• Donald Trump Shutting Down Charitable Foundation
Donald Trump Shutting Down Charitable Foundation

Trump Foundation is closing shop, according to a Monday report from NBC. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that the NY golf club settled a lawsuit with Martin Greenberg in 2010 over the payout for a golf tournament held at the club.

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  • Time Running Out in Search for Missing Sub
Time Running Out in Search for Missing Sub

The Argentine ships that went looking for the submarine recover some sort of repeated noises believed to come from an area of about 225 miles east of the Argentina's Valdes Peninsula, according to the naval spokesman, Enrique Balbi. Courtesy Ronald Gutridge/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD ...

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  • 'Saturday Night Live' Female Staff Defend Al Franken Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
'Saturday Night Live' Female Staff Defend Al Franken Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

I take thousands of photos at the state fair surrounded by hundreds of people, and I certainly don't remember taking this picture. The allegation comes days after Franken apologized to Leann Tweeden, a Los Angeles-based television anchor, after she accused him sexual misconduct during a 2006 tour of the Middle East to entertain USA troops.

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  • Palestinians 'freeze' communications with USA over PLO office row
Palestinians 'freeze' communications with USA over PLO office row

The PLO, which the global community sees as representing all Palestinians, must have its permission to operate premises in the USA capital renewed by the State Department every six months. In this handout image provided by the Palestinian Press Office, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) meets with Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Don...

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  • FCC Head Proposes Abandoning Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules
FCC Head Proposes Abandoning Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

Former Democratic FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who drafted the 2015 net neutrality rules, told The Washington Post "if you like your cable company, you'll love what this does for the Internet". 2 Charter Communications Inc., said it welcomed Pai's proposal. Meanwhile, Donald Trump expressed his opposition to net neutrality in 2014 before the regul...

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  • Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing
Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

There was no immediate claim of responsibility - though it was immediately clear who authorities believe might have been behind the attack: Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group that grew out of nearby Borno state. He said, "This wanton and deliberate targeting of civilians must end". Boko Haram had even taken hold of the territory in 2014, but was...

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  • Trump and Putin discuss Syria, North Korea in phone call
Trump and Putin discuss Syria, North Korea in phone call

At the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday, Putin hosted Assad for a surprise summit at which the Syrian leader thanked the Kremlin strongman for his military support. In parallel with the UN-backed Geneva process, the Astana talks guaranteed by Russia, Iran and Turkey have led to the establishment of four de-escalation zones in Syria.

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  • Suspect accused of fatally shooting Pennsylvania police officer captured
Suspect accused of fatally shooting Pennsylvania police officer captured

According to Peck, Shaw attempted to make a traffic stop last Friday at around 8 p.m. when the passenger of the vehicle, Holt, fled on foot. State police are offering more than $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Holt.

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  • Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe's war hero turned brutal autocrat
Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe's war hero turned brutal autocrat

Placed under military house arrest amid fears he was positioning his wife to succeed him, and facing impeachment , he at first stunned the country by remaining defiant in a national address. Two days after that, on November 17, Mugabe made his first public appearance since the alleged house arrest. He added that Zanu-PF has been complicit in t...

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  • Egypt's Sisi meets Lebanese PM Hariri in Cairo
Egypt's Sisi meets Lebanese PM Hariri in Cairo

Hariri, a long-time ally of Saudi Arabia, left Lebanon on November 3 and announced his shock resignation from the Saudi capital the next day, accusing Iran and the Hezbollah militant group backed by Tehran of destabilizing his country. "Lebanese politics has always been defined by competition and cooperation between sects", said Faysal Itani, a sen...

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  • Trump on Roy Moore accusations: 'He totally denies it'
Trump on Roy Moore accusations: 'He totally denies it'

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said just the other day that Trump was "troubled" by the allegations of sexual misconduct against minors by Moore. Two have accused him of assault or molestation. He also noted that the allegations came from behaviour alleged to have happened decades ago. Six women have accused Mr Moore of pu...

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  • Trump Is Ending Protection Status For Haitians Displaced By 2010 quake
Trump Is Ending Protection Status For Haitians Displaced By 2010 quake

The problem is that Haiti hasn't recovered much in the past seven years. If TPS is not extended, Haitians sent home will face dire conditions, including lack of housing, inadequate health services and low prospects for employment. "We have 18 months to continue to mobilize, to continue to organize, to make the case to our government", Forry said....

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  • Kenya: Two killed in protests after Supreme court verdict
Kenya: Two killed in protests after Supreme court verdict

In a summary of their judgment, the six-judge bench unanimously decided that the petitions had "no merit" and upheld his win for a second term. In a statement, Odinga said the ruling "did not come as a surprise", nor did it alter his opposition to a government he regards as illegitimate.

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  • Marshawn Lynch's mom issues blistering response to Donald Trump's tweet
Marshawn Lynch's mom issues blistering response to Donald Trump's tweet

Lynch, who returned from retirement to the NFL at the beginning of the 2017 season, rarely gives interviews and has not explained why he sits during the national anthem. Lynch previously wore a shirt that said "Everybody vs. Trump". Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters is ready for a sitdown with President Donald Trump , it appears.

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  • Iraqi Federal Court nullifies 'unconstitutional' Kurdish referendum
Iraqi Federal Court nullifies 'unconstitutional' Kurdish referendum

Iraq's Supreme Federal Court ruled on Monday a September 25 Kurdish independence referendum was unconstitutional and the results void , strengthening Baghdad's hand in a stand-off with the Kurdish region watched closely by neighbouring Turkey and Iran.

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  • Ontario college strike ends after 5 weeks
Ontario college strike ends after 5 weeks

Ontario's college faculty, including 205 full and partial load instructors at Lambton, have been on strike since October 16. This money will not count against students OSAP assessments. Lambton College student Jade Flay is helping organize a class-action lawsuit against Ontario's colleges. "They are very, very anxious over what this will mean to th...

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  • Why, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, I want to say sorry
Why, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, I want to say sorry

Many deaths of trans and gender non-conforming people go unreported. "Louis-Police-20170823-0037.html" class="local_link" >transgender people have been killed so far in the United States this year, a number that breaks annual records, according to several advocacy groups in a report released days prior to Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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  • US Border Patrol agent killed while on patrol in Texas
US Border Patrol agent killed while on patrol in Texas

Martinez's partner, whose name hasn't been released , is in serious condition. Martinez, who is from El Paso, had been a border agent since August 2013, the Associated Press reported. "We will, and must, build the Wall!" he tweeted Sunday evening. The region's mountains and the Rio Grande make it a hard area for people to cross illegally into th...

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  • Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror
Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror

North Korea will join Iran, Sudan and Syria on the blacklist. Designation under the above-referenced authorities also implicates other sanctions laws that penalize persons and countries engaging in certain trade with state sponsors. The assassination also derailed "the first meaningful opportunity" for direct contacts between the two governments,...

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  • Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues
Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues

The U.S. government is supporting a request from the government of Argentina for global assistance to the ongoing search for the missing submarine and possible rescue opportunities once the vessel and crew are located. "That is why we are now giving priority to the search for the sunken submarine". The Argentine sub has been missing in the Argenti...

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