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Trump Defends Self After Comments, Says: 'I Am Not A Racist' Trump Defends Self After Comments, Says: 'I Am Not A Racist'
- January 15, 2018

But he added that the words attributed to him were "not the language used". "The office is the president and if any country reflects to the world who we are as a people", Brewster told the Blade. He also blamed "both sides" after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent. "I am not a racist". Trump revoked that protection, which officially ends on July 22, stoking anger and anxiety in the community that was only worsened by what he reportedly said on the ... (more...)
African Countries Demand President Trump Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment African Countries Demand President Trump Apology Over 'Shithole' Comment
- January 15, 2018

Trump has however on Friday denied that he used the vulgar expression, saying "this was not the language used". "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA! ". was odd considering his remarks. Republicans and Democrats alike should denounce blatant lies and racist statements without holding back. "Thought they said he was so impressed with us just last September?". (more...)
Sturgeon: UK Brexit plan 'beggars belief' Sturgeon: UK Brexit plan 'beggars belief'
- January 15, 2018

These include staying in the single market and customs union, a preferential trade agreement or reverting to WTO (World Trade Organisation) terms. Business investment in Scotland could fall by up to 10.2%, compared with continued membership of the European Union, in the event of no Brexit deal, the devolved Scottish government said in an economic impact assessment published on Monday. (more...)
SEC annuls Rappler's registration SEC annuls Rappler's registration
- January 15, 2018

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said previous year that 177 Filipino media workers had been killed since 1986. Although ON has "more than 0% control" of Rappler , the latter gave the former "certain rights derived from equity and reserved to Filipinos" by giving it its "money's worth in the form of negative control and cash distributions, all through a private contractual agreement" when it formed Rappler Holding Corporation, which was involved in receiving cash ... (more...)
What Imran Khan 'dreads' if he becomes Pakistan's Prime Minister What Imran Khan 'dreads' if he becomes Pakistan's Prime Minister
- January 15, 2018

At the press conference, Imran Khan also said he was committed to "mainstreaming" tens of thousands of madressahs (religious seminaries) in the country. Khan said Trump was using Pakistan as a scapegoat for the USA -led coalition's inability to defeat the Taliban and that his comments were "very insulting". (more...)
Winter weather advisory issued for southern Wisconsin as snowfall expected Winter weather advisory issued for southern Wisconsin as snowfall expected
- January 15, 2018

Total snowfall accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are expected with isolated 4 inch totals by the time the snow ends by late morning. Snow, followed by very cold wind chills, is expected . The area will see lows near -6 tonight with winds from the northwest gusting as high as 31 miles per hour. This could lead to frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. (more...)
Patton Kizzire wins 2018 Sony Open after six-hole playoff Patton Kizzire wins 2018 Sony Open after six-hole playoff
- January 15, 2018

While it didn't affect anyone's game, it was no less unusual to see so many TV towers that were vacant during the final round at Waialae Country Club. After switching back-and-forth from the 18th and 17th holes, Hahn lipped out a par save on what was a tough putt, but a very makeable one. He is churning on the inside, and it's a feeling that drives him. (more...)
Palamedu Jallikattu: Spectator gored to death by bull Palamedu Jallikattu: Spectator gored to death by bull
- January 15, 2018

The bull-taming event started around 8.30am. Kalimuthu, from Dindigul district, suffered serious injuries when a bull attacked him while he was near the counter, while around 25 others were injured in the event at Palamedu in Madurai , around 500 km from Chennai . (more...)
Russian Federation opens criminal case after knife attack at school Russian Federation opens criminal case after knife attack at school
- January 15, 2018

Fourteen students and a teacher were stabbed when a knife fight between two students escalated out of control at a Russian school earlier today (15 January). Andrey Kamenskih, who heads information and analytical department of Perm's administration, wrote on his Facebook page that the attack was reported by the school's principal. (more...)
Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight
- January 15, 2018

The UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Anwar Gargash denied the first accusation. The General Civil Aviation Authority said the flight was on a regular scheduled trip with all necessary permits and approvals when it was "intercepted by Qatari fighters", according to state news agency WAM . (more...)
Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa
- January 15, 2018

In a second tweet a few minutes later, he wrote: "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT". "Brought to this country as children by undocumented parents or family members, they are not "illegal" through any fault of their own", Archbishop Gomez wrote. (more...)
Gal Gadot accepts #SeeHer Award at Critics' Choice Awards Gal Gadot accepts #SeeHer Award at Critics' Choice Awards
- January 15, 2018

Gal also shared about the box office success that women enjoyed but also noted that there is still a long way to go. "We need to shut up, listen and amplify". Gal said that throughout her career her "dream role" was of a 'strong, independent woman, a real one'. I mean, could we love the woman anymore right now? And all of these qualities I looked for, I found in her. (more...)
EPL: Harry Kane becomes Tottenham's record Premier League goal scorer EPL: Harry Kane becomes Tottenham's record Premier League goal scorer
- January 15, 2018

He said afterwards that his partnership with Kane , at whose feet records continue to fall, "works really good" and there were also signs that Dele Alli , provider of a glorious backheel for Eriksen's goal, is playing his way out of a sticky spell. (more...)
Peace Efforts Can Only Resume Under Intl Mediation: Abbas Peace Efforts Can Only Resume Under Intl Mediation: Abbas
- January 15, 2018

Official Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency reported that that Israeli forces set up barriers on the main road that leads to Nabi Saleh and prevented Palestinians, including journalists, from entering the village . At least 46 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli forces who again deployed tear gas and live ammunition at the weekly "Day of Rage" protests against the U.S. (more...)
African Union, Others Respond To Alleged 'Shithole Countries' Comment
- January 15, 2018

Given Trump's record with the truth, we find Durbin more believable in this case. Addis Ababa: Vulgar comments attributed to US President Donald Trump have caused outrage across Africa . One of those critics was Rep. Mia Love (R-UT), who is Haitian-American. Young said the country at large doesn't "really grasp the complexity of the times that we're in". (more...)
Weather: heavy rain will give way to brighter, colder and showery conditions Weather: heavy rain will give way to brighter, colder and showery conditions
- January 15, 2018

Wintry showers of snow and sleet are expected over the 48-hour period, especially on high lying ground. Sleet and snow are expected tomorrow, with temperatures highs of no more than 4 degrees Celsius - which will drop further as the week goes on as the polar air mass bringing lots of wintry showers. (more...)
African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark "outrageous, racist"
- January 15, 2018

A group of "extremely appalled" African countries demanded on Saturday that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" nations. Mr Trump was not apologetic and denied he was racist , instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant. "They were not made", Trump said. (more...)
DACA Recipients Can Apply For Renewal, Government Says
- January 15, 2018

Republicans have been engaged in a showdown for days over which corner of their party has Trump's ear in negotiations over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program expiring in March. The news broke late Thursday afternoon that during a meeting with lawmakers, Trump described some countries in Africa and the Caribbean, like Haiti, as "sh-hole countries". (more...)
Flake's upcoming speech compares Trump's criticism of media to Stalin, report says Flake's upcoming speech compares Trump's criticism of media to Stalin, report says
- January 15, 2018

The president created a firestorm Thursday when the remark - which he attached to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries during an immigration discussion - was reported by the Washington Post . Flake, who is not running for re-election, explained his rationale for the upcoming Senate speech in an interview with NBC News' Kasie Hunt for Sunday night's "Kasie DC" on MSNBC, urging fellow GOP lawmakers to resist the temptation to "retreat into camps" when dealing with Trump. (more...)
Flames engulf casino cruise in Port Richey Flames engulf casino cruise in Port Richey
- January 15, 2018

The fire reportedly happened near Harbor Point near Bay Blvd. All passengers made it to shore and some it seems were pulled out of the Gulf, deputies said. Pasco Sheriff's Office patrol, marine and the air units responded to the scene in addition to New Port Richey police, Port Richey police, Florida wildlife officers and the Coast Guard, according to Patch . (more...)
Trump tweets DACA 'probably dead'
- January 15, 2018

The president also said that there will be no more diversity lottery visa. Lawmakers hope to reach an immigration deal before January 19, when Congress must pass a funding bill or the government will shut down. If the Trump administration wants to tighten up the nation's immigration system, there are plenty of places to start. The judge reached back to Mr. (more...)
President Kovind lays stone for Vipassana meditation centre President Kovind lays stone for Vipassana meditation centre
- January 15, 2018

The aim of the Pagoda complex is to express gratitude to Lord Buddha for dispensing a universal teaching for the eradication of sufferings, reveal the truth about his life and his teachings, and offer free Vipassana meditation courses to the people. (more...)
Two killed in train crash in Whitakers Two killed in train crash in Whitakers
- January 15, 2018

WNCN-TV cited authorities as saying the deceased were identified as a married couple Eugene and Dorothy Lyons. "It bothered me because growing up here I've seen train wrecks before, it really touches close to home with people who grew up with and know", Cofield told CBS NC. (more...)
Andrew Sendejo Knocked Out After Collision With Michael Thomas Andrew Sendejo Knocked Out After Collision With Michael Thomas
- January 15, 2018

On the final play of the NFC Divisional semifinal, the Minnesota Vikings pulled off a miracle. The players may not have that game in mind as there isn't anyone on the roster (apart from defensive end Brian Robinson) from that game, but the players and coaches know how close the franchise got to a Super Bowl berth and don't want to have another loss to the Saints in the playoffs. (more...)
Army foils infiltration bid in Uri Sector, five militants killed Army foils infiltration bid in Uri Sector, five militants killed
- January 15, 2018

The operation is still in progess. They were gunned down during a joint operation by the Army , the Central Reserve Police Forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police. A senior police official said that the fidayeen attackers were planning a strike similar to December 31 CRPF camp attack. Security across the region has been also been beefed up in the wake of upcoming Republic Day on January 26. (more...)
What's Propelling Bank of America Corporation (BAC) to Reach 52-Week High? What's Propelling Bank of America Corporation (BAC) to Reach 52-Week High?
- January 15, 2018

The stock decreased 6.69% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $2.51. Creative Planning invested in 0.16% or 1.43M shares. Entercom Communications Corp. The firm has "Hold" rating by Societe Generale given on Tuesday, January 9. The company was maintained on Friday, August 11 by Jefferies. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Buy". (more...)
Search for survivors of deadly Californian mudslides continues, despite fading hopes Search for survivors of deadly Californian mudslides continues, despite fading hopes
- January 15, 2018

At least 17 people have died so far, mostly in Montecito, a neighborhood north of Los Angeles that both Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey call home. While Montecito is best known as a getaway for the rich and famous — the median home price among current listings is more than $4 million — there are also working families living in modest houses and apartments. (more...)
NYPD officer injured when driver flees scene in Midtown NYPD officer injured when driver flees scene in Midtown
- January 15, 2018

The driver accelerates and the officer is knocked to the ground as the auto speeds off. Officers give chase - at least one with his gun drawn - but the vehicle takes off down 42nd Street and gets away. He picked himself up and ran after the auto with another officer, CBS New York writes. In terrifying footage, the black Mercedes-Benz C63, which had been zooming around the popular tourist area, can be seen squaring off with the police officer, who stands directly in front of the £28,000 ... (more...)
M1 motorway closed as truck bursts into flames M1 motorway closed as truck bursts into flames
- January 15, 2018

The lone vehicle involved was seriously damaged, but the female driver was "OK" with a number of people involved in the crash taken to hospital, Detective Inspector Cox said. While northbound traffic is banked up around 7.5km, with diversions in place at the Mandalong Road exit. Police said the scene remained unsafe and any crash investigation would take significant time. (more...)
Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag
- January 15, 2018

Netanyahu and PM Modi will also hold delegation level talks. "His hugs are even more awkward". With the beginning of six-day trip of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India, the Indian government has dedicated an iconic Teen Murti Chowk in New Delhi to Israeli City Haifa . (more...)

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