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Trump says shutdown is 'up to the Democrats'

Trump says shutdown is 'up to the Democrats' If Democrats vote the bill down, the move would hold undeniable risks. House passage was assured after the House Freedom Caucus reached an accord wth Ryan, R-Wis. In a Wednesday phone call with reporters, Brown said he liked the CHIP extension in the House bill and hoped it would include DACA and pension reforms. [Full Article...]

Olympic win in view from Korean unity at Pyeongchang Games

Olympic win in view from Korean unity at Pyeongchang Games The key points are a joint march under a unification flag at the February 9 opening ceremony - for the first time since the 2006 Turin Olympics - and a joint team in the women's hockey tournament. In July 2017, Moscow and Beijing proposed the initiative that would see the U.S. and its allies halting all major military exercises in the region in exchange for Pyongyang suspending its nuclear and bal... [Full Article...]

Snow still on the way to Reno (with a little rain before)

Snow still on the way to Reno (with a little rain before) Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low at 32. The chance of rain returns to the area with the second storm system Sunday and Monday , says the weather service, noting that Modesto could again get between a tenth and a quarter inch those days. [Full Article...]

Amazon eliminates Orlando as contender for 2nd headquarters

Amazon eliminates Orlando as contender for 2nd headquarters Amazon didn't provide reasons why cities didn't make the cut. Amazon promised when it launched bidding in September that the new headquarters, an equal of its Seattle head office, would create up to 50,000 jobs averaging more than $100,000 in annual compensation over the next 10 to 15 years. [Full Article...]

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill As Shutdown Looms

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill As Shutdown Looms If there is a shutdown, it won't affect essential services like Social Security checks, airport security, air traffic controllers, or the postal service. This marks the fourth short-term spending bill Congress has had on its plate since September. "The American people are fed up with just one short-term answer after another". [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon subpoenaed by Mueller

Steve Bannon subpoenaed by Mueller In the book by journalist Michael Wolff, Bannon criticized Trump for his firing of FBI Director James Comey and said it was "treasonous" of Trump's son Donald Trump Jr.to accept a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer who he thought would provide damaging information about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. [Full Article...]

Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals

Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals He wants to limit immigration as much as possible, and limit it as much as possible to white people. It would also provide $1.5 billion in funding for a wall on the U.S. The president has labeled DACA recipients as "incredible kids" and said, "I have a love for these people, and hopefully now Congress will be able to help them and do it properly". [Full Article...]

Russian President Vladimir Putin dips into icy waters to mark Orthodox Epiphany

Russian President Vladimir Putin dips into icy waters to mark Orthodox Epiphany Surrounded by Orthodox priests and glittering religious icons, and with the temperature hovering around -5C, the president lowered himself into the waters of Lake Seliger, 220 miles north-west of Moscow. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region. The president has taken part in the ice-hole bathing event "for several years already", he added. To mark the occasion, Orthodox priests also go out to ble... [Full Article...]

Here are 5 things that happen in a government shutdown

Here are 5 things that happen in a government shutdown President Trump upended the Republican Party's strategy in order to avert a shutdown on Thursday when he declared that an extension of a federal health insurance programme for children "should be part of a long-term solution" and not a stopgap spending plan. [Full Article...]

Romania's president endorses Viorica Dancila as new PM

Romania's president endorses Viorica Dancila as new PM Her predecessor Mihai Tudose, being recently in disagreement with party chairman Liviu Dragnea, was forced to resign late Monday after the PSD leadership chose to withdraw its political support for him. Dancila "vehemently defended" the Dragnea-backed revisions to anti-corruption laws that opponents say will increase political control over the judiciary and curtail the independence of judges and p... [Full Article...]

Years After 26/11, Moshe Holtzberg Returns To Chabad House In Mumbai

Years After 26/11, Moshe Holtzberg Returns To Chabad House In Mumbai During that visit, 11-year old Moshe Holtzberg was trotted out by the Israeli government to meet Modi. Holtzberg, who is visiting Mumbai for the first time since the attacks, was accompanied by his nanny Sandra Samuel , who saved him by hiding in a room after the gunmen stormed the premises. [Full Article...]

Sen. David Perdue: Trump Did Not Make 'S**thole' Comment

Sen. David Perdue: Trump Did Not Make 'S**thole' Comment Rather, it's because he made those derogatory remarks about nations with populated predominantly by people of color while insisting the USA should be welcoming immigrants from Norway, which has an overwhelmingly white population. "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country", the president continued. That's why I wrote a colu... [Full Article...]

GOP Senators Think Trump Said 'Shithouse' Not 'Shithole'

Perdue maintained on "This Week" that the focus on what Trump allegedly said was being used to prevent any deals on immigration. "I can not believe in this history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday". [Full Article...]

Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns

Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns Gurcharan Singh Tohra was put behind bars by the Indian government. He had been unwell for the past few days and was on ventilator at the Kakkar Hospital in Amritsar since January 4, where he breathed last. Punjab power and irrigation minister Rana Gurjit Singh , who had past year faced corruption allegations in auction of sand mines before being cleared, has handed in his resignation, althou... [Full Article...]

Czech PM Loses Confidence Vote

Czech PM Loses Confidence Vote Parliament voted to remove Mr Babis's immunity from prosecution, but when he won re-election, his immunity was automatically restored. Zeman should have insisted that Babis prove that majority of MPs support his government before naming him prime minister. [Full Article...]

Wins over substance for Varane and Real Madrid

Wins over substance for Varane and Real Madrid Atletico were debuting their attacking trio of Costa, Antoine Griezmann and Victor "Vitolo" Machin, a former Sevilla player, but they were not able to get the job done in an entertaining match in which both teams created many scoring chances at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. [Full Article...]

South Korea, US agree on denuclearisation talks with North Korea

South Korea, US agree on denuclearisation talks with North Korea Seoul says it will review the document before responding to the North. Relations have been strained between the two Koreas over the North's missile tests and nuclear programme. She will also be heading the art troupe in February. This week's agreements require approval from the International Olympic Committee, which is to meet officials from the two Koreas and the Pyeongchang organizing commit... [Full Article...]

Maria Sharapova THRASHES Anastasija Sevastova to stake Australian Open title claim

Maria Sharapova THRASHES Anastasija Sevastova to stake Australian Open title claim In the women's, Maria Sharapova's previous match here sent her career spiralling to the darkest of depths but she returned in bright sunshine with a performance that went some way to banishing those demons. Sharapova regathered and was not to be denied as she hit a scarcely believable forehand crosscourt victor on the run to get to 5-2. Risky sixth seed Karolina Pliskova also progressed, d... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court lifts ban on screening of Padmaavat by four states

Supreme Court lifts ban on screening of Padmaavat by four states However, members of the film fraternity have rejoiced at this news . "Few days back, we saw four senior judges of the Supreme Court also raising questions about the top court's working", he said in connection with the rift between the Chief Justice of India and four senior-most judges coming out in the open last week. [Full Article...]

Prudential Financial Inc. Sells 37625 Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Shares of Philip Morris International Inc . It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. Schmidt P J Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 124.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. [Full Article...]


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