Four Contenders Emerge for Trump's Labor Post After Puzder Pulls Out

Acosta's nomination is off to a good start because he's already been confirmed by the Senate three times", he said in a statement via NBC News . If confirmed, Acosta would be Trump's first Latino Cabinet member. "We're going to find the leakers, and they're going to pay a big price", he said at a meeting with congressional leaders. Trump's earlier pick, fast-food executive Andrew Puzder , ... [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus says Michael Flynn did nothing wrong regarding Russian Federation conversations

We criticize presidents. They want to criticize us back, that's fine, " Wallace said Sunday morning on "Fox & Friends". "We're talking about stupidity and intelligence reporting that is based on facts that's not coming out of the actual heads of these intelligence agencies", Priebus said of recent media reports. [Full Article...]

Democrats meet with constituents to avoid ACA repeal

There are so many regulations that are increasing costs. Those advocating to fix the glitches would argue for increasing the income- targeted subsidies. What about high-risk pools? In the Republican proposal, these penalties would go away immediately. Our local hospitals have benefited from the ACA and will struggle if it is repealed without an equivalent or better replacement. [Full Article...]

Tony Blair urges Britons to "rise up" against Brexit

Tony Blair urges Britons to May plans to trigger the formal two-year European Union exit process by March 31. Jeremy Corbyn was dealt another blow on Friday as Corbyn's longstanding campaigns director, Simon Fletcher, left to pursue new projects. It is no secret that Tony Blair has made lots of money from consultancy work carried out for foreign governments and multi-national firms. Immigration control Mr Blair was speak... [Full Article...]

DHS secretary: Trump administration considering 'more streamlined' version of travel ban

MUNICH-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said the Trump administration is planning a new version of the executive order banning travel from seven countries, which would be phased in to allow people already in transit to enter the U.S. The original travel ban, which was set aside by US courts, was issued January 27. A federal judge in Virginia recently cited those comments in a forceful order ... [Full Article...]

Adama Barrow sworn in on home soil as president

Adama Barrow sworn in on home soil as president After regional pressure and the threat of arrest by West African troops that had entered Gambia, Jammeh eventually conceded defeat and went into exile in Equatorial Guinea, allowing Barrow to return on January 26 . Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Mr Barrow on Tuesday, saying: "We are here to help". "We are the same people, and we remain the same people", he said. [Full Article...]

Palaniswami to face floor test today

DMK supporters blocked the police vehicles at the venue. This was the aftermath of the speaker refusing a secret ballot and then ordering a voice vote for the motion. Tamil Nadu, a vehicle manufacturing hub favoured by foreign investors owing to its reputation as a stable and well-administered state, was thrown into political turmoil following the death of popular politician J. [Full Article...]

'Roe' of Roe v. Wade, Norma McCorvey, Dies At 69

'Roe' of Roe v. Wade, Norma McCorvey, Dies At 69 The decision legalized the right to an abortion in all 50 states and sparked a political debate that remains charged to this day. The opinion said states could not regulate abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy but could choose to impose some regulations after that. [Full Article...]

World Trade Center bombing mastermind dead at 78

Ammar said his family had received a phone call from a U.S. representative saying his father had died. He started traveling to the United States in 1990, frequently preaching at mosques in Brooklyn and New Jersey. Eight years later, on September 11, 2001, Al-Qaeda attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing almost 3,000 people. Born in the Egyptian Nile Delta village of al-Gamali... [Full Article...]

Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee Arrested Amidst Corruption Scandal in South Korea

Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee Arrested Amidst Corruption Scandal in South Korea Samsung Group's arrested Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee is now facing expanded charges, South Korean Supreme Prosecutors' Office (SPO) confirmed on Friday. The special counsel also asked for a warrant for the arrest of Samsung Electronics President Park Sang-jin but the court rejected it, saying " it is hard to recognize the necessity and reason for the arrest". [Full Article...]

Irish woman charged with Australian murder

Police say the fight broke out after a man turned up at the property while three women and another man were there. He was treated by paramedics but he died at the scene. 'At the location, we've established there are three females at the place and one other male. "One of the males was at an establishment with them earlier in the day". [Full Article...]

Amtrak officer is charged with murder in shooting near Chicago's Union Station

Robertson's family attorney on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against the then-unknown officer and Amtrak seeking compensatory and punitive damages for the shooting. Bond for Tankson was set Friday at $250,000. He said that Robertson was found with cash and narcotics, but was unarmed. No weapons were recovered, and Tankson's partner, who was nearby, did not shoot and did not see anything in Rob... [Full Article...]

Abbott's Office Vague About Possible Use Of National Guard For Immigration Enforcement

The governors of those states would have the power to opt out of participation in the National Guard mobilization effort. "It's incorrect", department spokesman David Lapan said in an email. The AP said it had asked for confirmation before releasing its report . It also adds Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon and Utah. [Full Article...]

White supremacist was plotting massacre 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof'

White supremacist was plotting massacre 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof' As a convicted felon, McDowell was prohibited from having a gun. McDowell and the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent spoke by phone Saturday and agreed to meet on Wednesday, the document says. He posted a message on Facebook on January 5 griping about supremacists who liked to post pictures of Vikings and swords but lacked "the heart to fight for Yaweh like dylann roof", the complaint stated. [Full Article...]

Trump Supporters Receive "Mainstream Media Accountability Survey" Moments After President Slams Reporters

As reported by the Boston Globe in the below tweet, the questions appear to be written in a biased manner. Another question reads , "On which issues does the mainstream media do the worst job of representing Republicans?" This is not all , the survey also requests for funds once a participant finishes it. [Full Article...]

Judge denies tribes' request to block final link in Dakota pipeline

The tribe scored a victory when President Obama paused construction pending an environmental review, but that now looks be dashed after Trump's executive order. Energy Transfer said it will use the proceeds for debt reduction. "What we oppose is development that is undertaken without our consent and in such a way that our community, our people, our cultural sites and our natural resources are put ... [Full Article...]

Residents return home after Polk County brush fire contained

Residents return home after Polk County brush fire contained Nine mobile homes and two single family homes were destroyed in the almost 2,000 acres brush fire that swept through the Indian Lake Estates Wednesday, according the preliminary reports from assessment crews. Richard Jones told WTSP : 'I'm just thankful I'm still walking. Officials say rain has helped crews, but the fire has the potential to reignite as Thursday temperatures warm up and humidity ... [Full Article...]

General Flynn: Real Leaders Resign Before They Are Fired

Last December, Michael Flynn spoke with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and discussed USA sanctions against that country in retaliation for its successful hacking of Democratic Party emails. "I have sincerely apologized to the President and the Vice President, and they have accepted my apology", Flynn said. He's speaking to the vice president relative to the conversation the vice president... [Full Article...]

US Stores Stop Promoting Ivanka Trump's Products

Ethics experts worry that plunging USA retail sales may feed Trump's need to expand overseas, creating new conflicts of interest. Katie Smith, senior fashion and retail market analyst at Edited , said the brand has "low market penetration", with nearly half the goods that arrived in the online market between the start of 2015 and mid 2016 ending up being discounted by 60 percent or more. [Full Article...]

Russian spy ship 30 miles from US Navy sub base

Russian spy ship 30 miles from US Navy sub base Navy submarine base, according to Navy and news sources, Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn. said Wednesday. "While Russia continues to flex its muscle by deploying a cruise missile that violates a long-standing arms treaty, buzzing US naval ships in global waters, and floating an intelligence ship along our coast, President Trump has failed to show leadership and condemn Vladimir Putin and his Russian r... [Full Article...]

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