• Shutdown looms as Senate Democrats dig in against Republican spending plan
Shutdown looms as Senate Democrats dig in against Republican spending plan

As the clock ticked toward midnight, McConnell and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer huddled in negotiations in a room just off the Senate floor. Before the briefing, Mulvaney told a group of White House reporters that the White House had told a bunch of administrative agencies to implement lapse plan, which means that they should prep...

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  • Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion
Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

He said Trump initially agreed with the goals of the deal but then dramatically changed his views last week. "I think he loves to wheel and deal, he likes to make decisions, he likes to do contracts". Ivana Trump told the ITV network's morning show that she didn't think Trump "is going to do anything irrational", adding, "he's a stable ge...

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  • Koreas may field a joint women's hockey team at Olympics
Koreas may field a joint women's hockey team at Olympics

Naturally, not everyone is happy about North Korea's participation, including the South Korean women's hockey team. Japan and Australia have been deepening their defense cooperation amid the tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile development and China's expansion in the Pacific.

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  • Kerala: Member of ABVP hacked to death in Kannur
Kerala: Member of ABVP hacked to death in Kannur

The wounded youth fled from the spot to escape the masked assailants and entered the compound of a nearby house. "He was going home at Chittaruparamb from Kankkayangad when he was attacked by a group of four men", the police said. BJP called a dawn-to-dusk district hartal to protest on Saturday against the murder, however, vehicles and essential ...

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  • Is Trump a racist? Sometimes he sounds like one
Is Trump a racist? Sometimes he sounds like one

Asked by a reporter in Florida whether he was a racist following reports that he said immigrants from Haiti and Africa were from " shithole countries " in a closed-door meeting with lawmakers, Trump said: "No". Durbin responded by saying he deferred to his Republican colleague, Sen. The White House has not denied that Trump used a vulgar term, ...

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  • CIA China Turncoat Lee May Have Compromised US Spies in Russia Too
CIA China Turncoat Lee May Have Compromised US Spies in Russia Too

But the damage is even worse than first reported, sources familiar with the matter tell NBC News. Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a naturalised USA citizen also known as Zhen Cheng Li, was arrested late Monday after he arrived at JFK International Airport in NY.

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  • Did Omarosa Secretly Tape White House Conversations?
Did Omarosa Secretly Tape White House Conversations?

It is not immediately clear why the former "Apprentice" star is seeking legal help, but those with knowledge of her unceremonious removal from the White House say she is "very concerned" that trouble is on the horizon. "If I had confronted John Kelly , who is a very formidable person, it would garner enough attention for anyone in the room to at l...

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  • Overwhelming majority of Americans blame Trump and Republicans for potential government shutdown
Overwhelming majority of Americans blame Trump and Republicans for potential government shutdown

Democrats would be to blame, Ryan said earlier Thursday, if the government winds up shutting down, blasting them for using the military as "bargaining chips ". Several Democrats have already announced their opposition to the bill. A deal to fund the government until February 16 was passed by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives on ...

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  • Albemarle (ALB) Upgraded to Outperform at Robert W. Baird
Albemarle (ALB) Upgraded to Outperform at Robert W. Baird

Albemarle Corporation now has $14.03 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.59% or $1.87 during the last trading session, reaching $116.04. (NASDAQ:ZNGA). Lenox Wealth Inc holds 300 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 0.30% shares.

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  • DACA Deal 'Probably Dead,' Trump Says, Blames Democrats
DACA Deal 'Probably Dead,' Trump Says, Blames Democrats

The government's announcement, made without fanfare on a website Saturday, came four days after a federal judge in San Francisco issued an order temporarily blocking the Trump administration's decision to phase out the program. Alluding to the Cotton-Perdue version of events, Trump said Sunday night the inflammatory comment "was not made". The ...

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  • Ivana: Trump Is Definitely Not A Racist
Ivana: Trump Is Definitely Not A Racist

He does not see race - he's the least racist person I have ever met in my entire life. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., was candid and frank Tuesday when he tried to explain the uproar over what President Donald Trump may or may not have said during a bipartisan immigration meeting last week.

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  • A Brief Survey of Republicans Blaming Democrats for the Looming Government Shutdown
A Brief Survey of Republicans Blaming Democrats for the Looming Government Shutdown

Republicans had the majority in the House, while Democrats held the Senate. "OMB is preparing for what we're calling the Schumer Shutdown ", said White House Office of Management and Budget Director (OMB) Mick Mulvaney at a press briefing on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  • President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40% — CNN Poll
President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40% — CNN Poll

Trump does no official exercise, in addition to playing Golf using a Golf cart, which he knew would Jackson or anyone else. Trump's ability to narrowly avoid obesity was highly suspect for many #girthers. A BMI of 30 and over is considered obese. "I'm an immigrant", said Nasreddine. He passed a battery of heart exams including a stress tes...

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  • Pele reportedly collapses in Brazil, hospitalized with exhaustion
Pele reportedly collapses in Brazil, hospitalized with exhaustion

Brazilian football legend Pele has been taken to hospital after collapsing with exhaustion. The FWA dinner is scheduled for Sunday in London. He helped his country win the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups and was named Fifa's Player of the Century.

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  • Schumer: Progress, No Deal After Trump Meeting
Schumer: Progress, No Deal After Trump Meeting

At the Capitol, the Democratic Senators told reporters that the President asked Schumer to work with the Republican Congressional leadership to sort out their differences. "If the president were to say: "You stay at the table until you have a final deal" - and it's got to be bipartisan because of Democratic votes in the Senate - that would be...

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  • Smart City Mission: Modi government adds 9 more cities to list
Smart City Mission: Modi government adds 9 more cities to list

As per list of smart cities, Maharashtra has eight cities, followed by Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh having seven cities each. Shillong will be the 100th city provided it submits its proposal to the Centre in next three months. The newly announced cities will have approximately 409 projects. The total number of cities selected under the Government...

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  • Team SA optimistic ahead of WEF Davos
Team SA optimistic ahead of WEF Davos

Russian Federation will focus on the technology agenda within the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos this year and participation in a number of new technology development project will be announced at the event, Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin told reporters on Friday.

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  • Keep pressure up on North Korea, Boris Johnson tells summit
Keep pressure up on North Korea, Boris Johnson tells summit

Invitations sent to diplomats and satellite imagery suggest Pyongyang is preparing for a major military parade on the eve of the Pyeongchang games, which begin February 9 and will feature North Korean athletes and cheering squads. We have to recognize that the threat is growing and if North Korea does not chose the pathway of engagement, discussion...

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  • Trump touts high score on cognitive test
Trump touts high score on cognitive test

Trump , who has an affinity for fast food, said he'd be willing to work on the food aspect. "The president and I talked; he would like to lose 10 to 15 pounds". If it is larger than the hips, there is indeed a high risk of premature death from all causes. "And there's good evidence behind that". "Take some responsibility for once in your life", ...

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  • Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term
Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term

In general, though, Jackson was upbeat about Trump's physical condition, prompting questions about how a septuagenarian man with such seemingly poor habits, including little apparent exercise apart from golfing (while driving in carts) and an affinity for greasy fast food, could fare so well in a thorough examination.

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  • Hezbollah not in global drug trade: Nasrallah
Hezbollah not in global drug trade: Nasrallah

The bomb blast injured the man on Sunday, destroying his auto as he was about to get in. Nasrallah also said that Hezbollah chose not to involve itself in legal trading and investment marketplaces in order to not impact Lebanese businesses, and claimed that Hezbollah didn't even have the money to carry out investments.

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  • This is the cognitive test the president passed
This is the cognitive test the president passed

The DACA program, however, is " probably dead ", all because of the Democrats' alleged unwillingness to make a deal , Trump said earlier. Jackson said the president did not have dentures, and explained the slurring of his speech at a recent event on Jerusalem as a result of taking too much Sudafed.

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  • Here's what happens during a US government shutdown
Here's what happens during a US government shutdown

IF there is a government shutdown this time, DC-watchers think it might last only only a few days. After all, they claim, truly shutting down the government would create so much pressure on Congress that Democrats and Republicans would stop being Democrats and Republicans for a day and do the job we sent them to Washington to do.

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  • Pakistan not to compromise on national interests: Asif
Pakistan not to compromise on national interests: Asif

Under a new strategy announced a year ago by U.S. President Donald Trump, the United States has stepped up its assistance to Afghan security forces, particularly through airstrikes, with the aim of preventing any Taliban military victory and forcing the insurgents to accept peace talks.

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  • First openly gay US Winter Olympian doesn't want Mike Pence there
First openly gay US Winter Olympian doesn't want Mike Pence there

In January, Rippon told Newsweek that, despite the controversy, it's important that he is out and representing the U.S. Regardless, the 28-year-old Olympian said he plans to refuse to attend any meet-and-greet with Vice President Pence if Pence remains associated with the USA delegation to the 2018 games.

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