Category: World

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House Republicans fail to reach deal on immigration reform

Closed-door meeting ends with two sides no nearer agreement as moderates push for vote on protecting Dreamers Congressional Republicans left a Capitol Hill meeting on Thursday no closer to a deal on immigration reform....

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Astronaut Pedro Duque named Spain’s science minister

Spain’s first astronaut, Pedro Duque, has been named minister of science by the country’s new Socialist government. Prime Minister and self-labelled feminist Pedro Sánchez is expected to appoint a women-majority cabinet, in contrast to...

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Primary night: 6 takeaways from Tuesday’s big races

Washington (CNN) In California, Democrats are hopeful they’ve avoided the potential nightmare of being locked out of winnable House races due to the state’s unique primary system that allows the top two candidates of...

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Kate Spade: Fashion designer found dead in New York home

Fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her New York apartment. Police are investigating her death as an apparent suicide. She was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment in Manhattan at...

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Crocodile kills Ethiopian pastor during lake baptism

A crocodile has killed a Protestant pastor who was baptising followers near a lake in southern Ethiopia. Docho Eshete was conducting the ceremony for about 80 people on Sunday morning at Lake Abaya in...

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UN says US must stop separating migrant children from parents

The United Nations has urged Washington to immediately halt its controversial practice of separating asylum-seeking Central American children from their parents at the southern border. The UN human rights office said it was deeply...

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Mueller Accuses Paul Manafort of Attempted Witness Tampering

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors on Monday accused President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, of attempting to tamper with witnesses in his federal tax and money laundering case. In court documents, prosecutors working for...

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Saudi Arabia issues first driving licences to women

WOMEN’S RIGHTS – Saudi Arabia issues first driving licences to women Ten women swap foreign licences for Saudi ones, weeks before kingdom removes a controversial ban on female motorists. Saudi Arabia started issuing its...

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Trump cancels Philadelphia Eagles visit to the White House

(CNN)The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles’ White House visit has been canceled due to the controversy over standing for the National Anthem at NFL games, President Donald Trump announced Monday. “The Philadelphia Eagles are...