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Chelsea Manning denied entry to Canada

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Chelsea Manning on Monday tweeted this image purporting to show the federal government\'s decision to deny her entry to Canada. Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. The letter says that because she was convicted of offences that are equivalent to treason in Canada, she's inadmissable to this country. Hursh Jaswal, a special assistant to the immigration minister, told HuffPost that each case put forward to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is unique and evaluated on its merits. Read More »

Puerto Rico struggles with aftermath of Hurricane Maria

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Roselló met with more than 50 mayors and representatives from across Puerto Rico on Saturday. Caribbean Strong Relief Fund which "will support relief efforts in Caribbean island nations and territories, including Antigua & Barbuda, U.S. An emotional Lopez spoke first in Spanish, talking about how Hurricane Maria has ravaged the island, and calling on everyone to get involved in helping to rebuild. Read More »

United Kingdom to not accept 'physical' Irish border: Premier May

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Coordinator of Ireland's Environmental Pillar, Michael Ewing, said: "It is only by avoiding a hard environmental border that we can ensure our joint efforts to protect and enhance the environment for the benefit of all is not undermined". Before the meeting Mrs May said: "There are some key issues for us at the moment". The border between Northern Ireland and Ireland does not physically exist under the current regulations but people from both sides worry about new border restrictions after ... Read More »

Sen. Paul deals blow to GOP health care efforts

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Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, would cut billions in critical funding for the state's health care system. U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, I am writing to express my profound opposition to the latest miserable bill for replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read More »

Person with firearms arrested near White House

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U.S. Secret Service officials said they initially stopped 37-year-old Timothy Joseph Bates, of Collierville, Tennessee, because he appeared to be urinating in public near the 1700 block of 17th Street NW, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report. Read More »

Russian state agents behind 'grave violations' in Crimea

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The report urges Russian Federation to "effectively investigate" alleged torture, abductions and killings in the peninsula, while decrying denials of access to its own team - and urges the global community to support push for that access. "Pressure from some teaching staff and school administrations to discontinue teaching in Ukrainian language has also been reported", the document says. Read More »

USA violent crimes and murders rose in 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation says

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned of a trend in his statement accompanying the report . Some experts and analysts have disputed that suggestion, noting that crime levels were much higher a quarter-century ago. The violent crime rate increases in 2015 and 2016 each represented the largest single-year increases in the violent crime rate since 1991. "And we must do it together", Sessions said. Read More »

Mexico: New earthquakes rise the death toll. Rescue efforts continue

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The tremors - possibly aftershocks from a massive 8.2-magnitude quake that hit southern Mexico two weeks ago - forced rescue workers in the capital to pause their efforts for a couple of hours. Mexico City mayor Miguel Angel Mancera told Milenio TV there were "no new developments" due to the quake, though he acknowledged that it provoked "some crises of nerves" among residents. Read More »

Boy, 8, hammered to death to protect his sister from sexual abuse

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Investigators say that little Dante Daniels was killed when his mother's ex-boyfriend, 23-year-old Deandre Chaney Jr . attacked the young boy with the hammer KFVS12 reports . Following the attack, Dante was declared brain dead. Dante never made it to his second day of third grade at Oakridge Elementary in South Sacramento , the report said. Read More »

U.S. expands travel ban, adds N Korea, Chad to the list

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The travel ban for Iran , for example, does not apply to nationals under valid student and exchange visitor visas, although those visitors will have to undergo additional screening. The US has now ended a ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard US-bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa. The executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations' New York chapter blasted Trump's new policy as another brick in the administration's "ugly white ... Read More »

Jews around world concerned by far-right breakthrough in German election

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As supporters of the far-righ party celebrated in their headquarters, protesters gathered outside to express their rejection of the AfD and its ideals. Reports state that spontaneous protests erupted across Germany in opposition to the AfD's victory, particularly in major cities like Cologne, Berlin and Hamburg. Read More »

Unilever To Buy Skincare Company Carver Korea For EUR 2.27 Bln

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Bain and Goldman Sachs jointly bought about 60 percent of Carver for roughly $500 million past year, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. Carver Korea's stellar performance is in stark contrast to its bigger local rivals such as AmorePacific Co. which have suffered a sharp drop in sales and profitability amid a growing diplomatic row with China over the deployment of an advanced US missile shield system in South Korea. Read More »

Trump issues travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban

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How does it differ to the original ban? Officials haven't said which countries or how many the new measures might affect. Officials said that Iran was uncooperative and would be subject to a broad travel ban , but Mr. Tell @realDonaldTrump that you will not be distracted. The new restrictions on travel vary by country and include a phased-in approach. The Supreme Court has already intervened three times since March in limiting the scope of lower court rulings that struck down ... Read More »

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

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The coalition called the ban, which also suspends for 90 days refugee entries, "nothing more than religious intolerance masquerading as an attempt to address (unfounded) security concerns". The administration's stated reason was national security: the need to ensure the six countries have adequate vetting procedures for travelers, so as to prevent terrorists from entering the country. Read More »

Judgment day has arrived for Anthony Weiner in sexting scandal

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Weiner pleaded guilty earlier this year to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Weiner had similar interactions with adult women before he meeting the North Carolina teen online in 2016. He later ran for New York City mayor, but was unsuccessful. Read More »

Usa: The order of migration of Trump extended to three new countries

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North Korea , Venezuela and Chad were added Sunday on a new list of countries targeted by a USA travel ban due to poor security and lack of cooperation with American authorities. The Supreme Court hearing is scheduled for October. US visa holders will not be affected. "Following an extensive review by the Department of Homeland Security, we are taking action today to protect the safety and security of the American people by establishing a minimum security baseline for entry into the ... Read More »

Target Will Raise Minimum Hourly Wage to $11 to Counter Wal-Mart

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Thousands of employees will be affected, Target CEO Brian Cornell told reporters. The increase will also apply to the more than 100K hourly team members that Target is hiring for the holiday season. Pennsylvania's current minimum wage is $7.25 - the federal minimum - while New Jersey's ranges from $8 to $8.99. Last year, the Fight for $15 movement took a downturn for McDonald's employees, however, when the company began pushing for a kiosk-based ordering system that would negate the need ... Read More »

'It's a Very Poor Prognosis.' John McCain Opens Up About Cancer Diagnosis

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Before the operation to remove the clot, the doctors mentioned glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer that is almost always fatal. "So I just said, 'I understand. McCain suggested in an interview with CBS News' Lesley Stahl on Sunday that he and the president have difficulty seeing eye to eye, in part because Trump is a businessman, while McCain has spent many decades serving his country in the military and on Capitol Hill. Read More »

BTS Crushes Sales Records With "Love Yourself: Her"

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With " Love Yourself: Her " debuting on the Billboard 200 album chart at No. 7, this marks a whole new record for BTS and K-pop in general. The album had sales of 31,000 units, broken down into 18,000 in traditional albums sold, nearly 4,000 in track equivalent albums (TEA) and slightly under 10,000 in streaming equivalent albums. Read More »

German Anti-Fascists Take to the Streets Following Far Right Gains

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The AfD polled particularly strongly in east Germany, which includes Berlin , attracting 21.5% of the vote, according to exit polling conducted by Infratest Dimap. Anti-AfD protesters gathered outside the AfD's post-election party. The AfD says immigration threatens German culture, but denies that it is racist. Read More »

Five injured as vehicle bomber hits North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in Kabul

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There is no impact to RS operations, they said. Security officials say five civilians had been wounded while the interior ministry put the figure at three. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in NY and called the change in strategy "historic" and credited it with putting his country on a path toward victory over Taliban militants and other radical Islamic terrorists. Read More »

Japan Abe to order $17.8 billion stimulus package

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The prime minister is chosen by both houses of the Diet. Abe is expected to announce later Monday that he plans to dissolve part of Japan's two-chamber parliament on Thursday and call for a snap election to be held October 22. A day after US President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it attacks, Mr Abe said: "We consistently support the stance of the US - that "all options are on the table". Read More »

Vogue Women of the Year Awards 2017 - Winners and Style Icons

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The actor wrote along with the image of the trophy, "Thank you @rheakapoor every fashion award I win is because you dress me with such selflessness and love!" As Vogue reports, "To celebrate the milestone moment, we brought together some of the country's most influential men and women at the very first edition of the Vogue Women of the Year awards", the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai was packed with stars in their best stylish ensembles. Read More »

Donald Trump extended his travel ban to more countries

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On the decision to remove Sudan, she said: "Last week, the government ended Temporary Protected Status for Sudan, suggesting that the government of Sudan was pressured into agreeing to accept massive numbers of deported Sudanese nationals from the United States in exchange for being dropped from the travel ban". Read More »