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If Senate Democrats and Republicans were able to reach some agreement on immigration before February 8, that would be the end of the matter, likely removing the threat of another government shutdown . Whether it was a fresh offer from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , moderates' stampede away from the shutdown blowback or a Maasai "talking stick" wielded by Sen.
  • California wants 5 million 'green' cars on roads by 2030

    California wants 5 million 'green' cars on roads by 2030

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    The order specifically targets having the state and private sector work together to get five million ZEVs on California roads by 2030 along with significantly expanding vehicle-charging infrastructure to include 200 hydrogen-fueling stations; 250,000 zero-emission vehicle chargers and 10,000 direct current fast chargers by 2025.
  • Man dies after being sucked into MRI scanner at Indian hospital

    Man dies after being sucked into MRI scanner at Indian hospital

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    The metal in the cylinder activated the machine's monstrous magnetic field, pulling in both the man and the cylinder with great force, eyewitnesses said. The incident happened Saturday at Nair Hospital. "No one gave us instructions. We had to push him out before he got hurt", said a senior medic at a government hospital.
  • Trump rejects peace talks with Taliban in departure from Afghan strategy

    Trump rejects peace talks with Taliban in departure from Afghan strategy

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    U.S. President Donald Trump , who recently announced that he will increase U.S. military forces there after a lot of them were withdrawn in 2014, offered no diplomatic plan for ending the war in Afghanistan, other than a desperate plea by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said, "All countries who support peace in Afghanistan have an obligation to take decisive action to stop the Taliban's campaign of violence".
  • McGowan Details Alleged Assault by Weinstein

    McGowan Details Alleged Assault by Weinstein

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    The actress detailed about her deeply personal upcoming book named fearless which is focused on the moment McGowan came forward and claimed that former movie mogul sexually assaulted her back in 1997 at the Sundance Film Festival. After the alleged assault, McGowan said her lawyer told her that no one would believe her in court and others "counselled me to see it as something that would help my career in the long run".
  • Cynthia Nixon: The state of our union is up to us

    Cynthia Nixon: The state of our union is up to us

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    Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., whose guest came to the USA from El Salvador at the age of 15 and now works as a technology specialist at Apple. President Trump has proposed a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million DREAMers along with $25 billion for a border wall and a 25% reduction in legal immigration.
  • ICBC in 'financial dumpster fire': minister

    ICBC in 'financial dumpster fire': minister

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    Attorney General David Eby addressed reports Monday morning that ICBC is projecting a $1.3-billion loss for the 2017/18 fiscal year, calling the situation a "financial dumpster fire". It said the "sizable and significant loss" is due to a rapid increase in the number of collisions in the province, as well as the rising costs of those claims.
  • Trump puts Israeli-Palestinian security coordination at risk

    Trump puts Israeli-Palestinian security coordination at risk

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    Now this is not only a real estate deal, it's fundamentally not a real estate deal but a problem recognizing Israel's existence, the problem of not recognizing a Jewish state in any boundary. Trump also said his recognition of Jerusalem had taken the city " off the table ", leading the Palestinians to say peace was "off the table", if the decision wasn't reversed.
  • Republican US House Appropriations chairman will not seek re-election

    Republican US House Appropriations chairman will not seek re-election

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    President Donald Trump won Frelinghuysen's district by just one point, and voters opposed Trump's health care and tax plans. But Democrats pointed to the congressman's exit as growing evidence that Republicans are anxious about running in competitive races, and adding to the possibilities of the 24 seats they need to flip the House.
  • Jim Fossel: Democrats, DACA, and an unnecessary shutdown

    Jim Fossel: Democrats, DACA, and an unnecessary shutdown

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    That's not a winning strategy. The House Intelligence Committee is expected to vote this week to make public a classified memo spearheaded by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes that alleges Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance law abuses tied to the opposition research dossier on Trump and Russian Federation.
  • DHS plans tougher screening for refugees from 11 countries

    DHS plans tougher screening for refugees from 11 countries

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    Announcing the measure on Monday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the newly-unveiled restrictions " have nothing to do with race or religion ". The predominantly Muslim countries affected by the pause, which Trump ordered in October, were Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mali, North Korea, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.
  • Pico Rivera councilman, teacher recorded making anti-military rant in classroom

    Pico Rivera councilman, teacher recorded making anti-military rant in classroom

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    He said that criticizing war as a general public policy is legitimate, but that Salcido should not have intentionally "besmirched the intellect of people who serve our country". Salcido did post a statement on Friday to his personal Facebook page, which said, "I don't think it's wise for me to make any comments, but I want my friends, family, and students to know we are fine and we respect the rights of free expression for all individuals".
  • Speaker hopes budget session will be smooth

    Speaker hopes budget session will be smooth

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    She said the House would have eight sittings in the first part of the budget session starting tomorrow, during which 19 out of a total of 36 hours would be devoted on the discussion on the vote of thanks to the President's address and the Union Budget for 2018-19.