Carleen Clark

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Immigrants Group Sues Trump for Ending Refugee Program

Haitian and Salvadoran refugees sued President Donald Trump, claiming his administration’s decision to end protections that allowed them to stay in …

California Bill Would Make Ethnic Studies Classes Mandatory

California Assemblymember Jose Medina says that he would have introduced his latest bill regardless of who is in the White House, but the fact that …

Myanmar bulldozes what was left of Rohingya Muslim villages

BANGKOK (AP) — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth …

Asia

Outrage in Argentina after two priests are detained for allegedly abusing deaf kids | Fox News

"This is like opening Pandora's Box," is how one prosecutor, Alexander Gullé, described the investigation into allegations of sexual abuse of deaf children at a Catholic school in Argentina's Mendoza province.<p>"Every minute," he told reporters, "we see different circumstances, different facts ... I …

Vigil held in German town for woman dragged through streets

Hundreds gather in Hamelin to attend vigil for attack victim who is in coma after being tied to a car and dragged for 250 metres<p>Outrage over an attack on a woman who was dragged through the streets of a north German town behind a car with a rope tied around her neck has prompted hundreds of people …

Crime

Trump attacks Clinton over email; she condemns his treatment of women

DADE CITY, Fla. — Hillary Clinton and her allies on Tuesday intensified their attacks on Donald Trump’s character and temperament, as they sought to shift scrutiny away from news that the FBI had revived an investigation into her email practices at the State Department.<p>As part of that effort, …

Government

Hillary Clinton, Wannabe Global Dominatrix And Liberal Neocon, Plans More Stupid Wars

Never before were the two leading presidential candidates so disliked. Both major parties have nominated candidates that most Americans desperately want to reject.<p>There are many reasons to oppose Hillary Clinton: a history of scandal, reaching back to Bill Clinton's Arkansas governorship; greedy, …

Obama's Piece In 'The Economist' Gets Everything Wrong

<b>PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS</b> written an “open letter” of several thousand words to <i>The Economist</i> about capitalism, immigration, the economy and the economic areas on which his successor should focus.<p>The whole thing encapsulates the wrongheaded and obstinately held thinking that has brought the U.S. and the …

Economics

US denies seeking wider role in Yemen war a day after firing missiles

Yemen,Middle East and North Africa,World news,US military,US news,US foreign policy,Saudi Arabia<p>Iran-backed Houthi rebels deny involvement in attack on US destroyer that prompted reprisal strikes against the Yeman coast<p>The US has insisted it wants no direct military involvement in the bruising war …

Trump Calls Assault Allegations 'Pure Fiction,' Pledges Evidence To Dispute

New allegations that he inappropriately touched and groped women are "vicious" as well as "totally, absolutely false," Donald Trump said Thursday at a campaign rally.<p>Trump made the comments at a planned rally in West Palm Beach, Fla., his first time speaking publicly since the <i>New York Times</i> and …

A letter to … My wife, for whom I no longer seem to exist

The letter you always wanted to write<p>You captivated me when we first met. You were fiercely attractive and hugely independent, and you burned brighter than anybody else in the room. I had never encountered a woman like you. I feel it only fair to remind you that I also shone in those days, able to …

Relationships

Voters back Hong Kong's young radicals in 'signal' to Beijing

Mr Law's political party, Demosisto, seeks self-determination through a referendum on Hong Kong's sovereignty after 2047, when guarantees on the …

New Zealand needs migrants as some Kiwis are lazy and on drugs, says PM

John Key says immigrant workers needed because some unemployed lack strong work ethic while others ‘won’t pass a drug test’<p>The New Zealand prime minister, John Key, has said the country is forced to rely on overseas workers to fill jobs because some Kiwis lack a strong work ethic and may have …

The World's 10 Most Beautiful Buildings

Palau de la Música Catalana; Barcelona, Spain, Photo credit: kkmarais via Flickr<p>Does the sight of a really incredibly façade make you weak in the knees? Does a breathtaking interior make your heart flutter? Do you stay up at night thinking about architectural details? If so, you have to check out …

Barcelona

Paris to open first refugee camp in October

Paris will open its first refugee camp in mid-October, the city's mayor has said.<p>Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said refugees would be able to stay in the …

Galaxy Note 7 recall will cost Samsung a 'heartbreaking amount'

As I’m sure you’re well aware by now, Samsung was forced to issue a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 last week following reports that some handsets were randomly bursting into flames while on charge. It was later discovered that a faulty battery was to blame for the explosions.<p>This put Samsung in …

Galaxy Note

Intel buys computer vision startup Movidius as it looks to build up its RealSense platform

Intel’s RealSense platform was the star of its Intel Developer’s Forum conference in San Francisco last month and it seems the company is only looking to grow the scale and capabilities of its computer vision tech. Today, the company announced that it is acquiring the computer vision startup behind …

Mobile Devices

British Airways computer outage causes flight delays

Carrier apologises over problem with check-in systems and warns of ‘slower than usual’ process at Heathrow and Gatwick<p>British Airways has apologised to passengers for delays after an IT glitch hit check-in systems.<p>Angry travellers said they had queued for hours at airports, but the airline said it …

Bayer sweetens Monsanto bid as talks enter final stretch

FRANKFURT/NEW YORK (Reuters) - German pharmaceutical and crop chemicals manufacturer Bayer AG says talks with Monsanto Co have advanced and it is now willing to offer more than $65 billion, a 2 percent increase on its previous offer for the world’s largest seeds company.<p>“Both sides are gradually …

Monsanto

North Korea executes top education official, South Korea says

<b>Seoul (CNN) —</b> North Korea has executed its top education official, Kim Yong Jin, by firing squad, a South Korean government official told CNN on Wednesday.<p>READ: North Korea missile test earns Kim Jong Un's praise<p>Kim was branded "anti-party and a counter-revolutionary member" by the country's State …

Could Fining Apple $14.5 Billion Sink the European Union?

The biggest loser in the battle over back taxes could be the EU itself.<p>Apple executives, members of Congress, and ordinary Irish citizens were all caught by surprise today when the European Union announced its decision that Apple must pay Ireland about $14.5 billion in back taxes.<p>At issue is a …

ACLU’s principal technologist reacts to NSA hack with the perfect tweet about Apple/FBI battle

It’s just ten days since I pointed to a Microsoft security leak as proof of my point that any iPhone master key created by Apple would inevitably fall into the wrong hands in time – and even more powerful support for that position now exists.<p>It was revealed last week that powerful hacking tools …

Pfizer Is Buying Cancer Drug Maker Medivation

Pfizer said on Monday it would buy U.S. cancer drug company Medivation in a deal valued at about $14 billion to boost its oncology portfolio.<p>Pfizer …

Turkey backtracks on age of wedding bomber

<b>Gaziantep, Turkey (CNN) —</b> The Turkish government is now backtracking on its initial claim that the attacker who bombed the Kurdish wedding celebration in southern Turkey on Saturday night was a young teenager.<p>The bombing killed 54 people in Gaziantep near the Syrian border and it stunned Turks -- …

Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar is remembered as the face of the Medellin cartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine in the 1980s.<p>But for all his deeds and bluster, Escobar was just one member of a clan of traffickers who helped create the Medellin cartel.<p>And in terms of narco …

South America

Democrats stream gun control sit-in on Periscope after Republicans turn TV cameras off

Lawmakers used live-stream video app Periscope and Facebook Live to broadcast their protest over gun control, in what TV network calls ‘a first’<p>Lawmakers turned to Periscope and Facebook Live to broadcast a sit-in protest in the House of Representatives on Wednesday after the Speaker’s office …

Gun Control

Watch: David Beckham and Kevin Hart's Full H&M Campaign Video is Here

The hilarious new campaign sees Hart playing a method actor preparing to take on the role of Beckham.<p>David Beckham has teamed up with comedian Kevin Hart for his latest H&M campaign.<p>The 'Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham' campaign for autumn/winter 2015 stars Hart as a method actor …

Pope Francis on clerical abuse: 'I do not judge those who are not able to forgive'

Pope Francis,US news,LGBT rights,Gay marriage,Catholicism,Christianity,Life and style,Marriage,Family,Religion,Same-sex marriage (US),Sexuality,Society,The papacy,World news<p>Pope also suggests Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed for refusing marriage licences to gay couples, was denied her …

Pope Francis isn't the liberal rock-star that many Americans think he is

For many Catholics, the euphoria <b>extends</b> to <b>family and sexual issues</b> on which Francis has signaled new tolerance. A majority of American Catholics, according to a Pew survey, predicts that within the next 35 years, the church will <b>approve contraception and married priests</b>. Thirty-six percent expect …

Christianity