Volcano eruption leaves thousands stranded in Bali

A change in wind direction pushed the ash away from Bali's global gateway, allowing flights to resume, an airport official said. The early morning closure of Ngurah Rai airport resulted in the cancellation of 446 flights, including more than 200 gl... More..

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Zimbabwe: Vote will go ahead despite rally attack
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Zimbabwe: Vote will go ahead despite rally attack

On Saturday night, he urged Zimbabweans to be united and address our differences peacefully. Mnangagwa later pointed out he'd had numerous attempts on his life in the past, saying he was used to them by now. ...More..

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern reveals baby daughter's name
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern reveals baby daughter's name

On Thursday, Ardern became just the second elected world leader to give birth while holding office. It's such a rare event, in fact, that the last time anyone can remember it happening anywhere was in 1990, whe...More..

Uber driver streaming 'The Voice' just before crash
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Uber driver streaming 'The Voice' just before crash

Even if Vasquez was being fully negligent - and the documents do seem to show that - the details about Uber's self-driving test program that have emerged since the crash show that the company bears at least a...More..

Minnesota pooch wins World's Ugliest Dog crown
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Minnesota pooch wins World's Ugliest Dog crown

During the competition, now in its 30th year, the canines flaunt their imperfections as they walk down a red carpet with their handlers and are evaluated by a panel of judges. Well, if you're going to compete t...More..

‘Do u?’ Melania’s jacket sparks fresh outrage amid immigration row
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

‘Do u?’ Melania’s jacket sparks fresh outrage amid immigration row

It was as if she "really doesn't care". "This is exceptionally insensitive and appalling even for you". Press Secretary Melania trump Stephanie Grisham later told reporters that in the jacket there is...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Trump calls for deporting illegal immigrants with 'no judges or court cases'

Trump's tweets Sunday came hours after federal officials released a plan to reunify migrant children with their parents in a mass detention center in Texas. However, the president's frustration over the issue...More..

Angry Priest Hits Baby For Crying During Baptism
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Angry Priest Hits Baby For Crying During Baptism

The priest, by now visibly annoyed, then holds the baby's face in his hands, looks it in the eyes and slaps it hard on the cheek with his left hand. The video has already been viewed over a million times on ...More..

Britain says US wrong to separate migrant kids
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Britain says US wrong to separate migrant kids

Mrs May said the nature of the "special" relationship with the United States meant "when we disagree with what they are doing, we say so". But while Mr Trump may be looking forward to meeting the Queen ,...More..

Conservative Columnist George Will: Vote Against GOP In Midterms
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Conservative Columnist George Will: Vote Against GOP In Midterms

Federal immigration courts faced a backlog of more than 700,000 cases in May, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, or TRAC, at Syracuse University. All 435 seats in the House and a th...More..

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's baby is on the way
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's baby is on the way

The baby, weighing 3.31 kilograms (7 pounds 3 ounces), was delivered at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday at Auckland Hospital, Ardern's office said in a statement. "As a mum, my heart is bursting with pride and love for...More..

President Trump says he’ll be ‘signing something’ on detained children
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

President Trump says he’ll be ‘signing something’ on detained children

An earlier report from Fox News Channel said the Trump administration was considering an executive order that would allow immigrant families who cross the border illegally to stay together longer than is ...More..

China 'disappointed' with USA move to quit United Nations rights body
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

China 'disappointed' with USA move to quit United Nations rights body

She also criticized countries which shared U.S. values and encouraged Washington to remain, but "were unwilling to seriously challenge the status quo". Mr. Bolton said the decision to withdraw also addresses U...More..

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

White said that later this week Defense Secretary James Mattis would meet at the Pentagon with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton to discuss "this issue". -North Korea summ...More..

Canada becomes 2nd country to fully legalize marijuana
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Canada becomes 2nd country to fully legalize marijuana

Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a nationwide, legal marijuana market, although each Canadian province is working up its own rules for pot sales. "Now that the bill is going to have royal ass...More..

White House says Trump backs immigration effort
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

White House says Trump backs immigration effort

Mike Coffman, R-Colo., a moderate who had tried to force a vote on a bipartisan immigration reform bill, told reporters. Trump clouded the issue last Friday when he said he would not sign the compromis...More..

Markets fall after Beijing accuses Washington of 'blackmail'
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Markets fall after Beijing accuses Washington of 'blackmail'

Security guards walk in front of containers at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China on April 24, 2018. The president said the move was in retaliation to Beijing's decision to impose tariffs o...More..

United States withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

United States withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

The policy decision by the Trump administration has been condemned in recent weeks, with a fever pitch being reached earlier this week as photos, videos, and audio of the detention centers have been shared wi...More..

Border policy fuels backlash against Trump — WHAT'S HAPPENING
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Border policy fuels backlash against Trump — WHAT'S HAPPENING

On Tuesday, he said Democrats are the problem . Microsoft is not working with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement or US Customs and Border Protection on any projects related to separating childr...More..

Japan quake: Death toll climbs after 6.1 temblor strikes Osaka
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Japan quake: Death toll climbs after 6.1 temblor strikes Osaka

Buildings shook, factories stopped, train services were suspended and airports nearby were forced to close as the 6.1 magnitude quake damaged infrastructure across the city. A strong quake shook the city of Osa...More..