Tag Archives: US

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 […]

Judge partially lifts Trump administration ban on refugees

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States. U.S. District Judge James Robart heard arguments Thursday in lawsuits from the American […]

Russia defends slashing US diplomats as hope fades of better ties

Moscow on Monday justified its decision to purge US diplomatic personnel in the country, as the Kremlin appeared to give up on hopes of improving ties anytime soon under Donald Trump. President Vladimir Putin announced Sunday that the US will have to slash its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 after Moscow struck back against […]

Eight bodies found in truck in Texas parking lot

Eight people were found dead Sunday inside a truck in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas in what police said appeared to be “human trafficking crime.” Another 28 people were injured — 20 of them severely — and were being treated at seven local hospitals, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus and Fire […]

FBI asks Justice Department to refute Trump wiretapping claim

FBI Director James Comey has asked the Justice Department to publicly refute President Donald Trump’s explosive, unsubstantiated accusation that Barack Obama tapped his phone during last year’s election campaign, US media reported on Sunday. Comey’s extraordinary measure questioning the president’s truthfulness provides an indication of the implications of Trump’s incendiary claim about his predecessor. The […]

Europe warns US against hurting cohesion, favouring Russia

Thomas KIENZLE, German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen speaks on the first day of the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC) at the Bayerischer Hof hotel in Munich, southern Germany, on February 17, 2017 European leaders Friday fired a salvo of warnings against Washington, cautioning it against hurting EU cohesion, abandoning shared values and seeking […]

A Kenyan lawyer makes history in the US after securing admission to the Supreme Court

Japheth Matemu has earned a rare accolade after being admitted to the world’s most prestigious bar, United States Supreme Court. He becomes the first Kenyan to join that elite club of lawyers in the western world’s highest democracy court. Interestingly, Matemu studied his undergraduate in law at the University of Nairobi’s Law School at Parklands. […]

Florida and S. Carolina set to face the Wrath of Hurricane Mathew

By Fox News Hurricane Matthew closed in on Florida Thursday evening as a powerful Category 4 storm as the governor urged people up and down the state’s 580-mile Atlantic coastline to brace for “devastating impacts.”

Osama Junior vows to hit US in a mission to revenge for father’s killing

The son of Osama bin Laden has threatened revenge against the US for assassinating his father, according to an audio message posted online. Hamza bin Laden promised to continue the global militant group’s fight