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Exactly One Year After Donald Trump Became President, the Government Shuts Down

Exactly One Year After Donald Trump Became President, the Government Shuts Down The hope is that if the Senate passes an immigration bill, Trump would not only support it but help sell it to the more conservative House of Representatives. And the director of legislative affairs, Marc Short, has spoken to Republican and Democratic members and staffers. On the Senate floor, No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said that for shutting down the government, the Democr... [Full Article...]

Trump proposes path to citizenship for 1.8M

Trump proposes path to citizenship for 1.8M Certainly border security is important; certainly decades of lax enforcement of laws doesn't legitimize its breach (though this question presented in the light of marijuana use, speeding tickets, or sexual ethics presents very different "rule of law" answers to be sure - one standard really doesn't seem to apply). [Full Article...]

Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area

Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Lows will be in the 40s. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 20 miles per hour becoming northwest in the afternoon. Breezy. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Monday , the high will be near 37 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. [Full Article...]

Democrats Officially Lost the Shutdown Fight

Democrats Officially Lost the Shutdown Fight An aide to the Senate's top Democrat Chuck Schumer confirms to ABC that Schumer informed the White House he is retracting the offer he made last week with President Donald Trump to fund his "big, lovely wall " in exchange for a permanent solution for the Dreamers. [Full Article...]

IOC Reveals Method to Choose Russian Athletes for Pyeongchang

For the women, the 26-year-old Jenson will also be going to her second Winter Games in slopestyle. "The value of the work we do with STRIVR is confirmed in the feedback we have from our athletes and their coaches taking part in World Cup events who feel 360 video and VR increases both the confidence and performance of the athletes in events", said Taylor. [Full Article...]

Snake blood, flaming bricks treated Mattis

Snake blood, flaming bricks treated Mattis The announcement of the proposed visit, that could bring the most U.S. forces to the country since the conflict ended in 1975 came during a two-day visit by U.S. "Because of the coastline they have and the position they occupy, they are going to be a foundation for any kind of prosperity" in the region, which is one reason to push now for closer defense relations, he said. [Full Article...]

Publicans celebrate as Good Friday drinking ban lifted

Publicans celebrate as Good Friday drinking ban lifted Minister of State David Stanton welcomed the news and said the tourism industry will benefit. Chief Executive of the Licensed Vintners Association Donall O'Keeffe said the decision to allow the sale of alcohol on Good Friday was long overdue. [Full Article...]

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to talking to special counsel Robert Mueller

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to talking to special counsel Robert Mueller As the White House has been increasingly cooperating with Mr Mueller's investigative team, there has been mounting anxiety - and disagreement - about how to respond to the prosecutor's demands. An attorney representing Sessions declined to comment. But earlier this month, Trump dodged when asked about submitting to an interview for Mueller. [Full Article...]

Molefe ordered to pay back pension millions — FULL JUDGMENT

Molefe ordered to pay back pension millions — FULL JUDGMENT For his part, Molefe maintained that he took early retirement and did not resign. The High Court in Pretoria has given Brian Molefe 10 days to pay back the money he received from Eskom. This cost Eskom R30-million and did not comply with the rules of the Eskom pension fund the court found. According to Solidarity chief executive Dirk Hermann, the matter should not even have gone to court. [Full Article...]

Brazil court upholds Lula da Silva conviction

Brazil court upholds Lula da Silva conviction The party said it would resist the decision and push ahead with its plan to launch Lula da Silva as a presidential candidate. Lula can still appeal to higher courts to delay a final decision, avoiding jail and stringing the process out long enough to register his candidacy by the August 15 deadline, though an electoral court could eventually revoke his candidacy. [Full Article...]

Germany Postpones Decision to Upgrade Turkey Tanks Amid Syria Operation

Germany Postpones Decision to Upgrade Turkey Tanks Amid Syria Operation Ankara regards Kurdish YPG fighters in Afrin as terrorists, and says they are linked to Kurdish PKK guerrillas who operate in Turkey itself. The YPG denies any direct organisational links to the PKK - an assertion backed by the USA, which has provided the militia and allied Arab fighters with weapons and air support to help them battle Islamic State jihadists in Syria. [Full Article...]

Don Jr.'s Testimony on Trump Tower Meeting Will Be Made Public

Don Jr.'s Testimony on Trump Tower Meeting Will Be Made Public Kushner has been shot", and blamed Feinstein for having "spooked" potential witnesses when she unilaterally released the transcript of the panel's interview with Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson. If we were betting men, we'd bet that it signals Grassley has uncovered evidence that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ are neck deep in the peddling of the phony Trump dossier and he's not ha... [Full Article...]

Employee Who Sent False Alert Refusing To Cooperate, FCC Says

Employee Who Sent False Alert Refusing To Cooperate, FCC Says Now, a further technical cockup has been revealed, as the governor, Democrat David Ige , knew it was a mistake within two minutes - but couldn't pass the message on to citizens via Twitter because he didn't have control of his account. "It is increasingly clear to me that if we get all 50 states and all the territories and 3,007 counties across the country participating in this program, the lik... [Full Article...]

Vikings, Eagles game is told in the faces

Vikings, Eagles game is told in the faces The problem: Minnesota fans had been driving the market ever since the Vikings won their divisional game on January 14. Starting his 36th playoff game, Brady shook off an injury to his right hand and the loss of top target Rob Gronkowski to rally the Patriots to their record 10th Super Bowl appearance. [Full Article...]

Trump trumpets 'tremendous' boost in US-UK trade

Trump trumpets 'tremendous' boost in US-UK trade Trump is expected to push his agenda of " America First ", which has seen the United States put tariffs on some imports and demand the restructuring of global trade deals. The President is expected to meet with European CEOs and urge them to invest in America in light of the recent tax cuts and deregulation. Trump's administration has maintained that his goals in Davos are consistent with his po... [Full Article...]

Men-only charity club closes after scandal over sexual harassment

Men-only charity club closes after scandal over sexual harassment The Presidents Club Charitable Trust is a long-running charity known for its annual dinner held at London's Dorchester Hotel. Waitresses were allegedly subjected to groping and lewd comments at last week's fundraiser. Attendees were able to bid for auction prizes which included lunch with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and afternoon tea with Bank of England governor Mark Carney. [Full Article...]

Recorded crime in Wales rises by 12%, police stats show

Recorded crime in Wales rises by 12%, police stats show The number of incidents reported to police in England and Wales rose across nearly all types of offence in the year ending September 2017. Gwent Police recorded a 14% rise in crime over that 12 month period, followed by North Wales Police (13.7%), Dyfed-Powys Police (13%) and South Wales Police (10.9%). [Full Article...]

It's goodbye to yellow brick tours for Elton John

It's goodbye to yellow brick tours for Elton John After almost five decades of performing around the world, Sir Elton John said he's retiring from touring for a heartfelt reason: to spend more time with his children. Finally, John said that he wants the final performance of his final tour to be in the U.S. "It will be the last time that I'm touring and travelling the world, because my priorities have changed", Mr. [Full Article...]

Trump's Protectionist Vision to Be Tested at Davos Forum

Trump's Protectionist Vision to Be Tested at Davos Forum Trump first flew into the airport in Zurich from where he is making the short trip to the Swiss alp village of Davos where the annual meetings have been underway since Tuesday. And Ross didn't back down from the prospect of a trade war a day after the U.S. " Many of those attending the World Economic Forum have been patting themselves on the back as global growth figures have begun to pick u... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes off Northern California coast

Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes off Northern California coast Jeff P. from Corona said there was a loud rumbling followed by a huge jolt when the quake struck. There is no immediate reports of damage or injuries. There were even a few reports of people feeling the quake in Indio. The USGS said that two more earthquakes hit in the same area just minutes after the first, 5.8-magnitude one, hit. [Full Article...]


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