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Senate vote to end government shutdown delayed until Monday at noon

Senate vote to end government shutdown delayed until Monday at noon McConnell repeated the offer Monday, promising in firmer language to bring a legislation to protect these almost 700,000 immigrants from deportation to replace the Obama-era regulation DACA, which is set to lapse in the first week of March. [Full Article...]

White House Defends Ad Calling Dems 'Complicit' in Killings

White House Defends Ad Calling Dems 'Complicit' in Killings As part of negotiations last week to end the government shutdown , Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer offered to fund part of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall in exchange for protections for the almost 700,000 unauthorized immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . [Full Article...]

Mike Pompeo, CIA director

Mike Pompeo, CIA director The assessment follows a disclosure by North Korean state media this week that Pyongyang is changing the date of the KPA's establishment, which previously fell on April 25, to February 8. The goal of Kim's nuclear and conventional weapons development, he added, extends beyond regime preservation to securing a North Korean-ruled, unified peninsula. [Full Article...]

Senate reaches deal to reopen government

Senate reaches deal to reopen government President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that Republican senators should use their majority to bypass Democrats and pass a long-term budget, effectively ending the government shutdown. A traffic light shines red after President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies in Washington , U.S., January 20, 2018 . [Full Article...]

Central Coast athletes competing at Winter Olympics

Central Coast athletes competing at Winter Olympics Because the Jeongseon Alpine Centre , where the skiing events will be held, is only two years old , VR headset training is especially helpful as most Olympic athletes have only traversed the course a handful of times, the Post explains. [Full Article...]

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to talking to special counsel Robert Mueller

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to talking to special counsel Robert Mueller He says the Mueller interview could come in "two or three weeks". Sessions in March recused himself from taking part in any investigations related to Russian interference in the 2016 election because of previously undisclosed conversations he had with Sergey Kislyak , then-Russia's ambassador to the USA, during the campaign. [Full Article...]

Attack on "Save the Children" HQ, ISIL took responsibility

Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the attack targeted Save the Children's provincial office in Jalalabad. At least four people including two employees of the NGO along with one of its security guards and an Afghan security forces member were killed and twenty five others were wounded, the officials said. [Full Article...]

Rich tributes to Netaji on birth anniversary

Rich tributes to Netaji on birth anniversary After climbing up the hierarchy in Indian National Congress, he was ridiculed and ousted from the leadership for his radical methods but his efforts in freedom struggle still remain unprecedented. "For most people who continue to doubt Netaji's [Bose's] death in Taihoku in August 1945, one possible option for proof would be a DNA test of the remains of Netaji", Bose-Pfaff was quoted as saying. [Full Article...]

PM 'slaps down' Boris Johnson over £5bn NHS funding demand

PM 'slaps down' Boris Johnson over £5bn NHS funding demand Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is giving the cabinet a routine update on how the NHS is coping with winter pressures. Britain is expected to keep paying into the European Union budget until the end of a post-Brexit transition period in around 2021, and Mr Johnson has insisted the Government will save hundreds of millions of pounds afterwards. [Full Article...]

Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown

Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown The last government shutdown to happen was in 2013, and lasted for 16 days. The proposal was nearly immediately rejected by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell . " I'm gonna take everybody at their word", said Alabama Democrat Doug Jones, who is still in his first month as a senator. "Stop this filibuster, end the shutdown and allow the negotiators to get back to work", he said. [Full Article...]

Court upholds conviction of Brazil's da Silva

Court upholds conviction of Brazil's da Silva On July 12 of last year, the 72-year-old ex-president, who led the country from 2003 until 2010, was sentenced to nine years and six months in prison for money laundering and corruption. Launched in March 2014, the investigation began a few miles from Brazil's Congress with the arrest of a gas station owner suspected of delivering bribes. [Full Article...]

U.S. shutdown over, new deadline looms

U.S. shutdown over, new deadline looms When asked if they had been on the short end of the shutdown fight, Democrats emphasized the deal on immigration legislation, which will allow a Senate debate if there is no negotiated deal by February 8. The government has been running on a series of short-term budget bills since October 1 because Congress has been unable to agree on a year-long spending package. [Full Article...]

Law-enforcement official shot in Adams County; suspect at large

Law-enforcement official shot in Adams County; suspect at large While the suspect was on the loose, residents in the area were advised to stay indoors and away from windows. Police were flooding the area with light while looking for the attacker. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Adams County Sheriff's Office and the family and friends of the deputy killed. "We are deeply saddened to learn that the deputy has died from injuries sustained in the shooting"... [Full Article...]

Naveen suspends Baijayant Panda from BJD's primary membership

Naveen suspends Baijayant Panda from BJD's primary membership Patro said, Panda claims of being a founder member of BJD are totally false, also panda was supporting opposite party members and he didn't campaign for Biju Janta Dal anywhere. Very very sad that Naveen Patnaik didn't see through the conspiracy against me led by an IAS officer now controlling the party. No "opportunity" was missed by Panda "to criticise the BJD and eulogise the opposition". [Full Article...]

Pregnant Sen. Duckworth to Women: 'You Can Do Anything'

Pregnant Sen. Duckworth to Women: 'You Can Do Anything' Senate seat the Senator had a miscarriage. A United States senator is set to become the first ever to give birth while serving in office. Born in Thailand to an American father and Thai mother, Duckworth served in the Illinois Army National Guard for more than two decades and had risen to the rank of lieutenant colonel by the time of her 2014 retirement. [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn Met with FBI Without Trump's Knowledge, Without Lawyers

Flynn answered questions without a lawyer present and without telling President Donald Trump or other top White House officials - and more than 10 months later pleaded guilty to lying during that January 24, 2017, interview, reported NBC News . [Full Article...]

Hyderabad man run over by speeding train while taking a selfie

Hyderabad man run over by speeding train while taking a selfie As you see in the video , another man was shouting at him to come back as the train came closer. The video, which was taken down by YouTube due to its graphic nature, shows the man, identified only as Shiva , smiling at his smartphone camera as the train approaches from behind. [Full Article...]

Deep partisan divide among Americans over Israel, AP

Deep partisan divide among Americans over Israel, AP According to Pew, not much has changed overall since 1978, when 45% said sympathized more with Israel, 14% with the Palestinians, and 42% could not decide. "There are many reasons for Democrats to see in Israel a mirror of their deep values and beliefs", he said, pointing to his country's commitment to free speech, a universal health care system and its support for gay rights. [Full Article...]

Denver mayor fires back at Jeff Sessions "fear-mongering" over immigration

Denver mayor fires back at Jeff Sessions OR receives about $4 million in Byrne Justice Assistance Grant funding from the U.S. Department of Justice every two years, according to the governor's office. Rivera said city officials sought to address all of the Justice Department's concerns in their response to a November 15 letter regarding the federal statute. [Full Article...]

CHAN Eagles happy to pass big character test, talk up improvements

CHAN Eagles happy to pass big character test, talk up improvements Substitute Elmutasem Abushnaf scored the crucial goal after Libya dominated but looked like missing out on the win they needed to advance after squandering chances and hitting the post. Ekundayo Ojo scored a goal of the tournament contender to put the Nigerians in front before victory was sealed with a late penalty from Rabiu Ali. There seemed to be a shock on the cards when Equatorial Guinea to... [Full Article...]


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