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by | January 19, 2018 | 05:45

President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration , criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as "horrible" on USA border security and "very, very weak" on reforms for the legal immigration system.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:44

Simpson had testified in private in November. While special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating ties between Russian Federation and Trump's inner circle on behalf of the Justice Department, House and Senate investigations were also launched.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:41

Pyongyang has made apocalyptic threats against its enemies for years, but Trump has repeatedly used highly menacing rhetoric towards the nuclear-armed North , sparking criticism that he is ratcheting up already-high tensions on the Korean peninsula.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:35

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain are "harming their own interests", Qatar's Defence Minister Dr Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah told audiences at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) yesterday. The ICI framework was launched in June 2004 and aims to contribute to long-term global and regional security by offering countries of the broader Middle East region practical bilateral security cooperation with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:27

Lopez and Santos are reportedly members of a vehicle club and have pending criminal cases against them, including a charge of unlawfully fleeing a police officer. The Benz kept going - and clipped Wallace as it sped away. Despite his efforts, the duo managed to make a clean getaway, traveling west on West 42nd Street - and hitting several cars in the process, officials said.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:23

Leonard did not play in either game as the team tries to manage his shoulder injury. Magic 108, Timberwolves 102: Evan Fournier scored a season-high 32 points to help host Orlando break a seven-game losing streak with a victory over Minnesota.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:42

During a quick conversation between New Jersey State Police, Port Authority Police and a TSA agent, the TSA agent redirected Christie to the regular screening area. On his way to Boston this morning, Christie reportedly ran into a bit of trouble at Newark Airport. He was replaced by now-Gov. Two other governors have also made the request in the past.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:41

Founding Movement for Democratic Change treasurer Roy Bennett and his wife‚ Heather‚ died on Thursday in a helicopter crash in Canada. The helicopter was heading to a ranch near the state line that Burnett owned, said Martha Cobb, adding that she and her husband had befriended Bennett and his wife while traveling together on cruises.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:39

Cindy Garcia has been invited by Michigan State Representative Cara Clemente to be her guest at the State of the State Address by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 23. Depending on a final ruling from a judge, Jorge Garcia might not be allowed back in the country even to visit for up to 10 years. Jorge Garcia said Graham's comments gave him "a little bit more hope" that the case would be pursued.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:21

Germany halted all long-distance rail traffic for at least a day, while numerous domestic flights were scrapped as hurricane-force winds lashed the country. German Railways cancelled all train services for the country's most populous state of North Rhine-Westphalia due to the high winds. Driving conditions in parts of Scotland are extremely hazardous, with officials advising motorists to stay off the roads because of blustery winds, heavy snow and icy conditions.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:19

But the U.S. president performed "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening, which is not standard but was requested by Mr Trump . Jackson said 12 other doctors consulted on the physical, which lasted more than three hours. White House chief of staff John Kelly said Wednesday that the bill didn't meet the bipartisan and bicameral standard set by the President. Although he does not exercise , Jackson said he could lose up to 15 pounds, improve his diet and his cholesterol is being ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:07

Increases in private sector employment accounted for the jobs gain. Government added 1.9 percent and the service sector added 1.1 percent locally. "This report shows that we are in the third inning of our economic comeback", Gov. "All three subsectors comprising Kentucky's trade, transportation and utilities showed growth earlier in the year, but have given up some of this growth in the last few months", said Bollinger.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:04

This is a fast-developing story, so stay tuned, but a bloc of Senate Democrats has shifted towards a more aggressive stance on including an immigration provision in the government funding bill, increasing the possibility that the party will block any measure that does not create some kind of program along the lines of former President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals .

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:02

Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations as "shithole countries" in that meeting, arguing that the wording he used was different from the words that Democratic Sen. Columnists are rarely presented with situations to freely use a crude word or term without worrying about an editor's dreaded red pen. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation", Perdue said on ABC's "This Week".

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:55

House GOP leaders planned to count the bill's supporters on Wednesday before a possible floor vote later this week. But Republican leaders say they will not attach an immigration bill to the spending measure. DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military .

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:49

Phoenix police are scheduled to announce more information about the murders at a press conference at 11 a.m. on Thursday. A suspected serial killer shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, police believe. DNA on the shirt matched Cooksey's, court documents said. ABC15 agreed to hold back on reporting information because Phoenix police officials said the release of information would jeopardize their investigation.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:38

Rain and strong winds began late Wednesday afternoon and turned into sleet and snow into the evening. Snow Expected through Friday.A wet Pacific storm is now bringing snow to the mountains. In Macon, Georgia, two people were killed driving on icy roads. In Jackson , Mississippi, city offices were closed. The highway had to be shut down Tuesday afternoon to remove the truck.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:29

According to a person familiar with the arrangement, the attorney who represented Bannon for Tuesday's House appearance, William Burck, is not representing him in connection with Mueller's investigation. Bannon. Earlier on Tuesday, press secretary Sarah Sanders said "no one" had encouraged Bannon not to be transparent during questioning but there's a "process of what that looks like".

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:22

Trump answered all 30 questions correctly, Jackson said. Jackson, who speaks with Trump a few times a day and travels with him, said he did not think the president needed cognitive testing based on medical guidelines - but added the 30-question Montreal Cognitive Assessment at Trump's request.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:07

And almost eight in 10 Americans (78 percent, including 73 percent of those who claim to be pro-choice) believe that laws can protect both a pregnant woman and the life of her unborn child. This figure includes more than half of those who identify as pro-choice and more than half of Democrats. At least 70 percent of Americans take a candidate's abortion stance into consideration before voting, and a plurality of Americans say it's a major factor.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:01

Democrats have insisted a long-term spending bill must include a measure covering the "Dreamers", who were protected from deportation under former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme. Trump rejected a bipartisan deal on DACA that, in addition to offering a path to citizenship for Dreamers, also set aside funding for increased border security and allowed for the redistribution of diversity lottery visas.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:46

October 13 was five days before NZ First leader, now the Deputy Prime Minister, Winston Peters announced he would choose Labour to lead the country for the next three years. The BBC reports that Jacinda has been flooded with support by people online, following her pregnancy announcement. Ardern said she and Gayford had previously had doubts they could conceive.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:33

Dick Durbin and Republican Sen. The other lawmakers at the meeting, all Republicans, have either not discussed it publicly or made only vague comments. The information comes just days after the debate over Trump's mental fitness for office reached a fever pitch, with Trump declaring himself a "very stable genius" after the publication of Michael Wolff's book " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", which painted a much different picture of the president.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:30

The No. 2 House Democrat said Tuesday that President Donald Trump qualifies as a racist and argued against the bipartisan Senate compromise to address the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The suit was settled "without an admission of guilt" and the organisation was required to make a series of changes created to ensure it complied with anti-discrimination laws.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:27

While the Trump administration insists that Iran's testing of ballistic missiles that are capable of carrying nuclear weapons violates the "spirit" of the nuclear accord, Guterres noted that the International Atomic Energy Agency has repeatedly concluded that Iran is fulfilling its side of the agreement.