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Author: 0 Congress passes bill to fund government through January 19

Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer declined to say whether Democrats would unite to defeat the bill in that chamber. Shortly before the House and Senate votes, Democratic representative Luis Gutierrez told reporters, "We're really exhausted of tomorrow", referring to years of failed attempts in Congress to protect Dreamers from deportation, allow them to legally work in the United States and get on a path to citizenship.

People Amtrak train derailment highlights nationwide safety concerns
Author: 0 Amtrak train derailment highlights nationwide safety concerns

It had not raised questions about the rail bridge over I-5, which has a curve that is posted for travel at 30 miles per hour. Dinh-Zarr said they will look into whether Positive Train Control , a technology that can slow trains, would have helped prevent the wreck.

People Fire Kills 29 People in South Korean City of Jecheon
Author: 0 Fire Kills 29 People in South Korean City of Jecheon

The building accommodates a fitness center, a public sauna and restaurants. The toll may rise further as firefighters continue to search the building, the spokesman said. A man who leapt from a blazing eight-storey building in South Korea yesterday survived when firefighters broke his fall with an air mattress. The worst fire ever to hit modern South Korea was an arson attack on a subway station in the southeastern city of Daegu that left 192 people dead and almost 150 injured in 2003.

People 'The reason you drink': Parents give son's teachers hilarious Christmas gift
Author: 0 'The reason you drink': Parents give son's teachers hilarious Christmas gift

The boy's parents purchased a bottle of wine for each of the educators and replaced the label with a picture of their son. An Ohio student gave his teacher a present with a unique twist, and it's going viral. DJ's tweet has more than 36,000 likes and 5,500 retweets, as of Thursday evening. Others also shared images of their own version of the hilarious DIY gift.

People Ice Tomorrow and Snow for Christmas
Author: 0 Ice Tomorrow and Snow for Christmas

Most of the day Friday , especially the morning looks dry. We expect the greatest amount of ice accretion to occur in northern CT with little to no icing expected in southeastern CT. Seasonable conditions to begin the weekend, with just a low chance of snow for points south of Detroit early Saturday . Accumulating snow is likely in that area Sunday, followed by lake-effect snow showers Monday, the weather service said in its outlook.

People Theresa May 'aware' of reports of Russian spy visited Downing Street
Author: 0 Theresa May 'aware' of reports of Russian spy visited Downing Street

The detainee began cooperation with Groysman during the latter's work as parliament speaker, and later he joined the government when Groysman was appointed prime minister. "He enjoyed respect. He worked very responsibly, diligently and creatively for the Russian special services". He also previously worked for Ukraine's Slovenia embassy and ex-president Viktor Yanukovych , who was ousted in the Ukrainian revolution of 2014, amid allegations of political corruption.

People Catalan vote fails to clarify Spanish region's future
Author: 0 Catalan vote fails to clarify Spanish region's future

The leader of the other main separatist party and former vice president, Oriol Junqueras, faces the same charges and is now being held on remand in a Spanish prison. Protesters carry Esteladas, Catalan separatist flags, and Basque flags, during a rally in favour of a referendum on independence from Spain for the autonomous community of Catalonia, in the Basque city of Bilbao, Spain September 9, 2017.

People North Korea rejects idea of talks without preconditions with US
Author: 0 North Korea rejects idea of talks without preconditions with US

Since that meeting, Japan's foreign officials have not been given the impression they should start planning a trip to Vancouver. South Korea, Japan and India are just some of the other countries that will be at the worldwide summit, which is being held on January 16.

People The Morning Brew: Trump makes his Disney debut
Author: 0 The Morning Brew: Trump makes his Disney debut

While a number of recent presidents have been commemorated in the same way, many have talked about howTrump's Disney robot eerily resembles Hillary Clinton . Others are defending the Hall of Presidents and Walt Disney . Donald Trump will join the exclusive Disney World Hall of Presidents Club today when the attraction re-opens Tuesday after a lengthy refurbishment.

People Virat Kohli replaces Shahrukh Khan as India's top-ranking celebrity brand
Author: 0 Virat Kohli replaces Shahrukh Khan as India's top-ranking celebrity brand

Coming in a distant second is Shah Rukh Khan with income of Rs 170.5 crore and SRK too has retained his spot at rank 2. According to a Duff & Phelps report, Kohli is the most valuable celebrity brand in the country, with a brand value of United States dollars 144 million registering a growth of 56 per cent from a year ago.

People GOP tax plan could cripple Obamacare
Author: 0 GOP tax plan could cripple Obamacare

In any case, the higher-than-anticipated information exchanges ran counter to President Donald Trump's professions this year that the law was "dead", "completed" and "gone", and in addition his expressly expressed arrangement to "let Obamacare flop" so as to compel Democrats to back its nullification.

People Baby Shamali Flores found safe
Author: 0 Baby Shamali Flores found safe

Police say Alvarez was friends with Flores' brother and had been a friend of the family for several years. Photos led officers to believe the baby was 6-week-old Shamali Flores. She told her boyfriend, and others who knew her, that the baby was due in January but came early. Instead, she lied, saying she had been at the hospital giving birth.

People Judge throws out ethics case against President Trump
Author: 0 Judge throws out ethics case against President Trump

The lawsuit was brought in NY by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) in the first weekend of the Trump administration. Trump's refusal to divest his sprawling web of worldwide real estate holdings and other business interests has fueled criticism that he's miring the White House in conflicts of interest.

People Boeing unveils unmanned tanker drone for US Navy
Author: 0 Boeing unveils unmanned tanker drone for US Navy

The navy's chosen UAS will be responsible for refueling capabilities which would extend the combat range of deployed Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, Boeing EA-18G Growler, and Lockheed Martin F-35C fighters. Proposals for the MQ-25, the final requirements for which were released in October, are due to the Navy on January 3. According to news website New Atlas , it is competing against American aerospace and defence company Lockheed Martin and aeronautics firm General Atomics ...

People People Injured In Melbourne After Car Hits Pedestrians
Author: 0 People Injured In Melbourne After Car Hits Pedestrians

Acting chief commissioner of Victoria Police Shane Patton told reporters that while the crash was considered to be deliberate, there was no evidence of a link to terrorism. James Gargasoulas, the man accused of that act, last week pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges, and his lawyer says he has mental health issues.

People United Nations to vote on new NK sanctions Friday
Author: 0 United Nations to vote on new NK sanctions Friday

It has capped oil deliveries to North Korea and the United States has asked China to cut off crude supplies altogether, a move that would deal a crippling blow to North Korea's economy. The new draft goes a step further, requiring all North Koreans working overseas and their minders to return home within a year. There are also 19 new individuals, a lot of them in the banking sector, proposed for travel bans and asset freezes, as well as the Army ministry.

People No, Trump didn't repeal Obamacare. But he may regret claiming as much
Author: 0 No, Trump didn't repeal Obamacare. But he may regret claiming as much

Every year, some people who pick health plans or are automatically renewed do not end up with coverage because they never start paying monthly premiums. The final tally of 2018 enrollment won't be known for a few more months. President Donald Trump on Wednesday reveled in Congress' passage of a massive $1.5 trillion tax reform bill, claiming that, once he signed it into law, it would propel economic growth.

People Bihar's sugar mill blast: Death toll rises to 4, owner arrested
Author: 0 Bihar's sugar mill blast: Death toll rises to 4, owner arrested

Eyewitnesses said the incident at Sasa Musa sugar factory in Gopalganj district happened at midnight when the decrepit boiler exploded all of a sudden. The investigation report on the NTPC blast found that "violation of safety norms" and the "tearing hurry" shown in commissioning a power unit were key reasons behind the explosion.

People Who will be BJP's face in Himachal?
Author: 0 Who will be BJP's face in Himachal?

Union defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and rural development minister Narendra Singh Tomar - who have been appointed as observers by the parliamentary board - reached Shimla along with party state in-charge and Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey on Thursday evening to hold a discourse on the name of Himachal's new chief minister with the newly elected state legislators.

People US VP Pence delays Israel, Egypt visit for Senate tax vote
Author: 0 US VP Pence delays Israel, Egypt visit for Senate tax vote

Vice President Mike Pence has delayed his upcoming trip to the Middle East until January, citing concern regarding the upcoming vote on the tax reform bill. Ghani is offering Pence his thanks on behalf of a grateful nation and pointing to their common bonds. Although he seemed to be dismissive of polls showing the administration's low approval ratings, Pence noted that, with midterm elections coming up, Americans can "count on the fact" that he, Trump and members of the administration will ...

People DOJ Prosecutors Looking Into Controversial Obama-era Uranium One Deal
Author: 0 DOJ Prosecutors Looking Into Controversial Obama-era Uranium One Deal

The DOJ prosecutors are now establishing whether a special council is warranted to look into the controversial deal that gave Russian Federation control over Canadian mining company Uranium One , which at the time controlled 20 percent of uranium supply in the United States licensed for mining.

People Hina Khan Accuses Vikas Gupta Of Getting Physical On Bigg Boss 11
Author: 0 Hina Khan Accuses Vikas Gupta Of Getting Physical On Bigg Boss 11

And a proof of this is the fight between Hina Khan and Priyank Sharma and that also because of Vikas Gupta . Luv tells Hina and Priyank that he is with Vikas in the task. Luv, Puneesh, Arshi and Priyank try to save Vikas' egg. The famous trio - Luv Tyagi, Priyank Sharma and Hina Khan , who have garnered a lot of attention, now see a crack as Priyank chooses to stand by his best friend Vikas , against Hina Khan .

People Cuba's Raul Castro term in office likely extended
Author: 0 Cuba's Raul Castro term in office likely extended

Cuba's president is not directly elected by the people, but by the Council of State which is chosen by the National Assembly . The decision to postpone the departure of Castro was taken over "the exceptional situation" caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma last September, which caused considerable damage to housing and other infrastructure and 10 deaths.

People World Chess Championship's 'pawnographic' logo leaves Grandmasters in a fix
Author: 0 World Chess Championship's 'pawnographic' logo leaves Grandmasters in a fix

A Russian design bureau won the competition for the design of the identity of the London World Chess Championship in 2018. If you busted out a chess game while reading the " Kama Sutra ", it might look like this. Can you identify the following brand logos - and spot why they provoked controversy? Chess fans and players are taking issue with how the board in the logo has 6x6 squares, not the standard 8x8.

People Wealthy auto owners placing spikes on trees to avoid bird droppings
Author: 0 Wealthy auto owners placing spikes on trees to avoid bird droppings

The internet caught wind of the spikes after Twitter user Jennifer Garrett shared a photo taken by a former colleague, Anna Francis . While admitting that the spikes could be seen as cruel by others, the resident added that people in Bristol had already tried to scare the birds away from the neighborhood and failed.

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