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Putin Says Kim Jong-Un 'Won This Round' Against Donald Trump Putin Says Kim Jong-Un 'Won This Round' Against Donald Trump
- January 13, 2018

North Korea has expressed its interests in attending the Winter Olympics , in February which marks an important moment of possible rapprochement between the two Koreas after a year of tensions triggered by Pyongyang's continuous weapons tests and the US President's aggressive remarks towards the regime. (more...)
Chinese Trade With North Korea Tanks As Sanctions Take Their Toll Chinese Trade With North Korea Tanks As Sanctions Take Their Toll
- January 13, 2018

Speaking at a daily news briefing in Beijing on Wednesday, China's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said that meeting would not help resolve tensions on the Korean peninsula because not all of the main parties would be there. Yet without Russian Federation and China, both of which have been involved in the so-called Six-Party Talks aimed at finding a peaceful resolution to North Korea's nuclear program, it's unclear what the Vancouver meeting can really achieve. (more...)
Firefighters Rescue Girl, 14, From Home Destroyed In Tragic California Mudslides Firefighters Rescue Girl, 14, From Home Destroyed In Tragic California Mudslides
- January 13, 2018

Videos she posted to Instagram showed her attempting to march through knee-deep mud. Silt, debris and mud have been pulling down trees and power lines as rescue teams rush to overwhelmed communities. Helicopters have also been transporting people out of the Romero Canyon neighborhood, where about 300 people were cut off after a massive debris flow blocked the road into the area. (more...)
Durbin: Trump said 'shithole' repeatedly, comments were 'vile, racist' Durbin: Trump said 'shithole' repeatedly, comments were 'vile, racist'
- January 13, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Friday (Jan 12) implied that he did not describe African nations and Haiti as "shithole countries" during a meeting with legislators over immigration. Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt had earlier tweeted that, judging by Solberg's visit, "keys to success with Trump are personal charm, a solid trade deficit with the U.S. (more...)
Ryan Says Entitlement Reform Not Likely This Year Ryan Says Entitlement Reform Not Likely This Year
- January 13, 2018

Never said "take them out". "It is a attractive story of America, and that is a great story". I thought about my own family. He was referring to Trump's asking, during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers, why the USA should admit more immigrants from "shithole countries" in Africa. (more...)
China's imports from North Korea plummet in December, lowest for four years China's imports from North Korea plummet in December, lowest for four years
- January 13, 2018

Exports grew 10.9 percent year-on-year in December, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Friday. In December, China's imports from North Korea slumped 81.6 percent from a year ago, while exports to the reclusive nation fell 23.4 percent in the same period. (more...)
UN spokesman calls Trump's comments on Africa UN spokesman calls Trump's comments on Africa "shocking and shameful"
- January 13, 2018

President Donald Trump has maintained his stance about El Salvador and African continent, which he described as "high crime countries which are doing badly". Trump ended the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program previous year but has given Congress until March 5 to find a way to keep it alive. (more...)
How Viable Are Trump's Libel Threats? Experts Weigh In How Viable Are Trump's Libel Threats? Experts Weigh In
- January 13, 2018

To prove libel, a public figure must show a writer or publisher acted with actual malice in publishing a false statement. Under current US libel and defamation laws, which staunchly protect the First Amendment, would-be plaintiffs must prove that a media company knowingly and purposefully published false information, which is a very high bar to clear. (more...)
Trump to let states pursue work requirements for Medicaid Trump to let states pursue work requirements for Medicaid
- January 13, 2018

The state will still have to apply for a waiver and undergo the full federal review process, but CMS will now support state efforts to "test incentives that make participation in work or other community engagement a requirement for continued Medicaid edibility", according to the January 11 letter. (more...)
Trump says he doesn't think Winfrey will run Trump says he doesn't think Winfrey will run
- January 13, 2018

Gayle King, an associate of Ms Winfrey, said earlier today that there was no change in Ms Winfrey's past position - that she is not interested in running for president. He has also been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct, though he has vehemently denied the allegations. The 64-year-old media mogul has become a cultural phenomenon over the past 30-plus years, born into a poor home in MS but breaking through as a television news and talk show personality in the 1980s. (more...)
Illinois Attorney General Candidate Robbed at Gunpoint During Chicago Campaign Stop Illinois Attorney General Candidate Robbed at Gunpoint During Chicago Campaign Stop
- January 13, 2018

The group was approached by three men in their early 20s while taking pictures for Goldstein's campaign. Police say one of the suspects brandished a handgun and demanded the camera equipment and other personal belongings from Goldstein and his team. (more...)
Jets bench Hackenberg, end season with 26-6 loss to Patriots Jets bench Hackenberg, end season with 26-6 loss to Patriots
- January 13, 2018

Former running back Jahad Thomas (left) will be on the New York Jets' active roster for their 2017 regular-season finale against the New England Patriots on Sunday. Once again he was up to the task. "I know it", he said. "I like having the ball". "Don't get me wrong", he said, "it was cold as hell". The fourth win came over the defending champion Seahawks, coached by Carroll, on the final play. (more...)
A U.S. ambassador resigned because he doesn't want to work for Trump A U.S. ambassador resigned because he doesn't want to work for Trump
- January 13, 2018

After almost a decade's service in the U.S. Marine Corps, Feeley joined the State Department in 1990, becoming ambassador to Panama in 2015. Multiple news agencies report that Feeley says he can no longer serve under the Trump Administration, and will be leaving for "personal reasons". (more...)
Almost 2000 Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Gaza, West Bank Almost 2000 Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Gaza, West Bank
- January 13, 2018

The mission of the European Union in Ramallah and Jerusalem on Friday expressed its concern after the recent arrests of Palestinian minors by Israeli authorities and the death of a teenager shot by Israeli forces. Friedman, a supporter of West Bank settlements , accused a Palestinian of carrying out the attack late on Tuesday. Israeli settlements violate the Fourth Geneva Convention, which states that an occupying power can not transfer its population into the territory it occupies. (more...)
Dallas County Health Confirms 3 Additional Flu Deaths Dallas County Health Confirms 3 Additional Flu Deaths
- January 13, 2018

All states in the continental USA have widespread flu activity for the first time in at least 13 years, according to an update Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Parkland Hospital in Dallas has seen nearly 1,000 people coming to their emergency department seeking treatment. "If the significant percentage of this population hasn't been vaccinated you have a greater number of individuals that are susceptible to influenza", Echols said. (more...)
Panthers LB Davis to retire after 2018 Panthers LB Davis to retire after 2018
- January 13, 2018

Davis told Brooke Cersosimo of NFL Media he will step away from the game after the 2018 season. Davis said he made his decision when the team signed him to a contract extension through 2018. Sandwiched around that honour were All-Pro honours in 2013 and 2015. Davis told Cerosimo he expects his role to be minimized even more in 2018. He has 1,015 career tackles, 28 sacks, 13 interceptions, 18 forced fumbles and 9 fumble recoveries. (more...)
Nigel Farage warming to second European Union referendum Nigel Farage warming to second European Union referendum
- January 13, 2018

He said he was "less than impressed" by Mr Bennett - then a candidate - for blaming eastern European immigrants for problems with rubbish on the streets of Cardiff. "I voted to leave, my husband voted to remain, in our household we collectively agree that getting the best for Britain is the priority - and from speaking with my constituents both residents and business owners, that is their priority too". (more...)
White House rejects senate immigration proposal, seeks changes White House rejects senate immigration proposal, seeks changes
- January 13, 2018

She said the White House would keep working with Congress to try to get something done. Details of the plan were not immediately available and the proposal promptly met some resistance. He would do great damage to the country, make Republicans into enablers and undermine our democratic institutions. The Jan. 19 spending deadline and the need for 60 Senate votes gives Democrats leverage. (more...)
(XOM) Position Trimmed by BTR Capital Management Inc
- January 13, 2018

Short interest, or the number of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment. APG Asset Management N.V. Vetr downgraded the stock to "Strong-Buy" rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. Societe Generale initiated the shares of MRK in report on Wednesday, April 6 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Indian-Origin Google Techie From California Gropes US Woman, Arrested Indian-Origin Google Techie From California Gropes US Woman, Arrested
- January 13, 2018

Confirming the incident, BK Singh, Additional Commissioner of Police, New Delhi on Friday said, "The accused Anmol Singh Kharbanda (25) and the 52-year-old woman were guests staying in different rooms of the Taj Diplomatic Enclave (earlier known as Taj Palace)". (more...)
Trump Inaccurately Blames Obama As The Reason For Canceling His London Visit Trump Inaccurately Blames Obama As The Reason For Canceling His London Visit
- January 13, 2018

Woody Johnson, Trump's appointed USA ambassador to Britain, told reporters last month that moving to the new site at Nine Elms reflected "the global outlook of the US going forward in the 21st century: rather looking out, than looking in". "We will not allow US-UK relations to be endangered by some puffed up pompous popinjay in City Hall". Asked about the PM's views on south London after the president described the embassy's new site as an "off location", the spokesman said: "I think ... (more...)
Suspect linked to death of Rihanna's cousin arrested and charged with murder Suspect linked to death of Rihanna's cousin arrested and charged with murder
- January 13, 2018

Michael stood in the dock around noon today. The 29-year-old paid tribute to Tavon on Instagram , urging people to #endgunviolence following his tragic death. The 21-year-old was rushed to a nearby hospital in a private vehicle but eventually succumbed to his injuries. Several of Rihanna's fans and friends sent their condolences after the post, offering prayers and support in her time of grief. (more...)
Texas man charged with capital murder in death of adopted daughter Texas man charged with capital murder in death of adopted daughter
- January 13, 2018

His wife, 35-year-old Sini Mathews , is being held on a charge of abandoning a child. The indictment released Friday alleges Mathews caused his daughter's death on October 7 using a deadly weapon that 'is unknown to the grand jury'. A phone message left by The Associated Press seeking comment from Mathews' attorney wasn't returned Friday. Court documents indicate Sini and her husband left Sherin home alone while they went to dinner with their biological daughter the night she disappeared. (more...)
President signs order to improve mental health care for transitioning veterans President signs order to improve mental health care for transitioning veterans
- January 13, 2018

President Donald Trump likes to take credit for last year's stock market gain, but on Thursday he admitted that the results of his scheduled medical examination on Friday could be responsible for its fall. Ronnie Jackson, the president's physician, said in a statement. The letter put Trump's blood pressure and cholesterol measurements in the healthy range, though Trump uses a cholesterol-lowering statin medication. (more...)
OR governor says Zinke considering exempting state from offshore drilling plan OR governor says Zinke considering exempting state from offshore drilling plan
- January 13, 2018

Democrats, among others, immediately speculated that the exemption was approved in. "This is a political stunt orchestrated by the Trump administration to help Rick Scott who has wanted to drill off Florida's coast his entire career". "I mean, you can't see them from the shore", Kennedy told HuffPost on Wednesday. The administration was well aware that not all the areas being opened the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) will be areas in which drilling will take place. (more...)

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