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Global Media Democrats, make a deal with Trump to protect DREAMers
Author: 0 Democrats, make a deal with Trump to protect DREAMers

While some expressed optimism about negotiating a bipartisan deal, they also bemoaned the backlash over Trump's reported remarks, which have stalled immigration talks as Congress grapples with spending legislation to avoid a government shutdown at the end of this week.

Global Media Veteran Kannada film actor Kashinath passes away
Author: 0 Veteran Kannada film actor Kashinath passes away

Kashinath, 67, is survived by wife Chandraprabha and two children. Born in a middle-class family in Kundapur, the filmmaker served the industry for more than 30 years and is credited with creating a new wave in Kannada cinema. His first directorial venture was Aparoopada Athithigalu in 1975. In fact, it was later remade in Hindi with Mithun Chakraborty as well. He also made a mark as an actor with as many as 40 movies.

Global Media What happens if the government shuts down?
Author: 0 What happens if the government shuts down?

Will lawmakers close their offices? Samuels says the federal E-verify program, which business owners use to check the immigration status of prospective employees, would also likely shut down. If there is no agreement in the Senate, the federal government will enter into a partial shutdown at midnight . Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Friday morning put the chances of a shutdown at "between 50 and 60 percent".

Global Media Ax-wielding teen hurts 5 fellow students, teacher, at Russian school
Author: 0 Ax-wielding teen hurts 5 fellow students, teacher, at Russian school

The footage shows collapsed plaster from the ceiling, scattered furniture and books. "We were having a lesson, then someone stormed the classroom and threw a bottle [a Molotov cocktail]". The investigation is now verifying whether he was linked to the Perm attackers. The attacker, who's motives are unclear, was taken to hospital and an official enquiry has been launched.

Global Media Cape Town faces day of reckoning on drought and corruption
Author: 0 Cape Town faces day of reckoning on drought and corruption

The French news agency AFP notes that an average shower uses about 15 liters of water a minute, while a toilet generally requires about 15 liters per use. Regional residents have expressed astonishment and fear over the coming crisis. Ms De Lille said consumption remained too high with half of residents still not keeping to the restrictions and announced she would move "Day Zero" a week forward to April 22, according to TimesLIVE .

Global Media Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'
Author: 0 Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'

A witness is not permitted to bring an attorney into a federal grand jury proceeding, but can step outside to consult with counsel. Neither Bannon nor his lawyer immediately responded to a request for comment Monday. And he refused to answer questions about conversations he had with Trump after leaving the administration or communications he had with officials outside government about people serving in the White House.

Global Media The Pope married two flight attendants in an impromptu midair wedding
Author: 0 The Pope married two flight attendants in an impromptu midair wedding

Local Catholic groups in Barros' southern diocese of Osorno are demanding that Francis remove him for his ties to one of the highest-profile abusers, disgraced paedophile priest Fernando Karadima. The document was signed by Pope Francis , the couple and the witness. "The pope married us, the pope married us", he said. Barros's ordination ceremony had to be cut short over protests in the cathedral .

Global Media Prosecute Saeed to fullest extent of law
Author: 0 Prosecute Saeed to fullest extent of law

Reacting strongly to the comments, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said the U.S. believes that Saeed should be prosecuted and they have told Pakistan as much. "We believe that he should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law", she reiterated the demand. Responding to a question, Ms Nauert said that the United States has "certainly seen" the reports about Pakistani Prime Minister Abbasi's comment on Hafiz Saeed.

Global Media Trump at odds with Republican chiefs over looming government shutdown
Author: 0 Trump at odds with Republican chiefs over looming government shutdown

If the bill is not signed by the president before midnight on Friday, a government shutdown is scheduled to go into effect. "Senator Schumer, do not shut down the federal government", said Ryan, referring to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., who's sought to use Democratic support for the spending bill as leverage to win an immigration deal.

Global Media Toll rises to 5 in Germany's strongest storm in 11 years
Author: 0 Toll rises to 5 in Germany's strongest storm in 11 years

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport briefly suspended all air traffic as gusts of up to 140 kph (85 mph) were recorded along the coast. The storm, called Friederike in Germany , crossed the country from west to east before reaching Poland. In the United Kingdom, windstorms Wednesday night into Thursday morning brought down trees and caused temporary power outages in parts of the country.

Global Media Dana Milbank: Is Donald Trump's doctor okay?
Author: 0 Dana Milbank: Is Donald Trump's doctor okay?

Trump's critics have openly questioned his mental health, and an explosive book on his presidency published earlier this month described aides as having doubts about his fitness for office. White House doctor Ronny Jackson highlighted Trump's "excellent" cardiac health and also praised his eyesight. "The President does take some Ambien on occasion" when he travels overseas, Jackson said.

Global Media Innovation Has to be Encouraged, Says Israeli PM
Author: 0 Innovation Has to be Encouraged, Says Israeli PM

Modi and Netanyahu had witnessed the demonstration of seawater purification technology pioneered by Israel at a water desalination unit on the Olga Beach during the Indian Prime Minister's visit to Israel . Switzerland makes me lose my sleep. "These countries rank much above Israel in the global business competitive index", he said. "He is here and now we are inaugurating this foundation".

Global Media US House passes short-term spending Bill; Senate fight erupts
Author: 0 US House passes short-term spending Bill; Senate fight erupts

President Donald Trump in May griped via Twitter that Congress' negotiating process was frustrating his drive to enact his agenda. Democrats are confident that voters will blame Republicans if the government shuts down as they control both bodies of Congress and the White House.

Global Media Boris Island is dead... so Johnson moves on to Boris Bridge
Author: 0 Boris Island is dead... so Johnson moves on to Boris Bridge

The idea of a fixed link between Britain and France was apparently raised by Johnson with French president Emmanuel Macron at a summit in Sandhurst, Berkshire, yesterday. "Should the Channel Tunnel be just a first step?" "Technology is moving on all the time and there are much longer bridges elsewhere, including one that is 34 miles long in Japan".

Global Media Parents chained children for months at a time
Author: 0 Parents chained children for months at a time

Mr Hestrin said three children were chained to beds when police arrived at the Turpins' home on Sunday , including an 11-year-old and 14-year-old. Hestrin also confirmed that the siblings would " sleep all day and be up all night" and that "none of the victims were allowed to shower a few times a year".

Global Media North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet
Author: 0 North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

The secretary of state credited Beijing with helping to put pressure on Pyongyang, and expressed confidence that the sanctions would eventually bring the North Korean regime to the negotiating table. Japan's Foreign Minister sounded a note of skepticism. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland promised that "a North Korea that commits to the complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantling of its nuclear program will have a secure place in the worldwide community".

Global Media School closures and travel chaos as heavy snow hits Courier Country
Author: 0 School closures and travel chaos as heavy snow hits Courier Country

The Met Office is forecasting "persistent and heavy snow " in the regions between 9pm and 5am, with likely delays on the roads and "a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded". "On top of the amber warning we are facing a wider yellow warnings in terms of snow and ice right across the country". All schools in the Borders have been closed today and will remain closed tomorrow, Scottish Borders Council has confirmed.

Author: 0 Clock Ticks Down to Possible US Government Shutdown

Reflecting the election-year stakes, aides to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told senior staffers that he is intent on muscling the bill through the upper chamber and putting pressure on Democrats to vote for it, according to a person familiar with the meeting.

Global Media John Kelly: No Comment on Whether Trump Has Talked to NKorea's Kim
Author: 0 John Kelly: No Comment on Whether Trump Has Talked to NKorea's Kim

Analysts believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be looking for a way to save face and project his military might without appearing to violate the spirit of the inter-Korean talks. Moscow yesterday said the allegations are absolutely groundless, the Interfax news agency reported, citing an unnamed Foreign Ministry source. "I'd sit down, but I'm not sure that sitting down will solve the problem", Trump said.

Global Media Netanyahu visits Chabad House, announces 'Living Memorial' plans
Author: 0 Netanyahu visits Chabad House, announces 'Living Memorial' plans

A plaque in memory of Moshe's parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg , was also set up on the second floor of Chabad House ( Nariman House) where they were killed during the attack by terrorists. "That is competition", he said. Cut to Mumbai , January 16 and Moshe was back in Mumbai , under siege by eager reporters who thrust their mikes before the shy and dazed 11-year-old in their scramble to get a byte, any byte, from the boy who had returned to the city where he was born and ...

Global Media Looters 'have returned millions of externalised funds' - Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa
Author: 0 Looters 'have returned millions of externalised funds' - Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa

Now the 75-year-old is under pressure to deliver on the economy and show that he is breaking with the policies of Mr Mugabe, whose 37-year rule since independence in 1980 turned a promising country into an economic disaster zone. Mnangagwa's main rival Morgan Tsvangirai is suffering from cancer, which has helped expose divisions in his Movement for Democratic Change party as officials scramble to take over leadership of the party.

Global Media The midterms: As goes Trump, so goes the GOP
Author: 0 The midterms: As goes Trump, so goes the GOP

Trump objected to a measure that would extend children's health insurance for the next six years, which had largely Democratic support but was being supported by some Republicans as a means of getting the bill passed. "The Democrats want to see a shutdown", Trump said yesterday at an event in Pennsylvania to tout the recently passed tax cut law. "But for now, Congress needs to keep the government running", said Sen.

Global Media House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill As Shutdown Looms
Author: 0 House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill As Shutdown Looms

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) during a Congressional Gold Medal presentation ceremony October 25, 2017 at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in Washington , DC. Because the Senate requires 60 votes to pass spending bills, Republicans who control it need support from all their own members for approval, as well as nine Democrats .

Global Media I want immigrants to come in from everywhere, says Trump
Author: 0 I want immigrants to come in from everywhere, says Trump

Now, however, some of Trump's Republican allies are insisting he never said that word. The president has denied using that language, and on Sunday said he was "not a racist " in response to the uproar over the remarks, which were widely reported and confirmed to CNN by a source briefed on the meeting.

Global Media Pelicans Snap Celtics' Seven-Game Winning Streak
Author: 0 Pelicans Snap Celtics' Seven-Game Winning Streak

The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. Ian Clark added 15 points for the Pelicans , whose size inside ended up prevailing in overtime when Boston's barrage of 3-pointers stopped falling.

Global Media US, allies call for tighter sanctions on N. Korea in Vancouver
Author: 0 US, allies call for tighter sanctions on N. Korea in Vancouver

In working-level talks with the South held Monday, North Korea agreed to send a 140-member art troupe, consisting of an orchestra, singers and dancers, for concerts in the South. North Korea also agreed to send a large delegation of athletes, supporters and performers. The news received mixed reaction from members of the Korean community in Killeen, many of whom came from South Korea years ago.

Global Media EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding 'Office of Profit'
Author: 0 EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding 'Office of Profit'

The Delhi High Court had in September 2016 struck down the appointments. The AAP legislators were accused of being unconstitutionally appointed as parliamentary secretaries to assist various ministers of the Delhi government. Ever since the party came into power post re-elections in 2015, a controversy over the AAP MLAs holding "office of profit" as parliamentary secretaries starting brewing.

Author: 0 Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown

Mr Trump, who has taken a hard stance against illegal immigration, said past year he would end the programme unless Congress came up with a solution by March. Xavier Becerra, who brought one of the lawsuits against the administration on DACA , disputed Trump's assertion and urged Democrats not to accept any deals that add "bad stuff" related to border security.

Global Media California couple accused of starving and chaining 13 children are devout Christians
Author: 0 California couple accused of starving and chaining 13 children are devout Christians

Authorities came and found the 12 others in very awful state. According to CNN , sheriff's deputies didn't realize how old some of the siblings were because they "appeared malnourished and very dirty". Louise Turpin was registered as a homemaker. Two years ago at Christmas time Milligan said she met three of the Turpin children and complimented them on the manger with a baby Jesus that they had outside their home .

Global Media Charlotte has winter weather advisory in effect. When could snow start?
Author: 0 Charlotte has winter weather advisory in effect. When could snow start?

One to two inches of snowfall is expected, with potentially more to the west and south. The high for Wednesday is expected to be just a few degrees above freezing, and the low is an icy 21 degrees. "Then, there could be some areas that see up to 5 inches if there are pockets of heavier snow". After snow exits, skies will clear tonight with lows dropping to the lower and middle 10s, good enough to flirt with record lows tonight .

Author: 0 How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders reminded everyone during Wednesday's press briefing that Jackson is the only doctor who has actually examined the president, calling him the "only credible source" when it comes to Trump's health. They said Trump is at risk of having a stroke or a heart attack, noting that along with the high cholesterol level, he is overweight and doesn't exercise beyond rounds of gold.

Author: 0 Want immigrants from everywhere, says US President Donald Trump

Following a visit last week by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the president allegedly told lawmakers in a private meeting that the USA should accept more people from Norway instead of " shithole countries " in Latin America and Africa.

Author: 0 Donald Trump blames Democrats for his DACA failures

By Sunday morning, Trump seemed prepared to declare DACA no longer viable, blaming his political opponents for the back-and-forth. Asked about charges of racism for his alleged slur, Trump said: "I'm not a racist. Lawmakers are trying to combine some form of relief for DACA immigrants along with enhanced border security, including a wall along the Mexican border, sought by Trump.

Global Media Doctor says Trump aced cognitive test
Author: 0 Doctor says Trump aced cognitive test

U.S. President Donald Trump passed a cognitive test and is in overall excellent health, but needs to lose 10 to 15 pounds (4.5 to 6.8 kg) by eating better and starting to exercise, the White House physician said on Tuesday. Jackson said the physical did not include body measurements. Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, the only Democrat at Thursday's meeting, said Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said.

Global Media Pence calls 2017 a 'successful year' for Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pence calls 2017 a 'successful year' for Afghanistan

He said he had come four days before Christmas to congratulate them on behalf of their supreme commander-in-chief, US President Donald Trump . Mr. Pence said that before he left Washington , he asked Mr. troops from the country. Pence also addressed the USA troops in Kabul. "We've dramatically increased American airstrikes". The vice president hailed a bill recently signed by the president which authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military; "the largest increase in military ...

Global Media Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) drops below $10000 as crypto slump continues
Author: 0 Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) drops below $10000 as crypto slump continues

Bitcoin , which skyrocketed almost 2,000 percent previous year and hovered near a peak of $20,000, slipped below $10,000 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange on Wednesday, adding to a 20 percent slump over the last three days. "Cryptocurrency holders are trying to decide whether to abandon Bitcoin ", Steven Englander, head of research and strategy with Rafiki Capital, said in a January 16 note.

Global Media World's Approval of US Leadership Drops to New Low
Author: 0 World's Approval of US Leadership Drops to New Low

Bush . Views of the US declined even more elsewhere - in Belgium, and in Portugal, with the latter registering the largest drop in support for USA leadership with a decline of 51 per cent. In Asia, it dropped to 30 percent, matching the previous low during the Bush administration. Despite the record low approval of USA leadership, respondents still they have a favorable view of Americans and still believe in American opportunity.

Global Media Who Is Harley Barber? University Of Alabama Sorority Sister Info
Author: 0 Who Is Harley Barber? University Of Alabama Sorority Sister Info

While the mother and daughter have had their difficulties, Barbera said she had never heard the teenager make racially disparaging statements , and that she didn't raise her daughter to hold such views. @UofAlabama let's prove her wrong. Barber has since apologized for her unwarranted racial rant saying "I feel frightful", she said. 'I feel so, so bad and I am so sorry'.

Global Media To North Korea, Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet Is 'Spasm Of A Lunatic'
Author: 0 To North Korea, Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet Is 'Spasm Of A Lunatic'

The war of words increased fears of a confrontation between the US and North Korea, which was underscored over the weekend when a false alert dispatched to cellphones in Hawaii warned of an incoming ballistic missile. Chun said, "It's like having to pull out all of your teeth and putting them back again". "The worst would be to move these people from camps in Bangladesh to camps in Myanmar, keeping an artificial situation for a long time and not allowing for them to regain their normal ...

Global Media House Passes Funding Bill with 6-Year CHIP Renewal
Author: 0 House Passes Funding Bill with 6-Year CHIP Renewal

This isn't the only talking point between the two parties that has come to a standstill as Republicans need Democratic votes to raise the budget caps on military spending. It was hard to tell from his tweet whether he didn't realize the CHIP funding extension was for six years, or whether he didn't understand Ryan's strategy, or whether he sincerely thought CHIP should be held back as something with which to "jam" Democrats next month when the final spending deal is cut.

Global Media CNBC crew with fake bomb arrested at Newark Airport, source says
Author: 0 CNBC crew with fake bomb arrested at Newark Airport, source says

The station said Christie cooperated. On his way to Boston this morning, Christie reportedly ran into a bit of trouble at Newark Airport. New Jersey ex-governors are allowed one state trooper to accompany them, at their request, for six months, according to Lieutenant Ted Schafer, a state police spokesman.

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