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by | January 16, 2018 | 19:31

The number of uninsured Americans rose by 1.3 percentage points, or the equivalent of 3.2 million people, in 2017, according to new data from Gallup released Tuesday. The uninsured rate rose among all demographic groups in 2017, except those 65 and older, who qualify for Medicare , the government health insurance program for the elderly.

by | January 16, 2018 | 19:25

The Narendra Modi led Union Government has finally ended the " Haj Subsidy " that was being given to Muslim pilgrims since the British colonial era. According to the Minority Affairs Ministry, the subsidy fund would now be used for educational, empowerment and welfare of girls from minority communities.

by | January 16, 2018 | 19:13

When Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked her again whether Trump used vulgar language, she again declined to deny it. "The President used tough language in general, as did other congressmen in the room, yes sir", she said. The meeting was convened to consider a bipartisan immigration deal to protect the "dreamers" - young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, including the 690,000 now enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that Trump has ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 19:09

He collected 13 podiums in two years, including three race wins, and finished third in the series' drivers' standings in both seasons. Another Russian driver, Daniil Kvyat, raced for teams Red Bull and Toro Rosso at different times between 2014 and 2017 and most recently signed a contract with Team Ferrari to become a development driver.

by | January 16, 2018 | 18:32

A day after the son of judge Loya said the family did not suspect any foul play in the death, AICC spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said Anuj Loya himself sought an inquiry in 2015. Anuj cemented his earlier stand saying that his family has no suspicion regarding the death of his father. Amit Shah had been accused in murdering him, but he was qucikly acquitted once another judge took over the case after Loya's demise.

by | January 16, 2018 | 17:51

In two tweets from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, the president applied a familiar denigrating term - "fake news" - to a Journal report Thursday that said Trump had boasted during an interview: "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un .

by | January 16, 2018 | 17:38

The President's "shithole countries" remark on Thursday, which was in reference to one of his key "four pillars" that must be in any final deal, makes DACA negotiations increasingly hard. While coarse, the characterization is eminently fair and most Americans agree with it, Fox's Tucker Carlson opined, but that didn't stop the howling from leftist pundits that this supposed gaffe provided yet more proof of Trump's alleged racism.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:42

In a meeting to discuss immigration legislation on January 11, President Trump questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s-thole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway. You may remember that this is not the first time Trump has had to defend himself over allegations of racism . On Friday, the African Union expressed "dismay and outrage" at the reports and demanded that Trump apologise.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:34

The band have yet to announce when and what venue they'll play when they come home to Dublin. They'll visit Manchester Arena on Friday 19 Oct and London's O2 Arena on Tue 23 October . Promoters said the tour is a development of the "unique and innovative staging" of the band's 2015 tour, featuring multiple performance areas, a state-of-the-art sound system, plus an all new super high-res LED screen nine-times the resolution of the 2015 screen.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:36

I never said Don Jr. was treasonous, and I certainly never said hed crack like an egg on TV, Murray's Bannon poked Armisens Wolff, eventually giving in, OK, that does sound like me, thank you, good reporting . "When he was sacked, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind". Mr Wolff told Sky News he thinks Steve Bannon's contributions to the book were his way of breaking away from the President.

by | January 16, 2018 | 16:28

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. "We did not want to put up a Christmas tree because it was way too sad to even get to that point", said his wife of 15 years, Cindy Garcia, according to The Detroit News . Nevertheless, Jorge Garcia had to be removed, ICE agents said. "It was rough because we knew he was going to leave eventually". Garcia's exit drew many supporters and volunteers with the advocacy group some toting signs that read " Stop separating families ".

by | January 16, 2018 | 15:36

The inventor originally claimed he had dropped Wall off on land on the night of August 10, according to a police statement. Police said Madsen may have killed Wall on board his homebuilt submarine by cutting her throat or by strangulation.

by | January 16, 2018 | 15:29

While the film is slated to release during Holi in March next year, producer Karan Johar recently shared Akshay's first look from the film and it has taken the internet by storm. "The character assassination of Padmavati will not be tolerated at any level", he had said. Ahead of the release of " Padmaavat " on January 25, Rajput Karni Sena chief, on Tuesday, requested the government to understand their sentiments.

by | January 16, 2018 | 15:29

Eusebio Sacristan has a few injury concerns to contend with ahead of the visit of Barcelona . Martinez's omission allowed Kevin Rodrigues to start, while Juanmi replaced Mikel Oyarzabal in a wide position. "Our bad run here in the league is finally over", Suarez said. Even though the warning signs were there when La Real raced 2-0 ahead, the Catalan's rich vein of form coupled with a winning mentality this season meant the writing wasn't on the wall for once.

by | January 16, 2018 | 15:22

Police confirmed a report was being compiled for the coroner's office to investigate the causes of O'Riordan's death. The Limerick band achieved worldwide success with their hits Linger, Dreams , and Zombie . O'Riordan left the Cranberries in 2003 and recorded two solo albums, before the band reformed in 2009. A Cranberries reunion tour a year ago had to be cancelled because O'Riordan was suffering from a back problem.

by | January 16, 2018 | 15:06

Citing unidentified sources, the Wall Street Journal said USA officials were also concerned that the ex-wife of media magnate Rupert Murdoch - who owns the newspaper - was lobbying to push a major Chinese-funded construction project in Washington.

by | January 16, 2018 | 14:51

The conflict between Dragnea and the prime minister surfaced publicly last week when Tudose accused Interior Minister Carmen Dan of lying and called on her to resign. Dan is a close ally of Liviu Dragnea, the powerful party chairman. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on a working visit in Bucharest as part of a wider European tour.

by | January 16, 2018 | 14:14

Even Trump and the White House appear to be on different sides. "Now, saying 'this is what America thinks of you.' What the president said is a national security risk, is an global insult and it does not represent his home state". People briefed on the conversation also say that during the meeting the president also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the US. But Republican Sen.

by | January 16, 2018 | 14:10

Kosovo police sealed off the area of the shooting and are looking for the attackers. Some 40,000-50,000 ethnic Serbs live in northern Kosovo, rejecting integration with the mainly Albanian state since it declared independence from Serbia in 2008.

by | January 16, 2018 | 14:12

Those injured include three York County deputies and one York city police officer. The extent of the deputies and officer's injuries have not been released. Officials said McCall shot a York police officer around 1 a.m. Officials said a reverse 911 call was made to residents in the surrounding area. Two of the deputies were taken to Carolinas Medical Center by aviation units and the third was transported by ground.

by | January 16, 2018 | 13:24

Over the last three years , at least five movies he either directed or produced have been approved for distribution in Lebanon, including such global hits as BFG and Bridge of Spies . Starring Hollywood heavyweights Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep , the film has been hailed for using star power to highlight the virtues of a free press.

by | January 16, 2018 | 13:15

On Sunday night, Mr Abbas attacked the U.S. ambassadors to Israel and the United Nations, Mr David Friedman and Ms Nikki Haley , calling them a "disgrace". "The deal of the century is the slap of the century and we will not accept it", Mr Abbas said. Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said the speech represented Abbas's swan song.

by | January 16, 2018 | 13:12

Trump said Sunday that he hoped the error doesn't happen again. The employee of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency who pushed the wrong button accidentally sending out a missile alert has been reassigned. "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii , seek immediate shelter ". "The false emergency alert sent yesterday in Hawaii was absolutely unacceptable ".

by | January 16, 2018 | 13:06

The sterling late-season performance of Jimmy Garoppolo , the heralded back-up the Patriots shipped to San Francisco for a second-round pick, would not have evoked panicked regret across New England. Gronkowski has gone for more than 140 yards in two of his last three games, but the Titans have excellent safeties in Johnathan Cyprien and Kevin Byard , who led the National Football League with eight interceptions this season.

by | January 16, 2018 | 13:02

We are not happy to receive him, because he says one thing and does another. Billboards, flags and large signs are today decorating the Chilean capital, which is ready to welcome Pope Francis tonight, who will visit the country until January 18, according to authorities.

by | January 16, 2018 | 12:45

French interior minister Gerard Collomb said Sunday that he wanted London to shoulder more of the costs of dealing with migrants hoping to cross to Britain from the port city of Calais. Collomb said there were 400 migrants still living in the Calais area, and a further 50 at a second encampment up the coast at Grande-Synthe near Dunkirk.

by | January 16, 2018 | 12:42

Earlier this week, the Seahawks fired Darrell Bevell, who served as offensive coordinator for the team for seven years. He will have the benefit with working with Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson, who put together an MVP-caliber season finishing first with 34 touchdown passes, ninth with 3,983 passing yards, and 10th with a 95.4 quarterback rating.

by | January 16, 2018 | 12:29

With former Aussie Open champions Novak Djokovic (elbow) and Stan Wawrinka (knee) returning from critical injuries, Federer and World No. 1 Rafael Nadal are odds-on favourites to meet in the singles final on January 28. "I don't put more, I don't put less pressure". Share your thoughts in the comment section or on the #AmoreNation community page. Venus Williams is a threat again at 37 years old, and 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber is playing well after a subpar year, ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 12:24

To another question, he said the issue had been taken up earlier, but there was no solution forthcoming, which forced them to go public. "Justice Loya's death needs to be investigated properly", said Rahul Gandhi during a press meet on Friday afternoon.

by | January 16, 2018 | 12:12

Amateur videos taken on Monday night showed thicker pyroclastic flows, or lava trails, coming from the crater of the active volcano and video from the state volcanalogy institute on Tuesday (January 16) showed thick ash following lava trails flowing down the foot of Mayon.

by | January 16, 2018 | 11:59

According to Zee News , the rocket, fired from an undisclosed location, landed in the 14th Street of Wazir Akbar Khan close to Canadian Embassy in Kabul's PD10. New Delhi says Pakistan supported groups like the Haqqani network target Indian interests in Afghanistan in a bid to reduce New Delhi's influence in Kabul and Afghanistan.

by | January 16, 2018 | 11:55

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by | January 16, 2018 | 11:49

He said Trump's reported comment could endanger lives by potentially fanning xenophobia. Trump had tweeted Friday morning denying he used that specific word. But Durbin, the Senate' s No. 2 Democrat , said the comments about Haiti were made directly at him. U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch , D-South Boston, said Trump "should be ashamed of his comments about Haiti , El Salvador and African nations".

by | January 16, 2018 | 11:19

US President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was "not a racist," after his reported denunciation of immigration from " shithole countries " triggered a global firestorm of criticism. Durbin, in the process: "I certainly didn't hear what Sen". "I still think that he should apologize", she said on CNN's "State of the Union". He also attacked his colleague: "Senator Durbin has misrepresented what happened in White House meetings before, and he was corrected by Obama ...

by | January 16, 2018 | 10:56

Did President Trump say "I have" or "I'd have?" USA officials have previously said the meeting will look at ways to crack down on the many smuggling and money-laundering schemes that Pyongyang has employed to sidestep sanctions and pay for its nuclear program.