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Senate votes overwhelmingly to end government shutdown

Senate votes overwhelmingly to end government shutdown

Kelly. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said his party took significant steps to reach a deal, including raising the possibility of funding for Trump's proposed wall along the US border wi...

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The Government Shutdown Could Slow The CDC's Flu-Tracking Efforts

The Government Shutdown Could Slow The CDC's Flu-Tracking Efforts

Studies have shown that even a vaccine that has lower overall effectiveness can decrease the number of days spent in hospital, duration of the flu and the degree of symptoms. So it's abrupt; it's a...

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Australian $60M plan for Great Barrier Reef's Health Improvement

Australian $60M plan for Great Barrier Reef's Health Improvement

A further $10 million will be spent on an "all-out assault" on the crown-of-thorns starfish that are decimating the coral, $4.9 million on increasing the number of boats and people fighting the starfi...

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AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Down 10 Cents

AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Down 10 Cents

Richmond- $2.36/g, up 3.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.33/g. Hawaii, HI, January 22- Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3....

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Today's Brokerage Rating: NiSource Inc. (NI), Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $70.85. About 2.60M shares traded or 23.00% up from the average. Newpark Resources, Inc. The firm earned "Underperform" rat...

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Shutdown ending: Senate votes to unblock temporary funding fix

Shutdown ending: Senate votes to unblock temporary funding fix

It looks like the shutdown could stretch well into the week . During the shutdown, essential federal workers will still be on the job. "In a few hours, the government will reopen", said Senate D...

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Senate to Vote Monday on Whether to End Government Shutdown

Senate to Vote Monday on Whether to End Government Shutdown

McConnell's comments followed hours of behind-the-scenes talks between the leaders and rank-and-file lawmakers over how to end the display of legislative dysfunction, which began Friday at midnight af...

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Why Roe v. Wade Is Still a Black Mark on American Society

Why Roe v. Wade Is Still a Black Mark on American Society

In his letter , Bishop Taylor said that not only would he not attend the March, but added that the diocese would also not promote the Rally for Life at the State Capitol this year. At this point, I...

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9 people hurt in volcano eruption near Japanese ski resort

9 people hurt in volcano eruption near Japanese ski resort

Television news channels reported as many as 15 people may have been injured by rocks thrown out by the volcano. All six were rescued but some were injured, it said. The gondola has been stopped becau...

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Pence meets Israel PM Netanyahu as Palestinians boycott visit

Pence meets Israel PM Netanyahu as Palestinians boycott visit

As Pence was set to begin his speech , a group of around a dozen Arab Israeli lawmakers shouted in protest, with some holding signs saying Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine . Pence said he was ...

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Undocumented Uber driver charged with multiple counts of rape

Undocumented Uber driver charged with multiple counts of rape

He faces multiple charges each of rape of an intoxicated victim, first-degree burglary, and oral copulation of an intoxicated victim, plus assault with the intent to commit a sex offense, forcible rap...

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Can not intervene in Hadiya's marriage: SC

Can not intervene in Hadiya's marriage: SC

Love Jihad is a terminology coined and frequently used by India's Hindutva brigade against Muslim men who marry Hindu women after being in relationships. Shafin Jahan and Hadiya. "We can not go into...

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Winter Storm Tracks Further East

Winter Storm Tracks Further East

Wolf Creek Ski Area in southwestern Colorado reported getting 23 inches (58 centimeters) of snow over two days while Silverton Mountain reported 2 feet (0.6 meters). ADDITIONAL DETAILS... Strong north...

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Back to work: Government shutdown ending as Democrats relent

The short term plan funds the government until February 8. Kennedy's remarks come as lawmakers struggle to reach a deal to reopen the government, for which a partial shutdown began at midnight o...

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Thousands of women have one message

Thousands of women have one message

Sen. 'Any feminist thinks 'if I speak out about this, what sort of threats will I get in my inbox or comments section?' she said. More events are planned to take place on Sunday, with celebritie...

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Teddy Bridgewater contemplating not playing for the Vikings next season

Teddy Bridgewater contemplating not playing for the Vikings next season

An Eagles fan slammed into a concrete pole while trying to amp up fellow fans on a subway. . Besides their Super Bowl XXXIX loss to the Patriots , the Eagles also lost to the Raiders 27-10 in Su...

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Alshon Jeffery can fulfill his Super Bowl promise - in Philadelphia

Alshon Jeffery can fulfill his Super Bowl promise - in Philadelphia

The Eagles surprised sports fans on Sunday night by beating the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 for the NFC championship, qualifying them for the Super Bowl on February 4 at the U.S. "Everyone here that's ...

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Puerto Rico governor announces privatization of power utility

Puerto Rico governor announces privatization of power utility

The process of selling PREPA assets will launch this week, as almost 30 percent of the island's energy customers continue living without power. In comments published on Twitter, the governor said th...

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Tougher screening for Middle East cargo flights to US

Tougher screening for Middle East cargo flights to US

These countries were also part of the " laptop ban " past year that restricted what electronics passengers could bring into the cabin. "TSA looks at threats emanating from each country uniquely, and...

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Senate Moves to Re-Open Government

Senate Moves to Re-Open Government

The Senate vote was underway late in the afternoon. And the Arizona Republican argued that Democrats have another opportunity to force an immigration vote during negotiations over yearly spendin...

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Foreign minister to attend Davos meeting Tuesday

Trump is slated to become the first sitting USA president to attend the forum since Bill Clinton participated in 2000. A year ago at Davos, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a speech that positi...

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IEA: Oil prices to squeeze over shale boom

IEA: Oil prices to squeeze over shale boom

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers, including Russian Federation, are cutting oil output by 1.8 million barrels per day under a pact running until the end of 201...

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Trump admin plans to open United States embassy in Jerusalem by 2019

Trump admin plans to open United States embassy in Jerusalem by 2019

The Palestinians have angrily protested against the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and say the USA can not be trusted as a mediator. The recognition of Jerusalem as I...

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Turkish troops face fierce battles in Syrian Kurdish…

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek played down the long-term risks: "Our investors should be at ease, the impact will be limited, the operation will be brief and it will reduce the terror ris...

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Senate Votes To Reopen Government After Democrats Agree To Deal

Senate Votes To Reopen Government After Democrats Agree To Deal

Lawmakers agreed to end the government shutdown Monday, voting in both chambers of Congress to fund the government for another three weeks while Democrats and Republicans hash out a deal on ...

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Audio released of Rand Paul 911 call after neighbor's alleged assault

Paul said he suffered multiple broken ribs and had fluid on his lungs as a result of the assault. "Everyone needs to remember, first and foremost, that this is a dispute between two neighbors", B...

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Trump's doctor says he's in 'excellent health,' but needs to lose weight

Trump's doctor says he's in 'excellent health,' but needs to lose weight

He said that he recommended that the president eat a healthier diet, exercise regularly and lose 10 to 15 pounds. "Actually, I can't confirm whether the president and Ms. Petersen said he could no...

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Social Media Stunned by Steve Austin's Return at RAW 25

The Texas Rattlesnake will be joined by former champions and iconic competitors from all eras of Raw , including D-Generation X, Chris Jericho, JBL & Ron Simmons, Scott Hall, Torrie Wilson, The Bella...

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US Senate ends shutdown, Trump lashes at Democrats

US Senate ends shutdown, Trump lashes at Democrats

The White House , too, has indicated it would not be automatically amenable to any deal reached by the Senate . In other words, Democrats could have gone along with the Republican proposal and con...

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Pence: US Embassy Will Open In Jerusalem Before End Of 2019

Pence: US Embassy Will Open In Jerusalem Before End Of 2019

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had previously said that building a new facility that satisfies the significant security requirements is a complex process involving site-selection, permitting and...

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Turkey Starts Capture Of Afrin

Turkey Starts Capture Of Afrin

While Moscow has a military presence in the area and a cordial relationship with the YPG, Hoffman suggested the offensive could strain those ties. Germany has expressed concerns over civilians caugh...

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President Trump 'pleased' with Democrats' shutdown concession

President Trump 'pleased' with Democrats' shutdown concession

Republicans agreed to address the immigration issue separate from the CR, though some Democratic activists weren't so sure."This is a bad, outrageous deal". It is expected to pass easily, and House ap...

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U.S. asks Pak to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul attack

One of the witnesses, he said, managed to escape from the building, he was reported dead and wounded on the ground and first floor of the hotel. The United States urged Pakistan to expel Taliban lea...

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Sarah Sanders admits shutdown ended because Trump stayed in hiding

Sarah Sanders admits shutdown ended because Trump stayed in hiding

During Monday's press briefing, Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Trump administration is pleased to see Democrats finally accept the spending deal the president laid out from the very beginning. "I d...

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Abbas asks European Union to recognise Palestinian statehood

Abbas asks European Union to recognise Palestinian statehood

During an exuberant welcome, Pence and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly rejoiced in the Trump administration's decision last month to recognize contested Jerusalem as Israel's ca...

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DPRK warns South Korea against rhetoric to chill atmosphere of reconciliation

DPRK warns South Korea against rhetoric to chill atmosphere of reconciliation

The two Koreas agreed last week that a 140-member cultural troupe from the North would accompany the Olympic athletes to the Games and stage concerts in Gangneung and Seoul. Twenty-two athletes will r...

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Frenzied attack on comedian in the middle of his set

Frenzied attack on comedian in the middle of his set

Brown says when he asked the guy if he was ok, Marvin responded, "Don't f**k with me, man". "The comedian asked, 'what's wrong?' He just shook his head like, move on to somebody else". "I thank God ...

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New Trump Book Could Cause More Damage Than 'Fire and Fury — WashPost

New Trump Book Could Cause More Damage Than 'Fire and Fury — WashPost

According to The Washington Post , the book reveals how Trump's tweeting led to chaos among White House staff-including after Trump's tweets about banning transgender people from serving military an...

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Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias

Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias

In the meantime, Reuters reported that Turkey's army and Kurds battling in Syria's Afrin province on Sunday, that by stepping up a campaign against YPG fighters has opened a new front in S...

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Trial of man accused of Finsbury Park attack begins

Trial of man accused of Finsbury Park attack begins

One person died and nine others were injured in the attack. Prosecutors said that Darren Osborne had become angry over rising terrorism and the Rotherham child exploitation scandal and "decided to t...

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