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by | January 21, 2018 | 06:22

Despite Trump paying nearly no attention to Africa, America's backing in the continent has stayed strong, with 51% supporting American leadership, compared to 20% disapproving. The Trump administration has abandoned the trade agreement of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Paris climate change accord. The survey found wall-to-wall declines throughout the Americas - with the biggest shift in the next-door neighbour to the north.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:14

The 12 injured persons included Adnan (30), Zakir Hussain (35), 35-year-old wife of Asim, Qasim Raza (22), Samrah Arshad (30), Nasim Abbas (30), Rashida Bibi (50), Muhammad Nadeem (28), Rizwan (15), Abdul Ghani (60), Itran (24), Nazian Bibi (60), Muhammad Din (28) and Shamim Bibi (44).

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:04

Schumer presented a proposal to break the logjam to President Donald Trump in a mid-day meeting at the White House , according to multiple Democrats - a plan to fund the government over the next two years, including money for disaster aid, the low-income children's health insurance program, opioid funding, border security and relief for those Dreamers covered by DACA.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:01

Sen. Durbin was the only Democrat in the room at the time . Perdue and Cotton released a joint statement on Friday afternoon saying they had no recollection of Trump having made the comments. Negotiations over immigration went off the rails last Thursday after Trump - who at first sounded receptive - reportedly shot down a bipartisan deal offered by Graham and Durbin and questioned why the United States accepted immigrants from " shithole countries ", referring to Africa, Haiti ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:52

Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue shifted their story from saying they couldn't recall if Trump said the expletive to flat out insisting he didn't say it. The revelations, semi-denials and continuing comments have cast a pall over the White House's legislative agenda, brought the country closer to the brink of a government shutdown and sparked global outrage.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:32

But it has put off some of that maintenance while struggling to return water pressure to the east bank. Residents are urged to continue conserving water and inspecting their property for leaks related to the freeze, however. New Orleans East remains under a boil water advisory, but officials said they hope to get an all-clear for the area by later Saturday. Customers who experienced a loss of water in a portion of the City's westside on Wednesday are now able to safely drink water from ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:50

Instead, she suggested, the president "has so many people telling him left and right what to say and what not to say" that "sometimes maybe it gets confusing", she said. "Our president has shown exactly who he is by what he's saying and, you know , people are not ignorant". Without explicitly denying using the vulgarity, Trump lashed out at Durbin, who said Trump uttered it several times during the meeting.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:44

President Donald Trump admitted Friday that chances were "not looking good" that 11th-hour talks in Congress would break an impasse over spending and avert a U.S. According to the New York Times , Schumer thought he had coaxed Trump into agreeing to a three- to four-day extension of funding, which would include money for disaster relief and health-care provisions, to enable sides to reach a more long-lasting deal.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:36

Both players hung iced towels around their necks at changeovers and Monfils, who leant on his racquet at times, seemingly to remain standing, needed the doctor, telling the umpire he was feeling sick. While Konta and Muguruza were beaten in Melbourne , world No.1 Simona Halep was in top form as she beat Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-2. The heat took its toll on a host of players, including Wimbledon champion Muguruza, who suffered with heat-blistered feet.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:21

Trump has not clarified to aides what he said , but told reporters on Sunday night in Florida that comments attributed to him "weren't made". Trump's comments have sparked widespread condemnation, including from the African Union, and several commentators and writers have accused Trump of racism .

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:23

U.S. President Donald Trump scored a flawless 30 on 30 in the the Montreal Cognitive Assessment according to the White House doctor who oversaw the president's physical on January 12. "Where we are is trying to find a real solution", Gardner said on CBS's Face the Nation . Marter tweeted: "Credibility is something that's built by being consistently honest over time".

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:19

Police were serving an outstanding warrant and were fired upon by the subject, it has been reported. Officers responded to the 5600 block of N. Union Boulevard at around 3:40 p.m.to investigate a disturbance involving a gun. Police also set up a large perimeter around the area and described what was happening as a "critical incident". The suspect is reportedly a white male, in his 30s, around six feet tall.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:16

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday the military operation in Syria's Afrin has "actively" started. Units of pro-Ankara rebels known by Turkey as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) also began moving into the Afrin area of Syria which is controlled by the YPG, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:16

Meanwhile, the ministry denied Turkish claims that Ankara informed Damascus about the attack beforehand, saying the Turkish claims are part of a series of lies from the Turkish regime. "It is vital for the United States to remain engaged in Syria", he said in a speech to a US research organization audience. Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a tweet that the operation isn't targeting civilians and "innocent Syrians" - just terrorists.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:13

Officers said he was pronounced dead at the scene when they arrived at 6:30 p.m. Officers found one injured victim who was transported to the hospital for non life threatening injuries. ABBOTSFORD , B.C. - Police say a 24-year-old man is dead following an apparent homicide in Abbotsford, B.C. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigation.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:06

And they are starting to believe. Angry with the way that game ended last Sunday but I'm getting over Cambodia the brow both go onto the National Basketball Association all star game. Both teams have a stellar defense and quarterbacks who were backups at the start of the season . This has nothing to do with Nick Foles' struggles in the passing game but more to the fact that the Eagles have three backs who can carry the weight.

by | January 21, 2018 | 04:03

Trump slammed Durbin in a Twitter post on Monday, saying "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting". Many slammed Trump's reported remarks as racist, noting that the president reportedly suggested the U.S.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:50

Kyrgios said he's doing nothing special to change his image: "It's not something I wake up and I'm like, "Look, today I'm going to try to change the perception". "These are professional athletes, we are at the end of the day an outdoor event". On Thursday, Novak Djokovic described the conditions as "brutal", complaining it was hard to breathe and they were "right on the limit".

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:47

The day before, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said in an interview with the Haberturk broadcaster that an operation in Afrin had "de-facto" started with cross-border shelling. The Russian Foreign Ministry on January 20 voiced concern about the new offensive and called on "the opposing parties to show restraint". With conspicuous timing, Turkey's army chief General Hulusi Akar and spy chief Hakan Fidan were in Moscow on Thursday for talks on Syria.

by | January 21, 2018 | 03:49

We start the event with this set of rules and policies in place and, in the interest of fairness, can't change them halfway through. That's what happens when we play each other. The Austrian next meets the aptly-named Tennys Sandgren , who had never won a grand slam match before arriving in Australia and won the battle of the unseeded players 5-7 6-3 7-5 7-6 (7/5) against Maximilian Marterer.