by | February 09, 2018 | 10:26

Lawmakers are facing a midnight deadline. As contingency plans collected on the OMB's website show, agencies across the government have plans in place for shutdowns, many of which were updated ahead of the shutdown last month and some as recently as Thursday.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:17

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James , who will remain with the Cavaliers . Yeah that's real exciting. In exchange, the Lakers will send Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr to the Cavs . "And me worrying about it isn't going to change anything or make a difference". The trade comes amid a disastrous implosion in Cleveland that has seen fiery team meetings and a 7-13 record since Christmas, all while tension brews between LeBron James and the front office.

by | February 09, 2018 | 10:12

Andrew Symonds impressed with a 40-run knock, while India's Mohammad Kaif and Joginder Sharma contributed 19 and 18 runs respectively in a line-up that saw five batsmen being dismissed for a single-digit score on ice. Cricket on ice has been played in St. Moritz by amateurs since 1988 but it is the first time that greats of the game have graced the Alpine resort. Owais Shah once again slapped a six off the first ball of the over to seal the victory for the Royals .

by | February 09, 2018 | 09:37

Congress had created a ruckus in the Rajya Sabha against the prime minister's comment on Thursday forcing an adjournment. She said she would mobilise protest in both the Houses tomorrow. "It is the first time I'm hearing such a laugheter after Ramayana ", said the PM. Yesterday, during the reply, Modi had questioned the Congress's claim of being the originator of the biometric national ID Aadhaar when he said that the then Home Minister L K Advani had in 1998 spoken about an all-purpose ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 09:30

Since 1967, when a NFC team (represented this year by the winning Philadelphia Eagles ) has won the Super Bowl , the US stock market has returned an average of 13.4 percent for the year. A former football executive with the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns , Lombardi is now a podcaster at The Ringer, and he tweeted the following response: "Look, I deserve what Kelce said, I was wrong and he is right".

by | February 09, 2018 | 09:12

A Senate agreement to raise domestic spending along with Pentagon funding would likely be met by objections from conservative House Republicans , potentially forcing House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to rely on Democratic votes to pass the measure.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:52

Any redrawing of the boundaries is expected to make the districts less friendly to Republicans and give Democrats a boost as they try to take control of the U.S. He pointed out that the relationship between the USA and Canada is what's important, but that the Canadian people expect him to have a constructive working relationship with whoever is president of the US and to stand up for Canadian values.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:48

Classes would be suspended at the Visakhapatnam-based Andhra University and its affiliated colleges. Left parties held a protest in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. Despite the fact that Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Ananth Kumar addressed the Andhra Pradesh boss pastor over telephone, encouraging to encourage his MPs to collaborate amid the Prime Minister's discourse, Naidu influenced it to clear that the dissent will proceed with, TDP sources said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:43

Perhaps because Lebron James never had a consistent father figure growing up he just doesn't see the importance of being one now, here in Cleveland , because if Lebron had had a consistent father figure, he might see the wisdom in allowing himself to be traded to the team of his choice for the remainder of this season.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:24

He was accompanied by Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera and Japan's highest-ranking military officer, Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano. Unification ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said at a press briefing that the government was still reviewing the request, although it was not made immediately known just how much fuel the North requested.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:13

Without that commitment, Pelosi says she will vote "no" on the budget deal . Pelosi began her speech around 10 am ET and finished her speech around 6:10 pm ET. "We will bring a solution to the floor, one that the president will sign". So maybe it's time to get rid of it? Trump said he would support a path to citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers but is demanding measures that Democrats and even some Republicans oppose.

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:49

The measure, aides said , also contains nearly $90 billion in overdue disaster aid and an increase in the government borrowing cap that would prevent a first-ever USA government default on its obligations. On Tuesday, the House passed a partisan bill that would fund government for six weeks - but fund the military through the remainder of fiscal year 2018.

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:52

The government has until midnight to pass a bipartisan budget deal that would increase spending by $300 billion over the next two years. "While I obviously cannot guarantee any outcomes, let alone supermajority support, I can ensure the process is fair to all sides", McConnell said .

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:17

District Court on charges of bank fraud and were detained, according to a release issued by John Dunham, United States Attorney for the District of CT. "During previous attacks, fraudsters dressed as ATM technicians and attached a laptop computer with a mirror image of the ATM's operating system along with a mobile device to the targeted ATM".

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:08

A man has been charged with causing unnecessary suffering to animals in Northern Ireland . None of the details of the case were read out during a brief hearing at Craigavon Magistrates Court but a PSNI constable confirmed she could connect the accused to the charge.

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:03

The release of this sloppy, cherry-picked memo is a blatant partisan attempt to smear law enforcement and Mueller's investigation. The FISA act was meant to authorize spying on foreigners, and it takes extraordinary evidence to permit spying on an American citizen.

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:05

Washington has led a global campaign to force North Korea to give up development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States and has taken a tougher line recently than its allies in Seoul , exposing tensions that South Korean President Moon Jae-in could struggle to hide at the Olympics .

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:48

Earlier Thursday Cho Yong Sam, a senior Pyongyang foreign ministry official, was quoted as saying the North had "no intention" of meeting United States authorities during the trip. Kim has been putting pressure on the U.S. North Korea's parade on Thursday was held for the 70th anniversary of the founding of its armed forces.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:40

Publishing group Tronc Inc. said it reached a deal to sell the LA Times and San Diego Union-Tribune to Soon-Shiong's Nant Capital for US$500 million (S$662 million) plus the assumption of US$90 million in pension liabilities. He has been a faculty member at the UCLA medical school and has invested in and donated to medical research. You take it over knowing it isn't almost as profitable as it might have been 20 or 50 years ago.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:39

Sen. Thad CochranWilliam (Thad) Thad CochranMcConnell urging MS gov to appoint himself if Cochran resigns: report A pro-science approach to Yucca Mountain appropriations Senate Republicans call on Trump to preserve NAFTA MORE (R-Miss.), the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged his Senate colleagues to back the legislation noting that they need it to keep the government open.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:35

During a news conference at Minneapolis ' Mall of America on the Wednesday before the Super Bowl , Smith said he would turn down any White House invitation if they won. "I don't want to go out of my way to go see someone who isn't even welcoming the men in this locker room and our different cultures". "And I want to see our relationships between our communities and our law enforcement be advanced", Jenkins explained .

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:12

Alabama consistently has one of the best 3-4 defensive fronts in all of college football and just churn out high draft picks. While at Alabama he helped with the development of a dominating defensive front that in 2016 led the nation in rushing defense (63.9 yards per game) and was fourth in sacks (3.60 per game).

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:02

The survey, ordered by Commons leader Andrea Leadsom in the wake of a raft of allegations of inappropriate behaviour and assaults in and around Parliament, also revealed 39% of all MPs, Peers and staff experienced non-sexual harassment or bullying in the a year ago alone.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:49

He added that India is projected to regain the tag of being the fastest growing major economy next year. "It's only happening now". Jaitley said that in addition to India moving up on the Ease of Doing Business rankings, India should continue to progress further to realise PM Narendra Modi's vision of India making the top 50 in those rankings.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:29

Koji Tsuruoka said Theresa May had acknowledged the importance of Japan to Britain's post-union economy and added major Japanese firms were "determined" to continue operating in the country but wanted "clarity". While companies are eager for extra detail on what kind of Brexit the Conservatives want, Japanese banks have started to adjust their operations in preparation for the loss of financial passporting rights following the divorce.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:28

If confirmed by the Senate , Rettig would join the agency as it struggles with limited resources and a possible restructuring by Congress. The IRS receives about 95 million calls each year. Rettig will take the reins from acting commissioner David Kautter, who previous served as assistant Treasury secretary for tax policy. Rettig, who received his law degree from Pepperdine University and a Master of Laws in taxation from New York University, now serves as vice chairman of administration ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:14

The death toll in Thursday's strikes mounted steadily throughout the day, with the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights giving 67 civilians killed by the evening. Damascus has completely halted aid from reaching Ghouta over the past two and prevented civilians in need of urgent medical attention from being evacuated.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:14

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday talked up what he called the unprecedented strength of the Japan-U.S. alliance, and emphasized his nation's resolve to "peacefully dismantle" North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The U.N. Security Council imposed a travel ban and asset freeze Choe on June 2 previous year when he was vice director of the Workers' Party of Korea Propaganda and Agitation Department, which controls ideological messaging through the media, arts and culture.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:12

Having previously only occasionally appeared in the background, the young heiress has moved to the front and center of media photos more recently, assisting her brother at numerous state events. That in itself is a major breakthrough for the Koreas. Washington was reportedly miffed, as the South Korean government had repeatedly warned the USA against acting unilaterally to address the the North Korea problem.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:13

I always loved Prince's music and his attitude because he was known for being ahead of his contemporaries in terms of his willingness to try new things musically, so it was surprising to me to hear about his objection to incorporating technology into his shows and his music.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:09

During Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) in the Commons on Wednesday, the Tory leader was quizzed on the exact terms of any post-Brexit trade deal between the United Kingdom and US President Donald Trump's administration. Speaking after Theresa May's evasive Commons performance, an official spokesman later clarified that the prime minister had made clear that " the NHS is not for sale and it never will be " in February 2017.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:58

Fighting also raged in the northwestern province of Idlib, where the United Nations said the violence "made a mockery" of the de-escalation zones agreed previous year in a bid to pave the way for an end to the war. The pro-government forces were "likely seeking to seize oilfields in Khusham" east of the Euphrates in Deir al-Zor province, a USA official said. In Hammuriyeh, a young man stared at the bodies of five children, including his younger brother, killed in an air strike.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:45

The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 24,912.77, an increase of 567 points, or 2.3 percent. Australia's benchmark equity gauge, the first major Asian market to open, rose 0.8 percent in early trading. It sank $1.35, or 2 percent, to finish at $65.51 a barrel in the previous session. Wall Street has had a great run: The Dow was up over 26 percent from January 2017 to January 2018.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:44

The administration is urging Congress to pass the plan and send it to the president's desk without delay. President Donald Trump said earlier this week he'd "love to see a shutdown " if Congress couldn't pass a deal by Thursday that included his demands for immigration restrictions.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:30

The McFarland team of Becca and Matt Hamilton couldn't work their way out of trouble at a critical moment in their second Olympic mixed doubles curling game Thursday. "I hope they do well here because it would be nice to hear those roars this week". The eighth end was the first time in the game either team scored more than one point.