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Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented what the president said during DACA meeting Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented what the president said during DACA meeting
- January 19, 2018

We demand that Mr Trump retract as well as apologise, not only to the Africans, but to all people of African descent around the globe. If, indeed, Trump is racist, I don't see how apologizing changes that. And it means the American president does not understand or appreciate the American story. True or not, no one likes to be called a shithead. The controversy sparked a strong backlash, both in the United States and internationally, with Trump's opponents accusing him of flat-out racism, and ... (more...)
Federal government begins accepting DACA renewals following court order
- January 19, 2018

Graham was one of several lawmakers who met with the president last Tuesday to discuss a possible deal on immigration - and the president indicated he would sign an extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Post broke an anonymously-sourced story that alleged that Trump asked the senators why they would want people from Haiti, Africa, and other "s***hole countries" coming into the United States. (more...)
Donald Trump has the lowest approval rating on record Donald Trump has the lowest approval rating on record
- January 19, 2018

Bush's final year in office. From a new Gallup poll : "World's Approval of U.S. Leadership Drops to New Low". Gallup found that the median of worldwide disapproval of United States leadership has hit a new record of 43%, higher than disapproval of Russian Federation (36%), China (30%) or Germany (25%). (more...)
Pope Francis Officiates Impromptu Wedding of 2 Flight Attendants During Flight Pope Francis Officiates Impromptu Wedding of 2 Flight Attendants During Flight
- January 19, 2018

The Chilean couple had earlier married in a civil ceremony in 2010 and are already parents to two children. Podest and Ciuffardi met more than 10 years ago when she was his boss as a steward for LATAM, Chile's flagship airline. "Violence makes the fairest of the causes turn into a liar one", said Pope Francis during the mass. He will also meet with the indigenous people of the Amazon during his visit to Puerto Maldonado. (more...)
South Korea considers shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges South Korea considers shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges
- January 19, 2018

Why has bitcoin's price fallen? Worries about a crackdown by global regulators on cryptocurrency trading could slow the pace of bitcoin's rise but should not threaten its existence, investors and market participants at a cryptocurrency conference said on January 18. (more...)
Pyongyang Suggests Sending Performance Group to Olympics Pyongyang Suggests Sending Performance Group to Olympics
- January 19, 2018

A pair of North Korean figure skaters qualified for the Olympics, but North Korea missed a deadline to confirm their participation. South Korean officials will deliberate the idea with the UN CommandInterest is focusing on North Korea's proposal for the musical group that will be performing during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to cross into South Korea overland at Panmunjeom. (more...)
Sean Dyche: I have never eaten worms Sean Dyche: I have never eaten worms
- January 19, 2018

In an attempt to verify the earthworm anecdote, i contacted several former teammates of Dyche and Andersen including Matt Hill, Brian Tinnion, Ade Akinbiyi and Bo Andersen. "I've done this here and when I was a manager at Watford, you get one of them nice, big, juicy worms , hang it out your mouth just on the edge there", Dyche said, then imitating swishing the worm around his mouth. (more...)
35-year-old killed in Washington County crash
- January 19, 2018

According to ISP, McKinley was westbound on IL 15 and Barfield was eastbound, both near the intersection with Liberty Church Road. McKinley, 36, of Coulterville, was headed westbound when he crossed the center line and hit a pickup head on. (more...)
Minnesota DNR OK's Change Of Name To Bde Maka Ska Minnesota DNR OK's Change Of Name To Bde Maka Ska
- January 19, 2018

Lake Calhoun was named in the 1800s after former vice president, senator and outspoken slavery supporter John Calhoun. "The DNR respects the role of elected county boards in determining name changes for geographic features", DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr said. (more...)
Amazon Reveals 20 Finalists for 2nd HQ Amazon Reveals 20 Finalists for 2nd HQ
- January 19, 2018

Unemployment data is as of November 2017 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics , which measures the percentage of people in the workforce within a metropolitan area without a job. The company received plenty of interest from Southern California cities , including Irvine, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, and Long Beach (the latter cities submitted a joint proposal). (more...)
Analysts See $-0.01 EPS for Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX)
- January 19, 2018

It has underperformed by 33.18% the S&P500. HLX is now priced at a -7.86% to its one-year price target of 9.42. Analysts await AxoGen, Inc. Cowen set a $10.00 price target on Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE: HLX ) in a research note released on Thursday. (more...)
Spokane doesn't make the cut for Amazon HQ Spokane doesn't make the cut for Amazon HQ
- January 19, 2018

In the South, Miami and Atlanta are being considered. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino announces that the county wants to make a pitch for Amazon's second headquarters September 26, 2017 at the Westcheter County Center in White Plains. (more...)
Trump takes to Twitter to blast Democrats over DACA Trump takes to Twitter to blast Democrats over DACA
- January 19, 2018

But without DACA, they face an uncertain future and nowhere to call home. "On Saturday night they issued guidance on their website as per the court order, giving instructions as to how individuals who had previously received DACA could now apply, and that's important because when they had first thought to terminate the program, the government give had only given 30 days for individuals whose DACA grants expired before March 5th of this year to renew one last time, but individuals who'd had ... (more...)
Trump accuses Putin of helping N. Korea evade international sanctions Trump accuses Putin of helping N. Korea evade international sanctions
- January 19, 2018

Trump tweeted on January 3 that his "nuclear button" was "much bigger & more powerful" than the North Korean leader's. In December a year ago, the United States spearheaded the passage of a UN Security Council Resolution sanctioning toughest restrictions on North Korea banning exports of industrial equipment, machinery, transportation vehicles and industrial metals to the hermit nation. (more...)
President Trump blasts CHIP funding, threatening GOP efforts to avert government shutdown President Trump blasts CHIP funding, threatening GOP efforts to avert government shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned that a government funding bill should not be held "hostage" to the immigration debate. Lindsey Graham , a Republican from SC, already threatening to vote against a short-term spending bill, McConnell may need even more than nine Democrats to get the House's version of the bill across the finish line in the Senate. (more...)
Trump muddles talks on government funding ahead of House vote on shutdown Trump muddles talks on government funding ahead of House vote on shutdown
- January 19, 2018

Although the Republicans claim they want to get more time to work out a budget, "every Democrat voted [earlier] to extend the fiscal year by 90 days, and nothing was worked out". Trump wrote on Twitter that if the government were shut down over amnesty and border security, the military would be the biggest loser. Along with Trump, they're poised to blame Democrats for a potential shutdown, though a handful of Republican senators have also said they'll oppose the stopgap bill. (more...)
'Pak has to prosecute Hafiz Saeed,' insists US 'Pak has to prosecute Hafiz Saeed,' insists US
- January 19, 2018

He was the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed many people including Americans. To make it very clear what Washington's view is, Nauert further said the United States regards Saeed a terrorist and part of a foreign terror group. (more...)
Netshoes (Cayman Limited) Analysts See $-0.23 EPS Netshoes (Cayman Limited) Analysts See $-0.23 EPS
- January 19, 2018

Among 23 analysts covering Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Fir Tree Inc decreased Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I (SC) stake by 19.1% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Compass Point has "Neutral" rating and $13.50 target. (NYSE:SC) earned "Neutral" rating by Janney Capital on Thursday, April 21. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Citigroup. (more...)
New DNA technique suggests Salmonella took out the Aztecs New DNA technique suggests Salmonella took out the Aztecs
- January 19, 2018

DNA evidence on the teeth of the centuries-dead plague victims led the scientists to this conclusion. According to new research published on January 15 in Nature Ecology and Evolution , cocoliztli is not a disease that came from Europe, but was more likely a form of salmonella which affected the region. (more...)
Fire Breaks Out at Navrang Studio; Situation Under Control Fire Breaks Out at Navrang Studio; Situation Under Control
- January 19, 2018

Further, one ambulance and seven tankers have also been sent to the location. Sources say that the building was not functional and was also at the risk of collapse. A DNA report earlier in the month also highlighted the strength of Mumbai's fire brigade. The incident took place at around 1 am at the studio. It means every officer must inspect six buildings a day without taking a single day's break. (more...)
This is the cognitive test the president passed This is the cognitive test the president passed
- January 19, 2018

The test assesses an individual's language , memory and visuo-spatial skills - among other functions - and is created to spot the symptoms of dementia that come with a neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. "I don't want to spend the time". No matter who the person is, for me it's an honour. "We don't know whether the House will send us this bill, but the revulsion toward that bill was broad and strong", Schumer said. (more...)
House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain
- January 19, 2018

Or maybe the political machinery will freeze and a shutdown will commence. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the military is being used as a bargaining chip. Pelosi ridiculed the ploy as "like giving you a bowl of doggie doo, putting a cherry on top and calling it a chocolate sundae". Many Democrats have said they want a deal on the fate of undocumented immigrants whose DACA status is due to expire in March before they support another spending bill. (more...)
Aadhaar an Aadhaar an "electronic leash" on citizens: senior lawyer in Supreme Court
- January 19, 2018

Chandra-chud and Ashok Bhushan, that Aadhaar law, which is related to breach of personal information, is an ex-facie violation of an individual's fundamental right to privacy. "A people's Constitution is being sought to be converted into a State's Constitution", senior Supreme Court lawyer Shyam Divan, appearing for petitioners said. (more...)
Opposition demands magisterial probe into murder of Kathua girl Opposition demands magisterial probe into murder of Kathua girl
- January 19, 2018

Despite a frantic search by her family, she couldn't be located. According to the girl's father Mohammad Yousuf, she bore torture marks on her face and thigh. The opposition lawmakers say that police did not make any effort to trace the girl after she was abducted. He also said that her legs were broken and she had been raped. (more...)
Trump weighs in on immigration, funding talks: 'Working on it' Trump weighs in on immigration, funding talks: 'Working on it'
- January 19, 2018

Conservatives meanwhile objected to running the government on autopilot, without more spending cuts. The House Republican leadership, meanwhile, has offered a plan that doesn't address that issue in a stopgap spending bill, but does include funding to keep CHIP - which provides subsidized health coverage for youngsters in low-income households - in business. (more...)
Israeli army, Palestinian gunmen trade fire in northern West Bank Israeli army, Palestinian gunmen trade fire in northern West Bank
- January 19, 2018

In 2012, Istanbul's Basaksehir Municipality granted her the prestigious Hanzala Courage Award for defying Israeli soldiers who had just arrested her brother. "We will reach anybody who will try to harm Israel's citizens and we will bring them to justice", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Thursday during a visit to India. (more...)
Sinn Fein MP resigns over Kingsmill Twitter video Sinn Fein MP resigns over Kingsmill Twitter video
- January 19, 2018

McElduff posted an image of a Kingsmill loaf of bread on his head on the 42nd anniversary of the massacre near the village of Kingsmill in South Armagh. A teacher at Holy Trinity College in Cookstown, Mr Canavan has built a successful career as a GAA pundit with Sky Sports and has spent several seasons on the sidelines in high profile managerial roles. (more...)
'Ron Burgundy' Interviews Roger Federer After Australian Open Win 'Ron Burgundy' Interviews Roger Federer After Australian Open Win
- January 19, 2018

In other words, Roger Federer was the balls. For 30-year-old Djokovic who was seeded 14th after missing the second half of 2017 with an elbow injury, he won easily in 6-1 6-2 6-4 display. That's where I think I managed to get on top of him, get even on sets, obviously start off well in the third. "I forgot to ask him if that was his real hair or a wig. (more...)
China A China A "Disruptive Transitional Force", Says US Pacific Commander
- January 19, 2018

On the trust deficit in the Indo-Pacific, Australia Navy chief Admiral Barret said there is a trust between militaries of the region than there is on political dialogue. He said it was time countries took firmer measures to ensure maritime stability. Indian Navy chief Lamba said since 2008 the Chinese navy is operating in the Indian Ocean Region. (more...)
NYC Among 20 Finalist Cities For Amazon's Second Headquarters NYC Among 20 Finalist Cities For Amazon's Second Headquarters
- January 19, 2018

The company plans to invest over $5 billion and grow this second headquarters to accommodate as many as 50,000 jobs. "We have not released publicly what we are doing because we are in a competitive situation with metros all over the North American continent", Howard Zemsky, president and CEO of Empire State Development, said previously. (more...)

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