Obama Was Right to Commute Chelsea Manning's Sentence – Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine Obama Was Right to Commute Chelsea Manning’s SentenceSlate MagazinePhoto illustration by Slate. Photos by AFPTV/AFP/Getty Images and U.S. Army/Handout/Reuters. President Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s sentence from 35 years to time served plus 100 days—or about seven years, in all—is a reasonable …Obama’s Chelsea Manning decision: President’s dangerous move reveals scary take on […]

Iraq says it has split ISIS' last stronghold in the country in half – Business Insider

Business Insider Iraq says it has split ISIS’ last stronghold in the country in halfBusiness InsiderMosul Iraq Guards stand at a checkpoint near burning oil fields in Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, November 22, 2016. AP/Felipe Dana. Almost three months to the day after Iraqi forces set off on their offensive to recapture the city […]

EU's Tusk hails 'Churchill' May, slams Trump for backing Brexit – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia EU’s Tusk hails ‘Churchill’ May, slams Trump for backing BrexitChannel NewsAsiaThe EU leader who will oversee Britain’s Brexit negotiations with the bloc hailed Theresa May on Wednesday for echoing Winston Churchill in backing European integration. Posted 18 Jan 2017 23:20. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after …British PM Theresa May accused of seeking […]

Inauguration Boycott 2017: Latest List Of Lawmakers Skipping Donald Trump's Celebration – International Business Times

International Business Times Inauguration Boycott 2017: Latest List Of Lawmakers Skipping Donald Trump’s CelebrationInternational Business TimesHundreds of thousands of people were expected this week to head to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. But a number of Democratic lawmakers won’t be among them. Over the past week, roughly 60 high-profile …Dangers I […]

Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problemsChannel NewsAsiaFormer U.S. president George H.W. Bush has been in a Houston hospital since Saturday after he experienced shortness of breath, a family spokesman said on Wednesday. Posted 18 Jan 2017 15:40; Updated 18 Jan 2017 21:10. FILE PHOTO – Former …Ex-President George HW Bush […]

Gambians, tourists flee on eve of deadline for leader to surrender power – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Gambians, tourists flee on eve of deadline for leader to surrender powerChannel NewsAsiaGambians and tourists were boarding buses, packing suitcases onto trucks and hiring canoes to flee the capital on Wednesday, as President Yahya Jammeh clung to power on the eve of his rival Adama Barrow’s planned swearing in. Posted 18 Jan 2017 […]

Andy Lau seriously injured while filming in Thailand – AsiaOne

U.S. News & World Report Andy Lau seriously injured while filming in ThailandAsiaOneHong Kong actor Andy Lau has been hospitalised following an accident while filming in Thailand. According to Apple Daily, the 55-year-old “heavenly king” arrived in Thailand on Monday (Jan 16) for the filming of a commercial which required him to ride …Andy Lau […]

Asean must band together and be a life raft in stormy seas: PM Lee – TODAYonline

Asean must band together and be a life raft in stormy seas: PM LeeTODAYonlinePM Lee Hsien Loong attends the ASEAN Tourism Forum Opening Gala orchid naming ceremony with ASEAN secretary-general H.E. Le Luong Minh and ASEAN tourism ministers on Jan 18, 2017. Photo: Jason Quah/TODAY. mail · print. View all comments. and more » Powered by […]

Public Accounts Committee urges holistic solutions, stronger leadership to address lapses – THE BUSINESS TIMES

Public Accounts Committee urges holistic solutions, stronger leadership to address lapsesTHE BUSINESS TIMESWEAK governance that defeated existing processes and recurring lapses highlight the need for holistic remedies and the role of effective leadership in the management of public funds, the Public Accounts Committee said in its first report to Parliament … and more » Powered by […]

In Russia, Moldovan president says may scrap EU trade pact – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia In Russia, Moldovan president says may scrap EU trade pactChannel NewsAsiaMoldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country’s next parliamentary elections, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday during his first state visit to Russia. Posted 17 Jan 2017 23:40. Russian President Vladimir …Putin says those behind Trump […]

Britain will leave EU single market as May sets aim for 'hard Brexit' – TODAYonline

Telegraph.co.uk Britain will leave EU single market as May sets aim for ‘hard Brexit’TODAYonlineBritain’s Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions after delivering a speech on leaving the European Union at Lancaster House in London. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments …More clarity, ambitious: European countries’ mixed reactions to Theresa May’s Brexit plansThe Straits […]