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$61 million set to be approved for Trump family security

$61 million set to be approved for Trump family security

The trillion-dollar Omnibus Appropriations Act introduced on Sunday would fund the federal government into September, and set aside $68 million for states and localities that protect the president and his family. The figures are included in a spending agreement reached between congressional negotiators and the White House. The Palm Beach County sheriff's department did not have an immediate estimate for how much it has spent on protection when Trump has spent time at his Mar-a-Lago ... Read More

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EU Must Reform or Face A Frexit, Says Emmanuel Macron

EU Must Reform or Face A Frexit, Says Emmanuel Macron

Francois Fillon , the former Republicans candidate, first delivered the speech on France's role in Europe and the world on April 15 - just two weeks before Le Pen's discourse on Monday. Thousands of French union activists are marching through Paris and other cities to demand that France's next president protect worker rights - but they appear divided about how to cast their vote. Read More

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Russian court upholds sentence that could bar Putin foe

Russian court upholds sentence that could bar Putin foe

In accordance with the verdict, Navalny receives a five-year suspended sentence. Thousands of anti-corruption protesters took to the streets of Moscow and other cities demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Navalny, a prominent blogger and activist, enjoys huge support among Russian people but he has been arrested several times for his troubles. He has said he has a constitutional right to participate even with the latest conviction, but Russian officials have said he ... Read More

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PM Modi conveys concerns over Australian visa issue to Turnbull

Several protests are planned across New York City, including near the USS Intrepid on the Hudson River, where Trump is scheduled to meet with Mr Turnbull on Friday (AEST), and at the president's home at Trump Tower. 35% said they saw the move as a sign that the Australian government were finally listening to the people . What would Australia do in war? He has previously denied that Trump hung up on him. Read More

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Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

The U.S. and South Korea also started installing a missile defense system that is supposed to be partially operational within days, and their navies began joint military drills on Saturday. The North, defying mounting United States pressure, launched its latest missile test on Saturday, which South Korea said failed . "I just don't want people to know what my thinking is", he said. Read More

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'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

The gallows humor continues as we catch a glimpse of Trump (and his robot/dog hybrid hair) basking in the glow of his first 100 days as President of the United States. "A hundred days in office, so many accomplishments". The Simpsons, which has 32 Emmys and famously predicted a Trump presidency in an episode aired in 2000, is nearing the end of its 28th season. Read More

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No hard feelings for CBS after Dickerson's Trump interview

And everybody's talking about it. And frankly it should be discussed. The distinction between Trump and Obama is that Obama didn't take credit for one number and not another at the same time. Seriously, if puns are your thing, hold on tight: Mr. President, your presidency - I love your presidency - I call it Disgrace The Nation. Dickerson attempted to hold Trump accountable like few reporters have thus far in his presidency, refusing to back down until he was asked to leave the ... Read More

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1 dead, 2 injured in UT Austin stabbing; suspect in custody

Carter said investigators have not established a connection there yet but would not rule it out. For UT President Greg Fenves, the reality of two students murdered on campus is "simply unbelievable". "Within about a block, there were three additional victims", UT Police Chief Carter Page said. "I tried not to look because it was very traumatic, but I don't think I'll ever forget the screaming". Read More

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White House defends Trump's invite to Philippines President Duterte

During Obama's final months in office, the Philippine president moved to build closer economic ties with China and Russian Federation while repeatedly threatening to end his nation's longstanding military alliance with the U.S. Duterte made the comment following his visit to a Chinese warship docked in his hometown, Davao City . On Sunday, the Philippines followed up the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit by releasing a final communique that removed mention of global ... Read More

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Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

South Korea and the United States agreed on Thursday on "swift punitive measures" against North Korea in the event of further provocation, as a North Korean official vowed it would push ahead with nuclear and missile tests to counter U.S. S. submarine docks in South Korea in a show of force. Some observers expected the nuclear-armed country to honor the anniversary with a sixth nuclear test or missile launch, though neither of those had occurred by evening. Read More

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Amit Shah's Three-Day Visit To West Bengal End Today

Amit Shah's Three-Day Visit To West Bengal End Today

Shah has his eye set on Bengal and other coastal states where the BJP wants to expand, which he hopes will give the party even more seats in 2019 than it had managed in 2014. Rejecting Shah's claim of an impoverished West Bengal, Banerjee said,"Development is the biggest pillar of our strength in Bengal". You can see Trinamool Congress leaders openly take money on camera. Read More

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Risk of deeper involvement as U.S. weighs its options in Afghanistan

The group said earlier today that the operation has been named after their former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, claiming that they had major achievements on the political and military level under his leadership. In Taliban controlled areas the group said it will proceed with state-building and "institutions will be erected to secure the social, security, and legal rights of the citizens". Read More

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UK police shoot one, arrest six others in counterterror raids

UK police shoot one, arrest six others in counterterror raids

The raids capped an intense day for security forces, after a 27-year-old man under police surveillance was earlier arrested in a stop-and-search near Parliament and Downing Street allegedly carrying a bag of knives. No. Deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu said they were "two separate unconnected and ongoing counter terrorism investigations that happened in the last 24 hours". Read More

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Strive's 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Every year the free event aims to show kids from all over the Coast a great time, all while celebrating the biblical history of the Easter holiday. "They can feel like they're getting eggs from the ground just like any other kid", Kari McKown, co-owner of Elite Therapy Center, said . Read More

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Lionel Messi hailed

Lionel Messi hailed "the best player in history"

He also intimated to Barcelona defender Gerard Pique that the Catalan side's pre-match talk about the 34-year-old referee giving preference to Madrid had influenced the decision. We are disappointed as overall we did not deserve to lose, but football is like that. "Tonight we were the better team". "I can't criticize the players for anything though". Read More

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