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Omarosa says on 'Big Brother' country is not going to be OK

Omarosa says on 'Big Brother' country is not going to be OK That prompted Mathews to ask the Apprentice veteran if the country should be anxious, to which Manigault nodded her head to signify 'yes'. Newman nods her head yes and Matthews says, "Don't say that". Of course , there were the stray superfans - Shannon Elizabeth and Ross Mathews - who knew how the first day goes down, but the rest (surely in the house thanks to their agents) were deer in ... [Full Article...]

Senate announces bipartisan budget breakthrough

Senate announces bipartisan budget breakthrough Without that commitment from Ryan, Pelosi said , the package "does not have my support, nor does it have the support of a large number of members of our caucus". "I am pleased to announce that our bipartisan, bicameral negotiations on defense spending and other priorities have yielded a significant agreement", McConnell said . [Full Article...]

Planning for Military Parade Requested by President Trump Is Underway

Planning for Military Parade Requested by President Trump Is Underway The president "asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration " where "Americans can show their appreciation", said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders . "This is not about a dictatorship". "A military parade of this kind would also be a departure from the values of our constitutional democracy", ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee and Rep. [Full Article...]

White House Senior Staffer Resigns After Domestic Abuse Allegations

White House Senior Staffer Resigns After Domestic Abuse Allegations As he was peppered with questions, Shah did not rule out the possibility Kelly and other senior White House officials knew about the allegations - which Porter has denied - long before they surfaced in the media. U.S. President Donald Trump (L-R), joined by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, senior advisor Steve Bannon, Communications Director Sean Spicer and National Secu... [Full Article...]

CNN host slams Holocaust denying congress candidate: 'You're going down in flames.'

CNN host slams Holocaust denying congress candidate: 'You're going down in flames.' Camerota asks bluntly at the top of the interview. "For the past 15-20 years, I have not had anything to do with any national socialist organization on a formal basis. "You can have your own conspiracy theories, but you can't have your own facts", Camerota replied. Hitler did conduct a genocidal regime, Auschwitz did exist, and the Nuremberg trials did happen. [Full Article...]

Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence

Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence Rippon has already made history this Olympics: he's the first openly gay USA athlete to compete in the Winter Olympics . "This accusation is totally false and has no basis in fact. But there is no evidence that he has ever supported the controversial practice of "gay conversion" therapy which uses electric shocks as a supposed "cure" for gay people. [Full Article...]

NY graduation rates see slight uptick

NY graduation rates see slight uptick Figures released Wednesday also showed the statewide graduation rate reached a record high in 2017, with 80.2% of students graduating on time, compared with 79.7% in 2016. "I'm impatient by nature, so I'd like to see a higher uptick", Cash said, "but I'm pleased it's going in an upward direction". Buffalo has lots of students in all three categories. [Full Article...]

United States airstrike repels attack by Syrian regime-backed troops

United States airstrike repels attack by Syrian regime-backed troops In a statement on Wednesday, the US-led Coalition said it had conducted strikes against pro-regime forces after an "unprovoked" attack against the Syrian Democratic Forces. The Syrian army is supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian forces. Statements carried by the television stations called it a "new aggression" and "an attempt to support terrorism". [Full Article...]

BC premier won't retaliate against Alberta's wine boycott

BC premier won't retaliate against Alberta's wine boycott On Tuesday, Alberta's Premier Rachel Notley announced her province will immediately boycott all imports of wines from B.C. Many saw the move as an attack on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, a project that already acquired federal approval in November 2016. [Full Article...]

Winter storm to wallop Calgary with 25-30 cm of snow

Winter storm to wallop Calgary with 25-30 cm of snow A significant storm that brought heavy snow and unsafe travel conditions Wednesday has died down as we head into the overnight hours. Cold weather will move in in the wake of the storm, with another storm expected for Sunday. "Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve". Any minor fluctuation in the storm's track by a few miles to the north or south will shift the narrow i... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn joins calls for suffragettes to be pardoned

Jeremy Corbyn joins calls for suffragettes to be pardoned Relatives of the Suffragettes, as well as leading lawmakers including Ruth Davidson , the Scottish Conservative leader, have backed the calls. "We are proud to mark the anniversary of the Representation of the People Act - an Act that has given women across the generations the opportunity to have their voices heard". [Full Article...]

Traffic, Weather Officials Warn of Incoming Snow, Ice During Rush Hour

Traffic, Weather Officials Warn of Incoming Snow, Ice During Rush Hour In addition to snow, ice may accumulate to one-10th of an inch. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Another storm system moves into Colorado on Friday and Saturday . Chances for snow showers are in the forecast Thursday and Thursday night as well with highs in the mid 20s and lows in the low teens. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 ... [Full Article...]

Maldives crisis deepens as opposition seeks Indian intervention

Maldives crisis deepens as opposition seeks Indian intervention The government did not comment on soldiers entering the Supreme Court building or on Mr Gayoom's arrest, but the president's main rival, who lives in exile, urged people not to obey what he called an "unlawful order". Adding: "We would also like the U.S. government to ensure that United States financial institutions stop all US$ financial transactions of the regime leaders in the Maldives ". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom court rejects bid by Julian Assange to have arrest warrant lifted

United Kingdom court rejects bid by Julian Assange to have arrest warrant lifted Assange has spent the past five-and-a-half years holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, as a result of the allegations. The outstanding warrant stands from 2012, which is in connections with the Swedish investigation, even through it was closed down a year ago. [Full Article...]

Wave of criticism after Polish Holocaust bill signed

Wave of criticism after Polish Holocaust bill signed The law will impose prison terms of up to three years for statements attributing the crimes of Nazi Germany during World War II to the Polish nation. For the many Poles and their descendants that risked their lives to help the Jewish people - as indeed is recognised by Yad Vashem in the Righteous Among the Nations where over 25% of the overall honourees are Polish nationals - the use of " Po... [Full Article...]

President Trump is bringing back the nuclear arms race

President Trump is bringing back the nuclear arms race Previous administrations, both Republican and Democrat, have worked to reduce the threat of nuclear weapons, and this review breaks sharply from that bipartisan tradition. The review alleged, among other things, that Russian Federation is "developing and deploying new nuclear warheads and launchers" and would "continue to increase its warhead delivery capacity" in the future. [Full Article...]

BJP takes exception to TDP criticism

BJP takes exception to TDP criticism According to a confidante of Naidu, the TDP chief understood the "Delhi dynamics" well during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi in mid-January. The TDP leader, however, denied it and said that no such communication has been made. The Telugu Desam Party-BJP coalition is letting the party leaders' mind rambling in varied directions. [Full Article...]

Six Nations: France HIAs against Ireland under investigation

Six Nations: France HIAs against Ireland under investigation France was investigated past year after props were changed late in their win over Wales . However Ireland's away form is patchy, while they carry the favourites tag uncomfortably. "This Six Nations , we have the youngest squad we have had and there is a degree of excitement in that", said the New Zealander, whose side have an average age of 26.5. [Full Article...]

Congress leader's 'POT' tweet has BJP enraged

Congress leader's 'POT' tweet has BJP enraged Addressing a massive rally at the Palace grounds in Bengaluru to mark the end of Nava Nirmana Parivarthana rally taken out by BJP strongman Yeddyurappa, Modi said, "Looking at your enthusiasm, countdown has begun for the Congress Government here". [Full Article...]

Congress continue his leads in Rajasthan, TMC starts celebration on Noapara

Congress continue his leads in Rajasthan, TMC starts celebration on Noapara Both the seats had gone for bypolls on 29 January along with an assembly seat. Congress candidate Vivek Dhakad won the Mandalgarh assembly seat by defeating his nearest rival, a BJP candidate, by almost 13,000 votes. TMC swept the Noapara by-polls by a margin of over 63,000, wresting the seat from Congress. TMC candidate Sunil Singh secured 1,01,729 votes. This 17-0 lead to the Congress acro... [Full Article...]


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