Tuesday March 28-th, 2017

Donald Trump could seek new law to purge government of Obama appointees

By far the most popular chant at the Republican convention this week has been "lock her up" - with "her" referring to Hillary Clinton. Chris Christie, meanwhile, prosecuted the Republican case against presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clin...

Saudi Arabia renews fatwa against Pokémon franchise Saudi Arabia renews fatwa against Pokémon franchise

Pokemon Go mania has quickly swept the world as players armed with smartphones hunt streets, parks, rivers and elsewhere to capture monsters and gather supplies in the hit game. Neighboring Kuwait's Interior Ministry warned users last week not to pl...

Liar. Lucifer. Lock her up. GOP denounces Hillary Clinton

Last month, it was reported that Trump's campaign had only $1.3 million in campaign funds on hand, with presumed Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton raising a whopping $42 million. "C'mon. We can make the case that she shouldn't be elected without ju...

Virginia Republican Delegate: Virginia Republican Delegate: "The Storm is Coming for Donald Trump" in Cleveland

The prospect of Trump bashing trade deals and talking about building a wall with Mexico, coupled with the threat of potentially disruptive protests, is largely keeping the financial world away from Cleveland. The proposal needs 57 votes for approva...

Why Kate Middleton might not be a bridesmaid at Pippa's wedding Why Kate Middleton might not be a bridesmaid at Pippa's wedding

She says that the Duchess of Cambridge should not take part in Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding as there's a chance that she might overshadow the bride. While we think Kate may be a bit peeved off, considering she catapulted Pippa into sta...

GOP delegates: Bashing Clinton can't be only Trump strategy

Donald Trump, Jr., who gave the keynote address later that night, gave a speech congratulating his father before officially putting him "over the top". Emotionally, though, that's in keeping with how Clinton's bitterest foes talk about her: "as a...

Meet Jeremy Corbyn's new champion - the Vote Leave campaigner Meet Jeremy Corbyn's new champion - the Vote Leave campaigner

One of the two lawmakers vying to replace British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has dropped out of the leadership race. Mr Corbyn's allies believe his victory chances have been boosted by a surge of new supporters able to vote in the leadership...

Erdogan back in Ankara after coup attempt

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has strongly suggested that the government is considering reinstating the death penalty, which was abolished in 2004. It's understandable that Erdogan would arrest participants in last Friday's uprising by the so-call...

Turkey's Erdogan declares three-month state of emergency

But Turkey's leaders believe they have more enemies so they've fired more than 15,000 school teachers, demanded resignations from over 1,500 university deans, and suspended around 8,000 police officers - along with almost 3,000 judges and prosecuto...

Turkey bans educators from traveling overseas after military coup attempt

Erdogan told the broadcaster more than 9,000 people have been detained, almost 20,000 charged by a court and some 60,000 purged from state institutions, according to Peter and Al-Jazeera. Members of the Gulen movement, a Muslim sect headed by the...

When Boris Johnson squirmed over insults to world leaders When Boris Johnson squirmed over insults to world leaders

Kerry, at a joint news conference with his British counterpart Boris Johnson following their meeting, said it would be unreasonable to launch unofficial negotiations on a free trade agreement. He was accused by an American journalist of telling "out...

Trump team shifts blame to speechwriters for Melania controversy

After the Melania trainwreck of Day One, was this now to be an allegory for a convention fast going down the toilet was in the air. Part of Donald Trump Jr.'s speech at the convention, the show's staff noted in a tweet , resembled part of a piece ...

Corey Lewandowski on Melania Trump Plagiarism: 'Staff Should Be Held Accountable' Corey Lewandowski on Melania Trump Plagiarism: 'Staff Should Be Held Accountable'

Paul Manafort does not even acknowledge " plagiarism " and says that Melania Trump used "common words and values" in her speech. Asked if the Melania speech controversy may not have happened if he were still running the campaign, Lewandowski told N...

Donald Trump Jr. Has Some Harsh Words For Corey Lewandowski Donald Trump Jr. Has Some Harsh Words For Corey Lewandowski

Monday night's headline speech at the Republican National Convention by Donald Trump's wife was supposed to exhibit the presumptive Republican nominee's compassionate, fatherly side. Lewandowski was Donald Trump's presidential campaign manager unti...

Tim Tebow Dismisses Rumors He's Speaking At GOP Convention

The four lawmakers attending all backed other candidates during the primaries, sometimes several, before slowly coming around to a lukewarm acceptance of Donald Trump as their party's nominee for president. In the end, only 21 committee members voted...

Obama pledges United States help to Erdogan in probing coup attempt

Those now overseas were asked to return home immediately. Another 6,500 education ministry employees were also suspended . Turkey's Higher Education Board has also demanded the resignation of 1,557 deans at all private and state universities throu...

Turkey to shut hundreds of schools in anti-coup measure Turkey to shut hundreds of schools in anti-coup measure

In particular, he said he'll be monitoring whether President Erdogan tries to push ahead with long-held plans to amend the constitution in order to centralize power further for himself. The High Board of Education placed a travel ban on academics, ...

Boris says Russia must join push to oust Syria's Assad

That is the stated goal in Washington, Brussels and London , but Johnson wrote a newspaper column in March titled "Bravo for Assad", in which he credited the Syrian strongman with saving the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site, fr...

Eagle out of Labour leadership contest Eagle out of Labour leadership contest

Eagle triggered the contest last week after Corbyn failed to resign in the face of a string of resignations from his policy team and an overwhelming vote of no confidence in his leadership by Labour lawmakers. "I just wish Jeremy Corbyn would do the ...

North Korea: Missile launch a test for nuclear strike

The South Korean military said Tuesday that the ballistic missiles flight went from 500 kilometers (300 miles) to 600 kilometers (360 miles), far enough to strike all of South Korea, including the southern port city of Busan. KCNA said the drill was...

Turkey Suspends 6500 Education Ministry Staff, Bans Academics From Leaving Country Turkey Suspends 6500 Education Ministry Staff, Bans Academics From Leaving Country

Turkey's Education Ministry told Reuters that the country has revoked the licenses of 21,000 teachers working in private institutions. Obama "lauded the Turkish people's resolve against this violent intervention and their commitment to democracy"...

Theresa May shakes up United Kingdom govt to prepare for Brexit Theresa May shakes up United Kingdom govt to prepare for Brexit

The meeting in Edinburgh is expected to focus on Brexit negotiations and Scotland's place in the European Union after 62% of voters in Scotland backed a remain vote in last month's referendum. Those talks are expected to take as long as two years. ...

This Donald Trump tweet explains everything about his nomination

Only, if this speech got "more publicity than any in the history of politics", where does that leave achievements like George Washington's farewell address , Martin Luther King Jr.'s " I have a dream " speech, John Fitzgerald Kennedy's " Ich bin ein...

Trump staff writer takes responsibility for Melania speech controversy

In one example, Mrs. Trump said: "From a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise, that you treat people with respect".

Megyn Kelly Was Subject of 'Multiple Incidents' of Harassment by Roger Ailes

With the recent claims by Kelly - one of the network's biggest stars , especially after she brazenly challenged Donald Trump's misogyny during the Republican debates a year ago - Fox executives are ready to cut Ailes loose, according to reports .

Boris Johnson unapologetic for 'rich thesaurus' of insults

Theresa May's efforts to forge a close relationship with Washington got off to a bumpy start as USA secretary of state John Kerry appeared to bang his head on the door of Number 10. With one archaic Latin expression, Boris Johnson on Tuesday dismisse...

James Corden has released his own brilliant phone conversation with Kanye West James Corden has released his own brilliant phone conversation with Kanye West

As there is no evidence she was aware of the term "b--" being used, Swift is validated. I wanted us to have a friendly relationship. Yesterday Taylor continued to deny that she had approved the lyrics in which Kanye called her a b****h.

Erdogan Set to Launch New Measures as Part of Post-Coup Crackdown

Turkey did not provide details of what the dossiers say, but Yildirim urged Washington to not "harbor this terrorist any longer". White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Turkey had submitted materials related to Gulen and the administration was...

Chris Evans Calls Out Republicans After Melania Trump Speech

Party leaders could have nominated Trump by acclamation in an attempt to silence dissent. "To be able to do that is historic, its awesome". Ivanka and Eric Trump made headlines in April after it was reported that they were unable to vote in N...

Corbyn Allowed To Fight Labour Legal Challenge

So I'm announcing tonight that I'm withdrawing from this race and supporting Owen. He told Sky News he made the offer to the beleaguered leader in talks following the mass resignations of the shadow cabinet in an attempt to "resolve this issue" wit...

Pippa Middleton Engaged To Financier Boyfriend James Matthews

She completed her look with nude wedges, a beige tote bag and a gold necklace, Daily Mail reported . And the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are "absolutely delighted", a Kensington Palace spokesman said. "That meant getting his future father in law...

Chinese Admiral Warns of 'Disaster' for US Patrols in South China Sea

BEIJING - China is closing off a part of the South China Sea for military exercises this week, the government said Monday, days after an global tribunal ruled against Beijing's claim to ownership of virtually the entire strategic waterway.

Donald Trump refuses Melania Trump speechwriter's resignation amid plagiarism controversy

She was talked about more than Trump himself on Tuesday night. Obama: "And Barack and I set out to build lives guided by these values, and to pass them on to the next generation". "And certainly we've noted that the Clinton camp was the first t...

Turkey removes 492 state religious personnel after failed coup

Nearly 20,000 police, army, judiciary and civil service members have been rounded up as part of Turkey's ongoing search for those behind a recent failed coup. Scenes of fervent rallying could also be seen in Ankara , Izmir and Taksim on Monday night...

South Sudan Government Backs Protest Against Foreign Troops South Sudan Government Backs Protest Against Foreign Troops

This week African leaders have b. South Sudan's government says it is opposed the deployment of the force. The Ugandan army joined the conflict in South Sudan soon after it began in December 2013, fighting on President Salva Kiir's side against a...

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