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President Trump Insists His Border Wall Plan Has 'Never Changed' President Trump Insists His Border Wall Plan Has 'Never Changed'
- January 20, 2018

President said Thursday that the idea of the wall on the U.S. Kelly didn't deny a report in the Washington Post on Wednesday that he told Democratic lawmakers Trump was uninformed on the wall during the campaign. But that kind of conflict has played out infrequently since Kelly replaced Reince Priebus as chief of staff in July. The president can do the right thing and untether their fate from his condition for funding for a border wall , one that most Americans don't want. (more...)
Netanyahu visits Chabad House, announces 'Living Memorial' plans Netanyahu visits Chabad House, announces 'Living Memorial' plans
- January 20, 2018

But the concept of the Living Memorial speaks to how we can constructively think and talk about those nights, not by focusing on the circumstances of death, but on the prospect of continuing life. The trip to Mumbai was Moshe's first since the attacks. Moshe was invited to visit his former home by Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi during the latter's visit to Israel in July. (more...)
SCOTUS Will Hear Objections To Trump's Travel Ban SCOTUS Will Hear Objections To Trump's Travel Ban
- January 20, 2018

The case the court will hear stems from a lawsuit filed by Hawaii , some of its residents and a Muslim group based there. The so-called travel ban restricts travel in varying degrees from eight countries, six of them majority Muslim. The latest travel ban says that the countries "remain deficient at this time with respect to their identity-management and information-sharing capabilities, protocols, and practices". (more...)
Kim and Kanye name baby girl Chicago West Kim and Kanye name baby girl Chicago West
- January 20, 2018

After the healthy baby girl was born, naturally all of the public speculation has turned to what the child will be called. She wrote: "Having a gestational carrier is definitely different , but anyone who says or thinks it's the easy way out is completely wrong". (more...)
Wrong move, Papa: Pope Francis accuses Chile's sex abuse victims of slander Wrong move, Papa: Pope Francis accuses Chile's sex abuse victims of slander
- January 20, 2018

The 81-year-old pontiff has confronted sensitive issues at every turn since he began his visit Monday, offering an apology to victims of priestly sexual abuse, praying with survivors of Augusto Pinochet's brutal dictatorship, and calling for protection of the rights of Chile's persecuted indigenous communities. (more...)
Bannon's attorney related questions to White House Bannon's attorney related questions to White House
- January 19, 2018

Separately, it emerged that Mr Bannon had been subpoenaed by Robert Mueller , the special counsel , to testify before a grand jury in a probe of alleged ties between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. "This is plainly insufficient time " to review topics and negotiate between the White House and committee, Burck wrote. Cobb said on CBS News's "The Takeout" podcast that Trump is "very eager to explain to the special counsel.whatever responses are required in ... (more...)
North East weather warning remains in place North East weather warning remains in place
- January 19, 2018

Fire crews across the country attended several scenes this morning after high winds overnight caused property damage. Gusts of up to 80mph are expected during Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, but it now remains unclear where will be worst hit. (more...)
Canadian man tricks cops with auto made of snow Canadian man tricks cops with auto made of snow
- January 19, 2018

He placed a real windshield wiper on the auto to make it look as if everything but the wiper had been covered in snow, according to the news station. A Montreal man hoping to trick snow removal crews managed to make the night of local police officers instead. (more...)
Trump admin will appeal DACA ruling to Supreme Court Trump admin will appeal DACA ruling to Supreme Court
- January 19, 2018

The Trump administration will file an appeal of the judge's injunction directly with the conservative-majority Supreme Court as well as seeking to appeal to the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Later, he also said any deal must also include funding for a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. The federal court said that is not true, in fact, DACA has grown out of a long history of relief programs for immigrants dating back to the Eisenhower administration. (more...)
2017 was world's second-hottest year, federal scientists say 2017 was world's second-hottest year, federal scientists say
- January 19, 2018

In a separate study using different analytical methods, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ranked past year as the third-warmest in their records . "When even the "colder" years are rewriting the warmest year record books, we know we have a problem", said Professor Dave Reay, chair in carbon management at the University of Edinburgh. (more...)
PM Modi, Netanyahu to visit Gujarat today PM Modi, Netanyahu to visit Gujarat today
- January 19, 2018

He said closer ties between democracies was essential to secure the common future of humanity at a time "our way of life and the quest for modernity and innovation" are being challenged. Our job is to encourage you to innovate. The Israeli Prime Minister, on a visit to Delhi, Gujarat, and Mumbai , (January 14-January 19, 2018) is accompanied by a 130-member business delegation and Moshe , an Israeli survivor of the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai . (more...)
American Arab group condemns United States cut in aid to UN agency American Arab group condemns United States cut in aid to UN agency
- January 19, 2018

Netanyahu this month proposed gradually dismantling UNRWA, arguing it " perpetuates the Palestinian problem", and moving funds to the UNHCR agency. President Abbas noted that Palestine would no longer accept the lead role that the USA government played in the mediation of the peace process between them and Israel after the Trump administration announced that they were going to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel formally. (more...)
Schatz: Missile-Alert System Is Still Hawaii's Kuleana Schatz: Missile-Alert System Is Still Hawaii's Kuleana
- January 19, 2018

The systems can be used by state and federal agencies for weather events, natural disasters, law enforcement notifications and alerts issued by the president. Meanwhile, a nationwide warning system for mobile devices exists, but has never been tested, David Gonzales of the RAND Corporation told AP. "Their attitude and their - what they want to do, I think it's terrific". (more...)
Isaiah Thomas concedes to Paul Pierce on video tribute Isaiah Thomas concedes to Paul Pierce on video tribute
- January 18, 2018

All types. Including celebrating Isaiah Thomas could be one of them. The Celtics , understandably, honored his simple request. "I look forward to coming back and playing in Boston on February 11 and see all of the great fans whom I will always remember for their love and incredible support the past few years", Thomas said on Twitter. (more...)
New California declares 'independence' in bid to become 51st state New California declares 'independence' in bid to become 51st state
- January 18, 2018

Tom Reed and Paul Preston say they're motivated by what they refer to as a "tyrannical form of government" that doesn't follow the U.S. Constitution or the state constitution. With the addition of a new state, two new Senate states would have to be added. These areas are quite sparsely populated and are seen as more conservative than areas like Los Angeles and San Francisco. (more...)
Newell Freeway crash: Two killed and others trapped Newell Freeway crash: Two killed and others trapped
- January 18, 2018

NSW police are continuing to investigate a horror lunchtime multi-vehicle crash in the state's central west yesterday, that killed two teenagers and injured 10 people when a B-double truck slammed into a queue of six stationary vehicles. Ms Pavey said the greater number of trucks on the road had resulted in heavy vehicle crashes in NSW increasing by 45 per cent in 2017 compared to 2016. (more...)
Walkway At Indonesia Stock Exchange Building Collapses - Dozens Injured Walkway At Indonesia Stock Exchange Building Collapses - Dozens Injured
- January 18, 2018

Indonesian authorities have ruled out an intentional attack as a cause for the collapse of the mezzanine, which injured dozens of people but caused no deaths, at least thus far. One expert said the preliminary report had "reasonable conclusions" and that such incidents can be hard to predict. Standards of health and safety are reportedly loosely enforced across Indonesia. (more...)
Trump Says Dems Covet Shutdown as Distraction to Tax Reform Trump Says Dems Covet Shutdown as Distraction to Tax Reform
- January 18, 2018

This bill actually does a great deal for traditional families. "It is the largest tax cut in the history of our country". The vote in the Senate was 51-48, with all Republicans voting yes and all Democrats and independents voting no. Is it possible they think corporate tax cuts will spur the economy and eventually benefit the middle class first? The $1.5 trillion tax bill that included tax breaks for private businesses, lower tax rates for corporations and restructures the individual ... (more...)
Australian Open 2018: 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk through to third round Australian Open 2018: 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk through to third round
- January 18, 2018

Another of Tsonga's array of shots during the final set included one from between his legs for a victor. World number two Wozniacki produced a great escape against little-known Croat Jana Fett , saving two match points and rallying from 5-1 down in an epic third set to keep her dream of a first Grand Slam title alive. (more...)
Under White House orders not to answer House panel: Bannon Under White House orders not to answer House panel: Bannon
- January 18, 2018

Uttam Dhillon, the White House lawyer responsible for responding to congressional investigators in the Russian Federation probe, had made the executive privilege request to Bannon's lawyer, William Burck, before Bannon's appearance Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the matter. (more...)
Israeli judge orders to keep Palestinian teenage girl in jail until trial Israeli judge orders to keep Palestinian teenage girl in jail until trial
- January 18, 2018

Ahed has been charged by an Israeli military court with five counts of assault against security forces and throwing stones at the military during a protest Nabi Saleh in opposition to US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
FBI warned Kushner about Murdoch's ex-wife FBI warned Kushner about Murdoch's ex-wife
- January 18, 2018

The garden is only a short stroll from Congress and close to the White House. Murdoch's spokesman denied any involvement in the Chinese monument project, telling TheWSJ she "has no knowledge of any Federal Bureau of Investigation concerns or other intelligence agency concerns relating to her or her associations". (more...)
Georgia firefighters catch children dropped from burning building Georgia firefighters catch children dropped from burning building
- January 18, 2018

A total of 12 people were injured in the fire , CBS reported , but most of the injuries were from smoke inhalation. When asked to elaborate, Jackson added, " We were catching babies like a football , literally". The fire had grown since fire crews first arrived but firefighters were gaining control of it, Jackson said. The images - which could be traumatic to some viewers - shows Stroup catching the young child, which was dropped from the third story balcony. (more...)
See the Moment a Giant Meteor Exploded Over Michigan See the Moment a Giant Meteor Exploded Over Michigan
- January 18, 2018

Watch it LIVE on ClickOnDetroit . The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that the blast from a meteor caused a 2.0 natural disaster over Detroit and southeast MI on Tuesday night around 8:10 pm. "Some of those explosions people heard were probably the meteor breaking up in the sky into smaller pieces", said Thomas Brennan, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Ferris State University. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi criticises PM Narendra Modi, hails Chinese government Rahul Gandhi criticises PM Narendra Modi, hails Chinese government
- January 17, 2018

A few BJP local leaders and workers tried to show him black flags and indulged in clashes with Congressmen at Salon where Rahul addressed a "nukkad sabha". "It just highlights that his temple visits are just for show", Singh said. "People of Amethi are quite excited about the visit of Rahul Gandhi". He will reach Salon via Rae Bareli at around 12.30 pm on Monday and address the public at Salon Nagar Panchayat. (more...)

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