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by | January 15, 2018 | 04:43

The elections are expected to take place in May. But it alienated Moqtada al-Sadr, an influential Shi'ite cleric with a large following among Iraq's urban poor who two years ago led demonstrations against the corruption eating away at Iraq's oil revenues.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:29

But White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short immediately dismissed the nascent deal as he exited a meeting with senators Thursday afternoon, saying the White House still opposed backing a DREAM Act to give immigrants brought here as minors legal status rather than just renewing the legal standing of the 700,000 or so people now in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and wanted to see more restrictions on other immigration programs in exchange.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:26

The former guerrillas' presidential candidate told FARC media that Guterres' visit would allow him to "get to know the progress and debts of the implementation process on the ground". According to the National Police, an oil worker was kidnapped on Saturday morning by the rebels just hours before the United Nations chief arrived in the country.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:19

In Thursday's draw, 36-year-old Federer , bidding for a record 20th Grand Slam title, has a first round encounter with the 51st-ranked Bedene. Federer is returning to where he lit the fuse on his late-life tennis renaissance this time past year, beating Tomas Berdych, Nishikori, Mischa Zverev and Wawrinka before downing great rival Nadal in a five-set final classic.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:16

Despite the cold temperatures, mostly sunny skies won out making for a fairly nice but frigid winter day. Skies will remains mostly clear tonight . Winds will pick up as that front pushes through, with possible gusts exceeding 20 miles per hour at times. This band enhances just a bit by Monday night and should keep snow chances alive for eastern and southeastern Kentucky through Monday night .

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:16

President Donald Trump contended Sunday that a U.S. program to protect young immigrants from deportation is " probably dead ", saying that opposition Democrats "don't really want it", but just want to be able to talk about the issue. Trump said in a second tweet Sunday that he wanted more aggressive measures in any deal: "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".

by | January 15, 2018 | 03:19

Aubameyang was left out of Dortmund's squad against Wolfsburg on Sunday due to ill-discipline, though there have been rumours that he could leave the club in January. The 28-year-old has always been linked with a move to the Premier League, although earlier this month it looked as though a lucrative switch to the Chinese Super League could be on the cards.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:50

The Mail & Guardian reported on Friday that this is the demand of Zuma's supporters, following the election of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as president of the majority party the ANC. A faction within the ANC opposed his bid for party leader and is more closely aligned with Zuma. "We must work to restore the credibility of public institutions, including state-owned companies and law enforcement agencies", by removing undue political interference, Mr Ramaphosa said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:42

Officials said Sunday that hundreds of protesters had been released from detention and that 465 people were still in custody. But it declined to block other channels, prompting Iranian authorities to block access to the app. Access to photo-sharing website Instagram and some VPN apps used to get around blocks to Twitter and Facebook were also restricted. Last week US President Donald Trump expressed its concern over the arrests of "thousands of Iranian citizens" who were "engaging in ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:42

Thani, who had been touted by the countries blockading Qatar as "the next emir of Qatar", said he was in Abu Dhabi as a guest of Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi. Despite the fact that Sheikh Abdullah is a member of the royal family, he is not a Qatari official. Majed al-Ansari, a professor at Qatar University, said Sheikh Abdullah's apparent detention could be seen as part of a wider "trend of behaviour" by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, in dealing with high-profile Arab ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:28

The incident happened at about 4:17 p.m. when emergency personnel were called to a fire on a SunCruz casino boat. The massive fire broke out on the coldest day of the year in Port Richey, which is near Tampa. They said the boat was going to a casino in worldwide waters. Pasco sheriff's office patrol, marine and air unit responded to assist, as well as FWC and the Coast Guard.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:09

Addressing the media, Sinha said, "Regarding the arrangement of appointing selective Benches for some special cases in the Supreme Court , a clarification must be put before the public", adding that those cases should also be revealed. He said it is surprising and BJP is pained that Congress which has been rejected number of times by people in elections is trying to gain political mileage.It has exposed itself, Mr Patra said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:01

Rodman, 56, was pulled over at 11:11 p.m. for a traffic violation near 4500 West Coast Highway, Lt. Rachel Johnson said. Johnson says officers administered a field sobriety test, which Rodman failed. "My job is to be a human being, to try to connect us with him". Camera IconNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un, his wife Ri Sol-Ju and former USA basketball star Dennis Rodman watching a basketball game between in Pyongyang.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:47

Lawmakers hope to reach an immigration deal before January 19, when Congress must pass a funding bill or the government will shut down. Trump's remarks come after talks on a bipartisan immigration proposal froze after the president made disparaging comments in an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers in which he derided African nations as "sh-hole countries" and asked why more immigrants couldn't come from Norway.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:39

When he was running for office, Trump released from his personal physician in NY, who said Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". "Donald Trump should apologize to the countries he sullied with his disgraceful comments. I'll be very surprised if it doesn't", Trump told reporters on Thursday.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:36

This week a federal judge halted much of the Trump administration's plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. The deal would have offered Mr. Trump told both Democrat and Republican leaders they are "not that far away from comprehensive immigration reform". South Carolina Republican Sen.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:31

Donald Trump has said a scheme preventing the deportation of undocumented young migrants is "probably dead". The deal included increased border security and was a way for Congress to avoid a painful and unnecessary government shutdown . accept more immigrants from countries like Norway, whose prime minister he had met with on Wednesday. President signaled his willingness on Thursday to provide protections for "Dreamers" but only if a deal includes a border wall with Mexico and tightens ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:56

Katke said, "Because of media reports, MLAs and NGOs are trying to harass the family". A Congress leader, who filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of Special CBI judge B H Loya, today alleged he was pressurised by a senior advocate to withdraw his petition.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:30

Manning would be running against Democrat Ben Cardin , who has served two terms in the Senate. Following her release, Harvard University offered Manning a Kennedy School visiting fellowship along with several other people, including former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:25

Immigration talks emerged as Democrats pushed for the federal government to provide some kind of legal protection for immigrants who came to the United States as undocumented minors. Trump on Thursday rejected a pitch from a bipartisan team of senators on a compromise immigration deal to protect DACA participants while increasing border security.

by | January 14, 2018 | 23:55

About 2.00 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 9.68% the S&P500. RSI value of Intrepid Potash Inc (NYSE: IPI ) is 56.68. The recent close goes a long way in suggesting that the stock price is being underpriced by a -4.31% compared to the most bullish target.

by | January 14, 2018 | 23:22

Accern also assigned media stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 47.2164793809927 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Therefore 44% are positive. In other Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. news, EVP John Vonberg sold 6,675 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 12th.

by | January 14, 2018 | 22:56

In September, the Trump administration announced it would eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, which protects people who were illegally brought to the United States as children - so-called Dreamers - from being deported.

by | January 14, 2018 | 22:57

Why can't the USA get immigrants from Norway, instead of "shithole" countries in Africa and the Caribbean, the president asked? For instance, a group of African ambassadors to the United Nations issued an extraordinary statement condemning what they termed as "outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks" by President Trump and demanding a retraction and apology.

by | January 14, 2018 | 22:25

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as children is "probably dead", casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have tied to immigration.