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World News Battle to avert US govt shutdown moves to Senate
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The sweetener is a six-year extension of CHIP , a popular children's health insurance program which Democrats have worked hard to protect. "I am a nay vote tonight". And there's a serious lack of trust up here. The president also jabbed at Democrats in another tweet Thursday morning over the stalled negotiations to reach a deal on spending limits for this fiscal year.

World News Trump's Doctor Says Cognitive Test President Requested Is Normal
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Although Tuesday's news conference focused on Trump's physical and mental fitness, Jackson's time as White House physician carries over from previous administrations. Jackson said Trump's life expectancy is "the same as every other American male right now, but it's certainly no less". The White House doctor deemed Donald Trump in "excellent" health this week.

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World News Government Shutdown Still Possible As Short-Term Funding Passes House
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Back in May, President Trump called for a "good shutdown" to fix the "mess" in the federal government. Just 11 Republicans, mostly conservatives and a pair of moderate Hispanic lawmakers, opposed the measure. And Democrats say they want to avoid a shutdown, but they're at a critical tipping point. Another option is the Senate could stall for time. "We know that CHIP needs to be funded, we know that community health centers [need to be funded], so let's sit down and figure it out", ...

World News General Motors Company (GM), Gerdau SA (GGB)
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It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500. Arrowgrass Capital Partners Lp decreased General Electric Co (Call) (GE) stake by 55.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. According to today's trading volume General Motors Company is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

World News Boris suggests UK-France Channel bridge
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has suggested the need for a new transport link between the United Kingdom and France, during a summit with the French president. In a further tweet he said: "Our economic success depends on good infrastructure and good connections. Should the Channel Tunnel be just a first step?" he continued.

World News Hafiz Saeed Should be Prosecuted to Fullest Extent of Law
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Acknowledging that the U.S. has had some challenging times with the government of Pakistan recently, Nauert said the Trump Administration expects Pakistan to do a lot more to address terrorism issues. He is listed by the UN Security Council 1267, the Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee for targeted sanctions due to his affiliation with Lashkar-e Taiba", she said.

World News California siblings allowed to eat once a day, shower twice a year
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A California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive in their home for years face up to life in prison. The father of 13 children held in captivity in California was charged on Thursday with carrying out a lewd act against a child, as it emerged that the 17-year-old who raised the alarm had plotted her escape from the "House of Horrors" for two years.

World News Russia Brands As Provocation US Accusations Over North Korea
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Trump said he believed the North Korean regime was getting closer to being able to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. Trump praised China for its efforts to restrict oil and coal supplies to North Korea but said Beijing could do much more to help constrain Pyongyang.

World News Met Office warns of more heavy snow and 'cut off' rural areas
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In effect from 7am to 10pm on Friday, the Met Office warning said: "Snow showers will become heavier and more frequent early on Friday and will continue on and off through the day". "Some rural communities may be cut off". SBC chief executive Tracey Logan said: "As we have seen, the weather can be unpredictable, however following a significant effort by staff today we have been able to clear routes to schools and check the buildings, and should be in a position where all schools can open ...

World News India, Israel looking to revive scrapped Spike missile deal
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In July past year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first ever Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. Noting that his governments efforts have ensured in Israel climbing 12 spots to be 15th on the rankings, Mr Netanyahu said his aim is to break into the top ten in terms of competitiveness globally.

Author: 0 Republicans in US Congress push for vote to avoid shutdown

The short-term spending bill would keep the government open through February 16 while extending the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ) for six years and rolling back several taxes in the Affordable Care Act. " What other choice do have this week ", asked New Jersey Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur. The U.S. government has shut down before. With that as a backdrop, Republican and Democratic leaders were already casting blame on each other for a shutdown that was still not a ...

World News Government Shutdown 2018: What Happens Now?
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A number of Democrats have indicated they won't vote for short-term government funding without a deal on DACA - something House Republicans hoped to undercut with the introduction of CHIP funding. The Senate minority leader said Wednesday afternoon that, if the government shuts down, it will be Republicans' fault. He added, alluding to the coming elections, "we need more Republican victories in 2018!" Trump was at the Pentagon to meet with senior military officials in ...

World News NASA and DOE test compact nuclear Mars power system for future missions
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An artist's rendering of what a Kilopower fission power system could look like on the surface of Mars . 'On the Moon, Kilopower could be deployed to help search for resources in permanently shadowed craters'. Testing on components of the system, dubbed KRUSTY, has been "greatly successful - the models have predicted very well what has happened, and operations have gone smoothly", said Dave Poston, chief reactor designer at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

World News North Korea Olympic officials in Switzerland ahead of IOC talks
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The Republican also issued the chilling warning that Kim Jong-un is getting "closer every day" to developing weaponry capable of striking the USA mainland. During a 53-minute interview with a fresh Diet Coke near at hand on his desk, Trump also said he was considering a big "fine" as part of an investigation into China's alleged theft of intellectual property; that he has lost all trust in the chief Democratic Party negotiator on immigration in the Senate; and declined to clear up conflicting ...

World News Amazon shortlists 20 metro areas for second headquarters
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Amazon released a list of 20 finalists to host its so-called HQ2 yesterday - which could cost $5 billion and bring 50,000 jobs - after 238 communities submitted proposals to the company a year ago. And Shulman says there have been positives for Seattle: "Our tax revenues have gone up substantially as Amazon employees spend money in restaurants and bars and entertainment".

World News Switzerland Lobster Law Bans Boiling Them Alive
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As part of a major overhaul of animal protection laws, Bern has now said that "the practice of plunging live lobsters into boiling water, which is common in restaurants, is no longer permitted". "There's no absolute proof, but you keel running experiments and nearly everything I looked at came out consistent with the idea of pain in these animals", said Robert Elwood, professor emeritus of animal behavior at Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, The New York Times reported .

World News Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote
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House Republicans passed the spending bill out of their chamber Thursday night , but the bill's future in the Senate is precarious with more than a dozen Democrats already having announced they'd vote against it. "There's nothing, nothing in such a continuing resolution that my Democratic friends actually oppose", he said . "I still believe we can keep the government open, solve the issues we've failed to address for several months and govern this country the way the American people ...

World News Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no
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The federal government is running on its third temporary spending bill since the fiscal year of 2018, which began on October 1, 2017 and is set to expire on January 19. "It just shows everyone how broken and unfair our Court System is when the opposing side in a case (such as DACA) always runs to the 9th Circuit and nearly always wins before being reversed by higher courts", the President tweeted on Wednesday.

World News Vladimir Putin takes icy plunge as Orthodox believers mark Epiphany
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Orthodox Christians celebrate the Epiphany day by going to the churches for praying, attending divine services, and diving into freezing water to retrieve a wooden crucifix. This winter season, central Russian Federation has not been hit by traditional cold weather and this night the temperature was not below minus 6-7 degrees of Celsius, Peskov said.

World News Ryan to Schumer: Don't Shut Down The Government
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Republicans have a 238-193 advantage in the House, but they don't quite have unity. With Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) still out of the Senate for health reasons and an Alabama Senate seat recently flipping from red to blue, Republicans need at least nine Democratic votes to pass the spending bill .

World News Jewish child orphaned in Mumbai attacks makes 1st visit back
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His paternal and maternal grandparents and the other who accompanied the child to the building were all thankful that the young survivor was able to return to the Chabad House. "The terrorists could not get to the (then) two-year old Moshe due to the love of his nanny Sandra". He said light would spread from the memorial to make the world a better place.

Author: 0 Sen. David Perdue: Trump Did Not Make 'S**thole' Comment

Asked to respond to people who think he's racist , Trump told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed". Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office meeting on immigration reform.

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Asked whether he expected North Korea and South Korea to settle outstanding issues at Saturday's talks, he appeared optimistic. It came after Pyongyang agreed to attend what organisers and Seoul have sought to proclaim a "peace Olympics", significantly easing tensions over the nuclear-armed North's weapons programmes.

World News France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK
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Migrants hoping to stow away on trucks bound for Britain have always been drawn to France's northern coast, with the squalid "Jungle" camp near Calais once housing some 10,000 people before it was bulldozed by the government in late 2016.

World News Pop Star Jonghyun's Funeral Held Amid Scene of Sorrow
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Hyung. It's Ki Bum~ I sent you off today and even saw your face yesterday, but I still can't believe it. South Korea , a competitive society, has one of the world's highest suicide rates. Known for peppy songs and carefully-choreographed dance numbers performed with military precision, five-member SHINee made their debut in 2008 and have released five albums that swept charts at home and overseas, with some reaching Number 1 on the US Billboard World Albums chart.

World News Zainab case: Police raids house, arrests two 'facilitators' of prime suspect
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The Kasur authorities have also informed that the Lahore police is providing them with all the assistance in the case. "If the issue isn't solved then it'll be a failure of the government and police", the chief justice observed, adding that the same mistakes are made in every case after which suspects are exonerated due to shoddy investigations.

World News Duckworth: 'No such thing as a surgical strike' in North Korea
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Earlier this month, Trump tweeted : "North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the 'Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times .' Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!" The sudden flurry of sports diplomacy contrasts tensions that have risen on the Korean peninsula in recent years amid a growing number of nuclear weapons and ballistic ...