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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Calls on Congress to Reach Deal on DACA

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Calls on Congress to Reach Deal on DACA He said that the January 9 injunction from a federal judge in California to stop President Trump's plans to rescind work permits for young undocumented immigrants was not the victory he hoped for. The president last week rejected as insufficient an immigration deal drafted by the bipartisan group of lawmakers who attended that meeting. Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate nego... [Full Article...]

No action can be taken against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan PM

No action can be taken against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistan PM Speaking in an interview to a Pakistani channel, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while responding to a question on Hafiz Saeed and whether any action will be taken against him, said, "Action is taken when there is a case registered". [Full Article...]

Trial for Accused Cop Killer Bracamontes Begins

Trial for Accused Cop Killer Bracamontes Begins Bracamontes said there's no need for a trial, but the judge ruled it will still go on. "You're not helping our cause here, you're really not", Dawson told Bracamontes at one court session after his client smiled and began staring at prosecutors Rod Norgaard and Dave Tellman. [Full Article...]

What are the odds of a government shutdown?

Conservatives and liberals alike have raised objections to passing another short-term spending bill , increasing the chances of a shutdown as lawmakers lurch toward the January 19 deadline. In the House, the strategy will require votes from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, whose members have sunk previous spending bills by withholding their support. [Full Article...]

Trump's cognitive ability is normal: Doctor

Trump's cognitive ability is normal: Doctor Jackson, who occupies an office near Trump's and speaks with the president frequently, characterized Trump's overall health as excellent , despite his well-known attraction to fast food and aversion to exercise. "But we are going to do both". Jackson performed the yearly physical Friday at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland. Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who wore his ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Thinks He'd Have 'Fun' Beating Oprah In 2020

Donald Trump Thinks He'd Have 'Fun' Beating Oprah In 2020 Speaking to reporters at a meeting to discuss immigration reforms, the President said: "Yeah I'll beat Oprah ". Almost half of voters or 48 percent would vote for Oprah compared to 38 percent for Trump . The White House has already chimed in on Monday, welcoming Winfrey as a potential Trump rival. According to Yahoo, "Polling outlets have surveyed Oprah's popularity in the past, an... [Full Article...]

WH doctor declares Trump in 'excellent' health, mentally fit for office

WH doctor declares Trump in 'excellent' health, mentally fit for office He also has slightly high cholesterol that's being treated by the drug Crestor. Though there were things Trump could do better, he said - on the whole - the President is in "very, very good health". Jackson accused doctors who have tried to diagnose Trump from afar of performing "tabloid psychiatry". "People shouldn't be making the assessments about the president unless they've had the opportu... [Full Article...]

Russia, Turkey top diplomats discuss preparations for Syrian Dialogue Congress

Russia, Turkey top diplomats discuss preparations for Syrian Dialogue Congress Mustafa Sejari, a senior official in the opposition group, said on Monday that the envoys described to USA officials the damaging impact of President Donald Trump's decision to stop funding armed groups on the ground. The Iranian President said on Tuesday that the United States government's initiative to create a largely Kurdish border force in northeastern Syria is aimed at undermining the countr... [Full Article...]

Most Americans agree: President Trump is divisive

Most Americans agree: President Trump is divisive In fact, only Lyndon B. Johnson had less movement in approval polling during his first year in office. This week, 37 - the highest percentage in five years - say the country is headed in the right direction, and 36% - the highest percentage all year - think the economy is getting better. [Full Article...]

A Canadian and a North American Are Kidnapped in Nigeria

A Canadian and a North American Are Kidnapped in Nigeria Two police escorts were also killed in a shootout with the kidnappers, who emerged from hiding to attack the convoy. He said: "The Americans and Canadians were in Kafanchan to see a project". "To protect the privacy of the individuals concerned, further details on this case can not be released", Babcock said. Parts of the Abuja-Kaduna road have been target locations for kidnappers. [Full Article...]

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

Cory Booker told Nielsen, "Your silence and your amnesia is complicity". Durbin has urged the White House to help set the record straight and release whatever recording it might have of the meeting. Trump has not clarified to aides what he said. Democratic leaders are demanding that protections for the dreamers be part of any spending deal. [Full Article...]

Nations to consider new sanctions on N. Korea

United States officials warned the world not to "be fooled" by the talks with South Korea, and the countries instead agreed to focus on imposing a whole new round of sanctions and other measures against North Korea to force them into disarmament. [Full Article...]

Palestinian Teen Ordered Held Until End of Israeli Military Trial

Palestinian Teen Ordered Held Until End of Israeli Military Trial She has been charged with 12 counts including assault, and throwing stones. Four days after the incident, Ahed and her mother, Nariman, were arrested by Israeli soldiers . The video has led to varied reactions among Israelis. Ahed Tamimi is the most aggressive of the two in the video. Israeli forces first detained Al-Tamimi on 19 December during an overnight raid that was carried out in R... [Full Article...]

Dunkin' Donuts Unveils 'Beverage-Led' Store of the Future

Dunkin' Donuts Unveils 'Beverage-Led' Store of the Future Starbucks, which had some trouble with its app at first, said that in the fourth quarter, 10 percent of transactions in USA company-operated stores where made using mobile order and pay. The Canton, Massachusetts-based company has been referring to itself as Dunkin' in advertisements for years, and last year, a franchise in Pasadena, California, became the first in the nation to drop "Donuts" from... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief plans to attend Olympic opening ceremony in PyeongChang

He added that the US has sent "clear messages" to North Korea that they are "ready for serious negotiations", but the regime must pause its nuclear and ballistic missile tests - what Tillerson called an "indicator of whether the regime is truly ready to pursue a peaceful diplomatic solution to the security threat that it has created ". [Full Article...]

Alaska Selects Cities For New Paine Field Flights

Alaska Selects Cities For New Paine Field Flights Flight frequencies for each destination, along with departure and arrival times, will be announced later this year, subject to government approval. Ground was broken in June 2017 for a new passenger terminal featuring two gates and capable of handling around 16 flights per day. [Full Article...]

15-Year-Old Indian Girl Killed In Horrific Gang Rape

15-Year-Old Indian Girl Killed In Horrific Gang Rape The role of the police, he continued, was to "investigate, catch criminals and prove things" and "we're leaving no stone unturned". A 15-year-old Class 10 student in Kurukshetra district was gang-raped and her private parts mutilated after her murder in adjoining Jind district. [Full Article...]

Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight

Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight The authority later said a second Emirati passenger plane bound for Bahrain was also intercepted by Qatari fighter jets. 'Sheikh Abdullah has had unrestrained mobility and freedom of movement during his stay in the UAE, ' WAM cited an unnamed foreign ministry official as saying. [Full Article...]

75 injured as floor at stock exchange collapses, rescue operation underway

75 injured as floor at stock exchange collapses, rescue operation underway Malaysian Ambassador to Indonesia Datuk Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim expressed gratitude that all the Management Science University Malaysia (MSU) students who participated in the Asean CIMB Stock Challenge 2.0 Competition on Monday were safe and not injured. [Full Article...]

I am not a racist

Trump last week rejected an immigration deal drafted by a bipartisan group of senators. Dick Durbin and Republican Sen. Basketball star LeBron James said Trump's example emboldened people with racist views. The program shielded these immigrants, often referred to as "Dreamers", from deportation and granted them permits to work. Trump commented as Durbin was presenting details of a compromise... [Full Article...]


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