Donald Trump says new immigration system demanding 50% of migrants be educated and employable English-speakers will be ‘envy of world’

DONALD Trump has unveiled a new US immigration system favouring young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans. At present, “we discriminate against genius,” he said, while pointing to Australia and New Zealand as shining examples of merit-based immigration. As Trump heads into re-election season, his proposal would fundamentally overhaul how the US has approached immigration […]

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Iran says there is ‘no possibility’ of talks with Donald Trump as US mobilises against ‘urgent threats’ towards US interests in the Gulf – The Sun

IRAN’S foreign minister has said there is “no possibility” of negotiations with Donald Trump over the spiralling tensions between Iran and the United States. Mohammad Javad Zarif’s rebuff comes amid reports the US President is seeking to use his own legendary deal-making skills to avert a full-scale war with Iran. America has already deployed an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers […]

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Pompeo says US prepared to take military action in Venezuela

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the US was prepared to take military action to stem the turmoil in Venezuela. “Military action is possible. If that’s what’s required, that’s what the United States will do,” Pompeo said in an interview with Fox Business Network, but added that the US would prefer a peaceful transition of power in the […]

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Cynthia Nixon Says "Sex And The City" Was Way Too White

People will recall HBO’s super successful series Sex and the City as groundbreaking television focused on sex and, well, the city. New York City to be precise. However, the New York portrayed on the show looked more like White Plains because everyone was basically white and plain. And don’t think that these misgivings went unnoticed by one of the show’s […]

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Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

DALLAS — Nationwide physician-staffing company EmCare says a breach exposed personal data for about 31,000 patients, including in some cases their Social Security numbers and clinical information. EmCare Inc. said Saturday that an unauthorized third party gained access to the information through employee email accounts. The company said that it learned Feb. 19 that the breach exposed names, dates of […]

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CAROL VORDERMAN says brain teasers helped her TV career

You really can puzzle your way to happiness: CAROL VORDERMAN says brain teasers helped her swap grinding poverty for a dazzling TV career  Carol Vorderman was so excited to be involved when the Mail announced this week that it is launching a bigger, brighter Puzzles & Prizes section, with five new games: Suguru, Suko, Futoshiki, Train Tracks and Killer Sudoku […]

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Pete Davidson says he bought a house with his mom, lives in 'man cave' in the basement

Catholic Church demands ‘SNL’ apologize for Pete Davidson jokes comparing R. Kelly’s sex abuse scandals Comedian Pete Davidson has a housemate — his mom. The 25-year-old revealed on “The Tonight Show” with host Jimmy Fallon Thursday evening he lives in a “man cave” (a.k.a. the basement) in the house Davidson said he and his mother purchased together. The pair paid […]

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