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Lebanon permits Spielberg movie "The Put up" after…

Lebanon permits Spielberg movie The Hollywood Reporter wrote that the boycott might be "due to (Spielberg's) Oscar-winning Holocaust film Schindler's List , which shot some scenes in Jerusalem", as if that might justify boycotting The Post and other movies. The problem: it's a film by Steven Spielberg. "Why is The Post on the chopping block?" asked Gino Raidy of advocacy group March, on his blog . "We think this is n... [Full Article...]

Governor Walker calls special election a 'wake-up call'

Governor Walker calls special election a 'wake-up call' Schachtner said Tuesday night that in spite of high expectations, even she was surprised by the 9 percentage point win. Americans for Prosperity-the group backed by the Koch brothers, two conservative billionaires-paid for ads and mailings expressly backing Mr Jarchow. [Full Article...]

Facebook agrees to widen probe of Russian meddling in the Brexit vote

Facebook agrees to widen probe of Russian meddling in the Brexit vote Facebook's new search in Britain will require the company's security experts to go back and analyze historical data. Many have urged more disclosure by Facebook, Twitter and other companies, which possess internal information about users and payments. [Full Article...]

We want immigrants 'from everywhere' to come to US

We want immigrants 'from everywhere' to come to US Trump and some Republicans have said the senators' agreement is insufficient. "Reminding the President that his family did not come to America with great skills or wealth, but they came here as most families do". "It doesn't change what they do", Goldstein said. Durbin told CNN that Trump had appeared more open to the kind of bipartisan compromise on immigration his group was working on, b... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump lauds Apple's overseas cash return as 'huge win' for US

Donald Trump lauds Apple's overseas cash return as 'huge win' for US With the announcement, he said, "We have a deep sense of responsibility to give back to our country and the people who make our success possible'". Apple has provided a curriculum for kindergarten through 12th grades on using Swift, the programming language developed by the company. [Full Article...]

United States signals deeper commitment in Syria

United States signals deeper commitment in Syria The YPG is in turn the lead component of the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which was created in 2015 to fight the Islamic State and now controls northeast Syria . The Pentagon said the SDF force is not a new "army" or conventional "border guard" force. Billed as the Trump administration's new strategy on Syria , the announcement will prolong the risks and redefine the mission for t... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan suggests Democrats would be blamed if the government shuts down

Paul Ryan suggests Democrats would be blamed if the government shuts down But a Supreme Court ruling could easily take months, and the Justice Department - in an unusual move - said it does not plan to ask the court to put the judge's ruling on hold. Meanwhile, Democrats were hoping for a budget impasse, as they argue that a resolution on DACA could still be added into the mix this week. McConnell's blunt answer came in response to questions about where the immigr... [Full Article...]

It's official, Amazon's Echo speakers hit Australia in Feb

It's official, Amazon's Echo speakers hit Australia in Feb New subscribers to Amazon Unlimited will get a free 90-day trial. Users can also receive the latest jobs by email, giving them more detail of the role they heard on Alexa . Back at CES in 2017, Amazon was declared as the victor of the show by commentators - despite the Seattle firm not being officially present at the event - because of the amount of speakers and other devices on display... [Full Article...]

Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those 'Fire And Fury' Quotes

Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those 'Fire And Fury' Quotes The book hit the zeitgeist for a number of reasons; for one, it's a cathartic account of a dysfunctional bureaucracy that appears to confirm the worst fears of the President's detractors, painting a portrait of an unprepared government plagued by catty infighting, incompetence, and the revelation that Jared Kushner calls his father "Daddy". [Full Article...]

New California Movement Aims to Split the State

New California Movement Aims to Split the State Here are six things that could happen if New California becomes a state. "With God as our witness, honoring the foundational principles, we take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or objective of evasion, to stand together as free citizens of New California, to be a sovereign state of that nation which we hold dear, the United States of America". [Full Article...]

Cuomo seeks NY tax revisions to thwart federal changes

That includes two of New York's neighboring states: MA, whose voters approved legalized pot in 2016, and Vermont, where. Get the Medicaid tab off the counties' backs entirely, so property owners' tax load isn't so danged high that some of them will be hurt by the capping of the federal SALT (State And Local Taxes) deduction at $10,000. [Full Article...]

Kosovo Serb Politician Oliver Ivanovic Assassinated

Kosovo Serb Politician Oliver Ivanovic Assassinated The NATO-led KFOR mission will continue to guarantee a safe and secure environment throughout Kosovo following the murder of one of the Kosovo Serb leaders Oliver Ivanovic , NATO Spokesperson Oana Lungescu told TASS. Serbian officials dismissed the accusations against Ivanovic and said the process against him was staged. "It is shown by the fact that the president of Serbia, Alexandar Vucic , ... [Full Article...]

Bannon subpoenaed to appear before grand jury

Bannon subpoenaed to appear before grand jury Regarding Mueller's investigation, Lewandowski said he had not been contacted, "but let me give the same message to everybody - I will speak to anybody who wants to have a conversation about it, because there's nothing to hide here, and it's time to put this whole issue behind us". [Full Article...]

A Cabinet official is claiming she doesn't remember the president's "shithole" comment

A Cabinet official is claiming she doesn't remember the president's Nielsen previously said she could not recall whether Trump used the slur. The Trump administration today said the current immigration system jeopardises the US' national security, reiterating its call to end the chain migration and visa lottery system. [Full Article...]

'Physical Agreement'; Bangladesh and Myanmar aims to resettle Rohingyas in 2 years

'Physical Agreement'; Bangladesh and Myanmar aims to resettle Rohingyas in 2 years The working group has been meeting over the last two days in Naypyidaw to discuss the return of the Rohingyas, a Muslim minority, to Myanmar - an option rejected by several human rights organisations who believe that the necessary conditions to ensure the safety of this minority on Myanmar territory are still not in place. [Full Article...]

Venezuelan deposed chief prosecutor denounces 'extrajudicial execution' of Oscar Perez

Venezuelan deposed chief prosecutor denounces 'extrajudicial execution' of Oscar Perez In December, Perez posted videos showing him and a small armed band taking over a military outpost and smashing a portrait of Maduro with his foot. State television later revealed two police officers have been gunned down during the clash, but did not say what happened to Mr Perez. [Full Article...]

Posters in Amethi depict Rahul Gandhi as Lord Rama, Modi as Ravan

Posters in Amethi depict Rahul Gandhi as Lord Rama, Modi as Ravan From Salon, he will proceed to Amethi , and then go to Munshiganj guest house, senior UP Congress leader Akhilesh Singh said. "People of Amethi are quite excited about the visit of Rahul Gandhi". Addressing a public gathering in Amethi , the Gandhi scion said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have not fulfilled any of their promises". [Full Article...]

Netanyahu to Macron: Heed Trump's Advice and Fix Iran Deal

Netanyahu to Macron: Heed Trump's Advice and Fix Iran Deal The conditions included increased inspections, ensuring "Iran never even comes close to possessing a nuclear weapon" and that there be no expiration dates to the nuclear deal. It was not clear how many Iranians are still detained elsewhere, and the largest and most violent of the demonstrations were held in the provinces. [Full Article...]

Syrian Kurds mobilise civilians as Erdogan warns of attack 'at any moment'

Syrian Kurds mobilise civilians as Erdogan warns of attack 'at any moment' The source concluded by renewing the Syrian people and army's steadfastness and determination to thwart this conspiracy, end the presence of the USA, its agents and tools in Syria , establish full control over the entire Syrian territory and preserve the country's sovereignty, territorial integrity and the unity of its people. [Full Article...]

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in USA state

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in USA state The alerts were sent through mobile push alerts and TV alerts. He was briefed on the incident by Deputy National Security Adviser Ricky Waddell and later by White House chief of staff John Kelly, in addition to speaking to national security adviser HR McMaster, a White House official said. [Full Article...]


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