• Neither side budges as day 2 of government shutdown continues

    Neither side budges as day 2 of government shutdown continues

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    Five Democratic senators from red states voted to keep the government open, and five Republicans came out against the measure, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , whose no vote was for procedural reasons. Last September, Trump said he was terminating DACA and challenged Congress to come up with a legislative replacement by March 5. "Uniformed service members and law enforcement officers are among the essential government employees who will be working without pay until the ...
  • Weather forecast calling for warmer temps going into the weekend

    Weather forecast calling for warmer temps going into the weekend

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    Tonight , it will be mostly clear with a low of 42, and a south wind of 15 to 17 miles per hour, gusting to 30 miles per hour, according to the weather service. East wind around 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 18 miles per hour. A 50 percent chance of showers. SUNDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cold temperatures develop, with a low of 28 degrees.
  • VR helps US Olympic ski and snowboard teams prep for South Korea

    VR helps US Olympic ski and snowboard teams prep for South Korea

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    The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) is not humiliating Russian Federation by inviting to the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea only clean athletes, IOC President Thomas Bach has said. Ski & Snowboard Team Leader Dan Hunt sees the PyeongChang Games as one of the first major steps on a journey which can move Great Britain towards being one of the world's leading snowsports nations.
  • Minnesota Governor Pays $6k for Home State Super Bowl Seat

    Minnesota Governor Pays $6k for Home State Super Bowl Seat

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    The pair heard their names called in the 2017 NFL Draft. It's not the first time Foles has shown flashes of brilliance - during his 2013 campaign with the Eagles , he threw for 27 touchdowns and just two interceptions - but for two straight games now the backup quarterback playing in Carson Wentz's stead has proven himself more than capable of shredding the best that National Football League defenses have to offer.
  • Fighting back against Russia probe is not obstruction

    Fighting back against Russia probe is not obstruction

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    And then there's the news that Donald Trump asked then-acting director Andrew McCabe who he voted for in the 2016 election and criticized his wife for being affiliated with the Democratic Party, according to The Washington Post . The White House initially said the termination was done on the recommendation of the Justice Department and cited a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that faulted Comey for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation as ...
  • North Korea says US-South Korea military drills should end 'forever'

    North Korea says US-South Korea military drills should end 'forever'

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    After going through South Korean checkpoints at the border, the team travelled to a national training centre in Jincheon, 90 km (56 miles) south of Seoul . Concerns have been expressed in the South that the sudden addition of so many players so close to the competition - for which South Korea qualified as hosts, rather than on merit - will disrupt team chemistry.
  • US Steps Up Efforts to End Turkey's Kurdish Offensive

    US Steps Up Efforts to End Turkey's Kurdish Offensive

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    A senior United States official, speaking earlier, said Washington is concerned that Turkey's military offensive against Afrin could distract from the fight against IS and be exploited by extremists to re-supply or create safe havens. The Syrian Kurdish militias, known as the YPG, or People's Protection Units, which are armed by the U.S., spearheaded the fightback against ISIS, but Ankara has accused them of working with the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or the PKK , which has waged a more than ...
  • Brazilian Appeals Upholds Ex-President's Corruption Conviction

    Brazilian Appeals Upholds Ex-President's Corruption Conviction

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    While Lula can still take his appeal to a higher court, the court's decision could rule him out of October's presidential election. The comments to high-ranking members of his left-leaning Workers' Party underscored the conundrum facing the party that governed Brazil between 2003 and 2016: Its best chance of winning the presidency rests with da Silva, but the once wildly popular former leader may ultimately be ineligible or even jailed.
  • 'Spooked' Kushner rejects Senate Russia interview, Grassley says

    'Spooked' Kushner rejects Senate Russia interview, Grassley says

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    Not that Grassley is anxious: "Let's get them out there for everyone to see". The Trump Tower meeting, which occurred on June 9, 2016, has been a focus of congressional investigators since it was reported on last July. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the committee's ranking member, for scaring away Kushner by releasing the transcript of the Fusion GPS co-founder. Thus, all of the committee's interviews "are complete", said Grassley.
  • Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Trabuco Canyon

    Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Trabuco Canyon

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    A tsunami warning was not issued following the quake, according to the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center. A magnitude 5.1 quake struck off the Humboldt County coastline just before 9:30 a.m. Government agencies advised that a tsunami is a series of waves, not a single occurrence, and the threat may continue for some time after the initial wave hits.
  • Justice Department Recovers Missing Text Messages of Anti-Trump FBI Agents

    Justice Department Recovers Missing Text Messages of Anti-Trump FBI Agents

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    Ron Johnson , the Republican chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, after the Department of Justice delivered about 384 pages containing around 9,000 texts to Congress on Friday. One of the text messages that has been previously surfaced includes a reference to a " secret society ". An FBI agent involved within the Russian Federation investigation in spring 2017 expressed hesitation about whether or not he ought to be part of the special counsel ...
  • Trump says talks with UK will lead to tremendous rise in trade

    Trump says talks with UK will lead to tremendous rise in trade

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    He is scheduled to do a dinner with global CEOs Thursday night. She was paying respect to 6 million Jews lost in the Holocaust and millions of other victims of the Nazis. He is the first sitting USA president to attend the forum since Bill Clinton in 2000. The two leaders asked officials to work together on finalising the details of the visit during talks at the World Economic Forum in Swiss ski resort Davos.
  • Hostesses 'groped' at men-only London gala

    Hostesses 'groped' at men-only London gala

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    According to the results of an FN survey of 181 staff working in the Square Mile, which was carried out late previous year, three quarters of women working in the City said they have been subjected to sexual harassment at work but most did not feel able to report it.
  • Elton John Tour 2018: Farewell Tour tickets and dates

    Elton John Tour 2018: Farewell Tour tickets and dates

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    The 70-year-old musician said at a press conference in NY that he wanted to dedicate himself to his family after becoming the father of two children with his husband, David Fernish. "I want people to come to the shows, take away some good feelings and hopefully its like saying goodbye to a friend". The tour starts in the USA on September 8, 2018, reaching Europe in April 2019, Asia in November 2019, Australasia in December 2019 and into 2020, South America in March 2020, before returning to ...
  • When Melania Asked To Borrow A Painting, Museum Offered A Literal Toilet

    When Melania Asked To Borrow A Painting, Museum Offered A Literal Toilet

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    Spector wrote back that Van Gogh's painting was a no-go, but pointed out that Cattelan's interactive " America " piece was available after concluding a year-long exhibit in a public bathroom on the museum's fifth floor. A Guggenheim spokeswoman declined immediate comment on the Washington Post report and White House officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
  • Delhi HC restrains EC from announcing by-polls — AAP MLAs' disqualification

    Delhi HC restrains EC from announcing by-polls — AAP MLAs' disqualification

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    They also sought that the disqualification be reversed till the EC hears the matter again. Court refused to pass any interim order on staying the disqualification of 20 aam aadmi Party MLAs . Following the ECs recommendation to President Ram Nath Kovind , the President had okayed their disqualification. The proceedings against Jarnail Singh were dropped after he resigned as the Rajouri Garden MLA to contest the Punjab Assembly polls.