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Global Media Here's Who Voters Are More Likely to Blame if Gov't Shuts Down
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The discussions will continue". If the short-term spending legislation does advance in the Senate, it will fund the government through February 16. Meanwhile, Mick Mulvaney , director of the Office of Management and Budget, sent a memo of frequently asked questions and answers regarding what to do in a shutdown to department and agency heads.

Global Media White House: Trump won't be responsible for shutdown
Author: 0 White House: Trump won't be responsible for shutdown

The 71-year-old president is both physically and cognitively "fit for duty", Jackson said . On Tuesday, President Trump's White House doctor declared that Trump got a #Perfect score on his cognitive test and concluded that he does not suffer from any neurological impairment.

Global Media We asked a teacher to explain what 'government shutdown' means
Author: 0 We asked a teacher to explain what 'government shutdown' means

A shutdown would temporarily suspend paychecks for federal employees, and retroactive pay for federal workers must be approved by Congress. Military members get paid on the 1st and 15th, so if a shutdown continued through February 1, US troops would not get paid The entire federal government doesn't shut downIn 1981, the Office of Management and Budget identified three " excepted activities " that will continue regardless of a shutdown: those "authorized by law", those that "protect life ...

Global Media Rand Paul's attacker charged with assaulting member of Congress
Author: 0 Rand Paul's attacker charged with assaulting member of Congress

Rene A. Boucher, 58, of Bowling Green is charged with one count of "assaulting a member of Congress resulting in personal injury", which is a federal felony, according to the U.S. Interested in Rand Paul? Paul was left with several fractured ribs after being tackled by Boucher. The yard-proud neighbor of Sen. This case was investigated by the Louisville office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Global Media New Zealand PM announces she's pregnant for 1st time
Author: 0 New Zealand PM announces she's pregnant for 1st time

This year we'll join the many parents who wear two hats. Speaking to reporters outside her Auckland home, Ardern said her partner, Clarke Gayford, would care for the "surprise" addition full time and that the whole family would travel together when necessary.

Global Media Ministers Won't Challenge Release Of Worboys
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A three-member panel of the Parole Board decided at the end of previous year Worboys could be released as he no longer presented a risk to the public. "The worry on the part of those who appear at parole hearings regularly is that the intense scrutiny of this decision will make the board more cautious in the future, and that it may be less willing to release people who might otherwise have been given a chance", Mr Stanbury told The Independent .

Global Media Not much headway in resolving SC judges' crisis
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The petition is highly unusual, as the government bypassed the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and asked the justices to hear the case in the near future - but the administration argues that the move is justifiable, as the lower court order "requires the government to sanction indefinitely an ongoing violation of federal law being committed by almost 700,000 aliens".

Author: 0 A Brief Survey of Republicans Blaming Democrats for the Looming Government Shutdown

What has been shoehorned into this discussion is an insistence that we deal with an illegal immigration issue. We made some progress, but we still have a good number of disagreements. Republican leaders planned to adjourn Friday after approving a four-week spending bill Thursday night that would avert a government shutdown. "Senate Democrats are the only ones standing in the way of a fully funded government and a reauthorized health insurance program for children".

Global Media Four fights Trump and Congress must resolve to avert government shutdown
Author: 0 Four fights Trump and Congress must resolve to avert government shutdown

President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that shields young people brought to the United States illegally from deportation is " probably dead ", blaming Democrats for it. This file photo taken on March 20, 2017, shows US Senator Lindsey Graham during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. Even if they succeed in the House, Republicans would still need at least nine Democratic votes to push a spending package through the Senate, which the GOP ...

Author: 0 US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms

Leaders of both parties blamed each other for the impasse. As he was leaving, Hoyer said Democrats have little interest in any more continuing resolutions. Shortly before the House vote, the Freedom Caucus said a majority of its members would vote to support a stopgap spending measure, a key sign that holdout conservatives who had been undecided earlier had come on board.

Global Media Fisa Surveillance Memo 'Far Worse Than Watergate,' Sean Hannity Claims
Author: 0 Fisa Surveillance Memo 'Far Worse Than Watergate,' Sean Hannity Claims

The accounts' references to the "memo", meanwhile, have increased by 68,000%. But House conservatives who have reviewed the report say the American public would be shocked to learn about what they believe is widespread abuse by the Federal Bureau of Investigation - and are so dead-set in demanding its public release they called on House Speaker Paul Ryan to release the memo as a condition for supporting a continuing resolution to keep the government open past Friday.

Global Media Abbas holds talks with Egypt's el-Sisi
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The president also stressed that the GERD should neither harm Egypt's interests nor its share of Nile water in light of the brotherly relations between Egypt and Ethiopia. He stressed Egypt's commitment to strengthen security and strategic cooperation with Ethiopia. The Egyptian president also hailed the meeting of the High-Level Joint Commission between Egypt and Ethiopia, which was held for the first time on the level of the top political leaderships in both countries.

Global Media Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test
Author: 0 Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

Presidential physician Dr. Ronny Jackson said Trump's "overall health is excellent" and noted that he is "above average based on age and sex". While Jackson said that the president is in excellent health, he said that he would set him up with diet and exercise plan to help him to lose between 10 and 15lbs over the next year.

Global Media Ryanair pilots vote to accept pay increase
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The U-turn follows Ryanair's decision to recognise unions for the first time after it was forced to cancel 20,000 flights last Autumn over a shortage of stand-by pilots. This includes London Stansted which had previously rejected an improved pay deal. The airline said that the majority of its pilots in Ireland have voted to agree to the pay increases in secret ballots at the Cork and Shannon bases and that a majority of pilots in Dublin who are contractors or new joiners have also agreed ...

Global Media Modi to apprise world leaders of reforms, investment-readiness
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the world wants to hear "directly from the horse's mouth" about India's policies and growth potential and he will feel proud to tell the success story of 125 crore Indians in Davos . Besides Prime Minister, there will be six Union Ministers including Arun Jaitley who will address three sessions on January 24. Abhishek said DIPP will also host a welcome reception for the WEF members, where 1,500 people are expected.

Global Media Timeline: Hawaii false alarm missile scare
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Cellphones across the state received the message "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII". FEMA has the ability to send alerts to targeted audiences but has not yet taken on that responsibility, said Daniel Gonzales, a senior scientist at RAND Corp.

Global Media Justice Department Wants to Re-Try Mendendez
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Menendez and his longtime friend, a Florida eye doctor named Salomon Melgen , were indicted in 2015 on bribery and corruption charges. This story is breaking and will be updated . The judge declared a mistrial after interviewing jurors in his office, saying that there was "no alternative". Melgen was found guilty last April on 67 counts of defrauding Medicare to the tune of $105 million.

Global Media Sunny skies will stay around through this weekend
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Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. For The Springs.Mostly cloudy tonight , not cold, with lows in the high 30s. partly sunny Saturday , highs just above 60F. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. The National Weather service is even predicting a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight Friday and a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight Saturday .

Global Media Ex-Trump strategist to meet House on Russian Federation meddling in election
Author: 0 Ex-Trump strategist to meet House on Russian Federation meddling in election

Later in the week, the panel will hear from former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a grand jury in a probe of alleged ties between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

Global Media United Nations chief: Iran deal must be preserved
Author: 0 United Nations chief: Iran deal must be preserved

Trump has, on occasions, threatened to "tear up" the agreement or withdraw US's participation in it despite the fact that the deal is multinational. President Donald Trump last week waived sanctions on Iran for what the administration said was the final time, meaning lawmakers have 4 months to pass legislation to fix the Obama-era nuclear accord.

Global Media Super blue moon on January 31 will mark last of trilogy
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The January 31 full moon is special for three reasons: it's the third in a series of "supermoons", and about 14 per cent brighter than usual. This is not a unique event in and of itself, but rather a coincidence of multiple moon events that will overall make for a fantastic viewing experience.

Global Media UAE submits note to United Nations on Qatar's threat
Author: 0 UAE submits note to United Nations on Qatar's threat

Protests have been filed over " Qatar's threat to the lives of civilians through its interception of two UAE aircraft on a routine flight to Bahrain via internationally accredited airlines, and with all necessary approvals and permits", the official news agency WAM reported.

Author: 0 The difference between Trump's annual physical exam and yours

However, he did say that, in theory, a flawless score on the Montreal test does not necessarily rule out cognitive decline. His body mass index (BMI) was 29.9 - just 0.1 point under the official obesity BMI mark of 30. Trump is known to consume copious amounts of fast food , candy, and soda, and doesn't maintain a regular exercise regimen. "You can make cardiac calculations, and you can see what his risk of having a cardiac or a cerebrovascular event might be", he said.

Global Media Aid for millions caught up in US-Palestinian row
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De Croo also emphasised that the European Union was the biggest donor to the agency, following US President Donald Trump's tweets regretting the "hundreds of millions of dollars" provided to the Palestinians by the US. But voluntary payments from the USA are the biggest single source of support for the 68-year-old body, and other USA officials opposed an immediate and total suspension.

Global Media For immigration deal, Graham needs the Trump he plays golf with
Author: 0 For immigration deal, Graham needs the Trump he plays golf with

A CBS News poll released Sunday found that 70 percent of Americans are in favor of DACA and even among Trump's supporters, a slim majority also support the program. "It's not going to end poorly". More than two-thirds of Americans support providing permanent relief from deportation to undocumented youth. "The only people who can possibly shut down the government are the Democrats ", a White House official said.

Global Media Sheriff: No motive found for Las Vegas mass shooting
Author: 0 Sheriff: No motive found for Las Vegas mass shooting

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg, who announced last month that Stephen Paddock had died from a self-inflicted gunshot to the mouth , gave a brief statement to the newspaper about the remains. The label on the box of remains said that Stephen Paddock was cremated on December 21. Eric Paddock would not talk to The Associated Press by phone and declined by text message.

Author: 0 Trump Staff "Irrational" About Immigration: Senior Republican Senator

The younger Trump also echoed his father's own sentiments by declaring that the president "is the least racist person I have ever met in my entire life", per the Guardian. I love that they took responsibility. The Republican has said the comments "weren't made" and that he's not a racist. Diaz-Balart says he is focused on the Dreamers, who were brought here illegally by their parents and protected from deportation by an Obama administration executive order that Trump has revoked.

Global Media Aadhaar may cause death of citizens' civil rights
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Senior advocate Shyam Divan, appearing for one of the 28 petitioners who have challenged the legality of the Aadhaar project, replied there was a difference between sharing with a known private party and an unknown one. This was in continuation of his argument that Aadhaar is a probabilistic methods of identification and thus can not be made compulsory. He drew the court's attention to the Aadhaar enrolment form, as it existed prior to the enactment of the Aadhaar legislation of 2016.

Author: 0 House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts

It included the repeal of some Affordable Care Act taxes, as well as a six-year extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ). It does not include a solution for "dreamers", the undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, as Democrats have demanded.

Global Media WH considering Trump tweet could signal government is op
Author: 0 WH considering Trump tweet could signal government is op

The White House has been communicating with federal agencies to ensure plans are in place for dealing with a potential shutdown, with the message that agencies should do whatever they can "to minimize the impact on the general public" of a shutdown, the official said.

Global Media Tow truck driver narrowly dodges out-of-control vehicle
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Michigan State Police released wild dashcam video showing a auto slam into a tow truck on the Southfield Freeway in Detroit . A 28-second video posted on the Michigan State Police Metro Detroit division's Twitter account shows a cringe-inducing crash on Wednesday, when a driver was traveling toward I-96 on the Southfield Freeway.

Global Media Kodak Black arrested on 7 felony charges
Author: 0 Kodak Black arrested on 7 felony charges

He's also charged with grand theft of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and marijuana possession. Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards. Lucie County for marijuana possession. These new charges could land him some serious prison time. He was kicked out of school in fifth grade for brawling and arrested when he was in middle school for stealing a vehicle.

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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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".

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