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House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

He said the previous administration "weaponized" the government shutdown in budget negotiations and did not encourage agencies to lessen the impact with unobligated funds. Sen. Angus King , an indepe...

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Ministers Won't Challenge Release Of Worboys

Ministers Won't Challenge Release Of Worboys

He said that after consulting lawyers, there was no prospect of halting the criminal's imminent release and a legal challenge would therefore be pointless. He reassured victims that Worboys would no...

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Carillion impact felt far and wide

Carillion impact felt far and wide

The cracks appearing in Carillion's sprawling network of services to the public and private sectors amplified fears that its failure could lead to the downfall of other companies that relied on it, ...

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Indian citizens joining al Qaeda matter of concern for Pakistan: FO

Indian citizens joining al Qaeda matter of concern for Pakistan: FO

The citizens were in their homes when Indian forces unleashed aggression, also killing dozens of cattle.Rescue 1122 ambulances shifted the injured to the Sialkot Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in cr...

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Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances

Trump says he's willing to make DACA deal after downplaying chances

Tom Cotton in an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation" with host John Dickerson. "One thing I do take big issue with the president on is he is saying that Democrats aren't moving forward in good fait...

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Kodak Black Arrested in Florida

Kodak Black Arrested in Florida

He was arrested today January 18 and continues to remain behind bars at the time of this story's publication. The arrest is the latest in a long line of incidents that have marred the rapper's caree...

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Trump To Delay Mar-A-Lago Trip Until Government Funding Bill Passes

Trump To Delay Mar-A-Lago Trip Until Government Funding Bill Passes

If the Senate passes the legislation, it would then be sent to Trump's desk for him to sign. Trump says on Twitter Friday: "Government Funding Bill past (sic) last night in the House of Representati...

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House GOP Looks to Sweeten Spending Deal for Conservatives

House GOP Looks to Sweeten Spending Deal for Conservatives

Claire McCaskill, are also fretting about the political fallout of a shutdown if a deal is not reached, the New York Times reports . Democrats have signaled all along that they wouldn't be quick ...

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As shutdown deadline looms, Congress struggles to agree on stopgap budget

As shutdown deadline looms, Congress struggles to agree on stopgap budget

Republicans trying to pass a temporary measure to keep the lights on, but has the president undermined the effort? We need the Wall to help stop the massive inflow of drugs from Mexico, now rated the ...

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More than 2000 crashes reported during NC snow storm

More than 2000 crashes reported during NC snow storm

On Wednesday, more than 1,500 flights were cancelled and more than 10,000 flights were delayed, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking service. Earnhardt tweeted again to clarify he was not i...

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North Korea Suddenly Cancels Meeting With South Without Reason

North Korea Suddenly Cancels Meeting With South Without Reason

South Korea says it will continue high-level talks with North Korea with "clear eyes" amid global warnings that Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear-arms programme. The South Ko...

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Pope Francis Performs Mid-Air Wedding Ceremony for Flight Attendants on Plane

Pope Francis Performs Mid-Air Wedding Ceremony for Flight Attendants on Plane

Eight years later, they remained only civilly married. It began when Francis found out that they had been married in a civil ceremony in 2010, but could not go through with their religious ceremony ...

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Everton snaps up Walcott from Arsenal

Everton snaps up Walcott from Arsenal

Those are the reasons I came here, ' Sport24 quoted Walcott , as saying. Everton were the club who stepped up to take the Englishman on, paying a fee that has been reported to be around £20 milli...

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United States won't provide $45m food aid pledged to UNRWA

United States won't provide $45m food aid pledged to UNRWA

The State Department had said on Tuesday that Washington would withhold a separate $65 million it had planned to pay the United Nations agency that serves the Palestinians, saying UNRWA needed to ma...

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Trump's clean bill of health inspires 'girther' movement

Trump's clean bill of health inspires 'girther' movement

Jackson said 12 other doctors consulted on the physical, which lasted more than three hours. Trump scored a flawless 30 out of 30 on the test given to him and Dr. There have been concerns Trump's me...

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Top official suspended in Cape Town

Top official suspended in Cape Town

Whitehead is at the centre a number of allegations that have already seen long-time municipal manager Achmat Ebrahim quit his post and De Lille facing a DA disciplinary hearing. To reduce water usage,...

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Deadly storm claims 8 lives in Germany

Meanwhile, baby Anton was born during the storm in his parents' vehicle in the western city of Cologne as traffic chaos unleashed by the extreme weather stopped them from getting to the clinic in ti...

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Flights, trains disrupted as storm lashes Europe

Flights, trains disrupted as storm lashes Europe

Thalys, the high-speed train service, suspended services to the Netherlands and Germany until at least 1300 GMT. Falling trees killed two 62-year-old men in the Netherlands, a woman south of the Bel...

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House approves short-term spending bill, Senate Democrats vow to block it

Another deadline looms Friday evening, and the nation could be facing a government shutdown if the House and Senate fail to pass a funding measure. The measure is created to give White House and con...

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Parents of 13 malnourished children 'held captive' charged with torture and abuse

Parents of 13 malnourished children 'held captive' charged with torture and abuse

Riverside County district attorney Mike Hestrin said the children were tied up with ropes by their parents , and restrained by chains and padlocks when one sibling managed to break free. David Turpi...

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Couple Charged With Torturing, Abusing Their Children

Couple Charged With Torturing, Abusing Their Children

David and Louise Turbin were escorted out of their house in handcuffs. Deputies found some of the children chained to furniture when they entered. The children were not allowed to play with them. They...

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Canada, US Co-Host Summit on North Korea

Russian Federation criticized today the accusations made by US President Donald Trump about an alleged aid from this country to Pyongyang, in violation of the sanctions imposed on the Asian nation. Th...

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WH considering Trump tweet could signal government is open

So the military will still function even if the government shuts down, although as of now they will not be paid for their work. Congress has until March 5 to find a solution for DACA, but Democrat...

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Brookdale Senior Living Sees Unusually High Options Volume (BKD)

About 230 shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.36% the S&P500. (NYSE:BKD). Blair William Il, a Ill...

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Injured in Axe Attack on Siberian School

Injured in Axe Attack on Siberian School

According to preliminary data this morning, a 9th grade student attacked with an axe seventh graders from the same school in Ulaan Ude, the administrative center of the autonomous Republic of Buryat...

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Town all praises for Israel PM Netanyahu

Town all praises for Israel PM Netanyahu

Aishwarya along with producer Ronnie Screwvala welcomed the prime minister and the first lady, Sara Netanyahu. "My heart beats, my heart is moved, to return to my parents' home", Holtzberg, who now ...

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USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch training facility

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch training facility

Last year, Jessica Howard and Jeanette Antolin, members of the U.S. National Team in the late 1990s, allege Nassar sexually abused them during medical treatment sessions at Karolyi Ranch , where th...

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Here Are The Gruesome Details We Know About The Turpin Household

Here Are The Gruesome Details We Know About The Turpin Household

Their next court date was set for February 23. Hestrin said he will request bail to be set at $13 million for each parent . An 11-year-old and 14-year-old were unchained as deputies stood at the do...

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President Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

Trump took particular issue with the idea that people who'd fled to the US after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay as part of the d...

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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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