by | January 20, 2018 | 12:00

Separately, Mr Bannon was meeting with the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has cut a deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team to avoid testifying before a grand jury, sources.

by | January 20, 2018 | 11:21

Mr Trump's cholesterol reading from Friday's exam was borderline high even though he takes a low dose of the statin drug Crestor. Fresh off a White House doctor declaring his health excellent , President Donald Trump swiped at his predecessors on North Korea, while saying he "scored the highest on tests".

by | January 20, 2018 | 11:05

J Street, the liberal Jewish Middle East policy group that has focused its criticism on the Israeli and US governments in recent months, called the speech "unacceptable". I could go on, but what is evident from the Abbas's speech is that the issue between Israel and the Palestinians is not a matter of the 1967 borders, but, rather, condemnation of the very existence of Israel.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:47

It's legitimate and justified. Lu, however, said: "China's position on the (Doklam) area is quite clear. Just as China will not make comments about Indian construction of infrastructure on India's territory, we hope other countries will not make comment on China's construction of infrastructure on its territory".

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:50

He said he has been thinking about the country's many challenges and aspirations. Sisi said that he shouldered responsibility when he was elected as a president, noting that he exerted great efforts for the sake of the country. He also urged Egyptian citizens to attend the polls, even if they're not voting for him. Former Egyptian armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan said Saturday he meant to run in the country's presidential election in March.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:14

With this news, the public could only expect to see a television adaptation of No.1 selling book. The book is reportedly heading to the small screen thanks to Endeavor Content, which bought the television rights to the book in a seven-figure deal.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:01

What the United Nations and USA has described as "ethnic cleansing", the military says is a proportionate response to an attempt by Muslim militants to take over Rakhine. Myanmar's army described it as "clearance operations" against terrorists, but the United Nations and the US have called it "ethnic cleansing". The photos, which include women and young men, with their names and "father's names", have been circulated to Bangladeshi authorities urging them to handover the suspects.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:02

I'm not a racist", Trump said Sunday, after reporters asked him to respond to those who think he is. Lawmakers have until Friday night to pass a short-term measure to keep the government funded, and last night Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said DACA language won't be a part of any spending bill advanced this week.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:51

Broken down across party lines, 78 percent of Democrats overwhelmingly are laying the blame on the GOP and Trump. "A Republican is in the White House ". But on the other side, Republicans are preemptively calling it "the Schumer Shutdown ". "Now, it's time for the Senate to move swiftly and pass this important legislation".

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:47

Nielsen's comments came five days after the president ignited what Sen. "All over", Trump told columnists in the Oval Office when gotten some information about his remarks. Jackson said he didn't feel the test was necessary. Dick Durbin of IL slammed the president for "repeatedly" using the derogatory term. Trump also expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway, which is overwhelmingly white.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:43

Referring to a detailed peace-making agreement between the rival countries announced Thursday by South Korea's Unification Ministry, including a joint team in the women's hockey tournament, Adams said it was "great. IOC officials are to meet with sports and government officials from the two Koreas and officials from the Pyeongchang organizing committee in Switzerland on Saturday.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:40

The plans still have to be endorsed by the International Olympics Committee and some South Koreans are sceptical, especially about the joint ice hockey team, fearing it could spoil their chances of winning a medal. "This will be a great opportunity to thaw the frozen relations", he said during a visit to the training camp for South Korean athletes. Do Jong-whan (left), Minister of Sports Culture and Tourism, Lee Hee-beom, President of the Pyeongchang Olympics Organizing Committee, Ryu ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:33

We made some progress, but we still have a good number of disagreements. Speaking to reporters Friday, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said he is putting the chances of a shutdown "between 50 and 60 percent" but said "we're planning for it as though it's 100 percent".

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:33

In a second tweet a few minutes later, he wrote: "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT". Some political experts say the Oprah Winfrey 2020 craze that went viral last week points to deep anxiety among those who are eager to unseat Trump, but anxious about the Democrats' lack of an obvious standard-bearer, reports Newsday's Emily Ngo.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:27

Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. dishonored . Trump's longtime physician, an eccentric person known as Dr Harold Bornstein, had predicted before the 2016 USA presidential elections that Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency" if he won.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:24

In their turn, Democrats, who wanted to reach a deal on the Obama-era DACA ( Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ) program in order to protect so-called "dreamers", migrants, who have been brought to the U.S. In the Senate, the bill needs 60 votes to break a filibuster. "We do not want a shutdown". The White House has been quick to blame the Democratic Party for the shutdown, slamming them as "obstructionist losers, not legislators".

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:21

Defensively, the Cavaliers are yielding 108.7 points against the opposing teams. Love took just four shots in the second half when Cleveland (27-17) collectively managed 37 points on 13-for-40 shooting. Eric Gordon scored 30 points and James Harden added 10 in his return from injury as the Houston Rockets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-98 on Thursday.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:14

Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all finished their first calendar year with approval ratings in the mid-to-high 50s. President Donald Trump marks the first anniversary of his presidency on Saturday, and what a year's it's been.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:13

The success of the code of conduct might obviate the need for legislation like that in Germany , she said, where a law went into force this year providing for fines of up to €50 million for social-media companies that do not remove hate speech quickly enough.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:06

Government Funding Bill past last night in the House of Representatives. "Now Democrats are needed if it is to pass in the Senate - but they want illegal immigration and weak borders", he tweeted . "Essentially, our core group of residence staff would still report to work to ensure that basic services are still provided to the first family", said Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump .

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:03

As the federal government careens toward a partial shutdown , a last-ditch attempt to placate Democrats appears to be dead on arrival in the Senate. "So it's just all a futility it seems to me". "The truth of the matter is they're doing the exact same thing they accused the Republicans of doing in 2013", he told reporters Friday. "Excellent preliminary meeting in Oval with @SenSchumer - working on solutions for Security and our great Military together with @SenateMajLdr McConnell and ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:02

Kavaratti (Lakshwadeep), Bareilly, Moradabad and Sahranpur (Uttar Pradesh) are the nine cities that have made it to the list. City features contained in the Smart City Proposals and includes 79 indicators organised in 15 distinct "Categories" for measuring various institutional, social, economic and physical aspects that affect quality of life and determine "Liveability" of a city.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:00

On Wednesday, the bill's passage was not assured, as Democrats weighed the potential political risk of voting against the measure. The military is considered essential to maintaining a functioning US government, meaning members of the military are still required to report to work during a shutdown.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:47

While still a fraction of the 800-plus United States roster, the Chinese surge, as with India and Russian Federation, shows a relative shift away from the Western nations that have traditionally dominated Davos in favor of a faster growing and more assertive developing world.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:39

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by | January 20, 2018 | 08:32

Trump scored 30 out of 30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test . "It's the opposite of what I campaigned for", Trump said. The doctor said he would also design a daily exercise program for Trump . But Trump's exam has taken on heightened scrutiny amid questions about his mental fitness. Asked if Trump is in flawless health, Maron offered a blunt reply: "God, no".

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:30

In a report this week, the New York-based rights group said that since September 2017, al Shabaab had ordered village elders, teachers in schools, and rural communities to hand over hundreds of children as young as eight. Also on Friday, the U.S. military said it had carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group. It said four children and a teacher were killed.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:26

He told reporters on Tuesday that the president's cardiac health is strong and that there are no concerns about any memory or cognitive issues. Donald Trump - now a certified "genius", according to his doctor . The AU said the U.S. president should withdraw the remarks and apologise to Africans. Concerns about Trump's mental fitness for the office have spiked after the release of the new book " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", which contends that the ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:26

Now, this is a relief and it means that we can now take the president of the United States at his word . To check for possible cognitive dysfunction, the US Department of Veterans Affairs uses the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA ) neuropsychological test.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:04

The current funding measure expires at Friday midnight. Democrats in the Senate - led by New York Senator Chuck Schumer - have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that passed the House Thursday night.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:00

The official said , "Our troops are responding appropriately". Two civilians, including a woman, lost their lives and almost 7 people were injured in the shelling, a police official said. Hundreds of people living near the border were evacuated to safer areas by the government as they were falling in the direct firing zone of Pakistan Rangers .

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:52

The police have made a decision to question more of Jithu's relatives regarding this. However, the boy paid no attention to her advice and visited his paternal grandparents on Monday. His father Job G. John had filed a police complaint. A frantic search ensued but no one could find him. The woman, Jaya, also could not explain why she had burn marks on her hand, news agency IANS said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:52

The Lip Sync Battle host - who is married to John Legend - looked stylish on the journey as she sheathed her baby bump beneath a cream V-neck jumper. "Chrissy and John are so excited to be having another baby - and Luna is too!" the source said, adding that it hasn't been easy with Teigen's past struggles with infertility and postpartum depression.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:40

A 59-year-old camper was killed instantly when a tree fell on him in North Rhine-Westphalia state, German police said , as wind speeds reached a high of 203 kilometres an hour (126 mph) at the Brocken - the highest peak of northern Germany .

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:28

Raiman and Wieber were on a team together in 2012 with McKayla Maroney , who made allegations against Nassar on Twitter in October a year ago. Wieber was the first gymnasts to speak on Friday and reportedly said, "I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do".