Do you work overtime? Here's what you need to know

They also say the program will cause employers to offer overtime hours to employees who agree to accept comp time first, denying extra pay to those who need it most. But Democrats stand in strong opposition. The measure would let employers offer work... More..

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North Korea Says Detained American Had Intended To 'Subvert The Country'
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

North Korea Says Detained American Had Intended To 'Subvert The Country'

Kim Sang Dok committed "criminal acts of hostility aimed to overturn" North Korea-"not only in the past but also during his last stay before interception"- the Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday, addi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border

Ankara denies deliberately targeting them. Turkey's president on Saturday repeated his call to the U.S.to cease its support of the YPG in combatting IS. The Turks would like to a part of a joint operation to ...More..

Showtime to air Stone interviews with Vladimir Putin
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Showtime to air Stone interviews with Vladimir Putin

Stone also expressed admiration for Julian Assange and seems to believe the Wikileaks founder's denial about receiving leaked documents about the Hillary Clinton campaign from Russian officials. Strangelove to...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Turkish Army, Syrian Kurds Trade Artillery Fire Across Border

The Turkish shelling renewed on Wednesday on the Kurdish fighters' positions in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, pro-government al-Watan online newspaper reported. Both Kurdish forces are close USA a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Steelers take linebacker T.J. Watt with 30th pick in draft

Christmas Day in Houston against the Justin James Watt-led Texans. He figures to serve as a complement to the Steelers' top back, Le'Veon Bell, who averaged almost 30 carries per game last season. Though he got...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Pence Meets With Indonesian Business Leaders, Departs For Australia

Mr Pence told a joint news conference with Mr Turnbull that the deal would be subject to vetting, and that honouring it "doesn't mean that we admire the agreement". The camps are where asylum-seekers were taken...More..

Turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

In her post, Zibrova described the result of the numerous air pockets the plane encountered. All of the injured passengers were taken to hospital with injuries of varying severity - mostly bruises and fractur...More..

Iran summons Pakistan envoy over border guards killings
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Iran summons Pakistan envoy over border guards killings

In this regard, Rouhani sent a message to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in which he urged him to pursue the attackers and bring them to justice, reminding him that Tehran "has always considered the impo...More..

US Moves Anti-Missile System To South Korean Site
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

US Moves Anti-Missile System To South Korean Site

Vincent K. Brooks, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea, said when the elements arrived. The United States and South Korea agreed previous year to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Missing Toddler Found Dead In "Very Deplorable" Conditions At Her Home

Ackerson said no one is in custody as of Thursday. The sheriff's office and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents searched the residence "with the assistance of the attorney the family obtained", the news re...More..

Turkish election board rejects appeals to annul referendum
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Turkish election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

The Istanbul Bar Association on Wednesday filed a criminal complaint against electoral board head Sadi Guven for "wrongful conduct" and "altering the result of the election". But Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairma...More..

Melania Trump celebrates her 47th birthday in DC
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Melania Trump celebrates her 47th birthday in DC

Is this really what Melania signed up for? Trump insiders told Vanity Fair that Melania Trump feels terribly uncomfortable with the spotlight that comes from being married to the world's most powerful man...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Netanyahu refuses to meet German minister

A spokesman for Breaking the Silence declined to comment on Netanyahu's decision to snub Gabriel, or on the details of their planned meeting, which the Peace Now movement said it would also attend along w...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Estonia and Slovakia rank in World Press Freedom Index top 20

Norway came out top of the index with the world's freest media. While the Government revised the bill to incorporate "additional protections for journalists, removing an exemption for the security and intelli...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Bipartisan agreement: Michael Flynn may have broken law

Flynn complied with the law", Chaffetz told reporters . Chaffetz, who announced last week that he won't run for re-election, said Flynn's alleged income from foreign sources was "inappropriate". In a letter...More..

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

And while some economists on both sides of the border slam Canada's supply management subsidy system, many Wisconsin farmers are wishing that the American government adopted a similar policy to control their da...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

In response to the US$1.12 billion pledged to Yemen during the high-level event today in Geneva, Oxfam says the global community has fallen short in its support for the Yemeni people. Geneva , April 25, 201...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

The CHP fired back, saying he was threatening the judiciary in order to get them to rule against the party's case. The "Yes" camp won 51.41 percent in last Sunday's referendum in a tighter-than-expected win, ...More..

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

Asked if Trump would sign a spending bill that does not include money for the wall, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told Fox News on Sunday: "We don't know yet". What happens in a shutdown? MARCO...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: Election will be 'two-horse race'

Nearly half (47 per cent) of those who voted Yes in 2014 want a second referendum to be held by spring 2019 but, in contrast, 72 per cent of No voters indicated they did not want there to be another vote. "It's...More..

Labour set to fall behind the Tories in Wales, new poll claims
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Labour set to fall behind the Tories in Wales, new poll claims

The online poll, for ITV Cymru Wales and Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre, had a sample of 1,029 Welsh adults and was carried out by YouGov from 19-21 April 2017. Only 2% of UKIP 2015 voters say the...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Erdogan gives death toll of Syria campaign

In that election the turnout was around 40 percent among expatriates, with 56 percent of those votes being cast for the AK Party, which Erdogan founded more than a decade ago. Germany angrily warned Turkey ye...More..

China defends N. Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

China defends N. Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

According to reports , Kim Jong-un might retaliate against Tokyo and Seoul if the U.S. decides to take military action against the regime in response to North Korea's insistence to conduct missile tests. Pence...More..

Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Iran is not "living up to the spirit" to the nuclear agreement , President Donald Trump said Thursday, as he continued to slam the accord as "a bad agreement". The nuclear deal was negotiated under the adminis...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

VP Pence arrives in Australia, last stop in Asia

Pence has sought to reassure allies in the region that the U.S.is still committed to trade and economic ties despite Trump's decision on TPP. Pence also pledged the USA would work with Indonesia to uphold the...More..

Woods still unsure of return plans
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Woods still unsure of return plans

The course will honor Payne Stewart, who died in a plane crash in 1999. The Bass Pro founder knows the Tiger Woods brand will give this course worldwide attention. "So to design a public course is near and de...More..

Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

Beazley said there may be talks about the US' position on the potential territorial carve up of Syria, adding that he thinks it is quite possible that the officials would be discussing in detail the aftermath o...More..

Pence, in Korea, expresses concern about KORUS, trade deficit
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence, in Korea, expresses concern about KORUS, trade deficit

President Donald Trump pulled the USA out of the 12-country trade agreement after his inauguration in January. But Pence foreshadowed some reworking of the commercial and economic relationship saying that USA...More..

Left for arrest of all TMC leaders named in Narada sting operation
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Left for arrest of all TMC leaders named in Narada sting operation

There is no need to tackle it politically. Leaders representing LF constituents, including CPI (M), CPI, Forward Bloc and RSP, walked from Esplanade to Entally in central Kolkata condemning the involvement ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

Afghanistan officials say the attack on the tunnel complezx left 36 Islamic State group fighters dead. "Using "mother of all bombs" in Afghanistan to kill 36 militants - at $450,000 each - will not change its...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests despite Trump warnings

Pence pointed to recent US military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan as proof of President Trump's resolve. Pence is on the first stop of a four-nation Asia tour meant to show America's allies, and remind its...More..

British Columbia New Democrats promise balanced budget, higher corporate tax
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

British Columbia New Democrats promise balanced budget, higher corporate tax

The BC NDP leader pledged to help renters in B.C. with a $400 rebate to offset forever rising rental prices in numerous province's cities. The platform also includes plans for $10-a-day childcare and an ann...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

On Tuesday night, North Korea launched a KN-15 missile from its eastern coast into the Sea of Japan, marking the fourth missile test conducted by the North Korean regime this year alone. South Korea's defence...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

The Observatory said more than 24 were killed and scores more wounded. He accused the government or extremist rebel groups of orchestrating the attack to discredit the opposition. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent d...More..