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His blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended. The doctor also said he would also design a daily exercise program for Trump. Dr Jackson admitted that he would work with the President in the coming year to improve his diet and increase the amount of physical activity he does, although he said that he considers being on the golf course to be exercise.
  • Qatar monitoring situation of royal member 'held' in UAE

    Qatar monitoring situation of royal member 'held' in UAE

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    Alya al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to the United Nations, said the airspace invasions constituted a "flagrant violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the State of Qatar, as well as a flagrant violation of the provisions of global law, conventions, charters and worldwide norms".
  • Social Democrats push back against German 'grand' coalition

    Social Democrats push back against German 'grand' coalition

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    The Social Democratic Party (SPD) is scheduled to hold an extraordinary party conference on January 21 to seek approval from its delegates for the preliminary agreement and enter into formal negotiations. "Should everything work fine we will continue", said Tiefensee, economy minister in the state of Thuringia. Ahead of a key Sunday vote by all SPD delegates, delegates from the Berlin chapter voted 21-8 against starting formal coalition talks.
  • Chile | Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable harm' from sex abuse

    Chile | Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable harm' from sex abuse

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    Stray dogs walk on the stage before the open-air Mass to be officiated by Pope Francis at O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, Jan. 16, 2018. "I am one with my brother bishops, for it is right to ask for forgiveness and make every effort to support the victims, even as we commit ourselves to ensuring that such things do not happen again", he said.
  • Cuomo Releases 2019 State Budget Proposal

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    That's playing with fiscal fire: Cuomo knows NY has the highest state and local tax burden in America, so why would he raise taxes further - making the burden heavier and the state less attractive to both businesses and residents? The governor is not expected to talk in-depth about a proposed congestion pricing plan for the East River bridges.
  • Opelika city, school officials announce closures

    Opelika city, school officials announce closures

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    Three local schools will be closed on Wednesday due to the cold weather conditions. However after school activities may take place as planned, depending upon weather conditions, the release stated. - Zachary Community Schools in Zachary, La. Students will be in school on February 16th and 19th for the two days missed from the recent snow.
  • Andrew Cuomo's poll numbers trend up in election year

    Andrew Cuomo's poll numbers trend up in election year

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    A Siena poll in November put Cuomo's favorability rating at 52 percent. At the same time, only 15 percent of NY voters said they expect the tax changes will make them better off financially. Cuomo's budget plan will also deal with a projected deficit of more than $4 billion and $2 billion in federal health care cuts. Siena spokesman Steve Greenberg says when it comes to the issue, there is no upstate downstate divide or difference in political parties, and three-quarters of New Yorkers think ...
  • Iran adds to criticism of US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

    Iran adds to criticism of US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

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    Warning Turkey's allies against helping "terrorists" in Syria, he said: "We won't be responsible for consequences". Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Monday to "strangle" a planned 30,000-strong US -backed force in Syria "before it's even born", as Washington's backing for Kurdish fighters drove a wedge into relations with one of its main Middle East allies.
  • Jey Uso Was Reportedly Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

    Jey Uso Was Reportedly Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

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    The Usos - sons of pro wrestling legend, Rikishi - are 5-time WWE tag team champions. now holding gold for the company's SmackDown brand. WWE has yet to comment on the incident. Sadly, this isn't the first DUI offense to hit the sons of WWE legend Rikishi , 52. This news comes on the same day that superstar Roman Reigns (a relative of the Usos), was implicated in a steroid scandal.
  • Facebook is Making a Big Change to Your News Feed

    Facebook is Making a Big Change to Your News Feed

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    Zuckerberg is setting the correct goals for himself and his company. Detaching conversations from article links won't necessarily make them more accurate, productive, or even more "meaningful". Well, we can't turn back the clock, but we will start seeing more posts from friends in our feed. If you don't have the budget to dedicate to promoting your posts on Facebook , perhaps consider another marketing avenue.
  • Nine dead as Colombian bridge collapses

    Nine dead as Colombian bridge collapses

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    The region around Chirajara is a particularly mountainous area where the highway from the capital descends towards Villavicencio. It was expected to be delivered by the end of March and if completed would have had a length of 446 metres. "We are still working to verify the total number of people who were working at the time", they said in a statement. German Cardona, Colombia's Transportation Minister, flew above the site of the collapsed bridge , as well as visited rescue staff ...
  • Phil Murphy, Goldman Sachs Alum, Sworn In as New Jersey Governor

    Phil Murphy, Goldman Sachs Alum, Sworn In as New Jersey Governor

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    Democrats also control both houses of the Legislature. Murphy also took a swipe at Trump for his incendiary remarks about immigrants from "s--hole countries", saying America is "a place where immigrants still come in hope of a better future - and that includes from Haiti and from the continent of Africa".
  • North and South Korea discuss troupe's Olympics visit

    North and South Korea discuss troupe's Olympics visit

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    After the meeting, North and South Korean negotiators released a five-point joint press statement explaining that the group of artists would be the Samjiyon Band and that the band would perform in Gangneung and Seoul . South Korean officials told the news wire that the officials likely just talked logistics, like when and where the troupe would perform. The KCNA criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for crediting President Donald Trump for getting the North to sit down with the ...
  • Trump on Twitter (Jan 16) - Border security, immigration

    Trump on Twitter (Jan 16) - Border security, immigration

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    One insider believes the discrepancy may be why some Republican senators are denying having heard the president say "shithole". Trump has denied making the comments, but Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who was present at the meeting, was adamant Trump did made the controversial remarks.
  • Homeland Security Head Says What She Heard During Immigration Meeting

    Homeland Security Head Says What She Heard During Immigration Meeting

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    A few minutes later, Sen. Booker told Nielsen that when he heard about what happened from Durbin , he found it "profoundly disturbing". "Did he use anything similar to that describing certain countries?" Durbin: How did he characterize those countries from Africa? Nielsen , referring to a forthcoming DHS study on immigration and terrorism, said she would ask lawmakers for help "to close the loopholes that prevent us from removing known suspected terrorists and other criminals from ...
  • I am not a racist

    I am not a racist

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    It took Trump almost a full day to respond, which he did on Twitter and denied the allegations despite multiple members of Congress saying otherwise. Sen. Graham reportedly told his fellow South Carolina Senator Tim Scott minutes after Trump's comments were published by Washington Post that the accounts in the media were accurate.