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Trump's language on immigrants provokes a backlash in the pulpits

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Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, who was one of the lawmakers in the room, asserted on Tuesday that the President did use those words. According to the Post , when Graham and Durbin arrived for the noon meeting, they were blindsided, finding a "fired up" Trump with Senators Cotton, Perdue and other hard-line, conservative, anti-immigration Senators. Read More »

Congressman Patrick Meehan denies allegation in misconduct claim

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It included an undisclosed amount to be paid from his congressional office fund, the Times report said. Meehan's spokesman, John Elizandro, issued a statement saying the congressman denies the allegations. Every step of the process was handled ethically and appropriately. The accuser's lawyer, Alexis Ronickher, rejected that. "We will not allow our client to be victimized twice by this man". Read More »

US troops help Somali forces rescue 30 children from terror camp

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Kismayo was once a stronghold of Al-Shabaab, served as its main revenue source through the port of Kismayo, before the military group was forced out by Kenyan forces in 2012. The US has carried out over 30 airstrikes against the terror group since President Donald Trump granted the military the authority to target al-Shabaab in 2017. Read More »

Real Madrid reject Cristiano Ronaldo contract demands

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The Frenchman appeared to land himself in hot water with Real Madrid's president, Florentino Pérez, after suggesting that Kepa was not needed in the Spanish capital - something which was rumoured to be in connection with Luca Zidane's future at the club. Read More »

Trump goes after the Dem who surfaced his immigration remark

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Donald Trump speaks beside House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed", he said . Trump Sunday night used those denials, despite confirmation from Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, to insist he had not said what was reported . Read More »

Tensions rise between Turkey & Syria

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Tension has escalated over the past few hours, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that in light of the creation of militias near Turkish borders , Ankara will respond correspondingly. military patrols and that USA forces occasionally return fire. "We don't want them to engage in violence but we want them to keep focused on Isis". According to Ankara based Hurriyet Daily News, Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli, while talking to A Haber, a private broadcaster, on ... Read More »

Cortina downhill win puts Vonn on track for Olympics

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At 33, Vonn became the oldest woman to win a World Cup downhill, beating the previous mark established by Elisabeth Goergl, an Austrian who was 32 when she won in 2014. 1 priority again and I'll try to rack up as many wins as possible before I retire". Injuries have continually peppered the American's glittering career - she missed Sochi 2014 with a knee injury while decisions to compete are taken on a race to race basis - but Vonn proved she is still a force to be reckoned with. Read More »

Donald Trump has the lowest approval rating on record

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Recent presidential approval ratings, polled by Gallup , put Trump at a historic low with a 38 percent average approval rating. Germany, which slightly trailed the U.S.in approval ratings for most of the Obama years, is now standing tall at 41 percent, and the USA has now slipped behind China, which is at 31 percent, and barely ahead of Russian Federation at 27 percent. Read More »

Beaufort Securities Raises Biffa PLC (LON:BIFF) Price Target to GBX 250

The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 14th. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Thursday, March 10 by Barclays Capital. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of C in report on Monday, September 28 to "Outperform" rating. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://registrarjournal.com/2018/01/20/associated-british-foods-abf-earns-buy-rating-from-deutsche-bank.html. Read More »

Turkish army along Syria border ordered to prepare for intervention

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the U.S. - its most powerful North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally - of creating an "army of terror" along its southern border . For its part, Russia said it has moved its troops out of Afrin, as the Russians held several posts there. Turkey has always been present militarily in Syrian territory to the northeast and west of Aleppo. Read More »

Frosty reception for South Korea's Winter Olympics detente with North

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In the days after Kim's New Year speech the two Koreas underwent a rapid apparent rapprochement, culminating last week in their first official talks for two years, when they agreed Pyongyang would attend the Games. The panel also recommended 51 coaches and 10 medical staff can not be invited to the Olympics which run from February 9 to 25. The North wants to enter the South using the Gyeongui Line Train, which crosses the western part of the inter-Korean border. Read More »

Hurricane-strength winds cause chaos across northern Europe

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The German railway operator Deutsche Bahn said it had suspended almost all long-distance rail service due to the storm and significant disruptions were expected again on Friday. Flights were cancelled out of security concerns at Duesseldorf airport, while the Cologne and Bonn airports were forced to temporarily close down entirely. Read More »

Donald Trump's Doctor Says He's In Excellent Health

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On Twitter , Trump hit out at Democrat Senator Dick Durbin , who was present at last week's meeting and insisted the president used the slur repeatedly. Ghana , located in west Africa, is one of the region's most politically stable countries and has long enjoyed friendly relations with the United States. Read More »

Trump did not use "shithole countries" for Africa, Haiti - Republican Senators

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The senator was referencing a 2013 incident when Durbin said in a Facebook post that a House Republican told then-President Barack Obama, "I can not even stand to look at you", during a meeting. Cotton said he "didn't hear" the word used - "and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was", Cotton told CBS' " Face the Nation ". Read More »

Turkey seeks Russian approval for air campaign against Afrin

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The announcement came after the U.S. said it will work, along with a coalition of its allies purportedly fighting the Daesh terrorist group, with US-backed militants of the the YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to set up a new 30,000-strong " border security" force. Read More »

Mary Lou McDonald confirmed as President-elect of Sinn Féin

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McDonald, who's now deputy leader, has been a member of the lower house of the Irish parliament since 2011. Dublin Central TD Ms McDonald unfailingly defended outgoing leader Mr Adams during a string of controversies in recent years. Ms McDonald had criticised Mr McElduff but described the three-month suspension handed down by the party as "appropriate and proportionate". "I feel an enormous sense of pride being at this gathering with you", she told the Sinn Féin Ard Chomhairle this morning. Read More »

House Democrats Oppose Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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President Donald Trump will be the first sitting United States president to address the event via satellite from the White House in the March for Life's 45-year history. Dan Lipinski and others. Sweeney said he welcomed those steps by the Trump administration announced Friday. And in keeping with the March's theme " Love Saves Lives ", Smith praised pro-life outreach to post-abortive women and their courageous witness. Read More »

Silvassa tops list as govt announces nine smart cities

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Only 15 of the 20 cities in the fray in round four of the smart cities challenge submitted a formal proposal, Puri said. As per the Ministry, the Centre has allocated Rs 12,824 crore to be invested in 409 projects to make these cities "Smart Cities". Read More »

UK, Canada warn tourists after violent crime in Jamaica's Montego Bay

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The Canadian government issued a similar warning , telling citizens to use a "high degree of caution" given the "high level of crime and the state of emergency in St James Parish". The Foreign Office said Britons should limit their movements outside of their resorts, especially at night. He says much of the problem is outside the tourist mecca of Montego Bay and that "Jamaica is still open for business". Read More »

Michael Wolff: Trump is having an affair

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On Friday's broadcast of HBO's " Real Time ", "Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff stated that there's something in " Fire and Fury" about a woman Trump is having sex with where he "didn't have the blue dress" and that people will have to read between the lines to figure out. Read More »

Kerber thrashes Sharapova to reach fourth round

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I guess it's normal. For Sharapova, who is looking to rediscover her best on her way back from a 15-month drugs ban, it is back to the drawing board. Halep will play the victor of Saturday's later match between local hope Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka. Keys advanced 6-3, 6-4 over Ana Bogdan and will next play No. Read More »

Iran deal to 'fall apart' if Trump pulls out: Lavorv

Kazakhstan holds the council presidency this month, and Nazarbayev was chairing a meeting on confidence-building measures to tackle the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. exit. "Thus, the net result is not so good as could be", said the US President. If the Iranian nuclear deal is not upheld, "how can we ask North Korea to use the same option" and abandon its nuclear ambitions, asked Lavrov. Read More »

Trump Blames Democrats For Shutdown Despite GOP Control Of Congress

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The White House also confirmed the president canceled a Friday departure to his Mar-a-Lago estate. "And it's entirely the president's doing", Schumer said . Theoretically, a majority of Republicans could have gotten behind the plan and Democrats could have "blocked" it. Despite bipartisan negotiations, Republican leaders refused to include those protections, and neither side was willing to back down. Read More »