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Trump tweets Sen. "Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented" DACA comments

After lawmakers raised the issue of protections for immigrants from African nations , Haiti and El Salvador, the president reportedly demanded to know why the United States should accept immigrants from " shithole countries ", rather than - for instance - wealthy and overwhelmingly white Norway. [Full Article...]

Feds Want to Retry Sen. Robert Menendez for Corruption, Bribery

Feds Want to Retry Sen. Robert Menendez for Corruption, Bribery In last year's gubernatorial election, Democrat Phil Murphy won by 13 percentage points - a high mark that Menendez is unlikely to top. After the trial, an emotional Menendez blasted investigators for bringing the case against him in the first place. [Full Article...]

Iran deal must be preserved — United Nations chief

Iran deal must be preserved — United Nations chief While the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has verified Iran's compliance, Trump continues to deride the agreement, calling for more sanctions on the Islamic Republic particularly for its ballistic missile program and human rights abuses, which were not part of the JCPOA. [Full Article...]

Long Island weather: Sunny, chilly start to warmer weekend

Long Island weather: Sunny, chilly start to warmer weekend After a week which had the area with high temperatures near 60 and rain before plummeting for a weather system which had forecasters playing a guessing game as to where, what type and how much precipitation the Miami Valley would get on Friday , Feb. [Full Article...]

Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal

She did recall that he used " tough language ". Asked to respond to people who think he's racist, Trump told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed ". Dick Durbin , D-Ill., and some Republicans. Durbin said he doesn't know if the White House has recordings of the meeting either. When it came to talk of extending protections for Haitians, Durbin said Trump replied, ... [Full Article...]

Governor Dayton Looking to Borrow Money for Wish-List Construction Projects

Governor Dayton Looking to Borrow Money for Wish-List Construction Projects Dayton receiving more than $3 billion in building requests from state agencies and local governments, Frans said. "Asset preservation is our No. 1 priority", said Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra. But that's proved challenging over the years, as Dayton and Democrats have clashed with Republicans over the types of projects to fund. "Governor Dayton's $1.5 billion public works bill rem... [Full Article...]

January is a special month for moons

January is a special month for moons This is a special month for the Moon. This is not a unique event in and of itself, but rather a coincidence of multiple moon events that will overall make for a fantastic viewing experience. The last contact will happen at 9.38pm, when the moon is released from the penumbra of the Earth, signalling the end of the total lunar eclipse.Not only will the moon be in direct alignment with the Sun and at... [Full Article...]

Real Madrid beat sprited Leganes

Real Madrid beat sprited Leganes As the minutes passed without a Real Madrid goal, Leganes dared to dream that they would finally reach the second leg of a Copa tie with something at stake. But, as per Marca , the French centre-back believes the players are happy to play badly, as long as it ends in victory, with wins much needed at the moment. [Full Article...]

House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197

House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197 Trump tweeted Thursday morning that the six-year extension of the Child Health Insurance Program , which expired on September 30 and serves 9 million children nationally, should not be in the spending bill - but the White House later said he supports it. [Full Article...]

Sheriff Lombard discusses 1 October shooting investigation

Sheriff Lombard discusses 1 October shooting investigation More than three months after the October 1 Strip shooting, the gunman's cremated remains today were handed over to his family, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Eric Paddock arrived in town Saturday for hours of interviews with Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, a police detective, a profiler and a psychologist. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar: Petitioners raise three issues before SC

Aadhaar: Petitioners raise three issues before SC Petitioners have challenged making Aadhaar mandatory for availing of social welfare benefits and filing of income tax returns (ITRs) as well as for obtaining and retaining the Permanent Account Number (PAN) required for filing ITRs. Divan argued. When Divan invoked the Supreme Court judgment on the right to privacy to buttress his arguments, Justice Chandrachud reportedly said: "There are two se... [Full Article...]

Man narrowly escapes sliding vehicle in I-96 crash

Man narrowly escapes sliding vehicle in I-96 crash A 28-second video posted on the Michigan State Police Metro Detroit division's Twitter account shows a cringe-inducing crash on Wednesday, when a driver was traveling toward I-96 on the Southfield Freeway. Authorities reminded motorists to make room for emergency crews by giving them a lane. They never made it. Luckily the tow truck driver, the state trooper and the two drivers involved in the... [Full Article...]

You May Never, Ever Again See Kodak Black

You May Never, Ever Again See Kodak Black Kodak Black attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017, in Inglewood, California. South Florida based rapper Kodak Black will remain behind bars after his latest arrests on multiple charges that include weapons and child neglect charges. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis accuses sex abuse victims of slander

Pope Francis accuses sex abuse victims of slander They then gathered in a coliseum to hear him speak. But he had something else in mind. Francis told the crowd: "You are a living memory of the mission that God has entrusted to us all: the protection of our common home". " Being married by a Pope on board a flight is something priceless ", Podest said. "He asked, 'Are you sure?' 'Yes, of course!' we said". I have married 40 couples. [Full Article...]

Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead' Long Islanders have expressed mixed views on how DACA should be addressed. The fight over Dreamer protection is being waged by some of the boldest people I have ever met. Kamala Harris and Sen. Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, the first black woman Republican in Congress and the daughter of Haitian immigrants, denounced Trump's comments as racist and called on him to apologize. [Full Article...]

Trump considering intellectual property 'fine' on China

Trump considering intellectual property 'fine' on China Under U.S. trade law, the administration can impose retalitory tarrifs and other trade sanctions against China if it concludes China is engaged in wrongdoing. "But if there is, there is", he said. China's foreign ministry insisted in response that there is nothing other than "market behavior" behind any instances of technology transfer. [Full Article...]

Bulls' Kris Dunn suffers chipped, dislocated teeth on face-first fall

Bulls' Kris Dunn suffers chipped, dislocated teeth on face-first fall Individually, he's enjoying an excellent season. With the Bulls trying to mount a fourth-quarter comeback against the defending National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors , Dunn stole the ball from Klay Thompson , raced down the length of the floor and elevated for a two-hand throwdown that cut the Warriors' lead to five at 112-107 with 2:55 to play. [Full Article...]

Russian teenager injures six classmates in school axe attack

Russian teenager injures six classmates in school axe attack Several injured children and a teacher are reported; one of the attackers was wounded as well. The teacher then tried to protect the children in the class and confronted the attacker, who hit her with the axe before attacking the students. [Full Article...]

Former Trump aide Bannon refuses to comply with House subpoena

Former Trump aide Bannon refuses to comply with House subpoena Rep. Jim Himes, a Connecticut Democrat on the committee, told CNN's Anderson Cooper that Conaway made a determination that the "expansive claim of executive privilege doesn't apply", and said that Bannon puts himself at risk of contempt of Congress if he doesn't answer questions. [Full Article...]

Government Shutdown Looms Ahead of Trump's 1-Year Anniversary

Mr. Trump has said Democrats would be to blame in a shutdown. In such an event, the salary payments of military service members around the world could be impacted. The House is slated to vote Thursday evening but members of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus are opposed to the measure. On the edge of a government shutdown, a divided House voted late Thursday to keep the government open past a... [Full Article...]


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