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'Shithole' epithet turned immigration debate into new Trump drama 'Shithole' epithet turned immigration debate into new Trump drama
- January 14, 2018

The group's proposal also did not fully end family unification, also known as "chain migration", and only delayed the ability of Dreamers to bring in some other family members, including their adult siblings. "We are going to undo any good we can possibly do otherwise", said Rohrabacher. Several lawmakers expressed disappointment and disgust, with Republican Sen. (more...)
White House Rejects Senate Immigration Proposal, Seeks Changes White House Rejects Senate Immigration Proposal, Seeks Changes
- January 14, 2018

The Obama-era DACA program provides temporary work authorization and deportation relief in two-year increments to certain immigrants brought to the country as children. The White House , along with hardliner Republicans , quickly shot their proposal down. We hope he meant it. It's the only game in town. We heard the door to the Senate subway shutting there. (more...)
North Korean leader probably laying a trap for US, South North Korean leader probably laying a trap for US, South
- January 14, 2018

At the same time he made overtures to Seoul, saying Pyongyang could send athletes to the Winter Olympics the South is hosting next month and expressing a willingness to discuss the issue. If defectors are found in China they are forcibly repatriated to North Korea. "We want to always remind them we can destroy you too, so be very cautious and careful with your words and what you do". (more...)
Iranian oil tanker ablaze off China coast sinks, no survivors Iranian oil tanker ablaze off China coast sinks, no survivors
- January 14, 2018

On January 6, the Panama-registered oil tanker SANCHI collided with Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter CF Crystal about 160 nautical miles east of the Yangtze River estuary, causing a large fire on the SANCHI. The tanker Sanchi, owned by Iran's top oil-shipping operator, National Iranian Tanker Co, was carrying nearly 1 million barrels of condensate, an ultralight, highly flammable and explosive fuel, to South Korea. (more...)
EnLink Midstream (ENLC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group
- January 14, 2018

Mairs & Power Inc bought 50,266 shares as the company's stock declined 7.64% while stock markets rallied. The Nebraska-based First National Bank Of Omaha has invested 0.24% in the stock. Jefferies Group analyst C. Sighinolfi now forecasts that the pipeline company will post earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.20. (more...)
Most of mudslide-stricken Southern California town told to leave
- January 14, 2018

REBECCA RISKIN, 61 :Riskin was a real estate agent and founder of Riskin Partners. Josephine Gower, 69, died when she was swept away in the mudslides , her daughter-in-law Sarah Gower confirmed in a Facebook post on Wednesday. She is survived by a husband and two adult children. "It's kind of like one of those movies where everyone vanishes but you", said retired veterinarian and 30-year Montecito resident Gary Shaw, who refused to evacuate. (more...)
Asia fight back to lead Europe Asia fight back to lead Europe
- January 14, 2018

The result in the foursome matches sets up a tense showdown for Sunday's singles, with Indian captain Arjun Atwal's team fighting for Asia's first ever victory in the Ryder Cup-style match play tournament. Poom Saksansin cut the deficit when he beat Paul Casey 1-up but Henrik Stenson re-established a two-point cushion with his 2 and 1 win over Hideto Tanihara. (more...)
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives on a six-day India visit Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives on a six-day India visit
- January 14, 2018

Six months ago, Narendra Modi became the first sitting Indian prime minister to visit Israel. The three bronze statues at Teen Murti represent the Hyderabad, Jodhpur and Mysore Lancers, who were part of the 15 Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade, which carried out the victorious assault on the fortified city of Haifa on September 23, 1918, during World War I. (more...)
Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewals Following Court Order Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewals Following Court Order
- January 14, 2018

In response to a recent federal court order issued on Tuesday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials announced on Saturday that they would resume accepting renewal applications for those benefiting from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (more...)
Russia: US likely to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal Russia: US likely to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal
- January 14, 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency has said Iran is complying with the terms of the deal, but Trump has long called the agreement "the worst deal ever". Iran has been abundantly clear that it will not renegotiate the deal. After the President's announcement on Friday, Obama officials who helped negotiate the 2015 agreement reiterated that the accord ensures Iran can not obtain a nuclear weapon. (more...)
Tehran says will retaliate against Washington sanctions on chief judge Tehran says will retaliate against Washington sanctions on chief judge
- January 14, 2018

A senior administration official said Trump wants the 2015 Iran deal strengthened with a follow-on agreement in 120 days or the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the global pact. "Rather than repeating exhausted rhetoric, United States must bring itself into full compliance - just like Iran". "Trump's policy & today's announcement amount to desperate attempts to undermine a solid multilateral agreement, maliciously violating its paras 26, 28 & 29". (more...)
You Must Apologize To Africans- African Union Tells Donald Trump You Must Apologize To Africans- African Union Tells Donald Trump
- January 14, 2018

Trump came under fire from conservatives earlier this week for seeming to suggest he would be open to a comprehensive immigration reform deal without money for a border wall, before he quickly backtracked. Day, a day Trump will surely go through the motions to honor. Shithole countries-like the Black ones . "It's too much for an objective journalist to call the president a racist", Graham said. (more...)
Metro excavation workers find crude bombs buried near Mumbai Central station Metro excavation workers find crude bombs buried near Mumbai Central station
- January 14, 2018

Bomb Disposal and Detection Squad (BDDS) was summoned and the explosives were retrieved from the debris. MMRCL is now building the Maratha Mandir station at the spot. Today, as the people have moved on by keeping their spirit high, one part of the city was concerned with what they assumed to be desi bombs which were found in Mumbai Central. (more...)
Mayon Volcano status raised to Alert Level 2 Mayon Volcano status raised to Alert Level 2
- January 14, 2018

However, he said, the heavy rains have made it hard for them to collect data. It said the ash cloud from the country's most active volcano, about 325 kilometers southeast of Manila , was about 820 feet (2,500 meters) high and was headed southwest. (more...)
Chennaiyin FC, FC Pune City fight to be table toppers Chennaiyin FC, FC Pune City fight to be table toppers
- January 14, 2018

With 16 points from nine matches, Pune are placed third, just below Chennaiyin who have an extra point. Chennaiyin FC are most likely to continue their domination over the Stallions and take home all three points. He will, however, remain suspended for the next clash after accumulating four bookings. "They will come hard at us. I think it will be a good contest of attack versus defence". (more...)
(COST) Holdings Increased by Heritage Investors Management Corp
- January 14, 2018

Capital World Investors now owns 17,777,162 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $2,843,102,000 after purchasing an additional 1,007,720 shares in the last quarter. After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.41 % EPS growth. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Tweets About Trump's 'Ignorant, Racist Views' Hillary Clinton Tweets About Trump's 'Ignorant, Racist Views'
- January 14, 2018

But Sen. Richard J. Durbin, a Democrat from IL who attended the meeting, said publicly Friday that Trump's apparent denial was false and that he repeatedly used the phrase. The reference to Norway may have been prompted by Prime Minister Erna Solberg who visited the White House on Wednesday when the president praised Norway for running a trade deficit with the United States and for buying US military equipment. (more...)
PM Modi will break protocol, to receive Netanyahu at airport PM Modi will break protocol, to receive Netanyahu at airport
- January 14, 2018

Netanyahu will be visiting Delhi, Agra, Gujarat and Mumbai and will be accompanied by Modi on extensive portions of his visit, a press statement said. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and urged for the maintenance of Iran's nuclear deal, the Elysee said on Saturday. (more...)
SC goes on road for big win over Georgia SC goes on road for big win over Georgia
- January 14, 2018

Heading into the break, the Gamecocks led by eight points at 37-29. SC (11-6, 2-3) posted the first points of the game and Maten immediately answered with a jumper. But the Bulldogs could never get the lead, and the Gamecocks won their third straight game in this series. Each time, Georgia's offense either went cold or SC hit a timely shot. (more...)
'Shot dead by Egyptian navy': Gaza fisherman buried 'Shot dead by Egyptian navy': Gaza fisherman buried
- January 14, 2018

To press that point home, there will be a closure of the Kerem Shalom crossing, as a necessary security measure. According to the IDF Spokesperson, demolishing the tunnel Is further proof of the advanced operational, intelligence and technological capabilities developed by the IDF to meet this security challenge, part of an extensive defensive effort. (more...)
Homes under threat in NSW Hunter fire Homes under threat in NSW Hunter fire
- January 14, 2018

For a while the Newcastle airport was closed due to visibility reduced by smoke. More than 100 firefighters and water bombing aircraft are working to contain the fire. 'The fire's been upgraded to an emergency warning, and an emergency alert is being sent to people in that area'. "Check and follow your bushfire survival plan and prepare for a bushfire in your area", RFS advice said. (more...)
Ford Ranger Debuts With EcoBoost Engine Ford Ranger Debuts With EcoBoost Engine
- January 14, 2018

Under the hood is the same 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that powers the Ford Mustang sports vehicle. It's a sweet homecoming after a years-long absence. The 4WD Ranger will have 2-high, 4-high, and 4-low as standard. Technophobes can opt out by selectively not using the system, but on opposite day they can play with onboard WiFi, AC power outlets and USB charging, an optional B&O sound system, and Amazon Alexa integration. (more...)
Trump Canceled London Visit Ahead Of Assigning New US Embassy Trump Canceled London Visit Ahead Of Assigning New US Embassy
- January 14, 2018

Mr Trump said the building cost US$1.2 billion (S$1.6 billion) - a price tag that reportedly makes it the most expensive embassy building in the world. Thousands of demonstrators protest outside the U.S. Embassy against U.S. President Donald Trump , Feb. 4, 2017, in London . Prime Minister Theresa May was the first foreign leader to visit Trump after his inauguration in January a year ago, and they were filmed emerging from the White House holding hands. (more...)
Cauvery dispute: 'Not in position' to release water, Siddaramaiah says Tamil Nadu Cauvery dispute: 'Not in position' to release water, Siddaramaiah says Tamil Nadu
- January 14, 2018

Palaniswami said here on Saturday. At least 1,686 police personnel in the state will be awarded with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister medal for their exemplary work in uniformed service . While replying to his TN counterpart's letter, CM Siddaramaiah made it clear that the southern state was not in a position to release Cauvery water. Last week, the Supreme Court had indicated that it would deliver within a month its verdict on the decades-old Cauvery water dispute between Tamil Nadu and ... (more...)
Jackpot winner, 20, hopes to do 'good for humanity' Jackpot winner, 20, hopes to do 'good for humanity'
- January 14, 2018

Missler also said that he would seek to care for his family, have some fun and develop a path to financial success "so that I can leave a legacy far into the future". I am 20 years old and my journey has only just begun. He bought the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven convenience store in his hometown of Port Richey, a suburb of Tampa, using a "Quick Pick" option that selects the numbers randomly. (more...)
Mets sign first baseman Adrian Gonzalez Mets sign first baseman Adrian Gonzalez
- January 14, 2018

He's unfortunately a shell of his old self both on the offensive and defensive side of the ball, so his upside isn't exactly promising. A bad back limited Gonzalez, 35, to just 71 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017, and he was unsurprisingly left off the team's postseason roster. (more...)
U.S. businessman indicted for allegedly paying bribes to Russian nuclear energy official U.S. businessman indicted for allegedly paying bribes to Russian nuclear energy official
- January 14, 2018

In addition, Lambert has been charged with 10 more counts, including money laundering and electronic fraud. USA authorities have indicted a former co-president of a Maryland-based transportation company for allegedly bribing a Russian nuclear energy firm official to secure contracts to ship uranium to the United States, the Justice Department said in a press release. (more...)
Russian oligarch sues Trump's former aide Manafort for fraud Russian oligarch sues Trump's former aide Manafort for fraud
- January 14, 2018

Reuters reported on Wednesday that Deripaska is an "ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin". Surf Horizon Limited, a Cyprus-based company with ties to Oleg Deripaska, accused Mr Manafort and his business partner, Richard Gates, of misappropriating almost $19 million which it had invested in Ukrainian telecoms companies. (more...)
Judges vs CJI: Has the credibility of Indian judiciary been compromised? Judges vs CJI: Has the credibility of Indian judiciary been compromised?
- January 14, 2018

I will ask party (BJP) leaders and senior cabinet ministers to speak up. He said, "We shall be failing in our national duty if we do not take of what they have said". Who wants it? Who wants a favourable judgment?" If the four senior judges have gone public then how is it a Supreme Court matter alone? The Congress President went on to instigate the Apex Court for addressing the issue. (more...)
Trump asks EU allies to draw up new deal Iran nuclear issue Trump asks EU allies to draw up new deal Iran nuclear issue
- January 14, 2018

On Friday, Trump extended waivers of key economic sanctions on Iran for another 120 days but said he was doing so " for the last time ". I am waiving the application of certain nuclear sanctions, but only in order to secure our European allies' agreement to fix the bad flaws of the Iran nuclear deal . (more...)

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