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World News House To Vote On Short-Term Spending Bill
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Adding to the tight timeline facing lawmakers, House Democrats are scheduled to hold a retreat in Maryland beginning Wednesday. But with the Senate unlikely to swallow the House bill, lawmakers could be forced to return to Washington to vote again before the deadline.

World News Russian Federation deploys missiles in Baltic Sea exclave
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Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Monday that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation should work out a response to the deployment of Iskander missile systems in the Kaliningrad Region. She said that these missiles pose a threat not only to Lithuania but also to half of Europe's countries. Baltic countries are already within range of longer-range Russian missiles.

World News 'I'd Love' Another Government Shutdown Over Immigration
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Congress faces a Thursday deadline to pass a new government funding bill or risk another government shutdown . In September, Trump announced the " wind-down " of the DACA program with an expiration date of March 5. The plan would need to include a projected cost per mile for any changes. Last month, he proposed letting 1.8 million Dreamers stay in the country and become citizens in exchange for $25 billion for the wall, curbs on family-sponsored immigration, and an end to a visa ...

World News How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday
Author: 0 How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 2.1 percent and the CAC 40 in France lost 2 percent. By 8:11 a.m. ET (1311 GMT), Dow e-minis 1YMc1 were down 232 points , or 0.97 percent, with 200,003 contracts changing hands. The stock market plunged on Monday, extending a slide that started last week. The Dow skidded as much as 1,500 points , before recovering some of its losses.

World News AG Madigan: Let Workers Keep Their Tips
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Through its proposal to reverse a 2011 regulation, the DOL wants to allow tip pooling among restaurant servers and other workers who earn gratuities and back-of-the-house employees who don't. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked the inspector general to initiate such an investigation. And Democratic lawmakers say it raises "serious questions about the integrity" of the rule-making process.

World News Warner, Kaine urge Senate leaders to fund community health centers
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Daines will attend a press conference with a bipartisan group of House and Senate colleagues, calling for immediate funding for community health centers . "It certainly makes it hard to make any plans for the future if we're not assured any funding", said John DeMalia, president and CEO of Community Health Connections in Fitchburg.

World News United States delays ICBM test until after 2018 Winter Olympics
Author: 0 United States delays ICBM test until after 2018 Winter Olympics

Trump has repeatedly said that talking to North Korea is " not the answer " and a "waste of time ". North Korean officials related to the sport arrived in Beijing on Tuesday on their way to South Korea. North Korean hackers may have been responsible for the largest cryptocurrency heist to date, Reuters reports . The South Korean ministry did not explicitly say whether Kim would go to the Pyeongchang opening ceremony - which will be attended by the US Vice President Mike Pence .

World News President Zuma Requests Postponement of the State of the Nation Address
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DA leader Mmusi Maimane said SONA could only proceed after Zuma is removed. In a statement, the ANC said the meeting was called to discuss the "management of the transition" between the Zuma and Ramaphosa administrations. "Our most important consideration is that we don't believe South Africa should wish for us to embarrass the president of the republic, in any way whatsoever", she said.

Author: 0 NorthCoast Asset Management LLC Invests $18.06 Million in Celgene Co

Several analysts have released their opinion on Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ), with 15 analysts believing it is a strong buy. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, September 7. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, October 27 report.

World News Budget will strengthen New India: Modi
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China, by contrast, spent 3.1 percent of its GDP on health care in 2014; the United States spent 8.3 percent in the same year. The second clear narrative in Modi Vision 2019 is the creation of jobs. Rs. 1.48 lakh crore will be allocated for railways in the next fiscal. The rest remain "in progress". These spending measures will result in a higher deficit.

World News Some Eagles players plan to skip White House Super Bowl visit
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They practiced. They protested. "It's pretty special to have a group like that of folks that aren't just socially conscious, but folks who genuinely care about people and care about learning more". The championship-winning team typically visits the White House sometime in the months after the victory. Trump has repeatedly attacked NFL players for silent acts of dissent whether it is kneeling or raising fists during the national anthem in advocating for criminal justice reform and ...

World News Parks business shines in mixed Disney Q1 report
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Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co. Disney shares rose roughly 1.5% in after-hours trading. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Looking forward, for the quarter ending Dec-18, 6 analysts have a mean sales target of 15,771.90 million.

World News Snow and ice weather warning for Northern Ireland
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The chief forecaster's assessment adds: 'Snow is likely to be confined to hills above 100 metres over Northern Ireland, but to low levels elsewhere. "As rain , sleet and snow clears Northern Ireland and Scotland overnight, ice may form on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths ".

Author: 0 Release of Democrats' Russia counter memo approved by House panel

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee released a declassified memo on Friday alleging that Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials misused their authority to obtain a surveillance order on Carter Page , a former Trump campaign adviser.

Author: 0 Most Republicans believe FBI, Justice Dept trying to 'delegitimise' Trump

The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Monday evening to make public the Democratic memo rebutting GOP allegations that the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused surveillance laws, the committee's top Democrat said , a move that will put the issue back on President Donald Trump's desk this week.

World News North Korea 'only months' from U.S. strike - diplomat
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A group of Democratic senators wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump on Monday, warning that he lacks the authority to order a military strike on North Korea . This week's trip, Pence said, was also meant to express "solidarity" with regional powers like South Korea and Japan in the face of North Korea's recent missile and nuclear tests.

World News Senator McCain DACA deal doesn't include border wall funding
Author: 0 Senator McCain DACA deal doesn't include border wall funding

Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., - has more than 50 bipartisan co-sponsors. Trump has said any immigration deal must include billions of dollars to build the border wall. Under the Trump administration , new applications under Daca will no longer be accepted. In one sense, that last assertion is a reason for hopefulness.

World News Amtrak train breaks apart while traveling at high speed towards Boston
Author: 0 Amtrak train breaks apart while traveling at high speed towards Boston

The 52 passengers aboard were transferred to Northeast Regional Train 180. Amtrak is investigating the cause of the vehicle separation. There were no reported injuries to customers or crew. The incident comes amid heightened scrutiny over train safety following several Amtrak crashes in recent months. On Sunday, an Amtrak train carrying 139 passengers struck a freight train parked on the tracks in SC, killing two.

World News Asian stocks plunge after bloodbath on Wall Street
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The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss in six and a half years. But the sell-off began last week after a solid USA jobs report fuelled expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates faster than expected.

Author: 0 Dem. Rebuttal Calls Nunes Memo 'Intentionally Deceptive'

News has exclusively obtained a six-page rebuttal to the Nunes memo from Rep. The Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, urged Trump to back the public release and said refusing to do so would show the president's intent to undermine the Russian Federation investigation.

World News Candidate for Illinois Governor Runs Transphobic, Racist, Sexist Ad
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Bruce Rauner is an "accurate representation" of policies her rival has endorsed. Illinois Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady, R-Bloomnigton, joined the chorus of Illinois Republicans who are urging Ives to pull the ad. It's seriously disgusting. The actors applaud Ives' stance on these subjects, as she wants into the seat of the Governor to overturn all that she's listed.

World News Wintry weather expected Monday afternoon for southern Wisconsin
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Amounts will be light but a light glaze of sleet and freezing rain looks possible south of I-44. "Heavy snow (is) possible, with total snow accumulations of 6 inches or more over all of the watch area". According to the National Weather Service , a Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

World News WH Chief Of Staff Says He Doubts Trump Will Extend DACA Deadline
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Capitol. President Donald Trump will probably not extend the March 5 deadline for the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, White House chief of staff John Kelly said . Kelly said he was "not so sure this president has the authority to extend it". In exchange for making citizenship a possibility, Trump wants $25 billion for border security, including money to build parts of his coveted wall along the U.S.

World News EU's new enlargement strategy: No clear perspective on Kosovo
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Underlining the renewed enthusiasm for the Balkans, top EU officials said there was no alternative but for the countries to join the European Union . Other than the Western Balkans, Turkey has also been a candidate country since 1999 but talks have effectively stopped due to the increasing rift between the Turkish government and EU.

World News US House committee votes to release memo
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The Democrats' response to the memo and it says the president should not remove Rosenstein. Trump allowed its release to the public last Friday. "We understand what the Constitution says we must do, and that is hold everyone in the United States , including the President of the United States, accountable if they've violated the law", the top Democrat added.