Cory Booker rebukes DHS secretary over "amnesia" about Trump's "sh*thole" remarks

He argued that hateful words from a US president "festers" and contributes to an atmosphere that has included increased threats against minorities, including death threats against minority lawmakers such as himself. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) - who was in... More..

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Drew Brees Uninterested In Listening To Offers From Rival Teams
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Drew Brees Uninterested In Listening To Offers From Rival Teams

Saints coach Sean Payton declined to discuss Brees' contract, telling reporters Tuesday: "Today is not the time". That's not to say he won't eventually utilize other teams - the Broncos or Cardinals perhaps? ...More..

Dayton statewide construction plan, local projects could top $2.3 billion
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Dayton statewide construction plan, local projects could top $2.3 billion

Their case is simple: they have a lot of aging buildings that need fix and investments in these higher education assets are good for the state's future workforce and economy. $112 million went to statewide asse...More..

Kamal Haasan to annnounce political party's name on Feb 21
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Kamal Haasan to annnounce political party's name on Feb 21

This will be his official entry into politics as a lot of people are waiting for him since past year. Further, there is true power in finding one's goal in life and mine is to challenge the status quo that has ...More..

Business secretary moves to fast-track investigation into Carillion directors
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Business secretary moves to fast-track investigation into Carillion directors

Failed construction and facilities management giant Carillion had just £29m in cash when it collapsed, according to reports. Carillion, Britain's second largest building company and a major government contr...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Trump kicks journalist out of Oval Office over immigration questions

Sen Patrick Leahy, D-Vt, asked her specifically if she heard the vulgarity used or a "substantially similar word" to describe certain countries. She said "others in the room were also using tough language". "De...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mattis: North Korea situation 'sobering'

Passengers on a San Francisco-to-Hong Kong commercial flight witnessed a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile launch (ICBM) in November, reflecting the "recklessness" of Kim Jong-Un's regime, US Se...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup

Mcdonalds Corp now has $138.37B valuation. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $8.88. About 3.81M shares traded or 19.13% up from the average. The firm has "Overweight" ...More..

Tremor occurred before floor collapse in Jakarta
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Tremor occurred before floor collapse in Jakarta

A police forensics team was combing through the rubble for clues as to why the walkway, which overlooks the main lobby, crumpled without warning, said Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono. "It was very crowded ...More..

Group Declares
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Group Declares "Independence" From Rest of State, Seek to Create New California

After years of over taxation, regulation, and mono party politics the State of California and many of it's 58 Counties have become ungovernable . The founders of New California say it would become the sixth...More..

Met Office issues yellow wind warning for north Shropshire and North Wales
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Met Office issues yellow wind warning for north Shropshire and North Wales

Further snow is expected to fall on Thursday, and possibly on Friday too, but only in parts of the region. While temperatures in Tipperary are extremely cold today, Sunday, there was little frost overnight bu...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

House GOP unveils stop-gap funding bill to avert shutdown

Republicans who control Congress are expected to try to push another stopgap funding bill and get it to President Donald Trump's desk before Friday's midnight deadline. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., said she ...More..

Boris Johnson says he
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Boris Johnson says he "vastly underestimated" Brexit savings at £350m

Speaking to The Guardian , Johnson said on Tuesday: "There was an error on the side of the bus". The government will be able to "take back control" of this money and spend it on the NHS , he added. Asked ab...More..

Bayeux Tapestry set for loan to United Kingdom after 950 years in France
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bayeux Tapestry set for loan to United Kingdom after 950 years in France

Reports say the loan is unlikely to take place for five years and will be subject to tests to make sure it can travel from its current location at the Bayeux Museum in Normandy without being damaged. The Bayeux...More..

The 5 major themes of Cuomo's budget address
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The 5 major themes of Cuomo's budget address

As for public colleges, the budget is insufficient as proposed by Cuomo, argued the leader of the SUNY faculty union, Fred Kowal. Along with a 3 percent increase in aid to K-12 schools, Cuomo called for a 1 p...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

GOP leaders push another short-term spending bill as shutdown looms

Leaders of both parties in Congress agree that our nation should not deport immigrant youths who grew up here and have nowhere else to go. If nothing is done by midnight Friday, the federal government will ru...More..

Over 20 deals signed during Kazakh president's visit to US
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Over 20 deals signed during Kazakh president's visit to US

The press service of the President of Kazakhstan announced that Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a three-day official visit to the USA on January 16-18. In addition, Kazakhstan's flagship air carrier Air Astana ...More..

Weather Service Calls for Snow in Moore County
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Weather Service Calls for Snow in Moore County

A wintry mix is a good bet. Department crews first treat highways used for the movement of commerce with the salt-and-water mixture that helps prevent ice and snow from sticking to road surfaces. The Houston/Ga...More..

The Democratic senators to watch amid a possible government shutdown
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Democratic senators to watch amid a possible government shutdown

Trump's tweets came just hours after his administration resumed receiving renewal applications for "Dreamers" under the DACA programme following a federal court order blocking the administration from ending t...More..

India's Supreme Court crisis not resolved, says AG
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

India's Supreme Court crisis not resolved, says AG

The assigning of the Judge Loya case to the Justice Mishra-led bench was the tipping point for the holding of the press conference on Friday, as admitted by Justice Gogoi. There are 23 other judges as well....More..

Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system

He tweeted earlier on Sunday that the existing program would "probably" be discontinued. He has been backed by two Republicans who were at the White House meeting, but Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said Mr...More..

South Africa protests to US embassy over Trump
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

South Africa protests to US embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

The African Union said it was alarmed by Trump's language. This was later corroborated by other USA media outlets and one Democratic lawmaker who was in the White House meeting at the time. He added that he w...More..

Jim Acosta WHINES White House 'DROWNING OUT' His Voice — CNN SNOWFLAKE
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jim Acosta WHINES White House 'DROWNING OUT' His Voice — CNN SNOWFLAKE

Acosta pressed, "Just caucasian or white countries, sir?" After the comments, Trump thanked the press for being there. Certainly not at the WH. When asked if he wants immigrants to come from Norway, Trump r...More..

Attorneys general want banks, pot industry to work together
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Attorneys general want banks, pot industry to work together

Chin says banks and other institutions are now hindered by federal law from working with marijuana businesses. "This would bring billions of dollars into the banking sector, and give law enforcement the abili...More..

Lawmakers Work To Avoid Government Shutdown
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Lawmakers Work To Avoid Government Shutdown

But Trump rejected a bipartisan bill last Thursday, one that senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Graham helped craft. Trump allegedly said he'd rather have more immigrants from Norway, a predominately white c...More..

22 million Yemenis now in need of aid
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

22 million Yemenis now in need of aid

The panel examined 10 air attacks in 2017 that killed 157 people, and found that the targets included a migrant boat, a motel and five residential buildings, according to a copy of the report shown to Al Jaze...More..

On shutdown and DACA fix, more questions than answers
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

On shutdown and DACA fix, more questions than answers

Chapman says this year his office has been busier than they've been in the past, with many questions circling around DACA. Trump last week rejected an immigration DACA deal drafted by a bipartisan group...More..

Kerala youth to continue stir after talks with CM fail
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Kerala youth to continue stir after talks with CM fail

I saw him at medical college. The state government had in July, 2017, written to the Center for a CBI investigation as some police personnel were accused in the case registered in Parassala police station. Wi...More..

South Africa protests to United States embassy over Trump
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

South Africa protests to United States embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

Trump's tweeted on Friday denying that he made the offensive statement but DIRCO rejected this as Trump referred to Haiti and did not address the entirety of the statement attributed to him. Its Department of...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'I am not a racist': Donald Trump denies 's**thole' remark

Trump came under fire last week after he asked lawmakers why the United States wanted people from "sh-hole countries" coming into the U.S., in reference to immigrants from African countries. The president im...More..

Young Hong Kong activist sentenced to 3 months in jail
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Young Hong Kong activist sentenced to 3 months in jail

The court denied bail but granted a second hearing with Wong's lawyers for later on Wednesday on the matter. It's the latest legal setback for Wong, who has been involved in multiple court cases in the afterm...More..

Child struck by vehicle near St. Raphael Catholic School
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Child struck by vehicle near St. Raphael Catholic School

The child was taken to Sickkids hospital on an emergency run after being struck. Police and paramedics were called to the Ianhall Road and Victory Drive area, near Keele Street and Wilson Avenue, at around 3:...More..

Surgeon Admitted Scalpel Left Inside Veteran, Lawsuit Says
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Surgeon Admitted Scalpel Left Inside Veteran, Lawsuit Says

Turner went to the West Haven campus of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System on March 29, 2017, for an MRI, but his pain got worse and the process was abruptly stopped, according to Faxon Law Group. Almost ...More..

Airports throughout Texas scrap 100s of flights as icy temperatures hit
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Airports throughout Texas scrap 100s of flights as icy temperatures hit

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Houston area and is warning mariners of gale-force winds along the Texas coast. About 1,600 Austin Energy customers were without power earl...More..

Ex-US Navy officers face negligent homicide charges over ship collisions
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Ex-US Navy officers face negligent homicide charges over ship collisions

Rowden was expected to retire February 2, but with him stepping down, Rear Adm. Richard Brown will take his place. Frank Caldwell, head of the Navy's nuclear reactors program, who reviewed evidence of what ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Africa, Ghana summon USA diplomats after Trump remark

The African Union, a group representing the continent's 55 countries, issued a blistering statement saying the Trump had dishonored U.S. values. It said it would ask the second-in-charge of the USA embassy ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

DACA Recipients Can Apply For Renewal, Government Says

A bipartisan group of Republican and Democratic senators working to find a compromise to coincide with a looming spending bill vote on January 19, announced Thursday they had reached a tentative agreement on an...More..

Dakota Johnson, Chris Martin take relationship public with loved-up Malibu weekend
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Dakota Johnson, Chris Martin take relationship public with loved-up Malibu weekend

She completed her style with a black bag and stylish boots. An eyewitness who saw the two in Malibu told an global magazine, "Chris and Dakota arrived together in Chris's vehicle". Meanwhile, a different so...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

Meanwhile , there are increasingly urgent deadlines for disaster aid and renewal of the popular Children's Health Insurance Program. "They've been here for maybe even more than a decade", he said. Conservat...More..

Bitcoin slides nearly 20 percent on crackdown fears
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bitcoin slides nearly 20 percent on crackdown fears

But the people of South Korea are pushing back against the cryptocurrency regulations . However, this is one of the biggest drops in the valuation of cryptocurrencies since last September when China ma...More..

Mayor Turner looks to unify both MLK Day parades
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mayor Turner looks to unify both MLK Day parades

Caprisha Williams, sophomore nonprofit and non-governmental organization studies major, said King would be somewhat disappointed in today's society because black Americans have been given opportunities to preve...More..

One in four teens can't read basic text, but can work cellphones
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

One in four teens can't read basic text, but can work cellphones

Close to 120 million youth are in the 14-18 age group today, according to the report. The survey found that while 25 per cent in the 14-18 age group still can not read basic text fluently in their own lan...More..

Sand mining row: Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh quits
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Sand mining row: Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh quits

In May 2017, Rana Gurjit Singh's Nepalese cook Amit Bahadur had reportedly won a sand mine bid worth Rs 26.51 crores at a village in Nawanshahar. The news of resignation by Rana Gurjit Singh has came amid...More..

NWS: After the snow, bitter cold expected
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

NWS: After the snow, bitter cold expected

The town of Kershaw got a half-inch of snow , as the edge of the storm clipped the southern part of the county. After a high of 40 degrees Tuesday , temperatures are not expected to rise above freezing agai...More..

You make alliances with the strong: Benjamin Netanyahu
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

You make alliances with the strong: Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara, would visit the Gandhi Ashram on the banks of Sabarmati river. "We would like to see it first hand", the Israeli prime minister, popularly known as "Bibi", said at a joint p...More..

Patriots QB Tom Brady talks about facing the elite Jaguars defense
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Patriots QB Tom Brady talks about facing the elite Jaguars defense

While it is highly controversial how the National Football League distributes its Super Bowl tickets - an allotment of 17.5 percent goes to each team - there is no doubt that the overwhelming majority of fans...More..

Martin Luther King III: Trump's vulgar comments are 'extremely racist'
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Martin Luther King III: Trump's vulgar comments are 'extremely racist'

McAllister says people need to speak out and try to educate others to understand viewpoints different from their own. " Martin Luther King's legacy was to bring everybody together to serve each other, no mat...More..

Semitrailer truck veers off highway and crashes into Minnesota elementary school
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Semitrailer truck veers off highway and crashes into Minnesota elementary school

The Mower County Sheriffs Office that the semi driver was trying to avoid hitting a vehicle that was turning into the school property from Highway 218. "We are already in the process of concealing and repairing...More..

Jaguars tickets could be more expensive next season
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jaguars tickets could be more expensive next season

CST Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. "Other than that, it's time to roll to New England baby". Cornerback Jalen Ramsey tried to downplay the anger in the locker room by saying th...More..

Mormon president says room in faith for everyone
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mormon president says room in faith for everyone

It is anticipated that before Tuesday, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will have met, unanimously voted, and a new president will have been selected to lead the church and fill the vacancy left by former Pr...More..