The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a
By Syed Raza Hassan SEHWAN SHARIF, Pakistan (Reuters) – At first light on Friday, just hours after a suicide bomber hit a packed crowd at a famous Pakistani shrine, a group of devotees descended on the gold-doomed mausoleum and danced in fervent celebration of their Sufi faith. Thursday night’s bombing
By Yeganeh Torbati, Jeff Mason and Mica Rosenberg [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”8″ exclusions=”113″ sortorder=”115,111,112,113,114,116,117,110,118,119,120″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_imagebrowser” ajax_pagination=”1″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept
Ali Khomeini, a grandson of revolutionary leader and Islamic Republic of Iran founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, has defended thousands of summary executions of political prisoners in 1988 following a fatwa by his grandfather. Some sources claim that more than 5,000 members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) and further leftist
A-LEAGUE marquee players can be like the little girl with the curl. Like Alessandro Del Piero, when they’re good, they’re very, very good. When they’re bad, they’re horrid. Like Mario Jardel. The marquee player concept appeared a great idea when the league started in 2005. It went out of fashion
Pope Benedict XVI has named seven new saints, including the first Native American to be canonised. Kateri Tekakwitha, known as “Lily of the Mohawks”, who for centuries has been a symbol of hope for the long-oppressed American Indians, was canonised in a lavish ceremony in St Peter’s Square that followed
BOYS in the US are hitting puberty as much as two years earlier than in previous decades, according to a new study out Saturday from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The study suggests a well-documented trend seeing girls hit adolescence earlier than their historic counterparts has been mirrored among boys.
GRAINCORP shares have rocketed upwards by more than 40 per cent after United States-based food processor Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) proposed a $2.68 billion takeover of the Australian grains marketer. At 1133 AEDT, shares in GrainCorp had surged $3.56, or 40.23 per cent, to $12.41, after coming put of