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Nevada immigration advocates condemn Trump on El Salvador


The Trump administration says El Salvador has now rebuilt. The Trump administration has already removed TPS protection from tens of thousands of Haitians and Nicaraguans. Acosta has urged them to get legal help. I helped draft the TPS law and I know that it is more concerned with protection than with duration. Haitians with TPS will lose their status in July 2019. Read More »

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Yakuza Boss Arrested In Thailand After Tattoos Go Viral


Another giveaway: The photos showed Shirai absent the tip of his pinkie, a common self-inflicted punishment among those yakuza who've made a mistake. "When I grow up, will I look like you?" wrote the person who uploaded the photo. He's married to a Thai woman and kept a low profile over the past decade, police said. Police say that Japanese associates paid visits to Shirai two to three times a year, each time bearing cash gifts at around 10,000 baht (£232). Read More »

Trump Alarms Lawmakers With Disparaging Words for Haiti and Africa


Instead, they predicted that Trump's base will be receptive to the comments in the same way they were when the president repeatedly attacked NFL players who knelt for the national anthem, according to CNN . Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), the Post reported . Pelosi's talking about a group of lawmakers that's blessed by President Donald Trump . The comments, according to two people briefed on the meeting, left lawmakers in shock. Read More »

Putin calls Kim Jong Un competent and mature politician


A B-1B Lancer strategic bomber, two F-35A and two F-35B stealth jets of the U.S. and two F-16K and two F-15K fighters of South Korea fly in formation over the Korean Peninsula in this year's annual joint South Korea-U.S. " He is already an absolutely shrewd and mature politician ". However, Zhao Tong, a North Korea expert at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center in Beijing, said China's attitude might change if North Korea launched a nuclear-tipped ICBM into the Pacific Ocean or fired missiles toward ... Read More »

Why allow immigrants from 's***hole countries'?

Trump made the comment during a discussion of USA visa and immigration policies inside the Oval Office. Trump had met with Norway's prime minister Wednesday. When House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) told Trump that a separate group of congressional leaders was planning to continue its own discussions later Thursday, the president told them: "Go do that", according to Cotton. Read More »

Number of A&E patients treated within four hours at lowest ever level


A letter from the heads of more than 60 A&E departments in England and Wales to the prime minister has warned that the "current level of safety compromise is at times intolerable", as the winter months put the NHS under further strain. We have known for a number of years that recruitment of staff to Emergency Departments has been challenging. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was flagged as the worst-performing major A&E department, known as "type 1" units within the NHS, ... Read More »

Russia's Threat Grows as White House Ignores It, Dems Warn


Senate Democrats on Wednesday warned that Russian operations to undermine democracy extend far beyond U.S. elections and accused President Donald Trump of failing to confront the threat. The report points to Europe to provide a roadmap for the USA going forward. They also fear USA allies in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union remain susceptible to Russian meddling, citing the Kremlin's murky role in the United Kingdom's Brexit referendum, Catalonia's drive for ... Read More »

Kim Jong Un a competent and mature leader, says Russia's Putin

Kim Jong Un has obviously won this round", Putin told a group of Russian editors and media executives in Moscow on January 11. On Wednesday, South Korea and the USA said they were willing to meet with North Korea - perhaps even with Kim - under some circumstances, in a potential conciliatory step after years of increasing isolation for Pyongyang. Read More »

130000 displaced from Idlib as Syrian Army attacks last rebel-held enclave


And in Idlib, the last province controlled by Islamist rebels, the United Nations is bracing as thousands of displaced people surge towards the Turkish border to flee the latest Syrian Army offensive. The forces had advanced to within 3 km of the air base on Wednesday, said a military media unit run by Lebanon's Hezbollah, which fights on the Syrian army's side. Read More »

U.S. looking at free trade agreement with India


However, he made no reference to Pakistan in his speech. He said the major reason behind the suspension of USA security assistance to Pakistan "is because we feel they have not done all that they could to try and eliminate terror sanctuaries in Pakistan that are contributing to the unrest in Afghanistan ". Read More »

New US ambassador to Netherlands grilled over 2015 comments


Hoekstra made the comments during a speech at a conference organised by the right-wing David Horowitz Freedom Center in 2015, which has donated over €150,000 to Dutch anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders. It did not go well'. Roel Geeraedts, with Dutch channel RTL Nieuws , followed up on the original question. Weeks after leaving a Dutch reporter stunned by denying that he'd made televised remarks about terrorism, several of the Netherlands' political journalists refused to allow a Trump ... Read More »

John Kelly Bans Personal Cellular Devices in West Wing


A former senior White House official backed up Huckabee Sanders' claim telling ABC that banning certain electronics in the West Wing has been discussed since the early days of the Trump administration. Chief of Staff Kelly outlines disciplinary action for those who violate the new personal cell phone policy. "For the purposes of this memorandum, the West Wing means the facility generally located between the President's Executive Residence and West Executive Drive", a footnote of the ... Read More »

Bear attacks man outside Florida apartment


Andrew Meunier can thank a black bear for taking a chunk of skin out of face as he was walking near his apartment Wednesday night. "I didnt feel any cuts or anything". After being knocked to the ground, Meunier managed to make a run for it but not before sustaining a deep wound to his face that took 41 stitches to suture. Read More »

Body found of U.S. tourist who went missing on Larapinta Trail


An American tourist died Wednesday while hiking the Larapinta Trail in Australia , Northern Territory Police said. A cause of death has not been revealed, but investigators said it was not suspicious. The US Consulate has been advised. Police have not identified the victim or said where in California he was from. "Quite often they would've not been in Australian conditions for very long and most possibly come from the northern hemisphere - effectively winter conditions - much cooler than ... Read More »

Kellyanne Conway: 'Nobody here talks about Hillary Clinton'


After some continued verbal sparring, Conway very incorrectly claimed that "we", ostensibly referring to the Trump administration, don't care about Hillary Clinton . Speaking to Cuomo about the probe into Russian meddling in the election, Conway said Trump beat Clinton "fairly and squarely in this country, though this democratic elective process". Read More »

State Department puts 5 Mexican states on 'Do Not Travel' list


The Mexican states of Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas have been ranked as " level 4 ", with an explicit " do not travel " warning. But another 11 states are under a level 3 warning, meaning travelers should "reconsider" their plans. Personal travel by land and to the resort city of Acapulco had already been prohibited. Read More »

Trump's gift to GOP governors: States can now impose Medicaid work requirements


CMS today announced new guidance that will support state efforts to improve Medicaid enrollee health outcomes by incentivizing community engagement among able-bodied, working-age Medicaid beneficiaries. States should ensure that career planning, job training, referral, and volunteering opportunities considered to meet the community engagement requirement, and job support services offered in connection with the requirement, take into account people's employability and potential contributions to ... Read More »

Voters Wary of Trump, Confident in Economy


The polls are conducted at the Polling Institute on West Woods Road, close to the Mount Carmel and York Hill Campuses. Trump's job approval rating was 36 percent, the same score in a poll taken shortly after his inauguration. A larger percentage of voters - 49 percent - say they think Trump's predecessor President Barack Obama is more responsible for the current state of the economy, the poll shows. Read More »

Pakistan stops intelligence cooperation with US


In an opinion piece for The New York Times , Olson said that the harsh truth is that American leverage over Rawalpindi and Islamabad has been declining. Secretary of Defense James Mattis downplayed the risk of this, however, saying he's seen no sign Pakistan is even considering cutting the USA out of its airspace, or preventing the United States using its supply line through Karachi. Read More »

Trump Suggests Republicans Scuttle Russia Investigations


Smith further criticized Trump tweets for refocusing attention on the Russian Federation investigation, a story his guest speculated Trump didn't want to receive attention. "The fact that Sneaky Dianne Feinstein, who has on numerous occasions stated that collusion between Trump/Russia has not been found, would release testimony in such an underhanded and possibly illegal way, totally without authorization, is a disgrace". Read More »

ICE Cracks Down on 7-Elevens in a Predawn Raid


Homan said in an announcement. - Dozens of 7 Eleven stores across the country were the target of immigration agents Wednesday. Derek Benner, a top official at U.S. ICE will continue its efforts to protect jobs for American workers by eliminating unfair competitive advantages for companies that exploit illegal immigration. Read More »

Some female lawmakers will wear black to Trump's State of the Union


Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier told NBC News that the women of the Democratic Women's Working Group had expressed their support for the initiative and wanted to make a statement. #TIMESUP #MeToo ", she wrote on Wednesday. A number of Democrats told NBC that they were not aware of any discussion of inviting victims of Trump's alleged harassment to the address, but said that invitations would be extended to other survivors. Read More »

Trump calls U.S. court system 'unfair' after DACA ruling


Congress has until March 5 to salvage the Obama-era program and protect an estimated 800,000 undocumented immigrants who grew up in the USA from deportation. "Tonight's ruling is a huge step in the right direction". On Tuesday, the Department of Justice said the judge's decision doesn't change the fact that the program was an illegal circumvention of Congress, and it is within the agency's power to end it. Read More »

President Donald Trump Isn't Fazed By Oprah Winfrey: 'I'll Beat Oprah'


And if that's true, I would just like to say, " Oprah , you will never be president ". "I like Oprah ", Trump said , adding that he had appeared on her long-running afternoon program. Still, she denied having any presidential ambitions while speaking with a Bloomberg News reporter backstage at the awards show. "Given the choice between Oprah and our current president , I'm on the bus with Oprah traveling the country encouraging people to sign up and vote". Read More »

'FBI had source inside Trump campaign'


Steele went to the Federal Bureau of Investigation with the initial reports that would later form the dossier on alleged Trump-Russia ties as early as late June or early July of 2016, Simpson testified. "My understanding was that they believed Chris at this point - that they believed Chris might be credible because they had other intelligence that indicated the same thing and one of those pieces of intelligence was a human source from inside the Trump organization", Simpson said. Read More »