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Congress Will Vote on Its Own Sexual Harassment Complaint Process

Congress Will Vote on Its Own Sexual Harassment Complaint Process But Congress has been under fire to do something to improve the process of reporting and dealing with harassment on Capitol Hill. "At that moment, I thought to myself, Al Franken did that exact same thing to me", wrote Leeann Tweeden, words that would, along with seven other accusers, ultimately bring down a sitting US senator. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau Wants Us All to Say 'Peoplekind' Instead of 'Mankind'

Justin Trudeau Wants Us All to Say 'Peoplekind' Instead of 'Mankind' Mr Trudeau politely interrupted the student, saying: "We like to say "peoplekind", not necessarily mankind". "There we go", the woman responded. Others have not been so kind. Some pointed out that he had never been heard using that word himself and provided a transcript of his speech where he used the word "mankind". Potentially more troubling for Trudeau, "Fox and Friends", one of US Presid... [Full Article...]

Pink Destroys Twitter Troll for Criticizing Super Bowl National Anthem Performance

Pink Destroys Twitter Troll for Criticizing Super Bowl National Anthem Performance As Super Bowl fever grips the USA, activists are taking the opportunity to highlight their own agenda. "I ask that all South Carolinians show the world our state's resolute commitment to supporting our troops by standing for the national anthem wherever you watch the Super Bowl with your loved ones this Sunday", he wrote, ending the tweet with the hashtag #IStand, a direct contrast to #TakeA... [Full Article...]

China smartphone market set for a Q1 hit

China smartphone market set for a Q1 hit The growth rate, however, has dropped 18.7% from 2016, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information, Yicai.com reported. For the whole year, the global smartphone market has reached 1.472 billion units, shrinking by less than 1% compared to 1,473 billion units an year ago. [Full Article...]

US House intelligence panel votes to release Democratic memo

US House intelligence panel votes to release Democratic memo Devin Nunes , R-Calif. Hours off of receiving a second Twitter attack from President Donald Trump , California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff said White House chief of staff John Kelly should put the President in "time out". Gowdy noted that he himself helped draft the memo but said that, even without the Democratic-funded dossier it refers to, there would still be an investigation of other alle... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

The four Republicans who appeared on Sunday's talk shows walked a careful line on the four-page document, which alleges that the Justice Department abused its powers by obtaining a warrant for surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page using information from a source who was biased against Trump. [Full Article...]

IOC opens 2 days of meeting on eve of Pyeongchang Olympics

IOC opens 2 days of meeting on eve of Pyeongchang Olympics Pence isn't looking for a meeting with North Korean officials but hasn't ruled out the possibility of a chance encounter, according to White House officials who spoke to The Associated Press . The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are on track though organisers are battling the spread of a virus among staff and preparing to deal with the cold snap at Friday's opening ceremony, Games chief Lee Hee-beo... [Full Article...]

Will Hurd: Why I voted to release the Nunes memo

Will Hurd: Why I voted to release the Nunes memo As the committee continues to negotiate Bannon's interview, Democrats have been raising questions about whether the committee chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes of California, coordinated with the White House in drafting the GOP memo . Trump is expected to be briefed on the memo Tuesday or Wednesday, after the White House counsel's office and National Security Council staff have thoroughly reviewed ... [Full Article...]

True to his word, Duterte oversees crushing of smuggled luxury cars

True to his word, Duterte oversees crushing of smuggled luxury cars He said foreign entities could still conduct research upon the approval of the National Security Adviser (NSA) Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. Scientists from the United States of America and Japan have surveyed the Philippine Rise numerous times. Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said China can be stopped from research under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). [Full Article...]

Azerbaijani leader calls snap presidential election

Azerbaijani leader calls snap presidential election Before that the presidential election was scheduled for 17 October as prescribed by the Azerbaijani Electoral Code. The ruling New Azerbaijan Party, known as YAP, earlier said it would nominate Aliyev for the presidency again, potentially extending his rule to 2025. [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump says 'shutdown' over immigration

Without borders we don't have a country. "I'd love to see a shutdown if we don't get this stuff taken care of". Trump made the comments at a roundtable with Homeland Security officials and lawmakers over the street gang MS-13. Kelly said he doubted Trump would act unilaterally to extend DACA beyond March 5. At the time, he claimed that their "no" votes and the subsequent funding lapse thre... [Full Article...]

Nick Foles' wife and baby girl help celebrate Super Bowl win

Nick Foles' wife and baby girl help celebrate Super Bowl win According to ESPN.com , a record $158.58 million was bet on Super Bowl 52 at Nevada sportsbooks, with the books winning just $1.1 million. His heroics helped him deliver Eagles fans their first world championship in franchise history and earned Foles the game's Most Valuable Player award. [Full Article...]

Sole Surviving Suspect In Paris Attacks Makes Uncooperative Court Appearance

Sole Surviving Suspect In Paris Attacks Makes Uncooperative Court Appearance Salah Abdeslam is on trial for the attempted murder of police officers in a Brussels shootout just before he was arrested on 18 March 2016. The 28-year-old French citizen has been imprisoned in France in connection with the suicide bombings and mass shootings on November 13, 2015, that left at least 130 people dead at a soccer match, cafes and the Bataclan concert hall. [Full Article...]

Facebook Joins Hands with Partners across Africa for a safer Internet

Facebook Joins Hands with Partners across Africa for a safer Internet The online world may be enabling greater communication and better access to information than every before for children and young people - but with that also comes great risk. The teens who were surveyed by UNICEF claimed that they are more anxious about private businesses accessing their social media profiles than they are about cyberbullying, the dangers which are posed by strangers online, b... [Full Article...]

See the full trailer for "Solo: A Star Wars Story"

See the full trailer for The full trailer offers a glimpse at Han Solo's origin story, and viewers learn from the trailer that Solo's been a troublemaker since he was a kid, getting kicked out of a flight academy as a youngster and scamming people since he was 10 years old. [Full Article...]

Lana Del Rey Addresses Foiled Kidnap Plot In Tearful Speech During Concert

Lana Del Rey Addresses Foiled Kidnap Plot In Tearful Speech During Concert The man, Michael Hunt , faces charges of aggravated stalking with a credible threat and attempted kidnapping with a weapon. "I love you so much Lana (.) I can't wait to be back in your arms in a few days", he posted, declaring that everyone at the concert "will know who I am when I get there". [Full Article...]

Esmond Bradley-Martin: Ivory investigator killed in Kenya

Esmond Bradley-Martin: Ivory investigator killed in Kenya Dr Paula Kahumbu , the CEO of Wildlife Direct said Esmond will be remembered for playing key roles in ivory and rhino horn trafficking in the region and was at the forefront of exposing large scale ivory markets in USA, Congo, Nigeria, China, Hong Kong among others. [Full Article...]

Korean official unlikely to oversee Olympic breakthrough

Korean official unlikely to oversee Olympic breakthrough U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has not ruled out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the upcoming Olympics in South Korea. Vice President Mike Pence is departing Washington on Monday on a six-day Asia swing that will take in the games in Pyeongchang. [Full Article...]

Waymo-Uber trial poses hard task for jury

Waymo-Uber trial poses hard task for jury Like Waymo , Google is owned by Alphabet Inc., which led a $1 billion investment in Uber rival Lyft previous year. Uber's lawyers in turn provided a frustrated internal email sent by the then head of Google's self-driving vehicle program, Chris Urmson, to Google's co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, warning about the consequences of not being competitive. [Full Article...]

"Manufactured Issues": Arun Jaitley's Sharp Dig at "Muzzled" Opposition

Led by the Congress, Trinamool Congress , Samajwadi Party , NCP, CPI-M, CPI, DMK and AAP leaders met in Parliament House and jointly sent a letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expressing their concern. In the evening, Naidu put his side of the story in the House, saying "some members have perhaps not properly understood my concern and anguish over the functioning of this House"... [Full Article...]


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