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Fearing deportation, number of US refugees seeking asylum in Canada is spiking

Fearing deportation, number of US refugees seeking asylum in Canada is spiking Speaking in Calgary last week, Justin Trudeau demonstrated his contempt for asylum seekers and the willingness of his government to step up repression against migrants. US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly (4th L) poses for a group photo with Transport Minister Marc Garneau (L), Science Minister Kirsty Duncan (2nd L), Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains (3rd L)... [Full Article...]

Tillerson, in Japan, Says US Needs 'Different Approach' to North Korea

Tillerson, in Japan, Says US Needs 'Different Approach' to North Korea The website, the Independent Journal Review, said late Tuesday that IJR reporter Erin McPike is the lone journalist accompanying Tillerson to Japan, South Korea and China. Tillerson may be more open than his predecessors to seeking a new path on North Korea however. "We want to pursue trade, we believe in trade", Toner said. [Full Article...]

S.Korea's favourite for president demands China stop retaliation over THAAD

S.Korea's favourite for president demands China stop retaliation over THAAD Adding fuel to the fire, the US and South Korea instead to negotiate with North Korea, conduct large-scale joint military exercises every year. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a former oil executive with no government experience, has yet to make an impact in Washington, where he has not even appointed a senior staff. [Full Article...]

Trump wiretap claims are 'nonsense', says British spy agency

The White House didn't immediately respond to request for comment on whether Spicer had apologized, if the administration would no longer highlight the Napolitano remarks, or if the British government had requested an apology. Claims by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden led to questions over GCHQ's relationship with the NSA. Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats Party, said Trump was "c... [Full Article...]

Tom Price defends GOP healthcare bill to the public

Here is where they stand so far. This requires the building of a revolutionary leadership to unite every form of social opposition in mass political movement of the working class for a workers' government and socialism. "What we know is that fewer people will be covered at a greater cost...numerous people in the lobby today will not get service if this bill passes", said Jackson. [Full Article...]

Stranded Afghans return as Torkham and Chaman crossings open for two days

Stranded Afghans return as Torkham and Chaman crossings open for two days There are other crossings which are less in use and which will remain closed. Pakistan's move to close the crossings was aimed at stopping militants from Afghanistan from entering the country and carrying out attacks on Pakistani soil. The attackers targeted border outpost in Mohmand and Khyber tribal region along the border with Afghanistan yesterday. Pakistan has always been home to both local... [Full Article...]

House Intelligence Committee gives updates on Russian Federation investigation

Whitehouse and Graham said later Wednesday they had received a letter from the Federal Bureau of Investigation saying they would respond to their questions next week in a classified letter. "I don't think there was an actual tap of Trump Tower", Nunes said. And today, a top House Republican said he doesn't think it happened. Last week, Graham - who is clearly skeptical of the wiretapping claim a... [Full Article...]

Maruti plant violence: Court acquits 117, 13 charged with murder

Maruti plant violence: Court acquits 117, 13 charged with murder As many as 148 factory workers were arrested and charged with the murder of Awanish Kumar Dev, HR manager at the company's Manesar plant on July 18, 2012 . But we would continue to support the accused workers till they are rehabilitated, he said. The case was filed by Deepak Anand, former general manager of the plant, who accused 600 workers of murder, attempt to murder, rioting and unlawful as... [Full Article...]

Vijay Mallya says ready to talk to banks for one-time settlement

Vijay Mallya says ready to talk to banks for one-time settlement A Division Bench comprising Justice BS Patil and Justice BV Nagarathna passed the order as Mallya failed to personally appear before the Bench, despite several opportunities, for the objective of framing of charges against him in connection with a contempt of court case initiated against him and the warrant issued earlier through the Bengaluru city police could not be served as he is not available... [Full Article...]

Brat, Garrett, Wittman line up against GOP health care plan

Brat, Garrett, Wittman line up against GOP health care plan The report said the GOP plan would lead to 24 million Americans losing health care coverage over the next decade, without providing details for individual states. That included a number of Republican-led states, including IN under Vice President Mike Pence when he was governor there. Among those benefiting from Indiana's expansion is Michael Boone, a 55-year-old cook from Gary. [Full Article...]

Wanna Defund Planned Parenthood, Trump? Ask Pence How That Went

Wanna Defund Planned Parenthood, Trump? Ask Pence How That Went But let's be more realistic about Planned Parenthood's donor base. "Offering money to Planned Parenthood to abandon our patients and our values is not a deal that we will ever accept", said Dawn Laguens, the organization's executive vice president. [Full Article...]

Strong winds blow 4-year-old girl off front steps

Strong winds blow 4-year-old girl off front steps But, mom says, when she saw herself flying along with the door little Madison was laughing too. Let's also take note of the fact that no matter how scared she was, the child never dropped her phone! "She is totally okay", Ms Gardner told Fox 8 news. [Full Article...]

Jones the Bootmaker 'on the brink of administration'

It is understood its owner, the private equity firm Alteri, has filed the intention to protect the business from creditors seeking to recover debts. Both Jones and Brantano could be offloaded as a going concern or through a pre-pack administration whereby it enters insolvency proceedings but assets are acquired by a new owner. [Full Article...]

Zlatan the villain but where are all of Man Utd's other heroes?

Zlatan the villain but where are all of Man Utd's other heroes? The Europa League really does look like Manchester United's best hope of Champions League qualification. "(Bournemouth are) a very tricky, unsafe team, with quality and ambition, who are not afraid to play", the Manchester United boss added. [Full Article...]

Price Target Overview of Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (NYSEMKT:SAND)

Buy rating has been given by 2 analysts to the company stock whereas no analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 2 analysts given HOLD rating. The Company got Upgrade by TD Securities on 11-Jul-16 from Hold to Buy. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.26 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 50.33. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analys... [Full Article...]

Missing Boater's Body Found In Denton Creek

Missing Boater's Body Found In Denton Creek The Texas Game Wardens have now released a statement on behalf of the heartbroken family. "It is something you can do to give back to Matt, Autumn, Oliver, and the entire Meinert family to show support for them as they endure this nightmare that is their reality", the page reads. [Full Article...]

UN Aid Chief Urges Global Action Against Famine

UN Aid Chief Urges Global Action Against Famine The world should act immediately. "Otherwise, many people will predictably die from hunger, livelihoods will be lost and political gains that have been hardwon over the last few years will be reversed", O'Brien said in his stark warning to the UN Security Council. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces 'close' to main government complex in Mosul

Iraqi forces 'close' to main government complex in Mosul Iraqi troops say they have recaptured the main government office as they battle for control of Mosul against so-called Islamic State (IS), BBC News reports. ISIS has been silent on the movements by Iraqi forces, but claimed responsibility for two suicide attacks south of Mosul early Tuesday. "We're deeply concerned with their wellbeing and safety and their access to vital resources", said ... [Full Article...]

Pro-BDS activist denied entry into Israel

Pro-BDS activist denied entry into Israel The decision was made based on what the ministry called Lanning's "ongoing actions in advancing the boycott of Israel". Several members of the PSC had also been on the Mavi Marmara Gaza flotilla that tried to run the blockade on the Gaza Strip ending with the deaths of ten activists after Israel raided the six-ship flotilla. [Full Article...]

Krauthammer: 'Not a person in Washington' believes Trump's wiretap claims

Krauthammer: 'Not a person in Washington' believes Trump's wiretap claims There's a statement out today. The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee joined the chorus of lawmakers stating they are not aware of any evidence supporting President Trump's claim that his campaign headquarters was wiretapped during the presidential election. [Full Article...]


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