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Government shutdown will happen tonight, aides say

The bill passed in the Senate and survived a rebellion of 67 conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives thanks to the support of some Democrats. It incorporates the major budget deal reached between Senate leaders on both sides of t...

Teen Gerard wins slopestyle snowboarding for USA's 1st gold medal

Mark McMorris completed his remarkable comeback from injury and was in a gold medal position heading into the final run. Parrot scored 86.00 in his last run - the very last run of the finals - to pull him onto the podium. Interestingly, the United St...

Winter Storm Forecast Improving; Nearly 7 Inches Today, 10+ By Sunday

Almost 1,000 flights were delayed and another 1,500 canceled at Detroit and Chicago airports. Airlines had warned travelers earlier in the week to expect flight cancelations to and from Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

I'm the best behaved coach in EPL: Mourinho

Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka had a Premier League debut to remember, saving brilliantly in the first half from Anthony Martial , in the final seconds from Michael Carrick , and looking assured as United piled on the pressure in the s...

At least 19 dead in bus crash in Hong Kong

Images from the scene showed the passenger bus lying on its side. Most of the passengers were horse racing fans, as the bus was travelling on a special route for horse racing days. The southern Chinese city promotes its public transport system as o...

Day of Action for Colten Boushie Includes Thunder Bay Gathering

Boushie, from Red Pheasant Cree Nation, was with friends in August 2016 when he drove onto Stanley's farm to ask for help with a flat tyre, according to Canadian media. "The court system is against us right now, it always has been!" Alvin Baptiste,...

Heavy Rain & Flood Concerns

Times of moderate to heavy rain this weekend could cause flash flooding, but the steady rain throughout the weekend could also cause more prolonged flooding in low-lying areas and along the creeks and rivers. Following the recent period of sleet and ...

House OKs budget deal, ending shutdown

Flake said he thinks President Donald Trump "sees a political downside of not fixing" the problem of Dreamers, younger immigrants whose protections against deportation the president is ending. The potential budget deal in the Senate could head of...

No. 3 Official at the Justice Department Is Stepping Down

The resignation of Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, a national security law expert, comes as President Donald Trump and Republican legislators have stepped up attacks on the department over special prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation ...

Renuka Chowdhury to move privilege motion against Kiren Rijiju

However, Rijiju had held that there was nothing wrong in the video that he had posted. The Congress MP laughed loudly after the Prime Minister claimed that Aadhaar was conceptualised during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. Stopping Vice P...

Omarosa Breaks Down In 'Big Brother' House About Trump: 'It's Bad'

Omarosa Manigault Newman is making some fierce claims about her time in the Donald Trump administration on " Celebrity Big Brother " Thursday night. Newman was reportedly sacked from her White House position in December by Chief of Staff John Kel...

Boy in vending machine

That's what draws people to public safety, the unexpected. A young boy who was really set on getting a stuffed toy from a claw-style vending machine at a Florida restaurant ended up getting stuck inside it on Wednesday, according to officials.

Cornell Fraternity on Probation for Secret Sex Game

In case of a tie, according to a CBS report , the member who had sex with the heaviest woman would come out on top. After a slew of allegations throughout 2017, the university's Fraternity and Sorority Review Board launched an investigation into...

Bannon Will Be a No-Present for Home Intel Interview

If Bannon refuses to appear before the House committee, its members could vote to hold him in contempt. In the meantime, one of the people said , Bannon, the former executive chairman of Breitbart News, has agreed to be interviewed by Special Coun...

Jeff Flake Attacks Trump Again - 'Flagrant Disregard For Truth And Decency'

President", he said. Gidley told NBC News Trump was trying to get the message across that people should be happy about positive achievements in the country, regardless of their party affiliation. Although Trump called for bipartisan unity during ...

Support for investigation of US Olympic Committee grows

The senators noted their resolution comes as the 2018 Winter Olympics is about to get underway. "Now Congress has an opportunity to stand up for the fearless survivors who came forward, for our athletes, for our children". The plan also had support...

Auburn players invited to 2018 NFL Combine

Penn State players invited to attend are as follows. He also earned the Comeback Player of the Year Award, won the Joe Morrison Award as the MVP of the defense, captured the Leadership Award for the defense and was named the Steve Wadiak Most Valuabl...

Uma Thurman Breaks Silence About Weinstein Assault

Thurman's allegations against Weinstein had been widely anticipated since she hinted late past year that she had a story to tell about the beleaguered movie mogul, who has been accused of sexual misconduct against many women, but she said she wan...

'Snow, ice and treacherous road conditions' - Met Eireann issues weather warning

A Met Office spokesperson said: "A spell of rain, sleet and increasingly snow will move east across the United Kingdom on Monday night and Tuesday, gradually weakening across England and Wales". It's a similar story for the rest of the week with cool...

Two dead, 70 injured in South Carolina train collision

A crash between an passenger train and a train in on Sunday killed two people and injured about 70 others, authorities said . Amtrak train #91 was traveling from NY to Miami when it collided head-on with the CSX train derailing several cars on t...

Pathania lauded Congress win in Rajasthan

In both the Lok Sabha seat of Uluberia and the Assembly constituency of Noapara in West Bengal, the BJP pushed the once-formidable Left Front to third position and the Congress virtually out of the electoral frame. "Young people have realised that th...

Trump to pull nomination of top environmental adviser

But White's nomination languished and was among a batch of nominations the Senate sent back to the White House when it adjourned at the end of 2017. Hartnett White has drawn criticism for her comments on climate change. "I jumped ahead. Climate cha...

Ryan Celebrates School Secretary's '$1.50 A Week' Paycheck Increase From Tax Bill

Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA), respectively - wrote to the Government Accountability Office three days prior to that announcement to request an analysis of the new guidelines, saying the change could cost Americans in the long run.

Army Captain, 3 jawans killed in Pakistan firing

The officials said that the situation was very tense as firing and shelling by Pakistani troops continued round the clock. Indian forces say there have been over 130 instances of ceasefire violations by Pakistan last month, the highest since 2014.

Serious injuries reported after crash between bus and SUV near Stayner

The crash happened on Friday afternoon along a stretch of the highway, near 27-28 Sideroad. Police said Clearview Township Fire, Simcoe County Paramedic Services, hospital emergency room staff and members of the community helped in the triage proce...

"I Love NY" to make way for "NY has it all"

Federal officials told Gov. Andrew Cuomo to remove them because they were unsafe, but he refused. Officials say providing all New Yorkers with broadband access is vital for strengthening the state's economy. A spokesman for the FHWA could not immed...

Winter Weather Advisory Issued, Chance Of Wintry Mix Sunday

Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 2 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. Wet snow will continue through about mid-afternoon and most road surfaces will just be wet. Temperatures are expected to rea...

Federal Reserve's Preferred Inflation Measure Seen Steady in December

The muted inflation data comes a day before the Federal Reserve kicks off its first two-day monetary policy meeting of the year. Kathy Bostjancic, chief market economist at Oxford Economics in NY, said the Fed could have addressed the tax ...

Prosecutors charge Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter

Paddock, 64, was staying at the Mandalay Bay on October 1, 2017, and, from his room on the 32nd floor, opened fire on a crowd of more than 20,000 at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. Haig doesn't believe that Paddock used the tracer bull...

Obama Appointed Judge Lifts Lifetime Ban On Felons' Right To Vote

Calling its legal reasoning "nonsensical", Walker rejected Florida's argument that the the 14th Amendment's recognized allowance for felon disenfranchisement confers authority on a state governor to grant or deny re-enfranchisement for any reason.

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Petrol in Patna breaches Rs 83 mark

As on date, taxes account for half of the price consumers pays for petrol and diesel. The prices of Brent crude was seen at $79.19 a barrel at one point on Wednesday, while the I...

Harvey Weinstein surrenders to police, faces rape charges

Weinstein surrendered to police after the Manhattan District Attorney's office and NYPD's months-long investigation into allegations of sexual abuse. The actress and Kelly said t...

Rusal warns sanctions 'materially adverse' to company; CEO, seven directors to resign

Mr Deripaska, who is himself the subject of USA sanctions, had already announced his intention not to stand for re-election to the board. The sanctions hit oligarchs close to Pr...

Arizona Women's Golf Wins the 2018 National Championship

The Women's Golf Coaches Association announced Wednesday before the start of the match that Stephenson won the Golfstat Cup, given to the collegiate player with the lowest stroke...

Cobb gas prices surge as summer begins

Some cities in Texas have already eclipsed $3 per gallon, but the state average price is $2.76. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the Gasbuddy site ( www.toledoblade.com/gas ) reported a ...

Nate Boulton to suspend campaign amid sexual misconduct allegations

A third woman declined to be named for fear of professional repercussions, according to the newspaper. Boulton, who married his second wife in 2014 after divorcing his first in...

San Antonio Leads Nation in 2017 Population Growth

One Illinois city that saw population bump was Naperville, which gained an estimated 488 residents from 2016 to 2017, according to the Census Bureau. In the one-year comparison, ...

Your guide to Memorial Day events in Eastern Iowa

Monday at Fort Frye High School with the lineup beginning at 8:30 a.m. A second ceremony will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Ravenswood Cemetery. May 25 and 27, Windridge Memorial Park, 7...

A closer look at 10 arrested Saudi women's rights activists

They have been branded as traitors by the Saudi government and absurdly charged with working with foreign entities to destabilize the kingdom. Calling bin Salman's meteoric ris...

Bjorn names Westwood, Harrington, McDowell and Donald as Ryder Cup vice-captains

They join Robert Karlsson, who was previously named as a vice-captain by Bjorn. McDowell, 38, who has fallen to 239th in the world but is a two-time victor at the Ryder Cup venu...

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Trump says China trade deal is 'too hard to get done'

Trump says China trade deal is 'too hard to get done'

The Chinese have promised counter-tariffs targeting products from states politically important to Trump, particularly in the Midwest Farm Belt - the source of intense pressure on ...

Battlefield 5 trailer revealed, set to release in October

Battlefield 5 trailer revealed, set to release in October

And they have advanced upon their Operations mode, now called "Grand Operations", these missions will span four stages, more of this and all multiplayer will be shown at the upcomi...

Guards SHOVE Reporter Out Of EPA Meeting

Guards SHOVE Reporter Out Of EPA Meeting

On Jan. 31, according to House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats, the EPA met with representatives from the chemical industry. AP reporter Ellen Knickmeyer tweeted that ...

Iran's Khamenei criticizes U.S. over hard-line stance

Iran's Khamenei criticizes U.S. over hard-line stance

But European companies say they are anxious about getting caught up in the new USA sanctions, given the extent of Washington's global reach, and some have already started pulli...

Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies at 85

Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies at 85

Roth won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his acclaimed novel American Pastoral . Tributes poured in Wednesday honouring the late U.S. literary giant Philip Roth , who...

Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix

Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix

While these conclusions by Consumer Reports sound pretty favorable, the Model 3 still fell short of a Recommended rating for a number of reasons. Toni Sacconaghi, an analyst at...

Brandi Chastain hall of fame plaque barely resembles U.S. soccer star

Brandi Chastain hall of fame plaque barely resembles U.S. soccer star

The plaque looks absolutely nothing like Chastain and is actually unbelivably atrocious. " Brandi Chastain is one of the most lovely athletes I've ever covered", writes Ann Ki...

Unai Emery outlines Arsenal aims in first press conference

Unai Emery outlines Arsenal aims in first press conference

Emery moved to Sevilla where he won three consecutive Europa League trophies in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Arsenal , though, are sure they have a "serial victor ". At the age of 48 ...

Amazon's Facial 'Rekognition' Tool Used By Cops Is Cheaper Than Netflix

Amazon's Facial 'Rekognition' Tool Used By Cops Is Cheaper Than Netflix

Emails obtained by the ACLU through freedom of information requests show that the company worked with the city of Orlando, Florida and the Washington County Sheriff's Office in O...