by | January 19, 2018 | 06:54

While some expressed optimism about negotiating a bipartisan deal, they also bemoaned the backlash over Trump's reported remarks, which have stalled immigration talks as Congress grapples with spending legislation to avoid a government shutdown at the end of this week.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:53

Forecasters say high temperatures Thursday should range from the upper 30s to the low 40s, helping melt the remaining ice. Most of central North Carolina will be under a Winter Storm Warning as the system approaches. DOT Secretary Jim Trogdon said crews have cleared most interstates in western North Carolina, the Fayetteville area and near the coast. Drivers unaccustomed to ice spun their wheels across Atlanta, which was brought to a near-standstill by little more than an inch (2.5 ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:47

Sharapova , still working her way back from a 15-month ban for taking the performance-enhancing substance meldonium in Australia in 2016, showed glimpses of the tennis that made her a five-time major victor. The Polish 26th seed pulled it round to win 6-2, 5-7, 3-6 and set up a tie against the victor of the Garbine Muguruza , Hsieh Su-wei tie. And Britain lost its last remaining woman in the singles as Johanna Konta was upset by Bernarda Para, also without winning a set.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:46

The gymnast's statement said that she was given a sleeping pill while on a long flight to Tokyo, and when she woke up, "I was all alone with [Nassar] in his hotel room" receiving "treatment". Under mounting pressure, USA Gymnastics announced Thursday it will cut ties with the Karolyi Ranch, a longtime training center for elite athletes in Huntsville, Texas - where Biles says she was abused by Nassar.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:30

Meanwhile, in St. Charles Parish, officials asked residents not to drip their faucets and to minimize water usage Wednesday night, saying excess usage since the freeze began Tuesday has taxed the parish's water treatment system. Upon notification from the Office of Public Health's State Regional Laboratory that the samples collected from our water supply have been found to be safe, the State Health Department will notify the water supply of the sample results.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:28

A delegation of senior Scottish parliamentarians raised concerns over the EU Withdrawal Bill directly with Minister for the Constitution Chloe Smith during the inter-parliamentary forum on Brexit. These powers - dubbed "Henry VIII powers" by critics - would give the government to scrap workers rights and environmental protections that have been guaranteed through European Union law.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:19

Sen. Lindsey Graham (Republican-South Carolina), who Durbin said objected to Trump's remarks at that time, did not dispute Durbin's description. "Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military", Trump tweeted. The Department of Homeland Security last week announced it would end protections more than 200,000 Salvadorans, and later in the week, the White House rejected a bipartisan immigration proposal, including a fix for people protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:08

Sources said India's most formidable missile will undergo one more pre-induction trial "within this year" before it is inducted into the Agni-V regiment already raised by the Tri-Service Strategic Forces Command (SFC) with the requisite command and control structures.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:00

Here's the full schedule for Virginia Tech in 2018. It looked as though the Jackets would go to the locker room on a bit of a high after Curtis Haywood hit his second 3-pointer of the first half, closing the gap to 24-19.But Hunter got free in the corner and knocked down a trey with 0.1 seconds left in the half, turning it into a four-point play when Abdoulaye Gueye foolishly went for the block and sent the Virginia player sprawling to the court.The free throw gave the Cavaliers their ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:50

Early reports indicate that the auto was driving down a sidewalk in Rio's Copacabana Beach and running down pedestrians. A witness reported seeing at least one child among the injured. Anti-epilepsy medication was reportedly found inside the vehicle. The car's driver subsequently tried to flee but the local authorities managed to take him into custody.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:45

President, I'm going to today end where I ended Tuesday - close this deal". That means he's gained three pounds over the a year ago, according to his last official records. "When I compare him to other males who are 71 and white, only 46% of others have a better score than him". "I told the president if he had a healthier diet over the last 20 years he might live to be 200".

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:43

I think the if the Eagles really can hit and pound early they will win. While many may think that the Jacksonville offense includes a steady dose of Leonard Fournette , that isn't all they have with which to work. For the Vikings , it's Everson Griffen and Danielle Hunter causing problems. "And we've got to just be aware of how it might change the playcalling and what they're trying to do".

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:41

Jackson came under fire for saying that Trump is in "excellent" health while some of the numbers provided by the White House in the summary of Trump's physical told a different story. When the White House released the results of a test on Donald Trump's mental aptitude Tuesday, showing he aced it without signs of cognitive decline, there was one person out there brimming with pride despite not knowing the president.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:41

A source familiar with the committee's business told The Daily Caller earlier this week that there was a growing feeling among Republicans on the committee that Schiff was using the release of the transcript to score political points by making it seem like Republicans wanted to keep Simpson's testimony a secret.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:39

He blamed his three immediate predecessors, Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Barack Obama, for failing to resolve the crisis and, a day after his doctor gave him a flawless score on a cognitive test, suggested he had the mental acuity to solve it.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:33

We've got to step up". Freshman point guard Collin Sexton was ruled out of the game just prior to tip with an abdominal injury, according to a release. The second-half surge helped alleviate an ugly first-half by both teams in which Alabama committed 12 turnovers that led directly to Auburn's 13-5 advantage on points-off-turnovers to lead 33-30 at the break.

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:23

A Brooklyn driver named Shreaf (he declined to give his last name) was originally arrested early Wednesday after troopers tailed his auto and mistakenly identified him as the culprit of the hit-and-run. "This cop ran out to the street, yelling at the guy and what not". Charges against Santos and Lopez are pending. Officials said the officer the vehicle clipped was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries to his legs and back.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:41

The comments about Africa are thought to have been made during a briefing on a newly drafted bipartisan immigration deal. "I've always been more of a believer in diet 'cause I'm strong, you know?" Hours after the meeting, reports emerged that Mr Trump had asked: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" But the comments about Haiti and African countries, which Trump has denied making, complicated negotiations further.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:27

The board is a congressionally chartered organization created in 1935 whose duties include advising the government on the designation of national historic and natural landmarks. In October 2013, when Congress and President Barack Obama were at odds over funding for the Affordable Care Act, the shutdown prompted the National Park Service to erect fencing around the popular memorials in the nation's capital and post "closed" signs at park entrances.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:20

The storm , named Friederike, also ripped the roof off a school in the eastern state of Thueringia while children were still in the building. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute issued a Code Red, the most severe weather warning, for large parts of the country on Thursday and said wind gusts reached 87mph (140kph) in the southern port of Hook of Holland.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:22

LEGAZPI, Philippines Nearly 15,000 people have fled from villages around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive. The alert level for the volcano was raised to three, on a scale out of five, on Sunday and it has remained the same since then. Mayon lies in coconut-growing Albay province about 340 kilometers (210 miles) southeast of Manila.

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:03

The DACA program was enacted in June 2012 by President Barack Obama . He was still waiting to find out what Trump would support on immigration . Democrats argue that blame would fall on Republicans, who control Congress and the White House. As he arrived at the Pentagon Thursday for a meeting, President Donald Trump said a shutdown "could happen".

by | January 19, 2018 | 04:03

Many on both sides of the aisle were quick to call out the comment as racist, a claim that Trump denied. I understand that. But I'll tell you this: "I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened". Trump took particular issue with the idea that people who'd fled to the US after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay as part of the deal, according to the people briefed on the conversation.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:56

It is unclear how far the FBI has gotten into its investigation or what it has uncovered. FBI counterintelligence investigators have focused on the activities of Alexander Torshin, the deputy governor of Russia's central bank who is known for his close relationships with both Russian President Vladimir Putin and the NRA, the sources said.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:33

He did say he was open to changing his diet, perhaps with smaller portion sizes on White House meals. President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent " and he did " exceedingly well " on cognitive screening. You know what the President of the United States is saying, especially in heated exchanges, ' he said. Still another asked whether the doctor told Trump about President Obama's exercise routine and how he could follow his predecessor's example to be as fit as Obama - a ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:27

They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. He would be in a good position to know if the Trump campaign purposely worked with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 presidential election. While Mueller has subpoenaed others to get information from Trump's associates, it was the first time he used a grand jury subpoena to compel testimony form a member of the inner circle, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:18

At a point when the conversation in the meeting had turned to the visa lottery system, and African immigrants, Mr. Trump reportedly asked, "Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?" Four senators at the meeting, Tom Cotton (R-AR), Dick Durbin (R-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and David Perdue (R-GA), all commented on the issue.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:17

Chris Christie was told to get in a security line with everyone else after he apparently tried to pass through a gate access area at Newark Airport that he used when he was governor, sources tell Eyewitness News. According to reports, Christie was turned away from a VIP entrance at the biggest airport in his own home state. "It's extraordinarily baffling to ponder internally, 'Stunning, if this person were not in the race, we'd win this thing, '" Christie told

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:06

The doctor also said he would also design a daily exercise program for Trump. In an August 2016 campaign speech in Arizona, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump laid out in ten detailed points the immigration policy he meant to pursue if elected.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:05

Jorge Garcia , 39, has lived in the United States for nearly three decades but failed to secure legal status and his age disqualifies him for (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). ICE maintains it continues to focus its enforcement resources on immigrants who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security, but anyone in violation of immigration law may be subject to arrest, detention and, if so ordered, deportation.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:01

Friends paid tribute to Ms Blake with heartfelt posts on social media. A British woman and a Nepalese man found dead in an inner Sydney apartment in a suspected murder-suicide have been named. The 24-year-old had spent most of her time in Australia working on a farm in Colignan, near Mildurabut, in Victoria. Restauarant owner Ian Dresner said staff were in shock after hearing the news about their former colleague.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:02

U.S. House Republicans said late on Thursday they had made progress towards passing a short-term extension of government funding to avert a politically embarrassing shutdown, after a day of tough negotiations and confusion when President Donald Trump offered mixed signals on the stopgap plan.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:57

The icy mess was thwarting pilots, too. Most of those flights were at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Ciaccio told reporters. Power was knocked out to at least 100,000 homes and businesses, the Weather Channel said. Despite this, troopers responded to more than 2,700 crashes and police reported hundreds more as North Carolina's five most populous cities all saw significant snow.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:44

Trump repeatedly referred to African nations in general as " shithole countries ", according to Sen. The wave of worldwide outrage grew Saturday against the vulgar language President Donald Trump used when referring to immigration from African nations , with Ghana's president saying he would "not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful".

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:32

Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. Cotton told CBS' "Face the Nation" that he "didn't hear" the word used - "and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was".