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GOP Rep. Mia Love: The President's comment about 'shithole countries' was racist GOP Rep. Mia Love: The President's comment about 'shithole countries' was racist
- January 16, 2018

In a Sunday interview, Senator Rand Paul challenged the mainstream media narrative which treats recent remarks by President Donald Trump as "proof" that he is racist. Lindsey Graham confronted the president during the meeting about his comments. " Ask anyone who's dealt with both". However, one of the Republican Senators who attended the meeting today claimed that Trump never used that word. (more...)
Indian Army kills 7 Pakistani soldiers in retaliation Indian Army kills 7 Pakistani soldiers in retaliation
- January 16, 2018

As Indian security forces in Kashmir continue flexing their muscles, in a span of just 10 days, the Indian Army and the Border Security Force (BSF) have gunned down 15 Pakistani soldiers in shoot-outs triggered by unprovoked cross-border firing by the latter, the army said . (more...)
LHC CJ summons Punjab IG as deadline to nab Zainab's murderer ends LHC CJ summons Punjab IG as deadline to nab Zainab's murderer ends
- January 16, 2018

The CJP remarked, "The whole nation is upset over the incident". The AIG said a team of Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) stationed in the area (Kasur) carried out en-masse DNA sampling of prime suspects and 96 samples so far had been obtained, while over 200 suspects had been interrogated thoroughly. (more...)
Black Caps v Pakistan, fourth ODI Black Caps v Pakistan, fourth ODI
- January 16, 2018

The chief selector, who was speaking on the sidelines of the One-day Departmental Cup final at the UBL Sports Complex, further insisted that what is more disappointing is that his experienced players have failed to perform in the series so far. (more...)
Haitian-Americans converge on Times Square to protest Trump's racism remarks Haitian-Americans converge on Times Square to protest Trump's racism remarks
- January 16, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) said on Sunday that he heard from participants about the president's comments soon afterwards. The row broke out after lawmakers from both parties visited the president on Thursday to work on a proposal for a bipartisan immigration deal. (more...)
MLK Day 2018 Planned In Rogue Valley MLK Day 2018 Planned In Rogue Valley
- January 16, 2018

King expels", Brazile said. Because of the marches that Dr. King led, our children can attend schools of their choice, live in communities of their choice, and become entrepreneurs in fields wherein they are certified. The event was slated for Monday , Jan, 15, and was to be held in Decker College Center's Forum at McDaniel College . Former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile spoke to members of the California Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday for the annual Martin ... (more...)
Kerala youth to continue stir after talks with CM fail Kerala youth to continue stir after talks with CM fail
- January 16, 2018

Meanwhile, Sreejith said that he would withdraw from the strike only if the order on CBI inquiry was out. Sreejith, his mother Ramani and his friends met the Chief Minister after the latter invited him to discuss the issue. Panakkad Munaivar Ali Thangal and IUML district president professor Thonnakkal Jamal accompanied Ramani. "After learning about my son's hunger strike through media, Governor called up and appealed to ensure that Sreejith ended his strike. (more...)
FCC launches investigation into Hawaii ballistic missile false alarm incident FCC launches investigation into Hawaii ballistic missile false alarm incident
- January 16, 2018

State officials and the U.S. military's Pacific Command confirmed that there was no actual threat to the state. But for more than a half hour, while the agency struggled to retract the warning, panicked Hawaiians scrambled to find shelter. Amy Pottinger told CNN that her husband - a pilot for the US Air Force - was in a Hawaiian cafe at the time and said he saw people taking cover after the alert. (more...)
Philippines shuts more schools as volcano spews ash and lava Philippines shuts more schools as volcano spews ash and lava
- January 16, 2018

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology increased the alert level for Mount Mayon late Sunday to three on a scale of five, indicating an increased prospect of a hazardous eruption "within weeks or even days". Lt. Gen. Danilo Pamainag, SOLCOM chief said that disaster response personnel and mobility assets of 9th Infantry (Spear) Division, Tactical Operations Group 5 and Naval Forces, Southern Luzon are all prepositioned in Camp Simeon Ola, Legazpi City for the continuous ... (more...)
Colombia bridge collapse kills at least 10 Colombia bridge collapse kills at least 10
- January 16, 2018

Ten people were killed in Colombia on Monday after a bridge that was under construction collapsed south of Bogotá, the country's civil defense agency said. "Nine died at the site of the accident and one was taken to a hospital, where he died", Diaz told local media. Some 20 workers were on the bridge at the time of the accident. (more...)
Man City pull out of race to sign Alexis Sanchez Man City pull out of race to sign Alexis Sanchez
- January 16, 2018

It is believed that a defeat against Liverpool has spurred City into action who are now set to make one last dash to sign Sanchez. The Manchester United boss omitted the attacking midfielder from his squad to face the Potters at Old Trafford on Monday night, live on Sky Sports . (more...)
Korea to Send Orchestra to S. Korea to Perform During Olympics Korea to Send Orchestra to S. Korea to Perform During Olympics
- January 16, 2018

It is expected to play folk music and classical pieces from around the world at the Olympics. What is it? An opening that could produce some talks between the US, South Korea and Japan and maybe some pressure to expand the talks from just a sports event to something more substernal that can include China and Russian Federation. (more...)
Exam shows Trump in ´excellent health´: White House Exam shows Trump in ´excellent health´: White House
- January 16, 2018

El Salvador has also sent a formal letter of protest over Trump comments. "The point is, if you have a Ph.D., I don't care what country you're from, we want you", Barry Bennett, a former Trump adviser, told The Hill newspaper . Mr Trump was not apologetic and denied he was racist, instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant. Get a live view of Mar-a-Lago, the resort President Donald Trump calls his winter White House. (more...)
Czech election: Zeman faces presidential run-off in opposition to Drahos Czech election: Zeman faces presidential run-off in opposition to Drahos
- January 16, 2018

The first round of voting, which took place over two days, passed uneventfully apart from a semi-naked protester who tried to disrupt Mr Zeman casting his vote in Prague on Friday and accused him of being in the pocket of Russian President Vladimir Putin. (more...)
'Absolute carnage': Two people dead after six-vehicle crash in NSW 'Absolute carnage': Two people dead after six-vehicle crash in NSW
- January 16, 2018

Emergency services were called to the location about 12.30pm (Tuesday 16 January 2018) after reports of a collision involving two trucks and four cars. 'One auto is believed to be completely crushed under a truck, ' she told the Sydney Morning Herald. "It is an absolute horror". "We are treating multiple patients, some are still trapped by compression at this stage". (more...)
Media outlets around the world struggle to translate Trump's "sh*thole" comments
- January 16, 2018

Akufo-Addo's comments follow a strongly worded African Union statement on Friday and a demand from African ambassadors at the United Nations for a retraction and an apology. It is because Donald Trump knows that that does not sound believable that he goes to the utterly insane length of adding the utterly insane statement, I am the least racist person. (more...)
Update on Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC)
- January 16, 2018

The stock of RealPage, Inc. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 4 by TheStreet. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 15 by Barchart.com . UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its stake in Marsh & McLennan Companies by 93.7% in the third quarter. Waterstone Cap Management LP reported 391,200 shares. (more...)
Mekhi Brown, the Alabama player who went nuts on sideline, is transferring Mekhi Brown, the Alabama player who went nuts on sideline, is transferring
- January 16, 2018

According to the report, the 6-foot-5, 240-pound linebacker applied at TSU and was admitted during the fall. Brown has reportedly already moved into a dorm on campus and has already started taking classes. During the game, Brown appeared to try and punch a Georgia player then choke a member of the Alabama staff . Per reports, Brown was actually on his way out of Tuscaloosa before last Monday. (more...)
Trump supporters demand arrest of London Mayor Sadiq Khan Trump supporters demand arrest of London Mayor Sadiq Khan
- January 16, 2018

Please stand back, do not touch us. According to Sky News , supporters of President Donald Trump disrupted a speech being made by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and attempted to arrest him. This reinforces what a mistake it was for Theresa May to rush and extend an invitation of a state visit in the first place". Many of us love America. (more...)
Kushner Warned That Wendi Murdoch Could Be Working for Chinese Government Kushner Warned That Wendi Murdoch Could Be Working for Chinese Government
- January 16, 2018

Sources told The Journal that counterintelligence officials had warned Kushner about the relationship, and that they were concerned about Murdoch's role in pushing for a Chinese-government funded garden in Washington, D.C. Deng Murdoch has also been rumored to have had relationships with several high profile politicians, including former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair , and even Russian President Vladimir Putin , relationships that would be of interest to intelligence officials. (more...)
United Kingdom construction giant Carillion sinks into liquidation United Kingdom construction giant Carillion sinks into liquidation
- January 16, 2018

In July a year ago, a week after its initial profit warning, it was named as one of the contractors on Britain's new High Speed 2 rail line, a flagship project that will better connect London with the north of England. Lidington insisted that the government was aware of the company's troubles and had prepared contingency measures in case the contracted work could not be fulfilled by Carillion. (more...)
I didn't make any racial comment - Donald Trump - President Trump I didn't make any racial comment - Donald Trump - President Trump
- January 16, 2018

Trump, making his 11th trip to Mar-a-Lago since taking office, left Mar-a-Lago at about 9:30 a.m. The President has drawn sharp criticism since he was reported to have called certain countries " shitholes " while discussing immigration with lawmakers Thursday. (more...)
MLK Day not just 3-day weekend
- January 16, 2018

Sharpton cited the Trump administration's policies on health care, criminal justice reform and the environment, saying that they negatively impact communities of color. For all blacks and every race. USA presidents have typically observed the holiday publicly, making remarks or attending events honoring the day. This week, we might find ourselves thinking, If only the President of the United States understood the power of words the way Dr. (more...)
Donald Trump denies being a racist after offensive comments Donald Trump denies being a racist after offensive comments
- January 16, 2018

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, a Republican from Charlotte, went on WBT Friday morning to defend Trump's remarks and did so with incredibly twisted logic. According to two people briefed on the meeting, Mr Trump said: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. (more...)
Snow emergency declared in St. Paul and Minneapolis Snow emergency declared in St. Paul and Minneapolis
- January 16, 2018

On Tuesday, beginning at 8 a.m., the day plow routes will begin to be plowed. Parking restrictions will begin at 9 p.m. Monday in Minneapolis as plows tackle " Snow Emergency Routes ". For more information , see the city's snow removal web page or call the Janesville Snow Hotline at 608-755-SNOW (7669). The plowing operation means delays are likely in garbage and recycling pickup and Christmas tree collection. (more...)
New Hampshire celebrates Martin Luther King Day New Hampshire celebrates Martin Luther King Day
- January 16, 2018

Whether it's spending the day researching King and his legacy, volunteering in a citizen action group or simply watching the "Our Friend Martin" cartoon, there are many ways to celebrate. "Especially as Americans because we believe, we all know and we all believe, this is the greatest country in the world". Also on this day, the US stock market is closed. (more...)
Ireland grouped with West Indies for 2019 World Cup qualifier Ireland grouped with West Indies for 2019 World Cup qualifier
- January 16, 2018

The top three in each of the two pools go through to a Super Six competition, from which two will go through to the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Also, winning points from group stages will be carried over to Super six stage apart from those who gained against the bottom two from each group. The finalists will progress to the World Cup, whilst the Netherlands (ICC World Cricket League Championship winners) and the three highest finishing Associate Members will earn ODI status till ... (more...)
East commuters should expect slippery roads and 'dangerously low wind chills' East commuters should expect slippery roads and 'dangerously low wind chills'
- January 16, 2018

The snow should begin to move in between 5 to 8 AM. Snow is also in the forecast through Wednesday but little accumulation is expected - an inch or less tonight , less than a half-inch on Tuesday . However, there is some uncertainty with this storm, as well as another area of low pressure expected to form off the North Carolina coast Wednesday . (more...)
Music For Thought! A Playlist Inspired By Martin Luther King Jr Music For Thought! A Playlist Inspired By Martin Luther King Jr
- January 16, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr . and organized, but since the death of the civil rights leader, Lewis said the country hasn't been the same. "I hope so." Sullivan added , " More people coming together as one to look up on Dr. "Now under Trump they have become much more electric, much more risky and he certainly gives them a lot of comfort because off his racial insensitivities and his racist remarks", Rush said. (more...)
Actor Suresh Gopi MP arrested, released on bail Actor Suresh Gopi MP arrested, released on bail
- January 16, 2018

Suresh then filed for an anticipatory bail and said that the allegations against him were false. Malayalam superstar and BJP MP Suresh Gopi was on Monday arrested on charges of giving a fake address and released on bail, police said. He explained that he had rented a property in Puducherry, which has been in use since 2009. Rajya Sabha Member and BJP's star campaigner in the previous elections, actor Suresh Gopi, was arrested by Crime Branch here on Monday and was later released on ... (more...)

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