• Trump, GOP leaders take aim at Senate Democrats in government funding fight
Trump, GOP leaders take aim at Senate Democrats in government funding fight

He was still waiting to find out what Trump would support on immigration . Mr. Trump has not been clear on the specifics of what he wants in an immigration deal, though he's participated in several discussions on the issue over the past week.

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  • People told to boil water before drinking in New Orleans
People told to boil water before drinking in New Orleans

Instead of consistent problems with the power plant that keeps the water pushing through the city's often-crumbling pipes, the leaks themselves and the lack of depth of buried lines may contribute to the problems the water system has in handling a lingering, hard freeze.

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  • Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal
Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

Since the controversy erupted, Trump has not explicitly denied referring to African countries and Haiti as "shitholes", but has said, without offering details, that he did not use the language attributed to him. But Diaz-Balart cautioned any immigration deal also couldn't be done without the president, meaning Trump and Graham might have to get bac...

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  • White nationalist won't speak on Kent State anniversary
White nationalist won't speak on Kent State anniversary

In a statement, university President Lou Anna Simon said the agreement "was based on the university's requirement that the event occur on a date and at a venue that minimizes the risk of violence or disruption on campus". Spencer spoke at the rally, which later turned violent, with clashes between the white nationalists and counter protesters. Sp...

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  • John Kelly Convinced Trump to Kill Bipartisan DACA Deal
John Kelly Convinced Trump to Kill Bipartisan DACA Deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is making plans to keep the Senate in session through the weekend if Congress can't reach a deal by midnight Friday to fund the government and avoid a shutdown-a possibility that he signaled he would blame on the Democrats.

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  • Houston a finalist to host Women's Final Four for 2021-24
Houston a finalist to host Women's Final Four for 2021-24

The Mid-American Conference and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission will host the tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. The locations offer a mix of sites that have hosted the Final Four before and those that would host for the first time, the NCAA said in a statement .

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  • I didn't make any racial comment - Donald Trump - President Trump
I didn't make any racial comment - Donald Trump - President Trump

The package would fund the government through mid-February, and also includes a measure to renew funds for a program, known as CHIP, providing low-income children with health insurance for six years. But Ryan still had work to do with the conservative House Freedom Caucus . "You can do anything you want", said Rep. But he blasted Democrats for...

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  • Tillerson to Visit London Next Week, Hopes to Visit New Embassy
Tillerson to Visit London Next Week, Hopes to Visit New Embassy

An impromptu visit to London this month for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may or may not include a visit to the new embassy, the State Department said on Thursday. Announcing Tillerson's voyage, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert defended the cost and the timeframe of the embassy move - which she said is still ongoing.

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  • I want immigrants from 'everywhere'
I want immigrants from 'everywhere'

The White House wouldn't say whether doctors would test Trump's cognitive abilities during the exam. Jackson has already increased the dosage of the Trump's cholesterol-lowering medication and recommended a low-carbohydrate and low-fat diet, along with an exercise regimen.

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  • House Panel Subpoenas Steve Bannon in Russia Probe Showdown
House Panel Subpoenas Steve Bannon in Russia Probe Showdown

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . Mueller is likely to allow Bannon to forgo the grand jury appearance if he agrees to instead be questioned by investigators in the less-formal setting of the special counsel's offices about ties between Trump's associates and Russian Federation and about the president's conduct in office, according...

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  • Trump 'did not use that word' says GOP senator
Trump 'did not use that word' says GOP senator

Dick Durbin's description of the Oval Office meeting a "gross misrepresentation". Lindsey Graham were mistaken in indicating that was the case. But Perdue said Sunday on ABC's "This Week: "I am telling you that he did not use that word".

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  • Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC Expansion Releases In February, Here's What It Includes
Battlefield 1 Apocalypse DLC Expansion Releases In February, Here's What It Includes

You'll need a Premium Pass to see what " Apocalypse " entails. This new addition will allow foot soldiers to cause pain in the sky. In Passchendaele , you'll have to fight through the mudding countryside of Belgium, turned wasteland by artillery fire.

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  • Boston U: Repeated impacts, not concussion, cause CTE
Boston U: Repeated impacts, not concussion, cause CTE

Lee Goldstein, published the findings in the journal Brain after a seven-year study. The study examined the brains of four deceased football athletes who had passed away within days and weeks of sustaining a sport-related head injury.

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  • Supreme Court delays order for NC to redraw maps
Supreme Court delays order for NC to redraw maps

Voter advocacy groups and Democratic voters who sued over the map - heavily weighted toward Republicans in a closely divided state - argued no delay was necessary because it would be struck down however the justices rule in the other cases.

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  • Tributes for United Kingdom backpacker found dead in Sydney
Tributes for United Kingdom backpacker found dead in Sydney

She was reportedly found with numerous injuries on her body. "This has broken my heart into a million pieces", her best friend Rhys posted on Facebook, the SMH reports. Her parents builder Chris and secretary Sharon and younger sister Lola, 20, are being comforted by relatives at their family home in Loughborough, Leicestershire.

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  • United States immigration to resume requests under Dreamers scheme
United States immigration to resume requests under Dreamers scheme

Republicans don't, but they need Democratic support to get any spending bill through the Senate . Trump said Thursday that not even he - someone known for overestimating something's impact - could have foreseen that his tax plan would have the affect it has had.

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  • Donald Trump To Speak At Anti-Abortion Rally In Washington On Friday
Donald Trump To Speak At Anti-Abortion Rally In Washington On Friday

More than a few people pointed to a photo of Trump standing side-by-side with Obama, who is 6-foot-1, and the men appear to be the same height. The president, who is 71, is a known teetotaller, but has a penchant for fast food. Presenting the outcome of Trump's medical fitness that the President could eat KFC and McDonald's and still be in great sh...

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  • Trump invokes Barbara Jordan in immigration debate, angering Democrats
Trump invokes Barbara Jordan in immigration debate, angering Democrats

Trump also expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway, which is overwhelmingly white. US citizens can petition for visas for additional family members . Chain migration has also become controversial because it is linked to the wider debate about immigration that is polarising the country. With a major distraction from th...

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  • Trump Accuses Durbin Of Undermining Trust On Immigration
Trump Accuses Durbin Of Undermining Trust On Immigration

Durbin, the one Democrat at a White House meeting last Thursday about immigration , stated Trump asked why the United States continues to just accept immigrants from "s-thole countries" referring to Africa, Haiti and El Salvador. Sensing the trap, Nielsen tried to pretend that she was a fifth grader who forgot to do her geography homework, saying,...

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  • The South prepares for wintry mix of snow and ice
The South prepares for wintry mix of snow and ice

A long band of light to moderate snow is now hitting the interior Northeast moving southwestward into Kentucky, Tennessee, northern Louisana and Texas, Weather.com says . Still, you have a good opportunity for a little snow throughout the day before it begins clearing out. San Angelo has a 40 percent chance of seeing snow before 7 a.m.

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  • Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'I'm not going to vote' for funding bill
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'I'm not going to vote' for funding bill

The package would delay some Affordable Care Act taxes, reauthorize the Children's Insurance Program for six years. House leaders hope to vote on a spending bill on Thursday but a growing number of members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus say they may vote against the bill .

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  • Some national parks could stay open if the federal government shuts down
Some national parks could stay open if the federal government shuts down

Tony Knowles, said the board is supposed to meet twice a year. One organization he said he's interested in working with is the National Parks Conservation Association, where he said he might be able to work with his former lieutenant governor, Fran Ulmer, who is a member of the organization's board of trustees.

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  • US President Donald Trump takes on Senator Dick Durbin on 'racial slur'
US President Donald Trump takes on Senator Dick Durbin on 'racial slur'

The program shielded these immigrants, often referred to as "Dreamers", from deportation and granted them permits to work. Democrats have been demanding protections for DACA recipients in exchange for border security funding that could include money for Trump's promised border wall.

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  • 'My memory hasn't evolved' on Trump immigration meeting, Graham says
'My memory hasn't evolved' on Trump immigration meeting, Graham says

On Sunday, Pretoria indicated that US Charge d'Affaires - the second in charge of the embassy - in South Africa would be called to explain Trump's recent remarks. Democratic leaders have indicated they won't support a bill that doesn't include protections for DACA recipients. It's not going to get done on Twitter, by tweeting .

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  • Chris Christie denied VIP entry at Newark Airport
Chris Christie denied VIP entry at Newark Airport

The former New Jersey governor was busted by airport security trying to bypass a TSA checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday. "It's incredibly frustrating to think to yourself, 'Wow, if this guy were not in the race, we'd win this thing, '" Christie told NJ.com. Christie left office after receiving the lowest approval rat...

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