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'Fit For Duty': White House Physician Sees No Concerns About Trump's Health

The 2016 letter put Trump's blood pressure and cholesterol measurements in the healthy range, though he uses a cholesterol-lowering statin medication. Trump takes aspirin, Crestor for cholesterol, Propecia for prevention of male-pattern hair loss, and a vitamin for mental maintenance. The marker for obesity is a BMI of 30, according to the institute. Read More »

IBM sees first revenue grow in more than five years

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IBM announced its latest mainframe system , the z14, in July, and it started shipping it to customers toward the end of the third quarter. The company's shares dropped 4.3 per cent in after-hours trading. The security business more than doubled, to $1.5 billion. Despite the strong report, weaker gross margins and concerns about the impact of US tax reforms anxious investors, who sent shares down about 3 percent if after-hours trading. Read More »

Brown's bills would pay military but not Congress during shutdown

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It failed by far to gain the 60 votes to break a Democratic filibuster, with a handful of red-state Democrats crossing the aisle to support the measure and some Republicans voting in opposition. Trump had been set to leave Friday afternoon to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration at his Palm Beach estate. But it is also clear that Washington, amid all of the posturing and grandstanding now taking place among our political leaders, wants to play a game of chicken, waiting to ... Read More »

Democratic, Republican leaders already trading blame as shutdown looms

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Senators remained in the chamber discussing a path forward but didn't find one before the deadline. He threw the issue to Congress, calling for lawmakers to reach a solution before March 5. Joe Donnelly of IN and later Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota - to say that they would vote to keep the government open. If lawmakers don't extend funding by Friday night, the government will shut down early Saturday. Read More »

Trump asks Schumer to White House to strike deal averting shutdown

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Because there has yet to be a deal on the fate of a program that protects 700,000 illegal immigrants (a program that doesn't expire until March ). Eleven House Republicans voted against and six Democrats voted for the bill, which would extend the shutdown deadline to February 16, the Associated Press reported . Read More »

Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches

But that didn't stop President Donald Trump from throwing his support Thursday behind a Pennsylvania Republican in a House race that is widely viewed as a test of whether the party can stave off Democratic gains. The problem is the politics surrounding it. Schumer said if an agreement is not reached by Friday night, Democrats would support a shorter-term funding measure that would "give the president a few days to come to the table". Read More »

International Olympic Committee to Decide on the North Korea Presence in Winter Games

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Following the latest round of inter-Korean talks , North Koreans announced they would compete in the figure skating, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and women's ice hockey events. But for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the greater goal for this Olympics is to promote peace and eventually denuclearization with the isolated and repressive Kim Jong Un government. Read More »

Senate Votes to Reauthorize Federal Surveillance Legislation

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He has promised more debate this week, but unless something shocking happens, it's over: Six years of expanded domestic surveillance authorized in a law created to fight foreign terrorism and espionage. He said that in responsible hands, this should not be a concern, but in the wrong hands "Americans' information could be easily collected by the government without their knowledge, and used for malevolent purposes". Read More »

Somehow, Donald Trump is the same size as many professional athletes

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Nasreddine. The president on Sunday denied he is a racist, telling reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort in the state of Florida, "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". "The President did exceedingly well on it", Jackson said. The Trump administration said it has appealed U.S. District Judge William Alsup's injunction to the U.S. Read More »

Trump invites Schumer to White House to seek budget deal

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Now, though, it needs the Senate's approval and that looks to be a much tougher path forward since there, it will need bi-partisan support . "It doesn't really involve government funding", he told Fox News Channel. With the government spending Bill due to run out at midnight, Americans were facing the prospect of the first government shutdown since 2013, with the White House budget director writing to the heads of federal agencies advising them to make arrangements to shut their doors. Read More »

Overwhelming majority of Americans blame Trump and Republicans for potential government shutdown

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President Trump had been scheduled to leave Washington for Mar-a-Lago for the weekend on Friday, but the White House confirmed in the afternoon that the president's scheduled departure Friday has been canceled. "If Schumer does shut the government down, I can't tell if it's a one-day shutdown or a one-month shutdown", he added, trying to put the blame squarely on Democrats. Read More »

Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

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Looking past his apparent mental stability and prowess, Jackson said that the president is one pound shy of being classified as " obese ". The president has a resting heart rate of 68 and a blood pressure reading of 122/74. "I've found no reason whatsoever to think that the president has any issues with his thought process". "And let me also say, is that their defense, that S-House is acceptable, S-Hole he would never say? On occasion, I have to get the first lady involved to make sure ... Read More »

Trump's doctor upbeat on him finishing term

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That extra inch conveniently put Trump's body mass index at 29.9, just below the 30.0 threshold for someone to be described as officially obese. Even though 239lb must be pretty good for a man who is 6ft 3in tall, doesn't exercise and is routinely pictured eating fast food, but people are calling his weight into question on Twitter under the '#Girther movement'. Read More »

California parents who starved 13 children plead not guilty

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When authorities confronted the girl's mother, Louise Anna Turpin , sheriff's Capt. Greg Fellows said she appeared "perplexed" about why officers had come to the home. - The parents would apparently buy food, like apple and pumpkin pies, and leave it on the counter - and not let the starving children have any. Court records state the Turpins filed for bankruptcy in 1992 in the Northern District of Texas and again in 2011 in California . Read More »

Local Koreans react to united Olympics team

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Her appearance at the negotiations has fuelled speculation that the 10-member Moranbong Band - which was handpicked by Kim - will attend the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea next month. The South Korean delegation is scheduled to arrive on a two-day tour to inspect Masikryong Ski Resort next Tuesday before their Olympic skiers are sent to practice there. Read More »

CA couple charged in the torture of their 13 children

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Though they have 13 children, the Terpins were only charged with torturing 12 of them. Horrifying allegations have emerged by the children of Louise and David Turpin . Medical experts said they expect that the children will require long-term psychological support in their recovery. Betty Turpin and her husband, James Turpin, of Princeton, West Virginia visited her son's family for five days at their previous home in Murrieta , California . Read More »

Trump blames Democrats for possible government shutdown

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House GOP leaders sweetened the pending stopgap measure with legislation to extend for six years a popular health care program for children from low-income families and two-year delays in unpopular "Obamacare" taxes on medical devices and generous employer-provided health plans. Read More »

Donald Trump's real weight being questioned with #Girther movement

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Seventy-eight percent of Republicans said they approve of Trump's job performance, but the president failed to clear 50 percent with any other demographic group. The pair said that the test Trump received - the Montreal Cognitive Assessment - was too limited and that additional testing was needed. And how did he do? For those interested, Jackson also reports that President Trump now weighs in at 239 pounds (a little over 108kg), which leaves him right on the edge of the obesity mark. Read More »

Ideal cognitive scores - so what's Donald Trump's excuse?

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Trump was declared in good health by White House physician Dr Ronny Jackson , who claimed the US Commander-in-Chief scored a flawless 30 out of 30 on the MoCA exam, which was devised in 1996 and is used as an industry standard method of assessing mild cognitive dysfunction. Read More »

EC Recommends To Disqualify 20 MLAs

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Both the Congress and the BJP, which suffered badly in the AAP surge that nearly wiped them out in the last assembly polls, said they were ready for elections. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wasn't the only one raising questions about the Election Commission's adverse opinion in the office-of-profit case on Friday. Read More »

IBM reports first revenue growth in 5 years

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International Business Machines Corporation ( NYSE : IBM ) stock is experiencing unusual volume during today's trading. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Altavista Wealth Mgmt holds 0.14% or 1,979 shares in its portfolio. The stock volatility for week was 1.23% while for month was 1.08%.Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 0.91. Read More »

Dolores O'Riordan reportedly found dead in bathroom by hotel staff

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The woman had yet to be formally identified, he said. O'Riordan, who is survived by her three children, revealed in an interview that she had been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder and was struggling with the breakdown of her marriage. O'Riordan wrote the band's biggest hit, " Zombie ", a protest song that reached number 1 on the charts in Australia, Belgium, France, Denmark and Germany. Read More »

Senators divided, Trump staying in town as shutdown nears

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Hopes of averting a USA government shutdown were boosted Friday after the Senate´s top Democrat said he and President Donald Trump had "made some progress" on breaking an impasse over spending in 11th hour talks. If the Senate can't pass the bill on January 19, there will be very little time left on the shutdown clock to even entertain the option of a two-day stopgap. Read More »

Schumer says many Dems oppose spending bill

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Tillerson is responding to questions about his agency's preparations for what to do if Congress fails to pass a stopgap spending measure . That's what the House passed Thursday. With an immigration deal off the table, and with Republicans not having enough votes to avoid a shutdown without Democratic help, Republicans are now trying to lure Dems to support a short-term funding measure in exchange for long-term funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program , which Congress ... Read More »

Kate Middleton Reveals Royal Baby Bump

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Kate Middleton was clearly overjoyed by the hugs. Reps for Kensington Palace haven't responded to the speculation. The Duchess of Cambridge has two little ones running around the house - and a third on the way - and she's found that her love of sports has taken a backseat. Read More »

US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms

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They are Maggie Hassan, N.H., Martin Heinrich, N.M., Tim Kaine, Va., Angus King, I-Maine, Patrick Leahy, Vt., Jeanne Shaheen, N.H., Jon Tester, Mont., Tom Udall, N.M., and Mark Warner, Va. "There's no one to negotiate with". "I can't see voting yes on cloture", Flake told reporters. It had looked like Republicans in the House were divided, but they got this vote through. Read More »

Trump summons Schumer in attempt to stave off shutdown

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Trump tweeted Friday evening, a reference to the Republican-backed plan of funding government for the next four weeks as opposed to just a couple of days, as pitched by Democratic leaders. Although the effects would initially be spotty - since most agencies would be closed until Monday - the story would be certain to dominate weekend news coverage, and each party would be gambling the public would blame the other. Read More »

Djokovic staggers past Monfils in draining win

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Used to go to Dubai when it was 45. Temperatures are expected to rise on Friday, before cooling off considerably over the weekend, when Federer and Djokovic's half of the draw is back for the third round. Djokovic, gunning for a seventh Australian Open title, was also glad to be back, having missed the competitive edge. The 36-year-old Swiss turned the evening clash on packed Rod Laver Arena into an exhibition as he struck 41 winners to breeze past a willing but outclassed Bedene 6-3 ... Read More »

Here's what Texans can expect in a government shutdown

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Let's take a look. With lawmakers in the nation's capital at odds over immigration and digging in their heels, hopes were fading Friday morning about a possible funding agreement that could avert a government shutdown that would begin at 9 p.m. Read More »

Battle to avert United States government shutdown moves to the Senate

The New York Democrat said "discussions will continue". However, the troops - including those in combat - will potentially not be paid during a shutdown . Trump has ended an Obama-era program providing those protections and given Congress until March to restore them. This time, it could not be more clear that the ones holding things up are the Democrats . Read More »

AG on ICE Sweeps: California Is 'Not in the Business of Deportation'

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Trump and other administration officials have singled out San Francisco for criticism, repeatedly raising the 2015 fatal shooting of Kate Steinle by Mexican man who had been deported five times and was recently acquitted of murder. The unconstitutional pushback comes as ICE plans raids across California and other sanctuary areas because federal authorities can no longer count on the local police to coordinate with them. Read More »