Category Archives: World

White House says Trump won arbitration order against Porn Star Stormy Daniels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has won an arbitration proceeding against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, a day after Daniels sued Trump for the right to speak about the “intimate relationship” she claims they had. A lawyer for Trump filed the arbitration proceeding against Daniels last week to seek […]

Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

SALISBURY, England (Reuters) – A nerve agent was used to deliberately poison a former Russian double agent and his daughter, Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Wednesday, in a case that threatens to further damage London’s ties with Moscow. Sergei Skripal, once a colonel in Russia’s GRU military intelligence service, and his 33-year-old daughter, Yulia, […]

Tillerson announces mandatory sexual harassment training

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday that department employees must step in and intervene if they witness sexual harassment, one day after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed sympathy for those accused of harassment and not given due process. Tillerson said all State Department employees would undergo mandatory training to […]

Trump says Republicans will accept citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be willing to shift his stance on immigration to push through a deal that protects illegal immigrants brought to the country as children from deportation and offer them citizenship. In an interview with CNBC broadcast on Friday, Trump also said Republican Senators Tom […]

Facebook: Russian agents created 129 U.S. election events

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said Russian agents created 129 events on the social media network during the 2016 U.S. election campaign, according to testimony to Congress, shedding more light on Russia’s purported disinformation drive aimed at voters. Facebook, in a written statement to U.S. lawmakers released on Thursday and dated Jan. 8, said […]

U.S. judge blocks Trump move to end DACA program for immigrants

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in San Francisco temporarily barred President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday from ending a program shielding young people brought to the United States illegally by their parents from deportation. The Trump administration announced in September it would rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, a decision that […]

Author of Trump book contradicts president, says aides see him as a ‘child’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The author of a deeply critical book about Donald Trump’s first year in office said on Friday he had spoken with the president while working on it, contradicting Trump’s assertion that he had never talked to the writer for the book and had not authorized any access to the White House. Michael […]

Freedom for the World’s Most Famous Hostages Came at a Heavy Price

The fate of the Chibok schoolgirls sparked a social-media sensation, a global manhunt and a secret negotiation. At the center of the deal, which has been largely unreported, was a payment of €3 million, which revitalized the fortunes of the militant group and sparked a new wave of suicide bombings.   May 6, 2017 The […]

Typhoon ravages south Philippines with 120 dead, 160 missing

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — One of the deadliest storms to hit the Philippines this year blew out of the country’s south Sunday after leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 missing in landslides and flash floods. Tropical Storm Tembin strengthened into a typhoon before moving into the South China Sea. Most of the dead […]

ODM MP calls for action against Matiang’i over poor KCSE results

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has been in the headlines since Wednesday 20 December 2017 when he released the results of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations. The results, which recorded poor performance of the candidates, has been the talk of the country with officials in the education sector blaming Mr. Matiang’i. Following this, Gem MP […]