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White House doctor reveals Trump health test results
- January 21, 2018

Trump's mental fitness for the job had come under intense scrutiny after a recently published, controversial book, " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", portrayed him as childlike and mercurial. Bush and Bill Clinton for their approaches to the rogue nation. One questioner asked what was basically on everyone's mind: if the president's diet is basically McDonald's cheeseburgers and Diet Coke (with no exercise to speak of) how can he possibly be in good health? He would like ... (more...)
Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honour King Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honour King
- January 21, 2018

Nielsen , who was also in that meeting, was now under oath, and she wiggled every which way to excuse Trump without perjuring herself: "I did not hear that word used". Equatorial Guinea's United Nations ambassador, Anatolio Ndong Mba, told two reporters after the closed meeting requested by Haley that "we do hope that that (apology) will come", perhaps from Trump to African leaders at their summit in Ethiopia on January 28-29. (more...)
Trump is the 'most pro-life president in American historical past,' Pence says Trump is the 'most pro-life president in American historical past,' Pence says
- January 21, 2018

More than 6 in 10 say abortion should usually be legal, though that includes just a quarter of Americans who think it should be legal under all circumstances. Though his record is mixed and a midterm election looms, abortion opponents say they have not felt so optimistic in at least a decade. The annual March for Life anti-abortion rally in front of the Washington Monument. (more...)
Donald Trump's exercise regimen will amaze you Donald Trump's exercise regimen will amaze you
- January 21, 2018

Trump attacks the media and uses Fox News (the Trump Channel) as propaganda to promote his fascist/capitalist government. Graham, who also attended the controversial meeting, confirmed to Sen. Or is it Little Dicky? Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and also started the process of moving the U.S. (more...)
MEA Summons Pakistan High Commissioner Over Frequent Ceasefire Violations MEA Summons Pakistan High Commissioner Over Frequent Ceasefire Violations
- January 21, 2018

The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel also launched a massive retaliatory firing. Earlier this week Pakistan summoned India's deputy high commissioner in Islamabad after four Pakistani soldiers were killed in shelling by Indian forces in Kashmir , the Pakistani foreign office had said . (more...)
Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects One-Month Stopgap Spending Bill Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects One-Month Stopgap Spending Bill
- January 21, 2018

This is the United States' fourth government shutdown in about 25 years. The shutdown comes exactly on the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration. Government employees in police, army, etc, work without pay during a shutdown. "To think that this government is going to shut down in the same way that it did in the Obama administration is just wrong", Mulvaney said, referring to the 2013 government shutdown. (more...)
President Trump's Mar-a-Lago 1yr Celebration to go on Without Him President Trump's Mar-a-Lago 1yr Celebration to go on Without Him
- January 21, 2018

Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel, and RNC finance chair Steve Wynn, the billionaire casino owner, are the official hosts. $250,000 tickets include dinner, a photo, and the opportunity to engage in a roundtable discussion, according to Bloomberg News . (more...)
White House: Dems Throwing 'Two-Year-Old Temper Tantrum' With Shutdown White House: Dems Throwing 'Two-Year-Old Temper Tantrum' With Shutdown
- January 21, 2018

The Senate voted 50 to 49 to block the bill (which needed 60 votes to pass), with most Democrats - joined by four Republicans - casting "no" votes against it. "Negotiating with President Trump is like negotiating with Jell-O", Schumer said. If you ask the Republicans (or President Trump ), it's the Democrats' fault. (more...)
Marches supporting women, criticizing Trump held in Texas Marches supporting women, criticizing Trump held in Texas
- January 21, 2018

The march, whose theme was " Power to the Polls ", was also meant to motivate people to the ballot box. Without naming him (but confirmed by her representative later), she said: "How could a person publicly stand by an organization that helps to provide support for victims of sexual assault while privately preying on people who have no power?" "Three decades ago, as a college sophomore, I was sexually assaulted". (more...)
Ten dead in Turkish airstrikes in Afrin Ten dead in Turkish airstrikes in Afrin
- January 21, 2018

Earlier on Saturday, the military said it hit shelters and hideouts used by the YPG and other Kurdish fighters, saying Kurdish militants had fired on Turkish positions inside Turkey. There was damage to one building that caught fire and one woman was slightly injured in the rocket fire on the town of Kilis, the Dogan news agency said. (more...)
United States visa appointments to hold despite govt shutdown United States visa appointments to hold despite govt shutdown
- January 21, 2018

Indeed, the one powerful bargaining tool Democrats are clinging to is immigration protection for children who entered the United States illegally. Republicans have so far refused. "Senate Democrats own the Schumer Shutdown", she said. McConnell said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer "thinks the entire federal government should be shut down until he gets his way on illegal immigration". (more...)
Body of Montecito woman found, brings mudslide death toll to 21 Body of Montecito woman found, brings mudslide death toll to 21
- January 21, 2018

The three missing people are all from the same Olive Mill neighborhood of Montecito , where dogs and their handlers have been getting stuck in mud as they search, Sheriff Bill Brown said. Tim Gubbins of the California Department of Transportation said Friday that U.S. Highway 101 has been cleaned of mud in Santa Barbara County, and workers are now clearing drainage areas and stabilizing embankments so it can reopen. (more...)
Trump and Republicans can't blame Democrats Trump and Republicans can't blame Democrats
- January 21, 2018

In the wake of Congress failing to approve funding to avert a USA government shutdown , LGBT groups are placing the blame squarely on President Trump for refusing to agree to deal allowing young, undocumented immigrants known as DREAMers to stay in the United States. (more...)
Russian Federation tells U.S. to show proof of N. Korea sanctions-busting Russian Federation tells U.S. to show proof of N. Korea sanctions-busting
- January 21, 2018

Mr. Trump wants it strengthened with a separate agreement within 120 days. "It will fall apart, there will be no deal then", the Foreign Minister told reporters at the U.N.in NY. Although the US president declined to withdraw from the Iran deal, which he has long railed against and formerly promised to "rip up", he gave a four-month deadline to the US Congress and America's main European allies to address what he called the "disastrous flaws" of the deal. (more...)
Weekend Weather: Cloudy Saturday, Rain Sunday?
- January 21, 2018

The high Monday could hit 39, and the next few days will be sunny with slowly rising temperatures, the weather service says. Along the line, damaging winds will be the primary concern, although a tornado or two can not be ruled out. Sunday , the forecast says. Skies will certainly be cloudy on Sunday . Sunday cloud cover across the River Valley. A winter storm warning has been posted for midnight tonight through 2 p.m. (more...)
Trump vs Kelly on the Border Wall
- January 21, 2018

When Kelly was asked to describe Trump's proposed wall, he acknowledged, according to Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez of IL, that "certain things are said during the campaign that are not fully informed about every policy, and that campaigning and governing are two different things, and that governing is harder". (more...)
Death toll of Syrians found on border rises to 15 Death toll of Syrians found on border rises to 15
- January 21, 2018

Authorities were notified of an emergency call from a group of refugees near Masnaa. "The army retrieved a total of 12 bodies on Friday, and one person died at the hospital". The tragic incident occurred near the Masna' border crossing between Lebanon and Syria. Since the Syrian conflict began seven years ago, the Lebanese government has opened its doors to nearly 1.5 million registered Syrian refugees. (more...)
U.S. slips behind China in new worldwide management ballot U.S. slips behind China in new worldwide management ballot
- January 21, 2018

The median approval rating for US leadership across 134 countries has hit a new low of 30 percent. Just one year into President Donald Trump's term, global approval of US leadership fell to its lowest point in almost two decades, according to a Gallup poll published Thursday. (more...)
Donald Trump remains popular with Republicans after a year of upheaval
- January 21, 2018

That's according to polling by Gallup, which shows that Trump has averaged just a 39 percent approval rating since his inauguration. President Donald Trump is ending his first year in office the way he began, with more voters disapproving of his job performance than supporting it. (more...)
Trump's Doctor Attempts To Explain 'How Not Fat He Is' On SNL Trump's Doctor Attempts To Explain 'How Not Fat He Is' On SNL
- January 21, 2018

Bennett's Jackson character raved about Trump's physical attributes and "rocking bod". The government may be shut down, but " Saturday Night Live " sketches about the president won't be any time soon. Last week the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump's personal lawyer had arranged a $130,000 settlement with adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, whose professional name is Stormy Daniels , just before the November 2016 election. (more...)
ONGC to buy government stake in HPCL for Rs36,915 crore ONGC to buy government stake in HPCL for Rs36,915 crore
- January 21, 2018

Chidambaram, in a series of tweets, raised issues like government borrowing, disinvestment, fiscal deficit, fuel price hike and GST. The Union government is set to cross its annual divestment target (Rs 72,500 crore) for the first time with state-run oil giant Oil and Natural Gas Corp ( ONGC ) announcing on Saturday that it will pick up the government's 51.11 per cent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd. (more...)
Indonesian hostages freed in the Philippines
- January 21, 2018

The Indonesian Consulate-General in Davao City and the Indonesian Embassy in Manila have confirmed the safe release late Friday of La Hadi La Adi and La Utu Raali, both fishermen. According to a report by Agence France-Presse, the Vietnamese sailors were found in the southernmost Philippine island group of Tawi-Tawi on Nov 10, along with the corpse of a Vietnamese seaman who had died from illness. (more...)
Clash with Donald Trump casts spotlight on chief of staff John Kelly
- January 21, 2018

He said Mr Trump had "changed his attitude" towards the wall when the "real experts" at Homeland Security told him that there were places along the border where a wall would not be "realistic" due to the terrain. White House spokesman Raj Shah insisted the president is frustrated with the news media's coverage of Kelly's remarks, not with the top aide himself. (more...)
Marches, rallies held in downtown Portland to mark one year after inauguration
- January 21, 2018

New Jersey's first lady Tammy Murphy told a crowd of thousands at a Women's March event in Morristown that she had been sexually assaulted while in college. "I'm doing this for him". Trump acknowledged the marches Saturday afternoon but said they should be in celebration of the accomplishments of his presidency. (more...)
US House leader says Trump supports stopgap funding bill US House leader says Trump supports stopgap funding bill
- January 21, 2018

Rep. Love noted in her emotional statement that her parents "never took a thing" from the government as they worked hard to achieve the American dream. African U.N. envoys suggested on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump meet with African leaders in Ethiopia this month after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries. (more...)
Hartwell JM Limited Partnership Has $671000 Position in Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
- January 21, 2018

Farmers National Bank who had been investing in Unilever Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $148.62 billion market cap company. Wilkins Counsel Incorporated holds 1.32% or 111,149 shares in its portfolio. Its down 0.01, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Injury concern for Novak Djokovic as he makes fourth round Injury concern for Novak Djokovic as he makes fourth round
- January 21, 2018

The six-time Australian Open victor received a medical treatment in the second set for an injury but came back strong to close out the match in two hours, 23 minutes. I'll deal with it. "I have to be more humble this time with my expectations because I haven't played in six months". But it proved to be little impediment for the 12-time grand slam victor, who maintained his unbeaten record against the 21st-seed Ramos-Vinolas. (more...)
Trump blames Democrats for government shutdown Trump blames Democrats for government shutdown
- January 21, 2018

He pointed to statements made by Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY made as the shutdown hour approached Friday night. A scheduled trip by Trump and some Cabinet members to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, was being assessed on a day-to-day basis, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said. (more...)
Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held enclave in Syria Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held enclave in Syria
- January 21, 2018

The US arms shipments began before the launch of a months-long offensive to remove ISIL from the Syrian city of Raqqa. Turkey says it is launching a full military operation against these Kurds - which it considers a terrorist group. (more...)
Turkey Deploys More Tanks to Syrian Border Turkey Deploys More Tanks to Syrian Border
- January 21, 2018

The heavy bombardment began as units of pro-Ankara rebels known as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) began moving into Afrin, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. As the so-called Syrian revolution started in 2012, Kurdish political parties and milities held control of great parts in northern Syria and declared their autonomy from the central government. (more...)

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