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Experts concerned about Trump's heart health despite favorable report Experts concerned about Trump's heart health despite favorable report
- January 19, 2018

Donald Trump has aced a test on his mental health - likely putting to rest days of Washington political gossip. The people of Africa today are not suffering because of the remarks made by President Trump . A BMI of 30 and over is considered obese. One of the most popular "girther movement" tweets was a photo of Mr Trump's driver's license claiming he was 6'2' back in 2012. (more...)
DACA Recipients Can Apply For Renewal, Government Says
- January 19, 2018

The Obama administration began the program in 2012, which enabled certain young immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children to apply for work permits and protection from deportation. According to a moment-by-moment report of the contentious White House meeting over immigration reform, the Washington Post is reporting that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly had President Donald Trump's ear and convinced him to scuttle a bipartisan deal on DACA. (more...)
Nine members of the national park system advisory board quit in letter Nine members of the national park system advisory board quit in letter
- January 19, 2018

Willens says it's "patently false" to say the department hasn't engaged with the board. Mr. Knowles said that Mr. Zinke has refused to meet with his board during his tenure. Murkowski said Zinke had been interested in the composition of various Interior Department boards when she met with him soon after his nomination past year. (more...)
Trump healthy, did Trump healthy, did "exceedingly well" on cognitive test, doctor says
- January 19, 2018

There's also no question that Trump would be attacking King were he alive today, just as he has attacked civil rights icon John Lewis. "Phase two as I see it is we move further toward border security in its full sense, that we begin to find a pathway forward for the 11 million not included in phase one who are not crooks, drug dealers, rapists, felons, which is the overwhelming majority of the 11 million, that once we get a glad path for them, I expect in return that when they're through the ... (more...)
AU Ambassadors Demand Apology From Trump Over 'Racist Remarks' AU Ambassadors Demand Apology From Trump Over 'Racist Remarks'
- January 19, 2018

Trump said on Twitter on Friday he merely used "tough" language when discussing a new immigration bill with a group of US senators. Since then, reactions to his remark have continued to come via Twitter and statements to the media. Norwegians have also been tweeting about why they will not be moving to the United States. I am not ashamed to call myself an American now. "I think it fundamentally poisons the relationship with numerous countries". (more...)
Angela Merkel urges Germany's SPD to back 'fair' coalition plan Angela Merkel urges Germany's SPD to back 'fair' coalition plan
- January 19, 2018

There is " no plan B " should German coalition talks fail, Andrea Nahles, the Social Democrats' leader in parliament, said in an interview published Thursday. "We stand before a hard fork in the road: Do we want to turn this (agreement) into new policies for the people of our country, or do we want new elections?" she asked. (more...)
Congress Is Getting Close To Shutting Down The Government Congress Is Getting Close To Shutting Down The Government
- January 19, 2018

The GOP is counting on support from some Democrats , including from among the 10 who are up for election in November in states won by Trump . The White House has endorsed the stopgap measure, including the funding for the children's program. (more...)
Nirmala dons G-suit; flies Sukhoi-30 MKI Nirmala dons G-suit; flies Sukhoi-30 MKI
- January 19, 2018

The Minister tweeted her pictures familiarizing herself with the fighter aircraft before taking off. Prior to the sortie, the minister was briefed by the pilot. Palaniswami said here on Thursday. Abdul Kalam and Pratibha Patil. With its range, it can penetrate deep in enemy territory. The supersonic jet took off from Jodhpur Air Force station in the morning. (more...)
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Indiana Pacers - 1/18/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Portland Trail Blazers vs. Indiana Pacers - 1/18/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 19, 2018

Give me Portland and the reasonable line. Leading the way is 6-4 shooting guard Victor Oladipo , in his first season with in after the trade that sent Paul George to Oklahoma City. He returned and played two games before encountering a calf issue in the same leg that eventually caused him to miss two more games. Our early models for Thursday project McCollum for 33.4 FanDuel points at a cost of $8,200. (more...)
Cops: Calif. Parents Shackled, Starved Their 13 Children Cops: Calif. Parents Shackled, Starved Their 13 Children
- January 19, 2018

The Turpins were arrested after their 17-year-old daughter was able to escape through a window and call police . The investigation began when a 17-year-old girl contacted police telling them she had escaped from her parents' home - where her 12 siblings were still trapped. (more...)
Amsterdam's Schiphol scraps all flights due to storm Amsterdam's Schiphol scraps all flights due to storm
- January 19, 2018

Schiphol tweeted shortly after 11am local time that it was halting all takeoffs and landings "until further notice" because of the severe weather conditions. An alert on the NS website said: " and causing a lot of damage to the rail network and stations. The high winds were expected to decrease by later in the afternoon, but Dutch officials had already closed to all traffic several more exposed roads and bridges crossing different dykes. (more...)
MA employers added 63000 jobs in 2017 MA employers added 63000 jobs in 2017
- January 19, 2018

Since 2011, 391,300 net new private sector jobs have been created in Tennessee. Wisconsin's unemployment rate dropped to 3 percent in December, tying the previous low point reached in 1999, according to data released by the Department of Workforce Development. (more...)
Mueller Team Investigating Whether Russia Funneled Money to Trump Campaign Through NRA Mueller Team Investigating Whether Russia Funneled Money to Trump Campaign Through NRA
- January 19, 2018

Alexander Torshin's relationship with the National Rifle Association is reportedly under investigation by the FBI. Although the NRA promotes gun rights as a defense against tyranny , it had surprisingly close ties to Vladimir Putin's authoritarian regime. (more...)
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern just announced that she's pregnant New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern just announced that she's pregnant
- January 19, 2018

In a statement, Ms Ardern confirmed deputy prime minister Winston Peters will take on the role of Acting Prime Minister for six weeks after the baby is born. 'I'll be Prime Minister and a mum, and Clarke will be "first man of fishing" and stay-at-home dad'. I'm sure you'll be equally as great at being a mum as what you are as the Prime Minister!' On August 2 Ardern appeared on the AM Show and told panellist Mark Richardson his comments that employers should know women's baby plans before ... (more...)
4 killed as storm batters Netherlands, Belgium 4 killed as storm batters Netherlands, Belgium
- January 19, 2018

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, one of Europe's busiest travel hubs, was also forced to cancel all flights at one point. Water authorities in the low-lying nation closed an inflatable storm barrier east of Amsterdam to prevent flooding as the storm pushed up water levels. (more...)
Coroner: Las Vegas shooting gunman's ashes given to brother in Orlando Coroner: Las Vegas shooting gunman's ashes given to brother in Orlando
- January 19, 2018

Police initially named Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, as a person of interest in the early days of the investigation, but there is nothing to indicate that she had been targeted for criminal charges. It has more than three months since Paddock slaughtered dozens of people and injured more than 500 at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival after opening fire from his Mandalay Bay hotel suite above the event. (more...)
Father of two deported to Mexico after 30 years in US Father of two deported to Mexico after 30 years in US
- January 19, 2018

The wife of the Detroit-area man deported to Mexico after living in the United States for 30 years will be present at high-profile political events in coming weeks. "As ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan has made clear, ICE does not exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement". "All of those in violation of the immigration laws may be subject to immigration arrest, detention and, if found removable by final order, removal from the United States", Walls said in ... (more...)
Koreans divided over use of single flag during two Koreas' Olympic march Koreans divided over use of single flag during two Koreas' Olympic march
- January 19, 2018

The Games begin February 9 in Pyeongchang. Secretary General António Guterres has said he plans to attend the opening ceremonies. "Would N. Korean Olympic participation violate sanctions?" asked one lead headline. South Korea and the DPRK will hold joint cultural events at Mount Kumgang, a scenic resort in the DPRK's eastern region, before the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics kicks off. (more...)
Posters Against Actress Meryl Streep, Claiming Posters Against Actress Meryl Streep, Claiming "She Knew" About Harvey Weinstein Scandal
- January 19, 2018

The posters reportedly appeared in the near vicinity Streep's home in Pasadena (a lofty suburb situated just outside of L.A. proper), near the SAG-AFTRA building in L.A.'s glitzy Mid-Wilshire neighborhood, and across from the 20th Century Fox studio lot. (more...)
Cuomo's tax workarounds could be challenging - or illegal Cuomo's tax workarounds could be challenging - or illegal
- January 19, 2018

Cuomo has been among the most outspoken opponents of the 2017 tax act from the state level, previously saying he would try to sue over the law's new cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes on federal returns. Thad Calabrese, a consultant with the Citizens Budget Commission and an associate professor at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, said a progressive payroll tax would require employers to determine different rates based on an employee's salary. (more...)
White House says Trump won't apologise White House says Trump won't apologise
- January 19, 2018

I think immigrants can be proud that they are contributing. One example was Los Angeles-based baseball player Albert Pujol, who Gunn said was also 190cm and 108kg. As he addressed reporters outside of a Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, Graham said that President Trump is not being served well by his staff. (more...)
City Council members push for DACA Day of Action
- January 19, 2018

Before Trump burned down that deal, he earned praise on January 9 - even from some unlikely sources - for opening up a bipartisan White House meeting to cameras for almost an hour. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on January 17 said the Trump administration supports a short-term spending bill to avert a government shutdown, but added that it's "not our first choice". (more...)
Kent State denies white nationalist Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus Kent State denies white nationalist Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus
- January 19, 2018

Since the Charlottesville rally - which was attended by over 1,000 white supremacists and ended with a neo-Nazi allegedly driving a auto into a crowd of protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others - Padgett and Bristow have been busy suing or threatening to sue a slew of state universities who have refused to allow Spencer to speak. (more...)
TCU travels to stunning Kansas State in Massive 12 motion TCU travels to stunning Kansas State in Massive 12 motion
- January 19, 2018

Lindell Wigginton scored 30 points in the win over Baylor after pouring in 27 during a five-point loss at Kansas last Tuesday. TCU ranks 62nd in steals per game (7.2) while Iowa State ranks 90th in steals allowed per game (6.1). The Cyclones shook off the slow start with a better second quarter effort, led by Carleton. A strong third quarter followed, as the Cyclones emerged from the intermission with an 11-5 spurt, cutting BU's lead to 45-30 with 4:40 to play in the stanza. (more...)
Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund government Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund government
- January 19, 2018

The House needs to pass a bill Thursday in order to give the Senate time to do the same ahead of the midnight Friday deadline. The House had planned to vote Thursday on the short-term spending bill that included a six-year extension of the children health program. (more...)

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