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If There Is A Government Shutdown, Who Is To Blame?

If There Is A Government Shutdown, Who Is To Blame?

Their support seemingly ensures that the measure will pass the House later Thursday. The House continuing resolution is facing slimmer chances in the Senate because Democrats want to block it un...

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Tester Admonishes Congress For Treading Water On Federal Spending Bill

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, responding to McConnell, said: "We all know what the problem is". It means the government will be funded through to February 16, although the bill faces uncer...

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White House: US Maintains 'Open Channels' With North Korea

White House: US Maintains 'Open Channels' With North Korea

The athletes are to arrive on February 1, and the other groups, including North Korean reporters, are to travel across the border February 7. "I hope not", Kelly said flatly, when asked if the Unite...

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Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Amber warnings for snow and ice remain in place until 8am in southern Scotland and Northern Ireland , with forecasts of between 15cm (5.9in) and 25cm (9.8in) of snow on higher ground and up to 10cm (...

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Jacksonville fails in bid to get Amazon headquarters

Jacksonville fails in bid to get Amazon headquarters

Detroit's absence from the list muted what many see as an exciting time in the city as it makes progress since its 2014 exit from bankruptcy. The Seattle-based company set off fierce competition ...

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House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197

House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197

Conservatives, such as House Freedom Caucus chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) added that the short-term spending bill would also allow the Senate more time to craft a watered-down Deferred Action for C...

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Federal government begins accepting DACA renewals following court order

Federal government begins accepting DACA renewals following court order

Another solution to worker shortages, Johnson said, lies in a bill he introduced previous year that would give states control over guest worker visas. But senators in that meeting with the president h...

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Grand jury will quiz Steve Bannon on Russian links to Trump campaign

Grand jury will quiz Steve Bannon on Russian links to Trump campaign

Langer tells The Associated Press that Bannon would not discuss those topics during a day-long, closed-door interview on Capitol Hill. The subpoena is a sign that Mr. Bannon was sacked by the White ...

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Vladimir Putin takes icy plunge as Orthodox believers mark Epiphany

Vladimir Putin takes icy plunge as Orthodox believers mark Epiphany

To mark the occasion, Orthodox priests also go out to bless rivers and reservoirs, and even bodies of water like the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. There is a tradition of bathing in a water bowl, s...

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Ryan to Schumer: Do Not Shut Down the Federal Government

Ryan to Schumer: Do Not Shut Down the Federal Government

The bill passed mostly along partisan lines, by a 230-197 margin. "I am convinced that between Republicans who publicly said they're [voting] no and Democrats who said they're a 'no, ' there a...

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Romania's president endorses Viorica Dancila as new PM

Romania's president endorses Viorica Dancila as new PM

Dragnea is one of a number of ruling coalition members facing trial on graft charges. He denies wrongdoing, saying the allegations are politically motivated. He has served as a cabinet minister but wa...

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Netanyahu visits Chabad House with young Moshe

Netanyahu visits Chabad House with young Moshe

He was rescued by his nanny, Sandra Samuel , and now lives in Israel with his grandparents. The dedication took place on Netanyahu's last day of a five-day trip to India. This will be followed by a...

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Donald Trump defends self, says: 'I am not a racist'

Donald Trump defends self, says: 'I am not a racist'

But Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified under oath Tuesday that she "did not hear" Trump use the vulgarity to describe African countries. "Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Mili...

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Ex SGPC Secy Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away

Ex SGPC Secy Manjit Singh Calcutta passes away

He had been unwell for the past few days and was on ventilator at the Kakkar Hospital in Amritsar since January 4, where he breathed last. He is survived by his wife Santokh Kaur, son Gurpreet Sin...

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'Czech Trump' fails to form a cabinet after fraud claims

'Czech Trump' fails to form a cabinet after fraud claims

Zbynek Stanjura, chairman of the ODS deputy group, argued that the lower house mandate and immunity committee did not have enough time to hold an extraordinary meeting on the European Union subsidy fr...

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Costa strike not enough as Sevilla down Atletico

Costa strike not enough as Sevilla down Atletico

Diego Costa put Atletico ahead in the 73rd minute but Sevilla rallied with an own-goal from goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya and a goal by Joaquin Correa. Sevilla are enduring a five-game winless streak i...

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North Korea Olympic officials in Switzerland ahead of IOC talks

North Korea Olympic officials in Switzerland ahead of IOC talks

Sports once again has the chance to be a catalyst for historical change at the Winter Olympics next month in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Moon, a progressive leader who favors engagement with North Kor...

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Australian Open: Angelique Kerber wins, Federer & Djokovic ease through

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber wins, Federer & Djokovic ease through

The first two sets went extremely well, considering that I haven't played for six months. Novak Djokovic (R) of Serbia and Gael Monfils (L) of France embrace after Djokovic won their second roun...

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Padmaavat will release across the country, rules Supreme Court of India

Padmaavat will release across the country, rules Supreme Court of India

In its ruling, the top court also blocked other states from issuing similar bans on the film. Meanwhile, the Rajasthan government which had earlier announced a ban on the release of the fim, had s...

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BlackRock Group LTD Raises Stake in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM)'s Price Change % over the last week is 0.15%. It has underperformed by 16.41% the S&P500. 15,000 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares with value...

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Meghalaya, Nagaland to go to polls on Feb 27

Meghalaya, Nagaland to go to polls on Feb 27

Counting of votes for all three states will be done on March 3. It may be recalled that Assembly polls in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland were held in March, 2013. BJP spokesman Mrinal Kanti Deb sai...

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North and South Korea to Unite for the Winter Olympics

North and South Korea to Unite for the Winter Olympics

Now they've agreed to march under the same flag at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month. The International Olympic Committee has been more cautious. US officials have reported a d...

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EC disqualifies 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs for holding office of profit

EC disqualifies 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs for holding office of profit

Even if 20 MLAs are disqualified, the ruling party will still have a comfortable majority in the Delhi Assembly. The EC, however, said that the disqualification is sub-judice, and it will not commen...

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Tow truck driver almost meets his maker

Tow truck driver almost meets his maker

And if there's bad weather, be extra careful on the roads. The trooper saw it coming and was trying to get another auto to block the ramp. The near miss on a slick, icy morning in Detroit , was cau...

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Trump's exercise is walking around the White House

Trump's exercise is walking around the White House

Trump described the book as "full of lies", and described himself as " a very stable genius ". Jackson will work with the president to lose 10-15 pounds over the next year using a combination of di...

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Lehigh Valley weather: After cold temperatures return, so will the snow

Lehigh Valley weather: After cold temperatures return, so will the snow

This advisory will effect Central, Eastern Allegany, and Washington Counties. So, any lingering snow or moisture still on the ground will freeze for several locations, creating black ice. The snow tha...

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Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

President Trump denied those allegations before the media, saying, "No, I'm not a racist". But Senator Dick Durbin stood by claims, and said that Mr Trump had used "hate-filled, vile and rac...

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CNN's Doctor Predicts Trump Heart Attack In 3-5 Years

CNN's Doctor Predicts Trump Heart Attack In 3-5 Years

The White House stands behind Dr. Jackson's assessment. Jackson says Trump's overall health "is excellent". Although it was not part of the official medical records that were released yesterday, aft...

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Parents who 'held children captive' charged with torture

Parents who 'held children captive' charged with torture

The children at the center of the Perris torture case who endured years of abuse and were found severely malnourished, some of them chained to beds, are now being seen by specialists within the Rivers...

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Winter weather advisory issued for Gwinnett; Light snow, frigid temps likely

Winter weather advisory issued for Gwinnett; Light snow, frigid temps likely

Accumulation could be between 1-2 inches on Monday. Central Arkansans can anticipate snow after sundown, according to the National Weather Service, and parts of northern Arkansas have already receiv...

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Cavaliers survive after blowing big lead against Magic

Cavaliers survive after blowing big lead against Magic

After Thomas' free throws, Orlando chose not to call a timeout and Elfrid Payton drove hard for a layup that rimmed out. An inadvertent whistle resulted in a jump ball with 0.2 left. Now in his 15...

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Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

He said Durbin had written a bill to protect young illegal immigrant and give them the opportunity to have the citizenship. Efforts to secure an agreement on Daca , the programme that protects ...

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Hafiz Saeed should be persecuted to the fullest extent

Hafiz Saeed should be persecuted to the fullest extent

Reacting strongly to Pakistan PM's remarks, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said, "The US believes that Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted and Pakistan has been told about it". "Paki...

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Britain, France to Sign New Immigration Treaty During Macron Visit

Britain, France to Sign New Immigration Treaty During Macron Visit

French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May review an honour guard at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, west of London on January 18, 2018. Later changes led to...

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The brain test that Trump passed was created by a Lebanese immigrant

The brain test that Trump passed was created by a Lebanese immigrant

And he says the IL senator is threatening prospects for a deal to protect certain immigrants. Trump has been accused of describing African nations as " shithole countries" during a meeting with u...

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Durbin, Trump Spar Over Vulgar Language Used to Describe Immigrants

Durbin, Trump Spar Over Vulgar Language Used to Describe Immigrants

Trump's comments on Sunday were a departure from the White House's initial statement, which did not deny the comments outright, but noted that the president did not denigrate Haiti, as was alleged. ...

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Lawmakers Work To Avoid Government Shutdown

Some faith, labor and community groups held a rally and march through Chicago's Loop Wednesday night in support of immigrant rights, calling on Congress to pass a clean DREAM Act to protect recipient...

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One-Third Of Americans Give Trump A Failing Grade As President

One-Third Of Americans Give Trump A Failing Grade As President

More people in the world approved of China's leadership than U.S. leadership in 2017, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday . "The previous low was held by Bill Clinton , whose first-year...

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Peru President asks visiting Pope Francis for help

Peru President asks visiting Pope Francis for help

As required by church law there were two witnesses to the event. "We can't believe the Pope married us", the groom said. Francis dove head-first into Chile's sex abuse scandal on his first f...

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Fresh round of Stormont talks to begin next week

Fresh round of Stormont talks to begin next week

Karen Bradley , the Northern Ireland secretary, and Simon Coveney , the Irish foreign affairs minister, confirmed at Stormont yesterday that fresh negotiations would begin next Wednesday. Sky News re...

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