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Ex-CIA officer charged with taking notebooks full of classified information


The notebooks included true names and phone numbers of covert assets, operational notes from asset meetings and locations of covert facilities, the DOJ said. Numerous informants were killed in a systematic dismantling of the C.I.A.'s spy network in China starting in 2010 that was one of the American government's worst intelligence failures in recent years, several former intelligence officials have said. Read More »

Don Lemon: Trump's Comments About MLK 'Painfully Ironic' After 'Sh*thole' Remarks

He also blamed Democrats in the delay on passing immigration reform that includes protection for young illegal immigrants . When it came to the issue of, quote, "chain migration", I said to the president , do you realize how painful that term is to so many people? Dick Durbin (Ill.), who was at the meeting , said he "personally heard" the "hate-filled, vile, and racist" comments. Read More »

Chile: Pope arrives to protests over sex abuse scandal


Francis told the women during the visit Tuesday that everyone's a sinner, and that change is always possible. The bishop at the center of a controversy that has affected Pope Francis' standing in Chile is defending himself. In recent years, the Mapuche have burned churches to agitate for the return of ancestral lands and recognition of their language. The scandal has eroded the credibility of the Catholic Church here and cast a shadow over his visit, the first by a pope in three decades. Read More »

Tyrone MP resigns seat after Kingsmill massacre outrage


The Irish MP Barry McElduff - who posted a video of himself in a shop with a loaf of bread on his head on the anniversary of the Kingsmills murders, in which 10 Protestant workers were shot dead by the IRA - resigned on Monday, January 15, as a result of the controversy. Read More »

Sydney Trains set for another meltdown today


The union's state secretary, Alex Claassens, urged commuters to put pressure on the government and if "worse came to worse" avoid going to work and stay home on 29 January. 'That will have an impact on the network... we are working on those contingency plans now, ' he told reporters. 'We have cancelled a small number of trains on Monday due to staff availability, ' they said. Read More »

Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term


Trump is considered overweight and borderline obese at 6 feet 3 inches (1.9 meters) tall and 239 pounds (108 kg). His blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended. Jackson said he prescribed a diet lower in fat and carbohydrates, and exercise. He had told Trump he should lose 10-15 pounds. President Trump was given an excellent chance of exceeding the average life expectancy for an American man, which the National Centre for Health ... Read More »

Australia Day: Greens to use local council numbers to lead #changethedate push


Why can't they just accept that Jan 26 is the best available day to celebrate all that's good about life in Australia", he tweeted.Mr Joyce accused the Greens of getting caught up in a philosophical debate about changing the date of Australia Day, instead of "building things that actually make our nation stronger" like the Coalition."You want to see the difference? The Greens leader, Richard Di Natale, started 2018 by campaigning to move Australia Day from 26 January , which has prompted ... Read More »

Sh*tholegate continues: Donald Trump's 'racist' comment discussed on MLK Day

Former president John Mahama has slammed controversial US President Donald Trump for describing African countries as shitholes . "No, I am not a racist ", he said . "And that's the fearful thing for us because it's with you, and it's around every day", James said. The uproar over the comments that Trump made has spread, not only across the United States, but across the entire world. Read More »

Egyptian Al-Azhar University Dismisses Trump's Remarks on Migrants as "Racist"


According to the Washington-based news website, AU said that Trump's remarks "dishonour the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity". Mr Trump was said to have told them that instead of granting temporary residency to citizens of countries hit by natural disasters, war or epidemics, the United States should instead be taking in migrants from countries like Norway. Read More »

Strangely, North Korea wants to talk and play


Peters said he would use the meeting to add New Zealand's voice to a "feasible, workable strategy" which could change North Korea's approach. Trump's brand of rhetoric is not exclusively reserved for Kim Jong-un, nor is it confined to his Twitter feed. Read More »

US, Turkey talking Syrian border force issue: Pentagon


Turkey, the United States and European Union have listed the PKK as a terrorist group. "Currently, there are approximately 230 individuals training in the BSF's inaugural class, with the goal of a final force size of approximately 30,000", a spokesman for the US-led coalition, US Army Col. Read More »

Trump Clears The Air On What Types Of Immigrants He Wants


The White House did not deny that the president made the remarks. The president sought to shift from the defensive by portraying Democrats as not truly interested in an immigration deal. Asked about resolving the North Korea threat, Mr. Trump said: "They have got a couple of meetings scheduled, couple of additional meetings scheduled". Read More »

WWE Tag Team Champion Arrested For DUI


Slice Wrestling first reported that Jey Uso was arrested in Hidalgo, Texas on Sunday, Jan. 14 before Pro Wrestling Sheet confirmed this tweet with their report. No further information is known, and WWE has not commented on the arrest at this time. Juicy J might have just thrown all those plans out the window. Read More »

Trump's Racist Comments May Actually Help Some Immigrants Stay In The US

The council said it received with utter shock the news of the uncouth words used by Trump in reference to African people and people of African descent. These statements echoed the controversy over what he said on Thursday at a meeting with a group of Senators. "I don't think the Democrats want to make a deal", Trump said. Read More »

Syrian Army Vow to End US Presence in Syria


Bashar al-Assad's army objects to any form of US presence in the country and will seek to put an end to it, Reuters reported, citing state media. During his talks with Syrian Parliament Speaker Hammoudeh Sabbagh, Rouhani said that the new USA plan in Syria is against worldwide law and a plot against Syria's territorial integrity and security. Read More »

When will we find out Trump's physical results?

Psychiatric exams are not part of presidential physicals, but Trump aides have insisted that Trump doesn't need one. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", he said, joking that he may bring First Lady Melania Trump on board to make sure her husband sticks to a diet and workout plan. Read More »

Democrat Phil Murphy prepares to change into New Jersey governor


A salute of cannons then went off outside of the ceremony at the War Memorial in Trenton and Murphy went down a line of officials shaking hands. "We will never lose sight that we are one state and one family, with different beliefs but common dreams, and that we do not succeed unless we all succeed together". Read More »

I'm not a racist, says Trump

They were also trying to include some Democratic goals, including codifying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program into law, which would protect roughly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the minors. But he said he doubts there will ultimately be a shutdown. "I want to get a degree here". President Donald Trump's highly controversial "shithole" remark on Thursday seems to have increased the odds that a government shutdown will occur at midnight on ... Read More »

Trump says 'I am not a racist,' denies making vulgar comments

It is the first time the president has responded directly to the racism accusations. A sizeable crowd of expatriate Haitians, waving their country's flag, gathered near the foot of a bridge leading to Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, to jeer at Trump as the motorcade returned from the golf club where the president capped his weekend before returning later Monday to Washington . Read More »

The Bubble: 'President Trump is a white racist,' liberals say

Asked to respond to people who think he's racist, Trump told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". "That I can tell you". "We shouldn't be asking immigrants to prove their worth, when this country seems to be unworthy of them", she said. Liberal commentators said it was definitive proof - added to an already large body of evidence - that Trump is a racist. Read More »

Chick-Fil-A Restaurant Removes Woman For Breastfeeding


The owner reportedly told Hornung that "children and men" might see her breastfeeding, to which Hornung replied they could "practice the simple art of looking away". I was angry for the way my wife was treated. The post immediately went viral - and received almost 1,500 mixed reactions from Facebook users - most of who were in support of Hornung. Read More »

We want immigrants 'from everywhere' to come to US


As thousands of events unfolded across the country to honor the hero of the civil rights struggle, shot and killed on April 4, 1968, Donald Trump's decision to attend his golf club in Palm Beach instead has been highly criticized. It said it would ask the second-in-charge of the US embassy to explain Trump's comments on Monday. "I've not read one of them that's inaccurate". Read More »

Why We are Missing the Point on Trump's 'Shithole' Racist Words


Trump called himself a "very stable genius" in early January in response to critics who have said he is mentally unfit to serve as president. The National Association for the Advancement of People of Color (NAACP) accused the president of falling "deeper and deeper into the hole of racism and xenophobia ". Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn casts doubt on the 'special relationship'


Conservative deputy chairman James Cleverly said the two Labour politicians had "failed to rule out a second referendum". A recent poll published last Thursday by the Daily Mirror newspaper showed that 55 percent of the population now supports continuity in the European Union, compared to 45 percent favoring Brexit . Read More »

Trump administration to appeal DACA immigrant ruling to Supreme Court


Sessions noted that DACA was 'an entirely discretionary non-enforcement policy that was implemented unilaterally by the last administration, ' and that Congress had previously 'rejected similar legislative proposals'. Trump had criticized Alsup's decision on Twitter after the ruling. He branded one a "so-called judge" after the first version of his nation-specific travel ban was ruled unconstitutional. Read More »

Fort Bend ISD closed today due to inclement weather


All Decatur County Schools will be closed on Wednesday. At 12:02 p.m., Lee County Schools announced it will be closed Wednesday and all after-school activities are canceled for Tuesday and Wednesday. 16, 2018 . Classes and activities at all Delgado Community College locations except the Maritime, Radar and Industrial Training Facility will be suspended at 3 p.m. Read More »

Trump accuses Democrat of undermining trust on immigration

Tuesday's remark falls in stark contrast with not only the statements Trump made about African countries last week, but also about his rolling legacy as President. Akufo-Addo tweeted that Trump's reported language was "extremely unfortunate", adding: "We are certainly not "a sh**hole country". Yesterday, they backtracked and challenged other senators' descriptions of the remarks. Read More »