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by | January 17, 2018 | 03:38

Dick Durbin of IL, the only Democrat at Thursday's meeting, said Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said. He also defended himself Sunday night, telling reporters he is "not a racist." South Africa's foreign office has summoned the deputy chief of mission at the U.S.

by | January 17, 2018 | 04:34

But the snow will quickly clear out by the afternoon, leaving us with gusty north winds and brutally cold temperatures for the rest of our Monday . A slight warm-up is in the forecast for Wednesday , as highs should reach the upper 20s.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:43

Trump's comments came as Durbin was presenting details of the compromise plan that included providing $1.6 billion for a first installment on the president's long-sought border wall. "Haitians don't deserve such treatment", Altidor said. "I think they were, yes". Trump past year ended DACA, which provided young immigrants with protection from deportation along with the ability to work legally in the U.S.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:56

Trump stands accused of using "s***hole" to describe African countries during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators. "This is even more hurtful given the historical reality of just how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves and also terribly surprising, as the United States remains a massively positive example as just how migration can give birth to a nation", said a spokeswoman for the union's chair.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:48

The stock increased 2.60% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $9.85. About 698,565 shares traded. (HVT) has risen 34.67% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. As per Monday, September 21, the company rating was upgraded by Societe Generale. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, July 25 by Oppenheimer. (NYSE:NR) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, September 4 by Credit Suisse.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:32

Sony's The Emoji Movie and DreamWorks Animation's Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie were the first films to be shown. But in an effort to broaden its oil-dependent economy, 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lifted the ban on December 11, 2017, and now the projectors are rolling, even though no cinema infrastructure exists in the country.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:22

I understand that. But I'll tell you this: "I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened". "I am telling you that he did not use that word". The issue has sparked widespread backlash across the USA, including at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, where an activist projected comments about the President onto the building's exterior.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:58

Slice Wrestling reports via Twitter that the 32-year old was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a WWE live event. Jey Uso was arrested over the weekend on a DUI charge. They won a pair of Tag Team Championships, and are in their second reign as the SmackDown Tag Team Champions. The pair was also scheduled to defend their titles against Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match at the Royal Rumble on January 28.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:16

Also, superstar Rajnikanth had earlier announced his political entry, creating history in Tamil Nadu politics. "This is a journey of discovery and learning and an opportunity for me to truly understand my people", said Mr Haasan. In a statement released on Tuesday night, the actor said his journey was meant to question mediocrity and raise the bar on governance and welfare for TN people.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:05

Donald Trump has aced a test on his mental health - likely putting to rest days of Washington political gossip. "I find no reason whatsoever to think that the president has any issues whatever with his thought process". Trump took office at age 70, making him the oldest incoming U.S. president. That's according to his White House physician, Navy doctor Ronny Jackson.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:41

It has underperformed by 4.41% the S&P500. (HSIC) by 100.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Investment Services Inc bought 41,987 shares as the company's stock declined 15.68% while stock markets rallied.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:04

Speaking about his approach to LGBT issues, Nelson said he understands there are "challenges with the commandments of God, challenges to be worthy". "We were powerless to stop his bleeding", President Nelson said. As a young man, he served a full-time mission in England, where he was called as a counselor in the mission presidency. President Russell M. Nelson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 9, 1924, to Marion C.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:44

Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday. The president is cognitively sound, Jackson said, after giving Trump an assessment that screens for issues like Alzheimer's , saying that he believes the president to be mentally 'sharp'. Jackson also noted that Trump has abstained from alcohol and tobacco for his entire life, which contributed to his relatively good health. Trump is known to have indulged in McDonalds and other fast food on the campaign trail - but Jackson said he has changed ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 01:05

But the group of over 50 nations in a statement said: "the AU expressed its disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr Donald Trump, President of the United States of America". "This is no different from what Hollywood and Western media have been saying about Africa for decades". "Please don't confuse the #shithole leaders we Africans elect with our lovely continent..." According sources in the Oval Office meeting between Trump and lawmakers, the president referred ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:45

Later, Trump attempted to clarify matters by tweeting he was a "very stable genius ". The question arose after speculation about Trump's mental fitness for office, spurred by the publication of Michael Wolff's book , Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, which suggested Trump's own aides worry about his stability.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:53

Ghanaians, like many Africans across the globe, have expressed their disgust for the unpleasant remarks passed by the controversial US President. The neighbouring country also demanded that Trump clarify whether Botswana was also a "shithole" country .

by | January 17, 2018 | 01:57

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 US and money laundering - relating to their shady dealings on behalf of a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:42

Tim Pawlenty slammed the door shut Tuesday on a U.S. Senate run in 2018 during an appearance on the Fox Business Network. But on Sunday evening his former aide Brian McClung told MPR News that Pawlenty was still considering his options. Gov Tina Smith (D.) who was temporarily appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton (D.) in December to serve in Franken's place. The victor of the election will serve out the remainder of Franken's term until 2020.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:16

Jackson said . Jackson said he "initially had no intention" of including a test of the president's mental fitness in his first annual physical, and stressed that he had "absolutely no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions".

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:25

It was reported during an Oval Office meeting that the president referred to Haiti and African nations as "sh*thole countries". In recent weeks, the USA government has been withdrawing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to people of various nationalities who now live in the country.

by | January 17, 2018 | 01:58

Many flights scheduled to arrive at ABIA after 8 p.m. Monday have been canceled because airlines do not want their planes grounded in Austin when the storm hits. Each airline is responsible for their own de-icing equipment, personnel and process. At Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, no flight cancellations have been listed on the airport website but outbound United and American Airlines flights to Houston and Dallas are listed as To Be Determined.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:18

But the Huskers were able to get the buzzer-beater off just in time. The loss drops the Illini record to 10-9 and 0-6 in Big Ten play. IL brings a combination of high-pressure defense and a high-post oriented offense that isn't seen very much in the Big Ten.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:59

Officials say 18 people were killed and eight others injured in the blaze, while as thousands of villager had to run for their lives. Tuesday's incident took place at about 2:30 pm, creating panic in the whole area. Porters mostly work with the army in the region. The two porters, who were working at the facility, sustained burn injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:50

Shah released a statement, saying: "Certain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people". It showed the photo of another Shah, former administrator of the United States Agency for International Development Rajiv Shah, who is a Democrat. Later in the morning, Cuomo simply referred to him as "Raj".

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:50

About 678,384 shares traded. It has outperformed by 4.41% the S&P500. Quantitative Investment Management Llc bought 55,100 shares as the company's stock declined 1.16% while stock markets rallied. MCD's profit will be $1.26B for 27.50 P/E if the $1.58 EPS becomes a reality. The fast-food giant reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.01.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:31

It is also involved in natural gas and crude oil gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail vehicle, terminaling and loading natural gas and crude oil liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken and Three Forks Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:56

So far, six states have legalized recreational use of the substance, though it remains federally prohibited. When Sessions gave federal prosecutors the green light two weeks ago to crack down on marijuana in states that have legalized it for medicinal or recreation use, he placed gun owners in a serious bind: Federal law prohibits the sale of firearms to anyone suspected of using cannabis or any other other controlled substance.

by | January 17, 2018 | 01:02

Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. But as some Republicans have joined Trump in questioning Mueller's motives, Rubio has expressed confidence in the special counsel's investigation and continues to argue that Russian interference is an ongoing threat for future USA elections.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:33

The United States has about 2,000 troops in Syria fighting Islamic State and has said it is prepared to stay in the country until it is certain Islamic State is defeated, that stabilisation efforts can be sustained and there is meaningful progress in U.N.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:53

Chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian said, "The learning outcomes of boys and girls are similar but in the age group of 14-18, the wedge is opening up between boys and girls". The report, an initiative by NGO Pratham also says that 57 of the children assessed struggled to solve a simple sum of division- exposing chinks in the quality of education imparted in rural parts of the country.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:10

California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 229,212 shares of the company's stock worth $2,368,000 after buying an additional 36,090 shares during the last quarter. The Company's vehicle finance services and products include retail installment contracts and vehicle leases, as well as dealer loans for inventory, construction, real estate, working capital, and revolving lines of credit.

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:09

Boris Johnson has defended the Leave campaign's claim that Brexit will give Britain an extra £350 million a week to spend on the NHS by arguing the campaign could have used a larger figure. He argues that it is reasonable to use the gross figure because the United Kingdom government would " take back control " of the full amount. Before the bill's report stage, Labour's shadow Scottish secretary Lesley Laird and shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer have written to Scotland's Tory ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 00:05

Haque became "fascinated" by last year's Westminster Bridge attack and discussed bringing a reign of terror across London in secretly recorded chat, the Old Bailey heard. The court heard he showed them "horrifying" images, including one of a dead boy, saying they would meet the same fate if they did not "join" and promise to become a martyr.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:30

Barclays PLC's target price suggests a potential upside of 10.04% from the company's previous close. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

by | January 16, 2018 | 23:40

Israeli jets struck part of the tunnel and a new set of sophisticated "tools" destroyed the rest. IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot made the destruction of Palestinian terror groups' attack tunnel a top priority for the military, following the 2014 Gaza war, which saw extensive use of tunnels by the Hamas terrorist group.