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World News White House says Trump won't apologize
Author: 0 White House says Trump won't apologize

This particular presidential physical has received increased interest after questions were raised over Mr Trump's mental health and supposed unhealthy diet . Jackson has cared for three presidents since joining the White House medical unit in 2006. "It's called genetics. I don't know. Some people have great genes".

World News U.S. says Africa important but no apology for Trump
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Trump and several politicians who attended the meeting where the remarks were reported to have been made are now denying that the president made the comments. According to some in the room during a White House meeting last week on immigration, Trump asked why the United States is letting in immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa and said he wanted more from countries such as Norway.

World News CLARENCE PAGE: Is Trump a racist? Sometimes he sounds like one
Author: 0 CLARENCE PAGE: Is Trump a racist? Sometimes he sounds like one

Those were the words of the official White House physician, Ronny Jackson, but doubts have been raised nonetheless. Trump and fellow Republicans have disputed public accounts of the discussion. The latest cruel and small-minded remarks by the president are contemptible, as is any attempt to spin them as candour or straight talk. The Trump administration late past year announced it would end the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haiti, a move that could affect tens of thousands ...

Author: 0 Thousands join women's marches opposing Donald Trump and sexual assault

The expectations for this year's marches are more modest than the explosive turnout last year, but the weekend of demonstration aims to keep the momentum of resistance rolling with the theme "Power to the Polls" - a message created to drive national voter registration and maximize women's involvement in the 2018 midterm elections, in which a record number of women are standing for election.

World News Organizers: Tens of thousands expected for NYC women's march
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Flash forward to January 20th 2018, it's the first anniversary of Trump becoming president and I've written a nice employee evaluation on his first year on the job. While some far right naysayers questioned the logic of the women's march in 2017 (including the question of why women were marching when they still had rights, etc), I knew they were marching to show that they had a voice and to let the newest admin know that they weren't going the way of "The Handmaid's Tale".

World News People Injured In Passenger Train Crash At Sydney Station
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So far, one NSW fire and Rescue crew are on scene and another six on the way. Photos posted to social media outline the chaotic scenes experienced by passengers onboard the train, with blood seen splattered across the floors. "I understand that the train on Platform 2 at Richmond has hit the buffers pretty hard", he told reporters. Sydney Trains boss Howard Collins said he had been made aware of the event and confirmed the incident will be investigated.

World News Child Found Safe Following Mother's Death in Custody Transfer
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He is being treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound and is in grave condition. According to San Antonio station WOAI , police were called to a location to assist in a child exchange around 8:00 a.m. Upon arrival, officers found a woman dead near the front door of the home and the reported 18-month-old child missing. The suspect is driving a white, 2016, Toyota Tundra, with a Texas, license plate number of GH58MH.

World News Venezuela: Fuerzas policiales localizaron a Óscar Pérez
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En otro tuit, la organización acusó a Tarek William Saab, fiscal designado por la asamblea nacional constituyente, de mantenerse silente ante la situación de Pérez. "Está mañana se difundió a través de Twitter , un video donde el fugitivo y varios de sus acompañantes gritaban "¡No disparen, estamos heridos!". En la serie de registros difundidos por el actor más temprano, se le ve ensangrentado denunciando que les están disparando con lanzagranadas y francotiradores, mientras ellos ya ...

World News In ad, Trump ties Democrats to killings by immigrants
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Trump's campaign on Saturday that pinned murders committed by undocumented immigrants directly on Democrats who are pushing for relief for so-called Dreamers, young people who came to the U.S.as children. Although the ad does not explicitly mention the shutdown, it comes as congressional leaders from both parties try to reach a deal to fund the government and find a fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Author: 0 Mulvaney: Chances of government shutdown are '50-50′

CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta has become known in press briefings for his head-to-head battles with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, but on Friday, someone else took the podium to butt heads with him.

World News Supreme Court to take up Zainab rape, murder case today
Author: 0 Supreme Court to take up Zainab rape, murder case today

Geo TV reported that the chief justice had expressed displeasure and remarked that despite these many incidents over the past two years under their jurisdictions the SHOs of the two police stations were not removed. The police has arrested a man resembling the prime suspect in the kidnapping, rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab in Pakistan. Punjab Additional Inspector General (AIG) Abubakar Khuda Buksh and Advocate General (AG) appeared before the bench during the hearing.

World News Foreign policy not Pakistan centric: PM Modi
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Our foreign policy is not based on one nation and it should not be". Meanwhile, on his government's criticism over increasing farm distress, Modi said that the "criticism is justified" and "we can't deny this". Targetting the Rahul Gandhi-led party Modi said, "Congress-free India slogan was not only about polls but about eradicating Congress culture of casteism, dynastic rule and corruption".

World News Protesters to gather for annual 'March for Life' in Washington DC
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Today, the March for Life will remind a government with no shortage of passionate articulators of its responsibility to defend those who can not plead their own cause. On the mall, tens of thousands were gathered, watching Trump's live broadcast and listening to other speakers, including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan , before marching.

World News Ukip leader Bolton loses confidence vote
Author: 0 Ukip leader Bolton loses confidence vote

This was despite Mr Bolton admitting that even the cost of holding the EGM could bankrupt the party which has struggled to find a new voice and justify its existence after Britons voted to leave the European Union at the referendum in 2016.

World News Women march across the country to support female empowerment
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The 2017 rally in Washington , D.C., and hundreds of similar marches created solidarity for those denouncing President Donald Trump's views on abortion, immigration, LGBT rights and more . "We are in a moment in time, not unlike where we were previous year on this day , where women's voices are being lifted up", she said. Las Vegas is holding its rally on Sunday to coincide with a voter registration drive.

World News Trump slaps down chief of staff on border wall 'evolution'
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Trump said the country "just about never needed our military more than now". With federal funding expiring at midnight on Friday, Congress was facing a growing possibility of a government shutdown . He added it "will be paid for, directly or indirectly , or through longer term reimbursement, by Mexico , which has a ridiculous $71 billion dollar trade surplus with the U.S".

World News BJP's alliances in Tripura contradict its nationalism agenda: Yechury
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Speaking at a press conference at party headquarters in Alimuddin Street in Kolkata , Yechuri said Left front on its own will accept the challenge of defeating BJP. In March, all the suggested amendments will be studied, the unanimously accepted ones will be incorporated and the final draft will be presented at the party Congress in April.

World News After Gujarat backs out, Padmaavat's fate in other states appears doubtful too
Author: 0 After Gujarat backs out, Padmaavat's fate in other states appears doubtful too

The film is all set for January 25 worldwide release in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. The group also plans to file a review petition on Supreme Court's decision and approach the President to "ban the film across India ", if not heard. "He said: "(A total of) 1908 Kshatriya females have registered their names to perform jauhar in Chittorgarh on January 24 if the film's screening is not stopped".

World News CHP: Tesla driver arrested for DUI says auto was on autopilot
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In a rather freaky weekend tale, a San Francisco man on Friday evening passed out drunk in his Tesla Model S while trying to drive across the Bay Bridge, according to a report from SFGATE . The driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI after officers unsuccessfully attempted to wake him. It's not clear if the Autopilot was actually active before the vehicle came to a stop.

World News Sensational back nine gives Tommy Fleetwood victory in Abu Dhabi
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Rory McIlroy (70), making a comeback to tournament golf after almost 100 days off, was tied third at 18 under alongside Matthew Fitzpatrick (69). It was Fisher who appeared to make the decisive move over the opening seven holes. The Southport star's birthday has fallen on one of the early rounds of this tournament for the last two years. "We traded birdies, good shots, and just thoroughly enjoyed the guys' company and look forward to doing it again tomorrow".

World News Trump campaign ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in killings by undocumented immigrants
Author: 0 Trump campaign ad calls Democrats 'complicit' in killings by undocumented immigrants

Just hours into the government shutdown , the Trump campaign released a video claiming that Democrats in Congress will be "complicit" in every murder committed by immigrants in the country illegally, the Hill reports. "President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE is right - build the wall, deport criminals, stop illegal immigration ...

World News Minnesota Vikings @ Philadelphia Eagles - NFC Championship Game in Opta numbers
Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings @ Philadelphia Eagles - NFC Championship Game in Opta numbers

The Eagles don't necessarily have to sack Keenum, but constant pressure with four will make it hard for him to spot receivers. While most of the action during Sunday's NFC championship game in Philadelphia may be on the field between the Eagles and Minnesota Vikings , city officials are taking no chances in making sure it doesn't spill into other parts of the city.

World News Trump administration asks Supreme Court to rule on discontinuing DACA
Author: 0 Trump administration asks Supreme Court to rule on discontinuing DACA

Under DACA , almost 800,000 young migrants who came to this country as children have received work permits and protection from deportation. If, however, the Justices were to rule that the President acted within his authority under federal immigration law, it then would probably feel that it had to decide whether the order was valid under the Constitution.

World News US President insists he is
Author: 0 US President insists he is "not a racist"

But Democratic Senator Dick Durbin , who attended the lawmakers' meeting, said that " shithole " was the "exact word used by the president , not just once but repeatedly". Lawmakers hope to reach an immigration deal before January 19, when Congress must pass a funding bill or the government will shut down. "They were not made", Trump said Sunday night in Florida.

World News Macedonia Name Row: Greek hardliners plan mass protest
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Athens argues that the name Macedonia suggests that Skopje has territorial claims to the northern Greek region of the same name , of which Thessaloniki is the capital. The region was the centre of Alexander the Great's ancient kingdom, a source of Greek pride. However, the Security Council has agreed that it is a provisional name .

World News Turkey says ground forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attack repulsed
Author: 0 Turkey says ground forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attack repulsed

He told a news outlet that the Syrian government was informed of the operation in advance, but the Syrian government, speaking through the state-run news agency SANA, said it wasn't notified . It began operating in northern Syria in 2016, its participation in an worldwide effort to defeat Islamic State dovetailing with its campaign to block the convergence of Kurdish-run regions.

World News Cuomo Says NY Will Reopen Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island Despite Shutdown
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Yellowstone National Park, a 3,500-square-mile (9,065 square km) wilderness located mostly in Montana, remained open but offered limited services, with visitor centers closed and park rangers absent. "I was wanting so much to get married and come here with my husband and see the Statue of Liberty", Komal said. Cuomo noted that situation was different because the state initially believed the shutdown wouldn't last long.

World News Somehow, Donald Trump is the same size as many professional athletes
Author: 0 Somehow, Donald Trump is the same size as many professional athletes

Colin Jost noted later in "Weekend Update " that the cognitive exam included drawing a clock. The doctor said he had " absolutely no concerns ", adding: "He's very sharp". "He did. He had a - so technically, he has nonclinical atherosclerotic coronary - coronary atherosclerosis ", Jackson said. "We talked about diet and exercise a lot", Jackson said.

World News Private Investigators Say Sherman Deaths Were Double Homicide
Author: 0 Private Investigators Say Sherman Deaths Were Double Homicide

The home was up for sale at the time and police have said there were no signs of forced entry. The pathologist and the detectives, which included former Toronto homicide investigators, found markings on the victims' wrists indicating that their hands had been tied with cord or a plastic zip tie.

World News Oregon State vs. USC - 1/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Oregon State vs. USC - 1/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

He finished with four points and three rebounds in 21 minutes. "They got us, but they're coming to our house now". "The inconsistency that we've shown all season is still bothering us", OR coach Dana Altman said. At the half, Southern California had a marginal 1-point lead, with the game set at 36-35. Maite Carzola's basket to keep OR within 53-50 going into the fourth quarter and Hebard's layup got the Ducks within one, but they were unable to get closer until Hebard tied it at 57 with a ...

World News 'Oily Tongan' flagbearer Pita Nikolas Taufatofua qualifies for Winter Olympics
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Tonga's topless, oil slathered flag-bearer became a viral sensation during Rio's opening ceremony. He said his road to South Korea had been a struggle and his triumph in the final qualification race in Iceland a miracle. The federation ruled points earned in roller skiing events could count toward cross-country skiing qualification. I did my best but I fell short each time and I thought there's one race left and it's at the end of the world.

World News CJP takes suo motu notice of Naqeebullah killing case
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Later, the police killed him along with three others after declaring him an operative of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Several pictures of Naqeeb have been shared on the social media. "We have to submit the probe report before the Supreme Court", he said. A letter to this effect has been sent to the Interior Ministry. Probe is under progress and the inquiry committee has been directed to complete the inquiry after talking to heirs of the deceased and the police party and ...