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In step to national stage, a young Kennedy to rebut Trump address In step to national stage, a young Kennedy to rebut Trump address
- January 28, 2018

On specific policies, Trump will try to "get the country excited about the urgency" of the need to devote a large sum of federal monies to rebuilding America's "depleted" roads, bridges, airports, tunnels, and seaports, the senior official said. (more...)
Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Pat Meehan won't seek re-election Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Pat Meehan won't seek re-election
- January 28, 2018

Asked on CNN whether the party would continue to stand behind Meehan and put resources into his race, RNC chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel insisted "there's an investigation going on" and said she needed "to see more details". Ryan has instructed Meehan to repay the taxpayer funds used to settle the complaint. She says that he became hostile in the workplace when he discovered that she had entered a serious relationship with another man and did not reciprocate Meehan's feelings. (more...)
Ben Stokes, Ajinkya Rahane sold for high prices
- January 28, 2018

Pandey's base price of INR 1 crore swelled more than ten times, with Kings XI involved in bidding all the way. Twenty20's top-ranked bowler, New Zealand's Ish Sodhi, also could not attract any of the IPL franchises. Amla wasn't bought despite making two hundreds in the last season of the IPL. Jason Roy of England leaves the field. Joe Root , the English captain went unsold in his inaugural season. (more...)
Erdogan defiant as he declares Manbij next target of 'Olive Branch' offensive Erdogan defiant as he declares Manbij next target of 'Olive Branch' offensive
- January 27, 2018

The United States is trying hard to accommodate Turkey's national security interests with the reasons why the USA military is in Syria , the general said . The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday released their latest figures of the Turkish attacks on northern Syria . Turkey has the right to self-defense like all other countries, NATO's secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, said as Turkey continues targeting terrorist positions in northern Syria . (more...)
Trump labels report that he ordered Mueller's firing 'fake news' Trump labels report that he ordered Mueller's firing 'fake news'
- January 27, 2018

When reached by ABC News, Peter Carr, the special counsel's spokesman, declined to comment on the New York Times' story. According to The New York Times , Mr Trump claimed there were several conflicts of interest that should disqualify Mr Mueller from overseeing the investigation, including the fact he worked for the law firm that previously represented his son-in-law Jared Kushner . (more...)
Myanmar terminates Bill Richardson's participation in advisory board on Rakhine state Myanmar terminates Bill Richardson's participation in advisory board on Rakhine state
- January 27, 2018

Suu Kyi is facing worldwide criticism for failing to address the plight of the Rohingya, more than 655,500 of whom have fled to Bangladesh to escape a crackdown by the Myanmar military. Many Rohingya want to return eventually to their villages in Burma, Unicef deputy executive director Justin Forsyth said during a visit to the huge Kutupalong refugee camp. (more...)
Republic Day observed as 'black day' in Kashmir Republic Day observed as 'black day' in Kashmir
- January 27, 2018

All Republic Day programmes in Jammu and Kashmir , including the main event in Srinagar , on Friday. No untoward incident was reported in the Valley. The contingents in the parade were from the Army, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, men and women from state armed police, state police, State Disaster Response Force, Haryana Police, fire and emergency services, forest protection force, excise department, SSB 66 Battalion, ex- servicemen. (more...)
'America Is Open For Business' 'America Is Open For Business'
- January 27, 2018

Senior Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor's son Ishaan, who is a reporter for The Washington Post , even said that some journalists also booed and hooted Trump for his remark. "I've always been good at building things, and I've always been successful at making money". But some attendees booed when he attacked the media and repeated accusations of them reporting "fake news" in a question and answer session after his address. (more...)
Men-Only Black-Tie Dinner Exposed as Grope-Fest Men-Only Black-Tie Dinner Exposed as Grope-Fest
- January 27, 2018

By Wednesday night, two children's hospitals were returning the donations in disgust, event chairman David Miller stepped down from Britain's Department of Education, and the Presidents Club charity said it was closing down. In a 2010 Slackberry diary article published by The Independent , the author reported hostesses in short dresses being paid to chat with attendees. (more...)
Killed, More Than 150 Wounded In Taliban Car Bombing In Kabul Killed, More Than 150 Wounded In Taliban Car Bombing In Kabul
- January 27, 2018

In a message on Twitter, the group said more than 50 wounded had been brought in to that hospital alone. He added that several people were suddenly lying on the ground. "All the windows shattered, the building collapsed and everything came down". The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack outside the European Union delegation and interior ministry offices. (more...)
US Taxpayers Eat Air Force One Refrigerator Bill For $24 Million US Taxpayers Eat Air Force One Refrigerator Bill For $24 Million
- January 27, 2018

The seemingly petty requirements for refrigeration - such as the need to have enough food onboard to last all crew and passengers several weeks - also adds to the hefty cooling bill. Former senior adviser to President Barack Obama Eric Schultz mocked the high price tag in a tweet on Friday, saying, "we would have been impeached". (more...)
Pa. boy, 14, arrested after alleged school threat Pa. boy, 14, arrested after alleged school threat
- January 27, 2018

At that point they say they had arrested a suspect in this case", said Richie. The teen who reported the threat had overheard the conversation and recorded it, Bower said. After an initial investigation, officers informed the school that the threat appeared to be unfounded. Then on Friday, an 18-year-old student at the same school posted a picture of himself with a weapon and made threats toward students. (more...)
Malloy and Cuomo Say They Will Fight Trump Tax Reform in Court Malloy and Cuomo Say They Will Fight Trump Tax Reform in Court
- January 27, 2018

Communities around NY state will soon be eligible to apply for $250 million to help replace and fix local bridges. "The facts will drive the discussion", said Alphonso David, counsel for the NY state governor. "In short, hundreds of thousands of residents could see a tax increase even as their property values decrease". "States are not colonies of the federal government". (more...)
Schools, offices shut, protesters demand Centre's intervention in Mahadayi dispute Schools, offices shut, protesters demand Centre's intervention in Mahadayi dispute
- January 27, 2018

The 77-kilometre long Mahadayi or Mandovi river originates at Bhimgad in the Western Ghats in Belagavi district of north-west Karnataka and flows into Goa and eventually joins the Arabian Sea off the west coast. "The PM has the authority to convene a meeting and try to resolve the issue". The dispute over sharing of Mahadayi waters began in the 1980s. However, the Congress has raised questions over the legal viability of Parrikar's letter before the Tribunal. (more...)
Trump's immigration plan is already getting torn apart by Democrats Trump's immigration plan is already getting torn apart by Democrats
- January 27, 2018

Bill Nelson, D-Fla. Breitbart , the web site previously run by Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, ran a headline blasting "Amnesty Don". Details of the deal are still unclear at this time . However, the plan would not allow immigrants' parents to seek lawful status, the officials said. He is also looking to end two existing immigration programs, one which allows the extended family of those in the country legally to immigrate legally, and the elimination of the visa lottery. (more...)
High school student fires gun into air on Mobile campus High school student fires gun into air on Mobile campus
- January 27, 2018

I can not believe this is happening, '" she said. Hundreds more were scarred by what they saw. The sheriff told WPSD at the time that they organized the event after the deadly church shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX. Several parents said their children told them the shooting started in the common area before classes. "We have become desensitized to death, we have become desensitized to killing, we have become desensitized to empathy for our fellow man and it's coming at an ... (more...)
USA Gymnastics employees forced to resign following Nassar scandal USA Gymnastics employees forced to resign following Nassar scandal
- January 27, 2018

Klages is accused of downplaying complaints about Nassar in 1997 - 21 years ago. "I don't believe that I've ever met him", he said . The committee's investigation comes as Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis announced his retirement Friday . (more...)
Doomsday Clock inches to 2 minutes to Doomsday Clock inches to 2 minutes to "apocalypse" after Trump's button bluster
- January 26, 2018

Trump has pledged to grow America's atomic abilities and has asserted that a worldwide temperature adjustment is a fabrication, don't worry about it that most researchers and divisions like NASA and the Pentagon concur it represents an undeniable danger to America and the world. (more...)
Groups counting St. Louis area homeless population Groups counting St. Louis area homeless population
- January 26, 2018

She said the Chautauqua County Homeless Coalition does the count for Chautauqua County on the last Thursday of the month. The number includes people who are experiencing homelessness on both sheltered and unsheltered areas. The count is part of a larger plan to end homelessness in Los Angeles, and will serve as a way to measure progress toward that goal, city and county officials said. (more...)
Trumps request Van Gogh from Guggenheim, offered gold toilet instead Trumps request Van Gogh from Guggenheim, offered gold toilet instead
- January 26, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from the Guggenheim. The museum , through a spokesperson, declined to comment. The toilet had been on display at the museum, but the exhibit ended, making it available "should the President and First Lady have any interest in installing it in the White House", curator Nancy Spector wrote in an email obtained by The Washington Post . (more...)
Secondary school league tables: Find out how Shropshire schools fared Secondary school league tables: Find out how Shropshire schools fared
- January 26, 2018

Great Torrington School (0.06) and South Molton Community College (0.03) are performing at the national average, with both schools' revised results an improvement on their provisional scores of -0.03. All schools in the Advertiser area were above the Government's floor standard of -0.5. Easthampstead Park Community School was "well bellow average" by 0.65. (more...)
White House to Roll Out Immigration Framework on Monday White House to Roll Out Immigration Framework on Monday
- January 26, 2018

Trump was talking about the young people who had been protected from deportation and given the right to work legally in the country under former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA . "The president's been very clear on exactly what he wants ", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America . (more...)
Trump takes America First vision to Davos Trump takes America First vision to Davos
- January 26, 2018

The meeting comes two weeks after Trump cancelled an official February visit to the United Kingdom , where it was expected he would open the new USA embassy in London. When May first announced she had invited the President on a state visit, protests broke out and more than one million people signed a petition against Trump visiting. (more...)
Samsung, LG baffled by Trump's decision on trade tariffs Samsung, LG baffled by Trump's decision on trade tariffs
- January 26, 2018

Whirlpool successfully argued that LG has been "dumping" lower-cost washing machines in the United States with the help of unfair government subsidies, and the USA agreed to impose new tariffs . South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-jong has vowed to file a petition with the World Trade Organization in response to the safeguard measures. The dispute comes at a sensitive time for two nations that are attempting to work together to deal with a growing nuclear weapon threat from North Korea. (more...)
Campaign finance watchdog calls for investigation into Trump-Stormy Daniels payment Campaign finance watchdog calls for investigation into Trump-Stormy Daniels payment
- January 26, 2018

Cohen has denied the allegations. That alone had nearly killed his campaign. He called their sexual encounter "textbook generic" and said they didn't use protection, while adding that Trump had compared the porn star to his eldest daughter, Ivanka, now a top White House adviser. (more...)

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