• Ted Cruz reinvents his stance on the 2013 government shutdown he championed
Ted Cruz reinvents his stance on the 2013 government shutdown he championed

In 2013, Cruz , along with conservatives in the House, demanded that any spending bill also delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act . The Texas Republican blamed "angry" Democrats for shutting down the federal government in an attempt to derails President Donald Trump's agenda, but MSNBC congressional correspondent Kasie Hunt re...

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  • Collins holds bipartisan meetings during government shutdown
Collins holds bipartisan meetings during government shutdown

An unnamed senator broke a glass elephant when they accidentally threw a "talking stick" used during bipartisan shutdown negotiations across Sen. Politico reported that Sen. Collins apparently isn't the first lawmaker to use the decorative stick. Collins reportedly chose to switch to a ball after the dustup, presumably assuming it would be a...

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  • GOP Sues to Throw Over 100 Democratic Candidates Off The Primary Ballot
GOP Sues to Throw Over 100 Democratic Candidates Off The Primary Ballot

President Donald Trump sits at the Resolute desk during an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 17, 2018. Women of colour favour Democrats by a 53-point margin, somewhat smaller than Clinton's 63-point advantage over Trump in 2016.

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  • What we can learn from a leaked draft of Trump's infrastructure plan
What we can learn from a leaked draft of Trump's infrastructure plan

A requirement that the federal government cap its grant contribution to a project to 20 percent of a project's total cost, no matter how large it is, might spell disaster for the New York-New Jersey Gateway Project if the bridge-and-tunnel plan falls under the bill's jurisdiction.

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  • Backed SDF ready to send reinforcements to Afrin
Backed SDF ready to send reinforcements to Afrin

The assault has been dubbed " Operation Olive Branch " by the Turkish armed forces. The fighting Abdul Rahim was referring to force at least 150,000 residents of these villages to flee to Azaz. Russia's swagger has also been dented this month by attacks on its air and naval bases in Syria by swarms of satellite-guided drones, the perpetrators of...

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  • Pres. Rouhani: Iran always backs integrated, united Iraq
Pres. Rouhani: Iran always backs integrated, united Iraq

The referendum was also condemned in neighbouring Iran and Turkey. During a press conference following a Council of Ministers meeting in Erbil on Monday, KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said he had a "productive meeting" with Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad on Sunday and is scheduled to meet him again in Davos.

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  • #SchumerShutdown was Russian bots' top hashtag, group says
#SchumerShutdown was Russian bots' top hashtag, group says

Are they now so desperate they'll shut down the government instead? Twitter has come under fire for the way that Russian bots have used the platform to advance various hashtags. The question that should be on everyone's mind is who is paying the Russians to release those bots on the Twittersphere? The Alliance for Securing Democracy discovered ...

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  • Donald Trump denies being a racist after offensive comments
Donald Trump denies being a racist after offensive comments

He said Durbin and Republican Sen. He told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". The UN human rights spokesman, Rupert Colville, told a Geneva news briefing: "There is no other word one can use but racist".

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  • Emergency C-Section Performed After Pregnant Woman Dies on Way to Hospital
Emergency C-Section Performed After Pregnant Woman Dies on Way to Hospital

Her newborn is listed in critical condition, after doctors performed an emergency C-section. The baby was later transferred to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Police said the 2005 Chevy Trailblazer hit a snowbank sideways at the edge of the road and rolled, ending up on the driver's side on a frozen pond.

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  • 2018 survey to count the homeless in Columbus; provide them with resources
2018 survey to count the homeless in Columbus; provide them with resources

The count will take place on January 31. The K-Count is completed across the state each year to provide point-in-time data about homeless people, including factors such as their employment, where they sleep and their veteran and family status.

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  • White House: No DACA deal until after shutdown ends
White House: No DACA deal until after shutdown ends

Young also expressed his frustration saying the shutdown was "an indictment" on senators who sought protection for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA recipients. That all being true, Democrats were playing a weak hand. "That was when the government inadvertently shut down", Lopez says . Republicans and Democrats have pointed finge...

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  • US Senate approves deal to end three-day shutdown
US Senate approves deal to end three-day shutdown

And with the fundamental row on immigration and funding of Trump's border wall unresolved, Republicans and Democrats may very well find themselves back in a similar stalemate come February 9. "We will vote today to reopen the government". Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), all potential Democratic...

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  • Allegri expects Buffon to be 'fully recovered' within a week
Allegri expects Buffon to be 'fully recovered' within a week

It had to instead rely on a rock-solid defence to retain its advantage through to the final whistle, as a sixth straight clean sheet at the Allianz Stadium secured three precious points in a two-horse race for the title. Their goalkeeper Mattia Perin , who heading into this match had not conceded in his four previous league outings, started well i...

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  • The fake Friends movie trailer that has everyone excited
The fake Friends movie trailer that has everyone excited

Notching up 2.5m views in a week, the action "picks up a few years where the final season left off with Ben and Emma grown up". The latter shows some seemingly romantic tension between Schwimmer and Kudrow, but given that the context of the fake movie trailer means it would be between Ross and Phoebe, we're a little weirded out.

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  • Hotel evacuated after man walked in carrying guns, shot through glass door
Hotel evacuated after man walked in carrying guns, shot through glass door

Police Capt. Joey Smith told reporters that people reported seeing a "distressed" man. "Officers advised that he appeared to be under the influence or suffering from possible mental issues", Smith said in a statement. Police believe he is a Henry County resident and the incident began at his home. Authorities searched room-to-room as a precaution...

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  • Djokovic powers into Australian Open fourth round
Djokovic powers into Australian Open fourth round

Of the 108 matches that he has played against players ranked outside the top 50 at Slams, Djokovic has lost only four. He completes the surprising upset over six-time champion Novak Djokovic . So I had to deal with it until the end of the match... "That's life. I have to move on". Chung, now ranked 58th in the world, is considered one of t...

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  • Pak 'won't allow' United Nations team access to Saeed
Pak 'won't allow' United Nations team access to Saeed

Pakistani officials, however, insisted that the trip is a routine visit. "We have been in talks and this visit was scheduled", said the diplomatic source. The UNSC monitoring committee oversees the sanctions measures imposed by the Security Council under the rules. The member countries are required to freeze without delay the funds and other financ...

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  • Loveland weather: Expect ice, several inches of snow by Sunday night
Loveland weather: Expect ice, several inches of snow by Sunday night

The flood watch range is Tuesday at 7 a.m.to Wednesday at 4 a.m., according to the Weather Service. Breezy, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 miles per hour. WEDNESDAY: Party sunny. High near 39. South wind around 10 miles per hour becoming west after midnight. The low at night will be around 31. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

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  • CT gains jobs in December, jobless rate unchanged
CT gains jobs in December, jobless rate unchanged

CT now has recovered 91,000, or 76.4 percent, of the 119,100 jobs it lost in the last recession. Connecticut's unemployment rate remained unchanged in December at 4.6 percent. CT still has not recovered all of the jobs it lost during the last recession. The state has now added back 76.4 percent of the jobs it lost during the 2008-2010 recen...

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  • Trump attempts to fix govt. blackout over telephonic conference
Trump attempts to fix govt. blackout over telephonic conference

The Trump administration caught flak in January just after the election, when press photos showed the president's desk covered in haphazard stacks of papers . It is a familiar sentiment for presidents stuck in crises with Congress. The last shutdown happened in 2013 when an impasse over a much-needed funding bill connected to former President ...

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  • Zombies bassist Jim Rodford dies after fall at home
Zombies bassist Jim Rodford dies after fall at home

Though the cause of death has not been immediately revealed, Rodford's cousin and Argent bandmate Rod Argent confirmed the death, saying that he passed away after " a fall on the stairs ". "Goodnight and God Bless dear friend". He was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from the University of Hertfordshire previous year. His ...

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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo 'Devastated' After Bucks Fire Jason Kidd
Giannis Antetokounmpo 'Devastated' After Bucks Fire Jason Kidd

Under Kidd this season, the Bucks underwhelmed to a 23-22 start. Turnovers were an issue of late as well. "We appreciate everything that Jason has done for the Bucks organization, but we have chose to make a coaching change", Bucks GM Jon Horst said in a statement.

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  • Government shutdown enters 3rd day amid shifting blame game
Government shutdown enters 3rd day amid shifting blame game

The Senate moved to end a three-day shutdown of the US government after Democrats agreed to a deal that would buy nearly three weeks' time for Congress to resolve the disputes over spending and immigration that led to the closing. If those talks don't yield a deal in the next three weeks, the Republican promised to allow the Senate to debate ...

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  • Ciara Gets Slammed After Telling Single Women To 'Level Up'
Ciara Gets Slammed After Telling Single Women To 'Level Up'

The singer has now responded by uploading another image to Instagram . Since she posted the posted the video it has received over 1 million views and has been liked over 150,000 times. Fans of the "Body Party" singer immediately noticed that the two seemed very much in love. Twitter was taken by storm after this as they criticised Ciara ...

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  • Maryland vs IN basketball
Maryland vs IN basketball

For Maryland, the Terrapins have gone 2-3 in their last five entering the contest against the Hoosiers. After Indiana faces Maryland on Monday, it will have a quick turnaround and go on the road Wednesday to face that same IL team in Champaign.

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