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Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America's President

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Similarly, disapproval of the USA president has soared from 28 to 43 percent over the same time period. The fast-food-loving Trump praised Jackson, who has served as a physician to previous presidents, but seemed wary of taking the not-so-subtle suggestion to use the White House's exercise facilities. Read More »

2 civilians killed, 5 injured by Indian shelling across LoC: AJK official

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Meanwhile, Indian Army spokesman Colonel NN Joshi said one of their soldiers was killed on Saturday by Pakistani fire in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC). As a result, Muhammad Irfan, 24, in village Merajke and Wasim Akram, 30, and Bashir, 56 in village Charwah were martyred. Last year India committed 1900 ceasefire violations of the Ceasefire Agreement. Read More »

USA government enters shutdown as senate fails to approve funding

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Negotiations continued on Capitol Hill Saturday, as both the House and Senate returned to look towards an end to the shutdown after it went into effect at midnight. "But unless the President and Congressional Republicans do their job, CT residents who work for the federal government will not be paid, contractors will be laid off, and loans to CT small businesses won't be made", he said in a statement . Read More »

Eric Trump says my father Donald Trump is not racist

In the same interview, Trump also appeared to not understand what a metaphor was. For reasons unknown - perhaps even to Trump - the president blew up everything . "I am of the view that the people who live in a shithole have made enormous contributions to the development of the United States of America". Then, he got his guys to gang up on anyone who called him out for it, which produced the final prize: the acknowledgement that the Republican lawmakers were his guys, subordinate and ... Read More »

Jefferson Parish boil water advisory

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Typically, the utility cleans those filters at night - when usage usually drops - in a process that takes an hour or two per filter. As of Friday morning, the three major water tanks on the East Bank, which had near depleted over this week's cold snap, rose back to normal levels, meaning water pressure was restored. Read More »

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King

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Nielsen's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee echoed statements she has made since the meeting on Thursday with Trump and Republican and Democratic legislators, which roiled the debate on an immigration law deal and generated accusations of racism toward Trump. Read More »

Federal government shuts down after Senate talks fail

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Jeff Flake , a Republican from Arizona who also worked on the bipartisan bill, have said they will not support the House-passed CR. After the United States government went into shutdown mode as senators failed to pass a stopgap motion before the midnight deadline that would have extended funding, the White House has slammed the Democratic Party as " obstructionist losers, not legislators ". Read More »

Manchester United begin talks with De Gea over new deal

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The Spaniard has played just 15 times for this season, managing to find the back of the net twice. Egyptian and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah's agent appeared at Real Madrid's Bernabeu Stadium a few days ago, according to Spanish media reports, adding weight to speculation about Salah moving to the Spanish club in the summer transfer window. Read More »

Here's the impact the government shutdown is having in Florida's national parks

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On Thursday, the Smithsonian Institution issued a statement saying its 19 museums and the National Zoo would close starting Monday if there's a shutdown - but would remain open through the weekend. "There are more claims coming in every day". The US capital is funded by the federal budget, which could have affected some services, but Mayor Muriel Bowser said yesterday that all city employees will report to work and no services will be interrupted. Read More »

US President Donald Trump

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A confidant of Trump's told The Associated Press that the president spent Thursday evening calling friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction on his inflammatory remarks. A small group of Republicans and Democrats was in the closed-door meeting on Thursday at the White House, including Durbin and South Carolina Republican Sen. Read More »

Ivana Trump says the US President is 'definitely not racist'

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Trump addressed the issue briefly Sunday as he arrived for dinner at his Florida golf club. In a followup appearance on Lemon's program, Trump exclaimed , "I am the least racist person you've ever met". He gets exercise by playing golf, he said , even though he typically rides around the course in a golf cart. Regan said the original vulgar comment from Trump was not meant for public consumption, but Democrats are "using everything they can to go after him". Read More »

'Active shooter' suspect arrested in Colorado Springs

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CSPD says no police officers were injured during the exchange of fire, and the condition of the suspect is not known. At about 3:40 p.m., police responded to reports of a domestic violence incident at the 5600 block of North Union Boulevard, said Colorado Springs police Lt. Read More »

Despite US warning, Turkey shells Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region

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After the launch of Operation Olive Branch, the mission chief employed by the US embassy was also invited to the Foreign Ministry in Ankara to be given a briefing on the latest developments in Afrin. Russian Federation said it would not get involved in the conflict. Like Barack Obama before him, Donald Trump is pursuing a policy in Syria that is not backed up by enough force to make it credible. Read More »

'Afrin will likely be your graveyard,' Kurdish protesters inform Erdogan

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Meanwhile, the ministry denied Turkish claims that Ankara informed Damascus about the attack beforehand, saying the Turkish claims are part of a series of lies from the Turkish regime. "Let us be clear, the United States will maintain a military presence in Syria focused on ensuring [the Islamic State] can not re-emerge", Tillerson said. Read More »

NFC Championship Game predictions

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Foles and Keenum traded starting duties for the Rams that season but both were soon replaced and gone only to now find themselves on a collision course. Last weekend, one Eagles fan was arrested for punching a police horse in the face, and in 2008 when the Phillies won the World Series, 76 people were arrested for celebrating a little too hard. Read More »

Eric Trump Says The ONLY Thing His Father Cares About Is Money

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He's the least racist person I have ever met in my entire life. While Graham has not directly confirmed Trump's remarks in the meeting, the South Carolina Republican has praised Durbin repeatedly and noted that he told Trump in the meeting that America is "not defined by its people but by its ideals". Read More »

Kyrgios modest on big-time Open moments

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Dimitrov said he won't get caught up in the moment, or the expected parochial crowd cheering on Kyrgios' attempt to become the first Australian man since 1976 (Mark Edmondson) to win the Australian title. Alize Cornet, who had her blood pressure checked during a medical timeout in her 7-5, 6-4 third-round loss to Elise Mertens, was among those calling for a review of the limits that determine when play should be suspended. Read More »

Turkey shells Kurds in Syria, vows drive

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Turkey wants to remove the threat of the YPG group and thwart the establishment of a Kurdish corridor along its border. People's Protection Units (YPG) of Syria is seen by Ankara as a group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Read More »

One-third of Americans think Trump failed his first year, poll shows

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But our analysis of Gallup approval ratings for the first 365 days of every presidency back to Jimmy Carter indicates that Trump is nearly always at the back of the pack in the race for support from fellow Americans. New figures show the image of United States leadership under Donald Trump is weaker worldwide than under his two predecessors. The reputation of USA leadership shines brightest in Africa, where the rating stands at 51 percent. Read More »

Pool Of 'Clean' Russian Athletes Announced For Pyeongchang

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However, North Korea and South Korea will still discuss matters concerning next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics via the hotline between the two Koreas throughout the weekend, and the issue of the delegation's sudden change in schedule could be discussed, the official added. Read More »

United Kingdom says Turkey has 'legitimate interest' in Syria border security

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Pentagon officials backtracked midweek, insisting the force will operate within Syria to protect areas liberated from Daesh after Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned of "irreversible damage" to Turkish-US relations. The mobilisation of the FSA also comes as Russian Federation has reportedly started moving its military observers away from northwestern Syria. "We have to establish coordination for intervention from the air " so that military observers in the area are not ... Read More »

North Korea to send 22 athletes to next month's Winter Olympics

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President Donald Trump traded threats of war and crude insults against each other. Korean athletes from both states had already marched under the same "unification" flag - a light-blue silhouette of the peninsula on a white background - during the opening ceremonies for the Sidney 2000 and Athens 2004 Summer Olympics. Read More »

Fatalities as deadly storm hits northern Europe

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Flights at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam - one of the busiest in Europe - were briefly suspended and two of its three departure halls were closed after roof plates were blown off the terminal building. The Netherlands has been hit by a fierce storm for most of today as Storm Fionn also tore its way across Britain. The storm , called Friederike, shut down transportation systems in Germany , the Netherlands and Belgium . Read More »

White House insiders tussle over Donald Trump vulgarity

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But she says she doesn't "dispute the president was using tough language". The president has less control over the calls he receives through the landline of the White House switchboard. After the story first broke, some White House staffers with Trump's base, much like his earlier attacks on National Football League players. People briefed on the conversation say that during the meeting the president also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the U.S. Read More »

Turkey shells Syria's Afrin region, minister says operation has begun

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Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Cani said Friday that the military campaing had " de facto started " with shelling coming from their part at Kurdish targets in Afrin, but said soldiers had not yet been deployed into the territory. However, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the border force a "terror army". Tillerson was reported on Wednesday denying that a border security force will be established, saying the issue has been "misportrayed". Read More »

Ryan Removes Meehan from Ethics Committee

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The New York Times published a report on the morning of January 20 alleging that Meehan used "thousands of dollars in taxpayer money" to settle a misconduct complaint after a former female aide accused him of making unwanted romantic propositions. Read More »

Erdogan: Ground operation in Syria's Afrin begins

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Russian Federation - a key military figure in the region - says it is concerned by the reports , but has stuck to its position of non-intervention in the conflict. "We do not have any negative thoughts on Syria's territorial integrity and its independent, prosperous future". The establishment of the force also stands to rankle Syria's government and its two main allies, Russian Federation and Iran . Read More »

Instagram Introduces New 'Active At' Feature to Deliver 'Fun Real-Time' Conversations

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Unlike WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger , Instagarm is more like a photo blog, where one can share photos with friends and followers. To see it, they will only have to go to the direct messaging screen. Scroll down to " Show Activity Status ". Online reports have also suggested that Instagram is testing out other features such as text-only stories and alerts for screenshots. Read More »

Did Trump Say 'Shithole' Or 'Shithouse'? It Really Doesn't Matter

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Donald Trump did not use the term "shithole" to describe developing countries during a meeting on immigration, instead using the word "shithouse", it has been claimed. "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting". Trump announced a year ago that he will end the Obama-era DACA program unless lawmakers come up with a solution by March. Read More »