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Esteri Trump defiant as deadlines loom on budget, immigration
Author: 0 Trump defiant as deadlines loom on budget, immigration

WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would accept a government shutdown if Congress doesn't strike an immigration deal that includes stricter border enforcement. Trump has proposed offering a route to citizenship for up to 1.8 million young immigrants. "We'll do a shutdown, and it's worth it for our country", the president said at a White House roundtable focusin on immigration issues.

Esteri Another bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down
Author: 0 Another bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down

An imminent deal on immigration is unlikely in the coming days as a government spending bill is due to expire on February 9. Gidley recalled Schumer already offered $25 billion in wall funding during last month's budget negotiations and now the White House is also offering a path to citizenship for Dreamers .

Esteri Trump Not Expected to Extend DACA Work Permit Deadline
Author: 0 Trump Not Expected to Extend DACA Work Permit Deadline

Outside advisers reportedly say that Trump wishes he had Rudy Giuliani head up the State Department while Chris Christie became Attorney General. Kelly spoke as lawmakers have deadlocked in an effort to reach a bipartisan deal on protecting from deportation recipients of the program, known as "Dreamers".

Esteri Cape Town residents must brace themselves for water tariff increases
Author: 0 Cape Town residents must brace themselves for water tariff increases

The City says this is an essential measure to ensure that household demand is reduced and that the City can continue to supply essential water and sanitation services. As a City, we are required to keep within the allocation as set by the National Department of Water and Sanitation. Groenewald explains the process of opening the valves at 11 am on Tuesday morning in the Palmiet River area all the way to the Steenbras Dam.

Esteri Trump issues orders for a grand military parade in Washington DC
Author: 0 Trump issues orders for a grand military parade in Washington DC

Discussions for the parade is still in the brainstorming phase, but military officials are unclear on how to pay for shipping equipment and hardware to D.C., which could run into the millions. The most recent American military parades , though, have more often than not been associated with wartime. Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's ...

Esteri Democratic memo faces its next hurdle
Author: 0 Democratic memo faces its next hurdle

Devin Nunes of California, co-ordinated with the White House in drafting the GOP memo . "The president is just calling out Adam Schiff and others for what we see as a pattern of leaking and taking confidential information that is presented to them voluntarily and using it for partisan political purposes", Shah said.

Esteri Jordan Peele Says He Will
Author: 0 Jordan Peele Says He Will "Seriously Consider" Sequel to 'Get Out'

Really, it's no wonder that it made our list compiling last year's best horror movies and is nominated for several Academy Awards, including Best Picture. When accepting a prize at this past weekend's Director's Guild of America Awards, Peele revealed how " The Emoji Movie actually helped me quit acting", mainly because he was offered the role of the poop emoji, noting how "this is true".

Esteri Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress doesn't fix immigration laws
Author: 0 Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress doesn't fix immigration laws

That continuing resolution funded the government through February 8. Rep. Barbara ComstockBarbara Jean ComstockVulnerable GOP incumbent returns Meehan donations Lawmakers unveil landmark overhaul of sexual harassment policies This week: Time running out for Congress to avoid shutdown MORE (R-Va.), who is a Democratic target in 2018 and hails from a district in the Washington, D.C., suburbs where many federal workers live, told Trump at that meeting that another shutdown is not in the ...

Esteri Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Called Out for Mansplaining 'Mankind' to Woman
Author: 0 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Called Out for Mansplaining 'Mankind' to Woman

No man is immune to being a culprit of mansplaining, not even Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who's known for his feminist policies and rhetoric. Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has won hearts with his inclusive approach yet again. Which is precisely where Trudeau jumped in to explain that "we like to say peoplekind ".

Esteri Trump says Republican memo 'totally vindicates' him
Author: 0 Trump says Republican memo 'totally vindicates' him

Trey Gowdy (R-SC) questions former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan during a hearing on Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign in the U.S. But having said all that about the claims of the memo - the key question to ask is this: Is this memo the smoking gun showing that the FBI and the Justice Department flagrantly conspired to gin up an investigation of the Trump campaign? Rep.

Esteri Two cars of high-speed Amtrak train detached, no injuries reported
Author: 0 Two cars of high-speed Amtrak train detached, no injuries reported

These passengers have been transferred to another train to continue their travel. There were no reported injuries . "We are right now investigating the reason for the auto partition, assessing each Acela trainset, and taking any essential activities to keep a reoccurrence", an Amtrak representative disclosed to The Hill.

Esteri Philippines crushes sports cars in Duterte graft warning
Author: 0 Philippines crushes sports cars in Duterte graft warning

Duterte's tactics in cracking down on crime have at times drawn worldwide criticism. The cars destroyed in Davao were a Toyota Tundra, Mercedes-Benz 2012 model, two units of brand new Toyota Land Cruiser L200, a brand new Mercedes-Benz, and two units of brand new Toyota Land Cruiser V8 2013 while the vehicles condemned in Cebu were an AudiS5, 2012 Jeep Wrangler and a Mercedes-Benz CLK 350.

Esteri Russian athletes appeal Olympic ban in late push to compete
Author: 0 Russian athletes appeal Olympic ban in late push to compete

However, of the 28, 13 have either retired from sport or are unavailable for another undisclosed reason, leaving only 15 still eligible to take part, according to a source close to the case. The IOC may now be forced to allow in athletes it deems dopers, eight days before the next Games begins. The court had said those might not be ready until the end of the month.

Esteri Cochran, Wicker call for 'critical' community health center funding
Author: 0 Cochran, Wicker call for 'critical' community health center funding

Dayton wrote that community health centers are a vital part of the state's health care safety net and in parts of Minnesota are the only local providers who charge patients based on what they can afford. Community health centers in Iowa served almost 190,000 patients in 2016. Health Partners of Western Ohio treated 35,000 patients across its sites in 2017 and stands to lose $3.5 million if funding isn't reauthorized.

Esteri House sends spending bill to keep government open to the Senate
Author: 0 House sends spending bill to keep government open to the Senate

The House is scheduled to vote on the measure Tuesday evening, according to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's schedule. The first deadline is Thursday, when government funding runs out. "The Senate will take up an uncontroversial measure that passed the House with a comfortable bipartisan majority", he said Tuesday . Republicans are scrambling to pass the measure through the House since they can't count on support from Democrats - who feel stymied by inaction on legislation to ...

Author: 0 Democrat denounces President Trump's tweet as 'false smears'

Schiff also said the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have had the memo for a few days, as Democrats asked for their consultation on its release . "I think the Republican members understood that after calling for full transparency, they were getting hammered over the course of the week for trying to hide the minority response", the ranking Democrat on the committee, Rep.

Esteri Parents of local gymnasts react to Larry Nassar scandal
Author: 0 Parents of local gymnasts react to Larry Nassar scandal

On a previous occasion, Nassar had been sentenced to 60 years in prison on child pornography possession charges and up to 175 years in prison on sexual abuse charges in January. The heated atmosphere over the past few weeks culminated Friday when Randall Margraves, a father of three victims, tried to attack Nassar in open court.

Esteri Coons teams up with McCain to protect Dreamers from deportation
Author: 0 Coons teams up with McCain to protect Dreamers from deportation

Trump has said any immigration deal must also include changes to programs for legal immigration that would assess applicants on their skills, rather than their country of origin or ties to US residents. Chris Coons of DE, will announce a bill Monday that provides a pathway to citizenship for roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants, no funding for the president's border wall (or other border technology) and requires a comprehensive study to determine what border security measures are needed.

Esteri Wall Street set for further losses after historic drop
Author: 0 Wall Street set for further losses after historic drop

USA stock markets appear to be stabilising following a major downturn which has triggered turmoil in financial indices around the world. The global feedback loop of investor confidence darkened abruptly this week, with last week's late losses in the US reverberating through Asia and Europe on Monday, then slamming back into USA stocks as investors also factored in the probability of the Federal Reserve rolling out an accelerated rate hike schedule and news of strict sanctions imposed on ...

Esteri Won to bear Korean unification flag during Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Won to bear Korean unification flag during Winter Olympics

It was welcome news for South Korea's liberal President Moon Jae-in, who espouses a peaceful, negotiated resolution to the North Korean nuclear standoff. Interested in North Korea? The delegation, led by Sports Minister Kim Il-guk, will arrive in the South at around 9.30 a.m., on Wednesday via a western cross-border land route, the ministry added.

Esteri Zuma's state of nation address postponed
Author: 0 Zuma's state of nation address postponed

The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Tuesday accused President Jacob Zuma of wanting to axe his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa , and further accused the embattled head of state of engaging in unsafe "ethnic mobilisation". The 80-member ANC committee meeting on Wednesday could "recall" Zuma from office - an instruction he could constitutionally refuse to obey, triggering political chaos.

Esteri Norfolk set for ice and snow
Author: 0 Norfolk set for ice and snow

The coldest week of the winter could be just around the corner, with most of the population likely to see a few flakes of the white stuff. They say that snow showers are likely to give accumulations of less than 3cm on Tuesday. It states: "Cold weather has now set in, with brisk northeasterly winds in the south". Snow and sleet are expected to sweep the eastern half of the country on Monday as temperatures fall to -5 degrees over the next 24 hours.

Author: 0 Lawmakers say memo doesn't clear Trump

Republicans focus on details in the memo that they say confirm people involved with the Russian Federation investigation bear a personal animus against Trump, including FBI investigators and the former British intelligence officer who authored the infamous, unverified dossier about the Trump camp's connections to Russian Federation.

Esteri House Intelligence panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal of Nunes memo
Author: 0 House Intelligence panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal of Nunes memo

The US House intelligence committee voted unanimously Monday night to release a Democratic rebuttal to the Republican Party's memo on the Russian Federation investigation that President Donald Trump declassified last week. Before the vote, Trump charged in a tweet that Schiff "leaves closed committee hearings to illegally leak confidential information" and "must be stopped" - suggesting the president may decide not to allow the Democrats' assertions to be made public.

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