by | January 17, 2018 | 18:43

Their primary gripe: while they are required by law to meet twice per year, Zinke has refused to meet with them or convene a single meeting in the last year. The administration has ordered a dramatic downsizing of two massive national monuments in Utah and has announced plans to open up oil drilling in protected areas of the Arctic and the Atlantic.

by | January 17, 2018 | 18:38

Durbin also said that he stands "behind every word that I said in terms of that meeting". There is some internal West Wing debate over whether Trump said " shithole " or "shithouse". " DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military, "Trump tweeted Sunday morning ".

by | January 17, 2018 | 18:40

Despite a subsequent denial issued by the USA president, CARICOM issued a statement on the matter today in which it said it "condemns in the strongest terms, the unenlightened views reportedly expressed ". While Green's efforts are not expected to gain traction, Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says the president could have a real problem if the Democrats are able to take control of Congress after the 2018 midterm elections.

by | January 17, 2018 | 18:05

Among them was Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen . She said "others in the room were also using tough language". But while Jackson acknowledged he advised Trump - who is 6 foot, 3 inches and weighs 239 pounds - to eat better and exercise more , he said it's genetics that have kept Trump in sterling health.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:55

So the picture painted by this story is that Mueller is going after Bannon in a way that is more aggressive than his approach to other Trump figures. It was revealed last week that Mueller told Trump's lawyers of his desire to question the president as part of his investigation at some point. "They really don't like it when the witness treats them with contempt", she said.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:51

In 2003, then defence minister George Fernandes became the first VIP to take a fighter sortie. The country's first woman defence minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot and was wearing the pilot's G-suit. After her recent stay on board the Indian Navy's aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya , the Su-30MKI sortie is part of Nirmala's efforts to experience some of the real time issues that the armed forces personnel face while doing their duties.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:47

The statement said participants "agree to consider and take steps to impose unilateral sanctions and further diplomatic actions that go beyond those required by U.N. If the Trump administration puts enough pressure on North Korea, the Kim family might agree it has no choice but to disarm, Chang said. "And interdiction is just one option", the senior State Department official said.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:44

New California founders argue current California is "governed by a tyranny" and that under the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, they have a right to institute a new government. The campaigners have also created their own website , in which they say they want a low-tax utopia, an education system which prioritises proficiency in English, and return to traditional industries such as timbering.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:36

The President has drawn sharp criticism since he was reported to have called certain countries "shitholes" while discussing immigration with lawmakers Thursday. "The Department will provide an opportunity to the Charges de Affaires to explain the statement that African countries, alongside Haiti and El Salvador, constitute "shitholes" from where migrants into the United States are undesirable", it said.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:37

Trump said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. I'm not a racist. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you". Why wouldn't President Trump refer to African nations and Haiti as "shithole" countries - when although the African continent is blessed with gold, diamonds, oil, coltan, bauxite, uranium, iron ore and other valuable resources, its inhabitants have long numbered among the world's poorest? "Never said ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:09

PAT, PTI and PPP are all set to stage a protest at the Faisal Chowk in front of the Punjab Assembly. The protest, he said, would be split into two sessions: one before Maghrib prayer and the second after it. As the protest rally will be staged at Mall Road, traffic on Shahrah-e-Fatima Jinnah, Kachehri Road, Hall Road, Cooper Road, Boharwala Chowk and Egerton Road will face trouble.

by | January 17, 2018 | 17:01

PRESSURE TACTIC? Bannon spent hours on Tuesday meeting behind closed doors with members of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. Sources told Fox News the subpoena was issued after the Federal Bureau of Investigation was initially unable to contact Bannon.

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:53

On Sunday, Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill rejected the chance to take over at the bet365 Stadium, after Gary Rowett signed a new contract at Derby County and former Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores chose to remain with La Liga side Espanyol .

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:45

Jackson said Trump urged the doctor to "answer every question" the media had before he stepped up to the podium, and he did so with gusto during an nearly hour-long briefing with the media, in a remarkable show of transparency. Will Steve Bannon go scorched earth on Trump while testifying about possible collusion with Russian Federation? In fact, Mr Mueller is likely to allow Mr Bannon to forgo the grand jury appearance if he agrees to be questioned by investigators in the less formal ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:20

Mr Corbyn was asked about this issue on ITV's Peston on Sunday. However, Mr Corbyn sidestepped the question of whether Labour could support a new referendum in the future. The Labour leader said: 'The single market is dependent on membership of the European Union'. 'Every step of the way Labour are trying to frustrate the Brexit process rather than make a success of it.

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:09

But he says, "I don't think she's going to run". That's what fans have been chanting, tweeting, posting and asking about ever since the 63-year-old entertainment mogul's powerful, inspiring speech at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards over the weekend.

by | January 17, 2018 | 16:06

We are providing lifesaving United Kingdom aid to victims of ethnic cleansing, calling on the Burmese military to stop the violence and pushing the global community to step up their support. Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono visited Myanmar's Rakhine state on Saturday after meeting with the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, in the capital of Naypyitaw a day earlier.

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:51

The report did not consider terrorist activity by people born in the United States. However, she was in the room when the comment was made and even got an attitude when she was asked a couple of times, saying, "I already answered that line of questioning".

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:41

Still, progressives say the risk to Democrats in conservative states is overblown, pointing out that polls show an overwhelming majority of Americans back a right to residency for undocumented migrants brought to the U.S. Prospects for a funding deal have been complicated by ongoing negotiations between the White House and Democratic lawmakers over an agreement on DACA.

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:28

Last week, a group of mental health professionals sent a public letter to Jackson , requesting he test Trump's cognitive abilities . A White House doctor has revealed Donald Trump weighs more than 17 stone, but says he's in " excellent " overall health .

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:58

More: Did Trump use vulgar language at an immigration meeting? Following reports of his choice words, the president denied in a tweet that his words were portrayed accurately by Durbin. The White House said there are no tapes. U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton , R-Arkansas, and David Perdue , of Georgia, have also said Durbin misrepresented the president's statements.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:41

The polluted air is pulled inside the greenhouses and heated via solar energy. With Delhi choking under its annual phenomenon of deadly smog, the Centre and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal could well take note - China has shown its earnestness about tackling air pollution by building a huge experimental air purification tower in the northern region of the country.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:33

The location for the display in Britain is not thought to have been decided and it could take five years before it reaches the UK. French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announced the proposed loan of the tapestry, which depicts the Norman Conquest of England, during a visit to Britain on Thursday, according to The Times .

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:33

Imported wines in Canada sold in supermarkets are meant to be pushed into a "store within a store" with separate shelves and cash registers, while Canadian wines can be kept on regular grocery store shelves. This is the fourth time Vietnam has initiated a dispute at WTO, after two previous complaints against the US' anti-dumping measures on certain shrimps from Vietnam and one against Indonesia's safeguards on certain Vietnamese steel products.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:32

A pair of Republican senators, Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Senator David Perdue of Georgia who were in the meeting, previously said they didn't recall Trump using that vulgar word. "I will tell my Democratic friends the following: DACA is actually now alive and the Homeland Security Department is now accepting renewal applications, so it's nowhere near dead", Becerra said on "Fox News Sunday".

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:18

Then, Durbin pressed Nielsen to clarify recent comments to Fox News that Trump had used "strong language" in the meeting. 'I do remember him asking about the concept of under-represented countries as a fix, ' she said . "It was very impassioned", Nielsen said . 'I did not hear that word used, no sir, ' she said. Most people convicted of global terrorism charges in the US are foreign-born, according to a report out Tuesday that President Trump asked to back his travel ban.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:04

Regan said the original vulgar comment from Trump was not meant for public consumption, but Democrats are "using everything they can to go after him". "I know what happened", he said. " The American people will ultimately judge us on the outcome we achieve, not the process which led to it ". On Sunday, they backtracked and challenged other senators' descriptions of the remarks.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:49

Dayton said his public works proposal would remain well within these limits - protecting the state's financial standing, while making critical investments in our economy and the future. Dayton receiving more than $3 billion in building requests from state agencies and local governments, Frans said. The Democratic governor was set to unveil his so-called bonding bill proposal on Tuesday morning.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:41

I am not a racist", he proclaimed. That I can tell you'. He also denies the " s***hole " comment was ever made. Senators David Perdue and Tom Cotton of Arkansas initially said they did not recall the comments specifically.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:26

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pointedly left military action on the table a t a multilateral meeting in Canada, saying North Korea could "trigger" a harsh response if they shun diplomatic engagement. The American diplomat also reiterated his rejection of a Chinese-Russian proposal for the US and South Korea to freeze military exercises in return for a freeze in North Korea's weapons programmes.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:21

Catalonia's parliament met Wednesday for the first time since it was dissolved following a failed bid to break from Spain in a session that will see separatists start the process to get sacked regional leader Carles Puigdemont back into power.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:00

Because of the recently passed GOP tax bill, which eliminates the individual mandate to purchase health insurance in "Obamacare" in 2019, the Congressional Budget Office has found that it doesn't cost money to renew the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP.

by | January 17, 2018 | 12:02

In addition, warnings for strong winds have also been issued, especially for Wednesday night. Snowfalls of up to 20cms can be expected on higher ground, with deposits of up to 8cms likely in more populated areas. The Met Office expects road, rail and ferry services to be hit and it is possible some bridges may be forced to close. The Met Office said that the locations of the most damaging winds are uncertain, but "parts of northern and eastern England along with southern Scotland now look ...

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:51

Trump first denied having used the word "shithole" during the meeting by tweeting that he'd used "tough language" but not the specific words reported. press". He concluded that; "US Visa Lottery as an American diversification program, has enabled Africans, Asians, Arabs, Latinos and other people around the world to seek greener pastures and also contribute towards the development of the US and, therefore, they do not deserve such distasteful descriptions by President Trump".

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:14

Government funding runs out at the end of the day Friday, and Republican leaders are weighing another short-term measure that would extend it until February 16, a person familiar with the negotiations said. "You call our congressmen and our senators and you literally will hear the exact same response from all six of them". If that happens, it's not clear that Speaker Paul Ryan has the votes - or can get them - among the GOP conference for a (nother) short-term budget plan.