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World News Donald Trump's 's**thole' remark sparks outrage in Africa
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Asked on Sunday whether his inflammatory remarks made it harder to get a DACA deal, Trump said: "Did you see what various senators in the room say about my comments? ". Meanwhile, UN human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said: "These are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States". "I think we have a lot of sticking points, but they are all Democrat sticking points", he said.

World News UAE says civilian plane intercepted by Qatari jets
Author: 0 UAE says civilian plane intercepted by Qatari jets

If verified, such a move would be a clear escalation of the ongoing diplomatic spat in the region, following the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in June amid allegations that Qatar was a state-sponsor of extremist groups.

World News Tottenham need silverware to keep Harry Kane as they avoid January sales
Author: 0 Tottenham need silverware to keep Harry Kane as they avoid January sales

Kane is only the third player to score 20 goals in four consecutive Premier League seasons. "I don't see Harry Kane being a player who leaves Tottenham", Redknapp told The Warm Up . If he gets a good contract and he's looked after I don't seem him chasing big dreams elsewhere. When the game was goalless, Wayne Rooney thought he had put Everton ahead with a header but he was adjudged offside.

World News Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza, West Bank
Author: 0 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza, West Bank

In other words, a deal that doesn't include Jerusalem, or deal with refugees or stop the growth of Jewish settlements on the West Bank - or offer the Palestinians real sovereignty over any contiguous territory. Abdel-Hamid said it came as no surprise that Israel is calling for UNRWA's demise. State Department officials facilitate American government programs and activities in the territory already controlled by the Palestinian Authority.

World News Donald Trump Says
Author: 0 Donald Trump Says "I'm Not A Racist" In Wake Of "Sh*thole" Remark

It was best said a long time ago, E Pluribus Unum - Out of Many , One. Democrats are demanding protections for DACA recipients in exchange for border security funding that could include money for Trump's promised border wall. "I honestly don't remember that word being used", the Senator from Georgia said in an interview, "...but I do remember the conversation about what's wrong with the current immigration system.

World News Trump's disparaging remarks bring some Miami Haitians to tears
Author: 0 Trump's disparaging remarks bring some Miami Haitians to tears

However, Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, who was in Oval Office during the meeting on Thursday said Trump had used the derogatory remark. "The expressions immediately gave rise to controversy and indignation". In Florida, Trump also sounded upbeat on North Korea, after confusion emerged over whether he had suggested in an interview that he had a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

World News India fight back with late wickets By
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But South Africa got the breakthrough soon when Vijay was caught behind off Maharaj (1/53). According to ESPNcricinfo's ball-by-ball data, he scored 47 runs off 51 "good-length" balls from the fast bowlers. An inside edge had saved Kohli on that occasion, but he was faultless either side of that moment. Both produced big lbw shouts. There was no real pressure release when Rabada's spell ended.

World News Flames engulf casino cruise in Port Richey
Author: 0 Flames engulf casino cruise in Port Richey

PHOTO I Pasco deputies respond to fire on casino boat. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office reported there were 50 people on board when it happened , but said all passengers were able to make it ashore. The boat caught fire on Sunday afternoon, January 14, at the Port Richey canal, the report stated. The boat was near shore when it was experiencing engine problems, Port Richey Chief of Police Gerard DeCanio said.

World News Japan's Abe seeks Baltic support against North Korea
Author: 0 Japan's Abe seeks Baltic support against North Korea

Visiting Sugihara House in Kaunus, Abe told reporters, "Mr. Sugihara's courageous, humanitarian deeds have been highly praised around the globe". In close cooperation with Europe and Bulgaria , with strong pressure from the entire worldwide community, I will do my best to resolve the problem of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile trials, "the Japanese Prime Minister stressed".

World News Trump says 'DACA is probably dead' and he's pointing fingers
Author: 0 Trump says 'DACA is probably dead' and he's pointing fingers

Republican Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia, who were also in the meeting and have been close allies to the President on the issue of immigration , said in a statement that they didn't recall Trump making the derogatory comments, "but what he did call out was the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers and our national interest".

Author: 0 Carillion crisis: Creditors due to hold Whitehall talks

It now employs 43,000 staff, almost half in the UK. Employing almost half its 40,000 global workforce in the United Kingdom - including around 400 at its city centre headquarters in Wolverhampton - the company manages nearly 900 school buildings nationwide - several in Wolverhampton - as well as 50,000 homes for the Ministry of Defence.

World News Eagles To Host Vikings In NFC Championship Game
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That sent the Vikings to the NFC championship game, with one more win needed to become a first-time Super Bowl host. Conversely, Drew Brees and the Saints have struggled mightily away from New Orleans . Playing in front of their home crowd (indoors this time ) will also be big, due to how good Drew Brees and the Saints are at home. The comeback seemed impossible, but we should have seen it coming.

World News Kashmir: Six JeM Militants Neutralised As Infiltration Bid Foiled In Uri
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At least six Jaish-e-Mohammad ( JeM ) terrorists were gunned down by J&K Police, Army and Central Armed Police Force in a joint operation in Dulanja Uri during an anti-infiltration operation on Monday. The police informed that the militants were planning a Fidayeen (suicide) attack however "alert" soldiers foiled the bid by engaging them. On December 31, terrorists had stormed a paramilitary training centre at Lethpora in South Kashmir in the wee hours and killed four CRPF personnel ...

World News Route 7 in Kent remains closed following
Author: 0 Route 7 in Kent remains closed following "massive ice jam"

As News 12 reported , the jam caused flooding and evacuations in the town of Kent, in Litchfield County. The state police said the road will reopen when the water recedes. Saturday night to 10.93 feet this morning. But it appeared the road was damaged in numerous spots. The flood state is 17 feet. After the very cold weather we had last week, ice has formed on the Connecticut River.

World News Twin bombing kills 16 in Baghdad
Author: 0 Twin bombing kills 16 in Baghdad

An AFP photographer at the site of the bombing said many ambulances had gathered and security forces had been deployed in large numbers. Baghdad has seen nearly daily bombings and armed attacks since the Islamic State group took over large areas of the country in 2014.

World News CVS plans to keep Aetna's headquarters in CT
Author: 0 CVS plans to keep Aetna's headquarters in CT

We were in Hartford yesterday and met with the Mayor. Palombi said that he and other CVS corporate executives met Thursday with Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and other CT officials to discuss his company's intentions. In a written statement to HBJ Jan. 10, an Aetna spokesman had declined to comment on the published report other than to say all of the company's locations will be evaluated as part of the integration planning process with CVS.

World News Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city Haifa
Author: 0 Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city Haifa

In the visitor's book, PM Modi wrote that he saluted the "great Indian traditions of selfless sacrifice and penance" of Indian soldiers, who laid down their lives during the liberation of the city of Haifa and the First World War. The capture cleared a route for the British and their allies for supplies. Demands to rename Teen Murti road and chowk have been made over the past few years by various right wing organisations, including RSS.

World News Floor Collapse at Indonesia Stock Exchange Building
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Images circulating on social media showed a mangled metal structure that had collapsed around a Starbucks cafe near the entrance to the lobby. "Bourse system is not affected", exchange chief Tito Sulistio told reporters outside the building in central Jakarta .

World News Amethi | Posters present Rahul Gandhi as Lord Rama, Modi as Ravan
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With raising slogans like " Rahul Gandhi Jindabad", thousand of Congress workers and leaders thronged the airport. The 47-year-old Congress leader is likely to hold road shows at almost seven places in Amethi . In a major embarrassment to the senior leadership of the party, the Congress could manage victory in only two of the 10 prestigious seats. UP Congress president Raj Babbar, along with a couple of MPs and nearly all legislators, joined to welcome the party president.

World News Sloane Stephens eliminated in first round of Australian Open
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens eliminated in first round of Australian Open

Zhang played very well under vast pressure and forced a second set tiebreak. "I would like to have played someone easier", she admitted. It must have helped, having overcome the surprise when the draw was made that she'd have to play another Williams in the first round.

World News Suarez to the fore in Barca comeback
Author: 0 Suarez to the fore in Barca comeback

The three points restored their nine-point lead over Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga, with Valencia and Real Madrid 11 and 19 points back, respectively. "That's not something we've talked about too much but we know what's gone on in past matches there", Valverde added. A poor clearance from Rulli, who had ample time to pick a target, was headed straight back towards goal by Thomas Vermaelen , with the Uruguayan reacting quickest and latching onto the through ball before slotting ...

World News USA can not undermine Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani
Author: 0 USA can not undermine Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani

On Friday, Trump agreed to waive sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the global deal but said it would be the last time unless conditions were met to fix what he called "significant flaws" in the deal. It is aimed at ensuring Iran uses its nuclear capabilities for peaceful purposes while preventing it from gaining nuclear weapons. Iran says the nuclear deal is not renegotiable and it will stick to the accord as long as the other signatories respect it but will "shred" the deal ...

World News Death toll in Southern California mudslides rises to at least 20
Author: 0 Death toll in Southern California mudslides rises to at least 20

The closures will be "extremely disruptive" because there is so little redundancy in the road network between Ventura and Santa Barbara, making it somewhat analogous to a bridge or tunnel closure, Brian D. He and his parents put belongings in three cars in case they made a decision to leave before the storm. "So there used to be a fence right here", she said while pointing out at a certain spot.

World News Trump tweet: DACA deal 'probably dead' because of Democrats
Author: 0 Trump tweet: DACA deal 'probably dead' because of Democrats

This morning, President Trump tweeted that " DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it". U.S. District Judge William Alsup's ruling is only temporary, leaving Congress to find a long-term answer for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants brought to the U.S.as children.

World News The Hawaii worker who 'pressed the wrong button' has been reassigned
Author: 0 The Hawaii worker who 'pressed the wrong button' has been reassigned

Ige said the incorrect alert, "was a mistake made during a standard procedure at the change over of a shift and an employee pushed the wrong button ". A Sacramento area couple were married in Hawaii and on their honeymoon when they received the alert of an incoming ballistic missile , officials minutes later announced was false alarm .

World News A look at media coverage of the USA surveillance bill
Author: 0 A look at media coverage of the USA surveillance bill

Sixty-five Democratic representatives joined 191 Republicans to ensure the continuation of Section 702 of FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act), which allows for the warrantless collection of electronic communications of individuals outside the United States and their contacts, including American citizens within the US.

World News Motel 6 Faces Boycott Over ICE Cooperation
Author: 0 Motel 6 Faces Boycott Over ICE Cooperation

Ferguson made it clear, however, that his office is still in the process of investigating the extent of the hotel's cooperation with ICE and that the number of individuals affected would likely increase. "Motel 6 takes this matter very seriously, and we have and will continue to fully cooperate with the Office of the State Attorney General", said Motel 6 spokeswoman Jillian Perera.

World News Have you seen Anthony Lawrence? Police make appeal after suspected murder
Author: 0 Have you seen Anthony Lawrence? Police make appeal after suspected murder

One of the victims, named as Shane Gilmer, died yesterday morning, police confirmed, with a flood of heartfelt tributes now being paid to the 30-year-old on social media. At this point it is believed that this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the wider public. Mr Lawrence is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall, with short dark hair and large build.

World News In Trump's Immigration Remarks, Echoes of a Century-Old Racial Ranking
Author: 0 In Trump's Immigration Remarks, Echoes of a Century-Old Racial Ranking

Another Republican Senator who was there, Lindsey Graham, did not deny the comments were made. "I think it fundamentally poisons the relationship with numerous countries". The US leader underwent a routine physical test on Friday amid growing questions over his mental health and fitness for office. Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, who hailed Trump as a great president after passage of the tax cut, Tweeted Thursday: 'I look forward to getting a more detailed explanation regarding the ...

World News Pres. Trump: Dems Missed Opportunity for Bipartisan DACA Deal
Author: 0 Pres. Trump: Dems Missed Opportunity for Bipartisan DACA Deal

The Supreme Court said Alsup should have ruled first on the federal government's claim that the courts have no jurisdiction to review its decision to end the program. During a meeting with the lawmakers, Trump reportedly called African nations " shithole countries " and questioned why the USA didn't favor letting more immigrants in from nations like Norway instead of countries like Haiti.

World News SCBA president Vikas Singh meets CJI Misra
Author: 0 SCBA president Vikas Singh meets CJI Misra

There had been rumours that Justice Misra would reach out to the four judges and try to resolve the issue. The letter, written by former apex court judge P B Sawant, ex-Chief Justice of Delhi High Court A P Shah, former Madras High Court judge K Chandru and ex-Bombay High Court judge H Suresh, stresses on the need to resolve the ongoing crisis between the judges internally.