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by | January 22, 2018 | 02:03

Despite Democrats' opposition, Mulvaney said the administration has been "very straightforward from the beginning" that the White House does "not want this shutdown ". They will be continuing to guard the country and do the necessary and important work that they're doing. But all military personnel on active duty "will not be paid until such a time as Congress makes appropriated funds available to compensate them for this period of service", the memo states.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:48

As far as Congress is concerned in Tripura, much of it was taken by Trinamool Congress earlier and recently by the BJP", he said. On a question about whether he offered his resignation during the politburo meeting, he said discussions that happened inside the party could not be revealed, and he's still the party's general secretary.

by | January 22, 2018 | 03:33

This will be the first time that India will host the welcome reception, where yoga will also be showcased along with cuisine from across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government and political parties must stay out of the unprecedented judicial crisis, gave enough indications that the upcoming Budget may not be populist and asserted his poll slogan of "Congress-free India" was not aimed at eliminating the party politically.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:48

Pence, who heads to Israel later Sunday, arrived in Jordan on Saturday evening from Egypt, where he met President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a key Trump ally. His trip initially was scheduled to take place in December but was delayed apparently so that Pence could oversee a United States congressional vote on tax reform.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:43

When u pass out behind the wheel on the Bay Bridge with more than 2x legal alcohol BAC limit and are found by a CHP Motor. It's not clear if the Autopilot was actually active before the vehicle came to a stop. The driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI after officers unsuccessfully attempted to wake him. It appeared to have ended after more education about the driver assist system, but now a driver in California took it to an all new level.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:00

Fleetwood plays his approach into the 18th hole at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Six birdies dotted Fleetwood's card in a back-nine of 30 that McIlroy was moved to describe as "seriously impressive". Fitzpatrick saved his best golf for last as he birdied the final three holes to finish alongside McIlroy in third after a 69. McIlroy had presented Fleetwood with a birthday cake on Friday after their round together and the four-time major victor showed his class once more by the gracious manner he ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:25

This is despite the fact that Trump also called for allowing the dreamers to remain in the US even after he revoked President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in September. " President Trump will fix our border and keep our families safe". Immigration issues have been core to the debate in Washington , D.C., as Democrats and Republicans seek to reach an agreement to end the government shutdown .

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:02

Betis welcomed centre-backs Zouhair Feddal and Aissa Mandi back from suspension, while Cristian Tello lined up against the club that he left last summer. Suarez's volley made it 3-0 before Messi's clinical strike and the Uruguyuan curled effort sealed victory. However, the quick-fire scoring was not yet complete, as the hosts' capitulation was well and truly complete less than 10 minutes after the deadlock being broken, as Suarez blasted home for his seventh consecutive La Liga outing.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:57

A spokesman for the Taliban insurgents, Zabiullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for the attack in a telephone interview. The telecom executive hid behind a pillar as six heavily armed attackers stormed the luxury hotel and began spraying terrified guests and staff with bullets.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:28

This month Athens and Skopje agreed to renew efforts to settle the 25-year old row, which has blocked the ex-Yugloslav republic's attempts to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union. Although hardline clerics attended the protest, it was not officially supported by the Greek Orthodox Church, which is seen as a big player in the Greek political life.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:43

The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island within the territorial jurisdiction of NY, but is federal property administered by the National Park Service. Many declined. "To get this close where you can see them, and the government shuts them down - that's very, very frustrating", said Dan O'Meara, a firefighter from Fresno, California, who is descended from an Irish immigrant family that entered through Ellis Island.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:40

Washington, which is backing the YPG in the battle against Islamic State in Syria , on Sunday said it was concerned about the situation. Any ground operation would entail considerable military and political risk for Ankara. Three missile attacks hit Reyhanlı on the Syria border in Turkey's southeast on January 21, Doğan News Agency reported. The operational group of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Warring Parties in Syria and the military police in Afrin were relocated to the ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:27

Toronto's homicide unit, which took over the investigation into the "suspicious" deaths, earlier said that they had been strangled to death, but stopped short of calling them homicides. The Shermans' family and neighbors have rejected the murder-suicide theory since it was proposed, with neighbor Eli Kanter telling CBC Toronto that, "They wouldn't do that".

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:44

Pritchard was fouled with 1.8 seconds and made two free throws to put the Ducks up by three points before UCLA got the ball to Holiday, whose heave from halfcourt bounced off the rim. With Payton hitting those free throws late. But soon after the Beavers got sloppy with errant passes, and the Bruins used an 8-0 run to tie the game.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:26

The flag-bearer from Tonga who walked shirtless in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics will need to pack some warm shirts for the South Korean games. According to the Wall Street Journal (h/t ), Taufatofua earned his place in the 2018 Olympics during a qualifying event in Isafjordur, Iceland.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:45

I know how tough she is. "I'm pretty happy with my Aussie summer". "Only a couple points in it, you know". It wasn't like I got demolished out there or anything. Edmund also fired down 25 aces to tame the neat Italian but it was the thumping winners, particularly off his forehand, that proved decisive after he had reduced the error count that marred his display in the first set.

by | January 22, 2018 | 00:43

Areas north of Toronto, such as the Oak Ridges Moraine, are more likely to be affected than the city, but Environment Canada said the Monday evening commute could be impacted by icy roads nonetheless. Local power outages may also occur. Snow is forecast for much of Eastern Ontario late on Monday, but that is expected to change to freezing rain overnight and into Tuesday.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:18

An Iraqi court on Sunday condemned a German woman to death by hanging after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State group . The woman was captured a year ago during the operation by Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul from the militant group.

by | January 21, 2018 | 17:03

Separately, the Turkish military confirmed the start of a ground operation in the region. Turkey sees the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has carried out a deadly, three-decade insurgency in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:41

Graham described was not a sane president, and his description of Trump opens up a whole new set of questions about his mental fitness for the presidency. The senator said the meeting "didn't go well", and he also remarked that Trump receives poor immigration policy council from several of the people around him.

by | January 21, 2018 | 17:02

Authorities continue to look for three people still missing from the January 9 mudslide that killed 20 people and destroyed hundreds of homes in Montecito . Meanwhile, more than a dozen new teams of search dogs were set to arrive Saturday to join hundreds of firefighters in the search for two people still missing since the January 9 slide.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:04

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell joined Trump in attacking Democrats in the chaotic close to Trump's first year as president. "Negotiating with this White House is like negotiating with jello, it is next to impossible", Schumer said at a press conference.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:32

Also concerning are Trump's total cholesterol levels and his LDL ("bad" cholesterol), as both increased significantly over the previous year, despite being on a statin drug known as Crestor or Rosuvastatin. The doctor added that he is working with Trump on a new diet and exercise program, recommending that the president lose 10 to 15 pounds this year. "It's called genetics", Jackson said, shrugging.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:40

The three-member inquiry committee - headed by Abbasi and comprising DIG Sultan Khawaja and DIG Azad Khan - also recommended that names of Anwar and other policemen involved in the "encounter" be placed on the ECL. Later, it was revealed that the deceased "terrorists" included Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah, a 27-year-old from South Waziristan. Addressing a press conference outside the residence of Naqeebullah here, the JI chief said the senior cop has been involved in numerous "fake" ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:28

Earlier this month, the two Koreas held their first official talks in more than two years, where the North showed interest in sending a delegation of athletes and high-ranking government officials to the Winter Games. Despite the magnitude of Russia's cheating, the International Olympic Committee left open a path for Russian athletes to compete in PyeongChang if they could prove they were clean.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:48

Jackson even said that Trump's health is " excellent " compared to other 71-year-old American men. "He's very sharp. He's very articulate when he speaks to me", said Jackson, who works in close proximity to the president. "I would say right now on a day-to-day basis, he doesn't have a dedicated, defined exercise program", said Jackson. Kanfer got 27 out of 30 answers correct which, according to the doctor, is not concerning.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:27

Nationwide demonstrations from NY, to Washington , D.C., to Oklahoma City, to Los Angeles , were planned on the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration. Events in Austin, which also featured a rally against President Donald Trump , included a march to the Capitol with a group of women who wore red capes and white bonnets like characters from the " The Handmaid's Tale ".

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:10

Trump , 71, is 6'3, weighs 108 pounds and has normal cardiac health, Jackson said. Presidents don't typically sit for cognitive assessments during their periodic physical exams. The physician's press briefing came after Trump underwent his first physical examination as President last Friday at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:01

In general, though, Jackson was upbeat about Trump's physical condition, prompting questions about how a septuagenarian man with such seemingly poor habits, including little apparent exercise apart from golfing (while driving in carts) and an affinity for greasy fast food, could fare so well in a thorough examination.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:22

They could have easily made a deal but chose to play Shutdown politics instead. Republicans allowed CHIP funding to lapse on September 30, over the intense objections of Democrats concerned about the 9 million children who depend on the program for their health care.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:15

The victim, a nephew of Gerard Hutch, the underworld figure known as the Monk, was shot after he drove into Bridgeview halting site, adjoining the prison, in Clondalkin, at around 3pm. A second scene was also sealed off where a burned out vehicle, believed to be connected to the incident, was found a short time after the shooting.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:35

John Mclean from New Jercy told Xinhua he came here in support of women. "At 13 years old, the message from our culture was clear to me", she said. Newton resident Sally Gibson said she attended the inaugural Women's March a year ago in Washington . Demonstrators emerging from the Metro in Los Angeles .

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:46

The likelihood of a deal to be reached remains to be seen. Much of the federal government officially shut down just after midnight Saturday as the Senate failed to pass a short-term spending bill, allowing government funding to lapse for the first time since 2013.

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:41

On the back of one of the sneakers, there's a barcode that owners can scan to redeem a special Paul George theme for their PlayStation 4. If you're in the #dopekicks camp, you can pick them up on February 10 for $110. If you know me, you know my game never stops. Ask me what my favorite PlayStation memory is and I'll tell you it's when my dad got me a PS2 for Christmas.

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:29

Women's No. 1 Simona Halep took a longer route - equaling a mark in Melbourne for endurance but signaling, perhaps, that she's closer to a Grand Slam breakthrough. There were 11 service breaks and two medical timeouts - for Davis to get treatment on both feet - before Halep converted on her first match point. "I just feel that my muscles are gone", said Halep, who badly twisted her left ankle in the first round.