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World News Lambert vows to revive Stoke aggression
Author: 0 Lambert vows to revive Stoke aggression

Lambert, who was given the job on a two-year deal this week after the club were turned down by Quique Sanchez Flores and Ireland manager Martin O'Neill, watched on from the stands as his new side were beaten 3-0 by Man United at Old Trafford.

World News Trump kicks CNN reporter out of Oval Office
Author: 0 Trump kicks CNN reporter out of Oval Office

Acosta had pressed Trump on his racist remarks about immigrants, in which he referred to African nations as "sh*thole countries" and suggested we needn't accept more Haitians into the U.S. The incident occurred on January 16 during a White House press conference, the Daily Mail reported. "When journalists make honest mistakes, they should own up to them".

World News Rapes Part of Society, Says Haryana Cop, Triggers Outrage
Author: 0 Rapes Part of Society, Says Haryana Cop, Triggers Outrage

The role of the police, RC Mishra continued, is to "probe, nab criminals and prove things" and "we're leaving no stone unturned". A 15-year-old girl was raped, tortured and killed last week, days after she went missing on her way to tuition at her village in Kurukshetra.

World News UAE will complain to United Nations body over Qatar war planes
Author: 0 UAE will complain to United Nations body over Qatar war planes

UAE's civil aviation sector and passengers travelling to Bahrain got a scare when according to multiple reports, 2 commercial flights into Bahrain got intercepted by Qatari jets in mid-air, Monday January 15, 2018 . Saudi Arabia , UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut all diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar over allegations it supports extremist groups and has interfered in the affairs of other countries.

Author: 0 President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

Asked to respond to people who think he's racist, Trump told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". After the story first broke, some White House staffers reportedly predicted the remark would resonate with Trump's base, much like his earlier attacks on National Football League players.

World News India plans to issue orange passports for some migrant workers
Author: 0 India plans to issue orange passports for some migrant workers

Irudaya Rajan at the Centre for Development Studies in Thiruvananthapuram in the southern state of Kerala, from where many migrant workers originate. The passport now also comes with a barcode, which when scanned pulls out all the details of the individual. Currently, passports are issued in three colors: white for government officers or to those people who visit other countries for the official work of the government; red for diplomats; and blue for all others across two categories, some ...

World News Airbnb launches new flexible payment feature
Author: 0 Airbnb launches new flexible payment feature

Airbnb says that this is great for the hosts as well since they won't lose out on bookings from cash flow-sensitive guests as they can now pay in installments instead of having to pay the entire amount upfront. Since cancellation policies vary per host on the platform, the date of the final payment will be different for every booking. The new step is part of several recent updates to the Airbnb platform.

Author: 0 Trump's doctor upbeat on him finishing term

Jackson has worked at the White House since 2006 and participated in several presidential physicals, overseeing two of President Barack Obama's exams. Trump had requested the test after criticism of his decision-making, with some people saying he may be suffering from dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease.

World News Tracey Crouch appointed minister for loneliness following Jo Cox recommendations
Author: 0 Tracey Crouch appointed minister for loneliness following Jo Cox recommendations

She stressed that there was no single solution to the problems people face, and told BBC Breakfast that she would used a multi-million pound budget to pull together the different strands of work on the problem into a single framework. She had formed an independent, cross-party Commission of MPs and charities to highlight the fact that "we can all do something to help lonely people in our community".

World News Republican senator slams Trump for Stalin-like attacks on media
Author: 0 Republican senator slams Trump for Stalin-like attacks on media

Meanwhile, Trump has tweeted out against Flake before, calling him "weak on borders" and a "non-factor" for the Senate, according to the Deseret News . "An American president who can not take criticism, who must constantly deflect and distort and distract, who must find someone else to blame is charting a very risky path".

World News Trump deemed mentally fit by White House physician
Author: 0 Trump deemed mentally fit by White House physician

Bannon was on Capitol Hill testifying before the House Intelligence Committee when the news broke that Mueller had issued the subpoena for the now-estranged associate of President Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury. Several White House staffers have come forward voluntarily for interviews with the special counsel team. Schiff says that was the first time Republicans on the committee had issued a subpoena in response to a witness refusing to answer questions at the ...

World News Winter storm warning for McDowell until noon
Author: 0 Winter storm warning for McDowell until noon

Freezing rain was falling Tuesday morning in the San Antonio and Austin areas of Texas. The good news is warmer temperatures are expected Friday into the weekend. The main swath of snow , generally 2 to 6 inches, is expected to drop from far northeast Texas and into parts of Arkansas, eastern MS, western Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, forecasters said.

World News 75% of National Parks Panel Quits in Protest
Author: 0 75% of National Parks Panel Quits in Protest

Nine of the panel's 12 members, led by former Alaska Gov. The bipartisan panel was appointed by former President Obama. The terms of two members of the panel expired this month, Knowles said. "Our requests to engage have been ignored and the matters on which we wanted to brief the new department team are clearly not part of its agenda", the letter says.

World News Did Trump Say 'Shithole' Or 'Shithouse'? It Really Doesn't Matter
Author: 0 Did Trump Say 'Shithole' Or 'Shithouse'? It Really Doesn't Matter

Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican, encouraged the group to support his more conservative House bill, which was a no-go for the liberal Democrat Durbin. One should rightly wonder, if within a few minutes these two senators couldn't recall the president's words during the meeting, what else did they miss? " DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military", President Trump Tweeted Sunday.

Author: 0 Donald Trump insists he is 'the least racist person'

I understand that. But I'll tell you this: "I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened". "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you", Trump told reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he was having dinner with Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy .

World News Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in his body
Author: 0 Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in his body

An x-ray exam discovered a foreign object in the veteran's abdominal region - a razor-sharp scalpel, which had been left behind after a surgery that happened years before. "There are a lot of sensitive parts in the lower abdomen". "You have an administration run by Donald J. Trump, who claims to be a friend of the veteran", Faxon told the Globe.

World News Dreaming of a DACA deal and Presidential decorum: Darcy cartoon
Author: 0 Dreaming of a DACA deal and Presidential decorum: Darcy cartoon

Talking to reporters Sunday, he also pointed to denials from other Republicans that he uttered the comment at all. But while Jackson acknowledged he advised Trump - who is 6 foot, 3 inches and weighs 239 pounds - to eat better and exercise more , he said it's genetics that have kept Trump in sterling health.

World News Steve Bannon expected to meet with House Intel Committee
Author: 0 Steve Bannon expected to meet with House Intel Committee

But he was forced out from his job advising Trump in August, and his actions since then - most notably supporting the failed Senate campaign of Alabama Republican Roy Moore, but also his comments in the Wolff book - have left him increasingly isolated in conservative circles.

World News Nirmala Sitharaman inside cockpit of Sukhoi-30 MKI as she undertakes sortie
Author: 0 Nirmala Sitharaman inside cockpit of Sukhoi-30 MKI as she undertakes sortie

At the time, Patil was 74 which also made her the oldest to fly the warplane. During the 30-minutes long sortie the defence minister was in constant communication with the pilot in the front through intercom. It just shows the excellence in our fighter pilots' training", she said. The sortie is likely to last for 30 minutes, defence sources said. The Sukhoi-30 MKI has nuclear strike capability and can penetrate deep in enemy territory.

World News 'New California' declares independence; hopes to become 51st state
Author: 0 'New California' declares independence; hopes to become 51st state

In public documents, the group says : "The current state of California has become governed by a tyranny". "Well, it's been ungovernable for a long time", Robert Paul Preston, one of New California's founders, told CBS . The movement calls for "a free and Independent State" with "full power to establish and maintain law and order, to promote general prosperity", according to its "Declaration of Independence", released on Monday.

Author: 0 African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark "outrageous, racist"

A sizeable crowd of expatriate Haitians, waving their country's flag, gathered near the foot of a bridge leading to Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, to jeer at Trump as the motorcade returned from the golf club where the president capped his weekend before returning later Monday to Washington .

Author: 0 Ripples from Carillion's collapse hit contractor's partners

Everything from road building to school meals is affected as Carillion , originally a construction contractor, had branched into providing support services. dip", on Monday, said Spreadex financial analyst Connor Campbell in a note. Galliford Try ( GFRD ) has a joint venture with Carillion and Balfour Beatty on the £550m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route contract.

Author: 0 African Union, African UN envoys demand Trump apology after vulgar comment

Durbin, Democrat of IL, of a "gross misrepresentation" of what the President had said at the session. That's what we're looking at with these particular situations and I fully predict that as more and more people begin to leave the Trump White House and more of those positions become vacant, you're going to notice Donald Trump's tweets and his statements are going to get crazier and crazier because there's going to be nobody left to tell him to tone it down a bit.

Author: 0 Drew Brees rumors: Saints can't use franchise tag

Kamara is now the backup rusher in New Orleans. The Saints can not place the franchise tag on Brees because of a clause in his current deal, but must agree to a new contract before March 16, when other teams would be able to deal with him.

World News Doctor says Trump's health excellent, has no cognitive issues
Author: 0 Doctor says Trump's health excellent, has no cognitive issues

The committee itself eventually subpoenaed Bannon for refusing to answer its questions, reports said . Ahead of his appearance, Bannon hired lawyer William Burck , a former White House special counsel during President George W. "Bannon is said to have described as "treasonous" a meeting Donald Tump Jr held in NY with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential election campaign".

World News Steve Bannon refuses to comply with subpoena in Russia case
Author: 0 Steve Bannon refuses to comply with subpoena in Russia case

The doc initially said the exam "went exceptionally well", but cautioned there's room for improvement. The White House doctor has declared that President Donald Trump is in good mental health . Ronny Jackson , who was appointed by Barack Obama back in 2013. "The president's overall health is excellent", he said, adding "there's no indication whatsoever that he has any cognitive issue".

Author: 0 Dems aim for, and GOP worries about, midterm election wave

Booker has already signaled that he will not vote for a deal to fund that government that does not include a DACA fix, making it all but certain that other progressive senators that could run for President in 2020, including California's Kamala Harris, New York's Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren of MA will follow suit, as they did the last time a stopgap funding bill passed in December.

World News What are the actual odds of Oprah winning a 2020 presidency?
Author: 0 What are the actual odds of Oprah winning a 2020 presidency?

The response was so great, it generated talk in traditional and social media throughout the day on the possibility of her running in 2020. "Run for president, I'll work the campaign , '" Winfrey said at the time. It wasn't that long ago that Newsweek ran a cover story blasting Oprah for repeatedly peddling medical quackery on her show. "He floated the idea of having Oprah Winfrey as his vice president, if you remember that - and the media excoriated him", says Hamilton.

World News Trump is Trump is Trump: DACA madness reveals his true, impossible, character
Author: 0 Trump is Trump is Trump: DACA madness reveals his true, impossible, character

But there are perils. If Democrats withhold their votes on a spending deal, Ryan will have to convince both defense hawks and the conservative House Freedom Caucus to vote on yet another short-term spending deal. Democrats, meanwhile , say the burden is on Trump to move the negotiations forward after he shot down the bipartisan immigration proposal last week.

World News Durbin grills DHS Secretary about Trump vulgarity regarding African nations
Author: 0 Durbin grills DHS Secretary about Trump vulgarity regarding African nations

The concept, and the context, I believe, in which this came up was the concept that the president would like to move to a merit-based system. "And the information in this report is only the tip of the iceberg: we now have terrorism-related investigations against thousands of people in the United States, including hundreds of people who came here as refugees".

World News Bayeux Tapestry set to visit UK
Author: 0 Bayeux Tapestry set to visit UK

France wants Britain to provide more money and resources to tackle the migrant flows and has suggested that the Le Touquet accord may have to be ended if a compromise or a new set of arrangements can't be reached. The mayor of the Normandy town of Bayeux and the director of the museum that houses the 70-metre (230-foot)-long tapestry are holding a meeting about the discussions Wednesday.

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.