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Politicians congratulate New Zealand PM on pregnancy Politicians congratulate New Zealand PM on pregnancy
- January 22, 2018

Ardern won't be the first female leader to give birth while in office. "I fully intend to be contactable and available throughout the six-week period when needed", she said. Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said the announcement, though foremost a personal moment for Ardern, "also helps demonstrate to young women that holding leadership positions needn't be a barrier to having children (if you want to)". (more...)
Trump's Doctor Says He'll Live To 200 With Some Slight Dietary Adjustments Trump's Doctor Says He'll Live To 200 With Some Slight Dietary Adjustments
- January 22, 2018

President Donald Trump is in good physical and cognitive health following his first medical examination as president, Dr. Ronny Jackson , the White House physician, told reporters Tuesday, noting that the president earned ideal marks on a cognitive test that he himself had requested. (more...)
On Your Side | How will a potential government shutdown affect you? On Your Side | How will a potential government shutdown affect you?
- January 21, 2018

Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) today introduced the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act, legislation to guarantee back pay to furloughed workers in the event of a government shutdown . National parks , including Hawaii Volcanoes and Haleakala, will remain open but with reduced services. The National Park Service said Thursday that war memorials and open air parks in the nation's capital would remain open. (more...)
Somehow, Donald Trump is the same size as many professional athletes Somehow, Donald Trump is the same size as many professional athletes
- January 21, 2018

Durbin said Graham pushed back on Trump for his vulgar remark during the meeting. Jackson said he plans to work with Trump to improve his diet and exercise regimen in order for him to lose 10 to 15 pounds and lower his cholesterol. Not expected are any conclusions about Trump's mental acuity. The results have come under a high level of scrutiny since the publication of controversial book, Fire and Fury: Inside Trump's White House, raised questions about Trump's mental health and ... (more...)
Modi condoles deaths in Delhi warehouse fire Modi condoles deaths in Delhi warehouse fire
- January 21, 2018

It took more than five hours for 15 fire engines to douse the fire. "Situation is under control now". "The highrise buildings are our main concern as such a fire can affect neighbouring buildings, which has happened in this case as well", said Delhi Fire Services chief G C Mishra. (more...)
Australian Open: women's singles action heading into the second weekend Australian Open: women's singles action heading into the second weekend
- January 21, 2018

Halep responded in the second set, showing the consistency that's made her world No.1 - hitting just two unforced errors. Another marathon game followed as Davis once again escaped from the brink, saving five break points to hold for 12-11 and put herself in an advantageous position to close out the win. (more...)
India Tests Long-Range Missile, Lauding 'Major Boost' To Military Capability India Tests Long-Range Missile, Lauding 'Major Boost' To Military Capability
- January 21, 2018

The Agni-5 was launched from the Abdul Kalam Island, off the coast of Odisha, around 10 am on Thursday. "We have successfully launched nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V today", ANI quoted defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman as saying. (more...)
Twitter finds more Russia-backed accounts, to notify 7 lakh users Twitter finds more Russia-backed accounts, to notify 7 lakh users
- January 21, 2018

As the effort lead by some Republicans to curtail special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation into the election meddling has heated up, Russian-linked accounts helped amplify a Twitter hashtag calling for the release of a memo the group hopes will help discredit Mueller's work, according to Hamilton 68, a research firm that tracks the malicious accounts. (more...)
Trump Says That DACA Deal in Congress Is Trump Says That DACA Deal in Congress Is "Probably Dead"
- January 20, 2018

However, the DACA beneficiaries comprise only one-third of the roughly 1.78 million young illegals who are aged 15 or older in September 2017, according to the MPI data. Speaking on the same show after Perdue's denial, Sen. The president was crystal clear on where he stood during the January 9 meeting as he directed remarks to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.: "Chuck, I will say, when this group comes back - hopefully with an agreement - this group and others from the Senate, ... (more...)
Hulk Hogan wants to be at Raw 25th anniversary show, WWE responds Hulk Hogan wants to be at Raw 25th anniversary show, WWE responds
- January 20, 2018

Who knows if the company will forgive Hogan in its lifetime? "I just made the decision that I was going to be the guy". They want him to run for anything - governor, mayor, the Senate. " I think the first thing he'd do to stir the pot is to get back in the ring ". Although there was a subtle, charming grace to the Bushwhackers I guess. (more...)
Three Months Later, No Motive Determined In Las Vegas Shooting, Sheriff Says Three Months Later, No Motive Determined In Las Vegas Shooting, Sheriff Says
- January 20, 2018

Police have released a report detailing the investigation into the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself, in the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history past year. Paddock ultimately opened fire at the country music festival and killed 58 people. Lombardo did say there is an "ongoing case against an individual of federal interest" but would not provide further details. (more...)
Shirtless Vladimir Putin plunges into subzero lake Shirtless Vladimir Putin plunges into subzero lake
- January 20, 2018

A Russian spokesman said the president was there to celebrate the Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity marking the baptism of Jesus. The Kremlin's top critic Alexei Navalny has slammed Russia's March presidential election, in which he is barred from running, as a sham meant to "re-appoint" Vladimir Putin on his way to becoming "emperor for life", reported AFP . (more...)
Boris Johnson's bridge-to-France plan not floating yet, says Downing Street Boris Johnson's bridge-to-France plan not floating yet, says Downing Street
- January 20, 2018

Johnson tweeted a picture of himself and the French president, both giving a thumbs up, with the caption: "En marche!" "It's a very very busy shipping channel we all know that and by and large the ships are separated". "What was agreed yesterday (Thursday) and what the foreign secretary tweeted about as well is a panel of experts who will look at major projects together, including infrastructure". (more...)
Boston U: Repeated impacts, not concussion, cause CTE Boston U: Repeated impacts, not concussion, cause CTE
- January 20, 2018

The researchers speculated that early CTE could result from damaged brain blood vessels that leak blood proteins into nearby tissue, causing inflammation of the brain . But numerous studied brains came from players who experienced clinical CTE symptoms when alive. Having them play non-tackle, flag football can help protect their long-term health, and won't hurt their chances of making it to the NFL one day, the football veterans advise. (more...)
Hail and snow storms on the way as temperatures set to plunge Hail and snow storms on the way as temperatures set to plunge
- January 19, 2018

A mix of snow showers and trecherous ice is expected to cause travel chaos for commuters today, when lengthy delays, cancellations and a risk of injury possible, the Met Office said. "Travel delays are likely on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded". "The Met Office weather warning system is created to alert the public to forthcoming weather events and I would ask that the public pay heed to these warnings, so they are not caught out". (more...)
Nassar complains in letter, says he's anxious about ability to face victims Nassar complains in letter, says he's anxious about ability to face victims
- January 19, 2018

According to Mencarini, it's unclear to whom the letter was addressed. He will be sentenced Tuesday for 10 state counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, ESPN reported. She asked him several questions about it and said it wasn't worth the paper it was written on. In court this week, his accusers have recounted Nassar molesting them under the guise of performing therapeutic treatments. (more...)
Brigitte Bardot Slams #MeToo Movement As 'Hypocritical, Ridiculous' Brigitte Bardot Slams #MeToo Movement As 'Hypocritical, Ridiculous'
- January 19, 2018

In an interview with Paris-Match weekly published Thursday, the 83-year-old Bardot says she's never been a victim of sexual harassment and that she thought "it was nice to be told that I was lovely or that I had a nice little ass". In 1973 the actress retired from acting to focus on animal rights, however she also made a name for herself and came out as a supporter of France's far-right National Front and its leader, Marine Le Pen. (more...)
Facebook widens probe into Russian influence on Brexit Facebook widens probe into Russian influence on Brexit
- January 19, 2018

Office of the Director of National Intelligence concluded in a January assessment concerning the alleged election meddling. The House of Commons' Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee is now taking a wide look at the impact of "fake news" on websites and social media. (more...)
Comprehensive Tax-Reform Bill Passes Senate Comprehensive Tax-Reform Bill Passes Senate
- January 18, 2018

The conservatives who did vote no in the House mostly objected to Republicans attaching a short-term extension of certain National Security Agency spying authorities ― the so-called Section 702 program, which expires at the end of the month. (more...)
Australian Open: Marta Kostyuk beats Olivia Rogowska as youngster continues to amaze Australian Open: Marta Kostyuk beats Olivia Rogowska as youngster continues to amaze
- January 18, 2018

Kostyuk on Wednesday thrashed local wildcard Olivia Rogowska in straight sets in the women's singles event of the Australian Open here. Since winning the Australian Open girls title past year, she's made the jump to the pro level and is represented by a high-profile manager, former world No. (more...)