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Northam requests Virginia exemption from Trump administration offshore drilling plan

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In his written statement, Zinke described Scott as a "straightforward leader that can be trusted". The Draft Proposed Program includes 47 potential lease sales in 25 of the 26 planning areas - 19 sales off the coast of Alaska, 7 in the Pacific Region, 12 in the Gulf of Mexico and 9 in the Atlantic region, the largest number of lease sales ever proposed for the program's 5-year lease schedule. Read More »

McSally makes it official: She's in Senate race

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In announcing her bid, McSally told Washington Republicans in a YouTube video to "grow a set of ovaries" and said that she, like Trump, is exhausted of "PC politicians with their BS excuses", referring to political correctness. "My friend, Martha McSally ". She was first elected to the House of Representatives in November 2014 and was re-elected two years later. The former sheriff said he would accept a Trump endorsement but wouldn't seek it. Read More »

Russians Eliminated Terrorists Responsible For Attacks in Syria

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Ten drones rigged with explosive devices descended over Russia's Hmeimim air base while a further three targeted the Russian Naval CSS point in the nearby city of Tartus, according to the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. MOSCOW (AP) - 's foreign minister is visiting for talks focusing on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and the situation in Syria, where both nations support President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish about JUST EAT plc (LON:JE) after last week?

Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. They now have a GBX 120.00 TP on the firm. Interserve plc (LON:IRV) has 0.00% since January 12, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q3. Read More »

SWEET: Immigration talks continue after Trump's head-spinning meeting

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Durbin is blunt. He says he doesn't love making all the tradeoffs Republicans are demanding. "It is nearly astonishing to me that the same group of people that tried to pass a Senate bill under President Obama are now pushing for the same kind of response to the immigration crisis we have in the United States", said Rep. Read More »

Orange County commissioner condemns Trump's Haiti remarks

Haiti said it was shocked by Trump's reported remarks on Thursday and summoned the top U.S. diplomat in the country for an explanation. Durbin's comments came the day after his bipartisan group of immigration negotiators found an agreement to protect hundreds of thousands of recipients of the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read More »

Liverpool v Manchester City

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City's visit will provide evidence of whether Liverpool can cope without Philippe Coutinho following the Brazil forward's sale to Barcelona . City striker Gabriel Jesus is ahead of schedule in his return from injury and could be back for City's Champions League last 16 game. Read More »

Trump blames Obama for 'peanuts' embassy deal

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Mr Trump also criticised the location of the new building in Vauxhall, south London, as an "off location", adding: "Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!" The process to move the embassy actually started during President George W. Trump's visit to Britain is expected to be accompanied by a large demonstration anytime. The US president tweeted he was not a "big fan" of the new embassy - which is moving from Mayfair to south London. Read More »

Trump denies immigration remarks as condemnation mounts

He said these hate-filled things. "But a lot of the base accepts the content, even if they don't embrace the way it's said". "They're shithole countries . During a meeting on Thursday with legislators about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration, Mr Trump reportedly said: "Why do we want all these people from Africa here?" Before the "shithole" controversy, former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt tweeted that, judging by Solberg's visit, "keys to success with Trump is personal charm, a ... Read More »

Korea could send a team of 20 personnel to Pyeongchang next month

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Trump told the newspaper a decision by the United States and South Korea to postpone military exercises until after next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea "sends a good message to North Korea ". During a briefing on recent discussions between North and South Korea, Moon "thanked President Trump for his influential leadership in making the talks possible", the statement said. Read More »

'Bored' Russian steals wine in ram raid with stolen tank

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While driving, the man hit a parked auto before plowing into the front of the supermarket. Photos from the scene showed that he crushed at least one vehicle - a Daewoo. The incident occurred in the early morning hours when it is prohibited to sell alcohol, local news outlet HibInform reported . Pictures from the scene show the tracked vehicle covered in snow and slammed through the shattered glass of the supermarket. Read More »

Sen. Flake aide: Bipartisan group on immigration reaches agreement

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The president also addressed the issue of a border wall with Mexico, saying the USA needs one "in certain areas obviously that aren't protected by nature" and where existing fences are in bad shape and need to be fixed or rebuilt. King said many immigration hardliners, who were excluded from the White House meeting, are still weighing their options for leverage. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation. Read More »

Trump in 'excellent health,' White House doctor says after exam

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President Donald Trump arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he's mentally unfit. Trump does not smoke, and he does not consume alcohol. Jackson, the president's physician for three consecutive administrations, is scheduled to speak with reporters on Tuesday after compiling lab results over the holiday weekend - an unusual step in this ... Read More »

Donald Trump and his position on climate change

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Then-FBI Director Comey revealed the existence of the investigation during a House hearing last March, and after Comey's firing, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to lead a special counsel investigation. "They owe me an apology, but frankly it would be a wasted errand to ask for one", said Schiff. Speaking aboard Air Force One in July, Trump used the phrase " witch hunt " several times, declaring ongoing questions about Russian Federation to be a politically ... Read More »

Denham Springs march will honor Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr . Auburn's Division of Student Affairs Outreach and St. Dunstan's Episcopal Student Center will host "A Service of Lights: Becoming the Beloved Community", 6 p.m. Participants in the Martin Luther King Jr . parade will follow a 1.5-mile route that will end at Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard. Keynote speaker is Champaign County Regional Planning Commissioner Dalitso Samson Sulamoyo, who was born and raised in Malawi, Sulamoyo, and moved to the United States to pursue ... Read More »

Pak playing double game on fighting terrorism

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Donald Trump has launched an extraordinary verbal attack on Pakistan , accusing its government of " lies and deceit " in accepting billions of dollars in U.S. In the reference to Trump's tweet , the American government has blocked the fundings, donations and economic help to Pakistan . Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, asked during a regular briefing about Trump's tweet , did not mention the USA but defended Pakistan's contributions in counter-terrorism. Read More »

US Seeks to Interdict North Korean Shipping

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OTTAWA-It's a bit of Olympic détente, a case of sports diplomacy that has eased nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. The official said Canada never got to the "juncture" of inviting China to the actual summit because there was an awareness that Chinese views on the way to move forward are different than those in North America. Read More »

President Moon: Trump open to dialogue with North Korea

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He added that he saw a lot a of good energy. The paper reported that Trump did not give any inkling if the two bitter rivals have had established any contacts as of yet. invasion. The call also came a few days after Seoul and Washington agreed to delay their annual military manoeuvers until after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in February, a decision which has led to this moment of rapprochement between the two Koreas. Read More »

Trump Admin Okays First Medicaid Work Requirement

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Kentucky is the first state to force some Medicaid recipients to work or get job training . One of those states was Arkansas. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a work-search requirement passed a year ago by the Republican-controlled state Legislature. Read More »

China's December imports growth weakest in a year, exports beat forecast

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Last month's arrivals of unwrought copper, which includes anode, refined, and semi-finished copper products stood at 450,000 tonnes, according to Reuters calculations based on customs data released on Friday. Economists had expected China's trade surplus to have narrowed to $37 billion in December from November's $40.21 billion. The investigation, based on the rarely-used Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, could be a precursor to retaliatory USA policies such as hefty tariffs on Chinese ... Read More »