• 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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  • 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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