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Pelosi slams 'five white guys' negotiating immigration deal

Pelosi slams 'five white guys' negotiating immigration deal House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday dismissed as "crumbs" the recent wave of bonuses given to workers by large corporations in the wake of the Republican tax law's passage. "Are they going to open a hamburger stand next or what?" Pelosi then went on to complain that "five white guys" have led the immigration talks and did not include any minority members. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court adds Texas election districts challenge to others from Wisconsin, Maryland

Supreme Court adds Texas election districts challenge to others from Wisconsin, Maryland Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito temporarily blocked the court's ruling that the districts needed to be redrawn. "Protecting the free flow of interstate commerce from overreaching state tax laws is critically important to ensure a healthy and vibrant marketplace and economy". [Full Article...]

Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for President

Trump would welcome challenge from Oprah Winfrey for President Tuesday morning's CBS This Morning became a will-she-or-won't-she White House discussion on Winfrey, with co-hosts peppering one of their own with questions , as King has been the queen of talk's longtime best friend. "Is she a successful individual?" I do think that the speech was a different moment for her. "And I will tell you, I went to the Wharton School of Finance, and I will ... [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu stranded as bus strike enters day 7

Tamil Nadu stranded as bus strike enters day 7 Tamil Nadu State Transport minister MR Vijayabaskar said these unions were spreading false information about the government's efforts. The unions want a 2.57 times hike, but the government, after 23 rounds of talks, has agreed for a 2.44 times raise. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors in marijuana-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in marijuana-friendly states will decide on crackdown A crackdown could be coming in states like Florida that have legalized forms of marijuana. Since federal law bans the use of marijuana, that could potentially be a very, very long list of Coloradans. "I think it may be time for him to step aside". Sessions' move infuriated Colorado elected officials of both parties. The Justice Department considers marijuana a Schedule 1 drug, the same cat... [Full Article...]

Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in "Assault" on Biodiversity and Coastal & Indigenous Communities

Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in Zinke flew to Tallahassee on Tuesday to meet in person with Scott - a staunch Trump ally who pushed back against the administration's offshore proposal even before an official announcement. "We urge you to honor the commitment of this Administration by listening to the local and state voices that we represent and to respect their overwhelming opposition to oil and gas drilling off our coasts". [Full Article...]

Combat fighter pilot joins competitive Arizona Senate race

Combat fighter pilot joins competitive Arizona Senate race Kelli Ward ". The president pardoned Arpaio after a conviction related to a racial-profiling case. In front of a fighter jet and over the crunch of electric guitar, McSally then declares her common ground with Trump: "Like our president, I'm exhausted of P.C. [Full Article...]

Putin slams drone attacks on Russian military facilities in Syria

Putin slams drone attacks on Russian military facilities in Syria Three of the drones survived the landing and the Russian defense ministry has posted images of them. According to Novikov, creating this sort of weapon is impossible in home-made conditions. We know whom and how much they paid for these provocations.... During the phone call initiated by Putin, the Russian president stated that Turkey had nothing to do with the drone attack on military targets... [Full Article...]

Off the coast of China exploded oil tanker

Off the coast of China exploded oil tanker Search and firefighting efforts resumed Thursday after an onboard explosion rocked the tanker Wednesday. A statement concerning the incident from China's Ministry of Transport said it "continued to organise full search and rescue work on site" and "continued the non-stop search for crew" who have been listed as missing since Sanchi collided with bulk carrier CF Crystal on 6 January and burst... [Full Article...]

EasyJet (EZJ) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group

Jefferies Group's price target points to a potential upside of 4.00% from the company's current price. The company has market cap of 5.41 billion GBP. 472,078 shares or 15.56% more from 408,524 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pacific Ridge Cap Prtnrs Lc owns 8,790 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. [Full Article...]

John Feeley, US ambassador to Panama, resigns

John Feeley, US ambassador to Panama, resigns While some have speculated that Feeley's decision was influenced by Trump's comments, a senior State Department official separately told Newsweek that was not the case. Throughout his 35 years in both the nation's Marines and Department of State, the ambassador dedicated his efforts to supporting integration and maintaining good relations between the Americas. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump blasts court for protecting DACA 'Dreamers'

Donald Trump blasts court for protecting DACA 'Dreamers' When they got to Haiti, we're told by Democrats he responded, why would we want so many people from Haiti here? Their future is the subject of a lot of debate in Washington , as NPR's Joel Rose reports . But as the president was being presented this deal, we're told by Democrats, he asked what countries are involved in this specifically. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA). [Full Article...]

Versace's Murder Highlighted in Season Two of American Crime Story

Versace's Murder Highlighted in Season Two of American Crime Story And while the title name-checks Versace , the show itself-following Orth's lead-is more focused on the mentality of his assassin: serial killer Andrew Cunanan , played by Glee alum Darren Criss . In the book, Orth claims to have information on a medical condition that Gianni was afflicted with, which she found out about from a person who allegedly reviewed his post-mortem test results. [Full Article...]

Danny Murphy names the signing Liverpool FC must make this month

Danny Murphy names the signing Liverpool FC must make this month Given it'll be City's last true test against a top-six team (the club's final four matches are vs. Swansea, at West Ham, vs. Huddersfield, at Southampton), if Pep's charges make it this far unbeaten, it will have the feel of a final at Wembley Stadium. [Full Article...]

Outrage Over President Trump's Derogatory Comments About Haitians and Other Immigrants

Outrage Over President Trump's Derogatory Comments About Haitians and Other Immigrants April Ryan , Urban Radio Networks reporter and CNN contributor, said. "El Salvador demands respect for the dignity of its noble and valiant people" in the name of diplomatic principles and in the context of historic relations with the USA, the statement said. [Full Article...]

President Trump Cancels Attending Embassy Opening

President Trump Cancels Attending Embassy Opening Just south of the River Thames, the cube-shaped embassy building is in sight of Westminster and part of a £15 billion, 561-acre regeneration project set to transform one of the South Bank's last remaining industrial stretches. But Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson blamed Khan and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for discouraging the US leader from coming. He noted how Mr Trump would have been met... [Full Article...]

White House Official Says Trump Took 'Victory Lap' After Making 'Shithole' Comments

Mr Trump's comments are extremely offensive to South Africa, said Jessie Duarte, a senior official with the ruling African National Congress. The statement also questioned why Trump "must use this descriptor and derogatory word, when talking about countries with whom the U.S. [Full Article...]

House Votes to Reauthorize FISA, Trump Causes Twitter Storm

House Votes to Reauthorize FISA, Trump Causes Twitter Storm The House approved the legislation 256-164 with support from Democrats and Republican leadership to extend the program for six years. The bill reauthorizing Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act goes next to the Senate , where additional privacy protections are expected to be rejected, report the New York Times and NPR . [Full Article...]

US Senator- "Trump is Lying" about Denying "S…hole" Country Remark

US Senator- In Haiti , "people are accustomed to living a certain lifestyle, and they're not going to change that", Jordan said. The President has since denied the comments; however, following Trump's denial, Sen. "And he said them repeatedly". The remarks met with scorn from both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, according to the Post. Do we need more Haitians?' And then he went on when we started ... [Full Article...]

Unified Korean ice hockey team proposed for Winter Olympics

Unified Korean ice hockey team proposed for Winter Olympics Moon said North Korea will face harsher worldwide sanctions and pressure if it resorts to fresh provocations, adding that "denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula is path to peace and our goal". The U.S. has suggested it remains committed to the idea of resuming dialogue with the North, provided they address denuclearization and follow a sustained period of missile-free activity. [Full Article...]


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