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Shutdown: Be careful what you wish for, President Trump

Shutdown: Be careful what you wish for, President Trump House Democrats withheld their votes, saying the bill failed to include their spending priorities. In the House, Republicans will have to corral their conservative and military-hawk members unhappy with the measure to pass a stopgap measure without any Democratic votes. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump insists Mexico will pay for U.S. border wall

Donald Trump insists Mexico will pay for U.S. border wall One White House official said Wednesday that Kelly's suggestion that Trump's positions had evolved was inartful, and maintained Trump is still committed to his immigration priorities. The source told Axios that Trump would explode when he saw the interview, which Fox News aired again in excerpts Thursday morning - and the president lashed out at his chief of staff on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Disney & Twitch Team Up To Take on YouTube

Disney & Twitch Team Up To Take on YouTube While Twitch's video producer tools don't necessarily make it easier for new viewers to find a creator's content, they make it easier for loyal fans to never miss a new video. Now it looks like they may be using Twitch to do just that. How about the new tools imbedded in Twitch for on-demand content? The company also announced a new multiyear partnership with Disney Digital Network to ... [Full Article...]

Aadhaar tool to stifle dissent, SC told

Aadhaar tool to stifle dissent, SC told This has extremely risky portents as the government could cause the civil death of an individual by "switching off" the 12-digit unique identifier number. Referring to the stand taken by the government, the bench asked Divan that Aadhaar was beneficial to people to get benefits of social welfare schemes as the money would directly reach them. [Full Article...]

House passes stopgap spending bill, but Democrats may block in Senate

House passes stopgap spending bill, but Democrats may block in Senate The House is slated to vote on the funding bill Thursday. Yes, many federal institutions will be closed and hundreds of thousands of employees will be furloughed, but not everything is completely closed and the lights stay on at the Capital. [Full Article...]

After uproar in Assembly, Magisterial inquiry ordered in Kathua minor's murder

After uproar in Assembly, Magisterial inquiry ordered in Kathua minor's murder The family and the relatives of the girl staged a protest, demanding swift investigation into the case and arrest of the culprits. He said on Wednesday morning, they were shocked when a man called them to say that a girl's body was lying at the place where he was grazing cattle. [Full Article...]

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank clashes

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank clashes Israeli forces have rounded up 19 Palestinians in dawn raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners Society, an NGO, said Thursday. The Israeli military said that during the raid "a violent riot was instigated". No plea was entered at the hearing. On Wednesday, defense lawyer Gaby Lasky said Israel's military had determined that Ahed Tamimi was "too unsafe to be re... [Full Article...]

Will Ferrell Interrupts Roger Federer Interview, Goes Full Ron Burgundy

But I need to be still positive. "I feel the pain but I didn't think about it". "I wanted to start with the right intensity, which I have, played ideal tennis in the first couple of sets". The actor/comedian was invited to the court as a special guest after the first round game of Australian Open where Federer beat Aljaz Bedene . "Doesn't mean it's going to go in, but I have - yeah, I don't h... [Full Article...]

Egypt, Ethiopia united against 'conflict' over Nile waters

Egypt, Ethiopia united against 'conflict' over Nile waters At the meeting El Sisi and Desalegn attended the signing of several memorandums of understanding between Egypt and Ethiopia on industrial cooperation, foreign affairs and diplomatic consultations. For his part, Desalegn said that the Egyptian initiative 'will be discussed at the level of the tripartite committee during its next meeting.' We emphasize the need to continue studying the Egyptian prop... [Full Article...]

USA Envoy In Harare On Trump's "S***Thole" Statement

USA Envoy In Harare On Trump's On Wednesday, in an apparent rejection of Trump's reported comments, USA ambassador to Zimbabwe Harry Thomas Jr said that his country welcomed Africans as both immigrants and visitors. The utterances were demeaning to Haiti and other African countries. "Bigotry and hate speech must find no place in contemporary statecraft and diplomatic discourse". [Full Article...]

Columbus Only Ohio City To Make Short List For Amazon 2nd HQ

Columbus Only Ohio City To Make Short List For Amazon 2nd HQ Amazon on Thursday announced it's culled 238 proposals to host its massive second headquarters down to 20 candidates. The company says it expects to make a decision later this year. Amazon is an American worldwide electronic commerce company. The other 19 locations it will consider are all in the US and include New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles , Denver and Nashville. [Full Article...]

Take the cognitive test Trump aced

Take the cognitive test Trump aced The "girther" movement that went viral on Twitter hours after the White House press briefing is a play on the controversial "birther" movement from 2011 which Trump himself revived to allege that former President Barack Obama was born in Kenya and therefore ineligible to be president. [Full Article...]

Martin O'Neill has "agreed terms" on a new deal with Ireland

Martin O'Neill has There have been many approaches to Martin in his time since he has joined us as manager. "After he met Stoke, he rang to say he had respectfully declined the Stoke offer and he would be staying with the Republic of Ireland". Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill says he has "agreed terms" on a new contract just days after turning down the Stoke City job. "If an employee wants to leave an emp... [Full Article...]

Trump is Trump is Trump: DACA madness reveals his true, impossible, character

He supported President Donald Trump's immigration reforms saying they will improve security and make the United States safer. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are working to negotiate a new DACA deal to protect from deportation undocumented immigrants who were brought to America as children, but the talks have stalled and a federal government shutdown is possible if an agreemen... [Full Article...]

12 siblings have been found 'shackled' at their home in Perris, California

12 siblings have been found 'shackled' at their home in Perris, California All six children were taken to the Riverside University Hospital System for treatment while the seven adults were transported to Corona Regional Medical Center, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. Flores emphasized that she never witnessed any abuse of the children while she lived in the home. When the Turpins were foreclosed on in Texas, the new owners said they found the ... [Full Article...]

Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force

Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the nascent border force is "not helping calm the situation". The region is controlled by Syrian-Kurds who have strong support from the USA military. On Thursday, Turkish artillery and that of Turkish-backed Syrian rebel groups targeted positions held by the local branch of the internationally outlawed PKK in the Afrin district, local Syrian sources - both ... [Full Article...]

Trump's policy shift on Jerusalem was 'sinful': Abbas

Trump's policy shift on Jerusalem was 'sinful': Abbas This is exactly where the role of the American broker becomes so crucially important: To create the right atmosphere that will help Israelis and Palestinians reach out to each other and start rebuilding trust. How is Israel's government reacting? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters on Wednesday that the US ambassador would be relocated "in the course of the year", but Trump sa... [Full Article...]

Justice Department Asks SCOTUS To Reverse Court Ruling Protecting Dreamers

Justice Department Asks SCOTUS To Reverse Court Ruling Protecting Dreamers And that's rare - nearly no one bypasses the appellate court to head to the Supreme Court , for good reason: by the time a case makes it to the Supreme Court, it's been vetted by multiple federal court judges who've written majority and dissenting opinions on the issue that would inform the justices. [Full Article...]

Dreaming of a DACA deal and Presidential decorum: Darcy cartoon

Trump has been accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting Thursday with a bipartisan group of six senators, according to people briefed on the conversation. Does it end with the 700,000 kids being thrown to the wolves? No. For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the US and end a system that favours family members of legal... [Full Article...]

House Republicans mull funding extension; 'Dreamer' deal not set

David Perdue, R-Ga., took to the Sunday morning talk shows to adamantly defend Trump, arguing that the president's remarks were taken out of context. Then something extremely amusing happened-Republican senators David Perdue and Tom Cotton , who originally said they couldn't remember, issued a joint statement saying that they "do not recall the President saying these comments specifically". [Full Article...]


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