• 'Walls Work': White House Rejects McCain-Coons Immigration Proposal
'Walls Work': White House Rejects McCain-Coons Immigration Proposal

Q: How did this start? Only about 700,000 of them had signed up for a program under former President Barack Obama , Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , he said. Republicans have a slim majority and any measure will need around a dozen Democratic votes to succeed. Q: What other proposals are there? MARTIN: That's Senator Brian Schatz, ...

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  • Democrats' Russia memo sets up confrontation with Trump
Democrats' Russia memo sets up confrontation with Trump

Democrats said the four-page Republican document mischaracterizes highly sensitive classified information and was meant to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal probe into possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign to sway the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Trump immigration proposal quintessentially presidential
Trump immigration proposal quintessentially presidential

The president's immigration reform push comes as lawmakers look to hash a deal to pass a federal spending bill before a looming February 8 deadline , while also taking up the issue of DACA before the program expires in March. "I mean, that fixes it better than any program we can do, anything we can do at all", Trump said. "There's still a lot of w...

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  • Olympics: Japanese biathletes postpone Pyeongchang arrival due to flu
Olympics: Japanese biathletes postpone Pyeongchang arrival due to flu

During Pence's visit, Washington wants to keep the focus on the North's disregard for calls to halt its nuclear programme and convince allies to keep pressuring Pyongyang, officials said. Hours later, Trump hosted in the Oval Office eight escapees from North Korea. "I think that an important part of the mission of the Olympics is being inclusiv...

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  • House panel to take up Democratic memo
House panel to take up Democratic memo

They warned Trump against using it as a pretext to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who hired Mueller and oversees the investigation, or Mueller himself. With all this information on the FBI's hands before any of this was made public it is baffling how not only the Federal Bureau of Investigation used the Trump dossier as evidence to ge...

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  • House passes bill to prevent shutdown
House passes bill to prevent shutdown

Democrats are expected to reject the House's defense bill because they want to address all funding questions at the same time. "The two don't conflict with each other". If the House did vote to impeach, unless convincing evidence was presented of Russia-related wrongdoing or some other criminal conduct on Trump's behalf, Democrats could never get ...

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  • Dad of North Korea detainee to be guest of Pence at Olympics
Dad of North Korea detainee to be guest of Pence at Olympics

In South Korea, Pence will visit a memorial to the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack attributed to the North, and hold meetings with President Moon Jae-in. Hundreds of North Korean officials, athletes, cheerleaders and artistic performers are also expected to attend. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday "we'l...

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  • Winter storm warning includes Livingston County; winter weather advisories for western counties
Winter storm warning includes Livingston County; winter weather advisories for western counties

The advisory will be in effect from 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday for New York City, northeastern New Jersey and southwestern CT, the National Weather Service said Tuesday afternoon. Snow will continue during the evening before tapering off around midnight. Widespread accumulating snow will create risky travel conditions. Warmer into the weeken...

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  • Railways grants Rs 6000 cr for suburban project in Bengaluru
Railways grants Rs 6000 cr for suburban project in Bengaluru

With regard to Telangana this year, the budget allocation was Rs 1813 crores, 5 per cent more than theallocation of Rs 1729 crore in previous year while Rs 3670 crore was allocated in the budget to Andhra Pradesh, 8 per cent more than the allocationn of Rs 3406 crore during the previous year 2017-18, he informed.

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  • House Intel Committee Votes Unanimously to Release Democratic Memo
House Intel Committee Votes Unanimously to Release Democratic Memo

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the Democratic memo will go through the same legal and national security review as the GOP memo , which was released last week. "There are some varieties of abuse of power that we address in the criminal law, but there are many we don't", McCarthy said. Trump says the GOP memo alleging...

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  • USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar receives additional 125yr prison sentence
USA Gymnastics doctor Nassar receives additional 125yr prison sentence

In that time - the 14 months between July 2015 and Nassar's arrest in September 2016 - the former Olympic doctor assaulted at least 40 more young women. "They were told they were so lucky to have him at their gym, cloaked in the prestige of the United States Gymnastics Association and Michigan State University - an Olympic doctor who tr...

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  • Thunder's starting lineup issues show in loss to Lakers
Thunder's starting lineup issues show in loss to Lakers

Walton hopes to have Ingram pushing as much as possible to spark the Lakers in transition and perhaps spark his own game as well. Golden State also has gone 11-0 in the game following a defeat this year. All three young stars have been invited to play in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend which highlights the bright future t...

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  • How Trump's Immigration Proposal Compares With Other Plans — CHART
How Trump's Immigration Proposal Compares With Other Plans — CHART

When the shutdown is over, federal employees are paid for what they went without. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said such a proposal would barrel into a "dead-end". Trump could veto legislation that he deemed unacceptable if it were passed by both chambers of Congress. "March 5th is rapidly approaching and the Dems seem not to care a...

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  • Wall Street plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018 gains
Wall Street plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018 gains

The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 800 points in a period of 10 minutes - in the course of the afternoon, the Dow fell by 4.6%. The sell-off in USA stocks this week spread to markets in Asia and Europe, reviving use of the term "contagion", which was widely used during the European debt crisis early this decade.

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  • Cong raises heat on Rafale deal after govt cites secrecy
Cong raises heat on Rafale deal after govt cites secrecy

The Inter-Governmental Agreement was signed on 23rd September, 2016 for the supply of direct flyaway of 36 Rafale aircraft. In the reply tabled on Monday, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said: "There was no contract with Dassault for medium multi-role combat aircraft".

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  • House GOP plans vote on short-term spending bill and defense spending
House GOP plans vote on short-term spending bill and defense spending

The president commented during a White House round-table on the MS-13 gang, where he also blasted the "stupidity" of USA immigration law. If it does pass the House, 60 votes will be needed in the Senate , meaning at least nine Democrats must vote yes.

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  • Korean Winter Olympics participation to improve ties with South: Organisers
Korean Winter Olympics participation to improve ties with South: Organisers

The other two members of the high-level delegation may include Kim Yong-chol, head of the Workers' Party of Korea's United Front Department, National Sports Guidance Committee Chairman Choe Hwi, and foreign affairs chief Ri Su-yong, and Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho.

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  • Norovirus Outbreak At Winter Olympics Prompts Military Response
Norovirus Outbreak At Winter Olympics Prompts Military Response

The delegation, led by Sports Minister Kim Il-guk, will arrive in the South at around 9.30 a.m., on Wednesday via a western cross-border land route, the ministry added. Pence will also visit a memorial for 46 South Korean sailors killed in 2010 in the sinking of a warship that Seoul blamed on a North Korean torpedo attack.

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  • Doping Officials Crash Russian Women's Hockey Team Practice Before Olympics
Doping Officials Crash Russian Women's Hockey Team Practice Before Olympics

Any Russians who win late invitations would compete under "Olympic Athletes from Russia" because the Russian team is formally banned for doping at the Sochi Olympics. Among those 15, according to the AP, are two gold-medal winners from the 2014 Winter Olympics. Inna Dyubanok, Ekaterina Lebedeva, Ekaterina Pashkevich, Anna Shibanova, Ekaterina Smo...

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  • South Africa's ANC to hold urgent meeting on Zuma's future
South Africa's ANC to hold urgent meeting on Zuma's future

Mbete and Modise said when they proposed the postponement to Zuma‚ he indicated to them that he had actually been in the process of writing to them with a similar proposal. Mr Zuma is due to deliver a key national address later this week but has been engulfed by attempts to persuade him to stand aside before then. Mbete said that Zuma had alrea...

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  • India Budget Focuses On Rural Areas Ahead Of Election
India Budget Focuses On Rural Areas Ahead Of Election

Meanwhile, throwing some more light on the national health scheme, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said a lot of specificities will be brought into the scheme by the first quarter of the next fiscal. The government has announced a Rs 10,000 crore allocation for fisheries, aquaculture and animal husbandry funds. "The revised estima...

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  • Malcolm Jenkins, 2 Eagles Teammates Say They Won't Visit White House
Malcolm Jenkins, 2 Eagles Teammates Say They Won't Visit White House

I want to see us push for economical and educational advancement in communities of colour and low-income communities. "That's what myself and my peers have been pushing for for the last two years and that's what I'll continue to do". We're not protesting the anthem", said Smith, who also raised his fist on the field to express solidarity with the "...

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  • Trae Young scores 32 despite battling illness, but WVU gets win
Trae Young scores 32 despite battling illness, but WVU gets win

That came after a disappointing effort against Iowa State that saw it force a season-low eight turnovers. Xavier Sneed and Dean Wade combined for 33 of its 51 points and 11 of its 14 converted shots. The Sooners are averaging 89.9 points per game. After Trae Young's 32 points kept No. 17 Oklahoma within reach, he needed a teammate to make a...

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  • Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Report
Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Report

Vornado Realty Trust has a one year low of $67.58 and a one year high of $89.38. Moreover, Geode Capital Management Llc has 0% invested in the company for 18,823 shares. Therefore 54% are positive. Morgan Stanley upgraded Vornado Realty Trust from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and lifted their price objective for the company fr...

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  • House Committee Votes to Release Democrats' Russia Memo
House Committee Votes to Release Democrats' Russia Memo

The Democrats said the FISA court found probable cause to believe that Page was an agent of the Russian government, and that nothing in the Nunes memo disproved anything in a dossier written by former British spy Christopher Steele used as part of the FISA application.

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