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Author: 0 Botswana Expresses Displeasure at the "Highly Irresponsible and Racist" Comments by Trump

Trump has seemed to deny using those words but acknowledged on Twitter that he used "tough" language during White House negotiations this week with lawmakers on an immigration bill. After an emergency session to discuss Mr Trump's remarks, a group of 54 African ambassadors to the United Nations said it was concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the USA administration toward Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of colour.

World News Death toll rises to 13 in deadly mudslides in Southern California
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 13 in deadly mudslides in Southern California

The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management said Montecito would be without potable water, electricity and sanitation "for an extended period of time ". DeGeneres took to Twitter to ask for support for her community. "Please send love to Montecito ". Numerous locations worst affected by the storm had previously been devastated by the worst wildfire in California history, increasing worries about the possibility of mudslides in and around the freshly burned areas as the ...

World News ED conducts raid at Karti Chidambaram's Delhi, Chennai homes
Author: 0 ED conducts raid at Karti Chidambaram's Delhi, Chennai homes

He lives in Chennai . "They were embarrassed and apologetic that they found me as the occupant but they had no option but to complete the search". In Chennai also they recovered nothing. The ED had, in May past year, registered a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act against Karti and others. The ED had lodged an Enforcement Case Information Report against the accused named in the CBI complaint, which included Karti, INX media and its directors, Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, ...

World News Vegas gunman emailed about bump stocks months before shooting: docs
Author: 0 Vegas gunman emailed about bump stocks months before shooting: docs

Investigators continue to search for Stephen Paddock's motive; Trace Gallagher reports from Los Angeles. Paddock, the man behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, killed himself after opening fire on a crowd of concertgoers from his hotel room on the Las Vegas Strip, killing 58 people and wounding more than 500 others.

World News Pakistani military says U.S. not contemplating unilateral…
Author: 0 Pakistani military says U.S. not contemplating unilateral…

Pakistan's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa spoke with US Central Command General Joseph Votel on the phone and said he feels "betrayed" after recent actions by the US to cut military aid. Of course, Pakistan might ultimately be bluffing, but its best bet is nevertheless to play the Afghan card in one capacity or another as an asymmetrical response to the US.

World News Iran nuclear deal: Trump to make a final decision, says Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 Iran nuclear deal: Trump to make a final decision, says Rex Tillerson

He also wanted to extend legislation to make explicit that testing of long-range missiles was "inseparable" from the nuclear weapons programme, so Iran's ballistics testing should also "be subject to severe sanctions". In a combative speech, he accused Iran of sponsoring terrorism and proposed new sanctions. During that four-month period, he wants Congress and America's main European allies to draw up a new deal - without negotiating with Tehran - to replace the "disastrous flaws" in the ...

World News And shot his mom in the head, police say
Author: 0 And shot his mom in the head, police say

Lydia Nicholson, 68, later died from her injuries at the hospital. After firing into the wall and around the room, he allegedly shot his mother in the head. Lydia both worked and volunteered in local schools. Investigators are still working to figure out what drove him to kill his own mother. Neighbors say the family is friendly, the murder...surreal.

World News Trump Referred to Intelligence Analyst as 'Pretty Korean Lady'
Author: 0 Trump Referred to Intelligence Analyst as 'Pretty Korean Lady'

Allegations of racially charged remarks surfaced after it was reported he asked why the USA was letting in immigrants from " shithole countries " in Africa and Central America. Trump has railed against the diversity visa lottery program and special temporary status protections that bring in at least 50,000 immigrants from around the world and allow them to reside in the United States legally.

Author: 0 Hawaii accidentally sends out missile threat alert

A spokesman for the Pacific Command also said it " detected no ballistic missile threat to Hawaii and that the message warning had been sent in error ". "This was purely a state exercise", the statement read. I repeat, there is NO THREAT at this time. "I'm used to receiving flood alerts". They live with the reality of this message popping up on their phones.

World News Trump cancels London trip over 'bad' Embassy deal
Author: 0 Trump cancels London trip over 'bad' Embassy deal

In 2008, when George W. Bush was president, the United States signed a conditional agreement to acquire a site for the construction of a new embassy in the Nine Elms area of Wandsworth, southwest London . The idea had gradually evolved into a working visit in which Trump would open the London embassy. In Washington, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump's comment was exclusively about an embassy-related visit.

World News Putin declares North Korea victor in standoff with South Korea, US
Author: 0 Putin declares North Korea victor in standoff with South Korea, US

North Korean residents are terrified that leader Kim Jong Un's recent call to eliminate remaining "non-socialist" elements in society will mean a return to the bloody executions and fearful politics of the past when nonconformists were weeded out and brutally neutralized, sources inside the country said .

World News Martha McSally, Arizona Congresswoman Tells Republicans To Grow 'Pair Of Ovaries'
Author: 0 Martha McSally, Arizona Congresswoman Tells Republicans To Grow 'Pair Of Ovaries'

As she launched her bid, the 2nd District Arizona lawmaker called for the national Republican Party to, "grow a pair of ovaries", among what will be one of the most watched Senate races in the country. The video also features a clip of Trump praising McSally. I also made this clear: we won't let the Dems hold our troops hostage in negotiations over DACA.

World News Police remain on high alert at East Rand Mall after EFF protest
Author: 0 Police remain on high alert at East Rand Mall after EFF protest

H&M apologized this week for the advert and assured its customers that the jumper will be removed from the stores completely. The incident comes after the global clothing company H&M came under fire for an advertisement showing a black child in a hoodie that read " Coolest Monkey in the Jungle ", sparking worldwide outrage on social media and other platforms.

Author: 0 Bay Area Haitians disgusted by president's 'shithole' comments

The White House has also led a almost yearlong campaign to reduce the number of refugees allowed into the United States, as part of broader immigration restriction efforts. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!" Jacquet is among the Southwest Florida Haitian immigrants shocked at what the president said.

World News North Carolina Congressional Map Dominated 'An Unconstitutional Partisan Gerrymander'
Author: 0 North Carolina Congressional Map Dominated 'An Unconstitutional Partisan Gerrymander'

The judges gave the state about three weeks to file a new plan with the court so it will be in place before the 2018 midterms. The filing period for candidates in the 2018 elections in North Carolina is set to open February 12. When the legislature passed the plan, state Rep. David Lewis, R-Harnett, said the maps were drawn to give a partisan advantage to 10 Republicans and three Democrats because it wasn't "possible to draw a map with 11 Republicans and two Democrats".

Author: 0 Cisco Systems (CSCO) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

The institutional investor held 121,781 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.10 million, up from 99,351 at the end of the previous reported quarter. After $0.55 actual earnings per share reported by Cisco Systems, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.64 % negative EPS growth.

World News Helicopter goes missing off Mumbai coast, 3 bodies recovered
Author: 0 Helicopter goes missing off Mumbai coast, 3 bodies recovered

We are working towards finding the chopper at the earliest, ' an official of ONGC said. Sources said the helicopter was on a normal sortie and was supposed to reach the oil rig at Bombay High at 11 am. The Indian Navy has said that a Seaking 42B helicopter has been launched in addition to the two Immediate Support Vehicles (ISV) and three Coast Guard Units.

Author: 0 Trump's 'racist' comments condemned

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC said Friday he spoke "directly" to President Trump inside the Oval Office after he reportedly used a crude slur to describe to "s***hole countries" from Africa. The group of senators had come to the White House to discuss a potential compromise on immigration. Botswana's government called Trump's comment "reprehensible and racist", while Senegal's President Macky Sall said he was shocked.

World News Padmaavat: After Rajasthan, Gujarat bans film
Author: 0 Padmaavat: After Rajasthan, Gujarat bans film

The film has been granted clearance from the Central Board for Film Certification ( CBFC ) after shortening of the title and some modifications in the script. After Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat has also banned the film in the entire region. Other states, including Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana - which had indicated that the film will not be allowed to be released when it was slated to release in December - are yet to announce their final decisions.

World News Boat carrying 40 school children capsizes in western India
Author: 0 Boat carrying 40 school children capsizes in western India

Local fishermen and agencies have rescued 32 children. Dahanu is over 100 kilometres from the city. This incident occurred off the coast of Dahanu near Parnaka beach. The search for remaining missing students is ongoing. 'All our local officers and staff are on the spot. So far, 25 children have rescued, reports said.

Author: 0 Trump's Immigration Slur Angers House Democrats

Under the policy, those immigrants are guaranteed protection and not at risk of expulsion from the country. Reports of the president's language referring to people of colour from the other countries drew criticism from US lawmakers of both major parties and critics overseas who said they could not be described as anything but racist .

World News Puerto Rico to probe report power parts were overlooked
Author: 0 Puerto Rico to probe report power parts were overlooked

But officials are confident 95 percent of the power will be back on by March. The shortage has left hospitals across the country scrambling to work around the lack of IV bags, especially as flu season ramps up. The delegation's schedule includes a stop at Hospital de Nino, which treats children with autism and special needs in San Juan, a health center in Loiza, and a shelter in Canovanas.

Author: 0 Fury over Trump's tasteless, 'racist' shitty comments on Africa

President Trump has since denied using vulgar language at his immigration meeting. In a tweet , Clinton denounced Trump's remarks, which were made in a private meeting with lawmakers on Thursday , saying that Friday should be a day of remembrance for the 2010 natural disaster in Haiti .

World News Rory McIlroy reveals heart 'irregularity' stemming from 2016 virus in China
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy reveals heart 'irregularity' stemming from 2016 virus in China

For now, I just need to stay on top of it and have to stay fit. However, it turns out that McIlroy's health issues weren't confined to his ribs. McIlroy said: "The rib's fine, no problems whatsoever". "I don't care about the world rankings". The 13-time PGA TOUR victor and four-time major victor made the stunning admission in an interview with The Telegraph .