• Government Shutdown Hangs On The Senate
Government Shutdown Hangs On The Senate

House Republicans passed the spending bill out of their chamber Thursday night, but the bill's future in the Senate is precarious with more than a dozen Democrats already having announced they'd vote against it. Backed mostly by Democrats , they worry that if Congress doesn't act on a DACA fix now, it will fail to by the program's end in M...

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  • US House appoves short-term spending bill, avoid shutdown
US House appoves short-term spending bill, avoid shutdown

In the Senate , spending bills need at least 60 votes to clear procedural hurdles, giving Democrats the power to derail the bill. The CHIP measures were included to help garner the support of congressional Democrats, though President Trump believes the program should be addressed in separate legislation.

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  • Korea's most popular girl band to visit S. Korea
Korea's most popular girl band to visit S. Korea

In negotiations at the Panmunjom truce village on the DMZ, it was agreed the two countries would march together at the Olympics under a flag showing a unified Korean Peninsula. In July 2017, Moscow and Beijing proposed the initiative that would see the USA and its allies halting all major military exercises in the region in exchange for Pyongyang s...

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  • Q2 Weather: Weather system brings wind now, rain and snow later
Q2 Weather: Weather system brings wind now, rain and snow later

Sunday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 36. Sunday A slight chance of freezing rain before 8am, then a slight chance of sleet between 8am and 9am, then a chance of rain after 9am. Northwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. The systems "have the potential to bring heavy mountain snow", the weather service said. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles ...

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  • No Nevada Cities Make the Cut For Second Amazon Headquarters
No Nevada Cities Make the Cut For Second Amazon Headquarters

To lure applicants, Amazon showered local politicians with statistics about the effect the company has had on the Seattle economy and some of the immediate economic benefits for its new home, including plans to spend $5 billion for construction of its second headquarters.

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  • Trump, US Lawmakers Facing Government Shutdown Threat
Trump, US Lawmakers Facing Government Shutdown Threat

On a mostly partisan vote of 230-197, the Republican-controlled House approved the stopgap funds, sending the bill to the Senate for consideration before the looming deadline and as President Donald Trump pushed hard for a measure he can sign.

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  • Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system
Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system

Many Democrats have kept their options open in part because it was unclear if Hose Speaker Paul Ryan and his lieutenants would even have the votes in their Republican conference to pass a short-term spending bill out of the House as they did Thursday.

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  • Steve Bannon was subpoenaed to answer questions in Russian Federation probe
Steve Bannon was subpoenaed to answer questions in Russian Federation probe

The California Democrat said the attorney for Bannon consulted with the White House after the committee subpoena was served Tuesday and was told his client was still not to answer questions regarding the time during the transition and in the White House.

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  • Winter weather deaths climb to 15 as South cleans up snow
Winter weather deaths climb to 15 as South cleans up snow

A few people shoveled driveways but most stayed bundled inside. Even the best drivers had trouble: Retired NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted that he had just used his winch to help pull a auto out of a ditch when he himself drove off the road and into a tree in North Carolina.

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  • Putin Bathes in Icy Waters on Day Marking Baptism of Christ
Putin Bathes in Icy Waters on Day Marking Baptism of Christ

He was one of many Russians who submerged themselves in lakes and rivers in the annual ritual, which previous year saw 2 million people take the plunge. With his coat and boots removed, he then walked down a set of wooden steps into a hole in the ice, crossed himself, and dipped his head under the water before surfacing.

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  • Pakistan says cross-border Indian fire kills 2 women
Pakistan says cross-border Indian fire kills 2 women

Three female civilians and a soldier have been killed in cross-border firing by the Indian and Pakistani armies, officials said yesterday, taking the death toll along the frontier to 13 this week. Days ago, the armed forces of this country announced that in 2017, 138 Pakistani military officers were killed in the systematic clashes on the LoC, whil...

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  • Build a bridge between Britain and France, says Boris Johnson
Build a bridge between Britain and France, says Boris Johnson

The Times reported that President Macron is said to have backed the idea and said: "I agree - let's do it". Later, Johnson tweeted a picture of himself and Macron both giving a thumbs-up sign, captioned: "En marche!" He asked if the Channel Tunnel should be considered merely the "first step".

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  • US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal For Police Killer
US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal For Police Killer

After conviction, McCoy was sentenced to death . "I totally understand that this lawyer was in a awful position because this lawyer wants to defeat the death penalty", Justice Elena Kagan told Louisiana Solicitor General Elizabeth Murrill.

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  • FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-LoC firing
FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-LoC firing

Pakistani and Indian troops traded gunfire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Thursday, leaving three civilians and a soldier dead amid increasing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, officials from both sides said.

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  • House passes spending bill to avert US government shutdown, Senate chances dim
House passes spending bill to avert US government shutdown, Senate chances dim

Republicans sought to pin the possible shutdown on the top Democratic senator, Minority Leader Charles Schumer, N.Y., with the Twitter hashtag #SchumerShutdown . House Republicans were on the verge of disaster earlier on Thursday. John Kennedy (R-LA) told reporters. In the case of a partial government shutdown, only services considered none...

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  • Pak 'teaching' children to join terror networks: Baby Moshe's grandfather
Pak 'teaching' children to join terror networks: Baby Moshe's grandfather

Moshe , then a two-year old child, had been rescued by 44-year-old housemaid Sandra Samuel on November 28, 2008, after the two terrorists killed his parents and four others at the Nariman House. Moshe , who received a memento from Netanyahu, in his short address invited the Israeli Prime Minister for his "Bar Mitzvah" (a coming-of-age ritual whic...

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  • 'I am Not a Racist'
'I am Not a Racist'

Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist , said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. Members of Congress from both parties are trying to strike a deal that Trump would support to extend that protection. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and defend President Donald Trump from a...

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  • Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I'm not a racist'
Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I'm not a racist'

But there is now some internal debate in the West Wing over whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse". Trump's heart exam was normal, with regular rhythm and no abnormal sounds, which Jackson said led him to conclude with confidence that Trump "has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making it completely through his presidency wit...

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  • Minerva Punjab take quick action; AIFF, AFC alerted
Minerva Punjab take quick action; AIFF, AFC alerted

The AIFF integrity officer Javed Siraj has also spoken on the incident. "We can't initiate an investigation based on Tweets", Das said. Bajaj, whose Miverva are now leading I-League with 22 points from nine matches, further said that he approached the All India Football Federation (AIFF) integrity officer to report the development and also report...

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  • Rana Gurjit Singh 'sacked' as Power and Irrigation Minister of Punjab
Rana Gurjit Singh 'sacked' as Power and Irrigation Minister of Punjab

Party sources said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi had asked Gurjit to resign after the corruption charges pushed the party on back foot. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday condemned the Akali Dal leadership for raising a hue and cry over the farm loan waiver package and trying to project themselves as "messiahs" of the farmer...

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  • Lookout for Price Target? Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), DDR Corp. (DDR)
Lookout for Price Target? Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), DDR Corp. (DDR)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE: ADM ) and Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) are the two most active stocks in the Farm Products industry based on today's trading volumes. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.67% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.34%. Its up 0.33, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 45 investors sold ...

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  • Teen Attacks Students, Teacher with Axe in Siberian School
Teen Attacks Students, Teacher with Axe in Siberian School

Officers confirmed the attack happened at a secondary school in Ulan-Ude, a city near Russia's border with Mongolia. According to the press service of the regional department of the Investigative Committee, criminal proceedings were initiated against the teenage attacker, the suspect was detained.

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  • Djokovic, Sharapova back in business at Melbourne
Djokovic, Sharapova back in business at Melbourne

Gael Monfils said he was "dying on the court" and Novak Djokovic felt conditions were "right on the limit" of safety as the temperature soared at the Australian Open . "I thought, it is going to be a big challenge for both of us". "She's had success playing out here in these conditions on these courts". No. 9 Johanna Konta beat Madison Brengl...

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  • SC paves way for all-India release of Padmaavat on Jan 25
SC paves way for all-India release of Padmaavat on Jan 25

As for the organisations that are threatening to protest ahead of and when Padmaavat releases on January 25 over alleged distortion of historical facts, the state governments must intervene and ensure law and order is maintained, he said.

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  • North Korea's
North Korea's "army of beauties" will cheer on Olympic athletes

The unification ministry announced a range of joint activities between the countries for the Games, following talks Wednesday at the demilitarized zone (DMZ). This would mark the third time the two nations compete under the same banner at a sporting event, following the 1991 ping pong world championship and the Under-20 soccer world cup held th...

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