Keylor Navas signs a one-year extension with Real Madrid – MARCA.com

Keylor Navas Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas has renewed his contract with the club for an extra year, taking his new deal to June 2021. The Costa Rican has fallen out of favour since the arrival of Thibaut Courtois and, since the appointment of Santiago Solari as head coach, his minutes have dwindled further. The TV show ‘Jugones’ on LaSexta broke the news and it has now been confirmed by MARCA. Navas signed the contract a few weeks ago and he will earn five million euros net per season; negotiations…

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Trump says he didn’t say Mexico would write US a check for border wall. But he did – PolitiFact

As his border wall fight with Democrats continues, President Donald Trump finds himself in the awkward position of having to explain what happened to the idea that Mexico would pay all the costs. Trump tried to dance out of the apparent contradiction on the White House lawn Jan. 10, the 20th day of a partial government shutdown. “When during the campaign I would say ‘Mexico is going to pay for it,’ obviously, I never said this, and I never meant they’re going to write out a check,” Trump told reporters.…

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Super Bowl guac may be off the table if gas shortage sidelines Mexican avocados – CNN

But it’s something that could have a major impact on the United States. Gas stations in at least six Mexican states and the country’s capital have been running dry for days. It’s provoked a major public outcry. And there’s some concern exports could be affected. The Reuters news agency reported this week that the gas shortage could get in the way of Super Bowl party plans if tens of thousands of tons of avocados expected to arrive in the coming weeks can’t make it north of the border. “Cue the…

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Pancho Villa, prostitutes and spies: The U.S.-Mexico border wall’s wild origins – The Washington Post

International Street, shown in 1929 with the border line staked out down the center, separates Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Mexico. The U.S. Immigration and Customs station flies the American flag, right center, and the Mexican office is across the line, at left center. (AP) Michael E. Miller Local enterprise reporter covering immigration, poverty, inequality and crime January 10 at 6:05 PM On an August afternoon in 1918, a mysterious man approached the U.S.-Mexico border in the bustling town of Nogales. For decades, the boundary between the two countries had been…

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Trump claims he “never meant” Mexico would “write a check” to pay for the wall – CBS News

President Trump told reporters Thursday morning he never expected Mexico to make a direct payment to pay for a border wall, despite a memo from his campaign in 2016 outlining a plan to make Mexico do just that.  “When during the campaign I would say Mexico is going to pay for it, obviously I never said this and I never meant they were going to write out a check, I said they’re going to pay for it,” Mr. Trump said.  He claimed that increased revenues under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which…

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How ICE contracts are affected by the shutdown – CNN

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is tasked with, among other things, detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants in the United States. To do so, the agency contracts with private companies and county jails across the country. But, with shutdown talks at an impasse and no additional funding in sight, ICE is forced to work with what it already has in its coffers. “ICE only has a finite amount of money that they had been appropriated and that ended on December 21,” said Tracey Valerio, the former director of management at ICE, referring…

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Frustración en la pista por desvío de avión de Aeroméxico

Al menos dos pasajeros molestos fueron detenidos en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Oakland luego que un avión de Aeroméxico que se dirigía a San Francisco, fuera desviado por neblina, informó la Oficina del Alguacil del Condado Alameda. El vuelo 622 de Aeroméxico que salió de Guadalajara, llegó a Oakland a las 10:40 a.m., dijo la pasajera Jazmin Eunice Sarabia. Sarabia dijo que el avión estuvo en la pista de aterrizaje por al menos cuatro horas, tiempo en el que el “sofocante” personal de Aeroméxico no les ofreció comida ni agua.…

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Muere tratando de rescatar sus perros de fuertes olas

OCEAN BEACH – Un hombre perdió la vida después de intentar rescatar a su perro de las aguas turbulentas en Ocean Beach, informaron las autoridades el jueves.  Gregg Owens y su esposa, originarios de Nevada, caminaban por la playa con sus perros cuando una ola se los llevó. Owens se apresuró a rescatarlos pero cuando lo había logrado, otra ola lo jaló hacia el mar y lo azotó hacia las rocas. El Departamento de Bomberos de San Diego recibió una llamada a la 1:49 p.m. sobre un rescate acuático necesario…

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‘Fortnite’ Challenge: Where To Slide An Ice Puck Over 150m In A Single Throw – Forbes

FortniteEpic We got a weird one for you this week, a Fortnite challenge that requires you to use a toy to achieve something that may seem easy at first, but is actually a lot harder than it looks. I originally thought this challenge was to slide an ice puck over 100m in a throw, but it’s actually to do it 150m instead, as I was struggling with even 100 for a while. But I figured it out eventually. To even start this challenge, you will have to have reached at…

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