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Most foreign terrorists in U.S. born overseas: gov't report Most foreign terrorists in U.S. born overseas: gov't report
- January 17, 2018

The report was drawn up to comply with an executive order that Mr. Trump issued in March to ban foreigners from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The Intercept noted that the size of the data set - 549 individuals, 254 of which were non-citizens and 148 naturalized citizens - was not explained in the report. (more...)
CNN's Acosta says White House staff sought to drown out his questions CNN's Acosta says White House staff sought to drown out his questions
- January 17, 2018

Acosta later took to Twitter to claim White House staffers obstructed him from asking questions at a meeting in the Roosevelt Room. Acosta was seemingly not happy with the response and attempted to push the President further, calling out: "Just Caucasian or white countries, sir?" "I have never encountered that before". (more...)
Gov. Mark Dayton wants $1.5B for Minnesota infrastructure projects Gov. Mark Dayton wants $1.5B for Minnesota infrastructure projects
- January 17, 2018

His proposal also would fund iconic local projects like $4 million in renovations to Duluth's Glensheen Mansion and $13 million to fix the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis. Over one-fourth of the bonding in Dayton's plan - 430 million dollars - would go to fix existing buildings at the U-of-M and state colleges and universities. (more...)
Trump Insists He's The 'Least Racist Person' Trump Insists He's The 'Least Racist Person'
- January 17, 2018

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 . Rand Paul (R-Ky.) characterized the backlash as "unfair" to Trump and said that no one should "draw conclusions that he [ Trump ] didn't intend". (more...)
Shutdown chances grow as 'dreamer' deal remains elusive Shutdown chances grow as 'dreamer' deal remains elusive
- January 17, 2018

That means incumbent Democrats in need independent and moderate Republican voters wary of the party line on DACA . Democrats, for their part, are loathe to support a spending bill that doesn't include a legislative fix to help the so-called Dreamers - the almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. (more...)
Norwich midfielder Lewis preaches positivity ahead of Chelsea clash Norwich midfielder Lewis preaches positivity ahead of Chelsea clash
- January 17, 2018

Inevitably, Conte was asked about Alexis Sanchez, with newspaper reports earlier in the week suggesting he was courting the Arsenal striker in the search for a goal-scorer. With him we are trying to find the best way. "He's shown me he is ready to play with the right concentration and be ready physically and tactically to play at this level". (more...)
Pro-separatist Catalan parties back ex-leader Carles Puigdemont for President Pro-separatist Catalan parties back ex-leader Carles Puigdemont for President
- January 17, 2018

Mariano Rajoy said any new regional president had to be "physically present" to take office as the local parliament in Barcelona reconvenes tomorrow. "I think that an initiative to proceed with Puigdemont's candidacy for the presidency goes against the rules of the Catalan parliament". If that is allowed, he could then officially take office from Belgium and try to govern the region remotely. (more...)
Titans drop Mularkey...Colts ready to hire McDaniels Titans drop Mularkey...Colts ready to hire McDaniels
- January 17, 2018

WORST MESSAGE TO SEND YOUR TEAM: Trailing by 28 points early in the fourth quarter, Titans coach Mike Mularkey made a decision to punt on fourth-and-8 from the Tennessee 40-yard line. Indianapolis checked off both boxes, and the credit goes to Colts GM Chris Ballard. McDaniels should have been hired when the Titans originally hired Mularkey years ago. (more...)
Nadal mows down Leonardo Mayer to reach third round Nadal mows down Leonardo Mayer to reach third round
- January 17, 2018

Leonardo is a player with big potential - he hits the ball so strong. "I had to hit some great shots in the tie-break, he's a very unsafe opponent". Mayer, despite the three-set defeat, was applauded off court. In the opening set things went with serve until the fourth game when Nadal broke his opponents serve and went on to win the opener 6-4. (more...)
Mulgrew reacts to Gov. Cuomo's budget proposal Mulgrew reacts to Gov. Cuomo's budget proposal
- January 17, 2018

His budget also freezes spending on transportation and aid to municipalities. John J. Flanagan, the Republican leader of the Senate, praised elements of Mr. Acquario said local governments have already been sharing services for years. California and New Jersey officials are considering similar proposals. "We don't need the State of NY to tell us to do that". (more...)
China Builds World's Largest Air Purifier to Combat Pollution China Builds World's Largest Air Purifier to Combat Pollution
- January 17, 2018

The tower in Xi'an has improved the air quality in the area inside a 10-square-kilometer radius and could provide a new tool in China's fight against chronic air pollution , according to the project's lead researcher Cao Junji. The cost of the project was not disclosed. One of the most interesting features of the tower is that it required very little power to run as it largely relies on solar energy. (more...)
Rock singer, Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46 Rock singer, Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46
- January 17, 2018

The music icon was found dead in her hotel room in London on Monday, Jan. 15. "The death is not being treated as suspicious". Her body was found by workers at the Hilton on Park Lane at 9.05am that day. O'Riordan released a solo album, "Are You Listening", in 2007, and another, "No Baggage", in 2009. "She blazed a trail across the world with her unique voice and also her talents in songwriting and our thoughts are with her, her family, her friends and people of Limerick in particular". (more...)
New Ant-Man and the Wasp Official Image Reveals New Suits New Ant-Man and the Wasp Official Image Reveals New Suits
- January 17, 2018

This new image released by Disney shows Scott Lang (Rudd) and Hope van Dyne (Lilly) standing in a laboratory in their superhero shrinking suits, complete with helmets, eye goggles, and breathing masks. Also appearing are Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost, Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch, Randall Park as agent Jimmy Woo, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster, Judy Greer as Maggie Lang, Bobby Cannavale as Paxton, Michael Pena as Luis, David Dastmalchian as Kurt, and rapper T.I.as Dave. (more...)
Attorney Generals push for updated banking laws for marijuana businesses Attorney Generals push for updated banking laws for marijuana businesses
- January 17, 2018

Banks are now hindered by federal law from providing financial services to marijuana businesses, even in states where those businesses are regulated. The marijuana business group wants lawmakers to include language in an appropriations bill that would prohibit the Justice Department from spending money to thwart marijuana businesses in states where it is legal. (more...)
Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years
- January 17, 2018

Glenford Turner, 61, of Bridgeport , Connecticut, only discovered the source of his discomfort when he went for an MRI at a clinic at the Veteran Affairs' Connecticut Healthcare System on the West Haven Campus, following a dizzy spell. (more...)
Tennessee Titans split with coach Mike Mularkey Tennessee Titans split with coach Mike Mularkey
- January 17, 2018

Mularkey isn't the man to guide them forward. When a National Football League head coach gets axed, they say the same thing. For those old enough to remember former Ohio State coaching legend Woody Hayes's "3-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust" attack, the Titans have been closer to that than anything to do with the no-huddle. (more...)
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed again Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed again
- January 17, 2018

Wong who was the public face of the protests along with other activists was found guilty of contempt of court for blocking clearance of a protest site. "They can lock up our bodies but they can't lock up our minds", he said outside the court. The Umbrella Movement was an unprecedented rebuke to Beijing as tens of thousands of protesters brought parts of the city to a standstill demanding fully free leadership elections to replace a system where the chief executive is selected by a ... (more...)
Patricia expected to be Lions coach Patricia expected to be Lions coach
- January 17, 2018

Sources say that the Lions still need to work out the contract details after the Patriots' season ends. According to the NFL Network, Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels has asked his potential assistant coaches to wait for him, as it's believed he'll take the head-coaching job with the Indianapolis Colts . (more...)
PM Modi, Netanyahu begin road show in Ahmedabad PM Modi, Netanyahu begin road show in Ahmedabad
- January 17, 2018

The two leaders will hold a roadshow with an eight-km ride in an open-top vehicle decked with flowers from the airport to the Sabarmati Ashram . At the ashram, the two leaders will also try their hands on the charkha and visit an exhibition. (more...)
Trident could be used AGAINST UK in 'devastating' nuclear missile cyber attack Trident could be used AGAINST UK in 'devastating' nuclear missile cyber attack
- January 17, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump's readiness to threaten the use of America's nuclear arsenal has unnerved diplomats and academics and inflamed tensions with North Korea over the first year of his presidency. Cyber interference could also destroy industrial control systems within delivery platforms, such as submarines, causing them to malfunction, while clandestine attacks could be conducted on targeting information or operational commands, which may not be discovered until the point of launch. (more...)

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