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Feb 09 2018

Donald Trump Endorses Two-Year McConnell - Schumer Budget Deal

A senior administrative official said the White House has been instructing agencies to begin shutdown preparations in the event that Congress failed to pass a budget...

Feb 09 2018

Abe takes up nuclear issue in chat with North Korean ceremonial leader

During the meeting, Pence warned that the world would see "a charm offensive by North Korea" Friday. Pence has met with Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe . T...

Feb 09 2018

Pennsylvania redistricting decision gives Democrats a boost

Wayne Gray, a Republican , said the way districts are drawn is not fair, no matter what party Scarnati is in contempt of Congress and there are consequences for not ob...

Feb 09 2018

Egypt launches military operation in Sinai, Nile Delta

Egypt on Friday launched a major security operation involving the army and police against "terrorist and criminal elements and organisations" across the country, the arm...

Feb 09 2018

Trump signs spending bill into law

Republican Senator Rand Paul, who made a career of denouncing Obama's spending, stuck to his fiscal conservative guns and attacked the bill from the chamber's floor. Desp...

Feb 09 2018

Trump says he has signed budget bill

The House is expected to pass the bill, despite opposition for much of the Democratic caucus, assuming the bill can jump legislative hurdles in the Senate . "A country c...

Feb 09 2018

Rubio Leaps To Top Democrat's Defense Over Texts To Russian Oligarch's Lobbyist

Warner texted back and forth with lobbyist Adam Waldman in an effort to contact former British spy Christopher Steele , the author of the infamous Trump-Russia dossier, ...

Feb 09 2018

Gold Medalists Among 15 Russians To File Last-Minute Appeals At Sports Court

The IOC has refused to invite the 32 cleared Russian athletes to this month's PyeongChang Winter Games , noting there was evidence about them that had not been avail...

Feb 09 2018

California #MeToo leader accused of sexual misconduct

Fierro and the lobbyist said it appeared Garcia was inebriated at the time of the encounters. Since the beginning of the #MeToo movement this fall, Garcia has been a ...

Feb 09 2018

Check out the latest pics from Auto Expo 2018

The Indian auto firm is a "pioneer in e-mobility", investing $75 million (roughly Rs. 482) in its electric fleet since 2010 with another $90 million earmarked as producti...

Feb 09 2018

OR senator groped ladies at Capitol

Kruse wasn't available for comment Tuesday but previously acknowledged that he had touched women but said the wasn't sexual. Sen. Steiner Hayward, a Portland Democrat w...

Feb 09 2018

Snow to start around mid-morning, most schools closed

There are still winter storm watches for most of Central NY, with winter storm warnings for Hamilton and Northern Fulton Counties. Early Friday , the National...

Feb 09 2018

CORRECTED - House Speaker Ryan: House likely to pass US budget deal

The House of Representatives on Tuesday night approved their version of a stopgap spending bill to run the government through March 23 and bolster defense funding. Th...

Feb 09 2018

Fiscal hawk Paul slows budget deal, shutdown looms

Essential personnel remained on the job overnight, regardless of the shutdown . Mr Trump is expected to sign the bill into law. Republicans have been demanding more...

Feb 09 2018

Bangladesh former PM sentenced to five years in prison

In Dhaka and in other places police used teargas and rubber bullets against the protesters, according to reports. The court gave [BDNews24 report] Zia's son, Tarique...

Feb 09 2018

Olympics: Japan team captain Kodaira to skip opening ceremony

US Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the US delegation to the Olympics , renewed a call for "maximum pressure" on the North to force it abandon its nuclear weapon dur...

Feb 09 2018

CAS opens case for fifteen Russians appealing Pyeongchang exclusion

The 2018 Winter Games will be held in PyeongChang , South Korea, on February 9-25. "We've come to protect our honour and we were heard by the CAS panel", Demchenko tol...

Feb 09 2018

Despite Trudeau's human rights concern, Canada sells weapons to Philippines

The Philippines is seeking to allay concerns over its planned purchase of 16 Bell 412 helicopters from Canada. However, Manila said they would also be used for "anti-te...

Feb 09 2018

Quinnipiac: Trump approval rises to highest level in seven months

The last Quinnipiac survey on the matter, released January 10, found that 49 percent of voters credited Obama with the country's current economy, compared to 40 percent w...

Feb 09 2018

Naked passenger forces Air Alaska flight to return to Anchorage

A flight-status track of its initial trip posted on FlightAware.com showed the plane turning back to Anchorage near Prince William Sound. According to officials, the...