by | February 09, 2018 | 17:51

Republican Senator Rand Paul, objecting to deficit spending in the bill, engaged in a nine-hour, on-again, off-again protest and floor speech late on Thursday. It also provides a massive US$90 billion disaster relief package and funding to address the nationwide opioid abuse crisis. Trump said it was a deal he had to make.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:36

Scrutiny of nomination papers for the upcoming Nagaland Assembly Election was carried out across the state today. However, there is still time left for the candidates to withdraw nominations. The BJP has already tied up with the newly-formed Nagaland Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and has fielded candidates in 20 seats. Nagaland chief minister Zeliang also filed his nomination on Wednesday.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:37

Many who did quickly labeled it a pointless, head-scratching episode. Rand Paul held up the vote for as long as he was able to under Senate rules. But Democrats also had their divisions and wrangling, largely with liberal upset the measure were not tied to any plans to assist the "Dreamer" immigrants.

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:27

Paul, a Kentucky Republican who famously spent almost 13 hours filibustering the nomination of former CIA Director John Brennan in 2013, began to speak just before 6 p.m. The bill was expected to pass, but vote counts remained unclear Friday morning. "The budget doesn't have everything Republicans want, or what Democrats want, but it has a great deal of what the American people want".

by | February 09, 2018 | 17:02

Waldman offered last March to connect Warner with Steele to discuss the infamous dossier. The new report details how Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, had frequent contacts with Waldman, who runs the Endeavor Group, a Washington lobbying firm that worked with a Russian oligarch named Oleg Deripaska .

by | February 09, 2018 | 16:44

It now has negative earnings. The Company's Housebuilding division develops medium to larger-scale sites, providing private housing on private land, primarily around London and in the South East of England. Its the same as in 2017Q2. Shares of Countryside Properties ( LON:CSP ) opened at GBX 304 ($4.26) on Monday. Citadel Advsr reported 0% of its portfolio in Plus500 Ltd.

by | February 09, 2018 | 16:34

The survey results mark the first time since Trump took office that more voters say he bears more responsibility for the current economy than his predecessor, according to Quinnipiac. On Feb. 8, 2010, Mr. Obama had a clear majority disapproving of his performance as president - 54 percent versus just 46 percent approval. And Americans are now evenly split 28% to 27% on whether the bill will increase or decrease their own taxes - a number that changed dramatically from the 44% increase, ...

by | February 09, 2018 | 16:36

The pushback was strong enough that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , who was involved in negotiating the compromise, was so moved by the frustration when she presented the deal to her caucus that she took the House floor for a record-breaking eight hours straight on Wednesday, reading stories of DACA recipients.

by | February 09, 2018 | 16:14

Mr Barnier, speaking after a week of technical discussions between civil servants on both sides, said that three "substantial" disagreements remained over the transition period. "There is no desire to punish", Barnier said, adding that it was standard for global agreements to have a "serious and effective" enforcement mechanism.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:49

Forces Japan, to be briefed on the capabilities of the base if "diplomacy fails". On Thursday, Pence will visit American troops who would be on the front lines if a crisis with North Korea erupted. "We'll be there to cheer our athletes, but we'll also be there to stand with our allies and remind the world that North Korea is the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet", he said.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:38

They accuse President Rodrigo Duterte of human rights abuses and carrying out unlawful killings amid his anti-drug campaign. Asked to expound on a military official's statement that the choppers will be used for "internal security operations", Roque said they can always considering purchasing from other sellers.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:29

According to the AP , Wednesday's report was the second time in less than a month that the Syrian army has said that it intercepted an Israeli attack on one of its positions. The Idlib area is home to more than 1.1 million of Syria's 6.5 million internally displaced people, many of whom escaped other formerly opposition-held areas after they were overrun by government forces, according to United Nations figures.

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:09

One official who spoke with Trump and Kelly on Thursday denied the President was enraged at the botched initial reaction to the Porter allegations. "Thank you to General John Kelly , who is doing a fantastic job, and all of the Staff and others in the White House, for a job well done".

by | February 09, 2018 | 15:05

Syrian anti-aircraft defense units have destroyed most of the missiles fired today by Israeli warplanes from Lebanese airspace against a military position in Damascus countryside, military sources reported . "Scenes of entire buildings, housing whole families crashing down with the residents - women, children and men - still inside have become a frequent image", Abu Salem al-Shami, a resident and activist, told Al Jazeera by phone from Eastern Ghouta .

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:46

Messick was McGowan's manager at the time and the actress said Messick arranged the meeting at which Weinstein allegedly sexually assaulted McGowan. After working for McGowan, Messick reportedly joined Harvey and Bob Weinstein's Miramax as a production secretary, despite being informed of the alleged attack.

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:48

Asked if Russian Federation was responsible for not stopping the attack, Veale said: "The de-confliction effort has served its objective". The U.S. Syrian government has been critical of Aljazeera and Al-Arabia TV channels coverage from the very beginning of the crisis in 2011. Syria's state media said the USA -led coalition bombed government-backed troops in Khusham, a town in the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province, describing them as tribal fighters.

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:46

He's serving a 60-year federal prison sentence for child pornography. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, says Nassar's conviction doesn't end the matter. "And John Geddert was in the auto with us and he just didn't say anything", Ms Raisman told CNN .

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:25

In an official statement to IndieWire , Tarantino expressed his deepest regret for his careless remarks. In the 2003 interview, Howard Stern asked Tarantino why Hollywood still embraced Polanski, "this mad man, this director who raped a 13-year-old".

by | February 09, 2018 | 14:05

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., a member of that fiscally conservative caucus, told All Things Considered Thursday that he is not confident the House has the votes to pass the spending bill and hopes enough House Republicans will oppose the idea "that we're going to spend away our future".

by | February 09, 2018 | 13:49

North Korea is under multiple sets of UN Security Council sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, which have seen it develop rockets capable of reaching the U.S. "I have not requested a meeting, but we'll see what happens", he said. Kim Yo-jong will become the first member of her family to step foot in South Korea when she arrives as part of North Korea's delegation, amid speculation she will deliver a message to politicians from Kim Jong-un.