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I want immigrants to come from everywhere: Donald Trump I want immigrants to come from everywhere: Donald Trump
- January 19, 2018

The sudden chill is likely the fallout of last week's Oval Office meeting where Graham challenged Trump for allegedly disparaging immigrants from " shithole countries " and Trump rejected Graham's delicately-negotiated immigration proposal. (more...)
House passes short-term measure to avoid shutdown as deadline nears House passes short-term measure to avoid shutdown as deadline nears
- January 19, 2018

President Trump may have furthered the odds of a government shutdown after a tweet sent Thursday morning seemingly rejecting a Republican effort to compromise on children's health care at the expense of protections for young undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Aadhaar may cause 'death of citizens' civil rights' Aadhaar may cause 'death of citizens' civil rights'
- January 19, 2018

Where every basic facility is linked to Aadhaar and one can not live in society without an Aadhaar number, the switching off of Aadhaar completely destroys the individual", Divan said. Arguments of Mr Divan, which were inconclusive, would continue on Tuesday. Referring to the stand taken by the government, the bench asked Divan that Aadhaar was beneficial to people to get benefits of social welfare schemes as the money would directly reach them. (more...)
US Home chief says Trump helps stopgap funding invoice US Home chief says Trump helps stopgap funding invoice
- January 19, 2018

House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) outlined this strategy in a press conference Wednesday night, pointing the finger at Democrats. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Kelly also told the lawmakers that the US won't construct a physical wall along the entire border with Mexico, despite Trump's claims to the contrary. (more...)
Palestinian teen slapping Israeli soldiers remanded until end of trial Palestinian teen slapping Israeli soldiers remanded until end of trial
- January 19, 2018

Wednesday's ruling in the high-profile case against Ahed Tamimi was denounced by rights activists and her father, who said Palestinians can not expect justice in Israel's military court system. A number of arrests were made. She told them to leave before slapping and shoving an Israeli soldier, who was heavily-armed and wearing full military protective gear. (more...)
1.05 is Eagle Materials Inc's (NYSE:EXP) Institutional Investor Sentiment
- January 19, 2018

It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Eagle Materials's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 9.20%. The 9 months wedge indicates low risk for the $5.73 billion company. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. Muzinich & Company decreased its stake in Ares Capital Corp (ARCC) by 3.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Will Ferrell Does Surprise Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open Will Ferrell Does Surprise Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open
- January 19, 2018

I mean, I don't know what to say". Defending champion Roger Federer continued his march towards a landmark 20th Grand Slam title by snuffing out the threat of Jan-Lennard Struff at the Australian Open on Thursday. "I run around the backhand presently", he said. Because if you want to get to the top you have to play in all conditions. "It was a fun interview, I thought". (more...)
Pittsburgh among finalists for Amazon's second headquarters Pittsburgh among finalists for Amazon's second headquarters
- January 19, 2018

No Alabama city made the cut. Delaware's Gov. John Carney and the state's congressional delegation said they were "of course" disappointed not to be chosen. On the other hand, Bezos also owns condos in Manhattan and Beverly Hills, California, which could boost the chances for Newark, New Jersey; New York or Los Angeles. (more...)
USC Trojans 75, Oregon Ducks 70: Game at a glance USC Trojans 75, Oregon Ducks 70: Game at a glance
- January 19, 2018

Here's what else we learned from Thursday's big win. Elijah Brown hit a 3-pointer to give the Ducks a 68-66 lead with 2:56 remaining before Metu tied the game on a jump-hook in the lane with 1:49 left. Injury Report: No player is listed on Oregon's injury report and only one player, De'Anthony Melton (suspension/out for the year) is listed on USC's injury report. (more...)
FCC chairman proposes $500 million in funding for rural broadband FCC chairman proposes $500 million in funding for rural broadband
- January 19, 2018

Trump's order didn't provide funding for deployment efforts, so Pai's order may help smaller carriers afford to utilize the shortened permit processes and begin building. Donald Trump a year ago signed an executive order that would help speed up the process of obtaining federal permits, making it easier for companies to expand their broadband networks. (more...)
Donald Trump: I need immigrants to return from in every single place Donald Trump: I need immigrants to return from in every single place
- January 19, 2018

Jackson will work with the president to lose 10-15 pounds over the next year using a combination of diet and exercise . White House, Presidential physician Ronny Jackson answers question about U.S. When the MSNBC host Chris Hayes tweeted, "Has anyone coined "girther" for those who [believe] the president weighs more than his doctor reports?" tweeters responded with insults, theories about how the president has lied about his weight and a few bad puns. (more...)
Killed In Fresh Herdsmen Attack In Benue Killed In Fresh Herdsmen Attack In Benue
- January 19, 2018

The attacks as gathered was carried out against communities in Logo, Guma and Okpokwu local government areas of the state. "The last military administrator of the state who handed over to former Governor George Akume, he considers the state as his home and would always identify with it in good and hard times", Oneya said. (more...)
Trump is Trump is Trump: DACA madness reveals his true, impossible, character
- January 19, 2018

Uh, Donald...repeat after me..."Republicans control both houses of Congress and the White House". They may, however, file a new initial DACA request, officials said. Trump seemed open to providing DACA recipients a path to citizenship, but again noted that the DACA recipients are "not really kids". I mean, we're used to talking about kids. (more...)
As Shutdown Nears, Trump Says 'the Wall is the Wall'
- January 19, 2018

The president sort of concurred with that stance. The White House chief of staff joins " Special Report " for an exclusive interview. Federal financing for the program that serves almost 9 million children expired in October and several states are close to exhausting their money, and Congress has passed several short-term patches to keep their programs afloat. (more...)
Turkey Dismisses US Assurances on Planned Border Force Turkey Dismisses US Assurances on Planned Border Force
- January 19, 2018

Tillerson says he told Cavusoglu on January 17 that the "entire situation has been misportrayed " and "misdescribed" by "some people" who "misspoke". The YPG, which advocates for a free Kurdistan, cooperated significantly with the United States in operations against the Islamic State and has minimal contact with the Syrian dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad. (more...)
Atlanta makes short list for Amazon second headquarters in North America Atlanta makes short list for Amazon second headquarters in North America
- January 19, 2018

The current nominees include 19 metropolitan areas across the United States and just one in Canada such as Atlanta , Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Nashville, Newark, and New York City. "I hope it's Atlanta because my daughter lives in Alabama and anything down South would be good", said Robin Kocher, a construction-site flagger in South Lake Union. (more...)
Found shackled, children of torture suspects are freed Found shackled, children of torture suspects are freed
- January 19, 2018

The California case, she said, is "not the norm". Louise Anna Turpin , who was arrested by police in California on January 14What did cops find at the California home? "They were accused of playing in the water and they would be chained up", he said, adding that none of the victims were allowed to shower a couple of times a year. (more...)
Trump says he's no racist, opens DACA door
- January 19, 2018

Senator Dick Durbin, a Democratic sponsor of the bipartisan deal on the Dreamers who was present at the meeting, said Trump made the quoted "shithole countries " remark not once, but repeatedly. "Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military". The Trump administration late a year ago announced it would end the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haiti, a move that could affect tens of thousands of Haitian immigrants. (more...)
Gov. Walker proposes new welfare reform laws in Appleton Gov. Walker proposes new welfare reform laws in Appleton
- January 19, 2018

Democrats accusing Walker to trying to fire up his base after Republicans suffered an unexpected loss in a special election Tuesday. Walker labeled that GOP loss a "wake up call" for Republicans. "Reform should be a helping hand up for low income people and not a kick backwards", said Bobby Peterson, executive director of ABC for Health, a nonprofit law firm in Madison that helps people get health care. (more...)
Hundreds converge on Times Square to protest racism, Donald Trump Hundreds converge on Times Square to protest racism, Donald Trump
- January 19, 2018

Alas, the " shithole " saga seems to have a weird staying power, much of which stems from Trump's obsession with pursuing the absurd claim that he didn't actually say it . US President Donald Trump and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev smile as they speak to the press at the White House. It's possible to support "merit-based immigration" as a way to affirmatively select each individual allowed to settle in the USA, and oppose forms of immigration - including family-based ... (more...)
Siblings Tortured: Siblings Tortured: "Nothing seemed to be unusual"
- January 19, 2018

They are accused of keeping their children , ranging in ages from 2 to 29, captive in a home that doubled as a private school. All of the children in the home were reportedly taken to the hospital for treatment . David Allen Turpin, 57, and his wife, Louisa Anna Turpin, 49, now face potential torture and child endangerment charges. Officials in California give an update on the investigation into the alleged torture of 13 children in a Perris home . (more...)
Puerto Rico School's Power Returns in Heartwarming Viral Video Puerto Rico School's Power Returns in Heartwarming Viral Video
- January 19, 2018

In late December, The New York Times reported that about half of Puerto Ricans were still without power , and some parts of the island might not have it until spring. As of Thursday morning, about 17 percent of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority customers were still without electricity, and some residents were still without water. (more...)
GOP can't get burned on DACA deal
- January 19, 2018

The is increasingly confident it can win a shutdown showdown, saying the situation is entirely different from 2013, when Republicans took the bulk of blame for the shutdown. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Mike McCaul (R-TX), Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho) and Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), which would end green card provisions for relatives other than spouses and children, require employers to use the E-Verify system to ensure that they hire legal workers, and seek to transform our legal immigration system to ... (more...)
Dems 'Care Very Little' About Impact Shutdown Would Have on Military Dems 'Care Very Little' About Impact Shutdown Would Have on Military
- January 19, 2018

In another tweet, Trump said he favored funding the Children's Health Insurance Program as part of a long-term solution and not part of a "30-day or short-term extension". But the government exempts federal employees whose job is considered essential to national security, which includes not only the military, but border patrol agents, doctors, and TSA screeners, among others. (more...)
Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Wednesday's snow Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Wednesday's snow
- January 19, 2018

In the freezing Houston area, a homeless man was found dead behind a trash bin, apparently of exposure, while an 82-year-old woman with dementia succumbed to the cold after walking away from her home. More than 90 crashes were reported Wednesday morning in Atlanta, police there said, as were more than 170 in suburban Gwinnett County, just to the northeast. (more...)
USA Gymnastics abandons Karolyi Ranch amid sex-abuse scandal USA Gymnastics abandons Karolyi Ranch amid sex-abuse scandal
- January 19, 2018

The two-time world-champion vaulter, 22, agreed to sign a non-disclosure agreement as part of the deal, which imposes a $100,000 fine should she ever speak about Nassar or the abuse she suffered at the heads of the disgraced doctor. saying the bad stories of sexual assault are damaging his mental health . Editor's note: This report includes disturbing descriptions of abuse. (more...)
Outrage in J&K over murder of nomadic girl Outrage in J&K over murder of nomadic girl
- January 19, 2018

He said on Wednesday morning, they were shocked when a man called them to say that a girl's body was lying at the place where he was grazing cattle. To this, the Parliamentary Affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the house that after lodging of FIR by deceased girl's father, a look after notice was issued by the police. (more...)
China's rise a big disruption, says Jaishankar China's rise a big disruption, says Jaishankar
- January 19, 2018

Observing that the region west of India was unstable while the region to the east of India was stable and focussed on growth, Mr. Jaishankar said India had "absorbed all the pressures from the West" so that the nations in the east remained stable. (more...)
WEATHER WARNING: Danger to life possible as winds hit 60mph WEATHER WARNING: Danger to life possible as winds hit 60mph
- January 19, 2018

There is a status yellow snow-ice warning in place for the whole country tonight. The Met Office is warning of strong winds across Derbyshire tomorrow, with gusts of 60mph likely. "In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts". Temperatures are expected to drop, with some parts of the United Kingdom feeling the sting of -6c. (more...)
26 children fall ill after consuming biryani in Bhiwandi 26 children fall ill after consuming biryani in Bhiwandi
- January 19, 2018

Five children who were critical were referred to Mumbai hospital for further treatment. According to officials with the Bhiwandi Nizampura Municipal Corporation, the students study Urdu and Arabic in the madrassa. But later, all of them were shifted to Nair Hospital late night around 11 pm. Later the local residents also had the meal, however, no case of illness was reported. (more...)

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