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House expected to vote on stop-gap government funding bill today

In the House, Republicans said now was the time for more negotiations, not a spending impasse which would close many government operations. Of particular ...


New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announces pregnancy

One of the leaders of her coalition partner the Green Party said "that a woman can be the Prime Minister of New Zealand and choose to have a family while in off...


DOJ Plans To Ask The Supreme Court To Intervene On DACA

District Judge William Alsup last week. That policy is materially indistinguishable from the DAPA and expanded DACA policies that the Fifth Circuit held were c...


House passes short-term spending bill, but legislation faces long odds in Senate

On Wednesday, the bill's passage was not assured, as Democrats weighed the potential political risk of voting against the measure. The Beyer-Wittman legislatio...


Sen. Rand Paul's alleged attacker charged with federal crime

Minkler, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. "Assaulting a member of Congress is an offense we take very seriously", Minkler said. Paul tol...


Pakistan polio: Mom and daughter killed giving vaccinations

The attack took place as hundreds of polio teams were vaccinating children against the crippling disease, police official Naseeb Ullah said. "Both died on their...


US shutdown: Senate bill on verge of collapse amid rancour

Congress has been struggling since October to resolve the issue and the current Bill is endangered because of the deep rift between Republicans and Democrats on...


Trump to speak at anti-abortion rally in Washington

Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. George W Bush addressed the rally via a phone call, and Ronald Reagan through a loudspeaker, but Trump's video a...


Donald Trump: 'I am not a racist'

They don't want security at the border. The government stopped processing new and renewal applications in October, and waves of people were on track to begin ...


Two Common Gene Mutations Boost Breast Cancer Risk, Scientists Find

Carriers of either gene have a 17-44 per cent chance of developing ovarian cancer and a 69-72 per cent chance of developing breast cancer over their lifetime. I...


Dems Threaten Shutdown As Deadline Looms

At the same time, the Washington Post is reporting "with less than 12 hours before the midnight deadline to avert a government shutdown, Senate Minority Leade...


Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

The court will start hearing arguments in April and intends to issue a final ruling in June on an issue that has been repeatedly struck down by lower courts, re...


Donald Trump ASKED for mental health check amid fears over 'erratic behaviour'

Scores of psychiatric officials called on Dr Ronny Jackson to carry out mental health checks during the President's annual health screening after months of er...


Ryanair pilots accept pay deal

The increases are expected to be paid next week in the January payroll. This includes London Stansted which had previously rejected an improved pay deal. Ryan...


Parents chained 13 malnourished kids to furniture, taunted them with food

Defence attorneys entered "not guilty" pleas to all the charges. Images of the two 1-year-old pups were posted by authorities, showing them wearing dog sweate...


PM Narendra Modi on Davos

Cape Town - The cogent talk by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on rooting out corruption and dealing with state capture forms part of the strong message that S...


Home GOP Has Entry to Categorised 'FISA Abuse' Report

In a speech on the House floor, Congressman Mark Meadows , the chairman of the arch-conservative House Freedom Caucus, declared that he was "shocked" by the r...


John Worboys victims vow to launch judicial review despite Government rejection

The decision to consider Worboys for release without informing all of his victims has been questioned by the chairman of the Parole Board Nick Hardwick who said...


False missile alert human errors: Darcy cartoon

Last week's shock alert in Hawaii-warning of an imminent missile strike that was about to hit the island-came at an interesting time for both the country and ou...


Federal Prosecutors Plan to Retry Sen. Menendez in Corruption Case

This story is breaking and will be updated . Last year, Menendez faced 18 counts of corruption and bribery. Menendez is up for reelection in 2018. Melgen wa...


Friday weather: Showers likely, with highs in the mid-40s

Friday there could be more snow before 9 a.m. followed by rain and snow with a high of 39 degrees. The NWS warns Saturday will be breezy, with potential wind...


Former SEAL, Trump appointee resigns after comments disparaging veterans with PTSD

On another occasion he said black people had "lax" morals and black women thought "breeding [was] a form of government employment". "I just don't like Muslim pe...


House Intel delays Hope Hicks interview in Russian Federation investigation

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon was to meet behind closed doors yesterday with a US House of Representatives committee probing wh...


Russian Federation for Removing Mass Destruction Weapons Away from Terrorists

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday waived nuclear sanctions against Iran , but warned that he would not do it again unless the deal is to be fixed. The US a...


Super blue blood moon: When, where and how to view it

The fourth contact will take place at 7.37pm, when the moon leaves the umbra. Members of the public are also welcomed to take part in the Super Blue Blood Moon ...


In the Senate, a potential shutdown looms larger

Democrats are refusing to support this fourth stopgap measure mostly to force a resolution for DREAMers, or young immigrants brought to the US illegally when th...


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

It is "just one measure in a clinical judgment", he said in an email . Earlier this week, Graham told reporters that Trump was "not well served by his staff"...


DHS Chief Says Immigration Talks are About Security, not Amnesty

Supreme Court. Last week leaders in Congress appeared close to a deal that would allow about 700,000 immigrants brought illegally to this country as childre...


Kenya 'studying' alleged racist remarks by Trump

There is some internal West Wing debate whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse". "He's the least racist person I've ever met in my entire life", Trump ...


Aadhaar tool to stifle dissent, SC told

The discussion then turned to the pre-Aadhaar Act scenario when the programme was implemented in 2009 (the petitioners are challenging both the scenarios - the ...


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