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World News Voters like a clean bill to protect DREAMers — Survey says
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WASHINGTON , D.C.: With barely two days before the U.S. government runs out of money, and President Donald Trump feuding with Democrats over immigration, Republican congressional leaders scrambled on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) to avoid an embarrassing federal shutdown .

World News Attorney Releases More Greitens Affair Recordings
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Louis Circuit Attorney's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. With many legislators calling for investigation or resignation, this week we ask what comes next. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced a criminal investigation on Thursday, citing "serious allegations" against Greitens, 43, a former Navy SEAL officer who defeated Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster in the November 2016 gubernatorial race.

World News U.S. lawmakers struggle to pass new funding bill as shutdown looms
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Liberals were in uproar when Mr Trump previous year ordered the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) programme, which shielded Dreamers from deportation, to end this March. military and other domestic programs. Even if the temporary spending measure is approved in the House, its passage in the Senate is far from certain.

World News Is New York State Going To Pot?
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While the lengthy and detailed report addresses a host of implications from the new federal tax code, it mostly outlines scenarios being explored by the Cuomo administration to possibly eliminate the collection of income taxes from wage earners.

World News White House physician releases official report with details of presidents exam
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White House physician, Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, speaks about U.S. President Donald Trump's health during a press briefing at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States , on January 16, 2018. But the physician said he did want to see some change in Trump's routine. "He had great findings across the board", but the thing that is most outstanding is his cardiac health , according to Jackson, who was quizzed about the president's fitness from head to toe.

World News California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie
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Prosecutors filed charges of torture , child abuse, dependent adult abuse and false imprisonment. The husband was also charged with a single count of lewd conduct with a child. Deputies said some siblings were shackled to furniture in the foul-smelling home in suburban Riverside County. The couple's actions came to the attention of authorities after their 17-year-old daughter climbed out of a window on Sunday and called 911 on a mobile phone.

World News Abbas Threatens 'Jerusalem Can Be Gateway to War'
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The PA leader reiterated his howls of outrage from the podium over President Donald Trump's decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - which he referred to as a "sin" - vowing never to allow the U.S.to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority ever again.

World News No. 2 Virginia shuts down Georgia Tech for 9th straight win
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The only loss the Cavaliers possess on their resume this season is a 68-61 defeat at West Virginia. We also found out before the 2017 season that Virginia Tech would open their 2018 season on Labor Day night at Florida State. Okogie entered the game averaging 18.8 points per game. Virginia Tech will have four home games in their final five games including a showdown with Miami the Saturday before Thanksgiving in Lane Stadium.

World News Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force
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Trump's move was driven by a wish to focus on fighting Islamic State militants and to improve relations with Russian Federation, as well as a lack of results from the CIA's support of the FSA, U.S. Kurds report of Turkish artillery shelling border villages. But Cavusoglu said on January 18 that Ankara was "not completely satisfied" by Tillerson's explanation, adding that Turkey's "mistrust" of Washington continues.

World News Conte wants VAR to improve
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Pedro's first yellow for a dive to try and pinch a penalty was followed by a yellow for a deserved foul - Morata's was also for a dive to secure a spot kick, but he got a second yellow for contesting the decision. Before Willy Caballero produced an excellent save, diving to his left to thwart James Maddison. Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte , has disclosed the rationale behind his anger with the club striker Alvaro Morata after the Norwich FA game.

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel-India guided missile deal 'back on track'

In the first visit by an Israeli Prime Minister to the financial capital of India, Netanyahu will lay a wreath at the memorial for the victims of the 26/11 terror attacks. Netanyahu then visited the Holtzbergs' still bullet-ridden residence. Netanyahu said his administration's measures have ensured Israel climbing 12 spots to be 15th on the World Bank's competitive index rankings.

World News British lawmakers back Brexit legislation, stiffer tests yet to come
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Labour's Anna McMorrin said the devolved governments would be at the "mercy" of Whitehall over the repatriation of powers after Britain left the European Union given the Whitehall "power-grab". "It is not a serious amendment and it is not one the Labour frontbench will be supporting". In their sights will be powers created to allow ministers to rewrite the UK's entire legal framework after Brexit with little scrutiny from parliament .

Author: 0 Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented what the president said during DACA meeting

No wonder Trump exploded. But there is everything racist about the white ethnocentric theory of American identity that Trump champions with remarkable frankness. Of the 1.4 million immigrants from sub-Sahara Africa who are 25 and older, according to the Los Angeles Times, citing research from the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute, 41 percent have a bachelor's degree, compared with 30 percent of all immigrants and 32 percent of the USA -born population - and 38 percent of the 19,000 ...

World News GOP can't get burnt on DACA deal
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A Catholic priest in Chicago is days into a hunger strike he launched in hopes of pushing Congress to compromise on a plan to protect hundreds of thousands of undocumented young immigrants covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program .

World News Djokovic survives Melbourne furnace to beat Monfils
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Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova wants to play against former Grand Slam champions, she said as cited by the press service of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). "But we know it's like this in Australia - the next day it can be freezing". Before each day's play Down Under, we'll preview and predict three must-see matches.

World News India Missile Test Puts Nuke ICBM in Range of Influence
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Sources said the country's most formidable missile will undergo one more such pre-induction trial "within this year" before it is inducted into the Agni-V regiment already raised by the tri-Service Strategic Forces Command (SFC) with the requisite command and control structures.

World News Baby dies after auto hits Copacabana Beach crowd
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A speeding vehicle plowed through evening strollers on a crowded sidewalk of Rio de Janeiro's famed Copacabana beach on Thursday in an apparent accident, killing an eight-month-old baby and injuring 15 people, police said. (AAP) A number of people are believed to be critical after the crash. Brazilian authorities said several people were wounded Thursday after a auto drove onto a boardwalk in Rio de Janeiro.

Author: 0 MLK's nephew, Isaac Farris Jr., still says Trump is not a racist

In comments to reporters later, Trump attempted to shift blame for the failure to reach a deal onto Democrats, whom he accused of failing to negotiate in good faith. "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT".

World News Micheal Martin Says 8th Amendment Should Be Removed
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Last December, a report by a specially convened Oireachtas committee found that Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution, known as the Eighth Amendment and passed in 1983, was not fit for goal and should be repealed. "The Committee made recommendations on the grounds on which termination of pregnancy should be permitted in Ireland, if Article 40.3.3 was repealed".

World News US Marshals capture escaped prisoner in Georgia
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Canton officers immediately responded to the area, confirmed Mercado had been at the gas station, and had his description broadcast to all police units. "[Mercado] gave us a good run", O'Neill said, "but in the end he lost". It was later raised to $2,500. Authorities say Mercado may have fled CT, and could be hiding in neighboring states, including the New York City metro area.

World News Supreme Court Halts North Carolina Redistricting
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A three-judge panel struck down the North Carolina map, saying it violated three constitutional provisions. The court ordered the state legislature to come up with a new plan by January 24, but tonight the Supreme Court put that order on hold , to give the state's Republicans time to appeal.

Author: 0 WTF MSM!? Reporters incredulous over Trump's health

Cody Stanford says she might have bypassed the high tech echocardiogram and CT scan for a simple tape measure: "I would've done a waist circumference to match with the BMI to match with his history of heart disease ". Dr. Jackson stressed he had "absolutely no concerns" about President Trump's cognitive ability, adding he sees him several times a day because his office is close to the President's.

World News Cuomo's payroll tax plan is out, but there are questions
Author: 0 Cuomo's payroll tax plan is out, but there are questions

Bernie Sanders to help announce a free college tuition plan that garnered national attention and became a centerpiece of budget talks in 2017. Cuomo's plan to shift to a payroll tax "makes no sense", said state Sen. "We already pay our fair share of taxes and then some". With a $4.4 billion state budget deficit, Cuomo suggested erasing the gap with "revenue raisers" - new taxes and fees - including a surcharge on opioid manufacturers and a new tax on health insurance companies.

World News Jaguars: From Laughingstock to Brink of Super Bowl
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When the New England Patriots defeated the Tennessee Titans; the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Pittsburgh Steelers; the Minnesota Vikings defeated the New Orleans Saints and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons , the Conference Championship games were decided as the Patriots vs.

World News White House doctor gives assessment of Trump's health
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He said the brief test is not normally administered to presidents, but that Trump, 71, wanted to clear up public questions about his cognitive abilities. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to do both", Jackson said, adding that he might enlist first lady Melania Trump to help.

World News House Panel Will Release Fusion GPS Founder's Testimony Transcript
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In the interview with the House committee, Simpson also discussed his concerns that Trump appeared to have connections to organized-crime figures. In his Judiciary Committee testimony, Simpson said he did not instruct Steele to dig up embarrassing information on Trump - but that the resulting investigation yielded allegations so alarming that Steele felt compelled to go to the FBI without coordination with or the recommendation of Democrats.

World News Nations to consider more North Korea sanctions, U.S. warns on military option
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While speaking to Reuters in an exclusive interview on Wednesday, Trump said , " Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea ". Pressure from U.S. The trigger behind the latest outburst was Donald Trump's "nuclear button" tweet on 3rd January. Last week, The Guardian reported the Trump administration is planning to loosen the restrictions on the use of nuclear weapons and develop a nuclear warhead for U.S.

World News Anthony Davis brilliant as Pelicans stun Celtics
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Listen, every team in the league would love to have Anthony Davis . On Saturday, coach Brad Stevens said, "We want to be cautious and know exactly what happened". There is the possibility that pick could be included with Brown being removed from the deal, but then other players would have to be added to balance things out.

World News Mortal Again: Christie Blocked at VIP Entrance to Newark Airport
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The former New Jersey governor was busted by airport security trying to bypass a TSA checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday. The order came from police for the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, according to the source, which also operates the George Washington Bridge, center of the "Bridgegate" scandal in which Christie's closest aides attempted to tie up traffic as political punishment against Christie's critics.

World News 5 people killed, 1 injured in helicopter crash in New Mexico
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New Mexico State Police say five people have died and one person is severely injured. Founding Movement for Democratic Change treasurer Roy Bennett and his wife‚ Heather‚ died on Thursday in a helicopter crash in Canada. David Coltart, an opposition figure, said the couple were "two of Zimbabwe's greatest patriots". Bennett later set to become the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Zimbabwe until Mugabe refused to swear him in.

World News Huge storms hit northern Europe, leave 3 dead
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Severe delays affected thousands of of commuters at some of the country's busiest rail stations, including King's Cross station and Waterloo in London. Train travel was also disrupted in northern Germany while some bridges and some stretches of roads were closed in NRW. Interior Minister Carmen Dan said 32,000 people were left without power.

World News Trump vulgarity debate has become a 's-show,' senator says
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The president has a fasting blood glucose of 89, which is normal, and no sign of diabetes. Trump has said that he has never smoked or imbibed alcohol, which Jackson said has contributed to the president's good health. He asked Nielsen if she recalled the President saying during the White House meeting that he wanted $20 billion in funding and he would have the border wall built in a year.