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by | January 19, 2018 | 09:05

The extension of the program was part of a well-negotiated Republican funding measure meant to buy time to continue working with Democrats on a final spending bill by keeping the federal government funded until February 16. But even House approval was uncertain after Tuesday's closed-door meeting left rank-and-file lawmakers uneasy over punting the spending bill for the third time this fiscal year.

by | January 19, 2018 | 08:29

Chris Christie , who left office earlier this week, attempted to bypass a TSA security checkpoint on Thursday, according to CBS New York . "Pure fiction", Christie said in a tweet. While the New Jersey State Police declined to comment about this specific incident, the agency did say an outgoing governor is afforded a security escort for up to six months following completion of his term.

by | January 19, 2018 | 08:12

In a press release issued by the White House, physician to the president Dr Ronny L. Jackson confirmed that Trump had passed the exam in flying colours, scoring 30 out of 30. Trump scored 30 out of 30 on the test, Jackson said. It should be noted the test purportedly administered is the Montreal Cognitive Assessment which is a screening test for mild cognitive dysfunction and focuses on memory, language, attention and concentration among other things.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:59

In the neighborhood where the kids were hardly known, a steady flow of strangers visited the house Thursday and left stuffed animals and large bouquets of red heart-shaped balloons on the walkway. The couple's children range in age from two to 29, but the torture and false imprisonment charges do not include the two-year-old. Authorities learnt of the horrors inside the house after a 17-year-old girl called 911 early on Sunday, saying she had escaped through a window from her parents' ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:49

Different views of the Islamic modern- day scholars on visiting Jerusalem under occupation came on the back of perceiving benefits and detriments that would result from such visits, he said , pointing out that some of scholars consider visiting Jerusalem as an act of normalizing relations with Israel and supporting Israeli economy because the city is under Israeli control.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:52

The only loss the Cavaliers possess on their resume this season is a 68-61 defeat at West Virginia. What TV channel is Virginia-Georgia Tech basketball on? Sophomores Ty Jerome added 12. Virginia Tech will have four home games in their final five games including a showdown with Miami the Saturday before Thanksgiving in Lane Stadium.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:52

It would also effectively cement the emerging status of the Kurdish-led entity, which is modeled on the vision of Abdullah Ocalan, the Kurdish leader jailed for terrorism in Turkey. Turkey's military says the country's chief of military staff and intelligence chief have traveled to Russian Federation for talks on the situation in Syria .

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:18

The bill has cleared its final hurdle in the Commons and will now head to the Lords. It should allow Britain to continue to function normally as it leaves the EU. SNP lawmaker Ian Blackford warned the government it could trigger a "constitutional crisis" with its plans, which have also drawn anger from Wales.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:18

Sportsmail revealed on January 4 that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte had identified Carroll as a centre forward who can boost his search for goals in the second half of the season. 'That means you don't have doubt. "It's better if you go to watch". The referee on the pitch has to make the decision, not one off the pitch. The red cards were shown in the final four minutes.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:09

It was the job of his government and the government of Modi to facilitate "your competitive advantages and the ability to innovate", he told the business leaders. India has received total FDI of United States dollars 130 million from Israel during April 2000 to September 2017 period. Netanyahu marked his present height on the same wall during their visit on Thursday.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:06

Aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe certain countries during immigration talks with senators. Sen. Jeff Flake told The Washington Post that he heard about Trump's remarks "before it went public". When introducing a participant from Arkansas, Trump went back to a favorite time in his life: the night he won the presidential election.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:03

She didn't "dispute the president was using tough language". The alleged expletive came during a Thursday meeting between Trump and legislators about immigration reform. This item has been corrected to show that Nielsen is secretary of DHS, not HHS. President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance at a White House event for women on Tuesday, thanking the women for attending and making a brief but wide-ranging speech with points on the economy and DACA.

by | January 19, 2018 | 07:00

In a second tweet Sunday morning, Trump said , "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT. Love, whose parents are from Haiti, had criticized Trump for his remarks and called on him to apologize. "I can't change immigration law, I can't have any direct say in decisions that are going to be made, but this is one thing I can do", the Reverand Gary Graf, 59, told Newsweek ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:52

Garcia has no criminal record and he pursued citizenship over the last few years. Never was he in any legal trouble, yet he was forced to move to a country he didn't know. Chamillionaire said in a statement to Business Insider that while he hasn't been connected to the Garcia family, he was "happy to see their story getting the attention that it deserves".

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:47

Sharapova was delighted to have overcome her tricky opponent so convincingly, having also struggled against Sevastova before beating her in Beijing a year ago. American woes continued with Madison Brengle sent packing by British ninth seed Johanna Konta . The Argentine and the Russian met for the first time in Auckland two weeks ago, and Delpo emerged a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victor.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:45

Several people were knocked down and lying on the ground. The incident is not being treated as terror-related. A auto ploughed into a crowd on Rio de Janeiro's tourist-packed Copacabana seaside promenade on Thursday, killing a baby and injuring 17 people, authorities said, with the driver telling investigators he suffered a seizure.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:36

CNN says the nuclear-capable Agni-5 is believed to be India's most advanced ICBM. India's been less forthcoming with information on the missile's range, but it is widely accepted to be around 5,000km. The missile was tested in an "open configuration" in April 2012 and September 2013, while it was test-fired from hermetically sealed canisters mounted on transport-cum-tilting launcher trucks in January 2015 and December 2016.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:21

Senator Charles Sumner of MA, who was also chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the time. "Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military". One person who attended the meeting told aides they heard the latter expletive, while others recalled the president saying the more widely reported "shithole", according to a person briefed on the meeting but not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations.

by | January 19, 2018 | 06:16

The controversy erupted when the New Jersey legislator viciously lashed-out at Nielsen over President Trump's "tough dialogue" while discussing immigration with Congressional negotiators, saying she was "complicit" in the President's "racism".

by | January 19, 2018 | 05:54

According to the panel's opinion, the General Assembly had violated the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment because it had "enacted the plan with the intent of discriminating against voters who favored non-Republican candidates". That practice is called partisan gerrymandering. The Jan. 9 ruling gave the General Assembly until Jan. 24 to craft a new map. Representative David Lewis fields questions from across the aisle on the new redistricting map on the floor of the North ...