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Civil Rights Groups, US Lawmakers Condemn Trump's "sh*thole countries" Remarks

Civil Rights Groups, US Lawmakers Condemn Trump's President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed back against claims he's a racist after news broke he allegedly called Haiti and African nations "s**thole countries", according to multiple lawmakers in the room. Lindsey Graham had a message for the president. The African ambassadors said they are "concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the US administration towards Africa and people of A... [Full Article...]

Sean Payton on "Skol" clap to Vikings fans: Good playoff fun

Sean Payton on New Orleans took its first lead of the day at the 3:01 mark with a 14-yard scoring strike from Drew Brees to Alvin Kamara, Brees' third touchdown pass of the second half. The Vikings had a false start on the first play of the series and the clock was ticking down. The theme throughout the game was "Bring it Home". Just another playoff Sunday in a world where it's not so much who wins, but w... [Full Article...]

Freedom House: Georgia still most free in region

Freedom House: Georgia still most free in region According to him political rights and civil liberties around the world deteriorated to their lowest point in more than a decade in 2017 and democracy is in crisis. "Turkey's passage over the threshold from " Partly Free " to "Not Free" is the culmination of a long and accelerating slide in Freedom in the World", wrote Michael Abramowitz, Freedom House's president. [Full Article...]

Shreveport, Bossier school closures for Tuesday

Shreveport, Bossier school closures for Tuesday Joseph Catholic Schools will be closed. CLOSED: St. Bernard Prep School will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Young Audiences Charter School has cancelled all after school activities. Tuesday, Phenix City Schools announced, "All entities of Phenix City Schools will be closed Wednesday". Franklin Special Schools District has not announced any closing or delay for Wednesday but it is their polic... [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders claims Trump isn't racist because he was on TV

Sarah Sanders claims Trump isn't racist because he was on TV If they are who they want to try to portray him as, why did they want to be with him for years and years in various activities, whether it was events and fundraisers and other things, I think it's just an outrageous and ludicrous excuse. Michael Gerson, the conservative columnist, wrote in The Washington Post on Tuesday that Trump "makes offhand racist comments, he promotes racial stereotypes, a... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan's maiden Test in Bangalore in June

Afghanistan's maiden Test in Bangalore in June The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) had announced last month that India would host Afghanistan's maiden Test match . The war-torn nation's team has played the majority of its home games in India , which supported its quest for Test status. [Full Article...]

Ava DuVernay And Black-ish Lead The 2018 NAACP Image Award Winners

Ava DuVernay And Black-ish Lead The 2018 NAACP Image Award Winners Anderson also said he doesn't think Oprah Winfrey will run for president. The Catwoman star was nominated for Outstanding Actress In A Motion Picture for her role in Kidnap , but lost out to Gifted's Octavia Spencer . Halle Berry wasn't getting her panties in a bunch over her wardrobe at the NAACP Image Awards this week. which is easy when you're not wearing any. [Full Article...]

Three injured in Vancouver shooting at East Broadway and Ontario Street

Three injured in Vancouver shooting at East Broadway and Ontario Street The Coquitlam teen injured in Saturday night's shooting has died. Police say the teenager was in a vehicle that happened to be driving by during the shooting. He was known to police. "My message to the family is this: We will not ever be able to fully comprehend your grief". The last loss of an innocent life he could recall was a shooting in 2004 outside a Gastown nightclub that claimed the ... [Full Article...]

Perdue's shifting story on Trump expletive faces more scrutiny

The White House has not denied that Trump uttered the word "shithole", though Trump has pushed back on some depictions of the meeting. Two groups will hold a rally Tuesday against Georgia Senator David Purdue, who emphatically claims President Trump did not use racist remarks when talking about certain African and Caribbean countries. [Full Article...]

SC to look at petition seeking SIT investigation into Judge Loya's death

SC to look at petition seeking SIT investigation into Judge Loya's death Maintaining that he has "no suspicion" over the death of his father and that his family has no allegations to make against any one, late CBI Special Judge BH Loya's son Anuj on Sunday urged the media , lawyers, NGOs and others "not to harass" them in the matter. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's lawyers paid off sexual misconduct accuser for $130k

Donald Trump's lawyers paid off sexual misconduct accuser for $130k A second actor in pornographic films told the Daily Beast she had been invited to join Trump when he was with Stephanie Clifford, who performs under the name Stormy Daniels . Daniels". Now another porn star, Alana Evans , has come forward with a story that bolsters WSJ's claims. The Daily Beast also confirmed that they were attempting to set-up an interview with her, but she reneged ju... [Full Article...]

3.2 million more Americans are without health insurance since Trump took office

3.2 million more Americans are without health insurance since Trump took office According to Gallup , the 1.3 point increase is an estimated 3.2 million Americans who became uninsured in 2017. But it's up from a low point of 10.9 percent recorded in the quarter of 2016. The uninsured rate among low-income adults increased 2 points in 2017. "Further, media coverage of the policies to repeal and replace the healthcare law may have caused some consumers to question wheth... [Full Article...]

Church credibility in focus as Pope heads for Latin America

Church credibility in focus as Pope heads for Latin America En route from Italy to Chile on Monday, Pope Francis told journalists of his concerns about war, and especially the use of nuclear weapons, giving each of them a photo of a child in Nagasaki. On Thursday, the pope will go to Peru for a three-day visit. He and others inside the Vatican speak openly of a Chilean church "in crisis" as a result, a remarkable admission of the scandal's toll on a ch... [Full Article...]

Romania's PM resigns after Social Democrats withdraw backing for him

Romania's PM resigns after Social Democrats withdraw backing for him Also, last week, Tudose and Dragnea disagreed on whether interior minister Carmen Dan should resign after a police officer was charged with pedophilia. Dragnea can not be prime minister because of a suspended jail sentence he received for rigging a referendum. In February 2017, the government backed down on altering anti-corruption laws that would have let politicians off the hook after the bi... [Full Article...]

Conte: Barkley to play against Norwich in FA Cup

Conte: Barkley to play against Norwich in FA Cup Yesterday afternoon, even the 68th minute dismissal of Leicester City's Ben Chilwell couldn't help the Blues gain their first victory of 2018 in a game which remarkably saw Eden Hazard substituted just before the hour mark. The Canaries visit Stamford Bridge in an FA Cup third round replay on Wednesday, while the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Arsenal is also on the horizon. [Full Article...]

Analysts Issue Forecasts for Magellan Midstream Partners, LP's Q4 2017 Earnings (MMP)

Analysts Issue Forecasts for Magellan Midstream Partners, LP's Q4 2017 Earnings (MMP) The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, August 7 with "Buy". As per Wednesday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The price to earnings ratio for Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP ) is 19.903270. They expect $1.13 EPS, up 10.78% or $0.11 from last year's $1.02 per share. [Full Article...]

Dana White: Conor McGregor could 'absolutely' be stripped of title

Dana White: Conor McGregor could 'absolutely' be stripped of title White added that the UFC are now in the process of arranging a bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov for the undisputed lightweight title, in the event that McGregor is stripped of the belt. As the UFC is bombarded with a stream of hate that only grows much bigger with each day, the world leader in mixed martial arts seems to be being lenient with their only real superstar, but wi... [Full Article...]

Centre withdraws Haj subsidy, says decision taken to empower minorities

Centre withdraws Haj subsidy, says decision taken to empower minorities Naqvi said the number would be unaffected this year, as Muslims would still fly to Saudi Arabia for Haj despite the withdrawal of the subsidy. It has been said by the government that this decision is a part of the agenda of empowering minorities without appealing. [Full Article...]

Three-fourths of worldwide terrorists in United States were foreign born, says report

Three-fourths of worldwide terrorists in United States were foreign born, says report Durbin has accused Trump describing Haiti and African countries as "sh*tholes" during a White House meeting about immigration policy last week. Mr. Nielsen also said "other congressmen" in the meeting used tough language when they were negotiating with Mr. [Full Article...]

Melrose to pitch £7 billion takeover to GKN shareholders in aggressive approach

Melrose to pitch £7 billion takeover to GKN shareholders in aggressive approach The firm has 160 manufacturing locations, including East Cowes, and employs 58,000 people across its sites. "We are aiming to put into sharp focus the options for GKN shareholders", Melrose CEO Simon Peckham said in a statement. The firm instead appointed former non-executive director Ms Stevens as interim chief executive and on Friday confirmed her as the company's permanent boss. [Full Article...]


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