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White House backs budget deal

White House backs budget deal Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California mounted a remarkable daylong speech on the House floor, trying to force GOP leaders in the House to promise a later vote on legislation to protect the younger immigrants. Pelosi says she hopes the House follows the Senate's example and takes up an immigration bill. But this shutdown is likely to be short-lived. The broader agreement in the Senate w... [Full Article...]

Another Government Shutdown Starts After Congress Fails to Pass Spending Bill

Another Government Shutdown Starts After Congress Fails to Pass Spending Bill He complained the new budget accord would drive up federal deficits - but didn't mention that he backed a $1.5 trillion tax bill in December that added red ink that was multiples larger than this week's spending agreement. Paul is protesting that the bill would usher in the return of trillion-dollar budget deficits. It's not clear yet how long this second shutdown will last: It could be just a few... [Full Article...]

Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Alpine skiing will take place during the day. "I think in the Olympic Games, it would take on a very different tone because when you're playing a football game, you're playing for the Jets, the Seahawks, the Ravens". local time , 6 a.m. ET. The appellants had asked CAS to overturn a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to invite them over doping concerns, meaning they w... [Full Article...]

North Korea has 'no intention' of holding talks with US at Games

North Korea has 'no intention' of holding talks with US at Games But none of them were spotted in satellite imagery of rehearsals ahead of the parade, according to respected USA website 38 North. The spectre of nuclear annihilation looms over millions of South Koreans' lives every day, but the added spotlight of the Olympic Games has intensified safety concerns should the North ever launch an attack. [Full Article...]

Renuka Chowdhury may file motion against Rijiju over video

Renuka Chowdhury may file motion against Rijiju over video Chowdhury told reporters minutes after Mr. Rijiju posted the video. "Despite such vexatious laugh by Renuka Chaudhary, the PM didn't get irritated". "I merely referred to PM's equanimity". Backing Renuka Chowdhury, Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma had also said that the Prime Minister had crossed the line of political discourse with his language and the "outrageous" reference for which he should... [Full Article...]

Boston Celtics: Cavaliers Lakers Trade Changes A Lot

Boston Celtics: Cavaliers Lakers Trade Changes A Lot It is possible that the Cavaliers will not be quite as bad, but there is no way their ceiling is anywhere near as high as it could be with Thomas . He will have the chance to play for the same team that his father, Larry Nance Sr., who had his No. 22 jersey retired by the organization. If Thomas is great again, then this hurts the Celtics, because he could easily keep them out of that 2-5 r... [Full Article...]

HomePod demand might be growing, as Apple Stores extend shipping estimates

HomePod demand might be growing, as Apple Stores extend shipping estimates Early HomePod reviews have been somewhat mixed , but one thing nearly every reviewer agreed on was that sound quality is phenomenal and blows away the smart speaker competition. As for integration with third-party apps, an area where devices like the Amazon Echo excel, HomePod is limited to note-taking, todo and messaging apps. [Full Article...]

Coast Guard searching for 3 missing fishermen near Jacksonville

Coast Guard searching for 3 missing fishermen near Jacksonville The Coast Guard searched 767 square nautical miles, using tons of resources, and found no sign of the boater, calling off their search around 1 this afternoon. But the captain of the fishing boat refused to leave his vessel. The vessel is returning to St. John's under full power and another Coast Guard ship, the Sir Wilfred Grenfell, is on its way to the area along with the Atlantic Kingfisher. [Full Article...]

White House has no regrets about touting economy despite swings

White House has no regrets about touting economy despite swings They've played to their core supporters on immigration, only to shift quickly to the middle on spending. Foreign markets plunged overnight. Also on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., met with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to work out a long-term spending measure that would keep the government funded for the next two years. [Full Article...]

Eagles Super Bowl LII parade

Eagles Super Bowl LII parade With the recent announcement of WWE CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon 's plans to bring back the XFL, the WWE has now created a championship belt in honor of the Philadelphia Eagle's win over the New England Patriots . Philadelphia will host its first-ever Super Bowl parade on Thursday. "You know what I got to say to all those people who doubted us, to all those people who counted us out a... [Full Article...]

White House praises Senate budget deal

The package would boost US government spending on national defense and domestic programs by $300 billion over a two-year period, ending years of mandatory budget caps Republicans argued were hollowing out America's military and Democrats said were harming the needy. [Full Article...]

What the Isaiah Thomas trade means for the Cleveland Cavaliers

What the Isaiah Thomas trade means for the Cleveland Cavaliers The Lakers also get another first-round pick to add to their rebuild, and a solid veteran presence in Frye. Thomas' joins the Lakers on an expiring contract worth roughly $6.3 million this season. I don't know what happened on all those teams with Thomas, but if James can't tolerate you, that's a bad sign. That number could increase if the Lakers decide not to bring back Julius Randle and stret... [Full Article...]

Andhra Pradesh bandh total, TD lends support

Andhra Pradesh bandh total, TD lends support The state government asked RTC to halt bus services and not a single bus plied. Most of the busy roads in large parts of the state nearly wore a deserted look as schools, colleges and offices have been shut and bus services suspended across Andhra Pradesh. [Full Article...]

Former Ravens WR Torrey Smith makes a student's day with surprise call

Former Ravens WR Torrey Smith makes a student's day with surprise call Several members of last year's championship team, the New England Patriots , also in order to protest Trump's policies. If too numerous players are declaring up front that they will boycott the event, turning it into an opportunity for the media to point out how sparsely attended it is, do you really think Trump would hesitate before simply deciding to not extend the invitation and scheduling... [Full Article...]

In Asia, Pence pressures North Korea ahead of Olympics

In Asia, Pence pressures North Korea ahead of Olympics Pence delivered his remarks shortly before departing for Seoul, where he will be welcomed by the South Korean President Moon Jae-in and will attend the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games on Friday. Kim Yo Jong will be part of a North Korean delegation led by the country's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam. While the Olympics have provided a diplomatic opening between the r... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi sets record for longest House floor speech about Dreamers

Nancy Pelosi sets record for longest House floor speech about Dreamers Pelosi said Republicans who have put forward proposals have shown courage and Ryan should respect the fact that a large number of elected representatives want a vote. That's from a Politico story published Tuesday evening, speculating about Pelosi's political future in Democratic leadership should Republicans retain control of the House of Representatives . [Full Article...]

Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe under White House review

Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe under White House review That they did not made clear their true motive: to allow U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes , head of the House Intelligence Committee, to have the field to himself for a while, setting the narrative that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was part of a nefarious "deep state" attempt to take down President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Pelosi takes to the House floor to defend Dreamers

Pelosi takes to the House floor to defend Dreamers Optimism about the $300-billion, two-year budget agreement began to falter as some House Democrats threatened to vote against the bill because it does not address immigration . While Congress would still have to pass another spending measure before that deadline, the agreement announced Wednesday includes a longer-term pact to lift spending caps by roughly $400 billion for Pentagon an... [Full Article...]

One in Five Experience Sexual Harassment, says UK Parliament Report

One in Five Experience Sexual Harassment, says UK Parliament Report The report comes after Prime Minister Theresa May set up a cross-party working group of MPs and staff to investigate the extent of abuse in Parliament. The inquiry was established following claims of widespread sexual harassment by at Westminster past year. If a complaint against an MP or peer is found to be credible, it would be referred to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. [Full Article...]

Meet the 200-strong 'army of beauties' from North Korea

Meet the 200-strong 'army of beauties' from North Korea Analysts say that with the dual approach, the North is looking to normalize its status as a "de facto nuclear state", and could be trying to weaken the sanctions regime against it or drive a wedge between the South and its ally the US. As if to steal the thunder, North Korea conducted a military parade Thursday ahead of the games to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the creation of its militar... [Full Article...]


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