• Senate Leaders Reach Budget Deal After Months of Government Shutdown Threats
Senate Leaders Reach Budget Deal After Months of Government Shutdown Threats

It does not include DACA protections, despite it being the Democrats' loudest, most passionate issue for the last several weeks - one that even caused a government shutdown . Members of Congress have discussed adding this provision, but doing so could threaten the bill; increasing the debt ceiling would alienate the more conservative members...

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  • Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'
Brexit 'could cut Scottish GDP by 9%'

The UK government's breakdown predicts that the north east of England would be worst hit by Brexit, with its GDP cut by 3% by single market membership, 11% by a free trade deal and 16% under a " no deal " scenario. "The Conservatives are putting the public in the firing line because they are hell bent on Brexit". 'The Government need to start b...

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  • Senate Announces 2-Year Budget Deal That's A Huge Win For GOP
Senate Announces 2-Year Budget Deal That's A Huge Win For GOP

It also would extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ) for 10 years instead of the current six, the source added. U.S. "Its enactment would allow the Appropriations committees to work in a thoughtful manner over the next several weeks to reach consensus on important bipartisan priorities like funding our national d...

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  • Iran ready to help Turkey with its concerns in Syria
Iran ready to help Turkey with its concerns in Syria

In a statement , Paulo Pinheiro, head of the International Commission of Inquiry on Syria , said an ongoing Syrian government siege of Eastern Ghouta "involve (s) the international crimes of indiscriminate bombardment and deliberate starvation of the civilian population".

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  • Gay Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon Declines Meeting with Mike Pence
Gay Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon Declines Meeting with Mike Pence

Landers tells NPR that the presence of Warmbier "could actually pour cold water on any suggestion that Vice President Pence would have any meetings with officials from the North Korean regime". However, back in 2000, the politician did suggest on his campaign website that federal funding for HIV/AIDS might be better spent on 'those institutions whi...

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  • Jesse Lingard Apologizes for Tweet Sent During Munich Service
Jesse Lingard Apologizes for Tweet Sent During Munich Service

Bobby Charlton and Harry Gregg are the only survivors out of the group of players who lived through the crash. Manchester United's Jesse Lingard has released a statement after a tweet was sent from his official Twitter account, just minutes after he and the rest of his teammates observed silence for those who lost their lives in the 1958 Munic...

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  • Philadelphia Eagles may boycott White House visit as a team
Philadelphia Eagles may boycott White House visit as a team

Some members of the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles are the latest to state they will not be partaking in the White House visit in the fall out from their historic title win yesterday. He said that Trump's rhetoric on race, particularly the President's response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, "helped" put the...

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  • McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown
McConnell, Schumer Strike 2-Year Budget Deal to Avert Shutdown

It was just last month when Democrats and Republicans were unable to find common ground and the government shut down for the first time since 2013. "With the disaster recovery package and dollar for dollar increases in the defence and non-defence budget, Democrats have secured hundreds of billions of dollars to invest in communities across ...

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  • Mike Pence journey to Asia, Olympics geared toward countering North Korea
Mike Pence journey to Asia, Olympics geared toward countering North Korea

They had a half brother, Kim Jong-nam, who was murdered previous year at a Malaysian airport. Before beginning his trip to Japan, Pence visited Alaska with a stop at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Monday, where he reviewed US military capabilities.

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  • Bannon Reportedly To Skip Testifying Before House Panel
Bannon Reportedly To Skip Testifying Before House Panel

According to multiple reports, Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon is ignoring a subpoena from the House Intelligence Committee. Schiff said the White House limited his testimony to a pre-approved set of 14 questions. The House panel voted unanimously Monday to release the Democratic memo, sending it to the White House. "It's been backgr...

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  • Bruins, Rangers heading in opposite directions — National Hockey League on NBCSN
Bruins, Rangers heading in opposite directions — National Hockey League on NBCSN

Riley Nash and Zdeno Chara scored first-period goals and Patrice Bergeron added two in the second to help the surging Boston Bruins swamp the New York Rangers 6-1 on Wednesday night. Khudobin allowed a goal to Rangers forward Rick Nash just five minutes into the game, but he managed to keep his opponent off the scoreboard the rest of the wa...

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  • KIM'S NIGHTMARE: Trump to UNVEIL 'TOUGHEST' Sanctions in HISTORY Against North Korea
KIM'S NIGHTMARE: Trump to UNVEIL 'TOUGHEST' Sanctions in HISTORY Against North Korea

Kim is the first vice-director of Pyongyang's powerful Propaganda and Agitation Department. Members of North Korean cheering squad arrive at a hotel in Inje, South Korea, February 7, 2018. Aides say Pence is advancing a counter message, using the games as an opportunity for the South and the broader global community to exert what President Trum...

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  • Scotland's weather: Snow and ice to hit overnight
Scotland's weather: Snow and ice to hit overnight

Showers are set to be more frequent in the west and north of the country. Snow, sleet and hail showers are expected between Midnight and 12pm on Friday, February 9, which could cause major issues for commuters. Temperatures will reach up to 4° to 6° in blustery northwesterly winds. "Lowest temperatures OC to 4C". "Southern counties will probabl...

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  • Clips show Jagdish Tytler confessing about riots: Sikh leader
Clips show Jagdish Tytler confessing about riots: Sikh leader

The envelope had GK's name written over it with the instruction "to be opened only by GK". Manjit Singh immediately forwarded the said envelope to his office at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib for further action and opinion by the Media and Legal Department of DSGMC.

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  • Brits preventing to maintain their European Union citizenship win case
Brits preventing to maintain their European Union citizenship win case

During PMQs, Theresa May was asked how she planned to respond to such threats, and she told the Commons "we will be robust". Senior backbencher Andrew Bridgen said: "The European Commission wants to be judge, jury and executioner". Brussels released papers showing it wants to put in place a method to rapidly curtail the UK's single market ben...

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  • United States budget agreement reached
United States budget agreement reached

Connolly predicted that more than the 45 Democrats who voted for the February 8 CR that ended a three-day government shutdown will back the budget deal but if Ryan needs significantly more votes - and he may because of GOP defections - he will have to offer Democrats something.

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  • Kim Jong-un's influential sister to visit South Korea for Winter Olympics
Kim Jong-un's influential sister to visit South Korea for Winter Olympics

Pence told reporters en route to Tokyo that the objective of his trip was to "make sure that North Korea doesn't use the powerful symbolism and the backdrop of the Winter Olympics to paper over the truth about their regime". "I haven't requested any meeting, but we'll see what happens", he said before departing from the USA on Monday for a six-da...

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  • North Korea says it's not interested in meeting US VP Mike Pence
North Korea says it's not interested in meeting US VP Mike Pence

Worldwide attention was focused on whether North Korea would demonstrate its nuclear capacity at the parade in a show of force to Washington , following the conciliatory gesture it made toward Seoul at the start of the year . Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and Kim Yong-nam, its top legislator, are among the ...

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  • Clearwater Paper (CLW) Shares Down 4.7% on Analyst Downgrade
Clearwater Paper (CLW) Shares Down 4.7% on Analyst Downgrade

Capital International Inc acquired 4,200 shares as Sempra Energy (SRE)'s stock rose 5.34%. Sempra Energy now has $28.96B valuation. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Corporation, Illinois-based fund reported 32,407 shares. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 38 Increased: 45 New Position: 11. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.01% or 11,997 shares. 171 were repo...

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  • Protests erupt against Israel's plans to forcibly expel African asylum seekers
Protests erupt against Israel's plans to forcibly expel African asylum seekers

According to reports, the over 20,000 people who are not held in the country's open detention facility risk being imprisoned indefinitely if they do not leave the country within 60 days. Thousands of migrants entered Israel from neighboring Egypt until Israel completed a massive border fence to stop the flow. As well as regularly protesting his ...

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  • Woman Dead After Being Hit By Garbage Truck At Dee Why
Woman Dead After Being Hit By Garbage Truck At Dee Why

The chopper dropped off a medical team who tried to save the 58-year-old critically injured woman. A young couple were seen comforting each other at the scene while police took the young child to a white sedan with red p plates, according to the publication.

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  • Wintry mix moves into region, Baltimore-area schools delayed
Wintry mix moves into region, Baltimore-area schools delayed

Periods of snow will result in snow-covered roads and limited visibilities. While not much accumulation is expected today , there is a possibility of 1 to 2 inches tonight and that same amount Wednesday . Heaviest snowfall is likely along the Rocky mountain front down through Billings in the graphic above look for areas shaded in red. Therefo...

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  • Winter storm to wallop Calgary with 25-30 cm of snow
Winter storm to wallop Calgary with 25-30 cm of snow

Road crews will have a tough time keeping up with the volume of snow, so some highways in central and northern Montana could become impassable at times. Periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. But it looks like round two is coming with the potential a whopper of a storm on Wednesday.

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  • South Korean president to meet Kim Jong Un´s sister
South Korean president to meet Kim Jong Un´s sister

Pence said in Tokyo that the three allies still stand shoulder to shoulder. North Korean and Iranian athletes at the Winter Olympics will not receive high-end smartphones being handed out to their fellow competitors because of United Nations sanctions, organisers said Wednesday.

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  • White House Senior Aide to Resign Following Accusations of Domestic Abuse
White House Senior Aide to Resign Following Accusations of Domestic Abuse

Colbie Holderness , Porter's first wife, told the Daily Mail that he was "verbally, emotionally and physically abusive, and that is why I left". Willoughby made similar allegations, besides showing the newspaper a police complaint from 2010, and said that she had also filed a temporary protective order.

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