but the White House has finally focused on a winnable ...More..

630 women arrested protesting Trump immigration policy in D.C.
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

630 women arrested protesting Trump immigration policy in D.C.

Jayapal says she and other protesters were "here to fight for our families to be free, to fight for the ability of our kids to be with their parents - not in cages, not in prison, but able to live their lives ...More..

Justice Kennedy, U.S. Supreme Court's pivotal vote, to retire
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Justice Kennedy, U.S. Supreme Court's pivotal vote, to retire

Yes, a man they thought risky and demagogic was in the White House but the other branches of government - Congress and the courts - were providing an effective brake on executive power. Five of the nine judges ...More..

Trump Tries to Bypass Palestinian Leadership in Peace Push
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Trump Tries to Bypass Palestinian Leadership in Peace Push

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeinah said on Saturday that the US Middle East plans that ignore their rights and the establishment of the Palestinian state will lead to a "dead ...More..

Mattis Expects N Korea To Return Us Servicemen Remains Soon
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Mattis Expects N Korea To Return Us Servicemen Remains Soon

In addition to toning down its anti-US rhetoric, North Korea has also reportedly transferred the remains of soldiers who died in the 1950-53 war to the border with South Korea. The meeting concluded with the ...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

GOP House rep: Trump 'still 100 percent' behind immigration bill

In a series of tweets on Sunday, Trump said: "We can not allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where t...More..

Saudi women hit the roads after ban on female drivers ends
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Saudi women hit the roads after ban on female drivers ends

In 2013, Sheikh Saleh al-Luhaidan, a notable Saudi cleric, announced driving could damage a woman's ovaries and push the pelvis up, thus leading to birth defects. The few women who tried to drive in past ye...More..

Voting officially ends in Turkey with AK Party leading
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Voting officially ends in Turkey with AK Party leading

Analysts say the opposition's performance is all the more troubling for the authorities given how the campaign has been slanted in favor of Erdogan, who has dominated media airtime. Erdogan won the last preside...More..