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Author: 0 Pelosi Likes Spending Bill, Won't Vote For It

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi passed the eight hour mark on a speech against the House spending bill, setting a record in the chamber for longest continuous speech since 1909. She reiterated that she is asking Speaker Paul Ryan to put any and all immigration proposals on the floor - including the conservative Goodlatte bill - and then let whichever one gets the most votes pass out of the House (a "queen of the hill " strategy in the parlance she uses).

People Westwood joins lead at Perth
Author: 0 Westwood joins lead at Perth

The top 24 after three rounds play a series of six-hole shootouts in the event co-sanctioned by three tours: European, Asian and PGA of Australia. Despite things not going his way, he said he liked the format and would like to return. He was followed by three players at 10 under - big-hitting young Australian Lucas Herbert, American Sean Crocker and Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen, who won in Perth in 2014.

Author: 0 VP Pence uses Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea

President Moon Jae-in and UN Secretary-General António Guterres met in Seoul on Friday and discussed the North Korean nuclear issue, affairs on the Korean Peninsula as well as global matters like sustainable development and climate change.

People Samsung Galaxy S8, S8
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8, S8

Both the smartphones were initially running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Samsung Experience user interface running on top of it. The stabled version for the normal users will be rolled out in next few hours. The phone will support all of the US LTE bands, including T-Mobile's new band 71 for rural coverage. This new user experience from the company includes improved keyboard, smarter device search, Bixby Briefing, Color Lens, and a lot more.

Author: 0 Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House

The spectacle was greeted with apparent joy by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his guest, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Pence avoided public criticism of Moon, congratulating South Korea on hosting the games and pledging continued support in addressing the North's nuclear threat.

Author: 0 Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned South Korean President Moon Jae-in not to fall for North Korea's "smile diplomacy" during the Olympics, saying the North remains committed to developing nuclear weapons and missiles even while pursuing talks with the South.

People Indian PM, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Author: 0 Indian PM, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

On his arrival , he laid a wreath at Mausoleum of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat . Modi also visited the tomb of Yasser Arafat , Abbas's predecessor, before talks with the current leadership. Modi arrived to the Palestinian territories from Jordan, flying in with his officials on helicopters supplied by King Abdullah II of Jordan. Abbas said after their meeting that he remains committed to negotiations with Israel as the path toward Palestinian independence.

People Nas Praises Musical Legends for Black History Month
Author: 0 Nas Praises Musical Legends for Black History Month

I am exhausted of schools teaching our people that the only place we have in history is on a plantation. While whites are generally satisfied with the amount of black history taught in American schools, African-Americans are not - 85% of blacks say there is not enough black history being taught these days.

People Maxwell stars again as dominant Australia reach final
Author: 0 Maxwell stars again as dominant Australia reach final

In the final worldwide match of the Australian summer, Finch returned for the hosts following a hamstring strain that he suffered during the preceding ODI series , but significantly Short was retained at the top of the order and Travis Head left out of the team that won in Hobart.

People Trump signs off budget deal as U.S. government reopens
Author: 0 Trump signs off budget deal as U.S. government reopens

While Paul's performance in the Senate strained the patience of his colleagues, he focused on the same concern that caused so many House Republicans to oppose the bill - deficit spending. Paul took to the Senate floor many times on Thursday refusing to agree to move up the time for a vote in the chamber on the bill, which requires unanimous consent.

People Rahul Gandhi kickstarts poll campaign in Karnataka
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi kickstarts poll campaign in Karnataka

According to Surjewala, Rafale and Eurofighter Typhoon aircrafts were found equal on all technical requirements by the Indian Air Force. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday afternoon tweeted to say that his party supports demands of people of Andhra Pradesh.

People Turkey bombards Afrin, Syria
Author: 0 Turkey bombards Afrin, Syria

More than 4,000 families in Eastern Ghouta are living in basements and bunkers, according to Save the Children . The uptick in bombardment over the past three days on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus has left already-overburdened medical staff and emergency workers struggling to rescue and treat affected residents.

People Weekend weather: Warmer temperatures and rain on the way
Author: 0 Weekend weather: Warmer temperatures and rain on the way

Off-and-on freezing drizzle could lead to some slick spots across Green Country on this frigid and windy Saturday . Enough warm air will move in at mid-levels of the atmosphere overnight in southern NH to possibly change any snow showers to some freezing drizzle .

People Pence uses Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea
Author: 0 Pence uses Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea

Moon has invited Kim and other senior North Korean officials to a luncheon at Seoul's presidential palace on Saturday. Vice President Mike Pence did not deliberately snub North Koreans at an Olympic reception, according to U.S. Kim Yo Jong earlier on Friday became the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. Pence waited outside while Moon spoke because he was late, according to a spokesman for South Korea's presidential ...

Author: 0 John Kelly Denied Reports He Offered To Resign Amid Scrutiny

Mr Trump said he found out about the allegations recently, and was "surprised" by them. He did a very good job when he was at the White House '. Porter also denied all wrongdoing, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation and senior White House officials knew about the allegations for months , raising questions about why he was allowed to stay on.

People Japanese businesses seek to minimize Brexit impact
Author: 0 Japanese businesses seek to minimize Brexit impact

The EU says it is ready to be "flexible" even though France and other EU governments are aware that they are opposed to half Brexit , fearing that the deal will become permanent and the transition will be longer. The aim is to preserve the frictionless border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland so that the Good Friday agreement that secured peace there will not unravel.

People Republicans were 'forced' to increase spending
Author: 0 Republicans were 'forced' to increase spending

Members of the House have been warned about the possibility of having to vote on what the Senate passes between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. The reason for that was a nine-hour, on-again, off-again Senate floor speech by Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul , who objected to deficit spending in the bill .

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