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by | January 23, 2018 | 07:56

With Democratic support, a compromise bill keeping the government funded until February 8 passed a key Senate hurdle and was headed for final passage in the chamber, with the shutdown to formally end once the House of Representatives approves the measure.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:24

Eskisehir governor Ozdemir Cakacak said it was not clear what caused the accident as the road was not wet or frozen. Some 46 others were injured in the accident, they add. Those injured were now being treated at three different hospitals, he added, but it is not known if there are any children among the victims. The two drivers, who were both lightly injured, have been detained and prosecutors launched an investigation, Dogan said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:15

On Jan. 18, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul had warned of potential attacks on hotels in Kabul. Tactics: Four gunmen entered the Intercontinental Hotel in the Bagh-e Bala area of Kabul and began an attack using small arms and grenades, though the Taliban released pictures of five attackers.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:16

The prices of bitcoin have dropped since the news came in as the traders expect the exchanges to pass on this burden to their clients which could affect trading and volumes as well, in the short term. As reporting from Bloomberg's Gadfly blog explains , China is home to some of the largest bitcoin mining pools and mining operations in the world.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:09

At a press briefing on Tuesday, Dr. Ronny Jackson announced that Donald Trump had achieved a ideal 30 out of 30 score on the test . Questions mount over the USA president's mental fitness. Trump has no heart disease . Jackson is going to try to put the president on a diet, but he joked that the commander-in-chief might just live to be 200.

by | January 23, 2018 | 07:04

While the 33-year-old got along with all three of the couple's children, little Ivy was especially taken by him. While Meghan may be of the "selfie generation" as James puts it, the bride-to-be has had to put her hashtagging days behind her as she prepares to join the royal family.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:43

Rainfall amounts in far southeast Oklahoma and western Arkansas are expected to range from ¼ to ¾ of an inch, the weather service said. "The Monday morning commute will be impacted by this storm", said KMTV meteorologist Audra Moore. The mild weather will hang around into Monday night. Despite the glow many are feeling after a big Patriots AFC title win Sunday night, Monday will remain cloudy throughout the day.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:46

There have been conversations between the execs about not renewing the contract for both Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother . In previous years, big names have included the late David Gest, who received £600,000 for appearing on the series, and former glamour model Katie Price, who got £400,000.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:34

USAG's current CEO, Kerry Perry , said in a statement that she supports the resignations. "But how are we to believe in change when these organizations aren't even willing to acknowledge the problem?" Miller made the remarks at the sentencing for Nassar, 54, who pleaded guilty to 10 sexual assault charges in November and faces abuse accusasions from many , many more women and girls.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:10

A brief fracas erupted just before he addressed the Knesset as Israeli Arab lawmakers, holding signs declaring Jerusalem the capital of Palestine , left the chamber in protest. In a post on Facebook on Sunday, Netanyahu said that there could be no other mediator to solving the conflict apart from the USA and any party that denies this clearly isn't seeking peace.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:04

The theme of the World Economic Forum is " Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World ". It will be followed by honouring Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan, Australian actress Cate Blanchett and legendary musician Elton John with the annual "Crystal Awards" for their respective work towards improving the state of the world.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:55

After a global outcry, which included loud criticism of Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Yangon and Dhaka agreed earlier this month that the refugees would be returned, in a process they said would take around two years. The Rohingya are not recognized by the Myanmar government as citizens even though many have lived in the country for generations. Bangladeshi border guards block people from crossing.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:44

He was referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme, which protects young people who came to the USA as children and are living here illegally. "Trump offered a vague denial in a tweet on Friday, and not until Cotton and Perdue spoke on Sunday did another participant challenge whether Trump had used the word "sh**hole", the Post reported.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:24

Dylan is the brother of Zach Adams, who was convicted of murder in September . He can not appeal his sentence. "From the start, the focus has been on trying to punish the people who are responsible for doing what they did to Holly", District Attorney Paul Hagerman said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:25

It is the first drill of its kind ever for Tokyo, local media reports, and comes amid heightened tensions over North Korea , which has been actively testing its nuclear and ballistic missiles. North Korea has its neighbors on edge with its missile and nuclear testing. "I think it's better than nothing to have such a drill, but I am praying there is no missile attack from the North", said Shota Matsushima, a 20-year-old university student.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:23

According to Texas Education Agency, the commission "shall prepare and deliver a report to the governor and the legislature that recommends statutory changes to improve the public school finance system, including any adjustments to funding to account for student demographics" by December.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:17

Although he apologized for asking for "proof", he suggested the testimony of victims against Barros is still not enough. "This is a demanding yet exciting programme", he said , "which makes us think us of the heroic accomplishments of Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo, archbishop of this see and patron of the Latin American episcopate, an example of a "builder of ecclesial unity", as my predecessor, Saint John Paul II described him during his first Apostolic Visit to this land".

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:19

On Saturday, Turkey's General Staff announced beginning of the Olive Branch operation against the Kurds' units near Afrin , where about 1.5 million Syrian Kurds live. The Kurdish force said it considers Turkey's offensive a "flagrant hostility" to all Syrians that would distract from the fight against the extremists and help them flourish.

by | January 23, 2018 | 05:15

Hyon is set to lead the North Korean art troupe that will go to the Pyeongchang Games, a development that came thanks to this month's face-to-face negotiations between Seoul and Pyongyang, the first in nearly than two years. North Korea is to send a total of 22 athletes to the games after they were granted exceptional entries by the IOC. While the ruling Democratic Party welcomed the move, claiming the joint team falls in line with the spirit of the Olympics, the main opposition party ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:20

Graham, who has been part of several bipartisan senate groups charged with reforming the nation's immigration system, put a spotlight on White House on senior advisor Stephen Miller in particular. 'And we're never going to get there as long as we embrace concepts that can not possibly get 60 votes. He's been an outlier for years, ' said White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley.

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:16

Asked about the relationship between Trump and Stephanie Clifford - aka Stormy Daniels - Pence told the AP he is "not going to comment on the latest baseless allegations against the president". "I recently became aware that certain news outlets are alleging that I had a sexual and/or romantic affair with Donald Trump many , many, many years ago".

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:54

The recording then concludes, saying: "Due to this obstruction, the government is shut down ". Senate Democrats have insisted that as part of the government funding process lawmakers resolve the legal status of the more than 700,000 people brought to the USA illegally as children who had been protected under the Obama era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:46

Expert Chris Ogden's remarks come as North Korea and South Korea agreed to march together at the Winter Olympics under a "unified" Korea flag in a landmark bid to ease bitter relations. The North accepted the South's offer to send the advance team as part of its plan to stage a joint cultural event in the Kumgangsan region, according to the Ministry of Unification.

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:11

Trust in US institutions, particularly the government, has plunged in President Donald Trump's first year in office, according to a leading survey released on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Trust Barometer surveys more than 33,000 respondents across 28 countries. Edelman said the decline in trust levels in the U.S.in the past year is even "more profound" than after the global financial crash in 2008, when the USA economy experienced its most pronounced recession since ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:06

Large smoke clouds rose in the air shortly before 9 a.m. Monday and the flames are still visible after the fire caused the oil derrick to collapse. More information will become available as the situation develops. "We have searched the surrounding area and have not found anybody at this time", Enloe said. It's not clear what happened or if any injuries were reported.