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RUSSIA POLITICS: Vitaly Churkin Passes Away

RUSSIA POLITICS: Vitaly Churkin Passes Away

President Vladimir Putin was “deeply upset” by the news and had greatly valued Churkin’s professionalism and diplomatic talent, Russian news agencies quoted the Kremlin as saying.

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CANADA POLITICS: One in Four Canadians Support Temporary Syrian Refugees Ban: Poll

CANADA POLITICS: One in Four Canadians Support Temporary Syrian Refugees Ban: Poll

Sixty percent of those surveyed in an online poll said the Canadian government had done a good job of resettling Syrian refugees since the Liberals came to power in 2015.

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USA POLITICS: Who Are the Top 3 United States of America President in History?

USA POLITICS: Who Are the Top 3 United States of America President in History?

Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Bill Clinton.

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USA POLITICS: Top US Presidents: Lincoln, Washington, Roosevelt, 12th Obama

USA POLITICS: Top US Presidents: Lincoln, Washington, Roosevelt, 12th Obama

“Once again the big three are Lincoln, Washington and FDR – as it should be. Obama came in at number 12 his first time out is impressive,” said Douglas Brinkley.

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USA POLITICS: Newspapers to Ride ‘Trump Bump’ to Reach Readers, Advertisers

USA POLITICS: Newspapers to Ride ‘Trump Bump’ to Reach Readers, Advertisers

Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers.

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USA POLITICS: 30,000 Obama Agitators Ready to Fight Trump Every Step of the Way

USA POLITICS: 30,000 Obama Agitators Ready to Fight Trump Every Step of the Way

Barack Obama is setting up a “shadow White House” in Washington, DC, for organizing anti-Trump protests nationwide and “rebuilding the ravaged Democrat Party.”

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USA POLITICS: Joy Villa Wears ‘Make America Great Again’ to 2017 Grammy Awards (Photos)

USA POLITICS: Joy Villa Wears ‘Make America Great Again’ to 2017 Grammy Awards (Photos)

Pop singer Joy Villa arrived Sunday at the 2017 Grammy Awards wearing a simple white outfit– until she removed it on the red carpet, revealing a dress in the style of Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” presidential campaign posters.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Shows Australia’s Shift to Right

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation Shows Australia’s Shift to Right

A state premier’s desperate move to win re-election by striking an electoral deal with the far-right One Nation party drove a wedge between partners in the ruling coalition on Monday, as Australia’s conservative politics faced a lurch to the right.

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USA POLITICS: Defections! Sears, Kmart Jilt Trump Brands

USA POLITICS: Defections! Sears, Kmart Jilt Trump Brands

Trump-branded consumer products suffered new blows, with US retailers Sears Holdings Corp and Kmart Corp discontinuing online sales of 31 Trump Home items.

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: Adolf Hitler Lookalike Appears in Austrian Birthplace

AUSTRIA POLITICS: Adolf Hitler Lookalike Appears in Austrian Birthplace

Austrian authorities are investigating reports of a man appearing in public in Adolf Hitler’s birthplace as the Nazi dictator’s double, including the distinctive moustache, haircut and clothing.

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USA POLITICS: ‘My Daughter Ivanka Has Heen Treated So Unfairly By Nordstrom’: Trump Declares

USA POLITICS: ‘My Daughter Ivanka Has Heen Treated So Unfairly By Nordstrom’: Trump Declares

President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka’s clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family’s sprawling business empire.

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USA POLITICS: Here’s Coretta Scott King Letter Elizabeth Warren Was Prevented From Reading in Senate

USA POLITICS: Here’s Coretta Scott King Letter Elizabeth Warren Was Prevented From Reading in Senate

Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced on Tuesday night during the Senate debate over the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General after she quoted a letter written by the late Coretta Scott King in which King spoke out against Sessions’ character, the Washington Post and other outlets reported.

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USA POLITICS: Elizabeth Warren Quote From Coretta Scott King Backfires

USA POLITICS: Elizabeth Warren Quote From Coretta Scott King Backfires

U.S. Senate Elizabeth Warren has earned a rare rebuke by the Senate for quoting Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Follows Bill Cosby Playbook in Defamation Case

USA POLITICS: Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Follows Bill Cosby Playbook in Defamation Case

By professing his innocence, Trump who is now president of the United States had effectively called her a liar, Summer Zervos alleges in a defamation case.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Dismisses Gay Rumors

FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Dismisses Gay Rumors

“If you’re told I lead a double life with Mr Gallet it’s because my hologram has escaped,” Emmanuel Macron told supporters at a rally.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ambassadorial Nominees Screening Disrupted By Power Outage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ambassadorial Nominees Screening Disrupted By Power Outage

Power outage at the Nigerian Senate disrupted the screening of non-career ambassadorial nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday.

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USA POLITICS: Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Andrew Puzder Employed Illegal Immigrant

USA POLITICS: Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Andrew Puzder Employed Illegal Immigrant

Andrew Puzder chief executive officer of CKE Restaurants, is one of Trump nominees who faced strong opposition from Senate Democrats and progressive groups.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Der Spiegel Defends Cover Showing Trump Beheading Statue of Liberty

GERMANY POLITICS: Der Spiegel Defends Cover Showing Trump Beheading Statue of Liberty

“Der Spiegel does not want to provoke anybody,” editor-in-chief Klaus Brinkbaeumer told Reuters TV after the cover set off a debate on Twitter and in German and international media, adding he was surprised by the impact of the illustration.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Poll Gap Between CDU, SPD Shrinks

GERMANY POLITICS: Poll Gap Between CDU, SPD Shrinks

Support for Merkel’s CDU and its Bavarian sister party, the CSU, fell 4 points to 33 percent – cutting the gap between the two blocs to its narrowest in records compiled by poll tracker wahlrecht.de going back to Sept 2013.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu-PF to Zimbabweans: Donate 150 Cattles For Mugabe’s 93rd Birthday Party

Zimbabweans have reportedly been urged to donate at least 150 cattle towards President Robert Mugabe’s upcoming birthday celebrations later this month.
Mugabe turns 93 on February 21.

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