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By Having FGM Day UN Wants to Stamp Out Genital Mutilation

By Having FGM Day UN Wants to Stamp Out Genital Mutilation A woman takes photos at the photo exhibition of "The 68 Million Girls at Risk" on the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation , at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Feb. WHO promotes medically and technically-based policies to eliminate the practice, while working through a research and development programme, shining a light on the issue as i... [Full Article...]

Supremes block Louisiana law requiring backup for abortionists

Supremes block Louisiana law requiring backup for abortionists The order was 5-4 with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court's four liberals voting for the stay. Roberts was a dissenter in the 2016 case, but his vote on Thursday for now suggests the court is not retreating from that precedent. [Full Article...]

Senate Judiciary advances William Barr's nomination to be attorney general

Senate Judiciary advances William Barr's nomination to be attorney general Barr, though, will be inheriting the Justice Department at one of the most politically charged periods in its history, as special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation seems to be nearing its end. In their opposition, Democrats cited a memo Barr wrote past year to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before he was nominated objecting to the obstruction aspect of the Mueller probe as ... [Full Article...]

Doctor says Trump in 'excellent health,' could use some exercise after physical

Doctor says Trump in 'excellent health,' could use some exercise after physical Conley is expected to stick to the more traditional medium of writing up the physical results in a brief document. "While the reports and recommendations are being finalized, I am happy to announce the President of the United States is in very good health and I anticipate he will remain so for the duration of his Presidency, and beyond", physician to the president Sean Conley wrote in a me... [Full Article...]

North Korea pushing flag at centre of new loyalty campaign

North Korea pushing flag at centre of new loyalty campaign Affairs of the State Affairs Commission, for three days from Wednesday in the North Korean capital, the State Department said in a statement, but gave few indications of any progress in those meetings. In announcing the location of their second meeting, Trump showered praise on Kim, whom he used to derisively call "Little Rocket Man". The Yomiuri ShimbunWill the United States and North Korea b... [Full Article...]

Second woman accuses Va. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault

Second woman accuses Va. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is facing a sexual assault allegation dating back to 2004 when he worked for Democratic Party presidential candidate John Kerry. The scandals have rattled the Democratic Party in a state where it has been gaining ground in recent years and that will play a key role in picking the victor of the 2020 presidential elections. [Full Article...]

Oil workers flee Venezuela's crisis for a better life

Abrams, a long time Republican foreign policy player who helped steer Ronald Reagan's controversial backing of anti-communist forces in Central America - said that countries should only deal with Guaido. Well for your information, Venezuela does not give up! The sanctions freeze $7 billion in US -based assets and target $11 billion of USA revenue to Venezuela's national oil company. [Full Article...]

Russia jails Dane for six years in Jehovah’s Witnesses purge

Russia jails Dane for six years in Jehovah’s Witnesses purge The Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said in a statement that he was "deeply concerned" by the sentencing and called on Russian Federation to respect freedom of religion. In a report previous year, Human Rights Watch accused the Russian authorities of carrying out a "sweeping campaign" of harassment and persecution against the movement. [Full Article...]

Pope admits priests, bishops sexually abuse nuns

Pope admits priests, bishops sexually abuse nuns New York Times: " Pope Acknowledges Nuns Were Sexually Abused by Priests and Bishops " - "Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the Roman Catholic Church had faced a persistent problem of sexual abuse of nuns by priests and even bishops, the first time he has publicly acknowledged the issue". [Full Article...]

Will Dems lose Virginia governorship? State's top three officials embroiled in scandal

Will Dems lose Virginia governorship? State's top three officials embroiled in scandal Patton, who admitted in a statement to local media that the photo was of him dressed as a rapper, lost the race. Northam's personal page in the 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook included a photo with two people - one man in blackface standing next to another person in a Ku Klux Klan outfit. [Full Article...]

Trump Campaign Announces First Rally of 2019

Trump Campaign Announces First Rally of 2019 While there is no mention of the wall in the preview, Trump did however save his first tweet Tuesday morning emphasizing the need for a barrier, possibly a human one. "El Paso is safe due to its people, the good community relations with law enforcement, and the trust of all communities in our local institutions", Garcia said in a statement on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Police seize $1.29 billion of ice bound for Australia

Police seize $1.29 billion of ice bound for Australia The seizure has led to six arrests in both Victoria and New South Wales. Australian authorities said the seizure was the largest haul of methamphetamine ever recovered in the USA, the equivalent of 17 million individual hits. "They have been sending smaller amounts over the years, this is now flagging their intent". Authorities are warning that global drug syndicates are stepping up efforts to... [Full Article...]

DA Quinn to Request Full Prison Term for Michelle Carter

DA Quinn to Request Full Prison Term for Michelle Carter They used to discuss a lot of ways of how to kill oneself. "The judge could have properly found, based on this evidence, that the vulnerable, confused, mentally ill 18-year-old victim had managed to save himself once again in the midst of his latest suicide attempt, removing himself from the truck as it filled with carbon monoxide ". [Full Article...]

Terrifying map shows SWIRLING Storm Erik SMASHING UK with 70mph winds

Terrifying map shows SWIRLING Storm Erik SMASHING UK with 70mph winds Two severe weather warnings for strong winds have been issued by the Met Office as Storm Erik closes in on Ireland. The storm, which is set to hit the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday, will see high winds across most of the United Kingdom, particularly in the west. [Full Article...]

Friends, relatives of victims to speak at McArthur sentencing hearing today

Friends, relatives of victims to speak at McArthur sentencing hearing today Many wept in court Monday as prosecutors provided previously unheard details of the killings, which took place between 2010 and 2017. Police recovered a USB key in his home with folders labeled Skanda, Bazir, Hamid, Number 4, Number 5, Slider, Turkish Guy, Andy, and John. [Full Article...]

Whitaker refuses to testify unless Democrats drop subpoena threat

Whitaker refuses to testify unless Democrats drop subpoena threat In this February 5, 2019, photo, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker , center, and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, right, and members of President Donald Trump's cabinet arrive to attend the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. [Full Article...]

Thai PRINCESS joins race for Prime Minister in EXTRAORDINARY break from tradition

Thai PRINCESS joins race for Prime Minister in EXTRAORDINARY break from tradition The party officially registered the elder sister of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn as news people pushed for vantage points at the Office of the Election Commission. Her relationship with her brother, King Vajiralongkorn, is less clear. The conflict between the Bangkok-centered, royalist elites and Thaksin and his more rural-based supporters has resulted in street protests, military coups,... [Full Article...]

National Prayer Breakfast Cheers Donald Trump's Pro-Life Message

National Prayer Breakfast Cheers Donald Trump's Pro-Life Message The president vowed that his administration will always fight back against the religious persecution of Christians and Jews in the Middle East and beyond. Trump also introduced Elan Carr, the newly named special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism. Trump's message resonates most among those who feel like their beliefs are under attack in American culture and by Democratic leaders, said Jef... [Full Article...]

UN-led inquiry: Khashoggi 'victim of brutal killing, perpetrated by Saudi officials

UN-led inquiry: Khashoggi 'victim of brutal killing, perpetrated by Saudi officials Ms Callamard said in a statement that "woefully inadequate time and access was granted to Turkish investigators to conduct a professional and effective crime- scene examination and search required by global standards for investigation". His body has yet to be found. Two US officials said this week that the Central Intelligence Agency stands by its "medium-to-high confidence" assessment that Pr... [Full Article...]

Australia government urges Thailand to free refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

Australia government urges Thailand to free refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi The 25-year-old was convicted in absentia on charges of vandalising a police station in Bahrain, but says he was out of the country playing in a match at the time of the alleged offence. Thai officials previously said a trial could be lengthy, depending on how many witnesses are called by each side. The Bangkok court has set an April 22 date for its next hearing. [Full Article...]


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