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People Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress doesn't fix immigration laws
Author: 0 Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress doesn't fix immigration laws

Kelly and McConnell's meeting covered a range of topics, including immigration and keeping the government open, a White House official said. The deal could potentially put an end to the brinkmanship over spending that has periodically roiled Washington and that resulted in funds running out for the government in January.

People Justin Trudeau Wants Us All to Say 'Peoplekind' Instead of 'Mankind'
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau Wants Us All to Say 'Peoplekind' Instead of 'Mankind'

She wanted Trudeau to look into the law that involves the ability of religious charitable organizations to volunteer freely. She said: "We have received the Queen's Award in the United Kingdom, we have received many awards". But Trudeau who is the quintessential politically-correct wanker instead berated her for using the term "mankind" instead of " peoplekind ". When the clip went viral, Twitter users SLAMMED the politician for mansplaining the young woman, and for his "stupid" word ...

People US House committee votes to release Democrats' Russia memo
Author: 0 US House committee votes to release Democrats' Russia memo

Trump has received the memo but hadn't yet read it in detail, John Kelly said before a meeting between the president and law enforcement officials at the White House . Steele was researching possible connections between Russia's election interference and Trump associates, but the memo said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had not disclosed to a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that he was being paid by the Democratic National Committee and lawyers for Hillary Clinton's ...

People Trump takes aim at Schiff ahead of push to release Democrats' memo
Author: 0 Trump takes aim at Schiff ahead of push to release Democrats' memo

California Rep. Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the committee, said he is wary that Trump could make redactions in the document for "political purposes". The GOP memo's central allegation is that agents and prosecutors, in applying in October 2016 to monitor Page's communications, failed to tell a judge that Steele's opposition research was funded in part by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

People New Zealand athletes perform haka at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Author: 0 New Zealand athletes perform haka at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

When the rest of North Korea's Olympic athletes arrived in South Korea on a chartered flight on February 1, they came wearing round fur hats and long fur-trimmed trench coats: a uniform that seems taken right from behind the Iron Curtain, evoking the socialistic dynasty that has ruled their isolated country for the past seven decades.

People Pence Hasn't Ruled Out Meeting With North Korea
Author: 0 Pence Hasn't Ruled Out Meeting With North Korea

Kim serves as president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, North Korea's rubber-stamp legislature, and is a member of the powerful Central Committee within the Workers' Party. This year's events are scheduled to open Friday. Hundreds of North Korean officials, athletes, cheerleaders and artistic performers are also expected to attend.

Author: 0 Winter storm warnings for Upstate New York as storm bears down

Drivers and pedestrians are urged to prepare for icy conditions during the morning and evening commutes on Wednesday. The total snow accumulation of 5 to 8 inches is possible with local amounts up to 12 inches possible. You should plan on hard travel conditions, including the evening commute on Thursday. Heavier snow possible late Sunday into Sunday night. Oneonta Public Transit will not be in operation from 6 a.m.

People Duterte halts foreign exploration in Benham Rise
Author: 0 Duterte halts foreign exploration in Benham Rise

The Philippine government destroyed over two dozen illegally imported classic and luxury cars on Tuesday to send a message against tax evasion. The condemned vehicles in Port of Manila were a Lexus ES300 1996, BMW Alpina, a used Honda Odyssey, mini Pajero, Mazda Roadster, Mitsubishi MMC, Toyota SW Towage Noah, Corvette Stingray, 2007 Mercedes-Benz S550, Ford Explorer Base 3.5L, a used Nissan 350Z, 1995 Mercedes-Benz C280, BMW 745, BMW 745Li, Hyundai Equus JS350, Audi A6 CUATRO, BMW Z4, ...

People House GOP plans vote on short-term spending bill and defense spending
Author: 0 House GOP plans vote on short-term spending bill and defense spending

The GOP has pushed for hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending for defense while holding the line on domestic spending. "We're on track", one source told CNN . Talks in the Senate on such a framework appeared to intensify in hopes of an agreement this week, aides and lawmakers said, and the House GOP strategy appeared designed in part to invite the Senate to complete budget negotiations and use the temporary spending bill to advance such a budget agreement.

People Amtrak train breaks apart at 125 miles per hour
Author: 0 Amtrak train breaks apart at 125 miles per hour

The malfunction occurred early Tuesday morning on the 2150 train traveling from Washington , D.C.to Boston . Two railcars on a northbound Acela Express train en route to Boston from Washington separated near Havre de Grace, about 50 miles (80 km) north of Baltimore, at 6:40 a.m.

Author: 0 McCarthy: Likely no criminal charges over Nunes memo

However, Schiff said he's concerned that White House advisers may try to black-out part of the Democrats' memo for political reasons and falsely claim that they are doing it to protect classified information. The idea that the FBI memo taints the entire investigation is ludicrous. The February 3-5 poll found that Americans were sharply divided along party lines over a federal investigation into potential ties between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation, a controversy that has ...

People Brussels Promises Membership To Six Countries, Someday
Author: 0 Brussels Promises Membership To Six Countries, Someday

To join by 2025 both Serbia and Montenegro would have to improve their rule of law and governance, while Serbia would also have to urgently normalise its diplomatic relations with its neighbour Kosovo. To help the region prepare for membership, Brussels said it would increase pre-accession funding that is expected to amount to nearly €1.1 billion in 2018 alone.

People Nassar Gets 40 to 125 Years In Prison During Final Prison Sentencing
Author: 0 Nassar Gets 40 to 125 Years In Prison During Final Prison Sentencing

On Monday Nassar provided a brief apology prior to sentencing. Eventually, scores of women began coming forward and said they also were assaulted by Nassar under the guise of medical treatment. However, after he was caught with tens of thousands of images of child pornography and accused of molesting a family friend starting when she was six years old, Nassar pleaded guilty in all his cases.

People Big Falls on Wall Street
Author: 0 Big Falls on Wall Street

The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 1,175 points , or 4.6 percent, erasing its gains for the year. However, those falls come after some very good years for investors. After months of unusual calm, fear has raced back onto Wall Street in dramatic fashion. Investors are reacting to changes in the outlook for the American and global economy, and what that might mean for the cost of borrowing.

People Met Office issues snow warning for Dundee today
Author: 0 Met Office issues snow warning for Dundee today

The Met Office is monitoring the developing weather situation and yellow means keep an eye on the latest forecast and be aware that the weather may change or worsen, leading to disruption of your plans in the next few days. Public Health England said earlier today: "From now until 9am on Friday 9 February Public Health England has declared a "level 3 cold alert". Another band of snow, sleet and rain would sweep across the country from Wednesday to Thursday and bring a "milder blip" in the ...

People Uber 'cheating' in driver-less vehicle race - Waymo
Author: 0 Uber 'cheating' in driver-less vehicle race - Waymo

Google's driverless auto company, "Waymo", has accused global taxi technology company Uber of stealing self-driving vehicle technology. During a pretrial deposition previous year, Kalanick said he directed Levandowski not to bring any Waymo technology to Uber, according to a transcript.

People The US trade deficit expanded in December 2017
Author: 0 The US trade deficit expanded in December 2017

But the disappointing report was released a day after a record drop in United States stocks, which then spread to markets worldwide. Two of the biggest deficits in 2017 came with - wait for it - China and Mexico. Imports outweighed exports $2.9 trillion to $2.3 trillion. Imports of energy products jumped by 16.9 percent. Nonetheless, according to Ian Shepherdson at Pantheon Macroeconomics, the 20.5% annualised surge in imports of goods ex-oil and aircraft observed during the fourth ...

People Immediate Community Health Center Funding Needed
Author: 0 Immediate Community Health Center Funding Needed

Like Lowell, the Fitchburg center's funding cycle ends in March. "Seventy percent of our health center funding would be at risk". A creation of the Affordable Care Act, the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF) was authorized with funding for five years .

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