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Senate approves deal to end government shutdown

The Senate voted 81-18 to end a filibuster of a spending bill that would fund the government through February 8 and reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years. McConnell of Kentucky said Sunday night that it was his "intention" to begin a debate on immigration in the next few weeks. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have k... [Full Article...]

Uddhav Thackeray to be re-elected Shiv Sena president on Tuesday

Uddhav Thackeray to be re-elected Shiv Sena president on Tuesday Some faces will be changed, said party functionaries familiar with the development. With his elevation, Mr. Thackeray and Yuva Sena will be given more important responsibilities to be played as party prepares for general and assembly elections. [Full Article...]

Speeding up embassy move, Pence greeted by tensions on Middle East trip

Speeding up embassy move, Pence greeted by tensions on Middle East trip The last USA leader to address the Knesset was President George W. Bush, who spoke at the Knesset in 2008 to mark the 60th anniversary of Israel's establishment. Article 12 states that "territorial waters, airspace and electromagnetic waves" shall be under Israeli control without prejudicing the needs of the Palestinian state. [Full Article...]

FIFA talks to potential video replay sponsors for World Cup

FIFA talks to potential video replay sponsors for World Cup This year, the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour will touch down in a number of nations for the first time ever, including Iceland, Austria and Mongolia. "As football fans around the world gear up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, we want to make sure they are ready for all of the emotions that this summer's tournament will bring", said Ricardo Fort, Vice President of Global Sports Partnerships, The... [Full Article...]

Court Can't Decide Marriage Is Invalid, Hadiya Can Choose Independently: SC

Court Can't Decide Marriage Is Invalid, Hadiya Can Choose Independently: SC Khanwilkar and Chandrachud as saying. The court also observed that a major woman can not be forced to live with her parents and only Hadiya has the right to decide where she wants to live, reported CNN-News18. In December, Hadiya, the woman at the centre of an alleged "love jihad " case, met her husband at her homeopathic medical college in Salem. The NIA told the court that it has made "... [Full Article...]

Montana DOJ Applauds Supreme Court Ruling On WOTUS

Montana DOJ Applauds Supreme Court Ruling On WOTUS The Court's ruling today means lawsuits disputing the rule will proceed through federal district courts instead of federal circuit courts of appeal. The ruling found that the WOTUS rule was not one of the limited enumerated matters under the CWA which could be challenged directly to the courts of appeal. [Full Article...]

What You Need to Know About the 2018 Women's March

What You Need to Know About the 2018 Women's March The London event drew thousands of people despite sleet and snow. Rather than totally grasping or mentioning the actual reasons why people are marching on the streets - his administration, for one - he implied that the march was in celebration of his first year in office. [Full Article...]

Arizona ranks toward bottom of highway safety list, new study shows

Arizona ranks toward bottom of highway safety list, new study shows Laws requiring motorcyclists wear helmets are under consistent attack in state legislatures, the advocacy group noted, even though on average, 40 percent of all motorcyclists killed are not wearing a helmet. The Advocates determined that Rhode Island had the best combination of traffic safety laws, while South Dakota was ranked last. In 2016, more than 37,000 people died in crashes, up 5.6% fr... [Full Article...]

Australia invests $65m for environmental protection of Great Barrier Reef

Australia invests $65m for environmental protection of Great Barrier Reef The funding is created to tackle the current outbreak of crown-of-thorns starfish, agricultural run-off to the Reef and coral bleaching. Yet a comprehensive study from previous year showed that while these efforts have contributed to the Great Barrier Reef being one of the best-managed reefs in the world, they are pretty useless and ineffective if nothing is done to tackle the elephant in the ... [Full Article...]

Utah sees lots of snow as weekend winter storm surges through

Utah sees lots of snow as weekend winter storm surges through Snow and wind gusts from 30 to 50 miles per hour are expected in parts of northwestern Iowa, southern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin and northern MI into Monday . Winter Storm Warnings are in place from Sunday morning through 12 p.m. Monday for North Platte and the surround area. These strong and cold northwesterly winds will cause blowing and drifting snow through mid-morning. [Full Article...]

Senate to vote today on whether to end government shutdown

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, expressed her opposition to the bill , as did Deputy Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland. Democrats have accused Trump of backing out of a number of deals after pressure from immigration hard-liners. [Full Article...]

Uber driver allegedly hunted intoxicated women, sexually assaulted four students

Uber driver allegedly hunted intoxicated women, sexually assaulted four students A Santa Maria Uber driver living illegally in the USA pleaded not guilty to multiple rape and burglary charges Monday at the San Luis Obispo Superior Court, a week after being arrested for allegedly targeting intoxicated San Luis Obispo women and sexually assaulting them. [Full Article...]

More asylum-seekers to leave remote Australian camps for United States resettlement

More asylum-seekers to leave remote Australian camps for United States resettlement It was part of a deal struck between the Australian government and the former U.S. president Barack Obama. The refugees will be flown to Manila in the Philippines before the group is set to be split in two, with some people reportedly flying to Los Angeles and others to NY. [Full Article...]

Philly police become 'Crisco cops' after Eagles win

Philly police become 'Crisco cops' after Eagles win The Philadelphia Eagles became the NFC Champions over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, landing their first Super Bowl appearance since they first faced off against the Patriots in February 2005. "We were still winning at that point, obviously, but we couldn't execute on the critical situations that we needed to on third downs or scoring in the red zone". [Full Article...]

Women's movement has come a long way since their march on Washington

Women's movement has come a long way since their march on Washington The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities were a reprise of the mass protests that marked the beginning of Mr Trump's presidency . Woodard urged everyone to register and vote, saying, "the 2018 midterms start now". In Montreal, amid a colourful sea of knitted caps and homemade signs, hundreds of people packed a downtown square for an even... [Full Article...]

Called a Racist, Trump Threatens to Kill DACA Talks

Called a Racist, Trump Threatens to Kill DACA Talks The revelations, semi-denials and continuing comments have cast a pall over the White House's legislative agenda, brought the country closer to the brink of a government shutdown and sparked worldwide outrage. "I think that there are people that are looking for an apology". Mr Trump stands accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting last Thurs... [Full Article...]

Olympic Committee Clears Hundreds Of Russian Athletes For Korea Games

Olympic Committee Clears Hundreds Of Russian Athletes For Korea Games Mikhail Prokopets told Sport Express daily that An would have to miss Pyeongchang because he would have insufficient time to lodge an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) before the Olympics begin on February 9. "His teammates Denis Airapetyan and Vladimir Grigoryev have also been barred", the source said. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy's Turin he brought South Korea three go... [Full Article...]

Super Bowl, super-expensive ticket prices

Super Bowl, super-expensive ticket prices The Philadelphia fan appeared to be so excited that he didn't see a pole in his way. Besides their Super Bowl XXXIX loss to the Patriots , the Eagles also lost to the Raiders 27-10 in Super Bowl XV. CT. Good luck NY sports fans! But we are Vikings fans, we will bounce back! You have got to be kidding me! One thing that you, as a fan, don't want to miss out on is the opportunity to ... [Full Article...]

OH man admits to police he threw his wife's body in Tennessee

OH man admits to police he threw his wife's body in Tennessee Local police later reported they did not have any records of the woman's body. According to WREG sources , Phillip Snider's wife Roberta, age 70, was in poor health, and their trip to Graceland was to be their last trip. The investigation started on January 9 when Roberta L. Snider's brother contacted police. But after speaking with Philip and EMS companies, hospitals and medical examiner off... [Full Article...]

Raghogarh polls: Congress bags 20 wards, BJP 4

Raghogarh polls: Congress bags 20 wards, BJP 4 Aarti Mahendra Sharma of Congress won the President post in Raghogarh Vijaypur Nagarplika Parishad of Guna district. The Congress party's win assumes significance because it managed to make a serious dent into what's, so far, been BJP strongholds. [Full Article...]


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