• Oregon Democratic senator won't back stopgap spending bill

    Oregon Democratic senator won't back stopgap spending bill

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    A government shutdown is when Congress doesn't approve a federal budget for the upcoming fiscal year and nonessential functions of the US government close until lawmakers can agree on a budget. But Trump hit back on Twitter Thursday: "The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it", he wrote.
  • Hey, Texplainer: What would a government shutdown mean for Texas?

    Hey, Texplainer: What would a government shutdown mean for Texas?

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    Sometime soon-ish (?) after that, the motion to end debate - cloture in Senate slang - and bring the House-passed bill to fund the government for another month will be brought up for a vote. But it is also clear that Washington , amid all of the posturing and grandstanding now taking place among our political leaders, wants to play a game of chicken, waiting to see who blinks first.
  • Schumer, Trump meet at White House as government shutdown looms

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    They were demanding more military spending and a promise from Republican leaders for a House vote on an immigration bill that's far more restrictive than bipartisan measures that emerged in Congress . And they point to his tweet earlier this morning that seemed to contradict the spending bill drafted by GOP leaders specifically to ensure that it would pass.
  • 'DACA is probably dead' and it's the Democrats' fault

    'DACA is probably dead' and it's the Democrats' fault

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    They don't want security at the border, there are people pouring in. Democrats will have to choose between sticking to their guns and potentially forcing a government shutdown over DACA or taking the CHIP funding for now and hoping for an immigration bill to pass before the March deadline.
  • House Passes Spending Bill, But Shutdown Threat Remains

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    Schumer floated a three-day continuing resolution, according to a White House official. "Now that same fixation has them threatening to filibuster funding for the whole government", McConnell said . Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia has indicated that he was leaning in favour of the stopgap measure. Sen. Trump was set to leave Friday afternoon and planned to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration at Mar-a-Lago.
  • MLK Day 2018: celebrating the life of Dr. King

    MLK Day 2018: celebrating the life of Dr. King

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    Other students traveled east of the Anacostia River to install shelves at the United States Veterans Initiative, a non-profit organization that functions as a transitional facility for homeless veterans. Ferreira said that King had a fight in him, but it was not a violent fight. "In order to reach a person like that, you have to be open enough to hear them and connect with them, because if you approach them with 'you're wrong, ' they're going to shut down", King said.
  • Where Is President Trump's Doctor From? Hint

    Where Is President Trump's Doctor From? Hint

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    The President's favorite haunts are International Golf Club in Palm Beach County, Florida, Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, and Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey - spending 95 days in his first year as President at one of his signature golf clubs.
  • Government shutdown deadline Friday night as both sides dig in

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    The Senate's top Republican is blaming a potential government shutdown this weekend on Democratic demands for legislation to give protection against deportation to immigrants brought to the country illegally. During the shutdown in 2013, however, Congress passed legislation to ensure troops received payment. Democrat Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says "The republicans both in the Senate the House and the White House can't get their act together".
  • Trump warns shutdown could be coming as Senate fights over spending plan

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    When the US Congress fails to pass appropriate funding for government operations and agencies, a shutdown is triggered. WASHINGTON ― A day before a government shutdown , House Republican leaders cut a last-minute deal with conservatives to get a one-month spending bill out of their chamber and on to the Senate.
  • Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

    Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

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    The new site, once it is constructed in the chosen city, will be called HQ2. However, Gaetani says that doesn't mean cities like Toronto should avoid attracting companies like Amazon, which are critical to the knowledge economy. "A vast majority of the markets are in the eastern time zone". But Amazon is making it clear that cities in general won't succeed by letting their key systems, such as education and public transit, crumble in a mistaken push to benefit businesses' bottom lines .
  • Reading the Tea Leaves for Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY)

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    When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 1.15. The stock traded on impressive volume of 715840 comparing to the average volume of 6195.75 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm.
  • Trump says he wants more immigrants from 'everywhere'

    Trump says he wants more immigrants from 'everywhere'

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    He says it has now been used in 200 countries, in 60 languages, and has been deployed in one developing country to demonstrate its leader was no longer fit to govern. Jeff Flake, R-Az., quoted that while warning on the Senate floor about the all-out assault on truth Donald Trump has initiated. Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity.
  • North Korea cancels South Korean visit by advance team featuring pop star

    North Korea cancels South Korean visit by advance team featuring pop star

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    But South Koreans have been unreceptive to the idea, with more people supporting separate flags, local research firm Realmeter said . North Korea reportedly suspended talks. " It's not the time to ease pressure towards North Korea". North Korea will send a delegation of more than 400, including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 Taekwondo players for a demonstration, a joint press statement released by Seoul's Unification Ministry said, adding the precise number of athletes will be ...
  • Lluvia de cargos sobre pareja acusada de abusar de sus hijos

    Lluvia de cargos sobre pareja acusada de abusar de sus hijos

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    Los castigos duraban semanas o incluso meses en algunos casos. Por las pruebas encontradas en la casa, no se les permitía ir al baño cuando estaban castigados. Tanto James como Betty están en contacto con los asistentes sociales para conectarse con sus nietos, quienes están hospitalizados recuperándose del horror.
  • Scientists claim to have developed a universal blood test for cancer

    Scientists claim to have developed a universal blood test for cancer

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    CancerSEEK would cost the patient about £360 ($500) for a single blood test , the USA scientists estimated. Some look for proteins in the blood that appear with cancer. have made a breakthrough that could revolutionise the way cancer is diagnosed. When applied to the cancer patients who scored positive with a CancerSEEK test, and without any clinical information, the algorithm correctly localized the source of the cancer to two anatomic sites in 83% of patients, and was accurate down to a ...
  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern reveals she is pregnant

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern reveals she is pregnant

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    When she was named as the Labour leader, there were questions put to her about maternity plans, if any, and criticism of the line of questioning. "Whose mind wouldn't it play on?" she said when asked if it the news weighed on her in the middle of the intense negotiations.
  • Atlanta on Amazon's narrowed list of 20 cities for its second headquarters

    Atlanta on Amazon's narrowed list of 20 cities for its second headquarters

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    Fresno did not make the list. Kansas City's not going to be the home of Amazon's second headquarters , but city leaders are going to use the experience to improve their next proposal for another tech giant. "We're number one. That's growing fast, very fast". Newark, New Jersey is reportedly offering Amazon up to $7 billion in tax breaks . Good Jobs First, an organization that promotes accountability in economic development, points out that Amazon has gotten more than a ...
  • Earth's temperatures in 2017 was 2nd warmest in 137 years, NASA says

    Earth's temperatures in 2017 was 2nd warmest in 137 years, NASA says

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    According to NOAA , the month of November was the fifth warmest on record, whilst NASA and ECMWF Copernicus Climate Change Service both said it was the third warmest. The main contributor to the rising temperatures over the last 150 years is human activity, such as burning fossil fuels which puts heat-trapping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, the scientists said.
  • Trump tweets Sen. "Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented" DACA comments

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    The US president himself has admitted that his language used at the DACA meeting was "tough", but denied media reports on the "sh*thole countries" remark , saying that it has been "made up by Dems". The "President has the right to make whatever remarks he wants and we respect the President", Goldstein said, but he noted that diplomats had been instructed to "reaffirm that the USA remains committed to its relationships with these countries and cares deeply about their people".
  • Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms

    Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms

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    Democrats are confident they have more than enough votes to block it. " Congress needs to do its job". Shutdown coming? We need more Republican victories in 2018! "It's really nearly like amateur hour", she told reporters at her weekly news briefing.
  • United States immigration to resume requests under Dreamers scheme

    United States immigration to resume requests under Dreamers scheme

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    The President doubled down and said no more risky lottery. Congressional leaders plan to vote later this week on a month-long spending bill but the ongoing fight over immigration threatens to derail the plan days before the Friday deadline to prevent a government shutdown .
  • US Senate votes to extend NSA surveillance program

    US Senate votes to extend NSA surveillance program

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    As a result, communications between people in the United States and relatives, friends, customers, suppliers and others overseas have been swept up in the foreign surveillance net. He asserted that its comprehensive enough for the IC, while still making some ostensible concessions. "Opposing warrantless surveillance is not a partisan issue", she continued.
  • Ryan's Strategy May Be Backfiring, Earning GOP Blame for a Government Shutdown

    Ryan's Strategy May Be Backfiring, Earning GOP Blame for a Government Shutdown

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    Both parties have struggled for months to agree on a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year that began October 1, and Congress already has had to pass three short-term funding bills . "There's still a lot to do", Short said. Trump has responded that the media accounts are inaccurate and on Tuesday the president said he wanted immigrants to come to America from everywhere.
  • President Trump Backs House Short-Term Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown

    President Trump Backs House Short-Term Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown

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    During past shutdowns, national parks and monuments have closed at least partially. "That is not a good subject for them, the tax cuts", Trump said . "I mean, some of the timing and logistics of travel will have to reflect the reality, but we expect it to be passed". Trump worked the phones Thursday, talking to GOP leaders and calling into the House Freedom Caucus' afternoon meeting from Air Force One.
  • How a Government Shutdown Will Affect Most Americans

    How a Government Shutdown Will Affect Most Americans

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    Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts. A spending bill requires 60 votes to pass in the Senate, so at least nine Democrat senators need to vote in support. With the possibility of discussions continuing into the eleventh hour, and unremitted opposition from the minority party in Congress, here's a look at who would be affected, and how, if Congress fails to reach a deal to fund the government by midnight on Friday.
  • Newest Liberal Conspiracy Theory Questions Trump's Height, Weight

    Newest Liberal Conspiracy Theory Questions Trump's Height, Weight

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    Navy doctor Ronny Jackson said at a press conference in the White House that Donald Trump received a ideal score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild cognitive impairment. Cognitive tests like the one administered to President Trump are used to screen for warning signs of Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia.
  • Watch The 76ers' Joel Embiid Curve Rihanna On Live TV

    Watch The 76ers' Joel Embiid Curve Rihanna On Live TV

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    NBA odds: Who will win the 2018 NBA Championship? Meanwhile, James Harden struggled in his first game since missing seven straight with a strained left hamstring, but the Rockets still whipped the Timberwolves 116-98. "I just need not to take days off", Embiid said. You could even say they looked like a bunch of scrubs. Embiid pulled down 16 rebounds for the third time in his career.
  • House passes CR, but shutdown still possible

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    In an animated and rare late-night debate on the Senate floor, Schumer and Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sparred over the legislation, which would extend government funding for four weeks until February 16th. Wasn't it not too long ago that he took to the Senate floor to vent his outrage over President Trump's mere suggestion that the government shut down.
  • Parents Charged In Torture Case

    Parents Charged In Torture Case

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    After the interview, they were arrested , with bail set at $9 million each. The Turpins are scheduled to be arraigned in court around 4:30 p.m. ET. Initially, the children were bound with ropes - but when one escaped, the parents began to use chains and padlocks, Mr Hestrin said, often not freeing the children to use the bathroom.
  • Trump calls for 'more Republican victories' to prevent government shutdowns

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    Government agencies were warning US employees on Thursday of a possible federal shutdown at midnight on Friday, as the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House scrambled to pass legislation to keep the lights on in Washington . The president also undermined his own staff with the tweet. Racing against a midnight deadline, the U.S. Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would ...
  • Netanyahu invites Bollywood actors to selfie with him

    Netanyahu invites Bollywood actors to selfie with him

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    To that, Modi wrote: "Wonderful bonding, Prime Minister!" In rural Dev Dholera, curious farmers and others craned their necks to catch a glimpse of the prime ministers, and hundreds of young entrepreneurs and business people cheered the leaders like rock stars.
  • White House says Trump's trip to Pittsburgh is about policy, not politics

    White House says Trump's trip to Pittsburgh is about policy, not politics

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    The race has also been the target of $102,526 in spending by the Congressional Leadership Fund , a super PAC closely linked to the Republican House leadership, split equally between attacking Lamb and supporting Saccone. "He's a special person". The Kentucky Republican told reporters about a slow-to-emerge immigration deal: "I'm looking for something that President Trump supports".
  • DHS Secretary Nielsen: 'I did not and will not lie under oath'

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    Under Secretary of State Steve Goldstein said that the top US diplomats in South Africa and Ghana had been summoned to meet with the governments on Monday. Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations in such vulgar terms, tweeting: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used".
  • House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197

    House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197

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    The bill passed largely along party lines, with all Ohio Democrats voting against the bill and backing from all the state's Republicans . "A government shutdown will be devastating to our military. Hours after Trump's tweet , the White House tried to walk it back. "The President supports the continuing resolution introduced in the House". The White House later had to issue a statement maintaining the president fully endorsed the short-term measure.
  • Life Saving Drone in Australia Saving Lives

    Life Saving Drone in Australia Saving Lives

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    Using the drone called "Little Ripper", Sheridan was able to not only identify the location of the swimmers, but also remotely drop a rescue pod into the water. The drone pilot deployed the device from about a kilometer (0.62 miles) away and located the two, after which he dropped the inflatable floatation rescue pod near them.
  • House passes temporary funding 230-197

    House passes temporary funding 230-197

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan immediately summoned reporters to try to pin the blame on top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer of NY. President Donald Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when today he said a long-term extension of the popular Children's Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill pending before the House.