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Senate reaches agreement to end federal government shutdown

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Both the Democratic and Republican leaders in the Senate said that they were continuing with their negotiations and short out their differences so as to end the government shutdown . But Democratic leaders, anxious about being blamed for the disruptive shutdown that resulted, relented in the end and accepted a pledge by Republicans to hold a debate later over the fate of the Dreamers and related immigration issues. Read More »

Melania Trump seen for first time since porn star scandal

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The blue and white Air Force jet she typically uses was parked on the tarmac at Palm Beach International Airport. This Saturday denotes the International Day of Holocaust Remembrance. Melania Trump in pictures Tue, January 16, 2018 Melania Trump: America's First Lady in pictures. On January 20, marking the one-year anniversary of her husband's inauguration day, the first lady tweeted a photo of herself - sans Trump - being accompanied to the swearing-in ceremony by a military escort. Read More »

Robinhood dives into cryptocurrency with free bitcoin and ethereum trading

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A more resting and simplified created traded area for BTC and ETH combined with option trading, ETF and traditional stock in just a single app - the platform could hoist the crypto-rush even more. The other coins that will be available on the watchlist are Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin , Ripple , Ethereum Classic, Zcash, Monero , Dash, Stellar , Qtum, Bitcoin Gold, OmiseGo, NEO , Lisk, and Dogecoin. Read More »

Trump Says He Is Open To Path For Dreamers

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The White House is asking the Senate to rely on its outline as lawmakers draft a bill to protect recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , which Trump announced past year would end in early March. But immediately after Trump spoke, a senior White House official stressed the idea of a pathway to citizenship so-called Dreamers was just a "discussion point" in the plan that the White House meant to preview to the House and Senate later Wednesday. Read More »

Wilbur Ross: Media Forced to 'Make Up Fiction' About Tax Bill

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Ross said that more trade actions are in the pipeline. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Wednesday, Mr Ross, a billionaire financier, said that similar moves should be expected in order to shield the U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 51.4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 26,262.21, the S&P 500 lost 3.03 points, or 0.11 percent, to 2,836.1 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 43.40 points, or 0.58 percent, to 7,416.89. Read More »

Bandmates, family mourn Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan at funeral

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The Cranberries formed in Limerick , Ireland at the end of the 1980s and had worldwide hits with songs including "Dream", "Linger" and "Zombie". Dolores' sister Angela did the first reading, while the second was done by her nephew Andrew, who also performed at the end of the service alongside brother Daniel, both of whom had been members of the Limerick Pipe Band. Read More »

Trump arrives in Switzerland

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Trump's decision previous year to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital roiled Arab nations and led Palestinians to withdraw from negotiations on the grounds the USA can no longer be trusted as an honest broker in the quest for peace. After the meeting, May said the " special relationship " between the US and United Kingdom continues. McMaster said that in the meeting with Netanyahu, Trump will "reiterate America's strong commitment to Israel and efforts to reduce Iran's influence in the ... Read More »

Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal

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The White House announced Wednesday that it would be unveiling a legislative framework on immigration that it hopes can pass both the House and the Senate and land on the president's desk. The release follows on concerns raised by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the president had not sufficiently laid out his priorities. "And I'm not complaining, I'm just saying at some point we're going to need to know exactly what the White House is thinking because who wants to pass a bill ... Read More »

Alabama House votes to end special US Senate elections

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Governors now appoint US senators when vacancies occur, and have the latitude to schedule a Senate election "forthwith" following the appointment. The election process that resulted in Democrat Doug Jones , a former U.S. In December, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in an upset triumph during the 2017 Alabama Senate special election. After appointing then-Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange to the U.S. Read More »

Keys unhappy with quarter-final display

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But she's in the loaded upper half. Madison Keys has played her way into Australian Open quarterfinals . "Sometimes you just don't play very well out there". I'm being honest. He was playing good, too. The 17th-seeded Kyrgios won the last five points after falling behind 5-2 in the tiebreaker. "My ankle is, I don't know how it is because I don't feel it anymore!" I feel like I'm playing just solid, consistent tennis. Read More »

'Tremendous Respect' for British PM May

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Trump has also delayed a state visit to London after May extended the invitation a year ago. "We're on the same wavelength in, I think, every respect". But some leaders refuse to let an insult from a previous news cycle, where Trump said that he did not want immigrants from "s-thole" countries in Africa, slide. Read More »

RUSSIA MEDDLING: "I am 'looking forward' to interview by Mueller", Trump says

Mr Ty Cobb, lawyer in charge of the White House response to Mr Mueller's probe, said Mr Trump was speaking hurriedly to reporters before departing for Davos, Switzerland . Earlier this month Trump said it would be " unlikely " he would be interviewed by the special counsel because there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Kremlin. Read More »

Senior Bowl: Winners, losers from North team's Day 1 practice

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At one point during Wednesday's Senior Bowl practice, Broncos general manager John Elway stood alongside Dan Marino and Gary Kubiak, eyeing the quarterbacks. But now we're in the middle of the process. The question for Griffin is how does he translate to the next level? "He didn't have the great year he anticipated", Kiper said on a conference call last week. Read More »

Amtrak engineer appeared to lose track of where he was, NTSB says

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Investigators with the NTSB were unable to interview the engineer and conductor until last week because the two suffered serious injuries in the crash, officials said in a statement. The investigation is expected to take at least another year to complete. All 12 cars and one of two engines jumped the tracks at a curve on December 18, sending some cars tumbling from a bridge onto an interstate highway near Seattle. Read More »

31 dead in South Korea hospital blaze: Yonhap

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The fire in Miryang, about 170 miles southeast of Seoul, was the second major deadly fire in South Korea in recent weeks. Officials said about 40 people were injured, 11 critically. Sejong Hospital also has a nursing home for the elderly, and there were 194 people in the building when the fire broke out, according to police. Read More »

John Kerry Stabs America In the Back

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According to the report, Kerry met Hussein Agha, a senior advisor to the PA, in London this week during which Kerry conveyed a message to Abbas to "hold on and be strong". He reportedly asked Abbas, through Agha, not to attack the Trump administration, but to concentrate on personal attacks on Trump, who Kerry said was directly responsible for the stalled peace process. Read More »

Contempt petition in SC against Karni Sena

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There is a mixed public review, but it is inclined towards positive. "We are expecting a good number of around Rs 15 crore tomorrow". The court said the ban, which followed violent protests by members of the Hindu right who claimed the film falsely depicted a romance between the queen and a Muslim ruler, violated creative freedoms. Read More »

Manchin Acknowledges We Need a Wall...And Schumer Will 'Come Around'

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By opting to placate senators crucial to his drive to seize control of the Senate from Republicans , Mr Schumer angered the party's left, potentially complicating already hard efforts to craft legislation to help the Dreamers . Dick Durbin of IL. Schumer and Trump have clashed before. Trump said he was confident that a deal can be reached on the issue. While Democrats have backed border security measures in the past, they have routinely snubbed Trump's border wall as costly, ... Read More »

2 killed in Turkey's border city by rockets from Syria

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After the Turkish and United States presidents spoke late on Wednesday, the White House said Trump had urged Turkey to "to de-escalate, limit its military actions ", expressing concern that the assault could harm the fight against jihadists. Read More »

Presidents Club to disband amid sexual harassment claims

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The bank said officials were appalled by the reports of sexual harassment but it would not be writing to complain to the Presidents Club. One major corporate sponsor severed ties and two children's hospitals anounced they would return all donations. Read More »

Mattis to Thank Vietnam for Supporting North Korean Sanctions

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They then cut the cobras' heads off and drank the snake blood, Business Insider noted . After talks with his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu on Tuesday, Mattis said the USA was ready to work with Indonesia to ensure maritime security in the region as an increasingly assertive China stakes claims in the South China Sea. Read More »

Cash covers IL interstate after crash

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It’s unknown how much cash was in the auto. The driver of the black passenger vehicle was charged with driving too fast for conditions. A policeman attempts to sweep up the spilt $5, $10 and $20 bills. The crash caused the money to cascade all across the highway, forcing authorities to close the stretch of roadway for about an hour to clean it up. Read More »