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World News White House Doctor Releases Results of Trump's Cognitive Assessment
Author: 0 White House Doctor Releases Results of Trump's Cognitive Assessment

At 6-foot-3 and 239 pounds , the 71-year-old president had a blood pressure reading of 122/74 and a resting heart rate of 68 beats per minutes. US Navy doctor Ronny Jackson examined Donald Trump last week. He said the president had been given a Montreal Cognitive Assessment test and scored 30/30. "Some people have great genes". "It does rule out the need to do any other cognitive assessment", Jackson said.

World News British government under pressure over Carillion collapse
Author: 0 British government under pressure over Carillion collapse

The 200-year-old company employed 43k people globally (20k in the United Kingdom alone), and has reportedly been "fighting for survival" since July, drowning in $3B of debt. Eiffage could not immediately be reached for comment. Its share price opened lower on Monday but closed up 3.5 percent, joining a rally in some competitors of Carillion as investors bet there would be more contracts for others following the company's demise.

World News Australia files WTO complaint over Canada's 'discriminatory' sale of overseas wine
Author: 0 Australia files WTO complaint over Canada's 'discriminatory' sale of overseas wine

Australian winemakers complained about what they describe as "protectionist" measures. "Canada's wine market is worth approximately $7 billion", he was quoted as saying. radio on Wednesday. Steve Ciobo, Australia's Trade Minister, said Australian winemakers' market share in Canada was slowly diminishing. Welcoming the announcement, the Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA) said it was "delighted" the Australian government had made a decision to take action.

World News Trump blames Democrats for looming government shutdown
Author: 0 Trump blames Democrats for looming government shutdown

The DACA program was created in 2012 by former President Obama to temporarily shield from deportation undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children. Marter said that can be confirmed by anyone who has dealt with both of the senators. But in the course of the White House meeting, Trump sparked an worldwide uproar by reportedly describing Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "s--hole countries", questioning why more immigrants from those countries should be allowed into the ...

World News DHS Secy: Pres. Trump is Focused on Moving to Merit-Based Immigration
Author: 0 DHS Secy: Pres. Trump is Focused on Moving to Merit-Based Immigration

Two Republicans, Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia, have given shifting accounts of the meeting, first saying they didn't recall Trump using the word and then denying he did. Durbin and Mr. Asked Tuesday about Trump and some Republicans challenging his honesty, Durbin tells reporters, "Politics ain't beanbag". "I couldn't agree with you more that the Department of Homeland Security has a duty to stop and prevent violence in all of its forms".

World News 'My memory hasn't evolved' on Trump immigration meeting, Graham says
Author: 0 'My memory hasn't evolved' on Trump immigration meeting, Graham says

Tim Scott that the reported comments were "basically accurate", Scott told the Charleston-based Post and Courier . Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office meeting on immigration reform. "We're going to talk DACA", Trump told reporters. "Tuesday we had a president I was proud to golf with and call my friend", Graham said. People are pouring in.

Author: 0 President Trump: 'I am not a racist'

President Donald Trump has said that the programme protecting immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children is " probably dead " as he blamed Democrats for hindering talks over a potential immigration deal that Congress must pass to avoid a government shutdown.

World News N Korean ICBM launch puts worldwide airspace at risk: Tillerson
Author: 0 N Korean ICBM launch puts worldwide airspace at risk: Tillerson

Tillerson was speaking at a meeting of foreign ministers in Vancouver hosted by himself and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland to discuss how best to de-escalate tensions with North Korea's rogue communist regime. "The pressure campaign will continue until the regime takes decisive steps to denuclearize", he promised. On whether the United States would begin direct engagement with North Korea, Tillerson said, "the object of negotiations, if and when we get there, is the ...

World News Update on fatal crash near Dubbo, NSW
Author: 0 Update on fatal crash near Dubbo, NSW

In a fourth vehicle were the driver, a 26-year-old woman who suffered facial injuries and was taken to Dubbo Hospital, a 24-year-woman who was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital with a suspected spinal injury, a two-year-old girl and a 19-year-old who were taken to Dubbo Base Hospital with minor injuries.

World News 16-Year-Old Teen Killed In Sledding Accident, Hit By Intoxicated Driver
Author: 0 16-Year-Old Teen Killed In Sledding Accident, Hit By Intoxicated Driver

The 20-year-old driver of the auto, Galina Witte, was arrested on two preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated. Collier was a student at Castle High School. She was also expected to follow all rules of the Substance Abuse Program. She was also sentenced to a year of probation and ordered to attend a victim impact session.

World News Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'Youngsters must deserve chance'
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'Youngsters must deserve chance'

I am the coach, I decide. The Blues are the reigning champions, and it seems as though they are powerless to resist the Etihad outfit from winning the league title. With European success a priority, defeat at this stage of the tournament could trigger Conte's simmering resentment and Chelsea's revolving-door managerial policy.

Author: 0 Met Office Warns Weather Could Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Derbyshire could see up to 20cm of snow on Wednesday night, the Met Office is warning. Tomorrow will bring scattered showers, a few wintry during the morning. "Delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel". 'Some roads and pavements will turn icy, with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries'.

World News FG Summons US Ambassador Over Trump's Controversial Comment
Author: 0 FG Summons US Ambassador Over Trump's Controversial Comment

Trump has been accused of describing African nations as "shithole countries" during a meeting with U.S. senators last week. South Africa's government called for a meeting Monday with acting U.S. A statement from the USA diplomatic mission on the meeting described as "very warm and cordial" relations between Nigeria and the United States .

World News Tag: Honor 9 Lite Price in India
Author: 0 Tag: Honor 9 Lite Price in India

Honor is on a launch spree since past few months. Two major points to take away about the Honor 9 Lite are about the size and the weight. Prima facie, it seems that Honor wants to give the consumer a wide range of options to choose from in the Rs.10k to the Rs.20k segment.

World News CJI Dipak Misra Holds Talks With Four Dissenting Judges
Author: 0 CJI Dipak Misra Holds Talks With Four Dissenting Judges

In the presser, the four judges had flagged certain problems, including the assigning of cases in the apex court, and said there were certain issues afflicting the country's highest court. "Yes, I think it has not been settled". Mishra cleared many rumors and false reports that had been floating around since the beginning of the press conference.

World News Saudi Arabia intercepts new Yemen rebel missile attack
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia intercepts new Yemen rebel missile attack

The leaked United Nations report was also critical of the role Saudi Arabia has played in the three-year conflict in Yemen . More than 3 million children have been born in Yemen since conflict escalated in March 2015, and they've since faced violence, displacement, disease, poverty, under-nutrition not to mention lack of access to water, health care and education, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday.

World News Berks County gets light coating of snow early Tuesday, preparing for more
Author: 0 Berks County gets light coating of snow early Tuesday, preparing for more

The advisory is in effect for northern Pennsylvania and six other counties in central NY. Philadelphia, for its part, saw just a few flurries on Tuesday morning. The Red Cross urges residents to prepare for winter weather, emphasizing that preparing early will help avoid last-minute rushing. Temperatures stay cold through Thursday , but we warm up into the weekend.

World News U2 Announce Dublin Gig
Author: 0 U2 Announce Dublin Gig

The European leg of the tour will begin in Berlin on 31 August, with a string of European dates including Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Milan, Manchester and London . Tickets from Jan 26th, subscriber presales from Thursday 18th. That tour was named the number one concert of 2015 by the New York Times. U2 gave fans a glimpse of the latest material during their Joshua Tree stadium run past year.

World News Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong sentenced to three months in jail
Author: 0 Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong sentenced to three months in jail

The 21-year-old Wong and another defendant were immediately taken into custody at Hong Kong's High Court, while 14 others, including another prominent former student leader , Lester Shum, received suspended sentences. The protesters were calling for free elections for Hong Kong's leadership but failed to achieve their goal. Wong's party Demosisto wants self-determination for the city.

Author: 0 As DREAMers Begin Renewing Permits Again, Trump Tweets 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

Late Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security said it would comply with the judge's ruling and allow the program to continue while lawsuits make their way through the courts. "We can not let our military be hurt". Trump on Friday tweeted a convoluted denial about the comments, which were reported by The Washington Post and The New York Times and confirmed by Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who attended the meeting at which they were said to have been spoken.

World News 'I am not a racist'
Author: 0 'I am not a racist'

Trump has not only denied making the statements that sparked a firestorm, but over the weekend insisted that he is not racist. "W$3 hen that resolution comes up, I will be one of the people to speak up and speak out", he said. After an emergency UN session, the group of 54 African ambassadors said in a statement: "The group is extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks by the president of the United States of America as widely reported by ...

Author: 0 What's Next For DACA? Immigration Attorney Weighs In

I'm not a racist. The conservative House Freedom Caucus was to meet late on Tuesday and its head, Representative Mark Meadows, told reporters he did not know if a "compelling" case had been made for another temporary spending bill that would fail to bring the big increases in defense spending his group is seeking.

Author: 0 Ghanaians lash out at President Trump for 'shithole' comment

Their strongly-worded message follows an emergency meeting after the United States president used vulgar language to reject an immigration bill, asking why the U.S. Others present said that it was. "He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country". The White House has not denied that Trump said "shithole" though Trump previously has pushed back on some depictions of the meeting.

World News Victoria Beckham faces backlash for using ultra-thin model in new campaign
Author: 0 Victoria Beckham faces backlash for using ultra-thin model in new campaign

The campaign's pictures feature the model, Giedre Dukauskaite , standing against an ornate background with a silk top draped over her body and Beckham's tortoiseshell glasses perched on her nose. Unfortunately, it seems that one of the most famous faces and names in fashion is not following the new trend of promoting healthy body types. But photographs don't lie, and the ones from Victoria's campaigns persistently seem to be telling a different story.

World News PM Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu to hold roadshow in Ahmedabad today
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu to hold roadshow in Ahmedabad today

In July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to Israel had resulted in major collaborations for Uttar Pradesh in the fields of water management and river cleaning. They will inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for Date Palms at Kukama via a video link. Afterwards, PM Modi and Netanyahu will visit the Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad in Banaskantha district.

Author: 0 Trump says 'I'm not a racist'

Speaking to reporters in Florida after a dinner with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at Trump International Golf Club, the president was asked, "What do you say to all the people who think you're a racist? ". "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. I don't know in which context they were made", she said. In addition to him being the "least racist" person, he also denied making the " s***hole " comment at all.

World News Navy files negligent homicide charges against former Fitzgerald, McCain commanders
Author: 0 Navy files negligent homicide charges against former Fitzgerald, McCain commanders

Greg Hicks. A chief petty officer also faces one possible charge of dereliction of duty. It remains unclear whether Navy officials are calling for Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. The potential courts-martial are the latest fallout to the collisions, which shocked the Navy, prompted congressional hearings and have left the service short two $1.8 billion destroyers.

World News Trump Administration Accepts DACA Applications
Author: 0 Trump Administration Accepts DACA Applications

The deal had included a pathway to citizenship for the "Dreamers" that would take up to 12 years, as well as $1.6 billion for border security, including Trump's promised wall along the U.S. CIS's Mark Krikorian on Fox News last week stated that "simply trading some border money" in exchange for making those DACA beneficiaries legal is a "guarantee" that the bill is going to fail.

World News Jim McElwain To Re-Join Nick Saban's Staff?
Author: 0 Jim McElwain To Re-Join Nick Saban's Staff?

Brian Daboll left Alabama to be the offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo Bills beat reporter Sal Capaccio mentioned Sean McDermott may have been interested in a coach with play-calling experience and that is exactly what Daboll will bring to the coaching staff.

World News Bright flash in sky possible meteor over Great Lakes region
Author: 0 Bright flash in sky possible meteor over Great Lakes region

Multiple images were posted of night skies being lit up, as social media is abuzz with people reporting what they saw or heard. People in southern MI reported a bright light in the night sky, with some reports of shaking buildings. There have also been reports of an explosion. A meteorite is the name for the rock that remains after a meteor strikes earth's surface. He says his colleagues reported hearing crackling.

World News Liberian president rejects membership expulsion by governing party: presidential spokesman
Author: 0 Liberian president rejects membership expulsion by governing party: presidential spokesman

Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who has been in power for 12 years, denies the party's allegations that she held inappropriate private meetings with election magistrates before the October 10 vote. Throughout the 2017 election process, several calls were made by partisans to expel the Standard Bearer Emeritus, Mr. and Mrs. Wesseh for campaigning against the party's Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates in gross violation of the party's constitution.

World News Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Northern Maryland
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Northern Maryland

Cold air comes behind the snow , she said. A wind chill advisory has been issued for much of southern IL and for Livingston, Crittenden and Caldwell counties from midnight through 11 am. Snow is now falling and expected to continue all day Tuesday with a chance of flurries tonight and Wednesday . They could face upwards of 8 inches of accumulation.