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It's clear there will be a solid bloc of Democrats voting against the budget deal , which would provide $80 billion for defense and $63 billion for non-defense above the spending caps this year, and another $85 billion more for defense and $68 billion more for non-defense in the following year.
  • Dem senator: If Kelly knew about Porter abuse allegations, he should go

    Dem senator: If Kelly knew about Porter abuse allegations, he should go

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    Cummings has repeatedly pressed Gowdy to subpoena the White House - and asked the White House directly - for information regarding the security clearances Lt. She also filed for an emergency protective order against Porter, stemming from a June 2010 incident in which, according to a criminal complaint reviewed by ABC News, she alleges that Porter refused to leave her apartment - where she was living during their separation.
  • Syrian warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta, monitor says

    Syrian warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta, monitor says

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    The report urged Russian Federation, which it identified as the only real mediator between Iran and Israel, to play a more active role in averting a potential escalation. "The Syrian government renews its call to dissolve this illegitimate coalition", it said. Violence and suffering has shown no sign of relenting in Syria.
  • Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus

    Killed as Assad Attacks Rebels Near Damascus

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    The OCHA said education activities in Idlib witnessed repeated interruptions due to the ongoing hostilities in the past two months. United Nations war crimes experts are conducting investigations into multiple reports of suspected chemical attacks.
  • Congressional committee to investigate MSU, USOC and more regarding Nassar case

    Congressional committee to investigate MSU, USOC and more regarding Nassar case

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    In a new interview with Jake Tapper on CNN , the 23-year-old Olympian says team coach John Geddert was in the auto back in 2011 when one teammate was detailing being molested by the disgraced doctor. On that vehicle ride, one team member described her experience with Nassar the previous day. "And John Geddert was in the auto with us and he just didn't say anything", she said of the ex-Olympics top coach.
  • Trump blames stock market fall on 'good news'

    Trump blames stock market fall on 'good news'

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    Last month, the Trump administration seemed to fully embrace, if not invite, a weaker dollar. "That is great news for Americans' 401k, retirement, pension, and college savings accounts". He added that if Hillary Clinton had won the 2016 election, "the market would have gone down 50% from where it was". "But what's serious is that the Democrats seem to consistently put their personal hatred for this president over their desire to see America succeed".
  • Swiss Re Shares Soar On SoftBank Stake Talks

    Swiss Re Shares Soar On SoftBank Stake Talks

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    All included, this brings the number of companies in the Vision Fund's portfolio to 26, says Masayoshi. SoftBank also owns stakes in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and the silicon specialist Arm , and the IPO will be important in raising cash for more investments, including into companies like Wag, which matches dog owners with dog walkers in what Son called the "dog version of Uber".
  • King Abdullah II meets President Mamnoon, agree to strengthen Pak-Jordan ties

    King Abdullah II meets President Mamnoon, agree to strengthen Pak-Jordan ties

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    Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday afternoon on an official two-day visit. The king was also given a guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent of the Pakistani armed forces. They agreed to bring a greater focus on enhancing bilateral trade and investment relations to make the bilateral trade, now at United States dollars 75 million, commensurate with the political ties existing between Pakistan and Jordan.
  • Bill to end USA government shutdown clears key hurdle in Senate

    Bill to end USA government shutdown clears key hurdle in Senate

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    Missing the midnight deadline technically triggered a shutdown, but it could be brief. The delay gave Paul a chance to speak his peace, but it was not expected to block the bill in the Senate. The deal also includes a bunch of other goodies, particularly for federal health care programs and the states and territories ravaged by hurricanes a year ago.
  • United States vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

    United States vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off

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    Oh no, this has everything to do with one of the most tyrannical regimes on the planet and its clever ploy to hijack and exploit the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , for its own sinister scheme. At the welcome ceremony Thursday, band members dressed in white suits and red coats played traditional music, and North Koreans, wearing red, white and blue uniforms, waved at the crowd.
  • Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?

    Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?

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    Kim Yo Jong will be the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South since the 1950-53 Korean War. The father of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months, will attend the Olympic ceremonies in Pyeongchang as a special guest of Vice President Mike Pence , administration officials confirmed.
  • What Are Analysts Report About Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

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    The institutional investor held 165,532 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.52M, up from 124,209 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Coca (NYSE:KO) was reduced too. Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 69 investors sold LUV shares while 249 reduced holdings.
  • Pence may encounter N.Korea's ceremonial head at Olympic reception

    Pence may encounter N.Korea's ceremonial head at Olympic reception

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    Shoma Uno skated a near-flawless short program, the only stumble coming on his opening jump, and scored 103.25 points to give Japan the lead in figure skating's team competition. Twenty-two North Korean athletes are taking part, but only pairs skaters Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik have a real shot at a medal. Seo is now the president of the Korean American Association of Chicago At the 2018 Olympics, there will be a show of unity from North and South Korea in their shared women's ice ...
  • Pelosi sets record with 6 hour marathon speech on DACA

    Pelosi sets record with 6 hour marathon speech on DACA

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    Senate leaders have reached a two-year budget agreement to resolve a months-long impasse over spending levels. It ends the unsafe sequester and gives Secretary Mattis what he needs to keep America Great. "I'd love to see a shutdown if we can't get this stuff taken care of", Trump said during a round table with law enforcement at the White House Tuesday afternoon.
  • Clashes as BD court jails Opp leader Zia

    Clashes as BD court jails Opp leader Zia

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    Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the two-day programme at a press briefing at the party's central office at Naya Paltan immediately after the announcement of the court verdict in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. "This verdict is an anti-people one". Ruhul Kabir Rizbi, a close Zia aide, rejected the verdict, saying the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was looking for a way to weaken Zia politically.
  • BC government announces tax agreement with Airbnb

    BC government announces tax agreement with Airbnb

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    The province estimated there are approximately 18,500 Airbnb listings in B.C., which could have brought in about $18 million in sales taxes had the legislation been in place previous year. There are also occupancy taxes in Michigan, Nevada, California, France and India. "This is a defining moment for Airbnb and for our hosts across this province", she told the news conference.
  • N. Korea delegation led by Kim's sister arrives for Olympics

    N. Korea delegation led by Kim's sister arrives for Olympics

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    Sources say an informal luncheon between Kim and the South Korean delegation would give her more freedom to interact with the South Koreans than anybody else in the North Korean delegation. This is the real North Korea and the US won't allow that to be forgotten. Administration officials said they had long expected the North would seek to use the Olympics, taking place just 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the heavily-mined Demilitarized Zone dividing the Koreas, as an opportunity to put ...
  • Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls

    Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls

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    It would also authorize funds for disaster aid, community health centers, the Children's Health Insurance Program and fighting the opioid crisis . The accord, between Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, and Chuck Schumer of NY, his Democratic counterpart, would raise strict caps on military and domestic spending that were imposed in 2011 as part of a deal with President Barack Obama that was once seen as a key triumph for Republicans in Congress .