Senator Larissa Waters breastfeeds in parliament in Australian milestone moment

Senator Larissa Waters breastfeeds in parliament in Australian milestone moment

For her first political appearance since giving birth, Waters brought along her 10-week-old daughter, Alia Joy , and proceeded to breastfeed her from her desk. Ms Waters took to social media to highlight her achievement and called for more women and parents in Australia's Parliament. The senator shared a photo of the historic moment on Twitter. Read More

Niece of France's Le Pen quits politics for now

Less than 48 hours after her aunt lost her bid to become president, Marechal-Le Pen, a 27-year-old lawmaker, said Tuesday she's retiring from political life "for an experience in civilian life", according to a letter she sent to Vaucluse Matin-Le Dauphiné Libéré newspaper. Read More

Condoleezza Rice says she's 'appalled' by Russian interference in 2016 election

And he also, and I respect this, he saw something in the American public that I just didn't see. "And so I do think that when we were finally able to deliver the promise of the Constitution to people like me, little girls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, when finally my father was able to vote without difficulty, yes, it's the second founding of America", she added. Read More

Chelsea Manning releases first statement since clemency win

Chelsea Manning releases first statement since clemency win

Chelsea Manning is scheduled to be released from prison next week after serving almost seven years for leaking classified documents. The transgender United States army private, born Bradley Manning, is due to be freed on 17 May, after former President Barack Obama commuted her sentence. Read More

North Korea takes another American hostage

While the Chinese have acted to halt North Korean coal imports temporarily and the Trump administration has struck a conciliatory tone with China to gain further cooperation, the United States should be under no illusions that China will readily change its longstanding support of North Korea. Read More

Explosion at Mexico fireworks depot kills at least 14

Explosion at Mexico fireworks depot kills at least 14

There are people who live in the building where the fireworks were being stored, it said. Local authorities said the fireworks were being stored in a home behind a church ahead of a May 15 religious celebration in San Isidro, a rural village about 150 miles east of Mexico City. Read More

Kapil Mishra suspended from AAP's primary membership

Kapil Mishra suspended from AAP's primary membership

In June 2016, Mishra sent the committee report to then Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung requesting him for a probe into the scam by CBI or Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB). "This is not the same Arvind Kejriwal whom we have liked", he said. After paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, Mishra said, 'On Friday, I saw Satyendra Jain giving Rs 2 crore cash to Arvind Kejriwal at his residence. Read More

Euro, shares rally on relief as Macron wins French presidency

Europe's political establishment entered 2017 in a state of panic. In an opinion piece for Fox News, the most-viewed United States cable news channel and a favourite of American conservatives, executive editor John Moody, said "France has taken the easy way out, and voted for more of the same". Read More

Delhi Metro hikes fares

Delhi Metro hikes fares

This arrangement will be in place till September. New minimum fare will be Rs 10 while new maximum fare will be Rs 50. The new fare structure slabs are: Rs 10 (0-2 km), Rs 15 (2-5 km), Rs 20 (5-12 km), Rs 30 (12-21 km), Rs 40 (21-32 km) and Rs 50 (beyond 32 km). Read More

Russia-brokered Syria No-fly Zone Deal Bans U.S. Aircraft, Too

That arrangement was suspended last month after the U.S. Tomahawk missile barrage on a Syrian air base, fired in response to a deadly chemical gas attack in Syria that was blamed on Assad's government. Points to monitor the ceasefire will be also be arranged there, it indicated. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was encouraged by the agreement. Read More

Tiffany Trump is heading to Georgetown Law

Tiffany Trump is heading to Georgetown Law

The Daily Mail first reported Trump's law school plans. President Trump won't be far from his only child with ex-wife Marla Maples - Georgetown is less than two miles from the White House. President Trump's younger daughter, Tiffany Trump , is reportedly heading to Georgetown Law. Sister, sister: Tiffany graduated from the University of Pennsylvania like her dad Donald, Ivanka and Don Jr. Read More

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

Mason identified himself as an independent and talked about the importance of journalistic neutrality, to which Carlson responded by bringing up how some reporters tweet things that might not exactly be neutral sentiments about this White House. Read More

France's Marine Le Pen Gets Criticism from Dad

France's Marine Le Pen Gets Criticism from Dad

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has upstaged her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron. "I gave him a review of the situation and put things in perspective". She did not mention shechitah, the kosher slaughter of animals, but did say she wanted to outlaw any slaughter of animals without stunning. The prospect of a Macron presidency has certainly been viewed positively in the markets, with the CAC 40 stock index in Paris surging 4.1 percent on Monday to close at 5,268.85, ... Read More

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

North Korea has issued a rare direct criticism of China through a commentary saying its "reckless remarks" on the North's nuclear program are testing its patience and could trigger unspecified "grave" consequences. Giving details of the failed assassination plot, the statement said that the killer was told that the use of biochemical substances "including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance is the best method that does not require access to the target". Read More

Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

Police chief Jonathan Haber cited department policy violations for the termination on Tuesday, without specifying exactly what those violations were. "Not only have Jordan's brothers lost their best friend; they also witnessed firsthand his violent, senseless, murder", his family said in a statement. Read More

Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students rally

Unfortunately, the mega protests turned bloody when angry gangs threw Molotov cocktail, bottles and rocks at riot police, who responded by firing white tear gas. On Wednesday, Maduro appeared before the National Election Center (CNE ) to formally demand the establishment of a "Constituents' Assembly", which would draft laws in lieu of the opposition-controlled National Assembly and create a new national constitution from scratch. Read More

House Passes Overtime Bill

House Passes Overtime Bill

Changes may be coming for the millions of American workers who receive overtime pay. Employers are required to provide cash wages at the overtime rate of time-and-a-half within 30 days of receiving an employee request. Mike Lee of Utah has introduced a similar bill in the Senate, but it's still in committee. "For hourly workers, having the voluntary option to take either money or more time with your family opens up a world of possibilities for folks to spend more time with their kids, run ... Read More

Hiding info on Hillary probe wouldve been

Hiding info on Hillary probe wouldve been "catastrophic"

Mr Comey, in his most impassioned public defence of how he handled the case, also said it made him feel "mildly nauseous" to think his actions in October might have influenced the race won by Republican Mr Trump over Democrat Mrs Clinton . Read More

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Trump on Friday also signed an executive order directing the Treasury to review tax-related regulations adopted over the past 18 months under former President Barack Obama. The president unexpectedly said on Friday at a treasury department event that there would be "a big announcement on Wednesday having to do with tax reform". Read More

US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

USA moves to contain North Korea and compel China toward cooperation will dominate discussions in Seoul and Tokyo , though tension over the Trump administration's trade policies will loom large in both visits. Three days later, February 5, the United States and its East Asian ally Japan successfully downed a test medium-range ballistic missile with a new interceptor launched from a guided-missile destroyer. Read More