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World No Fire Inspection Records Where 13 Children Held Captive
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The conditions of the Turpin children suggest they've been held captive for a "prolonged period of time ", said Susan von Zabern , spokeswoman for the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services. The children's paternal grandparents said they had not seen their grandchildren in four years, according to ABC. It was not immediately known if the parents had attorneys.

World Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating
Author: 0 Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

This is the lowest percentage in Gallup poll history. "In our February 2016 poll , a slim majority, within the margin of error, believed that the coal industry would be no better once President (Barack) Obama left office", Orion Strategies pollster Graham Godwin said.

World Uzbeks die in bus fire in Kazakhstan
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A statement issued by the Kazakhstan emergency services ministry confirmed that 52 of the 57 people on board were killed when the fire took hold at about 10.30am local time. Ministry representative Imankulov did not confirm this however, telling AFP: "It's too early to talk about the reasons for the fire". A photograph posted online from the site showed the bus completely burned out.

World Jeff Flake on Trump: A president 'who cannot take criticism'
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The report, which was released on Tuesday, also cites gerrymandering - the process of redrawing the borders of House districts and state lesgislatures - and Trump's now-disbanded voter fraud panel as examples of how partisan politics have cast doubt on the integrity of the USA political system.

World Britain gets a 'minister for loneliness'
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She said the new ministerial role would continue Ms Cox's legacy, with the post holder working with the commission, businesses and charities to create a government strategy. "Everybody hated them... the urban working class was swept out of its genial streets to be stacked up in hygienic tower blocks... a brilliant idea that destroyed the city as a home, killed off the spirit of its residents, and in general released the population into the courageous new world of anger, alienation and ...

World FBI Agents Visited Steve Bannon's Home to Discuss Subpoena
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US President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon has twice declined to answer questions from a US House intelligence panel about his time at the White House. That official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. President Donald Trump's physician fielded questions from reporters on Trump's recent physical at the White House news briefing Tuesday.

World NWS issues Special Weather Statement for Ohio County
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Most of us will see 4 to 6 inches, with some areas seeing over 8 inches. Travel conditions may worsen a bit tonight between this and any water left on the road refreezing. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. "A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for Marlboro and Robeson Counties", according to a Wednesday morning weather briefing from Steve Pfaff, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina.

World 'The mission of our National Parks has been set aside'
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Interior Department spokeswoman Heather Swift did not respond to the Post's request for comment on the board members' departure. Board chairman Tony Knowles , a Democrat and former governor of Alaska, said in a resignation letter to Zinke that the group has been waiting for a year to meet and "continue the partnership" between the board and Interior officials.

World Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'
Author: 0 Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

If a politician says that Syria, Libya, North Korea, Venezuela, Haiti and many African countries are down the toilet because of corruption, tyranny, poverty, starvation, lack of freedom and lack of economic opportunity, it is the truth.

World South Africa summons United States diplomat to explain Trump comment
Author: 0 South Africa summons United States diplomat to explain Trump comment

A Haitian church in Rockville, Maryland, held a prayer vigil Saturday after President Donald Trump allegedly made obscene comments about Haiti and African countries. This is published unedited from the PTI feed. Trump, speaking outside his golf club in Florida on Sunday, also said he was "ready, willing and able" to reach a deal to protect illegal immigrants brought to the USA as children from being deported but that he did not believe Democrats wanted an agreement.

World Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years
Author: 0 Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years

An Army veteran is suing a CT hospital after he claims a scalpel was left inside his body after a surgery four years ago, according to the Hartford Courant . The surgeon "just sewed him up and moved on to his next victim", the lawyer said, according to Fox News. "Better care can be had at a veterinary hospital", he said."They should be ashamed of themselves".

World President Trump denies making 's---hole' comments, says he's 'not a racist'
Author: 0 President Trump denies making 's---hole' comments, says he's 'not a racist'

Lindsey Graham , who was there, told him the reported remarks were "basically accurate". Perdue replied, "I'm telling you he did not use that word, George, and I'm telling it's a close misrepresentation". Durbin and Graham have put together their bipartisan DACA deal. It's not where you come from that matters, it's what you're willing to do once you get here.

World Defence Minister Sitharam flies in Sukhoi 30 jet in 30-minutes sortie
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The Minister took the rear seat of the fighter (behind the pilot) and was in constant communication with the pilot in front through an intercom. "Other VIPs who flew in the Su-30 MKI are former Presidents A P J Abdul Kalam and Pratibha Patil , industrialist Ratan Tata, and at least four junior ministers of the UPA and NDA governments â€" M M Pallam Raju, Rao Inderjit Singh, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Kiren Rijuju.

World Nations to consider more sanctions on North Korea
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A call for all nations to enforce sanctions against North Korea was the main focus as Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and counterparts from the U.S., Japan, South Korea and Britain kicked off the high-profile gathering. And so when we get into who's talking to who and what was said, if we want that to be made known or made public we will announce it". Some observers have welcomed North Korea's decision to meet with Seoul's representatives and to send a delegation to the South's ...

World 'New California' campaign declares 'independence,' wants to create 51st state
Author: 0 'New California' campaign declares 'independence,' wants to create 51st state

Disgruntled California residents want to establish a 51st state - and they want to call it New California. The declaration of independence states: "When a long train of abuses and acts to seize and hold the people's power without legal authority and pursuing invariably the same object that clearly demonstrates a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security".

World 'I am not a racist'
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The envoys have been instructed to emphasize areas of shared cooperation, which transcend any comments that may have been made by the President , officials said. "It is not true", said Durbin, who was one of the lawmakers at the Oval Office meeting. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Rep.

Author: 0 Galliford Try and Balfour to take £85mln hit from Carillion's collapse

Carillion's looming bankruptcy could force some Canadian joint-venture partners to pick up the financial slack at various major construction projects, but analysts say the overall impact of the liquidation on Canada will be modest. Eiffage could not immediately be reached for comment. Engineering firm GKN , trying to fend off an offer of 405 pence per share from turnaround specialist Melrose, led the blue-chip index with a 4.1 percent rise.

Author: 0 Pardon Donald Trump - Irbard Urges African Leaders

But the US President in a tweet on Friday, defended himself in the wake of the recent comment stating that, "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". Mr Durbin said he told Mr Trump the word "chain migration" - used by opponents of immigration to describe people sponsoring family members to join them in the USA - was "painful" for many African-Americans whose ancestors had arrived in the United States as slaves.

World LHC seeks comments on petitions against PAT protest
Author: 0 LHC seeks comments on petitions against PAT protest

PPP co-chairman claimed that the government is attempting to save their rule but the leaders would have to resign after pressure increases. He addressed a press conference in Lahore and said that PTI does not want to give any idea to the people that would remotely add to the notion that Imran and Zardari have joined hands.

World Bannon issued first grand jury subpoena in Mueller's Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Bannon issued first grand jury subpoena in Mueller's Russian Federation probe

He says White House chefs are working to reduce Trump's intake of calories, fats and carbs. The source requested anonymity in order to discuss the closed-door matters. The other likely avenue of inquiry is alleged money-laundering. Trump is well known for questioning whether exercise is beneficial and doesn't appear to get any beyond golfing with a cart.

World Paul Lambert: New Stoke boss unfazed by not being club's first choice
Author: 0 Paul Lambert: New Stoke boss unfazed by not being club's first choice

Meanwhile, new Stoke Manager Paul Lambert will be in the stands this evening before he takes charge at the bet365 Stadium, with coach Eddie Niedzwiecki in control of the team for the last time. Lambert watched from the stands as United ran out 3-0 victor at Old Trafford in what proved to be a fairly comfortable win. If they can get the togetherness and the spirit here then that will take us a long way, along with the support the club generates.

World Trump is in excellent health, doctor says
Author: 0 Trump is in excellent health, doctor says

Separately, the New York Times reported that Bannon had been subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a grand jury in a probe of alleged ties between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, on Tuesday.

World Labour rebels attack Richard Leonard over 'hardest Brexit'
Author: 0 Labour rebels attack Richard Leonard over 'hardest Brexit'

Momentum was set up as a grassroots movement backing Jeremy Corbyn after he won the Labour leadership in 2015. "They have a majority in parliament, and unless we get ourselves organised we could lose the historic victory that was Brexit ".

World Trump Homeland Security Secretary Not Sure If Most Norwegians Are White
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By the afternoon, when it was Senator Cory Booker's time to question her, Nielsen likely was not prepared for what she was about to encounter. "I don't dispute that the president was using tough language", she said . I understand that. But I'll tell you this: "I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened". On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that Trump used the term to describe Haiti, El Salvador and some African nations, noting that the president asked ...

World Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming
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Trump said he used "tough" language during the session, while Sen. That means President Trump and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hurtling toward a government shutdown, with funding set to run out at midnight on January 19. And as he shrugged off suggestions from Durbin and others, the president called nations from Africa "shithole countries, ' denigrated Haiti and grew angry".

World Could you pass the cognitive test taken by Trump?
Author: 0 Could you pass the cognitive test taken by Trump?

Mr Jackson said the president achieved a flawless score on the test, which was included in last Friday's medical check-up. The White House doctor would like to see Trump lose 10-15 pounds. The Montreal Cognitive Assessment , on which Trump scored a flawless 30 out of 30, can help detect Alzheimer's disease as well as mild cognitive impairment, but is not the same as a psychological examination.

World 'My memory hasn't evolved' on Trump immigration meeting, Graham says
Author: 0 'My memory hasn't evolved' on Trump immigration meeting, Graham says

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's " Face the Nation ". Playing up the potential divide, Tapper asked Love what she'd tell Haitian-Americans who believe Trump is racist. President Trump speaks beside House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018.

World France says Bayeux Tapestry loan to Britain 'not before 2020'
Author: 0 France says Bayeux Tapestry loan to Britain 'not before 2020'

French president Emmanuel Macron will reportedly make the announcement on his visit to Sandhurst, in Berkshire on Thursday (18 January), the Times reported . But previous attempts to bring the real artifact to the United Kingdom - for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, and for the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings 13 years later - have proven unsuccessful.

World Vietnam files third complaint against United States at WTO
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The complaint filed Friday argues that Canada's distribution, licensing and sales measures discriminate against imported wine. The action follows the United States launching its own WTO trade dispute settlement action against Canada in January 2017 regarding "Measures Governing the Sale of Wine in Grocery Stores", which Australia joined as a third-party observer.

World Trump revisits 'America First' campaign slogan in morning tweets
Author: 0 Trump revisits 'America First' campaign slogan in morning tweets

One participant at the meeting on Sunday denied that Trump used the term and another said he did not recall Trump making such comments. President Donald Trump on Monday once again charged that Democrats in Congress were trying to force a government shutdown later this week by refusing to negotiate an acceptable budget deal for the military, and by not budging on what to do with hundreds of thousands of younger illegal immigrants in the US under the Obama Administration's DACA ...

World Cory Booker: I cried when Durbin told me Trump said
Author: 0 Cory Booker: I cried when Durbin told me Trump said "sh*thole"

Other reports have emerged that Trump may have instead used the word "shithouse," a distinction which may have given them cover to deny that Trump had said "shithole". "The conversation was very impassioned". Nielsen said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) repeated "tough language" that Trump used. "Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?" the president said in a closed meeting with lawmakers about immigration last week, according to senators who were ...

Author: 0 Trump denies making racist comments

USA lawmakers have until Friday to agree on government funding, with temporary measures set to expire. When asked if he could make a deal, he said , "Honestly, I don't think the Democrats want to make a deal". He also blamed the Democratic senator for the apparent impasse over negotiations to reach a solution on the Dreamers. Lawmakers are trying to combine some form of relief for DACA immigrants along with enhanced border security, including a wall along the Mexican border, sought by ...

World Separatists back Carles Puigdemont to lead Catalonia in regional government
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Rajoy's statement came on the heels of an announcement by separatists in Catalonia that Puigdemont - who is now living in self-imposed exile in Brussels - is their candidate to again lead the Catalan government . It does not explicitly say whether this must be done in person, but a number of legal experts, the opposition and the central government maintain it can not be done remotely.

World GOP says it's lacking votes to avoid government shutdown
Author: 0 GOP says it's lacking votes to avoid government shutdown

The votes for that aren't there yet. But, both sides acknowledge the politics are a bit trickier this time around. Dick Durbin and South Carolina Republican Sen. Because of the recently passed GOP tax bill, which eliminates the individual mandate to purchase health insurance in "Obamacare" in 2019, the Congressional Budget Office has found that it doesn't cost money to renew the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP.

Author: 0 Storm Fionn forecast to bring 120km/h winds to eight counties

Luke Miall, a forecaster at the Met Office , said: 'The forecast for today is it's likely to become a bit more wintry, so we could be seeing snow for many areas, with northern and western areas seeing frequent showers'. The warning is prompted by a polar air mass led by a deep area of low pressure edging in from Greenland. Some roads and pavements are expected to turn icy with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries.

World Update on fatal crash near Dubbo, NSW
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The driver of one of the trucks died at the scene. 'It is an absolute horror... The Transport Workers' Union has called the minister "heartless, arrogant and completely incompetent". Picture: AAP Image/Brendan Esposito. A news report published by Channel 7 used an old photo of a Redstar truck on its news website, which was later picked up by News.com.au.

World FG Summons US Ambassador Over Trump's Controversial Comment
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The South Africa ambassadorial position has remained vacant for more than a year, following the departure of former US ambassador Patrick Gaspard in December, 2016. Despite Trump's alleged comments, Airbnb says hosts in Haiti , El Salvador and Africa earned a whopping $170 million in 2017. The U.S. President was said to have made a racist comment at a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

One option would be to pass another in a series of short-term funding plans, leaving more time for negotiations. Democrats are also insisting on equal increases for defense and non-defense programs. Nielsen's comments come as Trump and lawmakers battle over an immigration deal that has blown up amid Trump's controversial remarks at a recent White House meeting.

World Winter Weather Advisory issued some counties
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Why not a winter storm warning instead? The district has a total enrollment of about 215,000. In Houston , almost 800 flights were canceled at George Bush Intercontinental Airport - more than half of the airport's daily schedule. Road crews were working to put salt and other materials on roadways, mainly in the northern and central parts of the state. Snow is expected to diminish in the afternoon, with lake effect snow continuing in northwest Indiana.

World 'I am not a racist': Donald Trump denies 's**thole' remark
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A projection is seen on the Trump International Hotel in Washington, US, Jan 13, 2018 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. The question was posed by American Urban Radio Network's White House Correspondent and CNN contributor April Ryan, who initially asked if he was going to "give an apology for the statement yesterday?" One participant at the meeting on Sunday denied that Trump used the term and another said he did not recall Trump making such comments.

World Yemen facing starvation and diptheria despite temporary end to Saudi blockade
Author: 0 Yemen facing starvation and diptheria despite temporary end to Saudi blockade

The United Nations has listed Yemen as the world's number one humanitarian crisis, with 17 million people in need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of starvation. United Nations officials say access for humanitarian deliveries remains a concern even if the blockade has been lifted. Fuel was vital to power water and sanitation stations to provide clean water and help avoid diseases, she said.

World Donald Trump holds Nigerians in high regard - U.S. envoy
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Trump came under fire last week after he asked lawmakers why the United States wanted people from "sh-hole countries" coming into the U.S., in reference to immigrants from African countries. In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, Love said she had been contacted by the White House to discuss immigration reform. Lindsey Graham confronted the president during the meeting about his comments.