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House Republican leaders laid out their game plan to members during an emergency GOP conference meeting Monday night. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer huddled in the Kentucky Republican's office to hash out remaining differences over the caps, which are the result of the unpopular budget sequestration of 2013, which significantly curbed spending growth on defense and domestic programs.
  • Rauner should debate Ives, Sukovic says

    Rauner should debate Ives, Sukovic says

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    An actor dressed in black with a bandana covering his face, "thanks" Rauner for "opposing law enforcement and making IL a sanctuary state for illegal immigrant criminals". He and his paid-for mouthpieces don't like his betrayals being illustrated and his radical left-wing social agenda being exposed. Ives' campaign, so far, is resisting the pressure , putting out a statement saying, "Rauner is the one who owes IL families in general and conservatives in particular an apology".
  • Snow Possible on Tuesday

    Snow Possible on Tuesday

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    A few clouds will begin moving back into the area late tonight . West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north after midnight. Conditions will be cloudy with a high near 33 and a north wind of 6-9 miles per hour. The next chance of precip will come Friday and into the weekend. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Friday Night A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow after 3am.
  • House panel votes to release Democratic rebuttal to memo

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    Over the weekend, Trump said that a classified memo released by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee " totally vindicates " him in that probe despite the fact that several Republican lawmakers have repeatedly said they do not believe the memo has any effect on the special counsel investigation.
  • The Netherlands Withdraws Ambassador to Ankara

    The Netherlands Withdraws Ambassador to Ankara

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    The unprecedented diplomatic crisis caused the Dutch foreign ministry to issue a travel warning previous year, urging its citizens in Turkey to take care and noting the new "diplomatic tensions". Dutch-Turkish relations have spiraled to an all-time low after the Netherlands expelled Turkey's Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kayar in March. Riot police had to move in to break up an angry demonstration using dogs, horses and water cannon.
  • Raid Trailer Out: After Golmaan Again, Ajay Devgn Embraces His Serious Side

    Raid Trailer Out: After Golmaan Again, Ajay Devgn Embraces His Serious Side

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    In the first look poster, Ajay looks quite rough and tough. Sharing the trailer, Ajay Devgn tweeted: " Heroes Don't Always Come In Uniform. The trailer shows Ajay Devgn as Amay Patnaik a Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Lucknow. Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak under the banner, Panorama Studios & T-Series. The film's trailer, to be released today, will provide a glimpse into the story, which is high on entertainment and strong on ...
  • Brockton mother killed children during 'ritual incident,' prosecutor says

    Brockton mother killed children during 'ritual incident,' prosecutor says

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    In a press conference, Cruz said the children are between the ages of 5 and 8. A medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death and identify the victims. Traffic was closed off on both sides of the aging three-family home, which has faded gray paint, with a rug draped over the third floor balcony. Neighbors now wondering what may have led to two little boys allegedly dying at the hands of their mother.
  • Come From Away: South Korea to march with North Korea at Olympics

    Come From Away: South Korea to march with North Korea at Olympics

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    If a meeting happens, the South Korean government could use it to push for further engagement or even dialogue, something the State Department has been working on for months. Hours later, Trump hosted in the Oval Office eight escapees from North Korea. North Korea said he suffered from botulism, which many USA doctors dispute.
  • House committee votes to release Democrats' classified memo

    House committee votes to release Democrats' classified memo

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    Democrats could seek a vote on publicly releasing their rebuttal memo when the GOP-led House Intelligence Committee meets late Monday afternoon. Even as Democrats described that memo as inaccurate, some Republicans quickly cited it - released over the objections of the FBI and Justice Department - in their arguments that the FBI investigation that Mueller inherited is politically tainted.
  • Devin Nunes is drafting memos against everybody

    Devin Nunes is drafting memos against everybody

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    Trump has said the memo " totally vindicates " him in the Russian Federation probe. Schiff is among the Democrats pushing for the release of a counter-memo. The 44-year-old lawmaker from California, who is in his eighth term in Congress, served on Donald Trump's presidential transition team. Trump privately hoped the memo, which ties top figures in the Russian Federation investigation to alleged law enforcement malpractice, would give him political cover to make changes in the justice ...
  • Schiff: Kelly should give Trump 'a time out'

    Schiff: Kelly should give Trump 'a time out'

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    On Sunday, Republicans as well as Democrats said Trump was wrong to assert that the GOP-produced memo cleared him in the Russian Federation investigation. Utah representative Chris Stewart said: "I think it would be a mistake for anyone to suggest that the special counsel shouldn't complete his work".
  • WADA officers disrupt Russian women's ice hockey training session in PyeongChang

    WADA officers disrupt Russian women's ice hockey training session in PyeongChang

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    He said the International Olympic Committee knew only what had been released by CAS in a press statement and this was "extremely unsatisfactory given the gravity of the cases". The IOC has formally banned Russia from Pyeongchang but has allowed 168 "clean" athletes to take part under a neutral flag and may still allow the Russian flag at the closing ceremony.
  • Volatility grips world stock markets stocks as FTSE 100 bleeds £50bn

    Volatility grips world stock markets stocks as FTSE 100 bleeds £50bn

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    Despite the sea of red in global stock markets, there are hopes that the retreat won't last long given that global economic growth has picked up and the financial system is more robust since the financial crisis. "It's pretty insane", Chris Weston, chief market strategist at IG in Melbourne, Australia, said, according to MarketWatch . The market's slump began on Friday as investors anxious that creeping signs of higher inflation and interest rates could derail the market's record-setting ...
  • Sona will take place before budget speech, says parliament

    Sona will take place before budget speech, says parliament

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    The NWC handles the day-to-day running of the ANC, which has run South Africa since the end of white minority rule in 1994. "Developments this year, particularly the calls for the disruption or for the joint sitting to be postponed have therefore caused us great concern", said Mbete on the steps of the National Assembly after meeting the whips of all political parties represented in the South African Parliament to inform them of her decision.
  • Ariz. fire captain-paramedic shot and killed by driver

    Ariz. fire captain-paramedic shot and killed by driver

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    Sgt. Holster said Capt. Brayer approached the driver, who shot him in the head before fleeing. Brayer was riding on the back of a transportation cart with several other people in Civic Center Plaza on Sunday when the suspect, driving a red Scion, started following closely and bumping the back of the cart, according to court documents obtained by CBS 5 .
  • Delhi Police gets more for infrastructure, less for Nirbhaya Fund

    Delhi Police gets more for infrastructure, less for Nirbhaya Fund

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    It had got Rs 495.73 crore in the revised estimates for the 2017-18 fiscal. "Last year, the Budget under the Nirbhaya Fund was more because it included expenditure on infrastructure". The incentives for sportspersons have seen a hike to 23 crores, from last year's 18.13 crores. Incidentally, the budget proposal came just few hours after Modi inaugurated the first-ever Khelo India School Games on Wednesday.
  • Negative perception created by forced adjournments in Rajya Sabha: Venkaiah Naidu

    Negative perception created by forced adjournments in Rajya Sabha: Venkaiah Naidu

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    You don't want Question Hour also.... I would like to reiterate that it would be my commitment to allow any issue to be raised by any member as per the rules. Naidu's remarks came after the Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice till late afternoon on Tuesday due to protests by opposition members, including those from the Congress and the Trinamool Congress, who alleged that their voice was being "muzzled" .
  • Korea's army parade seeks to steal South's Olympic thunder

    Korea's army parade seeks to steal South's Olympic thunder

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    Pence says that his message will always be the same - that North Korea "must once and for all abandon its nuclear weapons program and ballistic missile ambitions". Otto Warmbier died soon after his release from North Korean prison previous year, and his parents torturing him during detention."Otto was systematically tortured and intentionally injured by Kim Jong [Un] ..." Hours later, Trump hosted in the Oval Office eight escapees from North Korea.