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DOJ asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA program

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According to Bloomberg , the Supreme Court's decision to hear the case means there could finally be a definitive ruling on the matter, which has been bounced around in courts since the president signed the first version of the ban just after his inauguration in 2017. Read More »

In Tweet, President Trump Says Durbin 'Blew' Deal On DACA

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However, Perdue on Sunday described as a "gross misrepresentation" reports that Trump used the vulgarity. The president is spending the Martin Luther King Jr. I just want to say from the bottom of our hearts, we are part of you, we are part global community. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, one of the six senators in the meeting with Trump on Thursday, supported Durbin's account. Read More »

There is need for credible investigation into Kabul attack: FO

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Gunmen who raided the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul killed at least 18 people during a 12-hour standoff with security forces that ended Sunday, Afghan authorities said. All five attackers were also killed, interior ministry spokesman Najib Danesh said. Pavlo Klimin, Ukraine's minister of foreign affairs, condemned the attack on Twitter . Read More »

Germany's 'grand coalition' blueprint: What's in it?

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If she gets an absolute majority, she becomes chancellor. Merkel welcomed the decision taken by SPD delegates and said that the parties now face "a lot of work" to form a new government. "Without the SPD, there will be no bold momentum for the future of Europe". He said the stakes were high, with French President Emmanuel Macron needing support in his ambitious plans to reform the European Union . Read More »

Turkey ground forces push into Syria

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Turkish artillery and war planes pounded YPG sites around Afrin and total of 153 targets, including YPG refuges and weapons stores have now been hit, according to the army. President Erdogan has vowed to wipe out a corridor, first Afrin and then the nearby town of Manbij, from where the YPG has failed to withdraw. "We are only after terrorists". Read More »

Donald Trump is sharp, but needs to lose weight: White House doctor

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Asked about a much-discussed episode in which the president seemed to slur his words during a televised speech in December about the Middle East, Jackson said it might had been caused by Sudafed, a medicine for nasal congestion. Despite what he said were concerns about Trump's weight, diet and exercise levels, Jackson declared the President in "excellent" health, which he predicted would hold up for the remainder of his term. Read More »

What Nick Kyrgios told Grigor Dimitrov in embrace after Australian Open epic

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The Bulgarian's superb all-round performance was a far cry from the disjointed, error-riddled displays in the first three rounds that forced him to scrap his way to the fourth round. "This is what I want to progress". "I think with him, he hasn't even found his best form yet and he's still getting through all those matches, which is pretty frightening". Read More »

How lifelike are Kim Jong Un's 2018 ambitions?

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Beijing is a key ally of Pyongyang and its number one trading partner but said only the Security Council and six-party DPRK, South Korea, Russia, U.S., Japan and China talks are legitimate avenues of diplomatic efforts. "I don't think it's useful to comment" he said. But on the Iran nuclear deal, Lavrov was less forgiving. The meeting on Tuesday, co-hosted by Canada and the United States, focused on how best to maximize pressure on North Korea, which shows no signs of curbing its nuclear ... Read More »

Turkish town hit by 4 rockets fired by Kurdish militia

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Kinik said Red Crescent staffers are taking necessary measures in coordination with Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) to provide multi-dimension humanitarian assistance and protection to civilians during the "Operation Olive Branch". Read More »

North Korea will send 22 athletes to Olympics

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The IOC said that the united Korean delegation would be led into the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony under the Korean Unification Flag which would be carried by two athletes, one from each country. "Today marks the milestone on a long journey", said International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach in a prepared declaration. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has encountered an unexpected backlash against his effort to ease tensions on the peninsula through the upcoming Winter ... Read More »

IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

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On Saturday, a four-party meeting between North, South Korea , the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and organizing committee of the 2018 Olympics took place in the Swiss city of Lausanne. South Korea's Unification Ministry said it had accepted the proposal for the two-day visit starting Sunday. Ms. Hyon, who holds the rank of colonel in the North Korean army, leads the Moranbong Band , said to be a favorite of the North's leader, Mr. Read More »

Service members respond to Trump's reported "Shitholes" comments

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The alleged remarks sparked global outrage and demands that he apologise. "We enjoy a very cordial relationship with the Government of the United States". "Did you see what various senators in the room said about my comments?" he asked. All, like the US president, were Republicans . More than 200 women attended, including Anita McBride, the former chief of staff for First Lady Laura Bush; Heather Higgins, the CEO of Independent Women's Voice, and Judy Van Rest, executive vice president ... Read More »

Women in 'Handmaid's Tale' Costumes Protest Near Trump's Mar-a-Lago Resort

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As of Saturday evening, the fundraiser was still set to go on with presidential son Eric Trump and his wife, Lara Trump, and Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel as headliners. "And we expect the President to be able to travel to Florida this weekend". An invitation for the event said tickets are starting at $100,000 a pair, covering dinner and a photograph with Trump. Read More »

Donald Trump has incredible genes: doctor

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Jackson responded that Trump is "in peak physical condition", before assuring that "he's been pounding pineapple juice to keep everything sweet". "It's not a diagnostic test, but it's pretty sensitive in picking up subtle changes in cognition", things involving memory, attention and language but not mental health issues, said Dr. Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Rafael Nadal predicted THIS about Kyle Edmund

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Edmund said he didn't feel any extra pressure because of the absence of Murray. "I know people at home are waking up silly hours in the morning, so I'm very proud for that". At this point, Seppi was rattled, and Edmund produced an unstoppable third-set performance to take the lead. Suddenly it was Edmund who was looking the fresher and at 6-5, Seppi sent a forehand wide, off the net, as Edmund levelled the match. Read More »

Trump sums up his workout routine: 'I walk, I this, I that'

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The person believes the discrepancy may be why some Republican senators are denying having heard the president say "s***hole". The row broke out after lawmakers from both parties visited the president on Thursday to work on a proposal for a bipartisan immigration deal. Read More »

Trump's First Year in Office Ends With 39 Percent Approval

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The poll also found that when asked to pick a word to describe how they felt about the president's first year in office, 38 percent of those surveyed selected a negative description and 23 percent chose a positive word. They are also the flattest, least fluid approval ratings for any elected president since modern surveys started. You'd have to guess the idiosyncratic rise in Liberian approval of the U.S. Read More »

One year into Trump's term, the Women's March returns

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Demonstrators near Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Some women were dressed like characters from dystopian novel and series "The Handmaid's Tale". Elsewhere around the USA, people congregated in Houston; Richmond, Virginia; and Rhode Island. "Lowest female unemployment in 18 years!" Many opposed Trump's views on issues including abortion, immigration and LGBT rights. Read More »

Amazon shortlists 20 cities, including Toronto, for second headquarters

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Khalil Rahal, the Executive Director of the Economic Development Corporation for Wayne County was on the call. "The Golden State is home to the best universities and research institutions in the world, a uniquely qualified and talented workforce and the most dynamic combination of innovation and investment on the planet", Brown said a pitch letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Read More »

Two cane bombs of 10 kg each found in Bodh Gaya

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Police will identify them soon, he said. "The features of the bombs suggest untrained Rohingyas were used by Pakistan-based terror outfits to carry out attacks at Mahabodhi Temple complex in Bodh Gaya". Dalai Lama arrived in Bodh Gaya on January 1 for a month's stay. An NIA team, including an SP and an explosives expert, reached Bodh Gaya on Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Thousands join women's marches opposing Donald Trump and sexual assault

Dallas and Austin saw particularly large turnouts as crowds gathered at similar events around the country. Earlier in the week, on Thursday, House Republicans passed a bill "to fund the government for four weeks and extend the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years, after Congress had failed to reauthorize that program for the last four months", Vox's Tara Golshan and Dylan Scott reported . Read More »

Inside the Texas home where Perris siblings lived years ago

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They were not allowed to play with any toys but many were found inside the house in their original packaging. Police discovered a different scene when they went to the California home . "This is the exact opposite". Flanigan said the Turpins were focused on contacting their grandchildren. Investigators were combing through hundreds of journals found in the home, Hestrin said. Read More »

Syria conflict: Turkish forces mass close to Kurdish areas

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The channel said the military forces already set 7 main corridors in eastern Afrin, adding that Kurdish officials had warned from a Turkish military operation that would lead to "new wars" in Syria. On Saturday, the Turkish army announced that a new campaign, dubbed "Olive Branch", had launched at 14:00 GMT, targeting the YPG and IS jihadists. Read More »

Turkey starts aerial campaign against Syrian Kurds areas

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Afrin and Manbij are controlled by the YPG, which Ankara views as a terror organization and the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK). "We don't want them to engage in violence but we want them to keep focused on Isis". Turkey has always been present militarily in Syrian territory to the northeast and west of Aleppo. Read More »

Australian Open: This heat is not on for Novak Djokovic

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Tournament director Craig Tiley defended the response of officials to the extreme heat on both Thursday and Friday, saying "we start the event with this set of rules and policies in place, and in the interest of fairness, can't change them halfway through". Read More »

Turkish Attack on Syrian Kurds 'Destabilizing'

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In 2016, Turkey trained and equipped opposition forces to drive Kurdish fighters out of parts of north Syria , driving a wedge between two enclaves along the Turkish frontier. Russian Federation keeps military observers in Afrin and has lately firmed up its ties with the YPG. Russia's foreign ministry says it is concerned by news of the offensive , and is urging restraint. Read More »

South Korea asks North to clarify canceled go to

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The delegation will compete in three sports and five disciplines. The ministry said North Korea didn't explain why it was "suspending" the visit by the seven-member advance team that was agreed just hours earlier on Friday through a cross-border hotline. Read More »

Women's March 2018: The Most Powerful Images from the Protests

Hell hath no fury like President Donald Trump seeing women doing something for themselves, and his latest tweet about the second-annual Women's March proves it. "He's being tongue and cheek", chimed in Peter LaFontaine, a wildlife policy campaigner, as he stood next to Ricker. "As we build upon the momentum of Me Too and Time's Up in this movement, we women have the world's attention so let's seize this moment and catalyse a permanent and cultural shift towards fairer and equal ... Read More »