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Trump administration extends protected standing for…

Trump administration extends protected standing for… Yet those same groups blasted the president for excluding more recent arrivals to the USA, pointing out that Syria remains devoid of any notion of stability or normalcy. The DHS estimated there are approximately 7,000 Syrians who benefit from the TPS program in the United States. It's a huge relief for Syrians, considering that the administration has ended protections for other groups. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation statement expresses 'grave concerns' with accuracy of secret GOP memo

Federal Bureau of Investigation statement expresses 'grave concerns' with accuracy of secret GOP memo The memo reportedly details abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in order to spy on the Trump campaign, including using the salacious and largely unverified Steele dossier as evidence for securing a FISA warrant. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tears into North Korea's 'depraved' regime as defector watches

Donald Trump tears into North Korea's 'depraved' regime as defector watches In perhaps a sign of the administration leaning toward a military option, the White House is no longer planning to nominate Korea scholar Victor D. Ji traveled thousands of miles on crutches, across China and southeast Asia, to freedom. His father was caught attempting to escape, and was tortured to death. [Full Article...]

BBC executives front parliamentary committee over pay disparity

BBC executives front parliamentary committee over pay disparity An independent report this week found no evidence of gender bias in decision-making at the public broadcaster, but it noted women are paid less than men. Their new salaries were not disclosed. "The BBC is my work family", she said. "I knew as did many other women in the BBC that we had been underpaid by comparison to male peers". [Full Article...]

Larry Nassar returns to court, where 57 more survivors will face him

Larry Nassar returns to court, where 57 more survivors will face him At least 57 of his victims will take the opportunity to speak. Nassar will still face one more sentencing at the end of the month, but Judge Aquilina made it clear that he will be spending the rest of his life in prison. This time he's pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal sexual conduct. Biles mentioned that the new USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry flew down to meet with her but that t... [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein is shirking his duty to supervise Robert Mueller

Rod Rosenstein is shirking his duty to supervise Robert Mueller CNN reported on Tuesday that during a meeting at the White House, prior to a key appearance by Rosenstein on Capitol Hill, the president "wanted to know where the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation was heading" and whether the deputy attorney general was " on my team ". [Full Article...]

Israelis Sue New Zealanders for Allegedly Convincing Pop Signer to Cancel Show

Israelis Sue New Zealanders for Allegedly Convincing Pop Signer to Cancel Show A pair of New Zealanders are being sued for allegedlyconvincing the pop singer Lorde to cancel her performance in Israel. The group said the lawsuit is meant to give "real consequences to those who selectively target Israel and seek to impose an unjust and illegal boycott against the Jewish state". [Full Article...]

In reversal, US EPA maintains restriction on Alaska mine project

In reversal, US EPA maintains restriction on Alaska mine project Chiang said in a letter to FQM that he's been contacted by organizations and a consortium of Bristol Bay Native American tribes that oppose the Pebble Mine, which is proposed by Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd . "This decision neither deters nor derails the application process of Pebble Limited Partnership's proposed project". "We intend to participate fully in the process and encourage al proj... [Full Article...]

Afghan President speaks to Modi, not to Pakistan PM

Afghan President speaks to Modi, not to Pakistan PM Afghanistan on Wednesday shared evidence with Pakistan on the recent terror attacks in Afghanistan amid reports that President Ashraf Ghani had refused a call from Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Kabul in the past asked Islamabad to hand over the Afghan Taliban suspects who are allegedly hiding in Pakistan. In this context, he added, Islamabad had handed over 27 individuals suspected ... [Full Article...]

Latest updates: Congress leads in Ajmer and Alwar; BJP in Mandalgarh

Latest updates: Congress leads in Ajmer and Alwar; BJP in Mandalgarh The election were held for Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats and Mandalgarh Assembly constituency in Rajasthan. Even as the ruling BJP has been battling anti-incumbency factor on all three seats, it is yet to be seen if the resentment of Rajputs, who openly announced to vote against BJP, would actually result into votes in favour of Congress . [Full Article...]

Nintendo announces Mario movie from Illumination Entertainment

Now, whenever they're asked what their favourite Super Mario movie is, they don't have to reluctantly bring up the 1994 live-action trainwreck. Nintendo is working with Illumination Entertainment on a movie based on its most iconic game character, with legendary creator Shigeru Miyamoto set to produce with Illumination head Chris Meledandri . [Full Article...]

Ravi Ragbir ordered released from ICE detention by federal judge

Ravi Ragbir ordered released from ICE detention by federal judge He now lives with his wife Amy Gottlieb, also an immigrant rights advocate, and their daughter in Brooklyn, New York. Ragbir was detained during a routine check-in in NYC on January 11. And sent away", said Forrest in court packed with his cheering supporters. "Taking such a man, and there are many such men and women like him, and subjecting him to what is rightfully understood as no different t... [Full Article...]

Trump on Releasing the FISA Memo: 'Don't Worry

Trump on Releasing the FISA Memo: 'Don't Worry Bloomberg reported that Wray told the White House he opposed releasing the memo, something the president will likely do after the House Intelligence Committee voted to publish it. Democrats , who have written their own competing memo on the subject, suffered an added setback when the Republicans voted against releasing the Democratic memo simultaneously. [Full Article...]

RNC set to select Todd Ricketts as next finance chair

RNC set to select Todd Ricketts as next finance chair Wynn Resorts shares plunged after the report surfaced. Like Wynn, Ricketts is a billionaire, but in a change of demographics, Ricketts is under 50. "Serving as the Republican National Committee's Finance Chairman is the flawless opportunity". [Full Article...]

Korea leadership 'depraved,' warns of nuclear missile threat

Korea leadership 'depraved,' warns of nuclear missile threat This, he said , will "inspire other rogue actors who want to undermine the US -backed postwar order". In his speech Tuesday, Trump said North Korea was an unparalleled oppressor and that its nuclear missiles "could very soon threaten our homeland". [Full Article...]

Traders Sell Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) on Strength (AMD)

Advanced Micro Devices has a 52-week low of $9.70 and a 52-week high of $15.65. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. The firm provides x86 microprocessors for desktop PCs under the AMD A-Series, AMD E-Series, AMD FX CPU, AMD Athlon CPU and APU, AMD Sempron APU and CPU, and AMD Pro A-Series APU brands; and micropr... [Full Article...]

Liberty Media and Formula 1 take the girls off the grid!

Liberty Media and Formula 1 take the girls off the grid! The role, which dates back to the 1960s and nearly exclusively employs women, traditionally involves the carrying of standards (or banners) showing the drivers' race numbers to their respective grid positions. F1 managing director of motorsports Ross Brawn told BBC Radio 5 live in December that the use of female promotional models was "under review". The women were used to indicate where car... [Full Article...]

Capitec responds to Viceroy Research allegations

Capitec responds to Viceroy Research allegations Visibly exhausted from a long day of turmoil, Chief Executive Officer Gerrie Fourie met reporters in Cape Town to deny allegations by Viceroy that Capitec may be hiding losses by refinancing defaulted loans with new debt. On Monday‚ Capitec closed almost 8% weaker‚ suggesting that some in the market suspected the Viceroy report before its Tuesday release. "We don't buy this story". [Full Article...]

Essential Phone skipping Android Oreo 8.0, will soon receive 8.1

Essential Phone skipping Android Oreo 8.0, will soon receive 8.1 However, this will add a couple of weeks to when the device finally gets updated to Oreo. The stability issues could be related to Android 8.0 itself, but either way, this will push back the official release for a couple weeks. Along with these features there are some more in the latest version of Android. Essential is aiming to get the Oreo 8.1 beta ready for late next week, so somewhere from F... [Full Article...]

Navy missile defense test in Hawaii reportedly fails

Navy missile defense test in Hawaii reportedly fails Wright said the test was of an SM-3 Block IIA missile, made by arms giant Raytheon and created to intercept intermediate-range ballistic missiles. However, the Aegis Ashore system did successfully intercept a ballistic missile target in a test launch last February. [Full Article...]


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