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Texas Mayor: Dems Who Boycotted Meeting With Trump 'Missed an Opportunity' Texas Mayor: Dems Who Boycotted Meeting With Trump 'Missed an Opportunity'
- January 26, 2018

Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, Kentucky, another targeted city, said in statement that before accusations were made, he expected "a basic level" of evidence from the Justice Department , which it did not provide. Landrieu, who is among those gathered at the US Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington , D.C., this week, told reporters that he wouldn't go to the meeting under 'false pretenses, ' according to CNN . (more...)
Watchdog asks for probe into Stormy Daniels fee Watchdog asks for probe into Stormy Daniels fee
- January 26, 2018

She also said she could identify Trump's "junk, if it came to that". On January 12, The Wall Street Journal reported former adult-film star Stephanie Clifford-known by the stage name Stormy Daniels-said privately she had an affair with Trump after the two met at a celebrity golf tournament the following year in July 2006. (more...)
Yemen war: Saudi-led coalition pledges $1.5bn in new aid Yemen war: Saudi-led coalition pledges $1.5bn in new aid
- January 24, 2018

It will also increase the capacities of Yemeni ports to receive aid and cargo shipments, and set up 17 "safe-passage corridors" for humanitarian groups. This is the largest consolidated humanitarian appeal for Yemen ever launched. The new aid programme seeks to open land, sea and air lanes to Yemen to boost monthly imports to 1.4 million tons from 1.1 million in 2017, the statement said. (more...)
Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS
- January 24, 2018

But experts both in and outside the USA government warn that ISIS remains a lethal force, as shown by a double suicide bombing in Baghdad Monday that killed 100. A member of the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, removes an Islamic State group flag in the town of Tabqa, Syria, on April 30, 2017. (more...)
Polish doctor living in USA since age 5 detained, faces deportation Polish doctor living in USA since age 5 detained, faces deportation
- January 24, 2018

A respected doctor who has been in the United States for almost 40 years has been picked up by American immigration agents after the Trump administration denied his attempt to renew his green card. The detainment is because of two wrongdoings - decimation of property under $100 and getting and disguising stolen products - that he conferred more than 25 years back. (more...)
Mayfield's arrival at Senior Bowl delayed Mayfield's arrival at Senior Bowl delayed
- January 24, 2018

Should NFL teams lean toward finished O-line products or raw prospects who could become all-world players? The game is usually offered to the teams with the lowest winning percentages the previous season and are retaining the majority of their coaching staffs. (more...)
15-year-old rips Larry Nassar: 'My hate towards you is uncontrollable' 15-year-old rips Larry Nassar: 'My hate towards you is uncontrollable'
- January 23, 2018

Board chairman Paul Parilla, vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley all resigned from their positions effective immediately. We support their decisions to resign at this time. "It's so disturbing and disgusting that the abuse happened, but it's equally disturbing and disgusting the way it was handled". Prosecutors have asked for a sentence of 40 to 125 years for Nassar, 54, who was also a prominent physician at a Michigan State University sports clinic. (more...)
Government workers begin shutdown as Senate vote looms Government workers begin shutdown as Senate vote looms
- January 23, 2018

After the Senate voted through the temporary funding bill which will plug a gap until 8 February, Republican Senate leader, Mitch McConnell said his party would look at legislation "that would address Daca, border security and related issues, as well as disaster relief". (more...)
Virginia to intensify courtship of Amazon for HQ2 site in Northern Virginia Virginia to intensify courtship of Amazon for HQ2 site in Northern Virginia
- January 22, 2018

Los Angeles was the only West Coast city that made the list . Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, has said its expansion could generate 50,000 new jobs. Mr. Jezak said Maumee was forced to inventory all its strengths and weaknesses, a process that was of great benefit. "It worked well with various portions of our staff to each have portions of the proposal so it wasn't overwhelming", Hill said. (more...)
Armenia PM to participate in World Economic Forum in Davos Armenia PM to participate in World Economic Forum in Davos
- January 21, 2018

He will deliver the opening plenary address on 23rd of January. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government's performance had attracted the world's attention and ratings agencies have endorsed the steps taken to develop the economy. (more...)
White House doctor: Trump is fit for duty, should hit gym White House doctor: Trump is fit for duty, should hit gym
- January 20, 2018

Trump's mental fitness for the job had come under intense scrutiny after a recently published, controversial book, " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", portrayed him as childlike and mercurial. His blood pressure was 122/74, within normal bounds, and his cholesterol was on the high side, Jackson said. Dr Ronny Jackson replied that "it must be genetics". (more...)
Pope Francis marries couple on papal plane Pope Francis marries couple on papal plane
- January 20, 2018

The accusations against Barros have partially come from the same victims deemed credible in the investigation against Karadima. Pope Francis was greeted by the Peruvian president, the country's bishops, a military honor guard and a children's orchestra on his arrival in Peru on January 18. (more...)
Patty Schachtner Elected Wisconsin State Senator Patty Schachtner Elected Wisconsin State Senator
- January 19, 2018

Moreover, Wisconsin Republicans may have believed that they could hold this seat despite a strong Democratic performance. "The greater takeaway from the Wisconsin SD-10 special election is an alarm klaxon for Republicans at every level of the ballot, even those running in gerrymandered districts and drastically outspending their Democratic challengers", Daily Kos Political Editor Carolyn Fiddler, an expert in state legislative elections, said in a statement. (more...)
Here are details of latest bipartisan DACA deal to protect 'dreamers' Here are details of latest bipartisan DACA deal to protect 'dreamers'
- January 19, 2018

NC Donald Trump has denied he is racist Related articles No, no, I'm not a racist. "This has turned into an s-show and we need to get back to being a great country ", Graham, a South Carolina Republican, said during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing . (more...)
Facebook agrees to widen probe of Russian interference in Brexit vote Facebook agrees to widen probe of Russian interference in Brexit vote
- January 19, 2018

Mr. Collins said he believes there is a growing body of evidence that Russian Federation interfered in the referendum. Last year Mr Collins rebuked the social media firm claiming they had done "no work... "They are in the best position to investigate the activities of their platforms", he said. The company said it would take a few weeks to complete the re-analysis and asked the British authorities for access to intelligence and other information that would help them. (more...)
52 migrant Uzbek workers killed in Kazakhstan bus fire 52 migrant Uzbek workers killed in Kazakhstan bus fire
- January 18, 2018

At least 52 people have been killed in a fire that broke out on a bus in Kazakhstan's northwestern Aqtobe region, authorities say. Only five people managed to escape the deadly blaze. These buses are still widely used in ex-Soviet nations, even though they are often decades old. The accident occurred on January 18 morning on the Samara-Shymkent road. (more...)
Mysterious Murder Case Solved, Thanks To Killer's Facebook Selfie Mysterious Murder Case Solved, Thanks To Killer's Facebook Selfie
- January 18, 2018

Police used more Facebook posts to develop a timeline of Antoine and Gargol's movements on the night of Gargol's death. That post was on Facebook only a few hours before Gargol's death. She was sentenced to seven years in prison. Antoine admits to the killing, but says she doesn't remember strangling Gargol to death. Ultimately, a tip led police to a witness, who said Antoine confessed to the killing that night. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan holds phone conversation with NATO chief Turkey's Erdogan holds phone conversation with NATO chief
- January 18, 2018

The YPG has not said how many fighters it has in the two areas, but Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency estimated that there were about 8,000 to 10,000 in Afrin. Like other Turkish officials in previous days, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday sternly denounced the plan. Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and an increasingly hard Western ally, is talking tough about Syrian Kurds as border troops. (more...)
Twelve siblings found chained to their beds in California home Twelve siblings found chained to their beds in California home
- January 17, 2018

The Turpins have been jailed in lieu of $9 million each after being accused of torture and child endangerment. Early Sunday, a 17-year-old girl was able to escape from the house with a cell phone, and called 911. The Turpins filed for bankruptcy in 2011, stating in court documents they owed between 100,000 dollars (£72,500) and 500,000 dollars (£362,000), The New York Times reported. (more...)
Upstate law enforcement officers shot by domestic violence suspect Upstate law enforcement officers shot by domestic violence suspect
- January 17, 2018

York County K-9 units were called in to help find McCall. Sgt. Randy Clinton was reportedly shot by McCall while searching with the K-9 team, shortly after 1 a.m. Additional shots were fired from the suspect at 3:31 a.m. and officers returned fire. Neither the condition of the law enforcement officials nor their identities were immediately available. (more...)