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White House doctor: Trump is medically fit to serve

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Durbin - the only Democrat in attendance - told reporters that Trump made the comments that were attributed to him. Asked about Trump's comments challenging his honesty, Durbin told reporters Tuesday: "I stand by every word I said about what was said". Read More »

IOC: Two Koreas to march together at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

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The two countries will march in the opening ceremony behind the same flag, and the women's ice hockey team will be the first with players from both countries. The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics . Read More »

Eleven dead after ski bus accident in Turkey

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It crashed into trees in the region of Eskisehir in what were said to be good road conditions, reports say. At least 11 people were killed and 46 injured after a bus carrying passengers bound for a ski trip crashed in Eskisehir province of Turkey on Saturday, AP reported. Read More »

S. Korea, US agree to stay unified against NK nukes

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North Korea had earlier warned that the USA was preparing to ignite another war crisis during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics by newly deploying another nuclear carrier, Stennis, in the West Pacific, apart from sending special operation forces, electronic planes and other war machines to South Korea during the games. Read More »

White House Doctor: Trump Is Obese, Needs Exercise Program and Better Diet

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Durbin and people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to describe it publicly said Trump also questioned the need to admit more Haitians . And Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of SC, who was also present at the Oval Office meeting last week , said the episode had devolved into an "s-show". Read More »

Germany rated top global power, US slumps to new low in poll

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The approval ratings were based on Gallup World Poll surveys conducted previous year between March and November. An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll also released today almost mirrored CNN's results. The poll, conducted January 13-17, surveyed 900 adults. Both polls used landlines and cell phones, and both had margins of error over 3 percent. Partisanship played the major role in the CNN poll's results. Read More »

Amazon Narrows Field for Second Headquarters Location to 20

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Heard said having the headquarters, which may employ as many as 50,000 people, in Austin will bring more tech talent to the region and grow its reputation. "I actually think they are probably in the top 10 (out of the 20 cities)", Hicks said. Besides looking for financial incentives , Amazon had stipulated that it wanted to be near a metropolitan area with more than a million people; be able to attract top technical talent; be within 45 minutes of an worldwide airport; have direct ... Read More »

Children Hospitalized, Parents Jailed on Torture Charges

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And yet, some of the children of David and Louise Turpin hatched an escape plan. Of their 13 children seized from the home, six are minors. "When they left they up and left everything", she said in an interview WFAA, in which she opted to remain anonymous. Read More »

Federer eases past Gasquet into fourth round

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Along the way, he has won five of his 19 Grand Slam singles titles. In other third-round matches, Argentine 12th seed Juan Martin Del Potro plays tough Czech campaigner Tomas Berdych while fourth seed Alexandar Zverev takes on South Korea's Chung Hyeon . Read More »

Novak Djokovic defies brutal heat to move past Gael Monfils

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Novak Djokovic may have won his second round match against Gael Monfils , but it was the Frenchman who had a tougher time with the heat. Novak Djokovic allayed fears over a muscle strain in his lower back after overpowering Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2 6-3 6-3 to reach the Australian Open fourth round of on Saturday. Read More »

Ohio State, Holtmann take streak to NY

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In the latest edition, Kyle Lamb recaps the latest Buckeyes' basketball victory, a 71-65 win at Northwestern on Wednesday night, and declares it time to begin treating Ohio State like a national contender this season. "I only got one practice in before this game, so we got to get our chemistry back", Coffey said. "I love New York City". "If I felt like it got us something at this point outside of maybe some attention, I'd be happier". Read More »

Tensions soar as India-Pakistan armies trade fire

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One other soldier was injured in the unprovoked firing. Today, it was conveyed to the concerned authorities in Pakistan that deliberate targeting of innocent civilians was against all established humanitarian norms and practices. Ministry of External Affair contacted Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner to specify his concern over the incidents of Frequent Ceasefire Violations, gradually killing innocent civilians on the Line of Control and International Border (IB), reported ANI. Read More »

Planetary Field Researcher Finds 3 Space Rocks From Michigan Meteor

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Meteorite hunters in MI found six rocks Thursday (Jan. 18) that they say came from a spectacular fireball that lit up local skies earlier this week . NASA confirmed its meteor camera spotted the event at about 8:08 p.m.at Oberlin College in Ohio. The discovery came just two days after a blazing meteor tore through the skies above the northeastern U.S . Read More »

N.Korea WILL send team to prep for Olympics in South

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MCST also announced plans to boost inter-Korean exchange in other areas with North Korea's participation in the Olympics. The IOC revealed that more than 80 percent of the athletes in this down-sized pool did not compete at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, which shows that this is a new generation of Russian athletes. Read More »

Here are the Women's Marches happening across the Bay Area

The main event will be held in Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 21, but marches are taking place across the country from San Fran to NYC - and if it's anything like a year ago, it'll attract millions . Tomorrow, "nasty women", and people of all genders, are expected to march for, in no particular order: immigrant and LGBTQ rights, racial and economic equality, ending sexual harassment and violence against women in support of the #MeToo movement , the environment, peace, political ... Read More »

Graham: White House staff gave Trump 'really bad advice' on DACA

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As outrageous as his "house" or "hole" remarks may have been - and as stunning as it was that the president was not hit by lightning when he dared suggest Friday that Americans engage in community service on Martin Luther King Jr. Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks on Capitol Hill. The president denied making those remarks and most of the Republican lawmakers in the room either said they didn't hear the reported words or didn't remember them. Read More »

White House involvement complicates government shutdown

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Trump is staying home from a planned weekend trip to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida for a lavish party celebrating a year since his inauguration. Online, the RNC and prominent Republicans had already been branding it the Schumer Shutdown , calling out the Senate Minority Leader. Read More »

Lindsey Graham: Trump staff 'irrational' about immigration

And they are poisonous. So President Donald Trump thinks that Africa is a " shithole " (and he also seems to think that Africa is a country). But the ones on which they did so are particularly egregious, because they offered themselves as witnesses to other senators' supposed dishonor. Read More »

Pa. congressman Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle misconduct complaint

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The former aide accused Meehan of making unwanted romantic advances toward her, and when she didn't reciprocate, he grew hostile, according to the Times , which cited people familiar with her time in the office. Meehan denies he harassed or mistreated the former aide, who was not named. She eventually settled with Meehan through the Office of Compliance, receiving a payout said to be in the thousands, though the total amount has not been made public. Read More »

Zidane quiet on 'great' Neymar

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Yesterday, Spanish outlet Diario Gol claimed Ronaldo is looking increasingly likely to leave Real Madrid this summer and reckoned a deal to take him back to Old Trafford could be announced as early as next week. It appears that the days of Real Madrid's BBC front three are numbered, with Florentino Perez seemingly believing that the time has come to revolutionise the capital city club's attack. Read More »

Trump out of view on King day as fuss over comments persists

Senator Perdue told ABC's This Week: "I am telling you that he did not use that word". According to a White House pool report, the president told reporters , "No". Durbin said Graham used the president's own explicit words to criticize Trump . At the Judiciary Committee hearing, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen repeated that she didn't hear the word " shithole " being used, but remembers an "impassioned" conversation with "tough language". Read More »

Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

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US President Donald Trump has said he was not a racist after he was criticized over his "sh**hole" characterisation of African countries. "I stand by my words", Durbin, a Democrat from IL, told the co-hosts. 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 ... Read More »

Turkish planes strike Kurdish militia positions in Syria: PM

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Britain said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey had a "legitimate interest" in the security of its borders, after Ankara launched attacks on Kurdish militia Saturday. Military camps have been established in at least seven points in area and machinery digs trenches and raises protective walls, reports daily Habertürk. Read More »

Turkish army along Syria border ordered to prepare for intervention

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Ankara , which has long fought Kurdish unrest in southeastern Turkey , is determined to prevent the establishment of a Kurdish state across the border in Syria . Turkey has in recent days sent dozens of military vehicles and hundreds of troops to the border area. The warplanes attacked Afrin shortly before sunset, Turkish media reported . Read More »

Trump Has Lowest Approval Rate in US History

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More people in the world approved of China's leadership than United States leadership in 2017, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday . With the US President marking a year in office tomorrow, Jena Mcgregor looks at how the world's citizens rate his performance. Read More »

Winds To Cause Amsterdam Airport Flight Cancellations

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The Netherlands bore the brunt of the severe winter storms - the second this month - as bitter winds barrelled off the North Sea to hit the low-lying country with full force. In the Bavarian Alps, a World Cup ski event was suspended as winds howled up to 126 miles per hour on the peaks. NS said it was grappling with "a large number of breakdowns" which meant even after the storm it could take some time for normal service to be restored. Read More »

How Analysts Rated Vp plc (LON:VP) Last Week?

Among 4 analysts covering KCOM Group PLC ( LON:KCOM ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Hunting PLC had 150 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, June 9 by Brean Capital. Macquarie assumed coverage on Associated British Foods in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Read More »

Trump attacks Durbin: He 'totally misrepresented' my comments on 's---hole countries'

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As Graham and Durbin began describing the deal, Trump said , it was immediately clear it would be unacceptable to most Republicans. "He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country. Trump sought to focus the blame for any lack of progress on DACA on Democrats, tweeting: "DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our Military". Read More »

Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack

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The paper reported that Mr. Trump favoured immigrants from Norway and Asia, saying they help the country economically. Both the White House and the House speaker's office denied Durbin's account at the time, with then-White House press secretary Jay Carney saying at a briefing, "I looked into this and spoke with somebody who was in that meeting and it did not happen". Read More »

LIFE WIN: VP Mike Pence Delivers Remarks To March For Life Participants

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He boasted of a litany of anti-abortion measures by the Trump administration over its first year: Banning federal funds for global health groups that promote abortion under the " Mexico City policy ", defunding the United Nations Population Fund, and overturning an Obama administration rule that required states to provide funding for Planned Parenthood . Read More »

Centre to review Smart City projects

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Under the smart cities scheme, central will allocate Rs 500 crore to each city for implementing various projects. As per the Ministry, the Centre has allocated Rs 12,824 crore to be invested in 409 projects to make these cities "Smart Cities". Read More »

Watford still battling relegation from the top half, insists Silva

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Leicester soon capitalised on that let-off as five minutes later the lively Vardy won a penalty when he was clumsily fouled by Molla Wague, and the same player dusted himself down before calmly converting the resulting spot-kick. "I think nothing has changed". Watford, who have now lost three of their last four league games, remain 10th with 26 points. "We need to be calm in some important moments". Read More »

SF Meeting Set To Confirm McDonald As Next Party Leader

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Ms McDonald said she grew up watching Mr Adams on the television and could never have imagined she would one day replace him as leader. Ms McDonald, 48, was Sinn Féin's first MEP and has been TD, a position equivalent to a MP, for Dublin Central since 2011. Read More »

Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova to reach Australian Open fourth round

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By the time Sharapova plays in her next Grand Slam, the French Open, it is likely Williams will be back from her maternity leave and hunting a 24th major title. "After the first set, I was trying to not think about the score, just going for it". Sixth seed Karolina Pliskova also had a tough test, beating fellow Czech Lucie Safarova 7-6 (8/6), 7-5. Read More »

Russian Federation says Iran nuclear deal can not be saved without US

The official said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "openly trumpeted" at the meeting that the US and its allies would intensify the pressure campaign against the North Korea by limiting export of oil and industrial products, strengthening naval control and expelling North Korean workers overseas until it stops its nuclear program. Read More »

Trump Signs Bill to Reauthorize Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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I will always do the right thing for our country and put the safety of the American people first!" The intelligence community says the program is a critical tool in identifying and disrupting terror plots. In a statement, Trump said it allows the Intelligence Community, under a robust regime of oversight by all three branches of Government, to collect critical intelligence on worldwide terrorists, weapons proliferators, and other important foreign intelligence targets located outside the US. Read More »

Honda's recall affects 22834 vehicles in India

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Two inflators built at Takata on the same day have ruptured causing fatal injuries on the MY2006 Ford Ranger, which was the same vehicle in many respects but marketed by Ford. Forty-two million vehicles are now part of a recall the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) calls "one of the largest and most complex in USA history". Read More »

Watch this exclusive interview with ski racing icon Lindsey Vonn

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It's only fitting that Wiles land on the same podium as Vonn - in December 2015, Wiles was selected by Vonn as the first-ever athlete ambassador for her foundation, meaning Vonn would help fund Wiles as she continued racing and following her dreams, while Wiles would in turn spread the organization's message. Read More »

Michael Wolff Is "Absolutely Sure" Trump Is Currently Having an Affair

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WOLFF: Well I didn't have the blue dress. Maher asked, "Is it a woman thing?" and Wolff retorted, "I didn't have the blue dress", which was a clear nod to former President Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky . Wolff further told Maher he would "just have to read between the lines". "You'll know it. Now that I've told you, when you hit that paragraph you're going to say, 'Bingo!'" (Read an excerpt for yourself here.) But, interestingly, there's one topic Wolff ended up ... Read More »

Special UK deal possible after Brexit - President Emmanuel Macron

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However, EU negotiators have stressed that Britain will not be allowed to "cherry-pick" sectors. The EU's firm stance on that has led UK Prime Minister Theresa May to rule out continued British membership of the single market. Senior ministers from the two countries attended the one-day meeting, and signed agreements on everything from space exploration to tackling online extremism. Read More »

Britain warns citizens staying in Montego Bay

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Firstly a auto carrying three men and a child was pulled up near a business on the popular tourist destination of sunset boulevard in Montego Bay - a main road away from the airport- when it was sprayed with bullets. He said: "We need your full co-operation in moving forward in restoring peace and order so that the good people can continue to contribute to the well-being of Jamaica". Read More »

Kenya Has 'No Problem' With Trump Racist Remarks

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Trump's reported description of African state, Haiti and El Salvador as " shithole countries " in a meeting on migration was "racist. disrespectful and humiliating", the office of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said in a statement . DACA , which is an acronym for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, allows illegal immigrants who came here before they turned 16 to apply for protection from deportation. Read More »

Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

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In the face of ongoing backlash against President Trump's reported "s--hole" comments during a bipartisan meeting on immigration last week, the president came out swinging on Monday afternoon by blasting one of his chief opponents in the Senate, Minority Whip Dick Durbin of IL. Read More »