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Former Trump aide Bannon refuses to comply with House subpoena Former Trump aide Bannon refuses to comply with House subpoena
- January 20, 2018

But a more likely explanation, he said, is that Mueller wants to question Bannon without Bannon's attorney present. Mueller's been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election for months. "They are going to try to get an understanding of the relationships and how things worked and explain why he came to that opinion", said Peter Zeidenberg, a former deputy special counsel. (more...)
Somali authorities say troops rescue 32 children from 'terrorist school' Somali authorities say troops rescue 32 children from 'terrorist school'
- January 20, 2018

Despite the fighter being a national of Comoros, the commander did not say further details about the militant. Al-Shabab was using the school in the Middle Shabelle region to brainwash very small children, Somali Information Minister Eng Abdirahman Yariisow told state-run radio. (more...)
Mitch McConnell Is Running Out of Time to Avoid a Government Shutdown Mitch McConnell Is Running Out of Time to Avoid a Government Shutdown
- January 20, 2018

They were demanding more military spending and a promise from GOP leaders for a House vote on an immigration bill that's far more restrictive than bipartisan measures that emerged in Congress. That means military personnel would not suffer a lapse in pay unless a government shutdown lasted until the end of the month - or longer. Some government agencies began to prepare for a possible shutdown. (more...)
Alabama "out" of Amazon second headquarters consideration
- January 20, 2018

The District, Northern Virginia, and Montgomery County, Maryland, are three of the finalists. Amazon announced Thursday it has narrowed its search to 20 finalists out of more than 200 submissions. In October, Paddy Power had Atlanta as the favorite to win the second Amazon headquarters. In the news release, Holly Sullivan with Amazon Public Policy thanked the 238 communities that submitted proposals. (more...)
North Dakota North Dakota "Blue Alert" Suspect Appears in Court
- January 20, 2018

BLUE ALERT! Police sent out a warning to people today saying, "Blue Alert see local broadcast media". But police say it's likely Villalobos was struck by a bullet. Bismarck police say the officer shot at the driver during the incident late Thursday morning. "We need to get that information out to the public right away, so the public can make informed decisions, but also help us apprehend suspects". (more...)
N.Korea cancels arts delegation visit to South to prepare for Olympics N.Korea cancels arts delegation visit to South to prepare for Olympics
- January 20, 2018

The ministry said it will try to gather further information from the North regarding the decision. LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Olympics organizers on Friday welcomed an agreement between North and South Korea to unite athletes at the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and promised that "much more exciting initiatives" promoting Korean unity will emerge this weekend. (more...)
Antonio Conte essential of VAR as Chelsea see off… Antonio Conte essential of VAR as Chelsea see off…
- January 20, 2018

Norwich initially struggled to make any kind of impact in the final third and the Championship side were grateful to Angus Gunn for keeping the game level, the England Under-21 global goalkeeper brilliantly tipping Drinkwater's long-range effort onto the bar after 25 minutes. (more...)
Flake not ruling out presidential bid Flake not ruling out presidential bid
- January 20, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake cautioned that President Trump will confront an essential test or a free rival in 2020 if the Republican proceeds with his pretentious ways. But the Republicans appearing on talk shows Sunday suggested that as long as Trump is in the Oval Office, it will be hard to work across the aisle if doing so means crossing him. (more...)
Conditions in Puerto Rico are awful, and not getting better Conditions in Puerto Rico are awful, and not getting better
- January 20, 2018

A small sample on what life on the island is like: This week, a school at a school had its light turned on for the first time in 112 days. "Undisputed joy from all of us who make up ABPN". In September, Hurricane Maria virtually wiped out all power on the island. The situation would be different if the U.S. Congress approves the project that presented congressmen Bernie Sahnders and Elizabeth Warren in which they demand 146 billion dollars for the reconstruction of Puerto Rico. (more...)
U.S. lawmakers race to avoid government shutdown U.S. lawmakers race to avoid government shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Schumer told reporters afterward that progress had been made, but there's no deal yet. What has been shoe-horned into this discussion is an insistence that we deal with an illegal-immigration issue. In the House, Republicans muscled the measure through on a mostly party-line 230-197 vote after making modest concessions to chamber conservatives and defence hawks. (more...)
Trump administration appeals 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to Supreme Court Trump administration appeals 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to Supreme Court
- January 20, 2018

Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, a tribunal that Trump has denounced after past rulings in other cases. "The Supreme Court has the power to end a disgraceful chapter in American history, during which President Trump has ignored the Constitution and our fundamental values of religious freedom and fairness", said Richard Katskee, legal director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, which has participated in various lawsuits challenging the travel ban. (more...)
Modi to focus on attracting investment at WEF Davos Modi to focus on attracting investment at WEF Davos
- January 20, 2018

Modi said the discussions on Goods and Services Tax (GST) began during the first NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, but the UPA regime could not address the concerns raised by different states. When asked why the PM has chosen to go to Davos, Gokhale said, "my sense is that PM wanted things to change on the ground before speaking about them". (more...)
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...)

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