U.S. could extend laptop ban to flights from UK, European airports

According to a report from The Guardian , they have heard that the U.S. government could now be considering imposing a similar ban from flights coming out of Europe, although one of their sources told them that the United Kingdom could be getting a pass on this ban, but it hasn't been confirmed yet. Читать далее

Puff, puff, pass: Liberals table legislation to legalize marijuana

More than half the states now have laws that legalize marijuana for recreational or medicinal use. He was the federal government's point man on the recreational-marijuana file. If the legislation becomes law, adults could have up to 30 grams of cannabis on their person and grow up to four plants in their home. While medical marijuana use has been regulated in this country since 2001, cannabis remains a controlled substance. Читать далее

Obama re-emerges in public after avoiding political spotlight

Obama re-emerges in public after avoiding political spotlight

Of his organizing days, Obama said it was important to spend time "listening and finding out what they're interested in and connecting their immediate needs to policies that have influence on their immediate concerns". However, he said Obama's discussion inspired him. He said he sees four threats to american democracy: gerrymandered legislative districts that empower extremists in both parties; big money's growing power; and polarized news media; all of which foster the fourth threat: voter ... Читать далее

Trump administration to issue new Syria sanctions

The new sanctions are the latest US response to Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons, most recently in rebel-held northern Idlib, in an attack that killed more than 80 civilians. The U.S. retaliated earlier this month by launching missiles against a Syrian airfield. The retaliation was seen as somewhat unexpected for a president that vowed to stay out of lingering wars and conflicts overseas. Читать далее

Obama's Iran Prisoner Swap Angered Prosecutors and Law Enforcement

And it deceived Congress, its own agencies and the American people in the process, Politico reported. Obama officials agreed to release 21 Iranian proliferators in January as part of a prisoner swap that involved a range of other concessions, including a controversial $1.7 billion cash payment. Читать далее

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Mr. Perdue is expected to start work at the USDA , which employs around 100,000, by addressing employees Tuesday. "We are confident that Secretary Perdue will be a champion for USA agriculture and will help the Trump administration build strong relationships with key trading partners". Читать далее

LinkedIn reaches 500 million members and names London its most connected city

LinkedIn reaches 500 million members and names London its most connected city

The business social network, which was founded in the USA in 2002, also revealed that London is its most connected city in the world - ahead of Amsterdam and San Francisco - with users in the capital having an average of 307 professional connections on the site. Читать далее

Egypts Parl votes unanimously in favour of state of emergency

Egypts Parl votes unanimously in favour of state of emergency

It's not about Muslim attacking Christians. No. Ammunition, weapons, a motorcycle and Islamic State books and publications were found at the scene, the statement said. He buried his son late Sunday. "He was like an angel", he said. Pictures of Maher went viral on social media, showing him sitting helplessly in blood-stained robes. Читать далее

Russia vetoes UN statement on North Korea's missile tests

None of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, suggested alarm or signaled that they knew the precise reason for such Chinese activity. The Ronald Reagan, whose home port is Yokosuka in Japan, is part of the Seventh Fleet and is regularly deployed around the western Pacific. Читать далее

North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

The paper is known for its often stridently nationalistic views. "The United States should not run amok and should consider carefully any catastrophic outcome from its foolish military provocative act", Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, said in a commentary on Monday. Читать далее

Poll gives May's Conservatives commanding lead ahead of June election

According to the poll, the Conservative lead is enough to win a majority that could be over 100 seats, but Prime Minister May said on Friday she was not complacent. The election will be held on June 8, almost a year after 52 percent of Britons voted to leave the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled out cuts to the United Kingdom foreign aid budget. Читать далее

Trump's Mar-a-Lago loses State Department promotion posting

Trump's Mar-a-Lago loses State Department promotion posting

After raising eyebrows with a blog post touting President Donald Trump's personally owned private Florida club, Mar-a-Lago, the State Department has removed the post . On Monday, the post was removed and replaced with a statement. As the WH plans deep cuts to hunger programs and foreign aid, so nice to see taxpayer money being used responsibly...to promote Mar-a-Lago. Читать далее

In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

The comments came as Japan conducted exercises with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters. "The North Korean nuclear and missile problem is an extremely serious security threat to not only the worldwide community but also our country", the Japanese leader told reporters in Tokyo afterwards. Читать далее

Border wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdown

In a private meeting Monday, Trump informed around 20 reporters that he would be willing to compromise in order to avoid a government shutdown, according to the Associated Press. The wall, experts say, would cost $21.6 billion and take 3 1/2 years to construct. The White House also scrambled to temper expectations over the weekend after Trump on Friday promised a "big announcement" on tax reform this week, which aides said would simply outline the administration's "broad principles and ... Читать далее

Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday it would arrive "within days". "I can say the South Korean and U.S. militaries are fully ready for North Korea's nuclear test", Moon said. The White House did not immediately issue its own accounts of Trump's calls with Xi and Abe. North Korea's youth, the unidentified spokesman said, are "keeping themselves fully combat ready to mercilessly wipe out with five million nuclear bombs the group of devils who are trying to bring a nuclear disaster ... Читать далее

Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted exercises with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters. Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe described his conversation with Trump as a "thorough exchange of views". The 58-year old taught accounting for a month at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. That widening rift is presenting China with hard choices between its long-standing ties to North Korea and its hopes for steady relations with the United ... Читать далее

Woman attacked by shark off isolated British island in the Atlantic

Woman attacked by shark off isolated British island in the Atlantic

Reports are coming in that a woman has been flown to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire after being attacked by a shark in the South Atlantic. Luckily, he managed to fight it off and the couple were taken to Georgetown Hospital for treatment. Читать далее

Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

White House officials regularly go to Congress to brief on national security matters, but it is unusual for the whole Senate to go to the White House. " It's [the location] their choice ", said Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said he hopes the administration will provide reassuring words that Pyongyang will not be given a chance to further develop ballistic missiles. Читать далее

Resident Evil 7's Not A Hero DLC Has Been Delayed By Capcom

If you've already completed Resident Evil 7 (seriously, go do that), you can also check out a few pieces of smaller DLC released thus far. Producer Masachika Kawata and Director Koshi Nakanishi, took to YouTube to deliver the unfortunate video message. Читать далее

Where General Motors Company (GM) Stands on ABR?

Where General Motors Company (GM) Stands on ABR?

General Motors Company's revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Tracking most recent quarter period, Price to book (P/B) ration is at 1.54 and Price to cash per share ration is at 1.16. The most recent short interest data show 4.17% of the company's stock are short sold. They now have a United States dollars 12 price target on the stock. Читать далее

Friday the 13th slices our way later next month

Friday the 13th slices our way later next month

The digital download of Friday the 13th: The Game will be $40 United States dollars. Friday The 13th: The Game is a survival horror multiplayer that takes place in the iconic Camp Crystal Lake . Fans and gamers also got another look at series character Tommy Jarvis, the first person to ever kill Jason Voorhees . Players will also get to see the villain's different incarnations throughout its existence in the storied franchise (something that has existed for almost three decades already). Читать далее

Tensions rising as North Korea carries out new artillery excercises

Tensions rising as North Korea carries out new artillery excercises

North Korea conducted a large-scale conventional live-fire military drill in the region of Wonsan on its east coast, South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed on Tuesday. The submarine's arrival comes as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier heads toward the Korean Peninsula for a joint exercise with South Korea around the weekend. Читать далее

Israeli PM snubs German minister after row over rights group

Gabriel is on a three-day visit to the Middle East, starting with Amman, Jordan, on Sunday. Netanyahu issued an ultimatum to Gabriel the day before, saying that he will not meet with the German foreign minister if he holds his planned meeting with the NGO Breaking the Silence, which has testified to global organizations claiming that the IDF commits war crimes. Читать далее

Trump backs away from demand for border wall money

For instance, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaking in the White House briefing room Monday declined to say if the President would insist on border wall funding in a final bill saying only that "the President is working hard to keep the government open and addressing various issues". Читать далее

Kejriwal crying foul over EVMs fearing failure: BJP

The Delhi unit of the Congress had approached the Commission against Times Now yesterday, and sought action for violating the procedures and Standard Operating Procedure of the Election Commission . A Maharashtra Congress leader, Shehzad Poonawala, tweeted about the EVMs in Delhi: "Better we call them (E) xtremely (V) ulnerable (M) achines". The Congress, which had ruled the MCD only once between 2002 and 2007, is seeking a revival in fortunes in Delhi, after being whitewashed in the 2015 ... Читать далее