• Affordable Care Act exchanges sign up deadline January 31
Affordable Care Act exchanges sign up deadline January 31

He described repeal efforts as "rank speculation", saying nobody knows what will happen in Congress. Yet another benefit of the ACA is the provision that children can remain on parents' health insurance until age 26. The prohibition against insurance companies denying coverage due to an individual's pre-existing condition is one of the popular feat...

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  • TRUMP ON JOBS REPORT: Job growth is 'going to continue, big league'
TRUMP ON JOBS REPORT: Job growth is 'going to continue, big league'

The closely watched figure was the best since last September and comes after Trump won the election promising jobs growth and pushing United States companies to employ American citizens, threatening to tax imports of goods made outside USA borders.

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  • Ryan: I Think We Should Stop Appeasing Iran
Ryan: I Think We Should Stop Appeasing Iran

An adviser to Iran's leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, responded by saying: "Iran does not need permission from any country to defend itself". The US claimed the test violated UN Security Council Resolution 2231 which called on Iran " not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles ".

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  • British PM May says USA close ally, Trump invitation stands
British PM May says USA close ally, Trump invitation stands

The petition against the state visit, which is on the British parliament's website, passed the one million mark on Monday morning and the number of signatories was rising fast. He said MPs and the public were "shocked and appalled by [her] inability to stand up for the values of rule of law, human rights and religious liberty" be refusing to resci...

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  • Ban Ki-moon Drops Bid for South Korean Presidency, Blames 'Fake News'
Ban Ki-moon Drops Bid for South Korean Presidency, Blames 'Fake News'

Liberal Moon Jae-in, who lost the 2012 election to Ms Park, is the current front-runner. His support in public opinion polls rapidly declined from 20.3 per cent when he returned to 13.1 percent before his announcement. Moon, a former human rights lawyer, served as Roh's presidential chief of staff. Ban was also forced to defend himself over t...

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  • A Jew Wrote The Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement that Omitted Jews
A Jew Wrote The Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement that Omitted Jews

Priebus went on to say he doesn't "regret the words", adding , "I mean, everyone's suffering in the Holocaust, including obviously all of the Jewish people affected and the miserable genocide that occurred, is something that we consider to be extraordinarily sad and something that can never be forgotten".

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  • Complaint filed after Farage trolled by sign in parliament
Complaint filed after Farage trolled by sign in parliament

Seb Dance, a Labour MEP for the London region, was spotted holding the sign this afternoon. Things got pretty tense in the European Parliament today as the former Ukip leader said the USA president was just trying to protect his country from Islamist terrorists.

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  • Canadian filmmaker disappears while diving near Alligator Reef
Canadian filmmaker disappears while diving near Alligator Reef

Premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, the documentary went on to win 40 awards in festivals around the world. The dive was her brother's third one of the day, she said, noting that he and his instructor had gone down about 70 metres.

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  • Lucknow roads witness SP-Congress 'unity' show
Lucknow roads witness SP-Congress 'unity' show

Akhilesh, though, is keeping a fearless front when he says that if SP-Congress alliance emerges victorious and SP forms the next government with absolute majority, Netaji would be the happiest person. "There is no doubt that we will get more than 300 seats", he said at the press conference. "What will our workers do on those 105 seats?" It was ...

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  • Saudi Arabia Agrees to Trump's Yemen, Syria Safe Zone Request
Saudi Arabia Agrees to Trump's Yemen, Syria Safe Zone Request

USA officials and people close to Trump's transition team have said a debate is under way in the Trump administration about whether the United States should also declare the Brotherhood a terrorist organization and subject it to US sanctions.

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  • Lone wolf attack suspected in mosque shooting, Canadian officials say
Lone wolf attack suspected in mosque shooting, Canadian officials say

The age of those killed ranged from 35 to 65. "For the moment, nothing leads us to believe there are other suspects linked to the event, but you'll understand we're not taking chances and we're making necessary verifications to make sure there aren't any", police spokesperson Christine Coulombe told The Canadian Press.

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  • Iran Conducts Secret Ballistic Missile Test in Violation of UN Resolution
Iran Conducts Secret Ballistic Missile Test in Violation of UN Resolution

A Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile, the report said , was sacked from a test site about 140 miles east of Tehran and exploded after flying 600 miles. The Iranian nuclear deal created a fair amount of controversy due to the secrecy surrounding the deal and its contents. On Sunday, Trump spoke with King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and the t...

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  • Donald Trump UN cautions US President over order banning refugees
Donald Trump UN cautions US President over order banning refugees

Save the Children takes no issue with proposals to further flawless the vetting process to protect our nation's safety, but we must remember that resettling refugees reinforces our security by supporting key allies that are disproportionately affected by forced displacement.

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  • USA military raid in Yemen kills civilians and al Qaeda militants
USA military raid in Yemen kills civilians and al Qaeda militants

Trump said in a statement issued today. The Pentagon has not confirmed if it carried out the strike. The incident marks the first time a member of the USA military has died in combat since President Donald Trump took office a little more than a week ago.

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  • Benoit Hamon wins presidential nomination for France's Socialists
Benoit Hamon wins presidential nomination for France's Socialists

The Hamon candidacy can rally the Left, from the fringes to those that recently voted Front National because "old Labor" votes did not recognize themselves in the socialist party. Hamon campaigned on the back of a promise to guarantee a basic €750 a month income to every French citizen by 2022. A victory for Hamon, however, could impact other pre...

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  • Wall dispute: Peña Nieto scraps meeting; Trump says Mexico will pay somehow
Wall dispute: Peña Nieto scraps meeting; Trump says Mexico will pay somehow

Mexico opposes the wall and has repeatedly said it won't pay. Meanwhile, at least six million jobs depend on trade with Mexico, according to BorderCouncil.org . Later, Spicer said that the border adjustment tax could be an "option". Gonzalez believes the possible 20 percent import tax on those items might cause a decline in the flow of goo...

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  • Russia's FSB arrests Kaspersky's top cybercrime investigator allegedly for treason
Russia's FSB arrests Kaspersky's top cybercrime investigator allegedly for treason

One of the leading cybercrime investigators at antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab was reportedly arrested in Russian Federation as part of a probe into activities that could represent high treason. Tsargrad TV , a Russian news site run by a Kremlin-loyal businessman, said Mikhailov had links to a Russian hacker group known as Shaltay-Boltay. The FS...

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  • North Korea defector says rule of Kim Jong-un will end imminently
North Korea defector says rule of Kim Jong-un will end imminently

They have also defected to South Korea and remain under Seoul's protection. "We have to spray gasoline on North Korea , and let the North Korean people set fire to it". Some tentative economic reforms have been put into effect in the North, but "those further down the food chain are finding life much tougher", Thae said.

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  • Trump Takes First Trip on Air Force One, Speaks at Republican Retreat
Trump Takes First Trip on Air Force One, Speaks at Republican Retreat

The groups then rallied near city hall, where they were joined by other local progressive organizations and unions committed to resisting Trump's right-wing agenda. "This Congress is going to be the busiest Congress we've had in decades, maybe ever!" "This is our chance to achieve great and lasting change for our beloved nation", Trump said.

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  • Israel approves plans for 2500 new settlement homes in West Bank
Israel approves plans for 2500 new settlement homes in West Bank

On Sunday, Israeli officials approved hundreds of new settler homes that had been postponed until after Trump took office. Israel in the 1967 war had captured the Arab east Jerusalem and annexed it later. The fresh settlements plan "has already caused a significant amount of anger from the Palestinian Authority, which says it flies in the fac...

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