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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump's staff gave him 'really bad advice' on immigration


Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham lashed out at President Donald Trump's staff over the debate on immigration reform. David Perdue said Sunday that there had been a "gross misinterpretation" of Trump's remarks in a private meeting, where sources told CNN Trump made the demeaning and dismissive comment about immigrants from Haiti and Africa and added that the USA should get more people from countries like Norway, a predominantly white and wealthy nation. Read More »

McConnell: Trump hasn't said what he wants in immigration bill

A week ago Tuesday, he was animated at a televised meeting on immigration and seemed open to the bipartisan proposal, which would allow a large group of young people affected by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to stay in the USA in return for more funding for border security and other immigration reforms. Read More »

Michigan State Will Let White Nationalist Richard Spencer Speak On Campus


This agreement follows the filing of a lawsuit by attorney Kyle Bristow. Richard Spencer's National Policy Institute has sought to hold events on college campuses across the country, but several university presidents denied requests after he led a march of people bearing torches and shouting slurs on the University of Virginia campus in August. Read More »

Iowa State Cyclones at TCU Horned Frogs Free Preview 01/17/18


But it would be foolish to take Iowa State lightly, even though the Cyclones have won just once in their four Big 12 games. Oklahoma's 0.181 free throw rate was their largest advantage over TCU, who had a mark of 0.115. Baylor raced out to a 19-2 lead over the game's first 10 minutes in a start that would doom the Cyclones' efforts. TCU had more second-chance points with 16, compared to Iowa State's 8. Read More »

Trump says US government 'could very well' shut down


House Speaker Paul Ryan and his lieutenants were up against the clock and their own ranks as they scrambled to lock down votes . The measure, presented to Republican rank-and-file members of the House in a closed door meeting Tuesday night to a conference frustrated with funding the government in short-term increments. Read More »

Zuckerberg's Facebook post pressures Congress to save DACA


This important news came from John Hegeman, the News Feed Manager for Facebook. If you want to make sure you still see Arizona Daily Star's posts in your newsfeed, here's how you can do that. We started making changes in this direction past year, but it will take months for this new focus to make its way through all our products. BUT, and this is a big BUT, if your business page is producing engaging content which generates interest and discussion with your target (and that is key - your ... Read More »

Trump 'healthy', no cognitive issues: doctor

Jackson said that there is "absolutely nothing" that is being withheld from the public and that Trump's release of information is "hands down" the broadest in history. But it reflects "desperation", said Christina Greer, a Democratic political analyst and NYU McSilver Institute fellow. "This was a bit of a snapshot in time", she said. Read More »

Vail Resorts Inc's (NYSE:MTN) Sentiment is 1.08

The stock increased 1.54% or $3.37 during the last trading session, reaching $222.31. About 750,659 shares traded or 60.32% up from the average. Vail Resorts, Inc . Cibc Asset has 21,412 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability Co accumulated 0.22% or 122,277 shares. (NASDAQ:CWAY). Royal Bank Of Canada holds 0% in Coastway Bancorp, Inc. Read More »

Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming


They said , you know, it's just the last six months we haven't had anything like it. "There is definitely a sense in the business community that the president's actions on taxes and regulations have led to a more pro-growth environment for them to operate", said Chad Moutray, chief economist at the National Association of Manufacturers. Read More »

Montreal man fools police with fake vehicle made of snow


Simon Laprise, a 33-year-old machinist and artist based out of Montreal, built a life-size model of a DeLorean DMC-12-the same auto featured in the Back to the Future movies-using snow outside his home Monday. The creator said that it took him four hours to create the fake Deloreon, originally meant to prank snow removal teams. According to CBS46, Simon Laprise sculpted a life-size model of a DeLorean DMC-12 in the middle of a local snow removal zone. Read More »

John Kelly: No Comment on Whether Trump Has Talked to NKorea's Kim


The U.S. and Canada co-hosted a foreign ministerial meeting on "security and stability" on the Korean peninsula on Tuesday in Vancouver . As widely reported around the world, after Kim Jong Un made a New Year's address in which he stated "the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office", Donald Trump responded with a tweet announcing his button was ' much bigger & more powerful '. Read More »

Iran deal must be preserved — United Nations chief


On Friday, while US President Donald Trump agreed to extend the waivers for sanctions on Iran, the US Department of Treasury imposed new sanctions on 14 Iranian individuals and entities over Iran's alleged human rights abuses and ballistic missile programme. Read More »

State attorney general urges Congress to allow cannabis banking


But, while the dust was still settling on Sessions' initial announcement of a change in federal marijuana policy, another issue involving marijuana popped up: guns. It would take effect on July 1, 2018. That means CT residents will be making the short trip north to buy marijuana products, with all the tax and commerce benefits flowing to MA. Read More »

Status yellow wind warning issued for Co Louth


The Met Office has issued a raft of yellow and amber weather alerts across the United Kingdom, warning of strong "danger to life" winds and "more persistent and possibly heavy snow" throughout Wednesday. Check @trafficscotland before setting off on your journeys. Latest snow prediction models from Weather Outlook show wintry showers will start to lash the Scottish Highlands from around 9am today. Read More »

More snow to target New York City area


More snow is headed to the tri-state after several days of topsy-turvy weather that saw above-average temperatures melt remnants of a previous storm, followed by a plunge back into the teens and 20s. For many areas south and east of Philadelphia, forecasters said, temperatures will be warm enough for the precipitation to start as rain or a mix of rain and snow, keeping the accumulations low. Read More »

Tillerson Says US Has No Intention To Build Border Force In Syria


But he also made it clear that the open-ended deployment is meant to help create enough stability for Syrians to be able to remove Assad from office and reject Iranian influence. The YPG is in turn the lead component of the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which was created in 2015 to fight ISIL and now controls northeast Syria. Read More »

Senate reauthorizes FISA 702 surveillance program


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Bill will now head to Trump, who is expected to sign it, despite a brief episode last week when, in contradictory and seemingly misinformed tweets, he questioned his administration's support for the measure. Read More »

Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals


Those under the immigration program have become known as "dreamers". "No more Lotteries! #AMERICA FIRST". Democrats have resisted the Republican "wish list", which drew the president's ire over the weekend. Lawmakers are trying to combine some form of relief for DACA immigrants along with enhanced border security , including a wall along the Mexican border, sought by Trump. Read More »

Lebanon Reverses 'The Post' Ban; Steven Spielberg Film To Release This Week


The move is a curious one, as other recent films by Spielberg - who is Jewish - have been shown in Lebanon, though his name was blacked out from movie posters advertising "The Adventures of Tin Tin". The 1993 film included scenes shot in Jerusalem. Lebanon and Israel remain at war after a 2006 conflict which lasted a month and killed hundreds of Israeli soldiers and fighters for the Shiite militant group Hezbollah. Read More »

Toronto man charged with murder in missing men case


Mr. McArthur is also being investigated for other possible deaths. "At this stage we are most concerned with identifying other victims of Mr. McArthur". Asked if he knew the cause of death of the men, Idsinga said that while the bodies have not yet been found, "we have a pretty good idea of what the cause of death is". Read More »

Barack Obama wishes Michelle happy birthday in heartfelt post


See the complete post below. Throughout their time in the White House they did not shy away from expressing their love. "I love your strength, you grace, and your determination", he wrote. Another exclaimed, "My favorite couple!" The happy couple have become famed for their touching messages to each other on social media over the years. Read More »

Trump tell reporters: "I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed"

Making reference to Trump's reported derogatory comments about Haiti, ambassadors expressed solidarity with the people of Haiti "and others that have been similarly denigrated". Trump took particular issue with the idea that people who'd fled to the USA after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay as part of the deal, according to the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly ... Read More »

Your snow pictures from Northern Ireland


Persistent and heavy snowfall is expected overnight, with potential disruption to transport and power supply. Forecasters say arctic wind will bring ice and snow to many parts of the United Kingdom on Monday and Tuesday. During the night, temperatures dropped at low as minus 7C (19F) at Loch Glascarnoch while Eskdalemuir in Dumfries and Galloway recorded 36cm of lying snow. Read More »

Zimbabwe to hold elections by June - Mnangagwa


Zimbabwe will hold general elections in four to five months, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said, as the country enters a new era after the fall of strongman Robert Mugabe previous year. This is the first time a Zimbabwean president will attend the annual meeting, 37 years after the country attained independence, although Morgan Tsvangirai as former prime minister in the country's inclusive government attended the Davos meeting in 2010. Read More »

Steve Bannon 'subpoenaed by Robert Mueller's Russian investigation'


A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment on the agreement, first reported by CNN . White House communications director Hope Hicks , who served as Mr Trump's spokeswoman during his presidential campaign after a tenure with his Trump Organisation real estate business, is also expected to be questioned by the committee this week, according to a congressional source. Read More »

UN Envoy Hopeful on Macedonia 'Name' Agreement


The UN envoy also asked leaders of the opposition parties in both countries to take a "constructive attitude" to help solve the issue. "However, the talks' outcome will depend on the readiness of the two sides to compromise", read the government's statement. Read More »

Indian police say avalanche kills Swedish skier in Kashmir


A police officer said that Daniel (25) was killed and another Swedish skier named Benjamin Asbers went missing after the avalanche struck near the second phase of Gandola cable auto project on Affarwat peak. On Wednesday evening some upper parts of the region received snowfall, following which authorities issued avalanche warnings for people living in higher reaches and urged them not to venture in avalanche prone zones. Read More »

Centre to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects


According to the report, the cost of renewables has been dropping steadily for years, and "in 2017, as deployment of renewable power generation technologies accelerated, there has been a relentless improvement in their competitiveness". Masdar commissioned five pilot projects during the programme to explore the feasibility of using renewable energy to power seawater desalination and test novel, energy-efficient desalination technologies. Read More »

Bannon Testifies to Congress Ryan, McConnell Trying to 'Nullify' Election


According to a person familiar with the arrangement, the attorney who represented Bannon for Tuesday's House appearance, William Burck, is not representing him in connection with Mueller's investigation. In the book, Bannon calls this exchange " treasonous " and "unpatriotic". Steve Bannon , former senior aide to President Donald Trump , became the center of not one but two investigations into Russian Federation interference in the 2016 election over the past day. Read More »

Passionate speech highlights MLK event at Penn State


At a community rally on Martin Luther King Jr . "That's a problem that's on us, " Edwards said. "Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction", said King. Day in which he rebuked President Trump's comments reportedly questioning why immigrants are coming to the United States from "s**thole countries". Reagan, however, signed the bill and the first observance was January 20, 1986. Read More »