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President Trump Got A Normal Score On This 10-Minute Mental Exam


Ronny Jackson announced Tuesday. "According to Jackson , the president is 75 inches tall (or 6′ 3"), weighs 239 pounds , has a total cholesterol of 233, and a resting pulse of 68 bpm. In what was lowkey one of the more freaky White House press conferences, Donald Trump's physician gave a incredibly thorough hour-long rundown about the president's health . Read More »

British contracting giant, Carillion, collapses


Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders, said: " Carillion's liquidation is bad news for all those who work for the company and it will have serious knock-on effects for the many smaller firms in its supply chain, some of which will be in serious financial danger as a result of Carillion's demise". Read More »

Australia accuses Canada of discriminating against imported wines


The move follows on from representations from winemakers who are aggrieved at Canada's "protectionist" measures which they believe will damage a valuable export market, according to a report in The Australian. "That's putting Australian wine exporters on the back foot, compared to other competitor countries and in particular, compared to domestic Canadian wine producers". Read More »

Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming


The program created to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported. Even if legislators do not approve a program to protect the immigrants, deporting them will not be a top federal government priority, according to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen . Read More »

Homeland Security chief testifies she 'did not hear' Trump use vulgarity


Sen. Dick Durbin , the Illinois Democrat who was in the meeting and insisted Trump called the nations " shithole countries ", also had a turn to question Nielsen . So, anything is possible. "I know that we have arrangements with Mexico to secure our border". Booker became so unhinged in his staged outrage that he repeatedly threatened Nielsen , with clenched fists pointed in her direction. Read More »

I'm not racist, Trump says after 'shithole countries' remark


State Department officials said diplomats have been advised not to try to interpret or soften the President's remarks. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said lawmakers in both parties still plan to put a deal forward this week to address the status of undocumented immigrants who were brought here as children, in hopes it can be a part of a bill to fund the government past Friday. Read More »

Presidential aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered

Trump made the denial late Sunday as he arrived for dinner with House majority leader Kevin McCarthy at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. "No more Lotteries! #AMERICA FIRST", the U.S. president tweeted on Sunday. "They don't want security at the border", he said about Democrats Sunday night. Read More »

No sanctions relief without denuclearization, Tillerson says at summit in Vancouver

The one-day demonstration of power diplomacy in Vancouver aims to find a solution to the current crisis in the Korean Peninsula with North Korea's increasing belligerence as it seeks to become a nuclear power. Tillerson said the " unity " with others in the region, " most particularly China and Russian Federation", will remain despite North Korea's attempts to divide them. Read More »

Newell Highway crash: Two killed and others trapped


A 39-year-old man driving a utility, and the driver of a B-double, a 27-year-old man, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Dubbo Base Hospital. Authorities described the crash scene as "absolute carnage" on Tuesday, after the truck slammed into the queue of cars believed to be stopped at roadworks. Read More »

Antonio Conte Says Ross Barkley Will Feature Soon Amid Fixture Headache


Chelsea have recorded four goalless draws in their last seven fixtures across all competitions, dropping to fourth in the league and facing a must-win fixture against Norwich at home to progress to the FA Cup fourth round. "Probably Ampadu will play tomorrow, but because he has shown he deserves this chance - he has kept his level". It's normal that one player can't always be on top form. Read More »

Weather warnings raised as roads and schools hit by snow and ice

The Met Office issued a yellow "be aware" weather warning for snow, covering Dundee, from 6pm on Monday. It is expected to be cold and windy overnight with widespread showers; the showers will turn wintry in many areas by dawn, with falls of snow possible over high ground. Read More »

South Africa summons United States embassy official over Donald Trump's shithole remark


In a tweet, Mr. Gaspard noted that dozens of countries still lack US ambassadors, a year into Mr. Trump's term. So far, formal protests against Mr. He further asked Africans to pardon Trump for his comments; "Just like any one of us, President Trump is human and fallible and Africa should be careful not to fall prey to the anti-Trump narrative being pursued by a section of the United States press". Read More »

Rafael Nadal through to third round of Australian Open


You saw in the last few games how tough it was. I had to hit some great shots in the tie break. "I'm happy to be in the third round after so long without competition". Shapovalov had only gone to a fifth set once before but broke in the second game and even had a chance to make it 4-0. Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to reach the third round of the Australian Open for 40 years when he edged Japan's Yuichi Sugita in five sets in withering heat. Read More »

Honor 9 Lite: Four cameras, mirror-like finish, Android Oreo and more


The company has already confirmed that the smartphone will be exclusively available on Flipkart. The 4GB RAM/ 64GB variant, on the other hand, is priced at Rs. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and microUSB. The Honor 9 Lite measures 151 mm × 71.9 mm × 7.60 mm and weighs 149 grams. Read More »

Winter weather advisory for Berks until early Wednesday


No icing impacts from freezing rain or sleet are expected. The actual low temperatures tonight will be in the mid-teens area wide, which is why we have Hard Freeze Warnings in place throughout East Texas through ten o'clock on Wednesday as well. Read More »

Hong Kong democracy leader jailed a second time for 2014 protest


Wong and another activist, Raphael Wong Ho-ming, were remanded in custody while 14 other defendants were dealt suspended sentences, according to the South China Morning Post . Known as Umbrella Movement, the 2014 protests brought parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill for almost three months. The protesters were calling for free elections for Hong Kong's leadership but failed to achieve their goal. Read More »

'I'm The Least Racist Person Ever' - Donald Trump


Trump was responding to a question about charges from his political opponents in the aftermath of recent remarks that he is a racist . Mr Trump said there were "a lot of sticking points, but they are all Democratic sticking points". "That I can tell you". "I think he is a racist", Lewis continued, adding that he can not "in good conscience" attend Trump's State of the Union address later this month. Read More »

22 million Yemenis now in need of aid

The warning came as the World Health Organisation reported a diphtheria outbreak was "spreading quickly", with 678 cases and 48 associated deaths in four months. Yemen's cholera outbreak, a direct outcome of the conflict, has claimed about 2,000 lives and affected more than one million people since April 2017. Read More »

Growing global condemnation of Trump's racist remarks


Trump has not only denied making the statements that sparked a firestorm, but over the weekend insisted that he is not racist. "Our countrymen are hard-working people, who are always contributing to the countries where they're living and, of course, also in our country". Read More »

Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

It will not accept applications from people who have not previously received permits. Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: "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". Read More »

Modi, Netanyahu visit to Gujarat


The road show will begin from the airport. PM Modi and Japanese premier Shinzo Abe had also held a joint roadshow during the latter's visit here in September 2017. Later, they will visit the Center of Excellence in Vadrad and inaugurate a Center of Excellence for date palms in Bhuj via video conference and inaugurate the iCreate Center at Deo Dholera Village in Ahmedabad . Read More »

Rep. Mia Love statement on White House meeting


Airbnb is reportedly launching a $100,000 digital campaign to promote tourism to destinations that President Trump allegedly referred to as "s--holes". Trump also questioned why the United States should admit more Haitians . Lindsey Graham of SC were mistaken in indicating that was the case. "I don't think Democrats want to make a deal". Read More »

Navy Charges 2 Commanders After Pacific Ship Crashes


The statement by Navy spokesman Capt. Greg Hicks says the decision to prosecute the commanders, and several lower-ranking officers as well, was made by Adm. The Navy said the ship's commander at the time, Cmdr. "This was a hard decision to make, but I make it with the best interest of the Surface Warfare community and the Navy in mind". Read More »

Clock Ticking Down on Gov't Funding Deal, DACA


The program includes about 800,000 immigrant children. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen tweeted a reminder to so-called "Dreamers" to take advantage of the announcement and resume submitting renewal applications. Trump said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. "Mr. President, close this [immigration] deal", Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said at a Judiciary Committee hearing , adding, "Don't give my number out , but call me" - a ... Read More »

Barry McElduff has resigned as MP for West Tyrone


She said the tweet was "ill-judged and indefensible" but said she did not believe it was intentionally malicious. West Tyrone MP Barry McElduff leaving Sinn Féin's headquarters on the Falls Road in Belfast following his suspension. "His actions caused huge offence and vast hurt", Mr Eastwood said. Colin Worton revealed he was sickened and angry at McElduff's reaction. "Barry is doing so as a outcome of the unintended hurt caused to the Kingsmill victims and their loved ones by his ... Read More »

White House insiders tussle over Donald Trump vulgarity


The president has denied using that language, and on Sunday said he was "not a racist" in response to the uproar over the remarks, which were widely reported and confirmed to CNN by a source briefed on the meeting. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation", Perdue said on ABC's "This Week". Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. Read More »

Is Hugh Freeze Trying to Get a Job With the Crimson Tide?


Freeze's Rebels defeated Alabama twice, in 2014 and '15, and hung 43 points on the typically stingy Crimson Tide defense in back-to-back games in 2015 and '16. The Crimson Tide have a big vacancy on the staff after former offensive coordinator Brian Daboll left the position for a role in the National Football League with the Buffalo Bills. Read More »

Possible meteor mesmerizes Mid-Michigan


People across the Midwest reported seeing a flash of light and heard a loud boom Tuesday night. People in southern MI reported a bright light in the night sky, with some reports of shaking buildings. A meteor fireball lit up the sky across Michigan Tuesday night. Narlock says bolide meteors move across the atmosphere, come apart and the likeliness of it falling and reaching Earth intact is rare. Read More »

People are Going After This Contraceptive App for Causing Unwanted Pregnancies


Now certified in Europe, Natural Cycles uses a unique algorithm to analyse fluctuations in a woman's daily body temperature to identify ovulation, predict fertile days and notify women when it is safe to have unprotected sex. Users input daily temperature using a body basal thermometer that is included in a one year-subscription to the app. More than 500,000 women, including more than 125,000 in the United Kingdom, use the app. Read More »

Snow predicted for Augusta area, but little accumulation


It continued throughout the morning, coating roads with a fresh layer of snow ahead of the rush-hour commute. There is also a slight chance of snow and sleet before midnight. Snow levels will lower rapidly with this storm, dropping from below 7,000 feet to around 4000 feet Thursday night and hovering between 3,000 and 4,000 feet on Friday . Read More »

How A New Mormon Prophet Is Chosen


The LDS Church's First Presidency was dissolved when President Monson died. President Russell M. Nelson , as senior apostle, is the head of the quorum . Oaks, in particular, is known within the church as a staunch defender of traditional values and has criticized broader cultural acceptance of same-sex marriage. Read More »