Trump to reopen review of USA fuel efficiency standards

Trump to reopen review of USA fuel efficiency standards

President trump is talking about what Obama's administration did just 3 days before leaving office: forcing automakers to make vehicles that get about 50 miles a gallon by 2025. "The assault on the American auto industry is over", he said. He also called the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Trans Pacific Partnership, worldwide trade accords, a "disaster" that "hurt American jobs" adding that other countries "abused" the United States by undercutting its industries. Read More

Trump Ally: President Was Likely Wrong On Obama Wiretapping Claim

At the White House, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump didn't literally mean wiretapping when he tweeted about " wire tapping". Trump provided no evidence for his claim. "As part of that practice, neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any USA citizen". Top lawmakers also expressed doubt Sunday that the Justice Department would meet a bipartisan request to provide evidence by Monday. Read More

Worst Year Yet For Children In Syria's Civil War

Worst Year Yet For Children In Syria's Civil War

According to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), at least 652 children were killed previous year - a 20 per cent increase compared to 2015 - 255 among them were killed in or near a school. Education and medical treatment are becoming even more hard to access, and as a result, more families are turning to drastic measures for survival. Read More

Dan Carter's French club Racing 92 merges with Stade Francais

Dan Carter's French club Racing 92 merges with Stade Francais

Ironically, Stade Francais' final match is against Racing on April 29. Now, with the club merger, this further calls into question what future O'Gara, along with a host of other members of the coaching staff, has at the newly outfit. Between them the two clubs have won 20 French rugby titles, Racing 92 winning their sixth last season and Stade Francais claiming a 14th title in 2015. Read More

Geert Wilders - Dutch PM Rutte 'has not seen the last of me'

Geert Wilders - Dutch PM Rutte 'has not seen the last of me'

Dutch voters head to the polls Wednesday to select a new prime minister in an election that could send shockwaves across Europe. Voters in the Netherlands headed to the polls Wednesday in a closely watched election that is being seen as a key barometer of the political mood in Europe and strength of the far right . Read More

Are Drilling Bans Leading Australia Into An Energy Crisis?

The answer is pretty much unknown at this point, but since 2008 South Australian household electricity bills have risen about 60 per cent. "As the Victorian Labor Government is allowing the Hazelwood [brown-coal] power station to close down, creating a very big reduction in the state's electricity generating capacity, it is preventing the development of the gas resources within the state which, of course, are needed to provide an alternative source of power", Turnbull said. Read More

Zedd organizes concert to speak out against Trump's travel ban

Zedd organizes concert to speak out against Trump's travel ban

President Donald Trump's first executive order temporarily restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries and banning refugees was suspended in federal court. Donald Guter, The Washington Times reported . The U.S. Travel Assn., the trade group for the nation's $2.1-trillion travel industry, echoed Wooden's comments. Read More

Haitian bus plows into crowd, at least 38 people dead

Haitian bus plows into crowd, at least 38 people dead

Ford Henry, a deputy representative for the region, said that a total of 34 people were killed at the scene and an another four people died in hospital . Rara is a type of Haitian music played on traditional instruments, with onlookers often joining in the procession. "And then the bus passed by crushing people", says Jean-Renald Edouard, lying on an emergency room bed. Read More

S.Korean prosecutors to summon ousted president Park over corruption scandal

Ms Park's friend and secret confidante Choi Soon Sil is standing trial for using her ties to the former leader to force local firms to "donate" almost US$70 million (S$99 million) to non-profit foundations Choi allegedly used for personal gain. Read More

Wolf puts National Guard, travel limits in place for snow storm

Wolf puts National Guard, travel limits in place for snow storm

Just as the press briefing ended, officials said the baby had reached the hospital. According to NBC 10 News, about 20 inches of snow fell during the storm, and a snowplow helped the caravan reach their destination. The National Guard followed up to make sure that if anything happened they could help. "We're prepared for whatever comes". Northeastern Pennsylvania is still seeing the effects of the winter storm and drivers are urged to exercise caution when traveling in the area. Read More

CLP to meet Goa Governor to stake claim for govt formation

CLP to meet Goa Governor to stake claim for govt formation

But surely this is not about running the race to the Raj Bhawan faster - speed can not be the overriding or pressing consideration for the governor while assessing a party's claim to form government. Biren and one or two elected members may take oath. However, that hope is fading away as all other members of the non-Congress parties and the lone Independent MLA have extended support to the BJP. Read More

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's exclusive interview with India Today

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's exclusive interview with India Today

The election loss was a setback to the BJP which was in power. N. Biren Singh after he was elected the leader of the BJP's legislative party. Breaking his silence on the party's worst-ever performance in the Hind heartland, Rahul alleged that BJP had won largely due to polarisation. Read More

Iraqi troops tighten their grip around ISIS in Mosul

Iraqi troops tighten their grip around ISIS in Mosul

They tried to advance on Mosul's Old City and to a bridge across the Tigris river in their campaign to retake the western part of the city. Saadi said he expected it would take less time to recapture the western half of the city than the east, which was cleared in January after 100 days of fighting. Read More

Briton jailed in Bali for murder of policeman

Briton jailed in Bali for murder of policeman

The court heard the victim lived for two hours after Connor and Taylor left him on the beach to die and that if he had been taken to hospital he may have survived the attack. "However, we do believe that our son David feared for his own life that night and his actions reflect that. we are content with the sentence", Taylor said. Read More

Nebraska's unemployment rate holds steady in January

Nebraska's unemployment rate holds steady in January

The unemployment rate for January is slightly up from the 6.5 percent rate in January 2016. Three New England states had better unemployment rates than Maine's - 2.7 percent in New Hampshire, 3.1 percent in Vermont and 3.2 percent in MA - while two others were worse, 4.7 percent in Rhode Island and 4.5 percent in CT. Read More

Buhari returns to Nigeria after London treatment

Buhari returns to Nigeria after London treatment

I am feeling much better now. At a press conference held in Ibadan to announce plans to inaugurate the group's national secretariat and formal swearing in of the Oyo State Council Executive members, national president of the group, Oladotun Hassan, called on Buhari to have adequate rest in order to be in good shape to resume work as the nation's president. Read More

Another Bomb Threat at Westside Jewish Community Center

Another Bomb Threat at Westside Jewish Community Center

The DeWitt center was put on lockdown for some time while police investigated a non-specific threat of violence. The South Vancouver Jewish Community Centre has opened its doors again after it received an email bomb threat at about 9 a.m. Read More

Kim Jong Nam's son appears in video for the first time

Kim Jong Nam's son appears in video for the first time

It is only 40 seconds long, but the video purportedly showing Kim Han Sol, a nephew of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, added another turn to an already astonishing series of events on Tuesday. North Korea has never confirmed the identity of the dead man, but has denounced the Malaysian investigation as an attempt to smear the secretive regime, insisting that he most likely died of a heart attack. Read More

Germany ax attack at train station leaves several injured

Germany ax attack at train station leaves several injured

According to German security services, there are about 10,000 radical Islamists in the country with 1,600 suspected of having links to terror groups. Local reports added that police believe a second suspect may be on the loose. Earlier, Bruno Macedo tweeted from a train stuck outside the station: "Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf ". Outside the main railway station in Dusseldorf. Read More

'Big difference' between Central Intelligence Agency leaks and Podesta hack: Spicer

Reuters reported Wednesday afternoon that US intelligence and law enforcement officials have been aware since late past year of a CIA security breach that led to the WikiLeaks document dump. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that there is a "big difference" between WikiLeaks publishing Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSpicer: "Big difference" between publishing Podesta emails and classified Central Intelligence Agency files Why a Russian Federation probe may make ... Read More