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by | February 07, 2018 | 02:17

There was hope Congress would include the health center funding with last week's reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but that package didn't materialize. Montana's entire congressional delegation has endorsed the continuation of funding for Community Health Centers across the country, and specifically across Montana.

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:19

City Governor Anies Baswedan has responded to the catastrophe and said emergency services are doing everything they can to help those affected. According to The Straits Times , more than 6,500 residents in low-lying areas in Jakarta were evacuated to shelters following torrential rains that caused widespread floods and landslides across the city.

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:07

The memo itself acknowledges - quietly - that the whole probe began with George Papadopoulos, another campaign adviser, months before Page even came into the picture. "I'll tell you I've never seen this president participate in anything that doesn't make him look good", he said when asked if he would bet that the president would agree to releasing the document.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:50

Russian Federation had previously touted possible weapons placement in its Baltic Sea exclave as a response to the United States' missile-shield system in Europe, which Moscow views as a threat. The Russian military has previously sent Iskander missile systems to neighboring Kaliningrad, a move that the USA and fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have condemned as being provocative.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:46

Eaton County Judge Janice Cunningham sentenced the former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor to 40 to 125 years in prison. The sentence will run concurrently with a separate sentence of 40 to 125 years issued by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina in Ingham County , Michigan on January 24, and in addition to a 60-year sentence for child pornography that was issued last fall .

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:38

The developments come as lawmakers from both parties attempt to preserve DACA , the Obama-era program that protects from deportation around 700,000 unauthorized immigrants who came to the USA as minors. Senator James Lankford was among Republicans who said this week that Trump could give Congress more time to reach a deal by extending the Dreamers' deadline beyond March 5.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:40

Global markets also fell. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, a broader market barometer that many index funds track, climbed 25 points , or 1 percent, to 2,674. Hong Kong's Hang Seng skidded 5.1 percent and South Korea's Kospi declined 1.5 percent. Read The Big Picture every day to understand the action of the major averages and leading stocks.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:02

But when asked by reporters about a potential meeting with North Koreans on Tuesday, Pence said he had not requested a meeting, "but we'll see what happens". However, there are tensions between US scepticism and the optimism of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who wants to use the Games to improve relations with the North and open the door to eventual talks on its weapons programmes.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:05

A series of meetings took place in Parliament on Wednesday culminating with National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise announcing the Sona postponement‚ an unprecedented move since 1994. Despite the postponement‚ Zuma is unlikely to return to deliver the Sona as the ANC NEC is determined to oust him from the highest office in the land.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:03

Other indices also declined. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Ltd Liability Company holds 1.39% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) for 1.58 million shares. The investigation concerns whether Wells Fargo and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10 (b) and 20 (a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:50

Safety Malcolm Jenkins - among the most vocal leaders in the National Football League players' protest movement - on Monday told CNN's New Day that he would not go to the White House . "No, I personally do not anticipate attending that", Jenkins said. As for long, this will be the second White House invitation decline in as many years.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:21

Christmas is over, you're most likely skint AF and the weather is depressingly grey, freezing and wet. Forecasters expect 1-3cm of snow away from the coasts and up to 10cm on land above 200 metres. Mr Snell said the cold snap is expected to grip Britain until at least next weekend, with the chance that milder weather may not arrive until the middle of the following week.

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:05

Schiff said that the letter sent to Trump along with the Dems' memo "urged them to consult with the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation", as "we want those agencies to report back to us if they have any redactions that are necessary".

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:07

The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Monday to make public a classified Democratic memorandum rebutting Republican claims that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department had abused their powers to wiretap a former Trump campaign official, setting up a possible clash with President Trump .

by | February 07, 2018 | 00:02

The three nations will likely confirm the significance of their cooperation in dealing with North Korea. He said no plans have been made for him to meet with any members of the North Korean delegation. A Democratic senator suggested Monday that President Donald Trump might be inspired by North Korea's "dear leader" cult of personality, shortly after Trump quipped that Democrats committed "treason" when they did not applaud his State of the Union.

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:51

Page said on ABC News. Stephanopoulos pointed out that Page's surveillance warrant was renewed "at least three times by people who worked for President Trump ". The FBI has reportedly been investigating Page for his possible involvement in a Russian-related espionage matter since 2013, but Page has not been charged with anything.

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:49

Trump's comments came just four days before Congress faces another deadline to pass a spending bill or shut down the government. He told reporters that he was "not so sure this president has the authority to extend it" because the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects roughly 690,000 undocumented immigrants was not based on law.

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:30

Since 2013, the USA has exported over half of its sorghum production, the statements added. "I personally believe this is China's response to Trump's action on washing machines", said Li Qiang, chief analyst at agriculture consultancy Shanghai JC Intelligence.

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:29

Amtrak released a statement, saying, in part, "We are now investigating the cause of the auto separation, inspecting every Acela trainset, and taking any necessary actions to prevent a reoccurrence". The issue caused two of the train's cars to separate. A rescue train pulled up next to the crippled Acela and took the passengers to Philadelphia, where they then got other trains to continue on to New York City.

by | February 06, 2018 | 22:22

Analysts said the sell-off was sparked by concerns of higher interest rates after the Dow Jones Industrial Average index plunged 4.6%, or 1,175 points, to close down at 24,345.75. and global economies, and what it would mean for the cost of borrowing. MARKET INSIGHT: "The trigger point was the USA and the interest rate fears", said Jackson Wong, an associate director at Huarong International Securities.