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by | January 23, 2018 | 18:18

For two days, Schumer, perhaps the most powerful Democrat in Washington , succeeded in keeping his party unified in a bid to use the government funding fight to push for protections for some 700,000 young immigrants brought to the US illegally as children.

by | January 23, 2018 | 18:00

EasyJet says it benefited from a 6.6% rise in revenue-per-seat at constant currency, as passenger numbers increased 8% to 18.8 million. In December, easyJet took over some of collapsed Air Berlin's operations at the capital's Tegel Airport, including runway slots and aircraft.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:51

Sessions' coercion comes at President Donald Trump's public urging, according to Axios . In one December tweet, Trump said , "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits". The outlet, citing a source familiar with the situation, adds that Sessions had informed White House Counsel Don McGahn of Wray's response to the pressure to fire McCabe, at which point, McGahn informed Sessions that the issue was not worth losing the director over.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:51

That's a symbolic change from past year, when Vice President Mike Pence - in practical terms, the leader of the anti-abortion movement in the United States - addressed the group in Trump's absence. "Abortion facilities perform ultrasounds prior to abortion procedures, but unfortunately women are generally not given an opportunity to see them".

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:15

She says the boy was removed from the school but eventually was allowed back. Edge said it's unclear where the boy may have gotten the weapon. He also says he doesn't yet know the context of the relationship between the boy and girl victim or what charges the suspect might face.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:08

Roughly 60 hours after the federal government first shut down, a bipartisan group of negotiators in the Senate prevailed with leadership, trading Democratic support for reopening the government for a commitment by Republicans to hold a vote resolving the status of young undocumented immigrants by mid-February.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:03

But what is the Montreal test , and is it conclusive? The Montreal Cognitive Assessment that Trump took includes remembering a list of spoken words; listening to a list of random numbers and repeating them backward; naming as many words that begin with, say, the letter F as possible within a minute; accurately drawing a cube; and describing concrete ways that two objects - like a train and a bicycle - are alike.

by | January 23, 2018 | 17:00

Activists and rescue teams say the Syrian government launched an attack with suspected poisonous gas that affected almost 20 civilians in a rebel-held suburb near Damascus. The Kurdish militia says they will hold Russian Federation as well as Turkey responsible for the attacks. Turkish forces and their Syrian anti-Assad rebel allies began their push on Saturday to clear the northwestern border enclave of Kurdish YPG fighters.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:46

But Trump suggested Republicans override the opposing Democrats by using the "nuclear option", which would allow a simple majority of 51 senators to end the filibuster and pass a long-term budget. "And now there's a real pathway to get a bill on the floor and through the Senate", he said. Senator Chuck Schumer said Democrats would support the bill if Republicans addressed a programme that shields young immigrants from deportation.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:43

Google will open a new research center in artificial intelligence in Paris in coming weeks. The French government is also hoping to capitalise on uncertainties elsewhere, including the Brexit negotiations and US President Donald Trump's unpredictability.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:36

Since Cohen did not deny making the payment, we can only assume that he did. In In Touch's interview, she said that she met with our current president while she was in NY dancing at the infamous strip club Gallagher's 2000. "I feel bad. It didn't occur to me at the time". According to reports , she was supposedly paid $130,000 by Trump to keep mum about the fling. 'And then, about a week before the election, Daniels stopped responding to calls and text messages, ' Weisberg wrote.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:23

The bookis a must read for anyone interested in the intriguing 72-year- old controversy over the death of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose . "We bow to this great personality on his Jayanti", Prime Minister Modi tweeted, along with a video. He was a key member of the freedom struggle and was affectionately called Netaji . In view of the February 18 assembly polls in Tripura, some mandatory changes were done in Netaji's birth day celebrations.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:23

The House will need to vote on the funding measure for it to go to President Donald Trump to sign . Trump later in the evening signed the measure, largely a product of negotiations among Senate leaders. Now Republicans have just 17 days until the next deadline. In a second tweet , he said, "Democrats have shut down our government in the interests of their far left base".

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:12

In an editorial entitled 'Is there anything China won't get away with?' Sweden's Borås Tidning newspaper said it was time to stand up to a bullying Beijing: "The scariest part of the news about the Swedish publisher isn't so much that Chinese authorities have caught him again but the arrogance the manner of his arrest demonstrates to the rest of the world".

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:02

Brett Loft, LFB spokesman and station manager at Chelsea, said he could not be sure how long the roads will remain closed, saying it depended on how long it takes the gas authorities to find and seal the leak. LONDON was crippled by travel chaos this morning after Charing Cross station closed amid a gas leak. "Security being knocked aside". "Gas engineers are working on isolating the leak and we'd asked people to avoid the area if possible".

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:00

Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for many parts of Southwestern Ontario, including London, Elgin, Huron-Perth, Oxford, Windsor-Essex, Sarnia-Lambton and Chatham-Kent. The fog is expected to dissipate later this evening or overnight. RAIN: Mainly this morning as the warm front lifts North through the Valley. Highs will dip back into the 60s for Wednesday and Thursday, but it should be mostly sunny.

by | January 23, 2018 | 15:31

Now perhaps Congress will finally get around to taking up a bill to protect the nearly 700,000 so-called Dreamers, immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children - legislation that almost nine in 10 Americans support.

by | January 23, 2018 | 15:16

He fled to Pakpattan after the release, the police sources said. Police claim the suspect has confessed to the crime. Sources also revealed to Daily Pakistan that a jacket of Zainab's killer that can be seen in the CCTV footage was recovered from the accused.

by | January 23, 2018 | 14:56

But that still didn't stop some craziness Sunday night after the Eagles trounced the Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game to advance to the Super Bowl against the Patriots. He is accsued of aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and related counts after police said he punched the trooper and a police horse.

by | January 23, 2018 | 14:33

Two grass fires were burning in parts of North Texas on Monday afternoon. Parker County Judge Mark Riley says no structures were damaged and no injuries resulted from the fire that scorched 1,000 acres (405 hectares). Into the afternoon firefighters were staged along the edges of the fire, working to contain it - though they're counting on some assistance from roads and highways to act as fire break.

by | January 23, 2018 | 14:07

The Democrats had reached an agreement with the Republicans to have a debate on immigration in order to end the federal government shutdown which lasted for three days. Complicating matters is the fact that no one seems to know what Trump wants out of a potential long-term deal-including, possibly, Trump himself .

by | January 23, 2018 | 13:33

Before heading to the museum, Pence met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at his residence. The vice-president was preceded on the Knesset dais by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who lavished his guest with praise and gratitude. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' ruling Fatah party has called for a general strike to protest President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | January 23, 2018 | 12:43

Asked whether he thought the government would be closed Monday, he said , "Right now, yes, I do". "What we've just witnessed on the floor was a cynical decision by Senate Democrats to shove aside millions of Americans for the sake of irresponsible political games", McConnell said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 12:39

He said: "It felt like a giant rock had dropped either in the hallway or just outside the building. It's quite strong. We're all outside now". The quake hit Banten about 81 kilometres southwest of the provincial city of Lebak at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the BMKG.

by | January 23, 2018 | 12:25

The quake struck 157 miles (256km) south-east of Chiniak, Alaska, at 9.31am GMT on Tuesday. The alert told people to seek refuge on higher grounds in affected areas. A tsunami warning is issued when a potential tsunami with significant widespread inundation is imminent or expected. The quake comes just hours after a 6.1-magnitude natural disaster struck off the coast of Java, Indonesia, sending people in the capital running into the streets.

by | January 23, 2018 | 12:12

The man, identified as Brandon Griesemer, has now been arrested. "Fake news. I'm coming to gun you all down ", said the caller, who cursed and used an expletive directed at African-Americans, the affidavit said. "We have been in touch with local and federal law enforcement throughout, and have taken all necessary measures to ensure the safety of our people", CNN said Monday in a statement.

by | January 23, 2018 | 11:40

More than a year into his presidency, Trump has yet to visit London and many British voters have promised to protest against a man they see as crude, volatile and opposed to their values on a range of issues. Asked about an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, he said: "At some point we're going to do it, but there's no urgency to do that". In Europe, Iran is expected to dominate Tillerson's talks in Britain and France, the first two stops, before he heads to Switzerland and Poland.

by | January 23, 2018 | 11:31

At last year's forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping defended free trade in a speech that underscored his desire to play a greater global role as Trump retreats. I am not all that sure he will be welcomed with open arms. What is the significance of Trump attending? Davos attendees include King Abdullah of Jordan, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah and Trump's adviser and son-in-law, ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 10:56

It entered an alliance with BJP for Lok Sabha as well as Maharashtra assembly elections in 1989. Lashing out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi Uddhav said, "PM calls himself "Pant Pradhan" and all he does is travel overseas". Senior party leader Sanjay Raut had moved a resolution in this regard. "People of armed forces are the ones with real 56-inch chest, how can you insult them?" he added.

by | January 23, 2018 | 10:17

During the second week of January, more people sought care for flulike illnesses than at any comparable period in almost a decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weekly report shows. Our research also reveals that most of the nation is now experiencing widespread and intense flu activity. "Under a shutdown , CDC's capacity to track and respond to disease outbreaks will be impacted", the spokesperson said .

by | January 23, 2018 | 09:48

Aerial photographs showed a large swath of the snowy volcano covered by dark gray ash. Meteorological officials could not confirm immediately if the avalanche was triggered by the eruption, only stating that both happened at the same time.

by | January 23, 2018 | 09:47

For traffic updates in Santa Barbara County, motorists may call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit our website . Officials wanted to have it back open by Monday morning for the workday commute. Approximately 350 Caltrans workers and contractors worked around the clock to clear Highway 101. It's been nearly two full weeks since commuters have been able to travel on Highway 101 between Montecito and Carpenteria.

by | January 23, 2018 | 09:46

The government spending measure required 60 votes in the Senate, where Republicans hold a narrow 51-49 majority, meaning they needed Democratic cooperation to pass the bill. "So I think the Senate is the best body to lead the country to a result", said Sen. All he is promising is that he "intends" to "proceed to" a bill that would "address DACA " in February.

by | January 23, 2018 | 09:20

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell's commitment to quickly tackle the issue of the "dreamers" was contingent on Democrats providing enough votes now for a stopgap spending funding measure lasting a little less than three weeks.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:48

Israeli Arab parliament members held up protest signs in both Arabic and English, stating " Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine ". So, Vice President Mike Pence came to Jerusalem and didn't meet with any Palestinians . Israel, which annexed East Jerusalem after capturing it in 1967 in a move not internationally recognised, regards all of the city as its "eternal and indivisible capital".