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People Swiss Prez To Discuss Trade Pacts With PM Modi In Davos
Author: 0 Swiss Prez To Discuss Trade Pacts With PM Modi In Davos

India has framed a model Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement (BIPA) and is now negotiating it with several countries. Ideas in the papers will be further discussed at the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting taking place January 23-26 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World".

People Blacks immoral, Islam 's****,' Trump-appointee fired for racist comments
Author: 0 Blacks immoral, Islam 's****,' Trump-appointee fired for racist comments

Carl Higbie resigned as chief of external affairs of the federal agency Corporation for National and Community Service on January 18, 2018. Higbie was appointed to the CNCS a year ago to "direct the public image" of the federal department that handles the government's volunteer services including Americorps.

People Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan
Author: 0 Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

But if that plan can pass the House with Republican votes - and the GOP controls 239 of the 435 seats - its authors say they could corner enough red state Democrats to get the 60 votes needed in the Senate. "He is a bigot". While he is clearly exercised with the immigration debate, and the potential prospect of a government shutdown, the President took time out on Tuesday to savor his achievement in 2016 - a topic of which he never tires.

People Chelsea's misguided striker targets are a bad sign for Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea's misguided striker targets are a bad sign for Antonio Conte

AND Dzeko isn't the only Roma player the Antonio Conte is interested in, as Sky Italy report that the Blues are willing to part with €50m for Dzeko and his team-mate Emerson Palmieri , who plays at left back. I understand the question, but I have a very specific role. 'These are just rumours. Further details on Chelsea's pursuit of AS Roma centre-forward Edin Dzeko have been revealed by Matt Law for the Telegraph .

People US shutdown could put vast workforce on temporary leave
Author: 0 US shutdown could put vast workforce on temporary leave

The shutdown went into effect on October 1, 2013, the first day of the new fiscal year. Voters don't like government shutdownsPolling shows that voters generally oppose the prospect of a government shutdown , and shutdowns that do happen can damage Americans' view of government as a whole.

People Trump set to leave Washington ahead of shutdown deadline
Author: 0 Trump set to leave Washington ahead of shutdown deadline

A government shutdown looks likely Friday as Senate Democrats, and some Republicans , stand opposed to the GOP-led measure to fund the government through February 16. Now the bill will go to the Senate for approval, where the Democrat lawmakers said they would block the measure. A Senate GOP aide said McConnell was not attending the White House meeting because Trump had only issued the invitation to Schumer.

People Las Vegas shooting: Investigators have still not discovered of motivated Stephen Paddock
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting: Investigators have still not discovered of motivated Stephen Paddock

Las Vegas sheriff Joe Lombardo revealed that there is an ongoing FBI case against an "individual of federal interest" other than Stephen Paddock or his girlfriend Marilou Danley. Authorities scouring Paddock's computer usage found searches for firearms and elite police response teams. Officials in Las Vegas say the cremated remains of the gunman who carried out the worst mass shooting in modern United States history have been turned over to his brother.

People Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren
Author: 0 Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren

They stand to receive up to 94 years to life in prison if convicted. Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin provided disturbing details and accounts from the children, during a press briefing Thursday. He also said that while the children were allegedly home-schooled, "the children lack a basic knowledge of life ". The 29-year-old child weighs just 82 pounds, the Riverside Press Enterprise reported .

People Neighbor charged with felony assault against Rand Paul
Author: 0 Neighbor charged with felony assault against Rand Paul

While Boucher has signed a plea agreement , no date has been set for him to enter his guilty plea, the DOJ said . "Assaulting a member of Congress is an offense we take very seriously", Minkler said. Boucher said that he was triggered after seeing Paul stack a pile of brush near their mutual property line. Paul described the attack in a Fox News interview in December.

People 'Worse Than Watergate': 6 Congressmen Call for Release of Explosive Intel Memo
Author: 0 'Worse Than Watergate': 6 Congressmen Call for Release of Explosive Intel Memo

Now conservatives are pressuring Nunes, R-California, to publicly release his findings, an effort that's being led by Republicans who have called for Mueller to be fired and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. "These are serious things that we found", Conaway said. Now, Wikileaks has set up a fund for anyone with access to the memo to release it to the notorious site for a reward of $1 million.

People New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy
Author: 0 New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy

Apparently, Ardern and Gayford found out about the pregnancy back in October , around the same time Ardern took office. While some of a conservative bent will tut-tut at the Prime Minister having a baby (and out of wedlock no less), the fact the most powerful person in the country can become a mother, and that her partner Clarke Gayford will be the child's primary caregiver, sets a very positive and empowering example of gender equality.

Author: 0 Trump slams Democrats for using immigration to jeopardize the military

Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said last Tuesday, the country had a president he was proud to golf with, and who wanted immigration reform and border security. I love that they took responsibility. Tim Scott told The Post and Courier that Graham, who was at the meeting, told him the reported comments are "basically accurate", and Graham told the paper Monday that his "memory hasn't evolved".

People Funding bill to keep United States government open narrowly passes House
Author: 0 Funding bill to keep United States government open narrowly passes House

House Speaker Paul Ryan - once again - played clean-up. At the same time , some conservatives in the House were withholding support, as they pushed for guarantees that steps would be taken to beef up the USA military. Many , but not all, are non-defense federal employees. What stops and what continues during a federal shutdown varies, but federal research projects could be stalled, national parks closed, tax refunds delayed, processing of veterans' disability applications delayed, and ...

People Brutal murder of eight-year-old girl shocks Jammu
Author: 0 Brutal murder of eight-year-old girl shocks Jammu

It has been three days since the body of found and a post-mortem conducted, but police are still saying they are waiting for a medical report to establish if the girl was raped before her murder. "We have shifted the body to District Hospital Kathua for the postmortem", he added. According to Tuffail, the women who gave the girl the ritual bath before her burial said the little one was raped and assaulted before being apparently strangled.

People Avalanche kills Swedish skier
Author: 0 Avalanche kills Swedish skier

The victim has been identified as Daniel (25) from Sweden. The incident occurred in the afternoon when the two tourists were skiing on the Apharwat Alps and a massive avalanche swept over them. Reacting to the Gulmarg avalanche, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted: "Very unfortunate". Authorities had on Wednesday issued avalanche warning for seven districts of Kashmir.

Author: 0 Clock Ticks Down to Possible US Government Shutdown

Threatening to shutter the federal government unless demands are met - who would do that? "We don't have a reliable partner at the White House to negotiate with", said Senator Lindsey Graham, of SC, according to the Washington Post . The House is slated to vote Thursday evening but members of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus are opposed to the measure. He said he was "handicapping it" between 50 and 60 percent.

People FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-LoC firing
Author: 0 FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-LoC firing

Dr Faisal said that Pakistan is highlighting the issue of Afghan soil being used against Pakistan, with the Afghanistan government adding that IS, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar among other terrorist groups have safe havens in Afghanistan.

People Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal
Author: 0 Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal

The Trump administration rescinded the program in September 2017, but delayed its full implementation for six months to give Congress time to decide how to deal with the population that was previously eligible under the policy. "Did you see what various senators in the room said about my comments?" "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you".

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