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How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health
- January 20, 2018

Marc Morial, the president and CEO of the National Urban League, said Trump's crude statement regarding immigration from Haiti and African nations is appalling for its lack of compassion, and stunning for its ignorance about the contributions of Haitian and African immigrants. (more...)
Democrats and Republicans at odds as government shutdown looms Democrats and Republicans at odds as government shutdown looms
- January 20, 2018

Without some type of funding bill, the U.S. government technically will run out of money right after midnight, on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. President Donald Trump's threat to end that program has left congressional leaders responsible for deciding its recipients' fate, and Democrats don't want to pass a spending bill that doesn't include protections for them . (more...)
US Voters Split on Trump's Mental Stability US Voters Split on Trump's Mental Stability
- January 20, 2018

Trump's blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended. Republican Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake both excoriated Trump this week for discrediting the free press and being unwilling to accept criticism, adding to the broad scrutiny of Trump's persistent struggles with the truth. (more...)
Trump to host gala marking anniversary of inauguration at Mar-a-Lago Trump to host gala marking anniversary of inauguration at Mar-a-Lago
- January 20, 2018

A flight advisory issued Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration said airspace would be restricted around Mar-a-Lago from 7:30 a.m. Saturday until 5 p.m. A bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. (more...)
Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches
- January 20, 2018

It failed 50-49. A senior Senate Democratic aide informed the Washington Post it was "almost certain" spending extension doesn't have the votes to pass the upper chamber. Mike Pence, now Trump's vice president , said he would be willing to shut the government down over reducing government spending and over his amendment to defund Planned Parenthood. (more...)
Government Announces Nine More Smart Cities, Silvassa Tops The List Government Announces Nine More Smart Cities, Silvassa Tops The List
- January 20, 2018

Shillong in Meghalaya has been asked to submit a proposal before it gets selected. The total of 2,948 projects worth ₹1,38,730 crore are in the various stages of implementation, according to an official release. According to ministry sources, Surat has had the largest number of smart city projects implemented and completed under the Smart City Mission. The mission was announced with a target of transforming 100 cities into Smart Cities by 2022, with an initial government investment of Rs ... (more...)
Reps. Beyer, Wittman bill would protect federal workers' pay Reps. Beyer, Wittman bill would protect federal workers' pay
- January 20, 2018

The big stumbling block with congressional Democrats is over funding for continued protection of young, undocumented immigrants brought into the U.S.as children , known as Dreamers. December 21, 2017 -Just hours before going on Christmas break, Congress again averts a government shutdown by passing another short-term bill to keep the government open through mid-January. (more...)
Analyst EPS Predictions Coverage: Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
- January 20, 2018

Its down 16.52% from 1.52M shares previously. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Ing Groep Nv decreased its stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Inds Ltd (TEVA) by 50.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Buy" rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, December 5. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 9 by Societe Generale. On 7/27/2017 Louis Robert Nagy, Insider, sold 78,000 with an average share price of $0.03 per share and the total ... (more...)
Trump to meet with British prime minister next week in Swiss Alps Trump to meet with British prime minister next week in Swiss Alps
- January 20, 2018

One of the key findings of the WEF paper was that Europeans, especially younger people, believe that a core set of European values, based on inclusion and equality, openness and diversity, and sustainable growth are coming increasingly under threat. (more...)
U.S. praises China's 'sharp reduction' in trade with North Korea
- January 20, 2018

Korea watchers say Pyongyang is unlikely to acknowledge any link between the military parade and the Olympics, but while this year is a major anniversary, there has not been a major celebration of February 8 in many years. Denuclearization, the sticking point that has kept the US and South Korea from seriously negotiating with Pyongyang, was brought up in the original talks, but North Korea expressed disdain at the mention. (more...)
White House says Trump supports budget deal, CHIP funding White House says Trump supports budget deal, CHIP funding
- January 20, 2018

We talked about diet and exercise a lot. "The President is very sharp, very articulate when he speaks to me", Jackson said. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", Jackson said. Asked about the president's slurring of words during a recent speech, Jackson said there is no medical evidence of impaired vocal performance, and said it was probably just a dry throat. (more...)
White House Doctor: Trump In Good Health Thanks To 'Incredibly Good Genes'
- January 20, 2018

The White House chefs, Jackson said , are now cooking for him a much healthier diet. "I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that", Trump , 71, told Reuters during an Oval Office interview published on Wednesday. "The people that do the food at the White House are extraordinary, but I think they can maybe make the portions a little bit smaller and maybe we'll cut out some of the more fattening ingredients", he said. (more...)
I want immigrants to come from everywhere I want immigrants to come from everywhere
- January 20, 2018

The test, created in 1996 by neurologist Ziad Nasreddine in Montreal, isn't a psychiatric exam, Dr. Jackson acknowledged, and it isn't meant to screen for mental health issues beyond cognitive troubles. "They all say he is like a child". For example, a patient may be asked what a banana and an orange have in common. The president reportedly scored a 30 out of 30 on the test. (more...)
Canadians urged to exercise caution during state of emergency in Montego Bay Canadians urged to exercise caution during state of emergency in Montego Bay
- January 20, 2018

James Parish. The Foreign Office said: "Tourists should stay in their resorts and limit travel beyond their respective security perimeters". Under the state of emergency, security forces will have "extraordinary powers and some rights will be suspended", he said. (more...)
Figure Skater Adam Rippon Skewers Mike Pence's Inclusion in US Olympic Delegation Figure Skater Adam Rippon Skewers Mike Pence's Inclusion in US Olympic Delegation
- January 20, 2018

Rippon, the 2016 U.S. figure skating champion, was selected for his first Olympic squad after placing fourth at the United States championships earlier this month. "I know what it's like to go into a room and feel like you're not wanted there", he said. I don't think he has a real concept of reality. Rippon said that he would potentially be willing to meet Pence after competing at the upcoming games, given the possibility of an "open conversation". (more...)
House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate prospects uncertain House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate prospects uncertain
- January 20, 2018

With the government spending Bill due to run out at midnight, Americans were facing the prospect of the first government shutdown since 2013, with the White House budget director writing to the heads of federal agencies advising them to make arrangements to shut their doors. (more...)
Trump changes plans on Florida trip with shutdown looming Trump changes plans on Florida trip with shutdown looming
- January 20, 2018

But the last-minute addition of CHIP funding to the stopgap bill is not benign: Democrats are arguing that Republicans only included the funding as a bargaining chip, while Republicans are using the measure to say Democrats who vote against the spending bill are voting against funding healthcare for millions of children. (more...)
U.S. seeks death penalty for alleged kidnapper of Chinese scholar U.S. seeks death penalty for alleged kidnapper of Chinese scholar
- January 20, 2018

Her grieving father was still in the country in November past year after authorities said she was presumed dead. "Yingying Zhang's family today received word of the recommendation and order of the attorney general". The new allegation is that Christensen "choked and sexually assaulted" someone referred to only by the initials "M.D." in 2013 in central IL. The decision to seek the death penalty is expected to delay the trial, which is now slated to begin February 27. (more...)
Three killed, twenty six injured in cross LoC firing Three killed, twenty six injured in cross LoC firing
- January 20, 2018

Tension gripped people living close to the worldwide border and the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in the Jammu region as authorities ordered closure of schools there. Pakistan has been resorting to mortar shells as well. Confirming the reports, Pakistan claimed that four of its soldiers were killed in Indian forces' firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region. (more...)
Kurdish YPG says Turkey shelling Afrin heavily Kurdish YPG says Turkey shelling Afrin heavily
- January 20, 2018

Turkish artillery fired into Syria's Afrin region on Friday in what Ankara said was the start of a military campaign against the Kurdish-controlled area. "The focus needs to be on ISIS". Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli told A Haber TV on Friday that the shelling showed that the "operation has de facto begun". (more...)
Four killed as storm batters Netherlands and Belgium Four killed as storm batters Netherlands and Belgium
- January 20, 2018

The three fatalities occurred in separate incidents in the centre of the Netherlands , where falling trees and building debris hit the elderly victims. Hurricane force winds lashed parts of Europe on Thursday, disrupting travel as flights and trains were canceled. Footage from the Netherlands shows toppled trees on the street and a woman pushing a baby stroller narrowly escaping danger. (more...)
Jordyn Wieber Says Dr. Larry Nassar Sexually Abused Her Too Jordyn Wieber Says Dr. Larry Nassar Sexually Abused Her Too
- January 20, 2018

Can't you see how disrespectful that is? "It wasn't until I started watching the impact statements from the other courageous survivors that I realized I too, needed to be here", Raisman said. Women and girls are bravely confronting their abuser, Dr. Larry Nassar for the fourth day in a row. Nassar has already been sentenced to 60 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges, though he is appealing that sentence. (more...)
Suspect in attempted assault on officer captured Suspect in attempted assault on officer captured
- January 20, 2018

BLUE ALERT! Police sent out a warning to people today saying, "Blue Alert see local broadcast media". "He was in a vehicle, and attempted to run over one of our officers". Ulises Villalobos, who set off a statewide "Blue Alert" after trying to run over a Bismarck Police Officer, was possibly spotted by law enforcement on I-29 at the Argusville exit around 5:30. (more...)
North Korea Reveals How It Defied US and Other Nations Failed North Korea Reveals How It Defied US and Other Nations Failed
- January 20, 2018

It was supposed to be led by the art troupe's leader Hyon Song Wol. South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyun on Saturday said that the countries could hopefully reschedule a visit soon. The two Koreas agreed Wednesday in the latest inter-Korean dialogue to hold a joint cultural event at Mount Kumgang and have South Korean ski athletes train with their North Korean counterparts at the ski resort, known to be a symbolic pet project of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. (more...)
'Fire and Fury' about Trump's White House sells big 2nd week 'Fire and Fury' about Trump's White House sells big 2nd week
- January 20, 2018

Sales of " Fire & Fury: Inside the Trump White House " approached 200,000 in the book's first week on shelves as demand for copies of the controversial tell-all involving President Donald Trump outstripped the first printing and remained high, on Thursday. (more...)

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