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ICE Agents Raid Northern California Businesses

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In response to the prospect of ICE raids, religious leaders gathered at the Congregational Church of San Mateo Thursday to show solidarity with the immigrant community. The actions taken this week reflect HSI's stepped-up efforts to enforce the laws that prohibit businesses from hiring illegal workers. According to NBC, business owners were given the notices Monday through Wednesday. Read More »

NAGALAND ELECTION 2018: NPF leaves vacant seats for BJP

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The 11 parties included NPF, BJP, Congress, United Naga Democratic Party (UNDP), Nagaland Congress, AAP, National Democratic Political Party (NDPP), NCP, LJP, JD (U), National People's Party (NPP). He also said the BJP and the NDPP would not come in the way of the implementation of Naga peace accord. Rakhila contested 2013 Assembly election on BJP ticket from the same constituency unsuccessfully. Read More »

Islamic scholar held in Paris over rape claims

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In a book published in 2016, she wrote about being raped in a Paris hotel four years earlier, but the book did not name the attacker. But in October, she said she had chose to name Ramadan publicly as the alleged perpetrator as a result of the "Me Too" campaign, using the French hashtag "Balance Ton Porc" (Expose your pig). Read More »

Rebel stronghold in northwestern Syria heavily bombed

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A ministry statement said the pilot ejected from the aircraft but was killed while resisting capture by rebels fighting against the Syrian government. The Russian statement said the area was controlled by Jabhat al-Nusra militants. There was no immediate comment from Damascus or Moscow on the incident. Read More »

90 feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

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More than 2,800 people drowned on the route a year ago. A smuggler's boat capsized in the Mediterranean off Libya on Friday. Libya has become the number one route for African and Sahel migrants to cross the sea to Europe since the 2011 February revolution. Read More »

Are Investors Swooping in on Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP)?

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EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) presently has a current ratio of 0.90. Many market traders also use moving averages to determine profitable entry and exit points into specific securities. (NYSE:MMP), 11 have Buy rating , 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 74 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Trudeau says Canada is ready if Trump nixes NAFTA

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Milligan said the National Association of Wheat Growers and other farm organizations asked growers on one day last month to call, Tweet or email the White House urging the president not withdraw from NAFTA, and that many lobbying efforts are continuing. Read More »

4 injured in Italy drive-by shooting

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Six people including "people of colour" have allegedly been injured, four of them seriously, media reported. The attack comes a day after a Nigerian asylum-seeker was arrested in Macerata over the gruesome killing of an 18-year-old Italian woman whose dismembered body was discovered in suitcases earlier this week. Read More »

Captain Best is quizzed over attending pals' trial

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The men, who both play for Ulster, are accused of raping her at Jackson's home in Belfast in the early hours of June 28th 2016. The pair deny all the charges. Rory Harrison (25), from Manse Road, Belfast, is charged with perverting the course of justice and withholding information. Jackson denies a further charge of sexual assault. Read More »

Democrats slam plan to cut family immigration

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Last week, when asked if Dreamers should be concerned about being deported on March 5th if there's no deal, Trump said: "Tell them not to be concerned". A two-prong solution, 'may be the best we can hope for, ' Thune said. The president hit all of the talking points for proper immigration reform in Tuesday's State of the Union address, so now it's time for Congress to get the bill passed so America can have an immigration platform appropriate for 2018, and years to come. Read More »

Trump Implores Senate To Vote On Hardline Immigration Bill

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President Trump delivers the State of the Union speech at the Capitol Tuesday. Trump has offered the Dreamers a path to citizenship, but only on the condition he also gets funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border, as well as other immigration-related measures that Democrats oppose. Read More »

Pakistan, Afghanistan joint working groups to meet in Kabul

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In a weekly media briefing on Friday, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said Pakistan has proposed five joint working groups, focusing on ensuring a comprehensive engagement for countering terrorism, intelligence sharing, military, economy, trade and transit interaction, refugee repatriation and connectivity. Read More »

Joe Kennedy delivers rebuttal to State of the Union speech

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Joe Kennedy III said Tuesday night in the Democratic response to Trump's first State of the Union address . 'I have served for nearly 19 years, ' King told the Boston Globe . After doing so, the latest Kennedy to rise up in the world of politics received rave reviews. The couple met at the Law School of Harvard University, in a class taught by Elizabeth Warren, who is now a Democratic senator from MA. Read More »

U.S. sanctions hit Hezbollah support

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Created to damage Hezbollah's financial network, the new sanctions apply to five Lebanese nationals and one Iraqi, most of whom have links to Al-Inmaa Engineering and Contracting, a company run by Hezbollah financier Adham Tabaja, the US Treasury Department said in a statement. Read More »

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Among 10 analysts covering Whirlpool ( NYSE:WHR ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. The rating was initiated by Compass Point on Friday, October 30 with "Buy". Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. Ever wonder how investors predict positive share price momentum? A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in MSFT . Read More »

Rihanna tweets at world leaders, seeks $3.1b to fund education

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Rihanna joined French president Emmanuel Macron as a speaker at the Global Partnership for Education's conference in Dakar, Senegal on Friday, the Washington Post reports. Rihanna , who is the ambassador of the Global Education Partnership, will meet in Dakar with government officials as well as with professors and students. Read More »

Trump meets North Korea defectors at White House

Trump hosted about a half-dozen North Korean defectors in the Oval Office, including Ji Seong-ho, who had used crutches to escape the reclusive country after a train ran over his limbs. USA officials said the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service was helping South Korean authorities with security, a role it has undertaken at every Olympics since the 1976 Montreal games. Read More »

White instructor underneath hearth over slavery lesson

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The teacher's lesson, which she allegedly conducted in several of her history seventh-grade courses almost two weeks ago, was meant to demonstrate what slavery felt like. Cummings was removed, but only for a few days. The student said the Daily News that Cummings ruled "the length and width [of the students on the floor] to show how little space slaves had on the ship". Read More »

HHS grants second waiver for Medicaid work requirement in Indiana

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Under a multifaceted 1115 waiver that CMS approved Friday (Feb. 2), able-bodied adults in Indiana's Medicaid program will be required to work at least 20 hours a week or be enrolled in a qualifying job-training or educational program. "Today's approval is the result of the hard work of Gov. Holcomb, his team and our team at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and serves as a testament to Indiana's ongoing commitment to improving the lives of its Medicaid beneficiaries", said ... Read More »

UP IAS officer 'takes pledge' to erect Ram Mandir at Ayodhya!

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Shukla, wearing a grey blazer, is seen in the video standing to the left of the man who administered the pledge. "We Ram-bhakts, today, as part of this programme, take this pledge that at the earliest, the Ram Mandir be constructed". "So I did not give any speech", Mr. Shukla said. "The video that has gone viral is an edited version and portions have been deleted deliberately to create mischief", he said, adding, "The matter related more to creating a peaceful environment for the ... Read More »

Clashes in Maldives as court orders imprisoned politicians' release

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It was not immediately clear how retrials would affect the upcoming elections, but the opposition alliance declared that the ruling "effectively ends President Yameen's authoritarian rule". But clashes broke out quickly after Yameen fired the country's police chief, whose department had announced that it would uphold the Supreme Court verdict. Read More »

Multiple Injuries In Serious Crash

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The minivan passengers included two adults, two four-year-olds, one eight-year-old, two 10-year-olds and a 15-year-old. He said the occupants of the minivan were from "out of the country". The president of the chartered bus company Attridge Transportation, Glenn Attridge, told CP24 he gathered information about the crash through his driver who was operating the bus involved. Read More »

Fidel Castro's troubled son takes his own life

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The 68-year-old son of Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro was found on Thursday morning. His cousin Mario Díaz-Balart is a Republican congressman in Florida and a staunch critic of the Cuban government.His mother sent Fidelito to visit his father shortly after Castro took over the island. Read More »

"I Love New York" signs being taken off of highways

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Separately, state Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-47, Rome, sent a letter Friday to state Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul Karas and state Thruway Authority Acting Executive Director Matthew Driscoll urging a quick resolution to the matter. Read More »

N Korean athletes land in South for Winter Olympics

The most powerful man in the world is welcoming and honoring North Koreans and standing up for their rights as people. "President Trump thanked Prime Minister Abe for Japan's efforts to maintain worldwide pressure on North Korea, including recent efforts to clamp down on North Korea's attempts to circumvent sanctions in the waters surrounding the Korean Peninsula . Read More »