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Dec 22 2018

Here's What Would Happen If the Government Shuts Down

Democrats will take control of the House in January, and they oppose major funding for wall construction. He was among several senators from both parties who said the...

Dec 21 2018

Shutdown Stalemate as House Plugs Border Wall Funds Back Into CR

If approved by the House and signed by Trump , the measure would force a newly-seated Congress to begin 2019 facing yet another in a series of budget and border securi...

Dec 20 2018

China detains third Canadian as Huawei spat simmers

China has accused the other detainees - former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and China-based business consultant Michael Spavor - of activities "that endanger Chin...

Dec 20 2018

Japan protests against Russian military installations on Kuril Islands

Japan plans to buy 147 F-35s, including 42 F-35Bs, over the next decade. Those planes will replace the Japan Air Self-Defense Force's aging F-15J fighters. Defence offi...

Dec 20 2018

UK’s Corbyn calls PM May a ‘stupid woman’

The nearly immediate circulation of footage of Mr Corbyn prompted uproar in the Commons, with shouting and heckling as a succession of MPs demanded action from Speaker Jo...

Dec 20 2018

Sanctions will block path to peace, warns North Korea

The statement comes after the US Treasury Department sanctioned three senior North Korean officials earlier in the week over alleged human rights abuses. relations at...

Dec 18 2018

Brexit vote in Parliament to happen before January 21 - PM May's spokeswoman

He added: "I was not addressing her, and in the course of the morning after having checked what I said yesterday night, she was kissing me". Despite fellow European Uni...

Dec 18 2018

Trump Calls Michael Cohen a 'rat'

The Supreme Court has never directly ruled on whether a president can be subpoenaed for testimony in a criminal investigation, though the justices have said that a presid...

Dec 18 2018

Mick Mulvaney once called Trump a 'terrible human being'

Mr Trump praised Mr Kelly's service and called him a "great patriot" in the tweet . But I am still voting for him. He won the race by more than 20 points. Even with seve...

Dec 18 2018

GOP waits on Trump as clock ticks toward partial shutdown

Without a resolution, parts of the federal government would shut down at midnight on Friday. President Donald Trump said last week he would be "proud" to have a shutd...

Dec 18 2018

Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

Earlier this week Trump said he'd be "proud" to shut down the government over the $5 billion he wants for the wall along the southern border. Whatever it takes to get...

Dec 18 2018

With final jabs at FBI, Michael Flynn heads to sentencing

The House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees are wrapping up a yearlong investigation into the department's decisions before Democrats take the majo...

Dec 15 2018

Sri Lanka’s top court overturns sacking of Parliament

As many as 13 petitions have been filed against Sirisena's November 9 order sacking the 225-member Parliament, nearly 20 months before its term was to end. The outcome is...

Dec 15 2018

More than 260 migrants died trying to cross the USA southern border

Border Patrol EMTs began medical care and requested an ambulance. The group of migrants were then transported by bus from Antelope Wells to a border station in Lordsb...

Dec 15 2018

Senate passes resolution condemning Saudi crown prince for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed House leaders on the Khashoggi slaying on Wednesday, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis briefed the full...

Dec 14 2018

Grinch Trump steals Christmas (party) from journalists

The news that Kelly might be OK with no longer serving at the beck and call of Donald Trump may not be much of a surprise. "We're interviewing people", he said. Trump...

Dec 14 2018

Chinese Hackers Are Responsible For Marriott Data Breach, Reports Say

The Marriott hacking allegation came amid heightened tensions between Beijing and Washington that encompasses geopolitics, trade, technology rivalry and espionage. They a...

Dec 13 2018

Teenager charged with killing schoolmate who was pregnant with his child

Trejo was charged Monday with murder and feticide in St. Johnson County Superior Court, after Rouhselang's body was found Sunday morning in a trash container behind a r...

Dec 13 2018

Paris looks to get back to business after fresh wave of protests

USA conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh also made the claim in a broadcast Monday, in which he lauded the demonstrators for their support for the president. His offic...

Dec 11 2018

China hails Trump-Xi summit, but offers no new details:The Asahi Shimbun

That evening, Trump added: "We are either going to have a REAL DEAL with China , or no deal at all - at which point we will be charging major Tariffs against Chinese pro...