• Trump open to path to citizenship for 'Dreamers'
Trump open to path to citizenship for 'Dreamers'

The move by the President to release his own immigration plan runs counter to what he told lawmakers two weeks ago at a White House meeting, as Mr. Trump said he would basically sign whatever the Congress came up with on immigration and immigration reform.

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  • Duckworth, Saying She's Pregnant, Would Be First Sitting Senator to Give Birth
Duckworth, Saying She's Pregnant, Would Be First Sitting Senator to Give Birth

The 49-year-old Illinois Democrat announced Tuesday that she is pregnant with her second child, due later this year. This means that she could soon become the first senator to give birth while in office. In 2016, Duckworth won her Senate seat by defeating Republican incumbent Mark Kirk. Duckworth broke the news to Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-...

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  • Sting and Shaggy Announce New '44/876′ Album, Share
Sting and Shaggy Announce New '44/876′ Album, Share "Don't Make Me Wait"

Those surprises will be heard in full on April 20, when 44/876 is scheduled to arrive in stores. "The most important thing to me in any kind of music is surprise", Sting said . " Don't Make Me Wait " is an island-flavored track about impatience in romance. Kierszenbaum just so happened to be in the studio with Shaggy one day, working on a song...

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  • Congress strikes deal; federal shutdown ends
Congress strikes deal; federal shutdown ends

The House approved the measure shortly thereafter, sending the spending bill to President Donald Trump, who quickly signed it. "I'm on the shelf", Rusty Payne, a furloughed spokesman for the Drug Enforcement Administration, told The Associated Press.

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  • Congress agrees to end government shutdown, opening door for DACA talks
Congress agrees to end government shutdown, opening door for DACA talks

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell had urged Democrats to end their blocking tactics, saying: "Every day we spend arguing about keeping the lights on is another day we can not spend negotiating DACA or defence spending or any of our other shared priorities".

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  • Toys
Toys "R" Us to close more than 180 stores

With such debt levels, Toys R Us has not had the financial flexibility to invest in its business . In the US alone, the company's sales declined by about 15% compared to a year earlier. In the days and weeks leading up to its filing, many vendors, spooked that the retailer had hired Kirkland & Ellis to advise it on options to restructure debt, b...

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  • Different for Germany social gathering to chair finances committee in parliament
Different for Germany social gathering to chair finances committee in parliament

Despite the SPD leadership's recent, albeit narrow, backing of finalizing negotiations, some party factions have announced their continued resistance to joining a "grand coalition". He said a stable German government was needed as a bulwark against right-wing extremism. Germany's Social Democrats plan to establish a cutoff date after which new ...

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  • Letter solve mystery of Alcatraz escapees survive
Letter solve mystery of Alcatraz escapees survive

Brothers John and Clarence Anglin joined Frank Morris to tunnel out of their cell 56 years ago and disappeared into the waters of San Francisco Bay. Brothers John and Clarence Anglin, along with Frank Morris escaped from the prison on the island in 1962 and were never seen again. After fashioning a makeshift raft out of rain coats and inflating...

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  • Shoe thrown at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi During Mumbai Rally
Shoe thrown at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi During Mumbai Rally

He said , "I am willing to lay down my life for my democratic rights". Owaisi was voicing his opposition on the triple talaq issue at the rally around 9.45 pm when the incident took place, a senior police officer said. He advised that the Modi government allocate Rs 2,000 crore for rehabilitation of women divorced under triple talaq . The gro...

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  • Senate voting on Brownback's ambassadorship confirmation — HAPPENING NOW
Senate voting on Brownback's ambassadorship confirmation — HAPPENING NOW

Brownback will serve as the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom. Wednesday evening, the vote to confirm Brownback's nomination was a 49-49 tie again. It's rare for a vice president to be needed to break a tie on a procedural vote, especially for a former senator like Brownback. Gov. Sam Brownback is officially set to take ...

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  • John Kerry Contacted Palestinians, Ordered Them To Not Work With Trump
John Kerry Contacted Palestinians, Ordered Them To Not Work With Trump

Agha was a part of the so-called " London track" - a set of secret talks established from 2010 to 2013 created to bring a solution to the conflict involving officials from both sides under the supervision of top U.S. If elected in 2020, he would be 77 years old when he took the oath of office, making him easily the oldest president ever elected ...

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  • Female journalists kept at back of Pence's visit to Western Wall
Female journalists kept at back of Pence's visit to Western Wall

The controversy came a day after a female Finnish journalist of Palestinian descent was asked to remove her bra in a security check. Prior to his speech to the Knesset, Pence met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem.

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  • Evangelical Leaders Give Trump a Pass for Alleged Porn-Star Affair
Evangelical Leaders Give Trump a Pass for Alleged Porn-Star Affair

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has even gone so far to call Trump evangelicals' "dream president". They let him have a do-over. Perkins interview suggests that he and others evangelical leaders are aware of the criticism of the president and his alleged behavior, but have chosen to prioritize Trump's pledge to help overturn...

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  • Rs 80K crore PSB recap bonds won't impact fiscal deficit: Finmin
Rs 80K crore PSB recap bonds won't impact fiscal deficit: Finmin

The finance ministry will raise Rs 80,000 crore through recapitalisation bonds and provide another Rs 8,139 crore from the Budget to recapitalise the banks. Mr Jaitley said, the government has the prime responsibility of keeping the public sector banks in good health. Eleven banks which have taken corrective action, including IDBI, Central Bank...

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  • Tesla sets massive stock awards for Musk
Tesla sets massive stock awards for Musk

Silicon valley billionaire Elon Musk to receive no salary or cash bonuses from Tesla and all his compensation as chief executive of the electric auto maker will be tied to stock and operational milestones , the company said on Tuesday.

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  • 287 terrorists neutralized so far in Turkey's Syria op
287 terrorists neutralized so far in Turkey's Syria op

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained bullish on Wednesday, saying in a speech in Ankara that his forces could extend their offensive as far east as Manbij - which could bring them into direct conflict with the US-backed SDF coalition.

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  • 'France is back': Macron sends message to Davos elite
'France is back': Macron sends message to Davos elite

Speaking in English, he touted his own economic reforms. Like Canada's Justin Trudeau , he also called for greater commitment to gender equality. France, he said, is changing a culture of always assuring the population that politicians will "protect you from change".

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  • White Home unaware of Michael Flynn-FBI interview till days later
White Home unaware of Michael Flynn-FBI interview till days later

Later that day, two FBI investigators interviewed Flynn in his private office in the West Wing about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to the US. The NBC report on Yates' Jan. 26 conversation appears to clear up a discrepancy between descriptions from Yates and Trump officials about that conversation.

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  • Senate votes to advance Azar nomination
Senate votes to advance Azar nomination

Bush, and I'm confident that he will hit the ground running as secretary", Rep. Andy Harris, a Baltimore County Republican who represents the Eastern Shore said in a statement. "Drug prices are too high", Azar said. Azar said he will consider implementing some kind of negotiation in Medicare Part B, the portion which covers drugs that must ...

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  • United States imposes new sanctions on N Korea-related entities, individuals
United States imposes new sanctions on N Korea-related entities, individuals

The UN has blocked a total of eight ships suspected of carrying, or or having transported, goods banned under the sanctions on North Korea. Japan has reported a suspected sanctions breach to the UN Security Council after observing an apparent cargo transfer between a Dominica-registered oil tanker and a North Korean ship, the foreign ministry sai...

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  • Earnings Estimates Revision Screen: Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)
Earnings Estimates Revision Screen: Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

Over the previous year Company's shares have been trading in the range of $157.29 and $352.23. About 1.66M shares traded. (NASDAQ: DLTR ). Norinchukin National Bank & Trust The owns 0.03% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 62,897 shares. Numeric Llc has 126,900 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Colonial, a South Carolina-based fund rep...

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  • Elton John announces final tour before retirement from live music
Elton John announces final tour before retirement from live music

A video posted on his Twitter page said he was "embarking on the next phase of his creative journey". The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour is set to stretch some three years. but I still did 96 shows", he said. This Sunday, the musician is to perform one of his classic hits alongside Miley Cyrus at the Grammy Awards where he will collect t...

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  • Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe will hold 'free and fair' elections by July - Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa took over as Zimbabwe's head of state after the ousting of long-time president Mugabe in November. The vote will be Mnangagwa's first test of legitimacy since assuming the role. "Whichever party wins the election will proceed to take the reins of power". In the second half of Mugabe's rule, Zimbabwe's economy collapsed, especially aft...

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  • Suspect in State Police shootings found dead
Suspect in State Police shootings found dead

Kristie Etue says that D/Sgt. Aaron Steensma, who is posted in Marshall, Michigan, is in serious, but stable condition at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. Shaw said the troopers attempted to take cover, but one of them - a detective sergeant - was shot in the chest. Officials confirmed the suspect in the shooting is deceased, but did not iden...

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  • Garrison Keillor acted inappropriately with many women according to MPR report
Garrison Keillor acted inappropriately with many women according to MPR report

MPR said in a statement Tuesday that Keillor was accused by a woman who worked on his radio show of dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents over several years that she detailed in a 12-page letter that included excerpts of emails and written messages.

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