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African ambassadors to United Nations blast Trump remark as 'racist
- January 14, 2018

The Ambassadors unanimously agreed to the resolution after an emergency session to weigh Trump's remarks. In a statement, al-Azhar said that the remarks are racist comments. Many Africans reminded the USA of its historic role in the continent's woes. The truth is that yesterday's "shithole countries" often become today's modern success stories. (more...)
Chelsea Manning releases first campaign ad in Senate run Chelsea Manning releases first campaign ad in Senate run
- January 14, 2018

She sent a subsequent tweet seeking donations to her campaign. "We need to challenge this at every level". Today, she released a campaign video on Twitter after media speculation that she was considering a run for the U.S. "You're damn right we got this", she ends her video. The revelations by Manning, who is transgender and was then known as Bradley Manning , exposed covered-up misdeeds and possible crimes by United States troops and allies. (more...)
Trump blasts Democrats as 'all talk and no action' on fixing DACA Trump blasts Democrats as 'all talk and no action' on fixing DACA
- January 14, 2018

Republican Senator Jeff Flake said Sunday he was told about the remarks by colleagues who attended the meeting, before the news reports emerged. Trump has said he favors stopping the diversity lottery, a system that reserves visas for people from countries that have relatively few immigrants in the United States. (more...)
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) Given a $192.00 Price Target by Mizuho Analysts
- January 14, 2018

The Texas-based King Luther Mgmt has invested 0.98% in Amgen Inc. The stock increased 1.03% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $177.09. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Usa) Corporation reported 500,000 shares. Douglass Winthrop Ltd Liability has invested 2.46% in Amgen Inc. Mogy Joel R Invest Counsel holds 6,790 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. (more...)
Trump accuses Democrats of being all-talk, no-action on DACA fix
- January 14, 2018

In deciding to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Trump administration had called it an egregious example of executive overreach. If someone's DACA expired on or after September 5, 2016, that person may file a renewal request, the agency says; people who received DACA that expired before then can file a new DACA request. (more...)
Yellow weather warning for snow and ice Yellow weather warning for snow and ice
- January 14, 2018

Temperatures could drop quite sharply and struggle to rise above zero during the day with southern England, London, the Midlands and north-west England all becoming noticeably colder. The Met Office has issued an alert for snow for all of Scotland and most of Northern Ireland on Monday and Tuesday. These may be extended during the week to cover other parts of the United Kingdom further south. (more...)
Historical Teen Murti Chowk to be renamed after Israeli city Historical Teen Murti Chowk to be renamed after Israeli city
- January 14, 2018

Ahead of his departure from Israel, Netanyahu said, "We are strengthening ties between Israel and this important global power (India)". The two leaders also laid a wreath and signed the visitor's book at the memorial. According to reports, the idea of renaming Teen Murti road and chowk after Haifa was proposed in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) council during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Israel a year ago, however, it was put on hold. (more...)
Abadi, Maliki To Head Separate Lists In Upcoming Iraqi Elections Abadi, Maliki To Head Separate Lists In Upcoming Iraqi Elections
- January 14, 2018

In the previous parliamentary election of 2014, "State of Law" took most of the votes. The alliance would aim to unify the country after a recent victory over "Islamic State" (IS) militants. Maliki, who now serves as one of three vice presidents, was widely accused of pursuing sectarian policies that alienated the country's Sunni minority. (more...)
David Perdue: Reports About Trump's Haiti Comments 'Gross Misrepresentation'
- January 14, 2018

On Sunday, Cotton claimed Durbin has a pattern of "misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings" and suggested people "shouldn't be surprised" by his comments. He and Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia, said they could not recall the comments. "I didn't hear it", Cotton said. (more...)
Wind chill advisory issued for north Georgia mountains Wind chill advisory issued for north Georgia mountains
- January 14, 2018

High temperatures will not rise all that much today . Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. But at least there will be some sun developing for all and the wind will calm to light throughout the day. North northeast wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. The wind chill advisory does not include metro Atlanta, although it'll still be cold! Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. (more...)
Brief Tsunami Warning Issued After Magnitude 7.3 Quake Strikes Off Peru Coast Brief Tsunami Warning Issued After Magnitude 7.3 Quake Strikes Off Peru Coast
- January 14, 2018

The 7.3 magnitude natural disaster with an epicentre in Lomas, Arequipa region, struck on Sunday leading to fears a tsunami would follow. The area between the South America and Nazca plates, where the tremor occurred, is prone to earthquakes , with 13 above magnitude 6.5 occurring over the past century, the US Geological Survey says. (more...)
Vehicle crashes into second floor of Calif. office building Vehicle crashes into second floor of Calif. office building
- January 14, 2018

The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday, and afterward, the driver reportedly admitted to authorities that he had used narcotics. A specialized fire truck from Los Angeles was brought in to extract the auto from the dentist's office. (more...)
Vulgarity used by president projected onto Trump Hotel in DC Vulgarity used by president projected onto Trump Hotel in DC
- January 14, 2018

The expletive President Trump used last week in a discussion about immigration in the Oval Office and other slogans were projected Saturday night onto an outer wall of the Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington. "This place is a shithole" was projected onto the front steps of the hotel, as an apparent response to the reports about Trump's shithole remarks. There has been no shortage of reactions to Trump's "shithole" remark he allegedly made during the notorious immigration meeting ... (more...)
Students Run for Shelter at the University of Honolulu at Manoa Students Run for Shelter at the University of Honolulu at Manoa
- January 14, 2018

Earlier Saturday, Hawaii Governor David Ige confirmed their was never an actual missile threat and the false alarm was not the work of hackers or a foreign government. Hawaii began conducting a monthly test of outdoor emergency sirens in December after North Korea stepped up its missile and nuclear programs, test-firing ballistic missiles over Japan into the Pacific past year. (more...)
Turkey to launch imminent Syria operation against YPG Turkey to launch imminent Syria operation against YPG
- January 14, 2018

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Commander Gen. Joseph Votel announced last month that they would establish border forces in Syria , which he said would help prevent the resurgence of Daesh. Roj said the Kurdish militia will fight to "defend our gains, our territories". Hediye Yusuf, a senior Kurdish official, wrote on Twitter that the Turkish operation against Afrin was a "violation" of the Syrian people and undermined worldwide efforts to reach a political solution in Syria. (more...)
MLK Day event puts focus on being 'the Dream' MLK Day event puts focus on being 'the Dream'
- January 14, 2018

The event, which is free and open to all, is being organized jointly by the city's Health and Human Services Department, the school district's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Somerville Human Rights Commission. Pena said she appreciated how the committee is putting the "Be the Dream" theme into action by expanding the closing reception at 7 p.m.to include a community resource fair with representation from several community organizations, including Unidos, the George Fox ... (more...)
Megyn Kelly says some women want to be fat shamed, sparking outrage Megyn Kelly says some women want to be fat shamed, sparking outrage
- January 14, 2018

Please know I would never encourage that toward any person. Kelly made the remark in a segment featuring controversial "fit mom" blogger Maria Kang , who Kelly even encouraged to "parlay the shaming thing into a professional business". "I think that she was trying to be amusing". "Weight is an issue for millions of people , thin and heavy alike", Kelly said . "I'm still a very political person, no matter what she chose to do with her career". (more...)
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to miss Wake Forest game with virus Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to miss Wake Forest game with virus
- January 14, 2018

He left the game in the first half to throw up in a bucket near the bench. The Blue Devils were 4-3 with Capel at the helm. "You can't just say, 'I'm not going to play in this game, ' you've got to stay on your toes in case Doral and Olivier get two quick fouls like they did in this game and you're forced to play". (more...)
Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them
- January 14, 2018

Speaking in London, Ont., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would not "opine on what the president may or may not have said" but called Canada a country of openness and respect. But Democratic Senator Dick Durbin who was reportedly at the meeting said the United States president used " shitholes " in the context of African countries. (more...)
Trump Blames Democrats for Stalled Immigration Negotiations Amid Backlash for 'Shithole' Comments Trump Blames Democrats for Stalled Immigration Negotiations Amid Backlash for 'Shithole' Comments
- January 14, 2018

Lindsey Graham went to the White House to make their presentation at about noon Thursday. "I can not believe that in the history of the White House, in the Oval Office, any president has ever spoken words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday", Durbin told reporters . (more...)
Russian Helicopter Crashes in Syria, 2 Dead Russian Helicopter Crashes in Syria, 2 Dead
- January 14, 2018

More than 10 servicemen were wounded in the shelling by "radical Islamists", the report said. "According to posts on a specialized forum, on December 31 a Mi-24 helicopter tripped over power line wires and crashed while escorting a convoy", the CIT wrote on Facebook . (more...)
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (CMG) Lifted to "Buy" at Vetr Inc
- January 14, 2018

It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500. Check Capital Management Inc. Class A (V) by 1693.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:CMG). Jefferies Group Inc Inc Ltd Com reported 0.01% stake. They expect $1.14 EPS, up 5.56% or $0.06 from last year's $1.08 per share. Central Bancshares Tru Co invested in 0.32% or 14,078 shares. (more...)
California mudslides leave 18 dead as rescue workers dig for survivors California mudslides leave 18 dead as rescue workers dig for survivors
- January 14, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office this week identified the 18 killed, citing the cause of death as multiple traumatic injuries resulting from flash floods with mudslides . "Sunday night, Portia and I got a call that we're under mandatory evacuation again with most of the community of Montecito ", she said during her show. (more...)
Teams Search For Survivors After Montecito Mudslides Teams Search For Survivors After Montecito Mudslides
- January 14, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office issued a plea for information but acknowledged that finding anyone alive would be a "miracle". It was the first death discovered since Wednesday. About 100 homes have been destroyed and 300 others damaged in Montecito, a community known for its multimillion-dollar properties. It continued to smolder before a drenching Pacific storm hit bare hills and mountains this week, unleashing debris-laden flash floods that swept away homes and killed at least ... (more...)
Cold Start To Week, Snow Possible Mid-Week Cold Start To Week, Snow Possible Mid-Week
- January 14, 2018

Plenty of sun shines down with high pressure overhead, but the source of that high pressure is the Canadian north, so it doesn't do much to warm us up. With the clouds, and light winds coming more from the south-southeast, it's not almost as bitter as tonight . Temperatures will be coldest Tuesday morning with subzero readings widespread. (more...)

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