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Tax Day protests demand Trump release tax returns

Berkeley Police released a message on social media earlier in the afternoon informing the public it had already confiscated numerous "prohibited items" from people at both rallies. Actress and producer Justine Bateman, who addressed several thousand people at a rally in downtown Los Angeles, said Americans need "financial statement proof" that Trump is not beholden to any business interests or cou... Continua a leggere...

Republicans Got Gorsuch Confirmed But Senate Democrats Are Winning The War

Republicans Got Gorsuch Confirmed But Senate Democrats Are Winning The War Almost 14 months, two presidents, two nominees, and one national election after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his sleep at a West Texas ranch, the Senate confirmed his successor Friday. But then in 2013, with Democrats in charge and Republicans blocking President Barack Obama's nominees, the Democrats did take the step, removing the filibuster for all presidential appointments exc... Continua a leggere...

Sri Lankan UN peacekeepers accused of involvement in Haiti child-sex ring

The reputation of MINUSTAH was further damaged in 2010 by an outbreak of cholera introduced by Nepalese UN peacekeepers serving in the mission. Britain's U.N. He said the United Nations would withhold payments to peacekeepers facing credible allegations. Associated Press notes that in Haiti, at least 134 Sri Lankan Peacekeepers are alleged to have been involved in a sex ring from 2004 to 2007. Continua a leggere...

Seven held by Swedish authorities after Stokholm truck attack

Seven held by Swedish authorities after Stokholm truck attack Akilov was detained on Friday night in a northern Stockholm suburb hours after police say he carried out the attack. Another five people were being held for questioning after raids and police said they had conducted about 500 interviews. A fire broke out Friday afternoon at the store after the truck smashed into shoppers at its entrance on Stockholm's pedestrian Drottninggatan street. Continua a leggere...

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to US Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to US Supreme Court Conservatives applauded the vote on Friday. Still, Democrats were aghast. The Senate has voted to confirm federal Judge Neil Gorsuch of Colorado to the Supreme Court (SCOTUS), concluding concluding a controversial period of the court being without a full bench for over a year. Continua a leggere...

Schools closed as Cyclone Cook hits

Schools closed as Cyclone Cook hits The massive is expected to hit New Zealand this night and tomorrow to reach the capital of Wellington. Cyclone Cook is set to be the worst storm system in New Zealand in almost 50 years and the Fire Service has already received dozen of calls about rising water threatening homes in the Thames-Coromandel District, Matamata and Tauranga, a spokesman said. Continua a leggere...