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Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports Steve Bannon subpoenaed in Russian investigation, Fox News reports
- January 19, 2018

Bannon confirmed that he had received the subpoena from Mueller during his House Intelligence Committee interview , according to a person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss Bannon's interactions with Mueller. (more...)
Togadia drags PM Narendra Modi into assassination plot claim Togadia drags PM Narendra Modi into assassination plot claim
- January 19, 2018

Claiming that Bhatt was responsible for circulating fabricated CCTV footage, Togadia said the crime branch head's Call Data Records (CDR) be published to reveal how he was in constant touch with BJP leaders in Delhi and taking orders from them to tarnish his image. (more...)
Canada Official: US Direction on NAFTA Like Following a Pinball Canada Official: US Direction on NAFTA Like Following a Pinball
- January 19, 2018

Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan each said last week that they'd rather renegotiate than walk away from the pact with Canada and Mexico altogether, although Trump reiterated his threat to pull out. "You won't talk to a single farmer who is against NAFTA", Ottensmeyer said. "Canada, I think, has been more reticent in that regard but will come around as well. (more...)
McConnell says lawmakers eyeing short-term spending bill
- January 19, 2018

Republican lawmakers held out hope that a deal can be reached allowing young undocumented immigrants to remain in the US, despite President Donald Trump saying the effort is "probably dead" amid growing tensions about keeping the government funded past Friday. (more...)
European Union agrees to blacklist seven top Venezuelan officials European Union agrees to blacklist seven top Venezuelan officials
- January 19, 2018

Opposition leaders are demanding Maduro accept humanitarian assistance from overseas to ease a severe economic crisis that has led to shortages of food and medicines and is also calling for the release of several hundred jailed political activists. (more...)
Kansas Utility Regulators Want Corporate Tax Cuts To Help Ratepayers Kansas Utility Regulators Want Corporate Tax Cuts To Help Ratepayers
- January 19, 2018

The move by the KCC came after three major utilities - Westar Energy, Kansas City Power and Light and Black Hills Energy - all announced that they meant to seek regulatory approval to lower their rates as a result of the tax cuts. Westar Energy announced Thursday it will file a request before the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) to reflect in its electricity rates the full amount of tax savings from the change in the federal tax law. (more...)
White House responds to criticisms from Jeff Flake, John McCain White House responds to criticisms from Jeff Flake, John McCain
- January 19, 2018

However, as powerful and thought-out numerous senator's comments were on Wednesday, Washington Post congressional reporter Erica Werner noted on Twitter that aside from Sen. "It only serves to exacerbate the very problem he claims to be railing against", Ward said, before calling on the other candidates to publicly condemn the speech . (more...)
Donald Trump's physician says he's Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs
- January 19, 2018

Trump scored a ideal 30 out of 30. Jackson said he hadn't heard of any past president ever having a cognitive assessment while in office. "I told the President if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he might live to be 200 years old", Jackson said. (more...)
The Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3 Trailer and Poster! The Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3 Trailer and Poster!
- January 19, 2018

Ash vs. Evil Dead season 3 will premiere on February 25, 2018 on STARZ. Starz is taking the season 3 tagline of Ash vs. Today, STARZ gave fans their first solid look at what to expect starting February 25, with the first full trailer for the upcoming season, and a new poster for the show, to boot. (more...)
Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump's staff gave him 'really bad advice' on immigration Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump's staff gave him 'really bad advice' on immigration
- January 19, 2018

USA citizens can petition for visas for additional family members . Bad for American citizens, who see their wages driven downward and are vulnerable to a risky criminal element; bad for legal immigrants, who played by the rules and saw that effort mocked by others who essentially cheated and were rewarded; and bad for the new arrivals, many of whom are ill-equipped to assimilate into American life and face the prospect of grinding poverty and long-term government dependence. (more...)
What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took? What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took?
- January 19, 2018

Mr Trump's mental fitness for the job had come under intense scrutiny after the controversial best-selling book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , portrayed him as childlike and mercurial. Trump responded to the criticism by calling himself a "very stable genius" on Twitter and then allowing cameras to film him negotiating immigration legislation with senators at the White House for 55 minutes last week . (more...)
Snow, ice, cold expected today Snow, ice, cold expected today
- January 19, 2018

Two people died in a vehicle crash in Bibb County, Ga., on Wednesday that shut down Interstate 75. Drivers have to do not forget to drive to conditions. Cold-weather exposure is to blame for the deaths of two people in Houston, Texas, and one in Memphis, Tenn. Also closed was the University of North Alabama , where a dusting of snow had collected by midmorning. (more...)
DeVos Signs Off On Maryland Education Plan Opposed By Hogan DeVos Signs Off On Maryland Education Plan Opposed By Hogan
- January 19, 2018

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has approved Washington's plan for how it will meet the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the new federal K-12 education law that takes effect this fall. Pennsylvania education officials then scrambled to clarify several areas cited by the U.S. Department of Education - ranging from long-term goals for English language learners to graduation rate indicators - by January 8. (more...)
House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe
- January 19, 2018

Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the transcript of her committee's meeting with Simpson last week . The dossier, along with intelligence intercepts and a late-July warning from an Australian diplomat about a Trump campaign adviser, prompted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to begin investigating several issues that involved the Trump campaign, according to people familiar with the matter. (more...)
Carjacker gets 30-year sentence for New Jersey mall killing Carjacker gets 30-year sentence for New Jersey mall killing
- January 19, 2018

Before Thompson's sentencing, Friedland's family sat in the front row of the courtroom, holding up his picture. "I wish for you the broken record my thoughts have become, the endless loop of agony and violence and I hope you can live with it". (more...)
GOP Rep. Mia Love: Trump comments racist GOP Rep. Mia Love: Trump comments racist
- January 19, 2018

Trump has drawn criticism at home, from Republicans and Democrats and from overseas for the comments attributed to him. "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting", Trump tweeted , using a nickname to needle the IL senator. (more...)
House GOP appears to have deal to avoid shutdown House GOP appears to have deal to avoid shutdown
- January 19, 2018

They have been pushing GOP leaders not to advance another CR, and some could threaten to withhold their support for the bill if congressional leaders cannot reach a deal on the spending caps . later this week, and Height Securities said Congress is likely prepared to do what many would argue it does best - nothing. He said the latest Republican budget bill proposals offer no help for fighting opioid addiction, no extra funding for veterans or pensioners, and little in the realm of boosted ... (more...)
S.Africa Summons US Diplomat Over Trump's Reported Vulgar Remarks S.Africa Summons US Diplomat Over Trump's Reported Vulgar Remarks
- January 19, 2018

He was responding to a claim by Democratic Senator Dick Durbin that he used "vile and racist" language during a meeting on immigration reform, BBC reported on Monday . A lot of things can happen", he said. "I was in a meeting directly afterwards where those who had presented to the president our proposal spoke about the meeting", he said on This Week. (more...)
Cory Booker slammed for 'mansplaining,' insulting DHS Secretary Nielsen Cory Booker slammed for 'mansplaining,' insulting DHS Secretary Nielsen
- January 19, 2018

And he says the IL senator is threatening prospects for a deal to protect certain immigrants. Trump slammed Durbin in a Twitter post on Monday, saying "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting". "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed", he declared. While it hardly would change Trump's meaning, the difference is said to be the basis for Cotton and Perdue to deny the president said what Durbin claimed. (more...)
President Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere' President Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'
- January 19, 2018

This was a chance for the White House to put to rest any rumours about the president's health. Jackson said he'd be arranging to have a dietitian consult with the White House chef to cut calories and would be recommending a low-impact, aerobic exercise program for Trump, with the aim of shedding 10 to 15 pounds this year. (more...)
Kathleen Wynne shuffles her cabinet Kathleen Wynne shuffles her cabinet
- January 19, 2018

She says it's unfortunate when there is an incident that turns out not to be real, and has previously said she is relieved it didn't happen. However she stepped aside for about a year while she dealt with allegations that she tried to bribe a candidate in a Sudbury byelection to step aside so that the Liberals could run a preferred candidate in his place. (more...)
Some national parks could stay open if the federal government shuts down Some national parks could stay open if the federal government shuts down
- January 19, 2018

Willens said that was "patently false" and that department officials were working to renew the board's charter, schedule a meeting and fill vacancies as recently as last week. "Their hollow and dishonest political stunt should be a clear indicator of the intention of the group", he said. Most of the board had worked together for seven years. (more...)
Is Trump's doctor okay? Is Trump's doctor okay?
- January 19, 2018

Jackson, almost equaling the prediction of Trump's personal doctor that he would be the healthiest president ever, predicted Trump would remain healthy "for the remainder of another term, if he's elected". "We need to keep America safe, including moving away from a random chain migration and lottery system, to one that is merit-based", he said. His blood pressure was 122/74, within normal bounds, and his cholesterol was on the high side, Jackson said. (more...)
Donald Trump Should Apologize for Remarks - African States Donald Trump Should Apologize for Remarks - African States
- January 19, 2018

Trump's remark "extremely unfortunate" and said that "we will not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful". " Haitians don't deserve such treatment ", said Ambassador Paul Altidor. "Haitians should not be seen as a bunch of immigrants who come to the United States to exploit U.S. (more...)
Arizona group again helping immigrants renew DACA status Arizona group again helping immigrants renew DACA status
- January 19, 2018

Alsup said that reasoning was flawed because the agency and administration do have the authority to implement the program, which allows children brought to the country as undocumented immigrations stay and work legally for two-year intervals. (more...)
Saudi Arabia lifts 35-year cinema ban with this bad movie Saudi Arabia lifts 35-year cinema ban with this bad movie
- January 19, 2018

And apparently The Emoji Movie lives up to those values. He continued: "Until now, there is no infrastructure for movie theatres, so we are trying to take advantage of [alternative] venues to approximate the cinematic form". But to celebrate this new modernisation by screening The Emoji Film . well. Saudi Arabia said in a statement that the funds would be deposited in Yemen's Central Bank to help address the "deteriorating economic situation faced by the Yemeni people". (more...)
Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map
- January 19, 2018

The party got 53 percent of the overall congressional vote in North Carolina. They were responding to the GOP legislators, who want enforcement of the ruling declaring their map illegal halted while it's appealed. The Jan. 9 ruling gave the General Assembly until Jan. 24 to craft a new map. According to the panel's opinion, the General Assembly had violated the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment because it had "enacted the plan with the intent of discriminating against voters who ... (more...)
Trump accuses Democrat Durbin of undermining trust on immigration
- January 19, 2018

On Monday, Graham told a SC paper that his "memory hasn't evolved". Trump and some Republicans have said the senators' agreement is insufficient. One person briefed on the Thursday meeting said when Durbin got to Haiti, Trump began to ask why we want people from Haiti and more Africans in the United States and added that the U.S. (more...)
CJ McCollum lights up Suns for 27 points Tuesday in Portland CJ McCollum lights up Suns for 27 points Tuesday in Portland
- January 19, 2018

IN is on a 3 game win streak, after they beat the Utah Jazz , 109 - 94; Oladipo: 28 points (9-16 FGs), five 3s. Lillard's driving layup with 2:38 left in the third quarter upped the Portland lead to 92-67, and the Blazers settled for a 92-72 margin heading to the fourth quarter. (more...)
California parents kept their 13 children chained, confined at home California parents kept their 13 children chained, confined at home
- January 19, 2018

Greg Fellows, of Riverside County Sheriff's Department , Perris Station, says, "Being 17-years old and appearing to be a 10-year-old, being chained to a bed, being malnourished ". "They were all very pale skinned, nearly like they've never seen the sun", said one anonymous neighbor. According to the California Department of Education website , David Turpin is listed as principal of the Sandcastle Day School, which was operated out of his home . (more...)

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