Afghanistan: Scores killed in Kabul wedding blast
At least 63 people have been killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding in the Afghan capital, according to officials, in the deadliest attack in Kabul this year. The suicide blast took place on Saturday night in the men's reception area of the Dubai City wedding hall in western Kabul in a minority Shia neighbourhood…
The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can’t go to school
White House adviser Stephen Miller spent months trying to figure out how to bar undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, according to Bloomberg. Miller, a conspiracy theorist who frequently pushes radically nativist policies within President Donald Trump's administration, wanted to circumvent Congress by figuring out if there was a way states could be allowed…
Former Malaysian PM Najib to appear in court for 1MDB trial
Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak will appear in court on Monday to face the biggest of five trials linked to the scandal at the state-owned firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), according to his lawyer. His lawyers have sought to delay the 1MDB trial to allow time for another trial, the SRC case, currently being…
‘May God ruin him’: Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother reacts to Trump’s tweet about her not wanting to see the congresswoman after she was barred form Israel
After her granddaughter, a US congresswoman, was barred from entering her country, then attacked by the president on Twitter, 90-year-old Muftia Tlaib had some choice words for President Donald Trump: "Trump tells me I should be happy Rashida is not coming," the elder Tlaib told Reuters, from her garden in the village of Beit Ur…
31 countries where the ‘American Dream’ is more attainable than in the US
One of the core elements of the American Dream is the idea that anyone can make it to the top, regardless of where one starts out in life. But, according to a 2018 report on intergenerational educational and economic mobility from the World Bank, that dream is more realistic in most other high-income countries than…