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by | January 15, 2018 | 06:32

Preaching at a church service in Enugu on Sunday, Ugwu said, "Donald Trump was the only leader who could tell African leaders the bitter truth as he does not care about political correctness". "There is a serious need for dialogue between the US administration and the African countries". It had sought clarification from the U.S. envoy as to whether Botswana was on the list of African nations Trump would include in his slur, which the White House did not deny he made, "given that there ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:13

Trump also reiterated his call for a merit based immigration system Sunday. "No more Lotteries! #AMERICA FIRST", he said. And then we can build trust with the American people that we've done our jobs, we've improved security, we've fixed the challenge these "Dreamers" face and we can do in a way the President signs with the majority of Republican and Democratic support.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:58

He said he had 15-minutes meeting with the Chief Justice. The Congress that began attacking the Modi government through Judge Loya's case by using the presser of four Supreme Court judges now seems to have taken a back seat. Judge Loya, who was hearing the sensitive Sohrabuddin Sheikh "fake encounter" case, had allegedly died of a cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014, when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague's daughter.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:54

The engineering squad of the army defused the device at 11 am, police said. Bomb disposal squad have already reached the spot and door to door search operation is underway. Inspector General of Police Muneer Khan, earlier, said the police is planning and analysing the possibilities to counter IED blasts in the Valley. It was a gunny bag.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:42

In the visitor's book, Modi wrote that he saluted the "great Indian traditions of selfless sacrifice and penance" of Indian soldiers, who laid down their lives during the liberation of the city of Haifa and the First World War. According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz , these businessmen include senior executives of Aeronautics Defense Systems - an Israeli drone maker now under criminal investigation by the police's global crimes division.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:28

But it is the most significant breakthrough yet in the negotiations over what to do with the so-called DREAMers - 800,000 people who came, undocumented, to the United States as children and have lived in legal limbo ever since. "I take a little bit of offense to the comments that the president is racist". Trump gave Congress six months to find a way to allow dreamers approved for the DACA program to remain in the USA permanently.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:25

President Juan Manuel Santos recalled Bell from peace talks in Ecuador Wednesday after guerrillas with the National Liberation Army, or ELN, staged new attacks hours after the expiration of a 101-day cease-fire. The ELN, which has some 2,000 fighters, has killed two police officers and one soldier in attacks since the ceasefire ended on January 9. "We lament that despite the support of the worldwide community and our expressed willingness for a ceasefire, the National Liberation Army (ELN) ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:19

The grand slam starts on January 15. Nadal, who faces the Dominican Republic's Victor Estrella Burgos in a night match on Rod Laver Arena, lost an epic Australian Open final previous year to Roger Federer , who gets his campaign underway on Tuesday.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:18

Otherwise, look for lows to drop off into the mid-upper teens. After temperatures in the 20s on Wednesday , we go up to 30 on Thursday . The cold blast will be about as bad as what we saw to begin the year, with temperatures in the low teens on Wednesday .

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:12

Trump has expressed support for legislation to allow DREAMers to stay in the USA but wants it linked to funding a wall on the border with Mexico. Sen. The federal government said on Saturday that it would resume accepting renewal requests for a program that shields from deportation young immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:52

President Uhuru Kenyatta had travelled to South Africa to hold bilateral talks with his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma on Thursday 11th January when the incident happened. Ramaphosa faces a hard balancing act as he must accommodate the competing interests of rival ANC factions vying for control of the party. "We also felt that whilst he is here he could also participate in the birthday of the ruling party because we had good discussions on how we make our parties work together so that ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:43

Telegram initially bowed to government pressure and agreed to shut down one channel accused of encouraging anti-government rallies. The Iranian government has apparently chose to prioritize the economic benefits of the Internet, as it hopes to stimulate the economy and create jobs for young people.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:44

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani in video on social media saying he is being treated as a "prisoner" in Abu Dhabi . An official source from the United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani "is a guest of the country and is free in his movements throughout".

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:26

He said in a statement that the "victory coalition will preserve the sacrifices of martyrs and wounded heroes who battled for Iraq and fight corruption in all forms through relying on the national talent". Abadi revealed his "Nasr al-Iraq" alliance would present itself at the spring elections, Arabic for "Victory for Iraq". Maliki, who heads the Shi'ite Dawa party, announced on Saturday he will be running in the elections.

by | January 15, 2018 | 02:28

The injuries sustained were minor - smoke inhalation and chest tightening - and not considered life-threatening, according to the Pasco County Fire Department. At least 15 people are injured after a boat caught on fire, according to CNN. Investigators said that at one point there were more than 40 people in the water after the boat had caught fire.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:57

Rodman, 56, was pulled over at 11:11 p.m. for a traffic violation near 4500 West Coast Highway, Lt. Rachel Johnson said. Police administered a field sobriety test, which Rodman reportedly failed. He closed his career with short stints on the Lakers and then Mavericks. Rodman last visited North Korea in June 2017 at a moment of heightened tension between the USA and Pyongyang.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:48

The "shithole countries" remark has vexed Republicans, compelling many to make statements criticizing Trump for the remarks. In a Sep. 5 memo from then-acting DHS secretary Elaine Duke, the agency said it lacked authority to implement DACA because it was an executive order from the executive branch.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:42

Trump's reported comments also drew a unanimous condemnation from the African Group of United Nations ambassadors, which said it was "extremely appalled" at the "racist and xenophobic remarks". "Trump insults the world and demonstrates his opinions and politics are contaminated by capitalist racism, fascism, arrogance and ignorance", said Evo Morales, the President of Bolivia.

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:31

At issue is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created by President Barack Obama to shield hundreds of thousands of these individuals, known as "Dreamers", from deportation. Trump's staunchest supporters consider any route to citizenship for the "Dreamers" amnesty for lawbreakers. "We do not recall the President saying these comments specifically, but what he did call out was the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers and our ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 01:06

The plaintiffs said the Trump administration failed to follow the law in rescinding DACA and would cause irreparable harm by forcing immigrants to leave jobs, drop out of school and potentially be deported. Adding to the confusion: The initial White House transcript of his talks with members of Congress had originally omitted his answer to a proposal from Sen.