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by | January 26, 2018 | 08:50

As the meeting broke up, McConnell told the Senate he hoped bipartisan agreement could be reached on issues such as military spending, immigration and border security before February 8. Republican Senator Jeff Flake , part of a bipartisan working group pushing for legislation to replace DACA , told reporters that McConnell was still six or seven Democratic votes short of breaking the impasse that led to the shutdown.

by | January 26, 2018 | 07:57

Vestager said Qualcomm paid "billions of dollars" to Apple and in the process helped establish itself as the dominant force. Qualcomm said it "strongly disagrees" with the Commission's decision and plans to appeal against it to the EU's General Court.

by | January 26, 2018 | 07:44

The speech is scheduled to begin at 10 Thursday morning. "We too will persist against storms and turmoil, obstacles great and small", Brown said. "The spirit of democracy never dies". In his speech, Brown called for a task force of scientists and forest management experts to find ways to reduce the wildfire threat to California. He directly blamed President Donald Trump for the nation's retreat on global climate policies.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:55

But May's response was less certain. The sentiment was echoed by Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who said he respects the desire of political leaders to defend their own citizens, companies and economy. The view largely breaks with a longstanding policy in which USA officials back a strong dollar and it raised the possibility that the Trump administration may be trying to talk down the currency to give the US economy an edge in trade as part of an "America First" strategy.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:32

Fourteen of the awardees are women. Mar Chrysostom has been a bishop for over 64 years, which makes him the longest-serving bishop in India . "By conferring this award on me, I believe Prime Minister Modi's Government is honouring all of Tamilnadu and Tamil people everywhere", added Ilaiyaraaja, who has composed the music for more than a thousand films across languages, and is also the recipient of five National Awards.

by | January 26, 2018 | 06:00

Minister of State David Stanton said the "restrictions of the type that we are repealing in this Bill are no longer in tune with today's Ireland". Supporters of the bill - which was introduced by Independent Senator Billy Lawless - have argued that lifting the alcohol ban on Good Friday will benefit tourism and businesses while discouraging binge drinking.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:43

Trump already pissed off May back on November 29 when he retweeted a series of anti-Muslim videos posted by the leader of Britain First, an extreme white nationalist party. Yet it is unlikely that the theme of this year's WEF annual meeting, "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World", will feature much in Mr Trump's speech.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:21

An NBC report has found that Flynn-without a lawyer or approval from the president or top White House officials-met with investigators in his West Wing office to discuss conversations he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . White House counsel Donald McGahn said he would quit rather than follow through on the order to fire Mueller, the Times reported, citing the people.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:16

Around 100 people are estimated to have been hospitalized in Sejong Hospital. Eight people were listed as critically injured and 69 slightly injured by 0153 GMT. South Korean President Moon Jae-In held an emergency meeting after the fire to discuss response measures. Miryang is about 270 km (168 miles) southeast of the capital Seoul, and the people evacuated were being treated at four other hospitals nearby, YTN said.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:07

Four players made between 60 and 70 for Afghanistan , with the performance of Azmatullah Omarzai boosting them to an excellent total. Openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran shared a 117-run partnership while adding 69 and 68 respectively.

by | January 26, 2018 | 05:05

LUV has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance dropped -5.84% in last five regular trading sessions. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Lincoln National Corporation holds 0.02% or 1,185 shares. Beach Inv Mgmt Lc holds 1.35% or 13,900 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:LUV). The California-based Shelton Capital Mngmt has invested 0.07% in Southwest Airlines Co .

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:52

Poison Control Centers say they've seen 40 cases in the last 15 days. A majority of the cases from past year involved children. This will most likely immediately result in vomiting, but it can cause diarrhea too. "Once those packets came out, we all of a sudden saw children having adverse effects that were way out of proportion to what we normally saw with laundry detergents", Crouch said, adding that ingesting the packets can lead to a loss of consciousness, seizures and/or respiratory ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:47

Trump's legal team is reportedly negotiating the terms for the interview, possibly with some questions answered by the President in a face-to-face session with Mueller and others by way of a written response. Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election has hung over the White House ever since Mueller was named in May.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:41

Nearly four months after being shot in the head in the mass shooting in Las Vegas, 30 year old Jovanna. "The doctors in Las Vegas suggested removing Jovanna from life support and spoke to me about organ donation", says Frank. "We've been excited to watch her progress". "The hardest part for us was the unknown", Francisco said. But the bullet, which entered through the top of her skull and passed through the left side of her brain, impaired her ability to understand language.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:19

Ankara views the YPG as a major threat because of its links to Kurdish insurgents in Turkey. The YPG forms the backbone of the Syrian Democratic Forces. One Syrian and one Turk was killed, the governor's office said, in attacks that it blamed on the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units or YPG, a militia that Turkey sees as a Syrian offshoot of the banned PKK, which has waged a three-decade insurgency inside Turkey.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:13

Federal investigators have interviewed the engineer who was at the controls of Amtrak Cascades Train 501 that derailed last month south of Tacoma. The engineer told investigators he felt rested at the start of his shift, and the conductor in the auto with him told investigators the engineer seemed alert.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:10

The temporary spending measure Congress passed on Monday funds the government until February 8 - and if the immigration standoff is not resolved, it could lead to another government shutdown dispute in less than two-and-a-half weeks. Trump ended the DACA program in September, setting a March 5 deadline for Congress to provide legal protections or the program's recipients would once again be subject to deportation.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:08

McConnell repeated his assurance on Tuesday that an immigration plan will get a vote in the near future, though he noted there are many legislative priorities the Senate will have to address before the new February 8 government funding deadline .

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:56

Another major point of contention between the two sides was immigration policy, specifically the DREAM Act. President Donald Trump has said he will end it by March 5. In fact, to help secure votes from the conservative House Freedom Caucus to pass a spending bill last week, House leadership agreed to support a staunchly conservative immigration bill .

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:57

The demonstration formed part of Mattis' trip across Southeast Asia, where he hoped to improve ties and build alliances in the region. With music as a backdrop, Mattis looked on in silence as the commandos demonstrated their hostage-rescue skills, snake-handling and hand-to-hand combat training.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:48

Emergency department visits by people with influenza-like illness increased last week from 7 percent of all visits to 9 percent, though the number of lab-confirmed cases dropped to 1,183 from 2,170 the previous week. That's why the Connecticut Department of Health is ramping up efforts to open flu shot clinics this weekend. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness spread by a virus that most heavily impacts young children, the elderly and pregnant women.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:52

At the time , Comey was overseeing the Russian Federation probe. The president had previously said he thought it " unlikely " he would be interviewed by Mueller. Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment. Mr. Sessions was an early supporter of Mr. Trump's presidential run. In October, Papadopoulos pled guilty to lying to authorities about his contact with the Russian government.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:37

On Jan. 13, Hawaiians received an early-morning message on phones and television, that read, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII". She noted the correction was not issued for 38 minutes and said faulty alerts must be quickly corrected.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:30

SpaceX's new heavy-lift rocket Falcon Heavy completed its hold-down firing test at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday. The rocket is called the Falcon Heavy and it had a successful test firing. The actual launch of the Falcon Heavy is sure to be stunning. "There's a lot of risk associated with the Falcon Heavy; real good chance that vehicle doesn't make it to orbit", during a talk in July 2017.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:26

Senate race against Republican Roy Moore on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham. House Bill 17 passed Tuesday on a largely party-line vote with a two-thirds majority of the state House - where Republicans hold two-thirds of the seats - and now moves to the state Senate, where Democrats make up about 1 in 5 lawmakers.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:28

The federal government partially shut down at midnight on January 20, after the Senate failed to pass a short term spending bill, also known as a continuing resolution. Senate Republicans, however, have said that's not a solution they're taking seriously. She did not mention Trump's speaking with any Democrats but said White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short had been in touch with members of both parties and updated the president .

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:25

While campaigning for Governor, Murphy pledged to reform the state's marijuana policies, and spoke in favor of legalizing adult marijuana use. During a press conference on Tuesday, Murphy said New Jersey's medical-marijuana law is antiquated, with dispensaries that are restricted to one location and prescribing physicians who are burdened with excessive continuing-education requirements.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:17

Thursday: Highs today are going to climb back into the low to mid 60's again today . "Rain totals were generally between.10" and.20" in SLO County. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. South wind 11 to 15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Cloudy, with a low around 53.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:59

The IOC, however, stated that doping-free athletes from Russia might go to the 2018 Olympic Games under the classification of neutral athletes, or the OAR status, which stands for 'Olympic Athlete from Russia.' The IOC reserved the right to the final word in regard to Russian athletes, who will go to PyeongChang under the neutral status.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:58

Candidates like Lee have been able to harness the energy of women like Griffith and Cardinal to rally support behind their campaigns, which is why, on Sunday at least, a parking lot outside a sports stadium was exactly the right place to be.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:44

Though Trump and Sessions during the campaign shared an ambitious law-and-order agenda, and even though the attorney general has continued to push the president's priorities, the recusal decision had strained their bond. Representatives for the Central Intelligence Agency declined to comment on whether Pompeo had been interviewed. Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, has already interviewed several close aides and family members of Trump.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:32

South Korea , coached by former USA collegiate standout Sarah Murray, has 23 players on its current entry. The city's lax regulations when it comes to company registration and reporting requirements - a legacy of British colonial rule, analysts say - make it an attractive place to do business but easy for bad actors like North Korea to engage in illicit activities.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:30

The FBI reportedly couldn't store those messages because of a glitch in one of Samsung's software upgrades. The text message between two FBI employees that launched days of Republican speculation about a "secret society" contains a reference to a gag gift of Vladimir Putin-themed calendars that one of the employees purchased for those working on the early stage of the Russian Federation investigation, sources familiar with the exchange tell CNN .

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:30

The appeals court will rule whether to uphold that sentence for passive corruption and money laundering and in the process decide if he can run in an election in October he is favored to win. Lula is among over 100 people convicted in the Lava Jato (Car Wash) investigation , the most sprawling of Brazil's numerous probes. Lula was convicted of corruption and money laundering past year for accepting a beachside apartment from an engineering firm vying for contracts with Petrobras .

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:24

Grassley's statement came amid increasing partisan rancor in Congress over the investigations of the intelligence community's finding that Russian Federation sought to interfere in the 2016 election to boost Trump, and whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow.