Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Trump's supporters dismiss s***hole comments, charges of racism

Many Africans reminded the U.S. of its historic role in the continent's woes. He noted that neither the White House nor the State Department had formally contacted him to clarify whether Trump had indeed made the comments at an Oval Office mee...

Are we also a 'shithole'? Botswana asks US Are we also a 'shithole'? Botswana asks US

The president later tweeted that "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough , but this was not the language used ". "In the course of our reporting yesterday we took the comments we were going to report directly to the White Hous...

20-Year-Old Florida Man Claims $450 Million Mega Millions Jackpot 20-Year-Old Florida Man Claims $450 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

And win he did - the fourth largest jackpot in the game's history. Missler "A believer in the power of a positive mindset, Shane wasn't really surprised that he had won", the Florida Lottery said. As a new millionaire, Missler appeared excited ab...

Pence to head US delegation for PyeongChang Winter Olympics Pence to head US delegation for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Kim Jong Un has obviously won this round", Putin told a group of Russian editors and media executives in Moscow on January 11. Direct talks between the United States president and Kim would be unprecedented. On November 29, the North Korean le...

Paul calls for filibuster of surveillance bill Paul calls for filibuster of surveillance bill

The measure would give US spy agencies a six-year extension of what they consider their key national security surveillance tool: their ability to collect from USA internet companies the emails and other communications of foreign targets located outsi...

Normalcy restored: Dalit groups call off day-long bandh in Maharashtra Normalcy restored: Dalit groups call off day-long bandh in Maharashtra

Moily said it was "most unfortunate" that the Bombay Police never anticipated this kind of huge eruption. The main motive and reason for the arrival of the duo are to stop the violence at Bhima Koregaon village in Pune district which is going o...

University Of Rochester President Resigns After Sexual Harassment Accusations University Of Rochester President Resigns After Sexual Harassment Accusations

WIKIMEDIA, TOMWSULCEROn the heels of an investigation into sexual harassment complaints against a University of Rochester professor, the college's president, Joel Seligman, has elected to leave his post. An earlier version of this article stated ...

Off the coast of China exploded oil tanker Off the coast of China exploded oil tanker

Platts reported that an Iranian oil tanker, which collided with another vessel in the East China Sea, is covered by reinsurance provided by the International Group of Protection & Indemnity Clubs, a source at an IG member P&I Club said. When conde...

Trump implies he did not use the term Trump implies he did not use the term "shithole countries"

The tentative deal also addresses border security, including a border wall, the diversity visa lottery and so-called chain migration, a program by which US green-card holders can sponsor other family members for permanent residence in the country.

Most Americans Believe Trump Will Be Cleared in Russia Probe Most Americans Believe Trump Will Be Cleared in Russia Probe

The two Federal Bureau of Investigation officials, during the 2016 campaign, referred to Trump as an "idiot" and "d*uche" during the 2016 election and said that his victory was "terrifying", according to documents reviewed by CNN . Pence - who has be...

Arizona GOP Rep. Martha McSally announces Senate bid Arizona GOP Rep. Martha McSally announces Senate bid

Now, I'm deployed to D.C.to fight for Arizona", Ms. McSally said in the video. "That's why I told Washington Republicans to grow a pair of ovaries and get the job done". But Democrats aren't her only target in the video, as the congresswoman also b...

United States hails China's reduction of trade with N. Korea United States hails China's reduction of trade with N. Korea

Both countries have denied the charges, but the reports have nonetheless put a spotlight on the importance of maritime trade and smuggling to the North Korean government's continued survival and weapons development. Responding to such concerns on T...

Poland's president: EU institutions led to 'disillusionment' Poland's president: EU institutions led to 'disillusionment'

Trump said in the Thursday interview. The Kremlin strongman congratulated the North Korean dictator, saying he had won the latest stand-off with the US and South Korea. "Members of the Security Council welcomed the recent steps and contacts betwe...

11-year-old Muslim girl 'terrified' after man cuts her hijab 11-year-old Muslim girl 'terrified' after man cuts her hijab

Authorities are investigating the incident, which occurred at about 9 am in or around the Pauline Johnson school in Toronto's east side, police spokeswoman Katrina Arrogante told AFP . "No child should ever be afraid walking to school in Toronto bec...

Bell County Museum hosts Bell County Museum hosts "Unity!: A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr".

The route runs down Tryon Street from 9th Street to Stonewall Street. The measure, sponsored by Rep. John Lewis, Georgia Democrat, re-designates the Martin Luther King, Jr . National Observance. Music, dance and poetry about MLK's theology and phi...

Veterans to be Eligible for Expanded Mental Health Resources Veterans to be Eligible for Expanded Mental Health Resources

The letter declared him in excellent health and listed his height as 6ft 3ins. Trump noted his success in business, reality TV and presidential politics, saying: "I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius. The doctor's 2016 letter said Tr...

Sen. Durbin Confirms Trump's 'S***hole' Comments Sen. Durbin Confirms Trump's 'S***hole' Comments

The reported language was the latest in a long string of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim comments by Trump that have been condemned as racist. Mr Trump's reported comments during a meeting with members of congress has sparked global outrage.

Ambassador to Panama Resigns, Sowing Confusion as to His Reasoning Ambassador to Panama Resigns, Sowing Confusion as to His Reasoning

Feeley's resignation marks the end of a 35-year career in public service as a marine and diplomat, according to a notice from the US embassy in Panama. "Feeley, one of the department's Latin America specialists and among its [most senior] officers, m...

Federal Government to Implement Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients Federal Government to Implement Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients

Republicans have long wanted to add work requirements for Medicaid recipients - which covers almost 75 million low-income children, adults and elderly and disabled Americans. If a person had Medicaid for three months or more for the past five years, ...

Atlanta NAACP Calls for Anti-Donald Trump Protests During Alabama vs. Georgia Atlanta NAACP Calls for Anti-Donald Trump Protests During Alabama vs. Georgia

Trump comes", Gerald Griggs, a vice president of the Atlanta NAACP, said at a news conference Monday. Three of them carried a sign that said, "The Trump-Pence Machine Must Go". The white was meant to mock the "snowflake" insult that Trump supporter...

Texas father charged with murder in death of 3-year-old girl Texas father charged with murder in death of 3-year-old girl

The Dallas County Medical Examiner announced in early January that young Sherin died of "homicidal violence," according to The Dallas Morning News . She's accused of abandoning Sherin. The doctor also said she didn't believe Sini Mathews' asse...

Turkey condemns Israeli approval of over 1100 homes in West Bank Turkey condemns Israeli approval of over 1100 homes in West Bank

More than 100 protesters suffered smoke and gas inhalation. Citing the Hamas-run Palestinian health ministry in Gaza, the Haaretz daily reported 46 were lightly or moderately wounded by live and rubber bullets. In the West Bank village of Iraq Bu...

Flu Cases Remain Widespread Across Kentucky Flu Cases Remain Widespread Across Kentucky

During the last week of 2017, "influenza activity increased sharply in the United States", according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . "The impact of flu is very serious this year, across the nation and here in SLO County", said Dr...

Trump lawyer arranged $130000 payment for adult-film star's silence Trump lawyer arranged $130000 payment for adult-film star's silence

Cohen and the White House denied both the affair and the settlement. His presidential bid also faced a major test in October 2016 when a 2005 " Access Hollywood " recording of Trump, boasting about grabbing women's genitals, was leaked to the Washing...

Winter Storm Watch issued for Friday Winter Storm Watch issued for Friday

The entire state of MA remains under flood watch ahead of heavy, potentially damaging rains this weekend. Snow is likely on Friday in the Billings area while the high will be about 9 degrees. Scattered snow showers are possible during the day. ...

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