100+ billionaires among China’s lawmakers, overall net worth above $500bn – report

The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a consultative assembly that serves as a loose equivalent of an upper chamber of parliament began its meetings on Friday, and the National People’s Congress (NPC), the legislative assembly will do the same on Sunday, for a fortnight-long event known as the “Two Sessions” in China’s political calendar.

Malaysia Condemns Use of Chemical Weapon to Assassinate Kim Jong-nam

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The Malaysian Foreign Ministry said Friday that it was “greatly concerned” by the use of a banned chemical weapon in a public place to assassinate Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader, and has asked for international help in responding to the episode.

Oklahoma tribe sues oil companies over recent spike in ‘induced’ earthquakes

On Friday, the Pawnee Nation filed the suit against the oil companies alleging that they were the cause of the sharp increase in earthquakes over the past few years. One of which – the largest earthquake in the state’s history, a magnitude 5.8, which caused extensive damage to several historic buildings and residential homes in Pawnee in September.

‘Deport El Chapo’: Will immigration crackdown trump criminal cases?

Less than a week after he assumed office, Trump signed an executive order that called on US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other federal agencies to “unapologetically enforce the law, no ifs, and’s or buts” when it comes to immigration, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

‘We can’t use the devil; the devil uses us’: Exorcists fear witchcraft against Donald Trump

Self-described “Witches” from around the world held the first mass ritual to cast “binding spells” against Trump and “all those who abet him” in late February. They plan to continue holding the rituals about once a month, on waning crescent moon days, until the businessman no longer resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Russia invites NATO leadership for ‘open discussion’ at Moscow Security Conference

TrendsRussia-NATO relations “Despite suspended cooperation in the military sphere, invitations to the forum have been sent to all member countries of the North Atlantic alliance and the European Union, as well as to the NATO leadership,” Aleksandr Fomin, Deputy Defense Minister, said during a briefing in Moscow on Friday.