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Trump pushes hardline immigration policies even as he urges unity

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On the same set, Fox's Juan Williams said he could understand why some Democrats walked out after hearing Trump's "bellicose" delivery. Rep. Steny H. Jan Schakowsky who told CNN she didn't want to listen to "a sexual predator". Republicans led multiple rounds of enthusiastic applause during the speech, but for the opposition party it was a more somber affair. Read More »

Trump's SOTU was 9 minutes shy of setting a record

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The address, delivered by USA presidents to Congress and the nation annually, with the exception of their first year in office, also focused on immigration reform and the U.S.'s relationship with other countries. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-4th District, great-grandson of former Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. If you looked at Nancy Pelosi's face or other Democrats, they just loathe him. Read More »

House Speaker Paul Ryan defends handling of controversial memo release

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpCynthia Nixon calls for Americans to "take to the streets" if Trump fires Mueller Trump declines to implement new Russian Federation sanctions Comey praises McCabe: He "stood tall" while "small people" tried to tear down the FBI MORE reassured a GOP lawmaker after his State of the Union speech that he backs releasing a classified Republican memo that alleges the FBI improperly used a surveillance program. Read More »

Japan's messaging app Line to launch its own cryptocurrency exchange

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The theft on Friday of JPY 58 billion ($532.84 million) of NEM coins from Coincheck has highlighted the security vulnerabilities in trading an asset that global policymakers are struggling to regulate. Also, after the crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges in China , Japan became the largest cryptocurrency market. Line is also considering applications of blockchain technology in countries with under-developed financial infrastructure to enable services such as utility bill payment via ... Read More »

Tax cuts are working already

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Wells Fargo is expected to be one of the biggest winners from tax reform. Because of tax cuts, Disney recently announced a $1,000 bonus for more than 125,000 employees. Economists say it will take more time to fully assess the economic impact of the tax reform bill. Employers are "trying to blend their work environment with their benefits strategy or wellness strategy to make it more successful", O'Neill says. Read More »

Jürgen Klopp On Huddersfield Win "Exactly What We Needed"

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Liverpool stop a two-match skid by comfortably beating Huddersfield Town 3-0 with goals from Emre Can , Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah . Can has been heavily linked with a move to both Juventus and Bayern Munich having seen his stock rise considerably in recent months in the Premier League . Read More »

Trump calls for bipartisanship over immigration reform

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Others, however, were quick to call out the president for separating young undocumented people from the category of those he considers to be "Americans". The American people deserve better. Speaking to viewers at home: "This is your time". Republicans erupted in cheers at this line, but the TV cameras caught House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sitting stone-faced. Read More »

Trade to ship Bulls' Mirotic to Pelicans has 'fallen apart'

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He can't be sure that New Orleans will pick up his $12.5M option next season - unless Chicago does it for him prior to completing the trade. It appears that Nikola Mirotic's days with the Bulls are officially numbered. This is the 31-year-old forward's eighth season in the National Basketball Association. The Pelicans hope that Mirotic can fill the hole left by DeMarcus Cousins, who was lost for the season after incurring an Achilles tear over the weekend. Read More »

Eurozone grows at strongest rate since before financial crisis

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Eurozone unemployment rate remained stable at 8.7 percent in December a year ago, still the lowest since January 2009, the statistics agency of the European Union (EU) Eurostat said on Wednesday. Inflation in the Eurozone fell at the start of the year as the surge in energy prices dampened, although a rise in core inflation suggests some domestic pressures may be building, according to early estimates published today. Read More »

Indian Navy Launches INS Karanj, Third Scorpene-class Submarine

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Khanderi, the second Scorpene-class submarine, was launched at MDL in January 2017 and is now undergoing the rigorous phase of sea trials and is also scheduled to be delivered shortly to the Navy for service. The attacks can be carried out with torpedoes both while submerged or on the surface - in all war theatres, including the tropics, giving it an unmatched invulnerability. Read More »

Cops Catch Cars Packed With 4000 Kilos Of Stolen Oranges

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The five suspects, a couple and their adult son plus another pair of brothers, told police they had driven from "very far away" and had simply been picking oranges up off the ground as they traveled. They said they had been driving and, each time they saw an orange, they picked it up. When police opened a door, a stream of oranges came tumbling out. Read More »

Police Identify Person Of Interest In Death Of Jholie Moussa

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Fairfax County police said in a statement Monday that their homicide detectives were able to confirm the identity of the body as Jholie Moussa , 16, during an autopsy at the office of the chief medical examiner. However, the Global Positioning System of the cellphone was not accurate enough to tell if the call came exactly from the park. She was last a mile away, off of the 4200 block of Sonia Court in Alexandria. Read More »

Trump ordered Mueller's firing but reversed course

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According to the New York Times and other USA media organizations, Trump ordered White House lawyer Don McGahn to instruct the Justice Department to fire Mueller . Mueller's is just one of several ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Booker's statement comes after allegations on Thursday that Trump threatened to fire Mueller last June shortly after he was appointed to investigate claims of collusion by Russian officials with the ... Read More »

Douglas Haig A 'Person Of Interest' In Las Vegas Shooting

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According to the Washington Post , Clark County District Court Judge Elissa Cadish confirmed that Haig's name was meant to be redacted from the unsealed documents released to reporters on Tuesday, but that a clerical error allowed his name to be released. Read More »

Trump's 2018 State of the Union address is most-tweeted ever

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Republicans erupted in cheers at this line, but the TV cameras caught House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sitting stone-faced. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., who is set to deliver the official Democratic response to Trump's speech , will play up the division in the country in his remarks later this evening. Read More »

ICC launch investigation into UAE league

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The tournament's private nature means it wasn't sanctioned by the ICC or Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), but it was called off after the second day of action with local cricket authorities refusing to let the ground be used. The Star were bowled out for just 46, with the majority of the wickets coming from run outs and stumpings, even despite some comical fielding and wicketkeeping. Read More »

Top Secret Government Files Found in Second Hand Shop

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An investigation into the breach has been ordered . Basically, as the ABC details in this extraordinary interactive, it looks like some government employee has accidentally sent two entire filing cabinets full of top-secret files - files that should have remained secret for 20 years - to an op shop where ex-government furniture is sold off for cheap. Read More »

High school teacher rips USA military in profane classroom rant (AUDIO)

You're freaking stupid Uncle Louie or whatever. The Whittier Daily News reports "Salcido is heard profanely questioning military members" intelligence and continuing, "They're not high-level thinkers'" ... "Taught me to see the other points of view in the world, and know when to recognize ignorance when it arose". 2005: A parent's complaints about a class discussion over a book Salcido assigned - which included a reference to masturbation - turned into a call to the Los Angeles County ... Read More »

Swara Bhasker reacts to 'Padmaavat' open letter feedback

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The director himself, who has worked with Swara in Guzaarish , is yet to respond. "I do not know what her issue is, maybe whatever issue she has is with Sanjay Sir". "I had legitimate questions after watching the film and I raised those". The film was the top movie of 2017 in many countries. "The film's record-breaking IMAX box office in India underscores the growing demand among local audiences for India's biggest and boldest titles to be presented in our ultra-immersive format", said Greg ... Read More »

Expect plethora of new schemes in this Budget

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Mr. Jaitley added GST had "stabilised in a very short time in India" as compared with various other countries. The Indian has become more formalized, as is exemplified by the addition of 4 million new income tax filers, the revelation that more than half of all non-agricultural workers are in the formal sector, and enhanced GST collections since its rollout in July a year ago. Read More »

US Senate Blocks Abortion Bill

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Pro-life organizations condemned Democrats for blocking the bill , which if passed is estimated to save as many as 18,000 unborn babies form abortions each year. The study goes on to say that pain perception develops in the "second trimester", "well before the third trimester". "I will spare no effort to defeat this 20-week abortion ban ", Blumenthal said. Read More »

Brady Hangs Up on Radio Present Over Remarks About Daughter

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So it's very disappointing when you hear that, certainly. But I certainly don't think that my children or anybody else's children deserve to be in that. I think that's just something that's always a work in progress. As for why the music is important to him getting centered, he said, "I obviously don't like having things boil over on me, so I know where I need to be emotionally sometimes". Read More »

Mild tremors in Delhi-NCR region, north India; Man dies in Balochistan

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The quake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, occurred at 12.36 p.m. and its epicentre was the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS. According to reports in Pakistani media, at least 1 person has died and several others injured in Balochistan's Lasbela. Strongs tremors were also felt in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, covering a vast stretch of North India. Read More »

Emily Blunt Joins The Rock in Disney's Jungle Cruise

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Disney brought on Johnson a couple of years ago, and now the project is moving toward production under the direction of Jaume Collet-Serra, who most recently directed mid-range dramas The Shallows and Run All Night , starring Liam Neeson. Read More »

NY protesters say Free Ravi, free Jean!

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As he fights his own deportation, he works with other immigrants in NY, accompanying them to their ICE check-ins, developing a legal support clinic and organizing churches and synagogues to fight deportation. "And sent away. We are not that country". Ragbir said afterward that it was hard to see the reaction from people in the room who "totally bought into what he was saying". Read More »

Oops: Guests invited to Trump's State of the 'Uniom'

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He now says he wants to grant them a path to citizenship, but Congress has been unable to come up with a legislative solution for an issue at the center of the recent government shutdown. Fallon also pointed out that "Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will not be at the State of the Union because of a previous commitment". Popular search terms during the speech included "steve scalise", "who is sitting behind trump", "trump party planner, "live fact check trump" and, oddly, ... Read More »

Starr: Mueller should investigate whether Trump lied

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Lawrence O'Donnell was all smiles as he explained Trump's self-created obstruction of justice predicament now that the president knows that Robert Mueller knows that Trump tried to fire him. "But it would certainly not hurt", she said, "to put that extra safeguard in place given the latest stories". "I take lying to the American people very, very seriously", Starr said, adding, "So absolutely, I think that is something Bob Mueller should look at". Read More »