Shutdown talks with US President Donald Trump like negotiating with jello: Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer

January 21, 2018 12:14 am
Shutdown talks with US President Donald Trump like negotiating with jello: Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer has lambasted President Donald Trump for being an unreliable negotiating partner following a failure to secure a deal to avert a government shutdown. “Negotiating with this White House is like negotiating with jello, it is next to impossible,” Schumer said Saturday afternoon. “President Trump just […]

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Thousands of protesters march across US to protest President Donald Trump, promote women’s rights

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Thousands of protesters march across US to protest President Donald Trump, promote women’s rights

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets and landmarks in major cities across the US, including its capital of Washington, DC, to rally against President Donald Trump and show support for women’s rights, calling on citizens to get engaged on issues such as racial equality, sexual abuse, gun violence and […]

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US President Donald Trump says giving birth to babies in ninth month is ‘wrong’

January 20, 2018 11:59 pm
US President Donald Trump says giving birth to babies in ninth month is ‘wrong’

US President Donald Trump has once again left his audience baffled by making another bizarre statement. He has criticized the laws which allow babies to be born in the ninth month of pregnancy, calling for them to be changed. Addressing thousands of people, who gathered on Washington’s National Mall on […]

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US President Donald Trump signs NSA surveillance extension bill into law

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US President Donald Trump signs NSA surveillance extension bill into law

United States President Donald Trump (File photo) US President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that extends the controversial surveillance program by the National Security Agency (NSA) for another six years. Trump signed the renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) into law on Friday, but said […]

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NASA replaces first ISS-bound African American astronaut Jeanette Epps with a white Serena Aunon-Chancellor

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NASA replaces first ISS-bound African American astronaut Jeanette Epps with a white Serena Aunon-Chancellor

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps NASA has removed astronaut Jeanette Epps, who would have been the first African-American long-term crew member of the International Space Station (ISS), from her scheduled mission to the habitable artificial satellite just months before launch, replacing her with a white female astronaut. Forty-seven-year-old Epps earned a […]

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Pennsylvania’s GOP candidate was Abu Ghraib torture consultant

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Pennsylvania’s GOP candidate was Abu Ghraib torture consultant

Pennsylvania state Republican Rick Saccone (L) greets US President Donald Trump. (Reuters file photo) A US lawmaker, who had for years been working as a torture consultant at the notorious US military-administrated Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, has now become the Republican Party’s candidate for the upcoming Pennsylvania special election for […]

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US transgender whistleblower Chelsea Manning officially files to run for Senate

January 19, 2018 2:05 am
US transgender whistleblower Chelsea Manning officially files to run for Senate

Transgender former US soldier Chelsea Manning (AFP photo) American whistleblower Chelsea Manning has officially registered as a candidate in the 2018 US Senate race for the state of Maryland. The 30-year-old transgender woman filed to run for the Senate and will seek a Democratic nomination, according to data published by […]

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Parents beat, starved 13 siblings in California

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Parents beat, starved 13 siblings in California

David Turpin (R) and Louise Turpin (L) appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, California, US, January 18, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) The 13 children imprisoned for years by their parents in their squalid California home were beaten, shackled, starved and even taunted with food that they were forbidden […]

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US plans to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds by 2019

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US plans to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds by 2019

A picture taken from the Mount of Olives shows on January 19, 2018, shows Jerusalem al-Quds and the Dome of the Rock (C) during a stormy day. (Photo by AFP) US media have reported that Washington is accelerating efforts to relocate the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to […]

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Sexual abuse rife at United Nations offices, staffers claim

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Sexual abuse rife at United Nations offices, staffers claim

A file photo of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York, on September 23, 2017 (by AFP) Sexual harassment is widespread and there is a culture of impunity for the perpetrators at United Nations offices around the world, staffers at the world body have reportedly […]

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US government faces shutdown over spending bill

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US government faces shutdown over spending bill

This file photo shows the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Hundreds of thousands of government employees could be sent home if the US government shuts down at midnight on January 19, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Legislation to stave off an imminent US government shutdown encountered obstacles in Congress after the […]

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