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World What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone
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Trump denied saying anything derogatory during that meeting, writing on Twitter , "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". Trump addressed the issue briefly Sunday as he arrived for dinner at one of his Florida golf clubs with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California.

World House Intel Panel Votes To Release Its Fusion GPS Transcript
Author: 0 House Intel Panel Votes To Release Its Fusion GPS Transcript

It was the second release of Congressional testimony by Simpson, and it contained no Earth-shattering revelations, NBC News reported. Earlier this month, Democratic U.S. Republicans have questioned the veracity of those allegations and have pressed the FBI and Justice Department to provide information about how they used the dossier in the investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion.

World FEATURE: Japan urges continued pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 FEATURE: Japan urges continued pressure on North Korea

The Vancouver meeting pledged to ensure that U.N. sanctions already in place were fully implemented and the participants said in a joint statement they agreed "to consider and take steps to impose unilateral sanctions and further diplomatic actions that go beyond those required by U.N.

World UAE Files Complaint with United Nations over Qatar Fighter Jets
Author: 0 UAE Files Complaint with United Nations over Qatar Fighter Jets

The UAE said Thursday said it has filed a complaint with the United Nations over Qatar's "interception" of two passenger planes en route to Bahrain this week. Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, reportedly said at the briefing that the actions by the Qatari aircraft against the UAE aircraft and the global air safety showed clearly that the authorities in Qatar are determined to escalate the situation.

World Interstate 65 in Hart County blocked by multi-vehicle crash
Author: 0 Interstate 65 in Hart County blocked by multi-vehicle crash

Ten motorists involved in the crash were transported to the Hardin Memorial Hospital Emergency Department for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Traffic is being diverted onto USA 31-W at the 71-mile-marker in Bonnieville and directed back onto I-65 at the 65-mile-marker in Munfordville. The southbound lanes of I-65 were closed several hours while the wreck was investigated.

World Suspects Arrested in Dramatic Times Square Car Chase that Injured NYPD Officer
Author: 0 Suspects Arrested in Dramatic Times Square Car Chase that Injured NYPD Officer

An NYPD spokesman said that Arfhy Santos, 20, and William Lopez, 24, were in custody and will be charged in the January 13 incident, which was caught on video . After clipping the cop, the driver sped off, turning onto 42nd Street. Police officers chased it down the road for multiple blocks, but were unable to catch up to it.

World Father Too Old For DACA Protection Deported After 30 Years In US
Author: 0 Father Too Old For DACA Protection Deported After 30 Years In US

Garcia lived in the USA for almost 30 years, was brought here as a minor and didn't know at the time he was breaking the law. Garcia may be barred from entering the US for at least 10 years, his wife told the Free Press . The story gained traction nationwide this week, with supporters of Garcia seeing his situation as emblematic of the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration.

World Europe Storm Kills at Least 6, Halts Travel for Millions
Author: 0 Europe Storm Kills at Least 6, Halts Travel for Millions

The three fatalities occurred in separate incidents in the center of the Netherlands , where falling trees and building debris hit the elderly victims. The DPA news agency reported that police said there were crashes "every other minute" on highways between Wilhelmshaven and Westerstede in northern Germany.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's mental health given thumbs up by doctor

Durbin of IL and GOP Sen. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson , who administered Trump's first presidential physical last week, said Trump received a ideal score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild cognitive impairment.

World Haslam touts state 2017 employment success
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Tennessee first marked a historic low unemployment rate in June at 3.6 percent, which was bested by the July rate of 3.4 percent, and then fell even lower in August to 3.3 percent. Statewide employers added 8,900 jobs in December, with 8,700 of them coming from the private sector. Over the year, Financial Activities added 2,700 (+1.2%) jobs.

World Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system
Author: 0 Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system

It was during that meeting that Trump questioned why the USA would want more immigrants from "shithole countries" in Africa. Democrats appeared to see scant reason to bargain with a president many in their party view as holding racist views on immigration.

World Ivana Trump doesn't think President is racist, he just says 'silly' things
Author: 0 Ivana Trump doesn't think President is racist, he just says 'silly' things

I told the president that if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years, he might live to be 200 years old. "Not only do I trust Dick Durbin, he's a man of enormous character, but also Lindsey Graham , who's been a friend and a partner on many things, who has said everything, nothing that is contrary to what has been reported by others that happened in that room".

World Why the Trump Administration's DACA Policy Is Indefensible
Author: 0 Why the Trump Administration's DACA Policy Is Indefensible

The exchange occurred during the White House reality show Trump staged to counter the negative portrait in Michael Wolff's controversial best-seller, Fire and Fury , several days before he further inflamed negotiations with his widely reported derogatory reference to the birthplaces of many us immigrants .

World Suspected Phoenix 'serial killer' charged with 9 killings in 3 weeks
Author: 0 Suspected Phoenix 'serial killer' charged with 9 killings in 3 weeks

Breaking news and video. Phoenix police suspect a convicted felon charged with murder in the killing of his mother and stepfather may have committed seven other killings. Her partially nude body was found the next morning in a Phoenix alley and her vehicle was found abandoned at another complex in Glendale. ABC15 agreed to hold back on reporting information because Phoenix police officials said the release of information would jeopardize their investigation.

World 5 killed in copter crash in U.S. state
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Those onboard were identified as: Jamie Coleman Dodd, 57, the pilot; Paul Cobb, 67; Charles Ryland Burnett, 61; Roy Bennett, 60; and Eileen Bennett, 55. The police agency posted Wednesday night on Twitter that "response and rescue attempts" were ongoing but slow. Authorities say the limited information they have indicated the helicopter was flying from Raton to the community of Folsom, less than 40 miles away.

World Icy Roads Reported As Winter Storm Warning Continues
Author: 0 Icy Roads Reported As Winter Storm Warning Continues

Much of Alabama is shut down because forecasters say a snow storm with bitterly cold temperatures could cause travel problems. According to the United States Geographical Survey, the quake was registered just before 11 a.m. Model projections and current thinking will have the last of the snow leaving the far eastern counties through the late evening. "We're just advising people that if you don't have to work, stay home", Springfield said.

World Ex-Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon agrees to meet with Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Ex-Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon agrees to meet with Robert Mueller

The developments brought to the forefront questions about White House efforts to control what current and former aides tell Congress about their time in Trump's inner circle, and whether Republicans on Capitol Hill would force the issue. Talking about Bannon avoiding answering questions, Himes said on CNN , "So while we were able to ask and answer a lot of different kinds of questions, there were an bad lot of questions we weren't able to answer based on this very novel theory of ...

World Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada
Author: 0 Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada

The ensuing storm of speculation about Trump's mental and physical fitness to be president prompted him to tweet that he was "a very stable genius", and to request the White House doctor to administer a cognitive test. His blood pressure was 122/74, within normal bounds, and his cholesterol was on the high side, Jackson said. He'd like the president to lose 10 to 15 pounds over the next year.

World Ex-NJ Gov. Chris Christie visits DraftKings in Boston
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Chris Christie has never been one to let the perks of his job pass him by - in fact, he took a fair amount of heat for enjoying a weekend with family at the governor's beach house while the normally public beach was "closed" to everyone else.

World Sens. Cotton and Perdue are outed for lying on Trump's behalf
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On Friday Trump denied he had disparaged Haiti, prompting a rebuke from Durbin. "Are you saying the president did not use the word that has been so widely reported?" "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!" "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" "I don't know which context they were made".

World Dr. Ronny Jackson's glowing bill of health for Trump
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The president on Sunday amid reports that he referred to some foreign countries - namely, Haiti, El Salvador and countries in Africa - as a " shithole " denied such remarks and said charges of racism against him were unfair. Trump addressed the issue briefly as he arrived for dinner at his private golf club with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California. Basketball star LeBron James said Trump's example emboldened people with racist views.

World Human Trafficking Awareness Month Sheds Light on Growing Problem in Texas
Author: 0 Human Trafficking Awareness Month Sheds Light on Growing Problem in Texas

Human trafficking comes in many different forms and can affect every demographic. "It not only raises awareness, but the posters we hand out could be part of saving lives". UnBound, a local anti-human trafficking group and the creator of this outreach, has utilized volunteers to reach hundreds of businesses across Waco with human trafficking awareness and posters over the past few years.

World President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion
Author: 0 President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

Nasreddine's evaluation was called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , or the MoCA test . The White House has not substantively disputed accounts of the episode, in which Trump is said to have used the term "shithole" to describe African countries of origin for potential immigrants to the U.S.

World Sebastian Gorka Is Wanted for
Author: 0 Sebastian Gorka Is Wanted for "Firearm Abuse" in Hungary

The warrant was issued in September of 2016 for "firearm or ammunition abuse", but Gorka dismissed the report as "FAKE NEWS", according to The Washington Examiner . Gorka declined to remark on the warrant to BuzzFeed , saying, "Don't squander your opportunity". Gorka told the Guardian that "since I moved to the USA in 2008", a year before the possible 2009 incident, he would decline to comment.

World McConnell: Trump hasn't said what he wants in immigration bill
Author: 0 McConnell: Trump hasn't said what he wants in immigration bill

Even if they succeed in the House, Republicans would still need at least nine Democratic votes to push a spending package through the Senate , which the GOP controls 51-49. Another Democrat, Henry Cuellar of Texas, said he is is a "no for now" but if his vote is needed to avert shutdown he will vote "yes". "They have been so good that I think the Democrats would like to see a shutdown in order to get off that subject".

World Kate says she's less sporty now she has 'lots of babies'
Author: 0 Kate says she's less sporty now she has 'lots of babies'

The 36-year-old removed her famous diamond and sapphire engagement ring ahead of her visit to the Great Ormond Street Hospital, complying with its minimal jewellery policy. She announced her third pregnancy in September and is due to give birth in April this year - just one month before Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 's wedding.

World Trump accuses Russia of helping N. Korea evade sanctions
Author: 0 Trump accuses Russia of helping N. Korea evade sanctions

South Korea previously suggested teaming up with North Korea to present a unified women's ice hockey team at next month's Winter Olympics . A person who signed one of the many petitions circulating in Korea opposing the joint team wrote: "This isn't the same as gluing a broken plate together".

World North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head urges Macedonia to end dispute with Greece, reform
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head urges Macedonia to end dispute with Greece, reform

Jens Stoltenberg said he "strongly welcomes" the small Balkan country's efforts to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - a decade after the dispute with neighboring Greece halted an earlier accession effort. Athens and Skopje are at odds over the use of the name of Macedonia since Greece's northern neighbor broke away from Yugoslavia in 1991. Stoltenberg said he welcomes the willingness Zaev's left-led government has shown to solve the name dispute since it came to power seven months ...

World CT escaped inmate captured in Georgia
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The US Marshal's office confirmed that he was captured on Wednesday, saying a tip led police in Georgia to his location at a local gas station. Inmate Jerry Mercado has been apprehended following an escape from Enfield's Carl Robinson Correctional Institution on Sunday January 7, 2018.

World Here's How Republicans Are Coaxing Dems To Avert Gov't Shutdown
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Lindsey Graham , a Republican from SC, already threatening to vote against a short-term spending bill, McConnell may need even more than nine Democrats to get the House's version of the bill across the finish line in the Senate . "We're always in a place where we have zero confidence in the senate so I think what we're trying to do is spoon feed them with just the three major things: the delay on the medical device tax [and] the insurance tax, with the six year re-authorization of CHIP ...

World Lavrov Tells Security Council Iran Nuclear Failure Would Be 'Alarming'
Author: 0 Lavrov Tells Security Council Iran Nuclear Failure Would Be 'Alarming'

He said that would be "an important condition for creating an atmosphere of trust and Pyongyang's return to the negotiation table". The country holds the council presidency this month. On Friday, Trump extended waivers of economic sanctions on Iran for another 120 days but said he was doing so "for the last time". She also reiterated criticism of Russian Federation for using its veto power to block further investigations into gas attacks in Syria, accusing Moscow of protecting Assad's ...

World Senator Lindsey Graham: Trump vulgarity debate has become a 's-show'
Author: 0 Senator Lindsey Graham: Trump vulgarity debate has become a 's-show'

There is some internal West Wing debate over whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse". Some Haitians working as porters, janitors and food-service workers at Boston's Logan International Airport were let go this summer because they didn't receive new work permits before the most recent expiration date for temporary protected status, which was in July, he says.

World Senate Democrats Failed Dreamers In December. They Might Do It Again
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As votes for government funding look perilous in Congress, bipartisan senators behind an immigration deal are furiously working behind the scenes to build support for their bill , hoping it could be in play to avert a shutdown . The president had just seemingly endorsed California Democratic Sen. "It should not come to that", Bennet said. "We can come to an agreement", Sen.

World 19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's marijuana banking bill
Author: 0 19 state attorneys general back Colo. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's marijuana banking bill

Marijuana will face a sales tax of 20 percent in MA. "Baby boomers are fading into the rear mirror of demographics", he told Newsweek . Sessions' announcement didn't make it clear what the federal government intends to do. This bill would expunge convictions for people caught with marijuana, retroactively applying the law. To address these goals, we urge Congress to advance legislation that would allow states that have legalized medical or recreational use of marijuana to bring that ...

World Puerto Rican students rejoice when electricity returns after 112 days without it
Author: 0 Puerto Rican students rejoice when electricity returns after 112 days without it

The furniture company does have a presence in Puerto Rico, where the company Empresas Berrios owns and runs a few Ashley Furniture HomeStores with plans to open three more this year. The 600 ofo bikes were recently shipped to Puerto Rico, where the foundation received, stored, and assembled the bikes with guidance and training from ofo.

World Montreal man fools police with fake vehicle made of snow
Author: 0 Montreal man fools police with fake vehicle made of snow

After his project, Laprise, a machinist by trade, posted a picture on social media of a confused police officer standing next to the "car". He spent four hours crafting the auto into the shape of the DeLorean from Back To The Future in the freezing cold.

World Trump accuses Russian Federation of helping N. Korea
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Yet, in Vancouver , mere hours before the Olympic announcement, there was a different kind of North Korean diplomatic theatre. North Korea agreed to send a delegation to the February 9-25 Winter Olympics in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang and hold military talks aimed at reducing frontline animosities.

Author: 0 Japan, Australia push for defence pact amid tension

Canberra has also adopted a tougher approach to China over the past year, passing laws against foreign interference in its own affairs and criticising Beijing's aid programme in the South Pacific. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inspect the Patriot Missile system and Australian made Bushmaster Protected Mobility vehicle at a Japan Ground Self Defence Force (JGSDF) base at Narashino, Japan.

World Hulk Hogan Opens Up On Possible Return To The WWE
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Senate nomination in 2018. It was reported earlier in the week that Roger Stone , long-time adviser to President Trump, has been encouraging WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan to run for United States Senate in the state of Florida . When asked if he would run, he said didn't want to run. Hogan has supported Barack Obama in 2008 and then turned to support candidate Mitt Romney in 2012, according to Politico .

World Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer to Reunite for Holiday Comedy
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Universal picked up the project in a bidding war that included Fox and Paramount . While the film has yet to be given a title, release date or official plot details, it is being compared to 1987's John Candy and Steve Martin-led road trip classic, Planes, Trains and Automobiles , in that it will follow the duo as they attempt to make it home for the holidays.

World Trump says he's considering fine against China over intellectual property theft
Author: 0 Trump says he's considering fine against China over intellectual property theft

Trump told Reuters the USA is suffering great damage. Trump has said he is holding off aggressive action against China in an effort to persuade President Xi Jinping to enforce sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear-weapons program. Using a 1974 law, the Trump administration has already authorized an investigation into China's alleged intellectual property theft. "The Chinese would have the legal right to retaliate against tariff increases".

World Wolf on the loose after escaping from Berkshire sanctuary
Author: 0 Wolf on the loose after escaping from Berkshire sanctuary

The animal is thought to have fled from the Wolf Conservation Trust's site in Beenham at about 08:00 GMT. Police were stationed outside Beenham Primary School today to make sure pupils arrived safely after the alarm was raised by a dog walker at 8am.

World Murder charge laid in disappearances of men from Toronto's Gay Village
Author: 0 Murder charge laid in disappearances of men from Toronto's Gay Village

One of these men, 49-year-old Andrew Kinsman, went "uncharacteristically" missing on June 26, 2017 and a second, 44-year-old Selim Esen, went missing last April. Police thought that these three men's similar races and ages - all were Middle Eastern in their mid 30s to mid 50s - could indicate a serial killer. All three men were last seen near Church and Wellesley Sts.

World Steelers' Mike Munchak removes himself from Cardinals coaching search
Author: 0 Steelers' Mike Munchak removes himself from Cardinals coaching search

Munchak has issued a statement that addresses the issue. The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly scheduled second interviews with a pair of NFC South coaches. Munchak is now out of contract with the Steelers according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network and is therefore not guaranteed to return to the Steelers next season.

World Trump and porn star: Why no one was ready to publish
Author: 0 Trump and porn star: Why no one was ready to publish

Speaking on The View in 2006, he said: 'Ivanka posing for Playboy would be really disappointing... not really. "It was nearly like he was so taken with me that I could move him around like a puppet", she said in the interview. In 2007, the year after Daniels says she trysted with Trump in his resort hotel in Lake Tahoe, she starred in "Good Will Humping", an X-rated spoof of "Good Will Hunting ", the indie film that launched the careers of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon .

World Most 'Obamacare' enrollees live in Trump states
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President Trump and Republicans need Democrat support because they won't be able to use the same reconciliation process they used for tax reform , to get an infrastructure bill passed . But whether expanded economic growth and increased investment and hiring by businesses promised by the tax overhaul's supporters do indeed materialize and benefit average working Americans is a murky proposition at best.

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Northland Capital maintained Financial Engines, Inc. As per Tuesday, June 28, the company rating was initiated by CL King. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $125 target. The New York-based Wellington Shields Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 2% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ). Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 51.06% of the company's stock.

World Drivers should be prepared for hard road conditions
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Travel delays are possible and there is a chance of power cuts throughout the duration of the weather warning. In a statement the Met Office said: "Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds". Meteorologist Alex Burkill said: "There have been plenty of heavy snow showers, particularly across Scotland". "Here, in particular, there is potential for disruption to power supplies from lightning strikes.