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US Supreme Court to take up case on Trump's latest travel ban

The US Supreme Court said Friday it will review President Donald Trump's latest travel ban affecting citizens from six Muslim majority countries plus North Korea and Venezuela. In what could prove decisive in a legal battle that hasShow More Summary

Colin Kaepernick, Kevin Durant donate $10K to Social Justice Organization

In a philanthropic game of H-O-R-S-E, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant matched Colin Kaepernick by making a $10,000 donation Wednesday to a South Bay media and social justice organization. Kaepernick, the former San Francisco...Show More Summary

Tillerson says Russia helps North Korea get fuel

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that Russia is helping North Korea evade some of the sanctions imposed on it to force it to halt its nuclear missile program. Last year, Russia signed up to United Nations sanctions pushed by Washington as a way to force Kim Jong-Un's regime to come to the table and negotiate disarmament. Show More Summary

Top India court lifts ban on release of Bollywood film

India's top court on Thursday overturned a ban imposed by several states on the release of a Bollywood epic about a mythical Hindu queen. The Supreme Court said the ban, which followed violent protests by members of the Hindu right who claimed the film falsely depicted a romance between the queen and a Muslim ruler, violated creative freedoms. Show More Summary

Trump aide says wall idea not 'informed'

Donald Trump's chief of staff has said the president was not "fully informed" when he pledged last year to build a wall along the border with Mexico, the New York Times reported late Wednesday. Retired General John Kelly's remarks were a rare departure from the president on one of the core issues that defined his upstart run for the presidency. Show More Summary

Trump says Russia undermining N.Korea sanctions

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Russia of undermining international sanctions against North Korea and weakening efforts to curb Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons program. "Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea," Trump told the Reuters news agency. Show More Summary

Kosovo probes Serb politician's shock killing

Investigators Wednesday were probing the killing of a prominent Kosovo Serb politician, which observers warned could worsen tensions in the volatile region. Oliver Ivanovic, 64, was shot dead from a car Tuesday morning as he arrived at the headquarters of his party in the flashpoint town of Mitrovica in northern Kosovo. Show More Summary

Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on ‘Peyton Place,' has died

Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap “Peyton Place,” died Friday in her hometown of Dallas at age 93. Malone died in an assisted living center from natural causes days before her 94th birthday, said her daughter, Mimi...

Loshes Chocolate Made in #Nigeria

From Techpoint: In a bid to position Nigeria to benefit from this multi billion-dollar industry, Femi Oyedipe founded LoshesChocolate in 2015. LoshesChocolate produces chocolates from cocoa beans sourced from various locations in Nigeria. The company boasts of its premium quality chocolates handcrafted from a single source of cocoa to the finished products.More here

McDonald to replace Adams as Ireland's Sinn Fein chief

12 minutes agoLocal Interest / France : France 24

Mary Lou McDonald is set to become the president of Sinn Fein, replacing Gerry Adams who is stepping down after 34 years as the dominant figurehead of Irish republicanism. McDonald, 48, the left-wing party's deputy leader, was confirmed as the sole candidate to take over from Adams, 69, at a party meeting on Saturday. Show More Summary

UC regents to vote on increasing tuition and student fees by $342

The University of California is proposing to raise tuition and the student services fee for state residents by 2.7%, an increase of $342 to a total of $12,972 for the 2018-19 academic year. The budget proposal, which UC regents are set to consider Wednesday, would mark the second consecutive tuition...

Miami Comfort Food Guide

When the weather dips below 70, us Miamians pair our only footwear (flip flops) with a down jacket to brave the frigid temperatures. It's also the time we trade in our smoothies and salads for comfort food. When it's cold out, it takes a hot pizza or a cheesy, gooey grilled cheese to warm our tummies and provide the culinary hug we crave. Show More Summary

Turkey has 'de-facto' launched ground operation on Syria's Afrin: Erdogan

38 minutes agoLocal Interest / France : France 24

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Ankara has launched an operation on the ground to oust Kurdish militia from the Syrian town of Afrin. "The Afrin operation has de-facto been started on the ground," Erdogan said in a televised speech in the city of Kutahya, without elaborating. Show More Summary

Feathers of Fury 2018

Bring your soft pillow Sunday, February 11, 2018 before noon to the Camera 12 Cinema area for the 8th year of Feathers of Fury: (Valentine’s Day) Weekend Pillow Fight. Dress up in costume (optional) and bring your feather pillow, a bandana for your mouth (you don’t want to spend the day coughing). Pillow Fight info: […]

Understanding Russian propaganda and other unique classes coming to the Bay Area

Russia is watching you. This is the basic message a Russian writer is currently trying to impart to Bay Area residents through a unique workshop series focused on Russia's controversial "cyber war" against the United States.

Brexit special trade agreement possible: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said a special post-Brexit trade agreement between Britain and the EU was certainly possible but would not involve full access to the single market, in a BBC interview to be screened Sunday. Macron, who...Show More Summary

Macron says a bespoke trade deal between the UK and EU is possible

French president says the UK will have to accept ‘preconditions’ to access a special solution Emmanuel Macron says it will be possible for Britain to secure a bespoke trade deal but only if the UK accepts certain “preconditions”. The...Show More Summary

China says US warship 'violated' its sovereignty

Beijing on Saturday said it had dispatched a warship to drive away a US missile destroyer which had "violated" its sovereignty by sailing close to a shoal in the disputed South China Sea. The USS Hopper sailed within 12 nautical miles...Show More Summary

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