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Judge in California blocks Trump’s order on sanctuary cities

The Raw Story - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 11:09pm
By Jon Herskovitz (Reuters) – A federal court judge in California on Monday blocked an executive order from President Donald Trump to deny some federal grants to so-called sanctuary cities, undermining the administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. U.S. District Judge William Orr...

US to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019

The Raw Story - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 11:07pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday. The decision by acting Homeland Security Secre...

Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:51pm
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.

‘You are a hater!’: Watch this off-the-rails interview between CNN’s Chris Cuomo and LaVar Ball

The Raw Story - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:50pm
LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo Ball, appeared on CNN Monday for a chaotic interview with Chris Cuomo following Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on Sunday afternoon. The president expressed frustration over Ball’s lack of gratitude, after Ball downplayed the role Trump played in his son’s release. S...

Saudi Arabia Squeezes Detainees as It Tries to Seize Assets

World News (NY Times) - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:49pm
Saudi Arabia’s efforts to get princes and businessmen detained on corruption charges to hand over their assets have raised legal concerns abroad.

Kim Jong-un Disciplines North Korea’s Top Military Organization

World News (NY Times) - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:41pm
The move is the latest sign that the North Korean leader is trying to tighten his grip on party elites and the armed forces amid a nuclear standoff with the United States.

Here’s how Kushner newspaper New York Observer gave WikiLeaks and Assange an anti-Clinton ‘platform’

The Raw Story - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:29pm
From 2006 until just before Donald Trump was inaugurated, his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner was the publisher and owner of the New York Observer. During that time, he received emails from WikiLeaks — and his newspaper published glowing profiles of the organization and its’ founder...

Elizabeth Warren: Trump isn’t going to ‘shut me up’ with racist tweets

The Raw Story - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:21pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) appeared on Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” on Monday to discuss Donald Trump’s presidency, and his repeated reference to her as “Pocahontas,” arguing the president is not going to “shut [her] up” with his racist attacks. Trump earlier this month mentioned Warren in a twee...

UK withdraws judge from UN court of justice seat bid

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:19pm
Indian candidate to take position on bench, bringing end to the UK's role on court for the first time.

Silent Sub: Time Is the Enemy as Argentina Hunts a Lost Vessel

World News (NY Times) - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 10:04pm
Six days after the ARA San Juan lost contact, with hopes raised and dashed, families of its 44 crew members are growing increasingly anxious.

WATCH: CNN’s Erin Burnett corners conservative activist for defending Roy Moore’s ‘impeccable values’

The Raw Story - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:58pm
CNN’s Erin Burnett on Monday cornered conservative activist Janet Porter over her continued support of Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate race. Burnett played video of Leigh Corfman, who alleges Moore inappropriately touched her when she was 14 years old. “So Janet, just to understand, I know you don&#82...

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:51pm
The embattled Zimbabwean leader is to face impeachment proceedings from his own party.

The first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up advert

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:34pm
How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up ad.

‘A thug and a wannabe dictator’: Seth Meyers destroys ‘petulant man-child-in-chief’ Trump over LaVar Ball tweets

The Raw Story - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:31pm
Seth Meyers on Monday torched Donald Trump’s weekend tweets against LaVar Ball, the father of one of three UCLA basketball players arrested for shoplifting in China. Trump on Sunday took to Twitter to battle Ball, who had downplayed the role the president played in releasing his son from jail. “Now ...

AT&T, North Korea, Angela Merkel: Your Monday Evening Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:10pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Eurythmics discuss Rock Hall of Fame and going 'into hiding' in the 80s.

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:09pm
Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart recall going "on the run" and working with a field of cows for a video.

Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

World News (NY Times) - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:09pm
North Korea had been removed from the list under the George W. Bush administration in an attempt to salvage negotiations for a nuclear deal.

Does England need 300,000 new homes a year?

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:08pm
Do experts agree with the chancellor that 300,000 new homes per year will help make houses affordable?

Tattooing over my scars

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:02pm
Most tattooists shy away from tattooing over scar tissue, but Rina has found an all-female run local tattoo parlour that have helped her

World Hacks: One woman's simple recipe for a happy street

BBC News - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 9:02pm
How one woman championed a way to bring community spirit back to city streets and keep children fit.
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