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".

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:48

Michigan State turned the ball over 25 times. The Spartans shot 78.9 percent and outrebounded the Illini 17-5 in the first half yet led by just seven, 39-32, at halftime. After Michigan State took a quick 6-2 lead, the Spartans turned the ball over on four straight possessions, the first two from Cassius Winston. Michigan State represents the top of the conference.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:37

The marriage between Hadiya and Jahan was annulled by the Kerala high court , a move that was criticised widely by women's rights activists and others for infringing on a woman's personal rights and saying that she does not have the agency to choose her own partner.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:04

Travel on Interstate 90 is expected to be treacherous later Monday , along with I-35 heading south from the Twin Cities. Monday: Snow likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Expect blizzard or blizzard-like conditions to develop during the afternoon over Minnesota and Wisconsin as the heart of the storm moves in. Looking out for the remaining half of the winter, the climate forecast for February calls for an equal chance of above or below normal temperatures.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:04

Republicans have in turn stuck to their guns, saying no government is possible while federal government services are closed. Another CR that passes the House on a party-line vote for another three- or four-week delay could easily lose the 48 senators who opposed the Friday vote , along with one or more of the five Democrats who supported it, and perhaps even a few more Republicans such as Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, and Bob Corker.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:55

Hundreds of thousands of people joined a women's march in downtown Chicago on Saturday, protesting President Donald Trump and his policies and pledging to make their voices heard in this year's elections. Protesters marched past vacant government offices as the shutdown continues through the weekend, and gathered at the National Mall. Lilu Wray, 9, held up a sign that read "SAVE MY FUTURE IMPEACH!" "There was the election of Donald Trump , then all the stuff about Harvey Weinstein, ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:50

Ahn is the world's most successful Olympic short track speed skater with six gold medals but will not take part in the South Korean Games in the country of his birth. "And the International Olympic Committee has just stripped the competition of the main character". "For others in the remaining pool of athletes, pre-conditions such as further pre-Games tests and reanalysis from stored samples have been required", it said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:44

According to the most recent report from the US Department of Energy, some 36 percent of PREPA customers are still without power four months after Maria caused widespread devastation on the island. "If a good deal isn't hammered out, Puerto Rico can end up worse than it is". He also pledged to protect the utility's workers as the island struggles with an unemployment rate of 10 percent.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:44

They told Sky News: "I'm so grateful to the family that we - the public - got to see her and pay our respects to her ..." He added: " Limerick is very very proud of [her]. 'A lovely family' Also paying tribute, O'Riordan's former housekeeper and nanny to her children, Kay Duffy, said: "I was Dolores's housekeeper for many a year, when she was living in Kilmallock , and she couldn't have treated me better than what she did".