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2 November 2017 3:30 PM Nikki Haley to UN: 'Our Principles Are Not Up For a Vote'

Every day the American people see why former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was a fantastic pick to fill the role of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. From the moment Ambassador Haley accepted the position, she has worked hard to fight for American interests, fights for democratic values, stands against dictatorial regimes, and reasserted the United 40

2 November 2017 1:53 PM Nikki Haley tells United Nations: You're not the boss of U.S

Ambassador Nikki Haley blasted the United Nations Wednesday in a defiant speech to the 193-member General Assembly before it adopted a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba. “Let’s be honest about what we really see going on here,” Haley said. “This assembly does not have the power to end the U.S. embargo. It is based in U.S. law, which 28

1 November 2017 9:22 PM Andrew Little receives Hagaman decision

Incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the details of a ban on people who are not citizens or permanent residents purchasing existing housing, and a focus on investor/state dispute mechanisms in negotiations for the TPP11. More>> “All three Government parties were clear during the Bill’s first reading that we were opposed to the legislation 22

1 November 2017 8:19 AM More youth turn out to vote in NZ General Election

New Zealand's youngest voters were more likely to vote in the 2017 election. It wasn't a huge surge, but the increase in younger voters was significant and perhaps linked to the popularity of Labour leader Jacinda Ardern. Turnout didn't only increase for younger voters - all voters were more likely to vote in this year's election compared to 2014, but the change 22

31 October 2017 4:08 PM Size matters as Ireland bid falls short in stadia and cities

Comparative scoring under ‘Venue and Cities’ plays big part in Ireland’s low score Whatever way you look at it, Tuesday’s recommendation by the board of the Rugby World Cup (RWC) that South Africa host the 2023 tournament comes as a hugely disappointing and damaging blow to the Irish bid. Whether it was based on misguided optimism or not, Ireland began 9

31 October 2017 4:08 PM Big blow to Irish bid for Rugby World Cup as report recommends South Africa

Comparative scoring under ‘Venue and Cities’ plays big part in Ireland’s low score Whatever way you look at it, Tuesday’s recommendation by the board of the Rugby World Cup (RWC) that South Africa host the 2023 tournament comes as a hugely disappointing and damaging blow to the Irish bid. Whether it was based on misguided optimism or not, Ireland began

31 October 2017 4:08 PM 'We are 100% still in the race'

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne believes Ireland are "100% still in the race" to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup despite the publication of a review which recommended South Africa for the tournament. A technical review group scored each of the bids from Ireland, South Africa and France on five criteria which consist of; finance and tournament guarantees 9

31 October 2017 1:42 PM Spiro Agnew's Lawyer: Paul Manafort Has Nothing to Fear

The legal poobahs are all aflutter, issuing statements as to how this is the classic first prosecutorial step: The prosecutor starts with a vulnerable target at the bottom and works his way up to the top. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s charges against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort are certainly serious enough, if proven 31

31 October 2017 12:15 PM Rugby World Cup 2023: South Africa, not Ireland, chosen as preferred bid

Irish hopes of hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 received a major setback this morning when World Rugby recommended South Africa, ahead of France and Ireland, to stage the tournament. No matter how much Dick Spring, the chairman of Ireland’s bid, tried to sugarcoat the news - and notwithstanding the fact there is a difference between a recommendation

31 October 2017 12:14 PM South Africa set to host 2023 Rugby World Cup after bid is recommended ahead of rivals France and Ireland

South Africa have taken a giant step towards earning the right to host the 2023 World Cup, after having their bid recommended ahead of rivals France and Ireland. World Rugby will confirm that a painstaking process of auditing the three candidate countries has concluded with a decision to nominate the 'Rainbow Nation' – who last staged the global showpiece