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People Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown

Just three weeks ago, a similar failure to agree on a new budget in January resulted in a United States government shutdown for three days, with scores of federal agencies across America unable to continue operating. It also would increase the government's debt cap, preventing a first-ever default on United States obligations that looms in just a few weeks. "Give us a vote, let the House work its will", said Pelosi.

People Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia
Author: 0 Flood Watch this weekend for north Georgia

There should be a lull in the rain before more arrives for Saturday evening. A Flood Watch is out for this weekend in the western counties in the mountains. The rain ends as a light mix by Sunday night and early Monday. "When all is said and done, I think a solid 1-3" of rainfall looks likely for Eastern Kentucky.

People Mount Pleasant Church to host prom for those with special needs
Author: 0 Mount Pleasant Church to host prom for those with special needs

There were around 200 people who attended the event along with their families. Once inside, people got their makeup done and shoes shined, they took pictures at a photo booth, danced and ate. Tebow is sponsoring over 500 proms nationwide for teenagers with special needs. He's been known to show up unannounced at the Jacksonville event in years past.

People Police in Indian Kashmir say gunmen attack army camp
Author: 0 Police in Indian Kashmir say gunmen attack army camp

Preliminary reports suggest two to three militants were involved in the attack. Security forces have cordoned off the area around the Sunjawan Army camp after shots were heard inside. The security forces have cordoned off the area. Jammu IGP SD Singh Jamwal said that around 4:55 am suspicious movement was noticed by the santri; santri bunker was sacked upon & they retaliated.

People Newcastle handed triple massive boost ahead of Manchester United clash
Author: 0 Newcastle handed triple massive boost ahead of Manchester United clash

Asked about rumours having English global left-back Luke Shaw (22) leave next summer, Manchester United boss, José Mourinho: "I know Shaw since he started playing Premier League for Southampton". A rising wage bill for players has cut into the latest quarterly profits from Manchester United. "Zlatan started training with the team two days ago", said Mourinho on Friday.

People Tucson airport officials release details in case of infant found in restroom
Author: 0 Tucson airport officials release details in case of infant found in restroom

My mom had no idea she was pregnant". An airport employee discovered the baby on a changing table near baggage claim and alerted airport security. Please get me to the authorities so they can find me a good home. ABC 13 reports the baby was left with a note. The infant is now in the custody of the Arizona Department of Child Safety and authorities are searching for his mother.

People Russian Fans Defy Neutral Status at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, in Photos
Author: 0 Russian Fans Defy Neutral Status at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, in Photos

Kim Jong-un's army of cheerleading bombshells arrive ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games 2018. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made only a brief appearance at a reception marking the start of the Winter Olympics on Friday, avoiding a potentially awkward encounter with the ceremonial leader of North Korea attending the same event.

People Winter weather advisory for North Iowa counties
Author: 0 Winter weather advisory for North Iowa counties

According to a NBC5 report , the potential snowstorm will likely start late Thursday and continue into Friday night, acculumating between 5 and 10 inches. "At this point, we are looking at 7 to 11 inches, with a few areas getting a little more than that and it looks like the heaviest snow could track right through Rockford , DeKalb, and Chicago ", he said.

People Koreas Share Handshake at Olympic Games Opening
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The Korean folk song "Arirang" played as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong and DPRK President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong Nam watched in the crowd. The first match featuring the joint North-South women's ice hockey team will also be held over the weekend, when they take on Switzerland. The highly politicized Pyeongchang Olympics are officially opening, but not without some last-minute drama as the Court of Arbitration for Sport is set ...

People Koby Altman says deadline deals addressed Cavs' 'culture' issues
Author: 0 Koby Altman says deadline deals addressed Cavs' 'culture' issues

I want to have us be in the playoffs, and the only path to that is to add to the roster that we already have". "It was a great win for us", said James, who threw both arms in the air in triumph when his game-winner fell - capping a triple-double performance of 37 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds.

People Isaiah Thomas might be the key to the Lakers future
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas might be the key to the Lakers future

We have some new shooting as well". On the overall, we have to look at ourselves and our focus and what we are doing rather than what other people are doing because if I remember in the summer, it was the same thing when that deal ( Kyrie Irving moved to Boston) was done in the summer, everyone went insane (about) those two teams, now it's between them and blah, blah, blah.

People Student sexually assaulted in school, teacher held
Author: 0 Student sexually assaulted in school, teacher held

He added that the protesting parents assaulted the accused while he was being taken away. The Officer in Charge of Tollygunge Police Station too gut hurt in the melee, it reported. Nevertheless, the parents have continued their protest outside the school which has disrupted the traffic at Rashbehari Avenue. The protesting parents demanded that the school authorities hand over the teacher to them and that justice would be served.

People Number Three Official at Justice Dept. Out
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Brand was next in line of succession to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for oversight of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential collusion between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation and whether the Republican president has unlawfully sought to obstruct the ongoing probe.

People Senate vote to pass bill, shutdown deadline not met
Author: 0 Senate vote to pass bill, shutdown deadline not met

The spending caps would increase about $300 billion over two years, according to a congressional aide. Paul spoke on the floor in the hours leading up to the deadline, voicing opposition to unnecessary government spending . Non-defence spending, such as a programme to provide health insurance for children, would reportedly increase by $63bn this year, and $68bn next year.

People Weather starts to warm up as we head into the weekend
Author: 0 Weather starts to warm up as we head into the weekend

Weather service forecasters warn of heavy snow, reduced visibility and hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute Friday . Heavy snow is also on the way for Detroit area, which will make Friday morning commute very hard.

People Pres. Trump says 'shutdown' over immigration
Author: 0 Pres. Trump says 'shutdown' over immigration

Most of those who spoke about the White House's frustrations did so on the condition of anonymity. He said immigrants now protected won't be priorities for deportation as long as they do not commit crimes. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said the agreement would include an increase for domestic programs like drug treatment and broadband infrastructure that Democrats have sought, as well as a military spending increase championed by Republicans .

People PM Narendra Modi to Visit Palestine via Jordan
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi to Visit Palestine via Jordan

Before Modi's visit to Israel, President Mahmoud Abbas was invited to India on a state visit to make the larger point that Modi had not forgotten the traditional support to the Palestinian cause. Dev said in a statement that she was shocked "at the utterly sexist and downright distasteful comment" by Modi. Modi, who will be in the UAE on 10 and 11 February, is slated to address the sixth World Government Summit in Dubai.

People Feds' Star Witness Arrested After Testimony in Bribery Case
Author: 0 Feds' Star Witness Arrested After Testimony in Bribery Case

Howe, during questioning by Percoco's defense attorney, admitted that he had disputed a credit card charge for a hotel stay at the Waldorf Astoria when he in fact did stay at the hotel. Howe's lawyer did not immediately respond to a request for comment regarding the arrest, which was reported Friday by The Wall Street Journal . Gitner then asked: "As you sit here now, do you think they're going to rip it up?" The source said it was possible Howe could be in court Friday.

People Minnesota Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan won't seek re-election
Author: 0 Minnesota Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan won't seek re-election

He won re-election in 2016 by less than 1 point, while President Trump won the district by almost 16 points. Nolan has struggled to bridge pro-mining factions on the Iron Range with more liberal and environmentally conscious Democrats who have sought to block new mining projects.

People Russian Engineers Arrested for Mining Bitcoin at Federal Nuclear Center
Author: 0 Russian Engineers Arrested for Mining Bitcoin at Federal Nuclear Center

Two engineers at a top-secret nuclear lab in Russian Federation were caught using equipment to engage in cryptocurrency mining, officials said. The supercomputer was launched at the center in 2011 - becoming the country's most powerful at that time with the speed of 1 PFLOPS (10^15 floating-point operations per second).

People US Congress stumbles into government shutdown, budget deal stalled
Author: 0 US Congress stumbles into government shutdown, budget deal stalled

On Tuesday, the House passed a partisan bill that would fund government for six weeks - but fund the military through the remainder of fiscal year 2018. Chuck Schumer, the leader of the Senate Democrats , said the deal should break the cycle of partisan fights over spending. It would stave off a government shutdown before a Thursday night deadline and extend the federal government's debt ceiling until March 2019, putting off for more than a year the risk of a debt default by the ...

People More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend
Author: 0 More cold, wintry precipitation could be expected this weekend

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with lows dipping to around 32 degrees. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Moderate snow is possible north of HWY 24 where accumulation will be highest but farther south, light amounts are expected with some areas only receiving a trace of snow.

People UN Security Council to discuss Syria humanitarian truce
Author: 0 UN Security Council to discuss Syria humanitarian truce

Another civilian died and six others were injured in a rocket attack on Bidama town, he said, noting that attacks from air and land continued across the province. It accused the United States of using "the excuse of fighting terrorism to set up illegitimate bases on Syrian territory". "The reason is that the air raids target only the markets and the residential neighborhoods", said a SAMS medical worker.

People North Sea Crude-Forties steady after restart, Brent rises
Author: 0 North Sea Crude-Forties steady after restart, Brent rises

US oil production eclipsed ten09 million barrels per day (mbpd) last December, according to the US Energy Information Administration , and has almost caught up with the US record set during the Texas oil boom 47 years ago. and they said the number of shale oil rigs has nearly doubled in two years - and they're more efficient then ever. Oil prices largely reversed earlier falls on Thursday as a North Sea pipeline outage and record Chinese imports countered USA crude production soaring ...

People Myanmar deliberately starves Rohingya Muslims, report says
Author: 0 Myanmar deliberately starves Rohingya Muslims, report says

High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi's report on the crisis sparked by an army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state in August. Disturbing photographs have shed light on a massacre of 10 Rohingya men shot and hacked to death as violence in Myanmar gathered momentum in September.

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