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Canadians urged to be cautious in Jamaican resorts


Travellers arriving and departing were also urged to only use transport booked through their hotels. Jamaica experiences twice as many murders in the average year as Britain, even though the United Kingdom has a population 20 times higher. Read More »

Donald Trump Is Officially Obese, According To His Doctor

At the recommendation of the White House doctor, Trump has agreed to go on a diet and exercise program. Some are actually questioning the expertise of Navy Rear Adm. Dr Jackson said he had not seen the need to include a cognitive component to the exam, noting that he saw the president most days. I don't know. Some people have just great genes. Read More »

Arsenal are relaxed over Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal


Guardiola, whose table-toppers play Newcastle on Saturday, has spent heavily in reshaping City's squad since his arrival from Bayern in July 2016. United's Sanchez deal is expected to include a £20m transfer fee, a £450,000 a week contract and a further £15m bonus for the Chilean's agent Fernando Felicevich. Read More »

6 questions about President Donald Trump's health answered


Trump now weighs 239 pounds, which at 6-foot-3 puts him just under the technical definition of obese under the body mass index , or BMI. He also said Trump took Crestor, a cholesterol lowering statin; a low dose of aspirin to prevent heart attacks; antibiotics to treat skin rosacea; and Propecia for baldness. Read More »

Abbas curses President Trump

It's a sign the administration "no longer cares about cushioning the blow of the new policy", reports the Times , which prompted widespread protests on the basis that East Jerusalem is viewed as the capitol of a future Palestinian state. Read More »

White House doctor: Trump is medically fit to serve


Trump responded by saying his language was "tough" but not the language used in the news reports. In the book, sources close to the president and the administration had said that Trump was prone to repetition and that aides regularly questioned his mental stability. Read More »

With no deal in sight, US Congress faces looming government shutdown


Senate Democrats plan to meet at 8:30 p.m. ET. "We had a long and detailed meeting", Schumer further told reporters on his return to the US Capitol after the approximately 90-minute meeting. If both houses of Congress are unable to pass a funding proposal - which, at this point, looks very possible - the United States federal government will shut down Friday. Read More »

Donald Trump refuses to apologise after 's***hole' remark enrages several countries

Aside from looking at Trump's physical health, Navy doctor Ronny Jackson also tested the Republican for dementia using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA ). "Candidly, woman to woman, I can't believe that, and I hope you will clarify", Feinstein said. This activity burns only about half as many calories than walking, or an average of 411 calories for nine holes, according to a study by Neal Wolkendoff of the Colorado Center for Health and Sport Science. Read More »

White House doctor: 'No concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability

Democratic Sen. Durbin said the deal will be introduced as legislation Wednesday. Trump stands accused of using "s--hole" to describe African countries during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators. Durbin has said the White House should release whatever recording it might have of the meeting. They said Trump expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway, which is overwhelmingly white. Read More »

North and South Korea to march under same flag in Winter Olympics


The only information so far is that 230 will be sent to cheer at events that feature both North and South Korean athletes. Trump "is the first president to challenge North Korea ", Sen. During the three-year war more than 1.2 million people died. Russia's national anthem has been a regular refrain at medal ceremonies during the Winter Olympics , but "Gimn Rossiiskoi Federatsii" (translation: National Anthem of the Russian Federation) won't be heard at next month's Pyeongchang ... Read More »

ABVP worker hacked to death in Kerala's Kannur


Sources say Shyam Prasad ran to a nearby house to take refuge, but the attackers ambushed him outside and hacked him right on the spot. Police said the way the RSS worker was murdered points to the style of some trained groups and they are investigating if SDPI has any role in the murder. Read More »

Trump Caves To Federal Court, Continues DACA Renewals


Although Democrats are continuing to threaten to force a government shutdown in days unless an agreement protecting those benefitting from the constitutionally dubious DACA program is reached, "Democrats don't really want" to resolve the issue, Trump tweeted Sunday morning. Read More »

The Rancid Heart of a Racist Presidency


President Donald Trump listens during a meeting Thursday about immigration with Republican Senators at the White House in Washington , D.C. He has reacted strongly to questions about his mental fitness. Graham declined to comment when The Post & Courier's Jamie Lovegrove asked him whether Trump specifically used the term " shithole " to describe the countries. Read More »

Trump Won't Go To Florida Friday Amid Shutdown Standoff - White House


Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said: "There's a time to fight, and there's a time to deal". Senior administration officials said earlier that more than one million USA military personnel would continue to serve without pay. The White House also confirmed the president canceled a Friday departure to his Mar-a-Lago estate. "We do not want a shutdown". ABC News says the measure now moves to the Senate, where the math still appears to be a challenge for Republicans, who would need ... Read More »

CNN Poll: President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40%


Fifty-seven percent of those surveyed disapprove of his performance - including 51 percent who say they strongly disapprove. Likewise, his job approval rating of 38 percent marked the sixth straight month in which fewer than four in 10 voters supported Trump's performance in office. Read More »

Bad timing: Shutdown spoils Trump's one-year festivities


Trump says on Twitter Friday: "Government Funding Bill past (sic) last night in the House of Representatives". Emergency repairs were made and Mar-a-Lago passed a second inspection on November 17. Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that passed the House Thursday evening, seeking to shape a subsequent measure but exposing themselves to charges they are responsible for a looming shutdown. Read More »

What happens if the government shuts down?

The House passed the bill, known as a continuing resolution (CR), in a 230-197 vote. "Get this done", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California said about Republicans. On Thursday night, 186 of the House's 193 Democrats voted against keeping the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funded for the next six years as they sought to block Republicans' stopgap spending measure meant to fund the government for the next four weeks. Read More »

Ghaziabad fails to make it to smart city list


While four cities nominated by UP could not get selected, one each from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra could not make it to the list of total 99 cities. "Sites, where work under the mission are being carried out or are being proposed to be carried out, will be visited". Read More »

What closes in a government shutdown?


The shutdown could still be avoided. The Senate is under pressure to pass a stopgap budget bill before midnight on Friday. In other words, you may see a whole bunch of very smart people wandering around unsure of what to do with themselves since they won't be allowed to work on the great questions like going back to the moon and how we can actually get to Mars. Read More »

Societe Generale Downgrades Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) to Hold

The correct version of this news story can be viewed at Moreover, Kings Point Capital Mgmt has 0.11% invested in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). BSB Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Belmont Savings Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to small businesses, municipalities, and other clients in the United States. Read More »

Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister


Europe's leaders will have to embrace bold and innovative reform programs to secure a peaceful, prosperous and stable future, one of two research papers released Friday by the World Economic Forum (WEF) said. May directly. "Don't focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom". May was among those critical of Trump's actions. Read More »

CNN's Sanjay Gupta Mocked on Twitter for Declaring Trump Has Heart Disease


The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald Trump received a ideal score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline in an otherwise healthy person, medical experts said. At the White House press conference, Jackson said he made a decision to run what's called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , known as MoCA. Before Trump assumed the presidency, he had released a report from his personal doctor in NY, saying that he would be "the healthiest individual ever elected ... Read More »

White House Physician: Trump's 'Overall Health Is Excellent'

Trump , now 71 years old, weighs 239 pounds (108 kilograms), stands at 6 feet 3 inches (1.9 meters). And he scored 30 over 30 in this test, Jackson said. Trump's cholesterol reading from Friday's exam was borderline high even though he takes a low dose of the statin drug Crestor. "And they said those words were used before those words went public", Sen. Read More »

Who Bears the Blame for a Government Shutdown?


Republicans now have majorities in the House and Senate and control the White House . Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told CNN that "Not much has changed" over the course of the day, but he predicted a deal would be reached by Monday, when most government offices are to reopen after the weekend. Read More »

Democrats Could Force Shutdown Because 'They Want Illegal Immigration'


But the last-minute addition of CHIP funding to the stopgap bill is not benign: Democrats are arguing that Republicans only included the funding as a bargaining chip, while Republicans are using the measure to say Democrats who vote against the spending bill are voting against funding healthcare for millions of children. Read More »

Government seeks death penalty in Yingying Zhang case


In a five-page filing, U.S. Attorney John Childress says a "sentence of death is justified" should Christensen, of Champaign, be convicted of a top count of kidnapping resulting in death. They wanted their daughter to come home and if not, they want her remains to come home. They say Christensen is likely to commit future violent acts, having choked and sexually assaulted someone in 2013. Read More »

Two women killed, five civilians injured along LoC


Three civilians were also injured in the heavy shelling. India called in Pakistan's deputy high commissioner saying its soldiers had breached the truce over a 100 times in January alone, the Indian foreign ministry said. Sam Abraham, 34, hails from Poonakam in Alappuzha district of Kerala. BSF and the local police have started evacuating local residents from Korotana Khurd and Nai Basti after a 12-year-old boy, Sahil Choudhary, was killed there in mortar shelling from across the border ... Read More »

Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish warplanes


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the USA - its most powerful North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally - of creating an "army of terror" along its southern border. "The operation in central Afrin may last a long time, but the terrorist organization will swiftly come undone there". "The preparations have been completed, the operation could start at any moment", Erdogan said this week, as the Turkish army sent dozens of military vehicles and hundreds of additional personnel to the ... Read More »