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by | February 08, 2018 | 16:20

Lawmakers have until Thursday at midnight to fund the government. McConnell and Schumer announced an agreement Wednesday to avoid a second government shutdown , but Pelosi says the immigration issue stands in the way. A bipartisan measure to avoid the impending U.S. government shutdown was announced on Wednesday - but questions remain about whether it will pass.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:59

But I'll also be there to deliver a message: the era of strategic patience is OVER. "It's a possibility that North Korea may be behind the theft ", the person, who had knowledge of Intelligence Committee proceedings, told Reuters . The NIS said in a report, "North Korean hackers sent hacking e-mails to domestic virtual currency exchanges and members in South Korea to steal passwords of members and took away virtual money worth tens of billions won".

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:56

Same-sex marriage was approved by Bermuda's supreme court in May previous year and was celebrated by the island's small gay community. "I do believe it was given due consideration by the Governor given the amount of time that it took in reaching a final decision".

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:43

The warning was issued at 8am on Thursday morning and will come into effect at 9pm on Thursday night for 12 hours until 9am on Friday morning. As for this week, most of the country is set to be hit by flurries of snow, sleet and rain up to the weekend.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:22

With the support of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Senate leaders are pushing for a compromise budget agreement that boosts spending for national defense, domestic programs, and hurricane disaster relief by nearly $400 billion during the next two years.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:12

He has limited room to maneuver as his guest from Washington strongly criticizes the North and emphasizes the need to crank up the pressure campaign. South Korea, which normally prohibits North Korean vessels from passing through its waters, made an exception by granting entry to a ferry suspected to have been used in the past to smuggle illicit funds and spies.

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:11

On Thursday, North Korea said it has no intention of meeting USA officials during the Games, according to the North's official KCNA news agency. US Vice-President Mike Pence will also be attending the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on Friday, saying he wanted to "make sure North Korea doesn't use the powerful symbolism in the backdrop of the [Games] to paper over the truth about their regime".

by | February 08, 2018 | 15:04

He was having a housewarming party for which he invited his friends on the day when the incident took place. It started when local farmer Bruce Grubb called the North East Police to report the presence of a large fearsome cat with stripes on his farm.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:52

New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. AccuWeather says Sunday's high could reach 53. The band organizes and moves southeast ward as the winds shift northwest at 10-15 miles per hour. West wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday Night A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of snow between 8pm and 1am. That pattern will stick around Thursday with temperatures climbing into the low 40s on Friday and Saturday .

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:50

The cases involve allegations of fraud, bribery and breach of trust, according to police. "But I am certain that [at] the end of the day, the legal authorities can only reach one conclusion, the simple truth: There is nothing [to the allegations]", Netanyahu concluded.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:46

While it was clearly a test to users who opened the full message, the abbreviated push notification simply stated "Tsunami Warning". So, Orrock said it could take a while to see if the false tsunami message changes how weather apps are monitored.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:18

Winds are expected to be no more than 10 miles per hour, and temperatures should be in the upper teens overnight Thursday and mid-20s Friday. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for much of the state Thursday morning through Friday evening - see map in video.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:13

Senators forward Alex Burrows appeared to knee Devils forward Hall in the head twice after the two fell to the ice during a skirmish. Burrows, 36, claimed he was trying to pry himself from the pile. Burrows was suspended once earlier in his career, when he received a three-game ban for an illegal check to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin during a game on October 30, 2014.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:08

Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on January 30. That's according to White House chief of staff John Kelly. The House Intelligence Committee that issued a controversial memo drafted by Republicans last week voted unanimously to release a rebuttal by Democrats on Monday.

by | February 08, 2018 | 14:02

Worst affected by the potential economic fallout would be the Brexit heartlands of the north-east and West Midlands - which would see 16% and 13% hits to their economic growth respectively. Staying in the single market would see a less dramatic 3% decline. The controversial analysis suggests the region will be one of the worst hit in the country, with a best case scenario of an eight per cent reduction in growth - even if Theresa May thrashes out a free trade deal with the bloc.

by | February 08, 2018 | 13:45

The Washington Examiner's Byron York in his report that Clinton associate Cody Shearer was in with Steele about anti-Trump research, and that Obama State Department official Jonathan Winer was a connection between Steele and the State Department during the 2016 campaign.

by | February 08, 2018 | 12:55

This poll also indicates a high point in approval of the economy under Trump, with 70 percent of respondents saying the economy is "excellent" or "good". In a separate probe, 56 percent said the probe is fair and only 28 percent disagreed. A broad 77% of GOP voters say that the investigation into Trump associates and Russian meddling is a "witch hunt", according to Tuesday's new survey from Quinnipiac.

by | February 08, 2018 | 12:52

I would like this to get out, imagine if this was your son or daughter, ' she continued. "She laughs in my face telling me a bunch of lies and I do get upset!" "I gave birth to her, and the way she came out is ideal", she said in a telephone interview Wednesday.

by | February 08, 2018 | 12:38

Zia is a member of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), which is country's main opposition party. Security forces have swarmed Bangladesh's cities ahead of the verdict, fearing clashes with Zia's supporters. "The Bangladesh government's claims to be open and democratic ring hollow as it cracks down on political dissent", said the group's Asia director Brad Adams.

by | February 08, 2018 | 12:37

Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting here, Sonia Gandhi hoped that the party workers and leaders would work with Rahul Gandhi with the same dedication as they did with her in her long tenure of 19 years. AP is the biggest victim of Congress' political corruption. Nobody is going to be spared. Modi also accused the Congress of lacking in the moral courage to introduce the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill - popularly known as the Triple Talaq bill, and ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 12:09

Following the 2016 presidential election, USA intelligence officials noted Russia's deliberate attempts to undermine American democracy by influencing voters across social media platforms. The Washington Post previously reported that computer systems in IL and Arizona were both successfully penetrated. Tillerson also said he believed Russian Federation was already attempting to tamper in the 2018 midterm elections.

by | February 08, 2018 | 10:29

Meanwhile, a nasty mix of freezing rain and snow that bombarded much of CT and MA on Wednesday has pushed off shore, Ward said. The first will spread snow in later Thursday morning and then round 2 later night to early Friday . "Plan on hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday ", the NWS stated. Follow the Bangor Daily News on Facebook for the latest ME news.

by | February 08, 2018 | 10:19

During the games, Pence will "make clear that the maximum pressure of the Kim regime will only intensify", a White House official told reporters, adding that the vice president "will not allow the North Korean regime to highjack messaging of Olympics with propaganda".

by | February 08, 2018 | 10:14

Pence arrives in Seoul on Thursday for meetings with President Moon Jae-in just as South Korea seizes on the games for a diplomatic opening with the North, including the first visit of North Korea's ruling family since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War .

by | February 08, 2018 | 10:08

There is also a lot of resentment inside the automotive industry on higher taxes on imported components which many in the industry feel is ruining the competitiveness of Indian manufacturing. The government is pushing hard to ensure that all vehicles sold in the country by 2030 will be powered by electricity and has been seeking to create an ecosystem that will support this, thereby looking to clean up the heavily polluted air in India's cities.

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:31

She has also sung backing vocals for acts such as Coldplay's Chris Martin and Will Young and appeared in the musical Les Miserables. And SuRie herself is like Annie Lennox in a turquoise jumpsuit with a cape hanging off her hips, which is extremely Eurovision .

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:27

Police have one person in custody, after an hours-long SWAT situation. The officer was rushed to the hospital but later confirmed dead. A police officer in Richardson, Tex. . Later, explosions were heard before the suspect was apprehended. A civilian was also shot and is in an unknown condition. Flick became the third officer to be gunned down in the line of duty in Colorado in the past five weeks.

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:11

Several people have been involved in a hot air balloon crash in Victoria's Yarra Ranges. Local reports said some of them were thrown from the basket as the balloon attempted to land after being buffeted by strong winds. "The balloon was flat down on the ground and the basket was tipped on its side", Ms Ingles said. "They've experienced an unexpected southwesterly wind change at speed and the pilot had a hard landing in difficult conditions", he said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 07:42

He also warned North Korea , which has sent a delegation of officials and athletes to the Games, not to use them as propaganda to distract from its human rights abuses. He did not rule out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the games. "He added that sanctions pressure would continue "until North Korea gets on a pathway to giving up its nuclear weapons".

by | February 08, 2018 | 07:31

However, Robert Wood said that the USA did not have any new information that it could share with the press when asked the basis on which Washington has concluded that Kim's nuclear weapons program may be months away from having the capacity to strike the continental United States.

by | February 08, 2018 | 07:23

Netanyahu, who has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and called the investigation a political attack orchestrated by the opposition, addressed his followers in a video posted on his Facebook account. Alsheikh held a meeting on Wednesday with the investigating teams in two corruption cases involving Netanyahu, known as Case 1,000 and Case 2,000. "I want to reassure you", he said, "there won't be anything, because I know the truth".

by | February 08, 2018 | 07:09

Double Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova captured the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy here Sunday evening for her first title of the year, beating defending champion Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-2 in the final. "I fought very hard every single match to make it back here". This is also the Czech's 21st WTA title, keeping alive the streak of winning one tournament per year since 2011.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:40

Something was terribly wrong", Hiott told the station. Elizabeth Hiott says she felt like dispatchers didn't at first believe her when she called 911. By the time Anderson County deputies and emergency medical crews got to the woman, witnesses said she had gouged out the other eye. "Most of our deputies have never seen anything like that", Sheriff Chad McBride said.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:33

USA officials declined to provide details of the expected sanctions. "We'll be ensuring that whatever cooperation that's existing between North and South Korea today on Olympic teams does not cloud the reality of a regime that must continue to be isolated by the world community", Pence told reporters today.

by | February 08, 2018 | 06:32

Speaking on BFM television , Jean-Yves Le Drian also said there were indications Syrian government forces were using toxic gas against civilians. Eastern Ghouta's proximity to the capital - where the government of President Bashar al-Assad resides - renders it a key target for the government and its principal ally, Russia .