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African Editors Forum condemns shut down of TV, radio stations in Kenya

African Editors Forum condemns shut down of TV, radio stations in Kenya Now the stations remain off-air and there is no sign the government will comply with the ruling, reports the BBC's Gladys Kijo in Nairobi . "Kenya's election year is over, and the challenges laid bare by the electoral process will have to be addressed". [Full Article...]

ICE employment crackdowns haunt Bay Area undocumented immigrant workers

ICE employment crackdowns haunt Bay Area undocumented immigrant workers Some immigration experts have likened it to a political fig leaf, with so many significant flaws and loopholes that it allows employers to continue to knowingly hire undocumented workers with few repercussions. The raids took place in cities including San Francisco, Sacramento and San Jose in the north of California - a "sanctuary State" where, since January 1, law enforcement has been mostly pr... [Full Article...]

Three arrested for assault on Kashmiri students in Mahendragarh, Haryana

Three arrested for assault on Kashmiri students in Mahendragarh, Haryana As per a victim, Aftab, a group of 15-20 men started following him and his friend and thrashed them while they were returning from mosque on Friday. Jammu and Kashmir conducted its first panchayat polls in 2001 after four decades. J&K Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid told NDTV that he is in touch with the top cop in Haryana over the case. She has demanded that Haryana governmen... [Full Article...]

Thousands of Greeks protest Macedonia naming negotiations

Thousands of Greeks protest Macedonia naming negotiations Hundreds of chartered buses brought protesters in from around the country to the Greek capital on Sunday, while more people arrived on ferries from the islands. General Assembly and insisted on using the letter "M". Dozens of riot police were deployed to keep the two demonstrations separate. They claim the exclusive right to the name Macedonia. [Full Article...]

North Korea 'using German embassy to buy NUKE MISSILE parts'

North Korea 'using German embassy to buy NUKE MISSILE parts' The disclosures were made by Mr Maassen in an interview with NDR television for a report that is to be aired in full on Monday. "We determined that procurement activities have been carried out from there that are, in our view, done with a view to the missile program and sometimes also for the nuclear program", Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) chief Hans-Georg Maassen... [Full Article...]

Ramaphosa to skip Zuma ouster bid meeting with ANC

Ramaphosa to skip Zuma ouster bid meeting with ANC The ANC could not be reached for comment. Zuma (75) is battling several corruption allegations. Reports say Deputy President Ramaphosa is in pole position to win an election next year and many in the party want Zuma out so that Ramaphosa can embark on his anti-corruption agenda. [Full Article...]

Tesla to build 250MW "virtual power plant" in South Australia

Tesla to build 250MW Last year, billionaire Elon Musk built the world's biggest lithium-ion battery system to support South Australia's blackout-plagued power grid. Under the program, households will be provided with solar panels and Powerwall batteries, which will become part of a larger energy network. [Full Article...]

Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency

Climate-change skeptic from Texas won't head up environmental agency Refering to mysterious organization authorities, the Post says Harnett's designation couldn't win enough good help, "with some Senate Republicans bringing up issues about her aptitude". "This is a victory for science, and Trump would do well to listen to our voices and nominate someone who will put communities, not polluters, first". [Full Article...]

Maduro named as Venezuela's socialist party candidate

Maduro named as Venezuela's socialist party candidate After widespread allegations of fraud in elections past year, the opposition is demanding guarantees that upcoming presidential elections will be free and fair. "This has the effect of masking the exact amount of payments that China made to Venezuelan officials and that Venezuelans are expected to make to China in the future", he said. [Full Article...]

Super Bowl star Tom Brady ignites controversy after kiss with son

Super Bowl star Tom Brady ignites controversy after kiss with son The viral vid, which was filmed as part of his online series Tom Vs. "That was like a peck", Tom says. "Oh, hello. I was wondering if I could check my fantasy team", son Jack Brady says. Tom Brady the Super Bowl and Football star has been struck in a controversy for an incident that occurred on Sunday. He sparked controversy a year ago after he was photographed kissing his father on the li... [Full Article...]

Palestine Liberation Organization calls for cutting ties with Israel

Palestine Liberation Organization calls for cutting ties with Israel A member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee, Wasel Abu Youssef, said all settlements in the West Bank, including in Jerusalem , are illegal. The Palestinian Authority rejects the American claim that it is not interested in returning to the negotiating table with Israel and calls a senior American official's statement on the issue "irresponsible" and "incitement". [Full Article...]

Coldest week of winter coming up

Coldest week of winter coming up A yellow snow alert - the lowest warning level - was yesterday issued by Jersey Met for the start of next week. There is more chance of snow and ice in the north of England, northern Ireland , north Wales and Scotland between 9pm on Monday and 3pm on Tuesday and a spell of rain, sleet and increasingly snow is set to move east across the United Kingdom, gradually weakening across England and W... [Full Article...]

US Envoy To North Korea Says War Is Still An Option

US Envoy To North Korea Says War Is Still An Option One military official in July also appeared to suggest the USA was planning military options related to North Korea, but downplayed its significance. "I don't believe we are close to it". During the speech, Trump said the USA is "waging a campaign of maximum pressure" to keep North Korea in check. Yun is to meet with his South Korean counterpart, Lee Do-hoon, on Monday. [Full Article...]

Auburn officials head to PyeongChang for Olympics

Auburn officials head to PyeongChang for Olympics Despite losing their place after failing to register, they were handed one quota place by the International Olympic Committee last month. Such criticism, the Rodong Sinmun said, would sour the opening of the Winter Olympics . Although other countries have also put up their flags, North Korea's was described to be the largest. Ri Yong Ho urged the United Nations not to remain silent abo... [Full Article...]

Actress molested on train, 40-year-old man arrested in Thrissur

Actress molested on train, 40-year-old man arrested in Thrissur She opened her eyes immediately and caught the man's hand, switched on the lights and shouted for help. Malayalam actress Sanusha was sexually harassed by a miscreant co-passenger on a moving train recently, marking yet another case of an actress being molested at a public space in the state. [Full Article...]

China firmly opposes US Nuclear Posture Review

China firmly opposes US Nuclear Posture Review Low-yield weapons with strength of fewer than 20 kilotons are less powerful but are still devastating. China's Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said that the U.S. "The country that owns the world's largest nuclear arsenal, should take the initiative to follow the trend instead of going against it", China's defence ministry said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

EVERYTHING you need to know about tonight's Celebrity Big Brother live show

EVERYTHING you need to know about tonight's Celebrity Big Brother live show One Twitter user said: 'hope big brother when they do that reading out tweet thing bring this us then she will have a lot of explaining to do '. Viewers were stunned by India's comparison, with one venting on Twitter: 'Oh no no no NO WAY did #CBBindia just refer drag queens to minstrels! WTF!??? Maggie Oliver also voted for India and Jonny, while Jess Impiazzi opted to put Ann and India u... [Full Article...]

Sharma shines on Sunday at Maybank Championship

Sharma shines on Sunday at Maybank Championship They are all just three strokes shy of co-leaders Nino Bertasio (Italy) and Phachara Khongwatmai (Thailand) at the Saujana Golf and Country Club. His compatriot Pablo Larrazabal was tied-third with New Zealander Ryan Fox. I knew I had to make a lot birdies to catch the leaders. In his fourth start since winning the Joburg Open in South Africa in December, Shubhankar produced a sensational f... [Full Article...]

Metro Detroit Weather: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TODAY

Metro Detroit Weather: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TODAY Sunday , 2/04/2018 for much of the Upstate of SC and western North Carolina. Highest snow totals will be seen off to our northwest which is where the advisories are in place. Bridges, ramps, overpasses and lower-volume roads may ice first, and even previously treated roads will become slick quickly with the low pavement temperatures. [Full Article...]

Bok coach Allister Coetzee sacked

Bok coach Allister Coetzee sacked This comes after a letter written by Allister to the South African Rugby Union (Saru) was leaked. In a statement, it quoted Coetzee as saying "Now is the time the team and me strike out in new directions". Coetzee was retained in 2017 because of failures on the part of SA Rugby , and the lack of a suitable successor. He came from a Super Rugby coaching job with the Stormers, but it's unlik... [Full Article...]


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