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Fuming Tsonga loses cool at Aus Open fan

Fuming Tsonga loses cool at Aus Open fan With World No 1 Rafael Nadal moved out to Margaret Court Arena for his third round meeting with Damir Dzumhur, 17th seed Kyrgios and Tsonga will share the evening billing with women's No 2 Caroline Wozniacki on the main showcourt. Tsonga raged at the umpire for failing to intervene, though the berating from the crowd eventually ceased. Kyrgios was serving in the first set when a rowdy spectato... [Full Article...]

New blood test can detect eight types of cancer

New blood test can detect eight types of cancer More research needs to be done, but experts in the United Kingdom have called the work "enormously exciting", according to the BBC . Researchers are hoping to keep the cost of the test down to 500 dollars. The test is now being tested on 10,000 more people and could be readily available within a few years. The team said it believes that CancerSEEK would identify slightly more than half of all t... [Full Article...]

How A Federal Government Shutdown Would Affect The Northwest

How A Federal Government Shutdown Would Affect The Northwest With hours looming before a complete shutdown of the federal government and everything resting on Congress and the President coming to terms with a deal, you may be wondering what that means for you. While core functions would not be affected, some Social Security Administration employees would be placed on furlough and minor services would be frozen . [Full Article...]

Our values, down the s***hole: Trump pushes against legal immigration

Our values, down the s***hole: Trump pushes against legal immigration Adding to the pressure, Democrats could reject the spending bill if it doesn't protect almost 800,000 young immigrants known as Dreamers from deportation. "To me, it says that there is an absence of the profiles in courage that we need, of the people who are putting their party above their country", he said. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'

North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic' And it is not just in the media. Perhaps as many as 30 trucks were observed moving troops towards the area, mostly at night to avoid detection. They have been touring the North since past year. Double-dealing or double-crossing - what to believe? The United States and North Korea have shown little interest in holding direct talks to address the crisis. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Is The Same Height, Weight As This NFL Quarterback

Donald Trump Is The Same Height, Weight As This NFL Quarterback The doctor's report put Trump's height at 6 feet 3 inches tall (1.9 metres) and his weight at 239 pounds (108 kilograms). Jackson said that Trump asked him to conduct a cognitive test on him, even though it was not required by law. In the NPR/PBS/Marist poll, 48% of Americans approve how the Trump administration has handled ISIS, 44% say the economy has improved since Trump took office and 1... [Full Article...]

House approves month-long funding, Senate to vote on potential govt shutdown

House approves month-long funding, Senate to vote on potential govt shutdown Eleven Republicans - most of whom were members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus - voted against it - and six Democrats voted for it. Republicans are already preparing political attacks on Democrats who vote no, party aides said . [Full Article...]

Immigration tensions roil US Congress as shutdown looms

Immigration tensions roil US Congress as shutdown looms It began back in September , when Trump made a decision to nix the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects children who were brought to the USA illegally by their parents. "They claim they don't want to shut down the government, so it seems to me it would be a rather attractive package", McConnell said. Because the measure will need 60 votes to pass the chamber to br... [Full Article...]

Nassar Victims Express Outrage At MSU And USAG

Nassar Victims Express Outrage At MSU And USAG While the federation and the university - Michigan State - that employed him did virtually nothing. Almost 100 victims are expected to address the court during the four-day sentencing hearing for 54-year-old Larry Nassar . "Simon, if you're the Spartan you claim to be, you will step down and bow out gracefully". "Some of it will occur in a setting that is in the rule of law, others will occ... [Full Article...]

Trump Says Russia's 'Not Helping Us at All With North Korea'

Trump Says Russia's 'Not Helping Us at All With North Korea' Senior diplomats from South Korea and the United States have agreed to work closely to open denuclearization talks with North Korea , the Korean foreign ministry said Thursday. Twenty countries said sanctions won't stop till North Korea gives up the nukes. The former Portuguese prime minister begins his second year as United Nations chief this month with North Korea looming large as... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu credits conscription for better innovation in Israel

Netanyahu credits conscription for better innovation in Israel Jerusalem's status is perhaps the most sensitive issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "One of things we are trying to do is promote is a very simple idea: an efficient and direct air route between Israel and India, the kind we have now between Israel and Silicon Valley and China", he said. [Full Article...]

Democrats aim for midterm election wave

Democrats aim for midterm election wave Leaders of the Republican majority in Congress have said they favor passing a short-term funding extension and addressing DACA later. Hoyer's remarks echoed those of many Democrats, who said they are unlikely to support any measure without a deal on DACA, which has been thrown into question by the president's vulgar remarks last week about immigrants from African countries. [Full Article...]

Senator Cotton: Trump's Words, Sentiments on Immigration were Misrepresented

Senator Cotton: Trump's Words, Sentiments on Immigration were Misrepresented The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program shields those individuals, often called the Dreamers, from deportation. Trump last week rejected an immigration deal drafted by a bipartisan group of senators. "Whether you agree with him on the issues or not, he is one of the most honorable members of the Senate", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) tweeted... [Full Article...]

Trump Africa and Haiti comments overshadows MLK Day

Trump Africa and Haiti comments overshadows MLK Day The "President has the right to make whatever remarks he wants and we respect the President", Goldstein said, but he noted that diplomats had been instructed to "reaffirm that the United States remains committed to its relationships with these countries and cares deeply about their people". [Full Article...]

Again? Chance for snow back in the forecast for Alabama next week

Again? Chance for snow back in the forecast for Alabama next week A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Temperatures will be getting colder through the afternoon, likely falling into the upper 10s. A couple inches or more may fall in Lake and Cook Counties in IL tonight and early Tuesday , as an impulse associated with departing low pressure moves southeast out of Wisconsin. [Full Article...]

South Africa protests to USA embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

South Africa protests to USA embassy over Trump When it came to the issue of, quote, "chain migration", I said to the president, do you realize how painful that term is to so many people? And he told reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, yesterday: "I'm not a racist". [Full Article...]

Trump should not end TPS for hard-working immigrants

Trump should not end TPS for hard-working immigrants Whereas they might only see a 45-year-old undocumented immigrant from El Salvador, Pineda sees an attentive woman who works so hard she barely sleeps. My uncle has been here under TPS for more than 10 years. In addition, this will further disrupt the Salvadoran economy which now receives and estimated 17 percent of its revenue from family members in the United States. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan says Trump's slur against African countries is 'unfortunate, unhelpful'

Paul Ryan says Trump's slur against African countries is 'unfortunate, unhelpful' Democrats want to stave off deportation of some 800,000 immigrants now protected by an Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA . I'll be on the phone today with my Republican colleagues and my Democratic colleagues begging them to support this measure. "If you want to take it that further step, I'll take the heat, I don't care". [Full Article...]

After federal court order, Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals

After federal court order, Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals As reprehensible as Trump's remarks are, the situation of some 800,000 people known as Dreamers is of such overriding importance that Democrats and Republicans alike must find a way to move past those comments and find a solution. "I will sign it", he told the lawmakers. Initial bargaining has also occurred among a separate group of four leaders - the second-ranking Republican and Democrat f... [Full Article...]

Trump policy change on marijuana raises questions in Maryland

Trump policy change on marijuana raises questions in Maryland He said the move by Mr. Sessions was "heartless and cold, and shows his desire to pursue an antiquated, disproven dogma instead of the will of the American people ". There are, what, more than 30 states that have either decriminalized it in some way, either legalizing medical marijuana with a doctor's recommendation or out-and-out agreeing to make it legal for recreational use? "I understan... [Full Article...]


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