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Global Media Dem senator: 'No question' Trump's 's---hole countries' comment is racist
Author: 0 Dem senator: 'No question' Trump's 's---hole countries' comment is racist

The Post included El Salvador on its list. He allegedly indicated the United States should be more focused on bringing in immigrants from countries like Norway . Trump has however on Friday denied that he used the vulgar expression, saying "this was not the language used". I think we can conclude, in fact, that Shithole-gate changed nothing.

Global Media UIDAI will roll out face recognition feature to enhance Aadhaar security
Author: 0 UIDAI will roll out face recognition feature to enhance Aadhaar security

However, the face recognition would be used only in "fusion mode", that is it would be valid only when used along with one more authentication feature or OTP . "Face authentication with liveness detection can be used as an additional factor to increase security", the statement added. The agency also said that it will work with biometric device providers to integrate face modality into the certified registered devices and may also provide standalone Registered Device (RD) service as required ...

Global Media UAE accuses Qatari fighter jets of intercepting civilian aircraft
Author: 0 UAE accuses Qatari fighter jets of intercepting civilian aircraft

The incident affected a UAE flag carrier en route to the Bahrani capital, the country's civil aviation authorities were quoted as saying. She said in the tweet that a detailed statement will be issued soon. "This is a routine flight that has all the required paperwork", it said. Qatar has denied that it had intercepted a UAE passenger plane. WAM did not identify the carrier involved, nor did it elaborate on details of the purported encounter.

Global Media Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: 'Shame on you'
Author: 0 Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: 'Shame on you'

In a similar move last week, the ruling Likud party's central committee passed a nonbinding, unanimous resolution that urged lawmakers to annex Israeli settlements in the West Bank. This is what they're offering now: "Abu Dis", Abbas said. "If it wasn't for the commitment of the PIF and the Ooredoo Group to the Palestinian economy, probably Wataniya would not have survived under these trying circumstances", said ceo Durgham Maraee to the Associated Press , naming investment groups that ...

Global Media AU Demands Apology from Trump over 'Racist Remarks'
Author: 0 AU Demands Apology from Trump over 'Racist Remarks'

He has now told reporters: "I am not a racist ". "I don't think the comments were constructive at all, but I also think that, to be fair, we shouldn't draw conclusions that he didn't intend", Paul told NBC's Meet The Press. But Paul said Sunday that it was "unfair" to describe Trump as a racist. "I'm the least racist person you will ever interview". Many came to the U.S.as babies and toddlers illegally with their families, but this is the only country they know.

Global Media African Union, Others Respond To Alleged 'Shithole Countries' Comment
Author: 0 African Union, Others Respond To Alleged 'Shithole Countries' Comment

Tom Cotton said in a statement that they "do not recall the President saying those comments specifically". "No, I'm not a racist", he told reporters. dollars (£1.16 billion) for a first instalment of the president's long-sought border wall. His administration late a year ago announced it would end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti , potentially forcing tens of thousands of Haitian immigrants to either leave the USA or live in the shadows.

Global Media Ice jams cause flooding, temporary evacuations in Peterborough
Author: 0 Ice jams cause flooding, temporary evacuations in Peterborough

Chunks of ice sticking out of the Muskingum River are causing an ice jam, and the Emergency Management Agency's Director in Morgan County said people need to be aware that this could cause sudden and unexpected flooding. As ice begins to move along the Susquehanna River, flooding has become a concern. Rocky River is the most likely place to experience minor flooding, says the weather service.

Global Media Centurion Test: Kohli strikes fifty as India reach 183/5 at stumps
Author: 0 Centurion Test: Kohli strikes fifty as India reach 183/5 at stumps

He added, "I am the senior fast bowler of this team so I have to take responsibility". My plan here was to bowl tight and at the batsman's weakness and bowl to my field. "I slipped a little, but then I saw that he was still a long way away", he smiled. "I worked on my wrist action at the point of release", the 31-year-old all-rounder said.

Global Media Iraq PM to lead diverse coalition in May election
Author: 0 Iraq PM to lead diverse coalition in May election

The politician said that all indicators reveal that Iran is backing Abadi, adding that it could be the force that encouraged Hash al-Shaabi to ally with the prime minister, a decision that places Nouri al-Maliki in a very hard position. Maliki, the leader of the main ruling party and Abadi's own party, the Shia Dawa Party, declared his candidacy on Saturday as well. He is seen as al-Abadi's biggest challenger, and now holds the ceremonial title of vice-president.

Global Media Jakarta Stock Exchange mezzanine collapse causes chaos, injures dozens
Author: 0 Jakarta Stock Exchange mezzanine collapse causes chaos, injures dozens

Indonesia's stock exchange evacuated people from the vicinity Monday after a floor collapsed during the midday trading break. Stock exchange president director Tito Sulistio said their treatment would be paid for by the exchange. Markets are now in midday break and will reopen at 1:30pm local time. Images aired on television and circulated on social media showed a concrete and metal structure that had collapsed around a Starbucks cafe near the entrance to the lobby of the building with ...

Global Media 16 killed in Baghdad twin bomb blasts
Author: 0 16 killed in Baghdad twin bomb blasts

Baghdad has repeatedly been the target of bombings and armed attacks since IS overran large areas of Iraq in 2014. Thirty-eight people have died and 105 were wounded in central Baghdad on Monday morning following a double suicide attack, Iraqi officials said.

Global Media Macron tells Netanyahu the Iran nuclear deal must be preserved
Author: 0 Macron tells Netanyahu the Iran nuclear deal must be preserved

Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against the new sanctions, although it did not specify how. "The deal is a long-lasting victory for Iran", he claimed further. It is aimed at ensuring Iran uses its nuclear capabilities for peaceful purposes while preventing it from gaining nuclear weapons. Iran says the nuclear deal is not renegotiable and it will stick to the accord as long as the other signatories respect it but will "shred" the deal if Washington pulls out.

Global Media Judge Rules DACA Protections Must Stay in Place
Author: 0 Judge Rules DACA Protections Must Stay in Place

This week the administration provided lawmakers with a DHS document with more information about each of its priorities. "I would imagine that the people in the room, both Democrat and Republican , I really believe they're going to come up with a solution to the DACA problem, which has been going on for a long time ", Trump said at Wednesday's press conference.

Global Media New snow and ice warning issued for parts of Ireland
Author: 0 New snow and ice warning issued for parts of Ireland

Wind and rain will move in across the far northwest this afternoon, before spreading southeast across all parts overnight, following on behind for Monday through to Thursday will be brighter but showery conditions, with showers turning increasingly wintry in the north, with a risk of snow, as colder polar air crossing the Atlantic from NE Canada digs in.

Global Media California Mudslide Death Toll at 18 as Search for Missing Continues
Author: 0 California Mudslide Death Toll at 18 as Search for Missing Continues

Search-and-rescue teams admitted there is concern they could find more victims in the waters of the flooded 101 Freeway. At a news conference Thursday where he said 43 were missing, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said the updated figure was an "inclusive" number that encompassed several definitions of "missing".

Global Media White House denies FISA confusion
Author: 0 White House denies FISA confusion

Trump has said previous rules were far too lax and led to damaging leaks about top aides, a claim fiercely contested by Democrats. President Donald Trump's morning penchant for firing off controversial messages on Twitter potentially derailed his administration's policy Thursday, after he came out against a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act renewal his own Administration is pushing.

Author: 0 GOP Rep. Mia Love: The President's comment about 'shithole countries' was racist

But in Chicago the criticism of the president's reported remarks was harsh, partially because of the city's history and its founder, Haitian immigrant Jean Baptiste Dusable. Many Africans reminded the USA of its historic role in the continent's woes. Love had called on Trump to apologize for his comments earlier this week.

Global Media African countries unite at UN against Trump slur
Author: 0 African countries unite at UN against Trump slur

Donald Trump , President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the African Union mission to the United States said in a blistering statement . "Given the historical reality of how African Americans arrived in the United States as slaves, and the United States being the biggest example of how a nation has been built by migration - for a statement like that to come is particularly upsetting", said ...

Global Media Trump tweets about DACA amid 'shithole' controversy
Author: 0 Trump tweets about DACA amid 'shithole' controversy

In a second tweet a few minutes later, he wrote: "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT". "We need to ensure that our immigration officers have the tools and resources they need", Trump said, adding that border patrol agents had supported Trump's presidential campaign.

Global Media Iran says it has released hundreds of protesters
Author: 0 Iran says it has released hundreds of protesters

But it declined to block other channels, prompting Iranian authorities to block access to the app. But access to the more widely used messaging app Telegram was still blocked, suggesting authorities remained uneasy about the possibility of further protests.

Global Media EurAsia Cup: Europe beat Asia 14-10 to retain trophy
Author: 0 EurAsia Cup: Europe beat Asia 14-10 to retain trophy

It was a disappointing result for Team Asia, who had ended the first two days of the three-day EurAsia Cup with a slim lead and stood a good chance of winning for the first time. Bernd Wiesberger then triumphed over Phachara Khongwatmai 2 and 1 in a high quality duel of golf that featured 10 birdies and two eagles between them.

Global Media Cold, chance of snow forecast in week ahead
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That'll prevent temperatures from falling too much, with overnight lows stuck in the teens and low 20s. Right now it looks like late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, but the timing is in question and so is the amount of snow. Some moderating temperatures are expected by the end of the week. An Arctic front will drive south Tuesday bringing the potential for snow just behind the front.

Global Media Trump says program protecting young immigrants 'probably dead'
Author: 0 Trump says program protecting young immigrants 'probably dead'

Hours after the US government announced it would again begin processing renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals due to a federal court order , President Trump claimed in a tweet that the program, which has granted a temporary legal reprieve to people who were brought to the USA illegally as children, was "likely dead".

Global Media UAE denies Qatari exiled Sheikh claim
Author: 0 UAE denies Qatari exiled Sheikh claim

It immediately recalled the freaky, now-reversed resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri while on a trip Riyadh, a November 4 decision that was widely perceived as Saudi-orchestrated at the time. "We have seen similar behavior, in the past, by the siege countries where rights of individuals and officials alike are violated in total contravention of worldwide norms, conventions and laws with no clear objective or valid reasoning".

Global Media South Africa: ANC new president demands unity
Author: 0 South Africa: ANC new president demands unity

According to the Telegraph , President Zuma was booed as he sat alongside President Kenyatta to hear Ramaphosa speech at the celebrations. Presidents Kenyatta and Zuma said the two countries' ruling parties - Jubilee and the ANC - would begin working together.

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn: I'm not calling for second European Union referendum
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: I'm not calling for second European Union referendum

The Labour leader pointedly avoided ruling out support for another national vote when the shape of a proposed deal with the European Union becomes clear. "What we have called for is a meaningful vote in parliament and that is the one area that I think parliament has asserted itself just in the vote before Christmas".

Global Media Hall of Famer Rodman arrested for drunk driving
Author: 0 Hall of Famer Rodman arrested for drunk driving

The was arrested for a DUI in California back on December 22, 1999. He failed a field sobriety test and consented to a breathalyzer exam, where he blew a blood-alcohol level greater than the legal limit of.08, according to Johnson. Rodman last visited North Korea in June 2017 at a moment of heightened tension between the United States and Pyongyang. He won five National Basketball Association championships, including three with the Chicago Bulls while playing alongside Michael Jordan.

Global Media Four Supreme Court judges slam administration of India's top court
Author: 0 Four Supreme Court judges slam administration of India's top court

Anuj, who is a second-year student of law in a Pune-based college, also urged NGOs and politicians to stop "harassing" his family. "They ( family members ) had some suspicion then due to emotional turmoil, but they are clear now". "Around 1045 am I got to know that the four senior most judges in the Supreme Court had gone to the CJI raising issues with the allocation of Judge Loya's case to a junior judge, bypassing the conventions of the court".

Global Media Ryan Says No Shutdown, No DACA in Spending Bill
Author: 0 Ryan Says No Shutdown, No DACA in Spending Bill

Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters Wednesday. "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". In a move rare for any president, Trump let the camera-wielding press pool stay for 55 minutes, which Trump transformed into a reality show episode - one with enormous real consequences for DREAMers in danger of being deported.

Global Media Yes, Chelsea Manning Is Running For Senate in Maryland
Author: 0 Yes, Chelsea Manning Is Running For Senate in Maryland

Three days after making her intention known to federal election officials, Manning tweeted " yup, we're running for senate " with an attached campaign video indicating her intention to run in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. Department of Defense, Manning leaked classified military documents to WikiLeaks . Then-president Barack Obama commuted Manning's sentence, leading to her release in May.

Global Media Vulgarity used by president projected onto Trump Hotel in DC
Author: 0 Vulgarity used by president projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The word "shithole" was projected onto President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE's D.C.

Global Media Durbin, 5 other senators say they've reached immigration compromise
Author: 0 Durbin, 5 other senators say they've reached immigration compromise

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services said that the DACA program will be operated "on the terms in place" before it was rescinded last September, reported CNN , citing a statement posted online on Saturday. Bishop Vasquez said the bishops "stand ready to work" with Trump and Congress "in the coming days to help fashion a just solution that meets their needs, ensures our nation's safety and security, and sets the stage for the larger debate on immigration reform that is so urgently ...

Global Media As California mudslide death toll hits 18, crews keep up the search
Author: 0 As California mudslide death toll hits 18, crews keep up the search

It followed a cellphone alert that was sent by the National Weather Service, he said. The mudslides before dawn Tuesday destroyed at least 65 homes and damaged more than 460 others. With most utilities out of commission or about to be cut off, staying behind was not an option for many. About half of the team protected multimillion-dollar homes in the same area, along the same streets, Cold Springs and Hot Springs roads, about three weeks ago.

Author: 0 Durbin: Trump said 'shithole' repeatedly, comments were 'vile, racist'

Trump offered a vague denial Friday, and on Sunday, he declared the talks to be failing. The deadline for passing a government spending bill is this Friday. Cotton was one of six lawmakers, including Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.), Sen. "Senator Durbin has it. Senator Perdue does not. Ask anyone who's dealt with both", Marter said.

Global Media Liverpool player ratings: Liverpool v Manchester City
Author: 0 Liverpool player ratings: Liverpool v Manchester City

You can see them over at SportsLine. You're going to see it, right? League leaders City had harboured hopes of completing an unbeaten season, but lost in a 4-3 thriller at Anfield . "We want to try to be the best". In sweeping all before them with 20 league victories and two draws, many were comparing City to Arsenal 's "invincibles" team of 2003-04.

Global Media Led coalition and Syria militia building 30000-strong border force
Author: 0 Led coalition and Syria militia building 30000-strong border force

But the few observation posts which the Turkish army says it has established are close to the dividing line between Arab rebel-held land and the Kurdish-controlled region of Afrin. Roj, the YPG spokesman, said the Kurdish militia would fight to "defend our gains, our territories". Since December, Ankara has reinforced its southern border in Hatay and sent armoured vehicles, tanks and howitzers, sources told Hurriyet daily.

Global Media Cold Sunday with accumulating snow overnight through midday Monday
Author: 0 Cold Sunday with accumulating snow overnight through midday Monday

Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Rain will develop along and right behind the cold front through early evening. Heading out the door Tuesday morning, air temperatures will be near zero, if not a few degrees below zero. South wind around 6 miles per hour. Tonight: A mix of freezing rain and sleet developing north of I-70 after 7pm, then moving south across the area and changing to snow.

Global Media 7.1-Magnitude Quake Strikes off Peru Coast
Author: 0 7.1-Magnitude Quake Strikes off Peru Coast

Magnitudes between 6.5 and 7.5Earthquakes of this size do not usually produce destructive tsunamis. Yamila Osorio, the governor of the Arequipa region tweeted that 20 minor injuries were reported in Chala. The powerful tremor caused homes and roads to collapse and left several municipalities without power. Many residents of Lomas were evacuated after feeling an aftershock.

Global Media Vehicle goes airborne, crashes into 2nd-floor dental office in Santa Ana
Author: 0 Vehicle goes airborne, crashes into 2nd-floor dental office in Santa Ana

According to witnesses, the auto caught fire upon colliding with the building. The driver, according to the Los Angeles Times , later admitted to using narcotics while behind the wheel. A vehicle remains lodged inside the second floor of a Santa Ana dentist office after the driver crashed into the building on January 14, 2018. According to a spokesperson for Orange County Fire, the driver of the auto hit the center divider, c causing the vehicle to go airborne and land into the building.

Global Media False missile alert in Hawaii leaves Nebraska mom frightened, confused
Author: 0 False missile alert in Hawaii leaves Nebraska mom frightened, confused

By now we all know that the emergency alert sent to phones this morning was a FALSE ALARM . A huge weight was lifted in the Woodruff's home once they learned the alert was a false alarm . NORAD spokesman Lt. Commander Joe Nawroo said that they were trying to establish how the serious command and control error was made. The warning was retracted almost 40 minutes after the initial cell phone alert was sent.

Global Media Car Bomb blast wounds Hamas official in Lebanon
Author: 0 Car Bomb blast wounds Hamas official in Lebanon

Ayman Shanaa, a Hamas official in Lebanon, said Mohammad Hamdan was "injured lightly in the legs by a vehicle bombing", but a medical official source said his wounds were severe. A military source said a BMW in the southern port city of Sidon "detonated, wounding Hamas official Mohammed Hamdan". "The incident has Israeli fingerprints", Mounir al-Maqdah, the Fatah official, told Reuters .

Global Media Mayon Volcano Bulletin 14 January 2018 12:30 am
Author: 0 Mayon Volcano Bulletin 14 January 2018 12:30 am

Two similar phreatic eruptions occurred at the volcano in central Albay province on Sunday, unleashing more ash. Phivolcs said: "For the past 24 hours, Mayon Volcano in Albay province has noticeably increased its unrest". The Mayon Volcano once again spewed "ash plume" at 11:43 a.m that lasted for about 15 minutes based on seismic record, Phivolcs said in its 3:30 p.m.

Global Media Another blast of Arctic air on the way for Monday
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Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. Sun: High: 39 Becoming mostly sunny. East southeast wind 5 to 15 miles per hour becoming north northeast after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Tomorrow: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight.

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