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    Ronny Jackson told reporters at the White House , adding that the 71-year-old president has set a goal of losing 10 to 15 pounds over the next year. He said Durbin and Republican Sen. But Diaz-Balart cautioned any immigration deal also couldn't be done without the president, meaning Trump and Graham might have to get back on the same page quickly.
  • Survey says: Voters like a clean bill to protect DREAMers

    Survey says: Voters like a clean bill to protect DREAMers

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    The federal government is hurtling toward a shutdown in part due to floundering negotiations over the future of a group of young immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children. "The ruling could deflate the pressure on Congress to act in the next week and in our view there remains just as much urgency as ever for a lasting fix", said Michael Tan from the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Trump muscles in on GOP strategy to stop shutdown

    Trump muscles in on GOP strategy to stop shutdown

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    U.S. House Republicans said late on Thursday they had made progress toward passing a short-term extension of government funding to avert a politically embarrassing shutdown , after a day of tough negotiations and confusion when President Donald Trump offered mixed signals on the stopgap plan.
  • Trump sticks it to mental health doubters with flawless head exam

    Trump sticks it to mental health doubters with flawless head exam

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    While he said that he was co-ordinating a health plan with the president, "he's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part". "He turned to him and addressed that directly, directly in what I thought was one of the best statements about immigration policy in America I've ever heard", Durbin said.
  • Bannon lawyer was on phone with White House during House grilling

    Bannon lawyer was on phone with White House during House grilling

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    Bannon's attorney told the committee that Bannon would answer questions when he goes to the special counsel because executive privilege would not apply, according to a source who's familiar with the process with Bannon. Formally asserting executive privilege could be embarrassing for the White House, which has insisted it has nothing to hide in the ongoing Russian Federation investigation and that it is cooperating fully.
  • Clock Ticks Down to Possible US Government Shutdown

    Clock Ticks Down to Possible US Government Shutdown

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    Ali Noorani, executive director of the pro-immigrant National Immigration Forum, said exposing millions of DREAMers to deportations would be a moral and economic calamity. "If it's just a yes or a no on a CR, I would be a no", said Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, a Freedom Caucus member. The administration has given agents leeway to detain and try to deport a wide range of people in the country illegally, from criminals to otherwise law-abiding residents with jobs and US -citizen children.
  • Twitter erupts — Oprah for President

    Twitter erupts — Oprah for President

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    In her powerful tone she spoke of seeing Sidney Poitier win an Academy Award when she was a girl, and weaved it into the #MeToo movement . Winfrey's longtime consort Stedman Graham told the Los Angeles Times on Sunday she "would absolutely do it ".
  • Choose the dream — Our View

    Choose the dream — Our View

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    That is why Jews spoke then. That dream includes justice for all and equal opportunity for everyone . " And , for many years, all we had were our preachers and our churches", stated Moore. It is so much more than just another day off as it has become a day that celebrates and promotes volunteerism and righteousness. What do you think of Ivanka Trump's MLK tweet? "We must love our white brothers no matter what they do to us".
  • Dick Durbin is Intentionally Trying to Scuttle DACA Talks

    Dick Durbin is Intentionally Trying to Scuttle DACA Talks

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    Goodlatte's bill, introduced in the House Wednesday, also would lower overall immigration levels by 25%. "The president came to me and said 'is there something we can do?'" Jackson told reporters, later adding that the idea that Trump is mentally unwell has "been the narrative for a while".
  • Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Held State Senate Seat

    Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Held State Senate Seat

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    The source said the caucus would rather fully fund the USA military for the rest of the fiscal year while just extending domestic spending at current levels for a month, as negotiations on an overall budget agreement continue. The president is coming off a late-2017 high, when he managed to ram his massive tax cut plan through Congress. Jimmy Carter managed the narrowest losses in 1978, losing 11 seats with a 49 percent approval rating.
  • Trump accuses Democrat of undermining trust on immigration

    Trump accuses Democrat of undermining trust on immigration

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    Cory Booker told Nielsen, "Your silence and your amnesia is complicity". The White House said there are no tapes. The White House doctor announced today that Trump was administered the Montreal cognitive test and aced it with a score of 30 on 30.
  • Here's What We Didn't Learn From Donald Trump's MOCA Cognitive Assessment

    Here's What We Didn't Learn From Donald Trump's MOCA Cognitive Assessment

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    The game of "he said, she said" continues in the nation's beltway. Graham said Tuesday that he expects Trump to make significant concessions to Democrats in both phase one and phase two of the immigration package. He says Trump received a ideal score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild cognitive impairment. It was during increasingly fraught negotiations on a bipartisan immigration deal that Trump, according to one official present, complained about ...
  • Trump: I'll beat Oprah in a presidential race

    Trump: I'll beat Oprah in a presidential race

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    Speak your truth but speak it gently. "It's clear you don't need government experience to be elected president of the United States ", she said . " She would absolutely do it ". "I knew her very well", he added. She was also criticized for serving as a surrogate for him. "She had Donald Trump - this is before politics - her last week and she had Donald Trump and my family, it was very nice", the President said.
  • Trump sends mixed signals as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

    Trump sends mixed signals as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

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    Said Cerrillo: "I'm very hopeful because our community is taking action and the change comes from us not really the politicians". "Good will but no progress", said Sen. Even so, no one wants a shutdown, and both sides have something to gain from a DACA deal. He added that in return for protecting the young immigrants, "what they want in return is continuously a moving target and it continuously expands".
  • South & North Korea will march under unified flag at Olympics

    South & North Korea will march under unified flag at Olympics

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    Seoul said it would accommodate their visit with necessary support. The neighbours, which opened long-dormant communications to organise the North's participation, have agreed to field a united team in the women's ice hockey. South Korea's Unification Ministry said both sides exchanged opinions on several matters, including unified cultural events and the size of the North Korean athletics team.
  • Judge Nap: Bannon Could Be Walking Into 'Perjury Trap' With Mueller Interview

    Judge Nap: Bannon Could Be Walking Into 'Perjury Trap' With Mueller Interview

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    Having started by saying he wouldn't answer any questions about events during the transition or his time in the White House, Bannon flubbed and did discuss a key event: a conversation with Priebus, Spicer et al. Lawmakers are said to have issued the subpoena on the spot. Bannon had been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury in Mueller's probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and any ties with President Donald Trump's campaign, according to a person ...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8 Limited Edition

    Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8 Limited Edition

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    Samsung has revealed a limited edition white Galaxy Note 8 made especially for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Lee Suk-woo, who designed the Olympic medals, also designed the Paralympic medals. "Protecting clean athletes by fighting doping is a top priority for the IOC", said the Olympic body's medical and scientific director Richard Budgett in a press release.
  • Government shutdown looms with no DACA deal in sight

    Government shutdown looms with no DACA deal in sight

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    Republican Senator Lindsey Graham , one of the backers of the bipartisan deal floated last week, said it was naive for Republicans to believe they could get all the defense funding they want but deal with Dreamers later. Schumer got an unexpected boost on Wednesday when a Republican senator - Lindsey Graham of SC - said he would vote against the short-term spending measure because such temporary funding patches hurt the military .
  • Pope Francis performs mid-air wedding ceremony for flight attendants on plane

    Pope Francis performs mid-air wedding ceremony for flight attendants on plane

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    As they were flying with Pope Francis and his entourage between Chilean cities Santiago and Iquique, they asked the pope to bless their marriage , which had happened in a civil ceremony but not in a church. The Vatican has released a photo of a handwritten document validating the marriage adorned with the Pope's signature. His comment, made as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru , came after Hawaii issued a false missile alert that provoked panic in the USA state and highlighted ...
  • Republicans scramble for votes as threat of a government shutdown looms

    Republicans scramble for votes as threat of a government shutdown looms

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    Republican Representative Mark Meadows , who heads the conservative House Freedom Caucus, told reporters: "I promise you that's not the case" that the speaker had enough Republican votes to pass the bill . Trump's tweet put Ryan, R-Wis., in the awkward position of having to answer questions about whether the president understood the funding legislation - and whether he is an unreliable ally in the current brinksmanship.
  • Samsung's AI chip is nearly ready, might debut with Galaxy S9 & S9+

    Samsung's AI chip is nearly ready, might debut with Galaxy S9 & S9+

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    The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will most likely inherit the 18.5:9 aspect ratio design of the previous model Galaxy S8 and will offer a 5.8 inch/6.2inch Quad-HD Plus resolution and Super MOLED Infinity Display (570ppi / 529ppi). We spent some time with the Galaxy On7 Prime at its launch event, and here are our first impressions. The phone comes in two RAM Storage variants and price starts at Rs.
  • The case for using military force against North Korea

    The case for using military force against North Korea

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    Trump's praise of China comes at the same time the country has restricted oil and coal supplies to North Korea , while there are reports that Russian Federation supplied oil to North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions, Reuters exclusively reported.
  • Contradicting Kelly, Trump says views on Mexico wall have 'never changed'

    Contradicting Kelly, Trump says views on Mexico wall have 'never changed'

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    In an effort to further reassure the legislators, Kelly took credit for softening the president's stance on DACA , a program he campaigned against. Last week, Trump televised a bipartisan meeting where he seemed amenable to signing a bill focused exclusively on preventing unauthorized immigrants who were brought to the country as children from being deported.
  • London Zoo names okapi 'Meghan' to celebrate royal wedding

    London Zoo names okapi 'Meghan' to celebrate royal wedding

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    So far, the crowds have been adoring. But why name a baby okapi after Meghan Markle? Linda Thompson, 66, from the town of Dinas Powys, just outside Cardiff said after chatting to the prince: "I said to Harry good choice of bride and he said "would you prefer a Welsh lady?' and I said 'no she's beautiful".
  • Nintendo Labo Harnesses the Power of the Cardboard Box

    Nintendo Labo Harnesses the Power of the Cardboard Box

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    Nintendo has a new line of low-tech accessories for Switch and Joy-Con controllers, and it's all made of cardboard. Called the Nintendo Labo , the cardboard accessories are meant to contribute to what Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima called the "new ways of playing".
  • Clayton County honor MLK with annual parade

    Clayton County honor MLK with annual parade

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    The congressman encouraged everyone, no matter their role, to play a part the fulfillment of Dr. King's dream and in moving our country forward. The third Monday in January is now a day of service for many . Former President Bill Clinton participated in volunteering activities. Martin Luther King III speaks in front of the Martin Luther King Jr .
  • Two men arrested after car drove into pedestrians in Australia

    Two men arrested after car drove into pedestrians in Australia

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    According to reports , between 14 and 16 people were injured as a result of what police are calling a " deliberate act ". "Extent of injuries are not known at this stage", Victorian state police said of Thursday's incident on their official Twitter account.
  • North and South Korea to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics

    North and South Korea to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics

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    Even though South and North Korean athletes will march together at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, the atmosphere in the joint female ice hockey team looks less serene. mainland. As the Center for Advanced Defense Studies observed in December, North Korea "is reliant on access to hard currency to survive and it is willing to go to unprecedented lengths to obtain it".
  • Trump blames Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

    Trump blames Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

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    The Trump administration set a March 5 deadline for ending DACA and many Democrats believe that recipients of that program of can't wait any longer to have certainty. "I've said all along I'm not going to vote to shut down the government", Manchin said. The taxes, also unpopular with many Democrats, are part of former President Barack Obama's marquee health law.
  • What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took?

    What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test Trump took?

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    The results of Donald Trump's first presidential physical were revealed on Tuesday during a White House press briefing and, for the most part, the Commander in Chief received a clean bill of health . The test that cleared Trump was developed by a doctor associated with McGill and Sherbrooke universities. "It was interesting when I spoke to Dr.
  • Amazon releases top 20 finalists for new headquarters

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    Amazon has just announced that 20 cities are finalists for its second headquarters and Newark was among those making the cut. The allure of an influx of new jobs and investment kicked off a competition among municipalities nationwide to offer sweeter and sweeter tax incentives to Amazon .
  • Unsafe cold blasts Kansas City, cancels school for thousands of students

    Unsafe cold blasts Kansas City, cancels school for thousands of students

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    While the lowest wind chills are expected through noon, a combination of cold air and wind will keep wind chill at or near zero Tuesday afternoon and evening. Avoid unnecessary driving. If you must drive, use extreme caution. Wednesday night will also be cloudy but not quite as cold (but still way below normal for January) and a low of 31 .
  • Sub-zero temperatures accompany winter storm

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    The sheriff's office in neighboring Fort Bend County was more blunt, tweeting: "Houston is still closed, Fort Bend". Some Highland Lakes residents even found humor in their neighbors' reactions to the Winter Storm Warning issued for the area January 15-17.