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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 »

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Stake Cut by Swiss National Bank

Veritas Investment Management Uk Ltd who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $218.42 billion market cap company. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by Mizuho. Therefore 100% are positive. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, June 7 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Botswana asks USA for official answer: Are we a 'shithole' country?

Democrats want protections for Dreamers included in a measure on government spending, which must pass by a January 19 deadline to avoid a government shutdown . Just so you know, they don't want you to be their president. "African-Americans believe that they migrated to America in chains, and when you speak about chain migration, it hurts them personally, '" he recalled. Read More »

Dog walks 20 miles twice to get back to family


Friendly. She wants to be everyone's friend. Cathleen, however, missed her original family so she walked from Prague to Seminole, a almost 20-mile journey, in search of them. Cathleen is not the only dog who was recently reunited - however briefly - with her owners in a remarkable fashion. Sweet and loves food. Cathleen found a home, the Seminole Humane Society said in a Facebook post Friday. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth and how her crown could break her neck


The crown was originally made for King George VI's coronation in 1937, and remodelled to a slightly smaller size for Queen Elizabeth . NO one will ever know whether the Queen consented to take part in tomorrow's much-anticipated BBC documentary about her coronation because of a mischievous desire to upstage The Crown , the acclaimed fictional drama charting the Royal family throughout her record-breaking reign. Read More »

Trump allies urge him not to talk to Mueller


Trump, meanwhile, has repeatedly derided the Mueller probe as the greatest "witch hunt" in the country's political history and denied any collusion took place. Panel heads Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) continue to cooperate as they interview witnesses. "I think we are going to have a long period of peace". Read More »

Iran blasts Trump for comments on protests


These cuts were made necessary both by the economic problems and by the regime's increase of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps budget by 30% to pay for its activities in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. The semi-official news agency in Iran reported on Tuesday that 450 people had been arrested over three days in Tehran since Saturday. But many residents said the country's soaring unemployment and rising prices had driven people to the point of desperation. Read More »

Columbus statue to remain in NYC park


Richard Alba, a commission member, said the Columbus statue was an "acid test" for the panel because "you had directly opposing meanings brought to the statue by different groups of people". Panel member Harriet Senie, an art history director at City College of NY, conceded that "not much has changed" after the panel met three times, held five town halls attended by 500 people, and surveyed an additional 3,000 folks. Read More »

Ministers to discuss more pressure on N.Korea


It is now nearly certain that we will see North Korean athletes competing in the Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea next month, and we may witness something similar to the scenes at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, when athletes from both sides of the 38th Parallel marched under one "Korean Peninsula" banner in identical uniforms at the opening ceremony. Read More »

At least 17 killed in California mudslides


Asked whether people did not take the threat seriously, Brown said , "There certainly were some people who did refuse to evacuate and chose to stay in their homes, but there were many that did evacuate the area and were safe as a result of that". Read More »

China's December imports growth weakest in a year, exports beat forecast


However, Kujis of Oxford Economics believes import growth will only soften moderately this year, as the Chinese government has been careful not to let its tightening measures deal blows to the economy. The world's second-largest economy had a surplus of $25.55 billion in December, data showed, compared to $27.87 billion in November. Compared to 2016, it said trade between the two nations fell by 10.5% previous year. Read More »

After reported "sh*thole countries" comment, Trump denies "language used"


Two sources told Reuters that Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole countries". Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), one of the lawmakers present for the immigration meeting with the president, condemned Trump's "hate-filled, vile, and racist" comments, adding that he had not seen any reports in the press that were "inaccurate". Read More »