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US Jewish groups: Trump's 's**thole' comments 'vulgar and offensive'


And he said them repeatedly". Haiti said it was shocked by Trump's reported remarks and summoned the top us diplomat in the country, asking for an apology if the vulgar term had been used. "I've never seen a statement like this by African countries directed at the United States ". The African Union , which represents several of the continent's countries, called for a retraction and apology Friday. Read More »

Netanyahu to Visit India With 130 Businessmen


Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will arrive in New Delhi on Sunday on a six-day visit during which both the strategic partners will aim to further expand ties on a range of key areas including defence and trade besides deliberating on Israel-Palestine relationship. Read More »

Israeli Army Conducts Airstrike Targeting Southern Gaza Strip


To press that point home, there will be a closure of the Kerem Shalom crossing, as a necessary security measure. Similar clashes took place in 17 different locations within the West Bank, the IDF said, while also continuing efforts to catch the perpetrators of a terrorist attack which killed Rabbi Raziel Shevach on a West Bank road last Tuesday. Read More »

Ford Ranger debuts in Detroit


That is not the case. Yes, a unique powertrain; for now, at least, the North American 2019 Ford Ranger will be available with just a single engine and transmission combination, although it's a rather promising one. "It appeals to your ability to do whatever you want", she said. It has four modes: Normal, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud/Ruts, and Sand. One in five midsize truck buyers lives California, with strong sales also in Arizona and Nevada. Read More »

Ministers should speak up like SC judges: Yashwant Sinha


Sinha called the contents of the four judges' letter to the CJI a matter of "grave" concern. But Patra, slamming the Congress, said that Indian democracy "has shown the mirror" to the party, and termed its attempt "to fish (for) an opportunity where none existed politically" wrong. Read More »

Trump extends Iran sanctions relief; oil trades near session highs


Trump has complained that numerous Iranian restrictions expire next decade and has vacillated between talk of toughening the deal and pulling the USA out entirely. Trump on Friday extended the waivers of key economic sanctions that were lifted under the agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program. While Trump approved a sanctions waiver, the treasury department chose to impose new, targeted sanctions against 14 Iranian entities and people. Read More »

Donald Trump repeatedly called African nations 'shitholes,' senator says


Trump on Thursday rejected a pitch from a bipartisan team of senators on a compromise immigration deal to protect DACA participants while increasing border security. press, which had fingers crossed that a physical exam could provide the pretext to throw Trump out of the Oval Office. "Very very sad, I was so shocked, I'm still shocked, I can't believe he said that", says Weedor Mcdoweel, originally fromlLiberia whose lived in the U.S for almost seven years. Read More »

Iran says it will retaliate against any new USA sanctions


The analyst detailed that the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned a total of 14 Iranian officials and companies on Friday, including the head of Iran's judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani. Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against the new sanctions, although it did not specify how. The 2015 Iran nuclear deal was struck between the USA, under the administration of former President Barack Obama, Iran and five other countries. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres Fights Tears FaceTiming Oprah Winfrey in Their Mudslide-Damaged Neighborhood

Residents in some areas were subject to a new mandatory evacuation, emergency officials said, as the unstable environment remained a threat. Dozens of survivors were hoisted to safety in helicopters. On Thursday, the talk-show hosts shared an emotional moment as they updated Ellen viewers on the destruction in their community. In late 2016, she bought an adjoining 9.2ha ranch for US$28.9 million, local media reported. Read More »

China 'not expected' to attend North Korea summit in Vancouver


A resolution adopted by the UN Security Council bans UN members from importing items including coal, iron ore and seafood from North Korea . Japan has also reportedly criticized the meeting. Tensions sharply escalated previous year as Pyongyang tested its sixth nuclear weapon and three intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of striking the mainland U.S. Read More »

African Union demands apology from Trump over racist comment


Randolph said in a statement issued Friday. "He was very kind to the Haitians, he was very eloquent to them, and he was the first president to (have) ever visited Haitians, and he said he was going to be the champion of Haitians", Haitian-American Georges Sami Saati said. Read More »

Maharashtra: Four Wrestlers of Kranti Kushti Sankul Killed in Road Accident


Reportedly, the accident took place around 1 AM on Friday late night. They were returning from Satara after attending a wrestling contest. The other person who was killed was the SUV driver Ranjeet Dhanawade. While four powerlifters died on the spot, Yadav had been admitted to the hospital with serious injuries, but he succumbed later that day. A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Motor Vehicles Act has been registered at the Chinchni-Vangi police station, he said. Read More »

Trump says USA could stay in Paris deal


In a rambling and barely coherent defence of his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , President Donald Trump has opened the door to the possibility the United States "could conceivably go back in" to the Agreement. Read More »

Banco De Chile (BCH) Downgraded to "Hold" at ValuEngine

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) has risen 24.65% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.29% the S&P500. Clipper Realty INC. They expect $1.37 EPS, up 23.42% or $0.26 from last year's $1.11 per share. BCH's profit would be $237.38M giving it 18.15 P/E if the $1.37 EPS is correct. Read More »

Hawaii officials say 'false alarm' on alert about inbound ballistic missile

Hawaiians woke up to emergency alerts on their phones Saturday about an imminent ballistic missile attack, which they later learned was a false alarm. "Somebody can verify this?" tweeted Emiliano Grillo of Argentina. Peterson and Spaun evidently took longer than Justin Thomas to receive word the warning had been sent out by mistake. Read More »

Australia v England one-day series: Why tourists are favourites


Since Australia's World Cup final win at the MCG in 2015, the left-hander has averaged more than 80 from 11 games in Australia , including five centuries. And England have not gone to Australia primarily to face the world champions and advance their status as one of the favourites for the 2019 World Cup? "It's different playing out here to playing in England ", Vince said. Read More »

Donald Trump shock: "No a migranti da Paesi 'cesso'"


Trump ha dichiarato di aver annullato la visita del mese prossimo, che prevedeva l'apertura della nuova ambasciata americana a Londra , perche' non gli piaceva l'edificio e pensava che fosse un "cattivo affare" dal punto di vista finanziario. Read More »

President Trump Has Extended Iran's Sanctions Relief 'For The Last Time'


The official added that President Trump intends to "work with our European partners on some kind of follow-on agreement that enshrines certain triggers that the Iranian regime can not exceed related to ballistic missiles, related to nuclear breakout period that holds them to one year or less, would hold them to inspections and would have no sunset clause ". Read More »

Iran threatens to retaliate against new USA sanctions


The Arms Control Association says that, were Washington to permanently deprive Iran of a nuclear program, it would be a direct violation of the JCPOA. "We will be discussing this with our European partners and with the United States and will respond in detail in due course". Ryabkov said Moscow must unite with Europe and China and undertake " intense work " to keep the existing plan intact and decried what he said was a USA attempt to strongarm the situation. Read More »

Did Botswana Condemn Trump's Alleged 'Shithole' Slur Toward African Countries?


Day event in the Roosevelt Room, a reporter directly asked Trump to face up to his comments , the Hill reported . Richard Durbin, the Senate's second-ranking Democrat, appeared to confirm those reports on Friday. Mr. Trump's comment has triggered widespread condemnation. Ben Cardin said Trump's "comments do not represent America's values". Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Trump is arguably the most influential person in the country and possibly the world. Read More »

Death toll climbs to 18 in massive Montecito mudslide

The drenching storm that triggered the disaster gave way to sunny skies, as hundreds of searchers carefully combed a messy landscape strewn with hazards. "Everybody was exhausted from the fire warnings", Weimer said Friday. The Thomas fire was the largest wildfire in recorded California history. "Our home has been severely damaged, but we are safe, and so thankful for that and for the first responders who are working tirelessly to save people", Bridges wrote on Twitter. Read More »

Alleged Colombian ELN rebels kidnap oil engineer


From his headquarters in NY, the Secretary-General reiterated his support of the peace process with ELN urging both sides to restore the cease-fire despite the current "decrease in confidence". The United Nations monitored a ceasefire with the ELN until its expired on Tuesday and violence resumed. A pact with the ELN would close the last chapter of a half-century conflict in the South American nation, following a deal struck by Nobel Peace Prize-winning Santos in November 2016 with the much ... Read More »

Medicaid work requirements are a throwback to rejected racial stereotypes


The big news Thursday morning - besides President Trump undercutting his own White House on FISA - was that his administration is moving to allow states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. He also believes the work requirement may be financially counter productive. Verma, who served as a Medicaid consultant for IN and Kentucky before joining the Trump administration, has long advocated for work requirements . Read More »

Emmanuel Macron calls for UNESCO status for French baguette


Now, with Mr Macron's declared support, the bid for UNESCO status is likely to begin in earnest. The iconic French bread should be recognized by UNESCO as one of the world's cultural treasures and listed as "intangible heritage", France's President Emmanuel Macron said Friday. Read More »

Russia: Israeli settlements reduce chances for peace


A State Department official later said that no decision had been made on payment. Construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank can not help broker peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on its website on Saturday. Read More »

Woman dies in I-95 crash in St. Johns County


Vanpelt died at the scene while his passenger, 43-year-old Ronald Higgins of Dade City, was taken to Osceola Regional Medical Center in critical condition, according to a crash report. All three northbound lanes remain blocked until about 1 p.m. Drivers were encouraged to use US 1 as an alternate route and allow extra time. Congestion was compounded later in the morning when a second crash, at the State Road 206 interchange, required all northbound lanes to be shutdown almost 10 miles south ... Read More »

Haiti commemorates 8th anniversary of devastating quake


Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems. " One day after President Donald Trump allegedly asked why the USA would allow more immigrants from Haiti and "****hole* countries" in Africa, Sen. While campaigning in 2016, Trump came to Little Haiti and told a small group of Haitian Americans that he wanted to be their " biggest champion ". Read More »

Iran vows retaliation over USA sanctions


Germany has said it will continue to call for the deal's full implementation and will consult on a "common way forward" with the United Kingdom and France. JCPOA critics worry that Europe is growing too reluctant to sanction or even strongly criticize Iran for matters unrelated to nuclear weapons, such as its support for terrorism or its human rights violations because the nuclear deal must be preserved at all costs. Read More »

Rescuers Seek Survivors after California Mudslides Kill 17

She says, "we've gotten false warnings during the fire , so we've sheltered in place". The likelihood is increasing that we'll be finding bodies, not survivors. Mudslides and flows of debris brought by the region's first winter storm have stranded hundreds of people in Santa Barbara County. Downed power lines wrapped around trees at one property, while elsewhere the lines dropped nearly to the ground. Read More »

African Union, African UN envoys demand Trump apology


Without directly referring to the President's contentious statement, its main Africa account said on Twitter that "the United States will continue to robustly, enthusiastically and forcefully engage in Africa, promoting this vital relationship, and to listen and build on the trust and views we share with our African partners". Read More »