• Women in WH Earn 80 Cents on the Dollar Compared to Men
Women in WH Earn 80 Cents on the Dollar Compared to Men

Days after the White House announced that it had ceased operations of its Council on Women and Girls, the Trump administration released data on its staff members' pay. The country's gender wage gap goes all the way to the White House, according to a new CNN analysis . There are, of course, women making high salaries at the Trump White Ho...

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  • DIPLOMATIC ROW: Arab states give Qatar additional 48 hours to accept demands
DIPLOMATIC ROW: Arab states give Qatar additional 48 hours to accept demands

The Kuwaiti emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, early on July 3 said he had received the Qataris' formal response and immediately asked the Arab nations grant Qatar a 48-hour extension. In a statement , a Downing Street spokesperson said May raised the ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Gulf with Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia du...

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  • Cinema Halls Cancel Screenings In Tamil Nadu
Cinema Halls Cancel Screenings In Tamil Nadu

Almost 1,000 cinema theatres across Tamil Nadu has shut down operations from today - July 3. Under the Goods and Services Tax, film businesses have to pay taxes to the tune of 28 per cent for tickets over Rs 100 and 18 per cent for those priced below Rs 100.

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  • Louisiana denies Trump's request for voter information
Louisiana denies Trump's request for voter information

Previous election commissions have tried to steer a less politicized course, and were often led by respected elder statesmen from both parties, he said. Trump's national commission was formed to investigate allegations of USA election fraud. In the Maryland statement, Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said his office would not only refuse the ad...

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  • Rand Paul to GOP: Pass a 'Clean Repeal Like We Promised'
Rand Paul to GOP: Pass a 'Clean Repeal Like We Promised'

Keeping that tax increase in place was a bid to woo party moderates and rescue their sputtering push to repeal his health care overhaul. Robert Laszewski, president of Health Policy and Strategy Associates, said repealing the 2010 law without a replacement would be "a trauma" for an insurance market that needs regulatory clarity to set premium ra...

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  • Rain and storm chance late Friday evening
Rain and storm chance late Friday evening

Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thunder possible. High 83F. Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m. Humidity won't be completely gone, but it will be lower than Saturday with dew points dropping to the low to mid 60s (compared to around 70 on Saturday ).

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  • Modi calls GST as 'good and simple tax'
Modi calls GST as 'good and simple tax'

Prime minister, his cabinet colleagues and major company executives will gather on Friday in parliament's central hall for the first midnight ceremony there in two decades to launch the most sweeping tax reform for almost 70 years. At the launch, both Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledged that the i...

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  • Hospitalized After Fiery Plane Crash on Calif. Freeway
Hospitalized After Fiery Plane Crash on Calif. Freeway

John Wayne Airport has been shut down to arrivals in the aftermath of the crash. As you'd imagine, there's been all kinds of video of the plane crash and the subsequent wreckage posted to social media. The driver in that clipped vehicle told ABC7 that the plane hit the rear end of his truck, which then went out of control. "The plane collided, ...

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  • Benefits Row Can Test Obergefell's Reach, Texas Justices Say
Benefits Row Can Test Obergefell's Reach, Texas Justices Say

The decision could begin the process to undercut marriage equality by erasing spousal benefits, including health care benefits, for legally married same-sex couples in the state of Texas. That request to the court came more than a year after state agencies moved to extend benefits to spouses of married gay and lesbian employees just days after ...

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  • 'Epidemic proportions': Trump pledges 'federal help' to stop violent crime in Chicago
'Epidemic proportions': Trump pledges 'federal help' to stop violent crime in Chicago

As violence surged, Breitbart News reported that Chicago Police Board Chairwoman Lori Lightfoot wanted federal help. "He is here to help people". This was an increase of nearly 60 percent and was more than the number of murders in New York City and Los Angeles, combined.

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  • US House approves 2 bills toughening anti-immigrant measures
US House approves 2 bills toughening anti-immigrant measures

On Thursday afternoon, the House passed Kate's Law on a 257 to 167 vote and the sanctuary cities bill on a 228 to 195 vote. The House bills face a major obstacle in the Senate, where Republicans have only 52 seats and need 60 votes to overcome a filibuster.

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  • U.S. and Turkish Defense ministers meet in Brussels
U.S. and Turkish Defense ministers meet in Brussels

He said that his country "will never be a spectator to the acts of terrorist groups" just beyond its borders. However, the USA views the PYD/PKK as its ally in the fight against Daesh in northern Syria. The YPG had said that it was responding to aggression after Turkish forces and their Syrian allies have "increased their attacks against Roja...

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  • Tillerson urges negotiation to end Gulf crisis but Saudis say no
Tillerson urges negotiation to end Gulf crisis but Saudis say no

Tillerson said in a statement: "Our role has been to encourage the parties to get their issues on the table, clearly articulated, so that those issues can be addressed and some resolution process can get under way to bring this to a conclusion".

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  • US Treasury sanctions Chinese bank for illegal N.Korea activity
US Treasury sanctions Chinese bank for illegal N.Korea activity

The sanctions come as the US pushes for China , North Korea's largest trading partner, to exert more pressure on Pyongyang. President Trump has always been pushing China to do more to rein in the North Korean regime and its leader Kim Jong-un.

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  • Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal
Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

A failure to gain support from the Northern Irish party would risk the Queen's Speech being voted down next week, and Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour will be pushing hard for that outcome. " We are going into these talks with the national interest at heart ", she said on Monday. Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland, such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, ...

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  • 'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears
'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

Camden Council leader Georgia Gould said officials would visit residents still in their homes, as they required them to leave the blocks before work on making the buildings safe could begin. Housing Minister Alok Sharma refused to be drawn on whether the cladding used on the block was illegal. As for the Grenfell Tower investigation, police sai...

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  • Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day
Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day

Mr Varadkar also held a telephone call with Prime Minister Theresa May during Tuesday in which they discussed the ongoing efforts to restore the power sharing executive in Northern Ireland ahead of Thursday's talk deadline. The pair also discussed migration, Brexit and the movement of goods and citizens across the border, climate change, free...

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  • BC Liberals seek Speaker clarifications before Thursday's confidence vote
BC Liberals seek Speaker clarifications before Thursday's confidence vote

British Columbia's Liberal party is being accused of stalling on their expected defeat in the legislature by seeking advice from the Speaker on the procedure surrounding confidence votes. NDP Leader John Horgan echoed that sentiment in Question Period, taking aim at Premier Christy Clark. Something that will now most likely take place Thursday.

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  • Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'
Tweed shooting victim known as 'the enforcer'

The heavily-tattooed Hall, 31, was gunned down at close range outside a South Tweed warehouse on Saturday. Mr Hall was found outside The Tweed Hospital around 4.30pm on Saturday, June 24 with a gunshot wound to the stomach and died shortly after.

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  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC in BG sector
J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC in BG sector

The funeral of two Indian Army soldiers from Maharashtra who were killed by a Pakistani BAT team near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir will be held at their respective native villages on Saturday, a defence spokesperson said on Friday. "Arms, ammunition and other war-like stores including a special dagger and a headband with a camera, knife, an AK ...

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