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Trump told reporters: 'I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed'


The company will use the money to promote its listings in Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, according to Fortune magazine . Among them was Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen . Trump lashed out last week at the USA judicial system as "broken and unfair" after a judge blocked his decision to scrap the program that has protected the so-called Dreamers from deportation since 2012, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Read More »

Steelers assistant Mike Munchak declines 2nd Cardinals interview


Munchak was sacked as the Tennessee Titans' head coach following a 7-9 season in 2013 when he refused to fire some of his assistants at the request of management. Shurmur is among the five candidates the Cardinals couldn't interview a second time until January 22, at the earliest, because their teams are still in the playoffs. Read More »

Lewandowski expects to testify before House panel this week


White House physician Dr Ronny Jackson fielded dozens of questions from journalists and said the president had told him to answer all queries put to him and to allow whatever time was needed. Underscoring the break, Mr Trump said Mr Bannon had "lost his mind" and branded him "Sloppy Steve" via Twitter . Shortly into that line of questioning, Bannon was cut off by his lawyer, according to the sources. Read More »

North Korea offers to send 230-member cheering squad to Olympics


But the White House has yet to impose sanctions where they would be most effective - on its top two trading partners, China and Russian Federation, he added. Moscow and Beijing were not represented in Vancouver and angrily dismissed the talks. Earlier on Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump in a phone call that unity on the North Korean issue was vital and that the hard-earned easing of tensions must continue. Read More »

Group wants to create 'New California' as 51st new state


New California would become the sixth largest state behind NY and "It's (sic) Estimated 25-27 seats in the US House of Representatives will go to New California". New California published its own Declaration of Independence Monday, with language similar to that of the US Declaration of Independence. The solution, according to Preston and Reed, is to form a 51st state, splitting California largely along urban and coastal vs. Read More »

Donald Trump's ex-wife says he's not racist, just confused

Trump reportedly demanded to know why the United States should accept immigrants from " shithole countries ", after lawmakers raised the issue of protections for immigrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador. "It is not true", said Durbin, who was one of the lawmakers at the Oval Office meeting. In recent weeks the Trump administration has been withdrawing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from a number of nationalities now living in the country. Read More »

African countries demand Donald Trump apology over slur

Trump said Democrats aren't for securing the border or stopping the flow of drugs, but are for taking money away from the military. Senator Durbin has it. The United States has reaffirmed its commitment to South Africa after Jessye Lapenn, its highest-ranking official at the embassy in Pretoria, was summoned to a meeting with the department of global relations and cooperation (Dirco). Read More »

Traffic diversion plan issued ahead of PAT protest in Lahore


Therefore, he said that they have floated the idea and requested the PAT to hold the protest in two separate sessions, one with the PPP and another with the PTI. The sources have disclosed that both Imran Khan and Asif Ali Zardari will share the same container today Wednesday at their anti-government protest on the Lahore Mall Road. Read More »

Aced it: Doc says Trump got ideal score on cognitive test


He was reportedly subpoenaed by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller , who is leading an inquiry into alleged collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 election campaign. Bannon's interview comes as the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary committees continue their investigations into allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

White House Physician: Trump's Cognitive Exam Came Back "Normal"


Jackson says Trump is healthy and should remain so for the remainder of his presidency. Among other details, Jackson's summary included the president's height and weight-75 inches and 239 pounds. The book includes harsh comments from Bannon on the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and a Russian lawyer. Separately on Tuesday, Bannon spent hours meeting behind closed doors with members of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn tightens grip on Labour machine as allies win party elections


The Labour leader told ITV's Peston On Sunday: 'We are not supporting or calling for a second referendum . "The US [relationship] is obviously culturally and economically significant", he said, before stressing the growing importance of trading relationships with the EU, India, China and global institutions such as the United Nations. Read More »

Five people likely to challenge Trump in 2020


After Oprah Winfrey's speech during the Golden Globes Sunday night, many have speculated that she could be a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020. It wasn't that long ago that Newsweek ran a cover story blasting Oprah for repeatedly peddling medical quackery on her show. What has Mr Trump said about her? " Oprah will be a lot of fun", Trump said Tuesday, noting that he knows Winfrey "very well" and appeared with his family on one of the final episodes of "The Oprah ... Read More »

Myanmar Vows to 'Restore Normalcy' & Repatriate Rohingya Refugees


Rohingya Muslim insurgents said on Saturday that 10 Rohingya found in a mass grave in Burma's troubled Rakhine State last month were "innocent civilians", and not members of their group. "We have been clear in our condemnation of the bad atrocities that have occurred in Rakhine State; we have now raised Burma five times at the UN Security Council to keep the worldwide community's attention focused on this crisis and we continue to engage with the Burmese authorities at the most senior levels ... Read More »

Trump's DHS chief perfectly recalls his praise for Norway-but not "shithole"


The hearing came as a new DHS report concluded that "U.S. federal courts convicted at least 549 people with worldwide terrorism-related charges between September 11, 2001 and December 31, 2016", according to CBS News. Instead her ignorance extends to the question of what color skin most Norwegians have. Booker said the president disparaged immigrants in New Jersey who serve as entrepreneurs and service members. Read More »

McConnell to Dems: Don't hold government 'hostage' over DACA


Republicans are nine votes shy of the 60 needed to advance a bill. Veteran lawmaker Hal Rogers said before the meeting he had been concerned about the possibility of a shutdown, but was less so afterwards. "Honestly, I don't think the Democrats want to make a deal", the President tweeted on Monday. The partisan debate over how to deal with the Dreamers - the 800,000 immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children - grew more acrimonious last week after President Trump ... Read More »

White House Reporter Asks If Donald Trump Is Addicted to Drugs


Ronny Jackson issued a declaration yesterday that the United States president was in " excellent health " after the examination last Friday, and released specific details of his weight and blood pressure . "Some people have great genes". "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to do both", Jackson said. Read More »

Trump staff 'irrational' about immigration: senior Republican


Durbin - the only Democrat in attendance - told reporters that Trump made the comments that were attributed to him. I think he has been clear, and I would certainly say undoubtedly the President will use, continue to use strong language when it comes to this issue. Read More »

China's new air purification tower deemed a success


Cao said that these results are in the preliminary stage, but the researchers are planning to release more detailed data in March to show full scientific assessment of the Xi'an smog tower's overall performance. The construction of the Xian smog tower was launched by the academy in 2015. The objective of the project was to find an effective, low cost method to artificially remove pollutants from the atmosphere. Read More »

France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK


The Norman conquest transformed England's language, laws, customs and architecture, and Queen Elizabeth is the 40th monarch in a royal line that traces its origin back to William the Conqueror. According to The Times , the director of the Bayeux Museum in Normandy - where the tapestry is now based - confirmed preparations were under way for it to be moved. Read More »

Australia uncorks supermarket wine war with Canada


Australia's complaint, published by the WTO on Wednesday, claimed that the Canadian government had policies on wine sales that broke WTO rules. Like the US, Australia is opposed to rules in the province of British Columbia, where local wines can be sold in grocery shops but imported wine must be sold in a "store within a store". Read More »

Will Republicans excuse anything Trump says?


But in the course of the White House meeting, Trump sparked an worldwide uproar by reportedly describing Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "s--hole countries", questioning why more immigrants from those countries should be allowed into the United States . Read More »

I am not a racist: Donald Trump


When asked Monday afternoon if he regrets calling out Mr. Trump , the minority whip responded, "No, I don't". Senator Graham has told others the reports were basically accurate. Perdue, on Sunday, called the account a "gross misrepresentation" while accusing Durbin of lying about previous closed-door meetings. The news outlet is reporting that Trump wasn't apologetic, but did deny that he was racist. Read More »

Dayton's bonding proposal includes full funding for UMN


Most of the money would go to restore and upgrade existing college buildings and other facilities. Dayton's proposal also includes $243 million for the Minnesota State system. "By contrast, the governor's proposal fails to include any of the critical local infrastructure projects that are critical to any bonding bill's success". Read More »

I am the least racist person: Trump defends self for derogatory remark

Republican David Perdue said the reported racial slur was a "gross misrepresentation", while Republican Tom Cotton "didn't hear Trump use derogatory language". He blamed Democrats for failing to reach a deal on DACA , the Obama-era policy that offers protection for children who were brought to the USA illegally. Read More »

Summit to focus on North Korea sanctions


Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson and his Canadian counterpart, Chrystia Freeland, who chose to hold this special meeting to address the North Korean threat. "However, there has not been any positive move in terms of resolving the nuclear and missile programs", said Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono. The group also places "special responsibility" on China and Russian Federation - whom they "forgot" to invite to the summit - to find a way out of the crisis. Read More »

Madrid to keep Catalonia reins if Puigdemont seeks remote rule


However, in order to do so, some of those now in Belgium would need to return to Catalonia , where they would nearly certainly face arrest on similar charges of rebellion and sedition for their involvement in the 1 October independence of a year ago, which the Spanish constitutional court declared illegal. Read More »

House Republicans just released their plan to avoid a disastrous government shutdown


How many supporters the bill can boast will be something to keep a close eye on. But it's possible Democrats' pro-government reputation would shield them from blame if they do trigger a shutdown. U.S. Reps. Darrell Issa and Ed Royce have announced their retirements, and the Republican Party must now scramble to find suitable candidates in a liberal state, dominated by left-wing politicians, or else risk losing two GOP seats. Read More »