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by | January 17, 2018 | 17:48

Under their plan, most of the existing state would be carved away to form New California , leaving "old California" only a narrow strip of coast running between San Francisco and Los Angeles. CBS reports the group, which includes a council of county representatives and various committees, is drawing their inspiration from West Virginia, which formed in 1861 during the Civil War.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:36

South African officials said they hope Lapenn can explain Trump's statement, and why African countries, along with Haiti and El Salvador, "constitute "shitholes" from where migrants into the United States are undesirable". Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:33

Republican Senator Jeff Flake said on Sunday he was told about the remarks by colleagues who attended the meeting, before the news reports emerged. Making reference to Trump's reported derogatory comments about Haiti , ambassadors expressed solidarity with the people of Haiti "and others that have been similarly denigrated".

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:11

Chaudhry cleared that PTI chief and Zardari would arrive on stage in different sessions during the protest. Talking to reporters, Qadri said that the "grand protest" will start at noon and will be divided into two sessions. Meanwhile, the petitioner requested the commission again to grant him permission to submit additional documents regarding the funding. A single bench comprising Justice Shahid Karim on Monday had rejected the plea filed by a lawyer, seeking directions to the PAT and other ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:02

It's the same way I felt 12 years ago. Unless sides find a quick resolution, Brees will be a free agent when the new league year opens in March. "That is that I'll be here as long as they'll have me, hopefully". Speaking post-match on Sunday, Brees said: "I think you look back at the things we accomplished and some of the memories that were made and the relationships that were built and the way this team came together".

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:02

Bannon is the highest-ranking person from the Trump White House called to testify before a federal grand jury as part of the special counsel's investigation into whether Russian Federation colluded with Trump officials prior to the 2016 election.

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:46

The Labour leader insisted that remaining in the trading arrangement was dependent on being in the EU. Remainers from across parties last week seized on remarks by Nigel Farage seemingly endorsing the prospect of another referendum. Mr Streeting said there was "no such thing as a jobs-first Brexit outside the single market", adding that European Union regulations within the bloc were "the best insurance policy against the kind of race-to-the-bottom in the economy that Richard Leonard is ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:45

Trump also takes medication to help with his hair loss and rosacea, Jackson said, concluding that he is completely healthy and should remain so for the duration of his presidency. Bannon's mandated silence only serves to lengthen the Russian Federation probe, despite Trump and the White House often saying they wish to get through this investigation as quickly as possible - all while maintaining they did nothing wrong and have nothing to hide.

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:45

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., offered a similarly rosy assessment. Other Freedom Caucus members want Congress to fund the Pentagon at higher levels for the rest of the 2018 fiscal year and pass a short-term CR for the rest of the government - a sentiment shared by some defense hawks.

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:06

The response was so great, it generated talk in traditional and social media throughout the day on the possibility of her running in 2020. But he says, "I don't think she's going to run". Michael Wolff, the author of the newly released critical book about the Trump administration, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House", responded to Ivanka Trump's tweet on MSNBC.

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:04

Some 655,000 Rohingya have fled western Rakhine state to Bangladesh since August, carrying with them consistent accounts of atrocities by Myanmar's army. Who Will Go? Who Will Pay? Under the November agreement, Rohingya will need to provide evidence of their residency in Myanmar in order to return - something many say they do not have.

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:59

It lets foreign-born residents of the U.S. who were brought here as young children - and who often have no recollection at all of their country of origin - remain in the U.S. They can pass a flurry of progressive legislation in the House and then, when it dies in the Senate or on Trump's desk, they can capitalize on Republican intransigence to inflame and motivate liberals.

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:52

Nielsen replied that Trump was discussing immigration "from a merit-based perspective" and that he wanted immigrants "with skills who can assimilate and contribute to the United States, moving away from country quotas and to an individual merit system".

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:38

A French official said issues of unaccompanied children, asylum requests, border police cooperation and possible British support to the economic development of the Calais region will be part of the new agreement, which is still being discussed.

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:32

The president is mentally very sharp, very intact ... At 6-foot-3 and 239 pounds , the 71-year-old president had a blood pressure reading of 122/74 and a resting heart rate of 68 beats per minutes. Jackson also said that while Trump "doesn't have a daily exercise regiment", Trump "has a lot of energy, a lot of stamina". "He has gone above and beyond what I would consider a requirement to demonstrate his cognitive abilities ", Jackson said.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:42

The tower, which is now being tested by the Institute of Earth Environment at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has already showed tremendous potential in fighting air pollution . The construction of Xi'an's smog tower finished past year at a developmental zone in Chang'an District. The cost of the project was not disclosed. The seven-metre (23-feet) tall tower produced about eight cubic metres (282.5 cubic feet) of clean air per second.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:34

Carillion is looking to crumble more and more each passing day, the firm is looking to have a total of two days of government support, this is according to Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington. Lightning seems to strike the same place remarkably often in Britain's construction and support services sectors. He added: "As for those who have been employed by the Carillion group to deliver public service contracts, the government are continuing to pay their wages for the services delivered ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:34

Steve Ciobo, Australia's Trade Minister, said Australian winemakers' market share in Canada was slowly diminishing. But Ciobo said the Australian complaint was unrelated to Trudeau's actions at the summit, although he conceded it was "disappointing" the Canadian leader did not sign up to an agreement on the TPP, which now involves 11 countries after the United States withdrew previous year.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:34

California's attorney general Monday rebutted President Donald Trump's claim that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the federal program that allows temporary residency to some people brought to the United States illegally as children, was " probably dead ", and urged fellow Democrats not to compromise on other immigration issues to win a quick legislative fix for so-called "Dreamers".

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:20

Nielsen responds, "I actually do not know that, sir, but I imagine that is the case". The White House has not denied that Trump said "shithole" though Trump has already pushed back on some depictions of the meeting. One option Republicans are strongly considering to win over Democrats, according to two aides familiar with the Republicans' planning, is attaching a long-term renewal of the Children's Health Insurance Program to the stopgap.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:05

He has told others in his circle that commenting would only hurt the chance of a deal and that he wants to keep a relationship with the president. But the alleged slur was uttered during another topic for discussion - the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) given to a number of nationalities now living in the country .

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:45

The president uttered this remark in between rounds of golf as he arrived for dinner at his Florida golf club with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy . The alleged remarks made a meeting at the White House to consider migrant policies, were said to have also been made in reference to Haiti and El Salvador .

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:29

The United States is still pursuing diplomatic efforts to resolve the situation with North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, but he warned that if Pyongyang doesn't choose the path of engagement "they themselves will trigger an option".

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:02

Two people are dead and eight have been taken to hospital hours after a horror crash in Central West New South Wales, with authorities describing the scene as "absolute carnage". "This has had a profound impact on everybody at scene yesterday, but we will be doing everything possible to look at the causes and take appropriate action", she said.

by | January 17, 2018 | 12:50

Fittingly the team who finally ended City's 22 game unbeaten run in the Premier League this season was a team that did so by going toe-to-toe with them. An important instrument of Chelsea's last two league titles won under Jose Mourinho and Conte, Hazard is another of Chelsea's high-profile figures that could be on the move this summer.