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by | January 23, 2018 | 09:17

Senate rules impose a threshold of 60 votes to break a filibuster, and Senate Republicans now hold a slim majority of 51 votes, meaning even if they can unite their members, they need nine more votes to end debate. White House negotiators, legislative affairs director Marc Short and budget chief Mick Mulvaney, went to Capitol Hill to meet with House Republicans , who emerged holding fast to their stance that they would not negotiate while the government was shuttered.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:55

The event, open to the public, will take place at LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia, PA, it was announced by Cosby's official Facebook page . No mention yet of his looming trial on sexual assault charges. Cosby is accused of drugging and then assaulting Constand at his home near Philadelphia in 2004. The disgraced 80-year-old comedian has largely avoided the public eye since his trial for sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004 ended in a hung jury last year.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:50

Trump had said that the embassy's move should not hamper peace talks and also threatened to shutter an office of the Palestine Liberation Organisation in Washington as well as cut American donations to the United Nations agency that provides services for Palestinian refugees.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:34

In an interim order on a petition by Jahan challenging the high court verdict, the Supreme Court had on 27 November set Hadiya free from the custody of her parents. The court had appointed the dean of the college as Hadiya's guardian and granted him liberty to approach it in case of any problem. Hadiya's father had alleged that his daughter was forcefully converted to Islam and marry the Muslim man.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:04

Areas including Columbus, Norfolk, and Humphrey could get pounded with 6" to 9". Snow levels start around 3500' on Sunday and could drop as low as 2000' into early Monday morning. Airlines are working to catch up a day after about 200 flights from Denver, about 15 percent of the day's schedule, were canceled because of snow. Above-average temperatures are forecasted for much of the eastern U.S.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:01

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer emerged bruised from the three-day government shutdown , which is expected to end Monday after the Senate reached a compromise. "We've been very clear about what we want to see in any legislation, and I don't think that there's a whole lot of daylight between where we are and where the Democrats are".

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:52

Betty Foster, who traveled from the Midwestern state of OH to participate in the Las Vegas rally, said the march was "very important" in the context of the current administration, which she says "brought out so many evil parts of the country".

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:53

The International Olympic Committee has approved almost 400 Russian athletes to participate in the upcoming Winter Games in South Korea despite an official ban on Russia's Olympic team. The so-called Invitation Review Panel evaluated each athlete's file anonymously, according to panel chairwoman Dr. Valérie Fourneyron. Though it did not publish a list of the athletes declared eligible for participation, the International Olympic Committee emphasized that none of the candidates had been ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:27

South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham said there needs to be what he calls an "understanding" from Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that after a temporary funding bill is passed, the Senate would then tackle immigration as part of a long-term spending bill that extends to the end of the current fiscal year on September 30.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:24

Buford said the injury recovery has been hard for Leonard , the team and the training staff. Buford added the Spurs have sought outside expertise to help with treatment. The Spurs initially disclosed Leonard's injury on September 30, announcing that he would miss the entire preseason because of right quadriceps tendinopathy.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:21

Friday's release of the latest International Energy Agency report forecasting " explosive " US oil output that will overtake Russian and Saudi Arabian production triggered more worries of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) ending its crude cutback strategy early in order to discourage the growth.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:14

The market has been a roller coaster since news that South Korean politicians were considering a cryptocurrency ban in the country, which controls about 15% of the cryptocurrency market. According to CoinDesk's translation of the original announcement , regulation also extended to exchanges that facilitated trade in crypto tokens .

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:03

When asked how a man whose diet consists of so many hamburgers could be in such good shape, Dr Jackson said: "It's called genetics". White House physician Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday that he had screened Trump for neurological impairments at the President's asking during a yearly medical exam last week, and that Trump had scored 30 out of 30 on the cognitive test .

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:01

Armfield was a legendary figure at Blackpool during his playing days and was also in England's victorious squad at the 1966 World Cup. Armfield spent his entire club career with Blackpool and made a record 627 appearances over the course of his 17 years at Bloomfield Road, while he represented his country 43 times.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:01

But witnesses have claimed that the hotel's security guards fled the attackers and left guests to their fate. Afghan interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said details of the raid, which came days after a USA embassy warning of possible attacks on hotels in the capital, were unclear.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:57

Moscow initially hoped to convene peace talks in Sochi last November, but those efforts collapsed following a lack of agreement among co-sponsors. Turkey has been particularly outraged by the U.S.'s announcement of plans to train 30,000 personnel from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Syrian militant group formed predominantly of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ), which Ankara has deemed a "terrorist organisation" for its links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:46

The measure needed 60 votes, and Democrats provided 33 of the 81 it got. A Washington Post/ABC News poll conducted Monday through Thursday of last week, also before the shutdown, found similar results: 48 percent of respondents said President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans were responsible for the impasse over immigration and border security at the core of the shutdown, compared to 28 percent who said the onus was on Democrats.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:30

Several USA Gymnastics executive board members announced their resignation on Monday as the sentencing hearing for former team doctor Larry Nasar continues in MI. " On Friday night in my postgame press conference, I used the wrong words when trying to express my belief that Larry Nassar and anyone else who broke the law should be held accountable for their crimes", Izzo said in the statement.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:29

The high ranking was driving by a solid performance in growth and development, as well as intergenerational equity and sustainability, according to the report. Other small countries which ranked over India include Mali, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ghana, Ukraine, Serbia, Philippines, Indonesia, Iran, Macedonia, Mexico, Thailand and Malaysia.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:18

Now, he has chose to test the political waters by contesting elections - in a few winnable seats. This is the first time that Pawan is touring Telangana. However, Pawan Kalyan is a seasonal leader and there is neither benefit nor loss with the Jana Sena. "There are many unresolved issues between both AP and Telangana", he said.