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South Africa Will Formally Protest Trump's 'Sh**hole' Comment

South Africa Will Formally Protest Trump's 'Sh**hole' Comment Jackson said he would work with Trump on an exercise schedule and try to enlist first lady Melania Trump to get the President to eat better. President Donald Trump defended himself Sunday in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations, declaring that "I am not a racist ". [Full Article...]

ICE strikes deal with Florida sheriffs to hold illegal immigrants

ICE strikes deal with Florida sheriffs to hold illegal immigrants The partnership is aimed at illegal immigrants who are arrested and charged for incidents unrelated to their immigration status. "We can't speculate about future enforcement actions", ICE spokesperson James Schwab said . The Florida jurisdictions join dozens of others on the other end of the policy spectrum who are eager to work with ICE, primarily in Texas, Arizona, the South and Northeast. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation at United Nations warns collapse of Iran deal would be 'alarming'

Russian Federation at United Nations warns collapse of Iran deal would be 'alarming' Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a council meeting on non-proliferation that the 2015 deal - known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - was a major diplomatic achievement. These threats include that the trust on nuclear and other issues between the United States and Russian Federation continues to ebb, the Iran nuclear deal is being questioned, and the use of chemical weapons in ... [Full Article...]

South Africa: Cape Town slashes water use amid drought

South Africa: Cape Town slashes water use amid drought A maximum 25 litres of water will be provided to each person every day, officials said. "Cape Town's average daily collective consumption is still too high". "It is quite unbelievable that a majority of people do not seem to care and are sending all of us headlong towards Day Zero ", the city's media office said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Divers Discover World's Largest Flooded Cave

Divers Discover World's Largest Flooded Cave The submerged wonderland - or Sac Actun cave system - is close to the beachside town of Tulum . A tunnel has been discovered beneath Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula that scientists believe could be the largest underwater cave in the world. [Full Article...]

Sheriff Mike Williams: 2017 Saw An Uptick In Jacksonville Human Trafficking Cases

Sheriff Mike Williams: 2017 Saw An Uptick In Jacksonville Human Trafficking Cases Cape Cod PATH has partnered with the Victim Assistance wing of the Department of Homeland Security and is working with a number of local organizations as well. "The goal for the Demand An End initiative is to create a nationwide, inclusive campaign under a single brand that will create awareness and provide education regarding the issues and solutions to end sex trafficking by addressing the deman... [Full Article...]

Trump considers big 'fine' for China

Trump considers big 'fine' for China We're talking about big damages. More reporting - all from Reuters , which is sparing no effort for this beat - on U.S. They added that the United States is considering a big fine as a part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual properties of the US companies. [Full Article...]

White House says President Trump won't apologize

White House says President Trump won't apologize Trump has been accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting Thursday with a bipartisan group of six senators, according to people briefed on the conversation. However, the aftermath of the recent meeting has left Graham somewhat of an island in a political environment growing more complicated and polarized by the day. [Full Article...]

Trump to ban Haitian immigrants after alleged 'shithole' slur

Trump to ban Haitian immigrants after alleged 'shithole' slur Published in a Federal Register Notice (F.R.N), the list of countries eligible for H-2A and H-2B visas - temporary or seasonal non-immigrant work visas for agricultural and non-agricultural work, respectively is updated yearly. "The post-earthquake reconstruction efforts ignored migration and remittances entirely", said Michael Clemens, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development who wa... [Full Article...]

Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka wanted in Hungary

Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka wanted in Hungary The warrant, which is over a "gun or ammo manhandle" issue, has been set up since September 2016, covering the aggregate of Gorka's White House spell, as per BuzzFeed , refering to revealing by Hungarian media outlet 444 . It's unclear what Gorka did to earn the warrant, though he has boasted in the past of regularly carrying two pistols and was stopped trying to carry a pistol through an airp... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump said 'shithouse' and not 'shithole', claims White House source

Donald Trump said 'shithouse' and not 'shithole', claims White House source Asked what he thinks about people who think he is racist, Trump said, "No, No". There's no explaining that. President George W. Bush was a frequent 6:45-mile runner who would challenge his Secret Service detail to join the so-called 100-Degree Club - a group of agents who could keep up with him in the heat as he zipped around his 1,600-acre Texas ranch. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Russia in helping North Korea

Trump accuses Russia in helping North Korea Trump has not ruled out a pre-emptive attack on Pyongyang as he orders in a new batch of missiles. "The meeting hosted by the United States and Canada in the name of United Nations Command apparently reflects their Cold War thinking", Lu said. [Full Article...]

Four dead as huge storms batter Europe

Four dead as huge storms batter Europe But the airport also had to close the entrances to two of its three departure halls when some roof tiles were whipped off the terminal building. Another man, a 68-year-old truck driver, died in a traffic accident also in the western German state caused by the ferocious storm , while a firefighter lost his life as he was hit by a fallen tree in central Germany's Bad Salzungen. [Full Article...]

Snow and ice weather warning for West Midlands as temperatures fall

Snow and ice weather warning for West Midlands as temperatures fall Although Storm Fionn has passed over Ireland, it looks like more strong winds, rain and snow could be on the way. However, the Chief Forecaster's assessment is: "2-6cm of snow is likely in places, especially on higher ground above 100-200m, where a few places in the Pennines and upland Wales may see more than 10cm". [Full Article...]

Who Will Take the Hit for a Government Shutdown?

Who Will Take the Hit for a Government Shutdown? Temporary government funding runs out January 19 and the House and Senate will have to pass a temporary extension to avoid a partial shutdown of the federal government. Frustrations over the immigration deadlock boiled over in NY, where three people were arrested protesting immigration policy , and in Washington, where police said 82 people were arrested in a Senate office building during a sit-i... [Full Article...]

Canadian man fools police with snow sculpture vehicle

Canadian man fools police with snow sculpture vehicle Simon Laprise made the snow-car, noting that he was just trying to fool the snow removal folks. The sculpture must have looked believable. Laprise, a 33-year-old machinist and artist, modeled the vehicle after the DeLorean DMC-12, famously featured in the " Back to the Future " movies, KMSP reported . [Full Article...]

Weather warning: Snow and ice across region

Weather warning: Snow and ice across region Back to the United Kingdom, though, and the Met Office has upgraded its warnings for certain parts of the United Kingdom as more "persistent heavy snow" is forecast in the coming days. "Warnings are in force to cover the predicted very strong winds across many areas, and some significant snow is possible across parts of Scotland". [Full Article...]

'Record-Breaking' Primark Lifts Associated British Foods Over Christmas

'Record-Breaking' Primark Lifts Associated British Foods Over Christmas AB Foods made 223 million pounds from sugar in 2016-17. The agriculture business saw revenue rise 12% across the 16-week period and the company expects profit growth for the full year. For the 16 weeks to January 6, 2018, sales at Primark , part of the Associated British Foods Plc , were, the company said, 7 percent ahead of those reported previous year at constant currency driven by increas... [Full Article...]

Crude Oil Levels Off As Gasoline Stockpiles Jump

Crude Oil Levels Off As Gasoline Stockpiles Jump Said the Organization Of Petroleum Exporting Countries in its monthly oil market reports. However, the rising demand for crude oil will help to erase some of the extra production, as according to OPEC the global consumption will expand by about 1.5 million barrels per day this year. [Full Article...]

Corbyn and Labour membership on collision course over Brexit

Corbyn and Labour membership on collision course over Brexit There is a ground swell for a second vote with even former UKIP leader Nigel Farage suggesting a new poll might be needed before Brexit is delivered. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dealt a blow to the so-called "special relationship" after saying the USA is not Britain's most important relationship with another country. [Full Article...]


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