• First reviews suggest that Logan is the best Wolverine movie yet
First reviews suggest that Logan is the best Wolverine movie yet

But then he opened the door for a fresh X-Men spin-off, centred on the X-23 character who is introduced in the new film. " Logan is a forthright, muscular movie which preserves the X-Men's unusual, exotic idealism", he wrote in his four star review.

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  • Pakistan army summons Afghan diplomats, demand actions against 76 terrorists
Pakistan army summons Afghan diplomats, demand actions against 76 terrorists

LEAs killed 32 terrorists in a crackdown against terrorists after Sehwan Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine blast. In a tweet, DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said the border was closed with immediate effect till further orders due to security reasons.

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  • General Motors in talks to sell Vauxhall and Opel
General Motors in talks to sell Vauxhall and Opel

The president of General Motors, Dan Ammann, flew into London to hold talks with Business Secretary Greg Clark and Mr McCluskey amid reports that GM is looking to sell its loss-making European operation to Peugeot owner PSA Group. GM has not posted a full-year profit in its European operations since 1999. Experts immediately sounded a warning on ...

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  • Middle East too important for Trump treatment
Middle East too important for Trump treatment

And while he urged Netanyahu to "hold back" from building Jewish settlements for a "little bit", Trump broke with worldwide consensus insisting on a future that included a Palestinian state alongside Israel. but it is the parties themselves who must directly negotiate such an agreement". One month ago, USA officials joined diplomats from so...

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  • Andrew Puzder Withdraws Labor Secretary Nomination
Andrew Puzder Withdraws Labor Secretary Nomination

Still recovering from the abrupt resignation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the White House is now tasked with replacing the controversial Labour Department candidate. "It's time for President Trump to stop looking out for his billionaire buddies, and name a Secretary of Labor who will stand up for workers". Acosta's famil...

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  • Monopoly's thimble goes the way of the dodo
Monopoly's thimble goes the way of the dodo

Voting ran from January 10 to January 31, and participants could pick their eight favorite pieces from a total of 64: 56 new ones along with all the originals. The month-long fan vote has ended, and the thimble did not make the top eight, meaning it will be stricken from upcoming versions of the game. Most recently, Hasbro released a cashless v...

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  • Trump's national security adviser Flynn trying to survive crisis
Trump's national security adviser Flynn trying to survive crisis

Late Tuesday, the New York Times reported that USA agencies had intercepted phone calls past year between Russian intelligence officials and members of Trump's 2016 campaign team. Senators from both sides of the aisle are expressing concern over reports that Donald Trump's campaign had contact with potential Russian operatives - arguing thi...

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  • More than 680 arrested in targeted nationwide ICE operations
More than 680 arrested in targeted nationwide ICE operations

The report released by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center estimates more than 2 million immigrants in the country illegally lived in the two areas in 2014. "They're terrified", Gerry Chapman said. For instance, last week's ICE arrests included "collateral damage", or people who were picked up despite not being targeted in the operations - becaus...

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  • Will Oprah Video of Battered Ex-Wife Sink Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee?
Will Oprah Video of Battered Ex-Wife Sink Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee?

Before his withdrawal, GOP leaders were urging the White house to pull the nomination when four Republicans said they would cast no votes and as many as 12 were ready to bolt, according to CNN . Some conservatives have also taken issue with Puzder's immigration stance, saying it is at odds with Trump. Susan Collins - both of whom sit on the comm...

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  • IHC imposes ban on celebrations of Valetine's Day
IHC imposes ban on celebrations of Valetine's Day

Iran: While some choose to still celebrate the holiday, participating in Valentine's Day was looked down upon for being a "Western custom", The Economist reported in 2013. They issued the order Monday to go in immediate effect. Cities and countries around the world have banned the celebration of the romantic holiday, more recently, the capital...

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  • Justice Department Asks Seattle Judge to Defer Action on Trump Order
Justice Department Asks Seattle Judge to Defer Action on Trump Order

Score round one for the army of activist open borders judges and lawyers Trump will face at every turn. If Trump wins with an en banc ruling, it will be a significant victory for the executive administration and will be valuable to the Ninth Circuit's weakening reputation for legitimacy and fairness.

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  • European Parliament backs controversial Canadian trade deal
European Parliament backs controversial Canadian trade deal

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a controversial trade deal between the EU and Canada . And unlike classic trade deals, CETA harmonizes regulations on matters such as health and the environment, a major concern for activists.

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  • Two Young Girls Fight For Their Lives After Weekend Shootings in Chicago
Two Young Girls Fight For Their Lives After Weekend Shootings in Chicago

The child, described by loved ones as "always smiling", is now fighting for her life after being shot in the head by a stray bullet. According to police, neither child was the intended target of the shootings. Kanari remained on life support Tuesday morning at Stroger Hospital. "Hopefully, she can pull though", she said. Every day her medical bil...

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  • North Korea releases missile launch footage
North Korea releases missile launch footage

The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent United Nations Security Council consultations on North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile on Sunday. In a statement , the spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general condemned the missile launch, saying North Korea's action "is a further troubling violation of Security Co...

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  • After Meeting Canadian Prime Minister, Trump Talks Of Tweaking NAFTA
After Meeting Canadian Prime Minister, Trump Talks Of Tweaking NAFTA

Calling relations between the USA and Canadian neighbors "pretty complex", Trudeau opened the press conference with assurances that "we won't always agree on everything" but will "navigate those complexities" and "remain allies and friends".

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  • Hamburg airport evacuated and 50 treated over 'substance in air'
Hamburg airport evacuated and 50 treated over 'substance in air'

Flights have resumed at Hamburg Airport , after an "unknown hazardous material" believed now to be pepper spray, spread through the air ventilation system forcing authorities to evacuate the airport. As The Washington Post reported, police said there was "no evidence" that this event could be related to a terrorist attack. Flights were halted ...

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  • Trump flip-flops, agrees to honour 'one China' policy
Trump flip-flops, agrees to honour 'one China' policy

A White House statement said Mr Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a lengthy phone conversation on Thursday night Washington time . Trump and Xi look forward to additional talks with "very successful outcomes" following the "extremely cordial" call , the White House said.

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  • Seven killed in Bali village landslide in Indonesia
Seven killed in Bali village landslide in Indonesia

The landslide flattened homes in Bali . National Disaster Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho warned of more heavy rains in Bali as well as landslides and floods in a statement (in Indonesian), after more than 145mm fell on Thursday.

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  • Florin Iordache resigns as Minister of Justice
Florin Iordache resigns as Minister of Justice

Protesters said that the measure would dilute the anti-corruption fight. "I have made a decision to offer my resignation", Iordache told reporters on Thursday, adding that all of his initiatives were "legal and constitutional". Romania has seen the biggest protests since the fall of communism in 1989, with up to half a million people joining some...

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  • Portland so far dodges snow storm, but rain could still turn
Portland so far dodges snow storm, but rain could still turn

A change to sleet, freezing rain and rain will occur Tuesday evening and overnight into early Wednesday . Visibility could be poor at times and travel, risky due to heavy snow, the advisory reads: "Significant impacts to the Thursday morning rush are likely".

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  • No PM dreams, says Akhilesh Yadav; to stay put in UP
No PM dreams, says Akhilesh Yadav; to stay put in UP

Even as Gandhi and Yadav have rolled out a joint campaign, trouble over seat-sharing had emerged earlier also when the Samajwadi Party had fielded candidates for five of the 10 constituencies of Congress bastion Rae Bareli and Amethi. They are annoyed that local leaders of both Congress and Samajwadi Party have filed their nomination papers while t...

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  • Avalanches in Afghanistan and Pakistan leave more than 100 people dead
Avalanches in Afghanistan and Pakistan leave more than 100 people dead

According to Mohammad Omar Mohammadi, a spokesman for the Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), "50 bodies" have so far been recovered. Updating earlier figures, Mohammadi went on to say that heavy snowfalls and avalanches had claimed the lives of at least 54 people and wounded over 50 others across the country during the past ...

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  • Trump Administration Tells Israel to Limit Settlements in Disputed Territory
Trump Administration Tells Israel to Limit Settlements in Disputed Territory

Israeli officials saw the Trump statement as softer in tone than Obama's calls for Israel to stop building settlements, and are therefore presenting it as a net win. The Trump administration said on Thursday that Israel's building of new settlements or expansion of existing ones in occupied territories may not be helpful in achieving peace with Pal...

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  • Oil down on Wednesday as supplies remain plentiful amid OPEC-led cuts
Oil down on Wednesday as supplies remain plentiful amid OPEC-led cuts

President Donald Trump said "nothing is off the table" in dealing with the country after its test launch of a missile. Reuters is quoted as saying Brent crude futures rose to $56.84 a barrel from $56.56 previously. Oil dipped on Wednesday, weighed down by ongoing high supplies despite an OPEC-led production cut, but prices remained within a n...

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  • National Wear Red Day recognizes women's heart disease
National Wear Red Day recognizes women's heart disease

People are encouraged to " Go Red for Women " on February 3 by wearing red to promote awareness of the leading cause of death among women, which is heart disease. Seek medical attention for any signs of heart disease. Heart Disease is the topic today in Neighborhood Health Watch. Through Go Red efforts about 293 fewer women in the USA die from ...

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