President Donald Trump orders crackdown on ‘visa overstays’ in latest push against illegal immigration

President Donald Trump orders crackdown on ‘visa overstays’ in latest push against illegal immigration

April 23, 2019

CLOSE President Donald Trump pledged to a child attending the White House Easter Egg Roll festivities that he would keep up his work on the southern border wall. He also joked that the kid who asked about the wall would “be a conservative some day.” (April 22) AP, AP President Donald Trump opened a new…

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Tiger Woods’ former caddie Steve Williams raves about 2019 Masters triumph

Tiger Woods’ former caddie Steve Williams raves about 2019 Masters triumph

April 23, 2019

Steve Williams ended his dozen-year run as Tiger Woods’ full-time caddie in 2011. While their breakup was far from amicable, as these things rarely are, Williams said he was awed and impressed with the personal and professional comeback Woods completed by his Masters victory. Williams watched the Masters during what was the early hours of…

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Death toll rises to 311 in Sri Lanka bombings

Death toll rises to 311 in Sri Lanka bombings

April 23, 2019

Explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killed over 300 people and injured more than 500 on Easter Sunday. These are the latest developments: ● The death toll was revised to 311 on Tuesday morning, up from 290, according to Sri Lanka’s state minister for defense.  ● The government says the attack was carried…

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Sri Lanka Was Warned of Possible Attacks. Why Didn’t It Stop Them?

Sri Lanka Was Warned of Possible Attacks. Why Didn’t It Stop Them?

April 23, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The confidential security memo laid it all out: names, addresses, phone numbers, even the times in the middle of the night that one suspect would visit his wife. In the days leading up to the devastating suicide bombings that killed at least 310 people in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the…

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Could Brexit Unite Ireland At Last?

Could Brexit Unite Ireland At Last?

April 23, 2019

A century ago, Ireland’s War of Independence against Britain—the equivalent of the Revolutionary War in colonial America—erupted. It would last 17 months, only to descend afterwards into the year-long Irish Civil War. Even after it came to an official end in 1923, no full and lasting peace was achieved. Rather, the island was permanently partitioned…

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Odyssey Sims trade: Lynx are replacing legend Lindsay Whalen with her nemesis – SB Nation

Odyssey Sims trade: Lynx are replacing legend Lindsay Whalen with her nemesis – SB Nation

April 23, 2019

The Minnesota Lynx are putting rivalry aside in the name of success. The Lynx have agreed to trade third-year guard Alexis Jones to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for Odyssey Sims, the teams announced on Monday. Sims will, in part, take the place of Lynx point guard legend Lindsay Whalen, who retired last season.…

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Sri Lanka’s social-media shutdown illustrates global discontent with Silicon Valley

Sri Lanka’s social-media shutdown illustrates global discontent with Silicon Valley

April 23, 2019

The Easter morning bomb blasts that killed 290 in Sri Lanka also illustrated the world’s growing discontent with social media. (Chamila Karunarathne/AP) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy April 22 at 3:07 PM The Sri Lankan government’s decision to shutter access to social media sites after Sunday’s deadly bombings may mark a turning point…

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Taking Back ‘We the People’ From the Left

Taking Back ‘We the People’ From the Left

April 23, 2019

Modern American populism grounded in the Constitution has been a major force in American politics, especially in the conservative movement, for nearly six decades. Since the Draft Goldwater Committee of 1962 to 1963, constitutional populism has helped to shape the politics of American conservatism and its chosen political instrument, the Republican Party. Populism on the…

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Hyderabad to host IPL final on May 12

Hyderabad to host IPL final on May 12

April 23, 2019

Hyderabad has been confirmed as the venue for the IPL final on May 12 after Chennai Super Kings failed to provide a solution to the long-standing issue of the three disputed – and closed – stands at MA Chidambaram Stadium. However, Chennai will get to host the first play-off match – Qualifier 1 – on…

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Harper ejected for yelling at umpire from dugout

Harper ejected for yelling at umpire from dugout

April 23, 2019

Bryce Harper was tossed in the top of the fourth inning at Citi Field after chirping from the bench after he struck out looking on a high fastball.

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