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Trump speaks with China's Xi, agrees to uphold 'One China' policy

The two leaders had previously spoken on November 14, days after Trump had emerged the victor in the 2016 USA presidential election. The phone call with Xi came on the eve of a summit between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Twitter sees slowest quarterly revenue growth

Mobile ad revenue accounted for 89% of the total ad revenue of $638 million, while data licensing and other revenue amounted to $79 million, a 14% year over year increase. Fourth-quarter revenue of $717 million was well short of analysts' expectations. "Some people just want to see cat pictures and memes they can laugh at, not an immigration debate", said Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy.

Israeli settlement law a means to 'legalise theft'?

Under the new legislation, about 3,850 housing units in dozens of outposts built illegally on privately owned Palestinian lands would be retroactively legalised. The vote further complicates efforts to reach a two-state solution in the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict over land rights. The arguments allow diplomats to tell Israel's critics not to get too frantic about the law because it will be knocked down in the court.

Appeals Court Rules Against Trump's Immigration EO, Upholds Restraining Order

A tie would keep in place whatever the appeals court decides. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] heard oral arguments [video] on Tuesday regarding the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's executive order [materials] on immigration.

US Senate confirms Republican Senator Jeff Sessions will be next attorney general

She posted her video on Facebook Tuesday night. On the same day Senate Republicans voted to appoint the supremely unqualified Betsy DeVos as Trump's education secretary-in defiance of the thousands of constituents who voiced opposition-they also voted to formally silence Elizabeth Warren .

Judging Trump: How the United States president and courts interact

His ruling Friday came in a case brought by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, granting the state's request for an immediate restraining order blocking further enforcement of the travel ban. And on Sunday in Paterson, U.S. Sens. And now the courts must decide whether they'll be complicit in the erosion of their own power. Judges make mistakes, and it is vital to our democratic system of government that members of Congress and the president and ordinary citizens be free to ...

Voters View Judge Neil Gorsuch as Mainstream, More Favorable than Obama's Nominees

Trump for the U.S. Supreme Court on January 31, 2017. "And he said to me that he found them "disheartening" and "demoralizing" - his words", Sen. The appeal process in this case is the filibuster for the nomination of Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court justice where the majority vote would replace the 60-vote supermajority required to stop a filibuster.

EPL teams more defensive this season: Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho

According to the Daily Mirror , the Portuguese explained during the post-match conference exactly why Mkhitaryan was slowly introduced to his team. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Juan Mata scored to earn United a comfortable victory and leave the Foxes deep in relegation danger.

P2P lenders back SME focus in housing white paper

The Government then seems to have grasped the scale. Ministers will admit England's housing market is "broken" as they unveil new plans to build more affordable homes. Today Sajid Javid has launched the housing white paper to address this and bring sanity to a system that just doesn't work. Javid said: "The housing market in this country is broken and the solution means building many more houses in the places that people want to live".

Freezing rain special weather statement issued for Toronto

In a winter weather watch issued Tuesday afternoon, the weather service said that there could be snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches on Thursday . Timing.Pockets of freezing rain and sleet will linger into the evening, especially near the New Hampshire border. Rain is expected to tail off by 10 a.m.

Tiger Woods' injury not as bad as first feared

It was the 14-time Major winner's first birdie-free round since March 2014 and left him 12 shots off the lead held by bitter rival Sergio Garcia , who carded six birdies and an eagle in his 65. I think I just got a bit exhausted, head popped up, made a couple of bad swings and that cost me. "If I'm coming in two or three behind Sergio, that's where you want to be", Stenson said.

THE BACHELOR on ABC - Monday, February 6, 2017

Corinne's mother has also been the recipient of menacing phone calls about her daughter. But Nick opts for one of two women for a one-on-one date. So watching Corinne cartoonishly call Taylor a "big mean swamp monster" and get edited in the most absurdly villainous fashion - even the flies in the bayou hate her! - she seems destined to go home.

Trump's budget director nominee forced to declare Obama's inauguration crowd bigger

GOP senators, however, have not yet pulled any support for Mulvaney's appointment - meaning they can still approve the congressman's nomination, even with Democrats' disapproval. Mulvaney also faced questions about his failure to pay federal taxes and other significant, and pertinent, financial issues. Mulvaney said he is in the process of paying that amount back to the IRS.

Putin: Those who spread fake allegations about Trump 'worse than prostitutes'

Kostin used his appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week to urge US investors to give Russian stocks the kind of Trump "bump" the USA market has enjoyed since the election. And on the Republican presidential debate stage in November 2015, Trump bragged about getting to know Putin "very well". "Yes, a long time ago", Trump said.

Wynn dumps Ford cosmetics after flap with Melania Trump

While listing Melania Trump's accomplishments, the page quickly shifts to highlighting the former model's appearances in various magazines and publications along with naming all of the top fashion photographers she's worked with. Ford joined a group of other prominent designers - including Marc Jacobs, Derek Lam, and Humberto Leon of Opening Ceremony and Kenzo - who stated that they would not dress the first lady.

President Barack Obama Shares Sweet Birthday Message to Michelle Obama

There is more to Michelle Obama than just her style! But she definitely intends to stay involved with her initiatives , including her school lunch initiative, which she mentioned on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. It's no secret that Michelle is always glamorous with her gown choices. She was more humble than haughty, more elegant than arrogant, more serene than snobbish, and inclusive rather than exclusive.

Isreal Denounces Security Council Resolution On Jewish Settlements

The United States has used its veto on the Security Council to block similar measures. It's about one of the most sensitive issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, this issue of settlements. said that they chose to abstain on this vote". It says settlements have "no legal validity" and are "dangerously imperilling the viability of the two-state solution".

Nine dead as truck hits Berlin Christmas market in suspected attack

Trump noted that radical Islamic terrorist networks must be "eradicated" and that he will work with "all freedom-loving partners" to do so. Emergency services attend the scene, after an attack by a truck at a Christmas market, in Berlin , on Monday evening.

Pisa results: 'We will not panic' says Carwyn Jones

Nationally, 11 per cent of students were low achievers on the science test and 12 per cent were high achievers. Fifteen-year-olds in Ireland rank third among students in 35 OECD countries for reading, while they have performed above average in maths and science (13th place).