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The Government Will Almost Certainly Shut Down After Failed Vote The Government Will Almost Certainly Shut Down After Failed Vote
- January 21, 2018

Republicans argue that the Democrats are holding the government hostage over demands to protect 700,000 " dreamer " immigrants brought to the country as children and now living in the United States illegally. Trump blamed the Democrats in a pre-vote tweet, saying it was "not looking good for our great Military or Safety & Security on the very unsafe Southern Border", a reference to his much-vaunted proposal for a border wall with Mexico. (more...)
"I am not a racist": Trump responds to reported "sh*thole" comment
- January 21, 2018

A fired-up Trump had swung over to the hardline conservatives such as Sen. Tim Scott, a fellow Republican from SC, that reports about the language were "basically accurate" but has said little more . Multiple senators of both Democrat and Republican parties confirmed Friday that Trump used those words. The Illinois Democrat says he and a handful of other senators who crafted a bipartisan immigration deal are working to win over additional supporters. (more...)
Sioux City boil water advisory is over Sioux City boil water advisory is over
- January 21, 2018

While pressure in the water system is now at safe levels, residents should not consider the system back to normal, Landrieu Communications Director Tyronne Walker said. When the filters are being cleaned, water pressure is affected, officials say. Edwards said water pressure is still low but has stabilized. If found, turn the handle on the main water valve clockwise, using a wrench if needed, to stop water flow into one's home. (more...)
Trump attacks Durbin in latest rounds over immigration Trump attacks Durbin in latest rounds over immigration
- January 21, 2018

Nielsen deployed some "tough language" of her own as she countered charges she was not truthful as she described what happened in an infamous Oval Office meeting last week . And, if Graham and Durbin are the ones lying, why did Cotton and Perdue go from the equivocation of Friday's "can't recall" to Sunday's certainty that he didn't say it? So let me be clear. (more...)
Don Lemon is done with people defending Donald Trump's racism Don Lemon is done with people defending Donald Trump's racism
- January 21, 2018

Durbin responded by saying he deferred to his Republican colleague, Sen. "Lindsey - he meant well - but I said, 'Well, how many Republicans agree with this?'" Trump said. Trump in the interview on Wednesday declined to say what specific words he used. But the ones on which they did so are particularly egregious, because they offered themselves as witnesses to other senators' supposed dishonor. (more...)
House Democrats Maintain Hard Line on Shutdown Demands House Democrats Maintain Hard Line on Shutdown Demands
- January 21, 2018

Minutes before the vote, Trump tweeted that "Dems want a Shutdown in order to diminish the great success of the Tax Cuts and what they are doing for our booming economy". President Donald Trump and Chuck Schumer , Senate Democratic leader, met on Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in a partisan stare-down over politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. (more...)
Roger Federer continues Australian Open defence with Richard Gasquet defeat Roger Federer continues Australian Open defence with Richard Gasquet defeat
- January 21, 2018

In his despair, Zverev found comfort in the words of Federer , who was keen to impart some of his own wisdom on one of the brightest young talents in the sport. In this case, play will be suspended on the outer courts, while matches continue with the roof closed at Melbourne Park's three larger arenas. Del Potro, famous for toppling Roger Federer in the 2009 final at Flushing Meadows, was thrilled to advance, having missed the last three tournaments in Melbourne due to a string of ... (more...)
'Dicky Durbin totally mispresented what was said' at DACA meeting
- January 21, 2018

NC Donald Trump has denied he is racist Related articles No, no, I'm not a racist. The controversy over Trump's language continued after Durbin and other senators questioned Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - who was also at the meeting - as she testified Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (more...)
Turkey begins military offense against US-backed Kurdish forces Turkey begins military offense against US-backed Kurdish forces
- January 21, 2018

The Turkish defense minister described the artillery attacks as the "de facto start" of a publicly touted planned invasion of Afrin. A USA official told CNN that Washington was seriously concerned about a new operation and that the possibility of a full Turkish military incursion into Syria is the "major topic we are watching this weekend". (more...)
Turkish Jets Bomb US-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria Turkish Jets Bomb US-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria
- January 21, 2018

Video from Turkey last week showed the military moving tanks to the frontier. The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned the Turkish attack on Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin enclave, denying Turkish claims that Ankara informed Damascus about the attack beforehand, according to state news agency SANA. (more...)
Vikings apply for trademarks after 'miracle' win against Saints Vikings apply for trademarks after 'miracle' win against Saints
- January 21, 2018

Meanwhile, the Eagles defense is not taking Keenum and the Vikings offense lightly. Two of the losses, in Seattle and in Arizona, were in overtime. Lets take a look at how these teams match up against each other. This is the biggest game Keenum has played in, probably Foles too, so quarterback play is going to be very important. The best thing the Eagles can do is produce pressure in Keenum's face right up the middle. (more...)
Two people dead, 1 injured after shooting in Marathon County Two people dead, 1 injured after shooting in Marathon County
- January 21, 2018

When officers arrived, they found Lovepreet Singh Dhaliwal with gunshot wounds. Authorities say the male suspect was familiar with the victims but did not specify how. The names of the victims are not being released at this time until all family members have been notified. The Abbotsford Police Major Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Section are on scene and this investigation is being transitioned to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team. (more...)
'I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed' 'I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed'
- January 21, 2018

Dick Durbin , D-Ill., who was in the gathering. Not only does President Donald Trump hold that he is not racist - he says that he is probably one of the "least racist " people out there. Asked if he thought it was helpful for Cotton and Perdue to be attacking the credibility of a fellow senator, Scott said, "I think it's always helpful to be accurate". (more...)
Turkish Air Strikes Target Kurdish Militia In Syria Turkish Air Strikes Target Kurdish Militia In Syria
- January 21, 2018

At one point during the interview, Cankili said that "operation has already started de facto" with artillery fire from the Turkish border. Speaking to the members of his ruling AK Party in the western province of Kutahya, Erdogan did not specify if that meant Turkish troops had crossed the border. (more...)
CNN Poll: President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40% CNN Poll: President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40%
- January 21, 2018

However, US approval still saw a 10% drop in 11 countries on the continent and it's likely to get worse in next year's numbers, following reports last week that Trump referred to African nations as " shithole countries ". Gallup's polling in Israel was conducted prior to Trump's announcement to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but he had frequently vowed to do so during his presidential campaign. (more...)
North Korean athletes will compete at 2018 Games: IOC North Korean athletes will compete at 2018 Games: IOC
- January 21, 2018

North Korea will compete in figure skating, men's short track speed skating, cross country skiing, alpine skiing, and women's ice hockey. The North Korean Winter Olympics delegation will include 24 coaches and officials. "As of today, the original pre-registration pool of 500 athletes has already been reduced by 111 by the Panel", the International Olympic Committee said in a statement. (more...)
US Supreme Court takes up Trump travel ban US Supreme Court takes up Trump travel ban
- January 21, 2018

The action follows last month's ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that struck down the travel ban. The policy applies to travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. But they pointedly did not ask the Supreme Court to suspend the January 9 ruling by U.S. District Judge William Alsup while considering their appeal. (more...)
Here are 5 things that happen in a government shutdown Here are 5 things that happen in a government shutdown
- January 21, 2018

The shutdown will also affect the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, meaning if you wanted a gun permit, you'll have to wait until the shutdown is over. Special counsel Robert Mueller's team will continue to operate, a Justice Department spokesperson told CNN . Article III, Section 1, says, "The Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour, and shall, at stated Times, receive for their Services, a Compensation, which shall ... (more...)
Turkish security forces hit PYD/PKK in Syria's Afrin Turkish security forces hit PYD/PKK in Syria's Afrin
- January 21, 2018

The US has about 2000 military personnel in Syria, deployed as part of the US-led coalition's campaign against Islamic State. The Russian Defense Ministry, meanwhile, said in a statement that it was withdrawing its troops from the area in order "to prevent potential provocation and exclude the threat to the life and well-being of Russian military". (more...)
What Do Analysts' Recommend?: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX)
- January 21, 2018

About 10.21 million shares traded. Inc. raised its stake in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl by 118.2% during the 3rd quarter. ( VRX ) has declined 48.51% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. Finally, HC Wainwright reiterated a hold rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a report on Monday, September 18th. (more...)
McClintock: Government Shutdown Will Not Close Yosemite McClintock: Government Shutdown Will Not Close Yosemite
- January 21, 2018

People will still be able to drive within a national park if it's a through road, and some sites and related hiking trails, for example, might be accessible. " Parks will be open this time, and they weren't before", Mulvaney said. However, many federal employees will be working without pay for however long the shutdown lasts. (more...)
Heavy winds to bring flight woes to Amsterdam Heavy winds to bring flight woes to Amsterdam
- January 21, 2018

Amsterdam airport - one of Europe's busiest - was forced to close for a brief period today as winds caused safety concerns. Trains ceased operating entirely in the states of North-Rhine Westphalia and Lower Saxony earlier on Thursday, leaving many passengers stranded. (more...)
Most Individuals Suppose It's Racist To Speak About Immigrants From 'Shithole Nations' Most Individuals Suppose It's Racist To Speak About Immigrants From 'Shithole Nations'
- January 21, 2018

DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military. Trump has insisted he is not racist following an worldwide outcry over an offensive comment he is accused of making about some African, central American and Caribbean countries. (more...)
FSA Denies Backing Turkey Against US-Allied Kurds in Syria FSA Denies Backing Turkey Against US-Allied Kurds in Syria
- January 21, 2018

On the ground , Syrian rebel fighters backed by Turkey moved in, the military incursion rather inappropriately named Operation Olive Branch . The State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday that the fight against remnants of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, was the priority in Syria. (more...)
Turkey paves way for offensive with artillery bombardment Turkey paves way for offensive with artillery bombardment
- January 21, 2018

In response , Turkey warned that its relations with the USA would be "irreversibly harmed" if Washington moves to form the 30,000-strong army in the north of Syria. Russian Federation - a key military figure in the region - says it is concerned by the reports, but has stuck to its position of non-intervention in the conflict. (more...)

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