• Jessica Corbett: David Sorensen's Ex-Wife Says He Was Abusive
Jessica Corbett: David Sorensen's Ex-Wife Says He Was Abusive

Trump said Porter , who resigned when the abuse allegations became public this week, had "worked hard" at the White House and wished him well. The New York Times reported last night that Kelly had told West Wing officials he was willing to step down over the controversy, though he had neither formally resigned nor was expected to do so.

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  • Pelosi Protests Stalled Immigration Talks With Marathon House Speech
Pelosi Protests Stalled Immigration Talks With Marathon House Speech

Pelosi was speaking against a compromise federal budget deal recently announced by Senate leaders that would lift spending caps and avert a looming government shutdown - but does not address immigration. Pelosi began talking just after 10 a.m. EST, telling stories of Dreamers' successes and contributions in the U.S. She reportedly had requested h...

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  • House Passes Budget Measure To End Government Shutdown
House Passes Budget Measure To End Government Shutdown

He calls the spending plan a "BIG VICTORY for our Military, but much waste in order to get Dem votes". House GOP leaders said they were confident they had shored up support among conservatives for the measure, which would shower the Pentagon with money but add hundreds of billions of dollars to the nation's 20 trillion-plus USA dollars (£14...

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  • Congress MP Renuka Chowdhary moves privilege motion against MoS Kiren Rijiju
Congress MP Renuka Chowdhary moves privilege motion against MoS Kiren Rijiju

Previous Union Minister and senior Congress pioneer Veerappa Moily on Thursday said women ministers of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ought not act like slaves of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The prime minister, he said, "crossed the line of political discourse" with the use of his language and his "outrageous" reference. "We condemn it.

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  • Tourist Urinating From Bus Was Trigger For
Tourist Urinating From Bus Was Trigger For "Scum" Remark: Goa Minister

Sardesai released a video message on online platforms after he was quoted by certain sections of the media as terming domestic tourists "scum of the earth". "Those people - how will you control?". Pointing at the problem of trash on the beach and in cities, Sardesai highlighted the lack of proper mechanism to control or educate the short-term tou...

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  • Senate leaders announce two-year budget pact
Senate leaders announce two-year budget pact

Prospects for avoiding the temporary shutdown were dashed when Republican Sen. On Wednesday, CNN reported that a two-year deal was reached, with both sides giving just enough to come to a compromise. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , who spent hours rambling on the House floor in the chamber's longest speech in history, plans to vote a...

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  • Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) Holdings Increased by Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc
Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) Holdings Increased by Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc

Bb&T Secs reported 1.73M shares. Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) has risen 16.24% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.53% the S&P500. Tcw Inc reported 2.43% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. 10,464 are held by Pinnacle Ltd Llc. Benjamin F Edwards invested in 17,340 shares or 0.36% of the stock.

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  • McConnell officially tees up immigration debate next week
McConnell officially tees up immigration debate next week

Lawmakers intend to combine the two-year spending deal with a short-term measure to keep the government operating when current funding runs out at the end of the day Thursday. Many Republicans, whose party controls both chambers of Congress, said the military's need for funding justified the extra spending. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Mead...

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  • United States politician Nancy Pelosi sets record with eight-hour speech
United States politician Nancy Pelosi sets record with eight-hour speech

Pelosi was speaking against a compromise federal budget deal recently announced by Senate leaders that would lift spending caps and avert a looming government shutdown - but does not address immigration. "They are a reflection of all the immigrants that have come before". Top Senate leaders are working to finalize a two-year budget deal that w...

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  • Duterte orders Filipino workers to leave Kuwait in 72 hours
Duterte orders Filipino workers to leave Kuwait in 72 hours

Duterte himself warned of a " total ban " on deployment to Kuwait, which he reiterated on Friday, February 9. Duterte, who just weeks ago had asked Kuwaitis to treat Filipino workers with "dignity", decried Demafelis' fate, along with that of other Filipino workers mistreated overseas.

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  • Congress Votes To End Brief Government Shutdown
Congress Votes To End Brief Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were home in bed and most government offices were closed, anyway.

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  • High-level Hamas delegation sets out from Gaza to Cairo
High-level Hamas delegation sets out from Gaza to Cairo

Despite the sudden departure of the delegation from the Gaza strip , Barhoum explained that the delegation will hold talks with Egyptian officials to boost the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation agreement which was signed in Cairo in 2017, and bilateral relations and efforts to ease the Gaza Strip's dire humanitarian situation.

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  • Donald Trump blamed for Man United reporting a £21.1m loss
Donald Trump blamed for Man United reporting a £21.1m loss

Despite that, it is still freaky to think that an act of President Donald Trump can adversely impact football giants Manchester United, and yet, that is precisely what has happened. In the final three months of the year revenue increased 3.8% to £163.9 million, while salary expenses were 9.4% higher at £69.9 million. United's chief executive Ed W...

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  • White House seeks revisions to Democrats' FISA rebuttal memo, halting release
White House seeks revisions to Democrats' FISA rebuttal memo, halting release

The report also said that former President Barack Obama's immigration policy was more narrowly focused on arresting undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes. They know that the chairman, you know, views his mission as protecting the president. "It sounds like there are some members in the House that have some real concern with what...

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  • US Should Be Proud of How Far South Korea Has Come
US Should Be Proud of How Far South Korea Has Come

Moon also said he wants to work with Abe to create future-oriented relations with Japan while looking squarely at shared history. Pence says the USA and South Korea are "completely aligned". Abe conveyed to Kim Yong Nam Japan's position on North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs and the issue of Japanese nationals abducted to the r...

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  • Manitoba premier calls for 'de-escalation' in western pipeline dispute
Manitoba premier calls for 'de-escalation' in western pipeline dispute

The Alberta government also cancelled talks about importing electricity. "This is one good step to waking B.C. up to the fact that they can't attack our industry without a response from us", said Notley at a news conference on Tuesday. "I don't know how much it will affect us", he said. People across the country have taken to social media to ...

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  • North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president
North Korean leader offers to meet South Korean president

There's even speculation of a summit between Kim and Moon. The invitation was delivered by Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North Korean leader, when she and other members of the North Korean delegation ate lunch with Moon at the presidential palace.

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  • Naidu expresses deep concern over negative public perception of House
Naidu expresses deep concern over negative public perception of House

Although Opposition members maintained they were not casting aspersions on the Chair but only seeking its protection to ensure that the proceedings are conducted according to rules and precedent, there is no institutional recall of a boycott - even if only for a day - over conduct of the House.

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  • South Korean president hosts lunch for delegation from the North
South Korean president hosts lunch for delegation from the North

Speaking to the United States and Japanese troops at the Yokota Air Base outside Tokyo, Pence vowed to continue "maximum pressure campaign" on North Korea in a bid to forcing Pyongyang to give up its nuclear missile programme. They shook hands and cheered for athletes from the two countries who marched under a unified peninsula flag for the first t...

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  • Trump Signs Spending Bill to End Brief Government Shutdown
Trump Signs Spending Bill to End Brief Government Shutdown

Missing the midnight deadline technically triggered a shutdown, but it could be brief. In two subsequent morning tweets , he took aim at Democrats, who had demanded more domestic spending in return for the votes needed to win enough bipartisan support to pass the deal.

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  • Britain 'surprised' European Union unclear on its position over transition period
Britain 'surprised' European Union unclear on its position over transition period

The EU's publication of a position paper on the proposed transition deal provoked fury from Mr Davis, who branded the document "discourteous" and "unwise". "A United Kingdom decision to leave the single market and to leave the customs union would make border checks unavoidable". "It is important to tell the truth", he cautioned.

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  • Legislator chants 'Pakistan Zindabad', in Kashmir Assembly
Legislator chants 'Pakistan Zindabad', in Kashmir Assembly

An opposition National Conference (NC) legislator on Saturday raised Pro-Pakistan slogans in the state assembly as heated arguments were being exchanged over the ongoing terror attack at Sunjwan army station in Jammu city. Earlier, the House was adjourned amid chaos over controversial remarks. As the House resumed, the members of Opposition dem...

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  • Who Is Kim Yo-jong, Sister of North Korean Leader?
Who Is Kim Yo-jong, Sister of North Korean Leader?

North Korea's rather reclusive leader Kim Jong-un has asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang at the "earliest date" possible for what will be a third inter-Korean summit. He also encountered Kim Jong-un's sister, Yo-jong, at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in PyeongChang later on the same day. Moon said impro...

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  • EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal
EU's Chief Negotiator Throws Doubt on Hopes for Quick Brexit Deal

Yet, it is been reported that Britain is exasperated to begin discussions on future economic bonds with the remaining European Union affiliates. Both the Taoiseach and Tánaiste have echoed Mr Barnier's uncompromising statement yesterday, in which he said that a transition period after Brexit for the United Kingdom - viewed as essential by London...

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  • Judge asserts right to rule on border wall
Judge asserts right to rule on border wall

Dating back to the Immigration Reform Act of 1996 and again in the Real ID Act of 2005 and the Secure Fence Act of 2006, Congress gave the executive branch the power to override state and environmental protections to protect national security and control illegal immigration at the border.

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