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Trump says program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'

Trump told reporters Sunday at the White House: "No, no, I'm not a racist ", He added: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed , that I can tell you". The paper reported that Mr. Trump favoured immigrants from Norway and Asia, saying they help the country economically. "I don't know if there was some other recording device that was being used within the Oval Office",... [Full Article...]

PD Editorial: Trump's theatrics aside, a DACA fix is needed now

PD Editorial: Trump's theatrics aside, a DACA fix is needed now Pres. Trump did not rule out signing a short-term spending measure by a Friday deadline to prevent a shutdown. "Can Congress come together and find a path forward, or will we default to forcing nearly one million people out of their jobs and country?"he wrote". [Full Article...]

UN Votes on Jerusalem, Rebukes Trump

UN Votes on Jerusalem, Rebukes Trump The invitations come a day after 128 countries bucked the USA and voted for a resolution pushing back on their recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "They take hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars and then they vote against us", Trump said at the White House. Addressing the General Assembly, Danon argued that the countries supporting the resolution had do... [Full Article...]

EC likely to announce poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland today

EC likely to announce poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland today While Tripura , one of the last two CPM bastions (the other being Kerala) left in the country, will go to polls on February, Nagaland and Congress-ruled Meghalaya will witness polling on February 27 . The Congress, battling internal rebellion by MLAs in Meghalaya , is in power with Mukul Sangma as the chief minister. In 2017, the state confronted a political crisis with the Chief Minister... [Full Article...]

Girl on a date with Aziz Ansari, What happened then?

Girl on a date with Aziz Ansari, What happened then? While we have slowly been gaining languages and terminology for certain feelings and experiences-the discussion of the experiences themselves is not new. Ryan Thomas, an assistant professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, said the piece lacked the rigor of other stories that used multiple sources to establish a clear pattern of abuse by prominent men like Harvey Weinstein and Louis C.K. [Full Article...]

Athletic comparisons to President Trump's listed height, weight

Athletic comparisons to President Trump's listed height, weight He performed a test called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , a 10-minute test which tests for mild cognitive dysfunction, and said Trump scored 30 out of 30. The president has a body mass index of 29.9 which places him in the overweight category on the verge of obesity, which is defined as a BMI of 30 or greater. [Full Article...]

Dems aim to turn tax plan into cudgel in 2018 midterms

Dems aim to turn tax plan into cudgel in 2018 midterms In only a matter of months, Republicans have sullied the primary reason Republicans have been getting elected for decades. About half of Americans believe the plan will hurt their personal finances. What ticks me off are the Steven Moores and others in the Republican establishment who tell people who don't like paying high state taxes that "You can move". [Full Article...]

Khawaja Asif hits back at Imran Khan over anti-parliament comments

Khawaja Asif hits back at Imran Khan over anti-parliament comments But what it should not have done, he said, "is deployed tens of thousands of troops to the country's tribal regions on the Afghan border to fight its own people", reported the Voice of America. "In fact in this specific context "laanath" is a mild word to use". "The foreign minister is a disgrace for the democracy and security risk", he announced. [Full Article...]

Swansea see off Wolves to book FA Cup date with Notts County

Swansea see off Wolves to book FA Cup date with Notts County It means Carlos Carvalhal's men join Cardiff and Newport in the fourth round, only the third time three Welsh teams have reached that stage in the competition's history. Chelsea and Swansea City host Championship opposition in the form of Norwich City and Wolverhampton Wanderers , respectively, while Bournemouth will make the 500-mile roundtrip to take on League One side Wigan Athletic. [Full Article...]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Betty White turns 96

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Betty White turns 96 The TV legend's career spans more than 75 years; White has won six Emmys, including one for playing dimwitted St. Olaf native Rose on " The Golden Girls " and two for her role as man-crazy Sue Ann Nivens on " The Mary Tyler Moore Show ". There's still one major item on White's bucket list and that is meeting Robert Redford. Those of you who've been reading my column for years are well aware of m... [Full Article...]

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health

Last week, Mr Trump underwent a three-hour examination in his first medical check-up since becoming U.S. president. The doctor stressed that Trump did "exceedingly well" on his cognitive test and that he "found no reason whatsoever to think that the president has any issues whatsoever with his thought process". [Full Article...]

UAE submits complaint with United Nations over Qatar's interception of Emirati planes

UAE submits complaint with United Nations over Qatar's interception of Emirati planes Qatari violations against Emirati aircrafts have become systematic behavior that puts civilian lives at risk, a statement from UAE's foreign ministry said on Wednesday. It was "an escalation of concern and confusion" and "our response will be balanced and legal", Anwar Gargash, UAE minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said on his twitter account. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Makes Ignorant Global Warming Joke Ahead of Polar NYE Forecast

Donald Trump Makes Ignorant Global Warming Joke Ahead of Polar NYE Forecast Climate change however, is a long-term change in the Earth's climate, or of a region on Earth. The responses and rebuttals came quick and fast, including Zelda Williams" succinct tweet where she stated "Global "warming' is a partial misnomer". [Full Article...]

U.S. kill 13 Al Shabaab Fighters In Southern Somalia

U.S. kill 13 Al Shabaab Fighters In Southern Somalia In March, US President Donald Trump signed off on more precision airstrikes against al-Shabaab along with a force of 40 US soldiers to train Somali troops in counter-terror strategies - the first US troops to be stationed in Somalia since the deaths of 19 American troops in the "Black Hawk Down" incident in 1993. [Full Article...]

Haryana CM react on string of rapes, promise efficient action

Haryana CM react on string of rapes, promise efficient action They also burnt her clothes in a bid to destroy evidence, the SP said. The six accused forcibly entered the house of the rape survivor in the early hours of Wednesday. "Signs of sexual assault are visible and it looks like at least four people were responsible, a hard and blunt thing was inserted inside her, signs of drowning also found". [Full Article...]

Trump 's---hole countries' comments 'unfortunate — Fox & Friends' host

Some say Trump did not use the word. But the comments about Haiti and African countries, which Trump has denied making, complicated negotiations further. "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) said that Republican colleague Sen. CORRECTION: A previous version of this story mistakenly indicated that Sen. [Full Article...]

Sorry, Indiana: Proposal To Allow Cold Beer Sales Dies In Senate

Sorry, Indiana: Proposal To Allow Cold Beer Sales Dies In Senate A senate committee voted 9-1 to reject Senate Bill 26 that would have allowed groceries, drug stores and convenience stores to sell beer at any temperature. Convenience store owners and their association offered several ways to make the bill more amenable to liquor stores. IN is the only state in the nation that regulates beer on the basis of temperature. [Full Article...]

Special election: Jarchow out to early lead

Special election: Jarchow out to early lead In 2016, Mr. Trump won Wisconsin by less than one percentage point; in St. Croix County, he beat Hillary Clinton by 17 percentage points. The western district covers the western sliver of Wisconsin's Northwoods, encompassing some Minneapolis exurbs as well as a good swath of rural territory. [Full Article...]

Republican Jeff Flake denounces Donald Trump's use of terms 'spoken by Stalin'

Republican Jeff Flake denounces Donald Trump's use of terms 'spoken by Stalin' Trump's plans to announce "winners" of his first annual Most Dishonest and Corrupt Media Awards of the Year (aka Fakies) "beggars belief", Flake said . He is speaking truth to power about those things he disagrees with. "This total includes 21 reporters who are being held on "false news" charges", Flake is set to say in remarks. [Full Article...]

We Want Immigrants 'From Everywhere'

Why would Trump answer out if that isn't what he wants to see happen to immigrant who come to the United States from non-white majority countries? 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. [Full Article...]


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