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African ambassadors to United Nations call Trump's remark "outrageous, racist"

He has been backed by two Republicans who were at the White House meeting, but Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said Mr Trump called African countries "shitholes" several times and used "racist" language. "Why don't we get more people from Norway?'" Durbin said. Ebba Kalondo, a spokeswoman for the African Union, said in a statement last week that Trump's comments referring to migrants from... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union

Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union Temporary government funding expires at midnight Friday, and some government functions will begin shutting down unless lawmakers reach agreement on future funding. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. and Rep. Robert Goodlatte, R-Va., apparently have been stricken mute. Trump said Democrats aren't for securing the border or stopping the flow of drugs, but are for taking money away from... [Full Article...]

LHC reserves verdict on petition against PAT's protest

LHC reserves verdict on petition against PAT's protest Earlier in the day, Qadri had said that the decision was reached with a consensus of all the political parties supporting PAT's instance on the Model Town incident. Earlier, a larger bench was dissolved after Justice Farrukh Irfan recused himself from the bench citing personal reasons. "Under no circumstances is a political alliance between the PTI and PPP possible", he said. [Full Article...]

A picture of health? Trump to share details of medical checkup

A picture of health? Trump to share details of medical checkup It took place at Trump Tower in NY and also involved Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , his then-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and an influential Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya. Russian Federation has denied meddling in the election and has denied any collusion between his campaign and Moscow. Bannon also said he assumed Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Lambert adamant Stoke too good to go down

Lambert adamant Stoke too good to go down Whether I was 15th or 50th choice, it didn't matter to me one bit, because it is a fantastic football club. Struggling Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as their new manager on Monday after the Scot signed a two-and-half-year contract to replace the sacked Mark Hughes . [Full Article...]

White House doctor says President Trump is 'very healthy'

White House doctor says President Trump is 'very healthy' He recently fell out with Mr Trump publicly after reportedly making comments about the president and his family in a newly published book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, by Michael Wolff . The special counsel's office has used subpoenas before to seek information on Mr. Trump's associates and their possible ties to Russian Federation or other foreign governments. [Full Article...]

Child, 5, struck by vehicle while being picked up from Downsview school

Child, 5, struck by vehicle while being picked up from Downsview school Duncan Miller told CP24 from the scene. The child was rushed to hospital via emergency run where she later died of her injuries. The exact nature of her injuries isn't clear. "Our hearts go out to the family and friends of this young student". A memorial will be held at the school to honour the young girl, the TCDSB said. [Full Article...]

Momentum boss Jon Lansman finally gets to sit on Labour's top table

Momentum boss Jon Lansman finally gets to sit on Labour's top table Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said opposition parties had the power to change the course of Brexit - if Labour backed the move. "They have a majority in parliament, and unless we get ourselves organised we could lose the historic victory that was Brexit". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump really thinks he would beat Oprah in a Presidential election

Donald Trump really thinks he would beat Oprah in a Presidential election The response was so great, it generated talk in traditional and social media throughout the day on the possibility of her running in 2020. Her best friend, CBS News host Gayle King , said that Ms Winfrey is "intrigued" by the idea, adding: "She loves this country and would like to be of service in some way, but I don't think she's actively considering it at this time". [Full Article...]

Oops. Saints coach Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans before losing playoff game

Oops. Saints coach Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans before losing playoff game New Orleans has no reason not to want him back after watching the 11-time Pro Bowler and four-time All-Pro post 4,334 passing yards and 23 touchdowns alongside a 72 percent completion rate. "The sting of that loss is still pretty fresh for us all, and I know we would all say that we thought we'd still be playing right now". Despite the defeat in the NFC Divisional playoff game on Sunday, Brees i... [Full Article...]

Myanmar says camps for Rohingya will be ready next week

Myanmar says camps for Rohingya will be ready next week The Rohingya are reviled in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, where most are denied citizenship and described as "Bengalis" - or Muslim interlopers from Bangladesh. Myanmar officials plan to start the repatriation process next Tuesday. The refugees without documents would be asked to identify streets, villages and other landmarks near their Myanmar homes as proof of their right to return, Shahriar Alam... [Full Article...]

Booker slams DHS secretary for not remembering Trump's comments

Booker slams DHS secretary for not remembering Trump's comments 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. The Beast also noted that "the report's release appears to have been timed" in conjunction with the Trump administration's efforts to "to end two US visa programs as a condition of c... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon arrives to meet with House Intel Committee

Still, he again balked after the White House was consulted, said Representative Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the committee. Jackson's medical career began when he graduated from medical school at the University of Texas in 1995. In Wolff's book " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", Bannon is quoted as saying a June 2016 meeting Donald Trump Jr., Trump son-in-law Jared K... [Full Article...]

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

White House Physician: Trump's Cognitive Exam Came Back While Trump is allegedly healthy and mentally fit, Dr. Jackson said he recommended the president change his diet and exercise more - a plan to be executed this year. Jackson said he had prescribed Sedated to the president which may have dried him out too much. In addition to a flawless score on the cognitive exam , Jackson assessed the president's overall health as excellent . [Full Article...]

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal Mr Trump has not clarified to aides what he said , but told reporters on Sunday night in Florida that comments attributed to him "weren't made". According to the president's schedule, he'll depart from West Palm Beach about 4 p.m.to return to Washington , D.C., arriving at the White House just before 7 p.m. [Full Article...]

GOP leaders push another short-term spending bill as shutdown looms

GOP leaders push another short-term spending bill as shutdown looms And the White House director of legislative affairs, Marc Short, told reporters there was "no artificial timeline" for a deal on so-called Dreamers and that it would be "herculean" to get it done by this week. Talks also continued on related issues, including how to fund a children's healthcare program and to establish higher spending caps for the US military and other domestic programs. [Full Article...]

Australia complains to WTO over Canadian wine-selling rules

Australia complains to WTO over Canadian wine-selling 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". Twelve months ago the United States launched its own WTO trade dispute settlement action against Canada regarding "Measures Governing the Sale of Wine in Grocery Stores" which Australia joined as a third-party obs... [Full Article...]

Will 2020 contenders put Democrats in a bind on DACA?

Will 2020 contenders put Democrats in a bind on DACA? During a closed-door meeting to discuss the proposal, Trump reportedly questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and " shithole countries " in Africa. Trump vaguely denied the whole thing on Friday, and on Sunday said that the negotiations on immigration were failing. Trump's tweets are only the latest in what's been a head-spinning week for the president's evolving views... [Full Article...]

Bayeux Tapestry to leave France for first time in 950 years

Bayeux Tapestry to leave France for first time in 950 years A French official said issues of unaccompanied children, asylum requests, border police cooperation and possible British support to the economic development of the Calais region will be part of the new agreement, which is still being discussed. [Full Article...]

Cory Booker: I am 'seething with anger' over Trump immigrant remarks

Cory Booker: I am 'seething with anger' over Trump immigrant remarks Lindsey Graham (R-SC) use some "tough language", but when Durbin asked if Graham was simply repeating back what Trump had said, Nielsen demurred. "I've got a president of the United States whose office I respect, who talks about the country's origins of my fellow citizens in the most despicable manner". [Full Article...]


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