Trump says terminating NAFTA would yield the 'best deal' in renegotiations

He said in an interview at the recent Conservation systems Cotton and Rice conference in Memphis, Tenn., that he and other USDA economists are taking that message to Secretary Perdue and Congress. Arkansas exports to Canada and Mexico have increased ... More..

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Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

Two Republican senators, David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, said they didn't hear Trump's comments . President Trump's intent could not be more explicit: He wants immigration po...More..

British MPs back Brexit legislation, stiffer tests yet to come
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

British MPs back Brexit legislation, stiffer tests yet to come

He accused the government of robotically voting down all opposition amendments. He said: "If the prime minister thinks that she can come to this House, put forward her proposed Article 50 deal, and if she los...More..

India successfully tests nuke missile
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

India successfully tests nuke missile

The newspaper said Indian authorities intend to carry another Agni-5 test sometimes within the year so that may "gate-crash into the super-exclusive club of countries with ICBMs ... Previous test launches were ...More..

by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump's doctor has "no concerns" about US President's health

Since becoming President, Trump has continued making similar claims, offering that he could score higher on an IQ test than Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and claiming earlier this month that he is a "geniu...More..

Jacksonville Jaguars: They have the look of the 2007 New York Giants
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Jacksonville Jaguars: They have the look of the 2007 New York Giants

Meanwhile, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was also limited on Wednesday because of an ankle injury. The Vikings have been on a roll since overcoming a middling 2-2 start to the ca...More..

Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by Canadian immigrant
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by Canadian immigrant

Durbin, referencing the cantillating voices of protestors at the Capitol, said on Wednesday he believed his comments have caused people to feel more mobilized to stand up for the illegal immigrants previously...More..

Georgia Senator claims 'gross misrepresentation' of Trump meeting, doesn't deny 's***hole' comment
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Georgia Senator claims 'gross misrepresentation' of Trump meeting, doesn't deny 's***hole' comment

Last week, Trump reportedly questioned why the US admitted immigrants from "s**thole countries" when it should admit more from nations like Norway during a White House meeting with lawmakers crafting an immi...More..

Trump Accuses Russia of Helping North Korea Evade Sanctions
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump Accuses Russia of Helping North Korea Evade Sanctions

Tensions have been high between the USA and North Korea after the North staged a flurry of nuclear and missile tests, and Kim Jong-un traded threats of war and personal attacks with Trump. In the days after...More..

Kerr traded by Sky Blue in favour of Carli Lloyd
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Kerr traded by Sky Blue in favour of Carli Lloyd

Lloyd will take Kerr's place Sky Blue , returning to her home state of New Jersey, Press will replace Lloyd at Houston Dash , and Kerr will move into Press' spot at Chicago Red Stars . While she was twice na...More..

Antonio Conte essential of VAR as Chelsea see off…
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Antonio Conte essential of VAR as Chelsea see off…

To avoid a big mistake you have to call the referee and to say: "Oh look, maybe this situation this is a doubt". If you do this quickly, it means you don't have doubt. If you don't see this when you're watching...More..

House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

Ryan said it was "baffling" why Democrats would oppose the spending measure, noting it contains money for the military and the widely supported children's health insurance program . It's something most Repub...More..

Auto hits crowd at Brazil's Copacabana, injuring 11
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Auto hits crowd at Brazil's Copacabana, injuring 11

A witness reported seeing at least one child among the wounded. An injured man carries his baby at the scene of a auto crash at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on January 18, 2018. Local media outlets are ...More..

African UN envoys suggest Trump meet leaders in Ethiopia after 'shithole' remark
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

African UN envoys suggest Trump meet leaders in Ethiopia after 'shithole' remark

President Donald Trump speaks at the Conversation With the Women of America panel at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 16, 2018. "We appreciate the fact that she came and she tal...More..

Trump calls U.S. court system 'unfair' after DACA ruling
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump calls U.S. court system 'unfair' after DACA ruling

U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued the injunction on January 9 stating that the Obama-era protections for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. But they did not ask the high...More..

by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

Congress to seek a bipartisan compromise to salvage the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. In remarks to reporters at a dinner photo opportunity with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy...More..

Woman accused of torturing kids 'shut us out,' sister says
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Woman accused of torturing kids 'shut us out,' sister says

David and Louise Turpin, jailed on $9 million bail, are expected to make their first court appearance on Thursday, and could face charges including torture and child endangerment, authorities said. "Our clients...More..

What does Carillion's collapse mean for its shareholders?
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

What does Carillion's collapse mean for its shareholders?

Kier ( KIE ) says it has put in place contingency plans for a joint venture with Carillion on train and motorways work. A worker marshalls traffic at Carillion's Midland Metropolitan Hospital constructi...More..

House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe

The committee posted it later in the day and it is available online here. Simpson , under questioning by Rep. Jackie Speier, California Democrat, also said that Russia's operation to influence US politics in...More..

Deadly Storm Causes Dutch and German Transport Chaos
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Deadly Storm Causes Dutch and German Transport Chaos

At one of Europe's busiest airhubs, officials warned passengers that "air traffic to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will experience disruptions as a result of stormy weather on Thursday, 18 January". Gal...More..

Arizona Group Again Helping Immigrants Renew DACA Status
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Arizona Group Again Helping Immigrants Renew DACA Status

The measure would extend the low-income children's health insurance program for six years while delaying some key Obamacare taxes for two years. It was during that meeting that Trump questioned why the USA wo...More..

Boil advisory issued for residents due to power outage
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Boil advisory issued for residents due to power outage

Thursday night, the S&WB had identified five major water mains that had broken, with an unspecified number of smaller breaks, spewing out purified drinking water needed to keep the water pressure at a safe leve...More..

by | Friday, January 19, 2018

White House selects Montreal Cognitive Assessment for Trump's aptitude test

On the one hand, he's become Democrats' favorite Republican for committing to working with members on the other side of the aisle on immigration and for standing up to Trump. "I don't think that will work out v...More..

Congress to vote Thursday for funding bill to avoid government shutdown
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Congress to vote Thursday for funding bill to avoid government shutdown

Democrats are trying to tie an immigration deal to a spending bill that would keep the federal government operating. The Republican leadership has little room for error with Democrats threatening to withhol...More..

Minneapolis a finalist for future women's hoops Final Four
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Minneapolis a finalist for future women's hoops Final Four

The Mid-American Conference and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission will host the tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. Dallas hosted the 2017 Women's Final Four where SC beat Mississippi State to become the nat...More..

Trump Says Program to Protect 'Dreamers' is 'Probably Dead'
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump Says Program to Protect 'Dreamers' is 'Probably Dead'

While Republicans like Ryan suggested that the president was endorsing the GOP's approach, others found the tweets inexplicable and unhelpful ahead of a possible election-year shutdown . "The president cer...More..

Tillerson cagey on presiding at London embassy opening
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Tillerson cagey on presiding at London embassy opening

Donald Trump has cancelled a "working visit" to the United Kingdom planned for next month to officially launch a new U.S. embassy, blaming a "bad deal" struck by the previous Obama-administration to relocate t...More..

by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

Trump had responded by referring to himself as a "stable genius", and requested the cognitive exam. Recent news reports of Trump slurring his speech and repeating stories have raised speculation about his m...More..

Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns

Suresh Kumar is considered close to Amarinder Singh and is seen as the most powerful man in the state after him. "The Prime Minister's Office has a well-established tradition of over two decades of appoint...More..

Ex-Trump aide Bannon subpoenaed in Russian Federation meddling probe
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Ex-Trump aide Bannon subpoenaed in Russian Federation meddling probe

Mr Bannon, a champion of the "America First" agenda, was among Mr Trump's closest aides during the 2016 election campaign, the presidential transition and during his first months in office. The President's pers...More..

by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Republican senator insists Trump didn't disparage Haiti, African nations with profane remark

Schumer said Durbin's allegation Trump referred to certain nations as "shithole countries" during a meeting about immigration policy with a bipartisan group of lawmakers was more credible than Trump's denia...More..

Battlefield 1's Fourth Expansion Announced, Includes Aerial Combat-Only Maps
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Battlefield 1's Fourth Expansion Announced, Includes Aerial Combat-Only Maps

Apocalypse is set to release next month and lets players "engage in the most brutal battles of the cataclysmic Great War". In Battlefield 1 Apocalypse , the famous World War 1 battles of the Allies against th...More..

Concussions not necessary for CTE to develop
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Concussions not necessary for CTE to develop

Lee Goldstein, one of the authors on the study published in the journal Brain, according to CNN . "Study results shed light on the origins of CTE and relationship to traumatic brain injury (TBI), concuss...More..

Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern

It was during Oval Office negotiations over a potential DACA replacement last week that, in the course of dismissing one deal negotiated by Senate Democrats and Republicans, Trump used a vulgar word to de...More..

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

Trump's heart exam was normal, with regular rhythm and no abnormal sounds, which Jackson said led him to conclude with confidence that Trump "has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making it compl...More..

Could You Pass the Mental Test Trump Took?
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Could You Pass the Mental Test Trump Took?

Trump has not clarified to aides what he said, but told reporters Sunday night in Florida that comments attributed to him "weren't made". Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., termed an "s-storm" with his Oval Office remark...More..

Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw North Carolina congressional districts
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw North Carolina congressional districts

Earlier this month, a three judge panel held North Carolina's 2016 plan - that was passed by a Republican-led legislature was enacted "with the intent of discriminating against voters who favored non-Republican...More..

Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

But diplomats have been instructed to "reaffirm that the USA remains committed to its relationships with these countries and cares deeply about their people", he added. "The President has been pretty clear abou...More..

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Orange County
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Orange County

We'll see 1-3 inches of snow for western North Carolina. Forecasters say the storm dumped around four inches of snow on the southern band of states yesterday, causing travel chaos and school closures . Sti...More..

Betsy DeVos Approves 11 States' Education Plans
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Betsy DeVos Approves 11 States' Education Plans

The law gives states more flexibility in setting and enforcing standards for schools as compared with the former No Child Left Behind law, which ESSA replaced. Lack of participation is a major issue in New Yo...More..

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

Durbin added: "He said these hateful things". The Washington Post has since reported Cotton and Perdue heard the words "sh*thouse", and that was the basis for denying Durbin's claim. House Speaker Paul Ryan...More..

The hubris of Donald Trump
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

The hubris of Donald Trump

Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations in such vulgar terms , tweeting: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". Without explicitly denying usi...More..

Chris Christie denied VIP entry at Newark Airport
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Chris Christie denied VIP entry at Newark Airport

During a quick conversation between New Jersey State Police, Port Authority Police and a TSA agent, the TSA agent redirected Christie to the regular screening area. Christie, whose term ended two days ago, chos...More..

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King

Graham, Donald Trump's usual go-to congressional confidante for shop talk and golfing, wasn't invited over the weekend to dine at Mar-a-Lago. Durbin and Graham were surprised to find at that Thursday White ...More..

by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Trump blasts Democrats over immigration as feds resume DACA renewals

But a judge blocked that decision, allowing the program to receive renewal applications. Last week, a federal court in California issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration's decision. Cri...More..

Former Alaska governor leads mass resignation from parks board
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Former Alaska governor leads mass resignation from parks board

Knowles ended the letter with the names of eight other board members who he said were leaving the board for similar reasons. "We welcome their resignations and would expect nothing less than quitting from mem...More..

US Homeland Security chief: did not hear Trump use vulgarity during meeting
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

US Homeland Security chief: did not hear Trump use vulgarity during meeting

Senator Tim Scott, his Republican colleague, who is African-American, told reporters that Graham had confirmed the essentials of the report to him; Graham didn't dispute that. Jackson, almost equaling the pre...More..

DACA Troubles Could Put Spending Bill In Peril
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

DACA Troubles Could Put Spending Bill In Peril

The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump supports a short-term spending bill to avert a government shutdown, as eroding support for the measure among Senate Democrats and some Republicans...More..

Aminu Celebrates As Portland Trail Blazers End Three-Game Losing Streak
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Aminu Celebrates As Portland Trail Blazers End Three-Game Losing Streak

They'll try to continue that streak when they host the Indiana Pacers Thursday night in the second game of a three-game homestand. Lillard's driving layup with 2:38 left in the third quarter upped the Portl...More..

KIDS SHACKLED: Parents arrested after 12 children found locked up in home
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

KIDS SHACKLED: Parents arrested after 12 children found locked up in home

The police in a statement did not detail the parents' motive for holding the children hostage, and a police spokesman said he had no further details. "Why don't we ever see the kids?" she said. The L...More..