by | January 26, 2018 | 04:09

Stephen Legomsky, who was chief counsel at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Obama administration, called the plan a "horrendous tradeoff" and predicted Democrats would reject it. Luis Guitierrez, D-Illinois, an immigration advocate, who has half-jokingly offered to help build Trump's wall. The declaration, which the president made to reporters at the White House, goes further than the administration had been suggesting.

by | January 26, 2018 | 04:09

He voted last week on a continuing resolution that would have averted a government shutdown and was part of a bipartisan coalition that helped ensure a compromise that ended the shutdown Monday. Congress put the U.S. government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington .

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:55

At the White House, the administration said Tuesday that it expects Congress to move beyond a bipartisan deal to protect the undocumented immigrants that the president rejected during a vulgar exchange with lawmakers almost two weeks ago.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:58

That operation cleared the Turkish border and routed much of IS from the area but it also aimed to prevent the YPG from linking the Afrin and Kobani Kurdish enclaves. The Afrin offensive has caused concern among Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, especially the U.S., which continues to supports the YPG in its efforts to defeat Islamic State in Syria.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:46

In 2015, the Nigerian applicant had claimed that he was being persecuted for being a homosexual in his home country while seeking asylum in the Hungarian city of Szeged, Reuters reported. The Hungarian authorities rejected his request, arguing that a psychological assessment had not confirmed his sexual orientation. Following the ECJ's ruling, a Hungarian court must now reassess his asylum claim.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:42

In several Senate hearings, Sessions has refused to say whether Trump mentioned the Russian Federation investigation in the Oval Office conversation about Comey because the president may choose to assert executive privilege to keep the information confidential.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:46

He immediately hit the brakes but the train derailed seconds later. The engineer told investigators during an interview last week he saw milepost markers 16 and 17 but did not see milepost marker 18 or the 30 mile per hour advance speed sign, which is posted about two miles out from the curve.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:36

Schatz, a top Democrat on the committee, told the hearing he was introducing legislation to make clear only the federal government is authorized to send nuclear alerts to the public. Schatz recounted his personal experience at a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, a panel examining the Emergency Alert System.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:34

So far, witness interviews and the special counsel's document requests make clear Mueller has a keen interest in Comey's 9 May firing and the contents of Comey's private conversations with the president, as well as Flynn's ousting months earlier and the weeks of conversations leading up to it.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:32

A successful flight by the Falcon Heavy will bring this goal much closer to reality. This week's video comes from Florida where SpaceX has conducted a static firing test on Falcon Heavy, a launch vehicle created to lift over 54 metric tons of payload into orbit.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:28

Sen. In the Senate, the Republicans' 51-49 majority and the 60-vote threshold to advance legislation requires that any bill have bipartisan support, which nearly guarantees a version passed in the upper chamber will have a pathway to citizenship.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:24

In a Senate floor speech on Sunday, McConnell accused Schumer of imperiling children's healthcare, military training, veterans' care and other programs. Last September, Trump said he was terminating DACA and challenged Congress to come up with a legislative replacement by March 5. Spending for essential functions related to national security and public safety will continue, such as payment for USA military troops, while federal employees of non-essential services will face being ...

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:19

Today will be breezy and there will likely be showers. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 20 miles per hour becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. South wind 11 to 15 miles per hour. Cloudy, with a low around 53. MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and cold temperatures continue, with a low of 18 degrees, and the chance for a few snow showers.

by | January 26, 2018 | 03:03

It will be the fifth Olympics for both Datsyuk and Kovalchuk, this time playing for a team dressed in neutral uniforms under the Olympic flag because of sanctions against Russian Federation for what the IOC says was state-sponsored doping at past Games.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:58

At the end of the demonstration , to the tune of the movie " Mission Impossible ", the Indonesian forces carried out a hostage rescue operation, deploying stealthily from helicopters - with police dogs. Indonesia's elite and historically vicious counter-terrorism force, the Kopassus, dazzled Mattis with a highly unorthodox display of military expertise at a military headquarters in Jakarta Wednesday.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:52

The lineup now includes Gary Rossington and Johnny Van Zant, Ronnie's brother. Here's your last chance to yell " Free Bird! ". Since then, the band has toured and recorded extensively, with their most recent release being Last Of A Dyin' Breed .

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:49

Going by the prediction above, the under is the play here, but it could easily go over. He fired a 49-yard TD pass to Torrey Smith off a flea flicker to start the second half and tossed a 5-yard TD to Jeffery early in the fourth to make it 38-7.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:44

Sessions was one of Trump's earliest and most loyal allies, the first senator to endorse him during the presidential campaign and a key national security adviser during the election effort. He also said he sees no reason for Mueller to be removed because "he is not a partisan ". Mueller's team has also questioned two former members of Trump's White House crew: ex-chief of staff Reince Priebus and former press secretary Sean Spicer.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:32

North Korea made a rare call to all Koreans , both at home and overseas, to push for #Unification with South Korea . Seoul had asked the South Korean public to show support for the initiative and avoid demonstrations like the one on Monday here, when North Korean flags and photos of Kim Jong-un were burned.

by | January 26, 2018 | 02:29

In the short-term, analysts say, the United States has little pressure it can apply on Turkey given the USA military's heavy dependence on a Turkish base to carry out air strikes in Syria against Islamic State. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based group that monitors the civil war, reported airstrikes in almost 20 villages. For the past four days, Turkish troops and allied Arab Islamist fighters have been battling their way into Syria's Afrin canton, which is defended ...