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Immigration debate reaches critical point Immigration debate reaches critical point
- January 15, 2018

He continued, "But I think the first thing is first, is that we now have a universe of issues where there is some agreement that this is sort of the ground for an initial debate and initial discussion". No doubt better border security and a more logical guest worker visa program are essentials, but all these issues can be dealt with after Congress passes a budget, which is the real priority now. (more...)
Presidency says reports regarding Zuma, Ramaphosa December meeting distorted Presidency says reports regarding Zuma, Ramaphosa December meeting distorted
- January 15, 2018

Delivering the party's January 8th statement at East London's Buffalo City stadium yesterday, Ramaphosa said the ANC wanted to ensure all forms of corruption and state capture were confronted. Zuma has denied allegations that he has allowed his friends to influence the appointment of ministers. In 2016 municipal elections, the ANC lost control of the commercial hub of Johannesburg and the administrative capital, Pretoria, for the first time. (more...)
Roger Federer named Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic as favourites for Australian Open Roger Federer named Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic as favourites for Australian Open
- January 15, 2018

Federer ($2.75 AUD) is the favorite to win the tournament, according to Australian Gambling, with world number one and last year's Australian Open runner-up Nadal ($5.50) trailing him. Previous year however was mediocre for the German tennis player and she hopes to recapture her lost glory in 2018. "That's why I see things more relaxed, you know, at a later stage of my career". (more...)
Cold weather hangs on with some mid-week snow possible Cold weather hangs on with some mid-week snow possible
- January 15, 2018

The initial wave is projected to release most of the snow over southern New England to the tune of a few to possibly several inches. Our next weather maker will be a cold front that will sweep through late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning. (more...)
Blaming Democrats, Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead' Blaming Democrats, Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead'
- January 15, 2018

Donald Trump has long said any protection for DREAMers needs to be attached to stricter border security measures, although on occasion, he's flipped his position. Lucero said that often, Republican senators were the ones who took stopped to listen to his story while both Democratic and Republican congress members ignored him by getting on their phones. (more...)
Speedboat fire injures 16 in Thailand Speedboat fire injures 16 in Thailand
- January 15, 2018

Passengers are said to have jumped from the ship to attempt to escape injury. Reportedly, police have stated that a petrol leak was behind the explosion which caused the boat to catch fire. The Nation cited Manassanan Mahima, a representative of Apple Tours, which chartered the boat, as saying that they will take care of the victims. China's tourism authority said Sunday it has initiated an emergency plan to help Chinese nationals injured in a speedboat explosion in Thailand . (more...)
Few Norwegians interested in Trump's offer
- January 15, 2018

As President Trump has cracked down on illegal immigration and reportedly disparaged the "shithole" countries immigrants leave, there's at least one place from which he'd like more immigration: Norway. president in this way". But the process of leaving the accord is long and complex, and Trump's comments will renew questions about whether he actually intends to withdraw or simply wants easier U.S. (more...)
'Abu Dis offered capital of future Palestinian state' 'Abu Dis offered capital of future Palestinian state'
- January 15, 2018

He is expected to give a speech on the new Palestinian strategies Sunday evening. Ahead of the Council's meeting, the PLO Executive Committee issued recommendations to the Assembly. The 121-member council is a high-ranking arm of the PLO, the internationally recognized representative of the Palestinian people, and includes members of different parties. (more...)
Recall of French baby milk products extended to 83 countries Recall of French baby milk products extended to 83 countries
- January 15, 2018

Besnier said: 'There are complaints and there will be an investigation with which we will fully collaborate. "They know that everything has to be removed from the shelves", Mr Besnier said. It has 246 production sites in 47 countries and employs 15,000 people in France alone. French investigative newspaper Le Canard Enchaine revealed state inspectors had not detected salmonella in September and gave the factory a clean bill of health, despite the company's own scientists finding traces in ... (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio to star in Quentin Tarantino's ninth movie Leonardo DiCaprio to star in Quentin Tarantino's ninth movie
- January 15, 2018

According to Deadline , the Pulp Fiction-esque film will be set around the Charles Manson murders in the Los Angeles summer of 1969. His involvement could mark his reunion with Tarantino, whom he collaborated with for the 2012 blockbuster " Django Unchained ". (more...)
Manhunt launched for suspected 'crossbow killer' after murder in quiet Yorkshire village Manhunt launched for suspected 'crossbow killer' after murder in quiet Yorkshire village
- January 15, 2018

A Humberside Police spokesperson said: "Our teams - including dog units and the police helicopter - are continuing to work to urgently trace the suspect and establish the circumstances of last night's events". Police said the investigation to find the "person responsible is ongoing". The man died in Hull Royal Infirmary on Saturday morning. A manhunt was launched to find Anthony Lawrence, also known as Tony Howarth, who is 56, white and around 5ft 10in with cropped dark hair. (more...)
Doorman is charged over knife killing of travel agent Cassie Hayes Doorman is charged over knife killing of travel agent Cassie Hayes
- January 15, 2018

Cassie Hayes , 28, was stretchered out of the Tui branch in Southport , Merseyside , where she was assistant manager, shortly after 1.25pm on Saturday and later died in hospital from her injuries. 'This girl was and has been my absolute world from the first moment we met on the 4th July 2007 until this very day. I am heartbroken and numb'. "She's just a gem, my best mate, Even when we split she was there for me ... (more...)
Flood watch issued for areas along Susquehanna River Flood watch issued for areas along Susquehanna River
- January 15, 2018

Route 7 in Kent remains closed as emergency crews monitor the ice jam on the Housatonic River . The Mettawee River jumped its banks in several areas in the village of Granville and Middle Granville, severely flooding the little league field complex in the village. (more...)
'American Gods': Starz Boss Addresses Showrunner & Cast Exits & Season 2 Plans - TCA 'American Gods': Starz Boss Addresses Showrunner & Cast Exits & Season 2 Plans - TCA
- January 15, 2018

At the TV Critics press tour, Albrecht said that the TV series is an "incredibly hard adaptation of a fantastic novel ", Collider reports. Because the show is produced by Fremantle rather than in-house by Starz , Albrecht said that the premium network is not in direct negotiations with Fuller and Green, but that they're "very committed to American Gods ", and that "there's a very good relationship between Fremantle and Michael and Bryan". (more...)
Andy Cole backs Man United to complete striker signing Andy Cole backs Man United to complete striker signing
- January 15, 2018

Sanchez's contract at Arsenal expires at the end of the season, and Wenger has accepted the Chile global could leave in the January transfer window. "So he wants to fight as well for the Premier League, that's normal when you are at that level". And according to The Guardian , Arsenal have an interest in signing the Armenia global and have been keen since the summer he joined United from Borussia Dortmund. (more...)
Casino boat catches fire in Port Richey Casino boat catches fire in Port Richey
- January 15, 2018

Fifty people were on board the Sun Cruz Casino boat shuttle when the fire erupted as it sailed along Port Richey Canal, according to WFLA-TV. One person is still unaccounted for, according to authorities. Forty-nine of the 50 passengers were able to make it to shore, but one passenger was reported missing, the report said. They said the boat was going to a casino in global waters. (more...)
As DREAMers Begin Renewing Permits Again, Trump Tweets 'DACA Is Probably Dead' As DREAMers Begin Renewing Permits Again, Trump Tweets 'DACA Is Probably Dead'
- January 15, 2018

Alsup said that reasoning was flawed because the agency and administration do have the authority to implement the program, which allows children brought to the country as undocumented immigrants stay and work legally for two-year intervals. (more...)
Qatari royal 'held against his will in the UAE' Qatari royal 'held against his will in the UAE'
- January 15, 2018

A video circulating online, also broadcast by Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television, shows the sheikh warning that he was "afraid something could happen to me that will be blamed on Qatar". The source also told WAM that the ministry expressed regret for the "fabrications that accompanied the departure of Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani from the UAE, stressing that these practices and allegations have become a continuous approach of Qatar in the management of the crisis". (more...)
African Union, African UN envoys demand Trump apology African Union, African UN envoys demand Trump apology
- January 15, 2018

He also rejected the DACA framework proposed by legislators. "President Trump said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist", said Senator Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who attended the meeting and confirmed the president's comments. Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country. "Almost no one coming from the Dominican Republic to the United States is coming here because they have a proven skill that will benefit us and ... (more...)
Dakar Organisers Cancel Stage Nine due to Poor Weather Conditions Dakar Organisers Cancel Stage Nine due to Poor Weather Conditions
- January 15, 2018

Peterhansel lost an hour and 45 minutes repairing his vehicle on Saturday when he hit a rock while leading, the Frenchman dropping to third place while Spaniard Sainz took over at the front. Spaniard Carlos Sainz was fifth but still leads the overall classification with a 1 hour, 6 minute advantage over second-place Nasser Al-Attiyah. "We'll try to do our best in the next six days", said Al-Attiyah, a two-times Dakar victor. (more...)
Trump tweets about DACA amid vulgar comment controversy Trump tweets about DACA amid vulgar comment controversy
- January 15, 2018

He says the focus now will be a push for immigration reform legislation, which is in discussion on Capitol Hill. "There is no other word one can use but 'racist, '" United Nations human rights spokesman Rupert Colville told a Geneva news briefing. (more...)
Judge Loya's death must be probed at the top: Rahul Judge Loya's death must be probed at the top: Rahul
- January 15, 2018

Katke said, "Because of media reports, MLAs and NGOs are trying to harass the family". Loya was presiding over a special CBI court in Mumbai , where he was hearing a case related to the alleged extrajudicial murder of an "extortionist" Sohrabuddin Sheikh , in which BJP president Amit Shah was one of the accused. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory issued for Ohio Co Winter Weather Advisory issued for Ohio Co
- January 14, 2018

The National Weather Service mentions sleet and freezing rain for most of Central Texas, with the highest probability of pure snow in the Hill Country Tuesday. The potential for ice accumulation through early tonight . There still doesn't appear to be a great deal of moisture associated with the frontal passage but with the slower movement could come a better chance for moisture. (more...)
Iran 'lifts restrictions' on Internet use Iran 'lifts restrictions' on Internet use
- January 14, 2018

The unrest, which began in the eastern city of Mashhad before spreading to several cities across the country, began as a protest against economic issues but adopted political slogans directed against Iran's leaders. The protesters are urging the government to focus on domestic problems. The government has said a total of 42,000 people participated in the unrest - a figure that is hard to verify due to limited information from the provinces where most of the unrest took place. (more...)
Aubameyang dropped from Borussia Dortmund squad for disciplinary reasons Aubameyang dropped from Borussia Dortmund squad for disciplinary reasons
- January 14, 2018

But he was trusted to fill the gap left by injured Christian Pusilic from the off against Wolfsburg and, although the game finished goalless, he saw a second-half effort come back off the post. "We believe he is not properly focused and that's why he is missing today". Frederik Sorensen had given the home side a shock 34th-minute lead before Raffael equalised in the 69th minute for the visitors, who still hold out hope of qualifying for the Champions League . (more...)

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