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Global News Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA
Author: 0 Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA

In 2013, he helped scuttle a proposal while he worked as a staffer for then-Sen. While some specialists consider that qualifying Miller as a puppeteer of the president is an exaggeration - as Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies explained - what really worries is that the leader of the country doesn't know the scope of his decisions to the point of not being able to define a position with respect to sensitive topics such as DACA .

Global News Philippines raises alert level for Mayon volcano
Author: 0 Philippines raises alert level for Mayon volcano

A level 4 alert means Mt Mayon is active, with persistent tremors, low-frequency type natural disaster. "Because of this, the Danger Zone is extended to an 8-kilometer [5 miles] radius from the summit vent. The dome replaced the old lava dome that was formed when the volcano erupted in 2014, according to Phivolcs . But based on past Mayon eruptions, evacuation may be as short as three weeks to one month.

Global News 'With mixed emotions': Gov. Phil Scott signs marijuana bill into law
Author: 0 'With mixed emotions': Gov. Phil Scott signs marijuana bill into law

Scott noted that "consumption of marijuana in public places is prohibited". Vermont will become the latest state to allow the possession of marijuana for recreational purposes under a new measure signed into law Monday by Gov. Vermont will not collect any tax revenue from the legalization and has no plans to commercialize the market, yet. Advocates praised the governor's decision.

Global News Military Shifts Focus to Threats by Russian Federation and China, Not Terrorism
Author: 0 Military Shifts Focus to Threats by Russian Federation and China, Not Terrorism

But Mattis gave no indication that the military's capacity to protect the American people will be compromised: "We will continue what we are doing but the value of the military is grossly enhanced by the sense that the American model of government, of the people, by the people, for the people, can function and carry out its governmental responsibilities".

Global News Six senior UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton 'fiasco'
Author: 0 Six senior UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton 'fiasco'

Speaking to Premier on the latest chaos, the now independent, Arnott said it was far bigger than a leadership issue: "The problem can not be fixed, irrespective of Henry Bolton's leadership". "It is time to 'Drain the Swamp, '" Bolton said. The committee does not have the power to remove him - that can only be done by a vote of the party's membership.

Global News Court Rules PA Legislative Districts Must Be Redrawn
Author: 0 Court Rules PA Legislative Districts Must Be Redrawn

Pennsylvania's top court has ruled that the map of the state's 18 congressional district is unconstitutional. And the effects of the court's order could have a palpable effect on the upcoming elections, especially in a swing state like Pennsylvania where Democrats now only claim 5 out of 18 of the state's congressional districts.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson Visits New US Embassy in London that Trump Criticized

Mr Tillerson also met UK Prime Minister Theresa May , and the Iran nuclear deal - which has been heavily criticised by Mr Trump - was on the agenda. "Sometimes we forget about the importance of our own relationship", he said. Eisenhower. Trump said this month that he canceled a planned trip to London because he didn't want to cut the ribbon at the high-tech new building, thought to be the most expensive embassy in the world.

Global News Just In: Weah Officially Becomes Liberia President
Author: 0 Just In: Weah Officially Becomes Liberia President

Heads of state from Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and Togo are expected to attend along with friends and former colleagues from his football years. Liberians Joyfully waved their flags with songs and dance trekking and queuing to the venue of the ceremony.

Global News Emergency official: Five missing after Oklahoma rig explosion
Author: 0 Emergency official: Five missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

According to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the well site is operated by Oklahoma City-based Red Mountain Operating. Skinner said a company that specializes in rig fires and other well control problems also responded to the blaze. "Pretty much everything that is on location was on fire", Enloe said. Enloe said no employees were transported to the hospital and one was treated for burns on the scene before refusing transportation.

Global News Study shows flu may be spread just by breathing
Author: 0 Study shows flu may be spread just by breathing

Influenza can cause mild to severe illness. The influenza vaccine is typically more effective against influenza B, which typically occurs later in the flu season toward spring - reiterating how important it is to get vaccinated. Adults without Medicare will be charge $15 for the flu shot. Certain people are more at risk for developing flu complications than others, according to the Broome County Health Department .

Global News Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys
Author: 0 Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

This change will only apply to US users, although - if successful - Facebook plans to enforce the effort internationally. This was evidenced in the almost 9% rise in the New York Times' stock price following the announcement . The company initially proposed fighting false stories by letting users flag them. Ultimately, people use social media differently, and this change will impact those demographics differently.

Global News Under Trump, parks to stay open even if government shuts down
Author: 0 Under Trump, parks to stay open even if government shuts down

For that shutdown , the Department of Interior made the controversial decision to close public parks, monuments and battlefields. Martin Luther King Jr.'s childhood home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the visitor center at MLK National Historic Site in Atlanta are closed amid the federal government shutdown .

Global News US, UN condemn terror attack in Kabul
Author: 0 US, UN condemn terror attack in Kabul

Image of the scene at the Kabul hotel from the Daily Star. "We don't know if any of them have been killed or wounded", Sabet said. Terrified guests trapped at the top of the building tied bedsheets together and climbed over balconies to escape the overnight assault.

Author: 0 From Shreveport to Seneca Falls, a march for female power

Last year's L.A. march was also the largest. Organizers said they're fighting for basic rights for women, immigrants and others who are under attack. In Park City, Utah, where the annual Sundance Film Festival is in full swing, actress Jane Fonda and nationally known attorney Gloria Allred joined the women's march.

Global News Trump's trouble in the polls: Approval rating 'lowest on record'
Author: 0 Trump's trouble in the polls: Approval rating 'lowest on record'

That is also his highest approval on this issue all year. Fifty-eight percent said they disapprove of Trump's job in the Oval Office. The survey was released on Friday. But since then, the gap has narrowed. Trump's unpopularity has been one of the factors cited for predictions that the Republicans could face a bloodbath in congressional elections this November.

Global News Graham to GOP: Give on immigration to get military spending boost
Author: 0 Graham to GOP: Give on immigration to get military spending boost

No longer the administration's go-to GOP negotiator for legislation to protect almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation, Graham has chose to go rogue. "Democrats seem to be willing to increase military spending". Emerging from lunch with the Republican caucus, Graham said he told his colleagues he won't be voting for the CR.

Global News What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment mental test Trump took?
Author: 0 What's the Montreal Cognitive Assessment mental test Trump took?

He also said he found the president, whom he about three times every day, always "very sharp" and "very articulate". Trump's flying colors on his cognitive test gave his supporters ammo to try to put to rest the narrative that has emerged in recent months that Trump is mentally unfit for office or could even be experiencing early stages of dementia or Alzheimer's disease.

Global News Rafael Nadal and Marin Cilic through to Australian Open quarter-final showdown
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal and Marin Cilic through to Australian Open quarter-final showdown

Kyrgios, seeded 17, needed three tiebreakers to win a crunch match with the former finalist 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/5) in 3hr 17min in a spectacular night match on Rod Laver Arena. "The guy was talking to me and telling me "you are under pressure now, you are under pressure now" when I was bouncing my balls, then I lost it and [was driven] a little bit insane because it was not fair".

Global News Young SPD activists in last-ditch bid to rule out Merkel deal
Author: 0 Young SPD activists in last-ditch bid to rule out Merkel deal

Put simply, last September's general election was a disaster for Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD). Germany and France want to boost economic, social, political and technological cooperation by upgrading their bilateral agreement, known as the Elysee Treaty, concluded 55 years ago.

Global News Turkey launches land operation into YPG militants in Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 Turkey launches land operation into YPG militants in Syria's Afrin

In pictures sent by Hasakeh to AFP , Kurdish Red Crescent rescuers could be seen retrieving bloodied bodies from a collapsed concrete structure and laying them on orange stretchers. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly threatened over the last days to launch a ground operation, also including pro-Ankara Syrian rebels, to oust the YPG from Afrin and the area.

Global News Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal
Author: 0 Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal

The president has demanded extra border security, including funding for a wall, as well as an end to family-based chain migration and the visa lottery program. "He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country". A confidant of Trump's told The Associated Press that the president spent Thursday evening calling friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction on his inflammatory remarks.

Global News Trump to meet with British prime minister next week in Swiss Alps
Author: 0 Trump to meet with British prime minister next week in Swiss Alps

PM Modi is expected to encapsulate the making of "a new, young and innovative India", while he is also expected to talk about his experience with "cooperative federalism" in India, while urging the world for a collective crackdown on terrorism, economic imbalances, cyber threats and various societal ills.

Global News NY vows to reopen Statue of Liberty, at its own cost
Author: 0 NY vows to reopen Statue of Liberty, at its own cost

According to it's website, the Statue of Liberty, as well as Ellis Island was still officially closed as of 4 pm on Saturday. The Statue of Liberty, temporarily closed by a United States government budget shutdown, will reopen on Monday to once again beckon other countries' "huddled masses" - as well as not-so-poor tourists with dollars to spend.

Global News Russia: Iran deal can't survive if USA pulls out
Author: 0 Russia: Iran deal can't survive if USA pulls out

Sergey Lavrov told the Security Council on Thursday in a clear message to President Donald Trump that "we can not for the benefit of political agendas of certain countries abandon a genuine achievement of global diplomacy". Protesters gathered to demand peace talks between the United States and North Korea ahead of North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics in PyongChang.

Global News White House says Donald Trump supports budget deal
Author: 0 White House says Donald Trump supports budget deal

Trump has not clarified to aides what he said, but told reporters Sunday night in Florida that comments attributed to him "weren't made". He is still touting his immigration proposal - a plan embraced by Democrats - that many Republicans have panned and Trump has declared dead on arrival.

Global News Marion Cotillard advises Kiwis who 'hired' Jacinda Ardern
Author: 0 Marion Cotillard advises Kiwis who 'hired' Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern , on Friday, announced that she is pregnant with her first child, and plans to take a short break after the birth in June. Ardern's rise to power has generated intense interest in her personal life and drew comparisons with other youthful leaders such as France's Emmanuel Macron and Canada's Justin Trudeau.

Global News Donald Trump Is The Same Height, Weight As This NFL Quarterback
Author: 0 Donald Trump Is The Same Height, Weight As This NFL Quarterback

Ronny Jackson , the White House physician, told reporters Tuesday, noting that the president earned flawless marks on a cognitive test that he himself had requested. Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson is a White House doctor appointed by former President George W. Bush's tenure in 2006. Jackson said there is "absolutely nothing" that is being withheld from the public and that Trump's release of information is "hands down" the broadest in history.

Global News DC, Maryland, Virginia Make Amazon's List for 2nd Headquarters
Author: 0 DC, Maryland, Virginia Make Amazon's List for 2nd Headquarters

Transportation access was one of the considerations in Amazon's RFP. Wylde believes that Toronto , the only city named in the list outside the US, is the biggest threat to New York's bid because of tightened immigration rules imposed by the Trump administration that could make it more hard to recruit talent from overseas.

Global News Winter storm watch in effect
Author: 0 Winter storm watch in effect

They say if it happens like they think it's going to, travel will be "very hard to impossible, including during the morning commute on Monday ". A looming winter storm is expected to arrive beginning late Sunday across a broad swath of southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities area, according to the latest forecast.

Global News Special UK deal possible after Brexit - President Emmanuel Macron
Author: 0 Special UK deal possible after Brexit - President Emmanuel Macron

And this is what the British government is hoping: that each European Union country will now push its own agenda in trade talks, allowing the United Kingdom to get the bespoke deal it wants. Macron said the treaty would mean "smarter and more efficient management of the border" and a faster, more humane processing system for migrants. "I think it's important that politicians then deliver on that".

Global News Supreme Court Halts North Carolina Redistricting
Author: 0 Supreme Court Halts North Carolina Redistricting

In the new order delaying the North Carolina case, the Justices said the lower court ruling would remain suspended until a formal appeal is filed to challenge that decision , and the Justices have issued a final ruling. The Jan. 9 decision says North Carolina's lines were drawn with the clear intention of helping Republicans beat Democrats and endorses several ways to measure the partisan nature of the district lines.

Global News North Korea to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang
Author: 0 North Korea to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang

The sudden flurry of sports diplomacy contrasts tensions that have risen on the Korean peninsula in recent years amid a growing number of nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests by the North, as well as increasingly threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang toward the United States.

Global News Donald Trump's appointee resigns after saying: 'I don't like gay people'
Author: 0 Donald Trump's appointee resigns after saying: 'I don't like gay people'

In his former role at CNCS, Higbie was responsible for the public image and messaging of the federal department that oversees volunteer services like AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. They're just awful people.' Well, yeah, most Muslims believe that to have sex with men is okay, which I don't like it all... At another point, Higbie stated, "The whole African-American thing gets me whipped up because it's like 99 percent - and I'm paraphrasing here - of people who write down African-American ...

Global News Kris Dunn falls face first to floor, shatters teeth after fastbreak dunk
Author: 0 Kris Dunn falls face first to floor, shatters teeth after fastbreak dunk

With Zach LaVine's minutes set to increase, he also could spend time at the position in Dunn's absence. Dunn was injured Wednesday night during a home loss to Golden State . As the Chicago Bulls player leapt into the air, hung on top of the hoop and dropped the ball through the net, he probably didn't think twice about hanging off the rim.

Global News 'Russian mafia link' to Trump golf course probed
Author: 0 'Russian mafia link' to Trump golf course probed

On Thursday morning the House Intelligence Committee voted to release previously confidential testimony given to lawmakers behind close doors by Fusion GPS co-founder and co-author of the infamous Russian Federation dossier Glenn Simpson .

Global News Las Vegas Gunman's Girlfriend Won't Face Charges, Police Say
Author: 0 Las Vegas Gunman's Girlfriend Won't Face Charges, Police Say

In a press briefing, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo revealed the findings of a preliminary report on the shooting, saying that all evidence pointed to Paddock's acting alone and that Marilou Danley, his girlfriend at the time, was not a suspect.

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