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What Will Be In Donald Trump's First State Of The Union Speech?

What Will Be In Donald Trump's First State Of The Union Speech? Since 1947, the speech has been known as the " State of the Union Address ". Key lobbying groups, including farm organisations and the US Chamber of Commerce, have voiced their support for Nafta, putting pressure on Mr Trump to not give the six-months' notice necessary to quit the deal (a country is not obliged to withdraw from Nafta, even after giving formal notice to do so). [Full Article...]

GOP senators call on Trump to show restraint in Russian Federation probe

GOP senators call on Trump to show restraint in Russian Federation probe But the questions Mueller is looking at are not about the issue the special counsel was supposed to examine: collusion with Russians to fix the 2016 presidential election. Mueller, and I'll be glad to pass it tomorrow", Sen. Graham's bill, which he co-authored with Democratic Sen. "That was seven months ago, and the White House counsel is still on the job and Mr. [Full Article...]

Obscure politician is face-saving challenger in Egypt vote

Obscure politician is face-saving challenger in Egypt vote Even before campaigning has officially begun, the United Nations, rights groups and opposition figures criticised the run-up as compromised by arrests, intimidation of opponents and a nomination process stacked in favour of the incumbent. Established in 2011 directly after the January 25 revolution, Al-Nour is an ultra-conservative Islamist party , which believes in the strict implementation of S... [Full Article...]

Australia's new defence a export push a boost for WA firms

Australia's new defence a export push a boost for WA firms The latest remarks strike a different note to previous responses from Senator Payne and also Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. The loans program, named the Defence Export Facility, will aim to help companies access overseas markets. However, Mr Turnbull said nations could not forgo defence spending because the "price of liberty is eternal vigilance". Save the Children's Australian CEO Paul ... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump 'flies back after dodging Donald'

Melania Trump 'flies back after dodging Donald' Is Stormy Daniels ready to speak? Freaky reports have since claimed he made Daniels spank him with a copy of Forbes that featured his own face on the cover. The White House has since dismissed the claims about Stormy as "old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election". [Full Article...]

Trump tried to fire Mueller. So what?

Trump tried to fire Mueller. So what? House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) disagreed, saying he still just can't see why such legislation would be necessary. The committee, which has posted a business meeting for 5 p.m. Is this the most fire diss track of all time? A bill written by Graham and Sen. Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and, D-Del., have offered a similar plan. [Full Article...]

Police Arrest 7-Year-Old Boy for Allegedly Attacking Teacher

Police Arrest 7-Year-Old Boy for Allegedly Attacking Teacher His alleged crime: getting in a fight with a teacher. Officials say when they put the child in handcuffs, they were following protocol. "I feel like my heart is broken", Mercy Álvarez , the boy's mother, said . The parents think their son was being bullied at the school and that he was not strong enough to knock down his teacher. The first-grader was then hospitalized under the Florida Ment... [Full Article...]

Rafael Benitez: 'Still time for Newcastle United to do business'

Rafael Benitez: 'Still time for Newcastle United to do business' That chat was of course mainly about the January transfer window and Rafa Benitez told the media that the owner had promised to back him in the remaining days of the window, with his targets set to be landed. Mitrovic - who is ready to quit the club this month - wasn't involved against Chelsea . The Spanish boss said: "If he stays here, he can play". The Serbia worldwide wants to play regul... [Full Article...]

Suspected serial killer targeting Toronto gay community facing more murder charges

Suspected serial killer targeting Toronto gay community facing more murder charges Bruce McArthur was previously charged in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman. The victims have been identified as Majeed Kayhan, 58, Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and Dean Lisowick, 47. -Sgt. Hank Idsinga called the scope of the investigation unprecedented: "I've seen large-scale investigations before with dozens and dozens of officers working on them". [Full Article...]

At least 40 dead, 140 wounded in Kabul blast

At least 40 dead, 140 wounded in Kabul blast Waziri confirmed that 11 soldiers were killed. The clashes between security forces and insurgents lasted for about five hours leaving at least 16 security personnel wounded. Separately, Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, noted that the explosion occurred near a High Peace Council facility in a civilian-populated area of Kabul . [Full Article...]

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down McCabe is taking "terminal leave" from his post until March, when he will be eligible for retirement benefits. As CNN reports , McCabe has been the subject of criticism from President Trump in recent weeks over what conservatives contend to be political bias linked to the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and R... [Full Article...]

Jennifer Hudson to star as Aretha Franklin in biopic

Jennifer Hudson to star as Aretha Franklin in biopic Hudson was introduced at Columbia Records president Clive Davis' pre-Grammys party and confirmed long-held rumours that Hudson was to take on the role. For example, last June, Aretha Franklin was honored in Detroit with a street named in her honor. In a 2016 interview with People , the singer stated that she had given just one actress approval to portray her, but she didn't reveal who the a... [Full Article...]

Syrian National Dialogue Congress starts in Sochi

Syrian National Dialogue Congress starts in Sochi According to a report by the Syrian Center for Policy Research, the conflict has claimed the lives of over 470,000 people, injured 1.9 million others, and displaced almost half of the country's pre-war population of about 23 million within or beyond its borders. [Full Article...]

Here's everything you missed at the Grammys this year

Here's everything you missed at the Grammys this year Ready to relax your eyes with a short clip? And to those who would dare try to silence us, we offer you two words: "Time's up", Monae said in a reference to the Time's Up movement spreading from Hollywood to the music business. Sting's performance was somewhat political as he sang his 1987 song, "Englishman in NY", which includes the lyrics, "Oh, I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien, I'm an Englishma... [Full Article...]

Afghan soldiers killed in militant attack on army post in Kabul

Afghan soldiers killed in militant attack on army post in Kabul Several explosions were heard, as well as small arms fire, as the attack began at about 05:00 local time (00:30 GMT), the BBC's Mahfouz Zubaide reported from Kabul . He insisted, however that "the attack was against an army unit providing security for the academy and not the academy itself". Islamabad said it "reiterates its strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, es... [Full Article...]

Budget session begins today; Government to ensure passage of Triple Talaq Bill

The way they have passed GST unanimously, we request them to pass this too unanimously", Ananth Kumar said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of various parties attended the dinner at Parliament House Library. The President also pitched for simultaneous elections to Parliament and State Assemblies, saying there was a need to discuss and build a consensus among all parties on the possi... [Full Article...]

Trump Blasts EU Trade Policy With US As 'very Unfair'

Trump Blasts EU Trade Policy With US As 'very Unfair' The complex negotiations have moved slowly and May's Cabinet seems deeply divided over how best to separate Britain from the 28-nation bloc. Peers from all sides are plotting to re-write the EU Withdrawal Bill, and May's ministers acknowledge they might have to concede. [Full Article...]

Latest forecast on light snow expected overnight

Latest forecast on light snow expected overnight A light snow forecasted for Northern Virginia overnight will impact the Tuesday morning commute, according to the National Weather Service . This story will be updated . Both days will be breezy with winds gusting as high as 25-30 miles per hour. Less than 2 inches of snow remained on the ground across Western New York on Thursday . [Full Article...]

Afghan capital in shock after ambulance bomb kills 95

Afghan capital in shock after ambulance bomb kills 95 In a statement from his Spokesman, Mr. Guterres said that indiscriminate attacks against civilians are grave violations of human rights and global humanitarian law and can never be justified. At least five militants have attacked an army outpost near the Marshal Fahim National Defence University in the Afghan capital of Kabul , a witness said. [Full Article...]

Trump Humiliates Himself When Asked About Climate Change During Softball Interview

Trump Humiliates Himself When Asked About Climate Change During Softball Interview When replying to Morgan's question about the Paris climate agreement, which Trump withdrew from after his inauguration, the current occupant of the White House said he would consider going back only if there was a good deal for the United States. [Full Article...]


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