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by | February 09, 2018 | 09:03

Being traded to the Lakers gives Thomas a chance to renew himself and wash away the past couple months before his contract expires at the end of the season. "He's worked too hard to get back, and he's a ball dominant player", said Thomas' agent, Aaron Goodwin to Cleveland.com . (Cavs GM) Koby (Altman) and I have had enough conversations where it was clear, with the way the system was going, it wasn't beneficial for either party.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:02

On Tuesday, Kelly told a source close to the White House that President Donald Trump had not yet reviewed the Democratic memo, but that he expected the White House to approve its release-with some minor redactions for security reasons. After the document's release last week, the president quickly seized on it to vent his grievances against the nation's premier law enforcement agencies and said it "totally vindicates" him in the Russian Federation investigations.

by | February 09, 2018 | 07:52

Senate Republicans planned a procedural vote on a stand-alone bill to increase military funding for the rest of the year to demonstrate support for Trump's promised defense build-up. Both Democrats and Republicans have said they were making progress on a budget that would increase spending limits for defense and non-defense programs.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:52

Pence has lambasted the North, announcing in Tokyo on Wednesday that the USA would impose its toughest sanctions to date on the regime. Among the other North Korean participants were costume-clad members of a cheering squad who had crossed the land border into the South the previous day.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:41

He is charged with one count of murder and three counts of aggravated assault. Jail records don't yet indicate whether Moreno has an attorney who could speak on his behalf. It wasn't immediately clear what led to the stabbing, but police say the suspect may have mental health issues. Clement told the Caller Times that the members had been gathering at the house every day as part of a 40 day prayer pledge.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:38

Mr Davis also insisted that the mood in the sub-committee - which is made up of both Brexiteer and former Remainer ministers - was "constructive", but that no breakthrough had yet been made. And he said none of the projections, which showed significant hits to growth and tax revenues in every scenario examined, had focused on the particular outcome the government is seeking.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:38

Following months of shutdown fights and amnesty disagreements, leaders agreed to increase defense and domestic spending, while lifting the debt ceiling to March 2019. "I don't think the government will shut down". Nancy Pelosi (R-CA) said that she is withholding support until Paul Ryan (R-WI) makes a similar commitment.

by | February 09, 2018 | 06:31

More proof that Trump's own White House isn't paying any attention to him came when the White House released a statement saying that Trump would sign the budget deal, days after Trump himself said he would support shutting down the government.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:56

A North Korean Foreign Ministry official seemed to rule out a potential meeting with US officials in the North's state-run media on Thursday, but Pence suggested to reporters that it was still a possibility. A Hwasong-15 test launch past year showed that North Korea theoretically could target anywhere in the US with a ballistic missile. Some 13,000 troops took part in the one-and-a-half hour event, watched by 50,000 spectators, with Kim Jong-un waving to the crowd, Yonhap said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:17

The US, which backs the Syrian opposition, backed the call on Thursday, saying it was "appalled" by the escalating violence and multiple reports of Syrian government forces dropping bombs filled with chlorine on rebel-held areas. The offensive in Idlib has already displaced more than 300,000 people by United Nations estimates, numbers that have risen in the last few days. Since Dec.

by | February 09, 2018 | 05:17

Reports suggest the 20-year-old woman was crushed beneath a falling barrier outside Missoula night club in Durham at about 23:55 GMT on Wednesday. Police, who were called to the scene at 11.53pm last night, have launched an investigation into circumstances leading up to her death.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:49

Market insiders were still coming to terms with Monday's chaotic session, in which the blue-chip index lost more than 1,000 points in about an hour at one stage on the way to its biggest point drop ever. Britain's FTSE 100 fell 1.5 percent and the French CAC 40 lost 2 percent. That's also a big change: The market has been stable in the previous year because every time it inched lower, investors swooped in looking for bargains and soon sent them higher again.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:45

Council tax is set to rise in 95% of authorities while 93% will hike service fees, according to the 2018 State of Local Government Finance research. The survey, commissioned by the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU), also found that of the 95 per cent of local authorities in England planning to raise council tax rates this financial year, nearly three-quarters said they would be increasing it by more than 2.5 per cent.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:36

On the Turkish military operation in Syria's Afrin , he said it was temporary and only against terrorists in that region. Russian Federation on Wednesday warned both the Turkish and Iranian sides about the need to bypass their disputes sparked by Ankara's ongoing "Operation Olive Branch" in the northern Syrian district of Afrin.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:00

Republicans are finally going to build the wall. "You've got to talk to Devin". Between this memo , and our president having asked Federal Bureau of Investigation leaders for whom they voted, we are approaching a point where voting Democratic disqualifies one for a job at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Justice or the Central Intelligence Agency.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:13

Though the decision isn't official, Jordan hired an agent this season after going several years without one, a potential sign that he is testing the market. Additionally, plenty of contending teams can use a player with Jordan's rim protecting skills. As for Jordan, the assumption has been the Clippers will seriously consider trading the talented big man, especially after dealing away Griffin.

by | February 09, 2018 | 03:07

Non-defense: Increase non-defense spending by $ 63 billion this year and $68 billion in fiscal 2019, including $20 billion for infrastructure, $6 billion to fight the opioid epidemic and fund mental health programs, $5.8 billion for the Child Care Development Block Grant program, $4 billion for the VA and $2 billion for the NIH.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:57

Union minister Smriti Irani claimed that she had herself heard Chowdhury passing inappropriate remarks, especially on the prime minister. Senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said at a briefing here that Modi's remark on Wednesday was condemnable and he should apologise for it.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:52

Refuting such reports, the Embassy of Maldives issued a statement here on Wednesday stating that it was India that rejected meeting the Special Envoy as both Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were travelling.

by | February 09, 2018 | 02:35

The theft occurred at a farmer's market in Lancaster, PA on January 30, when a man pretended to be an employee at a stand while the actual employee was away and took money from the business, WPMT reported . "As much as I laughed at the sketch, it wasn't entirely that far off", one admitted. A photo array was prepared and shown to the witness, who was able to identify the person responsible for the theft.