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Senate deal to halt United States govt shutdown Senate deal to halt United States govt shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Under the agreement, Democrats provided enough votes to pass the stopgap spending measure keeping the government open until February 8. Trump was expected to sign the legislation, which would give congress more time to try to reach agreement on a long-term spending bill that would resolve issues including immigration, border security and spending caps. (more...)
Novak Djokovic crashes out of Australian Open to Hyeon Chung Novak Djokovic crashes out of Australian Open to Hyeon Chung
- January 23, 2018

Djokovic , 30, was grimacing through most of the encounter, received medical treatment, and howled in frustration, but refused to retire against an inspired Chung , who was on fire. Chung was able to march into a 3-0 lead in it, before Djokovic dug in restore parity at 3-3. The Serb former world No.1 is playing in his first tournament since Wimbledon in July and he has a brand new support team, headed by eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi as coach. (more...)
Rain Forecast in Bay Area Through Early Monday Morning
- January 23, 2018

South wind 8 to 15 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation Wednesday is 80 percent, rising to 100 percent that night. In Sonora, the storm system arriving Tuesday night or Wednesday could bring between 1 and 2 inches of rain. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows will be pretty cold, but still above freezing at around 35 degrees on average. (more...)
Eagles vs. Patriots: Initial Betting Odds, Favorite, Preview for Super Bowl 52 Eagles vs. Patriots: Initial Betting Odds, Favorite, Preview for Super Bowl 52
- January 23, 2018

It started earlier in the week, when Brady suffered an injury to his right hand - his throwing hand - during a handoff in practice while preparing for Sunday's AFC championship game against the Jacksonville Jaguars . That shouldn't change in the Super Bowl, where bookmakers have turned a profit every time except the 2008 game when the New York Giants upset the previously unbeaten and 12-point favorite Patriots. (more...)
Sen. Nelson votes to end shutdown Sen. Nelson votes to end shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Republican Mitch McConnell , the senate majority leader, put forward the proposal Sunday night, seeking a vote ahead of the the 1:00am vote he had called for earlier. Mark Warner said, adding that they have assurances they need in the budget and on immigration issues. I think that's significant. "That's not what we had before". (more...)
Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen
- January 23, 2018

The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which shielded certain immigrants brought to the US illegally as children and allowed them to work, will start to phase out on March 5. Add Government Shutdown as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Government Shutdown news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Both sides in Washington had tried to blame each other for the shutdown. (more...)
GZI Real Estate Investment Trust (0405.HK) Climbs 0.78% For the Week
- January 23, 2018

RJF's profit will be $199.71 million for 16.71 P/E if the $1.43 EPS becomes a reality. The VC1 of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Westwood Holdings Group Inc sold 31,917 shares as Alexandria Real Estate Eq In (ARE)'s stock rose 1.11%. (more...)
Why are Real Madrid struggling this season? Why are Real Madrid struggling this season?
- January 23, 2018

The Welshman scored a brace to help Real Madrid come from behind against Cristóbal Parralo's relegation-threatened side, with the impressive result helping relieve some pressure off of Zinedine Zidane's shoulders. In the last year, #Real Madrid won five titles and in doing so, it was the best year in its history. Real climbed above Villarreal into fourth place on 35 points but are still 19 behind Barcelona . (more...)
White House Slams Graham White House Slams Graham
- January 23, 2018

His claim to fame was helping Sessions kill a bipartisan effort in 2013 to put millions of illegal immigrants on a pathway to citizenship as part of a broad reform package. Kelly didn't push Trump the hardest to reject Schumer's proposal, two people familiar with the talks said. 'We " re doing our best to carry out what the president has laid out and to implement and communicate his principles, and Stephen's no different on that front that any of the rest of us'. (more...)
Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal completed Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal completed
- January 23, 2018

Alexis Sanchez arrived on Sunday at Manchester United's training headquarters to seal his move from Arsenal, sources have told ESPN FC. United's new number seven Sanchez, who missed Arsenal's win over Crystal Palace on Saturday while negotiations over a switch continued, posted a departing message on Instagram where he took aim at ex-Arsenal players that have been critical of him. (more...)
Trump's health: Good report, but how are those feet?
- January 23, 2018

The President weighs 239 pounds. That means he's gained three pounds over the past year, according to his last official records. Critics point to the fact that Trump's listed height and weight barely keeps him under the threshold for being classified as obese. (more...)
Donald Trump says giving birth in 'ninth month is wrong' Donald Trump says giving birth in 'ninth month is wrong'
- January 23, 2018

Last week the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump's personal lawyer had arranged a $130,000 settlement with adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, whose professional name is Stormy Daniels , just before the November 2016 election. According to the Journal , Clifford had privately alleged that she had a brief affair with Trump in 2006, after Trump had had his first child with wife Melania Knavs, and that an NDA was a component of the settlement. (more...)
Deadline reached in plea deal decision for Dylan Adams Deadline reached in plea deal decision for Dylan Adams
- January 23, 2018

In 2017, the first defendant, Zachary Adams was found guilty of the rape, kidnapping and murder of Holly Bobo . HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. - One of the men charged in the disappearance and death of Holly Bobo returned to court Monday for the last day of plea negotiations. (more...)
Confused Trump Confuses Washington About GOP Strategy for Avoiding a Government Shutdown Confused Trump Confuses Washington About GOP Strategy for Avoiding a Government Shutdown
- January 23, 2018

But by midday today, the chances of a shutdown appeared to be rising. House Republicans leaders are tacking it onto controversial bills to dare Democrats to vote against it. The extension of CHIP funding is important for Democrats, who have strenuously complained that federal funding for the program was allowed to lapse last fall. (more...)
Mulvaney Says Open Government Now and Then Discuss Larger Issues Mulvaney Says Open Government Now and Then Discuss Larger Issues
- January 23, 2018

President Donald Trump's budget chief said Sunday the government shutdown could last more than a week - and defended the president's call for a "nuclear option" to break the impasse. "We've been critical of that 60 vote rule since the president took office", Mulvaney said. "We're not going to try and hurt people, especially people who happen to work for this federal government". (more...)
Arab-Israeli MPs kicked out of chamber for protesting Pence's speech Arab-Israeli MPs kicked out of chamber for protesting Pence's speech
- January 23, 2018

Last year, the US President announced that the US would recognise Jerusalem , as a whole, as the capital of Israel , and moved forward plans to relocate the US embassy to the city from Tel Aviv. The leaders of both Egypt and Jordan , the only Arab states that have peace treaties with Israel, would be key players if U.S. mediators ever manage to get a revived Israeli-Palestinian peace process off the ground, as Trump says he wants. (more...)
Greg Olsen Named Finalist For NFL Man of the Year Award Greg Olsen Named Finalist For NFL Man of the Year Award
- January 23, 2018

In addition, $250,000 will be donated to winner's charity of choice. Olsen founded Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation in 2009 after his mother survived breast cancer. Watt used social media to help raise more than $37 million for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, which devastated the Houston area previous year. (more...)
US senators strike deal to end shutdown US senators strike deal to end shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the agreement just after 12 p.m. In negotiations over the shutdown, Democrats had insisted that legislation to keep the government running include protections for young undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers". (more...)
Second Rohingya 'leader' killed in Bangladesh refugee camp Second Rohingya 'leader' killed in Bangladesh refugee camp
- January 23, 2018

The process has started and it would take some time before the repatriation takes place, he said without specifying exactly when the return could begin. The form requires each head of family to supply a Myanmar address for his father, mother and spouse, as well as a family photo and thumb prints for all family members over the age of 5. (more...)
Record breaking drop in trust for U.S. institutions, below China Record breaking drop in trust for U.S. institutions, below China
- January 23, 2018

Although the overall picture remained largely unchanged from a year ago, the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer reports "dramatic shifts" within individual countries and especially over people's views on the media - including social media. There was also a revival of faith in experts, with industry analysts and entrepreneurs recording credibility levels of 50 percent or above. The study also found that more than half of British people (53 per cent) worry about being exposed to "fake news" on ... (more...)
Cardi B Defends Migos' Offset Over Homophobic Row Cardi B Defends Migos' Offset Over Homophobic Row
- January 23, 2018

Offset sparked controversy with a line on his " Boss Life " YFN Lucci collaboration with the line: "I can not vibe with queers". Later apologising, the row brought the rapper enormous criticism , with Cardi B now commenting. Join us on Vero , as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. "I'm saying this because I seen him around these. around gays. To me that 'queer" I don't mean someone who's gay. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan vows to press offensive on US-backed Kurds in Syria Turkey's Erdogan vows to press offensive on US-backed Kurds in Syria
- January 23, 2018

Nobody has the right to impose limits on Turkey's operation against the US -backed Kurdish militia the People's Protection Units ( YPG ), Bozdag told reporters following a cabinet meeting. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an umbrella group dominated by the YPG , said in a statement that the operation amounted to "clear support" for IS. Thierry Mariani, a French politician and member of The Republicans party, also pointed out the danger, for Ankara, of even a possibility of a Kurdish state ... (more...)
Over 25000 murders in 2017: Mexico witnesses record number of killings Over 25000 murders in 2017: Mexico witnesses record number of killings
- January 23, 2018

The homicide rate per 100,000 inhabitants meanwhile climbed to 20.51, against 16.80 in 2016, when 20,545 were murdered. Brazil and Colombia were also more violent than Mexico in 2017, with both South American countries recording rates of around 27 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants, Associated Press reported. (more...)
Trump hails 'perfect day' for women's demo as protesters march against him Trump hails 'perfect day' for women's demo as protesters march against him
- January 23, 2018

Some waved signs saying, "You can't fix stupid but you can vote it out", "The president of the United States is a racist", and "We're not gonna take it sisters". He said female unemployment was at its lowest in 18 years. "It is women who are holding our democracy together in these unsafe times", said potential presidential candidate and current N.Y. (more...)
Pence Draws Applause, Some Heckles, For US Embassy Move To Jerusalem
- January 23, 2018

Speaking late on Sunday , one of the Arab legislators who participated in the protest at the start of Mr Pence's speech , Yusuf Jabareen, told The National: "The Trump-Pence declaration goes against global law and consensus about Jerusalem , so our stand comes to send a message to the American administration, Israel and the worldwide community that we stick to the two-state solution with East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine and reject the Trump declaration". (more...)

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