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by | January 22, 2018 | 04:54

Trump's critics have openly questioned his mental health and an explosive book on his presidency published earlier this month described aides as having doubts about his fitness for office. meeting. The latest cruel and small-minded remarks by the president are contemptible, as is any attempt to spin them as candour or straight talk. Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:37

Fire and Rescue New South Wales has one crew on the scene and six more on route to the incident, described by NSW emergency services as a "major incident". Police said they were investigating why the train did not stop. Sydney Trains chief executive Howard Collins told reporters the train had "hit the buffers pretty hard", but had not derailed.

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:21

Randle had back-to-back dunks during a Lakers' run that put the Knicks in a 17-point hole. Despite previous false reports by the media that the Los Angeles Lakers' front office didn't back current head coach Luke Walton, general manager Rob Pelinka said that he fully supports the 37-year-old head coach.

by | January 22, 2018 | 04:16

The YPG are USA allies in the fight against IS, but they are treated as terrorists by the Turkey. The Turkish military fired some 40 rounds of artillery rounds into Afrin from border posts near the towns of Reyhanli , Kirikhan and Hassa in Hatay province, the private Dogan news agency reported on Friday.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:31

Reuters TV filmed Turkish artillery at the border village of Sugedigi firing on Friday morning into Afrin region, and the YPG militia said Turkish forces fired 70 shells at Kurdish villages between midnight and Friday morning. "We want to reassure the people and government of Turkey that the U.S. is committed to preventing additional security risks and protecting our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally", Pahon said.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:29

Two decades later, as Modi prepares to address the WEF, the dramatic changes in India and on the global front could not be starker. At Davos, I look forward to sharing my vision for Indias future engagement with the global community. Prime Minister Modi will encapsulate making of "a new, young and innovative India" in his address. "You have to unite those who believe in humanitarian values, only then can you isolate terrorists and defeat terrorism", he said.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:30

Under Ukip rules, an emergency general meeting must be staged within 28 days. Ukip's national executive will meet on 21 January to vote on Bolton's future, with a vote of no confidence tabled regarding his position.If nine of the committee's 15 members support the motion, the party could face its fourth leadership election in two years.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:19

It was not immediately clear whether there were any troop or civilians casualties on the Indian side. Two civilians were injured in the ceasefire violation in Ramgarh sector, five in Hiranagar sector in Kathua and four in RS Pura sector in the Valley.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:10

Per Politico , Graham told reporters earlier this afternoon, "As long as Stephen Miller is in charge of negotiating immigration, we are going nowhere". Trump adviser Steve Bannon during his time at the White House. Graham on Sunday pointed to the meddling of White House aides, saying Trump initially wanted a cheaper proposal for the border wall following estimates that requested $18 billion for its construction.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:01

The last U.S. shutdown happened in 2013 and lasted for 16 days, during which many federal employees took a forced leave of absence. "For those asking, the Republicans only have 51 votes in the Senate, and they need 60", Trump tweeted .

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:36

Global Affairs Canada says Canadians were not among the at least 18 people who died in a Taliban siege of a hotel in Afghanistan over the weekend. "The body of the foreigner, a woman, was recovered from the sixth floor as the last attacker was being killed", he added.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:34

But by mid-day Saturday, the pattern was spotty. "So, it's very frustrating", he said. Freedom Hall, which is privately owned, remained open for visitors to take in exhibits about King, Rosa Parks and Gandhi, but employees said attendance had dropped dramatically for a Saturday.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:25

He saved all seven break points he faced in the final set - 15 of 18 in the match - then broke Schwartzman's serve in the final game, clinching it on his third match point. "If I was him, I would sit down in a room somewhere and put some deep thought into whom might bring to the table something that I may feel I need that I don't have".

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:17

The obvious beneficiary of the waning enthusiasm for a new GroKo is the AfD, which has been channelling ant-immigrant anger and the feeling among many conservative voters that Ms. It's also helps to explain why party officials across the political spectrum view the third option with a sense of trepidation. Opposition to renewing the grand coalition was led by the Social Democrats' youth wing.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:19

But the campaign risks further increasing tensions with Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the United States - which has supported the YPG in the fight against Islamic State (IS) jihadists - and also needs at least the tacit support of Russian Federation to succeed.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:08

Conceding our sanctions policy with no demands or measured return would lead us back to the failed policies that Trump has rightly begun reversing. It measures cognitive function and is not a psychiatric or psychological exam, Trump's doctor specified .

by | January 21, 2018 | 16:08

Earlier on Wednesday, North and South Korea agreed to form a unified women's hockey team for the Winter Olympics . The announcement from Bach marked the approval of a landmark deal between the two Koreas that has eased tensions building for months.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:20

In a huge setback for the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government, President Ram Nath Kovind approved the expulsion of 20 MLAs from the party in the "office of profit" case. EC had conveyed its recommendation to the President on Friday. With this the strength of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP ) in the Delhi Assembly would come down to 46.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:16

David Perdue of Georgia denied the reported remarks on January 11, the day of the meeting, but the next day they shifted to saying they did not recall exactly what the president said. "We want them to come in from everywhere", the president said when asked about immigration policy during an Oval Office meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:30

Trump's physician - Navy doctor Ronny Jackson - says the president achieved a ideal score on the test, which was included in last Friday's medical checkup. "He's very sharp. He's very articulate when he speaks to me", said Jackson, who works in close proximity to the president. "If he had some type of mental, cognitive issue ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:29

Only 15% of black Americans approved of Trump just days leading up to his inauguration in January and since then, it's been bad news bears for the president. It is possible that Trump's key idea of "America First" contributed to the diminished approval, as Trump prioritized the well-being of the United States at the expense of other nations.

by | January 21, 2018 | 12:17

Now the Capital City has found out it is one of 20 finalists for the headquarters. Amazon said it will spend $5 billion in the area where it builds its second headquarters and will create 50,000 jobs. Toronto made the list as well, as the company kept its worldwide options open. University and business leaders also joined in to tout the city's advantages.

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:36

About 68,383 shares traded. It has underperformed by 9.75% the S&P500. Wealthfront Inc decreased its stake in Starbucks Corp Com ( SBUX ) by 19.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It dived, as 95 investors sold SBUX shares while 448 reduced holdings. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments.

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:34

Ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colorectal, lung and breast cancers were detected with an accuracy of 70%, according to the journal Science . The test, tagged CancerSEEK, was found by a group of researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, United States. What is more, the researchers found that their test was able to pinpoint the location of tumors for 83 percent of patients.

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:10

She and her siblings were so malnourished the adult children were initially believed to be minors. Neighbor Kimberly Milligan said one of those rare encounters occurred in 2015 and especially stood out. The oldest child, a 29-year-old woman, weighed only 82 pounds and a 12-year-old was the weight of a typical 7-year-old, Hestrin said. Several children even had cognitive and nerve damage from the abuse, he said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:45

She was unbeaten in singles at the Hopman Cup, the champion in Sydney and, in Melbourne , has surrendered only nine games in two rounds against Anna-Lena Friedsam and Donna Vekic . But Kerber has won their last two meetings, including the fourth round at Wimbledon in 2014 in three close sets. Angelique Kerber thrashed Maria Sharapova in straight sets in the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:11

India and Pakistan summoned each other's envoys on Friday, with the nuclear-armed neighbours accusing one another of violating a military ceasefire in the disputed Kashmir region and killing civilians in cross-border firing. "More than 100 such violations have been carried out by Pakistan forces on the Line of Control and the International Border so far during 2018", the statement read.

by | January 21, 2018 | 07:57

The student was thrashed by angry locals and then handed over to the police, an official said. Meanwhile, the body has been sent for post-mortem. It also reported that police had booked his father too, who may be charged under the arms act.

by | January 21, 2018 | 07:08

Earlier on Wednesday, North and South Korea agreed to form a unified women's hockey team for the Winter Olympics. The reconciliation mood between the Koreas began after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in a New Year's speech that he was willing to send a delegation to the Olympics.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:39

The rally, which took place despite the government shutdown that began at midnight, meant to rekindle the activism and civic participation ignited by the massive Women's March on Washington held on the day after Trump's inauguration. "Last year I was in shock and depressed". "I think (our voices) are getting heard louder and louder every day because the people at the grassroots are now talking to the people at the water cooler or the people on the bus", Geyer said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:19

In the meantime it has allowed enforcement of the ban, one of the first campaign promises the president tried to fill but which has been challenged repeatedly. But environmentalists and several states immediately threatened to sue and pointed out that the EPA is required to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:18

A Bill put to the floor by senate majority leader Mitch McConnell shortly after 10pm collapsed, after Democrats decided not to endorse the proposal . Today's shutdown of the United States government has been blamed by Donald Trump's office on opposition Democrats, who insist on protection for "Dreamers" - undocumented immigrants who arrived in the USA as children - from deportation.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:14

Wednesday, Heinrich spoke on the Senate floor to express concern with Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act and urged his Senate colleagues to oppose the statute's reauthorization until necessary privacy reforms are included.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:01

The path to a deal seems even more complicated after last week's coarse Oval Office conversation, and Trump has accused Durbin of undermining the trust necessary to reach an agreement. "They'll never report that African-American unemployment is at the lowest it has ever been", Trump said, referring to black unemployment falling in December to the lowest level on record, 6.8 percent.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:59

Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will take Commissioner Kevin Davis' place immediately, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced. The first wave of the new initiative started at 9 a.m. Friday and will run until midnight. "I have a real strong message for the trigger-pullers: We're coming after them", DeSousa said.