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CHAN: Morocco Beats Guinea Thanks to Kaabi's Hat-trick CHAN: Morocco Beats Guinea Thanks to Kaabi's Hat-trick
- January 18, 2018

The hosts overcame the loss of influential playmaker Abdelilah Hafidi to injury in the 15th minute to draw first blood when El Kaabi beat the Guinean offside trap to head substitute Walid El Karti's delicious cross in off the underside of the bar. (more...)
Disgraced Boston Archbishop Cardinal Bernard Law dies in Rome Disgraced Boston Archbishop Cardinal Bernard Law dies in Rome
- January 18, 2018

Cardinal Bernard Law , the disgraced former archbishop of Boston whose failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked what would become the worst crisis in American Catholicism, died early on Wednesday, the Vatican said. Law was 86 years old and, as Reuters has pointed out, has died in a hospital in Rome because of complications of a hard diabetes that suffered. (more...)
Three in Four Americans Support 'Significant' Restrictions on Abortion Three in Four Americans Support 'Significant' Restrictions on Abortion
- January 18, 2018

Within that self-identification there is some party variation: 25 percent of Democrats identify as pro-life, and 22 percent of Republicans identify as pro-choice. Even a majority of Democrats supported the 20-week ban, rising to 56 percent of Democrats from 49 percent a year ago. 8 percent say abortion should be forbidden no matter the circumstances. (more...)
Mueller team denies accusations it 'unlawfully' obtained Trump transition emails Mueller team denies accusations it 'unlawfully' obtained Trump transition emails
- January 18, 2018

If enough Americans think Mueller's probe is politically motivated, Trump allies believe that could mitigate blowback on the president if he decides to pardon those ensnared in the ongoing Russian Federation collusion investigation, Politico reports . (more...)
White House Doctor: Donald Trump's Excellent Health 'Just How God Made Him' White House Doctor: Donald Trump's Excellent Health 'Just How God Made Him'
- January 18, 2018

But Trump's exam has taken on heightened scrutiny amid questions about his mental fitness. Scarborough noted former Obama White House adviser David Axelrod and others had praised Jackson as a straight shooter. If you were, for whatever reason, excited about the "Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards Of The Year" that President Trump promised for January 8, then postponed until Wednesday , well, don't get your hopes too high. (more...)
Dole to receive congressional gold medal, Pres. Trump to speak Dole to receive congressional gold medal, Pres. Trump to speak
- January 17, 2018

Trump is recounting Dole's service in World War II, his lengthy recovery from his wounds during the war and his service in Congress. Dole is a decorated veteran who lost the use of his right arm after being seriously injured in World War Two. (more...)
Jerusalem: UN resolution rejects Trump's declaration Jerusalem: UN resolution rejects Trump's declaration
- January 17, 2018

We congratulate the fearless 128 member countries which stood by the right thing despite all the threats . AP reports from NY that the U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to denounce President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, largely ignoring Trump's threats to cut off aid to any country that went against him. (more...)
China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship
- January 17, 2018

Leaks from the wreck now cover a total of 101 square kilometers, Chinese marine officials say. The Panama-registered tanker had been carrying almost 150,000 tons of the substance when it collided with the freighter CF Crystal earlier this month. (more...)
U.S. envoy to hold 'friendship' reception over United Nations vote on Jerusalem U.S. envoy to hold 'friendship' reception over United Nations vote on Jerusalem
- January 17, 2018

On Dec. 6, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel , and instructed to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which had been strongly opposed or condemned by the worldwide community. (more...)
New Poll: Conservatives Expect Tax Cut to Aid GOP Candidates New Poll: Conservatives Expect Tax Cut to Aid GOP Candidates
- January 17, 2018

Workers in some large companies are already seeing the benefits of the corporate tax cuts as 200,000 domestic AT&T workers will each receive a $1,000 bonus after the bill is signed, the telecom company will also invest an additional billion dollars in USA infrastructure. (more...)
United Nations: How Each Country Voted on Jerusalem Status Resolution United Nations: How Each Country Voted on Jerusalem Status Resolution
- January 17, 2018

Trump's threat appeared to have some impact, with more countries abstaining and rejecting the resolution than usually associated with Palestinian-related resolutions. Ever since, Israel has regarded Jerusalem as its "eternal and undivided " capital. Meanwhile, Palestinians demand East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. (more...)
Trump, Republicans Will Be Blamed for Government Shutdown, New Poll Finds Trump, Republicans Will Be Blamed for Government Shutdown, New Poll Finds
- January 17, 2018

Tim Murphy, who resigned in scandal last October . The conservative House Freedom Caucus says its members oppose the plan because it doesn't expand military spending that leaves the bill short of the 218 Republican votes necessary to pass it. (more...)
Today Analysts Focus on Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (FOLD), Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV)
- January 17, 2018

Therefore 89% are positive. The market experts are predicting a 39.95% rally, based on the high target price ($22) for Amicus Therapeutics, Inc . shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. (NASDAQ:FOLD) is a huge mover today! Principal Financial Group holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Yellow Pages Limited (TSE:Y) for 165,844 shares. Webster Fincl Bank N A has invested 0.01% in Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (more...)
Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term
- January 17, 2018

Jackson describes Trump as "very sharp" and "very articulate when he speaks to me". President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening during his recent physical examination. Trump also has no heart disease and no family history of it. But it's hard to take his assertions about Trump at face value. Ronny Jackson answered questions about President Donald Trump's health , reporting that after last week's physical exam, Trump was in "excellent" health. (more...)
As many as 11000 dead in Mosul As many as 11000 dead in Mosul
- January 17, 2018

Iraqi government and accompanying Shiite forces, backed by a USA -led anti-ISIS coalition, were found to be responsible for at least 3,200 deaths from airstrikes, artillery fire or mortar rounds between October 2016 and the fall of the city in July 2017. (more...)
BC Government calls Kelowna byelection to fill former premier's vacant seat BC Government calls Kelowna byelection to fill former premier's vacant seat
- January 17, 2018

With legislature seats between the BC NDP and BC Liberals tied at 41, the seat is vital. Clark resigned as MLA on August 4 after failing to gain the confidence of the legislature for her minority B.C. However, Kelowna-West is considered a safe seat for the Liberals. Shelley Cook is running for the BC NDP. After Clark won the seat by almost 10,000 votes during the 2017 election, the favourite in February has to be her replacement Ben Stewart. (more...)
The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Appeals 'F' in High School for 'Surfin' The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Appeals 'F' in High School for 'Surfin'
- January 17, 2018

In a tweet from Wilson's official account, the 75-year-old singer-songwriter triumphantly holds a "Student Grade Form" authorized by current principal Dr. Then added that his "failing grade has now been changed to an A on this assignment by Dr Landesfeind!" The next year " Surfin' Safari" climbed to No. (more...)
Facebook selfie shows woman wearing same belt used to strangle best friend Facebook selfie shows woman wearing same belt used to strangle best friend
- January 17, 2018

Antoine (seen below) claims that Gargol was her best friend. The police found a black belt next to Gargol's body, which had been dumped on the side of a road. "Most days we can't stop thinking about Brittney, what happened that night, what she must have felt fighting for her life", she said. Gargol's aunt, Jennifer Gargol, paid tribute to Brittney in court, saying that the young woman had a "special gift". (more...)
Steve Bannon 'subpoenaed as part of Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation' Steve Bannon 'subpoenaed as part of Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation'
- January 17, 2018

Separately, the New York Times reported on Tuesday that Bannon had been subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a grand jury in a probe of alleged ties between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign. The embattled ex-communications chief has been blasted by Trump over comments he made relating to Russian in author Michael Wolff's explosive book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory for Northern NJ Tuesday through Wednesday Winter Weather Advisory for Northern NJ Tuesday through Wednesday
- January 17, 2018

As of Tuesday morning, snow was continuing to fall in Hartsville. The advisory states black ice and low wind chills are expected across portions of Northeast Georgia tonight into tomorrow, creating slippery road conditions. A Winter Weather Advisory is out for much of the region today. WHERE.All of central Alabama. We'll have scattered showers throughout the day. Highs will be in the upper-20s on Thursday and the low-30s on Friday. (more...)
Divers Discover the Longest Underwater Cave on the Planet Divers Discover the Longest Underwater Cave on the Planet
- January 17, 2018

The Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM) exploration and preservation group finally identified two distinct series of caves as a singular system after years of exploring the labyrinthine underwater tunnels on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Some cenotes acquired particular religious significance to the Maya, whose descendents continue to inhabit the region. The region of Southern Mexico consists of the northern lowlands encompassing the Yucatan Peninsula, and the highlands of the Sierra Madre, running ... (more...)
Met office issues new warning for snow and ice in North Met office issues new warning for snow and ice in North
- January 17, 2018

According to Met Office forecasters, there will be occasionally heavy rain and strong winds in the northwest of the UK. Where the snow was lightest overnight - with just a couple of centimetres of lying snow - we have seen a slight thaw through the early hours of this morning. (more...)
Trump Clears The Air On What Types Of Immigrants He Wants
- January 17, 2018

He also shared his new nickname for Durbin. "Senator Durbin has misrepresented what's happened in White House meetings before". The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. (more...)
House Republicans prepare to go it alone on government funding stopgap measure House Republicans prepare to go it alone on government funding stopgap measure
- January 17, 2018

December 16, 1995 to January 5, 1996: Clinton's continued clash with congressional Republicans over funding levels for the Medicare health insurance program for the elderly, education and other issues resulted in a second furlough of about 280,000 workers for 27 days beginning on December 16, 1995, according to the CRS. (more...)
Trump's Employees Are Running Out of Euphemisms for the President's Racism
- January 17, 2018

But the ones on which they did so are particularly egregious, because they offered themselves as witnesses to other senators' supposed dishonor. Sen. However, Sen. Richard Durbin , the Illinois Democrat who has alleged that Trump did indeed use the vulgarity, noted he himself did not use foul language during the meeting, and Nielsen agreed. (more...)
Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian Teen in 'Slap Video,' Held Through Trial Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian Teen in 'Slap Video,' Held Through Trial
- January 17, 2018

Ahed Tamimi , 16-year-old, was apprehended after a viral video showed her hitting and kicking two Israeli soldiers, which was widely seen as a heroic act by Palestinians. The accusations against Nariman Tamimi include using Facebook "to incite others to commit terrorist attacks" and participating in the incident on video. (more...)
Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran expected to float his party soon Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran expected to float his party soon
- January 17, 2018

Ramachandran, as was expected. Dhinakaran said that VK Sasikala, his aunt who is serving a jail sentence, has authorised him to take the decision. Though he had several options, including floating a new party, there was no immediate necessity to form one, he told reporters at nearby Kothagiri. (more...)
Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order
- January 17, 2018

The White House has not denied that Trump said " shithole ", though Trump has already pushed back on some depictions of the meeting. Trump, who has taken a hard stance against illegal immigration, announced a year ago that he will end the program unless Congress comes up with a solution by March. (more...)
Facebook to investigate Russian interference in Brexit campaign Facebook to investigate Russian interference in Brexit campaign
- January 17, 2018

Significantly, Facebook's United Kingdom policy director, Simon Milner, said the company will now look beyond the accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency for new evidence of Russian attempts to meddle in Brexit. Facebook concluded last month that their impact in Britain was limited because they had spent so little on adverts before the referendum. "[The committee] expressed a view that there may be other similar coordinated activity from Russian Federation that we had not yet ... (more...)
Steve Bannon to TESTIFY in Trump-Russia investigation after 'calling meeting TREASONOUS' Steve Bannon to TESTIFY in Trump-Russia investigation after 'calling meeting TREASONOUS'
- January 17, 2018

Schiff said: "This was the first time we saw a witness refuse to answer the questions under the instructions of the White House or claim that the White House might later invoke privilege". The New York Times , citing a person with direct knowledge, said the grand jury subpoena for Bannon "could be a negotiating tactic" and that Mueller would likely allow Bannon to speak with investigators instead of going before the grand jury. (more...)

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