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by | January 19, 2018 | 12:00

Following Sharif's disqualification from office in a Panama Papers case related to his family's offshore assets and companies past year, the Supreme Court had barred him from holding any public office. Despite criticism, Imran says he still stands by his comments. Taking to twitter, the PTI chief maintained that parliament is liable to protect nation's interests but the law passed in the House for a disqualified person is a "laanath" on it.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:54

A general one to perhaps as much as two inches of powdery snow will accumulate causing unsafe road conditions. Highs will return above freezing on Thursday as we make it to the middle 40s, but we will start off in the 10s again. Farther east, Monday morning wind chill values were extremely cold, according to the NWS offices in Billings and Glasgow. Accu-Weather does see the potential for 1-2 inches of snow across the eastern two-thirds of Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, from ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:52

The UN human rights spokesman, Rupert Colville, told a Geneva news briefing: "There is no other word one can use but racist ". "I'm not a racist". Ivana Trump's comments echo the President's own remarks to reporters at a dinner photo opportunity in Florida on Sunday night that "I'm not a racist".

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:46

Ronny Jackson says Trump is 6 foot 3 and weighs 239 pounds. "It's called genetics", Jackson said . President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening. He was ideal, Jackson said, getting 30 out of 30 possible points. With such a bad dietary history, how can that be? Jackson says that based on the clinical information he has on Trump and his year of observing the president, "I feel very confident that he has a very strong and ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:46

David Turpin also was charged with one count of a lewd act on a child by force, fear or duress. If convicted, they face up to life in prison. Police made the discovery after a 17-year-old girl escaped the house in Perris, about 70 miles (113 kilometres) east of Los Angeles, and used a cellular phone she had found in the house to call them, the Riverside County Sheriff's Office said on Monday.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:39

The White House has not denied that Trump used a vulgar term, and there appears to be little difference in meaning between the two words. "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting", Trump said in a post on Twitter, referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme that gave legal protection to the young immigrants known as "Dreamers".

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:39

Hours after the US government announced it would again begin processing renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals due to a federal court order , President Trump claimed that the program - which has granted a temporary legal reprieve to people who were brought to the USA illegally as children - was " probably dead ".

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:19

Questions of the president's mental health have been in the news in recent weeks after the publication of Michael Wolffe's book Fire and Fury , which alleged that White House aides have anxious about the president's sanity, prompting Trump to claim on Twitter that he is a "very stable genius ".

by | January 19, 2018 | 10:55

Disapproval rates for the US have changed accordingly, beginning at 34 percent in Bush's last year and then dropping into the 20s throughout the Obama administration, and now spiking to 43 percent after year one under Trump. He has also threatened to back out of an agreement that prohibits Iranian nuclear weapon development and the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.

by | January 19, 2018 | 10:53

Sri Lanka will face Bangladesh tomorrow at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Sri Lanka will be led by Dinesh Chandimal in the absence of Angelo Mathews who is suffering from a hamstring niggle and will miss the next match against Zimbabwe too.

by | January 19, 2018 | 10:50

Perdue told ABC on Sunday that to say Trump used the word "sh-hole" would be a "gross misrepresentation". A White House doctor pronounced President Trump medically fit to serve as commander-in-chief on Tuesday - and added that he easily passed a voluntary cognitive assessment created to test his mental reflexes.

by | January 19, 2018 | 10:49

Patrick Leahy said Tuesday when he was asked that question. That number will rise to 1,200 a day after March 5 . The legislation would further limit so-called family chain-migration by allowing immigrants who receive permanent legal residency to only sponsor nuclear family members, including spouses and unmarried children younger than 21, to come to the U.S.

by | January 19, 2018 | 10:48

The pope wept with them and asked forgiveness for the "irreparable damage" they suffered as children when they were were sexually abused by priests - a scandal that has damaged the Catholic Church's integrity and cast a pall over the pope's first visit to the country.

by | January 19, 2018 | 10:20

Trump has seemed to deny using those words but acknowledged on Twitter that he used "tough" language during White House negotiations this week with lawmakers on an immigration bill. "The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the African Union mission to ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 10:07

Michelle shared a snap of lovely flowers and a note from Barack on her birthday on Wednesday. "You're my best friend, biggest fan, and getting notes and flowers from you will never get old", she says of Barack. People in the comment section for the former president's post pointed out the unquestionably loving look Barack is giving Michelle. Barack Obama melted hearts on Wednesday with a cute birthday message for Michelle Obama .

by | January 19, 2018 | 09:36

The US echoed Kono remarks, with Tillerson calling for an increase in pressure on Pyongyang to the point where it "must come to the table for credible negotiations". North Korea's use of recruitment materials in 2017 supports previous speculation that the country must have been preparing its cheer squad - and, by default, its Olympic delegation - for months.

by | January 19, 2018 | 09:24

There is still some doubt over whether the House will pass a short-term funding bill. According to Politico , McConnell sent an email to GOP senators Thursday afternoon telling them to be prepared to stay through the weekend if government funds run out.

by | January 19, 2018 | 09:22

Republicans are able to get the CR through the lower chamber without any Democratic support if no more than 23 of their own vote no. House Republicans plan to go ahead with a vote on a temporary spending measure aimed at keeping the US federal government open after a midnight Friday deadline.

by | January 19, 2018 | 09:16

Greitens step down and allow us to have a new governor". Several other St. Louis media outlets, including Fox 4's sister station Fox 2, also had the recording , but chose not to release it because the woman refused to comment. Greitens made a statement on his Facebook page that made it clear he wasn't stepping aside. "It is my belief the governor should resign so that the state can move forward focusing on the issues that we all care about", Walker added.

by | January 19, 2018 | 09:06

The thing is that we're not sure that that could even pass the House. At that juncture, he said he would do everything in his power to blunt this threat; after all , so many Virginians - federal workers as well as private employees - would suffer the consequences of such a move.

by | January 19, 2018 | 08:44

Later that day, Ahed confronted Israeli soldiers when they entered the garden of her family home. Israeli forces encircled the home of Ismail Jarrar based on intelligence information that he and several others in the house had participated in the killing of an Israeli settler last week.

by | January 19, 2018 | 08:39

The pair will star in an untitled Christmas comedy from Universal Studios, which hails from Chastain's own production company, Freckle Films. The movie marks a re-team for Chastain and Spencer, who each earned an Oscar nomination for the smash hit " The Help ", with Spencer ultimately taking home the trophy for best supporting actress.

by | January 19, 2018 | 08:25

Roger Federer is hoping for "another good year" after starting his Australian Open title defence with victory over Aljaz Bedene . File this one in the annals of Australian TV history under "truly freaky moments". "I feel the pain but I didn't think about it". Naturally, he channelled his Anchorman character, Ron Burgundy , but for once, he was far from bumbling, asking Roger the kind of hard-hitting questions you just don't get at a tennis match nowadays.

by | January 19, 2018 | 08:19

Trump's family will absolutely benefit from that. Even with the revenue saved by hits to middle-income families, the price tag on the Republican plan is at least $1.5 trillion, putting a massive strain on our nation's debt, which has ballooned to almost $20 trillion.

by | January 19, 2018 | 08:11

A White House doctor pronounced President Trump medically fit to serve as commander-in-chief on Tuesday - and added that he easily passed a voluntary cognitive assessment created to test his mental reflexes. According to Dr. Jackson , Trump performed "exceedingly well" on the cognitive assessment test, as the flawless score is meant to demonstrate. The doctor assumed care of Trump when he took office in 2016 and has spent a "significant" amount of time with the president over the past ...