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Democrats Learn the Hard Way that Americans Don't Like Government Shutdowns Democrats Learn the Hard Way that Americans Don't Like Government Shutdowns
- January 23, 2018

Efforts to reach a compromise ahead of the working week failed in a rare Senate session late on Sunday. All those proposals were shot down by the Republicans. He tweeted a call for McConnell to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" and thereby remove leverage for Senate Democrats. Trump panned the measure in a heated meeting last week that Graham, Durbin and Cotton attended. (more...)
'Padmaavat': Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan says state govt would move Supreme Court 'Padmaavat': Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan says state govt would move Supreme Court
- January 23, 2018

The Rajasthan government on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat slated to open in theaters in the state on January 25. These two states along with five other states had banned the release of the film. The states have asked the court instead to rule that individual state governments should be allowed to block the release on law and order grounds. (more...)
Turkish clash in Syria? Turkish clash in Syria?
- January 23, 2018

Turkish airstrikes and shelling over the weekend struck more than 150 targets in the operation dubbed " Olive Branch " by Turkey . Germany has a 3-million-strong Turkish community, many of whom are second- and third-generation German-born citizens of Turkish descent, whose grandparents moved to the country during the 1960s. (more...)
Uber CEO to end 'pirate' culture in push for 'reset' in Germany Uber CEO to end 'pirate' culture in push for 'reset' in Germany
- January 23, 2018

Ando's was designed by Expa , a San Francisco-based startup lab built by Uber co-founder Garrett Camp. In Munich, Khosrowshahi pledged to make a clean break with past practices, setting the ride-hailing service on a course of "going from growth-at-all-costs to responsible growth". (more...)
Senate moves to end government shutdown as Dems drop opposition Senate moves to end government shutdown as Dems drop opposition
- January 23, 2018

The House passed a stopgap bill last week that would have funded the federal government through February 16, but the change to the bill in the Senate forced House lawmakers to vote on the new terms. "We will work with Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate committed to fixing our broken immigration system", she said. "I think a lot is going to happen in the next two hours - a lot of changes", said Sen. (more...)
Abbas wins European Union backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem Abbas wins European Union backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem
- January 23, 2018

Robert Satloff, head of the pro-Israel Washington Institute, has argued that Trump could fulfill his promise by moving the ambassador's office to an existing US facility in Jerusalem . Jordan vehemently opposes such a move if taken ahead of an Israeli-Palestinian partition deal. The establishment of an embassy in Jerusalem will be the first by a foreign government in Israel. (more...)
United States asks Pak to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul attack United States asks Pak to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul attack
- January 23, 2018

A statement on the website of Foreign Ministry said: "The government and the people of Pakistan convey solidarity and support with the government and people of Afghanistan at this dastardly terrorist attack". "We commend the swift and effective response of the Afghan security forces". As pressure on the battlefield has increased, security officials have warned that the danger of attacks on high profile targets in Kabul and other cities would increase as insurgents sought to undermine ... (more...)
WH releases pictures of Trump working by shutdown WH releases pictures of Trump working by shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Meanwhile, Axios has obtained the draft of a White House infrastructure plan, so we may be at the start of another infrastructure week. Trump's involvement in these negotiations has been disastrous for almost everyone involved. At noon Monday, the Senate is set to vote on ending debate and proceeding on a proposal to fund the government through February 8, and the House will return to the Hill to await action in the upper chamber. (more...)
Book: Aides label Trump's behavior 'Defiance Disorder' Book: Aides label Trump's behavior 'Defiance Disorder'
- January 23, 2018

Like Wolff's insider look at the White House, Kurtz's book paints a portrait of aides struggling to respond to Trump's offhand comments and tweets to his 47 million followers. President Donald Trump admitted he was wrong to have then-White House press secretary Sean Spicer attack the media about their reporting on the size of the inauguration crowd previous year, according to the latest book providing an inside look at Trump's White House. (more...)
Count of county's homeless set for January 31 Count of county's homeless set for January 31
- January 23, 2018

Results from the 2017 BoS PIT Count, which included each IN county besides Marion and St. Joseph*, revealed a significant decrease IN the overall homeless population (14%) and the number of chronically homeless individuals (29%) and veterans (55%). (more...)
End to government shutdown in sight as Senate Democrats halt filibuster End to government shutdown in sight as Senate Democrats halt filibuster
- January 23, 2018

Many Democrats are incensed about the deal Senate Democrats reached with Republicans on Monday, the third day of a shutdown, to reopen the government. Senate Democrats had hinged their support for any spending bill on DACA's renewal. Thirty-three Democrats joined 48 Republicans to end debate in the 100-member chamber on a bill extending the government's spending authority through February 8, setting the stage for final Senate passage. (more...)
Chance of rain, snow Monday morning Chance of rain, snow Monday morning
- January 23, 2018

South wind around 10 miles per hour. Winds could gust as high as 37 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch is possible. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Get the latest breaking headlines sent straight to your inbox. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57. (more...)
Jason Kidd Fired As Head Coach Of Milwaukee Bucks Jason Kidd Fired As Head Coach Of Milwaukee Bucks
- January 23, 2018

Assistant Joe Prunt will serve as the interim head coach until a new one is named. While Milwaukee may bide its time, at least one other highly-regarded coach is available: Recently-fired Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale, who was ousted amid a personality clash with star big man Marc Gasol. (more...)
US Senators reach deal to reopen government US Senators reach deal to reopen government
- January 23, 2018

But that commitment means little on the other side of the Capitol, where House Republicans told reporters they would not be bound by any agreement reached in the Senate to address immigration. Republicans have appeared increasingly confident that Democrats are bearing the brunt of criticism for the shutdown and that they will ultimately buckle. (more...)
Helix students protest police officer throwing teen to ground during Friday arrest Helix students protest police officer throwing teen to ground during Friday arrest
- January 23, 2018

The violent takedown was captured on a 30-second cell phone video that was shared on social media, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. Chad Bell said the police department is in possession of video that shows a 17-year-old Helix Charter High School student "being taken to the ground" after attempting to break free from a La Mesa Police School Resource Officer at about 1:30 p.m. (more...)
Senate ends debate, setting up vote to conclude shutdown, fund government temporarily
- January 23, 2018

During a speech on the Senate floor before the vote, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats would vote for the bill. But the political impact on both parties means the same fight could return in full force next month. "That's what they do", Democratic Representative Luis Gutierrez of IL said in an interview. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. (more...)
Actually, It's Lindsey Graham Who Is Out of Mainstream on Immigration Actually, It's Lindsey Graham Who Is Out of Mainstream on Immigration
- January 23, 2018

Shah told CNN on Monday that Trump alone is setting the immigration agenda, and he cast Kelly and Miller as experienced advisers that the President consults on immigration policy. The Senate proposal was promoted by four Democrats and four Republicans - the famous 'Gang of Eight.' Graham was one of the group's members. A week later, Schumer went to the White House at Trump's invitation to discuss a resolution. (more...)
Democrats to vote to reopen United States government Democrats to vote to reopen United States government
- January 23, 2018

Meanwhile, Sens. Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Kirsten Gillibrand, all likely 2020 presidential contenders, voted against ending debate on the deal. All times Eastern unless otherwise noted. Democrats condemned the ad, and Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan told " Face the Nation ", "I don't know if that's necessarily productive". (more...)
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola focused on semi-final success Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola focused on semi-final success
- January 23, 2018

But instead of sulking City have used it as a positive and bounced back with a comfortable home win over Newcastle. "But saying that, as far as the team is concerned, for this team to beat Man City and the players they have got, it would rank as one of the best results in the club's history". (more...)
US senators strike deal to end shutdown US senators strike deal to end shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has said he will allow the Senate to consider immigration legislation in February in exchange for Democratic support for reopening the government. Graham said he and Flake plan to vote for the February 8 spending bill, adding that McConnell's language "can be firmer - will be". "I refuse to put the lives of almost 700,000 young people in the hands of someone who has repeatedly gone back on his word", she said. (more...)

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