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"I am not a racist": Trump responds to reported "sh*thole" comment
- January 16, 2018

Mr. Trump's comments were met with widespread consternation in Africa , with an African Union spokeswoman saying the body was "frankly alarmed". He called immigration "a legislative branch issue, not an executive branch issue" and said that the focus should be putting pressure on Congress. (more...)
Palestinians to 'Slap Back' for Trump Jerusalem Move, Abbas Says Palestinians to 'Slap Back' for Trump Jerusalem Move, Abbas Says
- January 16, 2018

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed on Sunday the peace deal proposed by US President Donald Trump , calling it "a slap on the face". While welcomed in Israel, Trump's declaration was met with anger by Palestinians, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas saying the USA was no longer an honest broker in peace talks and the Gaza-based terror group Hamas calling for an intifada, or violent uprising. (more...)
Mississippi State student section trolls Auburn basketball with UCF chant Mississippi State student section trolls Auburn basketball with UCF chant
- January 16, 2018

Mississippi State (13-4, 1-3) went into the break leading 35-24, which marked the Tigers' largest halftime deficit this season - one more than what it faced against the Rebels - and lowest first-half point total. Brown led the way with 23 points, 15 of which came in the second half. That first half saw Weatherspoon and junior forward Aric Holman lead the team offensively with help from freshman guard Nick Weatherspoon and sophomore Lamar Peters. (more...)
Drunken wrong-way driver slammed into patrol vehicle on I-95 Drunken wrong-way driver slammed into patrol vehicle on I-95
- January 16, 2018

Connecticut State Police report that today, Monday, December 15 at approximately 12:48 am, they received numerous calls regarding a vehicle that was driving the wrong way on 1-95. According to police, Trooper Santiago made contact with Steen and established that she was not injured. They say she admitted she was drinking and thought she was in New Jersey . (more...)
Glasgow Rangers to complete very shrewd loan deal, medical today Glasgow Rangers to complete very shrewd loan deal, medical today
- January 16, 2018

Cummings is believed to be in Glasgow as he prepares to complete a deal. The 22-year-old made a promising start to his career in the East Midlands under former Ibrox boss Mark Warburton by scoring on his debut during a 2-1 EFL Cup win over Shrewsbury Town. (more...)
Netanyahu, Moshe to visit Nariman House Netanyahu, Moshe to visit Nariman House
- January 16, 2018

A formal announcement on the setting up of the memorial will be made during the Mumbai visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week. This visit for Moshe is very emotional and sensitive as he lost his parents here. "This will be Moshe's first visit to the Nariman House in over nine years", Rosenberg told PTI over phone from Israel. (more...)
One Very Lost Wallaby Stuffed Up Sydney Harbour Bridge's Early AM Traffic One Very Lost Wallaby Stuffed Up Sydney Harbour Bridge's Early AM Traffic
- January 16, 2018

Traffic controllers monitored the wallaby as it hopped over to lane one and exited on to the Cahill Expressway before making its way past Circular Quay to the Conservatorium of Music , police said. "I thought 'No, no way do you see a kangaroo in the city like that", she said. "It was just standing there minding its own business with a police auto there with flashing lights and everything", he said. (more...)
Missing Pravin Togadia found in unconscious state, hospitalised Missing Pravin Togadia found in unconscious state, hospitalised
- January 16, 2018

Togadia said after he was taken to the hospital. According to Crime Branch sources of Ahmedabad Police, Mr Togadia fainted due to Hypoglycemia (low sugar levels).The firebrand VHP leader, who went missing at around 1045 hrs, has been admitted to Chandramani Hospital. (more...)
U.S. to 'Carefully' Review GM Request on Autonomous Car: Chao U.S. to 'Carefully' Review GM Request on Autonomous Car: Chao
- January 16, 2018

Bills in Congress to speed the introduction of self-driving cars do not include commercial trucks. Speaking during the Detroit Auto Show, she said the government is set to issue third set of voluntary guidelines for self-driving cars this summer, the Detroit News reported late on Sunday. (more...)
California police discover 13 'emaciated' siblings imprisoned in family home California police discover 13 'emaciated' siblings imprisoned in family home
- January 16, 2018

On further investigation, they learned that seven of the "children" were actually adults, ranging in age from 18 to 29. Responding officers initially believed the "slightly emaciated" girl was only 10 years old until she provided her age. (more...)
Stricken tanker leaves 16km-long oil slick in East China Sea Stricken tanker leaves 16km-long oil slick in East China Sea
- January 16, 2018

Black smoke was still billowing from the site, the Japan Coast Guard said yesterday. The search and rescue effort was canceled and a cleanup operation began after a fire on the sea surface was finally extinguished on Monday, state broadcaster CCTV reported. (more...)
Black Lightning cast on pulling source material from the comics Black Lightning cast on pulling source material from the comics
- January 16, 2018

Eager to reconcile with Lynn and fix their marriage, Jefferson nevertheless secretly reaches out to his mentor, Peter (James Remar - the show's lone white character), who runs a haberdashery shop as a front and urges Black Lightning to once again don the costume kept in storage and clean up the streets. (more...)
Poppi Worthington Was Sexually Abused Before She Died, Coroner Rules Poppi Worthington Was Sexually Abused Before She Died, Coroner Rules
- January 16, 2018

It is the second time an inquest has been held into Poppi's death. No-one has been prosecuted in connection with Poppi's death. The diaper that Poppi was wearing, along with her bottoms, were never recovered after her death, noted the Guardian . (more...)
Several dead in operation to arrest rogue Venezuela pilot Óscar Pérez Several dead in operation to arrest rogue Venezuela pilot Óscar Pérez
- January 16, 2018

Perez said officers were firing at the group and wanted to kill him instead of permitting his surrender. President Nicolas Maduro's left wing government has described Perez as a "fanatic, extremist terrorist". After declaring the start of their fight against the government, the attackers disappeared. The country was rocked by violent protests a year ago in response to a deepening economic crisis and the government's crackdown on democracy . (more...)
Antwerp explosion: Residential building collapses after blast injuring 'at least five' Antwerp explosion: Residential building collapses after blast injuring 'at least five'
- January 16, 2018

Antwerp police have said that the explosion is not terror related and is believed to have been caused by a gas leak. Belgium has been on high alert since deadly suicide bombings in 2016, as well as a wave of Islamist attacks across Europe. (more...)
UAE violated our airspace, says Qatar UAE violated our airspace, says Qatar
- January 16, 2018

A source in Abu Dhabi told Ali al-Naimi, editor of an online news website that heads the education department in the emirate of Abu Dhabi , that Sheikh Abdullah had moved to UAE at his own request because he feared for his safety in Qatar. (more...)
Stephen Colbert laughs at people buying wrong Fire and Fury book
- January 16, 2018

That's a lot of qualification and obfuscation before the reader has even delved deep into the meat of the book, and there is no doubt that there are moments in Fire and Fury that quite simply don't ring true or have been subsequently refuted through dates and the diaries of some of the players. (more...)
GOP Rep. on Trump's vulgar remarks: 'I can't defend the indefensible' GOP Rep. on Trump's vulgar remarks: 'I can't defend the indefensible'
- January 16, 2018

Asked what he thinks about people who think he is racist, Mr Trump said , "No, No". Rather, they are encouraged to listen and acknowledge the countries' concerns. "No more Lotteries! #AMERICA FIRST", he tweeted. "Frankly, I want to just make sure that everyone knows that I don't know if those comments would've been made if I were actually in the room", she said. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY), Apache Corporation
- January 16, 2018

Stephens Inc. AR now owns 10,675 shares of the energy company's stock worth $512,000 after buying an additional 1,586 shares in the last quarter. Another trade for 2,800 shares valued at $2.67 million was sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 45,285 shares in the company, valued at $2,627,435.70. (NYSE:RSG). Johnson Fin Incorporated has 14,468 shares. (more...)
I'm not racist, Trump says after 'shithole countries' remark I'm not racist, Trump says after 'shithole countries' remark
- January 16, 2018

He insisted the White House was "ready, willing and able to make a deal on DACA". "I'm the least racist person you will ever interview", as he was entering Trump International Golf Course. But Senator Dick Durbin stood by claims, and said that Trump had used "hate-filled, vile and racist" language during the meeting. On Friday, in the immediate aftermath, he had said he could not recall the conversation. (more...)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 With A Google Logo & Bing Theme
- January 16, 2018

Trump has been deeply critical of the time former President Barack Obama spent hitting the links during his presidency. MLK Memorial Parade 11 a.m. "It's unreal", Lewis said during an appearance on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. "Through his words and work, he compelled us to hold ourselves to standards of moral character and integrity that are worthy of our nation and of our humanity". (more...)
Marchers celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, despite the snow
- January 16, 2018

Imani Cooper, a third-year biological systems engineering student from Charlotte, NC, started the program by offering a warm welcome to say how significant King is to the community and FAMU. "It is important that we understand in this very hour that it is critical that we not allow ourselves to become more polarized and more divided because we don't all think alike, because we don't all even like each other". (more...)
Army Day Celebrations: 7 Pak Soldiers, 6 Terrorists Killed Army Day Celebrations: 7 Pak Soldiers, 6 Terrorists Killed
- January 16, 2018

He also charged Pakistan with trying to disrupt social harmony in Jammu and Kashmir, citing attacks on the Amarnath pilgrims and killing of policemen and soldiers like Lt. He was responding to India's Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat's remarks of being ready to call Pakistan's "nuclear bluff" and cross the border to carry out any operation if asked by the government. (more...)
European Union voices 'deep concern' at detention of Palestinian 'slap video' teen European Union voices 'deep concern' at detention of Palestinian 'slap video' teen
- January 16, 2018

He said that "the only way to achieve peace and security is to establish an independent Palestinian state on pre-1967 lines with East Jerusalem as its capital based on worldwide terms of reference and the Arab Peace Initiative". The move has infuriated the Palestinians, who want the annexed eastern sector of the city as the capital of their future state. Trump's actions were a "slap in the face" to Palestinians, he told a packed hall at the Presidential Palace in a speech that was broadcast ... (more...)
Members Of KKK Mock MLK Day With Recruitment Flyers
- January 16, 2018

Leesburg police confirmed that the flyers were distributed due to the approach of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He fought for them. The bird seeds may have been used as a ploy to keep the bags from flying away, which according to Daily Mail , was a tactic used in Rappahanock County, Washington last November to promote similarly troubling racist ideology. (more...)
Trump says Democrats don't want DACA fix, want government shutdown
- January 16, 2018

Government funding runs out Friday night at midnight, and so far there is no evidence of progress in negotiations on a spending agreement for the rest of the current fiscal year; the President wants $54 billion more for the Pentagon in 2018 - Democrats have said they want an equal increase in domestic spending as well. (more...)
Bumrah strikes as India fight back Bumrah strikes as India fight back
- January 15, 2018

If the Indian captain had spotted the bowler holding the shiny side of the ball away from the batsman, he held the bat on his left hand to signal an away-going delivery. At that point, India were still trailing by 126. South Africa will also remember Pandya's whirlwind 94 in Cape Town that changed the early momentum in that opening Test. (more...)
DACA Is 'Probably Dead' ... and I'm Not a Racist DACA Is 'Probably Dead' ... and I'm Not a Racist
- January 15, 2018

To assist USCIS with reviewing your DACA request for acceptance, if you are filing a new initial DACA request because your DACA expired before September 5, 2016, or because it was terminated at any time, please list the date your prior DACA expired or was terminated on Part 1 of the Form I-821D, if available. (more...)
FG Summons US Ambassador Over Trump's Controversial Comment FG Summons US Ambassador Over Trump's Controversial Comment
- January 15, 2018

He didn't give the exact time that Ambassador Symington is to appear before Nigeria's Foreign Affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama. The paper reported that Mr. Since Mr Trump allegedly made the remarks last week, he has come under heavy criticisms from different quarters, including from his own country. A United States senator who attended the gathering said the president used "vile, vulgar" language, including repeatedly using the word "shithole" when speaking about African countries. (more...)
Pakistan briefs senior United States envoy on counterterrorism efforts Pakistan briefs senior United States envoy on counterterrorism efforts
- January 15, 2018

She lauded the reforms that Pakistan has undertaken in different economic spheres and expressed the United States support for similar reform efforts in the future, it added. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells reached Pakistan on Monday, informed the Foreign Office. (more...)

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