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United Nations raises concerns at continued suspension of 3 TV stations in Kenya

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The government cut transmissions by Nation TV, owned by Nation Media Group, Standard Group Ltd.'s KTN News and Royal Media Services Ltd.'s Citizen TV soon after they began broadcasting the opposition event on January 30. In August, the first election results, which showed Kenyatta as the victor over Odinga, were annulled by the Supreme Court, which said the vote was not credible. Read More »

Trump aide: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA

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Sen. Chris Coons , D-Delaware, and Sen. Their proposal is to provide a path to citizenship for Dreamers, citizens brought to the US illegally as children. On Monday, Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., who has been absent from the Senate while he battles brain cancer, teamed up with Sen. "Any deal on DACA that does not include STRONG border security and the desperately needed WALL is a total waste of time ". Read More »

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X)

Nationwide Fund Advisors lifted its holdings in shares of United States Steel by 3.4% in the second quarter. The Stock has Weekly volatility of 8.15% and monthly volatility of 4.40%. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Thompson Investment Management Inc holds 105,259 shares with $4.81 million value, up from 97,868 last quarter. Read More »

Larry Nassar has option to speak before final sentence

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In addition to working for the national gymnastics team, Nassar was employed by Michigan State University - which has launched its own investigation after dozens of women filed lawsuits against campus officials who allegedly ignored complaints of abuse. Read More »

Water Security Expert Available on Cape Town's Water Crisis

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Officials predict taps in the South African city will run out of water on May 11, in a crisis that has brought to the fore the effects of climate change across the world. The date of "Day Zero", when engineers turn the taps off, has been revised. "The recycling and reuse of water must be increased to get maximum value from our water resources". Read More »

House panel, Bannon negotiations stall

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President, I see you've had a busy morning of "Executive Time". Key Democrats are seeking to put out the document, including the Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, who urged Trump to back the public release and said that refusing to do so would show the president's intent to undermine the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

'Let's Have a Shutdown' If Congress Can't Reach Immigration Deal

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Republicans want a deal, too, to avoid an ugly post-Feb. John McCain, R-Arizona, are the latest lawmakers proposing a bipartisan immigration measure. Coons said he believed his plan with McCain would protect around 1.8 million to 2 million young immigrants. People have assumed that the proposal would cover anyone eligible for DACA , around 1.8 million people, and that's the number the White House uses - but we don't actually know this for sure. Read More »

White House Chief: Some Immigrants 'Too Lazy' To Sign Up For DACA

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That's essentially what President Donald Trump hinted at wanting to see when he rescinded former President Barack Obama's executive order on September 5, 2017. That can make it hard for some people to apply, especially if they are in school, working under the table or helping to support their families. And they may be complicated by something White House chief of staff John Kelly said to reporters during a visit to Capitol Hill. Read More »

United States immigration: DACA and Dreamers explained

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The plan would lay out a path to citizenship for about 1.8 million younger illegal immigrants, nearly three times more than the number who have active DACA status. A court ruling earlier this month also has blunted the deadline. These include lack of knowledge about the program, a worry that participating will expose them to deportation and an inability to afford registration fees. Read More »

Michigan State names Bill Beekman interim athletic director

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He stepped into that role after former president Lou Anna Simon resigned in the face of heavy criticism for how she handled the fallout from the Nassar scandal. "This is obviously a new day at MSU and I am pleased to be part of the changes". He's also previously served as executive director of the MSU Alumni Association. Read More »

Olympics: Banned Russians' Winter Games plea

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Adams said that the IOC's invitation revue panel will examine each case before making a decision. After the CAS decision, Russia's Olympic Committee requested that 13 active athletes and two who had become coaches should be allowed to participate in the 2018 Winter Games but the IOC has refused to extend invitations to them. Read More »

Forget the SOTU Address: Trump Wants a Military Parade

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PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 14: (From L to R) French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump , French President Emmanuel Macron , French First Lady Brigitte Macron in Paris, France on July 14, 2017. Read More »

Democrats Hoping to Release Rebuttal to Republicans' Russia Memo

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If President Donald Trump was hoping a controversial intelligence memo critical of the FBI's handling of the Russian Federation investigation would discredit the probe, he didn't convince South Carolina's Trey Gowdy. Mark Warner, former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan and former director of National Intelligence James Clapper -all of whom Trump has feuded with over national security issues. Read More »

United Kingdom judges block U.S. extradition of hacker Lauri

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The Court of Appeal heard 33-year-old Lauri Love has severe mental health issues and was at a "very high risk" of committing suicide if he was sent to the United States to face charges. In McKinnon's case, he lost his court appeals, but the extradition was eventually blocked by the UK's Home Secretary. But the court stressed: "It would not be oppressive to prosecute Love in England for the offences alleged against him". Read More »

Two Italy-based skiers represent Albania at South Korea's Winter Olympics

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The sanctions exception has sparked criticism of South Korean President Moon Jae-in for offering what opponents say are unilateral concessions to facilitate the North's participation, despite concerns that the repressive Kim Jong Un led government is using the Olympics to rehabilitate it's threatening image, and weakening support for sanctions imposed for its ongoing development of nuclear weapons including long-range ballistic missiles that can reach the USA mainland. Read More »

Cong raises heat on Rafale deal after govt cites secrecy

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Modi ji personally went to Paris, he changed the deal. Sitharaman said she can not reveal the details of the agreement for 36 jets citing it as "classified information". "Modi government is indulging in an unforgivable game of compromising "national interests" and "national security". "A huge scam is brewing in the procurement of fighter aircraft for Indian Air Force". Read More »

Carlos Carvalhal: 'Swansea City will play a strong team against Notts County'

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The 20-year-old had failed to find the back of the net since October and his match opener in the 18th minute ended his 14-game barren spell in front of goal . "It is important if it is the best result in the history (of the club), but the most important thing is the attitude of the players that made all the difference", Carvalhal said. Read More »

Woman who accused Trump of forced kiss running for OH seat

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Crooks has alleged that in 2005, when she was working as a receptionist in an office in Trump Tower , she introduced herself to The Donald, who proceeded to kiss her on both cheeks and then on the lips. She said she believes that her decision to run could benefit women and the movement that has just sprung. Her 12-year background in higher education formed several of her policy priorities, including an interest in fixing the state's underfunded public education system and ensuring access ... Read More »

Pres. Trump says 'shutdown' over immigration

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With yet another bipartisan immigration deal on its way to the Congressional scrap heap , the clock is really ticking on Congress to figure out a way to legislate DACA before President Trump's self-imposed deadline that ends protections for those in the program. Read More »

Justin Trudeau Mansplains Inclusivity to Woman Who Says 'Mankind'

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It must be hard for Trudeau to come up with enough new material to maintain his reputation as the most sanctimonious Social Justice Warrior of all time. It would have been perfectly reasonable for the Canadian Prime Minister to interrupt her with the admonition: Bitch please, just ask your damn question and sit down! After a 30-year battle by campaigners, the move is set to change the second line of the anthem from "in all thy sons command" to "in all of us command" to become more inclusive. Read More »

Stop the partisan war on FBI, Justice Department

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The committee's unanimous vote sends the Democratic memo to the White House, giving President Donald Trump five days to decide if he wants to declassify and release it to the American public, Politico reported. Mueller III. Trump has said the GOP memo "vindicates" him. Democrats have already sent their memo to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department for review, and no redactions have been requested yet from those agencies, Schiff said. Read More »

Homebase jobs under threat as company announces up to 40 United Kingdom closures

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Thomas Brereton, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, said the company may well decide to leave the United Kingdom market, selling its 250 Homebase stores, and its network of 19 Bunnings stores. Scott said its performance had been below expectations, which was "obviously disappointing". The group have confirmed that between 20 and 40 of the worst performing Homebase stores could close down. Read More »

Suspect at large after killing off-duty fire captain

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Parks later called 911 and asked about the shooting, claiming he was the suspect. Brayer confronted a man who was bumping into his golf cart with a vehicle. He eventually turned himself in after seeing media coverage of the shooting and photos of his auto. Parks has been charged with second degree murder and is being held at the Maricopa County Jail on a $300,000 cash-only bond. Read More »