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Trump inks deal to end shutdown, up spending By

From the beginning. The Senate had to move fast to pass the deal. The shutdown could be brief. "I urge Speaker Ryan to the Floor a one-day funding bill...


Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

Spokesman Raj Shah said David Sorenson, a speechwriter for the Council on Environmental Quality, resigned Friday. Porter has denied the allegation . Cr...


Asma Jehangir, Pakistani lawyer and human rights activist, dies at 66

Asma Jahangir was the first woman to serve as president of the Supreme Court Bar Association. She was also appointed as United Nations rapporteur in the region ...


South Korea's Leader Invited to North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang "at an early date", South Korean officials said on Saturday, ...


Senate Leaders Reveal Spending Deal As Shutdown Looms

Democrats do not hold a majority in the Senate , but they have power in this instance because the spending bill needed to fund the federal government requires...


Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Cubs, Yu Darvish agree to six-year deal

His performance at the end of last season likely contributed to those icy waters, so two years of strong performance would help, too. Granted, with virtually ev...


Two Ohio police killed while responding to emergency call

Ohio Governor John Kasich, who calls Westerville his home town, said the officers' "deaths are a bad tragedy for my hometown of Westerville and all of Ohio". Mo...


South Africa in 'limbo,' opposition parties say

South Africa on yesterday postponed its State of the Nation address , the keynote political event of the year, as the ruling ANC party grappled over the futur...


Met Office issues new weather warning for snow and ice in Aberdeen

Frost and icy patches will develop also in sheltered areas by morning. STV weather presenter Sean Batty said: "The freezing level will drop as an area of ra...


#MeToo CA Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Accused of Sexual Harassment

Garcia said in a February 8 statement: "Every complaint about sexual harassment should be taken seriously and I will participate fully in any investigation ...


Winter Olympics: Shirtless Tongan flagbearer Pita Taufatofua grabs attention again

Remember Pita Taufatofua from the Summer Olympics in Rio? "It's the hardest thing I've ever done", he said. "The goal was to do it in one year - and we did ...


Omarosa Cries While Talking About 'Serving' in Donald Trump's White House

Omarosa Manigault hasn't been in the Big Brother house long and she's already spilling the tea on her time in the White House. Check out Colbert's reactio...


Egypt launches assault on militants weeks ahead of election

The border guards and the police have maintained maximum security alert and deployment at border areas nationwide, according to the military statement. Egyptian...


Lawmakers face deadline for producing new Congressional map

Crompton said lawmakers have no assurance that Gov. Tom Wolf will accept their plan for redrawing the maps if it comes after the Friday deadline. The Wolf a...


'Napoleon in the making': Trump's military parade plan lambasted

The White House has announced tentative plans to for a large-scale military parade on the orders of President Donald Trump . Afghan war will cost B in 2018 U...


Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants

He told Sky News: "They were part of a group of four British jihadis that we nicknamed " The Beatles ", as they were, especially at the end of my captivity, r...


SPD take finance ministry in German coalition deal

Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) partners faced a chorus of scepticism yesterday as allies and opponents alike criticised a lovel...


CAS registers another appeal of Russians not invited to PyeongChang 2018

The World Anti-Doping Agency's Athlete Committee expressed disappointment over the decision by sport's highest court to reinstate the medals and results of 28 R...


Prime Suspect Arrested In Asma Murder Case

The crime scene was 16 Kanal sugarcane field, however, the police force through scientific ways succeeded in resolving the case. The IG said there was neither...


Cumberland's Toys R Us not closing after all

The well-known toy store chained had filed a motion last month to close up to 182 or one-fifth of its 880 stores, the Bergen County Record reported . NJ.com re...


Right-Wing Media Explodes Over New FBI Texts, Misrepresents the Facts

The new information revealed by the Senate Homeland Security Committee about the FBI's alleged mishandling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail case - including the FB...


Top DHS official says Russian hackers infiltrated United States voter systems in 2016

The Russians were probing the voter rolls for a variety of reasons. Jeh Johnson, who was a top official at DHS during the election, told NBC that "2016 was ...


Bermuda Is the First Country to Legalize and Repeal Same-Sex Marriage

The decision to scrap the law came after Bermuda's Senate and House of Assembly passed the bill in December, which followed a referendum where the majority ...


George W. Bush: 'Clear evidence that Russians meddled' in US election

There are numerous investigations underway to determine whether the Trump campaign assisted the Kremlin in its efforts. "Therefore, much of his moves (are) to r...


Israeli Police Will Recommend Indicting Netanyahu

Pressure has built on Netanyahu with police investigating him reportedly set to hand over their recommendations to the attorney general next week in the long-ru...


Fewer than a million viewers watch the UK's 2018 Eurovision act chosen

The singer-songwriter's track Storm , *ahem* stormed to victory at Eurovision: You Decide last night (February 7), broadcast live on BBC Two from the Brigh...


Trump shocks oil industry as U.S. sells oil to Arabs

Crude oil prices saw fifth consecutive month of gains in January amid a tightening physical market and inventory drawdowns. Rising U.S. oil production has...


Cavs clear path for Lakers to go after LeBron James, Paul George

But the Cavs will be losing assets in return in sending Isaiah Thomas to the Lakers , along with Channing Frye and their first-round pick. As we count...


European Union wants to restrict single market access to UK

London will take the least damage, according to the controversial forecasts which ministers were forced to release after they were leaked to the media and amid ...


'Collusion' declare as Venables jailed over photographs

Venables, along with his school friend Robert Thompson , were both 10 years old when they murdered 2-year-old James Bulger in 1993. The little boy's body was f...


Justin Trudeau backtracks on 'peoplekind' comment, calls it a 'dumb joke'

Mr Trudeau's intervention prompted applause from the audience, but critics have accused him of "mansplaining" and making up a word . During the course of her...


United Nations pleads for one-month Syria aid truce

Civilians had been bracing for more raids as the regime appeared intent on ratcheting up the pressure on Eastern Ghouta , a rebel pocket on the capital's do...


'Inside Job' Suspected After LeT Terrorist's Daring Escape From Srinagar Hospital

Jhutt, along with five other detainees from Srinagar Central Jail, was taken to hospital on the advice of the jail authorities, police said. Twenty-two-year...


Hong Kong: Court overturns unjust jail terms for Umbrella Movement leaders

Finding the punishment to be inadequate, the Court of Appeal, upon petition for review from the Secretary of Justice, increased those sentences in October 2016 ...


Trade deficit spikes in 2017 on 'Trump's watch,' sparking immediate reaction

For goods only, the deficit also reached past year a record level with China to 375.2 billion, which could comfort the United States president in his idea to co...


Steve Bannon might skip subpoena to appear before House panel

According to CNN , Bannon's lawyers are still waiting for clarification over whether or not executive privilege can be used for things that happened during t...


At least 30 civilians dead in govt airstrikes in Ghouta

Hundreds of thousands are trying to escape the intensified assault and are seeking refuge at makeshift camps near Turkey's border. On Monday, at least 28 people...


Robin Lopez angrily throws chair after getting ejected from Bulls-Kings game

Lopez objected to a defensive foul an official whistled him for while he guarded Kings post Willie Cauley-Stein, and it just kind of went downhill from there....


Iraq Announces Gradual Drawdown of US Forces

Two major Iraqi Shi'ite groups backed by Iran are demanding all USA forces leave Iraq , opposing plans by Baghdad and Washington to keep some there for tra...


US doctor gets 125 years jail term

Forsyth, a retired county prosecutor, was appointed to investigate Michigan State by Attorney General Bill Schuette. Engler says "no internal candidates w...