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Berks-area lawmakers respond to Trump's immigration comments

Dick Durbin , a Democrat , has said Graham objected to the president's phrasing during that meeting . On Friday (local time ) the president tweeted that his language was " tough " but insisted he did not say anything derogatory about Haitians aside from noting it is a poor country. Read More »

Winter storm to graze Oneida and Lincoln counties


Total wet snow accumulations of up to 1 inch are expected, with localized amounts up to 3 inches. Cold air will be pushing in, but the hard factor will be how long the moisture lingers. A strong cold front was moving through the state on Friday morning, along with scattered rain. Winter storm Hunter also brought snow to Kansas and blizzard conditions to North Dakota. Read More »

Flood warning issued for Livingston County


In much of northern and western Pennsylvania, upstate NY and northern New England, the rain will change to snow on Friday or Friday night, adding to the wintry mess. Taylor said Thursday that the county can expect to see periods of heavy rain, which will turn to six to eight inches of snow as colder air moves into the area. Read More »

Judge rules against Trump administration on rescinding DACA


President Trump summoned lawmakers from both parties yesterday to discuss crafting a bill for people who were illegally brought here as children - the so called Dreamers. He's going to use that as his stake and say, you want that then I want a wall, I want to get rid of chain migration, and I want to get rid of the visa lottery. Read More »

US Chamber of Commerce ad removes Gov. Greitens amid criminal investigation


She says on the tape that he invited her downstairs at his home because he wanted to show her "how to do a proper pull-up". On Friday's Behind the Headlines segment, St. The statement from Greitens and his wife doesn't address the affair specifically or the allegations, but in a separate statement late Wednesday Greitens' attorney, Jim Bennett, said, "There was no blackmail and that claim is false". Read More »

Rescued Canadian national Joshua Boyle arrested on multiple charges


He is expected to appear in court on January 3. Boyle said he and his family were subject to beatings and torture, and their captors raped Coleman and authorized the slaying of their infant daughter. As of Tuesday, Boyle remained in police custody, Granger said. "He has never been in trouble with the law". A spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office said he would not comment on an ongoing investigation, but the office previously confirmed the meeting between Mr. Read More »

Youth should be encouraged to become 'innovators': PM Modi


But, we have the opportunity to fulfill the dreams of the great men and women who helped us attain freedom from the British rule. The Prime Minister also urged people to work and make Indian villages free from open defecation in next two years by creating awareness at their level. Read More »

Police Arrest Suspect in Slaying of College Student in Calif.


According to the Orange County Register , the friend said Bernstein had told him they were going to meet up with another friend from high school, and they arrived at the park shortly before midnight on January 2. The Register reported, based on an affidavit signed by police investigators, that the suspect was "visibly shaking" in one interview. At one point, the friend opened the doors to his rental auto and allowed two detectives to look inside. Read More »

Can Iran's Regime Survive 2018?


Durting the meeting, three members France, Russia and China of the permanent five, joined Iran in asserting that this 15-membered body was not an appropriate forum to discuss the current situation in Iran as it does not pose any threat to global peace and security. Read More »

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

About 85,280 shares traded. Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has risen 29.68% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.79% the S&P500. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Jefferies. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of ANGO in report on Wednesday, February 8 with "Equal Weight" rating. Read More »

Trump Says He'd Beat Oprah If She Runs For President


Social media basically went insane on why Oprah should run for Presidency in 2020 despite the star previously stating that there will be no running of any office for her. "She's popular, she's brilliant, she's a wonderful woman", he said at the time . "I don't think she is actively considering it, I don't think she is actively considering it at this time", King said. Read More »

Trump's personal lawyer sues BuzzFeed over Russian Federation dossier


The lawyer Michael Cohen , filed the lawsuit in a NY state court Tuesday, almost a year after BuzzFeed published the dossier commissioned by political opposition research firm Fusion GPS . A spokesperson for BuzzFeed News tells us the dossier is "the subject of active investigations by Congress and intelligence agencies" and is obviously of public interest. Read More »

Texas A&M Women's Basketball: No. 17 Aggies upset No. 6 Tennessee


That is the best winning percentage at the start of league play since 2006-07 (77.8 percent). Texas A&M pushed the pace with 14 points off of fast breaks versus an opposing 13 points off of fast breaks. A&M would put the game on ice with two more free throws from Williams in the games final seconds to bring the game to its final score, 79-76. Battle For The Paint: Texas A&M had been out-rebounding opponents by an average of almost nine rebounds per game. Read More »

Donald Trump Reiterates Support For 'Merit Based' Immigration

Although there is video footage from the meeting available to everyone on the internet, this would not be the first time that the White House completely ignored video proof to excuse one of Trump's gaffes. ROSE: The Department of Justice says it will vigorously defend its decision to end DACA. Critics, however, said Obama did not have the constitutional authority to grant that amnesty without an act of Congress. Read More »

UN envoy says no change in US position on North Korea talks


South Korea's Moon Jae-in pictured talking to President Donald Trump Thursday. "It's very important that we don't ever let him get so arrogant that he doesn't realize the reality of what would happen if he started a nuclear war", Haley said on ABC's "This Week ". Read More »

'Mississippi Burning' killer and KKK leader dies in prison


The events of that night in Mississippi inspired the critically acclaimed 1988 film " Mississippi Burning ", starring Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe. The killings of James Chaney, 21, Andrew Goodman , 20, and Michael Schwerner, 24, helped galvanize the civil rights movement that ushered in major reforms in access to voting, education and public accommodations. Read More »

Exemption granted for girl, 11, to use medical marijuana at Schaumburg school


But a compromise was sketched out in court Friday. Since getting her state medical marijuana card the first week of December, Ashley has been wearing a patch on her foot and rubbing marijuana oil on her wrist. In the month since she began using a cannabis patch, she has only suffered one major seizure, he father said. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday against School District 54 and the state of IL, could have far-reaching implications. Read More »

To those who still deny that Trump is racist

Henrik Heldahl, a commentator for the Norwegian political website Amerikansk Politikk, told the Associated Press that the sentiment would have been more welcomed if Trump used less coarse language for Haiti and African countries. 'You might also do some self-examination. Recently, the administration announced around 200,000 people from El Salvador living in the USA after two earthquakes shattered lives would no longer receive this protection. Read More »

Trump Slams Feinstein Over Russia Info Release


Simpson testified the former British spy told him that he had met with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Rome, Italy and the agency had other intelligence from an internal Trump campaign source, leading to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to believe Steele's info might be credible. Read More »

New Yorker Cover Puts Trump 'In The Hole' After 'Racist' Comment

The President did not answer. "Like other nations that have merit-based immigration, President Trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation". Read More »

Donald Trump in 'Excellent Health' Confirms Doctor Following Medical Examination


Previous presidents' medical reports have summarized medication use, medical history, vital statistics - including blood pressure and weight - and basic laboratory results on metrics like cholesterol and blood sugar. The White House announced it would offer reporters the chance to speak with Jackson in the middle of an outside debate over the president's mental fitness. Read More »

Trump signs executive order expanding veterans' mental health services


Donald Trump will have his first medical exam as US president today, after a week during which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny. Mr Bornstein had previously written about Mr Trump's health in glowing terms, stating in 2015 he would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". Read More »

Marcus hopes Australia continue to make their mark


Vince is expected to be spared the axe after averaging 26.88 in the series, but indicated the Australian wickets shouldn't affect selection at home when he was quizzed on the matter on Wednesday. It would be a great feat for Livingstone, and his head coach at Lancashire, Glen Chapple - who picked him as captain for the Red Rose next season - told "It is fantastic news that Liam has been named in the England Test squad for the series against New Zealand ". Read More »

You are only making America white again - Mahama jabs Trump

But a Democratic senator said Trump repeatedly used an incendiary slur to describe countries including Haiti and African nations during the meeting about an emerging immigration deal. "We sent guidance to our folks and told them that we must reiterate that we have great respect for the people of Africa and all nations, and our commitment remains strong", he said. Read More »

Win Butler & other musicians respond to Trump's "shithole countries" comments


For his part, Trump denied he used "derogatory" language about Haitians in a tweet this morning. Trump blasted the proposal as "a big step backwards" and said it didn't provide enough funding for a wall along the U.S. President Donald Trump referred to the Caribbean nation as a "shithole", and summoned the top U.S. diplomat in the country for an explanation. "(Trump) is sending a coded message that he wants to return to the good old days, of slavery, the good old days of water hoses, the ... Read More »

Donald Trump Says Immigrants From Africa And Haiti Come From 'Shithole Countries'


Dick Durbin , who was in the room with Trump when he made the remark, said that the president did use "vile, vulgar" language including the word " shithole ". On Friday morning (Jan. 12), Trump used his Twitter account to defend himself, saying he didn't make the remarks mentioned above. And that seemed to be the essence of the first response from White House officials, who did not dispute the Post's original account of Trump's remarks. Read More »

No Warrantless Surveillance 'Nonsense' in FISA Reauthorization Bill, Bipartisan Lawmakers Vow


The measure extends the government's authority to collect communications from foreigners, without warrants, including those communicating with USA citizens, under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act's Section 702 . "Spying on foreigners without following the constitution, that is okay", Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu said during debate on the amendment. It was an apparent attempt to get back on the same page with his own administration, which backs the so-called 702 program up ... Read More »

Immune Design Corp. (IMDZ) Stock Price Hits 52-Week Low Today

Previously Immune Design CS (NASDAQ: IMDZ ) reported $-0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.63 by $0.11. (NASDAQ:IMDZ). Ameritas Inv Inc reported 874 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 5.73 million. Read More »

5 bold Premier League predictions: Van Dijk leads Liverpool to victory


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola: " Of course if you want to achieve something that's good and win titles you have to win these kind of games". "But Liverpool is such an important game", Guardiola added. "We have to make the best of it". Asked why he chose Liverpool , Van Dijk, who also played for Celtic for two seasons, said: "I think the size of the club, the fans, the players, the manager, the whole package here is awesome". Read More »

Man Confesses to 25-Year-Old Murder on Television


We were teenagers and now I'm 44 and still haven't even had a life, and now probably, most likely won't anyway". After the interview was over, the TV station informed Redding's chief of police and the Shasta County Sheriff's Office that Hawkins was on his way to confess to a crime. Read More »

Resuming the North-South dialogue


Russian President Vladimir Putin said North Korea's Kim Jong-un is a "mature and competent politician" who is now steering the nation in acquiring a long-range missile capable of reaching any region in the world. Notably, while North Korea claims that it has acquired the capability to strike at the U.S. mainland most experts doubt that it has developed the technology to miniaturise the nuclear warhead, fit it on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and ensure its re-entry in the ... Read More »