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A Brief Survey of Republicans Blaming Democrats for the Looming Government Shutdown

South Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds had originally said he would vote "no", but announced Friday that he had reversed course after "receiving assurances that legislation to adequately fund our troops will be considered in both the House and Senate in a timely manner". [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court takes up Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court takes up Trump travel ban Supreme Court to intervene. After Alsup issued his ruling last week, President Donald Trump tweeted: "It just shows everyone how broken and unfair our Court System is when the opposing side in a case (such as DACA ) always runs to the 9th Circuit and nearly always wins before being reversed by higher courts". [Full Article...]

Ryanair's United Kingdom pilots agree pay rise but Dublin stalls

Ryanair's United Kingdom pilots agree pay rise but Dublin stalls The shares rose the most in a month after the airline said Thursday that pay increases of as much as 20 percent would take effect next week. The pilots originally rejected the offer late past year over concerns about pilot staffing and employment terms and conditions. [Full Article...]

Natural disaster strikes off the coast of Baja California

Natural disaster strikes off the coast of Baja California PT and was centered about 48 miles north-northeast of Loreto, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake struck about 47 miles north-northeast of Loreto, Mexico at 11:17 a.m. The natural disaster struck at 8:17 AM Pacific Time. There is no tsunami warning for the west coast at this time. Even though the magnitude was high, the reports from alo... [Full Article...]

Could you pass the cognitive test taken by Trump?

But hundreds of people tweeting with the #GirtherMovement hashtag are accusing the United States president, 71, of lying about his weight. He described the cognitive assessment he gave Trump as "one of the ones that was a little bit more involved, it was longer, it was the more hard one of all of them". [Full Article...]

Parents of 13 siblings found beaten and shackled plead not guilty

Parents of 13 siblings found beaten and shackled plead not guilty Hestrin said the only entertainment the children had was writing in journals and authorities had recovered hundreds of journals which are being checked for evidence of how the siblings lived. Hestrin said they were so malnourished that it led to muscle wasting and stunted growth. They had very little knowledge of the outside world and were poorly homeschooled . [Full Article...]

Conservative Republicans will back funding bill to avert government shutdown

Republicans passed a continuing resolution Thursday evening to fund the government, but the measure is stalled in the Senate , with lawmakers deeply divided on how to move forward with the spending legislation. Whether there is a government shutdown or not is now entirely up to them. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer , responding to McConnell, said: "We all know what the problem is... [Full Article...]

Steelers will name Randy Fichtner as offensive coordinator

Steelers will name Randy Fichtner as offensive coordinator NFL Media noted that while quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had incredible success with Haley, the relationship was not sustainable. Quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner , who has worked closely with veteran signal-caller for much of his career, is expected to be promoted to offensive coordinator, according to ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen. [Full Article...]

Pentagon: Countering China, Russia are security priorities

Pentagon: Countering China, Russia are security priorities Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said this week his forces needed to invest in the weapons and capabilities created to fight "the big war" rather than the small, low-level conflicts that have characterized the post 9/11 era. That said, department war planners will look to increase its military adviser efforts, which saw great success on the battlefields of Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, to ensur... [Full Article...]

Fisa Surveillance Memo 'Far Worse Than Watergate,' Sean Hannity Claims

Fisa Surveillance Memo 'Far Worse Than Watergate,' Sean Hannity Claims Republican congresweasels hit the airwaves in high dudgeon Thursday night, using the words "explosive", "shocking", "troubling", and "alarming" to describe the details of abuse of power described in the document. A source close to the matter said the memo details the Intelligence Committee's oversight work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice, including the controversy over unmaskin... [Full Article...]

Justice Department will re-try Sen. Menendez

Justice Department will re-try Sen. Menendez The Justice Department announced Friday that they intend to re-try Sen. The timing of a mistrial could be particularly troublesome politically for Menendez, who faces re-election this year. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has called for an Ethics Committee investigation of Menendez. But the defense argued during the first trial that the gifts were not bribes but tokens of friendship... [Full Article...]

Local emergency official responds to false missile alert in Hawaii

Local emergency official responds to false missile alert in Hawaii Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai launched an effort this month to push USA telecommunications giants and smartphone makers to sharply upgrade the emergency alert system, allowing for geo-targeted alerts by November 30, 2019. [Full Article...]

Stan Wawrinka: still a ways to go with his return to tennis

Stan Wawrinka: still a ways to go with his return to tennis Some started to speculate that an injury Wawrinka came into the tournament with was causing him problems, as he grimaced, losing his first serve of the third set. Angelique Kerber won on her birthday as well, sweeping Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-1. Both players slouched over in the shade between points, earning warnings about time delays from the chair umpire. [Full Article...]

'Enormous Threat' Seen As Authoritarian Rulers Encouraged By Trump

'Enormous Threat' Seen As Authoritarian Rulers Encouraged By Trump The group's director, Kenneth Roth said Trump's failure to condemn "strongmen" like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte has had unsafe implications outside the U.S. It says: "Atena Daemi, a child rights activist, is still serving a seven year prison sentence from November 2016 for peaceful activism". "We should be very careful not to use the fake news ph... [Full Article...]

Alabama promotes Locksley to offensive coordinator

Alabama promotes Locksley to offensive coordinator The 48-year-old Locksley also had an opportunity to join the staff under Willie Taggart but elected to stay at Alabama. He's expected to coach Alabama's quarterbacks, in addition to his OC duties. A veteran coach with more than two decades of collegiate experience, Locksley becomes the Crimson Tide's fourth offensive coordinator since the end of the 2016 season. [Full Article...]

Iran vows proper response to new U.S. sanctions

Iran vows proper response to new U.S. sanctions Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow will not support attempts by Washington to modify the Iran nuclear deal. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for the implementation of Iran's nuclear deal based on its "mechanisms", stressing that it must be preserved. [Full Article...]

House Passes Bill in Effort to Prevent Government Shutdown

The White House said Friday morning that Trump will not leave for Florida as planned unless a spending deal is reached. It is risky. It is reckless. "We all know what the problem is". The last United States shutdown occurred in 2013 and lasted for 16 days. "The vote tonight funds essential programs such as the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the next six years and ensu... [Full Article...]

Doctor: Trump in 'excellent' physical and mental health

Doctor: Trump in 'excellent' physical and mental health It's important to know that Trump does not have signs of dementia so obvious to register on this test. President Donald Trump has a well-documented affection for fast food , red meat, and Diet Coke - and doesn't engage in any regular form of physical exercise. [Full Article...]

What You Need To Know About The Upcoming Super Blue Blood Moon

What You Need To Know About The Upcoming Super Blue Blood Moon The result will be a spectacular display - a very large, red full moon - which hasn't occurred since March 1866. Fred says the term "Blue" Moon originated in folklore, and is defined as the second full moon in a calendar month - with the first on January 2, and the next on Jan 31 at 9:26pm WA time. [Full Article...]

Trump Appointee Carl Higbie Resigns Following Offensive Comments

Trump Appointee Carl Higbie Resigns Following Offensive Comments In November 2016, he recommended Japanese internment camps were a "point of reference" for a reputed registry of Muslim workers, as per a The Hill report at the time. "People who perform violent acts and blame it on PTSD, you know, people who act crazily behind PTSD, is because they have a weaker mind", Higbie said. [Full Article...]


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