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Anti-abortion activists rally in annual Anti-abortion activists rally in annual "March for Life" in Washington
- January 20, 2018

Mr Trump told the thousands of marchers who gathered on Washington's National Mall on Friday that "under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence and that is the right to life". He succeeded Barack Obama in the White House. Unemployment for Hispanic, at a record low in history. He gave religious and moral reasons for opposing abortion . (more...)
What do the Aziz Ansari allegations mean to you? What do the Aziz Ansari allegations mean to you?
- January 20, 2018

Ansari has said he apologized immediately after the woman told him about her discomfort during an encounter he believed to be consensual. You had an unpleasant date. Living is more risky for women than men. And more so do they want to know? Wolfe has noticed a generational divide in their reactions. It's easy to misread someone else's boundaries: To lean in for a kiss with a first date who's not feeling it or try to take a makeout session to the next level when the other person isn't ... (more...)
White House says it prepares for gov't shutdown White House says it prepares for gov't shutdown
- January 20, 2018

A divided Congress stared down a government shutdown Friday as Republicans and Democrats remain deadlocked on immigration. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., did not attend. He says: "we'd like to keep the government open". "Senator Schumer and the Democrats have been very stubborn on this immigration approach", Cotton said. (more...)
White House on 'Shithole' Comment: President Trump Isn't a 'Scripted Robot' White House on 'Shithole' Comment: President Trump Isn't a 'Scripted Robot'
- January 20, 2018

Washington had been abuzz in recent days with details from a tell-all-style book suggesting everyone in Trump's entourage questions his mental stability. Trump , who has gained three pounds since his physical in 2016, takes a drug to reduce his cholesterol, and Jackson said he may increase the dosage The doctor added that Trump does not use tobacco or alcohol, one of the reasons he is in good health generally. (more...)
US Senate's McConnell urges government funding bill to February 16 US Senate's McConnell urges government funding bill to February 16
- January 20, 2018

Keith Ellison. "We all want to get to a solution here". He said the lawmakers are "all committed to getting to yes". "Close this deal", Graham added, speaking directly to Trump. But details weren't fully discussed - McCarthy told his conference that the group continued to meet and work on the four areas laid out by President Donald Trump the week prior: DACA, border security, curtailing family-based migration and ending the diversity lottery. (more...)
Local Republicans approve House measure preventing govt shutdown Local Republicans approve House measure preventing govt shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat who along with many other senators on both sides of the aisle vented frustration over the state of play in Congress. "Its content is bipartisan; there are no provisions that any of my Democratic friends oppose", Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said. And we can give ourselves the time we need to finish ongoing negotiations on DACA, border security and the long-term needs of our military. (more...)
Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating
- January 20, 2018

A new Gallup poll testing worldwide confidence in the leaders of global powers reveals that "median approval of U.S. leadership across 134 countries and areas stands at a new low of 30 percent", down from 48 percent in 2016. "But most important the language and style coming from ( Trump ) don't match up to Canadian values". President scored a 39 percent approval rating in the new - the lowest approval rating in the survey's history for any modern president one year into his term. (more...)
Take the same cognitive test the president passed Take the same cognitive test the president passed
- January 20, 2018

The White House physician, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson , said Trump is 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 239 pounds, one pound shy of being categorized as obese. It tests attention, memory and visual skills, all of which deteriorate in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia . For context, a " normal " result is 26 out of 30. (more...)
US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms
- January 20, 2018

The last time there was a shutdown in 2013, 850,000 federal government workers were furloughed . For Republicans , this would be the first government shutdown ever to occur when one party controls both chambers of Congress and the White House. (more...)
Hundreds brave the cold for annual MLK day parade in Wilmington Hundreds brave the cold for annual MLK day parade in Wilmington
- January 20, 2018

Following Jabier, a panel of Rice professors, student leaders and Pretta VanDible Stallworth from the Houston Community College Board of Trustees shared their thoughts on MLK. "Invite others to 'walk with me, ' whether it's someone of a different race, religion or generation". Still, don't get the idea that King wasn't political. (more...)
There were more Russian trolls than we thought There were more Russian trolls than we thought
- January 20, 2018

And the social media company says it's emailing notifications to the 677,775 people who were exposed to the content during the election. Ahead of a series of congressional hearings previous year, Twitter initially said it had discovered 2,200 accounts tied to the Internet Research Agency , a troll army connected to the Russian government. (more...)
The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos
- January 20, 2018

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE's former aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman has landed a speaking deal with a MA firm just as her departure from the White House becomes official. (more...)
Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Kelly, while offering no timetable for when an agreement might be reached, gave an upbeat assessment of the state of play in the debate over legal status for immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. Meadows said he talked with Trump about the funding situation and "he does not want a shutdown". While reluctant to pass yet another short-term continuing resolution - the fourth in just months - many rank-and-file members seemed mostly resigned Wednesday to the fact that ... (more...)
A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio
- January 20, 2018

Democrats have also demanded increased funding for natural disaster recovery. Trump later commented on Twitter: "If there is no Wall, there is no Deal!" January 19, 2018 -Congress has until midnight to pass a budget or risk a government shutdown . (more...)
Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate
- January 20, 2018

Last year's 343 homicides were the highest on record on a per capita basis. Moreover, I have come to know him well during this past year given his leadership role in implementing the Violence Reduction Initiative and through our numerous other interactions. (more...)
Should the DUI threshold be lowered to 0.05 percent? Should the DUI threshold be lowered to 0.05 percent?
- January 20, 2018

All states now have 0.08 thresholds. As of now, Utah is the only state to pass a law to lower the threshold to 0.050 but it does not go into effect until December 30 of this year. The new report found that reducing the legal limit from.08 to.05 could help reduce the amount of alcohol-impaired driving deaths nationwide. Additional taxes, reduced hours of operation and limits on advertising would have little or no impact on traffic safety, the council contends. (more...)
Trump to Speak at Annual Anti-Abortion Event Trump to Speak at Annual Anti-Abortion Event
- January 20, 2018

The United States was built on the right to life. The department rescinded guidance to states from President Barack Obama's administration that narrowed the circumstances in which they can exclude a medical provider to cases involving fraud, criminal activity or being unfit to provide care. (more...)
Rand Paul's Neighbor to Plead Guilty in Assault Case Rand Paul's Neighbor to Plead Guilty in Assault Case
- January 20, 2018

Paul also had to be treated for pneumonia he contracted as a result of the injuries, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Court documents say that Boucher saw Paul "stack brush onto a pile near (his) property and 'had enough.'" Boucher then ran over and tacked Paul, according to a release from the Department of Justice. (more...)
Comey To Teach Ethical Leadership Course At His Alma Mater Comey To Teach Ethical Leadership Course At His Alma Mater
- January 20, 2018

Trump has also been highly critical of that investigation, calling it a "witch hunt" against him. President Donald Trump fired Comey in response to his handling of the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified information, saying he "lost the confidence of nearly everyone in Washington , Republican and Democrat alike". (more...)
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first child New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first child
- January 20, 2018

She said in a statement that she had asked Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters on Thursday to act as prime minister for six weeks after the birth. "I'll be PM and a mum while Clarke will be "first man of fishing" and stay at home dad". Ardern, who did not reveal whether she was expecting a boy or a girl, said she and Gayford previously had doubts they could conceive. Gayford was away filming a fishing show and, surprised she was back in touch after they had just spoken, was told the ... (more...)

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