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Chelsea Manning: WikiLeaks informant asks Obama for clemency

Chelsea Manning: WikiLeaks informant asks Obama for clemency

Chelsea Manning is asking President Obama to grant her clemency saying she is requesting “a first chance at life.” Chelsea Manning, a U.S. Army private who was known as Bradley Manning at the time, pleaded guilty to a number of charges after leaking nearly 700,000 documents containing government secrets, though she was not found guilty of the most serious charge ... Read More »

Donald Trump victory puts pressure on Mexico over NAFTA trade deal

Donald Trump victory puts pressure on Mexico over NAFTA trade deal

Mexico is willing to discuss and “modernise” the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) with US President-elect Donald Trump’s administration but will not renegotiate the pact, Mexico’s top officials have said on Thursday (10 November). Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said he would try to explain how important the deal is for the region to Trump, who has heavily criticised and ... Read More »

More anti-Trump protests held across US “Video”

More anti-Trump protests held across US (Video)

Protests were held in several cities Friday for a third night since Donald Trump was elected president, with marchers blocking major roadway in the Miami area and hundreds gathering in Atlanta, Boston, New York and other cities. About 100 people were marching in downtown Oakland around Frank H. Ogawa Plaza shortly before 10:00, carrying signs with such slogans as “Love ... Read More »

Taiwan To Legalize Same Sex Marriage “Report”

Taiwan To Legalize Same Sex Marriage, Report

Taiwan is well on its way to becoming the first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage, as one of three bills on marriage equality is already being listed for review by the nation’s parliament. President Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s first female head of state, threw her support behind same-sex marriage before her election earlier this year. “When it comes to love, ... Read More »

Donald Trump website removes statement on Muslim ban

Donald Trump website removes statement on Muslim ban

A statement that the Trump campaign issued proposing a total ban on the immigration of Muslims to the United States has disappeared from the team’s website, reports ABC News. “Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on,” Trump said on ... Read More »

Michelle Obama in 2020? People really want the First Lady to run for President

Michelle Obama in 2020? People really want the First Lady to run for President

Michelle Obama for President in 2020? As many Americans attempt to process their future under the administration of president-elect Donald Trump, others are already beaming with optimism at the thought of Michelle Obama reclaiming the White House as president in 2020. Mr Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton shook the political establishment to the core and wasn’t predicted by traditional polling. ... Read More »

Donald Trump Wins 2016 Us Presidential Election, Report

Donald Trump Wins 2016 Us Presidential Election, Report

Donald Trump has officially won the U.S. presidency, His win certainly came as a shock; he claimed many battleground states that various polls simply did not predict. “Now it is time for America to bind the wounds of division,” Trump told a crowd of jubilant supporters in the early hours of Wednesday in New York. “I pledge to every citizen ... Read More »

Melania Trump’s cyber-bullying speech is an epic troll job

Melania Trump's cyber-bullying speech is an epic troll job

Melania Trump used her first campaign speech in months to denounce the scourge of online bullying and a culture that had become too mean. “We love you!” members of the crowd screamed as she took the stage in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. “Thank you,” Melania Trump said. “We love you too,” she added a minute later. She thanked her husband’s supporters and ... Read More »