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World News Facing Two Subpoenas, Bannon Tries to Get Back on Trump's Good Side
Author: 0 Facing Two Subpoenas, Bannon Tries to Get Back on Trump's Good Side

Executive privilege allows the president and high-ranking members of the executive branch to withhold information from Congress or the courts on the grounds that disclosure could jeopardize national security, government operations or decision-making, or be contrary to the interests of the executive branch.

World News Turkish military 'retaliates' against fire from Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Turkish military 'retaliates' against fire from Syrian Kurds

A US State Department official said such moves would undermine regional stability and would not help protect Turkey's border security. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the "entire situation has been mis-portrayed, mis-described, some people misspoke".

Author: 0 Trump seems likely to kill any immigration compromise: So now what?

Trump will be making some changes to his diet and exercise in an effort to lose weight. That's according to his White House physician, navy doctor Ronny Jackson . "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", Jackson said. Jackson said he will work with Trump to design an exercise routine and eating program that will help him get a better handle on his weight.

World News Latest US airstrike kills 4 Al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia
Author: 0 Latest US airstrike kills 4 Al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Somali Information Minister Abdirahman Omar Osman said on Friday that Somali forces rescued the kids from a school in the Middle Shabelle region. This week, Alshabaab attacked two Somali military bases in Bal'ad and Jowhar thought the government said they were repelled.

World News Trump's health excellent: doctor
Author: 0 Trump's health excellent: doctor

He is not alone. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to do both", Jackson said, adding that he might enlist first lady Melania Trump to help. Ronny Jackson , however it was eventually included in the exam at the request of the president. The doctor, who based his view of the president's mental condition on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment and daily conversations with Trump, called speculation from outside mental health professionals ...

World News US President signs warrantless internet surveillance programme
Author: 0 US President signs warrantless internet surveillance programme

Richard Burr, the Republican chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, called the program the "single most important intelligence tool that exists" to keep America safe. "'House votes on controversial FISA ACT today, '" Trump tweeted . There are no obvious links between the dossier Trump spoke of, which includes salacious but unsubstantiated allegations against him, and the reauthorization of the spying program, or between the program and Trump's oft-repeated claims that the Obama ...

World News Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump's 1-year festivities
Author: 0 Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump's 1-year festivities

Ronna Romney McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, and the casino mogul Steve Wynn, are hosting. Trump's trip comes amid the looming shutdown deadline as the President and Republican leaders in Congress raced to meet the Friday deadline to pass a short-term spending bill to keep agencies from shutting down.

World News Will fire 10 bullets for 1: India attacks Pak over ceasefire violations
Author: 0 Will fire 10 bullets for 1: India attacks Pak over ceasefire violations

The Indian Army is retaliating and cross-border firing is still on as per latest reports. Pakistan also said that two of its civilians were killed in "unprovoked" Indian firing. All border schools have been closed which are falling upto 4 kms from the global border in R S Pura and Arnia sectors. "The national will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty", the Indian Army said in a statement.

World News Trump, Schumer meet, no deal reached
Author: 0 Trump, Schumer meet, no deal reached

The latest budget bill has been mired in controversy over demands by Democrats to include a measure to protect so-called Dreamers - undocumented immigrants who arrived to the United States as children - while Mr Trump has demanded funding for his proposed wall on the US-Mexican border.

World News Donald Trump Is Officially Obese, According To His Doctor
Author: 0 Donald Trump Is Officially Obese, According To His Doctor

Ronny Jackson , a rear admiral in the Navy, said during a Tuesday briefing with reporters. He said Trump's blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended. Durbin said the White House should release whatever recording it might have of the meeting. The 10-minute exam is created to detect mild cognitive impairment, such as dementia, generally in older patients.

World News Three northeastern States go to polls in February
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Vote-counting will take place in all three states on 3 March. In Nagaland and Meghalaya, the notification will be issued on January 31, while the last date for filing of nominations is February 7. Rio in a statement on Thursday had even hinted that his resignation from NPF and joining NDPP was because of the decision of NPF to sever ties with BJP, which, he said, is in contravention of NPF partys earlier stand of supporting the peace process and to play the role of facilitator.

World News Austrian superfan calls joint Korean Olympic hockey team 'a nonsense idea'
Author: 0 Austrian superfan calls joint Korean Olympic hockey team 'a nonsense idea'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might believe his missile and nuclear weapons tests are not as unacceptable as worldwide criticism has suggested, Graham argued. One Canadian-owned organization in China that pushes exchanges with North Korea has already started selling package tours for the parade, with the option of moving on to South Korea for the Olympics.

World News Team 'Padmaavat' thank Akshay Kumar for postponing 'PadMan'
Author: 0 Team 'Padmaavat' thank Akshay Kumar for postponing 'PadMan'

Kumar's PadMan will now hit the theatres on February 9, and share the box-office with Aiyaary , the first film to have opted out of the January 25 release. Now since Padman is a big film under it's own estimation with an nearly star like Akshay Kumar, Sonu Ke Tittu Ki Sweety might have to move from it's release date giving space to Aiyaary and Padman in order to finally have a clash.

World News 3 quake strikes Gulf of California near Mexico
Author: 0 3 quake strikes Gulf of California near Mexico

Yolanda Vallejo, owner of Rivera del Mar RV Park in Loreto, said the quake didn't even give her a start. The city of Hermosillo, which has a population of almost 600,000, was 167 miles away from the center of the natural disaster. The Baja California peninsula, which borders the United States, is home to various resorts including Los Cabos - a favourite among North American and European tourists.

World News N.Korea may be preparing military parade
Author: 0 N.Korea may be preparing military parade

During their third day of talks at the border in about a week, senior officials reached a package of agreements, including fielding a joint women's ice hockey team and marching together under a blue and white "unification flag" depicting their peninsula in the opening ceremony, Seoul's Unification Ministry said.

World News Bellandur Lake fire doused, cooling operations underway
Author: 0 Bellandur Lake fire doused, cooling operations underway

Bellandur Lake erupted in flames yet again on Friday, January 19. As per a BDA release, defence personnel, Fire force and BDA officials reached the spot at 11 am but struggled to reach the location of the fire. "There have been many instances of fire in the past but this is the first time that it has spread towards us". Chief Executive Officer of KLCDA Seema Garg said the fire was started by locals to burn the dry grass and facilitate new growth.

World News Cleveland Cavaliers Expected to Make a Trade Before the Deadline
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Expected to Make a Trade Before the Deadline

It appears the Cleveland Cavaliers have accepted they're a long way from competing with the Golden State Warriors in a series. However, the Cavaliers aren't going to just give up in the middle of the season, and the New York Times' Marc Stein said a trusted source has told him that they are "definitely" going to make a move before the trade deadline.

Author: 0 Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

When Mr Durbin was challenged about his version of what term Mr Trump used, the IL senator said: "I stand by every word I said about what was said". "'Does he watch too much TV, does he eat too much ice cream?' Are you kidding me?" But those efforts ran aground last Thursday, as the President railed against the idea of providing more immigration slots to people from Haiti and African nations , using the term "shithole" countries , creating a furor in the USA and around the world.

World News DACA Probably Dead, Trump Says
Author: 0 DACA Probably Dead, Trump Says

I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level. "My standard is very simple, AMERICA FIRST & MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" "The so-called bipartisan Daca deal presented yesterday to myself and a group of Republican Senators and Congressmen was a big step backwards", he said referring to the deferred action on childhood arrivals Bill that aims to give protection to "dreamers", undocumented immigrants who arrived to the USA as ...

World News President Trump says 'DACA is probably dead'
Author: 0 President Trump says 'DACA is probably dead'

Democrats have been demanding protections for DACA recipients in exchange for border security funding that could include money for Trump's promised border wall. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., that Trump definitely made the remark. Sen. Senator Dick Durbin says he did, while two other Republicans at the meeting say he didn't.

World News Barack Obama Sends Heartwarming Birthday Wishes to Michelle
Author: 0 Barack Obama Sends Heartwarming Birthday Wishes to Michelle

Michelle, who posted a photo of both on her Instagram , showed her appreciation, writing, "Thank you @ BarackObama for the attractive flowers waiting for me in the office this morning". "Happy Birthday, [Michelle Obama]", he added on the stunning throwback picture of the pair that he posted. Another exclaimed, "My favorite couple!" At the age of 28, Barack Obama met Michelle Robinson at the law firm Sidley Austin LLP, when Michelle was assigned as a mentor to Barack.

World News President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test
Author: 0 President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

White House aides had planned to use that time - the forum runs from January 23 to January 26 - to roll out the infrastructure proposal. After politicians raised the issue of protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations, the president reportedly demanded to know why the United States should accept immigrants from "sh**hole countries", rather than, for instance, wealthy and overwhelmingly white, Norway.

World News Maine's congressional delegation reacts to potential government shutdown
Author: 0 Maine's congressional delegation reacts to potential government shutdown

Senior administration officials said earlier that more than one million U.S. military personnel would continue to serve without pay. Mulvaney reiterated at the press briefing that the White House does not want a shutdown . Democrats say the search for a deal has been hurt by Trump sending contradictory messages about what kind of bipartisan immigration proposal he would accept.

World News Hospitalised Pele pulls out of London event
Author: 0 Hospitalised Pele pulls out of London event

FWA also said, "He is on fluids while doctors monitor his recovery. Thankfully there is no suggestion of anything more serious". The night, at the Savoy Hotel in London, was to mark the appreciation of British football journalists for Pele's career and his impact on the game worldwide.

Author: 0 Chuck Schumer Meeting With Trump As Shutdown Looms

The 2013 shutdown lasted 16 days - and 800,000 people were furloughed at its peak. Conway said, "We certainly hope they can get it together". The House passed the bill, known as a continuing resolution (CR), in a 230-197 vote. They've even thrown in money for the Children's Health Insurance Program, something they thought Democrats would like, since every time there's a dispute on Capitol Hill Democrats accuse Republicans of harming children.

World News Police, tow truck driver escape crash caught on dashcam in Detroit
Author: 0 Police, tow truck driver escape crash caught on dashcam in Detroit

A Michigan State Police Trooper was assisting a tow truck driver at I-96 and the Southfield Freeway Thursday morning when they all narrowly avoided tragedy. A MI tow truck operator working on a disabled vehicle on an Interstate highway narrowly avoided being hit by an out-of-control vehicle. The trooper had the driver and passenger from the original accident in his patrol auto.

World News A look at past USA government shutdowns
Author: 0 A look at past USA government shutdowns

Other agencies will largely shut down , including the Internal Revenue Service, the Social Security Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Education, the Commerce Department, the Labor Department, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

World News Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis is out, Mayor Catherine Pugh announces
Author: 0 Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis is out, Mayor Catherine Pugh announces

Additional uniformed police officers are being placed in strategic " hot spots " around the city and that they would have "specific missions" to achieve, though he did not go into details. It is going to be an accelerated pace. He says "we're coming after them". As reported by CNN , this decision came after Pugh worked "hand-in-hand" with the now-former commissioner, Kevin Davis, for 13 months before announcing he will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Darryl D.

World News Three dead after Kentucky boat explosion
Author: 0 Three dead after Kentucky boat explosion

They were identified as Timothy L. Wright, 52, of Calvert City; Jerome A. Smith, 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana; and Quentin J. Stewart, 41, of Opelousas, Louisiana. The investigation is expected to last into the night hours and additional updates will be sent out with more specific information related to the incident and investigation.

Author: 0 Davos paper attacks Trump's views on trade

Europe's leaders will have to embrace bold and innovative reform programs to secure a peaceful, prosperous and stable future, one of two research papers released Friday by the World Economic Forum (WEF) said. All eyes are firmly on South Africa's economically poor performing state-owned enterprises (SOEs), Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.This is because the South African economy could only stabilise if there was stability at these critical parastatals, Ramaphosa said.

World News Martin O'Neill has
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill has "agreed terms" on a new deal with Ireland

It wasn't something that was calculated in Martin's thinking or in Irish football thinking. For now, although the formal contract is still yet to be signed, O'Neill is set to continue as Ireland manager for the foreseeable future with the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign of particular importance given the fact that Dublin will host four games in the tournament which is being held across 12 different European cities.

World News Schiff: White House put a gag order on Bannon
Author: 0 Schiff: White House put a gag order on Bannon

The subpoena was issued last week, according to a person familiar with the situation, who said that Bannon expects to be able to persuade the special counsel's office to accept a voluntary interview of Bannon by prosecutors in place of a grand jury appearance.

World News How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?
Author: 0 How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?

During a lengthy press briefing, Dr. Ronny Jackson revealed lots of specifics regarding the president's physical and mental health, which he determined was "excellent". The president hit back at the book earlier this month by calling himself a "very stable genius" and dubbing the author, Michael Wolff, "mentally deranged".

Author: 0 Durbin subject of Trump's tweets after DACA meeting

The US president needs to lose weight and start exercising, but he's mentally fit, his personal physician says . Donald Trump - now a certified "genius", according to his doctor . In other words, it seems we're headed for another short-term extension that avoids a government shutdown but doesn't address the soon-to-expire Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals protections for almost 700,000 young undocumented immigrants that even Trump has said he wants Congress to restore.