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White Home authorities shutdown away message is a political assault on Democrats

White Home authorities shutdown away message is a political assault on Democrats Listen for yourself. This is a recording we captured ourselves when dialing the White House comment line shortly after 6:00 p.m. ET on Saturday. Those moves come as a clear sign that the Trump administration is trying to limit the shutdown's impact on voters (and not screw up their vacation plans) so as to minimize the political fallout of a government shutdown in a city where the GOP has unif... [Full Article...]

Olympics should lead to nuke discussions - South Korea

Olympics should lead to nuke discussions - South Korea Expert Chris Ogden's remarks come as North Korea and South Korea agreed to march together at the Winter Olympics under a "unified" Korea flag in a landmark bid to ease bitter relations. The South Korean group complained that efforts to encourage the North's participation in the sporting event is stealing the spotlight from their country to the benefit of the regime in Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Trump takes immigration cues from 'Pres. Stephen Miller'

Trump takes immigration cues from 'Pres. Stephen Miller' But amnesty advocates like Graham complain that White House aides like Miller are keeping Trump from making a deal. "As long as Senator Graham chooses to support legislation that sides with people in this country illegally and unlawfully instead of our own American citizens, we're going nowhere", he said in an email. [Full Article...]

Five missing after gas well explosion near Quinton

Five missing after gas well explosion near Quinton Enloe said a remote switch that was in place to shut the well down was rendered inoperable in the explosion, so experts are working on how to shut the well. Patterson is a drilling rig operating company. To OCC knowledge, the OCC has not handled anything with this company before. A local emergency dispatcher says the sheriff, undersheriff and county emergency management director are all on the s... [Full Article...]

Giannis Antetokounmpo 'Devastated' After Bucks Fire Jason Kidd

Giannis Antetokounmpo 'Devastated' After Bucks Fire Jason Kidd Kidd finished up his time in Milwaukee with a coaching record of 139-152 (.478). Assistant coach Joe Prunty is slated to serve as interim head coach until the Bucks can find a replacement, and this could be a prized opportunity for Williams to get back to the coaching reins once again, this time with a much more complete roster and a superstar player that is getting better by the minute, now s... [Full Article...]

'With mixed emotions': Gov. Phil Scott signs marijuana bill into law

'With mixed emotions': Gov. Phil Scott signs marijuana bill into law Scott reiterated that he would veto any effort to create the kind of tax-and-regulate recreational marijuana economy that states like Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Colorado have pioneered. "The majority of Vermonters, like the majority of the American public, desire to live in a community where responsible adults who choose to consume cannabis are no longer criminalized or stigmatized", said ... [Full Article...]

Zinke: Parks shouldn't be bargaining chip in shutdown showdown

Zinke: Parks shouldn't be bargaining chip in shutdown showdown Alcatraz Island was scheduled to remain open because it's operated largely by a private company. Rangers said the public would still have access to the park's open spaces and roads . Mulvaney accused the Obama administration of weaponizing the last shutdown . In the political brinkmanship over whether to allow federal funding to lapse, the national park sites are perhaps the most vivid i... [Full Article...]

Vikings playoff primer: Game predictions, plus our best content from the week

Vikings playoff primer: Game predictions, plus our best content from the week The Minnesota Vikings arrived at their hotel in Philadelphia on Saturday, about 24 hours ahead of the NFC Championship game against the Eagles . Eventually, the Vikings defense will become too much for Philly. The NFL's top-ranked defense should be embarrassed by its performance on Sunday, but the loss quickly shifts the conversation to quarterback. [Full Article...]

Apple to support Malala Fund's goal of educating 100000 girls

Apple to support Malala Fund's goal of educating 100000 girls Apple announced a partnership with the Malala Fund on Monday that should see the non-profit double the number of grants it offers and extend its funding programs to India and Latin America. Cook says it ultimately came down to "serendipity", because he just happened to be visiting Oxford University for another objective. "We began to talk and it became so clear that she had such a bold visi... [Full Article...]

No. 22 Ohio State rolls past Minnesota 67-49

No. 22 Ohio State rolls past Minnesota 67-49 I think the difference here is Ohio State has really been far better then expected and Nebraska has been vulnerable on the road. Nebraska received a boost from James Palmer Jr., who was the top scorer from either team with 19 points on 5-for-8 shooting. [Full Article...]

Bhavana ties the knot with Kannada producer Naveen, Priyanka Chopra congratulates newlyweds

Bhavana ties the knot with Kannada producer Naveen, Priyanka Chopra congratulates newlyweds It was just last evening when social media was buzzing with pictures from her Mehendi ceremony. She congratulated them saying, "I wanted to wish you a very happy married life". It was in March, 2017 that the two got engaged and a picture from the ceremony leaked online and had gone viral. Bhavana, meanwhile, has shared screen space with nearly all leading actors of Kannada film industry, including... [Full Article...]

White Home voicemail blames Democrats for shutdown

White Home voicemail blames Democrats for shutdown Mr. Shah said that now that the government is funded for another three weeks, immigration talks will resume between the White House and Capitol Hill. "Due to this obstruction, the government is shut down ", the recording continued. A almost identical message plays on the White House comment line, which is typically used for citizens wishing to air grievances or criticisms of the president. [Full Article...]

Trump's first year has been a great success

Trump's first year has been a great success Dr. Bandy Lee, a forensic psychiatrist who has called for the president to have an emergency mental health screening and warned that he could wipe out the human species, said that the MOCA was not the test she believed he needed. 'He has incredibly good genes, ' Jackson also said. Last week, a group of more than 70 mental health professionals sent a public letter to Jackson that urged hi... [Full Article...]

MP mulls review plea in Supreme Court over ban on film

MP mulls review plea in Supreme Court over ban on film Breaking his silence a day after the Supreme Court quashed ban on controversial Bollywood flick " Padmaavat " by four states, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Friday that the advocate general has been asked to study the apex court order before taking a decision on its screening in the state. [Full Article...]

US Senate to Vote Noon Monday on Ending Government Shutdown

US Senate to Vote Noon Monday on Ending Government Shutdown The Senate will vote at 1:00am (local time) on Monday on a bill to fund the Government through to February 8, unless Democrats agreed to hold it sooner, Senator McConnell said . Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., told CNN on Monday that "what brought us into this was the chaos of trying to negotiate with President Trump ". In a bid to win over a few holdouts, McConnell pledged to take up legislation ... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map

Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map Pennsylvania's congressional district map is a partisan gerrymander that "clearly, plainly and palpably" violates the state's constitution , the state's Supreme Court said on Monday, joining a string of court decisions that have struck down political maps that unduly favor one political party. [Full Article...]

Turkey makes announcement on military operation in Syria's Afrin

Turkey makes announcement on military operation in Syria's Afrin Turkey considers the YPG to be an arm of the Kurdish PKK in Turkey , which Washington and Ankara have designated as a terrorist organization. The State Department on Sunday said that "the United States is very concerned about the situation in northwest Syria ". [Full Article...]

Congress told Lynch knew of plans to clear Clinton

Congress told Lynch knew of plans to clear Clinton Strzok and Page were members of the Special Counsel's Office, but Strzok was removed in July after the Justice Department discovered his anti-Trump exchanges with Page. May 17, 2017, was the day that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as head of the investigation into whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government or elements linked to it. [Full Article...]

Palestinians call general strike to protest Pence visit to Jerusalem

Palestinians call general strike to protest Pence visit to Jerusalem Pence will not be meeting with Palestinian Authority officials, who have declined to host Pence in Ramallah over the recent announcement by President Donald Trump that the US recognizes Yerushalayim as Israel's capital. Arab lawmakers in Israel's parliament have been tossed out from the house for heckling Vice President Mike Pence at the start of his speech. It also broke with decade... [Full Article...]

School shooting in Texas prompts authorities to respond

School shooting in Texas prompts authorities to respond Fitzgerald said he did not know how many students were in the cafeteria at Italy High School when the shooting happened at about 7:50 a.m. Her condition is unknown. "This is a trying time for our community and our school", Joffre said, who added that the district was making arrangements for grief counselors to be available to students who needed them. [Full Article...]


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