Tuesday November 20-th, 2018

Cory Booker and Kamala Harris Grill Kirstjen Nielsen Over Trump's Racial Remarks Cory Booker and Kamala Harris Grill Kirstjen Nielsen Over Trump's Racial Remarks

She was severely criticized for her statement by Senator Cory Booker (D-New Jersey). "The president used tough language in general, as did other congressmen in the room, yes sir", Nielsen responded. "I've been in the Oval Office many times", Bo...

GOP Lacking Votes To Keep Government Open GOP Lacking Votes To Keep Government Open

But the Senate declined to take it up after concerns from Democrats that, among other issues, it did not go almost far enough to help Puerto Rico, where more than a third of the island remains without electricity. Representative Mo Brooks of Alab...

At 330 feet tall, China builds 'world's biggest air purifier' At 330 feet tall, China builds 'world's biggest air purifier'

A giant 100-metre high air purification unit, which is incidentally the highest in the world, was installed in northern China to mitigate the escalating air pollution in the area. However, the results are preliminary, Cao said, as the experiment is...

Bayeux Tapestry set for loan to United Kingdom after 950 years in France Bayeux Tapestry set for loan to United Kingdom after 950 years in France

However it could be five years before the tapestry - which is almost 70 metres (230 feet) long and 50 centimetre high - actually arrives on British shores, the paper added. The work is now exhibited in the Bayeux Museum in Normandy. One was for the...

Australia lodges formal trade complaint against Canada over wine exports Australia lodges formal trade complaint against Canada over wine exports

The move follows on from representations from winemakers who are aggrieved at Canada's "protectionist" measures which they believe will damage a valuable export market, according to a report in The Australian. Under WTO rules, Canada has 60 days to s...

Trump says programme to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead' Trump says programme to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'

In a separate Tweet he wrote , "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT. Millennials who are American citizens should be outraged t...

Nielsen: Did Not Hear Reported Trump Vulgarity Nielsen: Did Not Hear Reported Trump Vulgarity

With the " s***hole " scandal dominating Washington , social media has erupted over DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's comments during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing spurred by the alleged racist comments by President Trump . Nielsen , wh...

Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal

It puts a heavy emphasis on upkeep at public colleges and universities, expanding affordable housing options and improving water infrastructure across Minnesota. The 2018 Minnesota legislative session begins February 20. The commissioner called the...

DACA Is 'Probably Dead' ... and I'm Not a Racist

Trump has blamed the Democrats for refusing to negotiate a deal on DACA. After last week's White House meeting, a bipartisan group of senators submitted a plan to the White House that seemed agreeable to Trump - considering it reportedly i...

US Seeks North Korea Sanctions at Summit Without China, Russia

Foreign ministers from around 20 nations gather on Tuesday to discuss how to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions through diplomatic and financial pressure, but China, seen as a key player in any long-term solution, will be absent. Tillerson said...

Catalan parliament meets as sacked leader seeks comeback Catalan parliament meets as sacked leader seeks comeback

Madrid a year ago sacked Catalonia's parliament and government , suspended its treasured autonomy, and called new regional elections for December - which pro-independence parties narrowly won, prolonging the country's worst political crisis in ...

GOP Rep. Buck 'Open' to Stopgap Bill, Expects Deal Averting Government Shutdown GOP Rep. Buck 'Open' to Stopgap Bill, Expects Deal Averting Government Shutdown

During the meeting, Trump reportedly said: "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" He practically laid his authority in the hands of politicians saying that he will sign ANY agreement agreed on between Democrats an...

Police investigate fatal multi-vehicle crash near Dubbo Police investigate fatal multi-vehicle crash near Dubbo

He said the proposal to electrocute people in their vehicles was "deeply offensive to the families of those killed". What is known is the extraordinary survival of the 18-year-old man who spent hours pinned in his auto, which had been crushed by th...

Nigeria summons USA ambassador over Trump comments: foreign minister Nigeria summons USA ambassador over Trump comments: foreign minister

This followed the South African government issuing a démarche to acting U.S. ambassador Jessye Lapenn, summoning her to a meeting at the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) to explain Trump's reported insult. Trump has neve...

Overnight wind chill values may reach -10 in Clarksville Overnight wind chill values may reach -10 in Clarksville

Snow accumulations are expected to generally be up to 1 inch. Regardless, it will be snow after dark, with the snow arriving in western suburbs around 7 p.m. Temperatures will not be moving too far, from where they start on Wednesday and expect w...

GOP says it's lacking votes to avoid government shutdown GOP says it's lacking votes to avoid government shutdown

The votes for that aren't there yet. But, both sides acknowledge the politics are a bit trickier this time around. That's a bad combination. He was, too. "In its current form I'm probably a no", Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham said in an inte...

As Immigration Debate Wears on, Minnesota Dreamers Weigh In on DACA

The president had earlier tweeted that the existing programme would "probably" be discontinued. The program protected young undocumented immigrants who came to the USA as children from deportation. The alleged expletive came during a Thursday meeti...

3 million children born into Yemeni war 3 million children born into Yemeni war

Three-quarters of Yemen's 29 million people are facing starvation or rely on humanitarian aid to survive, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as health organisations warned of a menacing new outbreak of diptheria which had already killed dozens of ...

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong sentenced to three months in jail Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong sentenced to three months in jail

He had been on bail pending an appeal against another six-month term in a separate case linked to the protests. High Court Judge Andrew Chan said in the ruling that although Wong only stayed in the camp briefly, his involvement in obstruction was d...

'I am not a racist', says Trump 'I am not a racist', says Trump

The statement, issued late Friday after the African ambassadors held an emergency meeting, comes amid an global outcry over Trump reportedly saying he'd rather have more immigrants from Norway and fewer from Haiti and " shithole countries " in Af...

Tennessee Titans Part Ways With Their Head Coach Tennessee Titans Part Ways With Their Head Coach

Prior to becoming the Titans' coach, Mularkey served as the team's tight end coach in 2014 and was promoted to become the Titans' lead man in January of 2016. -RUSH DEFENSE: C - The Titans have been good against the run most of the year, so the P...

Orange Passports for India's Migrant Workers Create 'Second Class Citizens' Orange Passports for India's Migrant Workers Create 'Second Class Citizens'

Surendera Kumar, under-secretary of policy and legal matters at the consular, passport and visa division of MEA said that the ministry was thinking over the plan and it could be implemented when the "next series" of passports are issued. if separate ...

PM Modi receives Benjamin Netanyahu at Ahmedabad, leaders to hold roadshow today PM Modi receives Benjamin Netanyahu at Ahmedabad, leaders to hold roadshow today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will personally receive Israel PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu in Gujarat. Around 50 stages will be erected on the roadside along the stretch and people from different states of the country will welcome the v...

Navy to file charges against ships' officers Navy to file charges against ships' officers

The Navy's top surface warfare officer is expected to resign this week ahead of his previously planned retirement following a series of deadly collisions this past summer, Defense News reported Tuesday . The entire leadership of the US Navy's 7th F...

Saudis Say Shot Down Yemeni Missile Fired by Houthi Rebels Saudis Say Shot Down Yemeni Missile Fired by Houthi Rebels

Some 8.4 million people are at risk of starvation in Yemen, up from 6.8 million in 2017, the United Nations humanitarian affairs office (OCHA) said. Also last week, the Houthis threatened to cut off the Red Sea shipping line if the Saudi-led coalit...

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