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Undocumented workers fired from Trump golf club speak out

Employees who worked for years at one of President Trump’s golf clubs and were fired in the middle of the government shutdown speak out to NBC’s Kate Snow in their first broadcast interview. One man alleges the highest levels of the organization knew the club hired undocumented workers to save money.
 

Search for Brazil dam survivors renews as death toll hits 58

BRUMADINHO, Brazil — Brazilian rescuers searched into the night on Sunday for hundreds of people missing after a burst mining dam triggered a deadly mudslide. The death toll rose to 58 people and was expected to keep climbing more than two days after the disaster.

Full Article: China's Dec. industrial profits shrink again on weak demand, trade headwinds

By Stella Qiu and Ryan Woo. BEIJING (Reuters) - Earnings at China's industrial firms shrank for a second straight month in December on slowing prices and sluggish factory activity, piling more pressure on an economy in the grips of its slowest growth in nearly three decades.

'Food is a weapon': Fight over Yemen granary tests truce

Gunshots reverberate through a battle-scarred granary in the port city of Hodeida, where a mountain of grain meant for starving Yemenis remains inaccessible as a hard-won ceasefire comes under strain. The Red Sea Mills, one of the last positions seized by Saudi and Emirati-backed forces before last....

Top ranked Rose holds off Scott to win Farmers Insurance Open

World No. 1 Justin Rose added to his impressive hardware collection on Sunday, shooting a three-under par 69 to win the Farmers Insurance Open by two strokes. England's Rose captured his 10th US PGA Tour title as he held off a hard-charging Adam Scott down the stretch and secured the victory with a 21-under par total of 267.

Trump has doubts on acceptable wall deal

US President Donald Trump has expressed scepticism that US politicians could avoid another government shutdown by reaching a deal on border security that he would accept. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Trump said chances were low that Congress could avoid another closure of part of....

Alberta election commissioner probes alleged interference of investigation into UCP leadership campaign

The province’s election commissioner is digging into allegations someone is attempting to obstruct his investigation into possible irregular campaign donations during the 2017 UCP leadership race. The allegations are raised in a Jan. 24 letter obtained by Postmedia that was sent to an unnamed person....

Asia Stocks Start Week Mixed, Yen Edges Higher: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks were mixed on Monday at the start of a crucial week for global trade and a policy meeting of the Federal Reserve. While the MSCI Asia Pacific Index headed toward an eight-week high, fewer than half of the benchmark’s stocks were up on the day. China and Hong Kong shares led the region, Japan saw modest losses, U.

Australia says no proof writer's detention in China related to Canadian arrests

By Fathin Ungku. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - There is no proof that Beijing's detention of a Chinese-born Australian writer is related to the arrest of Canadians in China, Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne said on Monday. Yang Hengjun was detained in southern China earlier this month and taken....

China's Dec. industrial profits shrink again on weak demand, trade headwinds

By Stella Qiu and Ryan Woo. BEIJING (Reuters) - Earnings at China's industrial firms shrank for a second straight month in December on slowing prices and sluggish factory activity, piling more pressure on an economy in the grips of its slowest growth in nearly three decades.

Wall Street Journal: Trump skeptical border deal can be made 3 Mins President Donald Trump said he doubts lawmakers will reach a deal over new border wall funding that he would accept and said he will build the

Getty Images President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a press event in the Rose Garden of the White House on Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington, D.C. The White House announced a deal with Congress to end the shutdown and open the federal government for three (CNN) - President Donald Trump said he....

Israel: Record number of anti-Semitic attacks in 2018

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minister’s office, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (Abir Sultan Pool via AP) ’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs says 2018 saw a record number of worldwide anti-Semitic attacks in the streets, online and in the political arena.

Trump sets odds of reaching deal on wall at less than 50-50

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Hispanic pastors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Sunday that the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with are “less than 50-50.

The Latest: Trump skeptical about a deal on border wall

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Hispanic pastors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on negotiations over funding for President Donald Trump ’s border wall (all times local): 9 p.m.

France 'yellow vests' protest violence prompts new rallies

A yellow vest demonstrator holds up a banner reading ‘Yellow vest, World Revolution against Finance’, as they set up barricades and light fires in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. France’s yellow vest protesters hit the streets again Saturday, keeping up ...

Piotr Rybak, far-right Poles protest Auschwitz commemorations

Police stand between anti-fascist protesters and a group of Polish nationalists who want to place a wreath at Auschwitz in honor of Poles murdered by the Germans, in Oswiecim, Poland, on Jan. 27, 2019. The nationalists are led by a ... A far-right Polish activist is gathering with other....

25,000 workers strike at Mexico border factories

The labor strife comes on the heels of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s promise to double the minimum wage in communities along the U.S. border to 176.2 pesos a day, the equivalent of $9.28 at current exchange rates. (Associated Press) MEXICO CITY More than 25,000 Mexican workers at dozens....

Jair Bolsonaro, 'Brazil's Trump,' has rocky start

BUENOS AIRES An inauguration fraught with controversy. Executive actions to limit immigration. A Cabinet filled with generals. Judging just by his first three weeks as president, Jair Bolsonaro was right to embrace his moniker as “ ’s Trump.” Although few were surprised that the maverick former....

Sport, music and 19,000 kegs of beer — Perth Stadium one year on

With more than two-million visitors through the turnstiles for over 40 major events, it has been a busy first 12 months in operation for Perth Stadium. The $1.8 billion venue hosted its first official sporting event 12 months ago this weekend, with a one-day international cricket match giving West Australians their first real taste of the venue.

Top ranked Rose holds off Scott to win Farmers Insurance Open

Australia's Scott closed with four straight birdies in his four-under par 68 on the Torrey Pines South Course in La Jolla, California. "I haven't won in January since about 2002, so this feels great," said the 2013 US Open champion Rose. The 38-year-old Rose, leading by three to start the day, got....

US democracy under attack like never before: Kamala Harris

launched her 2020 presidential bid on Sunday with a scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump's policies, alleging that the US democracy was under attack like never before. Recollecting the fighting spirit of her Indian mother, Shyamala Gopalan, who migrated to the US from Tamil Nadu for studies,....

Japan's Nikkei opens lower as stronger yen dents sentiment

stocks opened marginally lower on Monday as a comparatively firm yen against the US dollar dented investor sentiment and saw market players secure profits from recent gains. As of 9:15 am (5:45 am IST), the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shed 37.52 points, or 0.18 percent, from Friday to 20,736.04, reported Xinhua news agency.

Trump lashes out at Fox News over wall negotiations

on Sunday, stating that the media outlet has "even less understanding" of wall negotiations than " CNN". "Never thought I'd say this but I think @johnrobertsFox and @GillianHTurner @FoxNews have even less understanding of the Wall negotiations than the folks at FAKE NEWS CNN & NBC! Look to final....

Top trading ideas by Angel Broking: Buy Bata India, Torrent Pharma

and outlook on Nifty by Sameet Chavan, Chief Analyst- Technical & Derivatives, Angel Broking: This has been a spectacular week for our markets as it brought back a wide smile on traders’ / investors’ faces. And there couldn’t have been a better end to the November series (derivatives) expiry as we....

London: Baloch activists hold awareness campaign to highlight issue of missing persons

in London to highlight the unending killings, enforced disappearances, and alleged said in a statement that the campaign started on January 19 and came to an end with a protest demonstration on January 26. On the last day of the campaign, the demonstration was joined by the activists of While....

US lifts sanctions on blacklisted Russian tycoon's companies

and two related companies after blacklisted billionaire Oleg Deripaska took action to sharply cut his stake in them. The tycoon is known to have friendly relations with Russian Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Protests in Honduras against president heat up

on Sunday to protest against the president a year after his controversial inauguration. Police used tear gas against protesters rallying against conservative as marchers set tires on fire and blocked two key highways heading north and south of the capital. "There are people who have been gassed and beaten" by police, ex- told UNE TV.

Macron arrives in Cairo for three-day visit to Egypt

French has arrived in Cairo on a three-day visit to the North African country to discuss bilateral cooperation with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, the Egyptian state TV reported. At International Airport, Egyptian According to French media reports, Macron is accompanied by both....

Some 70,000 Brussels protesters demand action on climate

. At least 70,000 people braved cold and rain in on Sunday to demand the and the European Union increase their efforts to fight climate change, the Belgian capital's fourth climate rally in two months to attract at least 10,000 participants. The event was described as Belgium's biggest climate....

Kamala Harris officially launches Presidential election campaign

Harris on Sunday officially launched her campaign for the 2020 Presidential Elections. Speaking at the launch event in Oakland, California, Harris said, "People in power are trying to convince us that the villain in our American story is each other". over his proposed wall along the southern border....

MARKETS LIVE: Zee Group stocks to be in focus today

Interim Budget 2019, outcome of US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, corporate earnings, US-China trade talks, macroeconomic data (GDP data, fiscal deficit figures, Nikkei PMI manufacturing and infrastructure industries index numbers), movement in and crude are some of the key factors likely to dictate the market trend this week.
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