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Former CIA Officer Arrested, Accused of Retaining Classified National Defense Information Former CIA Officer Arrested, Accused of Retaining Classified National Defense Information
- January 17, 2018

He served in the Army from 1982 to 1986 and graduated from Hawaii Pacific University in 1992. He worked in a variety of overseas offices and was trained in surveillance detection, recruiting and handlings assets and handling classified material, among other things. (more...)
Spider-Man: Homecoming writers to direct stand-alone Flash movie Spider-Man: Homecoming writers to direct stand-alone Flash movie
- January 17, 2018

Variety reports that Ben Affleck was originally offered the job, but turned it down, but that initial courting makes sense as there's an awfully good chance this will be the film where his Batman will make an exit (and probably replaced with Jake Gyllenhaal or whoever they decide should be the Batman in their universe for the foreseeable future). (more...)
Kevin Ratcliffe pays tribute to Cyrille Regis Kevin Ratcliffe pays tribute to Cyrille Regis
- January 17, 2018

He is considered by many as a key figure in the transition from an all-white entertainment to the multicultural competition that the Premier League is today. Regis visited Bermuda with Coventry City in the 1980s, and in 2014 as a guest of the African Diaspora Heritage Trail Bermuda Foundation. Signed by West Brom in 1977 for 5,000 pounds, Regis made a spectacular debut by scoring twice in a League Cup match against Rotherham. (more...)
Orlando's Haitian community reacts to Trump remark
- January 17, 2018

In a meeting with a group of senators, Trump had questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and " shithole countries " in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to one participant and people briefed on the remarkable conversation. (more...)
Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell
- January 17, 2018

The company has market cap of $2.67 billion. The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 1.19 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. Molson Coors Brewing Company, TAP has a debt/equity of 0.99, and the LTdebt/equity (Long Term Debt/Equity) of 0.85. (more...)
Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them
- January 17, 2018

He made the denial to White House press pool reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach in Florida on Sunday night. The President insisted to reporters, "I am not a racist. The issue has sparked widespread backlash across the United States, including at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, where an activist projected comments about the President onto the building's exterior. (more...)
'Iranian spies' targeted in German police searches 'Iranian spies' targeted in German police searches
- January 17, 2018

Germany's Focus news said the raids took place in Berlin , Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia and Baden-W├╝rttemberg. Germany's domestic intelligence agency provided the information for the searches. Germany's Interior Ministry referred questions about the raids to federal prosecutors. Two Iranians were arrested and convicted over the bombings, including one who lost his legs when a grenade he threw at pursuing police bounced back at him. (more...)
Ivana Trump says the US President is 'definitely not racist'
- January 17, 2018

When asked if he could make a deal, he said, "Honestly, I don't think the Democrats want to make a deal". The group "is concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the United States administration towards Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of color", it said. (more...)
WWE Star Jey Uso Arrested For DUI, Mugshot Released WWE Star Jey Uso Arrested For DUI, Mugshot Released
- January 17, 2018

The WWE Superstar was reportedly arrested on January 14 for DWI following a WWE live event in Hidalgo, Texas, according to TMZ . While details about this arrest are scant at this time, it seems that no one was hurt. Jimmy was arrested for a DUI in 2011, and got caught driving with a suspended license in 2013 while he was on probation. The new ads premiered during Raw and featured the Superstars in question. (more...)
Trump's nuclear button boast 'bark of a rabid dog,' says NK Trump's nuclear button boast 'bark of a rabid dog,' says NK
- January 17, 2018

It would have been nice to have started 2018 off without U.S. President Donald Trump managing to cause another fuss. "TRY OUR SHITHOLE. THIS PLACE IS A SHITHOLE", read successive messages projected over the entrance of the Trump International Hotel in central Washington , according to a video posted on social media. (more...)
Trump asked doctor for cognitive test Trump asked doctor for cognitive test
- January 17, 2018

He scored a 30/30 on the test, Jackson said, and there was 'no indication that he has cognitive issues'. Jackson said that there is "absolutely nothing" that is being withheld from the public and that Trump's release of information is "hands down" the broadest in history. (more...)
Pope Francis arrives in Chile Pope Francis arrives in Chile
- January 17, 2018

Fernando Karadima, who was sanctioned in 2011 by the Vatican to a lifetime of "penance and prayer" for sexually molesting minors. Francis sought to fix relations between the Catholic church and the Chilean people amid violent demonstrations and a series of recent church fire bombings in protest of his visit. (more...)
7 bodies found in capsized wooden boat likely from N. Korea 7 bodies found in capsized wooden boat likely from N. Korea
- January 17, 2018

Police said Tuesday that seven bodies have been found in a capsized wooden boat washed ashore in Ishikawa Prefecture, as vessels believed to be from North Korea continue to turn up on the Sea of Japan coastline. A record total of 104 wooden ships thought to be from the Korean peninsula washed up on Japanese shores past year, compared with 66 in 2016. It is thought that sometimes the fishermen die at sea and then their boats are washed up onto the shores of Japan. (more...)
The White House's flagrant ignorance on Africa
- January 17, 2018

Marches around the U.S. to commemorate King, which take place annually, took on special significance this year following Trump's alleged slur against African countries and Haiti. As Haiti is the current chair of CARICOM - the Caribbean Community - and a sister country to the Bahamas, Mr Davis said he thought by now the government would have come out in support of Haiti or indicated some degree of its displeasure about President Trump's reported remarks. (more...)
White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health
- January 17, 2018

Jackson told reporters Trump scored 30/30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , which according to its website is a "cognitive screening test created to assist Health Professionals in the detection of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease". (more...)
'Indefensible': Haitian-American Rep. on Trump's Remarks 'Indefensible': Haitian-American Rep. on Trump's Remarks
- January 17, 2018

Ambassadors unanimously agreed to the resolution after an emergency session to weigh Trump's remarks. "This is even more hurtful given the historical reality of just how many Africans arrived in the U.S.as slaves, and also terribly surprising as the USA remains a massively positive example as just how migration can give birth to a nation", Ms. (more...)
What's Next For DACA? Immigration Attorney Weighs In What's Next For DACA? Immigration Attorney Weighs In
- January 17, 2018

On Sunday, Trump tweeted that any deal to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protected Dreamers "is probably dead because Democrats really don't want it". "If you want to look at leverage, the places to look are, are Republicans succeeding in isolating Senate Democratic moderates?" "I think they talk about DACA, but they don't want to help the DACA people, the DACA children", he said. (more...)
Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'
- January 17, 2018

But that agreement was cast into doubt the same day when a firestorm erupted after reports surfaced that President Donald Trump , during a meeting with lawmakers over an immigration bill, asked why the USA was accepting immigrants from "s-thole countries" referring reportedly to immigrants from Haiti and Africa. (more...)
I am not a racist
- January 17, 2018

Members of Congress from both parties are trying to strike a deal that Trump would support to extend that protection. CNN's White House correspondent Jim Acosta said that "it's a disturbing pattern because it seems to come back to one truth here and that is that this president deep down may just be a racist". (more...)
Trump defends his feedback, says Trump defends his feedback, says
- January 17, 2018

President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after reports that he made disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. Trump said: "We want 'em to come in from everywhere, everywhere". Botswana wants to know why Trump would use such a derogatory word when the two countries have had cordial and mutually beneficial relations for many years, and Botswana is to host a U.S. (more...)
President Trump's doctor upbeat on him finishing term
- January 17, 2018

He also gave physicals to President Barack Obama and will now examine President Donald Trump . Critics began openly questioning Trump's mental heath this month following a tweet in which he said he has a bigger nuclear button than North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, and the publication of Fire and Fury , a book about the White House, in which anonymous Trump acquaintances questioned the president's mental stability. (more...)
Donald Trump's ex-wife says he's not racist, just confused Donald Trump's ex-wife says he's not racist, just confused
- January 17, 2018

US President Donald Trump during meeting with legislators on immigration reform at the White House in Washington January 9, 2018. Asked what he thinks about people who think he's racist, Trump said: "I am not a racist". The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. Some Nigerians did not hold back, with many on Twitter saying their country was a "shithole", but that it was "our shithole" to criticise. (more...)
Kamala Mills fire case: Mojo Bistro's co-owner surrenders before Mumbai Police Kamala Mills fire case: Mojo Bistro's co-owner surrenders before Mumbai Police
- January 17, 2018

Soon after Yug Tuli surrendered he was arrested by the Mumbai police. By the time, the police reached the spot he had disappeared. Tuli's partner in Mojo's Yug Pathak, son of retired Director General of Police and former Commissioner of Police (Pune) KK Pathak, was arrested in the first week of January. (more...)
South Africa summons U.S. diplomat to explain Trump comment South Africa summons U.S. diplomat to explain Trump comment
- January 17, 2018

As the outrage grows, US embassies and diplomats in Africa have hastily issued a series of statements in an effort to patch up the increasingly frayed relationship between Washington and Africa. "2.7M guests from Airbnb decided that countries in Africa, El Salvador, and Haiti were attractive enough to visit". "It's a decapitation of USA diplomacy", he said. (more...)
Trump language on Africa unacceptable, racist: Ghana
- January 17, 2018

Nobody will free us from the bondage of the Trump's of this world but ourselves. Rupert Colville, a spokesperson for the United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights, condemned Trump's characterisation of the two countries as "s**tholes" during a meeting on Thursday with lawmakers on a bipartisan immigration deal, Efe news agency reported. (more...)
Manafort, Gates Trial Delayed Until Fall At Earliest Manafort, Gates Trial Delayed Until Fall At Earliest
- January 17, 2018

Both Manafort and Gates were place under house arrest in early November after they were slammed with a laundry list of federal charges - including conspiracy against the USA and money laundering - relating to their shady dealings on behalf of a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine. (more...)
Isis follower plotted attacks on key London targets, court hears Isis follower plotted attacks on key London targets, court hears
- January 17, 2018

Umar Haque, 25, from east London, enlisted the help of others at his mosque, where he also tried to groom children with role-play scenarios. Jihadi Umar Haque, 25, used the disturbing material while teaching lessons at an Islamic school and a mosque, the Old Bailey was told. (more...)
Pawlenty Says He Won't Run For Franken's Senate Seat Pawlenty Says He Won't Run For Franken's Senate Seat
- January 17, 2018

But on Sunday evening his former aide Brian McClung told MPR News that Pawlenty was still considering his options. If he was, in fact, considering it Sunday, Tuesday's interview made it clear he's not anymore. The victor of the election will serve out the remainder of Franken's term until 2020. Tom Emmer and Erik Paulsen, former State Sen. "I'm interested in continuing to serve, but there's a variety of ways to do that", Pawlenty said. (more...)
Africans in Diaspora to protest against Trump for Racist Remarks Africans in Diaspora to protest against Trump for Racist Remarks
- January 17, 2018

However, Trump had, while signing the proclamation for King's Day on Wednesday, said the late civil rights leader "dedicated his life to a vision: that all Americans would live free from injustice and enjoy equal opportunity as children of God". (more...)
Protests rock Assembly over Army chief's remarks Protests rock Assembly over Army chief's remarks
- January 17, 2018

He said Pakistan's Army was constantly trying to push terrorists into India and the Army was using its might to "teach them a lesson". "Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by firing on our forward posts in the Jandrot-Kotli area in Mendhar". (more...)

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