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Sting & Shaggy Are Dropping An Album On 4/20, Here's A First Taste Sting & Shaggy Are Dropping An Album On 4/20, Here's A First Taste
- January 25, 2018

Will it be good? A mutual connection sent Sting an unfinished, in-progress Shaggy song last summer. We'll have to wait until 4/20 to find out for sure. Listen to " Don't Make Me Wait " below! According to Rolling Stone , their two seemingly separate worlds collided thanks to Sting's manager Martin Kierszenbaum , who was also Shaggy's A&R guy back when Shaggy was trying to convince us it wasn't him . (more...)
This government shutdown is historic for one big reason This government shutdown is historic for one big reason
- January 25, 2018

Senators voted to move forward on legislation that would reopen the federal government until February 8, ending a three-day standoff between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Republicans over immigration and border security . By Saturday night negotiations on both immigration and to reopen the government still hadn't progressed. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump had spoken during the day with McConnell and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn. (more...)
Read Supervisor Ronen's powerful, emotional speech at last night's interim mayoral vote Read Supervisor Ronen's powerful, emotional speech at last night's interim mayoral vote
- January 25, 2018

San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell was chosen as the city's interim mayor Tuesday night. "Send a message to the world and to the national administration that we here in San Francisco will not allow racism and sexism to rear its ugly head, that although African-Americans make up less than 13 percent of the city population, although the school system is failing our African American children here in San Francisco. (more...)
Brazilian court upholds conviction of former President Lula da Silva Brazilian court upholds conviction of former President Lula da Silva
- January 25, 2018

Lula continued his speech: "I can't accept this inferiority complex which has taken over the country", he said, criticizing a "subservient elite which wants to toughen up when it comes to Bolivia, and acts like a kitten when it comes to the United States of America". (more...)
Melania Trump To Skip Davos, Not To Accompany Donald Trump Melania Trump To Skip Davos, Not To Accompany Donald Trump
- January 25, 2018

Panel topics include "The Global Impact of America First", "A Society Divided", "Post-Establishment Politics?" and "The Weaponization of Culture". "The response from USA business has been even better than we expected", he said . Trump will be the first US president to attend Davos in 20 years, giving him a chance to mingle with the same elite "globalists" that he bashed in his 2016 presidential run. (more...)
Schumer, McConnell trade barbs as end to shutdown appears nowhere in sight Schumer, McConnell trade barbs as end to shutdown appears nowhere in sight
- January 25, 2018

Trump had been set to leave on Friday afternoon (Saturday NZT) to attend a fundraiser at his Palm Beach, Florida, estate marking the inauguration anniversary but delayed his travel. Instead, they traded accusations over responsibility for the shutdown. Trump said in a tweet today. "The progressive movement who are going to be the boots on the ground for the Democrats to regain power" in November's midterm elections, she added, "are going to hold them accountable if they don't come through". (more...)
Sheriff's Deputy In Suburban Denver Shot Sheriff's Deputy In Suburban Denver Shot
- January 25, 2018

A law-enforcement official in Adams County apparently was shot Wednesday evening in Thornton, according to the sheriff's office. The deputy's condition is unknown at this time. A media briefing is expected soon. They urged residents to stay away from windows and doors as they searched for a suspect. Police searched a local Walmart as customers fled the store, KMGH reported. (more...)
UC System Proposes Raising Tuition for Second Consecutive Year UC System Proposes Raising Tuition for Second Consecutive Year
- January 25, 2018

The regents were deeply divided over the tuition hike, which likely would have failed had it come up on Wednesday, according to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who sits on the board and is a vocal opponent of the proposal. "When you choose to increase tuition, you take away money for rent", UC Berkeley student Dana Alpert said during the public comment period. She said in a statement the UC was committed to its plan to add 2,000 California undergraduates and 500 graduate students in fall 2018. (more...)
After Durbin Challenges WH Over Racist Remarks, Trump Cries 'Misrepresented' After Durbin Challenges WH Over Racist Remarks, Trump Cries 'Misrepresented'
- January 25, 2018

Graham asked Kirstjen Nielsen, secretary of Homeland Security, who testified to the House committee. "I am telling you that he did not use that word". Richard Durbin, D-Ill., who, along with Sen. Trump and Congressional Republicans are seeking increased funds for border security and changes to the lottery and "chain migration" programs in exchange for providing permanent protection for "Dreamers" in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. (more...)
IS Claims Responsibility For Attack On Jalalabad In Afghanistan
- January 25, 2018

Gunmen attacked Save the Children's provincial office in Jalalabad, said Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the region's governor. President Ashraf Ghani in a statement from his office condemned the attack and said the enemies wanted to hide their defeat by carrying out such cowardly attacks. (more...)
WWE RAW 25 Delivers Highest RAW Viewership Since 2015 WWE RAW 25 Delivers Highest RAW Viewership Since 2015
- January 25, 2018

Stone Cold Steve Austin has always had a vendetta against the McMahon family, with whom he shared a few Steveweisers and Stone Cold Stunners. Both viewed completely differently by the loyal WWE fan base, their involvement on Raw , SmackDown and pay-per-view on the Road to WrestleMania figures to be integral to more than one story. (more...)
WH Won't Deny Reports of Trump Asking McCabe About '16 Vote WH Won't Deny Reports of Trump Asking McCabe About '16 Vote
- January 25, 2018

McCabe reportedly responded that he did not vote, but Trump then told him he was angry that McCabe's wife Jill had received hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations during her state senate bid from a political action committee that was run by Terry McAuliffe, the former Virginia Governor and close associate of Bill and Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Garrison Keillor Responds to Allegations After New Details Are Released Garrison Keillor Responds to Allegations After New Details Are Released
- January 25, 2018

MPR released its statement just as its news division, MPR News , was airing a lengthy investigation of allegations against Keillor. But MPR News found both explanations insufficient and conducted its own investigation into Keillor. Before Keillor's alleged misbehavior was made public, he wrote an, published November 28, defending Al Franken after accused the former senator of kissing and grabbing her without her consent. (more...)
Shutdown vote reveals 2018 vs. 2020 Democratic divide Shutdown vote reveals 2018 vs. 2020 Democratic divide
- January 25, 2018

The US government can not fully operate without funding bills that are voted in Congress regularly. According to him, that agreement will include the fate of the Dreamers - undocumented immigrants brought to the country by their parents as children. (more...)
Trump says willing to give DACA immigrants citizenship in 10-12 years Trump says willing to give DACA immigrants citizenship in 10-12 years
- January 25, 2018

We feel like we've been utilized as bargaining chips", DACA recipient Ali Torabi said. "Tell them not to be concerned". After delaying the briefing for almost an hour, Trump's aides made a decision to postpone it until Thursday as they tried to reconcile their plans with the president's words. (more...)
James Mangold Explains Why Logan Got An Oscar Nomination James Mangold Explains Why Logan Got An Oscar Nomination
- January 25, 2018

The characterizations, visual styling, tone, vibe and world of Old Man Logan was a North Star for us. In any other movie, Sir Patrick's performance would have been ideal Oscarbait. The latest Wolverine movie just accomplished something no other superhero movie has ever been able to do. Of course, The Dark Knight was nominated for eight Academy Awards - Heath Ledger's iconic performance as The Joker won Best Supporting Actor - but the Academy has rarely acknowledged comic-book films. (more...)
United Nations chief ready to mediate Pakistan, India peace talks: spokesman United Nations chief ready to mediate Pakistan, India peace talks: spokesman
- January 25, 2018

Police in India said they had evacuated villagers living near the firing, which had killed an Indian soldier and a woman civilian in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir state late Wednesday. In wake of increased incidents of ceasefire violations across Line of Control (LOC) over the past ten days, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres on Monday urged both Pakistan and India to resolve the issue through a dialogue to avert the causalities. (more...)
Flynn Met With FBI Without Telling Trump
- January 25, 2018

And there have been no signs that agents aren't continuing to work on ties between Trump's campaign and a Russian effort to tip the 2016 election. Yates spoke extensively with Mueller's team previous year, according to people familiar with the matter. (more...)
Steven Adams helps OKC win five in a row Steven Adams helps OKC win five in a row
- January 25, 2018

They look to keep things going against the Brooklyn Nets , who won in dramatic fashion in their previous outing. Dinwiddie, who hit a floater from 14 feet with 0.9 seconds left to give the Nets a 101-100 win at Detroit on Sunday, has made six baskets to tie or take the lead in the final minute of the fourth quarter or overtime this season, tied for the National Basketball Association lead. (more...)
Tony Perkins: Trump gets Tony Perkins: Trump gets "a mulligan" on his past, Stormy Daniels
- January 25, 2018

That's a big deal to Evangelicals, he said on CNN. Though both men went to great pains to suggest that Trump is a changed man, they also suggested that their support is based more on Trump's support of issues that are important to them than on approval of him as a man of God. (more...)
Supporters, opponents rally as Measure 101 vote nears Supporters, opponents rally as Measure 101 vote nears
- January 25, 2018

The taxes are expected to generate $210-$320 million in revenue over two years. OR voters roundly approved temporary taxes to fund health care for low-income individual and families in a statewide ballot initiative election Tuesday night. (more...)
Indonesian special forces dazzle James Mattis with snake biting demonstration Indonesian special forces dazzle James Mattis with snake biting demonstration
- January 25, 2018

Even odder, teams of camouflage soldiers bit into the wiggling Cobra snakes , blood oozing from their mouths, and drank their blood. At least one shot missed, although no one appeared injured. troops. Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday expressed his thanks to Vietnamese officials for their country's support of sanctions against North Korea. (more...)
Trump will be 'best salesperson' for USA economy at Davos - White House Trump will be 'best salesperson' for USA economy at Davos - White House
- January 25, 2018

Trump is expected to close the forum with a speech on January 26. "We believe that we must cooperate, that protectionism is not the correct answer". Police have lined the roads and set up road blocks to guide the protest through the centre of the city, even down the famous Banhoffstrasse where numerous world's richest people are often seen shopping or going about their business. (more...)
Venezuelan Government to Convene Early Presidential Elections by the end of April Venezuelan Government to Convene Early Presidential Elections by the end of April
- January 25, 2018

The State Department urged Venezuela to set up a "transparent electoral process open to credible worldwide observation" and to fulfil its global and inter-American democratic commitments. "If it was for me, the election would be held next Sunday". He accused the government of usurping the people's legitimate power with the creation of the Constituent Assembly which effectively bypassed the National Assembly. (more...)
Ireland manager O'Neill extends deal until 2020 Ireland manager O'Neill extends deal until 2020
- January 25, 2018

Speaking in Lausanne on Wednesday afternoon, O'Neill said he took some time to reflect on the job after the 5-1 play-off defeat but was "delighted" to remain on as manager of the global team. O'Neill brought up the fact that O'Donoghue had said "hard luck" to him after the Denmark loss, claiming he was subsequently subjected to a "verbal attack" by the reporter, before asking whether O'Donoghue was being "disingenuous" with his off-air comments. (more...)

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