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Global Media US government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal
Author: 0 US government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal

McConnell said Democrats "chose to filibuster a non-controversial funding bill that contains nothing they do not support". "This is the behaviour of obstructionist losers, not legislators", the statement added . They were given temporary legal status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program started by former President Barack Obama . In September, Trump announced he was ending the program and gave Congress until March 5 to come up with new legislation.

Global Media Trump Signs Bill to Reauthorize Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Author: 0 Trump Signs Bill to Reauthorize Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

The reauthorized version offers little in the way of change, even though Trump has claimed this law has been used to spy on his campaign and in spite of many proposals including various reforms . U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he signed into law a bill renewing the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, sealing a defeat for digital privacy advocates.

Global Media China GDP Grows 6.9% In 2017
Author: 0 China GDP Grows 6.9% In 2017

She said she expected Chinese real estate investment to slow this year, although low inventories will prevent the sector from a sharp slowdown. The reading marked the first acceleration in the annual growth pace in seven years and was well above the official target of around 6.5 per cent, Xinhua news agency reported.

Global Media South cleans up after unusually intense storm that killed 15
Author: 0 South cleans up after unusually intense storm that killed 15

But all roads are potentially unsafe, the governor said, mentioning two snow-related driving deaths - one Thursday in Washington County and another Friday morning in Durham . A man was killed when he was knocked off an elevated portion of Interstate 10 in New Orleans and an 8-month-old baby died in a auto crash in suburban New Orleans, local news reports said.

Global Media Latest US airstrike kills 4 Al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia
Author: 0 Latest US airstrike kills 4 Al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said special forces raided the camp in Jame'o village in Middle Shabelle region. "Village elders and all the people in this community feel scared from al-Shabab", the resident said. The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) says the strike hit an area 50 kilometers northwest of Kismayo and killed four militants.

Author: 0 The Newest: White Home says Trump gained't apologize

Earlier, former US Ambassadors to African countries wrote to Trump expressing their anger over the remarks. Sudan and Somalia were among the affected countries. Trump denies that he used the term . "It's terrible for the security of our country", Trump said, noting there was not enough funding for the wall he has promised to build on the U.S.

Global Media Baltimore fires police commissioner who failed to curb murder rate
Author: 0 Baltimore fires police commissioner who failed to curb murder rate

His promotion comes after Baltimore tallied more than 340 homicides in 2017 - the highest yearly number on record there in more than two decades. Baltimore , which has shrunk over decades, now has about 615,000 inhabitants. The permanent appointment is pending approval by the City Council and Board of Estimates. Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, tweeted that she was perplexed by the leadership change.

Global Media Patrick Meehan removed from Ethics Committee, denies harassment allegations
Author: 0 Patrick Meehan removed from Ethics Committee, denies harassment allegations

The aide then filed a formal complaint with the congressional Office of Compliance after her time in the office grew increasingly aggressive and toxic. People familiar with the payout said it was thousands of dollars, according to the Times . "The new reforms going into place bar the use of taxpayer money to pay settlements, and so the speaker has also told Mr.

Global Media Chelsea and Barcelona in transfer battle to sign Real Madrid sensation
Author: 0 Chelsea and Barcelona in transfer battle to sign Real Madrid sensation

PS: Please forget all about this article when Cristiano Ronaldo does inevitably sign for Manchester United for €450m in the summer of 2018, earning £1m/week post tax and recuperates his number seven shirt from Sanchez. 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".

Global Media Pakistan raises Kulbhushan Jadhav's case in UNSC debate
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Indian Ambassador to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, urged the UN Security Council to focus on challenges posed by terrorism emanating from the safe havens from across the border. NEW YORK: Pakistan raised the issue of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav in the UN Security Council. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a brief press availability at United Nations headquarters, January 2, in New York City.

Global Media Top official suspended in Cape Town
Author: 0 Top official suspended in Cape Town

Earlier today, News24 reported that during a closed council session, Melissa Whitehead, senior transport head in the City of Cape Town , has been suspended as a result of the alleged covering up of irregularities in which embattled mayor Patricia De Lille is implicated.

Global Media Turkey to take 'any steps' necessary against Syrian Kurdish militia - Recep Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkey to take 'any steps' necessary against Syrian Kurdish militia - Recep Erdogan

Yet Turkish incursions could carry risks. A Turkish tank is moved to the Syrian border in preparation for the attack. Turkey is working with both Russian Federation and Iran to broker a peace deal to end the war. Turkey says it is launching a full military operation against the Kurds - which it considers a terrorist group. Turkey's government had named the offensive "Operation Olive Branch ", according to a military statement , which asserted that the Turkish military action ...

Global Media Goggia takes downhill title in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Author: 0 Goggia takes downhill title in Cortina d'Ampezzo

The American became the oldest woman to win a World Cup downhill race with her success at Cortina d'Ampezzo - her 12th at the venue and 79th of her career. "I'm definitely going to miss her and the whole team is going to miss her". "A little scary at the bottom, but I kept is rolling and it came together".

Global Media Trump Has Lowest Approval Rate in US History
Author: 0 Trump Has Lowest Approval Rate in US History

The survey results were published Thursday . The global approval rating of America's leadership has plunged to its lowest point in a decade, according to a new Gallup poll , with Germany and China ahead on the world stage. According to Jon Clifton, the global managing partner of Gallup, it is hard to lead when people get depressed under that leadership. "However the world feels about US leadership, it hasn't affected how the world feels about the American dream", Clifton said.

Global Media Baker Mayfield clarifies comment about wanting to be drafted by Dolphins
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield clarifies comment about wanting to be drafted by Dolphins

The Heisman victor, whose Instagram account is verified, commented that he wishes to join the Dolphins. As you can see, the verified account of Baker Mayfield dropped the hashtag #GetMeToMiami . Cleveland holds two of the top-four picks and Denver sits at number five. Never one to hide his intense competitive spirit, Baker Mayfield has no problem playing for any National Football League team that will take a chance on him.

Global Media Damascus Deplores US Military Presence in Syria
Author: 0 Damascus Deplores US Military Presence in Syria

The US state department has called on Turkey to focus on the fight against Isis and not send its troops into Afrin . The Turkish military campaign, dubbed the " Olive Branch ", started with airstrikes by Turkish F-16 warplanes, which struck positions of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and their allies of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Global Media Mary Lou McDonald nominated as next leader of Sinn Féin
Author: 0 Mary Lou McDonald nominated as next leader of Sinn Féin

In Belfast, Mr Adams, the Sinn Fein party president for three decades, said: 'We need to have a party that's fit for objective, we need to have a plan. "And we need to campaign for this". "For us in Sinn Fein in the time ahead, we have to grow our party, not just our mandate but also our capacities".

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