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Trump to seek $33b for border wall, open to 'Dreamer' citizenship

Trump to seek $33b for border wall, open to 'Dreamer' citizenship Trump told reporters, "It's gonna happen at some point in the future, over a period of 10-12 years". Their goal is to produce a bipartisan package to protect from deportation the "Dreamers" - hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the US illegally after being brought here as children - and to provide billions to toughen border security. [Full Article...]

Samsung, LG baffled by Trump's decision on trade tariffs

Samsung, LG baffled by Trump's decision on trade tariffs LG Electronics will raise the prices of its washing machine models in the USA market due to changes in the terms of trade. LG Electronics told retailers on Wednesday that its laundry machines will get more expensive due to a tariff announced by the Trump administration earlier this week. [Full Article...]

O'Neill extends Republic deal

O'Neill extends Republic deal O'Neill stressed that he "wasn't breaking any rules" by holding talks with Stoke because of his understanding with the FAI. "It's not so much a clause, it's an understanding", Delaney said. "Listen, obviously, there are lots of things that could happen", he said. "It's a tough old draw for us anyway". O'Neill verbally agreed his new deal last October, before the 5-1 World Cup play off defe... [Full Article...]

BJD Suspends MP Baijayant Panda From Party's Primary Membership

BJD Suspends MP Baijayant Panda From Party's Primary Membership Panda had been in the news for his newspaper articles and a series of comments on social media after Patnaik had requested senior BJD leaders not to go to social media or media on party matters. Panda in a bid to refute the allegations, displayed some pictures in his Facebook post where some of the "complainants" were with him at different functions. [Full Article...]

'Rangasthalam' Teaser: Ram Charan Shines As Rustic Sound Engineer

'Rangasthalam' Teaser: Ram Charan Shines As Rustic Sound Engineer The teaser is going to be unveiled in just a few hours wherein Ram Charan starrer has all the focus on various ways. Ram Charan also made a special appearance in Chiranjeevi's comeback film Khaidi 150. The film is, reportedly, set in the 1980's. Director Sukumar has written the script and he is directing this film while the movie will be presented by Mythri Movie Makers. [Full Article...]

Pence Vote Needed to Push Brownback Nomination Along

Pence Vote Needed to Push Brownback Nomination Along Senators voted on party lines. After the senate deadlocked at 49 -49 Vice President Mike Pence was called to the Senate Chamber to cast the deciding vote. "Sam was just back in Washington here yesterday and the day before talking to the president about prison reform, and talking to him and talking to some people that may have some concerns". [Full Article...]

Congress ends government shutdown, as Senate agrees to immigration debate

Congress ends government shutdown, as Senate agrees to immigration debate Senate Democrats had hinged their support for any spending bill on DACA's renewal, and McConnell's vow was sufficient to guarantee the vast majority of the party lent support to the short-term funding bill . On that note, Trump had met with Schumer at the White House just hours ahead of the deadline for a government shutdown . However Democratic and Republican senators have so far ... [Full Article...]

'There's A Good Chance' Trump Won't Scrub NAFTA

'There's A Good Chance' Trump Won't Scrub NAFTA President Donald Trump has blamed the agreement for increasing the USA trade deficit and taking away jobs, and has threatened to walk away from the pact unless major changes are made. Noting that NAFTA has helped quadruple trade between the three countries since taking effect in 1994, now reaching $1.5 trillion annually, they also argued that multinational manufacturing value chains could be exp... [Full Article...]

And Husband David Drove Her, Sister Says

And Husband David Drove Her, Sister Says Deputy District Attorney Kevin Beecham said in court that prosecutors technically spread the victims across two protective orders for each suspect because the Turpins had so many children. The case has made headlines around the world as law enforcement officials have described a devastating image of the home life of the Turpin children, who have allegedly been starved and kept in a home filled... [Full Article...]

Venezuela calls early election, Maduro to seek second term

Venezuela calls early election, Maduro to seek second term Venezuela plans to hold a presidential election before the end of April and President Nicolas Maduro yesterday launched his re-election bid. The opposition and government have been holding talks in the Dominican Republic for several weeksto try to agree a free and fair election , complete with the participation of foreign observers. [Full Article...]

Uproar at Saudi Arabian camel beauty contest as contestants caught using Botox

Uproar at Saudi Arabian camel beauty contest as contestants caught using Botox Including, but not limited to, the use of Botox . "The camel", the chief judge of the show, Fawzan al-Madi, told the newswire, "is a symbol of Saudi Arabia ". The disqualification of 12 quadruped contestants from a pageant at the hugely popular camel conclave as they had been administered Botox to enhance their pouts was, thus, inevitable. [Full Article...]

Sanctuary Cities Policy Prompts Mayors' Boycott

Sanctuary Cities Policy Prompts Mayors' Boycott New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu , the president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, also skipped the meeting, saying that while the entire conference of mayors is usually invited every year, that was not the case this year, and he could not attend the meeting "in good conscience" after the DOJ letter was sent. [Full Article...]

Dams that supply Cape Town fall further as water crisis looms

Dams that supply Cape Town fall further as water crisis looms City officials are blaming residents for ignoring previous water restrictions. Her deputy, Ian Nielson, said drought and water shortages may be a recurrent event in Cape Town and residents will have to get used to cutting back on their consumption. [Full Article...]

Trump Tariff on Solar Could Hamper Its Competitiveness

Trump Tariff on Solar Could Hamper Its Competitiveness Experts say that the tariff's effects will be fairly short lived because the amount taxed goes down every year for four years, and solar is constantly getting cheaper to manufacture. "In the short run you'll obviously see some price increases on panels", said Autry, co-author of the book "Death by China", which focuses on Chinese cyberattacks on USA businesses. [Full Article...]

Shiv Sena Breaks Ties With BJP In Maharashtra

Shiv Sena Breaks Ties With BJP In Maharashtra During the BMC elections campaigning, the BJP Mumbai chief Ashish Shelar had levelled allegations that in some constituencies Congress and Shiv Sena had put up suitable candidates and reduced it to a friendly fight. In the 288-member Maharashtra assembly, the BJP has 122 members followed by Shiv Sena (63), Congress (42), and NCP (41). In recent years, the Sena has ceded ground to the BJP in ... [Full Article...]

US Partisan Divide Over Israel Reaches Historic High

US Partisan Divide Over Israel Reaches Historic High Since 1978, more Americans have sympathized with Israel than with the Palestinians. Experts says the Pew poll findings show President Trump is viewed as pro-Israel, while Netanyahu remains a polarizing figure in the US. Moderate and conservative Democrats still sympathize more with Israel (35 percent) than with the Palestinians (17 percent). Democrats didn't reject Israel for the Palestinian... [Full Article...]

Dreamers' Protections Could 'Morph Into' Citizenship in 10,12 Years

Dreamers' Protections Could 'Morph Into' Citizenship in 10,12 Years DACA, which was instituted by President Donald Trump's predecessor Barack Obama in 2012, protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who arrived in the country illegally as children. The framework "represents a compromise that members of both parties can support". Protests broke out in front of the White House and the Justice Department and in cities across the country soon aft... [Full Article...]

Padmaavat Releases Today; No Screening in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa And Madhya Pradesh

Padmaavat Releases Today; No Screening in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa And Madhya Pradesh CA aspirant Divyaraj Rajput, 22, wants to see the film hit the box-office, but believes that a political agenda, a stronger force is behind the controversy. Protesters threw stones at two state roadways buses at Neema Ka Thana in Sikar district. In Chittorgarh, a few women were prevented from entering Chittor Fort for holding a protest, Deputy SP Gajendara Singh said. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Senate confirms Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services Orrin Hatch , R-Utah. "I think that broad expertise will serve him well, particularly at this critical time when the HHS secretary will need to be intensely focused on the opioid epidemic and other major problems facing our country". "This is the most important job I will ever have in my lifetime", he added. He told senators that allowing the insurance companies that contract with Medicare is mor... [Full Article...]

Davis Says Britain Wants a No Change Brexit, Risking Tory Anger

Davis Says Britain Wants a No Change Brexit, Risking Tory Anger Failing to secure a deal would be an act of "great economic self-harm", imposing billions of pounds of costs on United Kingdom goods sold to and bought from the EU, Ms Fairbairn added. "That was then. Now as part of the discussion on transitional arrangements that has changed", an European Union source said at the time . "As the Conservative party and only the Conservative party will deliver a... [Full Article...]


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