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From 'New American Moment' to Same Partisan Rancor

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When Rep. Eric Cantor, R-W.Va., lost his seat the following year to a tea party candidate, immigration was dead in the water for the Republican Party. "From what I've heard it also affects the hospital staff on base, because civilians can't work when there's a shutdown because they aren't getting paid". Read More »

Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl LII News, Notes & Fun Facts

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It's cool that Jeffery is confident. That's 130 percent more than their National Football League counterparts for scoring a victory at the championship game. But they are much more than that. Make sure to check back throughout the day leading up to the big game for the latest updates on Eagles coverage. Read More »

A few points for Trump: Letter to the editor

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In each case, Mr. Trump focused on average Americans, real people. The proposal echoes one made in 2015 by a nonprofit group called Common Good, which recommended limiting litigation around infrastructure permitting - one of the main reasons approvals get delayed - and putting one person in charge of environmental review. Read More »

Trump claims GOP memo totally vindicates 'Trump'

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Democrats also warned that any attempt by Trump to use the memo to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller and short-circuit the Russian Federation investigation would trigger a constitutional crisis. The FBI on Wednesday had expressed " grave concerns about material omissions of fact " in the document and urged that it not be made public. And Democrats said the memo, which makes public material that is ordinarily considered among the most tightly held national security information, ... Read More »

DACA and the American Way

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All by keeping out immigrants . "Because Americans are dreamers, too". It was also a cheap pandering pitch to folks who think that those undocumented young people - who pop up on television and get invited to attend the State of the Union - are having all the fun. Read More »

Local takeaways from the State of the Union Address

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Government funding runs out on February 8, and Democrats don't have much incentive to continue voting for those spending bills without the assurances they were already given on immigration . Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune, R-S.D., told reporters Thursday that a bill addressing DACA recipients and border security alone "may be the best we can hope for". Read More »

Athletes' Villages for Pyeongchang Olympics Open

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As confirmed by Travelstart and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Friday, February 2nd, 2018, the two partners have joined forces to fly the flag carrying team to South Korea to aid their quest for gold. Joseph Yun, the United States special envoy on North Korea, said on Thursday that he did not think the administration was close to triggering military action. Read More »

India thrashesAustralia to win fourth U19 World Cup

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Kalra was in splendid form as he hammered the Australian bowlers. He was not afraid to either create space for his shots or loft the ball in a match played in front of broadcast cameras. "The boys have done so well, and I am sure they will work hard and climb the ladder and represent the senior team in the future", he added. Team India head coach Ravi Shastri echoed the words of the captain , saying: "Great performance boys". Read More »

North Korean flag flies in South before Olympic Games opens

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Several United States cities flirted with making a bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics , but ultimately didn't, including Denver, Colorado, Reno-Lake Tahoe, Nevada-California, Salt Lake City, Utah. Looking to join Greubel Poser and Parke in that rare company will be Kirkpatrick, who makes his Olympic debut for Canada in the four-man bobsled. Read More »

On Twitter, Trump Pressures Democrats to Bargain on DACA

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Trump has unraveled the program, which protects immigrants whose parents brought them to the country illegally, and tasked Congress with finding a solution before DACA permits begin to expire in March. We need to end chain migration, and we need to cancel the bad visa lottery. Trump has proposed a 10- to 12-year track to citizenship for around 1.8 million younger immigrants protected by DACA or eligible for its guarantees. Read More »

North Korea: White House is Racist Billionaires' Club

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Understandably, the Pyeongchang "thaw" has attracted major headlines. While on a National Security Council conference call with other USA officials, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis were reportedly heard expressing concern about what was described as signals that meetings scheduled by the council to discuss options for North Korea showed the effort was becoming too aggressive. Read More »

Super Bowl Ads Over The Years

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On Level 1, North, the Bloomington Bold North, Cold Cash Sweepstakes is taking place, where fans can sign up and win a grand prize of a $1,000 Visa MOA gift card. When Super Bowl LII kicks off Sunday, football fans will be watching the field but thousands of police officers and other law enforcement will be watching everything else. Read More »

US confident in Olympics security despite NKorea tensions

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The Koreas' Olympics-inspired reconciliation steps came after an extended period of animosity and diplomatic stalemate over North Korea's advancing nuclear and missiles programs. As Newsweek writes in an article "HOW WOULD TRUMP ATTACK NORTH KOREA?" "They are in dialogue, at least as it concerns the Olympics , and that's a good thing, not a bad thing", Trump said. Read More »

Bypolls results: Counting in Rajasthan, West Bengal begins, security beefed up

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This act of seeking Pilot's aashirwaad sums up what the Congress has achieved through its 3-0 win in the elections to Alwar, Ajmer and Mandalgarh on Wednesday. "Young people in this country have realised that the politics of polarisation doesn't work", he said. For Pilot, the win in Ajmer was extra special since in 2014, it was he who had lost the election from here to Sanwarlal Jat, who passed away previous year. Read More »

Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming'

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Four of the five countries on Tillerson's itinerary - Mexico , Argentina, Peru and Colombia - comprise the so-called "Lima Group", which has expressed its opposition to the socialist government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, said Daniel Ozuna. Read More »

Microsoft's Cloud Continues to Develop as It Chases Amazon

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Microsoft's stock dropped almost 3%, before rebounding, even as it beat Wall Street estimates and announced strong cloud revenue growth for its fiscal second quarter . LinkedIn contributed revenue of $1.3 billion during the quarter with sessions growth over 20% for the 5th consecutive quarter. Office 365 saw 12 per cent and a 10 per cent bumps in for consumer and commercial use, respectively, while an 18 per cent year-on-year per hike in server and cloud services is better still. Read More »

Trump State of Union ratings below Obama

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These high approval ratings - both then and now - have much to do with who actually watches State of the Union speeches . Though details of his immigration plans will be hammered out during negotiations, implications for India are unclear except for the fate of its nationals brought here illegally as children - generically called Dreamers . Read More »

BYRON YORK: On immigration, Trump goes for it all

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, the leading immigration hard-liner in the House, said the president's plan amounts to "amnesty" for dreamers. "We are here in Fall River, Massachusetts - a proud American city, built by immigrants", he said. "I'm asking that the framework we submitted, with great flexibility, great flexibility working with both parties, that something very positive will come out of it for our country", Trump said about the Senate vote. Read More »

Trump's First SOTU Contains The Typical Falsehoods, Avoids The Typical Madness

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During the speech, a completely different portrait of America emerged: a booming economy, record low unemployment, and victories overseas against terror. And the Trump Administration continues to use the specter of gangs and criminality to justify sweeping and unconstitutional crackdowns against immigrant youth and asylum-seekers. Read More »

Apple Launches iPhone 7 Repair Program for 'No Service' Issues

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This price premium hasn't stopped the iPhone X from topping Apple's sale charts. Apple has failed now and in the past to give any explanation as to why their older iPhones become a lot more sluggish after a new iPhone comes out. "Soft iPhone sell-through suggests a saturated market and the lack of gross margin upside reduces our view of potential profit growth", KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Andy Hargreaves wrote in a note to clients, according to CNBC. Read More »

Trump and the Memo

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That's also the tack taken by House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy, who's also the only Republican on the House Intelligence Committee who's seen the classified intelligence used to write the memo . But conservative media is pointing to the memo as proof that the FBI has anti-Trump bias and didn't disclose that their investigation began due to the Steele dossier . Read More »

Trump painted a dark picture of immigrants, despite the facts

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Republicans now control both chambers of Congress, but are nine seats short in the Senate of the 60 needed to override filibusters. "The tax bill is part of a bigger theme that we're going to call The Great American comeback", said Representative Steve Stivers of OH, is chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, the campaign arm of the House GOP. Read More »

Pentagon Says Why It Needs 2 New Types Of Nuclear Weapons

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Already, myths of a nuclear Armageddon have monopolized the media space. Steven Andreasen was the National Security Council's staff director for defense policy and arms control from 1993 to 2001 and teaches at the Hubert H. The Trump administration wants to build two new types of nuclear weapons that it suggests are more likely to be used. A nuclear war doesn't have to be the end of the world, according to the USA government's latest Nuclear Posture Review . Read More »

UK, China to hold joint trade and investment review

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Li said May's visit would further improve the "golden era" in UK-China relations and "bring new fruits". Those words, however, put her at loggerheads with Philip Hammond, who earlier this week revealed Britain was aiming for "very modest changes" post-Brexit. Read More »

President Trump: DACA Is 'Not Dreamers,' So 'Don't Fall Into That Trap'

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And they shouldn't be making inquiries of specific individuals to determine if they are DACA recipients if they have not volunteered that information. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll hold a vote on immigration as soon as next week, but it's unclear which legislation would make it to the floor. Read More »

Pentagon Report Vows 'End of Regime' if N. Korea Launches Attack

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Trump toned down his own bellicose rhetoric Tuesday night, describing his strategy as "waging a campaign of maximum pressure" to prevent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from acquiring nuclear capabilities. With other North Korean defectors , South Koreans and ethnic Koreans from the U.S., Ji advocates for human rights and helps resettle other defectors. Read More »

Republicans and Democrats hold State of the Union watch parties

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After a three day shutdown, the government resumed its full functioning capacity January 23 with a temporary funding plan that will last until February 8. We are in agreement that we need to talk about how you make the border secure. But, he reminded the crowd of GOP lawmakers, "We have to get help from the other side or we have to elect more Republicans", he said of trying to accomplish their agenda. Read More »

North Korean skaters begin training for PyeongChang Games

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While this might seem excessive - spokesman Chung Geun-sik reassured the publication he doesn't expect athletes to use them all - it's nothing compared to the 2016 Olympics in Rio, where organizers gave out 450,000. "The Korean women's hockey team will not compete in Nike uniforms", a company spokesperson said. "For both countries to march together at the opening and closing ceremonies will be a very special and historic moment and the result of a fantastic team effort by many parties". Read More »

Kohli hits century, India register easy win in Durban

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South Africa scored 269/8 in 50 overs. Kohli was heard speaking highly of India's bowling attack, in particular Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal . "( Imran) Tahir is the best wrist spinner in limited-overs and he has proven it before. Sachin Tendulkar and Sanath Jayasuriya are the only other players to score centuries in nine of the first ten full-member nations. Read More »

Jobs report posts gains, stock market tumbles

The gain in bond yields , which come as central banks globally ease stimulus programmes and raise rates, have touched off fears that stocks could become a less attractive investment, while signalling higher borrowing costs that could crimp consumer activity. Read More »

NTSB asking train crash witnesses to contact them

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Sessions said that while the scene is attended by authorities, staffers are working on logistical arrangements to move the lawmakers by bus to their destination. Officials report the crossing has been a problem area with vehicles getting stuck on the tracks in the past. She declined further comment Thursday and referred all questions to the NTSB. Read More »