• Grass Valley venue cancels Kathy Griffin show due to controversial Trump photos
Grass Valley venue cancels Kathy Griffin show due to controversial Trump photos

Griffin, who helped with CNN's New Year's Eve coverage, has apologised, saying that the brief video was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing. She jokes that she and Shields will have to run away to Mexico when the images go public and says, "I won't give away what we're doing but Tyler and I are not afraid to do images that make noise".

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  • European Union, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Donald Trump
European Union, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Donald Trump

If only the United States backed out, this decision could result in 3 billion tons of extra carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by 2030, which is enough year after to year to melt ice sheets quicker, accelerate sea-level rise, and lead to more extreme weather events, reports CBS .

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  • Palestinian prisoners in Israel end mass hunger strike
Palestinian prisoners in Israel end mass hunger strike

The Palestinians have also chose to cap purchases of electricity from Israel , a decision that would further reduce the power supply to Gaza by some 30 percent. The top United Nations human rights official had urged Israel to improve the conditions for Palestinians in custody as the situation of those on hunger strike, fast deteriorating, finall...

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  • Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East
Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East

An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". The Israeli settlements, status of Jerusalem or whether the US would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory were not discussed.During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) ...

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  • Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region
Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

He did so in a message on his Telegram account which is now widely being publicized in Russian media. Gay and bisexual men in Chechnya have in recent months been abducted, tortured and in some cases murdered in concentration camps. "The doors are open!" he wrote. Macron said Putin promised " the whole truth " about the reported persecutio...

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  • Teens Arrested in Killing of Boy, 6
Teens Arrested in Killing of Boy, 6

Dwan Wakefield , Byron McBride and D'Allen Washington are now being held without bond in the Madison County Detention Center. Archie approached the deputy and said that her vehicle was missing, and authorities began an auto theft investigation, he said.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament
Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament

A vote for the SNP will "strengthen Scotland's hand" against a Conservative government at Westminster, Nicola Sturgeon has said ahead of the launch of the party's General Election manifesto . The SNP also says it will lobby for guarantees for European Union nationals working in the NHS , while also pushing for Scotland to gain power ove...

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  • Special aide to Brazil's Temer arrested in corruption probe
Special aide to Brazil's Temer arrested in corruption probe

Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital following the evacuation of som. Brazilian authorities estimate around 35,000 are marching in the capital. If Temer should resign, Brazil's constitution says Congress would elect the next president, who would hold power for the rest of his term, which runs to the ...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn to make surprise appearance at the BBC leaders debate
Jeremy Corbyn to make surprise appearance at the BBC leaders debate

Theresa May has insisted from the beginning of the campaign that she will not participate in any TV debates and, until now, Corbyn had refused to attend unless she did too. The veteran left-winger's decision to attend reflects a growing confidence in the Labour camp, buoyed by the latest YouGov poll that suggested the United Kingdom could be h...

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  • PM's jibe about 'alone and naked' Jeremy Corbyn 'totally inappropriate'
PM's jibe about 'alone and naked' Jeremy Corbyn 'totally inappropriate'

Jeremy Corbyn had previously said he would not take part, but did a U-Turn today, criticising the Tories for "a stage-managed arms-length campaign". On Tuesday, Ms. "This is just a snapshot based on data from the past seven days and people can and do change their minds in the closing days of a general election campaign" - YouGov chief executive...

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  • Noose found at exhibit in African American history museum
Noose found at exhibit in African American history museum

It had been left in an exhibit with galleries from the segregation era, Smithsonian spokeswoman Linda St. Thomas told HuffPost. "This was a frightful act, but a stark reminder of why our work is so important". Cowardly acts like these will not, for one moment, prevent us from the vital work we do. Lonnie Bunch , the NMAAHC's founding directo...

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  • Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs
Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs

European leaders pushed Trump to stay in the Paris pact during his recent overseas trip, and some of his advisers prefer the USA stays committed to the climate accord. Tearfund's head of advocacy Paul Cook said: "World leaders need to uphold their commitments to prevent lives and livelihoods being hit hard by an unstable and changing climate".

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  • Crowd Laughs at Sea Lion, Until It Snatches a Child
Crowd Laughs at Sea Lion, Until It Snatches a Child

Eventually the sea lion got pissed off and snatched the girl by the dress to pull her into the water. "And [the sea lion] initially jumped up to the girl to read her I guess", Fujiwara told the CBC . "The more and more we feed wild animals , the more and more we're putting our selves at risk for those situations", she said. Then, as you see, ...

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  • Leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate
Leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

That isn't a debate, that's me questioning her. The Tories have made the prospect of a "coalition of chaos" a key part of their electoral attack on Mr Corbyn and again seized on the suggestion that Labour could engage in talks with other parties.

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  • Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's batting record once again
Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's batting record once again

The record that was previously held by AB de Villiers was eclipsed by Kohli against Australia at the MCG in January a year ago. Ace South African batsman and former captain Hashim Amla becomes the fastest player to score 7000 runs in 150 ODI innings , breaking Virat Kohli's record.

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  • Sterling drops after poll showing risk of hung parliament
Sterling drops after poll showing risk of hung parliament

Conservatives are unlikely to make any general election gains in Birmingham, according to the new analysis by top polling company YouGov . The findings again weakened sterling which had earlier fallen nearly a cent against the U.S.

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  • Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela
Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

In a statement, Goldman Sachs acknowledged it purchased the bonds, but said they were bought in the secondary market and not directly from the Venezuelan government . These dire conditions have produced mass protests against Maduro's authoritarian government - and those protests have resulted in the deaths of more than 50 demonstrators, in...

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  • UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens
UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens

Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at media intrusion into his family life as he promised he was "giving it everything" to win the General Election. When May called the snap election in April, hoping for a stronger mandate for the European Union talks, the Conservatives had a lead of more than 20 points over Labour .

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  • Ariana Grande promises to return to Manchester for fundraising concert
Ariana Grande promises to return to Manchester for fundraising concert

Eight men have now been detained in connection with Monday's attack. Police arrested two more people and were on Thursday searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert, as British authorities complained bitterly about investigation leaks by USA officials.

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  • Spicer Insists Trump Has 'Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel After Trip
Spicer Insists Trump Has 'Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel After Trip

The damage has been done, and now leaders like Angela Merkel must do the best they can to maneuver in this new circumstance. "We do not have the right to despoil the environment for future generations", Modi, who is in Berlin visit kicking off a four-nation Europe tour, said in Hindi, at a joint press conference with Merkel.

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  • McCain on Kushner backchannel reports: 'I don't like it'
McCain on Kushner backchannel reports: 'I don't like it'

Kushner's meeting with Gorkov came at the request of Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to the USA, whose meeting with several members of Trump's administration during the transition have come under scrutiny. Adam Schiff , the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said the reports were "obviously very concerning", adding ...

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  • New poll shows possible defeat for Theresa May
New poll shows possible defeat for Theresa May

Seeking to put behind him Tuesday's childcare gaffe in which he struggled to recall the cost of his own policy in a BBC radio interview, Mr Corbyn will have been buoyed by the latest YouGov poll that suggested the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament on 9 June, with the Tories falling short of an overall majority.

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  • Modi arrives in Russia
Modi arrives in Russia

What has Modi done in Germany? "The first meeting of the India-Spain CEOs Forum will be held on the sidelines of my visit", Modi had said on Facebook . India has been a key supporter of Kabul's government and has poured more than $2bn into the country since the former Taliban regime ─ which was allied with Pakistan ─ was toppled in 2001.

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  • The Subaru BRZ STI is happening
The Subaru BRZ STI is happening

We're looking at the very same rear wing seen only last week when our spies caught on camera a near-production prototype of BRZ upgraded by the skilled engineers at Subaru Tecnica International. A BRZ STI model was seen in MI recently, and the wing on the back was the give-away. Most intriguingly, there's a taped-over STI badge on the decklid.

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  • As US threatens withdrawal, Feds still committed to Paris Accord, McKenna says
As US threatens withdrawal, Feds still committed to Paris Accord, McKenna says

While an official announcement has not yet been made, Trump has been teasing the decision for some time now-and did again Wednesday morning on Twitter , even as multiple news outlets ran stories that the move was a foregone conclusion .

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  • Gunman opens fire in Saudi school in Riyadh, two killed
Gunman opens fire in Saudi school in Riyadh, two killed

There are no further details of the shooter at present. A gunman has opened fire at a school in Saudi Arabia. The majority of children are said to be Saudi nationals. The school has both a Saudi curriculum and an worldwide programme leading to an American diploma. It is a girls' and boys' school from kindergarten through grade 12.

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  • Strong, swift UN reaction to Trump on climate
Strong, swift UN reaction to Trump on climate

Former Exxon CEO and current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson agrees , noting that withdrawing from the agreement reduces the U.S.' negotiating power in future trade and climate deals . Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in Brussels late Thursday for talks with EU president Donald Tusk and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, with cli...

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  • OPEC, non-OPEC alliance not strong enough to limit North America
OPEC, non-OPEC alliance not strong enough to limit North America

However, investors in the financial markets weren't much impressed by this output cut agreement. "Nine months with the same level of production that our member countries have been producing at is a very safe and almost certain option to do the trick", Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy and industry oil minister told CNBC ahead of the cl...

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  • Dead in Nighttime, Early Morning Bombings in Baghdad
Dead in Nighttime, Early Morning Bombings in Baghdad

Pentagon officials contend the primary mission of these groups is to take the fight to ISIS , although both groups have been associated with anti-regime efforts in the past, according to Jennifer Cafarella, a leading expert on the Syrian civil war at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, D.C.

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  • Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Lewandowski Open to Returning
Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Lewandowski Open to Returning

Dubke, 47, occupied the high-powered but low-profile, post for three crisis-filled months. White House communications director Michael Dubke said Tuesday he will leave his role, while Trump is weighing the possibility of bringing former campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie into the White House .

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  • Canada's Economic Growth Triples U.S.'s
Canada's Economic Growth Triples U.S.'s

NOTE: The median forecast of analysts in a Reuters poll was for 3.9 percent annualized growth in the quarter and March GDP growth of 0.2 percent. Monthly GDP rose a stronger-than-expected 0.5% in March, pointing to strong momentum through the end of the quarter.

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  • South African president Zuma facing no confidence vote in ANC - News24 website
South African president Zuma facing no confidence vote in ANC - News24 website

The party confirmed this on Monday when it said that it supported a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture but failed to deal substantively with the president's own conduct . Aside from his troubles within the party, which has seen key ANC allies calling for him to stand down, Zuma is facing growing public discontent over a series of ...

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  • Democrats aim to keep focus on Donald Trump's meeting with Russian diplomats
Democrats aim to keep focus on Donald Trump's meeting with Russian diplomats

Trump also tweeted a Fox News story reporting the back channel was Russia's idea. "I don't like it", the Republican lawmaker said Monday in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "7:30" when asked about President Donald Trump's son-in-law's possible ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Trailblazing, Unprecedented Pro-Israel Actions by President Trump
Trailblazing, Unprecedented Pro-Israel Actions by President Trump

Following this visit and meeting with the Palestinian president, Trump participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem and gave a speech at the Israel Museum , before taking off for Rome to continue his first official trip overseas.

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  • Ariana Grande:
Ariana Grande: "We Won't Let Hate Win"

Monday's bombing prompted United Kingdom authorities to deploy soldiers through out the city and raise the terror threat level to " critical ", the highest of five levels for worldwide terrorism, and at least two men have been arrested in connection to the attack, the Guardian reported .

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