• House Heads for Vote on Stopgap Funding Plan
House Heads for Vote on Stopgap Funding Plan

However, a new CNN poll finds that, while the DACA program is popular among both Democrats and Republicans , 56 percent of Americans say avoiding a shutdown is more important. "We have reached such heightened levels of party polarization and the inability to compromise that there's no goodwill to pass a budget and make long-term compromises"...

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  • Government Shutdown Looms if Lawmakers Can't Agree on Spending Bill
Government Shutdown Looms if Lawmakers Can't Agree on Spending Bill

President Donald Trump castigated Democrats on Friday morning and said they could force a government shutdown because they "want" illegal immigration. Republicans Chris Collins and Tom Reed are touting their votes to prevent a government shutdown by late Friday night. Trump added: "We are going to fund our military; we're going to have ...

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  • U.S. seeks death penalty for man accused in China scholar's death
U.S. seeks death penalty for man accused in China scholar's death

Court documents said Christensen, 28, who faces a charge of kidnapping resulting in a death, carried out the crime "in an especially heinous, cruel or depraved manner, in that it involved torture or serious physical abuse to the victim", and that it occurred after "substantial planning and premeditation".

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  • Schumer, Trump meet at White House as government shutdown looms
Schumer, Trump meet at White House as government shutdown looms

Republicans went on to retake control of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. "In the public's eyes this will be another divisive moment, another moment of unease", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac poll . Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (C) (D-NY) speaks briefly with reporters after returning to the U.S. Capitol ...

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  • CHAN 2018: Nigeria leave it late before beating Libya 1-0
CHAN 2018: Nigeria leave it late before beating Libya 1-0

Libya remain in second on three points, with the Amavubi (one point) and pointless Equatorial Guinea to play in Friday's later game. Libya were unable to find a late equalizer in the closing stages of the game and in the end, Nigeria secured a 1-0 win over the Mediterranean Knights.

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  • Judge delivering 'lengthy' gas plants trial verdict
Judge delivering 'lengthy' gas plants trial verdict

Leading up to the 2011 election, the Liberals under former Premier Dalton McGuinty controversially promised to cancel construction of two natural gas power plant projects in Mississauga and Oakville. The defence argued that the pair were interested in removing personal emails, like resumes and partisan political party records from the computer - so...

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  • Turkish defense minister: Afrin operation is coming
Turkish defense minister: Afrin operation is coming

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the USA called on Turkey to refrain from launching the operation. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to destroy the force, describing it as an "army of terror". "There is no other way", Canikli said. "The Afrin center operation may take a while but the terrorist organization will disassemble...

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  • Lac-Mégantic disaster trial jury to deliberate for ninth consecutive day
Lac-Mégantic disaster trial jury to deliberate for ninth consecutive day

In July 2013, the downtown section of the town of Lac Megantic was destroyed following the derailment of a Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway Ltd train carrying crude oil. Dumas sent the jurors back and asked them to try once more to reach unanimous verdicts. The eight men and four women were seeking clarification on the concept of "marked differe...

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  • Hurricane-Force Winds In Europe Halt Flights, Rip Roofs And Topple Trees
Hurricane-Force Winds In Europe Halt Flights, Rip Roofs And Topple Trees

At least four people were killed as a huge storm hit the Netherlands and Belgium with winds of up to 143 kmph on Thursday. A driver was killed when a tree collapsed onto her vehicle south of Brussels, and scattered injuries were reported across the country as the storm picked up in intensity during the day.

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  • Canadian government issues travel warning to Jamaica
Canadian government issues travel warning to Jamaica

Around 200,000 Britons visit Jamaica each year, with many drawn to Montego Bay by its luxury resorts and white sandy beaches, however the surrounding parish has seen a surge in gang-related killing and violence, according to authorities. "You should follow local advice, including restrictions in selected areas". The state of emergency gives off...

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  • India, China have established mechanisms to resolve any 'confusion': MEA
India, China have established mechanisms to resolve any 'confusion': MEA

The photographs, and seemingly ambiguous statements from the government have invited criticism from the Opposition, with the Congress demanding more clarity on the agreement after the 73-day standoff over Chinese road construction on land claimed by Bhutan ended in August past year.

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  • Local Olympian discusses experience with disgraced doctor Larry Nassar
Local Olympian discusses experience with disgraced doctor Larry Nassar

He has admitted that he sexually molested girls who sought treatment for hip and back injuries. Friday is expected to be the final day of the sentencing for Nassar , a former doctor with USA Gymnastics and Michigan State. I knew it felt unusual, but he was the national team doctor. He's already been sentenced to 60 years in federal priso...

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  • Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation
Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation

But many Rohingya living in the crowded, unsanitary camps have said they do not want to return to Rakhine after fleeing atrocities including murder, rape and arson attacks on their homes. In Burma, a top official insisted the repatriations would begin as planned, with the paperwork for the first 1,100 refugees already finished in both countries.

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  • Commodity volumes lift Kansas City Southern quarterly profit, beats on revenue
Commodity volumes lift Kansas City Southern quarterly profit, beats on revenue

UBS has "Buy" rating and $11700 target. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, May 25. Utd Capital Fincl Advisers Lc invested in 0.01% or 13,835 shares. Commonwealth Equity Serv holds 0.01% or 21,545 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc owns 1.22M shares.

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  • BSF man killed in cross-border firing in Samba
BSF man killed in cross-border firing in Samba

The Pakistan Rangers resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing at 20 border outposts of the BSF along the global border in Jammu , Samba and Kathua districts on Friday, a police official said . The BSF has destroyed two Pakistani mortar positions and has inflicted loss of life and property across the border, BSF Director General KK Sharm...

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  • LAPD Police Chief To Retire
LAPD Police Chief To Retire

A sworn officer since 1977, he has served with distinction and honor, overseeing the department through some of the largest reductions in violent crime in the City's history. At the time, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told the press, "We should be thinking green in everything we do", adding that the electric BMWs would "also save money and resour...

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  • South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit
South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit

The North also identified Hyon as head of the art troupe visiting South Korea in coming weeks, according to Seoul's Unification Ministry. Hyon has been the focus of intense South Korean media interest since she attended inter-Korean talks at the border on Monday that reached agreement on the troupe's visit.

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  • Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

It has underperformed by 2.10% the S&P500. Lmr Partners Llp decreased Nvidia Corp (NVDA) stake by 15.53% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Accern also gave headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 46.376809409955 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the n...

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  • Tell-all book 'Fire and Fury' to be adapted into TV series
Tell-all book 'Fire and Fury' to be adapted into TV series

Wolff, a guest on tonight's Real Time with Bill Maher , told the HBO host that one revelation remains undiscovered in his much-raked-over book about Donald Trump's first year in the Oval Office, and it's a juicy one. Leaked excerpts of the book sparked a war of words between Trump and former chief strategist Steve Bannon over Bannon's commen...

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  • Ranveer Singh's shocking transformation from 'Padmaavat' to 'Gully Boy' will amaze you!
Ranveer Singh's shocking transformation from 'Padmaavat' to 'Gully Boy' will amaze you!

The actor shared pictures of his transformation from the making of Padmaavat to Gully Boy, and it is certainly impressive. "Gully Boy" is the story of an underdog who rises from slums and goes on to become an worldwide rapper. Padmaavat stars Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in titular roles and has caused furor among Rajp...

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  • International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Q4 Profit And Revenue Top View
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Q4 Profit And Revenue Top View

Adjusted earnings do not include a $5.5 billion non-cash charge related to the new US tax law. About 11.11M shares traded or 142.32% up from the average. Silvercrest Asset Management Llc holds 0.16% or 109,480 shares in its portfolio. Choate Investment Advisors sold 9,469 shares as Intl. International Business Machines Corp .is scheduled to anno...

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  • U.S. won't meet N Korean officials during Pyeongchang Winter Games
U.S. won't meet N Korean officials during Pyeongchang Winter Games

She said if all United Nations member states implemented the mandatory sanctions , they would reduce North Korea's 2018 export earnings by almost 95% from its 2016 earnings. A previous such moment came in 1991, when a unified and underdog Korean team won the gold medal in the women's team competition over China in the World Table Tennis Champi...

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  • Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)
Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)

It has underperformed by 35.48% the S&P500. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Pepsico by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. (NASDAQ: PEP ) for 92,025 shares. (NASDAQ:ESPR). Bluecrest Ltd invested in 0.01% or 5,099 shares. Sandler Capital Management reported 4,920 shares. Amer National Insur Com Tx has 126,890 share...

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  • USS Fitzgerald arriving in Mississippi Friday for fix
USS Fitzgerald arriving in Mississippi Friday for fix

McCain accident and could file charges against a senior enlisted sailor. Fitzgerald's commanding officer and two of her junior officers face charges of hazarding a vessel, negligent homicide and dereliction of duty. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton, AP Malaysian Maritime Director Indera Abu Bakar points the damage of USS ...

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  • Mnangagwa invites United Nations, others to observe Zimbabwe Election
Mnangagwa invites United Nations, others to observe Zimbabwe Election

Behind the scenes, Mr Mnangagwa had been involved in an intense campaign against First Lady Grace Mugabe to succeed Mr Mugabe as president. His ascension to the presidency has been widely endorsed by world leaders, amid optimism that the new political era will deliver robust economic development and reposition Zimbabwe on the global scene.

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