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Republicans move ahead with government shutdown vote

Republicans move ahead with government shutdown vote

A key piece of this strategy was to include long-term funding for Chip, a health insurance programme for children from low-income families, in the measure. Republicans hold a slim 51-49 majority in ...

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Macedonia's place is in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says NATO chief

Macedonia's place is in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says NATO chief

After the talks in New York, UN envoy Matthew Nimetz said he was "very hopeful" that a solution was within reach. The UN mediator in the Macedonia-Greece "name" dispute has told journalists followin...

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Turnbull, Abe underscore defence ties with Japan base visit

Earlier in the day, Turnbull toured an exercise area of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces east of Tokyo along with Abe and inspected drills by the Special Operations Group tasked with counter-terro...

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White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown

White House supports short-term spending bill to avoid gov't shutdown

Freedom Caucus chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) told Politico that enough no votes remain to prevent a stop-gap spending bill from passing through the House, assuming no Democrats vote for the bill. ...

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Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

Last Friday, Trump kept the Iran agreement alive by extending sanctions waivers. Earlier this week in Moscow, Lavrov said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not agree to give up nuclear wea...

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Snow Ice Warning Issued For Ireland

Snow Ice Warning Issued For Ireland

Galway Bay fm newsroom - nearly a thousand homes in the county are without power this morning as Met Eireann warns that another storm is on the way. In a post on their website , they wrote: "Remem...

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Pelosi to Guest Judge 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

Pelosi to Guest Judge 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

VH1 also released a special sneak peek of this season's nine queens - Aja , BenDeLaCreme , Chi Chi DeVayne , Kennedy Davenport , Milk , Morgan McMichaels , Shangela , Thorgy Thor and Trixi...

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OUR VIEWPOINT: Medicaid work requirements are awful idea

OUR VIEWPOINT: Medicaid work requirements are awful idea

Last week the Trump administration announced that it would allow work requirements for Medicaid recipients who were not elderly, pregnant, or disabled. But in a speech to the nation's Medicaid directo...

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Protesters Take To Sacramento Streets In Name Of Martin Luther King, Jr

Protesters Take To Sacramento Streets In Name Of Martin Luther King, Jr

During an interview with the New York Daily News , Martin Luther King III, who was 10 years old when his father was killed, explained that America has made great strides but that our work is not ...

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Trump sends mixed signals as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

Trump sends mixed signals as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

The White House did not immediately respond to questions about the tweet, which said simply: "CHIP should be part of a long term solution, not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!" Trump's commen...

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Sen. Dick Durbin talks Trump comments on 'The View'

Sen. Dick Durbin talks Trump comments on 'The View'

Dick Durbin , D-Ill. Many of them fear that voters will fault the GOP after looking at Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, his past flirtation with letting ...

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Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand's prime minister announces she is pregnant

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand's prime minister announces she is pregnant

The 37-year-old Labour leader took the helm as Prime Minister in October, ending nearly a decade of centre-right National Party rule. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will take over for Ms Ard...

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Allen Greene named Auburn University's 15th athletics director

Allen Greene named Auburn University's 15th athletics director

Prior to joining Ole Miss, Greene spent two years working in athletics advancement for Notre Dame and five years in its compliance office. Greene was in town with President Steven Leath today. He re...

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The real reason Kate didn't wear her engagement ring today

The real reason Kate didn't wear her engagement ring today

Ava's mother Kylie Watt, 41, an opera singer who performed alongside James Corden in One Chance, also met Kate and said she thinks the duchess found the visit "emotional". Kate looked quite at hom...

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Montreal man fools police with detailed snow auto sculpture

Montreal man fools police with detailed snow auto sculpture

Laprise tells Buzzfeed Canada: "I did the auto to have fun expressing my creativity on that attractive day", he said. Laprise modeled the fake auto after the Delorean DMC-12 from " Back to the Fu...

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Trump On North Korea Getting Nuclear Weapons: 'They Get Closer Every Day'

Trump On North Korea Getting Nuclear Weapons: 'They Get Closer Every Day'

It was at the DMZ's Joint Security Area in Panmunjom that delegations from both Koreas, holding the first high-level talks in over two years, struck the deal, signalling an implicit detente in the d...

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Pa. removes medical pot registry from police computers

Pa. removes medical pot registry from police computers

The Trump administration has muddied the waters on how states enforce their marijuana laws. There is a Congressional Cannabis Caucus whose members are from the states that have legalized recreational ...

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'Stranger Things' star poses with teen for hilarious senior photos

'Stranger Things' star poses with teen for hilarious senior photos

David Harbour's performance as Chief Hopper in Stranger Things solidified the character as a fan-favorite in the series, with the actor's off-screen persona possibly being almost as endearing. "25k...

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Trump willing to negotiate directly with Kim Jong Un

Trump willing to negotiate directly with Kim Jong Un

The back-and-forth between Kim and Trump has been ongoing for several months as the isolated country has continued to carry out missile and nuclear tests, in defiance of worldwide pressure and Unite...

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Australia Day poll shocking — SOAP BOX

Australia Day poll shocking — SOAP BOX

The respondents were asked "What Australian historical event occurred on 26 January?" and given a randomised list of 11 options to choose from. Whether millennials are to blame or a lack of availabl...

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