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After Trump Remark, John Lewis Will Skip State of the Union


America is set to celebrate the memory of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 15 for the 32 time. President Trump's alleged comments about "S-hole countries", including Haiti , El Salvador and countries in Africa, will nearly certainly add fuel to planned Martin Luther King Jr. Read More »

Actors Who Played Martin Luther King, Jr. On Screen


Too many families "celebrate" holidays, including the Fourth of July, without any attention to the reasons for a holiday. In Hickory, a King Day program begins at 10:00 a.m. " Government , which is supposed to protect and secure rights, is now often an opponent of those rights, even sometimes a catalyst to take them away", Howard said. Read More »

Attorney: Government plans to appeal immigration ruling


A federal judge Tuesday restored a program that shields more than 700,000 young immigrants from deportation, finding the Trump administration relied on a "flawed legal premise" to rescind the DACA program past year. "There's some exceptions but there's a general consensus that that is what we need to be doing". In February 2017, an internal Department of Homeland Security report obtained by Reuters estimated the wall will take three-and-a-half years to complete. Read More »

New US sanctions attempt to influence Russian Federation before election


Trump called on European partners to work with the USA to "fix the deal's disastrous flaws". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that Moscow won't support the USA demand for changes in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers that saw Iran accept curbs on its nuclear program in exchange for lifting worldwide sanctions. Read More »

Philippine news website Rappler has licence revoked by SEC


It's the Constitution that prohibits foreign ownership in mass media", Roque told when asked if the revocation could be seen as a step undermining freedom of the press. As administrative penalty, the commission revoked the Certificate of Incorporation of both Rappler and Rappler Holdings. All because they focused on one clause in one of our contracts which we submitted to - and was accepted by - the SEC in 2015. Read More »

UKIP leader splits with partner over 'racist' Meghan Markle texts


Of Bolton, he remarked: "I also urge members to contact the NEC to call for the removal of Henry Bolton before his ego finally drags the party down". Oakden told the Mail on Sunday that "UKIP does not, has not and never will condone racism". The former UKIP member and ex-girlfriend of Henry Bolton has already issued an apology. Read More »

Weather Forecast: Clearing skies and pleasant temperatures


By Sunday , we could be pushing the high 60s during the day - a welcome respite after so many blustery cold mornings. North northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. As high pressure remains in place tonight , skies will clear and temperatures will quickly fall. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected. Read More »

Clashes shut airport in Libyan capital


Health Ministry spokesman Omar Matouq said the death toll from Monday's fighting is expected to rise. "The criminal militia known as Bashir al-Baqarah and all the criminals wanted by the Deterrent Force attacked the International Airport after escaping (jail) and joining the militia", the Special Deterrent Force in charge of securing the airport said in a statement on its official Facebook page. Read More »

Britain scrambles two Typhoon jets to intercept Russian planes


The Typhoons were dispatched from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray at around 9:30am to deal with the incursion. The Typhoons were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland. An MoD spokesman said: "We have got jets up in the air monitoring the situation but we have not intercepted anything". The fleet then began heading south towards Dundee and Edinburgh just after 10am as the Russian planes headed towards Denmark and the Netherlands. Read More »

Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu


On Sunday, 79 people - both players and spectators - were injured in another Madurai town. Jallikattu is part of Pongal festivities in Tamil Nadu . The Supreme Court banned the sport in 2014, saying there was a constitutional obligation to show compassion to animals. But previous year, after massive protests by the people at the famous Marina Beach opposing the ban on Jallikattu, the Tamil Nadu government enacted a law to bypass the top court's verdict. Read More »

England beat Australia in Melbourne One Day International


Jason Roy gave England 180 reasons to smile after the 0-4 Ashes walloping as he notched the highest individual score by an England batsman to give the visitors a record five-wicket win in the first ODI against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Read More »

Cold weekend to end with Sunday night snow

Expect north winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour for most of the day. The start times for this system will be mid morning for northwest Alabama and slowly moving across the Valley until exiting Sand Mountain late in the afternoon. Higher numbers possible near and west of I-95. A mix of rain, freezing rain, and sleet will gradually change to snow tonight . On Sunday , the Triangle had a high of 33, after a morning low of 22. Read More »

Goa files arguments at Mahadayi tribunal on dispute with Karnataka


The Goa Minister's alleged abusive comments drew flak on the social media with users using hashtags like #KannadaSwabhimana (Kannada self-pride) and #BJPInsultsKannadigas.Palyekar, who is from the Goa Forward Party, an alliance partner of ruling BJP in Goa, has claimed that he has been misquoted. Read More »

'I'm the Least Racist Person You Have Ever Interviewed'


I'm not a racist ", Trump said Sunday, after reporters asked him to respond to those who think he is. "I would tell him before he talks, he needs to think before he says something", he said. President Akufo-Addo, through his social media platforms stated that "The language of @DonaldTrump that the African continent, Haiti and El Salvador are " shithole countries " is extremely unfortunate". Read More »

Rand Paul says is 'Unfair' to call President Trump a racist


The president addressed the issue as he arrived for dinner at his private golf club with the House majority leader Kevin McCarthy of California. JB Pritzker, a Democrat running for IL governor, released the following statement Friday: "I've said it before and I'll say it again: Donald Trump is a racist and a xenophobe who has never had the dignity to be in the White House", said JB Pritzker. Read More »

West Midlands Weather: Dry and breezy


Tonight:Cloud will continue to thicken during the first half of the night. Winds will also strengthen later. Daytime highs will be around 4 to 7 degrees. But the final worrying line applies from Wednesday onwards when they said a "winter storm" will pass over the country. It is set to feel even colder with an added wind chill effect. Read More »

Asking prices eke up in January: Rightmove


The stats revealed that the average price of property coming to market is up 0.7% this month, similar to the 0.6% rise at this time a year ago with a virtually identical number of properties coming to market. Rightmove also said asking prices dipped in January to their lowest since August 2015 , with new sellers cutting prices 1.4% in the month to an average of £600,926 ($825,762). Read More »

Pyeongchang 2018, Corea del Nord parteciperà


La delegazione nordcoreana ha superato la Linea di Demarcazione per andare alla Peace House, dove si tengono i colloqui. "Il Cio discuterà quindi queste proposte, in particolare per quanto riguarda la presenza, il numero e i nomi degli atleti nordcoreani", ha detto un portavoce del Cio. Read More »

Moscow: 15 people hurt in knife fight between 2 students in school


Cops said two attackers stormed the building and stabbed those inside. Those injured included a 16-year-old and 10-year-old said to have sustained neck wounds. The local health ministry said: "A woman teacher and a 16 year old student are in a serious condition". Nine children received what the department called "superficial injuries". Read More »

Snow chances continue, more frigid air on the way

Then a Wind Chill Advisory (blue) is in place for the majority of the state tomorrow into Tuesday . A separate Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect beginning at 10 p.m. As with anything, any banding that sets up could result in much higher accumulations in localized areas. "It'll feel very cold, and people should take precautions and wear extra layers". Read More »

Why Harry Kane was so nearly lost in game's age-gap


Mauricio Pochettino says that Harry Kane's willingness to improve will see him continue setting goalscoring records on a regular basis. They move onto 44 points, level with fourth-placed Liverpool , who take on Manchester City at Anfield tomorrow. Read More »

Abbas calls Trump's peace efforts 'slap of the century'


Trump has frequently called a Middle East peace treaty "the deal of the century". Abbas also criticized U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman , who he described as "an offensive human being, and I will not agree to meet with him anywhere", and U.S. Read More »

Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would


Trump has seemed to deny using those words but acknowledged on Twitter that he used "tough" language during White House negotiations this week with lawmakers on an immigration bill. We must build a Great Wall, think Merit and end Lottery & Chain. Uganda's state minister for global relations, Henry Okello Oryem, called the remarks "unfortunate and regrettable" and hoped that heads of state will reply at an African Union summit later this month. Read More »

AU Ambassadors Demand Apology From Trump Over Racist Remarks


The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations have issued a statement expressing their anger at the "outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks" made by Donald Trump and demanded a retraction and apology. U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois, said President Donald Trump has "stooped to a new level" Saturday. Ben Marter, a spokesman for Durbin, did not provide details of the conversation but said the senator was "encouraged" by Trump's reaction . Read More »

Crews rescue passengers after casino boat catches fire


The shuttle boat carries people back and forth from the Tropical Breeze Casino Cruise, which is offshore because it can't legally operate close to land. The Sheriffs Office assisted in the rescue along with several agencies including the Coast Guard, Pasco Fire Rescue, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Port Richey police. Read More »

US resumes DACA applications after judge blocks end to program

Republicans and Democrats were already at odds over funding the government, and the negotiations became more complicated after Democrats - whose votes are needed to pass a government funding bill - insisted immigration be included. Trump and Republicans are seeking increased funds for border security and changes to the lottery and so-called "chain migration" immigration programs in exchange for providing permanent protection for so-called "Dreamers". Read More »

Death toll from California mudslides rises to 19


But authorities said on Sunday that the search-and-rescue mission had shifted into a "search-and-recovery" effort, reflecting the diminished likelihood of finding anyone else alive. The oldest victim swept away in a California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before . "It's just incredible. Read More »

Last-second pass lifts Vikings over Saints in stunning fashion

Minnesota now heads to Philadelphia to play the resilient Eagles . The NFC divisional round matchup is a rematch of the season opener hat the Minnesota Vikings won 29-19. The final Saints lead change came with 25 seconds left when kicker Will Lutz booted a 43-yard field goal through the uprights, seemingly sending the Saints to Philadelphia. Read More »

Five JeM militants killed during infiltration bid in Uri


On being challenged by the alert security forces, the infiltrating terrorists opened fire at the forces, triggering a fierce gun battle that left five terrorists dead, said the defence spokesman. On December 31, militants had stormed a paramilitary training centre at Lethpora in South Kashmir in the wee hours and killed four CRPF personnel while three others received injuries. Read More »

At least 16 killed in Baghdad twin bomb blasts


TRT World spoke to journalist Ammar Karim from the Iraqi capital. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. In December, the Iraqi government announced the "end of the war" against Daesh, which has been expelled from the Baghdad region and urban areas of Iraq that it controlled. Read More »