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by | January 08, 2019 | 03:59

A Democratic aide said there was no progress. However, pressure to reach a deal is likely to grow as the effects of the shutdown are felt, including possible cuts in food stamp programs and delayed tax refunds. The White House did not return a request for comment on Monday night to clarify Trump's statement about the presidents. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called the wall "immoral" and refuses to budge on providing taxpayers' funding for it.

by | January 08, 2019 | 03:44

Before the signing of the document, the head of the OCU, Metropolitan Epiphanius, Metropolitan Oleksandr (Drabynko) and Metropolitan Simeon (Shostatsky) transferred to the OCU from the UOC of Moscow Patriarchate, and Metropolitan of Lutsk and Volynsky Mykhailo (Zinkevych) from the UOC of Kyiv Patriarchate took part in the collective prayer.

by | January 07, 2019 | 08:00

The thirteen include former diplomat Michael Kovrig and consultant Michael Spavor, arrested on December 10, for activities said to threaten national security, as well as Sarah McIver, who was subsequently freed and returned to Canada. "So it's very hard to imagine that it's anything that he was doing or the organization was doing that triggered China's unhappiness". The united message, being delivered publicly and privately to China, is that the continued detentions are harmful to China ...

by | January 07, 2019 | 07:39

Romney registers his approval of Trump's tax cuts, regulatory rollback, China trade crackdown, conservative judicial nominations, and many of his early appointees, but in the "qualities of character" department, he says, Trump's "shortfall has been most glaring", both in a divided America and an increasingly chaotic world America no longer leads.

by | January 07, 2019 | 07:15

A tip from the public helped police identify Black , who is now in custody in East Harris County. Officials say the 20 year old has admitted to taking part in the shooting; however, investigators believe there are more suspects at large.

by | January 07, 2019 | 06:49

Her video notes the economic challenges facing people of color along with images of a women's march and Warren's participation at an LGBT event. I'm not a citizen of a tribe. Arguing that Warren doesn't have what it takes to win in 2020, Cupp suggested on Saturday that Democrats need a better candidate. "She's true to her word", a Council Bluffs resident named John (who declined to give his last name) told CBS after Warren's event there.

by | January 05, 2019 | 08:41

He will oversee the senator's grassroots mobilization, national operations and planning in the early states, they said. "I drink Michelob Ultra - the club soda of beers", she told reporters Wednesday. "I think people will find her interesting". Warren also slammed Trump as a "grifter and a scammer" who gives "giant tax giveaways to the billionaires, to the big corporations and a harder and harder squeeze for working families".

by | January 05, 2019 | 08:09

Trump immediately seized on the topic, asking in a tweet Friday, "How do you impeach a president who has won perhaps the greatest election of all time, done nothing wrong". "I don't think we should make a big deal of it". "As a young girl, I watched my mother hand stitch thobes while sitting on the floor with a lamp at her side", Tlaib wrote.

by | January 03, 2019 | 06:27

The New York Times even said much of the essay "sounded like the makings of a primary challenge against Mr. Trump from Mr. Romney" . (Romney did, however, get a larger percentage of the national popular vote in 2012 , at 47.2 percent, than Trump did in 2016, with 46.1 percent.) Paul wrote off Romney in general as standing for a sort of "establishment big government Republicanism" that is "not popular enough to win a general election".

by | January 03, 2019 | 06:23

Arab states, including some that once backed rebels against President Bashar al-Assad, are seeking to reconcile with him after decisive gains by his forces in the war, aiming to expand their clout in Syria at the expense of non-Arab Turkey and Iran .

by | January 03, 2019 | 05:18

President Xi acknowledged the difference in the political systems of China and Taiwan, but dismissed it being an obstacle, saying the one-country-two-systems model will ensure the "social systems and lifestyles of Taiwan compatriots will be fully respected".

by | January 03, 2019 | 04:20

Despite the Supreme Court's historic decision on September 28 a year ago, permitting women in the 10-50 age group, no children or young women in the "barred" group were able to offer prayers at the shrine following frenzied protests by devotees and right-wing outfits.

by | January 01, 2019 | 16:36

Part of the 10-storey building collapsed following a gas explosion on Monday morning in the industrial city of Magnitogorsk, almost 1,700 kilometres (1,050 miles) east of Moscow in the Ural mountains. Emergencies Minister Yevgeny Zinichev said at a meeting with Mr Putin there were thought to be between 36 and 40 people under the rubble. The blast reportedly happened at around 6am local time, when many people were sleeping on what is a Russian public holiday.

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:38

The 21-year-old was identified as Kazuhiro Kusakabe. NHK footage showed the van with a smashed front and paramedics carrying the injured on stretchers into ambulances. At 12:10 a.m., the small van began driving into pedestrians on the street, which was closed to vehicular traffic at the time because of revelers visiting the Meiji Shrine and attending New Year's gatherings.

by | January 01, 2019 | 10:16

A Chinese court has demanded a retrial of a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges after prosecutors said his sentence of 15 years was too light, which could further worsen relations between Beijing and Ottawa. The last foreigner to be tried for drug smuggling was British national Akmal Shaikh, who was caught in 2007 while smuggling over 4 kilograms of heroin into China.

by | December 31, 2018 | 14:43

Six people havedied as a result of a severe storm system that caused blizzard conditions in the US Midwest and torrential rain and flood threats in the South. Forty-seven-year-old Marilyn Balogi, of Zimmerman, was killed. "The snow will end over the Southern Plains by Thursday evening and over the Northern/Central Plains by Friday evening".

by | December 31, 2018 | 11:11

Saudi-owned al Arabiya television confirmed the UAE Embassy reopening first reported by Syria's Information Ministry. In a bid to bring the Syrian government back into the Arab fold and restore relations between the two friendly countries, the UAE has reopened its embassy in Damascus, according to WAM.

by | December 29, 2018 | 15:43

First, Border Patrol is conducting secondary medical checks on all children in CBP care and custody with a particular focus on children under 10. If they complain, you flag it. "Those are the guys that are getting hurt". That's according to Oscar Padilla, the Guatemalan consul in Phoenix, who met Wednesday with Agustin Gomez, the father of Felipe Gomez Alonzo .

by | December 29, 2018 | 12:40

Meanwhile, Trump warned Friday that if Democrats do not agree to his demands to fund a wall on the southern border , he will "close the southern border entirely" and cut aid to Central American countries - while pulling back on trade with Mexico.

by | December 29, 2018 | 12:29

Among those killed were three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian tour guide. CNN's Hossam Ahmed reported from Cairo and Mohammed Tawfeeq reported and wrote from Atlanta. The bus hit the device after it went off its planned route without alerting security forces, Mr Madbouly added . The injured were taken to the nearby Haram hospital, Reuters news agency reports.