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US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms
- January 20, 2018

The last time there was a shutdown in 2013, 850,000 federal government workers were furloughed . For Republicans , this would be the first government shutdown ever to occur when one party controls both chambers of Congress and the White House. (more...)
Hundreds brave the cold for annual MLK day parade in Wilmington Hundreds brave the cold for annual MLK day parade in Wilmington
- January 20, 2018

Following Jabier, a panel of Rice professors, student leaders and Pretta VanDible Stallworth from the Houston Community College Board of Trustees shared their thoughts on MLK. "Invite others to 'walk with me, ' whether it's someone of a different race, religion or generation". Still, don't get the idea that King wasn't political. (more...)
There were more Russian trolls than we thought There were more Russian trolls than we thought
- January 20, 2018

And the social media company says it's emailing notifications to the 677,775 people who were exposed to the content during the election. Ahead of a series of congressional hearings previous year, Twitter initially said it had discovered 2,200 accounts tied to the Internet Research Agency , a troll army connected to the Russian government. (more...)
The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos
- January 20, 2018

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE's former aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman has landed a speaking deal with a MA firm just as her departure from the White House becomes official. (more...)
Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Kelly, while offering no timetable for when an agreement might be reached, gave an upbeat assessment of the state of play in the debate over legal status for immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. Meadows said he talked with Trump about the funding situation and "he does not want a shutdown". While reluctant to pass yet another short-term continuing resolution - the fourth in just months - many rank-and-file members seemed mostly resigned Wednesday to the fact that ... (more...)
A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio
- January 20, 2018

Democrats have also demanded increased funding for natural disaster recovery. Trump later commented on Twitter: "If there is no Wall, there is no Deal!" January 19, 2018 -Congress has until midnight to pass a budget or risk a government shutdown . (more...)
Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate
- January 20, 2018

Last year's 343 homicides were the highest on record on a per capita basis. Moreover, I have come to know him well during this past year given his leadership role in implementing the Violence Reduction Initiative and through our numerous other interactions. (more...)
Should the DUI threshold be lowered to 0.05 percent? Should the DUI threshold be lowered to 0.05 percent?
- January 20, 2018

All states now have 0.08 thresholds. As of now, Utah is the only state to pass a law to lower the threshold to 0.050 but it does not go into effect until December 30 of this year. The new report found that reducing the legal limit from.08 to.05 could help reduce the amount of alcohol-impaired driving deaths nationwide. Additional taxes, reduced hours of operation and limits on advertising would have little or no impact on traffic safety, the council contends. (more...)
Trump to Speak at Annual Anti-Abortion Event Trump to Speak at Annual Anti-Abortion Event
- January 20, 2018

The United States was built on the right to life. The department rescinded guidance to states from President Barack Obama's administration that narrowed the circumstances in which they can exclude a medical provider to cases involving fraud, criminal activity or being unfit to provide care. (more...)
Rand Paul's Neighbor to Plead Guilty in Assault Case Rand Paul's Neighbor to Plead Guilty in Assault Case
- January 20, 2018

Paul also had to be treated for pneumonia he contracted as a result of the injuries, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Court documents say that Boucher saw Paul "stack brush onto a pile near (his) property and 'had enough.'" Boucher then ran over and tacked Paul, according to a release from the Department of Justice. (more...)
Comey To Teach Ethical Leadership Course At His Alma Mater Comey To Teach Ethical Leadership Course At His Alma Mater
- January 20, 2018

Trump has also been highly critical of that investigation, calling it a "witch hunt" against him. President Donald Trump fired Comey in response to his handling of the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified information, saying he "lost the confidence of nearly everyone in Washington , Republican and Democrat alike". (more...)
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first child New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first child
- January 20, 2018

She said in a statement that she had asked Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters on Thursday to act as prime minister for six weeks after the birth. "I'll be PM and a mum while Clarke will be "first man of fishing" and stay at home dad". Ardern, who did not reveal whether she was expecting a boy or a girl, said she and Gayford previously had doubts they could conceive. Gayford was away filming a fishing show and, surprised she was back in touch after they had just spoken, was told the ... (more...)
ValuEngine Upgrades Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) to "Strong-Buy"
- January 20, 2018

Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. It has outperformed by 22.39% the S&P500. Campbell Co Adviser Lc holds 14,336 shares or 0.65% of its portfolio. Raab And Moskowitz Asset Management Ltd holds 0.75% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) or 43,112 shares. (more...)
Riot Charges Dropped Against 129 Inauguration Day Protesters Riot Charges Dropped Against 129 Inauguration Day Protesters
- January 20, 2018

A statement Thursday evening from the US attorney's office said the government will continue to pursue felony charges against 59 defendants, while moving to dismiss the cases against the remaining 129 defendants. The new court filing , submitted Thursday evening, says that "in light of the legal rulings by the court and the jury's verdicts in the first trial", the government is focusing on defendants who they can prove participated in identifiable acts of destruction or violence, those who ... (more...)
VP Pence still plans trip to Middle East VP Pence still plans trip to Middle East
- January 20, 2018

The vice president's spokeswoman says Pence's trip to Egypt, Jordan and Israel will proceed as scheduled, and that it's "integral" to USA national security and diplomacy. The trip was delayed for one month, when protests erupted in the region following President Trump's controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
US Supreme Court takes up Trump travel ban US Supreme Court takes up Trump travel ban
- January 20, 2018

The most recent version of Trump's "enhanced vetting" order , announced in October, prohibits travel to the United States by most people from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. The case represents a high-profile test of presidential powers. He added that the third order had been the result of "an extensive, worldwide review by multiple government agencies". (more...)
University of Alabama expels student over racist social media tirade University of Alabama expels student over racist social media tirade
- January 20, 2018

Day and contained a total of 15 N-words in their combined one-minute 18-second runtime. "We do not waste water", Barber said. In the first, she is at a sink at a Tuscaloosa bar where she turns off the water, explaining, "We do not waste water.because of the poor people in Syria. (more...)
Trump names most unsafe country in the world Trump names most unsafe country in the world
- January 20, 2018

Now, * a href="http://uk.blastingnews.com/sport/2018/01/alabama-running-back-yells-fck-trump-before-playoff-game-002280773.html" target="_blank" *he's been in the White House for a year and there hasn't been a single brick laid. "[Trump] has evolved in the way he's looked at things", Kelly said. United States president Donald Trump appeared to undermine his own party's efforts to avoid a government shutdown that could kick in at midnight on Friday in a series of ill-tempered tweets on ... (more...)
Mexico shaken by 6.3 magnitude natural disaster Mexico shaken by 6.3 magnitude natural disaster
- January 20, 2018

Impact of the quake of was reportedly felt up to 300 miles away by people, but there is not reportedly any damage or casualties. The natural disaster struck at 8:41 a.m. There is no tsunami warning for the west coast at this time. It comes a few months after a severe, 7.1-magnitude natural disaster hit Mexico City, killing hundreds of people and toppling buildings. (more...)
Raksha Mantri inaugurate Industry Development Meet in Chennai Raksha Mantri inaugurate Industry Development Meet in Chennai
- January 20, 2018

Jan 19 (NT): on the inauguration ceremony of "Defense Industry Development Meet", Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman averred that the recently-introduced Make-II initiative in defense procurement will significantly help small industries who are involved in manufacturing defense equipment. (more...)

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