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Politicians react to allegations against Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown

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The next Ontario election is scheduled for June 7, 2018. Who sets the leadership election rules? The PCs have consistently lead in both public opinion polls and fundraising. Fedeli said in North Bay, Ont., that the party was "horrified, disappointed and shocked", but said he "never saw anything that would have indicated any activity such as that" during the time he spent with Brown. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan Told Trump US Should Withdraw From Syria's Manbij

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Erdogan and Trump have discussed Ankara's military operation on a phone talk. -Turkish goals in Syria and expressed concern about "destructive and false rhetoric coming from Turkey" in reference to anti-U.S. According to the latest information, Turkish warplanes hit more than 250 targets in Afrin. All roads out have been cut. A Turkish operation in Manbij would be fraught with risk due to the presence of the USA military personnel in and around the town. Read More »

Measure 101 is a temporary solution for health care

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Oregon's coastal counties backed Measure 101 too, save for Coos Bay and Douglas counties. In Oregon last summer, Democrats joined with Republicans, hospital owners and health insurance CEOs to come up with a tax package that would fund the Medicaid expansion. Read More »

DOJ Says Missing FBI Texts Found

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Charles Grassley and Ron Johnson informing the Republican lawmakers that the DOJ Office of Inspector General (OIG) "succeeded in using forensic tools to recover text messages between Federal Bureau of Investigation devices, including texts from Ms. Read More »

Trump to travel to Davos as shutdown deal reached: W.House

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In a move created to put financial pressure on the internet giants, Mrs May will say that investors can play "a vital role" in ensuring that tech companies take on board the social impact of their products, as shareholders in Facebook and Twitter did earlier this month when they demanded more information about sexual harassment and hate speech on the platforms. Read More »

'Padmaavat' gets clearance from Pakistan Certification Board without any cuts

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At best, only a limited release (in southern and eastern India ) is likely. The cases for and against " Padmaavat " in the apex court since last November has made it the most contested film ever in a court of law. Talking about the film, Deepika, on Wednesday, said it has spoken for itself, against all the odds it faced from the very inception. He declared that the protests would continue till the film was banned across India, though on Republic Day , there would be no protests anywhere. Read More »

Senate Leadership Cautiously Optimistic About Potential DACA Deal

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Without a deal in place, Democrats balked at funding the government without assurances to protect the children of undocumented immigrants, who can be deported starting March 5 under Trump's executive action. When asked how the Senate would reconcile their bill with the House, Perdue said there has been intense discussions between both chambers at the White House with Trump leading the meetings and thinks there is now a "road map" for a bill that can reach the president's desk. Read More »

Government shutdown is Congressional dysfunction

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Trump also addressed the coming fight over DACA in a statement applauding the end of the government shutdown. The short-term fix does not include language on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said he'd been to three meetings Tuesday about immigration. In the House, it's Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer. Read More »

Turkey disputes White House readout of Erdogan-Trump phone call

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In the short-term, analysts say, the United States has little pressure it can apply on Turkey given the U.S. military's heavy dependence on a Turkish base to carry out air strikes in Syria against Islamic State. He said he plans to "foil games along our borders starting from Manbij", adding that "we will clean our region from this trouble completely". Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said she had seen media reports about the comments, but was not aware of any change in US posture. Read More »

Hundreds of thousands off work as USA government shutdown enters third day

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President Donald Trump reportedly told aides that he believed he was going to be blamed for the federal government shutdown, according to a New York Times report published Friday night. The source said Mr. Trump had spoken with conservative Republicans and been hit with their objections to the deal with Mr. Schumer . "What we've just witnessed on the floor was a cynical decision by Senate Democrats to shove aside millions of Americans for the sake of irresponsible political games", ... Read More »

'Crisco Cops' can't stop Eagles fans from climbing poles

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They immediately stopped being the best team in the NFC and were demoted to underdog. Philadelphia , of course, was the first ever No. 1 seed no to be favored at home against a 6-seed. Paul, Minn., next weekend ahead of Super Bowl LII , which will take place February 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis between the Eagles and New England Patriots . Read More »

Celtics fall to Lakers in fourth straight loss

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That said, the Purple and Gold would prefer to see the Crown Prince of Chino Hills connecting with Kuzma on the court again soon, after sitting out five games with a sore left knee. James had 28 points while becoming the seventh member of the 30,000-point club, yet he couldn't keep the Cavaliers from dropping their 10th in 13 games. Read More »

Trump to meet world and business leaders in Davos

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Trump is scheduled to speak in Davos on Friday after Trudeau returns home. " Many countries are very good at the rhetoric of free trade but in fact actually practise extreme protectionism", Ross said. Seven members of Trump's cabinet will attend , including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. In the run-up to his trip to Davos , Trump slapped a 30% tariff on imported solar panels, among the first unilateral trade restrictions imposed by the ... Read More »

After Sisi's purge of rivals, is he safe from the generals?

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Anan falsified official documents, which wrongly said he has ended his service in the armed forces, the statement noted, adding that all legal procedures related to those violations and crimes should be taken against Anan. Candidates must register between January 20 and 29. "It is clear that the Egyptian authorities are hell-bent on arresting and harassing anyone who stands against President el-Sissi", said Najia Bounaim, Amnesty's North Africa Campaigns Director. Read More »

I'd Consider DACA Recipients to 'Morph Into' Citizenship

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And it buys a little more time for Congress to come up with a permanent solution instead of rushing to make what looked like a March 5 drop-dead date. The Presidents' Alliance formed after President Donald Trump's decision to end the DACA program in September. Another bipartisan bill in the House is the "USA Act", by Reps. Read More »

Apple sold 29 million iPhone X units during the holiday quarter, report

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Apple ( AAPL ) is facing a steady drip of reports that iPhone sales are slowing, resulting in production cuts at its contract manufacturers in Asia. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.50 EPS. equities analysts predict that Apple will post 11.2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Super Bowl bound Jamaican-born Patriot among best in NFL - Belichick

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In a win over the Tennessee Titans, running back Dion Lewis compiled over 100 yards. Check. It all went Jacksonville's way until the end, which must make for an unbelievably nauseous feeling for Jags fans. Instead, it was the Eagles' defense that destroyed Vikings quarterback Case Keenum, who is mobile, or was until Sunday . When asked about how he does it, Amendola responded with a simple answer. Read More »

Trump to push "America First" agenda with trip to Davos

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Donald Trump is due to arrive at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos on Thursday, the first serving USA president to attend since Bill Clinton in 2000. The Commerce Secretary also said USA trade authorities are investigating whether there is a case for taking action against China for infringing intellectual property, calling Beijing's 2025 technology strategy a threat. Read More »

Donald Trump set to be interviewed under oath over Russia-US claims

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Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior confirmed the interview with Mueller's office occurred. Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion with Russians in the run-up to the November 2016 election that he won, but the latest media reports suggest that Mueller may be probing whether he, as President, sought to obstruct the investigation itself. Read More »

Open to path to citizenship for some undocumented immigrants

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Trump made the comment to reporters Wednesday evening just hours after the White House announced it would release a legislative framework next week that underscored the President's priorities on an immigration bill. "There's nothing now on the table that addresses all the concerns", Sanders said, a day after saying a bipartisan Senate plan would be "dead on arrival" at the White House. Read More »

If There's No Border Wall, There's No DACA Deal — President Trump

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Over the weekend, Schumer told reporters that Trump had put a number on the table, and that he had reluctantly agreed to the terms on the condition that Trump would agree to bolster protections for 800,000 DACA recipients. We will vote today to reopen the government, to continue negotiating a global agreement, with the commitment that, if an agreement isn't reached by February the 8th, the Senate will immediately proceed to consideration of legislation dealing with DACA. Read More »

EU Fines Qualcomm $1.2 Billion … But What About Apple? (Premium)

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The agreement effectively blocked access to Apple by Qualcomm's rivals in the sector. The EU decision "does not relate to Qualcomm's licensing business and has no impact on ongoing operations". While Qualcomm counter-sued the company , the formal investigations by the monopoly watchdogs of various nations rolled on - and now the European Commission has found Qualcomm guilty of antitrust abuse. Read More »

Mueller's team questioned CIA Director Mike Pompeo

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Sessions' Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein then appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to carry out the investigation in May a year ago. Michael Flynn, the former White House national security adviser, reportedly concealed an interview he had with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in January 2017. Read More »

Kentucky school shooting: 2 students killed and 17 others injured

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He said 16 others received gunshot wounds and four students received non-gunshot related injuries. According to Kentucky State police commissioner Rick Sanders, the 15-year-old male suspect whose name is undisclosed since he's a juvenile, was a student at the high school in Benton, Kentucky. Read More »

Why this government shutdown was unlike any other

Trump also said he is seeking $25 billion for a wall along the border with Mexico, and $5 billion for other security measures. "The clock is ticking". "I've been through a couple immigration fights before, they are emotional and there's a lot of attention and a lot of intensity involved", Cornyn said. Read More »

European Union must step up funding for Syrian refugees settling in Turkey: mayor

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Founded in 2004, the group is the main defense force for the Kurdish areas in northern Syria , and has sought to expand Kurdish control and autonomy in the course of Syria's war. More than 2,000 U.S. special forces backed by air power work with the Kurdish YPG, under the banner of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) east of the Euphrates to fight the Islamic State jihadist group. Read More »

Dallas Dreamers await immigration compromise, end of shutdown

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Republicans have appeared increasingly confident that Democrats were bearing the brunt of criticism for the shutdown and that they would ultimately buckle. John Cornyn of Texas, indicated that Republican leaders were skeptical that Democrats would budge. President Donald Trump started fresh immigration talks with senators on Monday as bipartisan lawmakers struck a deal to end the US government shutdown that hinged largely on their ability to reach an immigration compromise. Read More »

Senate Advances Bill to Reopen Government

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The program protected " Dreamers " - young people who were brought to the US States illegally as children - from deportation. Senator Schumer blamed Trump for walking away from a deal on immigration during a meeting at the White House on Friday afternoon, even though Mr. Read More »

Najib To Visit India, Attend ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

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Jindal Global University and former research director at the Indian Council of World Affairs, said there has been talk about a high-speed rail corridor from China to mainland Southeast Asia running as far as Singapore. The focus remains on greater infrastructural connectivity, but projects like Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport and India-Myanmar-Thailand are moving slow. Read More »

La Turquie a lancé une opération terrestre (Erdogan)

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L'offensive turque, baptisée opération "Rameau d'olivier", risque de tendre davantage les rapports entre Ankara et Washington: les États-Unis soutiennent en effet une coalition arabo-kurde, dont font partie les YPG , pour combattre le groupe État islamique (EI). Read More »

Brazil owns Twitter as da Silva appeal unfolds

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The court's unanimous decision reduces Lula's options to appeal against the conviction. Even then, Lula could ask the Supreme Court to lift the ban and, if the court were to agree, he could stand for office. Thousands of extra police are being deployed. If the judges sitting in the Regional Federal Tribunal 4 (TRF-4) decide on Wednesday to uphold the original sentence, Lula is likely to appeal against it in a higher court but his presidential ambitions will be curtailed nevertheless. Read More »

Schumer: Deal reached to reopen government

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President Donald Trump and Chuck Schumer , Senate Democratic leader, met on Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in a partisan stare-down over politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Read More »