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Hundreds of Immigrant Youth Continue to Fight for a DACA Solution

The breakthrough came on the eve of a midnight Thursday deadline for Congress to pass a stopgap spending measure-its fifth since October-or once again turn the lights out on the federal government. "All we ask is a permanent solution that does not harm anyone else in our community", Davila said. Of course, Congress isn't passing what a Democratic-authored spending package would look like; after all, they are in the minority. Read More »

UK PM says no second Brexit vote


The heads of businesses including household names such as Mitsubishi, Honda, and Panasonic met at Number 10 amid concern over the impact of Brexit on economic growth. "If these disagreements persist, the transition is not a given", Mr Barnier said. A ruling that they do not could have a dramatic impact on the Brexit negotiations, meaning potentially that Britons in countries like France would keep all the benefits of EU freedom of movement as now, unconditionally, whether the United ... Read More »

18 killed in Hong Kong double-decker bus crash


Rescuers were attempting to reach passengers trapped in the wreckage, although police were unable to say how many were still inside the bus. KMB bus 872 rolled over during the incident on Tai Po Road on Saturday, though the cause of the crash remains unclear. Read More »

Rangasthalam's New Teaser Introduces Samantha Akkineni As The Charming Rama Lakshmi


As she smiles, it's as if she has the ideal match in the innocuous Chitti Babu (Ram Charan). Samantha, clad in half sarees, looks her subtle best. Ram Charan plays the role of Chitti Babu and Samantha as Rama Lakshmi. According to the latest update, the first song from Rangasthalam will be out on the eve of Valentine's Day, which is on 13th February. The movie is all set to release on 30th March to mark the special occasion of Ugadi. Read More »

NC distances from Akbar Lone's 'Pakistan zindabad' remark


Amidst the din, accusations and counter-accusations were made by the treasury and opposition benches leading to heated arguments and contentious remarks by some members. Following this, Speaker expunged the words and the House resumed normal working. The National Conference distanced itself from Lone's slogan. National Conference legislators Javed Rana, Ali Mohammad Sagar, Akbar Lone, Abdul Majid Larmi and others trooped into the Well of the House seeking an apology from the speaker. Read More »

Palestine relies on India for peace in region: President Mahmoud Abbas


India had recognised the Palestine state in 1988. "Unbroken and Unwavering. That's why I am in Ramallah". The Palestinian Presidency, in a pre-arrival welcome statement, described the upcoming visit as "historic and significant". moves to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital disappointed Israel, but was consistent with its support for the Palestinians. He concludes, saying: "Long live Palestinian Indian friendship". Read More »

Black History is American History


On this, African-Americans are both more optimistic and more pessimistic than whites. There is a reliance on force that goes beyond what is necessary to accomplish police duty. This is not the time to just stay awake but to stay aware. We need to make sure that people who are marginalized are within history. Black History Month provides us with an opportunity to uplift and expand our knowledge of the black experience in America and can also serve as a lens through which to examine our ... Read More »

Paul Ryan praises Pelosi for 'spectacular' Eight-hour speech


Pelosi, a California Democrat who served as House speaker from 2007 to 2011, took the House floor shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday and wrapped up her speech after 6 p.m. If Democrats do not get a promise to advance legislation to protect the young so-called Dreamers, the budget deal might not be in time to avert a second government shutdown this year. Read More »

Senate passes budget bill to end USA government shutdown


President Trump signed a bipartisan budget agreement Friday morning, following approval of the bill in Congress shortly before sunrise. The measure increases military and non-defense spending by $300 billion dollars, extends funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program for 10 years, includes $20 billion for infrastructure programs and adds nearly $90 billion in disaster funds. Read More »

Donald Trump wishes disgraced aide Rob Porter well after domestic abuse allegations

The Washington Post reports that White House speechwriter David Sorensen has resigned after his former wife claimed he was violent and emotionally abusive during their marriage. The Post was in the process of looking into domestic violence claims by his former wife, Jessica Corbett. Porter has called the accusations "outrageous" and "part of a coordinated smear campaign". Read More »

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


Activists have said at least 211 were killed since Monday in eastern Ghouta . The orgy of killing signalled the brutal collapse of what had been fragile nationwide ceasefires. "The Russians are taking their revenge on civilians, many of whom were already displaced and had fled their homes from earlier bombardment ". Elsewhere, proxy battles continue on Syrian territory. Read More »

Kim Jong-un invites South Korea's President to Pyongyang


The last time a Japanese prime minister visited North Korea was in 2004. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister took her place among dignitaries from around the world, including U.S. All beamed. As they shook hands, the North and South Koreans spoke briefly. Over the course of the summit, which also included Kim Yong-nam ( North Korea's ceremonial head of state) and Ri Son-gwon ( North Korea's chief negotiator), Ms. Read More »

Ryan believes he has the House votes to pass bipartisan budget deal


Also noteworthy on the topic of Dreamers: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who spoke for slightly over eight hours on the House floor Wednesday, published a tweet yesterday in which she thanked Dreamers' parents for "allowing us all the pleasure of having" Dreamers "be a part of our American family every day". Read More »

Weigh-in drama rocks UFC Perth main event bout


Rockhold from the Perth Arena in Perth, Western Australia , Australia. Rockhold easily hit the mark at 184.9 pounds. Romero came in three pounds over the limit during his first weigh-in attempt, but he was afforded the two hours to attempt to drop down to 185. Read More »

Wet weekend ahead; flood watch issued for part of state


Localized minor street flooding is expected. The heaviest rainfall is expected Saturday night through Sunday. Flood Warnings are also out for parts of the Cumberland River and the Kentucky River. Light showers along with rising temperatures continues Saturday afternoon. Rain will be scattered through the early morning but with southerly winds continuing to bring moisture to the area, rain will become more widespread for the remainder of the weekend and into the beginning of next week. Read More »

Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo


Rep. Justin Amash, R-Michigan, said Friday night he has read both memos , and the Democratic memo, like the GOP memo , does not endanger national security and should be released. The Justice Department's complaint said a Sudanese national who gained lawful permanent resident status through the "diversity visa lottery program" ran a non-profit organisation, the Islamic American Relief Agency, and through it funneled money to known terrorist organisations in Iraq and elsewhere. Read More »

Toyota invests $69M in Japanese Uber rival backed by the taxi industry


Chinese ride hailing giant will set up a venture with to provide ride-hailing and other services for the Japanese taxi industry, the companies said in a statement on Friday. This partnership between DiDi and SoftBank demonstrates one such effort. Last month the Japanese firm became the largest shareholder in Uber. These new funds will go towards developing the service further, while Toyota said it plans "cooperation and business collaboration in such areas as connected terminals for taxis, ... Read More »

Olympic: Ban on 47 Russian athletes and coaches upheld


Among the athletes are 168 Russians who are being forced to compete under the neutral banner of "Olympic Athletes from Russia " as punishment for doping in Sochi in 2014. "It's clear that the CAS accepted the IOC's points emphasizing that the IOC has an absolute freedom in deciding whom to invite to the Olympic Games", Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov told the Russian TASS news agency. Read More »

2nd White House aide resigns amid domestic abuse allegations

In fact, the president has gone as far as to express doubts to aides and friends about the assault allegations, and has asked repeatedly if there are any reasons Porter's two ex-wives could have to make up such claims, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the conversations. Read More »

Tesla reports record $675.4mn loss in Q4


Jonas notes that it results in " Tesla entering 2018 with ample liquidity and its negative trade cycle should see a boost when the M3 ramps up". Though there have been a series of setbacks and delays, both companies say the first flights with humans could be this year. Read More »

How Obdulia Sanchez Reacted To Sentencing For Livestreaming Crash That Killed Sister


The 18-year-old was driving while livestreaming on Instagram when her 2003 Buick veered off the road and overturned into a field, ejecting Jacqueline out of the back window. I f-- killed my sister, OK? I was stupid, immature and irresponsible'. Sanchez could be eligible for release as early as September 21, 2020 with time she has already spent in jail and good behavior in prison. Read More »

Assange loses 1st bid to quash British warrant


Long-term supporter Pamela Anderson has visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a day after he lost the first step in a legal fight against a United Kingdom arrest warrant. The site released confidential information on the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, provoking fury among United States intelligence and defence chiefs. Espinosa added that her country respects human rights and is a signatory to global regulations related to asylum and refugee protection, which has led it to provide asylum to ... Read More »