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by | January 23, 2018 | 00:36

The budget director appeared on three Sunday morning shows to offer the administration's view of the impact of the federal government shutdown and the status of negotiations to end it. "I really do believe that at heart here there was an interest by some folks in the Democratic Party to deny the president sort of the victory lap of the anniversary of his inauguration, the chance to talk about that success of the tax bill, success with the economy and jobs", he said on Fox.

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:43

Interestingly, there were certain reports doing the rounds that Dulquer Salmaan has been approached to play one among the lead roles in Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyaan . While the source further revealed that " The Zoya Factor is expected to roll sometime in March-April.", Rucha Pathak of Fox Star Studios, who is producing the film, said, "We are yet to finalise the cast and will soon make the announcement".

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:08

Montpelier, Vermont- Vermont has just become the ninth state to approve recreational marijuana. Those people undoubtedly include Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has been pushing to crack down on states that have defied federal cannabis prohibition by legalizing recreational use.

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:15

Monday: Patchy drizzle and fog with a chance of rain. Tonight , there will be a 40 percent chance of rain and snow showers before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of rain showers between 11 p.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. Its says there is a 70 percent chance that temperatures in New England New York will be above normal. More showers are headed to the area on Saturday and Sunday .

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:10

Democrats' 12 percentage-point advantage on this "generic ballot" question is the largest in Post-ABC polling since 2006, although it is slightly larger than other polls this month. In the New York Times poll, the 46 percent approval for the Republican tax bill revealed a 9-point gain from December; the Marist survey for NPR and PBS's NewsHour showed a 10-point jump.

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:51

Foreign travel by president is not forbidden by the shutdown , however, and canceling the Davos trip would be Trump's choice. "There shouldn't be a shutdown , but there is", Trump said in a video recorded for showing at the event, according to a person who saw the footage.

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:34

A farmer from the village, Rajbir Yadav, reportedly thought a "very large rock" had crashed into the ground and disintegrated when he first saw the blue ice. A village in India was confounded over the weekend when a mysterious 22-pound chunk of ice fell from the sky. The order was issued following a plea from an ex-army officer who complained about his house being hit by human waste.

by | January 22, 2018 | 22:53

Airlines in the affected countries including major carriers such as Emirates in the UAE can be required to give information about packages, including who sent it, what it contains and where it is going. An example given by officials was someone spending $500 to ship a $100 printer that's already available in the US from a country with terrorist activity through one of these five countries.

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:30

MSNBC "Live" anchor Alex Witt asked, referring to the porn star, Stormy Daniels . Trump and his evangelical enablers are destroying democracy and Christianity, and the president and his white evangelical supports should be anathema to true Christians, and true patriots.

by | January 22, 2018 | 22:20

EST (1700 GMT) on Monday. Democratic Senators are so exercised about their fate that they have been refusing to vote for new temporary Government funding measures until a deal on the dreamers has been reached, plunging the US Government into total shutdown (dubbed the #SchumerShutdown by the Republicans ).

by | January 22, 2018 | 22:21

Samjiyon performance group director Hyon Song-wol and seven other members of a North Korean preliminary review team for Olympic performers also arrived in the South on January 21, traveling over the Military Demarcation Line over land via the Gyeongui railway line.

by | January 22, 2018 | 22:38

Senate Democrats say they will not support a funding resolution that does not include protections for immigrants brought to the children under the DACA program and spending for disaster relief. House Republican leaders are confident that they can quickly pass the bill, Politico reports. Democrats condemned the spot, and Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan told " Face the Nation ", "I don't know if that's necessarily productive".

by | January 22, 2018 | 22:05

Outside experts agreed, noting that Facebook did do some things well, but that the US election proved that its platform can be abused. Lately it's faced harsh and continuing criticism for not doing enough to manage violent content, misinformation, and fake news , which enabled Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election.

by | January 22, 2018 | 22:34

The leader of Germany's Social Democrats is urging party members to vote for opening coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, saying a stable German government was needed as a bulwark against right-wing extremism. The head of Germany's BDI industry association, Dieter Kempf, said the SPD vote was no reason to relax. "The SPD's negotiating position is strong", said Schulz after Monday's meeting of his parliamentary group, brushing off concerns about resistance in the ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:17

This move follows the US decision to decrease its fund to UNRWA in 2018 from 125 million USA dollars to 65 million dollars. Washington said last Tuesday it would withhold about half the initial aid it planned to give UNRWA, two weeks after President Donald Trump questioned the value of such funding.

by | January 22, 2018 | 23:33

Significantly, the court's order specifies that the struck down the state's congressional maps on the "sole basis" that it "plainly and palpably violates the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania". Democrats quickly took to Twitter to celebrate the victory. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is the final arbiter of questions of state constitutional law, so the court's reliance on Pennsylvania's constitution should prevent this case from being appealed to the Supreme Court of the United ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 21:53

She also produced the drama with Reese Witherspoon , her co-star, a sign of the growing strength of women that Kidman said isn't a given. Brie is married to Franco's brother Dave, who appears with him in "The Disaster Artist" for which Franco was nominated for a SAG Award .

by | January 22, 2018 | 22:32

A pillar of Britain's foreign policy for a century, the special relationship with Washington has taken on added importance as Britain prepares to leave the European Union in 2019. "I treasure Boris's relationship with me personally". "We also view this as a special relationship". "They discussed the continuing depth and breadth of the special relationship", the statement by May's spokesperson said.

by | January 22, 2018 | 21:35

Her condition has not yet been released. Early reports indicated a 16-year-old boy is suspected in the shooting. A sheriff's office dispatcher, Debra Murray, said the shooting took place at Italy High School . Joe Fitzgerald, not Sgt. Joe Fitz Fitzgerald. Suspect in custody. More information to come. Italy is 15 miles south of Waxahachie, in Ellis County, and 44 miles south of Dallas.

by | January 22, 2018 | 21:05

The Catholic church was pivotal in mediation between the government and the opposition forces, yet, Kabila failed to follow the agreement he signed pledging to step down at the end of past year for peace to prevail. "If they decide to repress, there will be no peace", he said. "But if they let the march take place, they will respect the constitution and peace will prevail".

by | January 22, 2018 | 20:09

Customers will have to be near that facility's distribution centre in order to have their order processed. The latest deal could raise Ocado's profile in the lucrative USA market, which the company has long targeted. Sobeys had recorded sales of C$23.8 billion a year ago. Canadian grocers have been ramping up their online efforts in recent months following Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods previous year.

by | January 22, 2018 | 21:19

The former Ballon d'Or victor took his oath of office inside the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia, in an event that had several African head of states and football stars present. But claims of fraud and "gross irregularities" filed by Boakai's party and a smaller party delayed the vote. He also produced a popular song about Ebola in 2014, to raise awareness of the virus that killed more than 11,000 people across West Africa , of which 4,810 people died in Liberia alone.

by | January 22, 2018 | 20:08

Neeze came to this country from Poland in 1979, brought by parents wanting a better life . A bond hearing for Niec may not be scheduled until February, WOOD reports. He was charged but acquitted of a domestic violence charge in 2013. Now, Niec awaits his fate in jail. His wife, Rachelle Burkart-Niec, added: 'He's an excellent physician, he's loving, he's caring, he's an honorable husband and he's always helping others .' The couple has two children.

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:39

As she was fighting her assailant, Murphy said she noticed a party in an apartment nearby, but no-one inside could hear her "screaming bloody murder". Khyati Joshi, a Fairleigh Dickinson University professor specializing in immigrant communities and race in America. "They saw so few people representing women and made a decision to get involved for the long haul".

by | January 22, 2018 | 20:34

School choice means empowering individual parents with the opportunity to search for, and find, the best education environments for their individual children - regardless of where they live or how much money they make. Students who have demonstrated the school's core value of awareness will be honored. A good place to start is the National School Choice Week website,, for more information about specific school choice options in the Golden State as well as listings of ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:48

More than 50 persons were killed when 20 blasts ripped through Gujarat's main city Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008. "His plan was to review the IM network and was in Saudi Arabia for two years to raise fund for the same", said Kushwaha. The Special Cell was working on the leads from the interrogation of other arrested accused who had links with IM and SIMI after the escape of Qureshi in 2008.

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:52

Elton John, whose song title "Rocket Man" Trump used to deride North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, will be in Davos , as will actress Cate Blanchett, who shaped chewing gum into a phallus on late-night TV to mock Trump just days after he took office.

by | January 22, 2018 | 20:39

Adding urgency to Le Drian's visit is a four-month U.S. ultimatum to remedy a 2015 landmark nuclear deal which curbed Iran's nuclear ambitions in return for the relaxing of punishing sanctions. "That is why. I shall go to Iran on March 5", said Le Drian, who will hold talks with counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif. "We have not had any negotiations about our missile and defence capabilities and will not talk about these issues with others", Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying by Tasnim ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:41

According to the SOA, a 5.4km-long, 1.4km-wide oil slick was seen about 5km northwest of the tanker's location, while a 4km-long, 400-metre-wide oil slick had been sighted about 5km southeast of the tanker's location. According to Greenpeace, the area is also right in the migratory path of the humpback whale. The tanker had been burning off the coast of China for over a week and spilling fuel in the surrounding waters.

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:10

The Nifty50 scaled a record intra-day high of 10,975.10 points. "Market continued its upward trajectory by supporting the premium valuation with better quarter earnings". Other prominent gainers include HDFC Bank , HDFC, Yes Bank, Adani Ports, Coal India , Hero MotoCorp , Tata Motors , Bajaj Auto , Kotak Bank and Power Grid.

by | January 22, 2018 | 20:00

On December 5, the IOC's Executive Board ruled to disqualify the entire Russian squad from next month's Olympics, as the result of an investigation into an alleged state-sponsored doping program which it is presumed was undertaken in Russia during the 2014 Games in Sochi.

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:44

The comment about other nations was reportedly made during a bipartisan meeting aimed at finding a compromise deal for Dreamers, young people without legal immigration status who were brought to the U.S. "I can just say what was described in the meeting I had was identical to what was reported later in the news", Flake said. Even Sen. Tim Scott, the junior senator from SC, was careful not to get between Graham and the rest of his GOP colleagues on the matter of who said what at the White ...

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:37

The ship departed from Jacksonville on Thursday and was en route for a four-day Bahamas cruise. The woman, who has not been identified, "fell from her balcony to several decks below", the statement said. Then in October last year, an eight-year-old Bahamian girl, Zion Smith, who was tiptoeing over the railing on the fifth floor of the Carnival Glory, fell two stories and died.

by | January 22, 2018 | 20:10

The bomb blew off chunks of the market's corrugated tin roof and wrecked nearby stalls. The three provinces are the only ones with Muslim majorities in the predominantly Buddhist country. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. The explosion happened in Yala province, one of Thailand's three southernmost provinces where Muslim militants have waged a yearslong insurgency.

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:37

But the department also added in a letter to lawmakers that they failed to "preserve and retrieve" about five months of communications. Ron Johnson , R-Wis., the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee. "The loss of records from this period is concerning because it is apparent from other records that Mr. Strzok and Ms. Page communicated frequently about the investigation", Johnson wrote.