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Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating And among the GOP voters who were questioned by the poll , which was conducted between January 2-7, one in four said they were "very satisfied" with the direction of the country, while 23 percent of Republicans said they were dissatisfied and 15 percent were very dissatisfied. [Full Article...]

Wheeling gears up to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Wheeling gears up to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr To quote Dr. King, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere". It makes a mockery of the man we remember. Trump was staying at the resort for the Martin Luther King Jr . "We learned that you can get anything you want done, as long as you give others credit", said Ambassador Young. The message for this year's event is "Together We Win With Love For Humanity". [Full Article...]

US government shutdown looms amid immigration battle

Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said on Sunday that he had spoken to the participants of the meeting right after it ended and before Trump was accused of saying that phrase, and he confirmed that they (the participants) said the words were used. "If I'm in a situation where I've got to vote for the budget and the blanket amnesty, I'm going to vote no and I won't do it happily", Kennedy said. [Full Article...]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Barmer: 'Some People Mislead The Nation'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Barmer: 'Some People Mislead The Nation' The refinery, a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Rajasthan government, will have the capacity to refine 90 lakh crude oil annually. We were determined to end that culture of misleading", said Modi, adding that "we had to close the practice of calling the Railway Budget each year as it focussed on making false promises". [Full Article...]

Union tells Sydney commuters to stay home during 24-hour rail strike

Union tells Sydney commuters to stay home during 24-hour rail strike Camera IconThe rail disruption last week caused chaos at Central. The Sydney Trains strike is scheduled to run from Monday 12.01am, January 29 to Tuesday 12.01am, January 30. After last week's chaotic commute, workers in Sydney are being warned to prepare for more trouble. "Millions of Sydneysiders are going to be brought to a grinding halt because the union is demanding a 24 per cent pay ri... [Full Article...]

Steven Spielberg says Meryl Streep is greatest actress working today

The New York Times' initial publication of the papers led to an injunction from the government, forcing the Times to cease publication on related stories. By setting the story back in ye olde timey 1971, Spielberg can appropriate Daniel Ellsberg instead of Obama-era whistleblowers Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden who still hover near traitor status for many. [Full Article...]

Governor Cuomo enters re-election year with highest favorability rating in years

Governor Cuomo enters re-election year with highest favorability rating in years The news comes as Cuomo is preparing to unveil his eighth state budget plan as governor today. More than half of voters polled said they are prepared to re-elect him, with 55 percent backing him and 36 percent backing someone else. "And given the little difference between how upstaters and downstaters feel on both questions, it will be interesting to see how voters treat three downstate and two ... [Full Article...]

Mormon Church Appoints 93-Year-Old Ex-Surgeon As President

Mormon Church Appoints 93-Year-Old Ex-Surgeon As President Nelson is now considered a "prophet, seer and revelator" by Mormons. The new president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be announced this morning. Monson from 2008 to 2018 and to President Gordon B. Hinckley from 2007 to 2008. Church presidents serve until they die. President Nelson has already spoken out about an ethic of love and respect for individuals. [Full Article...]

Ex-CIA officer charged with keeping notebooks full of classified information

Ex-CIA officer charged with keeping notebooks full of classified information Federal Bureau of Investigation agents conducted court-authorized searches of Lee's hotel rooms and luggage and found he possessed national defense materials, the documents state. Officials familiar with the case say it is unlikely that Lee will be charged with espionage , which can carry the death penalty . A former CIA officer was arrested Monday night after he allegedly retained notebo... [Full Article...]

Xi, Trump discuss trade, Korean Peninsula over phone

Xi, Trump discuss trade, Korean Peninsula over phone Trump also "committed to sustain the United States-led global campaign of maximum pressure to compel North Korea to commit to denuclearization", it said. Xi said that there are some positive changes and related parties should work jointly to keep up the hard-won momentum for the easing of the situation on the Korean Peninsula and create conditions for the resumption of talks. [Full Article...]

Peter Madsen charged with killing Swedish reporter Kim Wall on his submarine

Peter Madsen charged with killing Swedish reporter Kim Wall on his submarine The journalist's headless torso was discovered at sea off Copenhagen on August 21, and divers later recovered her head, legs and clothes. Madsen has been charged with the murder and dismembering of Wall along with a charge of sexual assault without intercourse of a particularly risky nature, police said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

National Football League playoffs are a reminder to never give up on a game

Jacksonville is also one of four franchises to never play in the Super Bowl. Ramsey was unavailable to the media during the Jaguars' open-locker-room period on Monday. They come up with a game plan for the opponent of the week and follow through as a team. And now they have a matchup against the NFL's most successful franchise over the past two decades. [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte explains Chelsea FC Cesc Fabregas decision

Antonio Conte explains Chelsea FC Cesc Fabregas decision The two Premier League bosses have traded barbs since the new year after Mourinho's comment he did not feel the need to behave like "a clown" during games touched a nerve with Conte. "I don't know but I don't think so", Conte replied when asked directly if Chelsea were trying to sign the Chile worldwide. Asked about his decision to bring Hazard and Fabregas off, Conte told his post-match new... [Full Article...]

Romanian MEP Viorica Dăncilă nominated as new PM

Romanian MEP Viorica Dăncilă nominated as new PM Iohannis said Tuesday morning that he was concerned about the government after the PSD dumped its second prime minister in a year due to tensions with powerful party leader Liviu Dragnea. The reshuffle in the premier's office was awkwardly timed, coming hours before Japan's Shinzo Abe arrived for the first-ever visit by a Japanese prime minister to Romania. [Full Article...]

Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk Officially Renamed In Netanyahu's Maiden Visit, Know Why

Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk Officially Renamed In Netanyahu's Maiden Visit, Know Why As Netanyahu and his wife Sara stepped on the red carpet, a smiling Modi embraced the Israeli leader and then shook hands with the couple. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu in Hebrew and stressed the close friendship between the two leaders and their countries as officials from both sides signed several agreements Monday on defense, trade, energy and agr... [Full Article...]

Jessica Falkholt - Home and Away actress dies from horror crash injuries

Jessica Falkholt - Home and Away actress dies from horror crash injuries Home and Away actor Jessica Falkholt has died of injuries sustained in a vehicle crash on the NSW south coast on Boxing Day. A spokesperson for St George Hospital revealed that Jessica passed away at 10:20am on Wednesday morning. Sending family and friends love, light and strength. The driver of the 4WD that slammed into the family's auto, 50-year-old habitual traffic offender Craig Whita... [Full Article...]

Alibaba neural network defeats human in global reading test

Alibaba neural network defeats human in global reading test SQuAD or Stanford Question Answering Dataset , is a large-scale reading comprehension dataset, consisting of over 100,000 question-answer pairs based on more than 500 Wikipedia articles. "That means objective questions such as "What causes rain" can now be answered with high accuracy by machines," Luo Si , chief scientist for natural language processing at the Institute of Data Science of ... [Full Article...]

Pope's 'shame' over Chile church sex abuse

Pope's 'shame' over Chile church sex abuse Shortly after take-off from Rome, Greg Burke, Vatican spokesman, distributed a photo card the pope wished to share with journalists aboard his flight from Rome. It's the pope's first visit to the Andean nation of 17 million people since taking the reins of the church in 2013. Earlier, the 81-year-old pontiff said: "I can not begin to express the pain and shame that I feel over the irreparable ... [Full Article...]

Trump said 'S***house' not 'S***hole' - Republicans

Senator Richard Durbin, who was in the White House meeting, said the president had used the term. When it came to talk of extending protections for Haitians, Durbin said Trump replied, "We don't need more Haitians'". That is the quintessential definition of racism. "No, no, I'm not a racist", Trump said, according to a pool report and transcripts released by the White House. [Full Article...]

Oil prices hit highest level since 2014

Oil prices hit highest level since 2014 Michigan's lowest average price was about $2.64 per gallon in the Marquette area. Gasoline prices are almost 20 cents per gallon higher than this time previous year, and have spiked more than 14 cents in the past month, according to fuel price tracking company GasBuddy. [Full Article...]


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