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Trump plans to replace food stamps: Here's how Trump plans to replace food stamps: Here's how
- February 14, 2018

The proposed plan would replace about half of the program's cash benefits while recipients would still receive the other half as they always have. In its annual budget proposal unveiled on Monday, the Trump administration included an overhaul of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , formerly-and still colloquially-known as food stamps . (more...)
Lizette Andrea Cuesta, 19-Year-Old Stabbing Victim, Identifies Suspects From Deathbed Lizette Andrea Cuesta, 19-Year-Old Stabbing Victim, Identifies Suspects From Deathbed
- February 14, 2018

Suffering from multiple life-threatening stab wounds and other injuries, Lizette Andrea Cuesta was able to drag herself to the side of a road in Livermore , California , when a auto saw her around 2 a.m. Livermore: Early this AM, #ALCOFire Batt 3, E-8 & E-21, Paramedics Plus & REACH 2 responded w/ CHP to a medical emergency on Tesla Rd, approx 2 miles west of Carnegie Park. (more...)
US May Have Killed Dozens of Russian Fighters US May Have Killed Dozens of Russian Fighters
- February 14, 2018

Army Col. Thomas Veale, a spokesperson for the U.S. -led coalition said . "We only handle the data that concerns Russian forces servicemen", Dmitri S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that Russia has told the US there were no Russians in the area of the strike. He also wouldn't even confirm whether Russian nationals were among the dead in the attack. (more...)
Sean Hannity Has a Demented New Theory About Barack Obama's Official Portrait Sean Hannity Has a Demented New Theory About Barack Obama's Official Portrait
- February 14, 2018

The event was also significant as it was for the first time that not one, but two African-American artists were selected to paint the former POTUS and the FLOTUS. But within the portrait are little clues - chrysanthemums represent Chicago, as that's the official flower of his hometown; jasmine, Hawaii, his birthplace; and African blue lilies, his Kenyan heritage. (more...)
Israeli Police Push For Prime Minister Netanyahu's Indictment On Corruption Charges Israeli Police Push For Prime Minister Netanyahu's Indictment On Corruption Charges
- February 14, 2018

Lapid said that as a law abiding citizen he gave a short testimony upon request of the police and he called on Netanyahu to resign. "And, therefore, today isn't different from any other days which I've been through in past 20 years". "The recommendation disregards indisputable basic facts including the ties between Mr. Milchan and Mr. Netanyahu started in the early years of 2000, when Netanyahu had no government role". (more...)
Second Federal Judge Blocks Move to End DACA Second Federal Judge Blocks Move to End DACA
- February 14, 2018

In a preliminary ruling, he ordered the government to keep processing DACA applications and renewal requests, echoing the January 9 ruling of a judge in San Francisco. Today, a federal judge granted Attorney General Schneiderman and his fellow Attorneys General's motion for a preliminary injunction to block President Trump's rescission of DACA. (more...)
Mattis Says North Korea Can't Drive Wedge Between South, US Mattis Says North Korea Can't Drive Wedge Between South, US
- February 14, 2018

Guterres was also in "the same general area" as a number of other North Korean officials including Kim Yo Jong "but they were never in any personal contact with each other", Haq said. Concerns surfaced over the possible discord between South Korea and the United States in its approach to North Korea as Pence, who came to South Korea on Thursday for the opening of the PyeongChang Olympics, increased USA pressure on Pyongyang by highlighting the brutality of the regime during his time here. (more...)
Rep. Biggs: Democratic Memo Deserves to Be Learn by Individuals Rep. Biggs: Democratic Memo Deserves to Be Learn by Individuals
- February 14, 2018

The comments come one day after Trump chose to not yet declassify the Democratic memo. Trump was "inclined to declassify" the memo, McGahn suggested, but not until sensitive passages were omitted. President Donald Trump has returned a classified Democratic memo to the House Intelligence Committee after blocking its release. Republicans backed the release, but several said they thought it should be redacted. (more...)
'Too quickly' to inform if Korean Olympic thaw will final:… 'Too quickly' to inform if Korean Olympic thaw will final:…
- February 12, 2018

She is not a bystander or mere spectator; rather, Kim is an active participant. Moreover, according to the reports, North Korean officials handpick these women from elite schools and conduct strict background checks to make sure they are not related to any defectors and are able to represent their country in a positive way. (more...)
Schiff: Panel to meet with Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss memo redaction Schiff: Panel to meet with Federal Bureau of Investigation to discuss memo redaction
- February 12, 2018

According to White House Counsel Don McGahn, the document was blocked after the Justice Department had identified portions of the 10-page memo written by Democratic members that "would create especially significant concerns for the national security and law enforcement interests" of the country. (more...)
South Africa's ANC executives to decide on President Jacob Zuma's future South Africa's ANC executives to decide on President Jacob Zuma's future
- February 12, 2018

Zuma is seen by many in ANC to be a liability to the ruling party ahead of next year's elections, mostly because his presidency had been dominated by corruption scandals that are now subject of judicial proceedings. Before rising to become the people's president, Jacob Zuma survived a number of scandals including Rape and corruption allegations. "COPE asserts that Mr Zuma be urgently brought before Parliament and be removed in accordance with the provisions of our Constitution‚" he added. (more...)
Tillerson considers Israel visit amid Iran tensions Tillerson considers Israel visit amid Iran tensions
- February 12, 2018

Tillerson's visit comes as Sisi, who has been president since 2014, looks set to be re-elected next month in polls in which he will face a single opponent. The Egyptian army has announced that at least 28 suspected militants have died in clashes since the operation began on Friday. Washington , Tillerson told reporters, supported Egypt in its ongoing fight against the Daesh terrorist group. (more...)
Shoot female rebels in their vaginas: Philippine President Duterte tells soldiers Shoot female rebels in their vaginas: Philippine President Duterte tells soldiers
- February 12, 2018

In May past year, he told soldiers he would protect them against criminal charges even if they rape three women while implementing martial law in the southern region of Mindanao. Just last week his spokesman, Harry Roque, accused women of "overreacting" to the president's comments. Duterte regularly denigrates and threatens women, but when challenged, insists it was all just a joke. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti meets Nirmala Sitharaman Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti meets Nirmala Sitharaman
- February 12, 2018

The home minister has directed the officials that action must be taken to check infiltration attempts from across the border, an official said. Definitely, they will be given to Pakistan. Sitharaman, however, said that she held a "detailed" discussion with the chief minister and was grateful to her for giving her time at such a short notice. (more...)
As Olympics Open, Moon's Warm Words for Pyongyang Alarm South Korea's Allies As Olympics Open, Moon's Warm Words for Pyongyang Alarm South Korea's Allies
- February 12, 2018

North Korea has emerged as the early favorite to grab one of the Winter Olympics' most important medals: the diplomatic gold. The games have not reduced the US -led global pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear and long-range missile program that is threatening America and the world. (more...)
BJP promises free girls' education in Tripura BJP promises free girls' education in Tripura
- February 12, 2018

Releasing its election manifesto here for the Tripura Assembly elections, AICC general secretary and Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanswamy brushed aside poll promises and claims made by the BJP and the Left. BJP also promised to regularize all contractual government employees, and provide minimum social security pension of Rs 2,000 and minimum wages of Rs 340. (more...)
No complaints from abused Indonesian maid, says consul No complaints from abused Indonesian maid, says consul
- February 12, 2018

Steven has also confirmed that after police rescued her, Lisao was rushed to a hospital where she later died on Sunday. He said before Tenaganita volunteers could arrive, the employer bundled Adelina into her auto and drove out of the house. (more...)
Puerto Rico Hit With New Blackout After Explosion at Power Plant Puerto Rico Hit With New Blackout After Explosion at Power Plant
- February 12, 2018

But that was before the explosion Sunday set off a huge fire at a main power substation, knocking out electricity in several towns and parts of the capital of San Juan. The hurricane tore through Puerto Rico with 155-mile-per-hour winds and pummeled the island with more than 30 inches of rain, leaving a deadly path of destruction in its wake. (more...)
[PyeongChang 2018] EXO, CL to perform at Olympics closing ceremony [PyeongChang 2018] EXO, CL to perform at Olympics closing ceremony
- February 12, 2018

President Moon hosted Kim at the presidential mansion for lunch on Saturday - a session in which Kim extended an invitation for Moon to visit North Korea later this year. It is now unclear how the unidentified Korean man was able to jump the barriers and get onto the ice chute but local police in Pyeongchang, the South Korean resort where the two week tournament is held, say they are investigating. (more...)
John Kelly gets White House support for handling Rob Porter abuse allegations John Kelly gets White House support for handling Rob Porter abuse allegations
- February 12, 2018

The White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders affirmed this was the official position of the administration in October 2017. Kellyanne Conway , a senior advisor to Trump , said the president pushed the two staffers out the moment he saw credible evidence against them. (more...)
Trump blocks release of Democratic memo that rebuts Republican claims Trump blocks release of Democratic memo that rebuts Republican claims
- February 12, 2018

Although an investigation was already underway back in Washington on the link between Moscow and the Trump campaign, the agents did not want to get involved in anything that smelled of the politics back home . However, the Nunes memo also shows that the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not launch their probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election because of an unverified dossier about Trump and Russia compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele. (more...)
India, Oman sign agreement on visa exemption India, Oman sign agreement on visa exemption
- February 12, 2018

It was the second day of his two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ). Modi , a Hindu like most of India's population, has in recent months spoken out to condemn vigilante killings of Muslims in his country. "We may have had dark times between our nations but our respect has always stood the test of time", he stated. While in Ramallah, he visited the mausoleum of former PA President and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat and laid a wreath at his grave. (more...)
Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Olympics Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Olympics
- February 12, 2018

In a historic meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, the South Korean leader was presented with an invitation to visit their reclusive neighbor state to the North. Moon said the emotional damage sustained by the victims can not be resolved through simple exchanges between governments and that both South Korea and Japan should continue efforts to heal their wounds, Blue House spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told a briefing. (more...)
South Korean PM to host lunch for high-level DPRK delegation South Korean PM to host lunch for high-level DPRK delegation
- February 12, 2018

Throughout his visit, observers said Pence seemed uncomfortable with the warm welcome the North Korean delegation received from the South. Pence called it "maximum pressure and engagement at the same time ", Rogin said. But it is highly cautious about Seoul moving toward restoring relations with Pyongyang. Not knowing how to backtrack from the confrontationist position built up by Trump, Vice President Mike Pence made a brief appearance at the reception but avoided the North Korean ... (more...)
George Soros pledges extra £100000 to pro-EU campaign George Soros pledges extra £100000 to pro-EU campaign
- February 12, 2018

But after a sustained attack , Mr Soros , through his Open Society Foundations (OFS), announced on Sunday he would match donations - to a maximum of £100,000 - given to the Best for Britain campaign. But this has now been reversed, with Continental economies powering ahead while Britain lags behind'. Lord Malloch-Brown, a former UK government minister and deputy UN secretary general, chairs the Best for Britain campaign, co-founded by Gina Miller , who took the UK government to court ... (more...)
United States is open to talks with North Korea, says Pence United States is open to talks with North Korea, says Pence
- February 12, 2018

I asked him what exact steps Pyongyang would have to take to get real sanctions relief. North Korea's participance in the games in union with South Korea is significant in that it opens a door for a possible peace agreement and reunification of the Korean Peninsula in the future. (more...)
Harvard Names Lawrence Bacow President, Succeeding Drew Faust Harvard Names Lawrence Bacow President, Succeeding Drew Faust
- February 12, 2018

Lee, senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation and chair of Harvard's presidential search committee. Bacow will succeed Drew Faust , who announced in June that she would step down as Harvard president at the end of the current academic year. (more...)
Turkey detains 666 over social media criticism of Afrin operation Turkey detains 666 over social media criticism of Afrin operation
- February 12, 2018

Turkey is targeting the Syrian Kurdish militia YPG in a weeks-long air and ground operation in Syria's Afrin region. Harlem Dessir, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation ( OSCE ) Representative on Freedom of the Media, denounced the detention of hundreds of people in Turkey over their public criticism of the operation. (more...)
TNPSC Group 4 VAO exams conducted, know latest update TNPSC Group 4 VAO exams conducted, know latest update
- February 12, 2018

TNPSC Group 4 answer keys: Over 16 lakh candidates appeared for the recruitment test. This year it has released notification for the Group 4 posts and the candidates who had appeared for the exam can check the answer key from the official website. (more...)
SC restrains J&K police from taking coercive steps regarding Shopian firing… SC restrains J&K police from taking coercive steps regarding Shopian firing…
- February 12, 2018

The JKCCS has said that the stay of investigations against Major Aditya Kumar is irregular and against the established norms of criminal procedure. Terms like "self defence" and other such justifications for an action, can not be considered at the stage of registration of FIR and certainly can not be a basis to quash the FIR (as the petition in the Supreme Court seeks). (more...)

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