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As last-gasp Senate vote fails, government lurches into shutdown

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The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight after a last-ditch vote on a House-passed short-term federal spending plan fell well short in the Senate. Trump, who slammed the minority party in a series of morning tweets, argued that the shutdown occurred because Democrats were more concerned about helping immigrants who came to the country illegally as children than US military service members or American citizens. Read More »

Ronaldo unhappy in Spanish league - Ex-Real Madrid star, Mijatovic

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The Argentine superstar penned a new three-year deal to extend his stay in Catalonia until 2021. The Red Devils allegedly came to the conclusion the whole thing would cost them around €400m, with €200m going straight to Real Madrid , but that the marketing and media impact would actually give them "many benefits". Read More »

Trump wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

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Dick Durbin. Durbin says Trump used a vulgarity disparaging African countries. More: Did Trump use vulgar language at an immigration meeting? Trump on Sunday denied making the statements attributed to him, but didn't get into specifics about what he did or did not say. Read More »

Donald Trump insists he is 'not racist' in wake of derogatory comments

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He was speaking about the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program, which helps young undocumented immigrants seeking protection from deportation. The president, in the meeting, also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the US, according to people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. Read More »

USA government shutdown as Senate fails to pass new budget

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., called "long-term solutions" on immigration and government spending, and. Schumer'ss pressing for protections for younger immigrants brought to the country illegally as children , but the White House and Republicans say talks on that issue should be kept separate from legislation to prevent a shutdown. Read More »

I'm not racist, Trump says after 'shithole countries' remark

Trump said: "They have got a couple of meetings scheduled, couple of additional meetings scheduled". It is also stupid to imagine that the non-tired and unhuddled masses in Norway - one of the highest-ranked countries in the world in terms of economic prosperity and quality of life - or people from any other predominantly white, non-"shithole" nation would move to America in numbers high enough to meet its needs. Read More »

Aulas annonce "un hommage au plus haut niveau" pour Bocuse — OL-PSG

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Les supporters lyonnais s'étaient déjà servi de l'icône de leur ville pour déployer un magnifique tifo avec un slogan bien trouvé: "Cuisinez-les à la Lyonnaise". Plus récemment, il a été invité sur l'émission Top Chef en 2013 au plus grand bonheur (et stress) des candidats. Le 25 février 1975, Paul Bocuse est fait chevalier d'honneur par le Président de la République, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing , à l'Elysée. Read More »

President Trump: 'I am not a racist'

He doesn't care if people get kicked off their health insurance, he doesn't care if we slash Social Security, and Medicare, and Medicaid. Green means envy, and as we know, Donald Trump is a guy who gets easily jealous of others who might have more worth than him, more power than him, a better looking which than him, who knows. Read More »

Turkey starts military campaign against Kurdish-controlled area

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Turkish Red Crescent has taken necessary measures to protect Syrian civilians in the aftermath of Turkish military's operation in Syria's Afrin, head of the aid agency said on Saturday, APA reports quoting AA. The Kurdish YPG have released statements asking Turkey to "halt its unjustified threats". State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the U.S. Read More »

Unusual and surreal: One year covering Donald Trump

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It is no surprise that President Trump routinely polls far lower on the left coast than elsewhere in our country. He has delivered on some major promises and stumbled on others. That would be an indication the government is open , even if he signs the actual bill at a later time . He succeeded Barack Obama as the 45th President of US on Jan 20, 2017 and since then he has been hogging the limelight for many good and bad reasons. Read More »

Turkish armed forces strike Kurds in Syria

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These attacks are occurring against a backdrop of heightened tension between Turkey and PKK-linked forces in Syria, especially in the area of Afrin, after a United States announcement in recent days that it would be creating a "protection force" in the Kurdish-majority area of Syria further east. Read More »

Turkish military operation in Syria's Afrin has begun - Erdogan

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Ankara has long fought Kurdish unrest in southeastern Turkey. The Trump administration has once again enraged Ankara with its recent threat to build a 30,000-strong border protection force drawn from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Pentagon's main proxy on the ground, which is dominated by the Kurdish YPG. Read More »

Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria

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At one point during the interview, Cankili said that "operation has already started de facto " with artillery fire from the Turkish border. "Don't ever doubt it". Manbij is part of a larger Kurdish-controlled area in which the U.S. has a presence. The source said that bombing had only produced "material damage", although command of Turkish armed forces claimed to have destroyed several "shelters" of Kurdish organization. Read More »

Turkey starts aerial campaign against Syrian Kurds areas

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A US State Department official on Friday said military intervention by Turkey in Syria would undermine regional stability and would not help protect Turkey's border security. The plan instantly enraged Turkey , a ally of the US, because it would rely heavily on Kurdish fighters who are viewed as terrorists by the Turks. The coalition added that the force is a key element of its strategy to prevent the resurgence of the Islamic State group in Syria and would be deployed along Syria's ... Read More »

The federal government may shut down. Here's what it means to you

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House members have been advised to keep their schedules flexible in the event the Senate strikes a deal. Without a quick deal, most day-to-day operations in the federal government will be disrupted. In recent months, the two major USA parties have been locked in a stalemate over a number of issues, including efforts to secure new protections for young undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers". Read More »

Sharapova overcomes Sevastova in Melbourne

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Sharapova returned to Melbourne Park this year after sitting out the 2017 edition due to a drug suspension. Still aiming for a first major, top-ranked Simona Halep, a two-time French Open finalist, held off 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-2 in a night match. Read More »

IPhone owners: You can get discounted batteries now

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If the closest Apple Store to you is a long distance away, you can mail your phone back to Apple to have the battery replaced. Samsung and LG, two of the biggest smartphone manufacturers, on Saturday claimed that they do not slow their smartphones with old batteries like Apple . Read More »

Schumer Meets With Trump On Funding Deal As Feds Prepare For Shutdown

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The shutdown came on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as President, and as Republicans enjoy majorities in both the House and Senate. Democrats voted to block this bill due to the bill giving no real allowance to immigrant children in the country, of which there are at least 700,000 estimated. Read More »

This Is What Happens During a Government Shutdown

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees will be able to perform their duties through at least January 26, and have been instructed to report to work as usual next week. Crater Lake and Olympic national parks responded to questions with a written statement saying park services that don't require staff, such as plowed roads and toilets without plumbing would remain open. Read More »

In post-presidency, Obama finds balancing act in countering Trump

Still, having a firm picture of the world the president is governing in and the direction it is moving is important for understanding the context in which he makes some of the most important decisions in the world. Government funding runs out at midnight on Friday, and the Senate does not appear to have the votes for a House-passed continuing resolution into mid-February. Read More »

More weather warnings for Cumbria - Met Office alert for snow and ice

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Racehorses make their way along snow covered roads to the gallops on Middleham Moor near Leyburn, as yellow snow and ice warnings are in place for northern England and Northern Ireland and much of Wales. That is the case for both Saturday and Sunday. "We are going to be tested, undoubtedly, to our limit". Unfortunately, this may lead to some flooding as the snow melts'. Read More »

And racist | Letters: Trump's comments on immigration vulgar

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The examiner will read a sentence and the patient is supposed to repeat it. Verbal fluency gets tested as well. President Akufo-Addo said Ghana will "not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country". Trump rose to national prominence by championing the idea that President Obama was not born in the United States and therefore was constitutionally barred from that office. Read More »

The Newest: White Home says Trump received't apologize

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Trump announced a year ago that he will end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , unless lawmakers come up with a solution by March. Republican Senator David Perdue, who was at the same White House meeting and had said he did not recall whether Trump made the comment, was more explicit on Sunday. Read More »

On defensive, Trump declares 'I'm not a racist'

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Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the African Union mission to the United States said in a blistering statement. Trump said she was "treated fantastic" when she was married to him from 1977 to 1992. The President doesn't have a daily physical fitness routine, the doctor said. Read More »

Trump, un an de bruit et de fureur — Etats-Unis

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Un an jour pour jour après l'arrivée au pouvoir de Donald Trump , les Etats-Unis sont entrés dans une période d'incertitude avec la fermeture partielle de l'administration fédérale consécutive à l'échec d'un vote crucial au Sénat. Mais Donald Trump a semblé s'opposer à cette proposition dans l'après-midi, affirmant que le Chip "devrait faire partie d'une solution à long-terme, pas d'une extension de 30 jours ou à court-terme". Read More »

USA government in negotations to avoid shutdown

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DETROW: Well, it is true that Republicans control the House, the Senate and the White House . However Republicans then needed the support of at least 10 Democrats to pass the bill in the Senate. The majority of Republicans who favor the amnesty, and even the minority of Republicans who favor it with no strings attached, should not reward this Democratic behavior. Read More »

Trump administration will continue to accept DACA renewal applications after court order

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President Donald Trump on Monday again blamed Democrats for the Republican-controlled Congress' failure to act on immigration. And if you want to take it that further step, I'll take the heat, I don't care. Yet through the weekend, Trump has inferred on Twitter that the conversation is over and Democrats are to blame. He called the president's comments "hate-filled, vile and racist". Read More »

Shutdown deadline passes in US Senate

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Even as the lawmakers continued their discussions, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders fired off a statement minutes before midnight blasting Democrats as "obstructionist losers, not legislators". President Donald Trump rescinded DACA in March and gave Congress six months to find a legal solution. You may like the idea of a more secure border wall or you may not, but Democrats lost a presidential election largely predicated on this issue, not to mention Congress. Read More »

North and South Korea

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Bach said reaching this outcome "was not an easy journey" but that he was proud of what the representatives of the two Koreas, the IOC and the Pyeongchang 2018 Organizing Committee had achieved. They were therefore handed one quota place while two male North Korean competitors were given places in the short track speed skating. 'If the South really wants reconciliation and unity we will keep open the doors for talks , contact and exchange to everyone including the South Korean ... Read More »

Trump Administration Accelerating Israeli Embassy Move

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With his security forces struggling to contain an insurgency by an Islamic State affiliate in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the general-turned president will show little willingness to allow anything to diminish what he sees as a strategic alliance with Washington . Read More »

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

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That person was Ziad Nasreddine - who designed the test . But in a surprise, Jackson said he did perform a cognitive screening test, at Trump's request. The doctor said he had "absolutely no concerns" about Trump's cognitive abilities. Dr. Nasreddine, a Lebanese Canadian, fled the civil war in Lebanon with his family, arriving in Montreal as a teenager in 1983. Read More »

USA government officially shut down

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On Earth 2, where the candidate who gets more votes becomes president, we're doing criminal justice reform and infrastructure rather than turning DACA and CHIP into crises for no reason whatsoever. And protestors descended on a Senate office building, demanding the Republicans agree to an immigration bill. GOP leaders tried to sweeten the bill by including a measure to renew the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years, but the majority of Democrats held out on the grounds that ... Read More »