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Local leaders weigh in on Trump calling Haiti, Africa 's***hole countries' Local leaders weigh in on Trump calling Haiti, Africa 's***hole countries'
- January 12, 2018

The remarks show that Trump, with nearly a year of presidential experience under his belt, is not much different than candidate Trump, who said in a speech announcing his candidacy, "When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best". (more...)
California's Congressional GOP members at risk in 2018 California's Congressional GOP members at risk in 2018
- January 12, 2018

On the face of it, the decision may seem merely an endorsement of the good old American right of free choice to do without another federal program. AT&T, Boeing, Wells Fargo and other companies, seeing how much they will save because their corporate tax rate has been slashed from 35 percent to 21 percent, are already raising their minimum wages to $15 an hour and handing out $1,000 bonuses to hundreds of thousands of their employees. (more...)
'Fire and Fury' Is 'Grotesque' and 'Fiction': Stephen Miller 'Fire and Fury' Is 'Grotesque' and 'Fiction': Stephen Miller
- January 12, 2018

The book quotes many of Trump's current and former aides who describe Trump as inept and ill-suited for the presidency. Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday, after Tapper chose to end the conversation with the White House senior adviser for policy. (more...)
NAACP plans to protest Trump's visit to Atlanta NAACP plans to protest Trump's visit to Atlanta
- January 12, 2018

Trump also attended the Army-Navy football game in 2016, after he was elected but before he was inaugurated as president. Trump has embraced college football amid an ongoing feud with the National Football League over players who protest during the national anthem against social injustice . (more...)
Gallup Survey selected PM Modi among Top 3 World Leaders Gallup Survey selected PM Modi among Top 3 World Leaders
- January 12, 2018

PM Modi added that during his monthly radio address in "Mann Ki Baat" on December 31 episode, "I had called for organizing mock parliaments in our districts". The Festival also provides an arena, by creating a Mini-India, where youth interact in formal and informal settings and exchange their social and cultural uniqueness. (more...)
LG OLED, Super UHD TVs To Boast Next-Gen Processors, ThinQ Tech LG OLED, Super UHD TVs To Boast Next-Gen Processors, ThinQ Tech
- January 12, 2018

Instead of focusing exclusively on the Google Assistant , LG chose to pair it with their already-existing DeepThinQ AI created to give users contextual content interaction as well as smart-home control geared towards LG's growing smart appliance business. (more...)
Pope Encourages Breastfeeding In Sistine Chapel As 'Language Of Love' Pope Encourages Breastfeeding In Sistine Chapel As 'Language Of Love'
- January 12, 2018

Just as the influence of the Holy Spirit is recognized when one does an act of charity, Christians also must recognize the presence of the devil when bullying occurs, Pope Francis said . The pope addressed envoys from more than 180 countries a day before North Korea and South Korea are due to hold talks expected to address North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (more...)
Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum
- January 12, 2018

Leo Varadkar has suggested to his colleagues in the mail that voters could be asked to decide on abortions up to 12 weeks next summer and that the move could be seen as a "step too far" for many cabinet members. At its first cabinet meeting of the year yesterday the government spent two hours debating the recommendations of an Oireachtas committee. The referendum is expected to take place early this summer. (more...)
Sheriff Killed in Colorado Shooting Sheriff Killed in Colorado Shooting
- January 12, 2018

KMGH-TV identified the slain deputy as 29-year-old Zackari Parrish . Police also say the two injured civilians do not have life threatening injuries. All were in stable condition. A Facebook post on the Boulder County Sheriff's Office page was written by Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle and his wife Stephanie Pelle. (more...)
PW to contest SEBI audit ban PW to contest SEBI audit ban
- January 12, 2018

However, the apex court had asked the regulator to expeditiously pass the order in the matter after giving due opportunity, including access to documents, to the parties concerned. While making it clear that it will appeal against the Sebi order next week, Price Waterhouse (PW) also comforted around 3,000 auditors, saying that it will take care of their interest and there was no reason to worry. (more...)
Pope prints postcard illustrating the horrors of nuclear war Pope prints postcard illustrating the horrors of nuclear war
- January 12, 2018

It is important that everyone, civil institutions, educational, welfare and ecclesial realities are committed to ensuring refugees, migrants and everyone a future of peace. "We want to, and must assume, before God, our brothers and creation our responsibility for the harm, for everything", he said. Francis offered his reflections on paring down non-essentials as he celebrated New Year's Day Mass Monday in St. (more...)
Airbus China Appoints New CEO, Chairman Airbus China Appoints New CEO, Chairman
- January 12, 2018

George Xu as been appointed Airbus China CEO. "It's my privilege to have been working with Airbus for more than 20 years". Beyond beef, French officials said talks were continuing with China about its ban on French poultry, imposed in 2015 after an outbreak of bird flu. (more...)
UIDAI introduces virtual ID, limited KYC for Aadhaar card holders UIDAI introduces virtual ID, limited KYC for Aadhaar card holders
- January 12, 2018

Where to get the VID? . This 16-digit number can be provided by people for various services like railway counters, airlines, instead of revealing their Aadhaar number and confirm the person's birthday. The limited KYC categories will be "local AUAs". Give it to an authentication agency, which will also link your fingerprints and iris scans. A wide range and number of private entities are using Aadhaar to verify identity of their customers. (more...)
Firefighting efforts resume on burning tanker off China Firefighting efforts resume on burning tanker off China
- January 12, 2018

The Sanchi was carrying almost 1 million barrels of condensate, a type of gassy, ultra-light oil, when it collided Saturday evening with a freighter 257 kilometers (160 miles) off the coast and caught fire. It is the second collision involving a ship from the National Iranian Tanker Company in less than 18 months. The oil from the tanker is condensate oil that is expected to quickly evaporate upon hitting the water, with "very little residue on the water's surface", the ministry said. (more...)
Zermatt: 13000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after extreme weather Zermatt: 13000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after extreme weather
- January 12, 2018

A police official in Zermatt , a tourist magnet for backpackers and millionaires alike, said the helicopter journey to the village of Taesch takes around three minutes. "We can't ski or go walking, but it's calm, a bit romantic", Janine Imesch, a spokesperson for the Zermatt area, told the media. British skier, John Bromell, age 39, from Willingham by Stow near Lincoln, went missing on Sunday at the Tignes ski resort in France Alps. (more...)
Warm and rainy for Thursday, snow and cold Friday Warm and rainy for Thursday, snow and cold Friday
- January 12, 2018

A narrow band of very light snow and sleet will move through DFW early this evening, but the sky will clear out by 8 PM. Snow tapers off in the afternoon. Skies are going to stay mostly cloudy to partly cloudy. A wind advisory includes central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma City area from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. (more...)
Pennsylvania stops construction of Energy Transfer Partners pipeline for 'egregious' violations Pennsylvania stops construction of Energy Transfer Partners pipeline for 'egregious' violations
- January 12, 2018

The spill occurred August 24 in the Susquehanna River just south of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Bridge in the township, according to the DEP notice . Energy Transfer Partners was developing the pipeline , which would ship natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Marcellus and Utica shales to its shipping terminal in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. (more...)
Congress, White House to Address Govt Spending, Immigration Issues Congress, White House to Address Govt Spending, Immigration Issues
- January 12, 2018

Now, with Trump in the Oval Office, Republicans insist that this idea of parity between guns and butter belongs on the scrap heap. "Any agreement must provide our armed forces with the resources they need to fulfill their missions.That means setting aside the misguided notion that new defense spending needs to be matched dollar for dollar by new nondefense spending", he said . (more...)
Chinese authorities blow up Christian church Chinese authorities blow up Christian church
- January 12, 2018

The church member, speaking on condition of anonymity, said a large anti-riot team carried out the demolition. A huge church purportedly built with nearly £2 million raised from local worshippers in one of China's poorest regions has been demolished by authorities, the latest flashpoint between religious groups and the officially atheist Communist Party . (more...)
Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment
- January 12, 2018

The educator's lapse of judgment came to light after Trameka Brown-Berry shared her son assignment on Facebook and asked if others felt it was inappropriate. School principal Jim van Dellen said in a letter to parents, "The objective of the assignment was not, in any way, to have students argue that any slavery is acceptable". (more...)
ISC exam dates announced ISC exam dates announced
- January 12, 2018

The minimum marks need to pass the Class 12 exam would now be 35% instead of 40, the board added. However, the circular mentioned that owing to the assembly elections, chief election commissioner might declare dates which can clash with the exams and so, the time-table might change. (more...)
Scaramucci to Bannon: 'Stop Running Your Mouth,' 'Knock off the Nonsense'
- January 12, 2018

Over on MSNBC , the network's Stephanie Ruhle asked "The Mooch" if he felt vindicate now that a line in the sand has been drawn between Bannon and the Trump White House. "Anthony, you said six months ago that you think Steve Bannon tries to suck his own penis!" 'You know I support him day in and day out, ' Bannon added. (more...)
US Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Uncoated US Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Uncoated
- January 12, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says government subsidies given to Canadian paper companies give them an unfair advantage over USA competitors. To view the full article, register now. The Daily News is printed on paper manufactured at Norpac. The organizations warned that imposing tariffs on Canadian paper could result in the closure of many small newspapers. (more...)
CHP Arrests 30 for DUI Around Riverside over Weekend CHP Arrests 30 for DUI Around Riverside over Weekend
- January 12, 2018

The number of people arrested by Pennsylvania State Police for driving under the influence over the three-day New Year's weekend dropped sharply from last year, according to numbers released Wednesday. CHP removed four DUI drivers from Humboldt County roads during the new year's maximum enforcement period. Citations were also issued in bulk during the enforcement period. (more...)
Colts venture far outside the box to interview Matt Rhule Colts venture far outside the box to interview Matt Rhule
- January 12, 2018

While the Baylor Bears only went 1-11 in his first season at the school, Rhule made a name for himself by transforming the program at Temple. Before coming to Baylor, he spent four years at Temple University as the head coach of the Owls. Rhule does have National Football League coaching experience, as he was the Giants' offensive line coach in 2012 when NY defeated the Patriots in the Super Bowl. (more...)

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