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Esteri Asia Minute: Korean Peninsula: Diplomatic Pressure, Olympic Cooperation
Author: 0 Asia Minute: Korean Peninsula: Diplomatic Pressure, Olympic Cooperation

The South Korean government said Friday it will send a 12-member advance team to inspect facilities in North Korea next week for joint training and cultural events ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Talks that have been led by the two Korean governments will now shift temporarily to Lausanne with the IOC. The sanctions now bar nearly all exports from North Korea and all oil exports to the country, except for 500,000 barrels of refined fuel annually, as US Acting Deputy ...

Esteri US Supreme Court to finally rule on Trump travel ban
Author: 0 US Supreme Court to finally rule on Trump travel ban

In taking the case this term, the court makes it likely it will issue its ruling by the end of June, when the justices break for the summer. Trump's lawyers rely heavily on this clause and argue it gives the president almost unchecked power, especially during national emergencies, to screen out people from certain countries who he thinks might pose a threat to national security.

Esteri Calif. parents of 13 children held captive charged with torture
Author: 0 Calif. parents of 13 children held captive charged with torture

The home where the discovery was made is on a cul-de-sac in residential area of Perris , about 60 miles east-southeast of downtown Los Angeles and 19 miles south-southeast from downtown Riverside. David's mother, Betty Turpin , told the Southern California News Group on Wednesday, January 17, that she was shocked by what her son and his wife were doing.

Esteri FEMA: Hawaii didn't need approval to retract missile alert
Author: 0 FEMA: Hawaii didn't need approval to retract missile alert

When there is a Shelter-in-Place situation, parents and guardians are also advised to do so as well, and avoid picking up children at school, she said. Their concerns reflected the public's growing frustration over how long it took to stop the panic that gripped the islands after the false alarm. The two Democrats questioned whether U.S.

Esteri Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Government to Aid 'Illegal Immigration'
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell: Democrats Shut Government to Aid 'Illegal Immigration'

On Twitter earlier Friday morning, Trump said " Democrats are needed if it is to pass in the Senate - but they want illegal immigration and weak borders". The American people appreciate this kind of interaction", he said". There have only been three meaningful government shutdowns since 1995. Democrats say the problem lies, in a big way, with the president's flip-flopping on key issues.

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

Republicans also control the Senate but with Senator John McCain undergoing cancer treatment at home in Arizona, they will need at least 10 Democrats to reach the 60 votes required to pass a spending bill. Federal courts, where the Trump administration is now battling an order to undo his decision to end the DACA programme, will continue but are subject to disruption.

Esteri President's Doctor: Trump Asked For Cognitive Exam, Did 'Exceedingly Well'
Author: 0 President's Doctor: Trump Asked For Cognitive Exam, Did 'Exceedingly Well'

The Quinnipiac University survey shows 45 percent of voters think the president is mentally stable, while 47 percent say he is not. Earlier this week, based on a survey of almost 2000 participants, Politico and Morning Consult found more than a third of Americans would give Donald Trump a failing grade for his first year in office .

Esteri Korea's most popular girl band to visit S. Korea
Author: 0 Korea's most popular girl band to visit S. Korea

This photo, provided by South Korea's unification ministry on January 15, 2018, shows Hyon Song-wol, the leader of the all-female Moranbong Band, attending inter-Korean talks on the North's plan to send an art troupe to the South during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

Esteri Trump attacks Durbin: He 'totally misrepresented' my comments on 's---hole countries'
Author: 0 Trump attacks Durbin: He 'totally misrepresented' my comments on 's---hole countries'

The president finally addressed the disparaging remarks in person as he was headed to dinner while on vacation at his golf club in West Palm Beach with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The comment about other nations was reportedly made during a bipartisan meeting aimed at finding a compromise deal for Dreamers, young people without legal immigration status who were brought to the U.S.

Esteri Government Shutdown Still Possible As Short-Term Funding Passes House
Author: 0 Government Shutdown Still Possible As Short-Term Funding Passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution Thursday to fund the federal government for four weeks, though chances of the bill passing the Senate are low. One might argue that if President Trump didn't do much to help Congress or address these management issues during his entire first year in office, there's no need to have him around during a shutdown.

Esteri Ex-US Envoys to Africa Urge Trump to Reconsider Comments
Author: 0 Ex-US Envoys to Africa Urge Trump to Reconsider Comments

Dr Jackson said Trump scored 30 out of 30 on the test, adding: "The president is mentally very sharp, very intact". Brzezinski said Wednesday. Cognitive tests like the one administered to President Trump are used to screen for warning signs of Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia .

Esteri This is what happens during a U.S. government shutdown
Author: 0 This is what happens during a U.S. government shutdown

MILITARY: All military personnel continued on normal duty status but about half of the Defense Department's 800,000 civilian employees were placed on unpaid leave. According to the Los Angeles Times , offices overseas that issue foreign travel visas to those wanting to come to the US will be closed, resulting in potential delays in visa processing.

Esteri The Bitcoin Bubble is Bursting
Author: 0 The Bitcoin Bubble is Bursting

Unlike other currencies, the supply of monero is infinite and blocks wont run out or disappear but will slowly decrease in volume in 2022 when a minimum coin creation of 18 XMR per hour will be standardised. Furthermore, the prices are still expected to drop as China also mentioned their interest in shutting down the use of digital currency in the country, following South Korea's possible decision.

Esteri House approves short-term spending bill, Senate Democrats vow to block it
Author: 0 House approves short-term spending bill, Senate Democrats vow to block it

But Republican Senators Mike Rounds of South Dakota and Lindsey Graham of SC oppose the legislation , leaving its passage uncertain in a chamber where the GOP holds a narrow majority. After the House passed a four-week, government-wide spending bill, Senate Democrats vowed a filibuster unless there's a deal to protect around 700,000 immigrants from deportation who arrived in the U.S.as children and stayed illegally.

Esteri Asia Minute: New Zealand's Prime Minister Expecting in June
Author: 0 Asia Minute: New Zealand's Prime Minister Expecting in June

The popular politician, 37, is one of few elected leaders who have held office while pregnant, and the first in New Zealand's history. Ardern took over the Labour leadership in July. In congratulating the pair yesterday and wishing them every joy, Peters said: "Ours is a novel coalition in many respects and the Prime Minister's announcement only reinforces its unique qualities".

Esteri Gunmen kill mother, daughter polio workers in Pakistan
Author: 0 Gunmen kill mother, daughter polio workers in Pakistan

Sakina Bibi, 50, and her 20-year-old daughter, Alizah, were providing polio immunisation drops to children when two gunmen riding on a motorcycle shot them. Quetta police spokesperson Abdul Rashid told Efe news that unidentified assailants shot the two women in the head after they had separated from the security team assigned to protect them during a vaccination campaign in the Shalkot area.

Author: 0 Shutdown? Terrible, say GOP, Dems. But both threatened it

Republicans are prepared to launch broadsides against 10 Democrats up for re-election to the Senate from states Trump won in 2016, accusing them of putting the status of "illegal aliens" over a program to help children. "The Democrats are not about shutting down government", she said. "The House bill is a joke, and does not have my support ". "But what is more , the incredibly short-term continuing resolutions he is now proposing do not meet any of the demands - none of them - that he, ...

Esteri 'You Love Every Child': President Trump Addresses March For Life
Author: 0 'You Love Every Child': President Trump Addresses March For Life

That's a symbolic change from previous year, when Vice President Mike Pence - in practical terms, the leader of the anti-abortion movement in the United States - addressed the group in Trump's absence. I cringe when I listen to people debating the subject. Chief among them: the confirmation of conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

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

Florida GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz echoed Meadows's sentiments, positing aloud that members of the DOJ would lose their jobs over the memo's details. However, a report from the New York Times and testimony from the founder of Fusion GPS, which commissioned the document, have said that American intelligence was already investigating meddling before they knew of its existence.

Esteri Following 'Shithole' Comments, Trump Insists He's Not a Racist
Author: 0 Following 'Shithole' Comments, Trump Insists He's Not a Racist

The president insists that funding for improved border security and a wall across our southern border must be part of any legislation to keep DACA alive. "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting", Trump tweeted . "I'm not going to try to predict the future but we definitely want to get a deal done on the budget and we want a clean budget bill".

Esteri Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal
Author: 0 Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

Donald Trump , President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the African Union mission to the United States said in a blistering statement .

Author: 0 Trump invites Schumer to White House to seek budget deal

Leaders of both parties blamed each other for the impasse. "Schumer's court", Cornyn said . Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer has met with US President Donald Trump at the White House to search for ways to avert a US government shutdown.

Esteri Trump Administration Calls on Supreme Court to End DACA
Author: 0 Trump Administration Calls on Supreme Court to End DACA

A three-judge panel of judges on the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a year ago that travel ban 3.0 exceeds the President's authority, calling it "an executive override of broad swaths of immigration laws that Congress has used its considered judgment to enact".

Esteri Trump comments hamper immigration debate
Author: 0 Trump comments hamper immigration debate

Joe Manchin, a red state Democrat up in 2018, told reporters Tuesday he will vote to keep the government funded even without a DACA deal. The president seemed fully cognizant of the unsafe political territory he was entering, and repeatedly said in the meeting that he planned to push for a "comprehensive" immigration reform bill after reaching a deal on DACA.

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