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Ryan to Senate: No Amnesty Debate in House Unless Trump Approves


The U.S. House on Tuesday voted to start debate on a spending bill that would keep the government open past Thursday and provide a full-year boost to defense funding, clearing a key procedural hurdle as lawmakers tried to speed toward a massive budget deal before the end of the week. Read More »

Aiyaary release date shifted to 16 February


The team will submit the film to the CBFC only after making the recommended changes. In such a short span of time, it was not possible for us to do the cuts and release the film in the overseas market on February 9. The trailer showcased Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee playing the roles of army officers over a storyline that brings to the forefront corruption within the system. Read More »

Journalist who exposed Joyce's affair speaks out


Campion left Joyce's office in April previous year and went to work for resources minister Matt Canavan. Dan Tehan, the minister for social services, said his "personal view" was that the relationship was a "private matter", speaking on ABC Radio . Read More »

In SC, Kapil Sibal quotes PM Modi to attack Aadhaar


Hearing the arguments presented by Sr. advocate Kapil Sibal on behalf of West Bengal state government and two other petitioners, the Justice Dhananjaya Y. "Information is power and information in the hands of the state will create a state which will exercise power like never before". He said "if your Lordships uphold the law, for every child born Aadhaar will be taken and this will be used even after the child becomes an adult". Read More »

Israeli troops kill Palestinian suspect in settler's killing


A medical source said the Palestinian in Nablus , shot in the chest, was Khaled Tayeh, in his 20s, whose name did not match that of the suspect named by Israeli authorities. According to the Israeli army, the assailant approached the gate of the settlement, where he stabbed the security guard in the hand. The terrorist is an Arab citizen of Israel and reports said his father is a Nablus resident. Read More »

Jashodaben, PM Modi's Wife, Injured in Car Accident


Let's see whether Modi will reach the woman and console her and check her accident details. One relative was reportedly killed in the accident. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben . While the seriously injured Jayendra and Vimla have been referred to Udaipur hospital, Jashodaben is reported to be fine. Jashodaben was rushed to a medical facility in Chiitorgarh, reports said. Read More »

Mattis defends plans for new nuclear capabilities


The new USA posture focuses heavily on what the administration sees as an overdue modernization of the nuclear arsenal. He said that the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) set a ceiling of 6,000 strategic nuclear warheads, and "shorter-range nuclear weapons were nearly entirely eliminated from America's nuclear arsenal in the early 1990s". Read More »

Trump calls 'little' Adam Schiff a 'leaker and liar'

Being able to see the FISA application without any partisan filters might shed light on why Page was considered worthy of wiretapping in an investigation into purported collusion with Russian Federation by the Trump campaign when Page had already left the campaign - and for an entire year after he had left. Read More »

Stop the partisan war on FBI, Justice Department


After it was released, Trump claimed the GOP memo "totally vindicates" him in the Russian Federation investigation, even though the document did not address the allegations of collusion or obstruction of justice that have become central to the special counsel's probe. Read More »

Pakistan Took No 'Decisive' Steps Against Militants


The steps to date, however, do not reflect the type of decisive action that is necessary to restore regional stability", he said. Ghani's USA -backed government is under growing public pressure to improve security in Kabul after a series of attacks that have shown the ability of the Taliban and IS militants to strike at the Afghan capital. Read More »

Trump threatens another government shutdown over immigration

Trump has framed the offer as Congress's best chance to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which he scrapped previous year. GOP holdouts should be persuaded with a deal that increases border security and tightens controls on legal immigration. Read More »

Hrithik Roshan looks rugged as Anand Kumar in Super 30


The picture shows a rugged-looking Hrithik happily looking at something. On the other hand, talking about the film, Hrithik kicked off a new schedule in Varanasi today. In May, the last schedule of the film will be in Patna but the major portion of the film will be shot in Mumbai . "May the Goddess of learning to bless this effort". Read More »

BC to allow private cannabis retailers, as long as local communities approve


When it comes to retail, the Province says British Columbians of legal age (19) will be able to buy it through privately-run retail stores or government-operated retail stores and government online sales. "Both sides have to agree before a licence is given for alcohol, and it's no different now with cannabis", he said. The government would also run online sales. Read More »

Feud over Holocaust bill a 'misunderstanding,' says Polish FM


They attributed the voicing of anti-Semitic remarks to lawmakers' passage of legislation seeking to outlaw statements blaming Poles as a nation for World War II crimes committed by Nazi Germany. "We will never be accused of complicity in the Holocaust", Morawiecki was quoted as telling reporters. "The authors of the bill have promoted this despicable slander across the globe, more effectively than anyone ever has before", Tusk said on Twitter. Read More »

Send troops to Maldives, India urged


The government has defied the order. The exiled leader of the Maldives opposition, Mohamed Nasheed, accused Yameen of acting illegally and called on the United States and India to step in and help remove him from office. He also called on the United States to impose targeted economic sanctions on Yameen and his associates. The United Nations, Australia, Britain, Canada, India and the USA had welcomed the court's decision last week, while UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at the weekend ... Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb shares jump on lung cancer breakthrough


Carret Asset Ltd Com reported 0.42% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ). Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have shares float of 0.65%. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Company reported 618,577 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag holds 2.78 million shares. Old Point Trust And Fincl Svcs N A owns 4,476 shares or 0.16% of their USA portfolio. Read More »

Kenya government allows 2 TV stations to resume broadcasting


Police spokesman Charles Owino did not answer his phone when called for comment on the arrest . Also on Monday, police teargassed demonstrators demanding the stations reopen as they tried to march on government offices. Kenyans had expected the stations would be back on air Tuesday evening after Odinga's inauguration event, but three days later, none of the channels has been reinstated. Read More »

Bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, but Trump quickly knocks it down


The increase in internal divisions is the primary reason for this and Majority Leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) feels this is a good time to introduce bipartisan legislation. "Nobody wants another, maybe except him". That could at least buy them another two years of protection in the event the political impasse continues. Read More »

Grabbing Attentions on Active Move: United States Steel Corporation (X)

The firm owned 505,241 shares of the basic materials company's stock after selling 53,793 shares during the period. Meeder Asset Management Inc holds 0% or 772 shares in its portfolio. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $400,000.00. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 1.64%. Read More »

Congress Will Vote on Its Own Sexual Harassment Complaint Process


The new rules bar lawmakers from engaging in "unwelcome sexual advances or conduct" toward colleagues and House employees, but do not ban sexual relationships between lawmakers and staffers they do not supervise. Rep. "This bill empowers survivors", said Democratic Rep. If that is not possible, the employee could receive a paid leave of absence. The #MeToo movement has forced Congress, like Hollywood, the media, sports and other major industries, to examine its own practices ― including ... Read More »

Nassar sentenced to another 40 to 125 years in prison


The sentencing came on top of 60 years he received after pleading guilty in December to federal charges of possession of child pornography . During her victim impact statement, gymnast Lindsey Lemke said Geddert was complicit in Nassar's abusive behavior. Read More »

City of Cape Town ups price of water to reduce consumption


The group of deciduous fruit growers around Grabouw and Elgin has agreed to the once-off release from their private dams. It will be pumped into city taps, and is expected to sustain visitors and residents for about 20 days. The deputy mayor say that city residents remain under a water usage restriction of no more than 13 gallons per day, per person. "Everyone is taking as many steps and measures that they possibly can to try and make sure we don't reach Day Zero", said Gabrielle Bolton, ... Read More »

FISA Memo Not What Trump Says it is, Some Republicans Say


Key Democrats are seeking to put out the document, including the Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, who urged Mr Trump to back the public release and said that refusing to do so would show the president's intent to undermine the investigation into Russian election interference. Read More »

Two US senators unveil bipartisan immigration plan


Only about 700,000 of them had signed up for a program under former President Barack Obama , Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , he said. An imminent deal on immigration is unlikely in the coming days as a government spending bill is due to expire on February 9. Read More »

Washington among several states opposing federal tips plan


The letter from the 17 state attorneys general didn't just object to killing the tip regulation as a policy matter, it also warned Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta that the DOL could face a lawsuit for failing to following proper procedures in the rule-making process, if it moves forward with the change. Read More »

Democrat Memo Release To Be Considered On Monday

Trump's Saturday tweet that the memo "totally vindicates "Trump" in probe" even as "the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on" found no echo from four committee Republicans who appeared on the Sunday talk shows. Later, two White House officials said Trump was not considering parting ways with Rosenstein, at least for the moment. "I have more concern about the president than I do about my committee". Read More »

White House chief: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA


It also includes $25 billion for funding of a proposed U.S. -Mexico border wall, which Trump said "ends the risky practice of 'catch and release.'" The proposal also seeks to protect "the nuclear family by ending chain migration". But the bill did not include the estimated $30 billion the president wants to enhance security and build the wall he promised on the campaign trail. Read More »

Russian Athletes' Request to Join Winter Olympics Declined


The athletes appealed their life bans, handed down by the International Olympic Committee after the McLaren Reports confirmed a massive, state-sponsored doping program within Russian Federation. "We feel that this decision shows the urgent need for reforms in the internal structure of CAS". They join dozens of other Russians who haven't been convicted of any doping offenses but failed to pass the International Olympic Committee vetting for an invitation. Read More »

Trump Tells Pentagon to Put on Military Parade


The Post reported that Trump officials have discussed various dates for a parade - including Memorial Day and July 4 - but that, according to the unnamed military official, the Pentagon favors Veterans Day because it coincides with the 100th anniversary end of World War I and, in the Post's words, "would be less associated with the president and politics". Read More »

1200 security officials removed from 2018 Winter Olympics after Norovirus outbreak


South Korea has celebrated Kim's visit as a breakthrough in the stand-off that has engulfed the peninsula since April of 2017, when the U.S. began to build up military force there in response to North Korean ballistic missile tests. "We couldn't be more proud of the fact that the stock market has increased by thousands of points since Election Day in 2016, but today's selloff represents what is very likely simply the ebb and flow of our stock markets", Pence said just a few hours after the ... Read More »

RSS men arrested for manhandling poet Kureeppuzha Sreekumar


According to reports Sreekumar, a Kerala Sahitya Akademi award victor was attacked by a group of men when he was about to leave the venue of a public function where he was a guest speaker. Cases have been registered against 15 people under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and six have been arrested so far, he said. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan took to Facebook to condemn the attack on the poet by BJP-RSS men. Read More »

Cong raises heat on Rafale deal after govt cites secrecy


Rahul also criticised the media, exhorting them to show "some backbone" and question the Rafale deal. Modiji has personally got the deal done. Sonia Gandhi rarely went to the party office except on special occasions like Independence Day or for working committee meetings. Read More »