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by | January 19, 2018 | 15:53

He said the House bill to fund the government was "very likely to be unacceptable to the Senate". Republicans included the health insurance extension in the short-term funding bill in the hopes of winning Democratic support. Barring a last-minute immigration and spending pact between the two parties, lawmakers said a measure financing agencies for just several days was possible to build pressure on negotiators to craft a deal.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:47

The U.S. State Department says its North Korea policy hasn't changed and now is not the time for talks. His comments appear to reference reports that Russian tankers have helped refuel North Korea with shipments at sea and follows allegations from United States officials that Russia has been lax in its implementation of UN Security Council sanctions.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:41

The amber warning includes advice that mobile phone services may be affected, and all schools in the Scottish Borders are to remain closed on Thursday "in the interests of the safety of pupils, staff, parents and carers". Heavy overnight snow has made travel conditions on many Scottish roads "extremely dangerous". The A9 at Dalwhinnie was closed for two hours after a lorry jackknifed close to the snow gates.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:25

The Seattle-based company set off fierce competition last fall when it announced that it was looking for a second home, promising 50,000 jobs and construction spending of more than $5 billion. That expansion has also contributed to the city's soaring cost of living and traffic woes. American communities courted the company with gifts of land and tax incentives worth billions.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:57

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is urging his Republican colleagues against joining Democrats in opposing a bill preventing a federal shutdown. By a vote of 226-194, the House approved the rules for debating the bill that would fund federal agencies through February 16. It was also unclear whether Republicans would have the votes in the House to pass a short-term fix, given that members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus would prefer additional defence funding.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:57

When the Senate approved a similar short-term spending bill in December, 17 Democrats plus ME independent Angus King voted to keep the government open. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , however, said Wednesday that deal "fell short of what [President Trump] was looking for". According to highlights of the draft legislation obtained by The Arizona Republic , the compromise deal calls for a shift away from the nation's longstanding family-based immigration system by eliminating the ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:57

The special counsel's office has used subpoenas before to seek information on Mr. Trump's associates and their possible ties to Russian Federation or other foreign governments. News of the subpeona comes after the public rift between Bannon and the President, after he criticised the Trump administration to the author of a tell-all book on the White House.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:43

In Ukrainian, the religious holiday is known as Vodokhrescha, or "the Blessing of the Water". State TV footage showed the president marching over the ice-covered lake in knee-high felt boots wearing a cream sheepskin coat as priests chanted and waved an incense lamp.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:19

The leader of the hard-right group, Representative Mark Meadows, said Ryan promised future votes on extra defence spending and on a conservative, restrictive immigration bill . So they could keep operating during a shutdown. Despite this progress, the bill faces an extremely tough road to pass the Senate before the government is set to shut down on Friday at midnight.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:17

Dragnea denies any wrongdoing. Iohannis however said it was clear that the Social Democrats have a majority in parliament and that after weighing up the arguments he chose to give them another chance and have named their proposal as premier.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:17

It's been almost ten years since two terrorists stormed the Nariman House in Mumbai in order to kill the Jews who lived there. Natanyahu warmly held onto both Moshe and Samuel, flanked on his left and right side respectively, as they posed for the paparazzi.

by | January 19, 2018 | 14:08

On Friday, Mr Trump tweeted a convoluted denial about his alleged choice of words, which triggered a global firestorm of criticism. "And when he sets his goal on something, he does it", she said. Lawmakers hope to reach an immigration deal before January 19, when Congress must pass a funding bill or the government will shut down. Asked about Trump's comments, Durbin said, "Politics ain't beanbag".

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:52

When NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw saw Cotton and Purdue's statement, he felt inclined to sling some mud their way. The views and opinions expressed within it are those of the author only and do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of IJR.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:19

Manjit Singh Calcutta include National General Secretary of the Akali Dal, SGPC Honorary Secretary and Chief Secretary, Sri Amritsar (South) MLA, higher education minister for Punjab. Meanwhile, Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana K P Singh and Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tripat Rajinder Singh have expressed deep grief over the demise of Calcutta.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:08

Only 78 lawmakers voted in favor of the government while 117 were against. The 63-year-old premier asked parliament on Tuesday to strip him of immunity so that investigations could reveal he had nothing to hide. STAN lower house group's head Jan Farsky said the ANO movement might form a coalition with the KDU-CSL and the Social Democrats (CSSD) if Zeman entrusted some other ANO politician with negotiating about the formation of the next government.

by | January 19, 2018 | 13:05

Montella, an Italian hired during the winter break, is desperate for his team to end a five-game winless streak that dropped the club to sixth place, outside the qualifying zone for the Champions League. "There are new concepts". Atletico dominated the opening stages, with Diego Costa heading to the net at a corner but the goal being disallowed by referee Jaime Latre and had another header saved by Sevilla keeper Sergio Rico, with the visitors also coming close when Rafael Correa and Sergio ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:59

In December 2014, state news agency KCNA said "performers expressed boundless reverence for Kim Jong-un" and "represented the high pride and self-esteem of the army and the people of the [Democratic People's Republic of Korea], who are blessed with the illustrious leaders generation after generation".

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:54

The five-time Grand Slam champion consolidated easily as she moved within two games of closing out the match . Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils meet in the second round of the 2018 Australian Open . The five-time major victor could next meet No 14-seeded Anastasija Sevastova, who beat her at the US Open past year in her return to a Grand Slam to tournament.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:48

The States were directed to maintain law and order and provide security to artists, who performed in the film upon specific request. But Dipak Misra, India's chief justice, said that states can not prohibit the screening of films that have been cleared by the federal government's Central Board of Film Certification.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:42

Chief election commissioner A K Joti said the Lok Sabha bypoll in UP can not be announced as of now as the electoral rolls for poll-bound seats with January 1, 2018 as the reference date will be published only on February 9. BJP spokesman Mrinal Kanti Deb said the youth would largely help install the first BJP government in Tripura, voting out the Left. The announcement precedes a series of consultation meetings held by Chief Election Commission Achal Kumar Jyoti and Election Commissioners ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:32

The agreement was reached at Wednesday's working-level talks between two Koreas in the border village of Panmunjom. The two sides subsequently drew applause from global viewers with joint entrances under the Korean Peninsula flag at the 2002 Summer Asian Games in Busan, the 2003 Winter Asian Games in Aomori and Summer Universiade in Daegu, the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the 2005 East Asian Games in Macau, and the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:30

In case, Kovind accepts the recommendation, a small Assembly election may also be conducted in Delhi, where 20 vacant seats will be up for grabs. The panel past year in October issued a notice to the AAP MLAs seeking an explanation after rejecting their pleas to drop the " office of profit " case against them.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:22

The video is wild, and should serve as a reminder to slow down when weather conditions are less than favorable. The crash happened Wednesday on the ramp from southbound M-39 to eastbound I-96. The tow truck driver was dealing with an accident while a state trooper in the dashcam vehicle was doing paperwork. A tow truck driver is lucky to be alive after running into a busy MI freeway to avoid getting hit by an out of control auto.

by | January 19, 2018 | 12:05

Trump attempted to clarify matters about his mental abilities by tweeting that he was a "very stable genius" . The " girther " movement that went viral on Twitter hours after the White House press briefing is a play on the controversial "birther" movement from 2011 which Trump himself revived to allege that former President Barack Obama was born in Kenya and therefore ineligible to be president.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:55

Tuesday and could feel the back end of his patrol vehicle begin to slide at times. The snow is expected to begin tapering off Wednesday morning , and there's an anticipated high of around 32 degrees during the day. The impact on the morning rush hour is now forecast to be minor to moderate with a light snow cover on most roads and moderate snow falling. Southwest wind 14 to 18 miles per hour.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:55

The US should be taking in migrants from countries like Norway, he is reported to have said. "I think it is terrific". Civil rights leaders said Friday the president's comments are not new, but are the most recent and glaring proof of Trump's racist views, and shocking to the point that congressional leaders and Americans can no longer ignore his bigotry.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:47

Ronny L. Jackson said Trump doesn't have a lot of the traditional risk factors for heart issues, like smoking or diabetes. The president said his daily routine provided him some exercise. Jackson said he'd be arranging to have a dietitian consult with the White House chef to cut calories and would be recommending a low-impact, aerobic exercise program for Trump, with the aim of shedding 10 to 15 pounds this year.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:47

David Turpin , 57, and his wife, 49, were hit with 12 counts of torture, 12 of false imprisonment, six of child abuse and six of abuse of a dependent adult at a court hearing in the city of Riverside. The teenager said she had been plotting her escape for two years. "She never allowed her children to go outside and play". "These individuals sleep all day and are up all night", Hestrin said, noting that the almost one dozen victims and the defendants "go to sleep around 4:00 a.m.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:45

He said greater snow totals are likely north and west of the city. The National Weather Service in Columbia is asking commuters to plan on slippery road conditions on Wednesday morning. The snow is expected to begin tapering off Wednesday morning, and there's an anticipated high of around 32 degrees during the day. Despite the likelihood of us not seeing a significant amount of snow, sleet or ice, travel Monday night and Tuesday morning could still turn very hard because of how cold it's ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:44

After Thomas made his shots, Orlando's Elfrid Payton missed a contested layup with three seconds left. While 41 points is reachable for him in any game, James would prefer to join the 30,000-point club on Saturday when the Cavs host the Oklahoma City Thunder.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:38

Congress will continue wrangling over DACA because Republicans, though they control the House and Senate, need Democrats' votes to pass the government-spending bill given the number of Republicans who reflexively oppose any spending measures.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:37

To a query about Hafiz Saeed , the spokesperson said, "We regard him as a terrorist, a part of a foreign terrorist organization". Two months later, the Donald Trump administration went a step further by revoking its $1.1 billion in security aid to Pakistan, although Washington later said the move wasn't related to Saeed's release.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:34

Mrs May also denied the agreement, which - unlike the French President - she notably did not describe as a treaty, was a concession to Mr Macron's demand for more United Kingdom assistance at Calais . May is due to announce the deployment of three RAF Chinook helicopters to provide logistic support to French troops tackling Islamist terrorism in Africa's Sahel region.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:23

Pakistan has reacted to United States Vice President Mike Pence's statement against Pakistan at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan , saying that allies do not put each other on notice. During his visit , Pence touted the new U.S. strategy and stressed the US's to achieving victory here. Foreign dignitaries usually pay unannounced visit to militancy-hit Afghanistan and return to their home countries secretly due to security concerns.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:16

The Trump administration announced previous year it would rescind DACA, which allows certain immigrants brought to the US illegally as children to remain here and work without fear of deportation. Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, to jeer at Mr. Trump as the motorcade returned from the golf club where the president capped his weekend before returning later Monday to Washington .