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by | December 22, 2017 | 13:23

The bill now goes to the Senate where it is expected to be approved this week. "But at some point we've got to make the hard decisions". With the clock ticking toward a deadline of midnight on Friday when government funding would run out, Democrats in the House and Senate made a strong pitch for including protections for young immigrants who entered the country illegally as children, popularly known as "Dreamers".

by | December 22, 2017 | 12:23

The British passport as we know it is about to make a big change after 30 years. After the scheduled Brexit in March 2019, the burgundy passports will continue to be printed, but without the words " European Union ". Today the Home Office will announce the victor of the contract in the Spring. But another backbench Tory MP expressed concern in the Commons yesterday that the new passports could be made in Berlin.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:59

Conditions in east Ghouta have rapidly deteriorated in recent weeks as fighting broke out and food shortages intensified. Speaking at the United Nations on Tuesday, Rycroft said Russian Federation should use its influence over the Syrian government to help the entry of food and other supplies into Eastern Ghouta, as well as allowing the evacuation of the injured.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:45

A White House meeting about strategy for the mid-term elections erupted in a noisy argument when former manager to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign Corey Lewandowski bawled out presidential advisers and accused the White House of being too "insular", said a late-breaking story in the New York Times on Thursday .

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:35

Officers swooped on the van as it reversed from the dock, allegedly finding 59 bags each containing about 20kg of methamphetamine. Police today said they were well aware of the vulnerabilities of Western Australia's more than 20,000 kilometres of often isolated and sparsely inhabited coastline.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:31

The jobless rate, down from 3.7 percent in the previous month, is now a half point below the national average which stood at 4.1 percent in November. This is the fourth month in a row that unemployment has fallen, according to statistics released Thursday by the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and the U.S.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:16

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threw cold water Thursday on the idea of doing welfare and entitlement reform on a partisan basis next year. "To do something in that area, we're going to have to have Democratic participation", he added.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:17

Since the new Clinton probe was announced, Republicans have also turned up the pressure on Mueller and attacked the FBI's integrity, after anti-Trump text messages surfaced between two Federal Bureau of Investigation employees who worked on Mueller's team.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:15

For 2018 through 2025, the tax rates are 10%; 12%, 22%; 24%; 32%; 35% and 37%. Nonetheless, other changes-especially the drop in the top tax rate-means their effective tax rate creeps up by only 0.5 percentage points. The bill also makes up to $1,400 of the credit refundable. Tax rates: The new law lowers tax rates for individuals and adjusts the bracket amounts.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:12

It is therefore not the end of Australia's contribution in Iraq despite the hornet air personnel coming home. Australia's support aircraft, the E-7A Wedgetail surveillance plane and the refueling plane, will further provide assistance for the US-led Coalition operations and the Iraqi Security Forces.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:10

Funeral services will be held in both St. John's and Gatineau, Quebec for a Newfoundland woman killed in a bus crash in eastern Mexico . Officials confirmed the names of three people killed, including 78-year-old Fanya Shamis of Coconut Creek, who were on the bus carrying cruise ship passengers on a site-seeing trip when the crash occurred.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:53

North Korea is conducting biological weapons experiments to test the possibility of loading anthrax-laden warheads on its intercontinental ballistic missiles, it has been reported . Above, the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile. His claims are yet to be verified. The global community, including its only diplomatic ally in China, have rounded on the regime to impose the strongest sanctions on Pyongyang yet.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:51

In a written statement to CNN , ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan said the order concerned him. "The guards also refused to let me pray or use the bathroom", he said. "When the flight was in Dakar for 23 hours, ICE officers and contract guards beat, kicked, choked, pushed, straightjacketed, threatened to kill, and berated people on the plane", it continues.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:53

The fire, which started Thursday afternoon from a parking lot on the first floor, engulfed the entire building rapidly, claiming 29 lives and injuring 29 others. The blaze struck in Jecheon, in central South Korea . A leg of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics torch relay was scheduled to pass through Jecheon Friday, but organizers called it off.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:47

Now that it will own the mobile phone rights to Monday Night Football , the latter will be available for authenticated streaming over ESPN's digital properties on all devices and platforms. The rights include streaming to mobile devices through its "TV Everywhere" product, marking the first time the broadcaster will be able to stream the content on mobile.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:38

Liquidity allows an investor to enter and exit a stock at a good price (i.e. tight spreads, or the difference between the bid and ask price of a stock, and low slippage, or the difference between the predictable price of a trade and the actual price).

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:31

The Magic Kingdom opened up its refurbished Hall of Presidents for a sneak peek on December 18 ahead of its official debut on December 19. "We have been working closely with the current White House - just as we have with previous administrations - and the president's recording session has been scheduled", a June blog post by Disney said.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:28

Republican candidate Roy Moore mentioned provisional and military votes when he mentioned why he has not yet conceded the election. Moore has sent emails since the election requesting donations to help investigate what he called reports of voter fraud and other "irregularities" at the polls.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:28

That very state is celebrating the birth anniversary of Mohammad Adil Shah and Tipu Sultan. Like what people in Gujarat did, keeping faith in Narendra Modi's development agenda, people here too should slap the Congress and should teach a lesson for divide and rule politics, he said, adding that people will not be allowed to thread development path if Congress continues in power.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:15

If this just wasn't enough, one of the most talked about film and putting to rest all the speculations surrounding the portrayal of Shiv Sena's chief late Bal Thackeray , Nawaz will be seen in the biopic titled THACKERAY . For him, Mr Bachchan said, Balasaheb was like family and their relation was "very intimate and personal". "When we first met, he somehow developed a liking for me and treated me as a family member, which was an honour for me.